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Posted on 10/08/2008 5:35:54 PM PDT by ETL

"Barack Obama and Raila Odinga -- Did the Illinois senator violate the Logan Act in campaigning for his 'genocidist' cousin's bid for the Kenyan presidency?"

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"Barack Obama & Raila Odinga"

TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: africa; husseinobama; issues; kenya; kenyanbornmuzzie; obama; odinga; ogingaodinga; radicalmuslims; railaodinga
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The Kenya Connection [Barack Obama, Raila Odinga]
New York Sun ^ | January 10, 2008 | DANIEL JOHNSON

Whether Mr. Odinga [Raila Odinga] has ordered his men to commit murder and arson is unclear. But his own background does not exactly suggest enthusiasm for democracy and the rule of law. Mr. Odinga's father, Oginga Odinga, led the Communist opposition during the Cold War and Raila Odinga was educated in Communist East Germany.


In August 2006, Mr. Obama visited Kenya and spoke in support of Mr. Odinga's candidacy at rallies in Nairobi. The Web site Atlas Shrugs has even posted a photograph of the two men side by side. More recently, Mr. Odinga says that Mr. Obama interrupted his campaigning in New Hampshire to have a telephone conversation with his African cousin about the constitutional crisis in Kenya.

What should Americans make of Mr. Obama's Kenyan connection? If he has been putting tribal or family considerations above America's national interest by supporting Mr. Odinga's anti-Western candidacy, it raises serious questions about his judgement.

At the time of his visit in 2006, President Kibaki's spokesman complained that Mr. Obama was behaving like a "stooge" of Mr. Odinga — which was at best undignified for a visiting American senator, and at worst unwarranted interference in the internal politics of another country.


January 8, 2008
Odinga says Obama is his cousin

Split picture Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga (l) and US presidential hopeful Senator Barack Obama (r) Mr Obama (r) is descended from the same Luo tribe as Mr Odinga (l)

Odinga on Obama
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has said he is a cousin of US presidential hopeful Barack Obama.

Mr Odinga told the BBC's The World Today that Senator Obama's father was his maternal uncle.



From Atlas Shrugs:

"...this hasn't even gotten into the relationship between Obama and Raila Odinga, yet another politician who ran on the 'hope & change' theme while utilizing criminal ties, who would then stage a violent and bloody uprising when national elections didn't go his way. Somehow we don't hear much about the nightly phone calls between Sen. Obama and Raila Odinga these days..."

Kenya's first truly free and fair democratic election was in December 2002, won by Mwai Kibaki and a multi-ethnic coalition party NARC (National Rainbow Coalition). One of the leaders of that coalition was Raila Odinga.

Kibaki didn't give him positions in the new government that he felt were important enough, so Odinga formed an opposition party, ODM (Orange Democratic Movement, orange the symbol color of opposition).

When Raila Odinga lost the presidential election last week (12/27) to Mwai Kibaki, he claimed the vote was rigged, whereupon his tribal followers went on murderous rampages such as in the town of Eldoret, where on New Years Day dozens of people were burned to death in a church set on fire.

Throughout Kenya, hundreds of people have been politically murdered in the last few days.

Kenya's 37 million people are divided up into over three dozen tribes and sub-tribes, but the two dominant ones are Kikuyu and Luo. Kenyan politics since independence in 1963 has essentially been a duke-out between them.

The father of Kenyan independence and president until 1978 was Jomo Kenyatta, a Kikuyu. His main political opponent was Oginga Odinga, known as "OO," a Luo and Raila's father.

While Kenyatta was pro-West and sided with America in the Cold War, OO was a Communist who was aided and supported by the Soviet Union.

That's why Raila went to school in East Germany (born in 1945, he graduated from Magdeburg University in 1970), and named his first-born son after Fidel Castro.

Thus it likely won't shock you to learn that Raila has now made a deal for support from the Soviets' successors as world-champion enemies of the West and democratic freedoms: Moslem fundamentalists.

The Evangelical Alliance of Kenya has posted on its website a photograph copy of a Memorandum of Understanding, dated and signed on August 29, 2007, between Raila Odinga and Shiekh Abdullah Abdi, chairman of the National Muslim Leaders Forum of Kenya.

It pledges the support of Kenyan Moslems for Raila's election. In return, as President of Kenya, Raila agrees to 14 actions, listed a) through n) on page two. Read them all, and be sure you're sitting down. Here's a sample:

b) Within 6 months re-write the Constitution of Kenya to recognize Shariah as the only true law sanctioned by the Holy Quran for Muslim declared regions.

c) With immediate effect dismiss the Commissioner of Police who has allowed himself to be used by heathens and Zionists to oppress the Kenyan Muslim community.

g) Within one year facilitate the establishment of a Shariah court in every Kenyan divisional headquarters. [Note: everywhere in Kenya, not just in "Muslim declared regions."]

Again, read all of them, for others are just as bad or worse.

It may also not surprise you that Raila is not Moslem himself, but claims to be a practicing Anglican. Only a minority of Luo are Moslem (most are Christian). Kenya on the whole is Christian, with 80% of Kenyans either Protestant or Roman Catholic, while only 10% are Moslem.

And here is the biggest non-surprise: Raila Odinga has, in his own words, a "close personal friendship" with Barrack Hussein Obama Junior.

When Obama went to Kenya in August of 2006, he was hosted by Raila and spoke in praise of him at rallies in Nairobi:

Much more at:



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"Barack Obama and Raila Odinga -- Did the Illinois senator violate the Logan Act in campaigning for his 'genocidist' cousin's bid for the Kenyan presidency?"

8 minute version:
"Barack Obama & Raila Odinga"


(Obama campaigns for a guy who named his son after Fidel Castro)
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 | Manuel A.Tellechea
Posted on Wednesday, October 08, 2008 5:52:57 PM by Rome2000

1 posted on 10/08/2008 5:35:54 PM PDT by ETL
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Did you read some of the comments....Obama and Ayers secret audio tape? WOW....

2 posted on 10/08/2008 5:39:57 PM PDT by Blue Turtle (I)
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Good lord, can this stuff be true?

3 posted on 10/08/2008 5:40:45 PM PDT by refermech
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This is what Barak Obama has in store for the US if he loses. And no doubt if he wins. Any way it ends, the riots will happen. Then total fascism will arise from the ashes

4 posted on 10/08/2008 5:41:41 PM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: refermech

I am stunned that this man has gotten so far...what else has he done in his past that goes against the US ?

5 posted on 10/08/2008 5:41:46 PM PDT by Blue Turtle (I)
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Obama is the chosen one to usher in Satan.
6 posted on 10/08/2008 5:43:31 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Sarah Palin reminds me of the story about David and Goliath)
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To: refermech

You betcha.

To see who Zero really is and how he has learned
to woo the sheeple, watch this video on Communism.

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To: realcleanguy

At least that’s what they want us to think.

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To: ETL; devolve; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; All

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As long as the mediaPUKES circle Ozero’s wagon, I'm afraid NO one outside us political freaks will ever hear of this murderous Odinga association with OsAMA. The mediaDEMONPOSSED clymers will kill, cheat, destroy WHO ever stands in their Emperor's way. DAMN IT, they still have so much power! OBTW, my sister in law who lives in NM was going to cast her vote for McPal until her college son and the mediaWHORES love affair with Ozero convinced her to change her mind. POWER over the mind...YOU BET'CHA!!! The DAMN SHEEPLE are going to takes us down the drain along with them. Pray that God's will manifest his power towards removing the blinders off the dumb sheep!!
10 posted on 10/08/2008 5:46:31 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: ETL; maine-iac7; patriot8; Verginius Rufus; Frank_Discussion; sarasota; MHGinTN


11 posted on 10/08/2008 5:48:21 PM PDT by thatdewd
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To: Evil Slayer
Funny you should say that.

Last night during scripture study one of the people asked our priest, if there really was a devil.

He replied, "Why yes, and he is debating John McCain right now."

We all laughed, but after study was over and I was chatting with him about that video of the kids in fatigues chanting "Alpha, Omega" I realized he was only half joking.

12 posted on 10/08/2008 5:49:17 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. FReerepublic,com baby)
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I just sent this to everyone I know.

13 posted on 10/08/2008 5:50:44 PM PDT by lahargis
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To: realcleanguy

That’s when the mighty military of the U.S.A. stomps their A**s into a pile of dung.

14 posted on 10/08/2008 5:53:09 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Sarah Palin reminds me of the story about David and Goliath)
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.) My Name is African Swahili - NOT EXACTLY, your name is Arabic and ‘Baraka’ (from which Barack came) means ‘blessed’ in that language. Hussein is also Arabic and so is Obama.
Barack Hussein Obama is not half black. If elected, he would be the first Arab-American President, not the first black President. Barack Hussein Obama is 50% Caucasian from his mother’s side and 43.75% Arabic and 6.25% African Negro from his father’s side. While Barack Hussein Obama’s father was from Kenya , his father’s family was mainly Arabs.. Barack Hussein Obama’s father was only 12.5% African Negro and 87.5% Arab (his father’s birth certificate even states he’s Arab, not African Negro). From....and for more....go to.....,_only_6.25%25_African

15 posted on 10/08/2008 5:53:11 PM PDT by poinq
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To: All
I didn't come up with this, but I love it! I wonder if there actually is such a bumper sticker on the market? If not, there needs to be. Of course we can create one ourselves. It would also make an excellent banner to hang from a highway overpass, or large billboard.


16 posted on 10/08/2008 5:53:36 PM PDT by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

So it’s a terrorist threat, by Obama to get elected. Wow, terrorism from within. Right from Ayers playbook

17 posted on 10/08/2008 5:56:00 PM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: refermech

Sadly, it is very very true.

And frightening!

18 posted on 10/08/2008 5:57:25 PM PDT by autumnraine (McCain/Palin 08)
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To: thatdewd

The kiss of death, how Kenya could spoil it for Obama

Written by Khadija Mohammed Sunday, 13 January 2008

If you are, as I suppose is likely, Kenyan, the content of this article may be a little bewildering. So let's start by saying that what passes for good and even holy in Kenya, is in most other places unpalatable. The topmost class of Kenyan politics is mostly peopled by persons with truly dirty histories. Many of them have hands sullied to the elbows in the filth of corruption, constituting as they do a billionaire elect that has made millions in corrupt gains off of what passes for public service within our borders. Of this same political class are several politicians, many of whose political fortunes are in no small way built on the most tyrannical and divisive politics, promoting hatred, violence, exclusion and ethnic division.

The dominance of such types in our leaderships is such that a new entrant into this group is never likely to suffer guilt by association. In fact, the opposite is true, no matter how clean such a one, he will in short order be associated into actual guilt. If he thought himself noble, and tried to run on a clean party ticket, he would be terribly lonely, hanging out at Bunge all by himself and not getting invited to any of his fellows home-coming parties. It is improbable that his fortunes would be any better with the voting public, his employers. These will look not favourably on him, they would even loath him ad think him effeminate or dull. So it is that to earn his stripes, to shimmy up the political ladder, he must steal or if we must euphemise borrow public funds, he must have public land legally allocated to him, and hire gangs of youth to intimidate his opponents or any twerps with the impertinence not to kiss his extended fist.

He must show off his masculinity, must lie and posture and threaten and bear the most aggressive nicknames. He must promise everything, to all men of his tribe and others affiliated to it, and importantly, perhaps most importantly he must seek out the company of those better schooled in public disservice than he. By this means he will win even greater power, newspaper writers will find themselves unable to resist his inane speeches, and quotations from his lips will be on the lips of every child in the land. With the blood of those standing in his way, little people them, will his star be polished to a steady brightness and when those stars smile on him, he may even get the opportunity to run for State House itself.

In Kenya, but not in many other countries. In other countries you could lose elections simply on account of the company you keep.

Our political system does not move us to appreciate this, the fact that the electorate may react unfavorably to politicians schmoozing with villainous characters. And so it is that we must not be too harsh in our judgement of an event from last week. In boasting about his relationship with the Illinois Senator Barrack Obama, and a certain phone call from the USA, ODM leader Raila Odinga has cried havoc and truly let loose the dogs of war on Obama's campaign. American politics is a most vicious enterprise, much more than the feeble attempt we put up in the last year, and already the ferrets are out, rubbing their hands in glee and ready to swift boat another politician out of the race.

At the start of this week, the Illinois Senator was fresh off winning the Iowa caucus, and was heading towards a predicted win in New Hampshire's Democratic Party primary. Competing for the headlines with the news of his triumph was the tragedy of Kenya, that little country that Obama spoke of so often, the land of his father. It was therefore inevitable, that the Illinois Senator would be asked, what do you think of what is going on in Kenya.' It was then decided that a short phone call to Nairobi could not go wrong, it could even boost his campaign .

And it all went according to plan, at first. The media reported that Obama spoke with the Kenyan opposition leader and urged that he seek dialogue with President Kibaki. It was also reported that the American Senator, whose father the media now keeps emphasising was not just Kenyan but also a Luo, promised to speak with State House and to urge the President in the same direction, dialogue, not war, an effort to treasure the ‘strong democracy'. But that was the last we heard of that call. State House it seems has not received a call from the Senator.

Even then as the story was carried across the wires, it caught the attention of the blogosphere and America's tabloids, and now it seems to be catching fire all around. The intricacies of the Kenyan electoral campaign and Senator Obama's relationship with the ODM candidate have become significant to the international media. Every last action of Raila Odinga's is now under scrutiny, his campaign financiers, his political and business partners, and with the election violence, even the sins of the ODM supporters. In the intensity of America's presidential race, any mud that can be thrown at a candidate is fair game. The candidates themselves may decide against going ugly, but there is never any doubt that their supporters will pull no punches, and the close relationship (Raila insists ) between Hon. Odinga and Senator Obama is proving fertile ground for his opponents, both among the Democrats and from the Republican party.

And this is what may be the most memorable effect of the ODM's post-election campaign for State House. The longer their protests last, and the less disciplined they are - or the more atrocities like Eldoret are conducted in the party's name- the more likely Kenya is to be stuck on the front pages of the world's media and the more embarrassment it will bring to the Senator.

Strange is it not, that the most likely corollary of all this is that a Republican wins the White House? Opinion polls conducted across the US indicate that of the Democrat candidates, Obama has an effect so unifying as to appeal to both sides of the political divide and the neutrals in the middle and is therefore the party's best bet to beat the Republican candidates.

You could never have predicted this. The Illinois Senator Barrack Obama gained a lot from his association with Kenya. His Kenyan connection showed he was not traditional African-American and so bore none of the stigma that African Americans carry as the descendants of slaves. Through him, American politics could enjoy the expiatory effect of having a black candidate at the top of its politics, one who it did not need to fear as he bore it no grudge for the sins of slavery and centuries of racism.

The Kenyan connection also served his message of America as a land of opportunity great good, and added an exotic air to his campaign. His rousing One America campaign theme was one that a native African-American could not have promoted, and his foreign connection represented the increasing number of Americans with foreign-born parentage. Americans would be happy and so would the world. Here, in an age where Americans felt they had lost the goodwill of the world, was an American politician whose centrist policies could bring together not just Americans across the Democrat-Republican divide but also heal the America's rift with the world. And the relationship had also done Kenya much good. Obama's ‘Yes We Can ' speech, given after he lost the New Hampshire primary served to raise Kenyan spirits as they looked to rise out of the darkness of the post-election difficulty. The mere prospects of so great a success for a Kenyan 'son' overseas brought with it an air of aspiration and endless possibility, a triumph over the greatest odds.

It would be a calamity, for many of us, if this previously mutually beneficial relationship would cause Obama's prospects to flounder. But not for all of us. The increased interest in Raila Odinga may serve to redeem the foreign media from their fixation on a paradigm long gone, one in which President Kibaki plays the role of a brutal corrupt dictator and Raila Odinga an almost angelic crusader for the wider good. There is a noticeable shift in the announcements in foreign media, with a greater acknowledgement of the corruption in the ODM, the vote rigging in ODM areas and the very violent and intransigent histories of some of the party's leaders. With the pressure that this will bring, we may yet reach a faster resolution of our crisis and a little good may be extracted out of this association after all.

19 posted on 10/08/2008 6:03:23 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: realcleanguy

A CBS reporter reports... From the Road

The McCain campaign plane is better than Obama’s, which is cramped, uncomfortable and smells terrible most of the time. Somehow the McCain folks manage to keep their charter clean, even where the press is seated.

LOL I’m shocked! But then again. BO? LOL

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