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Barack Obama says 'I wish I'd had a father' as he addresses guns in Chicago
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Posted on 02/15/2013 5:26:01 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Barack Obama says 'I wish I'd had a father' as he addresses guns in Chicago

President Barack Obama today urged the young men of America to help tackle gun violence by taking responsibility for raising their sons, using an emotional return to his home city to admit: “I wish I'd had a father who was around and involved”.

In an unusually personal speech at a school in his old Chicago neighbourhood, Mr Obama, who was raised by his mother, said his attempts to introduce new gun control laws must be matched by more men behaving like role models who are “held up in respect” by their sons, grandsons and nephews.

“There's no more important ingredient for success, nothing that would be more important for us reducing violence than strong, stable families, which means we should do more to promote marriage and encourage fatherhood,” said Mr Obama.

Hailing his “heroic” late mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, “who gave everything she had to raise me”, Mr Obama said in one of the most candid statements of his presidency: “At the same time, I wish I had had a father who was around and involved”.

Barack Obama senior, a Kenyan economist, divorced Ms Dunham in 1964, three years after the birth of their son. A heavy drinker, he died in a 1982 car accident, 11 years after he last saw Barack junior.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; blackfamily; blackmales; dumpedbymother; fatherhood; fubo; guncontrol; marxist; secondamendment
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1 posted on 02/15/2013 5:26:08 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

We wish he had had a father, too...


2 posted on 02/15/2013 5:29:23 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Sub-Driver
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3 posted on 02/15/2013 5:31:38 PM PST by umgud
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To: Sub-Driver

i will.

he had a stepfather, for one thing. more than lots of others did.

not surprising he grew up and is an angry black man destroying the country he blames, not one damn difference between him and the black rob-mobs and feral urban killers we have in this country. only difference’is he grew up with a lot more than they did.


4 posted on 02/15/2013 5:32:09 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: faithhopecharity

Bingo!


5 posted on 02/15/2013 5:33:32 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish he’d had a mother so he wouldn’t have had to endure being raised by his typical white grandmother.


6 posted on 02/15/2013 5:35:33 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish he never had a mother either.


7 posted on 02/15/2013 5:35:40 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: freedomfiter2

Or his transvestite Indonesian nanny...


8 posted on 02/15/2013 5:36:53 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: faithhopecharity
We wish he had had a father, too...

No we don't

If he did not have a father (biologically speaking) he wouldn't be here.

You know, hereditary is a strange thing. If your parents did not have kids, it's likely you won't have any either.....

9 posted on 02/15/2013 5:37:07 PM PST by llevrok (Keep your arms out. ItÂ’ll make it harder for them to throw a net over you.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Frank involved himself pretty well.

I don't think it would have mattered if he had a father around all the time.

He would not have appreciated a good dad.

10 posted on 02/15/2013 5:37:07 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: bmwcyle

AMEN!!


11 posted on 02/15/2013 5:37:50 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: umgud

Thanks for the belly laugh.

Although a 75% rate of birth into a home without a father is a shame for any culture.

And that is after surviving a 70% rate of abortion.

Yeah, keep voting for them Democrats.


12 posted on 02/15/2013 5:38:42 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish his mother had made a different “choice”....


13 posted on 02/15/2013 5:38:42 PM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Sub-Driver
Mr Obama, who was raised by his mother

He was raised by his GRANDMOTHER!

14 posted on 02/15/2013 5:41:52 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: umgud
Is that Chris Crack-Rock with the blue jeans on? Wasn't it Chris Crack-Rock who called Berry the daddy of all America's bastards? Who will be a father to the biggest bastard, Joe Plugs Biden?
15 posted on 02/15/2013 5:43:15 PM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: Don Corleone
He was raised by his GRANDMOTHER!

He was raised by a boy-raper.

16 posted on 02/15/2013 5:43:14 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Barack Obama senior, a Kenyan economist,

I thought barky said he was a goat herder?

BTW, I wish you daddy had pulled out.

17 posted on 02/15/2013 5:44:05 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Sub-Driver

“...as he addresses guns in Chicago.”

I wish he would address GANGS in Chicago.


18 posted on 02/15/2013 5:44:33 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Where is the picture of Bammy doing the gangsta finger pointing with that other guy?


19 posted on 02/15/2013 5:44:33 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Sub-Driver
I genuinely feel sorry for him not having had a father. I was lucky enough to have a great father and both grandfathers in the same town who helped raise me. I took on two boys whose paternal father was also a drunk like his and know how much that hurt them. If he had grown up like I did maybe he would realize how angry it makes me that his policies would forbid my boys from being the fourth or fifth generation to own a couple of heirloom firearms.
20 posted on 02/15/2013 5:46:45 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I thought he wrote a book about his father.

Oh that’s right, that was Bill Ayers.


21 posted on 02/15/2013 5:49:03 PM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Sub-Driver

So his excuse for all these street thugs is that they didn’t have a father.P>I still can’t get over that he used coke and thinks nothing of it. Not a damn moral bone in his body.


22 posted on 02/15/2013 5:49:22 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

He talked about himself in a speech? How unusual ...(rolling eyes)


23 posted on 02/15/2013 5:53:04 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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24 posted on 02/15/2013 5:54:10 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Sub-Driver; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
as he addresses guns in Chicago

To misquote Norton (Ed!): "Hello, guns!"

25 posted on 02/15/2013 5:55:33 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

He was raised by white grandparents. Neither parent wanted him.


26 posted on 02/15/2013 5:58:53 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Sub-Driver

He had two fathers. One was that super-dark round headed guy who looks nothing like him and never lived with him and then there was the Indonesian step-father.

What a liar AND whiner. I only had one father. Blacks being unfair to whites.


27 posted on 02/15/2013 5:59:49 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, there’s your sign.


28 posted on 02/15/2013 6:00:29 PM PST by Vindication
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To: P-Marlowe

The Dreams of Bill’s Father


29 posted on 02/15/2013 6:01:16 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Sub-Driver
But he did have a father...still does. And his father, Satan/Allah/Shemyaza/Semyaza/Semjâzâ/Shaitan, is so proud.

Obama is complete filth, rebellious against all that is good...and his father is so proud.

Obama, like his father, does not attract followers...he possesses them (we call it Kool Aid).

Just ask Chris Matthews. Why the irrational devotion to evil?

30 posted on 02/15/2013 6:01:48 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: Sub-Driver; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

I thought that Webb Hubbell was his real father?! What’s up with that?


31 posted on 02/15/2013 6:02:41 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Funny... Obamas father and his family back home in Kenya were wishing little Barry got a good dose of coathanger


32 posted on 02/15/2013 6:03:46 PM PST by digger48
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To: faithhopecharity
☺ Lol!!
33 posted on 02/15/2013 6:04:13 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: clintonh8r

Yes it is really sad his mother was punished with a baby.


34 posted on 02/15/2013 6:04:33 PM PST by trustandobey
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To: llevrok

My brother was an only child.


35 posted on 02/15/2013 6:08:51 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

Lolo Soetoro.


36 posted on 02/15/2013 6:10:49 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He does. He’s buried in Kenya where Barry was born.


37 posted on 02/15/2013 6:11:22 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh good god.
What your grandfather who raised you giving you time and the best of everything was chopped liver?
Your mother gave you nothing but stuff until she tired of you and dropped you off with grandma and grandpa.


38 posted on 02/15/2013 6:11:38 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: F15Eagle

39 posted on 02/15/2013 6:14:13 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Not for long.


40 posted on 02/15/2013 6:14:44 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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What a punk *** wigger!


41 posted on 02/15/2013 6:16:20 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Sub-Driver

He wishes he had a father and then heads off on a Florida golfing trip while his wife and kids go skiing in Colorado. Nace way to show the love and attention to the kiddies Obozo.


42 posted on 02/15/2013 6:16:20 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Sub-Driver

L O L

and I bet his two girls wish they had a Father who stayed home and spent some time with them also...

this guy is such a looser...


43 posted on 02/15/2013 6:16:32 PM PST by haircutter
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To: ilovesarah2012

the point was, he had more than lots of others and he still turned out just as angry and feral. he had a lot of breaks others didn’t.


44 posted on 02/15/2013 6:17:58 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: SkyDancer

If the bum should have anything it should be a warden.


45 posted on 02/15/2013 6:20:04 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Sub-Driver

i wish he had a working conscience.


46 posted on 02/15/2013 6:20:31 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I would think that the Muslim Indonesians would be really PO’s by now over how Barry has deleted his step-dad from his and his mom’s life. That would be the oil company manager who enrolled him in school and made sure he learned about Islam and put a roof over his head and his mom’s head for at least three of his formative years in Indonesia.

Lolo was also the doting father of Barry’s half-sister who is also missing in Barry’s “single mom” narrative. His mom was legally single for just one year from 1964 to 1965 before Barry left for college, IIRC!

Later in the speech Barry goes out of his way to praise non-traditional families (single moms, adoptive dads) but pointedly omits step-dads.


47 posted on 02/15/2013 6:20:38 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: mylife
Our Their gangsta _resident in action!
48 posted on 02/15/2013 6:21:18 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: trustandobey
We were punished with her baby
49 posted on 02/15/2013 6:23:25 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: trustandobey

i think this is the winner on the thread.

and thanks to his mom being punished with him, now we’re all punished with him, too.


50 posted on 02/15/2013 6:24:00 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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