Category Archives: Obama Family

South Side of Chicago 2016

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How ironic. The same weekend that a “romantic comedy” about the courtship of Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson opened in cinemas, the cousin of a Chicago Bulls player was gunned down in the city. Both events took place on Chicago’s South Side. Decades apart, of course.

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Obama Administration Says Marijuana Among The Most Dangerous Of Drugs

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The Obama administration has decided marijuana will remain on the list of most dangerous drugs, fully rebuffing growing support across the country for broad legalization.

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The Strange Career of Barack Hussein Obama II

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Have you ever heard of William Ellis, aka Guillermo Eliseo? (That’s not his image above, but it looks like him.) A new book documents Ellis’s amazing, fabulous life story. The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire was written by Karl Jacoby, a historian, and it sounds utterly fascinating. [emphasis added to quotes, in blue]

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Obama Returns to Kenya

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On Thursday, Barack Hussein Obama II returns yet again to Kenya. This will be, arguably, his fifth, sixth, or seventh trip to “his home country.” (Actually, who knows? See: Nov. 1982. What many would like to know is at what age he first left Kenya.)

This time, Barry will meet Uhuru Kenyatta, alleged to have committed crimes against humanity. That all charges were dropped under the circumstances described by the prosecutor in that article (linked above), brings to mind a quip from Bill Ayers, which we might paraphrase as:

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Magna Carta Is 800 Years Old Today

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Magna Carta established for the first time the principle that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law.

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Obama Mystery Theater: SDN Menteng 1 School Graduation Photo

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We’ve been having fun lately, comparing photos of various Indonesian personages to our current president. See herehere and here, for examples. The photo at the top of this post is said to be of Barry Soetoro (aka Barack Hussein Obama II, circled) in 1969 or 1970, depending upon which source you read. As captioned by the Washington Post, the photo was taken at a graduation ceremony at SDN Menteng 1, the Muslim public school that Obama attended while he lived in Indonesia. Our post at this link examines Obama’s numerous schools and teachers, for more context.

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Obama Mystery Theater: Stanley Ann’s Passport Discussion (continued)

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Stanley Ann Dunham to Philipines April 6 1986 Passport File Page 14, Signature

Because there are so many comments on the topic, we’ve had a request for a new thread, where we can continue our discussion of Stanley Ann Dunham Obama Soetoro’s passport records, which began here, here, and here.
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