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Obama's grandfather tortured by the British? A fantasy (like most of the Presidentís own memoir)
Daily Mail ^ | June 19, 2012 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 06/19/2012 7:11:19 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

A new biography of Barack Obama has established that his grandfather was not, as is related in the President’s own memoir, detained by the British in Kenya and found that claims that he was tortured were a fabrication.

'Barack Obama: The Story' by David Maraniss catalogues dozens of instances in which Obama deviated significantly from the truth in his book 'Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance'. The 641-page book punctures the carefully-crafted narrative of Obama’s life.

One of the enduring myths of Obama’s ancestry is that his paternal grandfather Hussein Onyango Obama, who served as a cook in the British Army, was imprisoned in 1949 by the British for helping the anti-colonial Mau Mau rebels and held for several months.

Obama’s step-grandmother Sarah, Onyango wife, who is still living, is quoted in the future President’s memoir, as saying: ‘One day, the white man’s askaris came to take Onyango away, and he was placed in a detention camp.

‘But he had been in the camp for over six months, and when he returned to Alego he was very thin and dirty. He had difficulty walking, and his head was full of lice. He was so ashamed, he refused to enter his house or tell us what happened.’

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature; Conspiracy; Miscellaneous; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: british; corruption; democrats; dreamsfrommyfather; fabrication; fraud; husseinonyangoobama; liberallies; liberals; lying; maumau; memoir; memoirlies; mythsofobama; obama; stanleyarmourdunham; youlie

1 posted on 06/19/2012 7:11:27 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Supposedly, this is why the Kommie Kenyan sent OUR bust of Winston Churchill back to the Brits. The boy has a chip on his shoulder I guess.


2 posted on 06/19/2012 7:18:53 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (64% of Americans support amnesty and find the Wet DREAM Act "a big hit!" - New Bloomberg Poll)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another c0mp0site mem0ry.

Reality is such a bourgeois concept, anyway.


3 posted on 06/19/2012 7:19:39 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck
Supposedly, this is why the Kommie Kenyan sent OUR bust of Winston Churchill back to the Brits. The boy has a chip on his shoulder I guess.

Churchill has more American Blood than Obama

He had a real American mother, Jenny Jerome from Booklyn NY

4 posted on 06/19/2012 7:30:14 PM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

bump


5 posted on 06/19/2012 7:31:23 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The media ignored the 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers' Pentagon bombing but not Watergate. Ask Why.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The son of a b..... is a fantacide, like allot of politicians, they read to much science fiction, and believe in ideals instead of reality. These are the same complete idiots that get us in to major wars, and other stupid crap, with other countries. They never study actual history, or any history of human action!


6 posted on 06/19/2012 7:39:23 PM PDT by foundedonpurpose (Be strong in truth!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And we’re supposed to believe this liar when he says he was born in HI? Are we that stupid?


7 posted on 06/19/2012 7:44:29 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Free ThinkerNY
One of the enduring myths of Obama’s ancestry is that his paternal grandfather Hussein Onyango Obama, who served as a cook in the British Army, was imprisoned in 1949 by the British for helping the anti-colonial Mau Mau rebels and held for several months.

There is also the inconvenient fact that the Mau Mau rebellion didn't break out till 1952, with increasing tension during 1951.

So grandpa Obama was highly talented. He managed to get arrested for involvement with a rebellion 2 or 3 years before it happened.

Which does not mean that Gramps or someone else in the family didn't tell this story or something similar. Sort of how by 1946 all Frenchmen were veterans of the Resistance.

8 posted on 06/19/2012 7:50:23 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Since so much about Obama is BS, what else is?

There stories are interesting, but what about the real meat; under what passport (known to not be US) did Obama travel to the Middle East in the 1990s, and why the strange SSINs?


9 posted on 06/19/2012 7:50:38 PM PDT by MindBender26 (America can survive 4 years of Romney. She cannot survive another 4 years of an unfettered Obama!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

What do you call a chip on one’s shoulder for something that never happened, though?


10 posted on 06/19/2012 7:50:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: scooby321

I hope Romney asks for the bust back!


11 posted on 06/19/2012 7:53:28 PM PDT by TigerClaws (He)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Since the whole story was fabricated out of thin air, that “chip” on Zero’s shoulder MUST be pure bull$h!t...a type of “buffalo chip” as it were.


12 posted on 06/19/2012 7:55:19 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: MindBender26

Fact Bump, very inconvenient for the msm, no facts allowed.


13 posted on 06/19/2012 7:57:47 PM PDT by foundedonpurpose (Be strong in truth!)
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To: MindBender26

Sorry, what about Hawaii issuing 3 different versions of their official birth certificate. So what is the official one?????????????? First state government that I have ever seen that has no clue what their official document looks like, in 1961(or any other year), prior to say 1950.


14 posted on 06/19/2012 8:06:09 PM PDT by foundedonpurpose (Be strong in truth!)
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To: Sherman Logan

Better still. Not only did he get arrested a few years before the Mau Mau rebellion even occured, he was probably the only non-Kikuyu in the the ranks of the Mau Mau. Once grandpa Obama knelt toward Mecca, the Mau Mau would have cut him up into little pieces. The Kikuyu were not fond of the Muslim slave raiders from the coast. I wonder if Kenya has any stolen valor laws in regards to the Mau Mau Rebellion. If so, Grandpa Obama would have a little legal trouble, if he is still alive.


15 posted on 06/19/2012 8:19:49 PM PDT by gusty
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To: Free ThinkerNY

when his lips move, he lies.


16 posted on 06/19/2012 9:00:27 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The truth doesn’t matter to Obama. It’s what he believes. He’s a made up person, the perfect Manchurian.

Look at what the Saudis are doing to bring down oil prices and protect their investment. Cook County doesn’t have a strong history of honorable politicians.

Lies are mother’s milk to them and Obama is their kindred.


17 posted on 06/20/2012 5:46:18 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: MindBender26

Yep, the smoke can obscure the fire.


18 posted on 06/20/2012 5:54:24 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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