Skip to comments.Obama invokes grandmother's death to support ObamaCare, but failed to attend her service
Posted on 08/16/2009 6:01:04 AM PDT by Askwhy5times
President Obama brought up his grandmother's death to convince people Democrats don't want to 'pull the plug' on the elderly.
You may remember Presidential candidate Obama left the campaign trail on October 24, 2008 to fly to Hawaii and visit his terminally ill grandmother, Madelyn Dunham.
Madelyn Dunham passed away two days before the election.
President-elect Barak Obama decided to rest in Chicago after his grandmother's death.
Madelyn Dunham was cremated. A memorial service was held on November 15, 2008, but Barack Obama and his close family members were missing.
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are you sure there was any service?
They may have sent her off to be cremated and then used the photo op of throwing her ashes into the ocean.
The people from Bank of Hawaii who really knew and worked with her arranged a memorial. It was in the Honolulu news.
The family did not attend
She was a “typical white lady.”
Same old campaign type speech. No details no substance.
My grandmother refused to leave the tiny shotgun shack she lived in in what was essentially a ghost town in central Missouri until she was too sick and senile to resist. This in spite of the fact that two of her surviving children were doing well enough to take her in and had asked her repeatedly to live with them. At the time we lived two states away and couldn’t visit very often. So I’m thinking that even if Obama had asked her to live with him and/or offered to put her in a nice house with staff, she may have flatly refused being of the generation like my grandparents and parents of intense self reliance. In this story I see one valid criticism of Obama - he should have been there to see her at least once every month or two for the years leading up to her death. But my son should call me more often and he’s a good person. Oh well.
This says everything I need to know about Obummer - these two quotes from Obummer’s book -
I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction. and I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mothers race
Immediately following that trip, his birth records were sealed by the state of Hawaii.
I'm convinced that the reason Barack Obama doesn't want anyone to see his official birth certificate is not because it would prove he was born anywhere else but Hawaii, but rather it would prove he was born half-reptile.
This guy's veins could freeze helium.
Everything about this Jim Jones type character creeps me out. How can he have such a following?
I wondered when someone was going to bring up this fact that he dilly dallied around after his grandmother passed away. He didn’t even pretend to take care of the funeral arrangements.
The quote from his book about his mother’s race tells me that Glenn Beck is spot on about obumbler being a racist. This quote needs to be sent to all those commie-loving advertisers boycotting Glenn’s show.
I have no data on the possibility, but it’s not uncommon for family members to arrange a private ceremony, with another later ceremony attended by others.
He couldn’t attend the service since he was too busy burying his Birth Certificate.
Pray for America
Ding, ding! We have a winner.
He didn't go to see her, he went to tie up loose ends. That's why he didn't take the wife and kids. The Honolulu paper had a timeline of the time spent at her apartment. IIRC, he didn't spend but about 5 hours total in the house and most of that was talking with his sister. I imagine he spent some of that time digging through the closet for his BC and vaccination papers and putting a match to them. I imagine a lot of papers and photos when into the fireplace during that visit.
That's an insult to iguanas everywhere.
Obama only saw her a couple of times in the last 2 years of her life - for a few hours total. His wife and daughter saw her once, on a visit measured in minutes.
I don’t think Michelle or Barry wanted on old white woman in their house.
Obama’s grandmother dying has nothing to do with teh health care debate. All Obama is saying is “Hey, I had a grandmother and she died”. It doesn’t mean he will make sure everyone else has the best health care.
My grandmothers died too. I was very close to them. One lived to be 100. Never would have happened under a government system.
It should be obvious to every American by now that Obummer cares not about his own family especially its white members. He casually throws them all under the bus when it is politically expedient and necessary to do so. This dangerous behavior should be a warning bell to all Americans that radicals care not about America or Americans, they only care about themselves and their egos, nothing or nobody else.
Yeah, I think he went to see her in her apartment before she died so he could secure paperwork, like his and his mother’s passports, birth certificates, school transcripts, etc.
For example, he placed Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel as his advisor on health care, and the DNC leadership made hoim a policy advisor to the congress. Ezekiel's own words about older people line much more up with Obama's actions than OBama's campaign style words.
Obama uses his grandmother to support health care reform and gets caught in a whopper of a lie!
You need to read this to understand how shamless this man is. Don’t hold your breath waiting for the MSM to pick up on this.
He is just disappointed that he couldnt pull the plug on her sooner.
Her illness also came at an inconvenient time for him.
Obama makes his own grandma a case study for why the govt needs a panel using a formula to break the news to old folks that their health insurance will only offer a pain pill instead of getting the operation.
Personally I think he treads on shaky ground to bring up his Grandmother. His neglect and virtual imprisonment of her in her last year of her life is despicable and quite abnormal. Has anyone seen the death certificate? Were is her doctor on his healthcare reform plans?
yep....I’d like to see a tox report from an autopsy but you can bet that they fired her up asap......Dr’s orders during her last week would be of interest too
Obummer probably payed him to keep silent.
Money and power mean more to this president than morality.
Ego and blind ambition is what drives Obummer and he will use Chicago style politics to remove those that stand in his way whether through bribery, threats, blackmail or mob style physical pain, torture and suffering.
Do you really believe there was an autopsy?
As I recall she was cremated very quickly and the apartment totally cleaned out within 48 hours.
Funny the press never picked up on her leaving her apartment to go to the hospital for cancer treatment, hip surgery, etc ... or on hospice care coming to her
Someone watches too much CSI...
sure...it’s fairly obvious what happened.....a woman well enough to be living in her own apartment up to that point in time and “grandson” magically shows up just in time for her death....no hospice and only perhaps some home care and/or a professional live-in assistant?
PS....no....I DO NOT believe there was an autopsy
Did Obummer give his grandmother the pill he wants us all to take?
My apologies to the herpetologists reading FR today for any misunderstanding. I meant no offense, but in my defense, please take note of the fact that I didn't say full-blooded reptile, Sparko. I said half-reptile.
And unlike the progeny of interspecies breeding which tend to bear the superior traits of both dissimilar parents ('hybrid vigor', I think they call the phenomenon), it seems that Stanley Anne Dunham's rather unfortunate association with her reptilian partner resulted in her eldest-born offspring presenting the worst traits of both parents. He seems to be as racist a neanderthal as any of the most vile 'typical white persons' whom Barack Obama would himself condemn, and simultaneously as cold-blooded & lazy as his paternal genetic heritage would confer.
Indeed, there exists now the distinct possibility that someday our Reptilian-American POTUS shall come to be known as genetic science's first documented examplar of 'hybrid malformation'. ;-)
lol they cant even manage cash for clunkers ......and they want control of healthcare.....
Euthanasia is a hate crime.
Abortion is a hate crime.
Impeach 0bama for hate crimes.
Those are two quotes I had never seen before, Paige. And they are IMPORTANT ones. Thank you.
Not necessarily inconvenient; it afforded him “cover” to visit her and dispose of any documents (birth certificates, passports, etc) that would have been in the closet, attic, etc.
Isn’t the random killing, murder and genocide of old and elderly people a kind of discrimination?
Yeah, I know: tin-foil hat stuff. But the whole incident was so unnatural. To "go see your dying grandma", and then not go see her two day when you arrive. Bizarre.
Not to get documents that might prove Obama constitutionally ineligible for the presidency or that Barack Obama Sr. was not his father.
Obama could not leave the job to the Hawaii party or even his campaign staff. Delegating the job at all would have left open the possibility of the papers being leaked to a vengeful PUMA unafraid to use them.
No, this was one job Obama had to do himself, even if it was apparently beneath a presidential candidate's dignity to personally rummage through his grandmother's house just weeks before the election.
Will you tell me which pages in which book those quotes are on? I want to pass them on to some family members, and I’d like to be specific about where they can be found.
You know, when talking about Bozo's BC we should stick to facts, not rumors we have heard. Bozo's BC is sealed according to law and it was sealed, by law, as soon as it was recorded by the State of Hawaii. Governor Lingle didn't seal his records, they were sealed back in 1961 or whatever year his mother, or some other relative, recorded it with the state of Hawaii.
The BS about Hawaii sealing his BC after his trip there is just, BS. What did happen after his trip is the story that officials had seen the BC, which implied that it was legitimate, except that isn't exactly what they said.
The thing is the BC thing is hard enough to push without rumors clouding up the story, rumors that are easy for the other side to refute.
Maybe he had other more important plans, golfing, vacation or diner date.
Absolutely, so I googled and found the story was posted at World Net Daily, a source that is used quite often here.
I have to admit, though, I don't fact check news articles I post, rather let them stand for themselves.
If you disagree with the article, fact check it and post your source article.
See post 46...my bad!
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