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Yes, but what about "family"?

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?

Submitted by Deianeira (United States), Dec 24, 2007 at 10:57

Most curious is that "family" seems not to count in Obma's world. . Both Muslim males abandoned the little boy;. Yet he clings to his Muslim identity in every way. He seems to ignore one-half of his identity - the white Christians of his mother's family, the Duntons (sp?) who raised him and sent him to Harvard. .

Bill Blythe took the name of the man who raised him - Clinton. The permanent parental presence in little Obama's life has been his mother, Elizabeth, and her family, his grandmother and grandfother. the Duntons (sp?)..

Why did young Obama not honor his mother or her family as he would, in the American tradition, be expected to do? If he is more "Christian" than "Muslim", and owes so much of his upbringing to his mother and her family, surely one of his daughters should bear the name of the mother who never abandoned him - "Elizabeth" Or even more, knowing the negative vibrations in America of "Hussein" why did he not honored his mother's family by becoming Barak Obama Dunton - or Barak Dunton Obama.

Instead of joining the Christian church of the Duntons, he belongs to a religion that, we learn, is Afro-centric or Afro-supremecist? . Do either of his daughters who bear non-Christian names, carry a middle name of "Eliabether" or his grandmother's - "Madeleine"? Or are these names too closely associated with Jesus Christ? Elizabeth, the mother of Mary, and "Mary Medeleine".....?

"The Muslim connection" thickens when we learn that a half-btother, Roy, in London decided to convert from Chistianity to Islam.

In short, there are too many shadows, psychological ambiguities, around the identity of the fellow . called Barak Hussein Obama. Why is the media so deaf-dumb and blind regarding Muslim dimensions in what we are allowed to know about the full and true persona of Obama.

The media keeps scratching like a pack of hungry coyotes around the transparent Mormonism of Romney, but throws every sort of smoke screen, especially derision, at any serious inquiry and deeper analysis ( not kindergarten stuff) against any one who dares tread where angels fear to go - into the Islamic connection. .

Who in his right mind dares to dig below the surface around the Muslim roots and all the fine webs of Islamic power that stands behind this "new Kennedy" - with the odd last name too full of vowels to be "American" ? . However handsome and charming and personable he may be, he scares me far more than Hillary, who with the dopperganger of a husband, is scary enough.


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