Obama Race Baits and Slams America Overseas

Our President has not only cast America in a bad light while representing our nation overseas, but he has yet again gone race baiting. When someone continuously calls something out generally it’s because there is an agenda attached to it of some type. In this case, Obama is once again calling out ‘all the racism in America against people of color’, the country that put a black man in the White House, while not speaking about all the freedoms and tolerance this country still enjoys.

Everyone in this country has at one time been treated differently because of some aspect of their person – whether it be from something like their skin color, sexual orientation, gender, etc, or whether it be for something less emphasized by the media as biased, like their level of attractiveness, height, personality, etc. So why drum up biases based on race and religion? Well, that’s what will really rile people up into groups to take action against an easily outlined opposing side.

Divide and conquer is an age-old tactic.

Equality is enshrined in India’s constitution, but religious minorities and women have experienced harassment and violence. A horrific gang rape on a moving bus in the heart of New Delhi in 2012 sparked public protests, which prompted more stringent laws. But critics say more progress is needed and Obama gave voice to their cause.

“Every woman should be able to go about her day — to walk the street or ride the bus — and be safe and be treated with the respect and dignity that she deserves,” Obama said to applause from the audience of 1,500 at the Siri Fort Auditorium, a government-run event center.

Since taking office in May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often talked about women’s rights, urging Indians to treat sons and daughters equally. He recently launched an “educate the daughter, save the daughter,” program to stem sex selective abortions that skews the gender ratio toward boys and to encourage parents to educate girls, who are often considered a burden.

Obama nodded to his wife as he noted that he’s married to a strong woman who is not afraid to speak her mind. “Our nations are strongest when we uphold the equality of all our people and that includes our women,” he said.

India is largely Hindu, with almost 80 percent following the faith. At over 12 percent Muslims are India’s largest minority, with Sikhs, Christians and Buddhists making up the rest. While religious groups largely coexist peacefully, the country has seen several flare ups of violence, primarily between Hindus and Muslims.

Obama said no society is immune from man’s darkest impulses, as he raised the 2012 shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin that killed six people. “In that moment of shared grief, our two countries reaffirmed a basic truth, as we must again today, that every person has the right to practice their faith how they choose, or to practice no faith at all, and to do so free of persecution and fear and discrimination,” Obama said.

Modi was denied was denied a visa to the U.S. in 2005, three years after religious riots killed more than 1,000 Muslims in the Indian state where he was the top elected official. He has denied any wrongdoing and India’s top court says it found no evidence of Modi’s involvement in the riots, but India’s Muslims and Christians are wary of Modi’s right wing Bharatiya Janata Party.

Obama’s speech was the closing to a three-day visit to celebrate India’s Republic Day, the anniversary of India’s democratic constitution taking force in 1950. He cut out Tuesday’s plans for a visit to the Taj Mahal, India’s famed white marble monument of love, to add a stop in Saudi Arabia on the way home to pay respects to the royal family following King Abdullah’s death.

Earlier, the Obamas met with Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-child labor activist Kailash Satyarthi and his wife. They were accompanied by three children — a 12-year-old rescued from a button factory, an 8-year-old who lost a finger as a farm worker and a 12-year-old girl who has advocated for clean drinking water in school and against child marriages. Satyarthi said there are still more than 5 million child slaves worldwide and thanked Obama for helping fight the scourge.

Source: foxnews.com



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