Skip to comments.President Obama’s Birth Certificate PDF has “Layers”
Posted on 04/27/2011 11:25:17 AM PDT by Mr. K
When viewing the PDF in Adobe the text can be removed and added in Layers
You can compress all layers down to one, but someone clearly did not do that last step to make a good forgery
"It's called OCR (optical character recognition). Acrobat and many scanners do this by default. It detects letters and words on the page and allows you to add selectable text to the document without having to type it in manually.
"Notice how when you hide a layer, it's white behind it? If it was truly forged, you wouldn't see any of the background missing. It's white because it doesn't know what's behind the text BECAUSE THE TEXT WAS THERE WHEN IT WAS SCANNED."
It's obvious that the difference in the rough and soft edges on the text got caught up in different layers. Look at the green background layer. It's not a static green pattern but has white lines carved out where the text should be. It's not like a Photoshop layer.
It's so obvious that this is the case, but I can see that the snowball is already rolling down the hill.
Enough is enough people. The guy was born in Hawaii.
And my next questions would be “Who the hell should care about an electronic copy and why?” The physical document itself should be the only thing considered.
The WH released a physical copy to the WH Press Corp. They got to touch it, feel it, photograph it, and make copies for themselves and their news organizations.
So now, news organizations other than the biased FactCheck.org have seen, touched, felt, photographed, and photocopied it.
Here too. The White House website.
And once again I ask the simple question: Where are the darn creases??? Hawaii only mails out the BC’s and they are folded twice. This one has no sign of creasing.
I’m actually really frustrated with this crap. I was hoping that the issue would die here.
The comment on the video suggested that someone doctored the BC to make it more “readable”. Why would they do this when they know that *ANY* signs of tampering would only fuel the fire??
This is so annoying.
I’ve never seen OCR software create “boxes” as are exhibited around the signature and the date on the form.
Or maybe I just haven’t been around enough! :-)
... and not half as damned smart as they think they are.
Yes. The entire WH Press Corp got to see, touch, feel, photograph, and photocopy a certified copy.
Obama asked for TWO certified copies so he’d have one for his records and one to passed around the WH Briefing Room.
Incorrect hospital name???
the same name was on the Nordyke( sp?) twins bc
Kapiolani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital.
The name was changed in 78 to kapiolani medical center but in 61 apparently it was the one on both 0dumbo’s and the twins BC
I don't think that number was typed. (which doesn't clear up why the final '1' doesn't have any of the imperfections of the others) But if you look at the ones within the body of the form, they are all lower case Ls. (The first typewriter I used didn't have a '1' so this isn't too strange to me.)
For what it’s worth, the capital “O” in both instances of the word “Oahu” is slightly elevated. Whereas the capital “O” in both instances of “OBAMA” is not elevated. The rest of the letters are not of the same case in both words, but still, it is interesting.
I only looked at this because once I reviewed the document, there was nothing there that would cause Obama to spend millions of dollars and political capital to keep it secret.
If this is the real deal, he could have released it during the primaries as it would not affect his chances except positively. Everyone already knew his current middle name during the primaries.
If it were written in 1961 it’d have said “Negro”.
It’s probably because the OCR isn’t scanning the signatures as text. They’re being scanned as a separate image layer on top of the background, while the OCR is picking up most of the rest of the text as searchable.
Why does it curve out of the green hatchmark background?
Crappy iPhone won’t save PDFs!
Trying to get home soon to snag a copy.
Thanks SO much for the links!
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