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Meet the First Obama Girlfriend
breitbart ^ | 5/2/12 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 05/02/2012 12:18:02 PM PDT by Nachum

It only took nearly six years for the media to begin vetting President Obama’s past.

Today, Vanity Fair released an excerpt from a new biography of Barack Obama by David Maraniss. The excerpt discusses Barack Obama's first love affair, with a white Australian woman named Genevieve Cook. It's a telling examination of who Obama was as a young man -- and it shows a self-absorbed "internationalist" with delusions of grandeur.

Photo credit Vanity Fair.

The book itself sounds like an ode to Obama. Maraniss writes, “At age 20, Obama was a man of the world … He could not be of one place, rooted and provincial.” No, says Maraniss, this was a broadminded young man who “knew the ways of different cultures better than he knew himself.”

When he first moved to New York, he was in the midst of an affair with Alexandra McNear, a girl from Occidental. They exchanged a series of purple letters with one another – turgid missives from overfevered young minds. Here, for example, is tendentious Obama explaining poetry to his young girlfriend:

I haven’t read “The Waste Land” for a year, and I never did bother to check all the footnotes. But I will hazard these statements—Eliot contains the same ecstatic vision which runs from Münzer to Yeats. However, he retains a grounding in the social reality/order of his time. Facing what he perceives as a choice between ecstatic chaos and lifeless mechanistic order, he accedes to maintaining a separation of asexual purity and brutal sexual reality. And he wears a stoical face before this. Read his essay on Tradition and the Individual Talent, as well as Four Quartets,

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To: Nachum
midst of an affair with Alexandra McNear, a girl from Occidental. They exchanged a series of purple letters with one another....

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FOREIGN STUDENT AT OCCIDENTAL? Maybe McNear would know whether or not Obama was registered as a foreign student at Occidental College in California.

She might even know if Obama ever went by the name of Soetoro.

I wish a reporter would track McNear down and find out if she knows if Obama was registered as a foreign student at Occidental, and/or if she knows how Obama paid his college expenses at Occidental. That is, did Obama receive financial aid as a foreign student?

201 posted on 05/03/2012 2:57:50 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: 9YearLurker
Plenty of purely gay, not bisexual, men have married women and fathered a couple of children.

I know, I had a workmate who was married to the mother of his three children, they were together for more than ten years, and one day he suddenly announced he was in love with a very handsome young man considerably younger than himself. I heard that his wife remarried, but his children never forgave him.

202 posted on 05/03/2012 3:42:00 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: PhilDragoo
I found the original version of this photo, showing Obama with his first true love...


203 posted on 05/03/2012 3:45:11 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: PhilDragoo

REID LIFSET

... Associate Director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program, Yale University Reid J. Lifset is the Associate Director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program, Resident Fellow in industrial ecology at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, and Editor-in-Chief and founder of the Journal of Industrial Ecology...

Unusual name, I imagine it's the same man.

204 posted on 05/03/2012 4:21:39 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: PhilDragoo

His hand with the cup looks too white


205 posted on 05/03/2012 4:54:46 AM PDT by RummyChick (j)
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To: Fred Nerks

I think I detect a new internet meme in the making, similar to “looter guy” and “vacation guy”...

“Obama guy”


206 posted on 05/03/2012 5:03:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Fred Nerks
I love the creepy floating hand over his shoulder. I like to think of it as the antithesis of this:

The Construction of Obama (if you will)

207 posted on 05/03/2012 5:16:37 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Fred Nerks
too young???


http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S138912860100233X

Mohamed Moustafa, received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer and Systems Engineering from Ain Shams University (ASU), Cairo, Egypt, in 1993 and 1997, respectively. Currently, he is working towards the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the city of University of New York (CUNY), NY. Upon graduation, he was appointed as a research assistant with the Department of Computer and Systems Engineering at ASU where he conducted several research projects. In his M.Sc. thesis, he presented a novel automated computer vision system applied to human face detection and recognition from video signals based on neural networks and genetic algorithms. His main research interests include wireless mobile communications, pattern recognition, neural networks and genetic algorithms.
208 posted on 05/03/2012 5:16:59 AM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: Fred Nerks; PhilDragoo
So this is all we know about Genevieve Hogan Cook except that she is 5’7″ tall From here.
209 posted on 05/03/2012 5:28:29 AM PDT by GregNH (>>>>>I am SO ready to join a brigade of pickup trucks to surround DC<<<<<)
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To: Delta Dawn

Now, he sits on the Board of the Susan Ross Foundation with a broken briefcase and a tape recorder.


210 posted on 05/03/2012 6:20:11 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Fresh Wind

Bwa haa.


211 posted on 05/03/2012 6:23:50 AM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: kenavi
I wouldn't say that his own epitaph is characteristic - especially looking back at a chaotic life dabbling in the occult.

Look at the rest of the late poem from which it comes, and you'll see what I mean.

Under Ben Bulben

He's just entirely unlike Eliot (and not far from a loon.)

212 posted on 05/03/2012 6:35:41 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Fred Nerks

I never thought that Kenya group photo looked real at all. Additionally, it looks pretty warm in Kenya, why wear a black leather jacked?

So it’s the black leather jacked that’s real the head above is not....they must have a reason for photographing that jacked over and over again. Lends continuity of some sort?


213 posted on 05/03/2012 6:51:38 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: PhilDragoo; Fred Nerks; LucyT; little jeremiah
I printed out the picture and measured the know height of the girl at 5'7". Using that scale I applied to the male subject who is reported to be 6'1".


214 posted on 05/03/2012 6:57:24 AM PDT by GregNH (>>>>>I am SO ready to join a brigade of pickup trucks to surround DC<<<<<)
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To: Fred Nerks

Here’s another thought. Zero’s supposedly 6 ft tall, right? There is he “is” with a group of Kenyans, looks to be about their height, give or take a couple of inches. Of course, the photo makes it look as though he standing next to them but at the same time he’s in front of them, but that’s another matter.... I thought Kenyans were generally short, as the Kenyan Obama.

How do photos of other people of average height, or Kenyans for that matter, look standing next to Zero in non-photoshopped photos? Is the height difference more apparent? And the supposed girlfriend, she must be pretty tall, since she’s not much shorter? But that thing is so fake it doesn’t even matter, but it is another point in favor of photoshopping, if anohter point is even needed.


215 posted on 05/03/2012 6:58:10 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Salamander

The Bush miss me yet on the computer screen was a nice touch. lol


216 posted on 05/03/2012 7:04:54 AM PDT by commonguymd (Freedom is a myth anymore it seems)
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To: little jeremiah

He wears a size 13 1/2 shoe according the NYT. Trying looking at that.


217 posted on 05/03/2012 7:59:02 AM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: JennysCool

Wowzer - that is one GINORMOUS photoshopped-pasted head.


218 posted on 05/03/2012 8:16:36 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Nachum

Normal person:

Hey girlfriend, Went running today. Man, am I out of shape!

Self-absorbed Obama:

I run every other day at the small indoor track [at Columbia] which slants slightly upward like a plate; I stretch long and slow, twist and shake, the fatigue, the inertia finding home in different parts of the body. I check the time and growl—aargh!—and tumble onto the wheel. And bodies crowd and give off heat, some people are in front and you can hear the patter or plod of the steps behind. You look down to watch your feet, neat unified steps, and you throw back your arms and run after people, and run from them and with them, and sometimes someone will shadow your pace, step for step, and you can hear the person puffing, a different puff than yours, and on a good day they’ll come up alongside and thank you for a good run, for keeping a good pace, and you nod and keep going on your way, but you’re pretty pleased, and your stride gets lighter, the slumber slipping off behind you, into the wake of the past.


219 posted on 05/03/2012 8:37:23 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: TXnMA

You ar right,...


220 posted on 05/03/2012 8:40:30 AM PDT by PLD (It is time the freeloaders leave the white house and go back to the hell hole where they came from..)
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To: suijuris

How true!!!


221 posted on 05/03/2012 8:41:36 AM PDT by PLD (It is time the freeloaders leave the white house and go back to the hell hole where they came from..)
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To: mknj; Fred Nerks
He wears his watch on his left hand. The girlfriend pictures does look badly faked but so does every photo of him. If it is, then they got the watch, ring and jacket right. Or at least someone is being consistant. You can barely see a ring in the Genevieve pic.

Here's the jacket, ring and a similar scarf. This pic is purported to be a fake by many

The next two were taken the same day. See the watch, ring and jacket. The jacket is looking more worn out by the time he gets to Kenya. Intersting thing about this last pic is that this has been cropped. There used to be most of the Obama tribe in that picture but I can't find it on the internet anywhere this morning. More scrubbing? And if so, for what reason? It should have shown his left hand.

222 posted on 05/03/2012 9:12:03 AM PDT by bgill
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To: FreeAtlanta
Obama used to have a big head and when it got dangerous for his health, the commie handlers, I mean doctors, extracted some of their programming

Ah, now we know where the head scars came from.

223 posted on 05/03/2012 9:23:08 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Yaelle; Fred Nerks

I’m still wearing a cheap jacket I bought 25+ years ago and have no desire to retire it yet.


224 posted on 05/03/2012 9:26:15 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Nachum
*snicker*
*pass the coke pipe/*
(boy-toy) Larry Sinclair, Is very deeply saddened.
*/pass the some pipe*

225 posted on 05/03/2012 9:28:24 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA. DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me $hit; with different flie$". :^)
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To: PhilDragoo

Yeah, those legs and feet stood out to me too but I haven’t had any luck finding Hussein standing like that to compare.


226 posted on 05/03/2012 9:30:17 AM PDT by bgill
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To: nathanbedford

How I wish there were more like you here to raise the level of discourse. Always a pleasure, NB.


227 posted on 05/03/2012 9:41:27 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: txhurl

Are those the same clothes he wore in that picture with his grandparents at Central Park?


228 posted on 05/03/2012 9:45:45 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: crusty old prospector
OMG, You VRWC people are just so cynical.

I for one, am glad to know our Fearless(ly) (in)Eligible Maximum Leader is a red-blooded hetero kinda guy! Wadda STUD!*

Boy-o-Boy, this oughta put an end to those silly "gay" rumors! Just Wow!

* .,.. and now he is a war hero, too! I bet if those pansy Navy Seals hadn't gotten in his way, Barry woulda wiped out ALL the al-qaeda terrorists

229 posted on 05/03/2012 9:51:27 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: LucyT

Babe Magnet Ping


230 posted on 05/03/2012 9:53:10 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: mojito
Precious wasn't he? I'm not convinced these are either his words or his big nosed “girl friend”. Ayers and Manson fan Bernadine may have spent a wine soaked evening puking this stuff out for this “biography”.

If this is Obama’s words? My, he really is a self-impressed fool. It must be such a burden being so uber evolved and above mere mortals. I'm calling BS on this tragic romance. Bring on the Pock-eeee-staneeeee boyz. I'm sure that would be much more interesting, in a gross way.

231 posted on 05/03/2012 9:56:00 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: commonguymd

It’s the dog’s laptop wallpaper.

He really respects W’s fondness for dogs.

[especially since his fondness never included dining upon them]


232 posted on 05/03/2012 9:59:52 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Nachum
Dear Diary...
Wanda
That skinny Kenyan done rocked my world!
233 posted on 05/03/2012 10:01:33 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: AnAmericanMother
His poems are memorable, so many lines come unbidden to mind:

"While on the shop and street I gazed
My body of a sudden blazed;
And twenty minutes more or less
It seemed, so great my happiness,
That I was blessed and could bless

234 posted on 05/03/2012 10:02:58 AM PDT by kenavi (1% of the 1% were born in the 1%.)
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To: Fresh Wind

Your head would be too if you had no neck.


235 posted on 05/03/2012 10:05:59 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: liberalh8ter
It's really.....THE CLAW!


236 posted on 05/03/2012 10:09:46 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

The guy in the photo must have some kind of skin disease/anomaly because the left hand looks ‘white’ while the left side of face is darker. Doesn’t appear that shados make the difference.


237 posted on 05/03/2012 10:10:03 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: kenavi

NEVER write “poetry” when you’re stoned and playing “Mad Libs”.


238 posted on 05/03/2012 10:12:05 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: RummyChick

That’s a huge size! The feet in that photo are not that big, nor is he that short; nor is his head that big.

The jacket is a big clue.


239 posted on 05/03/2012 10:23:11 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: kenavi

He was a student (at least at some time in his life) of Swedenborg.


240 posted on 05/03/2012 10:24:33 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas; LucyT

I am 100% sure Zero did not write that. Cashill should check these letters the way he did the Dreams book. Look for Ayers “fingerprints”.


241 posted on 05/03/2012 10:30:03 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: ColdOne
Internal polling says most know he's on the down low. How else to combat it without bringing “ALL THE GIRLS HE'S LOVED BEFORE...”

Very funny, this.

Something tells me his fab gf’s are either gay or have had a sh*t load of $$$ put into a Swiss bank account by Axlerod.

The interesting thing about this...all the old dudes at Man's Country that are on their last breath may “COME OUT”.

Not that the MSM will report it...but, then again...I think they know what is coming and are craven by nature. I'm looking for somebody in the media to actually vet this creep. And that not only includes his newly found big nosed, verbose and silly old gf. It would include: Bill Frist, Reggie Love, Donald Sinclair, etc., etc., etc.

242 posted on 05/03/2012 10:42:49 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: liberalh8ter

I recall reading from that fab book Ayers wrote (Dreams) that widdle Barry hung out with the “structural feminists”.

Uh-huh.


243 posted on 05/03/2012 10:46:02 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Kenny Bunk; TheOldLady; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; ...

. . . . Babe Magnet Ping

Back to the thread; there's so much here, I don't know where to tell you to begin. See photos, too.

Thanks to all y'all for the pings.

244 posted on 05/03/2012 10:47:02 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: Cyber Liberty
Pantload, indeed.

I dated a very, very nice guy that had a REAL job at Harvard. Smart guy. Smarter than these idiots. He wasn't in the hard science area...but still, smart.

If he wrote me a letter, it was nothing like this. And we were long distance “lovers”. There was none of this gibberish/look how smart I am/I'm so full of ennui that I may collapse.

I'm calling major BS on this book. I think the “love letters” were dreamed up at the kitchen table of the Ayers.

You know...just that guy in the neighborhood.

I can not wait until this little POS fraud is exposed. I smell desperation....and flop sweat at his recent photo ops. We shall see.

I wonder why they thought this crap would impress people?

245 posted on 05/03/2012 10:55:03 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Uncle Miltie

I still say it is Siddiqui in drag. :)


246 posted on 05/03/2012 10:56:50 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Jeff Vader

Nah....Wookster is still his “lace front” and this smells highly of Bill Ayers or SOMEBODY else supplying these fab letters. What else has come out that he has written? POP? the poem that looks to be written by that old drunk commie Frank? The other poem which, frankly, sucked? The letter to the ed at the Columbia mag?

I’m calling major BS.

And, btw...he’s on the d/l. I have 4 friends, guys over 40 in Chi and they laugh that the media gives him a pass on his hijinks at the tubs (with Rahm) in the late ‘90’s.


247 posted on 05/03/2012 11:05:27 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: JoeDetweiler

Sure does.


248 posted on 05/03/2012 11:06:36 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Pigsley
I could not disagree more with your cynical disbelief.

I read these poignant letters while drinking Chocolate Flavored Cabernet and listening to Liberace LP's, and let me tell you, Sister ... I was moved to tears.

To think my great big rough aggressive, uncaring John Wayne type country could produce a POTUS like this sensitive, socially aware, literary stud muffin .......I would castigate you further, but I must be off to a PETA Meeting and then the OWS Planning session.

249 posted on 05/03/2012 11:15:54 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: Kenny Bunk

ROLFLMAO!


250 posted on 05/03/2012 11:30:03 AM PDT by GregNH (>>>>>I am SO ready to join a brigade of pickup trucks to surround DC<<<<<)
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