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SECRET CABINET PAPERS (OMG!...Obama's first cousin's father took orders from Soviets/Red Chinese!!!)
The Sunday Standard ^ | July 11, 2004 | John Kamau

Posted on 03/30/2008 1:49:47 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts

SECRET CABINET PAPERS

How Kenya’s best kept secret became a hotbed of insurgents

By John Kamau

Dateline: Saturday, December 12, 1964. At around 3 pm, just as Kenya turned into a republic, the newly sworn-in President Jomo Kenyatta’s convoy drove from State House, Nairobi to the flag-decked Thika Road to officially open what he described as "Kenya’s best kept secret" and Jamhuri Day’s "big surprise" – the so-called Lumumba Institute. He didn’t know it was a communist school of politics designed to topple him.

Forty years later, questions are still asked about how the new Vice President, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, managed to trick Kenyatta to approve a plot to topple him. It was a move that not only left top schemer Tom Mboya dazed but also confused Kenyatta’s inner circle — composed of Mr Mbiyu Koinange, Mr James Gichuru, and Dr Njoroge Mungai.

And when they realised what had happened they threw senior Chinese and Russian "spies" stationed at the institute out of the country. Others simply disappeared....

(Excerpt) Read more at eastandard.net ...


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The plot thickens...Raila Odinga is Barack Obama's first cousin, and the man Obama backed for president in Kenya...and he continues to back him, even as Raila Odinga attempts to overthrow the current government of Kenya, and replace it with a terror-supporting dictatorship. Raila Odinga's father (Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga) was a hardcore Marxist-Leninist revolutionary (see article above) who attempted to topple the government of Kenya on behalf of the Soviets and the Red Chinese. Raila Odinga (Jaramogi Odinga's son, and Barack Obama's first cousin), as previously mentioned, got his education in Soviet East Germany, named his son after Fidel Castro, and by all available evidence, is following in his father's Communist footsteps. This is the man Barack Obama is supporting in Kenya!
1 posted on 03/30/2008 1:49:49 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Beckwith

Read every word of the following link carefully: it is the agreement Obama’s first cousin (Raila Odinga) made with the National Muslim Leaders Forum (NAMLEF) should he win the presidency. This is the would-be Islamofascist dictator Barack is backing in Kenya!:

http://eakenya.org/newsevents/article.htm?id=8


2 posted on 03/30/2008 1:50:11 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: All

Also see: “Who is this man beside Obama”

This man gets scarier by the minute!!!

http://www.sodahead.com/blog/2048/


3 posted on 03/30/2008 1:52:27 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

Bump.


4 posted on 03/30/2008 1:53:41 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe; Thunder90; SJackson; dennisw; metmom; betty boop; Alamo-Girl; DaveLoneRanger; ...

ping!


5 posted on 03/30/2008 1:56:07 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
"Raila Odinga is Barack Obama's first cousin, and the man Obama backed for president in Kenya...and he continues to back him, even as Raila Odinga attempts to overthrow the current government of Kenya, and replace it with a terror-supporting dictatorship. Raila Odinga's father (Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga) was a hardcore Marxist-Leninist revolutionary "

Hussein Obama sought his family roots. He rejected his mothers side and embraced the Islamic, slave running, Marxist terrorist, paternal heritage.

He embraced his fathers roots and his Black Liberation Theologian mentor, the Wrong Reverand Wright.

yitbos

6 posted on 03/30/2008 1:56:24 AM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." - Ayn Rand)
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To: dixie sass

read


7 posted on 03/30/2008 1:58:15 AM PDT by dixie sass
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To: GodGunsGuts

ODumbo’s story gets more interesting every day...


8 posted on 03/30/2008 2:01:26 AM PDT by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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To: bruinbirdman
I wonder if Hillary would dare use this stuff?!?! It would certainly contribute to operation chaos! It might succeed in getting Obama bumped if it were played right. But the hard-left would never forgive her and she's lose the general election for sure. What to do, what to do...LOL
9 posted on 03/30/2008 2:06:45 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Beckwith

Sorry Beckwith, I was not drawing your attention to the agreement between Odinga and NAMLEF, as I already know you know about that. I was pinging you to the main article, which should prove to be a bombshell (espcially when considered along with the above mentioned agreement). Can’t wait to see what happens when the other blogs, conservative newspapers, talk radio, and Fox et al get ahold of this!


10 posted on 03/30/2008 2:11:30 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: AFPhys

Interesting? Intersting! Scary’s the word to describe Obama’s Manchurian candidacy!!!


11 posted on 03/30/2008 2:13:44 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

¡Sí, Se Puede !


12 posted on 03/30/2008 2:14:46 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~~~***Just say NO to the "O"***~~~)
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To: freespirited; Zechariah11; hsalaw; shenandoah_pa; DietCoke; whatshotandwhatsnot
Ping... Another piece of the puzzle with Obama.

Incidently, for those who don't know, Obama's "spiritual advisor" Wright got his degree in Divinity school in the area of Islam in Africa in the 1800s.

Obama knows full well EXACTLY what Islamofascism is, and how Islam operates - yet he is STILL a sympathizer of our enemies in the WOT.

This man is truly a threat to ALL American's safety - not to mention the rest of the world.

Obama Wright Issues Ping List
If you would like on or off the Obama/Wright Issues Ping List. Please respond to this post, or send me a Freepmail. (Keyword for Search: ObamaWrightList).

WARNING: This will most likely be a High-Volume List, but hopefully it will be a short-lived list (as in hopefully Obama will no longer be a factor soon!).

NOTE: If you run across an article here at FR or elsewhere on the web, drop me a ping, or send me a Freepmail with the URL so I can add it here, or ping the list as appropriate.

Thanks!
13 posted on 03/30/2008 2:24:47 AM PDT by LibertyRocks (The Liberty Rocks Blog - http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ also see; http://www.libertyrocks.us)
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To: GodGunsGuts
OMG!...Obama's first cousin's father took orders from Soviets/Red Chinese!!!)

How much worse is that than our current administration apparently taking orders from Mexico?

14 posted on 03/30/2008 2:38:14 AM PDT by The Duke (I have met the enemy, and he is named 'Apathy'!)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Odinga is not Obama’s first cousin. To be Obama’s first cousin Odinga must be the son of one of Obama’s parents siblings or vice versa.

That is clearly not the case.

Big deal. Dick Cheney is also Obama’s cousin.

I have tried to advise fellow freepers not to trust pro-Kibaki propaganda. Digging up stories from the sixties does not help. The best way for African Leaders to obtain aid money during the Cold War was to alternate between posing as Marxists and Capitalists. There were only a few true socialists like Nyerere in Tanzania.

Even Mobutu dabbled with the Chinese (they build one or two stadiums in Kinsasha). Idi Amin was friendly with Israel until syphilis induced madness took over him - he then moved over to Gaddafi. Siad Barre of Somalia rapidly alternated between East and West (all that mattered to him was competition with Haile Mengistu Miriam in Ethiopia). The Zambians were ‘marxist’ when Mao helped them build railways, subsequently pro-western, now pro-chinese because of investment in copper mines.


15 posted on 03/30/2008 2:38:26 AM PDT by KingJaja
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To: KingJaja

==Odinga is not Obama’s first cousin. To be Obama’s first cousin Odinga must be the son of one of Obama’s parents siblings or vice versa.

Straight from the horses mouth. Either Odinga is lying, or he’s Obama’s first cousin:

“Opposition leader Raila Odinga, who lost the election to incumbent Mwai Kibaki, said that his first cousin Barack Obama had called him twice to express his concern, ‘despite being in the middle of the very busy New Hampshire primary.’”

http://www.harpers.org/subjects/BarackObama/SubjectOf/Event

http://www.harpers.org/subjects/BarackObama/SubjectOf/Event


16 posted on 03/30/2008 2:52:12 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

Who is the current government of Kenya and are they a current ally of Western countries?

Secondly is Obama supporting a coup by a Sharia Law Taliban like dictatorship?


17 posted on 03/30/2008 2:54:00 AM PDT by igoramus08
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To: KingJaja

I’d say setting up a headquarters to overthrow the government of Kenya on behalf of the Soviets/Red Chinese is just a little different than accepting assistance for railways, etc. Also, Odinga’s son (Raila Odinga), and Obama’s apparent first cousin, was educated in Soviet controlled East Germany, named his son after Fidel Castro, and is currently attempting to accomplish the same feat as his father: THE OVERTHROW OF KENYA’S GOVERNMENT, and the installation of an Islamo-Marxist dictatorship with the full support of our would-be Commander-in-Chief, Barack Hussein Obama.


18 posted on 03/30/2008 3:00:14 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: igoramus08

==Who is the current government of Kenya and are they a current ally of Western countries?

http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=/ForeignBureaus/archive/200802/INT20080219b.html

==Secondly is Obama supporting a coup by a Sharia Law Taliban like dictatorship?

It would appear so:

http://www.sodahead.com/blog/2048/

READ THE NEXT ONE CAREFULLY!

http://eakenya.org/newsevents/article.htm?id=8


19 posted on 03/30/2008 3:03:18 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: LibertyRocks

Please add me to the list.


20 posted on 03/30/2008 3:13:30 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT, NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: igoramus08; Tailgunner Joe; Thunder90; Beckwith

Come to think of it, why is Condi trying to force the Kenyan government into a coalition with these terrorist bastards??? This is exactly what the Communists want.

http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=/ForeignBureaus/archive/200802/INT20080219b.html


21 posted on 03/30/2008 3:13:48 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

See post #21. Strange, no???


22 posted on 03/30/2008 3:14:27 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

this one seems to have dropped out of sight...obama is up to his ears in Kenya. posted on 02/25/2008

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1975930/replies?c=219


23 posted on 03/30/2008 3:16:04 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: Fred Nerks

Excellent find! If you know how to post all those pictures, feel free to post them on this thread—especially the one where he is posing with Islamo-Commie Odinga!


24 posted on 03/30/2008 3:18:03 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Done. :)


25 posted on 03/30/2008 3:21:38 AM PDT by LibertyRocks (The Liberty Rocks Blog - http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ also see; http://www.libertyrocks.us)
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To: GodGunsGuts

26 posted on 03/30/2008 3:26:42 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: Fred Nerks

Mohamed Abdid, also known as Mohamed Wali, worked for the Keith Ellison campaign. Mohamed is an ex US Marine.

Obama supported Mohamed Abdid, a Somali muslim/arab in his bid for election in Kenya.

Mohamed Abdid Website:

LINK.

27 posted on 03/30/2008 3:33:45 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: GodGunsGuts

http://kennethelamb.blogspot.com/2008/02/barak-obama-questions-about-ethnic.html

EXCERPT:

Here is the truth about Mr. Obama’s name, and his father’s ancestors:

True Negro tribal members of western Kenya where his father was born have Christian names, not Arabic. His father’s decision to name him with an Arabic name is a matter of his father establishing his ethnic identity in Africa - it is done deliberately to separate him from the African tribes. He may live among them, but he is not one of them. His father’s message is that he is Arabic, not Negro.

Many will find these truths unsettling. I’m often asked, “But I thought his father was Kenyan. How could Mr. Obama not be African-American, how could his ethnic composition be so Arabic?”

The definitive clue to that answer is to look at his name, his father’s name, and the names of all his ancestors on his father’s side. They are all Arabic.

Researching his roots reveal that on his father’s side, he is descended from Arab slave traders. They operated under an extended grant from Queen Victoria, who gave them the right to continue the slave trade in exchange for helping the British defeat the Madhi Army in southern Sudan and the Upper Nile region...


28 posted on 03/30/2008 3:37:22 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: GodGunsGuts
http://eakenya.org/newsevents/article.htm?id=8


29 posted on 03/30/2008 3:40:55 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: GodGunsGuts
BTTT!!

This is HOT!!!

30 posted on 03/30/2008 3:41:17 AM PDT by Perseverando
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To: KingJaja

I’m Barack Obama’s cousin says Raila Odinga

By Mike Pflanz in Nairobi

Last Updated: 2:49am GMT 11/01/2008

Kenya’s defeated presidential challenger Raila Odinga has claimed to be a cousin of Barack Obama and said that they had discussed his country’s post-election violence.

Kibaki offers talks with Kenyan rival Odinga
Obama senses victory as voting begins
Mr Odinga, 63, said that the US senator’s father, from western Kenya’s Luo tribe, was his maternal uncle.

Mr Odinga (right) says that Senator Obama’s late father was his uncle on his mother’s side

“He has called me to talk about the destabilising constitutional crisis in this country, despite being in the middle of the very busy New Hampshire primary,” Mr Odinga said yesterday.

Mr Obama’s spokesman Robert Gibbs confirmed that the senator spoke to the Kenyan opposition leader on Monday afternoon for about five minutes before going into a rally in New Hampshire, according to Associated Press...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/01/08/wkenya308.xml


31 posted on 03/30/2008 3:42:31 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Fred Nerks

Thanks, FRED...your pictures add a nice touch!


32 posted on 03/30/2008 3:43:23 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Perseverando

Let’s see if the MSM picks up on it. I already emailed this post to Drudge, Rush, Fox, Glen Beck, etc, etc.


33 posted on 03/30/2008 3:45:05 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

I forwarded the story to WorldNetDaily.com


34 posted on 03/30/2008 4:08:01 AM PDT by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

35 posted on 03/30/2008 4:10:07 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Perseverando

I wonder what Hillary will do with this once it gets out?!?!?! This should help increase the chaos factor without any Republicans needing to cross over. LOL

PS On a serious note: Barack Hussein Obama is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS MAN.


36 posted on 03/30/2008 4:14:44 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Fred Nerks
http://kennethelamb.blogspot.com/2008/02/barak-obama-questions-about-ethnic.html
Researching his roots reveal that on his father’s side, he is descended from Arab slave traders.


Wow if this can be proven.
37 posted on 03/30/2008 4:23:31 AM PDT by igoramus08
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To: GodGunsGuts

http://www2.nysun.com/article/69273?page_no=1

The Kenya Connection
By DANIEL JOHNSON
January 10, 2008


38 posted on 03/30/2008 4:25:15 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: Fred Nerks

Excellent, excellent find Fred! If it’s not already posted on FR, you should post it immediately!!!


39 posted on 03/30/2008 4:29:01 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

From a Jan. Reuter’s article: http://africa.reuters.com/wire/news/usnL08727241.html

>>>Odinga also said he was a cousin of Obama, but Obama’s uncle [Said Obama] said that the two were not directly related.

“Odinga’s mother came from this area, so it is normal for us to talk about cousins. But he is not a blood relative,” he said.

Regardless of how the truth of the blood relationship eventually pans out, the cousin aspect of this is immaterial and should be dropped from the discussion. Even if they turn out to be relatives, it’s an accident of birth that has no bearing.

What IS salient here is that Obama has chosen to campaign for Odinga and endorses the man and his agenda.

The Obama campaign would like nothing better for people to focus on the cousin angle. Instead of addressing the alarming implications of Obama’s endorsements of Odinga, they get to argue the accuracy of the blood-relationship story.

It’s a sweet set-up. If the claim is true, they get to (rightly) point out that we can’t choose our relatives. If the claim is false, they get to play the old “discredit one small aspect of the story, discredit it all” ploy.


40 posted on 03/30/2008 4:41:54 AM PDT by Eroteme
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To: GodGunsGuts

Can you point us to recent comments by Obama showing his support for this guy?

Also, can you tell us about the make-up of the current Kenyan government?

I’m not doubting you, but we need more specifics. Family relationship does not a scandal make.


41 posted on 03/30/2008 4:46:59 AM PDT by dinoparty
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42 posted on 03/30/2008 4:47:25 AM PDT by anglian
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To: AliVeritas; Dog

ping!


43 posted on 03/30/2008 4:48:24 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: igoramus08

Let’s leave blood relationships out of the discussion. I hope I don’t have to answer for the sins of all my ancestors.


44 posted on 03/30/2008 4:49:37 AM PDT by dinoparty
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To: KingJaja
Odinga is not Obama’s first cousin. To be Obama’s first cousin Odinga must be the son of one of Obama’s parents siblings or vice versa.

OK, so what?

Does it make it right for Obama to support such a murderous thug?

Obama's support for Odinga is the issue here, not the relationship.

45 posted on 03/30/2008 4:51:42 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: KingJaja

Didn’t I read somewhere on here yesterday that Odinga’s mother was a sister of Obama’s father? That would have made them first cousins—and Odinga’s father, Obama’s uncle.


46 posted on 03/30/2008 4:51:55 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: GodGunsGuts

On Kenyan radio, Obama urges calm
News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) - January 30, 2008
Author: Shashank Bengali, Mcclatchy Newspapers
NAIROBI, Kenya — Post-election tribal violence claimed its first political victim Tuesday — a young opposition lawmaker — as Sen. Barack Obama and former United Nations leader Kofi Annan urged Kenyans to find a peaceful solution.

Obama , D-Ill., whose late father was Kenyan, spoke on a popular FM radio station and urged President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga to negotiate without conditions.

“To refuse to do so ignores the will of Kenyans and the urging of the united international community,” the Democratic presidential candidate said on Nairobi’s Capital FM. “Now is the time for Kenya’s leaders to rise above party affiliation and past divisions for the sake of peace.”

More than 800 people have died in the violence in recent weeks after Kibaki claimed victory in an election that neutral observers say was rigged.

At talks presided over by former U.N. Secretary-General Annan on Tuesday, neither Kibaki nor Odinga signaled that he would give up claims to the presidency.

“I wish to pledge my support, and that of my entire government, to this process,” Kibaki said at a brief opening ceremony. When the 76-year-old president finished speaking, Odinga didn’t applaud.

Mugabe Were, a freshman member of parliament, is the first politician to die since the violence began a month ago. Were was shot as he arrived at his home in a middle-class Nairobi suburb shortly after midnight. As he waited for the gate to open, two gunmen dragged him out of his car and shot him in the head and chest, according to news reports.

A shadowy gang known as the Mungiki, whose members come from Kibaki’s Kikuyu community, claimed responsibility. The group, which is notorious for cultlike rituals and beheading its victims, also threatened several top political journalists, according to the news network KTN.

Odinga blamed Were’s killing on government supporters.

“This is an attempt at blackmail, intimidation of our members to succumb to an illegitimate, illegal regime,” he said.

Were, 39, was a popular civic activist who established an orphanage for HIV-affected children in the poor Nairobi neighborhood of Dandora. He had been elected last month as part of Odinga’s slim majority in the parliament. News of his death brought opposition supporters into the streets of Dandora, where they set Kikuyu-owned homes and businesses ablaze.


47 posted on 03/30/2008 4:55:32 AM PDT by maggief
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Seek peace, Obama urges Kenya
Chicago Tribune (IL) - January 9, 2008
Author: Mike Dorning, Tribune national correspondent
While campaigning in New Hampshire this week, Barack Obama worked the international phone lines to urge an end to the violence that erupted in his father’s home country of Kenya following disputed election results there.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday at a doughnut shop in Manchester, Obama said he had contacted Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga by telephone Monday and hoped to also speak with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki.

Kibaki was declared the winner of last week’s presidential election, but allegations of vote-rigging have been followed by widespread ethnic clashes, the burning of villages and a growing humanitarian crisis. International mediators are trying to broker a political settlement to end the violence, but Odinga said Tuesday he would not attend an unmediated meeting with Kibaki.

Obama said Odinga , who has charged that Kibaki stole the election, “indicated that he would be prepared to meet with Kibaki.”

“Obviously, he believes that the votes were not tallied properly. But what I urged was that all the leaders there, regardless of their position on the election, tell their supporters to stand down, to desist with the violence and resolve it in a peaceful way in accordance with Kenyan law,” Obama said.

“He gave me some encouraging signs,” Obama added. “I have not spoken to President Kibaki as yet, but hope to get in touch with him sometime soon and want to see if I can be helpful.”

Last week Obama taped a radio message to the Kenyan people urging calm. His advisers said he also consulted with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who has been trying to mediate in Kenya.

(snip)

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Obama in Africa Obama delivers civics lesson in Nairobi
News Sun, The (Waukegan, IL) - August 29, 2006
Author: By Lynn Sweet
Sun-Times NEWS GROUP

NAIROBI, Kenya - Sen. Barack Obama delivered a lecture on Monday against graft and patronage hiring, ethnic bloc voting that does not yield the best and brightest government leaders, and political families who hoard the spoils of power.

But his focus was not the scandals surrounding Chicago’s City Hall or public corruption probes in Springfield. Or the political tribes of Madigan, Stroger, Hynes and Daley.

Rather, at the University of Nairobi in a speech televised live, Obama used the platform he has as the wildly popular son of a Kenyan to tell this nation their freedom is jeopardized by public corruption.

“My own city of Chicago, Ill., has been the home of some of the most corrupt local politics in American history over the years,” Obama said, “from patronage machines to questionable elections.”

While government corruption is a “problem” in the United States, it is not at the epidemic levels it is in Kenya, Obama said.

“Here in Kenya, there is a crisis - a crisis that’s robbing an honest people of the opportunities they fought for.”

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki ran on an anti-graft platform in 2002 but the government still has an international reputation as corrupt.

Obama did not mention Kibaki by name in his speech but raised concerns about Kenya’s slow walk to a transparent and open government when they met last Friday.

In a nation where ethnic identity is defining for many, Obama - a Luo - said “ethnic-based politics has to stop.”

It was reminiscent of his famed 2004 Democratic Convention speech where he urged the United States not to be divided between red (Republican) and blue (Democratic) states.

Kenyans vote along tribal lines; the winners, from the more populous groups, hand out patronage to their own.

“I have to tell you, that as someone who lives outside of Kenya, the notion that at this stage in the nation’s development there would still be politics primarily based on arguments between Luo, Kikuyu, Kamba and Maasi doesn’t make any sense,” said Obama , ticking off the names of the larger groups.

“Maybe if everybody was rich, we could afford to have these arguments.”

On Friday, Obama complained to Kibaki that Chicago TV crews were shaken down at customs. In Monday’s edition of the Daily Nation, the Kenyan government ran an ad with Obama ‘s name in the headline, saying allegations of corruption were “unfounded.”

The ad states customs receipts were issued. However, the CBS-2 reporting team in Kenya, Michael Flannery and Marcus Richardson, said they were never issued a receipt. Government spokesman Alfred Mutua handed them their paperwork when they went to interview him Monday.

Obama appeared with opposition leader Raila Odinga - a Luo running for president - at stops on Saturday in his father’s native district.

Mutua, in the CBS-2 interview, said Obama may have been caught up in ethnic politics with Odinga “using Sen. Obama as his stooge, as his puppet.”


48 posted on 03/30/2008 5:15:27 AM PDT by maggief
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To: bruinbirdman
Looks like Obama would have made Coleman Young proud. Just look at the good he did for the Motor City, Obama will do the same thing to the whole country.
49 posted on 03/30/2008 5:21:09 AM PDT by Mark was here (The earth is bipolar.)
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To: GodGunsGuts
Really shouldn't come as any surprise. His positions are clearly in line with communism and Marxist thought. Until conservatives become more involved with,spend more money and dedicate more time to academia, and media the sheep will continue to follow the false Shepherd to the abyss.
50 posted on 03/30/2008 5:26:14 AM PDT by Archon of the East (Universal Executive Power of the Law of Nature)
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