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    Obama's uncle arrested

    The Associated Press: Obama uncle held in US by immigration officials



    FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts (AP) — President Barack Obama's uncle was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving, told police he planned to arrange bail through the White House and was being held without bail on an immigration detainer, authorities said Monday.
    Onyango Obama was arrested last week in Framingham, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Boston, after police said he made a rolling stop through a stop sign and nearly caused a cruiser to strike his sport utility vehicle.
    Police said that after being booked at the police station, Obama was asked whether he wanted to make a telephone call to arrange for bail.
    "I think I will call the White House," he stated, according to a police report filed in Framingham District Court.
    Police said Obama, who's originally from Kenya and is the half-brother of the president's late father, pleaded not guilty Friday and was being held without bail on a detainer from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In a court document, ICE said he had an earlier deportation or removal order.
    His immigration status couldn't immediately be confirmed, but such orders are generally reserved for people living in the country illegally.
    An immigration detainer, used by ICE to identify people in jail or prison who could be deported, is a request to another law enforcement agency to notify ICE before releasing the person from custody so ICE can arrange to take over custody.
    A spokesman for ICE declined to comment on Obama's immigration case, and the White House had no comment.
    Obama, 67, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure to yield the right of way.
    Michael Rogers, a spokesman for Cleveland immigration attorney Margaret Wong, said Wong will represent Obama. He confirmed that Obama is the half-brother of the president's father and the brother of another relative, Zeituni Onyango, of Boston.
    Onyango made headlines last year when she won the right to stay in the United States after an earlier deportation order. She came to the U.S. from Kenya in 2000 and was denied asylum by an immigration judge in 2004.
    She stayed in the country illegally and was granted asylum last year by a judge who found she could be a target in Kenya not only for those who oppose the United States and the president but also for members of the Kenyan government.
    Massachusetts police said Obama was arrested Wednesday after he failed to stop completely at a stop sign and a police officer had to quickly apply his brakes to avoid hitting Obama's sport utility vehicle.
    Officer Val Krishtal said in a written report that Obama slurred his speech and became argumentative after he was told that he was being stopped because he had failed to fully stop and yield to traffic.
    "I explained to him that I narrowly avoided striking his vehicle, and he told me that he did not hear my tires screeching so I was not being accurate," Krishtal said in the report.
    Obama originally told Krishtal he had nothing to drink but later said he had had two beers, Krishtal wrote in the report.
    Krishtal said Obama failed several sobriety tests and blew a reading of 0.14 percent on a blood-alcohol breath test, which is above the state's legal driving limit of 0.08 percent.
    The president's administration announced this month that it would allow many illegal immigrants facing deportation the chance to stay in the U.S. and apply for work permits and would focus on removing convicted criminals and people who might be national security or public safety threats.

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    who gives a flying f**k

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    Every president has a 'Billy Carter' in the family.

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    I remember when presidents and people who held high office generally came from good stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo
    I remember when presidents and people who held high office generally came from good stock.
    I thought you were Australian?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo View Post
    I remember when presidents and people who held high office generally came from good stock.
    Good stock?

    Dem apples don't fall far from the Obama tree, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo View Post
    I remember when presidents and people who held high office generally came from good stock.
    What a fantasy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo View Post
    I remember when presidents and people who held high office generally came from good stock.
    The kennedys? Nixon? Clinton? Further back? Harding? Fillmore?

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    Ronald Reagan came from excellent stock.

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    I think you will find that it makes little difference who the president's uncle, cousin or brother-in-law is regarding the affairs of state. If that sort of thing matters to you perhaps you should move to the UK.

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    worried that your socialist in chief wont get reelected ?
    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    who gives a flying f**k

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    Wasn't Ronnie Reagan Jr. a raving poofter? And there were oft circulated rumours that his dad "experimented" a bit, too.

    Didn't affect his presidency, considering he was a senile old git and everyone else made all the decisions.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    I think you will find that it makes little difference who the president's uncle, cousin or brother-in-law is regarding the affairs of state. If that sort of thing matters to you perhaps you should move to the UK.
    Obama smokes. That says enough for me. Trash

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koojo View Post
    I remember when presidents and people who held high office generally came from good stock.
    Nick off Methuselah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chitown View Post

    Abbo Filth

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    Reward him and send him to live with his nephew in the White House. (sic.), couldn't get any better for the POTUS. Sure to gain many votes on this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by socal View Post
    worried that your socialist in chief wont get reelected ?
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    who gives a flying f**k
    yeah, I'm losing a lot of sleep over it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by socal View Post
    worried that your socialist in chief wont get reelected ?
    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    who gives a flying f**k
    yeah, I'm losing a lot of sleep over it.

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    ^ i'm positive jeb bush has many more serious criminals in his family.

    this is a non-story...

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    Quote Originally Posted by socal View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    I think you will find that it makes little difference who the president's uncle, cousin or brother-in-law is regarding the affairs of state. If that sort of thing matters to you perhaps you should move to the UK.
    Obama smokes. That says enough for me. Trash
    Imbecile. So does your idol boner. Stupid right wing hypocrite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chitown
    He confirmed that Obama is the half-brother of the president's father and the brother of another relative
    gosh, that is amazing



    Quote Originally Posted by socal
    Obama smokes. That says enough for me. Trash
    deep political thinking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humbert View Post
    I think you will find that it makes little difference who the president's uncle, cousin or brother-in-law is regarding the affairs of state. If that sort of thing matters to you perhaps you should move to the UK.
    Billy Carter, Neil Bush (an actual criminal fraudster), Roger Clinton come to mind. You can pick your nose, etc.

    By the way, no fan of the Bush clan, but I think the world would probably be a better place if Jeb had become president and not his halfwit coke-addled fetal alcohol syndrome victim of a brother. Jeb is the best of that lot by far.
    “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her think.” Dorothy Parker

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    We all come from good stock, say the cannibals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Notnow View Post
    We all come from good stock, say the cannibals.
    No, they say we MAKE good stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrAndy
    deep political thinking
    Sad but this is true of many of my countryman. Rubert has them bought and paid for. I will see them on the field.

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