For the past six years, I’ve been observing, mostly in horror, as Obama tries to “fundamentally transform America.”

I find myself veering between two distinct explanations for his malevolence:

1. He is a narcissistic menace
2. He is an incompetent phony, “in over his head.”

Neither seems, though, to fully account for his bizarre absence from the Paris march.

But Paul Sperry, formerly IBD Washington bureau chief, offers this explanation:

Via Investor’s Business Daily: Why Obama Boycotted France’s Terror March

Two of the biggest mysteries surrounding Barack Obama’s presidency involve his snubbing of close allies. Why did he kiss off the French in their terror grief? For the same reason he sent an Oval Office statue of Churchill back to the Brits: anti-colonialism.

Anti-colonialism is the idea that Western countries got rich and powerful by oppressing and plundering poor countries and peoples, and that they continue to exploit minorities like Muslim immigrants within their societies.

Obama’s baffling decision to skip the anti-terror rally in Paris is rooted in this ideology, which he adopted from writer Frantz Fanon, a French-African revolutionary who played a major role in his intellectual development….

In 1954, Fanon left France for Algeria, where he joined Muslim rebels in their fight for independence. He railed against the French colonizers, claiming they were raping Algerian culture by banning the Muslim veil and other forms of Westernization — something French Muslims complain Paris is doing again today.

The French government expelled Fanon from Algiers and threatened to arrest him if he caused more trouble. Fanon went on to pen a defense of the right for colonized people to use violence to gain independence. He titled his treatise, “The Wretched of the Earth.”

While Paris censored the book, it became a personal favorite of Obama. While attending Occidental and Columbia universities, he debated it tirelessly with other politically active black students, along with Muslim immigrants….

….there’s no doubt he sympathizes with formerly colonized Africans and their children, a concern he repeatedly — and angrily — expresses in his memoir, “Dreams From My Father.”

….Obama’s Parisian snub is no puzzle. But to make sense of it, you first must understand Obama’s twisted world view. He views all global events through the lens of Western colonialism and imperialism….


Tammy Bruce: Obama Team: We Should Have Sent Someone To Paris March

NY Daily News: Our flag was not there: Obama and America shamefully skip Paris march against terror

Investor’s Business Daily: Churchill Bust Tossed From Oval Office Has A New Home

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  1. Alain41 says:

    Wikip: “…The French-language title, Les Damnés de la Terre, derives from the opening lyrics of “The Internationale”, the 19th-century anthem of the Left Wing. In his introduction to the 1961 [first] edition of The Wretched of the Earth, the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre supported Frantz Fanon’s advocacy of justified violence…”

    Quotes from the book (

    “They realize at last that change does not mean reform, that change does not mean improvement.”

    “Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness, and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions.”

    “The missionaries find it opportune to remind the masses that long before the advent of European colonialism the great African empires were disrupted by the Arab invasion. There is no hesitation in saying that it was the Arab occupation which paved the way for European colonialism; Arab imperialism commonly spoken of, and the cultural imperialism of Islam is condemned.”

    “Zombies, believe me, are more terrifying than colonists.”

  2. strider says:

    Essays on oppression have always been an e-ticket.

  3. Chuck says:

    Six African presidents, all from former French colonies, attended the Paris rally: Mali, Niger, Togo, Benin, Gabon and Senegal. Conspicuously absent from the list: North Africa countries (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria).

    Draw your own conclusions.

  4. ancientwrrior says:

    Can’t stand that pix of the disgusting weed smoking pothead! How the heck did we pull this thing from the cesspool and made it the leader of our nation. Is everyone on crack?

  5. dennisl59 says:

    ‘Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism’ by Stanley Kurtz published October 2010, explains the true background of the thing on a leash living the White House and it’s handler, Jarrett. Highly Recommended.

    posted 1/19 937pm Texas[Free Cuba!]Time

  6. Dave says:

    The American people elected him twice. He has destroyed our country as we knew it. That is what the people of America wanted and that is what we deserve. It is too damned late to change one anything now. You all lost your country because of complaisance.

  7. Kitten says:

    At his core, Obama is a racist. He always has been. “Actions speak louder than words” has never been truer than in his Presidency. He has no use for these people so there’s no need to even try to be decent, in his mind.

  8. Alain41 says:

    From a Wikip. read, Fanon’s life was interesting, too bad he was a socialist/marxist. Born and raised in Martinique, his view of colonialism was formed when French were exiled there in 1940. He fought with the Free French Forces and was wounded. After France was liberated, all non-whites including him were expelled from his force. Got degrees in medicine and psychiatry. Thesis was rejected and he turned it into a book, Black Skin White Masks. In that book, he “dismissed the Holocaust as among Europe’s “little family squabbles.”…”

    Again from Wikip., it is written that he was a major influence on Che Guevera, and “Fanon’s influence extended to the liberation movements of the Palestinians, the Tamils, African Americans and others. His work was a key influence on the Black Panther Party, particularly his ideas concerning nationalism, violence and the lumpenproletariat….” Seems to me likely that this is part of reason Holder let go the New Black Panther Party voting station thugs, Obama takes the side of the ‘Palestinians’, and has reached out to Cuba.

    Fanon died in December 1961 in Bethesda Maryland from leukemia (likely he was at Naval Medical Center, where Presidents go for their physicals). Why was he in Bethesda? The CIA took him there for advanced medical treatment. (JFK’s CIA.)

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