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Originally posted by screamo
Wait...Obama only makes 160k a year as Senator? My dad makes more than him?! ...are you sure?
By the way, does this thread have two topics? One being about the way Obama treats his brother and the second being how Liberals use Conservatives money to better the lesser man.
Originally posted by jon123
This is a big deal, because Obama is supposedely for the poor, downtrodden people, and it appears that he can't even take care of his brother!
Obama made 4.2 MILLION dollars in 2007 (and a little under 1 MILLION the year before...search the net) and his brother lives in a one room shack smaller than my bedroom.
Since Obama is a self-proclaimed Christian, then these scriptures from the New Testament are maybe fitting:
1 John 4:20-21 : 20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
21 And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.
On the other hand, maybe his brother and him don't speak, or his brother won't accept or doesn't want his money. Maybe Obama has offered it many times and he doesn't accept it. Maybe he receives money and it is all stuffed away in a bank account. Who knows. It is very interesting though to see the disparity in the standard of living bet
Originally posted by southern_Guardian
reply to post by Stockburn
Actually Obama has kept much of his family out of american politics, just like McCain does, and mccains kids are an example, we havnt seen them yet.
And by the way thats Obamas half brother, he hasnt been in contact with his fathers prior family because their just distant. Obama only met his half brother twice, once when he was six and the second time in 2006. His got relatives all over Kenya and visits them every few years or so.
[edit on 22-8-2008 by southern_Guardian]
Originally posted by Stockburn
I really, and I mean really like your avatar there sir.
When you remember why that was significant, I think you may retract the above statement.
Riiiight, Michelle certainly better keep out, that in of itself could be quite a guffaw. Oh wait she didn't. Us whiteys(sp?) [her own words] better steer clear.
You mean to tell me "you" think Obama hasn't actually tried to help his brother even tho he is half blood? If you do the math, I bet Obama went on hands and knees to help his brother who was to proud to accept a traitor's hand out.
Obama is half US citizen, if you really think about it.
Any self repsecting man would not vote for a non "pledge of allegiance", tire gauge cop, who doesn't even know what the 13 ammendment is. That my friend is quite sad.
Take care and good luck, and when McCain is potus let's shake hands anyway eh mate?