AP: "America's president and Africa's son, Barack Obama"

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    Obama declares to Africa: End tyranny, corruption

    By BEN FELLER
    Associated Press Writer Jul 11, 2:52 PM EDT

    ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- America's president and Africa's son, Barack Obama dashed with pride onto the continent of his ancestors Saturday, challenging its people to shed tyranny, corruption and conflict in favor of peace. Campaigning to all of Africa, he said "Yes you can."

    "I say this knowing full well the tragic past that has sometimes haunted this part of the world," Obama told a riveted Ghanaian Parliament. "I have the blood of Africa within me."

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    Gettin' his Black on again, I Presume...

    Aren't we all African?...

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    Africa responds: You first.
     
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    "Africa's Son"...

    So he wasn't Born here, and the AP Fucked up and let it slip?... :clap2:

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    Ok, we have a President that was born outside the 48, half-black, half-white. 1/2 roots in Kenya, 1/2 in what was that, Kansas? Somewhere like that.

    I will agree that it's historical, but what does it mean? That the country should now join failed states? That the country has become color blind? *cough*
     
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    I think the most basic requirement is that we have an AMERICAN CITIZEN as our acting president.

    Has nothing to do with his color.
     
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    And we agree with that. He is an American citizen through his mother, at the very least.
     
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    But if he lied about where he was born, there's a problem.
     
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    Well then, that Settles it...

    Wonder why he Avoided Proving where he was Born the way he did?...

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    Why should he have to?
     
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    It's a Constitutional Requirement...

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