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Bārûk Obama

I’ve neither liked nor disliked Barack Obama. Never had a reason to! Got enough problems of my own!! That doesn’t mean I didn’t find Ethiopians’ fascination with his campaign amusing, and Alemneh AbOre-Aff Wasse’s reference to him as “Yegna sew beWhite House” (our man in the White House) downright embarrassing. But what’s new right?!

This morning, however, after a friend suggested I take a look at it; I found something I never thought I’d find on an American presidential election candidate. A gut! And a criticism against the State of Israel that impressed the sister more than how fabulous Hillary Clinton looked last Sunday.

I am well aware he’d be giving all kinds of retaliating interviews, denials & counter denials to undo this ill-advised would-have-had-him-cheered-if-it wasn’t-in-the-land-of-the-free-and-home-of-the-brave r…ight! step. Especially after Hamas’ leader Ahmed Yousef bared his keffiyeh for him (a grave mistake on Yousef’s side! Get with the program bro!!). However, the fact that the man dared say it is more than enough for me to know there maybe more to him than meets the ear & that he may have kissed his chance of chilling at Camp David goodbye.

You can check out the article at World Net It’s entitled “Obama: Israel is a ‘constant sore'”. A title that reminds the sister of another observation, from the [hebrew] bible this time!

“And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.” (Zecharia 12:3)

As I was saying to Nigist (the friend mentioned above), “the fool” may have been onto something when he said “There is no God” but the Bible is true as dammit!

And let all the people say “Amen!!”

Mazel Tov!

June 10, 2008 at 8:38 am 8 comments


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