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Was Barack Obama A Foreign Exchange Student? Columbia records hidden
True Conservatives On Twitter ^ | September 17, 2012

Posted on 09/17/2012 3:49:48 PM PDT by raptor22

Transparency: A former classmate has added a tantalizing question to the mysteries surrounding Barack Obama's college years. Perhaps the GOP nominee, whose tax records are demanded, should call the president's bluff.

Not many students whose grades supposedly were good enough to get into Harvard Law School can say that 400 of their classmates taken randomly don't remember a single thing about him or his even being there. But Barack Obama, Columbia University class of '83, can. Student Obama spent two years at Columbia after transferring there from Occidental College in Los Angeles. And for all the impression he made on his classmates, he might as well have been in the witness protection program.

The Wall Street Journal reported in 2008 that Fox News called that random group of 400 Columbia classmates and never found one who had ever met Obama. Like most transfer students, Obama lived off-campus, a factoid defenders use to explain his apparent lack of human contact during his Columbia years. Obama himself does not speak much about his years at Columbia and Harvard Law, other than he attended both and was elected president of the Harvard Law Review.

Interestingly, Obama contributed not one signed word to the Harvard Law Review or any other legal publication. As Matthew Franck has pointed out in National Review Online, "A search of the HeinOnline database of law journals turns up exactly nothing credited to Obama in any law review anywhere at anytime." A curious factoid for an alleged scholar.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 57states; barrysoetoro; columbia; columbiauniversity; ibd; mediawingofthednc; mymuslimfaith; naturalborncitizen; obama; obamabio; partisanmediashills

1 posted on 09/17/2012 3:49:54 PM PDT by raptor22
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To: raptor22

Here is all the proof that is needed to show that Obama was in fact a foreign student while at Columbia. Furthermore, it proves that "Obama" is not his actual last name.

2 posted on 09/17/2012 3:59:17 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Uncle Slayton

Maybe someone should look up to see if a Barry Soetoro ever submitted anything to the Journal?


3 posted on 09/17/2012 4:05:58 PM PDT by thatjoeguy ( Hulk... SMASH!!)
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To: Uncle Slayton
FR birther threads...helping to keep birthers misinformed.
4 posted on 09/17/2012 4:06:19 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Uncle Slayton

A mystery as great as Obamugabe’s student status is the source of his alleged student card you posted. The link provides no answer. Is it for real?


5 posted on 09/17/2012 4:14:29 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: raptor22

There is one article on the internet that Barry wrote at Harvard. It’s not impressive. It reads like the work of a high school student.


6 posted on 09/17/2012 4:24:22 PM PDT by meatloaf (Support to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: Uncle Slayton

That ID looks more authentic than his posted BC.


7 posted on 09/17/2012 4:27:20 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Thanx. It’s the same photo that’s in the piece.


8 posted on 09/17/2012 4:28:18 PM PDT by raptor22 (Join me on Twitter @gerfingerpoken)
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To: Nachum; markomalley; Clairity; Carlucci; grey_whiskers; meyer; WL-law; Para-Ord.45; ...

Barry Soetoro ping.


9 posted on 09/17/2012 4:29:29 PM PDT by raptor22 (Join me on Twitter @gerfingerpoken)
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To: raptor22

Did he ever register with the selective service?


10 posted on 09/17/2012 4:31:39 PM PDT by Hurricane
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To: Hurricane
Yes but according to Sheriff Arpaio the draft registration card attributed to Zero has “problems”.
11 posted on 09/17/2012 4:33:25 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
FR birther threads...helping to keep birthers misinformed.

Thank goodness! Another sane voice. I assume that, like me, you've seen his Columbia and Harvard transcripts. I lost my copy, but please show the rubes what you've found so we can put this to bed at last.

12 posted on 09/17/2012 4:33:44 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Global fascism - power for Soros, islam for control, slavery for the rest of us.)
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To: Hurricane

Probably not any Selective Service record, but in his defense, the military didn’t take gays back then anyway.


13 posted on 09/17/2012 4:35:29 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Sirius Lee

It’s a Photoshop gag, genius.


14 posted on 09/17/2012 4:43:34 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Reily

It would be nice to see it. I have mine from 1951.


15 posted on 09/17/2012 4:45:52 PM PDT by Hurricane
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To: Hurricane

I think its been posted.
Can someone give this person a link to it?


16 posted on 09/17/2012 4:48:23 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
It’s a Photoshop gag, genius.

You broadbrushed the entire thread with your moveon.org style "birther" smear. obie's shady past is a legitimate line of inquiry. I guess it takes a con man to defend one, eh?

17 posted on 09/17/2012 4:56:08 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Global fascism - power for Soros, islam for control, slavery for the rest of us.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
BTW - still waiting for those transcripts to which you must surely have access proving obie's matriculation to these storied institutions of learning was above board.

I'll just wait here. Maybe remind you from time to time.

18 posted on 09/17/2012 4:59:28 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Global fascism - power for Soros, islam for control, slavery for the rest of us.)
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To: Sirius Lee
So, you think purposeful disinformation should be treated with the same respect as serious political inquiries?

If you look at what I responded to, it was a Photoshop gag. The ID is a fake. That OK with you?

Unfortunately, there are people so wanting to believe, they turn off the skeptical part of their cranium.

Have fun with it, but this crap doesn't belong on a website dedicated to serious discussions of political conservatism.

19 posted on 09/17/2012 5:04:31 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Tex-Con-Man
If you look at what I responded to, it was a Photoshop gag. The ID is a fake. That OK with you?

Of course it's a fake. It's as blatantly phony as obie's BC, and that's the point. And you didn't get it, genius.

BTW, still waiting for that inside info you have on obie's transcripts showing them as legit.

20 posted on 09/17/2012 5:21:04 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Global fascism - power for Soros, islam for control, slavery for the rest of us.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Tex, your first post on this thread was NOT about the picture, it was about ‘birthers’ and misinformation.

You’re trying to change the subject. Doesn’t work with printed words.

Do you have knowledge of obama’s college transcripts or not? If you can kindly tell us where we can get a looksey at them, we’ll do so and shut up.

Otherwise, maybe you should think twice about insulting those who would like to know some REAL background of the phony who is living in OUR White house.


21 posted on 09/17/2012 5:36:55 PM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: joethedrummer
Tex, your first post on this thread was NOT about the picture, it was about ‘birthers’ and misinformation.

It absolutely was. There have been numerous posts about this fake ID...and some people may not have been around when it was determined fake. Posting it serves no useful purpose, but it does contribute to the misinformation that is rampant in birtherism.

I have yet to comment on Obama's college years on this thread because it's a legitimate inquiry as is much of his shady past. But I don't confuse birtherism with vetting.

22 posted on 09/17/2012 5:57:44 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Sirius Lee
Of course it's a fake. It's as blatantly phony as obie's BC, and that's the point. And you didn't get it, genius.

Perhaps you missed the words written under the Fake ID from the poster I was addressing...
"Here is all the proof that is needed to show that Obama was in fact a foreign student while at Columbia..."

This thread proves my point....birther misinformation needs to be called for the nonsense it is. You're confused on who "got it" and who didn't.

23 posted on 09/17/2012 9:47:22 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Uncle Slayton

If he was born in the U.S., but said he wasn’t in order to get this, he’s a con artist. I think that this sort of thing is a felony.


24 posted on 09/18/2012 1:18:56 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
"Here is all the proof that is needed to show that Obama was in fact a foreign student while at Columbia..."

It's sarcasm and it's funny when you see it and funnier watching the reactions of those who don't.

25 posted on 09/18/2012 3:49:58 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (Global fascism - power for Soros, islam for control, slavery for the rest of us.)
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To: Uncle Slayton

That’s PHOTO-SHOPPED, RIGHT?


26 posted on 09/18/2012 3:52:09 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
Did it never occur to you that the man is making a point regarding the validity of fake documents on the internet?

That fake student badge has as much credibility as a PDF birth certificate.

27 posted on 09/18/2012 10:55:06 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: Sirius Lee

You forgot the /S


28 posted on 09/18/2012 11:02:11 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

LOL

February 06, 2012 nOOb error.

Doesn’t have our culture down yet


29 posted on 09/18/2012 11:05:04 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Sirius Lee; Tex-Con-Man

Not Kewel picking on old men nOOb.


30 posted on 09/18/2012 11:08:40 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: DiogenesLamp
You're way over-thinking it. It's just one of the many Photoshop pranks played on birthers. Calling it ironic art doesn't make it so.

Birthers who don't apply their skepticism uniformly will fall for it.

31 posted on 09/18/2012 11:16:33 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Vendome

pfffftttt....not worth too many bytes.


32 posted on 09/18/2012 11:19:09 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Tex-Con-Man

I’m well familiar with that Fake ID. I’ve seen what is purported to be the original. The point I think the man is making is that Internet documents prove nothing.


33 posted on 09/18/2012 11:49:39 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: Uncle Slayton
This looks like what I remember was described as the original from which the Obama fake card was created.


34 posted on 09/18/2012 11:53:10 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: DiogenesLamp

If you were to take the time and view the original article, you would see that the authors have provided the real image of the “Obama” or actually Sotero Columbia student ID.

If it were a forgery, it would not have been part of a serious investigative report.


35 posted on 09/18/2012 12:18:36 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Uncle Slayton
If you were to take the time and view the original article, you would see that the authors have provided the real image of the “Obama” or actually Sotero Columbia student ID.

I'm doing what you suggested, but i'm not getting the same results you claim.

If it were a forgery, it would not have been part of a serious investigative report.

Says who? I have seen dozens of "serious" reports that were based on crap. I see no where in the article where anyone alleges that the image of a foreign student card is anything but a piece of crap floating around on the internet which someone photoshopped.

It is not helpful for people to spread false information as anything other than a joke.

36 posted on 09/18/2012 12:43:49 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: DiogenesLamp

Told ya’


37 posted on 09/18/2012 12:46:13 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Tex-Con-Man

You were right.


38 posted on 09/18/2012 1:14:27 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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