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Why Obama is such a rising star, how he projects honesty and hope for a real change.

Why Obama "has" it...

  1. The real believable CHANGER.
  1. He is a Unifier that projects to speak for "all the people".
  1. Has big names behind him such as: Edward Kennedy lashes out at Clintons and backs Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Kerry endorses Obama for president, US author Toni Morrison endorses Obama and it is more than symbolic that JFK's Daughter Endorses Obama calling him: A President Like My Father.
  1. Being a pacifist guy Barack is, yet he bows to no oil lobbies (that control the UN too, among so many things, organizations in the world), takes no bull from the Palestinian propaganda portraying themselves (unjustly) as "victims", nor their outrageous lie of "starvation" when rushing to buy cigarettes & tabacco in Egypt. Showing such a backbone at a time when everyone picks on Israeli defenders, shows of character and sincerity.
  1. As a real honest 'anti war' guy, he is, as he was always showing his true colors, take for example the time leading up to the Iraq war. Barack Obama's Stirring 2002 Speech Against the Iraq War, Senator Barack Obama (D-Il) delivered these passionate remarks opposing the Iraq War, in October 2002 at the Federal Plaza in Chicago....

Originally posted to Suzie777 on Mon Jan 28, 2008 at 10:41 PM PST.

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  •  Please leave full intellectual property rights (1+ / 0-)
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    for "Unifier" to the Moron-in-chief.

  •  First of all.. (0+ / 0-)

    Being a pacifist guy Barack is, yet he bows to no oil lobbies (that control the UN too, among so many things, organizations in the world),

    Barack Obama is NOT a pacifist.  See his October, 2002 speech against the Iraq War

    Good afternoon. Let me begin by saying that although this has been billed as an anti-war rally, I stand before you as someone who is not opposed to war in all circumstances.

    The Civil War was one of the bloodiest in history, and yet it was only through the crucible of the sword, the sacrifice of multitudes, that we could begin to perfect this union, and drive the scourge of slavery from our soil. I don’t oppose all wars.

    My grandfather signed up for a war the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed, fought in Patton’s army. He saw the dead and dying across the fields of Europe; he heard the stories of fellow troops who first entered Auschwitz and Treblinka. He fought in the name of a larger freedom, part of that arsenal of democracy that triumphed over evil, and he did not fight in vain.

    I don’t oppose all wars.

    After September 11th, after witnessing the carnage and destruction, the dust and the tears, I supported this Administration’s pledge to hunt down and root out those who would slaughter innocents in the name of intolerance, and I would willingly take up arms myself to prevent such a tragedy from happening again.

    I don’t oppose all wars. And I know that in this crowd today, there is no shortage of patriots, or of patriotism. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other arm-chair, weekend warriors in this Administration to shove their own ideological agendas down our throats, irrespective of the costs in lives lost and in hardships borne.

    What I am opposed to is the attempt by political hacks like Karl Rove to distract us from a rise in the uninsured, a rise in the poverty rate, a drop in the median income – to distract us from corporate scandals and a stock market that has just gone through the worst month since the Great Depression.

    That’s what I’m opposed to. A dumb war. A rash war. A war based not on reason but on passion, not on principle but on politics.

    In addition, his stance on the Israel/Palestine conflict is more nuanced than you present -- see Israel/Palestine expert Daniel Levywho posits that Obama is the most likely of the candidates to pursue a two-state solution along the lines of the Clinton Parameters.

    As an Obama supporter I think you should learn a bit more about the candidate you purport to support.

    That said, please provide evidence for your CT that "oil lobbies control the UN".

    •  "A President Like My Father" (0+ / 0-)

      Uh, really?

      JFK, while revered, was a stone cold, regime changing warhawk. Just saying.

      "It's fairly simple. We get to continue running for president until we decide we're not running for president." --Joe Trippi

      by journalschism on Tue Jan 29, 2008 at 02:41:30 AM PST

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      •  different historical standards (0+ / 0-)

        JFK was a stone cold, regime changing warhawk.

        In 1960, who wasn't?  If you were not an American supremicist at that time, you were nowhere near power in this country.

        Surely, Caroline was referring to Obama's inspirational talents, in which I hear more echoes of her uncle Bobby than her father.  In fact, this election seems to have a lot of echoes of 1968 for me, which makes me vaguely fearful and uncomfortable.  I fervently hope I am wrong in that.

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