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Is Obama perhaps a deity ?

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Submitted by Goran A. (Israel), Jan 29, 2008 at 19:51

Unbelievable ! - MSN article about Obama's appeal to Kenya doesnt even MENTION that leader of violence is his frst cousin!

Has the US mainstream media gone?

It refers several times to opposition leader, Raila Odinga (of the same Luo tribe) and then says:

"U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential hopeful whose father was Kenyan, appealed for peace on Nairobi's Capital FM radio station."

" Whose father was Kenyan " !

But the article does NOT EVEN MENTION that Raila Odinga is Obama's first cousin!!

Of course Obama is in no way responsible for what his cousin Odinga is doing (offering to Islamize Kenya in return for Muslim votes, despite the fact that Muslims make up only 10 % of the population, compared to the 80% who are Christian"), but for the MSN to be so politically scared to NOT EVEN MENTION the plain fact that Oabma's father was Odinga's maternal uncle - borders on the pathological.

Is Obama perhaps literally a deity (in human form) ?

Goran A.

P.S. By the way, even the normally reasonable Wikipedia is jittering a bit. It says:

" [Raila] Odinga claims to be a cousin of

Obama has met Rail Odinga and in effect capaigned for him, and photos of them together are in the public doman. Why then is it so difficult to understand (even by the Wikipdeia) that if Raila Odinga's claim that Obama's father and Odinga's mother were brother and sister and were false - Obama would be the first to deny it ! (Unless we assume Obama is cluless about his father's sister !). Not to mention that it is highly unlikely that an opposion leader of Kenya would be publicly making an outright false claim on a matter as clear cut as the identity of his mother's brother!

berserk with political correctness ?!There's an article "Kenya gangs seek to avenge lawmaker's death ", right on the MSN ( http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22875853/ ) , about the violence there (the page shows a picture subtitled : "Kenyan men from the Luo tribe enforce a makeshift roadblock Monday in Kisumu, searching passing vehicles for Kikuyus in order to kill them). American Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama through the latter's father, Barack Obama Sr., who Odinga claims was his maternal uncle.[22] This claim has not been corroborated, but Obama Sr. did come from the same Luo community as Odinga.[22] "
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