Okay, I’m just gonna say it. Taking in the national press on a daily basis for the last several years, one could be forgiven for coming to the conclusion that our first family is racist against white people. This conclusion flies in the face of the trumpeted post-racial America the Obama administration was supposed to usher in. Newly elected President Obama was supposed to bring us a multicultural utopia; after all, he is half white. The world was supposed to be saved, and seas would stop rising. Yes, we’ve all heard that famous quote from our president.
I don’t come to this conclusion lightly. It has been developed over the years as I watch example after example brought to the light of day in our national media. Of course, he doesn’t come right out and say it. However, I learned a long time ago that if it looks, walks, and talks like a duck, well, you know.
Let’s take the New Black Panther Party controversy for a moment. This is a group that blatantly espouses anti-white and antisemitic views. Even the Southern Poverty Law Center has called them a black racist hate group. When several of their thugs showed up at polling centers at Philadelphia in 2008 carrying police batons and calling out racial slurs at voters, the Obama administration declined to prosecute that for voter intimidation. It’s not hard to imagine what would have happened if members of the Klu Klux Klan showed up at an Alabama polling station carrying weapons. Enough said.
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One of the most shocking comments I have heard an American president make were the words uttered about Russian president Vladimir Putin. After the media pressed Obama on his relationship with Putin in 2013, Obama stated, “He’s got that kind of slouch, looking like the bored kid in the back of the classroom.” Can you imagine a white president saying that about a black African leader? Could this be the reason our relationship with Russia has deteriorated so badly?
Then there is the incident where Harvard professor Skip Gates was arrested for disorderly conduct after police were called to the house for a possible burglary. Obama admitted he knew none of the details but proceeded to state that the police acted stupidly in arresting the professor. Don’t we have due process in this country? Is that comment not borne out of an anti-white worldview? Obama is the president of the United States as he famously said, not the president of black America.
Michelle Obama stepped into the fray once again last week by suggesting during a speech to a high school graduation ceremony that students should monitor their relatives and friends for anti-minority comments. Hmmm. I’ve never heard Michelle Obama talk about black racists and their comments around the dinner table. I wonder what the reason could be?
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I think it’s clear we are not living in a post-racial society today in the United States. In fact, I believe the contrary is true. The Obamas have taken the country backwards and divided the population among racial lines. There is more animosity between the races than I have ever seen in my lifetime. (And, I grew up in the deep south.) Yes, there are racist white people. However, their views are not mainstream, nor are they accepted in society. On the other hand, black racism is tolerated. Just look at the actions and words of our first family. How’s that post racial America working out for ya?
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