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Friday, February 29, 2008

Gay Clinton Backers Defect to Obama, Eroding Her Base

Here they are two women, ellen, a rabid lesbian and the hillary a closet lesbian, on a boat near NewYork heading out for: well it could be something they have in common maybe? This picture is worth a thousand words. Hillary's support of her kind seems to have been in vain. If it walks like a duck, looks like a duck, smells like a duck it maybe is a duck right? I'm talking about hillary's walk in the 2000 'goodwill with gays' New York Parade. Obama supports them even more, but is he a duck too?
In Ohio, meanwhile, Clinton's campaign formally launched a statewide committee this week to spearhead get-out-the-vote efforts in gay areas of Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus.

Obama has countered with full-page advertisements in gay publications in Texas and Ohio. The message is being heard, said Patrick King, 44, a private nurse from Houston who cared for the late Lloyd Bentsen, the former senator and Bill Clinton's first Treasury secretary.

"I was with Hillary until I heard Obama speak on TV about a month ago,'' King said. "I thought, `Wow, this guy is really sincere." (Doesn't this just make you sick, as you read this quote the you can almost hear the sissy inflection in the voice)
"Hillary Clinton cemented years of goodwill with gays in 2000, when she walked in New York's Pride Parade."

``Having the first lady march was enormously powerful,'' said Representative Barney Frank, one of two openly gay members of Congress, both of whom are backing Clinton. ``I've never seen such a strong emotional outpouring.''

Now some gay voters, who have been among Clinton's most stalwart supporters and helped her defeat Barack Obama in Democratic presidential primaries earlier this month, may be drifting toward the Illinois senator, according to political activists and campaign officials.

``Clinton probably is still a little bit ahead of Obama among leadership in the community,'' said Steve Elmendorf, a Clinton supporter and lobbyist with ties to the gay and lesbian communities. ``They have a longer and deeper relationship with her than Obama, but he has a good record,'' said Elmendorf, deputy campaign manager for Democrat John Kerry's 2004 presidential bid.

``Obama has presented more detailed position papers on gay and lesbian issues than Clinton,'' said David Mixner, 61, a writer and activist who helped longtime friend Bill Clinton win over the gay and lesbian vote during the 1992 presidential race and who supported both of Hillary Clinton's successful Senate races in New York.

`The Young Reformer'

This time, Mixner is backing Obama. The Clintons have become ``a machine, and Obama's the young reformer,'' said Mixner, who joined Obama's campaign after initially supporting former North Carolina Senator John Edwards, 54, who dropped out of the Democratic race last month.

Musician Melissa Etheridge, who came out as a lesbian in 1993 at President Bill Clinton's Triangle Ball, the first ever inaugural event for gay men and lesbians, said earlier this month that she is backing Obama.

Hollywood mogul David Geffen, a one-time supporter of Bill Clinton, also is backing Obama. The openly gay Geffen, co-founder of the DreamWorks SKG movie studio, held a $1.3 million fundraiser for Obama last year.

Star Backers

Clinton backers include professional tennis player Billie Jean King; Eileen Chaiken, producer and creator of the ``L Word,'' a Showtime television series about lesbians; and Bruce Cohen, producer of movies including Oscar-winning ``American Beauty.''

Clinton's support among gay voters helped her hold her own against Obama, 46, in the Feb. 5 Super Tuesday contests. In California, the most populous state, 63 percent of people identifying themselves as a gay man or lesbian voted for Clinton, according to exit polls. In New York, she drew gay support of 59 percent.

Since then, Clinton has lost 11 consecutive contests to Obama, who according to exit polls has cut into her base of support among single women, Latinos and blue-collar workers. To keep her candidacy afloat, she needs victories March 4 in Texas - - and particularly in the large gay communities in Houston and Dallas -- and Ohio, which has the sixth-largest gay and lesbian population in the U.S.

Supporting Civil Unions

Both Clinton, 60, and Obama oppose same-sex marriages while supporting civil unions. A major difference between the candidates is that Obama supports full repeal of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, a law signed by Bill Clinton -- under pressure from a Republican-dominated Congress -- that prohibits federal recognition of same-sex marriages and permits states to do the same. Hillary Clinton wants to roll back only part of the law.

``That's a big deal,'' said Eric Stern, who joined Obama's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender policy-advisory group after heading former candidate Edwards's gay steering committee. More than half of the members of that 49-member group are now backing Obama, Stern said.

While many gay and lesbian voters remain loyal Clinton supporters, Mixner said, others remain angry over her previous support of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Some also still tie her to the military's ``don't ask, don't tell'' policy instituted during her husband's presidency, which reversed a campaign pledge he made to allow gays to serve openly.

A Sin

Obama, meanwhile, prompted anger from gay-rights activists when he invited gospel singer Donnie McClurkin, who has called homosexuality a sin, to perform at a fundraiser last October. Obama later denounced McClurkin's views.

Tobias Wolff, a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia who heads Obama's national gay- policy committee, said inviting McClurkin was ``a mistake, but nothing more complicated than a mistake, and one that Obama responded to.''

On the eve of last month's Martin Luther King Day, Obama called on blacks to begin examining attitudes toward gays and lesbians. ``If we are honest with ourselves, we'll acknowledge that our own community hasn't always been true to King's vision of a beloved community,'' he said Jan. 20 at King's Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Mixner said he probably would have endorsed Obama anyway, ``but that speech made it easier.'' At a Beaumont, Texas, town- hall meeting yesterday, Obama said he has heard people in the black community and churches ``saying things that I don't think are very Christian with respect to people who are gay and lesbian.''

Showdown States

Both campaigns are targeting gay voters in the showdown Texas and Ohio primaries. In Texas, Clinton support still runs strong, said Jesse Garcia, 36, head of the Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, the national gay and lesbian organization's biggest chapter in the state and the third-largest in the country.

``There's a real allegiance to Hillary,'' said Garcia, whose group endorsed Clinton last week.

In Ohio, meanwhile, Clinton's campaign formally launched a statewide committee this week to spearhead get-out-the-vote efforts in gay areas of Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus.

Obama has countered with full-page advertisements in gay publications in Texas and Ohio. The message is being heard, said Patrick King, 44, a private nurse from Houston who cared for the late Lloyd Bentsen, the former senator and Bill Clinton's first Treasury secretary.

``I was with Hillary until I heard Obama speak on TV about a month ago,'' King said. ``I thought, `Wow, this guy is really sincere.'''

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Temperature Monitors Report Widescale Global Cooling

Here is the proof...There is No such thing as "Global Warming"because the earth has cooled about 1 degree this year. This wipes out the last 100 year so called climate change of 1 degree. All the mass hysteria is a giant scam....just like the politcal scams people are falling for. Its all a big hoax and here is the proof. Note to al gore and crowd: How do you explain this?
Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming

Over the past year, anecdotal evidence for a cooling planet has exploded. China has its coldest winter in 100 years. Baghdad sees its first snow in all recorded history. North America has the most snowcover in 50 years, with places like Wisconsin the highest since record-keeping began. Record levels of Antarctic sea ice, record cold in Minnesota, Texas, Florida, Mexico, Australia, Iran, Greece, South Africa, Greenland, Argentina, Chile -- the list goes on and on.

No more than anecdotal evidence, to be sure. But now, that evidence has been supplanted by hard scientific fact. All four major global temperature tracking outlets (Hadley, NASA's GISS, UAH, RSS) have released updated data. All show that over the past year, global temperatures have dropped precipitously.

A compiled list of all the sources can be seen here. The total amount of cooling ranges from 0.65C up to 0.75C -- a value large enough to wipe out nearly all the warming recorded over the past 100 years. All in one year's time. For all four sources, it's the single fastest temperature change ever recorded, either up or down.

Scientists quoted in a past DailyTech article link the cooling to reduced solar activity which they claim is a much larger driver of climate change than man-made greenhouse gases. The dramatic cooling seen in just 12 months time seems to bear that out. While the data doesn't itself disprove that carbon dioxide is acting to warm the planet, it does demonstrate clearly that more powerful factors are now cooling it.

Let's hope those factors stop fast. Cold is more damaging than heat. The mean temperature of the planet is about 54 degrees. Humans -- and most of the crops and animals we depend on -- prefer a temperature closer to 70.

Historically, the warm periods such as the Medieval Climate Optimum were beneficial for civilization. Corresponding cooling events such as the Little Ice Age, though, were uniformly bad news.

The global warming farce is another prime example of mass hypnosis Mass Hypnosis by an ex politician Rev Al Gore

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Obama said, I've never practiced Islam. A LIE

Available evidence suggests Obama was born a Muslim to a non-practicing Muslim father and for some years had a reasonably Muslim upbringing under the auspices of his Indonesian step-father. At some point, he converted to Christianity. It appears false to state, as Obama does, "I've always been a Christian" and "I've never practiced Islam."
The campaign appears not ignorant but fabricating when it states that "Obama never prayed in a mosque." In the article below it is established he is a confirmed liar, so his campaign echoes his lies about he true past so he can get nominated. Why does he hide the facts? Because he does not want to be identified with Muslims. This would cripple his chances to be nominated as most Americans know "all Muslims are not terrorists but most all terrorists have been Muslims". It is a fact that this social stigma {Social stigma is severe social disapproval of personal characteristics or beliefs that are against cultural norms} prevails and is in the memory of the majority of Americans. Being identified as a "former" or practicing Muslim must be hid by his campaign. (Of course Muslims are not all alike and all are not radical) (Story Reports)
Four topics related to Obama's Indonesian years, 1967-71:

1. His attendance at a Catholic school;
2. His attendance at a public school;
3. His step-father, Lolo Soetoro; and
4. His friend, Zulfan Adi.

To start with, about the Catholic school, Fransiskus Strada Asisia, which Obama attended 1967-70:

Interviews with dozens of former classmates, teachers, neighbors and friends show that Obama was not a regular practicing Muslim when he was in Indonesia, despite being listed as a Muslim on the registration form for the Catholic school, Strada Asisia, where he attended 1st through 3rd grades. At the time, the school most likely registered children based on the religion of their fathers, said [Israella Pareira] Darmawan, Obama's former [1st-grade] teacher. Because Soetoro was a Muslim, Obama was listed as a Muslim, she said.

The enrollment form from the Catholic school, which has been cited as evidence that Obama was a Muslim in Indonesia [including by the Los Angeles Times], also was rife with errors. It listed Obama as an Indonesian, listed his previous school incorrectly and failed to list his mother, Ann, at all.

Barack Obama with his public school classmates in Indonesia.
About Obama's time at a public elementary school, 1970-71, variously known as the Sekolah Dasar Nasional Menteng No. 1 or the Basuki school, Barker writes:

When Obama attended 4th grade in 1971, Muslim children spent two hours a week studying Islam, and Christian children spent those two hours learning about the Christian religion.

During a recent visit to this public school, Barker found that

Weekly religious classes are required for all students, whether Muslims, Christians or Hindus, under the government curriculum. A new shiny mosque is in the corner of the courtyard. "The Muslims learn about Islam, prayer and religious activity," said Hardi Priyono, the vice principal for curriculum. "And for the Christians, during the religious class, they also have a special room teaching Christianity. It's always been like that."

About Obama's step-father, Lolo Soetoro and his religiosity, Barker writes:

In their first neighborhood, Obama occasionally followed his stepfather to the mosque for Friday prayers, a few neighbors said. But Soetoro usually was too busy working, first for the Indonesian army and later for a Western oil company. "Sometimes Lolo went to the mosque to pray, but he rarely socialized with people," said Fermina Katarina Sinaga, Obama's 3rd-grade teacher at the Catholic school, who lived near the family. "Rarely, Barry [a nickname for Barack] went to the mosque with Lolo."

Barker learned from his friends and family that Lolo Soetoro, who died in 1987, was "much more of a free spirit than a devout Muslim" and "hardly the image of a pious Muslim."

His nephew, Sonny Trisulo, 49, said Soetoro always liked women and alcohol. One of his health problems was a failing liver. "He loved drinking, was a smart and warm person, the naughtiest one in the family," Trisulo recalled.

As for Zulfan Adi, cited in the Los Angeles Times piece:

Zulfan Adi, a former neighborhood playmate of Obama's who has been cited in news reports as saying Obama regularly attended Friday prayers with Soetoro, told the Tribune he was not certain about that when pressed about his recollections. He only knew Obama for a few months, during 1970, when his family moved to the neighborhood.

Does any of the above information from the Chicago Tribune article Chicago Tribunerefute the analysis? It raises questions about two details in the Los Angeles Times accountBaltimore Sun Reprint (the accuracy of the Catholic school's registration form and the reliability of Zulfan Adi as a source on Obama). But on the larger issue of Obama's religious practices during his Jakarta years, it confirms the Times account. Note in particular three excerpts from Barker's article:

* "Interviews with dozens of former classmates, teachers, neighbors and friends show that Obama was not a regular practicing Muslim when he was in Indonesia" – implying he was an irregularly practicing Muslim.
* "Obama occasionally followed his stepfather to the mosque for Friday prayers, a few neighbors said" – confirming that he did pray in the mosque.
* "Obama's 3rd-grade teacher at the Catholic school, who lived near the family [said that] ‘Rarely, Barry went to the mosque with Lolo'" – confirming that Obama attended mosque services.

All this matters, for if Obama once was a Muslim, he is now what Islamic law calls a murtadd (apostate), an ex-Muslim converted to another religion who must be executed. Were he elected president of the United States, this status, clearly, would have large potential implications for his relationship with the Muslim world.

In sum: Obama was an irregularly practicing Muslim who rarely or occasionally prayed with his step-father in a mosque. This precisely substantiates my statement that he "for some years had a reasonably Muslim upbringing under the auspices of his Indonesian step-father."
The main point I want to make here is that Barack Obama is a LIAR. He has said many times he never attend a mosque, a lie, that he did not practice the muslim religion, a lie, that he did not attend a muslim school, a half lie because he studied Islam 2 hours a week in the 4th grade. He has and is covering up his Muslim past but he cannot coverup his given name. Baraka Hussein Obama. Baraka is an arabic name and comes directly from the Koran. The "blessed Baraka" was also named after his grandfather a muslim named hussein(prominent shiite Islam name) and also comes directly from the Koran. (Story Reports)
Ancestry of Barack Obama
How many Nation of Islam members will work in an Obama White House? Obama's Nation of Islam Staffers
Obama is bad for America Excellant Questions and Answers about Obama
Andy Martin Commentary On Obama

Monday, February 25, 2008

Obama is just a LIAR as are most politicians.

The article below without question reveals obama is a liar.
The official biography of Barack Obama, candidate for the US Senate in Illinois, taken from his own website is named: "The Background and Commitment to Make a Difference". Anyone who watched his keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in Boston was certainly captured by this stunning and charismatic man and there would be little doubt the biography carried a proper title.

The biography says: "Barack Obama has spent a lifetime fighting effectively to empower working families and the poor - as community organizer, civil rights attorney and a leader in the Illinois Senate. He has brought new ideas and approaches in pursuit of traditional Democratic ideals to make a real difference for people -- from better schools to affordable health care to criminal justice reform."

Obama represents Illinois' 13th Senate District on Chicago's South Side African American neighborhood. He is recognized as a leader of his own people and is held up as a substantial role model.

The Chicago Tribune has called him "one of the General Assembly's most impressive members."

His list of legislative accomplishments are many and equally impressive. They include the areas of Education, Health Care, Jobs and Opportunity, Earned Income Tax Credits, Criminal Justice, Civil Rights and Liberties, and Ethics Reform. {Yet when asked about his state senate record he says he hasn't got any.

"I don't have — I don't maintain — a file of eight years of work in the state Senate because I didn't have the resources available to maintain those kinds of records," he said at a recent campaign stop in Iowa. He said he wasn't sure where any cache of records might have gone, adding, "It could have been thrown out. I haven't been in the state Senate now for quite some time."}

Obama graduated from Columbia University with a degree in political science and a specialty in international relations.

He worked as a community organizer in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods, helping church groups create job-training programs, reform area schools, and improve city services.

He went on to Harvard Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude and served as the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review.

After law school, Obama organized one of the largest voter registration drives in Chicago history to help Bill Clinton's election, and worked as a civil rights lawyer on cutting edge voting rights and employment discrimination cases in federal and state courts.

He was a senior lecturer specializing in constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School, Obama has served on the boards of some of Chicago's leading foundations and chaired the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, a $50 million philanthropic effort to reform the public schools.

But there was more to his story. He told it to us as he spoke at the convention.

"Tonight is a particular honor for me because � let�s face it � my presence on this stage is pretty unlikely. My father was a foreign student, born and raised in a small village in Kenya. He grew up herding goats, went to school in a tin-roof shack. His father � my grandfather � was a cook, a domestic servant to the British.

"But my grandfather had larger dreams for his son. Through hard work and perseverance my father got a scholarship to study in a magical place, America, that shone as a beacon of freedom and opportunity to so many who had come before.

"While studying here, my father met my mother. She was born in a town on the other side of the world, in Kansas. Her father worked on oil rigs and farms through most of the Depression. The day after Pearl Harbor my grandfather signed up for duty; joined Patton�s army, marched across Europe. Back home, my grandmother raised their baby and went to work on a bomber assembly line. After the war, they studied on the G.I. Bill, bought a house through F.H.A., and later moved west all the way to Hawaii in search of opportunity.

"And they, too, had big dreams for their daughter. A common dream, born of two continents.

"My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or �blessed,� believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success. They imagined me going to the best schools in the land, even though they weren�t rich, because in a generous America you don�t have to be rich to achieve your potential.

"They are both passed away now. And yet, I know that, on this night, they look down on me with great pride."

It was an inspiring story. Mesmerized by this 44 year old man whose roots, we were told, were in Kenya with his grandfather working as a domestic servant for the British and his own father a goat herder.

Two days later Teresa Heinz Kerry speak to the National Organization of Women as she said: "Someday, Barack Obama will be President of the United States."

Her words were received with a standing ovation.

A columnist for Political Gateway, Andy Martin, has a different take on Barack Obama. He says Barack Obama has not only invented large parts of his political resume, he also says the story about his father being a "goat herder" is not true. He claims Obama has become the "man behind the mask," hiding his real family history and his father's religion.

The picture Mr. Obama painted for us as he spoke to the convention and the world was an American immigration success story, one that could be emulated by anyone. It was one that showed the lowest of the low, even from Africa itself, could aspire for a greater life and succeed.

"My father was a foreign student, born and raised in a small village in Kenya. He grew up herding goats, went to school in a tin-roof shack. His father � my grandfather � was a cook, a domestic servant to the British."

Andy Martin calls this a "fictitious family history" and he calls it a lie.

He says he has conducted an investigation which has gathered information from three continents, and Obama�s father was in fact never a lowly �goat herder�. He claims his father was a child of privilege and affluence. His research indicates the Obama family was a prominent Muslim family in Kenya.

Barack Obama�s father, it turns out, was never a lowly �immigrant�. Instead, like other children of privilege, he was a person with access to the highest levels of government in Kenya and as a result of those connections, was able to come to America to study. Keep in mind it was 1958. African or even Arab students in America were a rarity, not the rule as they are today. How likely would it have been for a "goat herder" to be able to get to America to go to, of all places, Harvard?

Andy Martin paints a picture of the Obama family as being part of a corrupt and violent regime that terrorized Kenya for decades. There is no proof of the Obama family having a direct or participating role in that chapter in Kenyan history. It was a British possession and Britain has a long history of abuse and subjugation of local populations.

However, Obama's grandfather was not a domestic servant as we were told. He was in fact a prominent and wealthy farmer and part of the British colonial system. To that extent Hussein Onyango Obama might have been complicit. Still, Obama in his speech, made the claim "my grandfather � was a cook, a domestic servant to the British." Why?

Mr. Martin claims Obama is a Muslim and is concealing it. Is he?
Be that as it may, his father and his grandfather were Moslem. And if being a Moslem in this nation is a sin, are we to believe he is because his father and grandfather were? How many Christians have Jewish grandparents and great grandparents? Does that make them Jewish? According to Mr. Martin it does.

He accuses Obama of being afraid to tell the truth. The truth is Obama didn't much know his biological father who was Moslem. And while that is no sin today, Obama never told us that as he painted the picture he did in his convention speech. In fact, the convention speech was very misleading. Andy Martin claims because of the misleading speech, Obama has lied to the American people, and he has sought to misrepresent his own heritage. This is obvious to me.

Obama�s life story, along with the stories about his father and his grandfather, are in fact different from the stories he portrayed to the nation in his speech.

Obama's father grew up around people herding goats and probably did herd goats at one time or another, however his family owned the ranch, a substantial one, on which the goats, among other animals, including a substantial number of cattle, were also "herded�.

Obama�s father, like his father before him, Obama's grandfather, were both children of privilege. Comparatively, for Kenya at the time, or even today for that matter, Obama's father was a wealthy, outstanding student, not a herdsman.

In his speech Obama says he was given an �African� name.

"My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or �blessed,� believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success."

Andy Martin accuses Obama of being "a Muslim who has concealed his religion." He says "he has treated his Muslim heritage as a dark secret." It would appear so especially in light of his claim about having an "African name", however we could also be splitting hairs here. And it does matter.

Nevertheless, Obama's grandfather was a Moslem named �Hussein� which is also an Arabic-Moslem name, not African. Hussein was a devout Moslem and he likewise named his son �Baraka.� Baraka is an Arabic word meaning �blessed� not African. Baraka is an Arabic name and comes directly from the Koran.

Baraka, or Barack, was raised as a devoted Moslem who chose a Moslem name for his son, Barack Obama.

Now, is Obama running from his family heritage and religious heritage?

The fact it doesn't jibe with what Andy Martin has uncovered leads the skeptical and the Republicans eager to discredit Obama into new directions asking questions, many of which Obama himself left open as a result of his speech.

Obama's father, according to Andy Martin was not a harmless student �immigrant� who came to the United States only to study. He claims Obama's father was "intimately associated with one of the most corrupt and violent organizations in Africa: the Kenyatta regime".

He goes on to say "Obama�s father ran back to Kenya soon after the British left."

He further claims: "It is likely Obama�s father had Mau Mau sympathies or connections, or he would not have been welcomed into the murderous inner circle of rapists, murderers, and arsonists."

Again we go back to the speech.

Obama's speech certainly gave us the illusion of his two parents struggling so their son, the man standing before us that evening in Boston, could make it to the pinnacle of success he had reached. That in fact was not the case.

Obama's own words in a New Yorker interview (Issue 05-31 of 2004) tell a different story regarding his parentage.

As it turns out Obama was actually born in Hawaii. His father, also named Barack (changed from Baraka) Obama, was a foreign student there, doing preparatory work in order to be accepted to a major university.

His mother, Ann, was white, and only eighteen when she married his father. She and her parents, originally from Kansas, had moved to Honolulu.

When her husband left for Harvard, she and their toddler stayed behind. Obama said: " - there was no money in his scholarship for them to go East." However, there are other facts regarding this time in Obama's life.

The senior Obama did not return to Hawaii to see his wife and son. For all practical purposes they were abandoned and lived with his mother's parents. And, after graduation, the father returned alone to Kenya. He did not run back after the British left. He returned to take his place in his father's family and his white Christian wife and mixed race son had no place.

He divorced his wife according to Moslem law, raised another family giving Obama Kenyan brothers and sisters. When the British did leave he worked for the government.

Obama claims he worked as a government economist, however, there is a question as to other and more brutal positions he might have held. The fact does exist that his father traveled around the world on official business for Kenya and was in the United States many times. However, he visited his American son only once, when Barack was ten.

The speech never touched on his mother�s second marriage, a marriage to an Indonesian oil manager. They moved to Jakarta when Barack was six. He lived there for four years, and in his book �Dreams from My Father,� he writes about his time in Indonesia as simultaneously lush and a harrowing exposure to tropical poverty�"more harrowing, perhaps, for his mother than for the little boy who barely remembered any other life."

Where did the step father come from? There was no mention or reference to him in the speech. We were certainly led to believe it was his mother and his father sacrificing for their son so he could become a success.

Obama�s father returned to Kenya at a time of great upheaval. Andy Martin claims Obama is attempting to hide his "secret shame at his family history of rape, murder and arson". No facts substantiate this in any way other than his father was a part of the old and the new governments.

Obama certainly opened himself up to this type of theorizing when he said: "My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation." The history of his father abandoning him and his mother and then going back to Kenya following graduation from Harvard does not epitomize anyone who believed in the "possibilities of this nation".

And taking this forward, Obama has most certainly opened himself up for not only scrutiny, but also charges of outright lying and misrepresentation as a result of his opening remarks about his heritage. Obama is a LIAR!

What was wrong with the truth, the real truth?

People will believe a lie quicker than the truth. Obama is and was a liar. This proves it by comparing his speech before the convention and the actual facts.