Percy Sutton, NYC political icon in the African American community, tells a news reporter that Dr. Khalid al Mansour solicited favor and recommendation on behalf of Barack Hussein Obama in order to secure Barack's entry into Harvard. Think about that.
During the 1950's and 1960's, Percy Sutton became one of American's best known lawyers. He represented many controversial figures such as Malcolm X and argued many cases (photo: Malcolm X and Percy Sutton at a Harlem rally on Seventh Avenue between 125th and 126th streets, 1963)
Richard Fernanadez over at Fallback Belmont has a very curious piece on the ever changing Obama narrative concerning this jawdropper revealed by Amanda Carpenter in her post over at Townhall, Are Khalid al Mansour and Obama Friends?. This bombshell story asks more questions than it answers. And Wretchard's twist on just which Mansour we are talking about is a whole other question.
Obama's mentors, friends, comrades tells us his story. These associations show us who he is. Terrible, all of it.
I often wondered where Obama got the money for his long strange trip. But this, Dr. Khalid al Mansour development is .... outta hand.
Watch these videos. Stunning indictment of Mansour. He's a total racist Islamist very much in the mold of Obama's best buds Louis Farrakhan and Reverend Wright.
Check Mansour's diatribe video against the Jews here.
Video Dr. Mansour's "The Birth and Death of Christianity: posted by Muslims by choice here.
And this video, uploaded by IslamStudios and titled "Christians Designed Discrimination:"
Sutton is an unabashed Obama supporter. The last thing he would want to do is hurt Obama. And if you watch the video, it is obvious Sutton is telling the story of Mansour and Obama with great pride. And the reporter is sharing, kvelling along with Sutton. Both see nothing wrong with what he is saying.
Can any of my readers help me out here?
Townhall links to a video in which civil rights activist Percy Sutton claimed he was asked by a certain Dr. Khalid al Mansour, adviser to one of the richest men in the world to write a letter of reccomendation on behalf of Barack Obama to help him gain acceptance to Harvard many years ago. Mansour was raising money for Obama at the time, according to Sutton, which is strange in itself. Townhall identifies the Mansour in question as a preacher from Islam Studios. A video purporting to show Dr. Mansour exemplifies his somewhat comical style of preaching is featured. However, Townhall may have erred in its identification of the right Mansour. The Islamic preacher featured in the video is unlikely to have been any kind of adviser to billionaries. But this other Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tario Al-Mansours biographical details fit the Sutton profile much better. However the lack of online information on such an august man leave me a little worried. Can Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tario Al-Mansour be the man? Suttons memory seems a little vague and confused, as would be natural for a man of his age. So the identification of Mansour and his connection to Obama might be a little hazy.
Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tario Al-Mansour is an internationally acknowledged advisor to Heads of State and business leaders in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America. He has been actively involved in structuring investments and joint ventures worldwide for over 35 years. Dr. Al-Mansour was also responsible for the Africa investment activities of Kingdom Holdings, Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talals investment company. During his distinguished career, Dr. Al-Mansour has been a guest lecturer at Harvard University, Bombay University, Columbia University, UCLA, University of Kenya, London School of Economics and the University of Ghana.
In addition to Africa Venture Partners, Dr. Al-Mansour sits on the Boards of: Saudi African Bank; Kingdom Holdings, Africa; Multimedia Super Corridor (Malaysia); Space Tech Inc.; AmNet Corp. International; New Avenues Fund Ltd; United Bank for Africa; United Networks; and Landmark Entertainment.
Dr. Al-Mansour has authored 24 books and is listed in Whos Who in the World; International Whos Who in the Arab World; Two Thousand Men of Achievement; Royal Blue Book of London; Worlds Whos Who of Intellectuals and American Hall of Fame. Dr. Khalid Al-Mansour has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University (Phi Beta Kappa) and Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of California at Berkeley.
[...] I wonder if the readers can shed any additional light on this matter. Knowing someone at the right hand of very rich men is a great thing when youre looking for entry into law school. Sutton took Mansours advice, whoever he was, and wrote Harvard saying there was a genius who would soon be available to them. And the rest is nearly history.
UPDATE: JAD just sent me this and opined, "Al Mansour represents OPEC? No wonder Obama doesn't want the US drilling anywhere." Check it out! He's the preacher. Keep it coming folks:
Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tariq Al-Mansour
Dr. Al-Mansour is an International Attorney and Businessman. His college education was obtained at Howard University, where he majored in Philosophy and Logic, and at the University of California School of Law at Berkeley where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.
He is a Phi Beta Kappa recipient and is listed in the World's Who's Who in Finance and Industry, International Who's Who in the Arab World, Who's Who in Public Affairs, Royal Blue Book of London, International Who's Who of Intellectuals, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in California, Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in Black America.
Dr. Al-Mansour has spent most of his adult life as a businessman/lawyer, intellectual, religious activist, author and teacher. His business and professional interests include co-founding the International Law Firm of Al-Waleed, Al-Talal & Al-Mansour, representing the O.P.E.C. interest of the famous Los Angeles trial, I.M.A.W.C. vs. O.P.E.C.; and serving as a co-founder and director of the Saudi African Bank (SAB), the United Bank for Africa (UBA) and the World United Bank for Africa (WUBA).
UPDATE: Richard Fernandez just tracked down the video promo on this dvd, Will the West Rule Forever? and his books. Please, check out the titles:
|Americans Beware! The Zionist Plot Agnst.S.Arabia||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||19||$3.00||Out of Stock|
|Cultural Dynamism In The 21st Century||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||488||$19.95||Out of Stock|
|Laws Without Justice||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||343||$19.95||Out of Stock|
|PC Vs TV - Can America Be Saved?||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||289||$21.95||Out of Stock|
|Strains Of Modern Marriage||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||322||$21.95||Out of Stock|
|The Challenges Of Spreading Islam In America||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||213||$16.95||Out of Stock|
|The Destruction Of Western Civilization ...||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||316||$19.95||Out of Stock|
|The Pentecostals: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||343||$19.95||Out of Stock|
|The Reflections Of An African Arabian In Captivity||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||378||$19.95||Out of Stock|
|Welcome To Islam||Dr Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour||S||717||$27.95||Out of Stock|
UPDATE: It seems to be a common thread in Obama's liasons. Heroyalwhyness sent me this link to 2001 NYT quote:
Today, Mr. Ayers and Ms. Dohrn, 59, who is director of the Legal Clinic's Children and Family Justice Center of Northwestern University, seem like typical baby boomers, caring for aging parents, suffering the empty-nest syndrome.
Their son, Malik, 21, is at the University of California, San Diego; Zayd, 24, teaches at Boston University.
UPDATE: From Slimguy:
Dr. Khalid Al-Mansour, Senior Advisor, HRH Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal