Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Thought experiment

Did you see the movie "A Time to Kill"? Allow me to briefly explain the plot. The movie is set in Clanton, Mississippi. A young black girl is brutally raped by two white racists. She thankfully survives and the two rapists are arrested. The girl's father, mindful that a similar case the prior year saw four white men who raped a young black girl go free, plots his revenge. The rapists are being escorted through the courthouse and the girl's father emerges from a closet armed with an assault rifle. The rapists got what was coming to them, but unfortunately the deputy escorting them was hurt and ended up having his leg amputated.

The girl's father is arrested and charged with capital murder. A local young, white lawyer agrees to represent the man and the racial tensions continue to reach new heights, culminating in the National Guard being called in to keep the peace.

The time for closing arguments arrives and it's the defense's turn. The young white lawyer starts off slow, pleading with the jury to not hold his inexperience against his client. He then asks the jury to close their eyes as he tells the very graphic story of what happened when the racists raped the young black girl. He finishes with one stunning sentence, "Now imagine she's white." The jury finds the girl's father not guilty.

The point is obvious and it's one that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. himself made:
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."

There's a reason I bring all of this seemingly pointless stuff up. Watch the following video:

20 years, folks. Officiated his wedding. Baptized his kids. Inspired Obama to become a Christian with his "Audacity of Hope" sermon which included such lines as "white man's greed ruins a world in need."

The Sunday after 3000 Americans were murdered in the 9-11 attacks, he said it was just our "chickens....... coming home...... TO ROOST!"

He said what "we are doing is the same thing that al Qaeda is doing, just under a different flag."

Called the U.S.A. an "arrogant and racist military superpower."

Would you take your young kids to a church like that? Would you let them marinate in the racial hatred anti-American black separatist crap that regularly spewed from that guy's mouth? Would you want your kids reading the church bulletin? You know, the one that occasionally ran sympathetic articles supporting the terrorist organization Hamas? Think it would have been healthy for your young and impressionable children to wake up early, put on their Sunday best clothes and go listen to ol' Jeremiah preach about how the U.S. government created the AIDS virus and supplied the inner cities with crack?

But it's ok because Obama claims he never heard ANY of this? A two decade long relationship with a rabidly racist anti-American anti-semetic conspiracy theorist isn't a big deal?

Now imagine he's white.

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