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|Subject: Re: Obama - Family First!||Date: 8/21/2008 4:08 PM|
|Author: ChurchyLaFemme||Number: 13921 of 95235|
" As if he had any choice about his middle name."
As a Harvard trained lawyer, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA should know that all it takes to legally change your name is filing a petition in the right venue.
If he didn't like the name, he could have changed it.
Oh,..right..it wasn't an issue until lately. But by then it was too late.
So? If someone points that out? Points out the connection to his social father? Points out the connection to family in Kenya, where his half brother is struggling to get to college while living in a shack on $1/day......while the 'half brother' he met two years ago was beginning to earn millions a year....and 'knew' what college costs..and couldn't lend a dime.....
Yes, he actually did have a choice to chance his name. Many immigrants and children of immigrants to the USA did...when they had names that did not please them. (andn no, I am not saying Obama is an immigrant...just that he had the option to change his name for the past 20 years...after he and wifey graduated both as LAWYERS. No?
Yup, tele's on a rant. There's no indication that Obama has any desire to change his name, but tele's jumped to the conclusion that he does (or should) want to.
None of this is relevant to anything of even the most miniscule importance, but here's our boy doing just that.
C'mon tele, a competent attack dog goes for the jugular. You, OTOH, go for the capillaries.
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