America's First Black President Seriously Damaging Race Relations

On March 18, 2008, Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama gave a speech in Philadelphia about race relations in America.It was hailed by many as one of the most honest discussions on this subject since Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination four decades ago.As a result, it was believed his election would dramatically improve a condition that has plagued this country since its founding.Despite the build up, when faced with racial issues, President Obama, rather than solving anything, has actually inflamed the situation.After five such challenges in his brief presidency -- the Henry Louis Gates, Jr. affair, revelations about comments Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) made about candidate Obama, allegations of racial epithets being hurled at black congressmen on Capitol Hill, the NAACP resolution condemning the Tea Party, and the recent Shirley Sherrod controversy -- America stands more racially divided than it's likely been in decades.This led a reader of mine to comment...(Read Full Article)