Jay-Z Backs Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance

The music mogul came out in support of the president's position on same-sex marriage in a recent interview with CNN

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Brooklyn-born rapper Jay-Z co-signed President Obama’s decision to support gay marriage in an interview with CNN correspondent Poppy Harlow. The hip-hop mogul reinforced the president’s endorsement following yesterday’s press conference, where he announced his two-day Budweiser Made in America festival in Philadelphia.

“I’ve always thought it as something that was still holding the country back,” said Jay-Z to CNN. “What people do in their own homes is their business, and you can choose to love whoever you love. That’s their business. It’s no different than discriminating against blacks. It’s discrimination, plain and simple.”

The multi-platinum selling recording artist is not the first celebrity to come out in support of Obama’s comments. Celebrities from R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend to supermodel Tyra Banks and business mogul Russell Simmons back the president’s decision, according to The Grio.

Watch Jay-Z’s recent interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow below:

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     TERRY ANDERSON, A BLACK LOS ANGELES TALK RADIO HOST, 

     WENT DOWN A LIST OF THINGS SENATOR OBAMA SAID THAT AREN’T EXACTLY CORRECT. 

    1.) Selma March 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 ‘Obama Selma ‘ for his full March 4, 2007 speech and articles about its various untruths.) ! !

    2.) Father Was A Goat Herder – NOT EXACTLY, he was a privileged, well-educated youth, who went to work with the Kenyan Government.

    3.) 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 created mass violence in attempting to overturn a legitimate election in 2007 

    in Kenya . It was the first widespread violence there 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 ran for president in Kenya and tried to get Sharia 

    Muslim
    law in place there. When Odinga lost the elections, his followers burned
    Christians’ homes and then burned men, women and children alive in a
    Christian church where they took shelter… Obama SUPPORTED his cousin
    before the election process here started. Google Obama and Odinga and
    see what you get. No one wants to know the truth.

    5.) My Grandmother Has Always Been A Christian – NOT EXACTLY, she does her

    daily Salat prayers at 5 AM according to her own interviews. Not to mention,

    Christianity wouldn’t allow her to have been 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. 

    Obama is 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. Although Barack Hussein Obama’s father was from  Kenya, his father’s family was 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…..

    http://www.arcadeathome.com/newsboy.phtml?Barack_Hussein_Obama_-_Arab-Americ

    an,_only_6.25%25_African

    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 your wife made you change so you could run for office.

    4-3-08 Article ‘Obama was ‘quite religious in Islam”

    http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view 

    http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=60559 

    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 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 couldn’t speak the language. 

    What did you learn except how to study the Koran and watch cartoons?

    11.) I Am Stronger On Foreign Affairs – NOT EXACTLY, except for Africa

    (surprise) and the Middle East (bigger surprise); you have never been

    anywhere else on the planet and thus 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, which 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, 

    they are common for YOU, but not many others have 130 NO VOTES.

    17.) Oops, I Miss-voted – NOT EXACTLY, 

    only when caught by church groups and Democrats, did you beg to change your misvote.

    18.) I Was A Professor Of Law – NOT EXACTLY; 

    you were a senior lecturer ON LEAVE.

    19.) I Was A Constitutional Lawyer – NOT EXACTLY, 

    you were a senior lecturer ON LEAVE.

    20.) Without Me, There Would Be No Ethics Bill – NOT EXACTLY, 

    you didn’t write it, introduce it, change it or create it.

    21.) The Ethics Bill Was Hard To Pass – NOT EXACTLY, 

    it took just 14 days from start to finish.

    22.) 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.

    23.) I Have Released My State Records – NOT EXACTLY, 

    as of March, 2008, state bills you sponsored or voted for have yet to be released, exposing all the special interests pork hidden within.

    24.) 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.

    25.) My Economics Bill Will Help America – NOT EXACTLY, 

    your 111 economic policies were just combined into a proposal which lost 99-0, 

    and even YOU voted against your own bill.

    26.) I Have Been A Bold Leader In Illinois  – NOT EXACTLY, 

    even your own supporters claim to have not seen BOLD action on your part.

    27.) 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.

    28.) 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.

    29.) I Am Tough On Terrorism – NOT EXACTLY, 

    you missed the Iran Resolution vote on terrorism and your good friend Ali Abunimah supports the destruction of Israel .

    30.) I Want All Votes To Count – NOT EXACTLY; you said let the delegates decide.

    31.) I Want Americans To Decide – NOT EXACTLY, 

    you prefer caucuses that limit the vote, confuse the voters, force a public vote, 

    and only operate during small windows of time.

    32.) I passed 900 Bills in the State Senate – NOT EXACTLY, 

    you passed 26, most of which you didn’t write yourself.

    33.) I Believe In Fairness, Not Tactics – NOT EXACTLY, 

    you used tactics to eliminate Alice Palmer from running against you.

    34.) I Don’t Take PAC Money – NOT EXACTLY, you take loads of it.

    35.) I don’t Have Lobbyists - NOT EXACTLY, 

    you have over 47 lobbyists, and counting.

    36.) My Campaign Had Nothing To Do With The 1984 Ad – NOT EXACTLY, 

    your own campaign worker made the ad on his Apple in one afternoon.

    37.) 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.

    38.) I Have Always Supported Universal Health Care – NOT EXACTLY, 

    your plan leaves us all to pay for the 15,000,000 who don’t have to buy it.

    39.) My uncle liberated Auschwitz concentration camp – NOT EXACTLY, 

    your mother had no brothers and the Russian army did the liberating.

    So, who EXACTLY is this Obama guy and what is he trying to sell us?! 

     

    Please let your loved ones and friends know about this fraud. 

     

    God Bless America