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Obama's Detractors

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Submitted by M. Naim Shaikh (Canada), Mar 11, 2008 at 18:15

Deepak's objective dissection of Obama phenomenon is not a surprising act. Just as Obama's middle name in your analysis betrays and points to his real "religion," your full name drools RSS and Hindutva all over the internet. Hindus were treated humanely by the Mughals and equals by Muslim citizens during the zenith of Islam in the subcontinent. The result is that almost half of the subcontinent population is Muslim today and four out of eight countries of South Asia are Muslims (Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives and Afghanist).

Sufi Islam and economic equality of all subjects under the law during the Muslim rule of the subcontinent, especially after the repeal of Jizia poll tax by King Akbar. Although sword is often cited as the real reason of Islamic conversions, economics and egalitarian nature of Islam was the main reason behind the mass conversion of Budhist and Rajput conversion to Islam. In fact, Brahmin and Kashtriya remained as the back bone of the Mughal-Indian empire. Unlike the Repulic of India where the former rulers of India have living the life of destitutes, Brahmin, Kashtriya and Rajputs enjoyed office and privilege under the Muslim-Mughals. Unfortunately, the Mullahs never paid attention to the plight of the Dalitt or untouchables of India, otherwise today the Indian Dalitt would have enjoyed an honourable life.

Hopefully, Barak Hussain Obama will not make the same mstake. After winning Obama should for for economic egalitarianism: e.g. universal medicare for all Americans; free university education for all willing (including Hindus); universal access to employment through peace core style work; and extension of these services to poors of the world (including to Indians).

Deepak, now you will ask why would Obama do that and how will he pay for it? Obama can do these out of the soft core he has hidden in between Barak and Obama, I mean Hussain and his Muslim core! And he can very easily pay for it by just reducing ten to twenty percent of the US armed forces. In fact, by just stopping the Afghan and Iraq wars and using just that money he could deliver primary education and medical care to all the poors of this world, including the Dalitts and Muslims of Shining India.

Blame him all you can as a politician but do not show up with your biased Hindu mentality.

M. Naim Shaikh (Canada)

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