Skip to comments.Why Barack Obama listed his birthplace as Kenya
Posted on 05/20/2012 5:44:11 AM PDT by pookie18
The biography provided by Barack Obama to his literary agent specified his birthplace as "Kenya". And, over the course of 17 years, despite multiple revisions by Obama, the Kenyan birthplace remained a fundamental part of the bio on the agent's website.
Was Barack actually born in Kenya? I seriously doubt it, even though Michelle Obama has publicly stated that Kenya is her husband's "home country". Contemporary newspaper listings in Honolulu, for example, list the time and place of his birth. While this isn't ironclad proof, to be sure, it's good enough for me.
No, my suspicion is that Mr. Obama manipulated his birthplace intentionally (and cynically) to take advantage of certain benefits unavailable to those born in the United States.
Bookworm Room describes why that might have been. We need to set the Wayback Machine to 1978, when young Obama was seeking admission to college.
1978 isnt just any year. Its a very special year. It was the year that the Supreme Court decided Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978) 438 U.S. 265... [and] held that [the] race-based admission process was unconstitutional.
With that decision, Obama, who was a self-confessed slacker in high school, suddenly lost his e-ticket to a good college. He couldnt know then (nor would it have mattered) that the various concurrences in this deeply divided opinion would eventually open the door to colleges and universities making race a factor in admission, so much so that this factor-ness eventually created a whole new quota system.
My best guess is that, denied an opportunity to use quota systems to parlay a lousy academic record into a quality college admission, Obama searched around for other means of bypassing his academic failings. It was this search that led him to announce that he was Kenyan. Im sure that a certain amount of digging will reveal that, just when the Bakke decision came down, American universities were engaged in some sort of pro-active policy involving increasing the number of African nationals on Americas college campuses. Obama was happy to oblige the universities in this effort by co-opting his fathers nationality, and burying the fact that he was a garden-variety American black kid.
Theres the nexus In 1978, Obama, who already then was willing to lie to achieve his goals, created a false identity to deal with the changes the Bakke decision wrought on college admissions.
This appears to be an extremely plausible explanation for Obama's refusal to release any of his college transcripts.
My guess is that this scenario -- or one similar to it -- helps explain why Obama enjoys the company of race-hustlers like Al Sharpton.
And where was the media for lo these many years? Busy investigating Sarah Palin's elementary school chums?
Just more stretching of the obvious fact that he was not born here and has lied to get into office! The truth hurts and it is simple to forge doc’s to show he was born in Hawaii and to contact a local paper if you are the parents to make it look that way after you have immigrated here. Daahhhh.
No original birth certificate and facts that show the one shown is indeed a forgery. Daaahhhh!
Good point. It wouldn’t be the first time thuggery in one part of the nation joined thuggery in another part of the nation to advance thuggery throughout another part of the nation, thereby attempting to institute thuggery throughout the entire nation. Looks to have almost gone nationwide. When going nationwide ... there is seldom the attempt to create unity. Unity is the demonic force sometimes to attain the unattainable. (imho)
Check out this article the New York Slimes forget to scrub. It’s from October 2007. Notice the first line on page 2.
“Would the clintoons back off if enough money was offered?”
No, but they would if bodily harm was threatened to their daughter.
Except for Obama lying about being born in Kenya, there's no real evidence that he was born in Kenya.
As a young adult, Obama fabricated his biography. Why did he do this? There's a serious fire burning here if birthers would stand out of the way.
"He was lying then, or he is lying now..."
Begs the question, why are soooo many people continuing to willfully lie to protect/defend his fraud?
That's because I don't think he HAS lied about his birthplace as I believe he was born in HI.
There is a bigger question.
He didn’t do this all by himself!!!!
I want to know ‘WHO’ the people are that helped him to
hide and manipulate his records/life?
She dissected the fake announcements a long time ago. Butter, could you post a link to some info about the birth announcments?
It’s not current news. She has a blog or used to (probably still does) and there’s another one. Butter will post a link hopefully soon.
Your comments are about as valuable as piles of dog poop on the sidewalk.
I just pinged butterdezillion and asked her to post a link. I have no idea where in her comments the info is; it was discussed voluminously a long time ago. If her blog is still up (and someone else had one as well), hopefully the link will show up on this thread.
Shows that in order to keep track of research one needs to read a lot as it is posted.
microfiche was tampered with, too - like the fake BC
Note unifox’s link, I copied the relevant bit. Says “Columbia College”. I figured I’d copy it in case the Slimes decided to remove it. Not sure who might find this interesting.
Barack Obama does not say much about his years in New York City. The time he spent as an undergraduate at Columbia College and then working in Manhattan in the early 1980s surfaces only fleetingly in his memoir. In the book, he casts himself as a solitary wanderer in the metropolis, the outsider searching for a way to make myself of some use.
Then how do you think he gamed the college admissions system?
There's a serious fire burning here if birthers would stand out of the way.
Could you clarify this?
Money, Fear, Blind Obedience, Outside Influences, Inside Influences, a whole host of other undiscovered possibilities? If one breaks down only the ones mentioned that encompasses nearly forty percent of the population of the planet, perhaps? If one adds in the remaining sixty percent of the population of this planet that desires the failure or destruction of America. Where are we? ... Nearly eighty percent?
A realization this may not be what was asked when the question was posed.
That still does not explain the fraudulent birth certificate and Selective Service application. If he is what he says he is, it would only be logical to give free and open access to his BC and Selective Service Registration.
He may have entered college as an Indonesian. He had the passport and was an Indonesian citizen. Indonesia may have provided him some scholarship money for all we know.
There isn’t assistance from the USA or the institution itsel for foreign students. But there often is money from their own country to sponsor their learning in America.
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