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Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
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Submitted by Phyllis (United States), Oct 13, 2008 at 16:40

He is 50% white, 43.75% Arab, and 6.25% black. 12.5% is the minimum required to legally claim any black racial status in America. My question would be was he born with dual citizenship? He is considered American since his mother was, since his father is ??? was he also considered a citizen of that country? If so, at age 18 he would have had to pick which citizenship he would like to retain. Just curious.


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