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Did Barack Obama Apply to Occidental College as a Foreigner Named Barry Soetero? Is New Jersey a Portal for the Flaxxian Alliance Starfleet?

There’s a real doozy of a “news story” making the rounds through e-mails and on right-wing websites. It claims that an Occidental College shows proof that Barack Obama registered there as an undergraduate under the name “Barry Soetoro,” and as a foreign student. Aha! Here is the smoking gun proof, the posts declare, that Barack Obama is a foreigner, not an American, and not constitutionally fit to be our President!

An example of the short form of this story, posted April 22 2009, can be found at Anti-Jihad Resistance:

Mujrim Posts Latest Claim that Barack Obama is a Foreigner, Really This Time

The Coalition for Freedom of Information referred to in this post is an amateur UFO research group which hasn’t issued any press releases since 2007. Its avowed research agenda regards interstellar travel, exobiology, extraterrestrial intelligence and “unidentified aerial phenomena,” not the character of Barack Obama’s college application.

Notice that the provided hyperlinks are for another right-wing website (which has nothing at all on this “story”) and two general web pages for Occidental College, neither of which has any information on this supposed document. No webpage at Occidental College provides this supposed information or even references the claim.

The long version of this claim has been posted around on right-wing websites that put it in the form of an Associated Press article:

AP- WASHINGTON D.C. – In a move certain to fuel the debate over Obama’s qualifications for the presidency, the group “Americans for Freedom of Information” has released copies of President Obama’s college transcripts from Occidental College. Released today, the transcript indicates that Obama, under the name Barry Soetoro, received financial aid as a foreign student from Indonesia as an undergraduate at the school. The transcript was released by Occidental College in compliance with a court order in a suit brought by the group in the Superior Court of California. The transcript shows that Obama (Soetoro) applied for financial aid and was awarded a fellowship for foreign students from the Fulbright Foundation Scholarship program. To qualify, for the scholarship, a student must claim foreign citizenship. This document would seem to provide the smoking gun that many of Obama’s detractors have been seeking.

The news has created a firestorm at the White House as the release casts increasing doubt about Obama’s legitimacy and qualification to serve as president. When reached for comment in London, where he has been in meetings with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Obama smiled but refused comment on the issue. Meanwhile, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs scoffed at the report stating that this was obviously another attempt by a right-wing conservative group to discredit the president and undermine the administration’s efforts to move the country in a new direction.

Britain’s Daily Mail has also carried the story in a front-page article titled, “Obama Eligibility Questioned”, leading some to speculate that the story may overshadow economic issues on Obama’s first official visit to the U.K.

Over at Free Republic, they’re posting this “story” and praying, “LORD, GOD, PLEASE MULTIPLY THE SPREAD OF THIS INFO INTO EVERY EVEN PARTIALLY PATRIOTIC AMERICAN’S CONSCIOUSNESS, IN Your Name, Lord.”

But there is no such article at the Daily Mail, there is no record of Robert Gibbs making any such statement, there is no such group as the Americans for Freedom of Information, and finally, of course, there is no record of any such Associated Press story actually being written.

A prototype of this “story” appeared in January 2009 with the same contention that Barack Obama registered as “Barry Soetoro” as a freshman at Occidental College:

Even Occidental College states that Newsweek reported that Barry entered their college as BARRY SOETORO under his Indonesian passport and NOT as Barack Obama.

http://www.oxy.edu/x8270.xml

That’s a triple-indirect flip, if you’re into scoring referential gymnastics: a poster referring to Occidental College referring to Newsweek making a claim. Follow that link, of course, and you’ll see that Occidental College makes no such claim in the article. The most Occidental College says on that web page is that back in his college days, Barack Obama at first went by his nickname “Barry.” Horrors! Catastrophe appalling! But since the target audience of this “news story” is people who don’t actually check links and facts, it doesn’t matter that the factual claim is bogus. It has the form and appearance of truth, and so it will be repeated as truth. That’s the goal.

It’s all a hoax, and a pretty transparent one at that for anyone who pays attention. Yet for months now, in various forms, this “story” has been e-mailed and dittoed and posted and reposted all over the right-wing web. Why? For people who feel deep down in their gut that this uppity black man with an Arabic-sounding (but actually African) last name cannot possibly be a “real American,” falsehood rings more truly than the truth itself. Rather than abandon their bigotry and conspiracy theories about Islamofascist puppet government, they’ll hug the stinking lies tighter than they would their own mother. So yes, you can expect to see this completely false “breaking news” popping up over, and over, and over again, far into the future.

218 comments to Did Barack Obama Apply to Occidental College as a Foreigner Named Barry Soetero? Is New Jersey a Portal for the Flaxxian Alliance Starfleet?

  • qs

    Well I hope that if the Right keeps throwing spit balls that one will eventually stick. When Clinton denied his affair, the left was outraged about more vast right wing conspiracy, but there’s always the chance that something will end up sticking.

    • Jim

      You hope that if the Right keeps lying, eventually something will drag the presidency of Barack Obama down? This is a lie we’re talking about here. What are your standards?

      • qs

        It’s probably a lie, but my point was most people thought the Bill Clinton affair was a lie, but like I said occasionally something sticks.

        • Jim

          The story is not “probably” a lie. It is a definitive lie, demonstrably telling repeated falsehoods.

          Keep telling lies about Barack Obama and hope that one of them turns out to be true? What makes this acceptable to you?

          • qs

            I don’t have time to wade through every “lie” to know what’s real and what’s fake. If it’s a fabrication then I don’t support that kind of thing, but I think if people dig around and attack for 8 years eventually one turns out to be true as was the case with Clinton.

            • Jim

              If you don’t have time to figure out what’s real and what’s fake regarding a matter, then you probably ought to suspend your judgment regarding that matter.

              • qs

                Heh, I never passed judgment on the matter. I just hope the Right keeps the pressure on him and keeps digging because I think he is doing a lot of damage while he’s the ruler.

      • Jim seems to be selective in his diatribe. I guess only Bush lied. Liberals never lie according to Jim. To bad he doesn’t live in the real world. Maybe he is waiting for Obama to make his house payment or buy his gas for him??

        • Jim

          Trying to distract from the falsehoods of the Obama birth certificate conspiracy? Take the time to check before you proclaim. Read this website’s articles on Barack Obama over the past week and you’ll find a number of conclusions that disparage our current president.

      • Anonymous

        Then why does he have a problem producing his birth certificate?

  • seth

    Do you believe that you should be required to show ID to do anything (buy cigarettes or alcohol, work for the military, or for that matter any job)? Why should anyone be allowed to take a public service job without evidence that they are legally allowed to hold the position? why would anyone in a public service position deny their employer access to any document that shows they the employee is qualified to do the job? why did congress ask for Mccain’s birth records but not Obama’s?

    • Jim

      Do you believe that you should have to breathe oxygen to live? Why should anyone be allowed to breathe something other than oxygen and hold a public sector position? Why is Barack Obama breathing nitrogen? He cannot be president of the United States!!!

      Lovely logical slips and counterfactual slides to justify this lie.

  • Jacob

    Two point
    1. You have to admit its a really funny picture
    2. The same people who are trying to push that Obama cant hold office are also hoping that the laws will change to allow Arnold to run. I am not at all a fan of Obama but this all seems really stupid. You cant lie to discredit the man while hoping that another man in the same situation can be president…

  • Charlie

    All of this if very easy to send away, RELEASE THE INFORMATION FROM OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, HARVARD AND THE HI HOSP.

    It is not a lie if it is true. Remember all the Clinton Bimbos? It was NOT a lie.

    • Jim

      What “information?” The birth certificate? Barack Obama’s birth certificate has been released, and the validity of his birth in the state of Hawaii has been fully certified by multiple members of the REPUBLICAN administration of Hawaii!

      What “information?” From Harvard? His what? There is no actual evidence from to Harvard University that undermines his citizenship.

      What “information?” From Occidental? There is NO actual EVIDENCE from Occidental that undermines his citizenship.

      There is NO EVIDENCE whatsoever that Barack Obama is not a citizen. Charlie, and people like him, will continue to say, “Aha! That just shows that the real evidence is being hidden!” And they will never, ever show their evidence, because such evidence DOES NOT EXIST.

      Charlie and his ilk will wave their hands and dance their dance and make reference to pieces of information that do not exist and phone transcripts that do not exist and secret “admissions” from Obama family members that cannot be traced and on and on, changing the subject every time you try to pin them down, because what they really want isn’t the truth. They just want Obama out of office, no matter what the truth actually is.

      • Charles

        Hawaii refused to release any records and the birth certificate was a registration of live birth, not a birth certificate. Besides, his own grandmother said she was in the delivery room in Kenya. How convenient that little fact is over looked.

        • Jim

          No, she didn’t. I’ve personally listened to the audio. Someone said the word “Mombasa” to her over the phone, and she replied “Mombasa?” (if that is actually her voice) and then the audio cuts out.

        • Pete walker

          Charles, there are different certificates, live birth and or birth certificate, look it up they have not always been know as Birth certificates, they Re referred to by a few different names, the facts are out there on this if you just took the time for yourself to look it up instead of repuking
          what you have been taught by idiots!LMAO there the same thing!

      • Oh please stop lying or at least have the decency to admit you are hopelessly misinformed.

        the State of Hawaii Registration of Live Birth is something that ANYONE can get or apply for.

        what you need is an original copy of THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

        It is kind of an important distinction.

        If you actually do a bit of searching there are sites that have either transcripts or listenable tracks of his aunt describing his birth in KENYA. His occidental college material claims birth in indonesia…

        What is funny is that I think he may have been born in the USA, but has used various “nationalities” to advance him insofar as he needed free college cash.

        No matter how loud a lefty screams it cannot fake one very salient fact: he has used about 50 lawfirms or more to fight ANY publication of his real birth certificate, and the state of Hawaii has NOT released it.

        The Registration of Birth, yes. The cert no.

        There is a legal difference and for a reason.

        Grasp the nettle and go back to the library and learn something.

  • to discern

    It appears that spending nearly $1 mil in legal fees to seal records of links to his real citizenship does raise the suspicions. Revealing the transcripts and BC would dispel all the false notions
    Rather than go the legal route, with all the clerks, admin assistants and processing for enrollment at any college someone remembers the paperwork and should step forward with truth. There could be great reward for verified info in that regard.

    • Jim

      You don’t have any evidence that Barack Obama is not a citizen of the United States, and every piece of evidence Barack Obama has produced, every certification by the Republican state government in Hawaii, backs up his claim to citizenship.

      You can “suspect” anything you want, but your suspicions do not change that this story is a demonstrated lie.

      • Scott

        Jim, you don’t have evidence that Barack Obama or Barry Soetoro or Barry Obama or whatever other name he has gone by IS a Natural Born Citizen. The burden of proof is on him as he is the one who applied for the job. That is the point. I don’t walk into a liquor store and say, when asked for ID, you don’t have proof that I am NOT 21 years old and qualified to purchase and consume this alcohol. How ridiculous does that sound?

        Simply provide the actual Birth Certificate not a fabricated “Certificate of Live Birth” and we all will know.

        Additionally, your asinine comments on “breathing oxygen” in response to Seth’s posting on legitimate question as to why showing ID to purchase tobacco or alcohol products is not only followed but socially accepted. However, any asks Barak Obama to show proof of eligibility as required by the Constitution for the office of President is not legitimate?

        Please, this is either narcissism at its best or a political shell game by him, his supports and the Dems.

        • qs

          I think he actually has a good blog on the natural citizen stuff because I was pestering him about it. I’ll try to find it.

        • Jim

          Scott, your outrage is outstanding! Three stars! Two thumbs up! Acting! Genius!

          He has definitively demonstrated it.

          http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html

          Hell’s Bell’s, as that link shows, even the Honolulu newspaper birth announcements have definitively demonstrated it.

          But you know this, of course. I’m just disrupting your acting! Theatah! Thespian! Genius!

          • qs

            Sorry when I said “him”, I was referring to Jim’s blog on the natural citizen stuff.

          • Scott

            Thespian? I leave the acting to you, my friend. The only true source is the vault copy of the birth certificate. Until that is released the question will stand.

            And again, the burden of proof lies with BHO, no one else. You simply allow yourself to be brainwashed by a website and a digital picture/scan. I prefer to see the real mcoy or at least have a Judge see the real mccoy in any of the lawsuites brought to court. I prefer this just like I would prefer having a $100 bill in my hand rather then staring at a picture of one on my computer screen.

      • Susan

        Sorry, but for your information, Jim, I live in Honolulu, Hawaii, and it’s DISGUSTINGLY a MOSTLY DemocRATic state. Sadly, it ALWAYS has been. Also, the fact that Barack HUSSEIN Obama and his sister named 2 different hospitals that he was “born” at here in DemocRATic Oahu shows they do NOT even have their story straight. I certainly would NOT forget which hospital I was born at, would you??? During his time of birth, a person did NOT need to have been born here to receive a birth certificate. Also, his mother was too young at the time to give him citizenship. She did not live here long enough after reaching adulthood to give Barack (Barry Soetoro) HUSSEIN Obama citizenship. His father was a Kenyan, and in her last trimester, Obama’s mother flew to Kenya and would NOT have been able to fly back to Honolulu, Hawaii, to have given birth because of the fact that in Kenya during that time, pregnant women in their last trimester were not allowed to fly due to fear of the woman giving birth on the plane. The fact that his administration has spent $950,000 so far in legal costs to prevent himself from being required to prove his citizenship, which is by the way, a requirement in the Constitution, is far suspicious enough. Also the fact that his Kenyan grandmother (the one that is performing a Muslim Hajj, which I read is required by the Quran) says she witnessed his birth in a Kenyan hospital and the fact that MicHELLe was recorded by the African Press International as to admitting he is NOT a natural born citizen would be an awful lot of proof. Why does everyone else living in America have to pass certain background checks in order to get a menial job, yet the MOST important job in America (the presidency) and its Constitutional requirements are overlooked just because the DemocRATS are in charge of Congress currently???!!! We just want him to be upheld to our Constitution’s requirements, as ALL the other presidents of our country have been. It’s THE law, you know??? Where is our country going if we DON’T even uphold the law that was written by our founding forefathers centuries ago???!!! His eligibility should have been checked out BEFORE he was even nominated for the DemocRATic party!!!

  • Harri

    A simple showing of Obama’s birth certificate would stop this circus. All the rest is hubris.

    • Jim

      As you know full well, it has been shown, and verified, to multiple people.

      http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html

      Now you say “ah! That’s a “certification of live birth,” not a “birth certificate!” Then I say bullhockey: the certification of live birth in the state of Hawaii is the short form certified copy of the birth certificate. Anyone checking with the state of Hawaii will learn this is what the state of Hawaii gives out as its birth certificate for all sorts of purposes.

      Then you don’t post anything more, and try your line at some other website.

      And of course, you won’t even mention the lies documented in this post. Must… shove… information… out… of… brain…!

        • Jim

          Aaaah! Your link goes to a file that does not exist!!! THEY got to it first! Aaaaah! Run! :)

          • Scott

            No link is good just the last part did not get linked correctly if you look at it … copy and past.

            Here is a shorter link for you though …. when the page loads, simply click on the link titled “Dr. Ron Polarick’s discussion about Barack Obama Jr.’s Certificate of Live Birth” and enjoy. Oh, yea, as you should know Phillip Berg is a Democrat and former Asst. AG for PA –

            http://obamacrimes.info/justthefacts.html

            • Jim

              I’m not a Democrat, so party-dropping won’t soothe my aching nuts, but I follow that link and it’s chock full of demonstrable baloney.

              I’ll demonstrate just two:

              1. “According to Barack H. Obama’s Kenyan grandmother, Barack, Jr. was born in Mombosa, Kenya and she was present during his birth.” No. This is not true. I have personally listened to the audio of this “proof,” and all it is is a guy asking a load of leading questions and the person supposed to be Obama’s grandmother on the tape acting confused by the questions. The “grandmother” voice only says “Mombasa?” when the questioner says “Mombasa.” The audio then abruptly cuts out. If this means that “according to Barack. H. Obama’s Kenyan grandmother blah blah blah,” then I’m a dill pickle.

              2. As “proof” of a conspiracy, the page asserts that “When asked, Barack H. Obama, Jr., et al claims he was born in Honolulu, Hawaii however, claims to have been born in two (2) separate hospitals.” You gotta love “et al,” because one of the “als” turns out later in the page to be an article in a HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER. HOLY MOLY! I mean, golly, a high school newspaper said Barack Obama was born someplace different than where Obama himself says he was born. WOW! SHAZAM! We all know high school newspapers are great and reliable primary source documents, so ironclad that they are fit to be used as evidence of a conspiracy in a lawsuit. Oh, yes. Yes, these people used what is clearly a mistake in a high school newspaper as evidence that Barack Obama is a foreigner in a federal lawsuit.

              There’s more baloney than these two examples in there. The people who wrote that “expose” are either pathetically incompetent and sloppy or maliciously misleading. Which is it?

              • Susan

                It wasn’t a high school newspaper, you moron, that said that!!! They probably got the information from two separate interviews months apart that the Obama’s did, and word spread that way.

              • Jim

                The Rainbow Edition IS a high school newspaper. The Education Laboratory IS a high school, and it IS the high school newspaper cited in the lawsuit:

                http://obamacrimes.info/103008Exhibit%20Charter%20Schools%20Rainbow%20Edition%20Newsletter.pdf

              • The_Faster_Gun

                Hey Susan,
                It really was a high school newspaper- but dont let ‘ol Jim get you riled up.
                According to this pdf file link-
                http://obamacrimes.info/103008Exhibit%20Charter%20Schools%20Rainbow%20Edition%20Newsletter.pdf
                Barry Soetoro’s own sister delivered an interview to this ‘high school’ newspaper. SO, when trying to proove the legitmacy of a lawsuit, even ‘high school’ news papers can be used as evidence… It IS a printed statement by the parties being discussed.

                Isn’t that right ‘ol Jim? :-)
                P.S
                Barry Soetoro’s own half sister’s interview by this ‘high school’ newspaper is on pgs 1 and 15 of that PDF link.

              • Jim

                No, “Faster Gun,” it isn’t right.

                What you’re implying — that Barack Obama’s sister made the claim about where Barack Obama was born in that high school newspaper — is simply and utterly untrue. The claim is made independently of any quote from Barack Obama or his sister.

              • The_Faster_Gun

                Susan,
                Then in February 2008, Maya Soetoro (Barry’s half sister) told reporters for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin that Obama was at the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.
                So, because this Berg Lawsuit questions barry’s citizenship- and his own half sister can’t remember exactly which hospital barry was born in, as evident in her two conflicting recorded statements, then those two pieces of information CAN be used to help in the process of clarifying the issue.
                ‘Ol Jim, here, can’t stand it that alot of people dont accept his OPINIONS as the gospel either.
                Isn’t that right ‘Ol Jim? :-)

              • Jim

                No, “Faster Gun.” I have no problem with people having opinions different than mine. What I “can’t stand” is when people tell lies to back up their bigotries.

                Maya Soetoro (Barack Obama’s half sister) is not quoted as saying anything in that high school newspaper about where Barack Obama was born.

                If you really had truth on your side, you wouldn’t need to twist it in such a deceptive fashion.

      • Susan

        As you should also know full well, is that factcheck.org owned by none other than The Chicago Annenburg Challenge, who was owned by Saul Alinsky, in which Barack HUSSEIN Obama and terrorist Bill (William) Ayers worked for together. Here is a portion of an article that I found on the internet about Saul Alinsky:

        He was a radical Chicago activist who, by the time he died in 1972, had had a profound influence on the highest levels of the Democratic party. Alinsky was a ‘transformational Marxist’ in the mould of Antonio Gramsci, who promoted the strategy of a ‘long march through the institutions’ by capturing the culture and turning it inside out as the most effective means of overturning western society. In similar vein, Alinsky condemned the New Left for alienating the general public by its demonstrations and outlandish appearance. The revolution had to be carried out through stealth and deception. Its proponents had to cultivate an image of centrism and pragmatism. A master of infiltration, Alinsky wooed Chicago mobsters and Wall Street financiers alike. And successive Democratic politicians fell under his spell.

        His creed was set out in his book ‘Rules for Radicals’ – a book he dedicated to Lucifer, whom he called the ‘first radical’. It was Alinsky for whom ‘change’ was his mantra. And by ‘change’, he meant a Marxist revolution achieved by slow, incremental, Machiavellian means which turned society inside out. This had to be done through systematic deception, winning the trust of the naively idealistic middle class by using the language of morality to conceal an agenda designed to destroy it. And the way to do this, he said, was through ‘people’s organisations’.

        • qs

          I liked Bill ayers in a lot of ways. I think his reaction was semi appropriate considering the government was trying to demand mandatory slavery from him, which involved murdering Vietnamese although I can’t endorse a violent solution but I don’t know if he ever did any violence.

          I liked that pastor Wright too.

        • Jim

          I love it! So Factcheck.org and the Republican state government of Hawaii ARE in on the conspiracy! Gnash teeth. Wail! Initiate Red Alert! Fire up the Klaxons! Oooga! Oooga!

  • Cherie

    Are you kidding me? Arnold is RINO, just like McCain and the rest of the ilk who follow him, including Specter…er, oops! Specter finally came clean, didn’t he? Nix that one!

    FACT: Barry Boy has paid millions in many states and two countries to CONCEAL all his records. His WHITE mother and WHITE grandparents are conveniently now all DEAD. If he’s so gung-ho on TRANSPARENCY, then why doesn’t he begin with himself? And not just his nationality, but all the shady dealings he’s done in the last 20 years!

    Anyone care to GUESS?

  • Cherie

    Oh, and Jim…do you know the difference between a “Certification of Live Birth” and a “Birth Certificate”? Go look it up dear, then run to the bathroom. Barry Boy NOR Hawaii have produced evidence of his citizenship. They have simply provided a COLB and the registrar has given her “word” that he has met…yada yada yada……all word games that haven’t even been played right.

    And since I have enough to do in fighting to take this country back from Barry Boy foreigner, I’ll leave this blog to the rest of you who care to print FACTS, not opinions, regarding Barry Boy’s citizenship.

    • Jim

      Yeah, I’ve looked it up, “dear.” I looked it up a long time ago. In the state of Hawaii a certification of live birth is also known as the short form birth certificate. It is the only form of the birth certificate that the state of Hawaii will release. For anyone. And it’s been certified and verified by multiple people in the Republican state administration.

      You’re full of bullcrap. But you can still call me “dear.”

      http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html

      And I’m waiting for the followup: the Republican Party and FactCheck are in on this grand conspiracy, too, right? Yeesh.

      • Susan

        Jim, you’re so “smart” that you DON’T even know that Hawaii is a MOSTLY DemocRATic state???!!! I live here, so I should know…it’s pretty disgustingly DemocRATic, and it has ALWAYS been this way.

    • Pete walker

      Cherie there the same thing just worded different, my parents says live birth, mine says birth certificate, but they are the same the facts are out there, they have been called a few things over the years, but there the same Thing, so sorry Cherie, the truth is out there look it up for yourself!LMAO

  • B

    Jim…you are an ignorant douche.

    • Jim

      “Douche” almost rhymes with “proof.”

      Show me the documented proof that Barack Obama is a foreigner. There is none, so of course you won’t. What evidence exists shows that Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

      • Scott

        Again, Jim, the burdne of proof is on BHO – not anyone else. He is the one who ran for office and thus he must proove he is eligible for that office. No one else has that burden. The solution is so simple it is mind numbing why he just simply does not get the orginial B.C. and present it to any of the dozens of courts were lawsuites were filed.

        His lack of appropriate action is bizzare!!!

  • susan

    Two comments:
    First: everyone believed Bill Clinton was unfaithful Always;
    Secondly: it’s pitiful that folks actually believe there is one word of truth to this nonsense. The extreme right was digging through dog excrement to find something that might “stick”.
    This is beyond disgusting.

    • Scott

      Point of fact – the lawsuit that has made the most headlines and that has been in front of the Supreme Court was filed by a Democrat and former AG of PA.

      This is not a Democrat vs. Republican issue – this is about the Constitution and following the law. To say this is an “extreme right” issue is ignorant.

  • This guy and his whole administration have problems… Not that other administrations didn’t had downfalls, but this Obama administration has massive sink holes in every fabric of their approach to everything and anything… I hope this is true and they get rid of this guy and have a special election in 2010 to save our country from allowing refugees from Palestime, Hamas, live among us… What’s wrong with this guy, yes, he is crazy like most of them in DC… Term limits and hanging for treason for them all!!!

  • Reality

    The story is unproven.

    That in no way makes it false simply because there is no proof to the contrary.

    The purpose is to create a reaction from Obama in the form of a lawsuit. To effectively prosecute a libel he would have to refute the claim. Discovery would then require actual document discovery to the defense. It won’t happen. I can guarantee there will not be a peep from Obama or his Perkins Coie con team.

    • Jim

      “The story is unproven” is an understatement. Every single source in the story is demonstrably false.

      You are a sexual predator. Hey, I admit the story is unproven, but that in no way makes it false simply because there is no proof to the contrary.

  • Ken

    If it is a lie and a right wing conspiracy, why is Obama allowing millions to be spent to hide the truth. The best way to stop a lie is with truth so why does Obama allows Soros and others to spend copius amounts of money to hide the truch. I know if someone were spreading untrue rumors about me that I absolutely knew was a lie, I would fight tooth and nail to present the truth. I am sure that you have heard the old proverb “that if you tell someone a lie long enough and often enough it becomes truth.” Ask Hitler who coined the proverb, he was a master at propaganda.

    Could it be that it is true, that Obama does hold dual citizenship or was born in Kenya and the left wants to contiune to undermind the Constitution of the greatest nation to ever be on this planet. Could it be that the left wants to rule your life instead of allowing our Constitution to continue to allow freedom. It is all about power and money people.

    Wake up America. It is not about left vs. right; it is about freedom. Read the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Federalist Papers before they are taken away. Don’t take some liberal progressive professor’s opinion of the Constitution. Read it for yourself. Maybe you will wise up and join the revolution to take back America.

    • Jim

      Demonstrate to me, with cited sources, that Barack Obama is spending a dime to hide this particular “story.”

      Could it be true that you are, indeed, a banana? Could it be true that you, Ken, are not at all human, but rather the fruit of a tropical tree? Why have you spent millions of dollars to hide this truth?

      Prove to me that you aren’t a banana! Prove to me that you haven’t spent millions to hide the TRUTH!!!!!

  • qs

    This is most popular thread ever.

  • Dave

    Jim, you need to get your information straight before you publish your article.

    In your article, you attribute the release of Obama’s Occidental College transcript to an organization called Coalition For Freedom of Information, whereas the Associated Press article clearly states that the organization that released the information was AMERICANS For Freedom of Information.

    If you google the wrong organization’s name, you’re going to get the wrong information. This destroys the entire premise of your article. What an amateurish job! It’s a good thing AP got their information right before they published their piece.

    I’m afraid it is you, Jim, who has egg on his face–not Americans For Freedom of Information, and certainly not the Associated Press.

    • Jim

      Oh, puhleeze. You aren’t paying attention.

      1. There are multiple versions of the lie. The first version of the lie in the article refers to the Coalition for Freedom of Information, which I clearly and correctly state is a UFO organization. The second version of the lie in the article refers to the Americans for Freedom of Information, which I clearly and correctly state is a group that does not exist.

      2. The second item is NOT an Associated Press article. It is a piece of writing falsely purporting to be an Associated Press article.

  • Mark

    Does anyone know how Citizen Obama traveled to Pakistan during a period when US citizens were prevented from doing so? Could it be that he showed his Indonesian passport? Is it true that Indonesia did not allow dual citizenship at the time? Barry interesting! Is it “soteoro-ible” to expect “transparency and accountability” from this Administration on such simple matters as a birth certificate, college records, medical records, and the travel history of our President? We know more about Grant’s drinking and W’s arrest record than we know about Obama’s citizenship.

    Or, is it that for all time we should take our truth from the “Audacity of Hope” and “Dreams of My Father,” as if they were the Pentateuch for Change!

    As for the fabricated AP article, isn’t interesting how a UFO organization (The Coalition for Freedom of Information) was chosen to “release” this “news.” Do you think a right-wing organization would ascribe the bombshell to a UFO organization for credibility, or isn’t it logical for the Administration’s $1M law firm(s) to concoct a twisted, looney tunes version of the truth? In precisely this manner, the Administration will be able to say, “It’s old news.” with a guffaw and a snicker about “News from Alderon.” just before saying “Next question.”

    In reading the falsified AP article, I will lay money on it having been written by someone in a law firm.

    • Jim

      Good for you: you’ve been watching FOX News! It’s the ol’ “just asking a question technique.” If you want to make a claims that are shaky, just phrase them in the form of a question, and half the people won’t even notice. Then put questions next to one another and you imply a connection without having to supply one. Stagecraft! Genius!

      Does anyone know how the moon landing was staged? Could it be that the FBI was involved? Is it possible that space aliens have implanted a microchip in my anus? Is it true that peanut butter has not actually traveled to the moon on board human spacecraft? We know more about who’s in Grant’s tomb than we do about the role of peanut butter, alien chip implants and the FBI in the so-called “moon landing!”

  • Lib

    Jim, I just stumbled onto this webpage. Reading the comments here I find that you reply so much that you must not have a life. Also, if the other commentors are such idiots as you seem to infer that they are, why do you waste your time responding?

    In addition, you keep refering to the Republican Hawaii. You might want to change that; both Senators and both congressional representatives are Democrats. Hardly a hotbed of right-wingism. True, the governor is a Republican, but she is what some Republicans would call a RINO.

    I’ve said my peace and I’ll now leave this page never to return again.

    • Jim

      Well, I’ll take the personal comments with a grain of salt, considering the position you’ve taken. But fine. Go ahead. I’m a loser. A schmuck. A dweeb. Ol’ numb nuts. Whatever. It’s not the point.

      The point is that in politics, someone has to respond to lies. It’s that simple. The people who wrote these fake articles, and the people who are making claims in comments, are lying (or at least spreading lies if they haven’t taken the time to verify what they’re saying). These are lies. They’re demonstrable lies. Lies have to be countered.

      Senators and Representatives do not control Hawaii state government, silly. Governors and their administrations do. The Governor and her administration are Republicans. They control the process for release of birth certificates. People going on about how all the politicians are covering up the truth in Hawaii are in effect saying that the Republicans are in on the conspiracy. Uh huh.

  • Mike L

    It amuses me that Obama loves to release “documents” because he believes in full transparency (campaign lie #107), yet he spends $100,000’s to keep his real birth cert under lock and key, to be released only upon the permission of Obama. (As stated by the Governor of Hawaii)

    If there is nothing to hide then certainly he must have some other reason for hiding the truth?

    Conspiracy nuts run wild and print all kinds of non-sense about Bush, about 9/11, global warming (or cooling, I think it’s cooling now) etc.. and as soon as the shoe is on the other foot we see rants about lies and improper fact checking.

    The hypocrisy runs deep.

    Arnold for President. LOL.. you must be smoking the same stuff he wants to tax.

  • whipporwil

    IF IF IF OBAMA IS LEGITIMATE REGARDING HIS U.S BIRTH, THEY WHY WILL HE NOT RELEASE PROOF AND WHY HAS HE SPEND ALMOST A MILLION DOLLARS ON ATTORNEYS TO KEEP THIS QUIET???

  • Can someone explain to me the Natural Born Citizen thing?

    Because the way it was explained to me BOTH parents must be citizens of the USA for their offspring to be president?

    Did we just throw that out the window??

    • Horatio

      No, you just threw your education out the window. The country of origin of one’s parents is not relevant to considerations of whether one is qualified to be President. Please, Dixie, please, some day, I want you to actually read the Constitution.

    • Dixie

      Hey, don’t blame me blame the No child left behind act. We didn’t get to cover it all that great. But Thats what I remember.

  • MAC

    JIM IS A TYPICAL SOCIALIST, VERGING ON COMMUNIST, IDEALIST THAT HAS HIS HEAD WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE. NOTICE THAT HIS ONLY RETORT TO ANY OPPOSITION OR LOGICAL DISCUSSION IS TO GO TO http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html FOR HIS ANSWERS. DOESN’T HE REALIZE THAT THIS “ORGANIZATION” CAN BE CORRUPTED OR JUST AS “INFILTRATED” AS THE OTHER REPORTING “ORGANIZATIONS” OR NEWS SITES THAT HE RAILS AGAINST?
    THIS COULD ALL BE OVER IN A HEARTBEAT WITH THE RELEASE OF RECORDS OF THE TYPE THAT YOU HAVE TO PROVIDE TO GET A PASSPORT, OR TO ENLIST IN THE MILITARY. WHY THE FOOTDRAGGING AND DELAYS IN RELEASING THE INFO? THIS ONLY ADDS FUEL TO THE FIRE OF COVERUPS AND OPPOSITION. COULD IT POSSIBLY BE THAT THIS IS PART OF A PLAN? ….A PLAN TO DIVIDE AND CONQUER?…. OR MORE SMOKE AND MIRRORS SO WE ARE ALL, DETRACTORS AND SUPPORTERS, ARE LOOKING AT THE MAGICIANS HANDS, RATHER THAN WHERE THE REAL ACTION IS TAKING PLACE???

    • Jim

      Oh, come on, ya big silly. It’ll never be over. You’d never believe it if Barack Obama produced fourteen witnesses to his birth AND movie footage. You’d say it was produced on a soundstage.

      Factcheck’s clear documentation — not only of his birth certificate, but also of surrounding documentation including his birth announcement in the Honolulu paper — make you nervous because they make sense. I get that. It makes you upset.

      But please — I just can’t read all caps. If you’re going to rant and rail, use alternative modes of emphasis. Like, maybe, you know, first use bold, then italic, then a little bit of all caps, then back to bold.

      • The_Faster_Gun

        Jim,
        The fact of the matter is that You have repeatedly used factcheck to back up your claim about this ‘legal’ document (COLB).And what governing body says that factcheck.org is an unbiased, legal entity to settle arguments among citizens, when they are arguing a Constitutional issue? Jim, you are wearing that factcheck.org link out and using it as your only source to back your facts, so that makes your argument no more credible than theirs.
        If a body of citizens question a president’s birth credentials, it would seem that the appropriate thing would be for the Supreme Court to settle this, not some website that is clearly not unbiased.
        I must admit that I dont agree with obama- nor do I fully believe he is a U.S. Citizen, proper. He has a golden opportunity to prove me, and all other naysayers, wrong by just spending a few dollars and producing a vault copy of his birth certificate. If he were to do this, I would be the first to stand up and say, to you, and everyone else that I WAS WRONG. And MEAN IT.

        • Jim

          No. You’re wrong. These people at factcheck.org have photos of the documents, their raised seals and everything. If that isn’t enough for you, they also have links to other substantiation from multiple sources, including the Republican administration of the State of Hawaii and birth announcements in the Honolulu newspaper. You, on the other hand, don’t have jack. And no, you don’t just get a Supreme Court case because a group of citizens want one. You have to make sense. The court filings to date are absolutely silly. I mean, read them. They are so silly! Silly things like making arguments of fact based on high school newspapers. That’s great comedy, but it’s a lousy court filing. You have to make sense.

          Tell you what. You want to earn my respect? Go demonstrate to me that the Honolulu birth announcement is a fake. Go ahead and get yourself a scan of the original microfilm. Then post it here and show it to me. Show me that the Honolulu birth announcement from the papers is a fake. Because really, gunny bunny, the birth announcement by itself is pretty darned slam-dunky.

          But of course you won’t do that, you silly goose. This isn’t really about reality. It’s about your inability to deal with the fact that Barack Obama is president.

          • The_Faster_Gun

            1)There is no provenance explaining where the “birth certificate” came from. In Hawaii, birth certificates aren’t publicly available and reporters’ requests for one have been ignored for months.

            2)There is no explanation as to whom vouches for its origins or its authenticity.

            3)The certificate number is blacked out. Why?

            4)There are image artifacts consistent with forgeries and image processing. It’s not a real, unprocessed scan of a birth certificate.

            5)It’s not certified. Hawaii state code provides that certificates issued by the department of health be certified:

            “§338-13 Certified copies. (a) Subject to the requirements of sections 338-16, 338-17, and 338-18, the department of health shall, upon request, furnish to any applicant a certified copy of any certificate, or the contents of any certificate, or any part thereof. (b) Copies of the contents of any certificate on file in the department, certified by the department shall be considered for all purposes the same as the original,…”

            This certificate is what the Hawaii DOH calls a “Late” Certificate of Birth, and it is not an original Birth Certificate for a birth recorded near the date of actual birth. In Hawaii, anyone can claim they were born there and submit the evidence years after the birth to obtain a late “Certificate of Birth”.

            http://hawaii.gov/

            “Who is Eligible to Apply for Late Registration? As provided by law (HRS §§338-15, 338-29.5), the following persons may apply for late registration: Any person born in Hawaii who is one year old or older and whose birth has not been previously registered in Hawaii, or that person’s parent, guardian, next of kin, or older person acting for that person and having knowledge of the facts of birth may request the registration of a late certificate of birth.

            • Jim

              That’s not true. It is certified, and the certificate number is wholly available: 151 1961-010641.

              Silly goose.

              • dismayed

                I have to say you are sadly incorrect sir. I work for a State Agengcy that has to verify a persons citizenship before any benefit can be issued. The Federal Government does not allow us to us a Certification of live birth as proof, we are required to have the person provide the State Certified Birth Certificate. So if the Feds require it from us, then why would a certificate of live birth be accepted for the President of the Untied States?

                Please before you bloviate about the fact that he has provided something because you read something on line – you sound really stupid. If any citizen can sit back and watch what is happening to our country is not terrified about where our future is heading, there is something wrong with your judgement.

                Stand up everyone and yell in one loud voice. Stop out of control government spending, create laws that are based on our constitution and punish anyone in congress that is caught taking bribs or kickbacks in exchange for votes that pass bills to forward a special interest group.

                His Certified Birth Certificate should be required, plain and simple based on our Constitution.

              • Jim

                Which article of the Constitution contains the phrase “Certified Birth Certificate,” plain and simple? And did George W. Bush provide it in the form you ask of it for Barack Obama?

          • The_Faster_Gun

            Amended certifications of birth may be prepared and filed with the Department of Health, as provided by law, for 1) a person born in Hawaii who already has a birth certificate filed with the Department of Health or 2) a person born in a foreign country.

            This is straight from the Hawaii Department Of Health Website.

            In other words, the “Certification of Live Birth” posted on Obama’s website, Factcheck.org and the Daily KOS doesn’t prove anything, simply because someone born in a foreign country could file for an amended certification — click the link, read it for yourself.

            A Certification of Live Birth is not a Birth Certificate. Obama’s sister Maya was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, but Anna Dunham registered her as “born in Honolulu” shortly after her birth. Maya has a State of Hawaii Certification of Live Birth, just like Obama — proves nothing.

          • The_Faster_Gun

            Laws of the Territory of Hawaii ACT 96 To Provide For The Issuance Of Certificates Of Hawaiian Birth was in effect from 1911 until 1972 and allowed someone who was born outside the Hawaiian Islands to be registered as though he were born in Hawaii.

            Under that law, someone simply would have presented herself to the Hawaiian authorities and declared that the child was born in Hawaii. The person could have sworn under oath and presented witnesses and other evidence. If the authorities accepted it, that was the end of it.
            People say that Obama released a genuine copy of his actual Birth Certificate.

            • He never did, and they are mistaken, misinformed, or misleading others if they do.

            People say that Obama released a genuine copy of his actual Certification of Live Birth.

            • He never did, and they are mistaken, misinformed, or misleading others if they do.

            People say that Hawaii confirmed this copy to be Obama’s actual Certification of Live Birth.

            • Hawaii never confirmed a request for, nor the printing of, this Certification of Live Birth.

            People say that Factcheck verified this image as Obama’s actual Certification of Live Birth, while incorrectly referring to it as a “birth certificate.”

            • Factcheck was complicit in falsifying this image and passing it off as a genuine scan.

            Obama also knows that this image is fake and doesn’t contain his actual birth information.

            • That’s why Obama and his staff refuse to answer any questions about his birth certificate.

          • The_Faster_Gun

            From Obama’s “Fight the Smears” website

            “When Barack Obama Jr. was born on Aug. 4,1961, in Honolulu, Kenya was a British colony, still part of the United Kingdom’s dwindling empire. As a Kenyan native, Barack Obama Sr. was a British subject whose citizenship status was governed by The British Nationality Act of 1948. That same act governed the status of Obama Sr.‘s children.”

            “Since Sen. Obama has neither renounced his U.S. citizenship nor sworn an oath of allegiance to Kenya, his Kenyan citizenship automatically expired on Aug. 4,1982.”
            ——————————————————————————-
            WOW, his cronies even admit his dual citizenship- according to the Constituion he was ineligible to hold the Office of POTUS then, and NOW. But, Obama is a Constitutional lawyer which means that he knows, and has always known, that he is probably ineligible to hold the Office of POTUS, or that, at the very least, there is a strong Legal Argument that this is the case.

  • You don’t have to be a right-winger to wonder why on Earth does Obama not release his birth certificate and his college records. When people hide something there is usually something to hide — and Obama has pent almost $1M in attorney’s fee alone trying to avoide producing the records.

    So, why doesn’t he bring light to the facts? There is no reason to spend all this money and time preventing the production of documents and sealing his birth records unless they provide evidence that he is not a natural-born citizen, which is a Constitutional requirement. When questions about McCain’s birth in Panama were raised, McCain immediately released all the information proving he was legitimately considered natural-born.

    Yet Obama spends all this time fighting the demand to produce his records.

    And this is coming from a man that promised accountability and transparency. If you can’t be transparent about where you were born, then what can you be transparent about?

    The reason this story continues to bubble up is because we have not received credible, certifiable, verifiable truth from Obama. The birth certificate on the internet has been proven to be “photoshopped.” And he travels (ostensibly to his white grandmother’s deathbed) at just the time when the governor of HI decides to seal his records. And his children had never met their maternal great-grandmother — even though they were in HI at the time of her death.

    Too many questions, too few answers. And until Obama comes forth with the genuine article, it will continue to be a question. In fact, not only would he ostensibly not be a natural-born citizen, but, based on the rules of citizenship, when his Indonesian stepfather adopted him, he became an Indonesian citizen. He travelled to Pakistan during his college years on an Indonesian passport. The rules of citizenship say that you must renounce foreign citizenship and swear allegiance to the USA by the age of 19 in order to be considered an American citizen. If he travelled on his Indonesian passport while in college, he was either using an improper document (as an American citizen, he was supposed to have an American passport), or he is lying now. Further, if this is all true, then not only is he not an American citizen, but an illegal alien as well, since he has not applied for legal status as a foreign-born resident of the US.

    What a conundrum! The first black president is a fraud, but the corporate-owned MSM is silent and the Congress and even the USSC all would rather ignore their Constitutional duties than raise the issue.

    And all he would have to do to kill this controversy once and for all is show the vault copy of his birth certificate.

  • It doesn’t matter which paper said what. What matters is that there is a sealed birth certificate that Obama refuses to release. Why? What is he hiding? Why create unnecessary controversy? Why not resolve the confusion and release evidence that proves there is no reason to question his citizenship?

    Whenever someone goes to the trouble that Obama has gone to in order to keep evidence from the people he supposedly legitimately serves, it raises doubt and makes one question his legitimacy based on his reluctance to prove that he is legitimate.

    He serves us. We have a right to know. Just show the d*mn certificate and shut this controvery down!

  • RobH

    If Obama has nothing to hide why can’t we see his REAL birth certificate, his college transcripts, health records, etc. as McCain and every other presidential candidate have had to do? Obvious reason: something to hide!!!

  • hairlip

    Regarding the certificate of live birth that can be seen on the web….. Please note on the lower left corner of the form where the form is revised after the date of birth… How can that happen???? Also, there is a bleedthrough of ink from the back with a date of 2007. What’s the purpose of stamping it???

  • DoctorOfGhetto

    I knew since the first day he appeared on Good Morning America in 2006, Barack was a sick joke. I was wondering who is this guy that came out of nowhere and had no solid background in politics. Most candidates have at least a decade of past political contributions, works, and officies they held.

  • Czigan

    For those of you who claim this is a lie I have two things for you to ponder:
    1) The mainstream media told us it was lie that Clinton had sex with Monica and a plethora of others – but it was the mainstream that was lying, and
    2) If obama didn’t attend Occidental College as a foreign exchange student all he has to do is release his transcripts and the truth will set him free.

  • Micha-el

    Just cut the crap Barry…
    Your Father IS and WAS a British Keyan. Your White Mother, rest her soul was married to him ? A little history please,
    we worship you and want to know everything about you you are so wonderful. So start from the beginning, LONG form B.C.,Just so I know how old you really are… you seem much younger, I’ve seen the beach photos – WOW How about some details on your Pakistan tour in the early 80’s… What passport did you travel on ? Who did you see there ? Why could no other ordinary US citizen travel there? Let go of your medical records…WE want to know. and how about ANY school records, of higher learning…not the school records from Indonesia from your adoptive Father Mr.Soetoro who listed you as a MUSLIM of Indonesian citzenship.
    Ask anyone from Kenya…they will tell you of your history.

  • Paul

    Hello Jim/All:

    I stumbled on your site and like most no longer believe anything just because it’s published somewhere-by someone I don’t know. 1. I saw a video on youtube of Chavez and Obama speaking with one another and if the subtitles are accurate, Obama is saying something to the effect that he intends to legalize 20 million Hispanics & calls himself and Chavez as “Brothers in Socialism”. Is this real? 2. I get the same emails you all have seen & in one a statement was made that the President has appropriated over 20 million to assist Palestinan Refugees to relocate here in the US and also some of the detainees from Gitmo. How ’bout it? Is it more smear or fact. Thanks

    • Jim

      They aren’t “subtitles,” since that would require audio of what Obama and Chavez are saying, and there isn’t any. The audio is entirely of a television correspondent giving her analysis. Unless you’re a genius for reading lips in profile, there is no way whatsoever to tell what Obama is saying. The text of the words aren’t even from the original newscast, even; they’re in an entirely different font than the newscast uses, and they don’t suffer from the same degredation of broadcast over the airwaves that the rest of the image suffers.

      And come on, Barack Obama is going to use a phrase like “Brothers in Socialism?” It doesn’t even pass the sniff test.

      In other words, it’s a complete fake.

      If anyone else wants to waste their time with the fake, here’s the link to the youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZs7R_mNJpA

  • Paeg

    There is an obvious, demonstrable difference between believing something to be a lie and knowing it to be a lie. Knowing is based on factual information. Believing is a result of cherry picking facts or just wishing something to be a lie. You can put this whole issue to rest by providing evidence that proves your argument. Substantiate your argument that this is a lie.

    (And attempting to make this a racial issue is a failed attempt at distraction … not evidence. Those who use “the uppity black man” phrase accomplish nothing more than to reveal their own bigotry.) The assessment of his opposition as: bigoted, Bible-thumping, gun totin’, and ignorant extremists is 180 degrees off base. We are a hardworking, widely diverse group who believe fervently in the Constitution and are prepared to oppose those who would deny us the freedoms granted by that Constitution.

    I don’t know whether this particular email is true or not, but the issue of eligibility to be president goes to the heart of the Constitutional structure of our nation. And … if this were the only time this issue has surfaced or the only unanswered question, it might be ignored. But this is one of a blizzard of unanswered, critical questions that swirls around the head of Obama … questions or issues he could have made disappear in a moment with simple disclosure of the requested – demonstrably factual – information.

    He and his minions have proved themselves to be duplicitous. What he says is proved by his own actions – or inactions – to be blatant lies. I had hoped I was wrong in my assessment of his oppressive leftist agenda and lack of character but he consistently proves me right.

    Someone I know put it very well. “Obama is bullsh-tting the ignorant” … because any thinking individual recognizes his rhetoric and actions for what they are … a headlong drive for political power, money and a totalitarian regime.

    He and his “folks” need to remember what we Americans have always known – that what took place on January 20th was an inauguration (read “hiring”) not a coronation that conveyed divine rights and , if you are hired, you can be fired.

    • Paeg, stop trying to shift the burden of proof. The burden of proof rests with the one making the original claim (Obama is refusing to release his birth certificate) and not the ones who are disputing that claim. Proof that he is an American citizen and eligible to hold the office of President of the United States has already been provided but for the sake of argument, I’ll give you a couple of examples:

      http://msgboard.snopes.com/politics/graphics/birth.jpg (His Birth certificate, which was provided)

      http://whatreallyhappened.com/IMAGES/obama-1961-birth-announcement-from-honolulu-advertiser0000.gif (An announcement of his birth in one of two Hawaiian newspapers made back in 1961)

      http://whatreallyhappened.com/IMAGES/ObamaBirthStarBulletin.jpg (The second of two announcements of his birth from the same day in a different Hawaiian newspaper)

      http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthcertificate.asp

      Now, if those who’re making the original claim that Obama is a fake would provide proof of their claims they might be taken seriously. Obama has released his birth certificate and it’s passed the test. If armies of Republican dirt diggers couldn’t uncover proof that he’s a fake, some schmuck with an internet connection isn’t going to do it. But as it stands, they haven’t and thus they place themselves in the ranks of every other conspiracy theorist to come down the pike. In other words, they can either put up or shut up. But to maintain that there’s a huge conspiracy at work is, frankly, so absurd that I hope you won’t be surprised when people laugh in your face.

  • Jim: Unlike your assertion that this story is a lie and a hoax by right wing bloggers, I followed it until I could source it to the Arizona Sentinel. It was there, I copied and pasted it and commented it on my blog, several hours later, I went back to see the story and it was gone all likes to it dead, nothing nada. Question, why all the expense to clean the Internet if there isn’t something to this?
    Your posting is no more proof than the original in the Arizona Sentinel Jim Campbell

    • Jim

      Yeah, just like my experience, Jim Campbell! I mean, I just went to hugehooters.com and there was a burning bush with all the evidence lying out in front of it to show where Barack Obama buried the bodies of allllllll the people he has killed! Wow! But then when I just went back right now, it was the craziest thing, but the website, along with all the proof, was gone! Wow! It shows definitively that Barack Obama is a murderer.

    • Jim

      By the way, you great twit, you can always look up the GOOGLE CACHE of the Arizona Sentinel website, which is A) a blog, not a newspaper and B) is not the “original.” Here’s a copy of the Arizona Sentinel blog post “PROOF”, which is nothing more than another in a long line of cut and paste jobs of text that appeared elsewhere long before the May 2 date of the Arizona Sentinel blog.

      Fork. In you. Tender. Juicy. Steamy. No pink left.

      Done.

  • Stan

    Hey Jim . . . . I’ve got a bridge, ya wanna buy it????

    • Jim

      No. But your fellow conspiracy theorists are already pulling out their wallets. All you have to do is call it the “Soetoro Bridge” and they’ll buy anything, no matter how obvious the lie.

  • pupule

    I have lived in Honolulu for 45 years. I can assure you that Hawaii is 99 44/100% Democrat. The current GOP governor’s and administration’s power and influence is limited to repairing road potholes and mowing grass in state parks. [Read recent reports of legislature extending session to override govenor's vetos of their tax and spend bills.] Governor and/or administration have NO authority to release REAL birth certificate. Only two persons, by state law, have the legal right to request and obtain the real birth certificate…Obama and his sister. Talk about it “being locked in a vault by the governor” is pure BS. A “Certificate of Live Birth” is NOT a birth certificate…the form and information contained within the two separate documents are entirely different. So much for repeated insistence that the real certificate has been produced.

    Never in American history has so little been known about so much regarding a President. Failure to provide usually innocuous and simple documentation obviously leads to conspiracy theories and questions. The list is long:

    1. Occidental College records…Not released
    2. Columbia University records…Not released
    3. Columbia Thesis paper…”Not available”
    4. Harvard Law School records…Not released
    5. Selective Service Registration…Not released
    6. Medical records…Not released
    7. Obama Illinois Senate records…”Not available”
    8. Law practice client list…Not released
    9. Certified copy of Original Birth Certificate…
    Not released
    10. Embossed, signed COLB…Not released
    11. Baptism record…”Not available”
    12. Any articles published as Editor of Harvard Law
    Review or as Professor at University of Chicago…
    Not available or unknown

    This is not a “smoking gun”…it’s the BIG BERTHA CANNON!!!

  • sharon

    Facts do speak for themselves, Jim. IF ‘you’ are interested in facts and are openminded enough to check it out for yourself go to, atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com If I want to simply apply for a passport or drivers license, I have to ‘produce’ an actual Birth Certificate. What about you? Since this rule applies to every other resident of the US what in your estimation gives Barack Obama an exemption to this rule? Don’t let emotion rule your ability to appreciate facts.

  • I think Jim has you all in a bind and couldn’t care less.

    I am also thinking that Jim is about 20 years old and has lots of time on his hands that he has not put to the best use.

  • dismayed

    Jim Said: Now you say “ah! That’s a “certification of live birth,” not a “birth certificate!” Then I say bullhockey: the certification of live birth in the state of Hawaii is the short form certified copy of the birth certificate. Anyone checking with the state of Hawaii will learn this is what the state of Hawaii gives out as its birth certificate for all sorts of purposes.

    Then you don’t post anything more, and try your line at some other website.

    And of course, you won’t even mention the lies documented in this post. Must… shove… information… out… of… brain…!

    I have to say you are sadly incorrect sir. I work for a State Agengcy that has to verify a persons citizenship before any benefit can be issued. The Federal Government does not allow us to us a Certification of live birth as proof, we are required to have the person provide the State Certified Birth Certificate. So if the Feds require it from us, then why would a certificate of live birth be accepted for the President of the Untied States?

    Please before you bloviate about the fact that he has provided something because you read something on line – you sound really stupid. If any citizen can sit back and watch what is happening to our country is not terrified about where our future is heading, there is something wrong with your judgement.

    Stand up everyone and yell in one loud voice. Stop out of control government spending, create laws that are based on our constitution and punish anyone in congress that is caught taking bribs or kickbacks in exchange for votes that pass bills to forward a special interest group.

    • Jim

      Oh, really? Then name the state agency that you work for. The specific state agency. You live in Wyoming and I’ll assume you work in Wyoming. In Wyoming, a certified copy of your birth certificate suffices for a federal passport application. And yeah, just as in Hawaii, that’s the only copy you can get.

      Meanwhile, the very items the federal government demands for a passport application from a state certified copy of a birth certification of birth are present on the certified copies from the state of Hawaii.

      Don’t believe me? Believe Vitalchek, a business that is part of the highly respected record-keeping company Lexis-Nexis and which processes passport applications. I quote from Vitalchek:

      “HAWAII BIRTH CERTIFICATES
      Hawaii Vital Records issues only certified copies of Hawaii birth certificates, which are typically acceptable for passport, social security, employment and personal identification purposes.”

      What’re you going to say now? Let me guess: Lexis-Nexis is in on the conspiracy too?

      OK, here’s a link from the state of Hawaii Department of Health which says exactly the same thing: Hawaii Vital Records will issue only certified copies, not the originals, and they’re acceptable for passports and social benefits, for school entry and all that jazz you say they aren’t good for.

      Silly Goose!

  • AUJIM

    Jim Question?
    How much is BHO paying you to write and write and write?

    • Cleveland

      AUJIM,

      If you had enough wit to read more than just this article here on Irregular Times, it would be crystal clear to you that this site is NOT in the pay of anybody, and certainly not Barack Obama.

    • Jim

      Ah, right. If you can’t contest the facts, just make more shit up!

  • AUJIM

    Editor
    Sorry about the duplication. My computer picked up the slow actuation of my right pinky.

  • ebr1

    Jim you have the patience of Job. Dealing with these people who cant follow an argument is trying. Thanks for the effort. When you start to chase these links down on an item by item basis and try to get to the source. The whole birth certificate thing becomes hogwash.

  • Jack Abramoff

    Jim,

    Keep up the good fight. You are correct – someone needs to combat the lies that limbaugh and the rest of the radical dead enders keep vomiting up to convince small minded clowns that the radical right is not on the verge of political death.

    Thanks for doing this.

  • Gabacho

    Even if they have evidence-Eric Holder will not let the matter go further than his schredder. Eric Holder was appointed to that position for a reason. He hates the white man as much as Obama does, and Holder will protect the black con man from Kenya. Unfortunately, there is no one on Capital Hill that will do anything. If you don’t think members of Congress padded their accounts from TARP funds-You’re an idiot. I’m sure they were able to skim about $5MIL apiece. This will allow them and their kids to live confortably. What other reason would so called “conservatives” watch the crime occur and do nothing about it. Works for the drug cartels in Mexico-take the money or the bullet!

  • Gabacho

    Jim, are you on this post also? Get those baskets out in the parking lot and keep those trash cans emptied. You’re costing Walmart $5.85 per hour!

  • I’m a 64 year young AMERICAN citizen and I am outraged at how many American people have no idea what is going on in this country at this time. They are uninformed and more over, don’t really care. Well, if we don’t start caring this new clown and his congress and administration will have this country bowing down to everyone. The guy is not what he portrays. Or, is he? I don’t trust him from his citizenship qualifications to his ability to run the greatest country ever. I quit the Bank of America because of it’s connection to Acorn which in my mind is as corrupt as them come. They should be investigated and dismantled. Also, any enity with the name of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae has to be bogus. The guy Barry Soetoro Hussein is the original “Court Jester”. Yes, he is funny, most clowns are. Also, he has charisma because most criminals do. Your right, I do not like him. If he had come out of the East I would be very concerned that he was the “Anti-Christ”. Even at 64 I hope the next three years plus go by super fast. I doubt very seriously if the idiot will get in again. If he does, I’ll have given up on the people of America. There are too many immigrants in this country and the new ones don’t have the same agenda. My ancestors came here looking to WORK for a better life. The new immigrants come to take from this country and we let them. We need to close the borders to everyone like back before, I believe it was 1927. Let’s fix this country and not kiss everyother countrys butt like Barry has done. Build our defense back to where it was. Any one should know you can’t trust the countries we are dealing with now-a-days. Anyway, I have said a small amount of what I’d like to. Thanks for the opportunity to express my feelings. Oh, yes, I do still have that right. If Barry is around too long we probably will loose that right too. The guy is a farce. Concered AMERICA,
    Larry Velasco

  • Jeanette Isabella

    http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html

    Sure, FactCheck…a division of Annenberg Public Policy…and Obama is on the Board.

    Biggest scam in American history.

    • Jim

      Nooooooo. Factcheck is a division of the Annenberg Public Policy Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

      Barack Obama was on the board of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, which was, until it shut down, part of the Annenberg Institute of Brown University.

      The two are distinct entities that have the same name, because of Leonore and Walter Annenberg, a filthy rich pair of billionaires that gave lots of money to various schools, including Penn, Brown and Harvard in order to get their names spread around.

      Get your facts straight.

  • Scott

    Jim, please answer this and only this from earlier. Do you know how Citizen Obama traveled to Pakistan during a period when US citizens were prevented from doing so? Could it be that he showed his Indonesian passport? Is it true that Indonesia did not allow dual citizenship at the time?

    Just answer the question, don’t bother posting “hey, just check factcheck.org” crap, that’s getting really old, just tell us the facts my friend. Can you do it? Doubt it….
    We are waiting…..

  • Ken

    Jim, do you know as asked earlier but ignored, how Citizen Obama traveled to Pakistan during a period when US citizens were prevented from doing so? Could it be that he showed his Indonesian passport? Is it true that Indonesia did not allow dual citizenship at the time?

    Please only answer this direct question.

    • Jim

      I ignored your “questions” because they’re loaded, mixing truths with suppositions and falsehoods in a way that are designed to trick a person into accepting the false premises. But you want an answer to your questions? Fine, here is my answer. There are three claims you are making:

      1. That Barack Obama traveled to Pakistan during a period when U.S. citizens were prevented from doing so.
      2. That Barack Obama had an Indonesian passport.
      3. That Indonesia did not allow dual citizenship at the time.

      My answer to the first question is that I do not know this to be the case, and that you have provided no evidence that it is the case. Please demonstrate through a link to an authoritative web site showing it to be true not just that “Citizen Obama traveled to Pakistan,” but that he did so “during a period when US citizens were prevented from doing so.” Also demonstrate that this prevention was legal in nature, and not trivial (ex. some guy, once, was turned back at the border), and then I’d be happy to investigate how this could have happened.

      My answer to the second question is that, first, almost any question beginning with the words “Could it be…” is granted automatic bullshit status. Could it be that I am the Second Incarnation of Abraham Lincoln? Could it be that I have a secret laser pistol behind my back where you can’t see it? You must answer “YES!” Second, I do not know of the existence of an “Indonesian Passport” of Barack Obama’s. Demonstrate that it exists via a link to an authoritative web site showing that it (not Maya Soetoro-Ng’s cousin’s housekeeper’s ‘recollection’ of the time that Stanley Ann Dunham called from the kitchen, “Oh, Barack Obama, my definitely Indonesian citizen son, could you come here and help your fully-integrated-into-Jakartan-society Mom put away the dishes?”) exists.

      My answer to the third question is that I have no idea whether it’s true or not. If you’re interested in convincing me of something, why don’t you cite the specific Indonesian law of the time for me? Please provide a hyperlink to that law so that I can evaluate it myself.

      • Obama is a fraud

        Jim once again you are ignoring the one vital question. If Obama was born here why not bend over backwards to produce any and all proof of his citizenship and stifle the debate once and for all? You say he did but if he provides full disclosure than the argument would be over. IT MAKES NO SENCE!! I have to show my full original birth certificate to obtain my passport but the person who holds the highest position in the USA does not? Maybe a president would never lie? I DID NOT HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH THAT WOMAN. Sound familiar?

        • Jim

          Barack Obama showed to the public exactly the same form that Hawaii requires for a passport. Exactly the same form, as I’ve demonstrated right here on this very thread, with links to primary source documents and everything.

          Notice, everyone: no documentation of the claims. I simply asked Ken to provide the documentation of the claims underlying his question. He won’t do it. That’s because he can’t do it. And now someone will post another rant to try to distract from this fact. That’s how the Obama Birth Certificate Conspiracy Dance goes.

  • Kevin

    “His eligibility should have been checked out BEFORE he was even nominated for the DemocRATic party!!!”

    Susan.. get it right…

    “His eligibility should have been checked out BEFORE he was even nominated for the Demon-RAT party!!!”

  • Kevin

    wow! longest comments evah…

    The Birfers came out for this post! ha ha…

    I for one welcome our new Indonsian/Kenyan/Facist/Socialist/Communist/free-spending/high-taxing/welfare-mother-loving/funny-big-eared-looking overlords….

  • Lon

    Let me first say that Obama should be obligated, by the courts if necessary, to release such information as his “long” birth certificate, his passport, his school records, or any other records that have been brought into this discussion. As noted earlier, HE has the burden of proof to satisfy such reasonable claims as to his eligibility to hold the office of the President of the United States. There is absolutely no good reason in the world that he should not be making these records public knowledge…NONE. That is, unless there is something to hide of course.

    With that being said, it does us all a disservice to base accusations on misinformation or lies. It muddies the waters and makes the entire argument seem like a lunatics rant. Obama, by his own admission traveled to Pakistan in the early 80’s. His staff placed him there in the year 1981. However, it needs to be clearly stated, there was NOT a ban on travel for American citizens in 1981. This is a flat out untruth that has been propagated on the internet. This so called fact has not ounce of truth to it.

    Here is the proof: http://dosfan.lib.uic.edu/ERC/travel/cis/southasia/TA_Pakistan1981.pdf

    This does not change the fact that I believe it is perfectly reasonable to ask Obama to produce his passport for further fact checking but basing an argument or accusation on a flat non-truth is wrong. Spreading such lies and misinformation and worst yet basing an argument on them makes it easy for others to take the entire argument with a grain of salt.

  • I don’t know if this is true or not but is it not interesting to everyone that Obama is the first presidential canidate and know President who has sealed all of his collegge records and he will not release any of this infromation and does it not seem odd that Obama who in his own book, claims to have had no money, ends up at Occidental collegge then Columbia collegge and then attends Harved, on who’s money and how??(especially, considering again in his own words, he did not get that good of grades) And next, how did Obama again in his own book with his words, pay for his trip to Pakistan when he was attending Collegge? Does these and other questions not raise at least some questions and if they do, why has their never been any feedback from Obama or his handlers!! why seal the records? just ask yourself these questions and maybe then, one might be open to consider the possablities. I just wish that more people would be into searching for the truth and the answers versus just putting their heads in the sand and being blind or making up stories. Ignornace is bliss until it affects you and your life and then many times it is already to late!! Steve

  • Eric

    Jim, You have not made a comment since 6/10. I hope you lost your fingers and voice so noone has to endure you leftist banter again. Or maybe you just responded to this blog for so long that the power was cut off because you were expecting Obama to pay the bill. Either way I am happy to not here from you.

    • Jonathan

      ok guys, heres the thing…..why in the world would he have spent $950,000 and up just trying to hide his documents…if he were an actual citizen of the U.S.A. then he should have no problem in handing over his birth certificate…i think that whoever wrote this page is biased and obviously a demi. i am actually a constitutionalist at heart.

      • K

        “ok guys, heres the thing…..why in the world would he have spent $950,000 and up just trying to hide his documents”

        Simple answer: He didn’t.

        • Ok, K, where’s the evidence that Barack Obama spent $950,00 trying to hide anything? Do you have any such evidence, or did someone just tell you that Obama spent this money? WHO did Obama pay? When?

    • I saw an “article” posted about this today. I then got all excited and lost my mind. I sent copies to me 9-12, Liberation and other conservative friends. Someone asked me how reliable the source was on this (I am usually that person but alas, not this time). THEN, I went to my “go to fact-checker” for The rumormill that is the Internet, The Snopes Website famous for exposing the internet myths such as the poor little boy who wanted to collect business cards or stamps for his “give a wish” experience before he died.

      Snopes says “It ain’t so” and that is good enough for me at least for now.

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      • deep thinker

        you just had to bring back this crap to jump-start the wingnuts; didn’t you?

        • hnjawqhy. IO…

          … whew, put the prosthetics back on.

          Naw, actually I came back upon this post in the context of looking into people who are STILL posting this “breaking news” hoax, nearly two years after someone started it rolling. Then I just couldn’t leave the cut-off-fingers comment go. They wind me up just as much as I wind them, I guess.

  • Kevin

    “Either way I am happy to not here from you”

    err sure.. whatever…

    • boboj

      Kevin (from 6/17/2009.

      I’m a little late but Kevin, the word is “hear”, not
      here”. It is little things like your spelling apptitude that convinces normal folks to wonder just how you live.

  • Eric

    Kevin, You can shut up as well

  • Anonymous

    jim quit your bitching you are a liberal pussy that is just pissed that people have facts that
    prove husaine obama is a boarder hopper

    • Jim

      Notice how frustrated they are. If the Obama birth certificate conspiracy people actually had documentable facts at their disposal, they wouldn’t be frustrated; they’d simply offer the facts with the facts’ valid documentation and move on. Since they don’t have documentable facts, what do they have left? “Liberal pussy” and “boarder hopper.” The latter sounds kind of like a locust or something.

  • Anonymous

    jim you need to get a job. this my be the reason you bitch so much you are worried if the boarder hopper get kicked out of his government housing (the white house) you might also get evicted and lose your government cheese that i am paying for you liberal pussy

    • Anonymous

      If nothing else, can we at least all agree that the correct spelling is “border”? A “boarder” is someone who lives in a boarding house.

  • Hotrod

    As far as liberal sycophants like Jim are concerned ,all you have to do is make statements without facts to be believed. The Marxist Obama could put these issues to rest by releasing a) the birth certificate and b) the transcripts . If these documents supported his ( Obama ) claim the “transparent president”would have released the documents during the primaries ! His refusals to do so speak volumes !!

  • WeMadeAmistake

    The true fact remains that his records have not been released. If you are an American, be it leftist or rightist, you should be concerned about this. If he has nothing to hide, then why not disclose the information. Otherwise, it remains obvious that he has been hiding something(s). His record is so far very dishonest. He has not kept a single promise that he has made. There is growing evidence of his narcissism. This is very dangerous for all Americans.

    • Sarah

      Very Well Said. I notice all the comments on it being a right-wing smear campaign. WTH? I am conservative, but even if it was McCain up there with the same story behind him, I would say, President McCain, show your records, for God sakes man so we can end all this bull****. It doesn’t matter if it is left or right, it just matters that if the guy is qualified to hold that office. Plain and simple folks. And further more, Bush lied and we know it and now Barrack is doing the same thing. Who cares about left and right anymore, I am tired of politicians that just lie all the time, and I am tired of Americans who don’t use their heads and don’t apply some critical thinking to the matter. If he has nothing to hide…then don’t hide it. Ugh. Let us not divide on this issue. Let us all come together as Americans for once and just say, He dude, sorry about all this but you kinda have a questionable past at least to some….show us these papers so we can confirm that you are qualified and that we can move on. This is ridiculous. I had some guy comparing this to the DMV…this is the President of the United States people, he can declare martial law on us if he wants to..(I hate you Bush) Don’t you want to make sure of his past? AT ALL??? Are we going to continue to ‘take politician’s word for it.’ Cause we know how well that worked with Iraq. SOrry so long. Love you America!!!

      • Jim

        No, you wouldn’t. Nobody was asking for John McCain’s birth certificate. And he has fully divulged the document the DMV asks for.

        • LORDHELPUSNOW

          WE KNOW WHO JOHN MCCAIN WAS…REMEMBER HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY AND WAS A DECORATED POW FOR THIS COUNTRY. HE DID NOT HAVE THE CLOUDS OF DOUBT OR SUSPICIONS THAT BARRY HAS!!! YOUR BRAINLESS LIBERAL GOONS MAY BELIEVE YOUR SENSELESS, STUPID ANSWERS BUT ANYONE WITH A SPECK OF INTELLIGENCE CAN CLEARLY SEE YOUR AGENDA AND IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH FACTS OR HONESTY!! IT IS PURELY FOR THE PURPOSES OF SPREADING THE LIBERAL DISEASE OF ENTITLEMENT AND SOCIALISM!! I HAVE COME ACROSS THIS BLOG FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER AND MUST AGREE WITH MOST REPSONSES THAT YOU SOUND LIKE A WASTE OF HUMAN FLESH AND AIR!!! IF YOU WANT TO PORTRAY YOUR SELF AS AN AMERICAN THEN DEMAND YOUR KING HUSSEIN RELEASE HIS RECORDS RATHER THAN HIDE BEHIND THE DUSTCLOUD OF THE DEBATE OF WHAT THE RECORDS MIGHT SHOW!!!

        • grandma

          Jim, you need to get your facts straight. The DNC demanded McCain’s birth certificate (the original long form, the only one that “proves” anything), and lots of supporting documents because he was born to two American parents on a military base (not within the US). They were challenging HIS citizenship and eligibility, when their own nominee couldn’t pass the same criteria. Typical hypocrisy. I hate both parties; they are both selected by the same puppet masters to give us the illusion of choice to keep us from rioting. And you obviously fell for the ruse, buddyboy.

      • SAMNESPO

        In reply to all of the comments above. This is not a matter of Republican or Democrat. It is a matter of Constitutionality. If we are required to follow the law and if it is so written that you must be a citizen of this country to hold the seat of the most powerful office in the world than it is what it is. The mere possibility that OBAMA/BARRY is not a citizen is enough for me to want him out of office. There is no difference to me whether he is a good guy. What is a difference is a non citizen could and would never hold our constitution to heart as a citizen would. In fact, his record speaks for itself. He is dispicable and a disgrace. I liar and a bigget if he in fact took office as a phony. All americans have suffered under his watch. If this matter ever gets to a resolve and it is founded that he in fact was not a citizen. He should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law without regard to the constitution, because he would not be worthy to have it applied to him at all.

        • “The mere possibility that OBAMA/BARRY is not a citizen is enough for me to want him out of office.”

          If it’s possible that, despite documentation to the contrary, Barack Obama is not a citizen, then it’s also possible that, despite documentation to the contrary, any candidate for the office of President of the United States is also not a citizen. By your own standard of “mere possibility,” you’ll never be able to support any presidential candidate or President, ever.

  • WeMadeAmistake

    Obama’s birth certificate and records lie are less important than what has been actually demonstrated by Obama himself over the past two years. He has not kept a single promise he has made. Lobbyists….lie, open transparency….lie, 5 day vetting of bills by the public…..lie, taxes for only the top 5%…..lie. The list gets longer and so does President Narcissist’s nose. Jim will be standing in the bread line still defending the narcissist fascist president Obama. At the same time, President Narcissist will be feasting on his $100/lb. Kobe steaks with his ugly first lady joking about how stupid the honky’s were in believing his promises he made,…. so he could get elected.

  • Kevin

    HAHAH

    “boarder hopper” is someone who rents out a room in their house and then makes the person lay on the floor so they can jump over them.

    I think Obama is doing an ok job. I don’t like his slow style in dealing with issues such as torture indictments or global warming or regulating banks or DADT or EPA or illegal domestic spying.. etc…

    But, I think he’ll get there. He seems to worry too much about bi-partisanship. I sometimes think its like a judo move to gain a leverage advantage. Other times I think he is just not progressive enough.

    Partisanship is when I eff you in the ass.

    Bipartisanship is when I let you give me a blowjob.

    • How is Obama’s support for illegal domestic spying a problem of him just having a “slow style”?

      • Wolfladyk

        He’s a LIAR plain and simple AND he is NOT natural born since he even admits he was a dual British-citizen at bith. Nothing else matters. The Supreme Court says both parents MUST BE U.S. citizens at BIRTH in order for someone to be “natural born,” not just a citizen. He was entitled to be a Senator IF he ever reinstated his American citizenship (no evidence of that either) but he wasw NEVER eligible to be President. As both a usurper AND a liar, doesn’t that both you Obots who think he walks on water? And I am NOT a right wing conservative. I actually supported this toad until he LIED and voted FOR the FISA bill. Then I did my homework and found him to be a liar and an ILLEGAL holder of the highest office in the land.

        I have always supported the Constitution, but NONE of the politicians do that anymore either! Do your homework!

        • Jim

          Who can find the holes in Wolfladyk’s argument? And who can identify the outright factual errors?

          If you’d done your homework, Wolfie, then you’d know we’re critics of Barack Obama. Substantive critics. We don’t base our criticism on crackpot theories based on incorrect suppositions and an utter lack of evidence. We base our criticism on what Barack Obama has actually done. That’s enough; why roll around in fiction?

    • Kevin: There was no torture. Only liberal politicians and the idiot press keep calling it that. There is not Global Warming also. It has been disproved now by many REAL Scientists (like thousands). The planet has been cooling for the last ten years and there is no problem with polar bears nor any ice problem in Iceland.

      • Jim

        It’s amazing how you can say anything if you just put consonants and vowels together, jch555. See, let me try: I am the King of Prussia. Wow, it works!

  • Kevin

    I think that he will actually stop, at some point.

    He is so concerned with not overturning the status quo.

  • They may be posting it on what you would refer to as right wing websites, but most of us know, this is garbage. So please don’t drag the responsible members of the conservatives into this.

  • Alexander

    DAMMIT! Just show your birth certificate, even if it’s from the AKC, whic I suspect it is.

  • Ray Burke

    So long as Obama continues to refuse to release subject records, his eligibility to hold office remains in question. It seems logical to conclude that “unknown” =
    “ineligible”.

  • anonymous

    pretty pitiful…most obama’s supporters can’t even spell!!! that is pretty sad—just an example of our presidency and our wonderful government of today. what is this world coming to.

  • Tom

    I just looked into getting a U.S. Passport and the requirement for ID states you must have a birth certificate with an “embossed, raised, stamped or multi colored seal” from the state of issuance. In other words, the “certification of live birth” Obama shows on the net would Not be acceptable even for a U.S. Passport application!!

    I once had to send away to Connecticut for my Birth Certificate. It cost me $10. at the time and it came in a week. It had the date, the time, my weight, my parents name, address and occupation. It had the Physician who attended listed by name.

    It came in a week and was beautifually embossed and stamped with the official state seal and signed by some official.

    So…why can’t Obama do the same thing??????

  • jb

    #1 you people all need some spelling lessons.
    #2 Why would Barry want to make all of his info Public? He had to do all of that to become a candidate. Do you really think that there is hidden information that is so available and the first thing that would be examined by the courts? Hell, McCain’s camp would have found this in a heartbeat.
    #3 Most of you are lunatics and scare me. Forget terrorists, I afraid of the American right wing nuts.

  • Jack Kennedy

    jim and jb – the Real Americans are afraid of you liberal terrorists and your illegal president and his reign of terror

    I love watching you fools try to defend the indefensible corrupt obama – this guy fights releasing his records and you liberal are hypocrites for defending his unAmerican actions

    But, then you probably approve of of his America hating speeches and actions when he goes to the muslim lands to see his relatives

    liberal hypocrites would not stand for the hiding of info by mccain or bush and your 8 years of LIBERAL VITRIOL AND HATE toward an American president is more proof of you treason toward America.

    take your faux prez and go to his homeland in africa and continue his reign of terror there.

    But, I will admit that it is entertaining watching you liberals trying to defend the nonAmerican obama

  • Jack Kennedy

    jim and jb – in case you liberals dont have it figured out (as you use this to end all race debates that liberals are losing) obama has and will not be questioned by any of the white guilt for fear of the racism taut.

    mccain was not supported by conservatives because we knew that he would not confront and question obama as he was afraid of the racism taut

    obama and his stonewalling of his info is effective because the quota prez can get away with his intimidation of to many of white America

    but, unfortunately for you and your radical prez, this is quickly coming to an end and sooner or later the msm will have to finally capitulate and reveal the truth of obama incompetence

    even the press will get the point that the obama reign of terror will threaten them and their supposed integrity.

    LIBERAL HYPOCRITES – ENJOY YOUR LITTLE REIGN OF TERROR ON AMERICA – IT WONT LAST FOREVER !!!!

    • Jim

      What the hell is a racism taut? A man tightly wound by his presuppositions? That might be you, “Jack.” See,

      1. At Irregular Times, we’ve been criticizing Barack Obama on policy grounds since the day of his inauguration.
      2. Nobody’s ever, ever, ever called us racists for it.

      It might have to do with the fact that we don’t pepper our essays with phrases contrasting “we whites” with “that Obama.”

  • Dean

    When Obama was running for president, I looked up his “Fight the Smears” website and downloaded the entire thing. Enlarging the “certificate of live birth,” I find that it was filled out on a form that would not be in existance for another 40 years! Enlarge the form, look at the lower left-hand corner, and you will see the form revision date “11-01.” The form in use up to 1968 was totally different. Time travel, anyone?

  • Anonymous

    conservative = racist hypocrites
    where was all this scrutiny when g.w. and cronies were emptying the coffers for his business connections (many residing in saudi arabia)? when you all say obama is “not qualified”, rational people see you for the racists you truly are.

  • truthseeker

    The dilemma continues because the records are sealed. Why? Hmmm? I would think by now a honest high integrity persons that worked in admissions back then who processed the application, the payments, the transcripts, and other records in various admin. departments would come forth and say I remember that student. This would be before any popularity of Barry S. is heightened.

    Secondly, if records from all the education experience Barry S. has applied for are mysteriously gone that in itself raises huge flags. Why? Because it lends itself to a much larger plot than the average citizen would connect. To that you say, another conspiracy theorist. NO not at all. It wasn’t that long ago a man in Germany named Hilter had a huge plan that ran it’s course before finally people of integrity said, “OH, MY GOSH! this plot is real.”

    The very first executive order obama signed hours (next day)after being sworn in is the records order. It revoked the 11/2001 law of transparency using the excuse as an issue of national security. I doubt seriously that college records threaten national security.
    This executive order list is public info from the white house read the list yourself.
    So, let’s not be to naive here regarding an unknown fulfilling the highest office of the land. And so far, the agenda has revealed some alarming trends.
    truthseeker

    • Jim

      Who is this Barry S. you speak of? Barry Sands? The California defense attorney? I agree, Sands’ record is rather spotty. You go ahead, you truthseeker! Expose the real truth about Barry Sands!

      • truthseeker

        Barry S. is aka Barak H.Obama. His name on the Indonesia school registration is Barry Sotero. That is confirmed.As his name (what students called him) in Occidental College in CALIF.
        So you see the questions raised are not some weird groupies with conspiracy theories. The weird part is McCain had to supply med records, birth cert., college transcripts, etc. Barak O. (Barry Sotero)did not produce one official document yet. Go ahead and do the research and see what you find. Absolutely no record or thesis at Harvard, no paperwork from Occidental college is available listing his student status, no student loans, no job and yet traveled internationally (including Paksitan)as a young man (who paid for it?) what passport did he use to re-enter the US?

        TS

  • Anonymous

    Oh to be young and gullible…

  • Old booger

    Oh to be young and gullible…

  • Old booger

    Oh to be young and dumb…

  • Amazed

    How many times do you morons need to be told? Hawaii disposed of paper records many years ago. A great many americans born in Hawaii no longer have their original birth certificate because they lost it and the paper record no longer exists. If you honestly believe Obama is an evil conspirator then you should also be asking that a large percentage of Hawaiians be detained/deported.

    A) All existing evidence suggests that Obama is indeed American, but it is all cooked up by a widespread group of conspirators that includes people across a variety of private and public organizations. Oh, and the birth announcements in Hawaiian newspapers by Hawaii’s Department of Health are also part of that conspiracy.
    B) Obama, like many Americans, lost the original copy of his birth certificate and had to go back to his birthplace to get whatever documentation they currently provide.

    I, for one, moved across the country a couple years ago and had to get a new copy of my birth certificate to transfer my driver’s license. Suppose my birth state had switched to electronic records and no longer had the original copy…would you call for me to be detained/deported? Don’t you realize that such a policy would make many millions of americans ineligible for public office?

  • truthseeker

    Who is the moron? This quote is not altered,
    Directly contradicting CNN chief Jon Klein – who ordered host Lou Dobbs to quit discussing President Obama’s birth certificate – the Hawaii Department of Health affirmed that no paper birth certificates were destroyed when the department moved to electronic record-keeping.

    “I am not aware of any birth certificate records that have been destroyed by the department,” Janice Okubo, public information officer for the Hawaii DOH, told WND. “When the department went electronic in 2001, vital records, whether in paper form or any other form, [were] maintained. We don’t destroy records.”

    Okubo affirmed that beginning in 2001, all vital records, including birth records, moved to electronic formats.

    “Any records that we had in paper or any other form before 2001 are still in file within the department,” she insisted. “We have not destroyed any vital statistics records that we have.

    SO, from the vary dept. you say doesn’t have the original they say they do. Is it any wonder there is confusion. A $12 fee to release it would solve the big concern but no obama is now over $1 million in legal fees blocking access to this and all school records. Gee, that sounds economical in our tough times these days.
    TS

  • O one
    B bad
    A ass God help our Nation
    M mistake
    A america

  • chuck H

    O—one
    B—-bad
    A—–ass
    M——mistake
    A——-AMERICA !!!!!. GOD help our Nation

  • chuck taylor

    I bet this wouldn’t be an issue if obama was white… lol the degree to which you people go. Come on man! you guys think that obama’s mother conceived this conspiracy like 40 years ago? I love lurking on “conservative” cough racist cough websites to spot all the idiots.

  • DaninMI

    You people are whackjobs. You are so desperate to not accept that a black man is now president that you are willing to believe any whacko theory that is presented you.

    This one has been pretty thoroughly debunked.

    Earlier versions of this email quote “Americans for Freedom of Information,” Not the “Coalition for Freedom of information.”

    Anything that quotes the group “Americans for Freedom of Information” is a hoax.
    “Americans for Freedom of Information” does not exist.
    There is even a website dedicated to poking fun at people that believe “Americans for Freedom of Information” is a real organization. http://amfoi.wordpress.com/2009/07/02/another-chump-walks-with-whisper/

    According to Jim Tranquada, Occidental’s Director of Communications, “Contemporary public documents, such as the 1979-80 freshman ‘Lookbook’ published at the beginning of President Obama’s first year at Occidental, list him as Barack Obama.”

    Searches of newspaper archives and electronic news databases shown that neither Britain’s Daily Mail nor any other major UK newspaper published a front-page article entitled “Obama Eligibility Questioned” in 2009, nor did any such newspaper published an article consisting of the text reproduced above. (It is really easy to do this.)

    Barack Obama’s eligibility for the presidency was denied a hearing by the Supreme Court of New Jersey back in December 2008. It has not been taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court, as this hoax claims.

    C’mon I don’t understand why you conservative nutjobs aren’t mad at the people that make this stuff up for making you look stupid.

  • gaetano

    It is common sense,for any one with at least a little intelligence to know that,People that cover up something are not hideing lies. When you cover up something, it is for certain the truths that you hide.So in conclusion, What truth is obama hideing? Especially, after spending millions to do so. It must be a pretty good truth.And when the world finds out that truth, It will damn sure set Obama free!!!!!
    To DaninMI: Youe are deffinately one of the less intelligent that I am talking about.

    • Jim

      “What in truth is obama hideing?”

      Yes, indeed, what?

      * There’s no documentary evidence whatsoever that Barack Obama has spent millions to hide his birth certificate.
      * The state of Hawaii has released the same form of the certified birth certificate that it releases when anybody asks. It has officially certified the existence of the original. The Republican head of the Hawaii Department of Health has specifically affirmed it.

      So, what, in truth, is Obama hiding? In regards to his birth, he doesn’t appear to be hiding anything.

  • Phnxgrl

    These discussions are fascinating. The birth announcement in the Local Hawaiian papers have been shown to be a fraud. No Obama has ever lived at the address listed. And to list the where about of Ann Dunham, Barry’s mother, in two weeks after giving birth she is listed as a student in WA. Normally would there not be recuperating time? But yet she has moved from Hawaii to WA in a very weak condition. This mystery is becoming more and more strange.

    • Jim

      Phnxgrl,

      Yes, these discussions are VERY interesting. Your contentions are so interesting that I can’t help but participate. Here’s my part of it: hey, could you link to any conclusive documentation of your claim? My guess is that you won’t because you can’t. But hey, if you’re right you will be famous for blowing open a conspiracy that begins in the year of a president’s birth! Holy Mackinole!

  • ET

    Listen up folks… The FACT that Soetoro has usurped the presidency while committing fraud against the people…while fighting tooth and nail to prevent the people from seeing his past, while the government and media are enabling his fraud, simply shows that a coup has taken place in this once great republic. However, the state of this nation is much worse that we perceive. The people are undone by their elected leaders who sold them out long ago. It matters not though since the “GOD” in heaven has weighed the tyrannical evil in the scales and has determind to free the people…his children…by installing a heavenly government to replace the evil human Satan led powers that are crushing all humanity. Maybe you have prayed for this to occur when you recited the prayer that asks: “…let your KINGDOM come, let your will be done, ON EARTH, as it is in heaven…” . This will be fullfilled when Revelation 21; verses three and four come to pass: “3 With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them. 4 And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” Yes folks, these things will occur “ON EARTH” as God’s KINGDOM comes “TO EARTH”..to rule over earth as God’s tent is with mankind! Satan has control over the earth presently which is why the powers are so evil. The days of Satan’s rule are at an end and very shortly the armies from heaven will arrive to rescue us from the evil forces.

  • WhoCares

    It’s all really very simple…show the goods and all the bad conservatives will go away. Really…seriously! Despite the excuses, it HAS been proven that BO has spent upwards to 1 mil in legal fees to hide his docs. Why? Transparency my a$z! People have questions. BO is an elected official. He has an obligation. Snubbing his nose at those who want to know is unacceptable! It appears to me that his supporters have been duped. Ya know…it’s kinda like when you wanted to buy that really cool thing. And your entire family and all your friends told you that you were stupid for even considering it. But no, you had to do it anyway. And when the UPS dude delivered it, you realized you had just purchased a huge, gigantic baked turd. And when all your friends laughed and made fun of you, you defended your purchase nevertheless. You defended your decision because you couldn’t muster up the peanuts to admit that you SCREWED UP!! And that you should have listened to some common sense. And that you made one HUGE-az$ed mistake. And so are today’s Democrats. It really is pathetic after all!

    • Jim

      You will not hear from me that Obama’s policies aren’t disappointments. But you’re leaving out John McCain and Sarah Palin, who would have done far worse.

      As for your claim that it’s been proved that Obama spent a million bucks on legal fees to cover up a “real” birth certificate? Proven? Really? Fine. Show me a link to the primary source document proving this.

      I won’t get that from you because no such document exists. There is no such proof. You’re either a liar or a dupe.

  • Whatever

    There are a lot of interesting articles online about Hawaiian birth certificates (that there were different forms with differing information, and children born out of state could use another form to register in Hawaii, but it produces the same kind of short form). I don’t know how many of those articles are factual, and how many are just around to wind people up.

    What I do know is that someone should be responsible for making sure that the candidates for office are eligible for the office before they’re put on the ballot (whether it be the Supreme Court, or a politically balanced group of Representatives/Senators, or something like the CBO, that’s non-partisan). Several states had unqualified individuals on the ballot for president last round. There should be some sort of legal process to get on the ballot, including verification of all requirements, regardless of which party sponsors the candidate. And there should be a ruling on citizenship status specifically on Natural Born Citizen status. It’s in the Constitution, but it’s not defined by the Constitution, or the Supreme Court. If “Natural Born” means born to two US Citizens, then it should say so somewhere. If it just means someone who is not a naturalized citizen, then it should say that, too. It’s wrong that this issue was allowed to polarize the nation. The Supreme Court should have settled “Natural Born” thing once and for all.

  • DJ

    This is a message for JIM. Stop wasting your breath trying to deny these claims. This has all blown over and they have moved on to other ridiculous and factless ways to distract our politicians from actually doing what we our taxes pay them to do. Maybe Obama IS a foreign national who has fooled us all and usurped the Presidency so he can destroy our country. Doesn’t matter to me. I dont see how that could be any worse than the last 8 years or the prospect of a Palin Administration. At least the Bush Administration embodied the true spirit of bi-partisanism by working collectively with Iraqis and Afghanis to destroy all three of our nations. For all of you xenophobes worried about the threat posed by foreign terrorists, take a long hard look back at the last decade and even the evidence here in this blog of our countries mentality change and then ask yourself who has done more damage to this country: Bin Laden or Bush?

  • Louis

    “For people who feel deep down in their gut that this uppity black man with an Arabic-sounding (but actually African) last name cannot possibly be a “real American,” falsehood rings more truly than the truth itself”.

    Well why don’t you enlighten all us poor dumb rubes. While your at it, describe [to your best ability] why we should NOT question eligibility in the face of such extravagant efforts to conceal the facts. Congressional hearings were conducted to discuss the eligibility of John McCain. Why not for Obama?

  • mary

    its funny to me how some conservatives can beleive anything negative about anyone on the other side while denying the very wrongs some in their own party have commited, ever happened.

  • Anonymous

    yall are all idiots

    • Jim

      Congratulations, Mr. Laity. You managed to write a letter to the editor in which everyone can see just how ignorant of facts and law you are. You base your whole letter on the premise that in order to be a natural-born citizen in America, both of your parents must be citizens. This is simply not true. You say Barack Obama is a criminal. But he has been neither charged nor convicted of any crime.

      How entertaining!

  • Terri S

    I just came across this most interesting website. And these . . interesting . . theories about our President.

    There are some facts that I would like to explain. These, BTW, are NOT opinion. They are facts.

    1. School records are not,in any way, public records. Period. There is no reason why Obama would need to seal them, because they are already not public. That means that even filing a FOIA request will be turned down. Because they are not public.

    It was originally passed in 1976. The Family Educational Records Protection Act (FERPA).
    http://law.jrank.org/pages/11819/Privacy-School-Records.html

    2. The Federal Government requires certain information to be put on official state birth documents. It is up to each state to decide what they call those document’s, and how (computer record or photocopy of certified original document). Each state decides the length of time that birth documents remain private. In Hawaii, that length of time is 75 years. Which means that when Obama is 75 years of age, the public will have the right to request and get a copy of the birth document that they are currently using.

    Here is the main page for the Hawaii Department of Health:
    http://hawaii.gov/health/vital-records/vital-records/index.html

    Here is a page that they have made up for the people who seem to think that the more they ask a question, the chances get better at getting an answer that they want:
    http://hawaii.gov/health/vital-records/obama.html

    Many states, because of the large number of births and the advent of computers, are having the records on paper entered into computer’s. Then, when someone request’s a copy of their birth record (like Obama or myself) because they no longer have the original record, they will print out the record, with all the information that the Federal Government calls for. They use whatever form is currently approved for use. If someone who is 20 and someone who is 50 both requested a copy of their birth record on the same day, they would get a computer printed copy on whatever form they are currently using. That means that, except for the vital information, they would look alike. The States, after putting the birth record information into a database, put the original document’s in storage. That still does not give the general public the right to view them. No matter how much they want to. Or why.

    The money that Obama has supposedly spent to keep his records secret. First, the majority of records that people are calling for they simply, legally, have no right to. Also, very few of the lawsuits have actually included him.

    Here is an up to date PDF of the court cases (73) and what is happening and why.
    http://tesibria.typepad.com/whats_your_evidence/BIRTHER%20CASE%20LIST.pdf

    Legally, all the President has to show is proof of citizenship. And not even to the public. If I remember correctly, the Speaker of the House had to certify that she had seen proof. And she did so.

    Personally, I would like to see a requirement, in each state, that to be able to run for President in that state, they have to show proof of citizenship (for both the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidate) when filing to put their name on the ballot. I, also, think that the Speaker of the House, before being sworn in should have to do the same, since the Speaker is 3rd in line for the Presidency.

    Not liking that Obama has not produced document’s on demand, when there is not legal reason for doing so, does not mean that he is covering anything up. It means that he knows that, Constitutionally, he knows, for a fact, that they are not required. He didn’t have to let the public see his COLB, but he did it anyway. I was happy that he didn’t give in to the other demands.

    I’ve been watching, election after election, the public demand more and more private and intimate information from the candidates that are running. It was getting to be so intrusive I wasn’t sure what was going to be asked for next. Obama stopped that, simply by not responding. The people calling for all the private, non-public records, had no right to them, and he knew it. And so did a lot of us voters who were just as fed up.

  • Robo Doc

    Take a line from the Church Lady…just who would bankrupt America by going trillions in debt…who would lower the Social Security Tax as a Tax break for workers in 2011 when Social Security has to cash bonds to stay funded now…who would place a healthcare overlord panel in the Stimulus Bill, not the Health Care Bill…that demands doctors to send their diagnoses to the new overlord panel of members to approve…and if not approved the Doctor can not give you the treatment…1st offense is a $100,000 fine if the Doctor goes ahead and treats the patient, the second offense for treating the patient is Jail time for the Doctor! (This is still on the books and is down right bone chilling) Just who is positioned to run the New World Order and has the French president backing him….could it be satan (you hear the church lady’s echo here)…his name is Barack Obama…and what is coming is being set in motion with the greatest of skill and secrecy…so that you will never put all the pieces together before the economy collapses…hmmmm just who could it be…

  • sick of ignorance

    All you obama haters are idiots for thinking the U.S. Secret service and CIA dont do background checks on the president.. Come on guys really!!!

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