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Tuesday, 22 January 2013

All the best President Obama... ...

So today President Obama took his oath for second term, I am so happy... I told my friends to watch the live oath taking ceremony and they asked "Why are you getting so excited over a foreign President?". Well  I never gave that thought 'why', I have been a fan of President Obama, rather an admirer since 2008. So lets try to explore why we ( the people around the world are happy about President Obama's win). 


 On the day of his win, my whole Facebook page was filled with the online news of the Historic Win. The Women's Right Page was on fire from the day the campaigning began. Huffington Post, The New Yorker, The Times, The Hindu, etc all were putting up the news since the beginning. So I had a close watch over the whole process. But I am a Indian why am I so happy? Some critic actually said  Obama's win is Loss to my country in terms of investments and job opportunities. Yes it might be bad for us in some cases. SO what? 

Reason Why I am swayed by President Obama...

1. His words on Education:-

 He is an educated politician  he graduated from Columbia University with Law degree from Harvard Law School. He said " A mixed kid from Hawaii born to a single mom is not likely to become President of The United States . But here in America it can happen because of education.

 It was so inspiring, he has given hopes to millions that education can change the life of individual.Wish we had few politicians like him in my country who really cared for education and did something in reality. Yes we have few who work, but its " FEW". We have many educated politicians but they don't  use their education. So its a bell for them "hello we also need educated leaders"    

2. His Words on Woman:-

He signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, so he stands for equal rights, equal pay, he thinks about about the women of his country. He wants to provide protection and safety.  
Wish Khap Panchayat in my country did not put bans on dress, education and forced to marry young girls as a way of protecting them. Wish we stop blaming the Rape victim in our country for provocation and wish we were safe. Wish our leaders protected the victims over the culprit. Wish we had someone who would assure us that we are not an interest group but other half of society. 

3. His Words on Gay Rights:-

  I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S Constitution to ban Gays and Lesbians from marrying
Though he is a Christian he stands for the right to freedom of choice and life. That's enough, he supports them and doesn't put the brand of sinner on them.

4. He Saved Women's Right:-

  He said " I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby."

“No, you can't deny women their basic rights and pretend it's about your 'religious freedom'. If you don't like birth control, don't use it. Religious freedom doesn't mean you can force others to live by your own beliefs.”

 Had Governor Romney won the elections, he would have banned  abortion in the name of God's Will. 
Just imagine had the law been passed, our country would get a way to justify its dirty deeds. Since we look up to USA for everything, we would soon have justified honour killings, female infanticide, child marriage, rapes and everything heinous in name of God. This could have led to wide spread chauvinism and boosted misogynistic attitude towards women all over the world.      

I have many more words to say, but these points have made me a Obama admirer. I know he launched two wars with his advent to power, he has had many economic failures. But, when I see the man speaking I feel I can relate to him despite not belonging to his country. I feel he gives hope to everyone that your background, culture, religion, colour, economic condition doesn't matter. He inspires me to have faith for better future  for everyone . Today I am happy to see him read his oath..

 Yes I am big supporter of President Obama, I will stay so no matter what. When I go to study  in U.S. I would shake hands with  President Obama.

P.S- All the best President Obama the world is with you.

thanking you to bear with me

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