In the year 2008, 232 years after our Founding Fathers declared their independence from the British crown, thanks to the incompetency and arrogance of the George W. Bush administration and its Republican Party, which left the nation and the world in economic and international ruins, Barack Hussein Obama, a politician far to the left of mainstream America, was elected president of the United States. Because of their minority numerical status, it was not black people who elected Obama, but whites who were fed up with the Bush years. While I did not vote for Obama – and disagreed strongly with his political ideology – I was nevertheless proud that America could elect a black president and overcome centuries of racial prejudice. In fact, I joked with friends that the Germans, French and other Western Europeans were also initially elated with the choice, since “they were just happy that they did not now have a black head of state.” Europe could have never elected a black man, given its much deeper ingrained prejudice against the race. So with Obama’s ascendency to the throne, we American whites felt good about ourselves, if nothing else.
But in the last two years, this pride has turned to deep-seated resentment and horror – as we have witnessed Obama seemingly favoring his own race and true religious allegiance over whites, Christians and Jews. On the eve of the congressional elections of 2010, when most experts predict that Obama’s Democrats will lose control of at least the U.S. House of Representatives, it has become increasingly clear to not only tea partiers, but also most of the white Judeo-Christian electorate, that President Obama is not a ruler for all of the people, but rather “his people.”
And, how did we arrive at this sad and frightening conclusion?
First, there were the trillion-dollar bailouts, much of which were earmarked for black minority contractors. These bailouts were not only economically stupid, but the money was doled out in a discriminatory way.
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Second, there was Obamacare, an unpopular piece of legislation to say the least, designed to provide health insurance mostly for the president’s black constituency. Obamacare was enacted over the will of the majority of Americans.
Third, President Obama publicly sided with a black Boston college professor who had claimed that he was harassed by a white police officer. Without any evidence, Obama stuck his foot into the controversy and stepped in “it,” when it was revealed that the white officer had done nothing wrong. And, regardless of who was right, it was not the president’s role to get involved in the first place.
Fourth, the Obama Justice Department, led by black Attorney General Eric Holder, refused to prosecute Black Panthers who illegally disrupted an election polling place in Philadelphia. To tell you who the Black Panthers are, they recently attended a private meeting with Iranian President Ahmadinejad, the neo-Nazi Jew and Christian hater of the Islamic Republic of Iran, during Ahmadinejad’s visit to New York City for the annual General Assembly meeting of the United Nations. The Black Panthers are of the same ilk as Iran’s radical Islamic president – that is, they are antiwhite, anti-Semitic Jew and Christian haters. Indeed, the infamous Jew hater, so called Rev. Louis Farrakhan, was also, not coincidentally, present at this meeting with Ahmadinejad.
Fifth, Obama’s kinship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Farrakhan and other black Muslim leaders, whom he has never denounced for their antiwhite, anti-Judeo-Christian and anti-American ideologies, has not gone unnoticed by the general electorate. Indeed, in case of Rev. Wright, Obama had been his long-time “parishioner” and supporter. These associations by Obama emit a stench hard for most Americans not to smell.
Sixth, Obama canceled the White House commemoration of the National Day of Prayer, but instead hosted a White House feast for the Muslim Holy Day of Ramadan. To make matters worse, the president then endorsed the building of a mosque at Ground Zero, despite its opposition by nearly 80 percent of the American people and even 58 percent of all American Muslims. This one act, above all, sent a message that Obama not only favors his own race, but “his” religion, which Americans have increasingly come to believe is Muslim. Coupled with his belligerent and harmful attitude and approach toward Israel and its prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, Obama has reinforced the belief among American Jews in particular that he is an anti-Semite along the lines of his black Muslim friends, only more subtle and slick in his approach.
I could continue, but there is not enough space in this column.
Suffice it to say that the majority of white Christians and Jews no longer see Obama as the president of “We the People” but instead “his” people. And, while the Republican Party may rejoice at this given its prospects in the upcoming congressional elections, there is no reason to be pleased for the country. For President Obama has not united the races and religions, but instead divided and pitted them against each other. The level of hostility one sees “in the streets,” with a reverse backlash against blacks and Muslims, is frightening and potentially explosive.
When the leader of the United States ceases to be the ruler of all the people, but only a select few, the nation stands even more – particularly during a severe continuing economic depression – on the precipice of chaos, rebellion and ultimately revolution.
President Obama, even though you – given your dismal record of governance – may be our president for only another two and a half years, I implore you, as a white Christian and Jew, to be the leader of all of us.
We were proud that the nation had put aside its historic racial divide to have elected a black man even if many, like me, did not vote for you. But if, Mr. President, you do not reverse course, ironically you will have set back “your people” decades in its just cause for racial and religious understanding and equality.