Thursday, July 24, 2008

Barack Obama Citizen of the World, What about U.S., Who's first?

Will Media Report Concert Before Obama's Berlin Speech? |

Remember back in May when media gushed and fawned over a huge crowd in Portland, Oregon -- supposedly gathered to hear the words of Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama -- but chose not to report the free concert given before his speech?

Well, it has been learned that before the presumptive Democrat nominee spoke to a crowd in Berlin Thursday, two popular German acts -- reggae artist Patrice and rock band Reamonn -- entertained the gathering audience.

Germany: No to Obama

Please is Barack Obama running for President of the United States or Citizen of the World. He said he is a Citizen of the World, so who is he going to support, the U.S. or the World?

“I come to Berlin as so many of my countrymen have come before, although tonight, I speak to you not as a candidate for president, but as a citizen — a proud citizen of the United States, and a fellow citizen of the world,” Obama said.

Should Barack Obama just said, I'm a proud citizen of the United States and left it there? Maybe it's not his fault, because all of his speeches are written for him, so maybe these are not his words.

But as a Citizen of the World will he put his country first or the World first? Here is a hint in his speech, "People of Berlin, people of the world, this is our moment. This is our time." Boy does he have balls.

And here is what Barack Obama believe about the United States, "I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we’ve struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We’ve made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions."

Now Barack Obama has said that we made a mistake by invading Iraq and here is the last sentence of his speech. "But I come before you to say that we are heirs to a struggle for freedom. We are a people of improbable hope. With an eye towards the future, with resolve in our heart, let us remember this history, and answer our destiny, and remake the world once again."

Just words, Just bullshit. Keep speaking Obama, we are getting to know you more and more each day. And the Proud Citizen of the United States don't like what you are saying.

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  1. Reagan said he was a citizen of the world in front of the united nations.

  2. Just for your information, Obama is not the first American politician to use this phrasing:

    "Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. President, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen:

    I speak today as both a citizen of the United States and of the world. I come with the heartfelt wishes of my people for peace, bearing honest proposals and looking for genuine progress."
    -Ronald Reagan at the UN, June 17th, 1982

  3. Anonymous thank you for your post. I see that Obama was not the first to use that phase. But when Ronald Reagan use it, he was addressing the UN who represents the nations of the world. When Barack Obama used it, he was addressing the citizens of Germany. This has a total diffrent meaning than Ronald Reagan.

  4. No, it doesn't.