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OBAMA LIKES TO QUOTE MATTHEW

Posted by PrestoPundit on 08/20/2008

on privately aiding “the least of my brothers.”  But that’s politics.  That’s rhetoric.  A job for someone else.  A job for The State.  In real life.  Not so much.

The Italian edition of Vanity Fair said that it had found George
Hussein Onyango Obama living in a hut in a ramshackle town of Huruma on
the outskirts of Nairobi.

Mr Obama, 26, the youngest of the
presidential candidate’s half-brothers, spoke for the first time about
his life, which could not be more different than that of the Democratic
contender.

“No-one knows who I am,” he told the magazine, before claiming: “I live here on less than a dollar a month.”

According
to Italy’s Vanity Fair his two metre by three metre shack is decorated
with football posters of the Italian football giants AC Milan and
Inter, as well as a calendar showing exotic beaches of the world ..

He has only met his famous older brother twice – once when he was
just five and the last time in 2006 when Senator Obama was on a tour of
East Africa and visited Nairobi ..

Of their
second meeting, George Obama said: “It was very brief, we spoke for
just a few minutes. It was like meeting a complete stranger.”

Ronald Reagan was famous for privately giving aid and charity to individuals who needed help.  Obama, of course, is famous for giving very little to charity out of his enormous income, and the “charities” he gave to most where organizations that benefited Obama personally and politically — to his political church and to the Congressional Black Caucus.

UPDATE:  More on Obama and charity.

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