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2016 Obama’s America
Documentary-2016 Obama's America
The film 2016 Obama’s America is written and produced by Dinesh D’Souza. The documentary is based on D’Souza’s book The Roots of Obama’s Rage (2010). Gerald R. Molen, producer of Schindler’s List, is co-producer of the movie.
There are similarities between Dinesh D’Souza and Barack Obama. D’Souza was born in India in 1961 and came to the United States in 1978. He graduated Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. President Barack Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961. He lived with his mother and stepfather in Indonesia where he attended school. Obama then moved to Hawaii to live with his grandparents. Obama also graduated Ivy League Schools, Columbia and Harvard.
In the documentary, D’Souza compares his positive view of America, as a land of opportunity, to Obama’s vision of America as an oppressive, colonial empire.
For many decades, India was part of the British Empire. India became an independent nation on August 15, 1948. Kenya, the birthplace of Obama’s father, was also a British colony. Kenya gained its independence on December 12, 1963. Another British colony was The United States of America. The USA declared its independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776.
D’Souza’s film hypothesis’s that President Obama is a child of the radical left. Obama’s vision for America derives from his father’s socialistic, anti-colonial heritage. D’Souza notes that when Obama became president, he immediately sent a bust of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill back to England.
D’Souza documents Obama’s family history through Hawaii, Indonesia, Kenya and Chicago. There are interviews with friends of Obama’s father. In Kenya, D’Souza speaks with George Obama, the younger half brother of the president. George Obama said his father died when he was six months old therefore his father’s political points of view had no effect on him.
D’Souza reviews Obama’s far left radical associations with Frank Marshall Davis, William Ayers, and Reverend Jeremiah Wright. But we have to understand that the far left did not elect Barack Obama president. A majority of Americans voted for Obama and he is the president. As commander in chief, Barak Obama fulfills his primary duty to protect the United States from both foreign and domestic enemies.
The part of D’Souza’s documentary that concerns most Americans is the outrageous spending by both Democrat and Republican Administrations in Washington D.C. The USA has a national debt of $15 trillion that will increase to $20 trillion over the next four years.
In eight years there will be no money for Medicare. By Congressional legislation the Federal Government has seized 17% of the United States economy through the Affordable Care Act. The recent Supreme Court decision regarding the Affordable Care Act explicitly confirms Congress has legal authority to tax citizens. Does this mean Congress and the President can tax 100% of American’s income and redistribute money anyway they wish?
Instead of bringing people together as he promised in 2008, President Obama has split the voters down the middle. The national media divides the country farther apart with invective rhetoric by Chris Matthews on the left and Sean Hannity on the right. The only moderate voice in the media is Bill O’Reilly. Only Bill, alias Carnac the Magnificent, allows both sides to vent political ideology.
If the two political parties refuse to work together and develop concrete solutions to solve real problems the economic situation will drastically decline over the next four years. A devastating bankruptcy of the United States will occur and chaos will reign throughout the world.