Friday, February 05, 2016

Obama at Baltimore's Islamic Society

Obama at Baltimore’s Islamic Society

by Stephen Lendman

Responsible historians will remember Obama as a loathsome rogue leader, a duplicitous con man, an unindicted war criminal, a serial liar, a moral coward - responsible for waging war on humanity at home and abroad, mainly against Muslims.

Millions of corpses attest to his barbarity. Islamophobia on his watch rages. Muslims are America’s principal target of choice - state-sponsored, media-proliferated propaganda portraying them as dangerous run-toting terrorists.

On Wednesday, Obama visited a mosque for the first time as president, likely his first time ever, a thinly veiled political stunt, a shameless act, masking his all-out war on Islam, his responsibility for the deaths of millions of Muslims throughout his tenure - by US imperial wars, related violence and chaos, preventable diseases, starvation and overall deprivation.

His foreign policy is based on anti-Muslim viciousness. Domestically, Justice Department prosecutors got numerous Muslims convicted on fabricated terrorist charges, lawlessly sentencing them to long prison terms.

Obama’s address was shameless demagoguery, calling US Muslims part of “one American family” one of many of his Big Lies.

He and George Bush did more harm to more Muslims and Islam than all previous US leaders combined. Championing “freedom of religion” belies his deplorable record. So does saying “an attack on one faith is an attack on all our faiths.”

On June 9, 2009, Obama addressed Muslims in Cairo - “seek(ing) a new beginning... based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, or need be in competition.” 

“Instead, they overlap, and share common principles - principles of justice and progress; tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.”

Naked aggression against seven Muslim countries followed, including Afghanistan and Pakistan (AfPak), Iraq, Libya, Syria, Somalia and Yemen - along with orchestrating US-installed putschists’ war on Donbass, Israeli slow-motion genocide against Palestinians, and US special forces operating overtly and covertly in over two-thirds of world nations, destabilizing them.

Raping and pillaging one Muslim nation after another defines his deplorable agenda, along with responsibility for the greatest refugee crisis since WW II.

Calling Muslim “children…just like mine” belies genocidal Muslim slaughter on his watch. He addressed a hand-picked audience, applauding on cue, a staged event, shameless and duplicitous.

It bears repeating. Muslims are America’s principal enemy of choice, replacing communism after the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991. State-sponsored Islamophobia rages. 

More Muslims suffer today at home and abroad than perhaps any previous time in world history. Obama telling his Baltimore audience he and “your fellow Americans stand with you” is refuted by cold, hard, ugly facts.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 

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