Larry Klayman
Media: Tell real truth about Obama!
By Larry Klayman
February 16, 2015

President Barack Hussein Obama – downplaying, as has been the theme throughout his administration, that Islam has anything to do with terrorist attacks at home and abroad – recently went on the attack at the National Prayer Breakfast:

"And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ."

Obama's remarks come as no surprise. He has repeatedly demonstrated that he sees terrorism through the prism of his religious and racial background. Born to a Muslim father, schooled in madrassas in Indonesia, befriending and associating with black Muslims in Chicago and elsewhere (like the Rev. Louis Farrakhan and others), endorsing the Ground Zero Mosque at a White House feast honoring Ramadan, acting with hostility toward Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and allowing his staff to use off-color language to disparage the Jewish leader, and showing much favoritism to Muslims and his fellow African-Americans in general throughout his administration, Obama again seeks to shield his "fellow" Muslims from any criticism by disparaging and casting blame on others – particularly Jews, Israelis, Christians and whites – along religious and racial lines. Now he invokes the name of Jesus Christ to suggest that white Christians advocate killing "infidels," just as his Muslim brothers do in the name of Allah.

This relativism is not only a false analogy, as neither the Crusades nor the Inquisition were sanctioned by Jesus Christ nor Christianity itself, as the killing of infidels is in the Quran, but they occurred about 1,000 and 700 years ago, respectively. Today, many centuries later, these acts no longer occur. To the contrary, however, Islam and its followers continue to believe that Allah must be honored through the killing of Christians, Jews, and other non-believers, and this so-called "religion" has largely digressed rather than modernized.

It is dangerous that the media, both liberal and conservative, have failed to call Obama out and educate the American people on the president's religious and racial biases, which so infect his dangerous foreign policy and other acts. Obama's biases favor Muslims and blacks over everyone else. As just the latest example, Fox News reports that the president spent his time the day it was learned that American hostage Kayla Mueller was killed by ISIS filming a video to promote Obamacare with undignified, goofy, low-class and un-presidential scenes of him taking "selfies" of himself. Previously, when other white Christian and Jewish-American hostages were killed, Obama disrespectfully went golfing or on fundraisers. And, given Obama's well-documented actions effectively but falsely blaming whites and white cops for discrimination during and after the Trayvon Martin and Ferguson tragedies, as well as a myriad of other biased actions throughout his administration, one does more than wonder if Obama would do an Obamacare "end zone" dance if a black American hostage was killed by ISIS.

It's time for the media to start calling Obama out for what he is. The president simply is not detached from reality or incompetent, as the media apologetically often depict his numerous foreign-policy failures and scandals. Even Fox News, which I congratulate and appreciate for its hard-hitting fair and balanced reporting generally, skirts this central issue: Obama's biases and prejudices, and how they destructively affect his governance. Even if the media will not brand him as the anti-white, anti-Christian, anti-Semitic bigot he is, it is at least high time that reporters, columnists, and television and radio commentators say it straight up: Obama sees nearly everything and acts from the lens of his Muslim, African heritage, frequently to the detriment of the rest of us.

Last year, I was criticized by the left-wing media for giving a speech satirically challenging the president to get up off his knees, to put the Quran down and to come out with his hands up. Given his prejudices and his myriad scandals, along with his refusal to call Islamic terrorism what it is – but instead casting blame on Jews and Israelis, Christians, whites and, by implication, Jesus himself – my words now ring truer than ever.

© Larry Klayman


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