Skip to comments.Witchcraft in the White House
Posted on 08/17/2009 12:34:55 PM PDT by Rutles4Ever
The Obama White House is abuzz with talk of witchcraft by first grandmother, 72-year-old Marian Robinson, who lives in the White House residence. A close friend of Michelle Obama says the president is furious at his mother-in-law after learning that she was practicing Santeria, an African spirit cult, in the White House.
"The president is quite upset about this on two different levels. First, he is a committed Christian, no matter what his critics say about Reverend Wright. He is adamant that Sasha and Malia be raised with Christian influences. He does not want them to be involved with African voodoo. And secondly, he is worried about the political fallout if his enemies get wind of this. Rev. Wright was bad enough, but this would be political suicide," a close friend of Michelles confided.
Religion took center stage during the campaign last year when videos showed the Rev. Jeremiah Wright shouting "God damn America." Obama was forced to distance himself from the since-retired pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, where he worshiped for 20 years. Many people were shocked by the videos and questioned Obamas fitness to be president. Since taking office, Obama has avoided worshiping in public and now prefers the chapel at the presidential retreat at Camp David.
This is how it happened. Marian Robinson became increasingly frustrated as her husband, Fraser Robinson, was hobbled by multiple sclerosis in the late 1980s. The family pastor prayed with her and counseled her, but "she turned to Santeria in a desperate hope," Michelles friend said. "Michelle put her foot down when she heard that her mother took her dad to ceremonies where they did spells and trances, and sacrificed animals, chickens and goats I think. But Marian was desperate and kept going anyway, even when her husband was to sick to go with her. I dont think the president knew anything about this earlier because it was before they met. Michelle and Craig (her brother) wanted to close the book on this and never talked about it again after their father died in 1991."
The first grandma appears to be worried about her health now, even though doctors pronounce her in good shape. "Marian invited an old friend from Chicago to visit her at the White House, and she performed a Santeria ceremony in the residence. When Michelle saw this woman, a voodoo priestess she recognized her from when her father was sick, she had a fit. When she told the president about it, he blew up and said, No voodoo in the White House. Absolutely. I dont care what you call it. As far as I know, it only happened once," the friend said.
The president was "totally in favor" when his mother-in-law moved into the White House as a live-in babysitter for 11-year-old Malia and 8-year-old Sasha. Obama reportedly told Michelle that her mother will have to go back to Chicago if she does not "stop this witchcraft mumbo-jumbo immediately" and ordered the Secret Service to not allow Marians friend to return to the White House.
Okay, so when do we know it is satire, truth, or misinformation designed just to malign. I’d really like to know what is TRUE regarding this post....I don’t even trust SNOPES anymore......
Do you see a reliable source mentioned in the piece? No? Then it's unconfirmed gossip.
Yes, it will be fun. Can’t wait til the SRM starts climbing all over it. /s Wonder what the Globe has in the works!
yep, now it’s his mother in law under the bus.
I don’t have any data on Grandma Obama’s witchcraft practices, but I’d bet it’s a step up from what her grandson is doing in the White House.
What we need is a good, single-payer Voodoo system.
Hey the way things are going for Obama right now, a little witchcraft just might be the key to what he needs in the WhiteHouse!
Seems that Santeria people in Cuba and elsewhere in latin America.. used to make images of Santeria "Gods" i.e. Bobalu among others.. and then form in clay over them images of the Roman Catholic Mary and other "saints".. and then make shrines to those Gods.. in their homes and elsewhere..
While "worshiping" the saint they were in reality worshipping Bobalu... I thought this quite humorous at the time.. still do.. Since RCC people decry that what they are doing is actually "worship".. as do the Santeria proponents.. They did the same with various amulets and talismans.. used by both groups.. i.e. crosses, prayer beads, holy water, etc.
Keyboard claim chit coming your way...
I thought Santeria was Mexican.
First good laugh of the day. Thanks
I know you are a long time poster, but this story is just ZOTbait.
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He’s a Christian alright...wherein Jesus is a whitey hatin’ black man.
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