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Obama’s Young Mother Abroad
New York Times ^ | April 20, 2011 | JANNY SCOTT

Posted on 04/20/2011 8:30:51 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

The photograph showed the son, but my eye gravitated toward the mother. That first glimpse was surprising — the stout, pale-skinned woman in sturdy sandals, standing squarely a half-step ahead of the lithe, darker-skinned figure to her left. His elas­tic-band body bespoke discipline, even asceticism. Her form was well padded, territory ceded long ago to the pleasures of appetite and the forces of anatomical destiny. He had the studied casualness of a catalog model, in khakis, at home in the viewfinder. She met the camera head-on, dressed in hand-loomed textile dyed indigo, a silver earring half-hidden in the cascading curtain of her dark hair. She carried her chin a few degrees higher than most. His right hand rested on her shoulder, lightly. The photograph, taken on a Manhattan rooftop in August 1987 and e-mailed to me 20 years later, was a revelation and a puzzle. The man was Barack Obama at 26, the community organizer from Chicago on a visit to New York. The woman was Stanley Ann Dunham, his mother. It was impossible not to be struck by the similarities, and the dissimilarities, between them. It was impossible not to question the stereotype to which she had been expediently reduced: the white woman from Kansas.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: anndunham; annsoetoro; barrysoetoro; birthcertificate; certifigate; communism; eligibility; fellowtravelers; grifters; indonesia; islam; lolosoetoro; marxism; obama; pakistan; progressives; socialism; soetoro; stanleyann; stanleyanndunham
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1 posted on 04/20/2011 8:30:52 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

Barf.


2 posted on 04/20/2011 8:33:28 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter; Second Amendment First

Double barf, with chunks and stereo sound.


3 posted on 04/20/2011 8:34:27 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Oh, the humanity... !


4 posted on 04/20/2011 8:37:59 AM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
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To: Second Amendment First

I could not read the whole thing but I’m sure somewhere in the article it talked about the three wise men and how they brought Obama gold etc.....


5 posted on 04/20/2011 8:38:29 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: isthisnickcool
LOL! Here you go: ...who believed her son in particular had the potential to be great; who raised him to be, as he has put it jokingly, a combination of Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Harry Belafonte; and then died at 52, never knowing who or what he would become.
7 posted on 04/20/2011 8:43:19 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First

if I hadn’t seen the nude photo’s of her I would doubt she was ‘ a broad ‘


8 posted on 04/20/2011 8:43:54 AM PDT by SF_Redux (Sarah stands for accountablility and personal responsiblity, democrats can't live with that)
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To: Second Amendment First
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9 posted on 04/20/2011 8:44:46 AM PDT by imfrmdixie (A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. Eisenhower)
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To: Second Amendment First

This was all coordinated, folks. Corsi’s book........now these stories?


10 posted on 04/20/2011 8:45:51 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama's 2012 Slogan: "We've got what it takes, to take what you've got"!)
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To: maggief; STARWISE; hoosiermama; Second Amendment First
Damage Control.........LOL.

VIEW STANLEY'S ANN'S *Milestones*


Stanley Ann Dunham at Borobudur in Indonesia, in the early 1970s.


"Says" In Hawaii with Stanley Ann
From the Obama Campaign


Obama campaign


"SAYS" = HAWAII TIME Barack Obama with his father at the Honolulu airport at Christmas in 1971

11 posted on 04/20/2011 8:49:23 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Here...let me sum it up for you: She was a communist whore. There.


12 posted on 04/20/2011 8:50:31 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists". (Die Ritter der Kokosnuss))
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To: Second Amendment First

That title. Too funny.


13 posted on 04/20/2011 8:51:30 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Second Amendment First
Strange article to be printing now. The article seems to be a foundational, background piece for somebody who's been on the world's center stage going on 3 years now.

“If you want to grow into a human being,” Obama remembers her saying, “you’re going to need some values.”

Really? His mother said that? It sounds like a lab tech talking to a specimen. When did the term "values" come into vogue?

14 posted on 04/20/2011 8:51:40 AM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid)
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To: skeeter

Holy cow! Are the adjectives flyin’ in this turgid piece or what? The writing style of The Times declines year after year.


15 posted on 04/20/2011 8:51:46 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: Second Amendment First

She looks a lot like Miss Gulch. With apologies to Miss Gulch, who did not personally whelp a menace to the community.


16 posted on 04/20/2011 8:52:11 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Public education is WELFARE.)
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To: SF_Redux

I believe those pictures were taken by Frank Marshall Davis, her commie lover. Don’t see his name in the article.


17 posted on 04/20/2011 8:52:16 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Whatever it takes. It’s about time the MSM started looking into who this guy is.


18 posted on 04/20/2011 8:53:36 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Never forget ... Obama’s passport records had to be “cauterized” in the 2008 primaries by former CIA and Obama’s Intel Adviser John O’Brennan.


19 posted on 04/20/2011 8:54:29 AM PDT by SvenMagnussen (BHO II naturalized as U.S. Citizen after becoming an Indonesian National)
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To: onyx

OK, I’m late to all the stories about Obama’s paternity. Can you please tell me who is the dead-ringer gentleman on the beach with Obama sitting on his back?


20 posted on 04/20/2011 8:55:34 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: DCBryan1

Succinctly stated.


21 posted on 04/20/2011 8:57:05 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: miss marmelstein

Definitely a nominee for 2011’s Bulwer-Lytton prize.


22 posted on 04/20/2011 8:57:44 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: miss marmelstein

His grandfather! Stanley Ann’s *father*!


23 posted on 04/20/2011 8:58:34 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Second Amendment First
Obama’s Young Mother Abroad

Actually, referring to her that way kinda gives broads a bad name.

24 posted on 04/20/2011 8:58:35 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (An election is not a (national) suicide pact.)
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To: miss marmelstein

No kidding. That’s the Dad.


25 posted on 04/20/2011 8:59:14 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: onyx

Who’s the white dude?


26 posted on 04/20/2011 9:00:40 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: throwback

Obama’s book tells a story of the step father going to visit with some Americans. Obama’s mother said, “Those are NOT my people!”

The book also has Obama admitting he attended a Muslim school, something later “debunked” by Obama defenders.


27 posted on 04/20/2011 9:00:42 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: miss marmelstein

I’m guessing Grandpa Dunham.


28 posted on 04/20/2011 9:02:03 AM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: onyx

Boy! She was one butt-ugly little commie!


29 posted on 04/20/2011 9:02:03 AM PDT by digger48
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To: skeeter

Yes!


30 posted on 04/20/2011 9:02:20 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The whores father.


31 posted on 04/20/2011 9:02:45 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Where is our military?)
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To: skeeter

Agreed. But I managed to read most of the article. It was useful in further strengthening the idea of how much of Bambi was formed in Indonesia. The cold attitude etc. The article was good in that respect. It just helps prove he really is not American in his inner soul. There is much our enemy can supply us if we know how to use the info.


32 posted on 04/20/2011 9:03:07 AM PDT by prof.h.mandingo (Buck v. Bell (1927) An idea whose time has come (for extreme liberalism))
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To: Second Amendment First
Getting her son ready for the job he would do on the U.S. economy.


33 posted on 04/20/2011 9:04:05 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: digger48

You wanna see butt ugly, look at her nudes.


34 posted on 04/20/2011 9:04:29 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Where is our military?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

His grandfather! Stanley Ann’s *father*!


35 posted on 04/20/2011 9:05:24 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Second Amendment First

the NY Times taking several hundred words to say that his mom was a fat slob...


36 posted on 04/20/2011 9:06:44 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Second Amendment First

I notice their timeline has her marrying Obama before Barry’s conception.


37 posted on 04/20/2011 9:08:49 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: US_MilitaryRules

She looks like the mean witch in the Wizard of Oz.


38 posted on 04/20/2011 9:08:57 AM PDT by mojitojoe ( 1400 years of existence & Islam has 2 main accomplishments, psychotic violence and goat curry)
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To: Second Amendment First
0’s mother may have been a teen-aged commie whore.

But she has nothing on the NYT when it comes to being a whore for the 0 WH.

39 posted on 04/20/2011 9:08:57 AM PDT by mojito
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To: onyx
Last photo caption "SAYS" = HAWAII TIME Barack Obama with his father at the Honolulu airport at Christmas in 1971

Is that 0bama Sr. or Soetoro?

40 posted on 04/20/2011 9:09:59 AM PDT by lwd
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To: onyx
re: last photo

A) The date must be wrong because Barack Obama wasn't born in 1971. No matter WHERE he was born, it wasn't in 1971. And

B) This photo cannot have been taken of him with his father in Hawaii because, if I remember correctly, he was about 2 years old when his father died. The boy is this photo is obviously much older than 2. If the man is his father and if the airport is Hawaii, then the photo has been photo-shopped and fabricated.

Just saying....

41 posted on 04/20/2011 9:10:59 AM PDT by Prov3456
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To: lwd
Last photo caption "SAYS" = HAWAII TIME Barack Obama with his father at the Honolulu airport at Christmas in 1971

Is that 0bama Sr. or Soetoro?


Obama, Sr. That was the only time Barry would have been able to remember meeting him.
42 posted on 04/20/2011 9:11:52 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: onyx
maybe I'm late to the game, but that baby she's holding sure looks like the one the Obamaphiles claim to be Baby Barry.

PhotobucketPhotobucket

43 posted on 04/20/2011 9:12:48 AM PDT by digger48
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To: onyx; STARWISE; LucyT

HURL!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IdOKUk7o9I

Janny Scott discussing her book, A SINGULAR WOMAN: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother

http://www.nytimes.com/1998/02/01/us/the-president-under-fire-the-media-a-media-race-enters-waters-still-uncharted.html

THE PRESIDENT UNDER FIRE: THE MEDIA; A Media Race Enters Waters Still Uncharted
By JANNY SCOTT
Published: February 01, 1998


44 posted on 04/20/2011 9:14:08 AM PDT by maggief
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To: lwd

Right, Obama Senior.


45 posted on 04/20/2011 9:14:11 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Prov3456

You remember incorrectly.
Obama Sr. died in 1982.


46 posted on 04/20/2011 9:15:02 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Prov3456

He was born [somewhere] in 1961.


47 posted on 04/20/2011 9:15:33 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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48 posted on 04/20/2011 9:17:40 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: onyx

The pirate costume is apropos.


49 posted on 04/20/2011 9:17:54 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: maggief; LucyT; STARWISE

Thanks, maggie!

We need LucyT and STARWISE, the experts, here to answer questions!


50 posted on 04/20/2011 9:17:58 AM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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