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  • Iranian of the Day: Valerie Jarrett Obama's closest aide is Shirazi

    09/19/2008 2:33:21 PM PDT · by HarleyD · 20 replies · 5,733+ views ^ | Aug 25, 2008 |
    Jarrett is a member of African-American and Chicago royalty. But her story and her life begin in the Middle East, not the Midwest. She was born in 1956 in Shiraz, Iran, about 570 miles south of Tehran. Her parents moved to Shiraz, known for its poets, wine and flowers, as part of a program that sent American doctors and agricultural experts to developing countries to help jump-start their health and farming efforts. Her father was on the staff of the brand new Nemazee Hospital, where Jarrett was born. "Every memory from Iran is a very happy memory," Jarrett told me...
  • Obamas Karl Rove? (Born in Iran?)

    09/13/2008 4:17:05 PM PDT · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 28 replies · 1,819+ views
    Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Valerie Bowman Jarrett (my note: Obama's Karl Rove) from (not affiliated with Michael Savage) Valerie Bowman was born on November 14, 1956 in Shiraz, Iran. Her father, Dr. James Bowman, ran a hospital for poor children. Her mother, Barbara Bowman, is an early childhood education expert and co-founder of the Erikson Institute for child development. Her maternal grandfather, Robert Taylor was the head of the Chicago Housing Authority in the 1940s. At age 5, she and her family moved to London for one year, then moved to Chicago in 1963. She received a B.A. in...