Skip to comments.Kenyan Government Imposes Gag Order On Obama Family
Posted on 12/21/2008 12:01:55 PM PST by NoGrayZone
The Kenyan government has barred unapproved contacts between the media and President-elect Barack Obama's extended family.
Family members will be required to receive permission from the government before making any public statements about their famous relative, according to the Nairobi Star.
"We are doing this because we want to ensure better flow of information," Athman Said, an under-secretary in the Ministry of Heritage, told the Obama family in Kogelo.
"The government has decided that you should inform its officers who will be based here if you want to address the media."
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
I did a search and didn’t see this posted. If I messed up and this is old news, sorry!
If not, could you ping?
Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.
Yeah I saw it a day ago or so. Don’t know why the search didn’t come up. No big deal.
Pretty sure this was posted a couple of days ago. But it’s worth a second look anyhow, just to know how our MSM is going to be operating for the next four years. Cover, defend, protect, rinse, repeat.
“We are doing this because we want to ensure better flow of information,”
“We are doing this to ensure only the approved communication” is more like it.
Cover, defend, protect, rinse, repeat
Got to forget this stuff and move on and fight Obama politically in other and more sane and efficient ways....
They are doing this because Barack Obama was born in Kenya and they are afraid of that information leaking out.
Like we did in the election?
George Hussein Onyango Obama,
Senator Barack Obama's long lost
brother was tracked down living in
a hut on the outskirts of Nairobi
Senator Barack Obama's long lost brother has been tracked down for the first time living in a shanty town in Kenya, reports claimed
Mr Obama, 26, the youngest of the presidential candidate's half-brothers, spoke for the first time about his life, which could not be more different than that of the Democratic contender.
"No-one knows who I am", he told the magazine, before claiming: "I live here on less than a dollar a month."
I’m sure liberals will support this freedom of speech.
Thank you, NoGrayZone.
You didn’t mess up.
A similar article was posted with a different title which makes a search almost impossible.
This is an important article and needs to be repeated. I *thought* someone pinged me; after looking back through pings, here’s the old one, crosslinked for reference:
Kenya gags Obama’s extended family
Punch, Nigeria ^ | Dec. 20, 2008 | Punch, NIgeria from AllAfrica.com
Coming soon to the good ol U.S.A.
Yep...well on the way.
Yep, you're right. The Constitution getting shredded once again....pfft, no biggie, we'll get him on the marxist stuff.....snort
Thanks for the update, LucyT
I don’t see any reason for forgetting this until Obama has proven his citizenship. It is a Constitutional question that is before the Supreme Court right now, and they could settle it long before Obama is due to be sworn in, but we have become a nation of PC cowards.
Uh, no pal, you've got it all wrong. It's because you are afraid someone else is going to tell the truth about Kenya's favorite son, Obamessiah. His socialist cousin, 'Odingy One' uses his military to stifle free speech, just like Obamessiah wants to use his "civilian security force" for. To curb our free speech.............among other things, like redistribution of our wealth, gun confiscation, etc! Them boys sure do like being dictators.
“The government has decided that you should inform its officers who will be based here if you want to address the media.”
What a crappy place to live.
Unless we step up to the plate and DEMAND the protection afforded by our constitution, we’re in limbo. Let’s move on our rights.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but Obama has already made me gag, and nobody had to order me to do so.
Nobody Cares anymore Kenya!!!.... You had your chance to stop this.... Say hello to your new little friend!.... Odinga!
Nairobi Star via AllAfrica.com:
Kenya: Govt Gags Obama Family
Coming to America!!!! Obama will be a nice dictator.
Well if you are real lucky, George ol boy, you half white half brother will make sure you double your income with the aide of the US TAXPAYER...no sweat..don’t worry....be happy..
Which is what exactly? You seem to have a plan.
If there is so much to cover up, something will leak out eventually. It may take some time, but something will come out.
Is it possible to email the Supremes? If so, it’s time to flood their boxes and voice mail systems like we did on the immigration situation.
It’s just another isolated incident.
I read on FR recently, that the best way to contact the Supremes is by US Snail Mail. An article I read said the Supremes either don’t accept faxes or emails from the general public, or they are too easy to ingnore or delete.
Sending old fashioned US Mail is the best way to contact them. I sent 8 letters in the weeks before the Philip Berg case conference. I did not save the address, but you can find it pretty fast in any search engine. FreeGards!
A Picture Book of the First Black President: Barack Obama Thursday, June 5th, 2008
Who is this man Barack and where did he come from? A picture is worth a thousand words!
WHERE DID HE COME FROM?
MOTHER and SON
FATHER and SON
Barack Obama Sr., a native of Kenya , met his future wife while they were students at the University of Hawaii . In 1963, he essentially abandoned his family to continue his studies at Harvard.
Grandparents and Mom
THE DUNHAMS: precocious, self-assured
At their home in Jakarta , Ann Dunham poses in this undated photo with her second husband, Lolo Soetoro, their daughter, Maya, and Barack Obama.
Mom, Sister and Barack
WHAT ARE GRANDPARENTS?
Barack Obama with his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Madelyn Dunham during a 1982 visit to New York , where Obama was attending Columbia . (Courtesy of The Obama Family)
Barack Obama walks with his grandmother Sarah Hussein Obama at his fathers house in NyongomaKogelo village, western Kenya , in Aug. 2006. (AP file)
In this Obama Family photo ares: (bottom row, from left) half-sister Auma, her mother Kezia Obama, Obamas step-grandmother Sarah Hussein Onyango Obama and unknown; (top row, from left) unknown, Barack Obama, half-brother Abongo (Roy) Obama, and three unknowns. (Courtesy of the Obama Family)
Barack Obama as a toddler.
Barack walks along Waikiki Beach shortly before he and his mother moved from Hawaii to Indonesia to live with her second husband, Lolo Soetoro, in 1967.
Barack poses with his mother, Ann, half
Barack Obama hugs his younger half sister Maya at his high school graduation
Barack Obama shakes hands during his graduation ceremony from Punahou School in 1979. While in his early teens, Obama chose to stay at the school and live with his grandparents after his mother decided to move back to Jakarta , Indonesia.
At his high school graduation, Barack Obama gets a hug from his grandmother Madelyn as his grandfather Stanley beams. His maternal grandparents raised Obama in Hawaii while his mother was living in Indonesia
The wedding day of Barack Obama Jr. and Michelle LaVaughn Robinson (Courtesy of the Obama Family)
My question is: besides reading the blogs and get outraged...have we seen, anywhere in the country, more than 4 people in front of the SCOTUS building?
Have we heard anything yet about US, we the people, making BIG noise like the jerks for prop 8?
Have we done anything else YET besides yelling at the SCOTUS - in the blogs - and filing and filing again and being denied over and over again? And being laughed at because WE are so ...polite...
Right now, I dont see ANYTHING which could be loud enough to be picked up by the media. We are on the side of the law - right - guess what. That does not make any noise and it DOES NOT WORK! I am not saying that we should not be on the side of the law of course but right now the problem is: only the nutsjob are heard - the thugs...and they win - ALL THE TIME!
It seems that we cannot count on anyone but us to save this country and our Constitution.
So whats next? Bend under marxism and hope that at least we will keep our blogs up and running???
Tell me...whats next? Are we going to keep on blogging while our Constitution is being killed and nobody cares???
Our country is dying - Our America, The America of our Founding Fathers and what do we do since 2 years??? We blog - we are outraged - we file...right...impressive results indeed. In the meantime, the messiah, the marxist indonesian muslim wan!!! The coup detat HAPPENED and nothing seems to be able to stop him.
And...we blog...we are outraged...we file...
Wake me up when youll be ready to ACT!
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