Perhaps it's better to have my head in the clouds rather than stuck in the sand; so since my neighbor let me borrow his copy of a book to read, I wanted to make a few comments about "The ROOTS of OBAMA'S RAGE" by Dinesh D'Souza.
Here's what the back of the book says:
We are today living out the script for America and the world that was dreamt up not by Obama but by Obama's father. How do I know this? Because Obama says so himself. Reflect for a moment on the title of his book: it's not Dreams of My Father but rather Dreams from My Father. In other words, Obama is not writing a book about his father's dreams; he is writing a book about the dreams that he got from his father.
Think about what this means. The most powerful country in the world is being governed according to the dreams of a Luo tribesman of the 1950s—a polygamist who abandoned his wives, drank himself into stupors, and bounced around on two iron legs (after his real legs had to be amputated because of a car crash caused by his drunk driving). This philandering, inebriated African socialist, who raged against the world for denying him the realization of his anti-colonial ambitions, is now setting the nation's agenda through the reincarnation of his dreams in his son. The son is the one who is making it happen, but the son is, as he candidly admits, only living out his father's dream. The invisible father provides the inspiration, and the son dutifully gets the job done. America today is being governed by a ghost.
“America is the greatest, freest and most decent society in existence. It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism. This country, once an experiment unique in the world, is now the last best hope for the world,” says D'Souza.
He has written 12 books, is a best-selling New York Times author, is really disliked by the left, and has interesting, thought provoking view points. Visit Wikipedia article on D'Sousa to find out about his other books.
I'm not really a book reviewer, but I wanted to mention I really thought this book had a pretty good explanation of President Barack Obama's behavior and decisions since he took office.
Hear what Dinesh D'Souzahe has to say about this book.
Sunday, April 08, 2012
We arrived slightly before 6:30 A.M. and were pleased to see the number of people who came out for this service. It was a beautiful Easter morning, but it did have the usual chill in the air that seems to always happen on Easter (temps were in the mid-50s).
A few photos may be seen on Flicker at:
Easter Sunrise Service 2012
The final hymn sung was Amazing Grace, which is familiar to many.