Skip to comments.Obama’s aunt Zeituni Onyango Living in a Slum in Boston
Posted on 10/30/2008 11:21:59 AM PDT by Fred
The British newspaper The Times reported Wednesday that it had tracked down Barack Obamas aunt Zeituni Onyango. Although born in Kenya, Onyango now lives in the United States, in Boston. The report of The Times shows her living conditions are not exactly grand.
Zeituni Onyango is affectionally described by Obama in his book Dreams from My Father. Today, however, it seems that Obama and Onyango have little to no contact. The latter now lives in a disabled-access flat on a rundown public housing estate in South Boston.
Another relative of Obama, whom he also affectionally described in his best-selling autobiography, also lives in Boston, in even worse circumstances than Zeituni. Uncle Omar, as the uncle is called by Obama in his book, was beaten by armed robbers with a sawed-off rifle while working in a corner shop in the Dorchester area of the city. He was later evicted from his one-bedroom flat for failing to pay $2,324.20 (£1,488) arrears, according to the Boston Housing Court.
As The Times pointed out in its report, the US press has repeatedly rehearsed Mr Obamas extraordinary odyssey, but the other side of the familys American experience has only been revealed in parts. Just across town from where Mr Obama made history as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review, some of his closest blood relatives have confronted the harshness of immigrant life in America.
Aunt Zeituni indicated that she was willing to talk about Barack, but only after the November 4 election. I cant talk about it, I just pray for him, thats all, she said, adding: After the 4th, I can talk to anyone.
George Hussein Onyango, Barack Obamas half-brother in Nairobi, confirmed to The Times that aunt Zeituni was who she said to be. He explained that his and Baracks aunt left to find work and I suppose she thought her life would be better there. He added: She was kind and caring.
Although it is ludicrous to argue that an individual should help all his relatives, all the time, it seems a bit strange that the man who accuses the rich of being unwilling to help the poor, and who described Zeituni Onyango so affectionally in his autobiography has done nothing to help her in any way.
Oh good. This article hasn’t been posted in at least 20 minutes so I was getting nervous.
Millionaire Obama could care less about his family members living in poverty. Imagine the stink if McCain or Sarah Palin had family members living like this...the MSM is so in the tank for Obama it sickens.
Liberals are notoriously grubby in regards to money. They have no shame and keep everything to themselves. I understand being thrifty, but they let everyone else fend for themselves while hoarding everything for themselves.
Different article, and your point?
No...the stink about McCain is that he doesn't know how many houses he owns. But let's drop that story when it turns out Cindy's aunt lives in one of them. The stink about Palin is she's got a $150K wardrobe she doesn't get to keep. Never mind that Obama spends $293K an hour on his campaign. Maybe Michelle Obama wears J Crew because Iranian caviar stains are a bitch to get out of her designer clothes.
It would be hilarious if Rush Limbaugh stepped up and bought them a house. That would embarass the crap out of Obama.
Better yet - McCain offers one of his places, lol. He’d win in a LANDSLIDE!
It’s so sick that the Obamaites mock McCain for 7 houses, when McCain allows HIS Aunt to live in one. Yet Obama (top 1% in income), one of the very very rich, by his own definition, accuses McCain of lack of compassion.
Seems to me the man with the heart of Greed in Barack Obama.
Astonishing. And note that it’s the FOREIGN PRESS that figures this out. All the American reporters are busy working on Pravda puff pieces for the coronation.
The other countries other than the muslim countries DO NOT WANT an Obama presidency.
as I said it is a different article, if you do not like it take it up with the Viking Kitties.
And we thought denial was the domain of the DU and daily kooks.
From The Times
October 30, 2008 Found in a rundown Boston estate: Barack Obamas aunt Zeituni Onyango
Found in a rundown Boston estate: Barack Obamas aunt Zeituni Onyango
'Auntie Zeituni', who, with Uncle Omar, dropped out of sight after moving to the US, is backing the presidential candidate from her modest flat
From Times Online
November 1, 2008 Barack Obama's 'Auntie Zeituni' made illegal contributions to his campaign
Barack Obama's 'Auntie Zeituni' made illegal contributions to his campaign
The Times Article from 30 OCT 08
The Times Article from 01 NOV 08 http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/us_elections/article5061593.ece
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