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Friday, October 31, 2008

Obama's aunt is an illegal alien living on welfare

Heh.  McCain probably can't talk about this, but someone sure should.

Obama's aunt - who he wrote about in his book - is apparently an illegal alien (one ordered deported) living on welfare in Boston.  Though, it should be noted, she did seemingly find the money to donate to his campaign.

I wish there was a reporter this weekend with the guts to ask him if he would allow his aunt to be deported, if elected.

Is this a legitimate story?  I believe it is.  After all, Obama's the one who wants to compel everyone else to be less "selfish."  He's the one filled with lofty pronouncements about his family.  He's the one who traded on his exotic African relatives to get to where he is today (after all, what is "Dreams From My Father", other than one of those soft-focus paeans to imagined African wisdom?).

How can a man talk about sharing, love, compassion, and so forth while he lets his aunt live in a run-down slum on welfare - indeed, accepting her money?  For that matter, given that she is committing a crime, and that it's illegal for his campaign to have taken her money, "what did he know and when did he know it?" seems like an appropriate question.  Particularly in light of this:

She declined to answer most other questions about her relationship with the presidential contender until after the November 4 election. “I can’t talk about it, I just pray for him, that’s all,” she said, adding: “After the 4th, I can talk to anyone.”

So, is there a reporter out there with the guts to ask Obama, "Senator, when did you find out that your aunt was living illegally in the United States, indeed under a deportation order and why did you accept an illegal campaign contribution from her?"

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Wake up American! The preacher, the aunt??? What else does Obama have hidden in his closet? Is the press even interested? They have beated down Palin the woman and newby but do they dare take a shot at Obama? The entire press has been so one sided, I can't hardly listed to any media at this point. I'm glad to see someone is investigating someone other than Palin for once....

Posted by: Michele | 2008-10-31 11:39:35 PM


So ... why do you care, Mr. Alberta Taliban?
Mind your own business and wait and see.
Stay out of other countries' affairs.

Posted by: another | 2008-11-01 12:14:10 AM


Was linked here from The Jay Mundy Show Web site and didn't believe it at first.

This is a bombshell. Let's see if the liberal media even report it in tomorrow's news cycle.

Posted by: ConservativePatriot | 2008-11-01 12:35:22 AM


McCain hangs with G. Gordon Liddy. A known domestic terrorist and felon. He's VP has a husband that is a separatist (not reported by the liberal media). That's about as un-American as you can get. I already voted and for neither BHO or McCain.

Posted by: G. Gordon Liddy | 2008-11-01 1:17:28 AM


BTW- This is a fun story and I hope it breaks.

The empty suit that cannot deliver vs. the senile nut with the crazy VP who thinks she will be a senator.

Posted by: G. Gordon Liddy | 2008-11-01 1:20:14 AM


The media will be reporting on the Aunt story and have all the juicy details. I heard the L.A. Times will be sending a team of their best investigative reporters to Boston as soon as they get back from Alaska and will do a 4 page expose with Obama's phone and e-mail records and full color photos. Look for the story to break Wednesday or Thursday of next week.After they release the Khalidi tape.

Posted by: Jim K | 2008-11-01 1:44:48 AM


The day of reckoning is near. A black man will be President of the USA. Get used to it.

Posted by: Jack Straw | 2008-11-01 1:49:27 AM


Just another note about this story. The Aunt is living in public housing but has enough money to send millionaire Barry $260 for his campaign. Meanwhile, back in Kenya, poor brother George is holed up in a hut trying to get by on a buck a month. If Auntie had sent George a couple "benjamins" the whole village could have eaten for weeks.("I am my brother's keeper"!)

Posted by: Jim K | 2008-11-01 2:05:30 AM


I survive in the People's Republik of Massachusetts. Obama'a Aunt receives, taxpayer paid housing, food stamps, cable TV, phone, medical dental care, state and federal disability payments(tax free), regular seasonal payments for incidentals and works for an ACORN like organization that Obama wants to dump more money into.

If there is one thing Taxachusetts does well, it' welfare. Granted, young people and small/medium business flee, but the welfare industry and it's taxpayer supported workers, thrive. What with innovative programs of importing poor, this expansion should be limitless, and will help slow down the declining population fall. Export young, taxpayer Americans and import elderly non taxpayers.

When Obama, The One, Peace Be Upon Him, said that, "He was his brother and Sisters keeper", he didn't mean him, the millionair. He meant other taxpayers.

But, don't worry. The One said that everyone under 250k/year will live easy. Yup. Trust the Chicago politician!

Posted by: Paul | 2008-11-01 2:45:14 AM


1) she collected a pay check (6hrs a week) from the Boston Housing Authority withOUT a Social Security Card. !?!?!?!?!...........Law #1
2) Obama accepted $$ from foreign sources.!!!!!.......... Law #2
3) Obama sats it is selfish for me not to pay higher taxes but its not selfish for him to help his Kenya family?
4) was she there for his birth also?? with grandma. where?

Posted by: joeworker american | 2008-11-01 4:59:25 AM


The socialist agenda will be rammed down America's throat...whether its welcomed or not.
Land of the free? Not for much longer.

Posted by: JC | 2008-11-01 6:36:21 AM


Hey! I'm just posting this in hopes the real G.Gordan Liddy will see it. He is a real man and a true American. Has the guts to stand up for what he believes in. Went to prison rather than whimp out.
My favorite Liddy quote "Al Gore is an idiot". Others, "A hot cup of coffee and a sharp pencil make great weapons!"
Heroes may get old but they are still heroes!
Rock on G.Gordan if I may take the liberty of referring to you that informally.

Machinc

Posted by: machinc | 2008-11-01 6:50:20 AM


Wasn't McCain a big advocate of amnesty for illegal immigrants?

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-11-01 7:07:54 AM


Go ahead and pile on Canadians.
Obama can have terrorists, illegal aliens, racist pastors, and radical muslims as family, friends, and associates AND IT JUST DOES NOT MATTER.
What was that 1960's chant?
"The whole world is watching?"
Except now the whole world is watching and laughing.

Posted by: TXT | 2008-11-01 7:15:57 AM


Poor Adam! He wants to abandon Canada and become an American so badly he's been wetting himself, and now he fears if he gets his fondest wish, he will have to live under President Obama.

"Is this a legitimate story? I believe it is."

Of course you do, Adam. We already know you have auntie issues ( http://westernstandard.blogs.com/shotgun/2008/09/the-false-compa.html ). But most voters, whether they vote for McCain or Obama, are likely to think that economic policy and foreign policy are the real issues. Speaking of old Adam posts, remember this one?:

"Remember what I've said for a long time: Obama is going to lose big, in the end and, in retrospect, it will appear to have been obvious all along.... 55-45 McCain, I think is where this is going to end up." ( http://westernstandard.blogs.com/shotgun/2008/08/obamas-negative.html )

Your ability to read the campaign is not the best, so don't be surprised if the only voters who care about this story are ones, like you, already suffering from Baracknaphobia.

Posted by: Fact Check | 2008-11-01 8:13:56 AM


Speaking of baraknaphobia ... consider that his minions have already stated that there will be blood in the streets if he happens to lose this election.

HOW AFRICAN IS THAT?

If he wins, America will feel the pain for four years then wake up and punt this thuggish street Negro with a law degree and nothing else right back his Chicago gulag although I would prefer to see him back in home town in Kenya.

Posted by: John V | 2008-11-01 10:06:27 AM


Wow. I mean...just wow.

What precisely would you have done in Obama's shoes? Report her to the relevant authorities? Go on national TV to say that he renounces his aunt and her asylum-seeking ways?

Obama no doubt would far prefer that he not have an aunt living illegally in a slum in the US, he similarly would no doubt prefer to not have had such a pig of a father who seems to have done nothing else with his life but get drunk and spray his seed everywhere like some sort of spastic sprinkler, leaving Barack with kin and kine of all sorts... everywhere.

But those unfortunate family facts being the case, you still with there was "a reporter out there with the guts to ask Obama, "Senator, when did you find out that your aunt was living illegally in the United States, indeed under a deportation order and why did you accept an illegal campaign contribution from her?""

What the fuck is wrong with you?

mnuez


Posted by: mnuez | 2008-11-01 12:57:43 PM


Change : OBAMAFARE
If there is nothing wrong with his "Aunti" refusing to return to Kenya, then why make a big deal of illegal immigrants working here illegally and "quietly" making a living? She has done wrong: She refused an order to leave the US. She has been living in government housing. She donated to Obama's campaign. She needs to asked to leave just like all the others that have been raided on while "quietly" working. America needs change not some more illegal people on welfare.

Posted by: Mary | 2008-11-01 1:17:54 PM


"she found the money"

Are you serious?
Her most recent donation was $5.00!

All the donations were in very small increments, given over a period of several months.

And now that the campaign is aware that she does not have a green card, they are returning her money. They are NOT keeping it.

Check the facts!

Posted by: reader01 | 2008-11-01 1:51:37 PM


I have it on very good authority that Adam Yoshida once pushed a kid smaller than himself in fourth grade. Lucky he isn't running for anything.

Posted by: Dr.Dawg | 2008-11-01 3:14:25 PM


Makes me think,
Sat in a Church for 20 years but didn’t know Wright was a racist, Did business with Ayers for 15 years but didn’t know he was a terrioist. Bought property from Resko but didn’t know he was shady. Didn’t know Dr. Khalid Abdullah was anti Semite. Didn’n know Auntie Zeituni is here illegally (living in Public Housing and contributing to his campaign illegally). Sent a Director from his campaign to a meeting with Islamic Terriost but didn’t know. Seems to me he doesn’t know some very important things….or did he and is not being honest! Obama is a dangerous man!

1. Occidental College records –Not released
2. Columbia College records – Not released
3. Columbia Thesis Paper – “not available”
4. Harvard College records – Not released
5. Selective Service Registration – Not released
6. Medical records – Not released
7. Illinois State Senate schedule – “not available”
8. Law practice client list – Not released
9. Certified Copy of original Birth certificate – Not released
10. Embossed, signed paper Certification of Live Birth – Not released
11. Harvard Law Review articles published – None
12. University of Chicago scholarly articles – None
13. Your Record of baptism – Not released or “not available”
14. Your Illinois State Senate records– “not available”

Posted by: Howard | 2008-11-01 3:51:56 PM


Howard, If all that is true, then it would seem that Obama is a Trojan Horse. But "who's" Trojan Horse is he?

Posted by: JC | 2008-11-01 4:09:52 PM


You know what... Reverend Wright was right, America is god damned for their Iraq war and the drug war and Katrina and the endless perfidies and destructions that is the modern United States.

And you know what else, the Weather Underground was right too, America in 1966 was a racist, war-mongering military-industrial dictatorship involved in a war that killed 2,000,000 in 10 years.

I love Saul Alinsky, he taught me plenty. And one day, when America becomes the overt despotism it is plunging to, we'll want to remember the Weather Underground and their manifestos. And millions of Americans know Reverend Wright was right on about America. Indeed, Michelle Obama was right, there is sweet fuck all to be proud of in America today.

America is the problem.

Give 'em hell, black man Obama. Whitey needs a bit of humiliation after their long reign of corruption, and electing the black man to rescue the mess left by a white Texan is a good 'god damned' start.

Posted by: Marc Scott Emery | 2008-11-01 4:16:24 PM


Dr. Dawg,

"I have it on very good authority that Adam Yoshida once pushed a kid smaller than himself in fourth grade. Lucky he isn't running for anything."

You have no rebuttal so you now are making up stuff to discredit your opponents. Tsk Tsk.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-11-01 4:24:19 PM


Marc Scott Emery

"Give 'em hell, black man Obama. Whitey needs a bit of humiliation after their long reign of corruption, and electing the black man to rescue the mess left by a "

Racist much?

Dr. Dawg,

Is this guy a racist? I understand you are highly sensitive to racist sentiments. Perhaps you'd care to comment?

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-11-01 4:26:12 PM


Obama's actions in regards to his family are very telling.

He's a millionaire yet he isn't able to send a few bucks to his brother or follow through on his commitment to help the school in his brother's village. First as a State Senator and then in the US Congress, surely Obama would have had enough stroke to help dear old auntie with her immigration and financial problems. But he didn't.

If the man won't act in the best interests of his own kin, what makes you obamatons think that he'll act in the best interest of the country?

I can see why the leftards are so upset about this most recent revelation; Obama's been asking that he be judged on his charachter, and now they're afraid that he will be...

Posted by: Richard Evans | 2008-11-01 4:52:01 PM


The silver lining of Adam's dark, hateful posts is that they have collected all the paranoids, xenophobes, and fascists that used to make the WS comment sections unbearable. The rest of the site is now free for those who like their libertarianism without the hatred.

Posted by: Voice of Reason | 2008-11-01 5:07:59 PM


VoR;

What part of identifying Obama's ties to an illegal immigrant is "dark and hateful"?

Posted by: Richard Evans | 2008-11-01 5:14:43 PM


Emery: I hope you meet a veteran during your time in prison. I'm sure he'll enjoy your anti-American rants.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-11-01 5:28:37 PM


VoR

"The silver lining of Adam's dark, hateful posts is that they have collected all the paranoids, xenophobes, and fascists that used to make the WS comment sections unbearable. "

So unbearable that you show up year after unbearable year offering paranoid, xenophobic, and fascistic references about the WS.

Poor VoR.

Ok. Enuf placating the local retard. Now bak to the serius posters.

Who thinks Obama's aunt is an illegal alien in her own right and should be deported on that basis?

Me.

Who thinks Obams should be held accountable based on the illegal acts of his aunt?

Not me.

Who thinks Obama and his aunt will be given a pass on both counts because excuse makers like VoR will want to misdirect the discussion (with their media allies) into making people like me racist for wanting to uphold the laws as is?

Oooh\! Is that a trick question?

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-11-01 5:50:35 PM


Give 'em hell, black man Obama. Whitey needs a bit of humiliation after their long reign of corruption, and electing the black man to rescue the mess left by a white Texan is a good 'god damned' start.

Posted by: Marc Scott Emery | 1-Nov-08 4:16:24 PM


Actually the Bush mob are from Connecticutt.
And are still basically gangsters in the Kennedy sense.

Posted by: JC | 2008-11-01 5:57:12 PM


That's not going to cut it in the cellblock Mr. Emery. Sucking up to the brothers might get you killed by the Arians. Your best hope for survival is to draw a swastica on your forehead, and change your name to Betty.

Posted by: dp | 2008-11-01 6:13:14 PM


Strong emotions shown here. The election will be very divisive no matter who wins. Either canditated will have his hands full just trying to keep the economy out of the garbage can and every election promise made will still be pending by the time the 2012 election rolls around.

Posted by: peterj | 2008-11-01 6:36:44 PM


peterj

"The election will be very divisive no matter who wins."

Yep. For wildly different reasons.

One side upholds that failure to elect their candidate means that "Americans are mean-spirited bigots" while failure to elect the other side means "Americans steal elections".

kiss yer ass goodbye.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-11-01 6:49:39 PM


h2o273kk9 |
Dead on.

Posted by: peterj | 2008-11-01 7:30:31 PM


Marc Emery, assuming it's really you posting here. .. I am sure you will appreciate this blast from the past ....

http://tinyurl.com/6835hm

I used to support you in your strife with the DEA ... not any more. I want you to do 25 years for being a piece of shit and trashing your own race and our best friends to south. What is it? Penis envy? Or has the pot finally shrunk your brain to this level?

Posted by: John V | 2008-11-01 7:36:34 PM


peterj

Beer? I'm buying.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-11-01 7:37:11 PM


Give 'em hell, black man Obama. Whitey needs a bit of humiliation after their long reign of corruption,
Posted by: Marc Scott Emery | 1-Nov-08 4:16:24 PM

You mean the "Whitey" that created the richest country the world has ever seen? Obama is nothing more than black version of Chavez or Morales. He'll tax "Whitey" to death to redistribute it to the bro's in the ghetto's, and like they've bankrupted their countries Obama will eventually bankrupt the US. You, Zebulon Punk and Obama are all the same, blame "Whitey " for everything.

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-11-01 7:44:34 PM


Either canditated will have his hands full just trying to keep the economy out of the garbage can and every election promise made will still be pending by the time the 2012 election rolls around.

Posted by: peterj | 1-Nov-08 6:36:44 PM

Either canditated will have his hands full just trying to keep the economy out of the garbage can and every election promise made will still be pending by the time the 2012 election rolls around.

Posted by: peterj | 1-Nov-08 6:36:44 PM

There's a pretty good article on exactly this thought Peterj, at :http://www.2000wave.com/gateway.asp

Its called "Electing the Janitor in Chief" by John Mauldin. He's basically saying the same thing you are...Who's going to clean up this mess?

Posted by: JC | 2008-11-01 8:05:55 PM


The president can't fix the economy. To think so puts too much faith in one man, or one party. Millions and millions of interactions from millions and millions of people will fix the economy. The more the president tries to do the more he will prevent the very thing he claims to want to fix.

On another note, why is a 1/2 black referred to as black? Maybe out of convenience. And not that it matter much to me if he is 1/2 or 1/4 anything. But it seems to matter to the media.

Posted by: TM | 2008-11-01 10:21:40 PM


Marc Scott Emery, I am surprised by the venom in your post. America is not the problem. There are many people like you in America, so unless you think you are the problem too, then "America" can't be the problem.

I don't know much about the 2 million you refer to but Governments around the world are resposible for more murders than any religion can ever be blamed for. Why people want governments to have more power is beyond me.

Another thing, whites are not more predisposed to corruption than blacks.

Posted by: TM | 2008-11-01 10:35:01 PM


So what, Obama's aunt is Dick Cheny? He's a criminal, looks and acts like an alien.

Posted by: werd | 2008-11-02 3:18:11 AM


Whoever wins this election, there's going to be riots in the streets. Fortunately for me, I have a birds-eye view of the Detroit skyline and it's gonna be beer and popcorn on Tuesday night watching the glow from the conflagration there.

Posted by: Ben Dover | 2008-11-02 4:55:57 AM


Michelle my hell ....


http://tinyurl.com/59q2b8

Posted by: John V | 2008-11-02 9:16:51 AM


The great Obama's auntie is an illegal Immigrant, so what's to be made of it when he's perfect in so many ways? Well, if we're to believe the adoring media hype he's gotta be close to the second coming.

It won't be a problem. Mr. Wonderful can say he has no knowledge of it, the media won't pursue it, case closed.

This is one election where the people should be looking for the best custodian but looks like too much emphasis has been placed on superficial pap to see the forest for the trees.

Posted by: Liz J | 2008-11-02 9:24:58 AM


Well,as near as I can tell, folks are very divided on the subject of a black president.
Whether he's black, half black or a quarter black is entirely irrelevant to me. My question is, Is he an American black, an African black or a Muslim black. And being black is still irrelevant.
On the plus side...this President (if elected) may finally rip the cover off any semblance of political correctness and put some honesty back into life in general. I still think he's going to be a socialist petty tyrant in the end...and that may be just what America needs to finally wake up and see what they've been pampered, entertained and sleep walked into...Socialism and a further step to Authoritarianism.

Posted by: JC | 2008-11-02 9:26:24 AM


For those with Iraq derangement syndrome ... those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.

Two days ago was the 10th anniversary of the Iraq Liberation Act.

The Halloween, 1998 document specifically called for the installation of a democratically-elected government and stated that it was the will of the US Congress to remove Saddam Hussein.

It was enacted into law by then president William Jefferson Clinton.

You can find Clinton's statement on this historic document at:

http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=55205


Posted by: set you free | 2008-11-02 9:59:03 AM


Isn't there a good smattering of evidence those who get sucked into Socialism by "charismatic" leaders or prospective leaders, lack the capacity for reasoned thought?

Posted by: Liz J | 2008-11-02 10:06:13 AM


LizJ: if Obama could be another Trudeau, then the American people must be warned.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-11-02 10:39:00 AM


In 1968 I was 18 years old, young and impressionable. I supported Trudeau in that June election and have regretted it ever since. He was a demonstrable disaster for Canada in every respect. His Machiavelli impersonation, his deceit and his hidden agenda for Canada left a weakened democracy and a house divided against inself. The lack of understanding of basic economics created the seeds of massive government deficits that we wrestle with to this day. His decision to move the country to the left by assocaition with the NDP and the ecomomic war declared on the West trough the NEP are all legacies that make me wish I had the smarts in 1968 to see through the media fog of Trudeaumania.

Here's the deal, I believe Obama is much worse than Trudeau. His associations with known domestic terrorists and learnings from avowed marxists leave me shaking my head. The complete collapse of the media in terms of due diligence turns my stomach. The fact that the US is the world's only superpower and the office of president will be occupied by this empty suit is sad and scary. If you are an American and you are reading this post please do not vote with your heart like I did in 1968. Use your head and send this pretender back to Chicago.

Posted by: Brian Mallard | 2008-11-02 12:24:36 PM



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