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Shit, now you tell me Obama is Scots-Irish?

How the hell am I supposed to be able to vote for him now?

The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill

by r------ on Wed Jul 16th, 2008 at 12:42:31 PM EST
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He's an Irish-Scottish Black Muslim Christian Working Class Yankee from Hawaii who has been to Harvard.

It's tragic that he's not also gay and a former fighter pilot, but I suppose you can't have everything.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Wed Jul 16th, 2008 at 02:47:38 PM EST
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I don't know where the Scots bit is coming from - and why isn't Indonesia mentioned?

"It's a mystery to me - the game commences, For the usual fee - plus expenses, Confidential information - it's in my diary..."
by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Jul 16th, 2008 at 06:03:24 PM EST
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Because Indonesia are One of the Good Guys? Suharto was Our SOB, IIRC...

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Jul 16th, 2008 at 06:07:57 PM EST
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...whose half-sister is Indonesian-American, and whose brother-in-law is a Chinese-Canadian.

As Maher pointed out one night: "Oh, Congress looks like America -- we've got blacks, Asians, Hispanics, and whatever else is in Barack Obama."

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.

by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Jul 18th, 2008 at 07:33:39 AM EST
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funniest comment evah!

you forgot he has a grandmother in kenya living in a mud hut!

roots, baby!

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Jul 20th, 2008 at 04:35:25 AM EST
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