Some Americans Still Shocked Over Obama's Re-Election
A "Failed" PresidentFor a lot of Americans, the idea a "failed" president, a classic failure of epic proportions, winning re-election was a shock. Obama himself said, in his last campaign, "If I haven't cut the deficit in two and reduced the overall debt at the end of my term, I will be a one term president". We, who took him to mean it, have come to realize he says what he thinks will be in his best interest, spoken for his base.
We know now his exact meaning with regard to "fundamentally changing this Nation" and it seems it should have cut him off short, with everyone. He has shown himself an unrepentant communist, a Muslim, and it shocks us he could be re-elected.
The Whole of America Bringing Our Social Issues
In truth, his re-election was a foregone conclusion without the whole of America bringing our social issues to the same table as the people who were brought here as slaves. Yes, we fought a war which ended it, yes our society was most influential in bringing the moral factor into scrutiny, but in truth, we've never confronted "the demons" of slaves, and their descendants have never been brought to grips with the sociological factor which has been used to keep the division between Blacks and American society. Specifically, we've never addressed the deliberate use of racism by the embedded communists who control our government, and prevented them from control by keeping us a divided people.
To fully understand, we have to recognize the fact enslaving people does more than steal their labor, it steals their life, their love, the value of children and by this the value of physical intimacy, in short, it has the effect of pushing the enslaved to leave behind any trappings of civilization, realizing enslavement was imposed through it
Life Without Freedom is Worthless
Throughout history, the slave who fought; never capitulated, who ran, escaped, did everything possible to the death, and was a natural hero. Such actions demanded even the attention of owners, they could not be ignored. Having the will, the ability to decide life without freedom is worthless, and being able to choose in the between heartbeats is the sign of a strong will and mind of a true hero.
From the day the first Black slave was set in the colonies, this aspect of slavery was constant, a major factor from "supply side economics", as seen by masters, and one of the only values a slave could personally attach to with full honor, respect, and self-righteousness. The fact slaves were present in every gathering of our efforts towards independence, and so many were significant factors in the furtherance of our independence gave good cause for hope of ending slavery, based on high minded words, and personal promises, given by endearing "masters" supported this belief.
From a Slave's Point of View
From the first in the new world, such a slave was known as "Bad Nigger", and as such, commanded the respect, admiration and honor from all other slaves, he accepted the scourging, some even to death, as the only figure who could be seen as a hero, and everyone needs heroes. The slave who didn't cringe under the whip, but kept working slowly, methodically, ignoring the master, he or she was looked up to as courageous, strong willed, a fighter. The runaway, who, caught, was on the road again that night, despite the consequences, this was a hero.
Looked at from a slave's point of view, BN, because (I can't stand the pejorative) provided pride absent, for all the other slaves, and while a hero, acting out early, or less than completely got one sold, traded off, or put to work to death. For most slaves, admiration of their "saint", and merely working slowly, deliberately clumsy, spilling the peas into the beans, running one's row into the next, these things were acts of rebellion, but they also became habits of sloth and a lackadaisical attitude, something we teach our children by our living of our lives.
Social Aspect Remains a Part Of "Black Society"
Today, this social aspect remains a part of "Black society", and we should respect the fact of it. I can only hope I would have such moral strength were I enslaved. The issue for our nation is one of acknowledging the righteousness of this attitude, and the many bad habits, sloth, wastefulness, deliberate failure, knowing it is a rational response to having one's life stolen.
At the same time, we, The Whole of America, must choose to deny any right to own this attitude, as it cannot be owned by any "self-responsible, self-determining" person, and anyone who lives by it, must perforce, be a failure, not merely fail.
Blacks Must Overcome Habits to Be Successful
We also have to note, it is by no means just Blacks who now carry these habits as "culture" and must overcome the habits to be successful, but allowing it to continue has meant many of the "poor" who have been so for lack of personal vigor, have assumed the same ideal, and are allowed legitimized, because it is antithetical to our Nation's principles, yet we have not driven it out.
Copyright © November 2012 by Gulf1
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