Skip to comments.Breaking News: Obama leaving campaign to visit "sick Grandma" in Hawaii
Posted on 10/20/2008 6:17:52 PM PDT by The Doctor
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Barack Obama leaving campaign trail for a few days to visit sick grandmother in Hawaii. She has just been released from the hospital. Barack Obama and his grandmother have been close through the years.
working on BC is more like it...
I wonder if the media will question this as a political gimmick like they did McCain?
I question the timing.
I hope someone follows him to see if he tries to destroy the real record of his Kenyan birth.
I wish he’d leave the campaign trail for good...
I don’t believe that’s his real reason for going to Hawaii...
Is this just an excuse for him to get there and stall the release of his birth records?
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Is this the ‘White Grandma’ that he threw under the bus about six months ago...or the other one? ;)
I’m sorry, but is that supposed to mean that Palin and McCain can’t campaign for two days, or they can’t hammer him as they should for two days?
You’re not the only one who questions the timing. If I remember correctly, the kids had never seen her and he hadn’t been there in years. I hope she has security.
the timing stinks here
something is going on and it is not his grandmother.
seems certain people are getting to close to something and he’s getting over there pronto and then they say he gets sympathy
She’s been released from the hospital - is she in hospice care and into her last days? If not, it does seem strange that he would take a few days off at this juncture when the race is so close. Maybe one day, but a few.
Me, too. Like Larry Sinclair, I thought the birth certificate issue was originally idle gossip...but not anymore.
This is the white, maternal grandmother.
Hum... looks like Obambi has been spooked to Hawaii... wonder why. (pregnant pause) Um hum... Yea, right. Not buyin it. Andy martin has got Obama thinking about coverin some tracks I think.
I was thinking... sometimes when people get old, toward the end, they start to talk... about the family secrets...
............THE COUNTDOWN TO THE REAL OBAMA BEGINS: A THREE-PART SERIES
(HONOLULU, HI)(October 19, 2008) You may have seen the delightfully goofy TV commercials in which former newscaster Bill Kurtis finds the Internet and misses the broader historical issues starting him in the face. We came to Hawaii to find the real Barack Obama, and we think found him.
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When we landed in Honolulu the local dispute was over whether Obama is Hawaiian enough. Hawaii Governor Lingle had stated in Nevada that Obamas ties to Hawaii were tenuous. That produced a backlash from Obama megaphones. Congressman Neil Abercrombie quoted Michelle Obama as saying You cant really understand Barack until you understand Hawaii. http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008810180356
I agree with Michelle. Hawaii is where you find the truths about Obama, especially the truths that Obama does not want you to find.
Obama uses Hawaii the same way he uses everything else in his life. Places, people, experiences, the past are there to serve Obama, not the truth. Maybe he and Mr. Kurtis should get together. For myself, I am interested solely in the facts and the truth.
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Monday, October 20th: Obama and Islam, Again
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It also gives Obama an excuse to avoid the press for the next few days, to give Biden’s gaffe some time to die out.
Yep. Lovely timing. Maybe he just wanted to pull her out from under the bus and dust her off for the home stretch of the campaign...Ri-ight.
1 posted on Monday, October 20, 2008 9:17:52 PM by The Doctor
The white one. The other one is in Kenya.
Typical white woman alert!
Something’s fishy....Watch the BC turn up now with everything “corrected”...
The ink must be dry on his spiffy new birth certificate.
He was in Hawaii over the summer “to visit his grandmother” when the birth issue was surfacing on the Internet.
He’ll spend three days there, and 20 minutes with that typical white woman.
Oh I’m sure she has security...just not the kind you mean.
I was under the impression that she was practically under house arrest ever since That One began his campaign.
Curious that no one has so much as even seen her, much less get a few words from her.
Hey, it's as believable as a lot of the garbage in print.
Grandma might be better off under protective custody, if the rumors of her being held incommunicato are correct...
Typical white person.
Don't let Obambi near the oxygen tube or any fluffy pillows.
The timing of this is very suspicious, especially when the campaign will release no information on her condition citing “privacy” issues. They were really worried about the “privacy” of private citizen Joe Wurzelbacher.
I think it is possible that the lawsuit challenging his eligibility to be president has something to do with this.
If Grandma is that sick, surely Michelle will join him there. But wait, Michelle totally ignored grandma when Barry was so exhausted he had to spend a vacation week during the campaign in Hawaii and had to go see grandma by himself.
Where grandma lives, they probably don’t even sell Iranian caviar which Michelle thrives on nowadays.
Andy Martin is over there now. He has a team (Hawaii Five-o?) getting the data on the birth.
This summer when he went to Hawaii for a vacation, someone was there at that time doing some checking also. Can’t remember who that was, but remember it happening.
What if she dies and the funeral is the day before the election? McCain will have to stop ripping obie during part of the time. Sympathy will pour out for obie. Please don’t die, granny!!
If his Grandmother is sick, I wish her well BUT...I am a little skeptical because the Hawaiian Supreme Court was asked to issue emergency writ opening secret Obama birth files by
Contrarian Commentary ^ | ANDY MARTIN
see this post http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2110770/posts
This needs to be repeated, yes I know it was said in first post.
I’m all for this distraction. It might leave Biden “in charge” - something we need more of.
Visiting his sick Grandmother won’t atone for his neglect of his mother as she lay dying in her bed from cancer.
Was she run over by a bus or something?
Must be carbon monoxide posioning from the bus he chucked her under.
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