The Light Goes On For A Few

Few predict that Barack Obama will generate the Black turnout that propelled him to victory in 2008. “A small but growing number” of Black former Obama enthusiasts “have grown weary of the charade and know they have been played for fools.” Race pride motivated them the first time around, but that is harder to muster for “a man who never saw them as anything more than saps who would vote for him no matter what he said or did.”…

http://www.blackagendareport.com/content/freedom-rider-obama-thrill-gone

Sadly it took drone strikes and bombs to awaken some to the reality of Rev. Deke O’Malley (the charismatic charlatan in the movie Cotton Comes To Harlem).

The world’s love affair with Barack Obama is not quite over – but it’s on the rocks. A survey of global opinion of the US president shows large numbers of non-Americans feel badly let down by the man awarded the 2009 Nobel peace prize…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jun/13/barack-obama-global-popularity-falls

Too many have taken refuge in the fase paradigm of “the lesser of two evils.”

…First of all, asserting that there is such a thing as a “lesser of two evils” is an act of naivety. It relies on a very dangerous assumption; that one can somehow quantify which candidate is going to hurt the country less. I’ve even read essays by people who pretend they can mathematically delineate the “more evil” of the evils! Not surprisingly, their “logic” invariably leads them to proclaim the lesser evil to be the candidate of the party they happen to belong to. Ignorant Republicans always see the Democrat as the greater evil, while ignorant Democrats always see the Republican as the ultimate monster…

http://www.activistpost.com/2012/06/lesser-of-two-evils-con-game.html

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