Malik Obama confirms his half-brother Barack grew up a Muslim

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    Check out the picture of Obama at the age of 24:

    israelinsider: politics: Malik Obama confirms his half-brother Barack grew up a Muslim

    Apparently the Obamas of Kenya have been reading those scurrilous emails to which Barack likes to refer, because they have no doubt -- contrary to the claims of the Obama campaign, that the presidential candidate was raised a Moslem. They take that as a given.

    As the Jerusalem Post reports, "Barack Obama's half brother Malik said Thursday that if elected his brother will be a good president for the Jewish people, despite his Muslim background. In an interview with Army Radio he expressed a special salutation from the Obamas of Kenya."

    The Obama brothers' father, a senior economist for the Kenyan government who studied at Harvard University, died in car crash in 1982. He left six sons and a daughter. All of his children - except Malik -- live in Britain or the United States. Malik and Barack met in 1985.

    In a remarkable denial issued last November that still stands on the official campaign website, Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs issued a statement explaining that "Senator Obama has never been a Muslim, was not raised as a Muslim, and is a committed Christian."

    Apparently Malik Obama, himself a Muslim, had not read the press release.

    Melanie Phillips is the most recent commentator to draw attention to the massive body of evidence that leaves no doubt that Barak Hussein Obama was born a Muslim (Islam is patrilineal) and raised a Muslim (so registered in school, acknowledging attending Islamic classes, reported accompanying his step-father to the mosque, and able to recite the Koran in the original Arabic).

    Reuven Koret, Aaron Klein and Daniel Pipes have previously pointed to the attempts by Obama and his campaign to conceal the candidate's Muslim background. The well documented evidence draws upon the on-the-ground interviews by researchers in Indonesia and Kenya, published quotations of Obama's childhood friends and his school records, as well as the candidate's own autobiography.

    It is not clear whether Barack Obama will now disown his half-brother Malik, or throw him under the campaign bus, for acknowledging that shared family background. In any case, some one should notify "Fight the Smear" tout de suite. Perhaps they can get him with the program.
     
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    Another example of why America elects fools like Bush, its voters are fools like screaming simpleton.

    "The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." Winston Churchill
     
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    Denile isn't just a river in Egypt...
     
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    Perfect response, Toro.

    Yup, that Republican propensity to go into full smear campaign mode is in effect that's for damned sure.
     
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    I see...it's considered a "smear" to have been brought up as a Muslim...you implied it, not me...
     
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    Yup, the board liberals propensity to go into full smear campaign mode against anyone who speaks out against hussein is in effect, that's for damned sure.
     
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    My sister grew up a woman.

    Does that make me a female?
     
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    Actually it's a typical, deflective response with the usual suspects sticking their heads in the sand to anything they don't want to hear.
     
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    Like lies and distortions? OK.
     

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