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The Resource The Roots of Obama's Rage

The Roots of Obama's Rage

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The Roots of Obama's Rage
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The Roots of Obama's Rage
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FromThe Roots of Obama’s RageWe are today living out the script for America and the world that was dreamt up not by Obama but by Obama’s father. How do I know this? Because Obama says so himself. Reflect for a moment on the title of his book: it’s not Dreams of My Father but rather Dreams from My Father. In other words, Obama is not writing a book about his father’s dreams; he is writing a book about the dreams that he got from his father.Think about what this means. The most powerful country in the world is being governed according to the dreams of a Luo tribesman of the 1950s—a polygamist who abandoned his wives, drank himself into stupors, and bounced around on two iron legs (after his real legs had to be amputated because of a car crash caused by his drunk driving). This philandering, inebriated African socialist, who raged against the world for denying him the realization of his anti-colonial ambitions, is now setting the nation’s agenda through the reincarnation of his dreams in his son. The son is the one who is making it happen, but the son is, as he candidly admits, only living out his father’s dream. The invisible father provides the inspiration, and the son dutifully gets the job done. America today is being governed by a ghost
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D'Souza, Dinesh
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  • Nonfiction
  • Politics
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The Roots of Obama's Rage
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OVERDRIVE:64689400-f886-40bf-9bd7-ac2d63013ead
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
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9781596982871
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optical disk
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The Roots of Obama's Rage
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:64689400-f886-40bf-9bd7-ac2d63013ead
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781596982871
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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