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Submitted by Big Bang (United States), Mar 17, 2008 at 17:48

I am not a white Caucasian and I am not black, either. But I am a patriotic American who cares very much about the future of our country. I am fully supporting Ms. Geraldine Ferraro's comments on Senator Barack Obama, i.e., if he were a white guy, he would never enjoy so much approval and support as he is having now.

Far from being myself a racist, I think white Americans are overly too sensitive on racial issues, which is mainly driven by guilty feeling about the past history of slavery. While it may be true that many black Americans are still suffering under racial discrimination, a selected few of them do enjoy positive discrimination, like Senator Obama currently does.

This is merely because a whole bunch of hypocritical white Americans are eager to show the world that Americans are no racists, and that America has ultimately overcome its past history of slavery. It is to be emphasized, Americans who are non-white and non-black do not share the same guilt of slavery. We've never got benefit from slavery.

Thus, we refuse to carry the same psychological burden. Inasmuch as we reject negative discrimination, we also reject positive discrimination based on race, since it, too, is nothing else but racism. Racism can never be eradicated by counter-racism, but only by anti-racism. Support for Obama from blacks is based on some sort of vengeful counter-racism, which is itself also a form of racism. On the other hand, support for Obama from whites is driven by an almost-psychopathic desire to finally get rid of the history-based, world-wide prejudice of white Americans being bigots and racists (slavery, Ku-Klux-Klan, Neo-Nazism).

Such hypocrites are eager to signal their "open-mindedness" to the world. As a matter of fact, such hypocrisy is as skewed and as reality-distorted as racial prejudice itself. As a matter of fact, Ms. Ferraro's controversial comment is not too far away from New York Times Op-Ed of 3/9/2008 http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/opinion/09kristof.html?ref=opinion, saying that "Barack Obama's skin color may cost him some working-class white voters, but it's also winning some votes among blacks and among whites eager to signal their open-mindedness". Unlike most of us, who came to USA with a firm belief in an opportunity for better life, for ourselves as well as for our children and decendants, both of Obama's parents did not share the same ideals, if not even the contrary, i.e., full of discontent with, if not even hatred to this great country.

As a result, Obama grew up with a desire to CHANGE. Any change. The true reason behind his desire for change is, Senator Obama feels highly uncomfortable with our European culture and our Judeo-Christian value system. Now he finally gets the opportunity to CHANGE it, if necessary by destroying it, with massive support from vengeful blacks and hypocritical whites. Such a change (from within) is just what the Islamic fundamentalists and extremists have been always dreaming of. Senator Obama has never demonstrated any skill, whatsoever, to be our President, let alone our Commander in Chief.

Obama's opposition to Bush's decision regarding Iraq war was not at all an indication of virtue. More than half of Americans also opposed the war. Some hyposcrite may say, Obama has a good "judgment", meaning his judgment on the Iraq war was correct. BIG DEAL! Some eighty percent of my colleagues also predicted a negative consequence of the war, readily before it was begun. It is thus absurd to say, they ALL have the skill to become US President!

Why does Obama want a change? Because Obama does not share our European & Judeo-Christian value system. Instead, he is adhering to the Black Value System conceptualized and adopted by his church, the Trinity United Church of Christ, http://www.tucc.org/black_value_system.html

Just listen to Obama's pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright inflammatory rhetoric of hate in http://www.youtube.com/watchv=iPjVp3PLnVs&eurl=http://redstate.com/.

Rev. Wright has been Obama's spiritual mentor for more than 20 years, as contended by Obama himself in his autobiography "The Audacity of Hope". Obviously, Senator Obama can not be trusted as commander-in-chief, either, because his loyalty is not to America, but to Africa. On top of all these, Senator Obama demonstrates no patriotism by showing no respect to our National Anthem (no hand over his heart): http://rawstory.com/news/2007/Obama_doesnt_put_hand_over_heart_1022.html

All what Senator Obama carries to his Presidency is just "hope" and a promise for "change" without ever defining what kind of "change" he is trying to make. This is a very dangerous preposition. It would deliver us all into the hands of Islamofascists who are aiming at conquering the whole world under the banner of Islam. Senator Obama's judgment on Iraq war was, and is, totally (self-) deceptive. If implemented, it will result in catastrophe, not only for America, but for the whole world. As such, the allegation of him being the Anti-Christ might not be too far fetched.

Big Bang


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