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Whatever Doubts I Have About Obama, I'm Still Happy An African-American Man Has Been Elected President

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My father got beat up as a kid by a group of African-Americans (he was white, like me). But my father was a strong and big-hearted man . . . instead of becoming a racist, he volunteered in the South during the 1960's to help black civil rights protestors who were harassed and arrested, and he supported civil rights his whole life.

If he were alive, my father would be very happy that a black man has been elected president.

Whatever doubts I may have about Obama being a polished mouthpiece for the powers-that-be in the military and the financial elites, I am still happy that a black man has been elected president.


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As a political activist for decades, I have rejoiced in victories for the people and mourned in defeats. I chose the pen name "George Washington" because - as Washington's biographies show - he wasn't a (more...)

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