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A change for the better

04.11.2008
 
A change for the better

Only Satan would have been worse than the Bush regime. Therefore it could be argued that the new administration in the USA could never be worse than the one which divorced the hearts and minds of Americans from their brothers in the international community, which appalled the rest of the world with shock and awe tactics that included concentration camps, torture, mass murder and utter disrespect for international law. Yet in choosing Obama, the people of America have opted to come back into the international fold. Welcome back, friends!

Barack Obama is one man who has a mission and a dream. He will not change the world, as he claims and he might not even change the USA, in the near future at least. Powerful lobbies control the strings which control the puppets in Washington – indeed, it is not Washington that needs to be changed, but the invisible barons dictating its policies.

However, Obama (while his running mate, Biden, is very much establishment and Zionist) is a breath of fresh air and the significance of his election yesterday cannot be overestimated. Firstly, the people of the USA have voted out the Bush regime and the odious mass-murdering thugs which controlled it and saw Washington vying with Nazi Germany for a place on the Podium of Horror. Himmler and Rumsfeld the Torturers, Goebbels and Rice the propaganda machines, Hitler and Bush the Fuhrers, masterminding concentration camps, medieval-style torture chambers, illegal invasions, acts of mass slaughter and horrific acts of cruelty as international law was consigned to the dustbin.

Secondly, the people of the USA, in choosing Obama, have given a clear message to the international community that enough is enough and despite having voted for the Bush regime twice, now make a stand in favour of dialogue and discussion, debate and respect for the law, for these are the precepts which Barack Obama proclaimed he would adopt in his external policy.

Those of us in the international community who predicted eight long years ago what would happen if Bush were elected must do two things. First, never forget the damage done by George W. Bush and his minions of evil and make sure that, like the generations after Hitler, history does not pardon these criminals as well-meaning politicians who were the victims of tough times. Secondly, we must give Barack Obama a blank page to write on, and hand him the pen with a sincere and open smile.

Welcome back, people of the United States, welcome back into the fold of the international community, where you will find friends and not foes, where you will find we all prefer to smile and not to cry and that when we do cry, our tears taste of salt just like yours do, whether we are pink, blue, white, yellow or black.

Thirdly, the United States of America managed to undergo a whole and long election process without becoming obsessed with the colour of people’s skin. The ghosts of the past have been exorcised for good and how great it is to see a society which has managed to pull together, when just yesterday we were witnessing segregation on buses and the KKK performing its evil and demonic deeds. The racists within US society have been silenced and relegated to insignificance and made to look as absurd as those who spend all summer trying to get a tan and then speak badly about negroes or people with dark skin during the winter.

The new President will learn very soon that the rest of the world does not want the US missile shield in eastern Europe, does not want US troops in Iraq, does not want the USA to change the world – the US President was elected by his people to govern America, (North America, the United States of America) and nowhere else. The rest of the world is to be treated with the due and proper respect, on a basis of fraternity and equality and not talked down to like some master deriding a slave. As for Afghanistan and the more radical elements within the Moslem world, dialogue is the key, not confrontation.

Bush was never going to be intelligent enough to discover and understand the meaning of Realpolitik. Obama is intelligent, articulate and blessed apparently with the humility denoting the aura of a great man. We welcome Barack Obama and the people of the United States back into the international community with open arms. Let us build bridges together, let us respect each other’s cultures, let us be friends.

This time around, please do not let us down again.

Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY

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