April 02, 2008

Shocking news!

From Indianz.com:Obama discovers Native roots

Cherokee Nation promptly disenrolls Democratic presidential hopeful when he traces ancestry to Freedmen Roll.

U.S. Supreme Court overturns tribal sovereignty

Misplaced decimal point puts $58 in Indian trust


dmarks said...

Yes. Barack's family last name was Oglala, but the typewriter (from L. Frank Baum's estate sale in Aberdeen) was missing G's and L's, so it became Obama.

writerfella said...

Writerfella here --
Um, er, uh, did anybody bother to FOLLOW the links so indicated? writerfella did and they ended on a page that said, "April Fool's!" And it sounds more logical to writerfella that Obama really got his name from those delicious little fried pies sold all over the Southern states...
All Best
Russ Bates

Rob said...

Yes, I followed the links. I'm guessing DMarks did too.