Skip to comments.Little Barry heads back to school next week
Posted on 02/13/2010 10:35:13 AM PST by opentalk
The Central Jakarta administration will move the controversial "Little Barry" statue from its current location at Taman Menteng in Central Jakarta to state elementary school SDN 01 Menteng next week, an official says.
"We are currently discussing with officials from the school and its alumni association," city spokesman Cucu Ahmad Kurnia told reporters Friday. "We hope the move will happen next week."
US President Barack Obama attended the elementary school for almost two years when he spent part of his childhood in Jakarta.
Erected by the Jakarta-based Friends of Obama Foundation in December last year, the statue, which resembles Obama as a boy, recently sparked wide public criticism for insulting the nation's pride.
Just a few days after the Central Jakarta municipality unveiled the statue at Menteng Park, experts and a group of Facebook users demanded it be dismantled.
On Wednesday, the Central Jakarta District Court held a hearing to try a class action lawsuit by five plaintiffs representing 50,000 members of the "Take down the Barack Obama statue from Menteng Park" group on Facebook.
The five plaintiffs - Heru Nugroho, Protus Tanuhandaru, Daniel Rudi Haryanto, Andes Soesman and FX Agung Bimo Sutedjo - filed the suit against Jakarta governor, Central Jakarta mayor and the Jakarta Parks and Cemeteries Agency, saying the statue didn't deserve a place at the park and should be immediately removed.
Although appreciating the administration's plan to remove the statue, Heru said the group would go ahead with its lawsuit.
"We will only withdraw the lawsuit if the city administration publicly apologizes for its one-sided decision to permit the statue," he told The Jakarta Post.
Hawaiian-born Obama moved to Indonesia at the age of six to live with his mother, Ann Dunham, and Indonesian stepfather Lolo Soetoro.
Obama attended third grade at the school in 1968. He returned to Hawaii at the age of 10 to live with his maternal grandparents.
She can be an American citizen, in the eyes of US Law, if not Indonesian, because she was born outside the US of a US Citizen parent and an alien parent, and by then Stanley Ann was elibible to pass US citizenship on to her child. She was not when Barry was born, if he was born outside the US. But it's not citizenship that is at issue, if born in the US Barry is a citizen, and telling the Indonesian authorities otherwise doesn't change that. However since his father was not a citizen, ever, unless he's lying about who that was, he cannot be a Natural Born Citizen regardless of where he was born.
Inoue is a Japanese name, different spelling of same name as Senator Inouye from Hawaii, who served in the all "Japanese" 442nd regimental combat team (originally Hawaii National Guard) in Italy and France in WW-II where he was very seriously injured.
Could be, or it could be that he got whacked with a basketball shortly before the first photo was taken. Been there done that. Twice... well once was a football, broke my glasses frame both times.
CORRECTION: same little JAPANESE BOY
I thought that Ann returned to Hawaii to give birth to Maya?? I thought she was born in Honolulu?? And that it was HER long form BC that became the template to make photoshopped forgeries of a BC for her half brother, BHO?
Anyone happen to know if there is a proper English translation of this NEW article, anywhere, available?
Little Barry was locked in the bathroom and not given food???? Huh? BEATEN by Ann with the rattan handle of the duster???
What else does this woman know about the Soetoro family??? WHERE is she now?
It is absolutely PREPOSTEROUS that nobody in the mainstream media has interviewed this woman. MAYBE there is more in the foreign press, somewhere else, another country????
The MSM covered for Clinton for as long as possible, but eventually the truth leaked out. They covered for john edwards for quite a while until they got behind obama. When they figured edwards was of no use to them, he got outed. The MSM openly campaigned for obama. They were his propaganda arm. They are never going to admit they were wrong. But the truth on kenya/indonesia boy will eventually sneak out. You will know what is true based on how hard the obama media fights against it. They just can’t help it.
Thanks hennie pennie.
locked up and not fed and the caregiver gave him food through the bathroom window sometimes even though punishment was to be locked up with him if caught.
I can’t figure out this one
“Another Obamas misbehavior, said Mbak Nun, when he
was showered often flushed itself into wet. That naughty Barry if you want to get to school, he likes when
its bath water to me guyur up soaking wet, but I had a bath and wear, yes
finally more frequent change, he said.”
First I have heard of this.
barry’s head is big in many photos..look again at the one with Lolo Ann and maya as a baby where they are sitting down.
take into account that he had surgery at some point on his skull. I dont think it was when he was a baby..but if so..may be had something wrong with his head at birth. One photo looks like he has a shunt.
It's a very strange pic.
I wish we had a freeper who could translate for us.
Ohhhhh They’d be on it in droves if it had to do anything to do with somebody in the Palin family getting switched...and even if it were 30 years ago, too.
Bowing to foreign dictators and others will eventually get you this disdain and lack of respect. Especially as anyone with half a brain knows particularly about here in ASIA. How foolish, these naive, over-benevolent bowing and scraping Americn libs and their perverted, unrealistic world view, and their embarrassment of American Power. What goes around comes around.
This was all predictable, and will get worse.
Hmm, no on all counts. Starting with the last.
Most likely the posted Certification of Live Birth that was posted was just made up of whole cloth, in a graphics program like Photoshop, not "copied" from any other COLB. But in any event, that is not the "Long Form" the long form from the early 60s looks like this:
While this is the posted COLB
As you can see they are two different forms entirely.
All reports indicate she was born in Indonesia.
Thank you, El Gato, for correcting me, I was mistaken — but isn’t Maya an American citizen, NOW???
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