Monday, May 26, 2008


From the moment Barack Obama was dubbed a political rock- star by the entertainment kingmaking lobbyists , I became suspicious of his credibility as a true representative of the middle and working classes.

As the campaign to find a Democratic candidate became the main news, his opponent Hillary Clinton was constantly abused and disrespected for every act , word or deed that Obama's mouth piece, MSNBC, could find.

If you are an American candidate for the Presidency and could afford a network corporation to openly support your campaign then you cannot claim to be an agent of change and a true representative of the middle and working classes. The reason being, the interest of these classes and American corporations and their class interests have drifted miles apart in the last eight years.

Then you add Barack's attempt at undermining the status of the one politician and senator that has stood as a positive and progressive representative of the bullied by the Bush administration over the last eight years. Hillary Clinton was the hope of a possible better candidate for president than has been served up before with such lame ducks as John Kerry and Howard Dean. As a Mr Johnny -come -lately, Barack Obama claimed he was the agent for change in American politics . This claim was followed by a train of 'foot-draggers' as his endorsers, men and women who had shown no previous interest in any major change of the American political culture and outlook.

So right there you knew that Barack is a "fooler", a street term for a sweet talking conman politician. But African Americans were feeling that, this time, white America may judge a black man fairly and give a genuine shot at being President of the United States. As long as this black man was not sounding as a classic "Uncle Tom" and the normally racists political choices were not seem to be happening, they thought they felt the "earth move", like a seismic change was taking place in American voting principles.

But no principled and scientific analysis was made as to the reasons for this new attitude by white voters. Were they, the voters, influenced by the arrogance and anti american people positions of the Bush Administration.Or did they make a conscious decision to transfer their support to the Democratic Party this time around, come what may ?

Did that mean they going to tolerate and support a new face with a cultural difference? Maybe, they are thinking , he is a Mohammed Ali, with a fresh and enjoyable style, or maybe he can perform like some of the black entertainers that thrill their audiences?

For sometime, the favorable reporters were telling us about his message, a fresh analysis they said. So I and the rest of the world awaited the opportunity to hear Obama mesmerise and enthrall us during the debates, as Mohammed Ali would have, if he was a conventional politican.

But all the masses heard was the word "change". We waited months with anticipated breathe for what he was going to change. He said I am going to change the way Washington does business. Was he going to change the direction of their policies, towards hard working Americans NO..NO ..he said he was going to change the way the lobbyists lobbied. That was it ???

Then one night we heard at a debate that he was going to change the way American foreign affairs philosophy was directed. He said that he would immediately have Head to Head diplomatic talks with Governments America normally treat as rogues and cause international tensions. At first glance that sounded revolutionary and talented but after it was digested , it was really a nonsensical and infantile approach to developing a progressive process of building international relations with trust and respect. Hillary, I remembered schooled him on that subject right there in front of the world.

As the primaries and caususes continued we heard more support growing for Obama but we remained unclear what was his program and plans . But we knew that whatever it was he was talking about "change" was the overriding word. Last week we heard that Obama went to Florida and changed his commitment to change American foreign affairs policy towards Cuba.

He refused to commit to change the economic embargo the American right wing has enforced on the hard working Cuban people. His policy remained unchanged to that of George Bush and all the former Presidents. If he cannot commit to that kind of international change of foreign affairs, then he ain't doing nothing.

If he cannot convince Cuban Americans that America does not have an economic stranglehold on the Chinese or Vietnamese people for their choice of economic systems. Then why should America continue to impose an economic stranglehold on a people that are practically our family and neighbors.
If he can't convince Cubans Americans that "change" for Cuba begins with us and the removal of the embargo. Then he is not good enough to be marketed by his favorite media darlings as a charming and convincing speaker. So in the final analysis he does not present any new stuff that should convince the middle and working classes America that he should be the nominee ahead of Hillary Clinton.

I maintain that Barack Obama is a fraud. He does not truly represent the middle and working classes with any true position , "or change we can believe in"; that is why the working class in most states voted against him. The black votes he has received so enthuiastically, are really a sentimental vote and not a vote for any policy African Americans can remember Obama stands for at the time of their voting for him.


Hans said...

Is this the media bias you speak of?

btw: I am college educated and I work to put food on the table too, but hillary thinks I have a golden ATM up my ass. it just shows how ignorant and arrogant she really is to what the people want.

and until Hillary understands what Humility is, History will look poorly on her.

ps: I hate blogger's comment open in a new window as it is completely incompatible with Firefox

Amlicar said...

Hey Hans,,

I could sense some bewilderment. Which means I am bewildered , as to the nature of your bewilderment.

Please explain: "and until Hillary understands what Humility is, History will look poorly on her."

What do you think Hillary is not humble about.
I know humility. Ialso when a person is egotistic or arrogant. I have not seen that element in Hillary's behavior.
As an example .. for all the backwardness shown by George Bush we can't say he is an egotistical maniac.

On the other hand Dick Cheney does not know humility in any form.

Do you think that Hillary displays the same behavior as Dick Cheney.
I think you are wrong on that call or attack on hillary's personal behavior.

Therefore , I can't understand why you think Hillary believes you have an ATM machine up your Ass.
She asked me for donations as much as she asked you. As much as any camdidate has asked of his supporters since the first Presidential election.

I disagree, with your opinion of Hillary election strategy. Her campaign will be milestone in the history of American Presidential campaigns.

Personally I think you are looking for reasons to demonise Hillary Clinton, in keeping with poorly ill-informed associations and other brainwashed groupies such as MoveOn.Org.
As a member myself I openly disagreed with their public endorsement and work for Barack Obama. They were wrong to participate in fragmenting the DNC.

finally the media bias I speak of is the unshamedly one-sided attacks on Hillary's campaign without at a question mark about Barack Obama.
It was Keith Olbermann who criticised FOXNEWS for the shameless support for George Bush the candidate and the FOXNEWS silence when George and Dick made a mess of everything USA.

MSNBC has replaced FOXNEWS for shameless political pimping of a candidate. They have eliminated news coverage. To become Big Media Corporate political pimps.