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"E pluribus unum" a miscellany of links for Obama's "race speech".
international | history and heritage | other press Thursday March 20, 2008 01:20 by Predator of Xenu
Obama has it seems made a wonderful speech which is being hailed as the bravest bit of rhetoric by a US presidential contender in generations by some and the most stirring bit of oratory since the Gettsyberg address by others.
Here's a few vid links to keep the type of readership who prefer watching telly to reading happy. First off the Obama speech - http://youtube.com/watch?v=zzgVy6Mj2Bw this has also been embeddedfor you, all you need to is click on the picture. If you're not up for watching the whole 9.5 minutes in which he quotes the Gettysberg, the Declaration as well as referring to his own ethnically or racially mixed origins makes novel use of the motto de pluribus unum (= from many one) which of course appears on dollar bills & is a motto of the USA. If you don't want to watch the speech then you can read it in its entirety at the appended link below this article.
Now why did he make this speech, the fact he's only half honkey white isn't important, is it?
Easy - videos of his former pastor Jeremiah Wright doing his stuff at his church of the "Trinity United Church of Christ" making what some think are "controversial remarks" started doing the rounds. the church is the largest congregation of the United Church of Christ, with 10,000 members It is also one of the largest African-American churches in Chicago, Illinois the state of which Obama is junior senator. Rev. Wright served the community "since March 1, 1972. Within a matter of months after his appointment he demonstrated an understanding and deep commitment to help TUCC achieve its motto and vision. The motto, "Unashamedly Black and Unapologetically Christian", was a phrase coined by his predecessor, the Reverend Dr. Reuben Sheares, and was officially adopted by the congregation shortly after Pastor Wright began his ministry." Jeremiah Wright has now retired from pastorship from the religious community & is to be replaced by the Rev. Otis Moss III. Rev. Wright fulfilling his mission to be "unashamedly Black" has said such things like the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki killed more people than the died in the World Trade Centre event on the 11th of September. Which is perfectly true and ought not be controversial. According to the Japanese Government the nuclear weapon Little Boy which was dropped on Hiroshima On Monday August 6, 1945, by the crew of the American B-29 bomber Enola Gay, directly killing an estimated 80,000 people. By the end of the year, injury and radiation brought total casualties to 90,000-140,000 and the bomb which followed without warning on Nagasaki killed 60,000 - 80,000. That brings direct deaths at lowest estimates to 150,000 where as the 911 bombings killed less than 4,000. Furthermore the Rev. Wright has said that the Roman Empire was ruled by rich slave owning Italians to whom the poor of Palestine such as Jesus were little more than blacks. This also is perfectly true, we know ( I do) from the writings of both Seneca the Elder who lived from 54 BC- ca. 39 AD & Seneca the Younger ( 4 BC – 65 AD)and thus exact if slightly elder & younger respectively contemporaries to Christ that the prices of slaves in the markets of the Roman Empire of people procedent from Africa were marginally higher than those procedent from what is now considered the Middle East. Both writers are considered amongst the first advocates of the reformation if not absolute abolition of human slavery. He then said that the USA is historically based on slavery & the exploitation of black men and women. This is also perfectly historically true. & doesn't even need facts & figures to prove it.
You might like to see the Rev. Wright say it as it is on Youtube & wonder how his career as a pastor has undoubtedly ended as a result of his truthful preaching embarrassing a half-honkey presidential hopeful. But you see what he says is "hate speech" not the truth :-
"They say God Bless America, I say God Damn America for killing innocent people and treating us as less than human".
"we [the USA] support state terrorism on the Palestinians"
:- The Rev. Wright.
Lastly but not least as a little bonus, I'd like you to enjoy the first episode of the 11th season of "South Park", one of those episodes which was so controverisal it was taken off air & is quite difficult to find due to the copyright infringement laws which hide liars worldwide. In this edition, Randy the father of Stan on a quiz show must under the glare of lights and pressure of knowing he has almost won the top prize successfully complete a seven letter word of which he has been given six letters and answer this clue :- "they annoy you", his letters are N_GGERS.
Alas, naive and foolish Randy chooses an "I" instead of an "A" and must accordingly go through political correct reconditioning with hilarious results. http://loadup.ru/video/view/?id=v11707c6a7
watch it he ye pirates & enjoy it, & then copy it for its next home, it will get pulled soon enough.......too controversial. http://loadup.ru/video/view/?id=v11707c6a7