I'll admit I have had my disappointments with President Obama's policies and decisons these past few years.
But I had a three o'clock moment this morning about the enormity of his job as President.
It's easy for me to sit here behind the computer screen and make Monday Morning quarterback comments on his decisons.
Many people who have issues with President Obama's decisons and polices need to start asking seriously why he's attention to our problems seem to be on the back burner.
During the Presidential Campaign of 2008 many people join the bandwagon to elect President Obama at the last moment.
Yes poor people came out in droves to vote for this Presidential candidate,many voted for him simply because he was the lesser of two evils,some voted for him to see history being made of electing a man of color to the most powerful postion in the world.
Whatever the reason you voted for President Obama it's not ok if you don't understand the first rule of politics,"the squeaky wheel gets the oil'!
Many in my community don't understand this concept,thats why on the local level our neighborhoods are the last to receive any type of city,county or state attention or monies.
President Obama knows and understands what's going on in poor communities throughout this country.
I personally feels he is a very compassionate man.
It's simply the reality of politics in this country that keeps him from doing more for the poor in this country.
The media and talking heads along with the Corporations in this country have convinced a lot of people who could do more for the downtrodden in this society that they are not worthy of a decent life.
This ideal of unworthiness is so strong that many poor people believe this lie!
And because we don't read or study the things we need to read and study in our communities,it's so easy for the above mention forces to manipulate us.
It's high time that poor people start to look at this process called life in a different manner,it's time we start to eliminate people,places and things that keep us from seeing the forest for the trees.
President Obama is not the reason we poor people are where we are today in this country,we are where we are because of the choices we have made in our lives!
75% of the problems that affect our lives today is not because of oppression from someone else,it's because we have brought into this consumerism lie of what I need to make me whole as a person!
I submit that we don't need the latest gadgets that seems to be introduce daily to the masses,I don't need a big fancy car to make a statement about who I am.
I submit that clothes are another problem poor people have that we don't have to have,what a lot of poor people don't know or understand is you can have all of the name brands on your back,but you still are broke and poor as a person.