Obama's Indonesian Elementary School Celebrating His Victory

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There's an elementary school in Indonesia that's celebrating Barack
Obama's victory in the Presidential election.

It is the elementary school that Obama attended as a youngster in the
country's capital city of Jakarta. Hundreds of students cheered and danced through raindrops when they learned who would become the next U-S President.

Obama lived in the world's most popular Muslim nation with his American mother and Indonesian stepfather from 1967 until 1971.
He studied at the Menteng One Elementary School for two years.

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  • by Red State Location: Washington co. on Nov 5, 2008 at 12:51 PM
    I'm going to start saving all of my posts and resending them until I see them up here. I can't believe that so many just get lost in the ether. Anywho, as I posted, there was never any question Washington county would go for Obama as we have a near 80% minority population. And you know, I don't mind that many people voted for him based on race, as long as they admit that as the reason they're voting for him. I think it's sad that they don't know or care about what he stands for but I understand what it means for black people to see a black man in that office. That being said, they're all going to be very disappointed when he can't deliver on his promises to take care of them.
  • by voter Location: nc on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:37 AM
    hamas and imadinnerjacket of iran are equaly thrilled. red state; right you are.
  • by to blog refuter on Nov 5, 2008 at 10:34 AM
    You do not get it at all, do you?
  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on Nov 5, 2008 at 06:19 AM
    "Red State", I want to applaud you all in Washington County for showing your strong support for Obama! I was amazed!
  • by Red State Location: Washington Co. on Nov 5, 2008 at 05:58 AM
    Why shouldn't they be happy. One of their very own citizens just became President of the United States. God bless America.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 5, 2008 at 05:57 AM
    Yea, muslims around the world are cheering.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 5, 2008 at 04:02 AM
    I think this a great.

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