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Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Oct 24, 2008 at 19:20

To Jennifer:

Yes, I agree with you---although socialism looks great on paper, in practice it never works. I suppose I am just preparing myself and the rest of the country for what may be the inevitable presidency of not only a Democrat, but everything he represents, which is anathema to me and to many people. I am always a realist although I do have my dreams. If John McCain wins, naturally I and many other will be thrilled. However, I think it's best to wait until November 4th rather than try to predict the outcome. What frightens me most is the sheer ignorance and blindness of the people who see Barak Obama as a modern-day Robin Hood, when in reality he is more like Prince John.

Having lived in two European countries, I have some experience of socialism (the UK and France) and also some experience of Islam and radical Islam (Indonesia and Egypt). I also lived in Moscow for three years, and experienced the second coup in October 1993 in that formerly-Communist country.

In Obama, we see a definite leaning towards socialism with welcoming arms; he is making socialism look mighty tasty to the hungry. He is also ignoring the facts about his own Islamic upbringing, perhaps because he doesn't wish a fatwa to be issued against him for his conversion to Christianity as an adult. That he is now denying being a Muslim is indicative of his ability to lie and brush it away as if it doesn't matter.

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