Skip to comments.Kenya gags Obama's extended family
Posted on 12/20/2008 1:25:27 PM PST by FocusNexus
The Kenyan government has blocked members of President-elect Barack Obama's extended family from talking to the media.
Www.allafrica.com reports that the Kenyan government told family members that they would have to ask for official permission before issuing any statement concerning Obama. It said the government would also vet all those seeking information about the family.
"We are doing this because we want to ensure better flow of information. The government has decided that you should inform its officers who will be based here if you want to address the media," Athman Said, an Under-Secretary in the Ministry of Heritage, told the Obama family in Kogelo on Thursday.
A proposed Obama Cultural Home, comprising a museum, a gallery, a library and a leadership centre would be put up in Kogelo, Said told the family. A cultural officer, Dorcas Obege, will also be assigned to Kogelo to vet visitors and others seeking information about the family.
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One question: What are they afraid of?????
It sounds like they are in on the gag...
Josef Stalin, Adolf Hitler and other notoriously deceptive tyrants and murderers had the same policies in place for their societies.
Kenya is a fascist state for doing this.
More Kenya related:
Raila (Odinga , Kenya PM)snubs US team over 2007 election
Raila (Odinga) to lead team for Obama fete in US
Do you think any enterprising journalists will try to move incognito into Kenya and try for an interview??
There goes the Buraq Hussayn Ubama birth place souvenier stand!
Kenya is a Democracy, right?
What makes you think this same fascism won’t be routinely practiced here in the near future, as well? After all....change HAS come to Amerika.
Send them a copy of his two books (that he didn't write) - that's all we got.
All the necessary information and copies of documents has already been acquired.
While I would oppose this, I also envision a world without a Billy Carter or Roger Clinton.
But then we would have been denied significant comic relief.
So do we have a hostage situation or is this more like Comrade Raila doing a favor for Comrade Barack?
Note they are not only gagging the family, but also investigating anyone who dares to ask questions about Obama:
“It said the government would also vet all those seeking information about the family.”
I’m sure this will make the front page of the NY Times.
For one thing, some, including the Kenyan ambassador to the United States, have said that Obama was born in Kenya. That alone, if true, tells us that he is not constitutionally eligible for POTUS.
It wouldn't surprise me if they changed ambassadors as part of this crackdown against talking about the Great O.
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