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Fred -- you still have not answered my question.

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Submitted by DrRJP (United States), Jun 29, 2008 at 13:53

Fred. I asked you what YOU thought Obama meant by his statement.

I gave you what I thought he meant in the brackets -- which should have been patently obvious to you -- but instead of anwering my question, you falsely call me a liar for voicing an opinion.

C'mon, Fred. Get real.

In that speech, Obama mentioned 9/11, Arab-Americans, Pakistani-Americans, and racial sterotyping, all in one fell swoop, and by your logic, what all these things have in common is only the "hyphen Americans" referenced.

So, your argument is that I should have put only the specific "hyphen Americans" references in the brackets that I put there (and indicated were mine).

Is that what you're saying, Fred? Really?

You want everyone here to believe that Obama had absolutely no thought about MUSLIMS being the victims of discrimination after 9/11 -- which they were to some degree, because all of the 9/11 hijackers were MUSLIMS, not "Hypen Americans" -- and that when he said, THEM, in his statement ("I will stand with THEM should the political winds shift in an ugly direction") he was thinking ONLY about "Arab-Americans," and "Pakistani-Americans" -- and not even about "Saudi-Americans" given that 15 of the 19 were Saudis.

Is that your final answer, Fred? Really?

Are you saying that the "Ugly political winds" referenced in Obama's speech has nothing whatsoever to do with Muslims, but only to select groups of Middle Eastern "Hyphen Americans"?

Is that your final answer, Fred? Really?

That these "ugly political winds" would only affect Arab-Americans and Pakistani-Americans," and would not effect any "Muslim-Americans," since we, as Americans, never stereotype people by their religion or race.

Is that your final answer, Fred? Really?

If you listen closely to what Obama says, he plays the Muslim and race cards whenever they suit him.

Like the time he claimed that he has more "foreign policy experience" because attended school (aka, Muslim madras) in Indonesia as a child, and he took a trip to Pakistan with a college buddy.

Gee...what do Indonesia and Pakistan have in common to which Obama might be relating?

According to you, Fred, it cannot possibly be MUSLIM even though both are Muslim countries, and Obama, being the closet Muslim that he is, would feel "more experienced" in dealing with Muslim countries bercause he was raised as a Muslim in a Muslim country.

Is that the way you think, Fred? Really?

I visited England, France, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, and Denmark, and therefore, using Obama's logic, I have the experience to be his foreign policy advisor to Europe.

Obama, being the closet Muslim that he is, expects that all Muslim countries would welcome him with open arms, even the ones that want to destroy us.

Hey, all Muslim countries are pulling for him to win the election, and the fact that he is a closet Muslim has absolutely nothing to do with it.

Well, maybe not all Muslim countries. I don't think that Mushariff would give him the red carpet treatment after Obama has all but written him off as incapable of dealing with Bin Laden,

I guess only a Muslim President could get away with announcing that he will bomb Pakistan and Afghanistan back to the Stone Age if they allow Bin Laden to remain there.

Obama is not a Manchurian Candidate, but rather, a Mohammedan Candidate.

Like the Harvard graduate said:

CHANGE THAT WE CAN BELIEVE IN

Did he answer, "Present," in English class when asked if it is proper grammar to end a sentence with a preposition?

Should the level of ignorance demonstrated by a Presidential candidate be a deciding factor in the upcoming election?

Nah...

Submitting....

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