Skip to comments.Barack Obama joined Muslim prayers at school, teacher says
Posted on 11/07/2010 2:39:07 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
AS a schoolboy in Jakarta, Barack Obama attended Muslim prayer sessions with his classmates against the wishes of his mother.
The US President's former grade three teacher said that Mr Obama - who was known as "Barry" when he attended the Menteng One school in Jakarta - studied the Koran and went to classes on Islam, despite the objections of Anne Dunham, a Roman Catholic.
The teacher's recollections will add to speculation about Mr Obama's links to Islam during his much-anticipated visit to Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, as part of his ten-day tour of Asia.
His middle name, Hussein, and the fact that his stepfather was a Muslim, have combined to perpetuate rumours about Mr Obama's religious leanings. The number of Americans who think that he is a Muslim has grown since his inauguration to one in five.
Start of sidebar. Skip to end of sidebar. End of sidebar. Return to start of sidebar. Mr Obama moved to Indonesia with his mother and Indonesian stepfather, Lolo Soetoro, when he was 6, and lived there for four years. In his memoirs he recalled his time in the country as the "bounty of a young man's life" and there is affection and pride among Indonesians for the boy who ended up as President of the United States.
The teacher, Effendi, who taught at Menteng One for 29 years, remembers Mr Obama as a "fat, curly-haired, curious boy".
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This going get good how about that Mr President
Please keep him and do us all a favor.
IIRC Stanley Dunham, his mother was an atheist/Marxist. So too were her parents.
OF COURSE HE DID. If she objected, it wasn't because she was a Roman Catholic, it was because she was an atheist.
First time I've ever read that his mother was a Catholic.
At any rate
Obama is merely behaving like HIS president did.
Left, Obama's childhood president, el-Haj Mohammed Suharto (aka, Soeharto)
Right, Barack Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro
We NEVER should have elected a president who spent four of his formative school years in a country run by a dictator.
Obama obviously picked up some bad ideas and thinks presidents have the right to run the lives of their citizens.
Is anyone still seriously saying that this man is NOT a practicing Muslim???
Roman Catholic? First I ever heard that. Grandma was a left-wing Unitarian. Ann was a Communist with a habit of marrying Muslims.
And if you go to a Muslim country and marry a Muslim, then you are expected to be a Muslim yourself, at least superficially.
In the real world of that day, she renounced both her religion and her citizenship via her marriages.
P.S. That makes Barak a non-citizen under the "Natural Born Citizen" clause of the Constitution. It's purpose was obviously "Undivided Loyalty" to the USA. Obama is not a "loyal" American and wasn't raised as one.
Anyone who comes up with “Do unto others as they would do unto you” has definitely received islamic teachings.
Stanley Anne Durham was NOT a Catholic!!! Her parents were COMMUNISTS and went to a “RED” Church!
I am and flame me if you want.
This man Obama isn't practicing, he is professing!
His mother was an atheist.
I don’t think this cretin has the moral fortitude to ‘practice’ any religion. However that doesn’t touch his ideology, and I think Islam IS a part of his.
Either way, he is a target of Muslims because he publicly renounced it even though he was created one by virtue of his birth. The same muslim father from British Kenya who’s DNA makes him an usurper in the White House.
Only an idiot would go to the most heavily populated muslim country under those circumstances. But then we are talking about Barry who makes a pet rock look brilliant.
.....As a schoolboy in Jakarta, Barack Obama attended Muslim prayer sessions with his classmates....
That’s old news.
.......[obama] studied the Koran and went to classes on Islam, despite the objections of Anne Dunham, a Roman Catholic.
That’s new news (that his mother was Roman Catholic, and objected to obama’s muslim practice)!!!!
obama was and is a muslim! He does everything possible to sell America out to islam and sharia. This trip (which is also overly luxurious at a time when many Americans are hurting and the Federal budget is extremely bloated) is part and parcel of that sell-out!!!!
He is kind of a shmuck for NOT going to his old school. He probably would except that he doesn’t want stories like THIS one to get out, about how crazy he was about the Koran. The thing is, a fatherless boy finally gets a father, so of course he is going to want to do what new Daddy does. That doesn’t bother me in the least.
The behavior of an 8-year-old boy is not threatening. This was his world back then.
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