August 1, 2012
Obama's Slave Roots?
Obama's handlers are trying hard to make the President 'more' black. With less than 100 days to go until the election, we discover Obama might be descended from "authentic American slaves" through his mother. Pulling out all the stops, The New York Times reports the genealogy firm Ancestry.com has come up with a possible ancestral link between Stanley Ann Dunham and a slave named John Punch. Obama's newly discovered maternal slave roots are mired in supposition but distortions and misleading information are nothing new in American politics. The real story behind the NYT article is the fact we are in August of an election year and Obama is back to his old tricks trying to win white sympathy and stoke black anger. Now a team of genealogists is upending that thinking, saying that Mr. Obama's mother had, in addition to her European ancestors, at least one African forebear and that the president is most likely descended from one of the first documented African slaves in the United...(Read Full Post)