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The Unending Saga of Barack Obama’s FAKE Birth Certificate Controversy

November 26, 2008

Legitimate questions remain unanswered

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Obama’s vault remains unopened

Back in early March, I posed the question: “Has anyone seen Obama’s birth certificate?” The posting has always garnered quite a fair amount of attention. Likely one of my bigger hits. Which have went through the roof thanks to various nationally known sites linking to it.

The main catalyst was Jim Geraghty’s article on National Review. Michelle Malkin followed his lead.

I even received top billing in the Media Matters publication “Swiftboating 2.0″
I have arrived. Heh
Under the category of: “Fake” Birth Certificate

Attack: Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen, cannot produce his birth certificate to prove otherwise, and is not eligible to be president of the U.S.

Origin & Evolution: Conservative blogger Velvet Hammer wrote a March 5, 2008, post asking to see Obama’s birth certificate to find out where “Obama’s loyalties lie.” In June, Jim Geraghty wrote a post on the National Review website highlighting the rumor that Obama is not a natural-born citizen without directly refuting them. In June, the conservative website WorldNetDaily alleged that there was “secrecy” over Obama’s birth certificate and asked, “Is Obama’s candidacy constitutional?”

Getting back on track…
Jim Geraghty’s article inspired Markos Moulitsas (founder of Daily Kos the ultimate online leftist bottom feeder litter box known to man), to post the following image in a feeble attempt to debunk any doubts of Barack Obama’s origin of birth and protect the OMighty One’s name. *sniffle*
The supposed source of the image is Obama’s camp.

Which is posted on a site set up to debunk all rumors connected to Obama.

…or as the site states “smears” as in Fight the Smears.com
A more appropriate title could be, “Nanananana ‘Cause I Said So.com”
But I digress.

Here it is in all it’s glory.

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Click image to view full size.

Kos posting the image and claiming it to be the real deal is one thing. But for Obama’s Fight the Smears to offer it up as definitive proof (and if it is indeed a forged document) is another kettle of fish. Altogether.
A reeking, rotten kettle of fish.

The million dollar question remains. What is Obama hiding?

Why the Barack Obama Birth Certificate Issue Is Legitimate
American Thinker
By Joe the Farmer
Excerpt

Given the circumstances, if Barack Obama respected this nation, he would prove it by the simplest and easiest of gestures – unless, of course, all this talk about change and hope was just a bunch of bull, and he’s just “another politician.” Here’s the outline:

1. Under Hawaiian law, it is possible (both legally and illegally) for a person to have been born out of state, yet have a birth certificate on file in the Department of Health.

A. From Hawaii’s official Department of Health, Vital Records webpage: “Amended certificates 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” (applies to adopted children).

B. A parent may register an in-state birth in lieu of certification by a hospital of birth under HRS 338-5.

C. Hawaiian law expressly provides for registration of out-of-state births under HRS 338-17.8. A foreign birth presumably would have been recorded by the American consular of the country of birth, and presumably that would be reflected on the Hawaiian birth certificate.

D. Hawaiian law, however, expressly acknowledges that its system is subject to error. See, for example, HRS 338-17.

E. Hawaiian law expressly provides for verification in lieu of certified copy of a birth certificate under HRS 338-14.3.

F. Even the Hawaii Department of Home Lands does not accept a certified copy of a birth certificate as conclusive evidence for its homestead program. From its web site: “In order to process your application, DHHL utilizes information that is found only on the original Certificate of Live Birth, which is either black or green. This is a more complete record of your birth than the Certification of Live Birth (a computer-generated printout). Submitting the original Certificate of Live Birth will save you time and money since the computer-generated Certification requires additional verification by DHHL.”

2. Contrary to what you may have read, no document made available to the public, nor any statement by Hawaiian officials, evidences conclusively that Obama was born in Hawaii.

A. Associated Press reported about a statement of Hawaii Health Department Director Dr. Fukino, “State declares Obama birth certificate genuine.”

B. That October 31, 2008 statement says that Dr. Fukino “ha[s] personally seen and verified that the Hawai’i State Department of Health has Sen. Obama’s original birth certificate on record in accordance with state policies and procedures.” That statement does not, however, verify that Obama was born in Hawaii, and as explained above, under Hawaiian policies and procedures it is quite possible that Hawaii may have a birth record of a person not born in Hawaii. Unlikely, but possible.

C. The document that the Obama campaign released to the public is a certified copy of Obama’s birth record, which is not the best evidence since, even under Hawaiian law, the original vault copy is the better evidence. Presumably, the vault record would show whether his birth was registered by a hospital in Hawaii.

D. Without accusing anyone of any wrongdoing, we nevertheless know that some people have gone to great lengths, even in violation of laws, rules and procedures, to confer the many benefits of United States citizenship on themselves and their children. Given the structure of the Hawaiian law, the fact that a parent may register a birth, and the limited but inherent potential for human error within the system, it is possible that a parent of a child born out-of-state could have registered that birth to confer the benefits of U.S. citizenship, or simply to avoid bureaucratic hassles at that time or later in the child’s life.

1. We don’t know whether the standards of registration by the Department of Health were more or less stringent in 1961 (the year of Obama’s birth) than they are today. However, especially with post-9/11 scrutiny, we do know that there have been instances of fraudulent registrations of foreign births as American births.

2. From a 2004 Department of Justice news release about multiple New Jersey vital statistics employees engaged in schemes to issue birth certificates to foreign-born individuals: “An individual who paid Anderson and her co-conspirators for the service of creating the false birth records could then go to Office of Vital Statistics to receive a birth certificate . . . As part of the investigation, federal agents executed a search warrant of the HCOVS on Feb. 18, 2004, which resulted in the seizure of hundreds of suspect Certificates of Live Birth which falsely indicated that the named individuals were born in Jersey City, when in fact, they were born outside the United States and were in the United States illegally . . . Bhutta purchased from Goswamy false birth certificates for himself and his three foreign-born children.”

3. Even before 9/11, government officials acknowledged the “ease” of obtaining birth certificates fraudulently. From 1999 testimony by one Social Security Administration official: “Furthermore, the identity data contained in Social Security records are only as reliable as the evidence on which the data are based. The documents that a card applicant must present to establish age, identity, and citizenship, usually a birth certificate and immigration documents-are relatively easy to alter, counterfeit, or obtain fraudulently.”

3. It has been reported that the Kenyan government has sealed Obama’s records. If he were born in Kenya, as has been rumored even recently, the Kenyan government would certainly have many incentives to keep that undisclosed. Objectively, of course, those records may prove nothing. Obama’s refusal to release records at many levels here in the United States, though, merely fuels speculation.

4. Obama has refused to disclose the vault copy of his Hawaiian birth certificate. This raises the question whether he himself has established that he is eligible to be President. To date, no state or federal election official, nor any government authority, has verified that he ever established conclusively that he meets the eligibility standard under the Constitution. If the burden of proof were on him, perhaps as it should be for the highest office of any individual in America, the more-than-dozen lawsuits challenging his eligibility would be unnecessary.

A. Had he disclosed his vault copy in the Berg v. Obama lawsuit (which was the first lawsuit filed on the question of his eligibility to be President), and it was established he was born in Hawaii, that would have constituted res judicata, and acted to stop other similar lawsuits being filed. Without res judicata (meaning, the matter is adjudged and settled conclusively) he or government officials will need to defend other lawsuits, and valuable court resources will be expended. Strategically from a legal standpoint, therefore, his refusal to disclose doesn’t make sense. Weighing factors such as costs, resources and complexity of disclosing versus not disclosing, he must have reason of considerable downside in disclosing, or upside in not disclosing. There may be other reasons, but one could speculate that he hasn’t disclosed because:

1. He was not born in Hawaii, and may not be eligible to be President;

2. He was born in Hawaii, but facts that may be derived from his vault copy birth certificate are inconsistent with the life story he has told (and sold);

3. He was born in Hawaii, and his refusal to provide the best evidence that he is a natural born citizen is a means by which to draw criticism of him in order to make him appear to be a “victim.” This would energize his supporters. This would also make other charges about him seem suspect, including his concealment about ties to Bill Ayers and others of some infamy. Such a clever yet distasteful tactic would seem to be a Machiavelli- and Saul-Alinsky-style way to manipulate public opinion. But while this tactic may energize his supporters, it would convince those who believe him to be a manipulator that he’s not only just that, but a real pro at it. This would indeed be the basest reason of all, and would have repercussions about his trustworthiness (both here and abroad), which Americans know, is a characteristic sorely lacking in its leaders.

B. His motion to dismiss the Berg case for lack of standing could be viewed as contemptuous of the Constitution. See, “Who Enforces the Constitution’s Natural Born Citizen Clause?” Are we to expect yet another White House that hides behind lawyers, and expects Americans to swallow half-truths on a just-trust-me basis?

C. This issue poses the potential for a constitutional crisis unlike anything this country has seen. Disclosure at this stage, however, could even result in criminal sanctions. See, “Obama Must Stand Up Now Or Step Down.” Thus, he has motive not to disclose if he were ineligible.

The question not being asked by the holders of power, who dismiss this as a rightwing conspiracy, is what’s the downside of disclosing? This is a legitimate issue of inquiry because Barack Obama has turned it into one. The growing number of people who demand an answer in conformance with the Constitution are doing their work; the people’s watchdogs aren’t.

The pen name Joe the Farmer pays tribute to Joe the Plumber, who had the audacity to ask a question.

WND

Ron Polarik, who holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Media and specializes in computer graphics with over 20 years experience with computers, printers and typewriters, has come forth with more definitive evidence than the word processor that tried to simulate a 1970s Selectric typewriter.

Polarik has submitted a signed affidavit and has now released his findings on video at http://www.ObamaForgery.com with his identity masked and voice altered to guard against the carrying out of threats, (red flag alert) which he has already received.

Above WND article includes a plea aimed at concerned citizens to contact the Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee and write to the nine Justices of the United States Supreme Court. All necessary contact info listed.

Molotov Mitchell interviews Dr. Ron Polarik, PhD about his findings concerning Obama’s alleged Certification of Live Birth (COLB). Dr. Polarik explains, step by step, why Obama’s COLB is without a doubt, a forgery.

Obama Forgery Exposed (Dr. Polarik Official Use)

Link @YouTube

Also see Pamela Geller’s related post:
FRAUD: OBAMA’S CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH

Previously:
Wanted: Barack Hussein Obama’s Birth Certificate [Update 2] – March 5th, 2008
Is Obama’s “Certificate of Live Birth” a Forgery? [Update 3] – June 19, 2008
Obama’s “Fight The Smears” [is] Passing Off A Fraudulent Document As His “Certificate of Live Birth” [Update 3] – June 25th, 2008
The Continuing Saga of Obama’s Forged “Certificate Of Live Birth” [Update 2: 7-13-08] July 5, 2008
Second lawsuit challenging Barack Obama’s “natural born” citizenship
Confirmed: Service of legal documents to DNC and Senator Obama
Should America Trust the Analysis of Barack Obama’s Certificate of Live Birth by Fact Check.org?
AP Photo: School Registration Lists Barack Obama (Barry Soetoro) as a Muslim Indonesian Citizen
Illinois Petition for Investigation of Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate
Confirmed: Service of legal documents to DNC and Senator Obama
Second lawsuit challenging Barack Obama’s “natural born” citizenship
Fox Toledo News airs Berg v. Obama story [Update 3: Berg v.Obama Timeline linkage]
Supreme Court Justice Souter: Obama must present to the Court an authentic birth certificate by Dec 1 [Update: Or maybe not]
Barack Obama:”Show Evidence of U.S. Citizenship or Withdraw”

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  1. November 28, 2008 10:59 am

    Free Republic

    FAX THIS LETTER TO CLARENCE THOMAS.
    FREE FAX: http://faxzero.com/

    The Honorable Associate Justice Clarence Thomas
    Supreme Court of the United States
    One First Street N.E.
    Washington, D.C. 20543

    [Faxed to 202-479-2971]

    Dear Justice Thomas

    I respectfully request that you consider reviewing Docket No. 08A407 Leo C. Donofrio, Applicant v. Nina Mitchell Wells, New Jersey Secretary of State.

    Our Constitution in Article II Section 1 Paragraph 5 states “No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President”.

    Mr. Donofrio represents a considerable number of citizens noting the conspicuous failure of the presidential-designate to produce sufficient proof of compliance with the above constitutional requirement.

    The work of Mr. Ron Polarik has shown all Certificates of Live Birth to date to have been forgeries.

    Thank you for your consideration of this extremely critical matter.

  2. November 28, 2008 11:00 am

    Free Republic

    Supreme Court Justice David Souter
    Supreme Court of the United States
    One First Street N.E.
    Washington, DC 20543

    Address of supreme court justice who is one of the justices who is in charge of the Berg case where BHO is supposed to show his birth certificate. All of us should take a minute and send a letter to this gentleman and encourage him to stand up for the Constitution of the United States of America

    IMPORTANT
    Be sure to add your name and town and email – or they won’t read them.
    They won’t read mass emails so put just one email add in the “to” line then click on BBC at the end of that line. a BCC line will open just above subject line. copy paste the rest of the addresses in there and each recipient will see ONLY their name.

    SIGN PETITION, SEND EMAILS TO REPRESENTATIVES; DEMAND BIRTH CERTIFICATE HERE:

    SIGN PETITION:
    http://www.rallycongress.com/constitutional-qualification/1244/

    http://www.democratic-disaster.com/index.php?topic=318.msg990#msg990

    Notify your representative that you demand Obama produce a birth certificate.

    After you contact your Electors, Contact your U.S. Congress and Senate Representatives and ask them to keep their sworn oath to support and defend the Constitution!

    Sign the petition and have the emails automatically sent to your Reps by clicking here: http://www.rallycongress.com/constitutional-qualification/1244/

    -OR- copy the letter below and mail it snail mail. Find your Reps Addresses on this site:http://www.visi.com/juan/congress

    Stop the Obama Constitutional Crisis

    When you were first elected and as tradition requires you have sworn the oath: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me G-d.”

    Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution reads: “No Person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the adoption of this constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.”

    There are numerous questions as to Obama’s citizen status raising suspicion and doubt about Obama constitutional qualification to be president. To settle these questions Mr. Obama must produce proof of citizenship!

    Documents that must be produced include;
    (a) a certified copy of “vault” (original long version) birth certificate;
    (b) certified copies of all reissued and sealed birth certificates in the names Barack Hussein Obama, Barry Soetoro, Barry Obama, Barack Dunham and Barry Dunham;
    (c) a certified copy Certification of Citizenship;
    (d) a certified copy Oath of Allegiance taken upon age of maturity;
    (e) certified copies of admission forms for Occidental College, Columbia University and Harvard Law School; and
    (f) certified copies of any court orders or legal documents changing his name from Barry Soetoro.

    It is reasonable that these documents should be produced considering that his father is Kenyan, his adoptive father is Indonesian, and his grandmother claims to have been present at his birth in Kenya. If he is a natural born citizen then producing these documents should not be any problem.

    These allegations will not go away until Mr. Obama produces proof to federal authorities and the public. If he will not do so voluntarily he must be compelled by every means available. You, as an employee of The People, have sworn an oath to support and defend the Constitution.

    We The People are demanding you to make every effort, both public and private, to resolve this fundamental Constitutional question before 20 January.

    To Send This Email In Seconds Click Here: http://www.rallycongress.com/constitutional-qualification/1244/

    http://www.democratic-disaster.com/index.php?topic=318.0

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  3. No Free Lunch permalink
    November 28, 2008 8:06 pm

    Here are two official emails that make the public version of Obama’s Birth and his mother’s marriage to BHO Sr. HIGHLY unlikely.

    From: pubrec@u.washington.edu
    Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Subject: Re: Stanley “Ann” Dunham 1960 to 1970 class registration

    Ms. Stanley Ann Dunham was enrolled at the University of Washington for:

    Autumn 1961
    Winter 1962
    Spring 1962

    Madolyne Lawson
    Office of Public Records
    206-543-9180

    From: Stuart Lau [mailto:stuartl@hawaii.edu]
    Sent: Friday, September 05, 2008

    Subject: Re: Inquiry

    The University of Hawaii at Manoa is only able to provide the following information for Stanley Ann Dunham:
    Dates of attendance:
    Fall 1960 (First day of instruction 9/26/1960)
    Spring 1963 – Summer 1966
    Fall 1972 – Fall 1974
    Summer 1976
    Spring 1978
    Fall 1984 – Summer 1992

    Degrees awarded:
    BA – Mathematics, Summer 1967 (August 6, 1967)
    MA – Anthropology, Fall 1983 (December 18, 1983)
    PhD – Anthropology, Summer 1992 (August 9, 1992)

    Sincerely, Stuart Lau
    ****************************************
    Stuart Lau
    University Registrar
    Office of Admissions and Records
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Ph: (808) 956-8010
    ****************************************

  4. November 29, 2008 9:19 am

    Perspective…highlighting the —hypocrisy of the —left.

    Asleep At The Wheel

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