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5 Million Iraqis Killed, Maimed, Tortured, Displaced — Think That Bothers War Boosters?

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Cheney and Obama Related?

Posted on Oct 16, 2007
cnn.com

According to Lynne Cheney, her husband, Dick, and presidential hopeful Barack Obama have a common ancestor,
but don’t expect a family reunion any time soon. As Obama’s spokesman
quipped: “Obviously, Dick Cheney is sort of the black sheep of the
family.”


CNN:

In an interview on MSNBC Tuesday
afternoon, Mrs. Cheney said that in the course of researching her
husband’s genealogy for her new book, “Blue Skies, No Fences,” she
discovered that the two public figures share an ancestor eight
generations ago.

“Think about this,” Mrs. Cheney said.
“This is such an amazing American story that one ancestor, a man that
came to Maryland, could be responsible down the family line for lives
that have taken such different and varied paths as Dick’s and Barack
Obama’s.”

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