I ran through a lot of threads and haven't seen this. No link available, and I don't know if everything is true. From the things on it I know about, it seems legit.
Obama's 'Not Exactly's'
1.) Selma got me born...
NOT EXACTLY: your parents felt safe enough to have you in 1961 - Selma had no effect on your birth, as Selma was in 1965.
(Google <http://www.google.com/> 'Obama Selma' for his full March 4, 2007 speech and articles about its various untruths.)
2.) My Father Was A Goat Herder . . .
NOT EXACTLY: he was a privileged, well educated youth, who went on to work with the Kenyan Government.
3.) My Father Was A Proud Freedom Fighter . . .
NOT EXACTLY: he was part of one of the most corrupt and violent governments Kenya has ever had.
4.) My Family Has Strong Ties To African Freedom . . .
NOT EXACTLY: your cousin Raila Odinga has created mass violence in attempting to overturn a legitimate election in 2007, in Kenya. It is the first widespread violence in decades. The current government is pro-American but Odinga wants to overthrow it and establish Muslim Sharia law. Your half-brother, Abongo Obama, is Odinga's follower. You interrupted your New Hampshire campaigning to speak to Odinga on the phone. Check out the following link for verification of that and for more.
Obama's cousin Odinga in Kenya ran for president and tried to get Sharia Muslim law in place there. When Odinga lost the elections, his followers burned Christians' homes as well as men, women and children alive in a Christian church where they took refuge. Obama supported his cousin before the election process here started. (Google 'Obama and Odinga')
5.) My Grandmother Has Always Been A Christian . . ..
NOT EXACTLY: she does her daily Salat prayers at 5 AM according to her own interviews. Christianity would not have supported her being one of 14 wives to 1 man.
6.) My Name is African Swahili . . .
NOT EXACTLY: your name is Arabic and 'Baraka' (from which Barack came) means 'blessed' in that language. Hussein is also Arabic and so is Obama.
Barack Hussein Obama is not half black. If elected, he would be the first Arab-American President, not the first black President. Barack Hussein Obama is 50% Caucasian from his mother's side, and 43.75% Arabic and 6.25% African Negro from his father's side.
While Barack Hussein Obama's father was from Kenya, his father's family were mainly Arabs.. Barack Hussein Obama's father was only 12.5% African Negro and 87.5% Arab (his father's birth certificate states he's Arab, not African Negro). From....and for more....go to.....
7.) I Never Practiced Islam . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you practiced it daily at school, where you were registered as a Muslim and kept that faith for 31 years -- until you changed the year before running for public office.
4-3-08 Article 'Obama was 'quite religious in Islam''
8.) My School In Indonesia Was Christian . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you were registered as Muslim there and got in trouble in Koranic Studies for making faces (check your own book).
February 28, 2008. Kristoff from the New York Times a year ago: 'Mr. Obama recalled the opening lines of the Arabic call to prayer, reciting them with a first-rate accent. In a remark that seemed delightfully uncalculated (it'll give Alabama voters heart attacks), Mr. Obama described the call to prayer as 'one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.' This is just one example of what Pamela is talking about when she says 'Obama's narrative is being altered, enhanced and manipulated to whitewash troubling facts.'
9.) I Was Fluent In Indonesian . . .
NOT EXACTLY: not one former teacher says you could speak the language.
10.) Because I lived In Indonesia, I have more foreign experience . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you were there from the ages of 6 to 10, and could not speak the language.
11.) I Am Stronger On Foreign Affairs . . .
NOT EXACTLY: except for Africa and the Middle East, you have never been anywhere else on the planet and have NO experience with our closest allies.
12.) I Blame My Early Drug Use On Ethnic Confusion . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you were quite content in high school to be Barry Obama, no mention of Kenya and no mention of struggle to identify. Your classmates said you were just fine.
13.) An Ebony Article Moved Me To Run For Office . . .
NOT EXACTLY: Ebony has yet to find the article you mention in your book. It doesn't, and never did, exist.
14.) A Life Magazine Article Changed My Outlook On Life . .
NOT EXACTLY: Life has yet to find the article you mention in your book. It doesn't, and never did, exist.
15.) I Won't Run On A National Ticket In '08 . . .
NOT EXACTLY: here you are, despite saying live on TV that you would not have enough experience by then -- and you are all about 'having experience first '.
16.) Voting 'PRESENT' is Common In Illinois Senate . . .
NOT EXACTLY: common for YOU, but not many others have 130 NO VOTES the 143 days you were there.
17.) I Was A Professor Of Law . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you were a senior lecturer ON LEAVE.
18.) I Was A Constitutional Lawyer . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you were a senior lecturer ON LEAVE.
19.) Without Me, There Would Be No Ethics Bill . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you didn't write it, introduce it, change it, or create it.
20.) The Ethics Bill Was Hard To Pass . . .
NOT EXACTLY: it took just 14 days from start to finish.
21.) I Wrote A Tough Nuclear Bill . . .
NOT EXACTLY: your bill was rejected by your own party for its pandering and lack of all regulation -- mainly because of your Nuclear donor, Exelon, from which David Axelrod came.
22.) I Have Released My State Records . . .
NOT EXACTLY: as of March, 2008, state bills you sponsored or voted for have yet to be released, including all the special interests pork hidden within.
23.) I Took On The Asbestos Altgeld Gardens Mess . . ..
NOT EXACTLY: you were part of a large group of people who remedied Altgeld Gardens. You failed to mention anyone else but yourself in your books.
24.) My Economics Bill Will Help America . .
NOT EXACTLY: your 111 economic policies were combined into a proposal which lost 99-0, and even YOU voted against your own bill.
25.) I Have Been A Bold Leader In Illinois . .
NOT EXACTLY: even your own supporters characterize your actions as careful rather than bold.
26.) I Passed 26 Of My Own Bills In One Year . . .
NOT EXACTLY: they were not YOUR bills, but rather handed to you after their creation by a fellow Senator, 'to assist you in a future bid for higher office'.
27.) No One on my campaign contacted Canada about NAFTA . . .
NOT EXACTLY: the Canadian Government issued the names and a memo of the conversation your campaign had with them.
28.) I Am Tough On Terrorism . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you missed the Iran Resolution vote on terrorism and your good friend Ali Abunimah supports the destruction off Israel.
29.) I passed 900 Bills in the State Senate . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you passed 26, most of which you didn't write.
30.) I Believe In Fairness, Not Tactics . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you used tactics to eliminate Alice Palmer from running against you.
31.) I Don't Take PAC Money . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you take loads of it.
32.) I don't Have Lobbyists . . .
NOT EXACTLY: you have 47 lobbyists on staff and counting.
33.) My Campaign Had Nothing To Do With The 1984 Ad..
NOT EXACTLY: your own campaign worker made the ad on his Apple <http://www.apple.com/> in one afternoon.
34.) I Have Always Been Against Iraq..
NOT EXACTLY: you weren't in office to vote against it AND you have voted to fund it every single time.