posted on Apr, 26 2012 @ 12:52 PM
Originally posted by femalepharoe
reply to post by fourthmeal
Well As a black person , his "stance" never has been ...cleared up (shall we say)..for me. BUT, to each his own.
However, people who have sworn allegiance to others have little room for Us - the people.
I wise man once said:
The very word "secrecy" is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to
secret oaths and secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed
the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary
It should be posted on the doors of the NSA and CIA right under the sign that says; "EVICTED". Because these agencies, while they have MANY hard
working and dutiful people who imagine they are protecting America, are ultimately serving multinational corporate interests who have no such
allegiance. SECRECY merely protects the corrupt or the incompetent -- and I'd say that's 98% of the time but I might be a little low on the
When you say; "as a black person" do you mean as Obama is mostly black, or that you are black? It's a hard thing from me as a white man to actually
get into the heads of another white man -- but if there's some special ethnic telepathy -- good luck!
My own thought on Obama is that he was raised by a white mother and grandparents -- his father, AFAIK, was an angry deadbeat. So he was "rescued." I
don't know if he is ashamed of that part of him, or merely more comfortable with acting as the most responsible person in the room -- but it would
explain what buttons on him are getting pushed.
>> I won't be surprised if Obama sells out again the Wall Street, Big Oil and Big [Insert Industry] after he is re-elected -- but I will almost not
be surprised if he doesn't come out as a Liberal. He delayed the Keystone XL Pipeline but hints that he may make it happen quicker -- without a
commitment. Exactly the kind of move someone would do if they wanted to make sure the Oil companies didn't stab them in the back while they were
working to stop it -- call it a litmus test of whether Obama is on our side or not.
As far as the Presidential powers acts he has expanded -- scary stuff. But it can also be a double-edged sword. The Congress and the Supremes have
rolled over to create an oligarchy, but a benign dictator can merely accuse anyone of treason (and I think with so many, it would stick) and lock them
up while they try and prove they are not al Qaeda (it's pretty impossible). But nothing in Obama's background seems to indicate that he will be
anything but responsible -- but heck, we really don't know our next neighbor, much less any politician except by a few outbursts. And Obama is the
best poker player yet.
>> Ron Paul will not win -- the system doesn't support it. But at least he might leave a gaping hole in the Republican Party that could seed a true
third party movement.