Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Nation of Islam activists on Obama camp payroll

Posted: June 03, 2008
8:13 pm Eastern

By Aaron Klein
© 2008 WorldNetDaily

Former insider worried by senator's connection to Louis Farrakhan, members of radical group
JERUSALEM – Sen. Barack Obama employed and continues to employ senior staffers who belong to the Nation of Islam, and the presidential candidate has some "worrying" ties to the controversial group headed by Louis Farrakhan, a former key Obama insider told WND.

The former insider, who spoke on condition of anonymity, expressed particular concern that Obama employed at least two Nation members in his early days as a state senator, when his office was staffed by only a handful of workers.

"When you're a state senator, you have little money given to you to hire staff. It is ironic that two of Obama's employees in those days were known Nation of Islam activists when Obama employed perhaps a total of maybe three or four staffers," said the former insider.

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