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Obamas pay tribute to family history in Hawaii
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Posted on 01/01/2012 4:56:57 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Obamas pay tribute to family history in Hawaii By Alicia M. Cohn - 01/01/12 05:14 PM ET

President Obama and the First Family spent the first day of the new year paying tribute to the president's past in Hawaii.

Far from the hustle of Republican candidates vying for votes on one of the last days before the first GOP primary vote in Iowa taking place this Tuesday, the Obamas enjoyed the second week of their Hawaiian vacation.

Following a visit to the gym, Obama joined his family on a drive across the island of Oahu on a partly-cloudy but warm Sunday morning to visit the grave of the president's grandfather, Stanley Dunham, at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Obama visited the grave site during the family's Hawaiian Christmas vacation last year as well.

The Obamas spent about 11 minutes at the grave, then proceeded to Honolulu's East-West Center. The East-West Arts Program is hosting an exhibition until Jan. 8 honoring the anthropological work of Obama's late mother, S. Ann Dunham.

The exhibit is titled, "Through Her Eyes: Ann Dunham's Field Work in Indonesia." They were joined there by the president's half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, and her family.

The family avoided the press for the most part during both visits, although the White House confirmed that the Obamas visited both locations as a family.

Obama plans to return to Washington, D.C. early this week. According to CNN, he will address supporters in Iowa through an online forum on Tuesday even as the caucus results are being counted by Iowa's Republican Party.


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Never mind.........
1 posted on 01/01/2012 4:56:58 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Will all the blood relatives who live in Hawaii be attending the party?


2 posted on 01/01/2012 5:01:10 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich: Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pays or paid off?


3 posted on 01/01/2012 5:04:00 PM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ann Dunham’s ‘field work’ in Indonesia?

Bet she cut a wide swath there too.


4 posted on 01/01/2012 5:08:23 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Sub-Driver

Fast forward to 4 min 23 seconds:

Granny Kenya spills the beans, niiiice & pretty, yup.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlFc4wCpvSo

Our POTUS is NOT the POTUS, and he’s not completely straight, and he’s not drug-fee, and he’s probably not Christian.

And he’s not a non machine-gun smuggler, either.


5 posted on 01/01/2012 5:10:16 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Sub-Driver
The family avoided the press for the most part during both visits

And inconvenienced thousands of Honoluluans due to their traveling fortress jaunting back and forth across town on a holiday.

6 posted on 01/01/2012 5:10:29 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: Sub-Driver

May I be the first and maybe only to say............pffftttttttttttttttttt!

BECAUSE,,, what I really want to say is not really nice....so 1@#$%^&*)&^%^(%%**%$%*_+_)(*&^%$#@#$%^& and for good measure.....###@#@#~!


7 posted on 01/01/2012 5:10:51 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Sub-Driver

Interesting that Granny wasn’t buried beside her husband...

Instead she was grabbed up and burned to ashes before anybody had a chance to look over her body...


8 posted on 01/01/2012 5:27:54 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: Sub-Driver
the anthropological work of Obama's late mother, S. Ann Dunham.

Would her work garner any notice at all if he were not President? Just asking ....

9 posted on 01/01/2012 5:28:04 PM PST by MissMagnolia (ObamaCare side effects: headache,delayed treatment, 0 choice,sky-rocketing taxes & premature death)
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To: Sub-Driver

He spent a couple years living in the gutter at Columbia University. When is he going to return there for old times sake?


10 posted on 01/01/2012 5:28:10 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Sub-Driver
The exhibit is titled, "Through Her Eyes: Ann Dunham's Field Work in Indonesia."

I guess I missed this about SAD, but I did know about her work as a photo model.

11 posted on 01/01/2012 5:34:43 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Sub-Driver
The Obamas spent about 11 minutes at the grave

Car drives to grave site, Obama family exits car, walks to grave, immediately returns to car.

Elasped time: "about 11 minutes".

12 posted on 01/01/2012 5:36:41 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: ErnBatavia

Gotta keep the lie alive ya know. Say it over and over till someone believes it...not me you stinking kenyan liar.


13 posted on 01/01/2012 5:39:19 PM PST by freebird5850 (Of course Obama loves his country...it's just that Cain loves mine!)
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To: Brilliant

Probably when they offer annual $1,000,000 Lecture Chair, a lease without cost on a $88,000,000 Penthouse (no not the magazine, he’d not that type), a credit card gift $10,000,000 and group sex with his old schoolmates and political supporters. Oh, and a Permanent Chair in Black/White relations awarded to Rev Wright.
And private school tuition for his daughters and a weekly luncheon for his his wife, the famous Chicago Ward Heeler’s Daughter, with Rev Sharpton.


14 posted on 01/01/2012 5:47:04 PM PST by BilLies ( (ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hates your Traditional American guts!))
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To: Sub-Driver
at the end of article

Obama plans to return to Washington, D.C. early this week. According to CNN, he will address supporters in Iowa through an online forum on Tuesday even as the caucus results are being counted by Iowa's Republican Party.

I notice that it did not say the obama's. Is MO planning on stretching out the vacation ?

15 posted on 01/01/2012 5:47:59 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Sub-Driver

Nobody mentions it much anymore, but I still would like to know who snuffed typical white granny on election night.


16 posted on 01/01/2012 5:51:53 PM PST by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver
Whose family are they paying tribute to? Obama’s pretend family or the family that owns the house “we the people” have to rent for these grifters every December? Inquiring minds want to know.....
17 posted on 01/01/2012 6:02:05 PM PST by liberalh8ter (I don't like what the world has become....)
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To: Sub-Driver

It IS an election year, after all.


18 posted on 01/01/2012 6:08:29 PM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

obama visits grave of communist frank marshall davis friend....http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/2601914/Frank-Marshall-Davis-alleged-Communist-was-early-influence-on-Barack-Obama.html


19 posted on 01/01/2012 6:13:25 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: Sub-Driver

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25406984


20 posted on 01/01/2012 6:38:14 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: indylindy; Sub-Driver
Nobody mentions it much anymore, but I still would like to know who snuffed typical white granny on election night.

The press was remarkably indifferent to that story.

Someone could win a Pulitzer digging it up.

21 posted on 01/01/2012 6:43:19 PM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont
Someone could win a Pulitzer digging it up.

Or need to be dug up him/her self for getting close.

22 posted on 01/01/2012 7:04:58 PM PST by norton
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To: LucyT; melancholy

So much “fun stuff” in this article especially about Ann Dunham’s “field work”. To me that means she picked beans or something. And visiting gramps and how come granny’s not next to him? Wonder if he visited the hospital where he was supposed to have been born? LOL!!


23 posted on 01/01/2012 7:07:50 PM PST by azishot
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To: Sub-Driver

Frank Marshall Davis’ grave should be near by.


24 posted on 01/01/2012 7:45:42 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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25 posted on 01/01/2012 7:50:15 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

..........The Obamas spent about 11 minutes at the grave..............

Just about enough time for Zer0 to unroll his prayer rug, get on his hands and knees, and give thanks that his real birth certificate is six feet under!

Allah be praised!


26 posted on 01/01/2012 8:20:54 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

..........The Obamas spent about 11 minutes at the grave..............

Just about enough time for Zer0 to unroll his prayer rug, get on his hands and knees, and give thanks that his real birth certificate is six feet under!

Allah be praised!


27 posted on 01/01/2012 8:21:32 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Sub-Driver

“President Obama and the First Family spent the first day of the new year paying tribute to the president’s past in Hawaii”

Too bad its a secret or the rest of us could also share in the trubute.


28 posted on 01/01/2012 9:22:41 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: azishot

No, he didn’t because he was born AGAIN Moslem, if there’s any such thing!


29 posted on 01/01/2012 9:30:39 PM PST by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Purple Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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To: azishot; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; Nepeta; Bikkuri; ..
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So much “fun stuff” in this article especially about Ann Dunham’s “field work”. To me that means she picked beans or something. And visiting gramps and how come granny’s not next to him?

Thanks azishot. [Ashes dumped into the ocean can't tell tales. No body, no ashes, no evidence.]

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30 posted on 01/01/2012 10:02:37 PM PST by LucyT
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To: LucyT

Stanley Dunham's ashes rest at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. He died of prostate cancer in 1992 at age 73

SOURCE.

31 posted on 01/01/2012 11:02:17 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Ann Dunham’s” work in Indonesia?
Why was her name scrubbed of her real name “Soetero”?
Potential embarrassment to “Steve”?

No flowers tossed in the sea for Granny Toot?


32 posted on 01/02/2012 12:24:58 AM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: butterdezillion

Among many rumors was the fact that Granny hated Stanley for all his ho’ing around through the years.

Just a curious side note...Madelyn never wanted to be called Grandma so they called her ‘Toots’ (anglosized Hawai’ian for Grandma)....maybe because she actually wasn’t one


33 posted on 01/02/2012 6:29:47 AM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: LucyT
Ashes dumped into the ocean can't tell tales. No body, no ashes, no evidence.

I always thought it odd that 'Toot' got a hip replacement, when she was allegedly dying of cancer.

Terminal cancer patients aren't good hip replacement candidates.

I recall hearing in the news stream (briefly) that she had died of sudden complications from the hip surgery, then the story shifted to cancer.

Maybe that was supposed to make her death seem 'expected', and raise the longsuffering grief factor to gain sympathy in time for the election.

Maybe it was to deflect any call for an autopsy...

So many lies, so little time....

34 posted on 01/02/2012 6:31:19 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: 007girl; 1_Rain_Drop; 2nd amendment mama; AbolishCSEU; abner; afraidfortherepublic; Aggie Mama; ...
Link only:

http://www.daylife.com/photo/0fEObma7lAbLk?__site=daylife&q=michelle+obama

US President Barack Obama walks with his daughter Sasha after a visit to the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii January 1, 2012 in Honolulu. From 3rd left: Obama’s daughter Malia, wife Michelle, niece Savita Ng, brother-in-law Konrad Ng with his daughter Suhailia, and sister Maya Soetoro-Ng. The center was showing an exhibition of anthrpological work by Obama’s mother Ann Dunham.

Michelle Fashion Police Alert Ping!

FReepmail maggief if you want on or off this ping list

35 posted on 01/02/2012 6:49:58 AM PST by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

Question if anybody can answer: If his grandfather was buried in a National Military Cemetery there, wouldn’t his grandmother have been allowed to be buried there too? I know they dumped her ashes in the ocean, and wonder if she chose that option as her daughter’s ashes had been dumped there too.


36 posted on 01/02/2012 7:14:02 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: maggief

Re: MO
“It’s good to be Queen! Wa Ha Ha!!!”


37 posted on 01/02/2012 7:59:45 AM PST by TheConservativeParty ( Everytime a democrat loses, a Moonbat gets its wings burned off.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Ann Dunham's Field Work in Indonesia

Mustn't say it, mustn't say it.....

38 posted on 01/02/2012 8:00:00 AM PST by McLynnan
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To: maggief; mickie
Michellie the Moocher visits the National Memorial Cemetary containing the remains of Frank Dunham and surrounding American war heroes........and once again is clad in her own version of class and respect for the dead.

The First Bag Lady is shown with her trademark top-chest nudity, upper-back nudity, neck nudity, shoulder nudity, full-arms nudity, full-underarms nudity and full-brain nudity.

It's all okay, though, because Moochelle has well-toned flesh......in case you haven't heard.

Leni

39 posted on 01/02/2012 8:34:24 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: maggief

Have you noticed the lack of photos this year? No photos eating shave iced, playing at the beach, etc. Only election photo op pics... Pearl Harbor, graves, Memorial to his slutty commie mommie. They definitely are trying to keep this 4+ million vacation out of the eyes of the public. They make me sick..... Such disgusting, sneaky, pigs.


40 posted on 01/02/2012 9:09:12 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: butterdezillion

You mean the Granny Obama visited alone when she was dying? The one the daughter-in-law and granddaughters didn’t go to see for a final visit? The one that they didn’t attend the funeral?

The days activities made for lots of family photo ops for the local Chicago news. He doesn’t have a record to run on. The push is on to portray him as a wonderful family man.....


41 posted on 01/02/2012 9:48:30 AM PST by Fu-fu2
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To: mojitojoe


42 posted on 01/02/2012 9:56:54 AM PST by maggief
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To: mass55th
If his grandfather was buried in a National Military Cemetery there, wouldn’t his grandmother have been allowed to be buried there too?

Yes.

43 posted on 01/02/2012 11:26:39 AM PST by LucyT
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To: mass55th
If his grandfather was buried in a National Military Cemetery there, wouldn’t his grandmother have been allowed to be buried there too?

Yes.

44 posted on 01/02/2012 11:27:04 AM PST by LucyT
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To: Mears

bfl


45 posted on 01/02/2012 2:15:08 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: maggief


46 posted on 01/02/2012 4:10:49 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much. We will much about that be committed.)
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To: maggief

O Good Lord - not just sleeveless, but a racer back dress! Yuck!!
And the print makes her thighs look huge.
Embarrassing.


47 posted on 01/02/2012 7:22:21 PM PST by freemama
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To: maggief

Oh good grief.


48 posted on 01/02/2012 7:52:26 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: maggief

Does she practice posing with her hand in front of her crotch?

Here is one for the record keepers.

2009 to 2012: we have seen more crotch scratching nipple showing, bra lines, wedgies, panty lines, a strange penis looking thing on the FLOTUS (not to mention nekkid MOTUS pics) than any one human should endure.

1789 to 2009: none


49 posted on 01/02/2012 8:21:32 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: LucyT
"HEY YOU!

"YEAH, YOU with the big ears!"

"What the hell did you do to your Granny??"

"Where's your REAL birth certificate??

"I bet you're NOT smarter than a 5 year old, where's your records??!"

"How'd you get into Harvard Law School, and who paid for it?"

"Where did you get all those Social Security Numbers?"


50 posted on 01/02/2012 10:20:10 PM PST by bitt (Socialism works great until you run out of Chinese money.)
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