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Meet Zeituni Onyango—Barack Obama's extremely arrogant welfare
aunt from Kenya. Her contempt for America matches her nephew's.
Onyango came here illegally in 2000 and stayed under the media's
radar screen until 2008 in a public housing complex where she was
discovered when her nephew was running for president. All I can
say is, being an illegal seems to run in the Obama family.

Barack Obama's Aunt Zeituni was ordered out of the United States by US Immigration Court Judge Leonard I. Shapiro in 2004. She didn't go. Instead, she fled from Boston where she was living to stay with relatives in Cleveland, Ohio. She returned to a disabled-access apartment on Flaherty Way in South Boston, Massachusetts for her third fight with US Immigration in 2008. Speaking candidly to CBS WBZ-TV's Jonathan Elias, Onyango admitted that she's never paid taxes in the decade she's been in this country and doesn't believe she has an obligation to since, in her view, this country is owned by God and not the people whose sweat investment made it great. "I carry my own cross," she told Elias. WBZ told her that's the problem—she hasn't carried her own cross. The taxpayers of the United States have. And, many of those taxpayers, Elias said, are angry that she's been able to live on public assistance for almost 11 years, while out-of-work taxpayers who paid into the system in better days are regularly being denied the benefits she receives. When asked how she feels about that, Zeituni replied that she owes this country nothing.

Liberal Boston taxpayers get angry everytime they hear her name because she is living off a system she has not paid into; angry because she comes from a family which has become very wealthy, yet according to Elias, she remains a burden on Massachusetts taxpayers.

Onyango's response? "If I come as an immigrant," she told Elias, "you have an obligation to make me a citizen." Elias pointed out to her that she is here illegally. Zeituni said when she came to the United States in 2000 she had every intention of returning to Kenya, but she got sick and nearly died. "To me," she said, "America's dream became my worst nightmare...because of what I went through. I've been treated like public enemy number one," she said. When she got out of the hospital after her illness she lived in a homeless shelter for two years and then was assigned public housing despite thousands of legal residents also waiting for that type of assistance. When asked how she felt taking from taxpayers what they were legally eligible for, she smugly replied: "I don't mind. You can take that house. I be on the street with the homeless people. I didn't ask for it. They give it to me. You'd better ask the system—I didn't create the system." When Elias said that Onyango took advantage of the system, she replied: "I didn't take advantage of the system. The system took advantage of me." When asked how, she refused to elaborate. She is, after all, just one more victim of America's social system. She did say that a doctor in 2000 diagnosed her as "disabled," so in addition to public housing she receives disability checks of approximately $700.00 per month. Yes, I can see that the system has taken advantage of her. How many illegal alien welfare recipients are invited to attend a presidential inauguration? Aunt Zeituni was.

Oh, and by the way, remember Judge Shapiro? The immigration judge who ordered her deported in 2004? In May, 2009 Shapiro reversed his deportation order and granted Zeituni sanctuary. His reason? Since her nephew was now residing in the White House, her life could be in danger if she was deported back to Kenya. With Obama's cousin as Prime Minister of Kenya? I don't think so.

A second Obama relative, an uncle, also lived in Boston in the 1960s, in the Dorchester area of the city. He's the "Uncle Omar" Obama refers to in "Dreams From My Father." In his book, Obama describes how "Uncle Omar" was beaten and robbed by armed robbers with a sawed-off rifle while working in a corner store in Dorchester. The real thief? Uncle Omar. He stiffed the taxpayers of Massachusetts to the tune of $2,324.20 in unpaid rent for his one bedroom public housing flat according to the Boston Housing Court that ultimately evicted him.

It seems that all of Obama's relatives, from both ends of the prism of affluence, have their hands in the taxpayers' pockets.

 

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