Obama attacks tribal politics

Obama attacks tribal politics

There are 35 comments on the Daily Monitor story from Jul 12, 2009, titled Obama attacks tribal politics. In it, Daily Monitor reports that:

President Barack Obama who late on Saturday made a major speech in Accra, Ghana in which he outlined his administration's view of Africa hinted that he will not be tolerating undemocratic behaviour, a position that has ramifications for Uganda.

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DAK

London, UK

#22 Jul 16, 2009
Kotecha is old enought to be your grandfather. not a boy!
DAK

London, UK

#23 Jul 16, 2009
Mell, I have no issues with Jews. They have a long cultural history of 3 to 4,000 years standing.
DAK

Cookstown, UK

#24 Jul 19, 2009
Meli wrote:
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Remove that whole thing please and the one before it, they are both offtopic and nosensical. Personal histories of some very uninteresting people are a tragic waste of space.
thanks.
My comments are right on as far as the topic is concerned. Mell, you cannot come to admit that your view is incorrect. You lost the argument so then you ask Topix to remove my comments.

Here, you also show yourself as own-tribe centric person. People are "interesting" individually and when you find some cultures nt to be so , it just shows that you have not bothered to find out about them.
Meli

Athens, Greece

#25 Jul 19, 2009
DAK wrote:
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My comments are right on as far as the topic is concerned. Mell, you cannot come to admit that your view is incorrect. You lost the argument so then you ask Topix to remove my comments.
Here, you also show yourself as own-tribe centric person. People are "interesting" individually and when you find some cultures nt to be so , it just shows that you have not bothered to find out about them.
I don't argue, I discuss. And I don't do it to win, but to let the truth shine. If someone else brings out the truth, I'm just as satisfied, because I see things falling in order. I like things that work, that don't flow against nature. That's where we are so different, the reason you keep going off topic because you feel the need to win whatever the cost. So I think the best solution is to give this a rest. It's so flat,tasteless and frankly, it all even sounds silly to me.
DAK

London, UK

#26 Jul 20, 2009
You argue a point in discussions, Mell. Please do write to President Obama to seek Baganda's special dispensation from being labelled a "tribe" . Tell him only Baganda are a nation in Africa! On topic?!
Glasnos

Apopka, FL

#27 Jul 20, 2009
Obama knows all about tribal politics ... from his roots ... in the Daley tribe of Chicago.
Meli

Athens, Greece

#28 Jul 20, 2009
DAK wrote:
You argue a point in discussions, Mell. Please do write to President Obama to seek Baganda's special dispensation from being labelled a "tribe" . Tell him only Baganda are a nation in Africa! On topic?!
The word argue has many meanings, but the way you used it, giving the aim of the activity to winning is what I refer to when I say I don't argue. I discuss, I debate, not argue. Period. I have no intention of persuading you to see things my way, just to help us all see the truth. It's by no means a competition. For what would be the gain in competing here with people I don't know? But it's okay, if it's the thing for you.

That having been said, don't worry about the Baganda. Just go ahead and write to Mr. Obama and whomever else you wish about the Indian and British problems or blessings or whatever. Don't you think it's high time you learned not to waste time on stuff that is other people's concern? Who was it who said? "...be careful what you do wiht your time, because it's what your life is made up of." Give this a rest, go mind your own business.
DAK

London, UK

#29 Jul 21, 2009
Meli wrote:
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The word argue has many meanings, but the way you used it, giving the aim of the activity to winning is what I refer to when I say I don't argue. I discuss, I debate, not argue. Period. I have no intention of persuading you to see things my way, just to help us all see the truth. It's by no means a competition. For what would be the gain in competing here with people I don't know? But it's okay, if it's the thing for you.
That having been said, don't worry about the Baganda. Just go ahead and write to Mr. Obama and whomever else you wish about the Indian and British problems or blessings or whatever. Don't you think it's high time you learned not to waste time on stuff that is other people's concern? Who was it who said? "...be careful what you do wiht your time, because it's what your life is made up of." Give this a rest, go mind your own business.
What truth? The truth is what I have stated before about the TRIBAL ( I do not use capitals so easily) sentiments of Baganda which were at the root of the problem of power and dmocracy in Uganda. I am Uganda born and that is also the truth. Since you are living in greece then should you not mind your business in Greece?
DAK

London, UK

#30 Jul 21, 2009
President Obama, please note Mell here wants you to mind your business in the US.!!!
Meli

Athens, Greece

#31 Jul 21, 2009
DAK wrote:
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What truth? The truth is what I have stated before about the TRIBAL ( I do not use capitals so easily) sentiments of Baganda which were at the root of the problem of power and dmocracy in Uganda. I am Uganda born and that is also the truth. Since you are living in greece then should you not mind your business in Greece?
You don't know the meaning of the word, because you are busy just trying to win. Only God knows what it would do for you here. Is topix giving away prizes that I didn't know of?

You don't know a thing about me. Because Iam not here to basically talk about myself. All you say is assumptions. If you really are interested in winning, you must try to separate what you know for sure, from what you think you know. A very strange world this one, beware so you are not taken by surprise all too often.
DAK

Walthamstow, UK

#32 Jul 22, 2009
Meli wrote:
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You don't know the meaning of the word, because you are busy just trying to win. Only God knows what it would do for you here. Is topix giving away prizes that I didn't know of?
You don't know a thing about me. Because Iam not here to basically talk about myself. All you say is assumptions. If you really are interested in winning, you must try to separate what you know for sure, from what you think you know. A very strange world this one, beware so you are not taken by surprise all too often.
It is about facts AND opinions based on facts, silly. When you lose an argment, it is best to admit it gracefully. Not you, Mell! You go on to make comments about "winning".
Meli

Athens, Greece

#33 Jul 22, 2009
DAK wrote:
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It is about facts AND opinions based on facts, silly. When you lose an argment, it is best to admit it gracefully. Not you, Mell! You go on to make comments about "winning".
The reason I've been replying to your posts, I've read and heard of many people, your kind of people, who take everything so personal. You are the measure, you are the weight. Everything is about you Dak, to you, you are the center of the world. Whatever you want and wish is what is right, you are the winner. Always. Everyone who doesn't think like you do is a loser, however sound their reasons. You are so like Kotecha and another Indian guy I once knew. You must have your own version of the truth about everything, twisted and bent in all directions. It must be an Indian thing, that I wouldn't understand. The good news? The world is catching up on everything. And the majority know what the universal truth is, and those who don't are always given a chance. Now if you cannot give the topic a rest, you go rest.
DAK

London, UK

#34 Jul 22, 2009
Meli wrote:
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The reason I've been replying to your posts, I've read and heard of many people, your kind of people, who take everything so personal. You are the measure, you are the weight. Everything is about you Dak, to you, you are the center of the world. Whatever you want and wish is what is right, you are the winner. Always. Everyone who doesn't think like you do is a loser, however sound their reasons. You are so like Kotecha and another Indian guy I once knew. You must have your own version of the truth about everything, twisted and bent in all directions. It must be an Indian thing, that I wouldn't understand. The good news? The world is catching up on everything. And the majority know what the universal truth is, and those who don't are always given a chance. Now if you cannot give the topic a rest, you go rest.
Again a generalisation on "indians" is similar to the "nation" of Buganda in your myopic view.
Meli

Athens, Greece

#35 Jul 22, 2009
Whatever.
kizito

Claremont, CA

#36 Aug 1, 2009
Obama addressed the current govt.of Uganda. Who are shamelessly looting the country dry.

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