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Why did Michelle Obama say that Kenya is Barack Obama's "home country"?
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Posted on 04/04/2010 4:25:11 PM PDT by grundle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBJihJBePcs

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


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KEYWORDS: borninkenya; certifigate; homecountry; kenya; kenyaborn; kenyahome; kenyahomecountry; michelleobama
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I'm not a birther. But I am genuinely curious to hear why Michelle Obama said that Kenya is Barack Obama's "home country."
1 posted on 04/04/2010 4:25:11 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Because it is?


2 posted on 04/04/2010 4:26:04 PM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: grundle

Sunday, June 27, 2004

Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate


Kenyan-born US Senate hopeful, Barrack Obama, appeared set to take over the Illinois Senate seat after his main rival, Jack Ryan, dropped out of the race on Friday night amid a furor over lurid sex club allegations.

The allegations that horrified fellow Republicans and caused his once-promising candidacy to implode in four short days have given Obama a clear lead as Republicans struggled to fetch an alternative.

Ryan’s campaign began to crumble on Monday following the release of embarrassing records from his divorce. In the records, his ex-wife, Boston Public actress Jeri Ryan, said her former husband took her to kinky sex clubs in Paris, New York and New Orleans.

Barrack Obama

“It’s clear to me that a vigorous debate on the issues most likely could not take place if I remain in the race,” Ryan, 44, said in a statement. “What would take place, rather, is a brutal, scorched-earth campaign – the kind of campaign that has turned off so many voters, the kind of politics I refuse to play.”

Although Ryan disputed the allegations, saying he and his wife went to one ‘avant-garde’ club in Paris and left because they felt uncomfortable, lashed out at the media and said it was “truly outrageous” that the Chicago Tribune got a judge to unseal the records.

The Republican choice will become an instant underdog in the campaign for the seat of retiring Republican Senator Peter Fitzgerald, since Obama held a wide lead even before the scandal broke.

“I feel for him actually,” Obama told a Chicago TV station. “What he’s gone through over the last three days I think is something you wouldn’t wish on anybody.”

The Republican state committee must now choose a replacement for Ryan, who had won in the primaries against seven contenders. Its task is complicated by the fact that Obama holds a comfortable lead in the polls and is widely regarded as a rising Democratic star.

The chairwoman of the Illinois Republican Party, Judy Topinka, said at a news conference, after Ryan withdrew, that Republicans would probably take several weeks to settle on a new candidate.

“Obviously, this is a bad week for our party and our state,” she said.

As recently as Thursday, spokesmen for the Ryan campaign still insisted that Ryan would remain in the race. Ryan had defended himself saying, “There’s no breaking of any laws. There’s no breaking of any marriage laws. There’s no breaking of the Ten Commandments anywhere.”

http://web.archive.org/web/20040627142700/http://eastandard.net/headlines/news26060403.htm


3 posted on 04/04/2010 4:26:17 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: grundle

Some posts on you tube before comments were disabled said this tape was spliced together giving a false impression...who knows anymore...


4 posted on 04/04/2010 4:27:08 PM PDT by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: grundle

Its a Black thing .....America is not his home country ...someplace in Africa is ....a pathetic way of looking at things


5 posted on 04/04/2010 4:28:38 PM PDT by woofie
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To: grundle

She slipped up.

The late Johnny Cash once said in ‘The Farmers Almanac’ (1991), “Lies have to be covered up, truth can run around naked.”


6 posted on 04/04/2010 4:30:30 PM PDT by mkjessup
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To: woofie

no, no, no, no ,no...its not a black thing.


7 posted on 04/04/2010 4:31:02 PM PDT by Boxsford
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To: grundle

I think she tried to say his “ancestral” home country. It came out like his “home country”- meaning he was born there. For some reason, the smartest woman on the planet after Hillary has a bit of trouble with the english language.


8 posted on 04/04/2010 4:31:31 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: grundle

Because Michelle ma-belle is a birther?


9 posted on 04/04/2010 4:31:54 PM PDT by Guyin4Os (A messianic ger-tsedek)
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To: Touch Not the Cat

hmmm..never saw that article before. That’s a keeper..


10 posted on 04/04/2010 4:32:52 PM PDT by max americana
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To: grundle

This has been posted 5 or 6 times that I saw, and it is NOT ENOUGH TIMES to post it!

EVERYone needs to hear this from Michelle’s mouth herself!

:)


11 posted on 04/04/2010 4:34:47 PM PDT by RaceBannon (RON PAUL: THE PARTY OF TRUTHERS, TRAITORS AND UFO CHASERS!!!)
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To: grundle

Because Obama’s a dirty moslem from Kenya.


12 posted on 04/04/2010 4:36:21 PM PDT by StopObama2012 (CLICK ME to expose Osaudi)
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To: grundle
Why did Michelle Obama say that Kenya is Barack Obama's "home country"?

BECAUSE IT IS WHERE OBAMA WAS BORN

13 posted on 04/04/2010 4:36:52 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you." - Steinbeck)
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To: Boxsford; Nachum

see Nachum’s post under yours...I think this is what she meant ...remember all that “Root” stuff ? Its a big thing in the black community


14 posted on 04/04/2010 4:37:22 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Nachum
I think she tried to say his “ancestral” home country. It came out like his “home country”

Some of us self-identify as Irish, Italian, Polish, etc.; it could have been that kind of mistake.

15 posted on 04/04/2010 4:39:32 PM PDT by JimRed (To water the Tree of Liberty is to excise a cancer before it kills us. TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: RaceBannon

I have sent this video to everyone on my email list. I suggest each and every freeper do the same!!


16 posted on 04/04/2010 4:39:53 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: mkjessup
“Lies have to be covered up, truth can run around naked.”

That one needs more exposure!

Seriously, no pun intended.

17 posted on 04/04/2010 4:40:50 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: JimRed
Some of us self-identify as Irish, Italian, Polish, etc.; it could have been that kind of mistake.

I think I would rather think that they are evil geniuses, than complete morons. However... the word "duh" seems to apply these people. Frequently.

18 posted on 04/04/2010 4:41:55 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Stingray

You beat me - when I read the question I said “because it is” - laughed and planned to post it and then there you are - post #2!


19 posted on 04/04/2010 4:42:32 PM PDT by BamaDi (I'm praying for a bloodbath in '10)
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To: grundle

You gotta wonder if they passed the hiv test!!


20 posted on 04/04/2010 4:45:14 PM PDT by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: grundle
Photobucket
21 posted on 04/04/2010 4:45:17 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If someone calls me a racist I'll just tell them you're just saying that because I'm white ....)
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To: Touch Not the Cat

Be careful with this link,I used it a few days ago and was savaged by the trolls on here.


22 posted on 04/04/2010 4:46:29 PM PDT by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: Touch Not the Cat
From what I understand, the "Kenyan-born" line was not in the original AP feed but was added by the Kenyan newspaper you quoted. I don't know if that was because they had inside knowledge or just wanted to boost sales by adding a local angle.
23 posted on 04/04/2010 4:47:27 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Obamacare: The 2010 version of the Intolerable Acts.)
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To: KarlInOhio

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I don’t know.


24 posted on 04/04/2010 4:49:13 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: rodguy911
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It's the Internet. I can not and will not vouch for the veracity of any link. People have to use their own best judgment.
25 posted on 04/04/2010 4:50:24 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: GreatMan

ping


26 posted on 04/04/2010 4:50:43 PM PDT by GreatMan
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To: JimRed
Some of us self-identify as Irish, Italian, Polish, etc.; it could have been that kind of mistake.

My grandfather was born in Germany, but I don't think of myself as German. I don't even drink beer.

I'm an American. My heart is here.
27 posted on 04/04/2010 4:51:56 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: Touch Not the Cat

Exactly, and zero has and never will pass the smell test in my judgment.


28 posted on 04/04/2010 4:52:02 PM PDT by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: Touch Not the Cat

If this is legit why isn’t Hannity, Limbaugh and every conservative leaning newspaper in the country running with this. I’d be afraid to show this around without proof it’s for real.


29 posted on 04/04/2010 4:52:03 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Founding Fathers.....grave....rolling over.)
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To: JimRed
Some of us self-identify as Irish, Italian, Polish, etc.; it could have been that kind of mistake.

Almost certainly, you are correct. It was a misstatement -- though a dumb one in light of the COLB controversy.

If Bush (or any Republican) had made a similar misstatement about, say, Germany being his "home country", can you imagine the furor that would result?

30 posted on 04/04/2010 4:54:33 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: Terry Mross

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See post 25.


31 posted on 04/04/2010 4:54:57 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: Terry Mross

It’s from a Kenyan newspaper - not the most reliable source.


32 posted on 04/04/2010 4:57:45 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Terry Mross

The video appears pretty real. It just came out as of 2 days ago and the media have other reasons for not discussing Obama’s lack of eligibility, which they are not publicly announcing.


33 posted on 04/04/2010 4:58:39 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: grundle

to reiterate:

King Butt, born in Indonesia,
raised in Babble Baloneyia


34 posted on 04/04/2010 5:03:26 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: grundle

Because she hates the US?


35 posted on 04/04/2010 5:06:09 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: PetroniusMaximus; Terry Mross
It’s from a Kenyan newspaper - not the most reliable source.

How about from the Kenyan Parliament who discussed Obama's election victory on November 5, 2008:

"Mr. Deputy Speaker, Sir, the President-elect, Mr. Obama, is a son of the soil of THIS country... It is only proper and fitting that the country which he originates from should show the excitement...."



36 posted on 04/04/2010 5:08:26 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: max americana

That article has supposedly been “Snoped”, and I don’t believe it—it looks fishy because...

.... it refers to the AP as a “birther organization in 2004”.

So I guess I can pose the a similar argument that the anti-birthers pose about the newspaper ad that supposedly proves his US birth, here it goes: “Yeah the AP KNEW he was going to be president, and they KNEW the “birther” crowd would someday NEED something like this to continue controversy”.


37 posted on 04/04/2010 5:13:15 PM PDT by CommieCutter (Why does it seem that all the poor Welfare people are FAT?)
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To: SkyDancer

Is that real or photoshop?

I saw a similar photo of a Kenyan sign that had the exact same background—it could have been a reverse job though—where they photoshopped what you posted to make what you posted look fake.


38 posted on 04/04/2010 5:15:53 PM PDT by CommieCutter (Why does it seem that all the poor Welfare people are FAT?)
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To: rodguy911

“Be careful with this link,I used it a few days ago and was savaged by the trolls on here.”


Me too. I was sent to a Snopes link that referred to the AP as “birthers in 2004”. PLEASE. Snopes can’t even be believed at this point.


39 posted on 04/04/2010 5:17:24 PM PDT by CommieCutter (Why does it seem that all the poor Welfare people are FAT?)
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To: grundle

Maybe she’s tired of being his beard?


40 posted on 04/04/2010 5:18:24 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Red Steel

Damn. You’re on it!


41 posted on 04/04/2010 5:19:27 PM PDT by CommieCutter (Why does it seem that all the poor Welfare people are FAT?)
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To: PetroniusMaximus

As if ours are reliable. They’re so damn biased I refuse to buy one let alone read one.


42 posted on 04/04/2010 5:26:39 PM PDT by mcshot (The nightmare is playing out. America is being conned by ignorance & fraud.)
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To: grundle

“His home country of Kenya”

“My Muslim faith”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMUgNg7aD8M

Just a slip of the tongue - nothing to see here. Move along.


43 posted on 04/04/2010 5:32:15 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: CommieCutter

Not sure - just found it someplace ... if someone could read that script ...


44 posted on 04/04/2010 5:35:05 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If someone calls me a racist I'll just tell them you're just saying that because I'm white ....)
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To: grundle
REMIX! You gotta see this!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLMQl7nzI3Q

45 posted on 04/04/2010 5:43:01 PM PDT by FreeManWhoCan (I like dogs better than I like most people.)
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To: mkjessup

LOL, I love that saying!


46 posted on 04/04/2010 5:50:21 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: JimRed

I have said that I’m Irish, obviously referring to my heritage, but when asked my “home country,” I can’t imagine saying anything but “America”.

Can you?

It’s kind of like Obama’s “my Muslim faith” quote. I just can’t imagine accidentally saying “my Muslim faith” instead of “my Christin faith.”


47 posted on 04/04/2010 5:54:50 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Guyin4Os

Oh, that’s rich!


48 posted on 04/04/2010 5:55:18 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Red Steel

http://nobarack08.wordpress.com/2009/06/03/obama-is-a-foreign-national-and-kenya-knows-it/

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OFFICIAL REPORT

Wednesday, 5th November, 2008

The House met at 9.00 a.m.

Dr. Khalwale: On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker, Sir. You have heard none other than the Leader of Government Business acknowledge that because of Obama’s win in the United States of America (USA), the House is crippled.

Could we allow him to move a Motion for Adjournment so that we could also continue the celebrations of having a Kenyan ruling the USA? I humbly request! *****[note - “having a Kenyan ruling the USA”!]

Mr. Deputy Speaker: Order, Mr. Vice-President! We are citizens of the Republic of Kenya! This is a supreme institution of this country. Our responsibility is to our country, first and foremost.

We are not citizens of the USA! Much as we appreciate and we are all happy; nonetheless we are a country ourselves.

So, it is not an excuse for a Minister to be away from his own Parliament, because he is celebrating the victory of another presidential candidate in another country.

The Assistant Minister for Water and Irrigation (Mr. Kiunjuri): Mr. Deputy Speaker, Sir, as you can see, people are really celebrating.

However, I am wondering whether the Americans have not reported to work and yet it is their victory.

I am also hoping that there will be no homecoming for Obama. If there is one, the Leader of Government Business should alert us in good time so that we can set up a committee to organize for his homecoming. *[note - Obama having a Homecoming to Kenya!]

Ms. Odhiambo: … Mr. Deputy Speaker, Sir, the President-elect, Mr. Obama, is a son of the soil of this country.


49 posted on 04/04/2010 6:01:55 PM PDT by syc1959
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To: grundle
But, but, but, ... Nazi Pelozi certified he was eligible...
50 posted on 04/04/2010 6:12:06 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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