The Racist Reverend

C.T.

Lately there has been alot of clamoring about one Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. If you are not familiar with the name he is the pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, and more notably the spiritual guru to Senator Barrack Hussein Obama.

Mr. Wright has caused quite an upheaval with his opinions about racism, America, and the black conundrum faced in this country.

At a sermon delivered at Howard University he was quoted as saying,




"We've got more black men in prison than there are in college," he began. "Racism is alive and well. [1]



Mr. Wright is accurate, we do have more black men in prison rather than college and racism is quite alive, well and growing. Problem is Wright wants to blame Whitey. Instead of incriminating the white culture for the systemic problems that are rampant in the poorer Black communities, he should be trying to educate his people about the real dangers they face or offering some solutions. Think how easy it is to remain in a position of power when you unify a people against a common, although illusory, enemy. Little reminiscent of Hitler and the Jews?





No black man will ever be considered for president, no matter how hard you run Jesse [Jackson] and no black woman can ever be considered for anything outside what she can give with her body." [1]


No black man will ever be considered for President? Isn't Obama being considered for President? Did I miss the memo that he is running for National Dog Catcher? Also, last time I checked Secretary of State, Condoleeza Rice, was doing more than giving her body to the various leaders of nations around the world.





Mr. Wright thundered on: "America is still the No. 1 killer in the world. . . . [1]


Yup, we are the number one killer in the world, of the innocent. How many abortions have there been since 1973? Well, it is a whopping 48,589,993 [2] . Wonder why the good Rev. isn't speaking on their behalf? I guess stopping the evil of Whitey is much more important.





We bombed Cambodia, Iraq and Nicaragua, killing women and children while trying to get public opinion turned against Castro and Ghadhafi . . . We put [Nelson] Mandela in prison and supported apartheid the whole 27 years he was there. [1]


In this statement Wright goes on to show his ignorance of history and America's foreign policy. From Pol Pot's massacring of from 750,000 to 1.7 million people to Qaddafi's support of terrorism over a 25 year period and everything in between he
continuously blames America for the evil and genocidal activities of madmen and despots. This man is at bare minimum, disingenuous and irresponsible. More realistically he is a fine example of the fringe racist element that are seeking to undo the fabric of this country. Because of his position in the Obama camp he is now free to spout whatever dribble he sees fit with no fear of discourse or any sort of consequences. Even giving him or his message a forum is equivalent to giving David Duke his own nationally syndicated television show.

With all this and more, Senator Obama has done nothing to distance himself from this hatred filled racist. His only defense of Reverend Wright is stating that he is trying to be, "Provocative." Since when is racial prejudice and venomous hatred of America, provocative? If Senator Obama does not subscribe to any of this rhetoric then why participate in the Church at all? I wouldn't go to a KKK meeting just because I like the beautiful linens they wear or try to claim they are a misunderstood social club. I don't go because I don't believe in their message.


One might think or assume that the Senator and his family might share some or all of these core beliefs of the Reverend. Michelle Obama has already made comments about how she is ashamed her country. Where does this come from? This is a woman who has been given the opportunity to attend Princeton and then law school at Harvard. Who in 2006, with her husband, made almost 1,000,000 dollars. Most people would be proud and thankful to a country that would afford them that kind of opportunity. Her distaste for America's culture has to be coming form somewhere and one has to wonder if it is Wright. The next thing to consider is that if this is correct how much power does this man have in their household? To be able to corrupt or bring out this sort of an attitude in a woman that educated is remarkable. Is he the new "Rasputin?"

It seems that an African-American coming this close to the Presidency is indicative of the social changes which have occurred in this country over the past few years. The real shame is that the validity of that change is mired in prejudice of a different kind. Prejudice against being an American and what she stands for. The strange, or not so strange, part is that the problem comes from two communities where diversity and unity are supposed to be most appreciated. The Democratic party and a Church.

C.T.



[1] Obama and the Minister
[2]
National Right to Life

2 comments :

Land of Da Free said...

Obama can try to distance himself all he wants - but the good Reverend is one of the first people he thanked in his 2004 U.S. Senate victory speech. The only people he thanked before the Reverend were his wife and children.

CriticalThinker said...

I think the damage done to the Obama campaign might be irreversible. It is directly opposite to the message he was attempting to convey and thows alot of doubt on his integrity. I am sure the MSM will try all in its power to make people forget abouut this. If they fail then they will go running back to the Clinton with an olive branch and get behind her.

C.T.

 

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