In one of our earlier blogs, we discussed president Obama's half-uncle being charged with drunk driving. On September 29, 2011, the half-uncle, Onyango Obama appeared in court for the charge. Reportedly, he found found the media's attention humorous. The Boston Herald, described him as giggling and "stifling laughter" a number of times. Accompanied by attorneys and an unidentified man, Onyango Obama made a very brief appearance in the Massachusetts court, where the judge set a pre-trial conference for Nov. 17. Onyango Obama, who is an illegal immigrant, returned to his job at a liquor store.