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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,

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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To: philman_36

No way. It’s just a generic Walmart special. There are also a couple of those 70s goose down jackets in the closet.


351 posted on 05/04/2012 8:56:42 AM PDT by bgill
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To: RummyChick

the blog link is worth spending some time...in an amongst the nonsense (deliberate IMHO!) are a lot of nuggets....


352 posted on 05/04/2012 9:27:46 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Fred Nerks

Fred...what’s the Reggie Love story? I saw a snippet in the past few days that he got booted from Duke(?) but I don’t know the details and there’s nothing on Drudge.


353 posted on 05/04/2012 11:34:51 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: spacejunkie2001

Here you go:

(One seriously repulsive NSFW photo is in the article, a cat alert (what has been seen cannot be unseen) is right above it.)

http://fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/why-is-obamas-body-man-reggie-love-leaving/


354 posted on 05/04/2012 12:33:19 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: RummyChick
Acheson didn't act on what was known about the mufti, either.LINK


355 posted on 05/04/2012 2:49:51 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: JennysCool

The plaid shirt and jeans in the O photo reminds me of the one of his domestic terrorist friend, William Ayres.

356 posted on 05/04/2012 6:46:49 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: Fred Nerks
HA! I was right after all!
@It was a Members Only jacket according to the website linked.
In is seriousness and an un-ironic leather Members Only jacket.
357 posted on 05/04/2012 10:27:49 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: bgill

Sorry, should have pinged you too. See link above about jacket.


358 posted on 05/04/2012 10:29:09 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

The text says:

“at columbia (undergrad)

Forget the Great Depression. The Great Decline can be traced to enrollment into Columbia University. Out is the afro and devil-may-care carriage. In is seriousness and an un-ironic leather Members Only jacket.”

Which suggests a figure of speech maybe and not that the jacket was some kind of uniform, surely?


359 posted on 05/04/2012 10:40:17 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks
Which suggests a figure of speech maybe and not that the jacket was some kind of uniform, surely?
Got me! I know that it was a big deal in the gay community back in the day.
Lots of "gay only" apparel out there.

Since it's such a consistent theme I was thinking that if the make and model was known then it would narrow down when it was available.
For instance...he couldn't be wearing it in 1982 if it didn't come out till 1983. {;^)

360 posted on 05/04/2012 11:10:50 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome; LucyT; All

Thanks to all researchers/educators/linkers/citizen-journalists. OUTSTANDING thread BUMP!


361 posted on 05/05/2012 8:35:25 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Cyber Liberty

Somebody posted the first paragraph of Dreams on Facebook and attributed it to Sarah Palin.

The liberals were ecstatic... they didn’t even notice that it could not have been written by Palin; they were all excited by the overwriting and the turgid prose.

Said it sounded like an entry into that contest... you know the one ... can’t remember the name right now.. ‘it was a dark and stormy night, etc.’


362 posted on 05/05/2012 8:39:56 AM PDT by altura (Looking for sanity in all the wrong places.)
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To: altura

Bulwar-Lytton? maybe.


363 posted on 05/05/2012 8:56:34 AM PDT by altura (Looking for sanity in all the wrong places.)
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To: Fred Nerks
photographs supposedly taken on the same day...same clothes.

Yes, I thought I'd mentioned a couple years ago the sign on the right of the doorway of the building that says "Photo" and the portraits on the left side of the doorway. I'm 'assuming' they went in to get the formal family photo and the one outside was one of them snapping pics as they came out. It's doubtful it's a woman taking it as it seems to be taken slightly above them. Maybe the tall husband dude? Possibly taken from on a vehicle or the back of a truck parked in the street?

364 posted on 05/05/2012 10:09:36 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Fred Nerks
Hi Fred
I think Obama looks like that old lady in your picture. But I have gone way over the edge and think he is OBL. We know as much about one as the other’s past. LOL

I am sure the black SUV:S will be pulling up at any time. LOL

OBL said, “I will destroy America in the belly of the eagle”

365 posted on 05/05/2012 10:13:22 AM PDT by DAVEY CROCKETT (1 John 2:22...the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist...)
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To: Brown Deer
Does the American University in Beirut and Alexandria, Egypt ring a bell to any of you 0bama researchers?

"The photo depicts Stanley Ann Dunham, Stanley Ann Dunham in a school uniform with the insignia of College Notre Dame de Jamhour, a private Jesuit school in Beirut."

http://stuartbramhall.aegauthorblogs.com/2011/04/08/the-president-with-no-past-part-iv/

366 posted on 05/05/2012 10:24:02 AM PDT by bgill
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To: RummyChick
Jessup was a member of the wealthy Stotesbury family, partners of J.P. Morgan

A few years ago, Soros was asked to head up J.P. Morgan.

367 posted on 05/05/2012 10:26:47 AM PDT by bgill
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To: philman_36

With most people it’s a 6 degree separation. With these partiers it’s 3 degrees at most.


368 posted on 05/05/2012 10:30:19 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Fred Nerks
Notre Dame deJamour was a boy's school until many years later iirc. Result: inconclusive

Wonder if the school had a summer program that allowed girls. The Dunhams dress always had a "travel" feel to me.

369 posted on 05/05/2012 10:41:02 AM PDT by bgill
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To: RummyChick

From the blackboard, I can’t remember, did we ever find out where Eagle Rock High School was?

Interesting list of important party supplies for minors: screwdriver, vodka, 7 & 7, rum, pina coladas, margaritas, etc.


370 posted on 05/05/2012 10:54:03 AM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

It’s in Eagle Rock CA. NE of downtown LA and near Glendale.


371 posted on 05/05/2012 10:59:55 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: GregNH

About that link with Hussein’s sexual perversions, is it any wonder after 5 years that they HAD to wave around a couple composite/real/fake girlfriends.


372 posted on 05/05/2012 11:03:01 AM PDT by bgill
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To: philman_36

Hmm, so how did you know? Is there something you need to fess up about? Come on, you saved your lawn mowing money to buy a Members Only jacket, right? ;)

That’s really hilarious he was supposedly so in love with that jacket he kept it all those years. Quick, someone needs to call Faleomavaega in case he can find it and put it in that president library he was buying up all those Indonesian records for.


373 posted on 05/05/2012 11:10:42 AM PDT by bgill
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To: morphing libertarian

Yeah, that’s the only one I found.


374 posted on 05/05/2012 11:13:13 AM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill
Hmm, so how did you know? Is there something you need to fess up about?
No, no personal experience. I'm purely straight. It's a combination of things. This particular area of Texas has had a gay community for a long time. I got hit on as a teen by a gay man way back in 1977. It opened my eyes about the world around me for sure.
I was also exposed to the gay community while in the Navy at San Diego during the early 80's.
You didn't want to go to Balboa Park alone. The gays had started roaming in packs and many were very...confrontational...shall we say if you looked askance at them.
375 posted on 05/05/2012 11:22:58 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: bgill

The image of the Dunhams on the couch with Stanley Ann has never been identified as to location, and the initials on Stanley Ann’s dress are an unknown also. You can read it all over the web, but that doesn’t make it so. Yes, they might very well have been somewhere in the middle east as suggested, but as I keep trying to make it clear, as far as we have been able to ascertain, the school Notre Dame d’Jamour was a Jesuit institution which did not accept girls until the seventies.


376 posted on 05/05/2012 2:23:47 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: bgill

You’re right I think, the family group in #275 shows Malik, the tall one wearing glasses, he’s not in the group in the street - so he might have been the one who took the photograph. It’s just weird the way zero is standing there in front of the other two, looking like he’s not connected, like he was dropped into the composition from elsewhere...


377 posted on 05/05/2012 3:15:05 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks; bgill

Has anyone figured out what is on Stanley Armor’s tie? Is it a tie clip? To me, it looks “flat”, a design printed on the fabric itself. Is the center of the design a Star of David?


378 posted on 05/05/2012 3:18:07 PM PDT by HoneysuckleTN (Where the woodbine twineth... || FUBO! OMG! ABO!)
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To: HoneysuckleTN

it's nothing...significant that I can see

379 posted on 05/05/2012 3:42:39 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: bgill

the problem is, I have never seen HOW WHEN OR BY WHOM it was established that what you see on her dress stands for Notre Dame d'Jamour.

Curious fact: their e-mail address is:

http://www.ndj.edu.lb/

380 posted on 05/05/2012 4:06:14 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: morphing libertarian

So was the photo taken when Obama was at college or was it taken when he was in high school attending the event.
And yes, the writing on the blackboard is weird. What’s with the vodka etc for high school students?

He went to Occidental for 79-81...So he wouldn’t have been 21 until after August.


381 posted on 05/05/2012 4:13:03 PM PDT by RummyChick
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correction: their website address is:

http://www.ndj.edu.lb/


382 posted on 05/05/2012 4:14:12 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: RummyChick
Obama in 1980

383 posted on 05/05/2012 4:17:24 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

more info on the photo

http://gulagbound.com/21458/even-republicans-rejected-info-about-obamas-past/

1983 or 1980???


384 posted on 05/05/2012 4:20:34 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: FARS; Fred Nerks

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0765586/


385 posted on 05/05/2012 4:25:53 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: bgill; Brown Deer

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2718931/posts?page=96#96

No source quoted, but we have been there before...

To: Brown Deer
“Le bilinguisme arabe-français au Liban”, by Sélim Abou, Presses Universitaires de France, 1962 says this

“Garçons : Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour (Jésuites)”.

If it was a boys’ school in 1962, it was in the 1950s.

OK.

96 posted on Friday, 13 May 2011 9:53:30 AM by Will Escott

Courtesy ping Brown Deer, you might remember?


386 posted on 05/05/2012 4:27:24 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks; LucyT

387 posted on 05/05/2012 4:30:20 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

I have more of them, do you want some? I got mine from the fellow who created the ‘mama told me there would be days like this video’ - Doesn’t mean a thing to freepers who can’t get it through their heads that SAD wasn’t the mother. Most of them don’t want to know. They would rather have her in a liason with the 40 years older than her quite ugly little FMD with his dumpling nose and barrel chest who had an attractive, wealthy wife and five children, than accept they have been FOOLED into believing the Stanley Ann Dunham myth.
You can try telling them. I quit.


388 posted on 05/05/2012 4:43:04 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks; bgill; Will Escott; LucyT; little jeremiah
I remember the thread.

Prove it and I’ll gladly apologize to those who believe the Dunhams lived in Beirut. Including Wayne Madsen and the Pakistan Army.

Whoever made a comment that the Dunham family lived in Beirut? ;-)

and whatever happened to Will Escott, who only posted here for three short days?



389 posted on 05/05/2012 4:49:35 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

He came and went...but he’s right I think, that school wasn’t co-ed until the seventies.


390 posted on 05/05/2012 5:05:11 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Brown Deer

Which all goes to remind me that we never did find any real evidence that Stanley Ann was at Mercer Island High School when they wanted us to believe she was, and there always was the possibility that the Dunhams DID spend some time working in the middle east...why not?...Rolla Payne apparently was involved with selling oil drilling equipment and the leasing of land to Standard Oil, for which company the geologist Oscar Van Beveren who worked for Standard Oil for 30 years, was married to Mary-Agnes who was related by marriage to Mary the baby-sitter. A period of employment in the middle east for Stanley Armour isn’t out of the question, it would have been around the period in the early fifties when their where-abouts are rather cloudy.
I think you’ll fathom why he might have ended up there, and why the working for a furniture store as a saleman is a bit wonky as well.
It’s just that we can’t place her into that particular school, because from all I can see, it was a school for boys only at that time.

And there’s never been a source for that piece of ‘information’ about the initials on her clothing.


391 posted on 05/05/2012 5:18:28 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks

maybe that’s the reason for the name Stanley.


392 posted on 05/05/2012 6:52:35 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Fred Nerks

I think you’ll fathom why he might have ended up there, and why the working for a furniture store as a saleman is a bit wonky as well.


The furniture salesman thing always sounded weird to me.


393 posted on 05/05/2012 7:26:02 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Brown Deer

Because she was really a boy? LOL!

http://www.scribd.com/doc/36075657/Strunk-Supplemental-Declaration-w-Exhibits-in-Opposition-to-Summary-Judgment-DCD-08-Cv-2234

you’ll have to go to the webpage to read it, I can’t cut and paste from it for some reason, the entire idea appears to have come from Nicoloff, I suspected as much, it’s from the Three Stooges Go To Washington series. (At the end of which he had images that show zero was a lizard...)

I will not dispute, in fact I would be only too happy to support, any theory that the Dunhams spent time in the Middle East, but it will take a better source than Nicoloff for me to take that seriously. Obviously there’s something missing in the story, they didn’t destroy Stanley Armour’s records for no reason.


394 posted on 05/05/2012 7:29:30 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Brown Deer

SOURCE

395 posted on 05/05/2012 7:35:11 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Brown Deer

ALMOST MISSED THE IMDB LINK YOU POSTED.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ixnuPd1AAw

Anna Rosas, Death Dispatch @ 9.01

Produced in 1962 - 1963 Episode 13.

http://www.dissolute.com.au/avweb/season2/213cast.html


396 posted on 05/05/2012 7:48:12 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks; Brown Deer

Shoot! The Obama adds are not there now.


399 posted on 05/05/2012 9:08:51 PM PDT by Spunky
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To: Fred Nerks; Brown Deer

Do you think Zero knows who his parents actually are? I would suppose he knows who his father is, he certainly showed no family feeling towards his fake family.


400 posted on 05/05/2012 10:09:07 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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