anticolonialist love



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  • n. Opponent of the colonies.


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anti- +‎ colonialist.


  • And this is where you figure out that "anticolonialist" is just a code word for "anti-American."


  • The author, Dinesh D'Souza, bases his whole theory that President Obama is a closet "anticolonialist" on an obscure article Obama's father wrote in 1965 for a publication called East Africa Journal.

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  • Without citing any evidence, D'Souza calls Obama, "the most antibusiness president in a generation, perhaps in American history," and goes on to blame this attitude on the "anticolonialist" views of Obama's Kenyan father.

    The Media Consortium: Weekly Audit: Business Press Gets Nasty as Economy Worsens

  • Though President Obama has been promoted to the status of "Kenyan anticolonialist," the appalling claim comes from the thoroughly discredited Newt Gingrich who will do or say anything to further his perverse ambitions.

    Paula Gordon: a Land of Nuts and Money

  • And yes, Palestinian nationalism is anticolonialist and that is much more legitimate in general than colonialist nationalism.

    Matthew Yglesias » Parallel

  • What really motivates Barack Obama is an inherited rage -- an often masked, but profound rage that comes from his African father; an anticolonialist rage against Western dominance, and most especially against the wealth and power of the very nation Barack Obama now leads.

    Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: D'Souza's Rage as a Cover

  • President Obama may well be an anticolonialist (on that I agree with D'Souza), and I believe he is a socialist (differing, there, with the author).

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  • He was an anticolonialist, and he resented what remained of British colonial influence in Egypt—primarily the joint British and French ownership of the Suez Canal, which also entailed the continued stationing of British troops on Egyptian soil in the Canal Zone.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • The anticolonialist believes that since the rich have prospered at the expense of others, their wealth doesn't really belong to them; therefore whatever can be extracted from them is automatically just.

    How Obama Thinks

  • Even then, he recognized what has become a new tenet of anticolonialist ideology: Today's neocolonial leader is not Europe but America.

    How Obama Thinks


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