On the whole, I did like the speech that Obama made at the DNC. I still have reservations regarding Obama's religious affiliations, Obama's wife's remarks about "being proud of the USA for the first time in her life" and Obama's true feelings about Israel's right to exist. I am sure that many other voters are wondering the same and that this may cause a last minute change of heart. Michelle Obama is a "loose cannon" at best.
Does anyone have reliable information about this? I know that the word "reliable" isn't an easy thing to ferret out, but I will be looking into this more myself, as time goes by.
I don't really understand what you're concerned about, in terms of what you specifically mention.
Who cares about these people's faith? Part of how we got to the mess we're in now is by voting for everything BUT what matters, which is what they want to do with our country. If people voted less based on religion, and whether they want to have a beer with the candidate, and how the candidate's wife sees anything
, and more on the basis of what the candidate's philosophy of democracy is, moving into the future, and whether the era of big government is truly over or just on life support, I won't say everything would be magically better, but it would almost certainly be an improvement.
I don't need to feel comfy with Obama's wife, or with McCain's, for that matter, and where they go to church and what they worship in that church used to be no one's business but their own. Surely that was something which required no "improvement." I think you've allowed yourself to become distracted by the same misdirectional nonsense that too many of us have.
Wanna be nervous about something? Be nervous that Obama has an amazing vision for this country and no concrete plan for how to get there apart from attempting to raise taxes on the rich. Be nervous that McCain thinks all our problems can be solved by the market, a hope disappointed by almost 30 years of the market's faiure to do a heck of a lot more than assure me I can find a cup of Starbuck's and a Subway at every interstate exit ramp.
Be nervous that it's harder and harder for Americans to talk to their neighbors without running a background check and making sure they have the correct party affiliation. When Americans cannot talk to one another without feeling enraged/threatened/tempted to call the authorities by what they hear, that's a hell of a lot bigger problem than whether Michelle Obama is proud, ashamed or utterly indifferent to her country.