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Is This Obama's Kenyan Birth Video?
VICE ^ | October 26, 2012 | By VICE Staff

Posted on 10/26/2012 6:37:21 AM PDT by Fennie

Yesterday afternoon, an anonymous source known only as "Peter R." reached out to VICE with claims that he had in his possession a video of President Barack Obama's birth. Peter said that the footage was shot at a hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, on August 4, 1961, by his father, Barack Obama Sr.

He sent us the password to a private video on Vimeo, a short clip that appears to depict a while woman who resembles Ann Dunham, Obama's mother, giving birth to a ginormous black baby. Peter also told us that he has the entire roughly 15-minute video in his possession and has been attempting to reach out to Donald Trump and other prominent birther theorists.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: democrats; elections; obama; romney
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1 posted on 10/26/2012 6:37:24 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

Ok the fact that they use the phrase ginormous black baby immediately makes me doubt the veracity of this article.


2 posted on 10/26/2012 6:39:45 AM PDT by eak3
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To: Fennie

A “video” of a birth in 1961? In Kenya?


3 posted on 10/26/2012 6:40:09 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: eak3

I stopped at the word “video”


4 posted on 10/26/2012 6:40:58 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: tsowellfan

Beat me to it. And...

In Kenya?

On what? Panaflex?

Did they import the camera?


5 posted on 10/26/2012 6:41:35 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

It says Super 8.


6 posted on 10/26/2012 6:43:37 AM PDT by Jay777 (My personal blog: www.stoptheaclu.com)
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To: Norm Lenhart

OMG, its so fake I thought it was a joke video. It has to be a joke lol


7 posted on 10/26/2012 6:44:04 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: Fennie

The mother is not Ann Dunham. She lacks Ann haughty expression.


8 posted on 10/26/2012 6:44:41 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Norm Lenhart

The article says original Super 8 copied to video.


9 posted on 10/26/2012 6:45:01 AM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: Norm Lenhart; tsowellfan

The article claims it is a VHS transfer of a Super-8 film.


10 posted on 10/26/2012 6:45:22 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Fennie

It’s gotta’ be true because it was attached to an email sent to Obambi’s father in 1961. It’s true, I tellya’!


11 posted on 10/26/2012 6:47:27 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: eak3
Ok the fact that they use the phrase ginormous black baby immediately makes me doubt the veracity of this article.

According to an interview of the source, he says that in Kenya babies are born large and slim down. I have no idea if that is true.

But, I seem to recall that pictures of Obama when he was about 5 depict him as a chubby little guy.

12 posted on 10/26/2012 6:47:27 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Fennie

Super-8 video film was introduced in 1965.

8mm had existed prior to this, but it had not been popular with the public. The format was cumbersome in it’s original iteration.

http://wichm.home.xs4all.nl/filmsize.html


13 posted on 10/26/2012 6:48:50 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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To: bigtoona

LOL! I just watched it.

The baby looks like Obama would. I give them that! But the eyes are open and looking around like maybe he’s had days of weeks of seeing things.

The mother sure does look like Ann

The clipboard with ANN DUNHAM and a photo (which I’ve seen somewhere before) just looks too fake.

I wonder if these are the same people who made that Alien autopsy movie?


14 posted on 10/26/2012 6:49:00 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: eak3

Don’t you know that Obama is so special that he was born with teeth. Doubt me?? Look closely at that video. A newborn with teeth. It’s a miracle /sarcasm


15 posted on 10/26/2012 6:49:09 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Fennie
An interesting comment in the article from the source:

I’ve got nothing against him. What’s the big deal if he was born in Kenya? Why shouldn’t he be president? I mean Schwarzenegger, he was born in Austria and he was allowed to be governor. So Schwarzenegger can’t be president because of this law, this thing, either? That doesn’t sound right. And who knows where America starts and ends. Like if Obama was born in a NASA space shuttle… would that mean he wasn’t really American? Like, for instance, McCain was born in an army base outside the US. Who cares.

The guy claims he is Romanian, working in the US. Apparently, he is unclear on the Constitutional requirements.

16 posted on 10/26/2012 6:49:15 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: bigtoona

This is hilarious!


17 posted on 10/26/2012 6:49:21 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Jay777

Yup, lots of folks had 8mm cameras in early 60’s.

A few had really nice 16mm. There are great 16mm shorts shot by Roddy McDowell at his Malibu beach house in the early 60’s that are on youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgm7-Br1w5ZvEsjxGtPTZbuGUHhwOjTJY


18 posted on 10/26/2012 6:50:13 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Fennie

That kid in the picture appears to be 15 to 20 pounds.

It is NOT a newborn.

I suspect this is a Lefty trying to make a big stink before the election, to get Obozo the sympathy vote when people glom on to this, and it’s proven to be a fake.


19 posted on 10/26/2012 6:51:04 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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To: Fennie

Happy October Surprise Everyone!

As fas as O/S’s go; this shizit is as credible as what Donald Trump and Gloria Allred have given us. So what the hell.

Let’s send this to Drudge. Call the Trump and have him call another presser. Celebrate the fact that this: This will do that Kenyan bastard in. He’s done for.

(Gee, its hard to type as I ROFL)


20 posted on 10/26/2012 6:52:05 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Fennie

Laughably fake.


21 posted on 10/26/2012 6:52:22 AM PDT by smith288 (Peace at all costs gives you tyranny free of charge)
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To: Bobalu

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2950502/posts?page=13#13

Super-8 film was not introduced until 1965.

The person who supplied the video online said it was shot with a Super-8 camera.

This article and the claim is bogus.


22 posted on 10/26/2012 6:52:50 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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To: Bobalu

There’s a difference between 8mm film and Super 8. Yes, they are both 8mm but Super 8 came out around 1965.


23 posted on 10/26/2012 6:53:01 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: Fennie

The Super-8 film format wasn’t introduced until 1965 and probably not commonly used until a few years later. Before that there was “regular” 8mm and 16mm for home movies.


24 posted on 10/26/2012 6:53:02 AM PDT by Mr. Dough (Who was the greater military man, General Tso or Col. Sanders?)
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To: Fennie
Little Obama could play pee-wee football at day one!

It's a miracle Ann survived Obama's birth.

25 posted on 10/26/2012 6:53:39 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: eak3

My son was 12 pounds at birth. He wasn’t even close to that big.

There is NO WAY that THAT was a newborn baby. That kid was at least 5-6 months old.

Anyone who falls for this crap is a flat-out idiot.


26 posted on 10/26/2012 6:53:58 AM PDT by Marie ("The last time Democrats gloated this hard after a health care victory, they lost 60 House seats.")
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To: Fennie; Admin Moderator
The woman is not the Obama mama...she is much prettier than Stanley Ann; and, she was much too perky looking after giving birth to her first.

Oh...and Kodak did not release Super 8 until 1965. Other than that, the story is true. This post should be removed.

27 posted on 10/26/2012 6:54:01 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: DoughtyOne
Super-8 video film was introduced in 1965.

Heh, looks like they didn't consider that. Of course, it might have been the older 8mm, and the source doesn't know any better.

However, while this is interesting, I doubt it. When did any hospital chart have what looks like a picture from a portrait studio?

28 posted on 10/26/2012 6:54:02 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Mr. Dough

I shot Super-8 video of my kids in the mid to late 1970s. Super-8 had not been public all that long. I suspect it was made public by Kodak around 1974 give or take a couple of years.


29 posted on 10/26/2012 6:54:49 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

What’s that picture behind the head of the “actress” playing Ann?


30 posted on 10/26/2012 6:55:00 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: smith288

Let’s tweet it to Donald Trump!


31 posted on 10/26/2012 6:55:06 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: Fennie

They weren’t DOING birth videos in 1961. Usually fathers weren’t allowed anywhere near births until the 1980s. May have been different in Kenya.


32 posted on 10/26/2012 6:56:27 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Pharmboy
This post should be removed.

I disagree. In a few short minutes, FReepers have pointed out multiple problems and challenged its validity.

Anyone reading this thread will quickly come to the same conclusion -- and won't fall for it.

33 posted on 10/26/2012 6:56:35 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: Fennie

Video? Or 8mm tape
1964 and the father was in the delivery room - not likely


34 posted on 10/26/2012 6:56:50 AM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Fennie

ROFLMAO!

This obvious hoax is so bad, I thought I was watching Saturday Night Live!

The Flag pin on the doctor’s lapel is priceless!

Cheers


35 posted on 10/26/2012 6:57:38 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: justlurking

Exactly, and how long did they focus on it? A split second.

I don’t think they could have gotten a crisp picture from a frame from what I saw. They’d all be blurry.

And this was an 8mm frame. Those frames were not thumbnail size. They were fingernail size. Blowing one of them up to show us frames like what were provided... very very unlikely.


36 posted on 10/26/2012 6:57:48 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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To: Fennie

If that’s Obama, after being born he could have walked back home from the Hospital.


37 posted on 10/26/2012 6:58:03 AM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: justlurking

I disagree, too. It’s good for some laughs.

For example, I guess the only white part of him was his umbilical cord ;-)


38 posted on 10/26/2012 6:58:20 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Fennie

Wow, Obama is so good, he was born holding his head up!

And mom’s always use their high school senior picture on their hospital records.

Jeez, this is dumb. (and obviously fake)


39 posted on 10/26/2012 6:59:15 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: tsowellfan

It says it was converted from 8mm.


40 posted on 10/26/2012 7:00:35 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Fennie

Ok, I watched the video (tape), that baby is at least three months old, the woman is not Dunham, the doctor has no medical coat on, scrubs came later, the father would not have been in the delivery room at that time, the picture on the chart(oh come on).....
And that’s watching it just once - this will be and should be blown to hell and back.
This is as real as the video of the alien autopsy.


41 posted on 10/26/2012 7:00:57 AM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: justlurking
The reason I said it should be removed is not because of our reaction to it...as one can see from the posts no one is buying this crapola--but only that it will be used by DU and others on the left to attack us.
42 posted on 10/26/2012 7:01:28 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: justlurking; Pharmboy

And if Free Republic began removing false inaccurate stories; there would be little to nothing here.

What with all the ABCCBSNBCCNNMSNBC stories we post.


43 posted on 10/26/2012 7:02:18 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: eak3

Can’t be Obama. The child has testicles.


44 posted on 10/26/2012 7:02:43 AM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: Fennie

In 1974, in Brooklyn, we would not have allowed home videos of a delivery for reasons of propriety.

In British Kenya? In 1961?

Don’t make me laugh.


45 posted on 10/26/2012 7:03:18 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: Fennie

I downloaded the video and went frame by frame through it.

This is just hilarious! It’s so pitifully bad it’s good...sorta like “Plan 9 From Outer Space”

That baby is so effin huge it could barely squeeze into a bassinet.

And the umbilical that is snipped off is obviously fake.

I would say it looks like a skit from SNL but then SNL is not this funny anymore..lol


46 posted on 10/26/2012 7:05:19 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Pharmboy
but only that it will be used by DU and others on the left to attack us.

Are you wrenching your hands right now?

47 posted on 10/26/2012 7:05:25 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: Bobalu

How old would you guess that boy be? Almost 2?


48 posted on 10/26/2012 7:06:33 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: svcw

Yes, but if you’re talking Kenya, who knows.

When my kids were born in ‘75 and ‘76, men in the delivery room was just being accepted.

In the U. S., in 1964, you’re right. I don’t know what the case was in Kenya, but my take is that dads of that time pretty much accepted they were out of the loop.

Of course this tries to pass off the doting father image. I’m not convinced the guy was even on the same continent when his son was born.


49 posted on 10/26/2012 7:06:57 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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To: Mr. Dough

I was wrong. Evidently the Super-8 format was introduced to the public in ‘65. I thought it was merely developed then.

I still think it’s highly unlikely more than a very small group of people were using it until the mid ‘70s.

In the mid ‘70s they came up with a cartridge format, that become quite popular for a while.

http://motion.kodak.com/motion/Products/Production/Spotlight_on_Super_8/Super_8mm_History/index.htm


50 posted on 10/26/2012 7:10:00 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama's myth is oozing out onto the floor. He's the political Lance Armstrong.)
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