Skip to comments.Investigation Proves Obama's Eligibilty For Presidency Is Highly Questionable
Posted on 05/01/2010 1:34:54 PM PDT by justme346
It is the conclusion of this investigator that Barack Hussein OBAMA II has not only failed to provide proof of eligibility, but has and continues to fight efforts to release the proof necessary to confirm that he is legally eligible to occupy his current position as the president of the United States.
To be clear, it is important to understand that there is a vast and significant difference between the meaning of the words evidence and proof, although most people use the terms synonymously. While Blacks Law Dictionary offers the legal definition of both terms, they can be easily summarized for the purpose of this investigation as follows: Evidence is something that offers the basis for belief or disbelief, or knowledge on which to base belief, while proof is the establishment of facts by evidence.
Clearly, the United States Constitution requires the higher standard of proof and not merely evidence of eligibility to hold the office of President. Contrary to the assertions of representatives speaking on behalf of OBAMA, media accounts and numerous reports on various Internet sites, OBAMA has provided absolutely no proof that he meets the eligibility requirements as of the date of this investigation.
Before proceeding, its important to understand that the distinction between evidence of proof is neither petty nor is it mere semantics, as the legal definitions between evidence and proof are exceptionally clear, especially in a court of law and especially when considering someone to assume the highest position in U.S. government. In fact, it is this distinction that is being methodically exploited to misrepresent the facts of this case, and to pejoratively label anyone who continues to demand proof as a birther.
Certification of Live Birth as proof
Clearly, the image of the Certification of Live Birth is a large part of the eligibility question. Much debate and discussion has taken place over the images authenticity and provenance. As noted, that document first appeared in JPEG image format on or about 12 July 2008 on the political website DailyKos, and was subsequently published on the OBAMA-backed website Fight the Smears and also on www.FactCheck.org.
Controversy became rampant as numerous analyses of the image at each site suggested that in certain cases, alterations to the image were made. The controversy became exacerbated by the obvious revisions made to that image that appeared on various web sites to such an extent that the accusations distracted from the most basic of issues: The Certification of Live Birth, even if authenticated, is not legally sufficient to be considered proof of citizenship and therefore, is legally insufficient to be prove the eligibility of Barack Hussein OBAMA II. Accordingly, the long form, or vault copy of the actual birth certificate needs to be released for the legal burden of proof to be satisfied.
The release of the authenticated long form of OBAMAs birth certificate will identify the parents, the exact location of birth, as well as the source of the information provided on that form. By virtue of the legal definition and standards of proof, it is the only document suitable to meet the legal definition of proof, and the only document that will contain all of the necessary information to prove or disprove his eligibility to hold office.
While investigation of possible alterations of the JPEG of the COLB posted and presented as genuine on a site sanctioned by OBAMA or those representing him could become relevant in a separate criminal investigation, the topic is subordinate to and detracts from the primary issue of OBAMAs eligibility. Analysis of the JPEG image purported to be that of OBAMAs Certification of Live Birth is beyond the scope of this investigation, especially since the document itself (and not a JPEG image of the document) has not been made accessible for review. Nonetheless, allegations of alteration must be properly investigated as any evidence of alterations with the intent to deceive, done by an individual or group acting in an official capacity, can be used to illustrate a course of conduct that might later prove useful in the venue of a criminal investigation.
The authenticity of the Certification of Live Birth notwithstanding, it is the conclusion of this investigator that OBAMA has not only failed to produce the appropriate form necessary to prove eligibility (the vault copy or long form birth certificate), but has gone to significant lengths to keep that form from being released.
Investigation into this area has produced sufficient evidence to indicate that representatives of Barack Hussein OBAMA II, either at his direction or with his knowledge and consent, posted or caused to be posted the Certification of Live Birth at the Fight the Smears website, claiming the document is incontrovertible proof of his citizenship status and thus, his eligibility to hold the office of President. At that site, the Certification of Live Birth is improperly labeled and presented to the visitors as Barack Obamas Official Birth Certificate. It is, in fact and reality, no such document.
When one considers the text above the image as shown above, it is reasonable to question the intent of the site operators with regard to improperly representing that the document is something it is not, and to allege that those claiming Barack Obama doesnt have a birth certificate arent actually about that piece of paper theyre about manipulating people into thinking Barack is not an American citizen. It would appear that the actual manipulation is not originating from anyone asking reasonable, fact-based questions, but by those who deceitfully represent that the image of the COLB is an actual birth certificate.
Arguments used to deflect the truth
To be sure, there are numerous individuals and groups who claim that the presentation of the Certification of Live Birth is sufficient to prove Obamas Constitutional eligibility. In January 2009, Janice OKUBO, director of communications for the Hawaii Department of Health, stated that the COLB provides sufficient information to answer all of the questions surrounding OBAMAs eligibility. To illustrate her assertion, she noted that the COLB lists OBAMAs location of birth as Honolulu, Hawaii:
If you were born in Bali, for example, you could get a certificate from the state of Hawaii saying you were born in Bali. You could not get a certificate saying you were born in Honolulu. The state has to verify a fact like that for it to appear on the certificate.
As noted in the previous section of this report, it is important to understand that the COLB does not provide the critical information pertaining to OBAMAs parents, the exact location of birth, or the source of information provided. Only one document (of current relevance) will provide that information: an authenticated copy of the long form or vault copy of the birth certificate of Barack Hussein OBAMA II.
In an article titled Born in the U.S.A originally published on 21 August 2008 and updated on 1 November 2008, FactCheck.org also attempted to quell further questions of OBAMAs eligibility by commenting on the Certification of Live Birth:
FactCheck.org staffers have now seen, touched, examined and photographed the original birth certificate. We conclude that it meets all of the requirements from the State Department for proving U.S. citizenship. Claims that the document lacks a raised seal or a signature are false. We have posted high-resolution photographs of the document as supporting documents to this article. Our conclusion: Obama was born in the U.S.A. just as he has always said.
This assertion is a bit more misleading, as the author refers to the Certification of Live Birth as a birth certificate. In other words, the staffers examined the COLB, not the long form or vault copy of the birth certificate of Barack Hussein OBAMA II. The affirmation that the COLB is genuine notwithstanding, only one document (of current relevance) will provide that information: an authenticated copy of the long form or vault copy of the birth certificate of Barack Hussein OBAMA II.
In summary, arguments over the authenticity of the COLB are nothing more than a distraction from the primary issue: the Certification of Live Birth, even if authenticated, is not legally sufficient to be considered proof of citizenship and therefore, is legally insufficient to be prove the eligibility of Barack Hussein OBAMA II. Accordingly, the long form, or vault copy of the actual birth certificate needs to be released for the legal burden of proof to be satisfied. And THAT is the document that Barack Hussein OBAMA II continues to fight against being released.
Nomination without proof
It is reasonable to ask how any individual could successfully secure the nomination of their respective party if they did not furnish the necessary proof of eligibility as required by the U.S. Constitution. This question is especially relevant considering the intense examination of Senator John McCAIN as candidate for the Republican Party. A follow-up and equally reasonable question is who would allow such an event to occur absent of such proof, and who would have had to known about the potential controversy in advance? A prevailing yet erroneous theory is that for one to believe that Barack Hussein OBAMA II is not constitutionally eligible to hold the office of President of the United States, there must be a massive conspiracy that involves numerous individuals and multiple levels of government.
Although one would reasonably suspect that there had to have been a large number of co-conspirators involved in such an act, the opposite is actually true.
An investigation into this issue found that only the chairperson of each party (the partys national convention that nominates the candidate) has to sign an Official Certification of Nomination, which is the recognized legal instrument that affirms that the partys candidate meets all of the eligibility requirements to hold the office of President. In the case of Barack Hussein OBAMA II, that responsibility fell with Ms. Nancy PELOSI. It is a surprisingly simple process that is completed following the official nomination of the candidate for office, and is usually filed immediately after the close of the partys convention.
In the case of Barack Hussein OBAMA, PELOSI signed the affirmation of eligibility in her capacity as Chair of the Democratic National Convention along with Alice GERMOND, the Secretary of the Democratic National Convention. Her signature, affixed and notarized to this legal instrument, was viewed as sufficient documentation by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) that both OBAMA and BIDEN were duly nominated and met the Constitutional eligibility requirements, according to an official interviewed by this investigator at the FEC in Washington, DC. According to this FEC official, no further verification was required or performed at any level [within the FEC].
Unsurprisingly, repeated attempts by this investigator to secure information from Ms. PELOSIs Washington, DC office for information about the eligibility and background verification process were not answered as of the date of this report. Meanwhile, one Washington insider with ties to the FEC told this investigator that the process of filing the Official Certification of Nomination is easier than getting a DC drivers license. No one asks any questions and the process is nothing more than a mere formality, stated this source.
Oddities surrounding the Official Certification of Nomination affidavits
One very suspicious circumstance verified during the course of this investigation involves the production and filing of the Official Certification of Nomination forms. Numerous web sites and open sources have furnished two images of the same affidavit as best illustrated at the web site operated by Reverend James David MANNING (at this link). Under the heading of Exhibit 6 at this location are two nomination documents, each with different wording as to the certification of the candidates.
This investigator took steps to verify the authenticity of the original documents and not the Internet copies. Using a federal index system of certified election documents, the authenticity of both documents was established and it was verified that both exist on file. Additionally, this investigator and Judi McLeod, founder and editor of Canada Free Press, interviewed Reverend MANNING in February 2010 about this and other matters, in a further attempt to secure bona fide documentation about OBAMAs background and the authentication of documents. Reverend MANNING noted the discrepancies in the wording, and has since conducted his own inquiries of these documents.
Interestingly, the wording within the certifications is significantly different; one contains the Constitutional certification clause within the body of the document, while the other does not. The different wording of these two separate documents is detailed as follows:
Document with Constitutional certification clause:
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the National Convention of the Democrat Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 through 28, 2008, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively and that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.
Document without Constitutional certification clause:
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the National Convention of the Democrat Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 though 28, 2008, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively.
During the course of this investigation, attempts were made by this investigator to have the differences between documents explained by various government officials within the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). Despite numerous attempts, no explanations were obtained. The absence of the constitutionality clause remains of significant concern to this investigator and is an area that requires further exploration.
This discrepancy was also addressed in an article written by Canada Free Press columnist JB Williams on 24 April 2010. In that article, Mr. Williams accurately described the difference in documents:
Note that the language which certifies that Barack Hussein Obama meets all constitutional qualifications is missing in the DNC documents filed in 49 of the 50 states. The certification of constitutional qualification for the office of president was filed only in Hawaii. That text is missing in the DNC certification filings for all other states.
Whereas the RNC filed the exact same certification document, including the constitutional text for John McCain in all 50 states, Obama was technically certified in only one state, Hawaii.
Prior knowledge of eligibility problems
That the process of filing the Official Certification of Nomination is indeed a simple one and rests on the sworn statements of two individuals, it is not intended to mean that others did not possess prior knowledge of OBAMAs failure to provide sufficient proof of eligibility. In fact, as early as 2005, some individuals presently serving in his administration appear to have known that the eligibility issue relative to his citizenship might become a future problem.
A twenty-six page article written by Sarah P. HERLIHY was published in the Chicago-Kent Law Review, Volume 81:275 titled Amending the Natural Born Citizen Requirement: Globalization as the Impetus and the Obstacle. The date of publication is 22 February 2006, although the article appears to have been written by HERLIHY in late 2005. As the title implies, the author argues that Article II of the U.S. Constitution inhibits globalization of the U.S. She further opines that the provision is discriminatory, outdated, and undemocratic. On page fifteen of her article, HERLIHY references several hypothetical arguments that bear an eerie likeness to the not-so hypothetical implementation of policies we are witnessing under the OBAMA administration.
The HERLIHY BRIEF, as I have labeled it, is interesting on several levels, but relevant on one level in particular: HERLIHY was employed as an associate by Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, a Chicago, Illinois based law firm with offices worldwide. Further investigation found that a senior partner of that same firm, Bruce I. ETTELSON, was a former member on the finance committee of Barack Hussein OBAMA II when he was a Senator in Illinois. Could this be a mere coincidence, or perhaps an attempt to break psychological barriers while grooming a future President?
That, combined with legislative efforts during the 2008 campaign involving McCAINs eligibility (as documented in Part I of this report), appear to suggest a broader level of knowledge among individuals that the issue of eligibility as it relates to the U.S. Constitution, might present a future problem.
A mission gone wrong?
John O. BRENNAN is currently the assistant to President OBAMA and Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. Until he began working for OBAMA, BRENNAN was the CEO of a firm called the Analysis Corporation, a government subcontractor whose work involved providing intelligence-related consulting services to federal agencies. In 2008, a contract employee of BRENNANs firm was caught inappropriately accessing certain passport files in the State Departments passport office. BRENNANs firm was cited in March, 2008 for breaching sensitive files, including the passport files of Hillary Rodham CLINTON, John McCAIN and Barack Hussein OBAMA.
On 21 March 2008, U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack confirmed that the contractor from BRENNANs company had accessed the passport files of the presidential candidates that included OBAMA. It is significant to note that the passport files include a virtual treasure trove of personal information, including an applicants name, social security number, date and place of birth. The files would likely contain additional information including original or authenticated copies of birth certificates, naturalization certificates, or oaths of allegiance for U.S.-born persons who adopted the citizenship of a foreign country as minors.
It should be noted that at the time of the incident, BRENNAN was working as an unpaid adviser to the Obama campaign and was said to have virtually unfettered access to the candidate. BRENNAN, of course, denounced the actions of the employee.
The nature of the breach, according to intelligence sources close to this investigator, confirmed that the target of the unlawful access was the file containing documents related to Barack Hussein OBAMA (a fact that was originally reported in an article written by Ken Timmerman for NewsMax.com). This is significant, of course, as OBAMA has not permitted the release of his passport records or the documentation contained in that file.
It is important to note that this was not the first breach, nor the only one. At least two other incidents that resulted in the termination or other disciplinary action took place in the several months around this same time period. This breach, however, was different, and the difference between this incident and the others must not be dismissed as it is directly related to the potential disclosure of personal information of Barack Hussein OBAMA II, including his original, long form birth certificate. This incident involved more than a curious subcontractor worker; it involved other co-conspirators, including an unidentified contact within the U.S. State Department itself.
Research into the three separate incidents was performed, noting that two of those incidents were somewhat limited in terms of what was accessed. The breach that involved HARRIS, however, as often happens with the use of unmanageable criminal assets, went dangerously awry.
Following this incident, federal investigators identified a cooperative witness with direct information about the breach of the passport records allegedly by accident. That individual, identified as Leiutenant Harris Junior, 24, was stopped for a minor traffic infraction on 25 March 2008, and was found to be in possession of stolen credit cards and documents that were traced back to the breach of the passport records. (Copy of arrest record here in PDF format) HARRIS, known to DC police, began working with federal authorities to strike a deal as they expanded their investigation into the passport incident. According to a review of the arrest record, HARRIS admitted to investigating officers that he obtained the documents from (an unnamed) co-conspirator who works for the U.S. Department of State [emphasis added by this author].
Less than a month later, HARRIS was found with a single bullet wound to his head on Thursday, 17 April 2008, inside of his car that was parked in front of the Judah House Praise Baptist Church in Washington, DC. HARRIS was described as an important witness in the breach of the passport records. While his death was attributed to an increase in violence in the city, at least one detective interviewed by this investigator is not too sure. Its an awfully big coincidence, and you know how I feel about coincidences, stated this homicide detective. Ive considered that it was someone tying up loose ends, he added. The murder of HARRIS remains unsolved.
From an investigative perspective, the reluctance of Barack Hussein OBAMA to release an authenticated copy of his actual long form birth certificate is as revealing as it is troubling. The exact number of lawsuits filed within the last two years to legally compel Barack Hussein OBAMA to release a copy of his authenticated, long form birth certificate is unknown. According to Canada Free Press columnist JB Williams in an article he wrote on 24 April 2010 discloses that OBAMA has spent in excess of $2 million in legal fees [to prevent the release of that document]. Mr. Williams stated nobody spends $2 million in legal fees to hide an authentic birth certificate. At least no one who is not hell bent on hiding information of significance.
Mr. Williams also notes that [I]n every instance, the lawsuits were dismissed prior to discovery, or the legal process that in these cases, permit the petitioning party to review evidence relevant to the lawsuit.
From an investigative perspective, the most obvious and nagging question is why Barack Hussein OBAMA II has refused and continues to refuse to authorize the release of that document for review. Consistent with the background investigations I have conducted on behalf of Fortune 500 and 100 companies, such a refusal would be sufficient cause to automatically dismiss the individual seeking the high-level executive position from such consideration. By comparison to the 150 or so investigations of this type I have performed over the last 25 years, I have yet to find anyone under consideration for such a position to refuse this most routine and basic request. Moreover, I have never experienced anyone who has not only refused to do so, but spent extraordinary sums of money in legal fees to fight against such disclosure.
The authenticated long form birth certificate is not the only document of interest that OBAMA refused to provide, but it is the most salient and direct method of furnishing proof to answer the eligibility issue once and for all.
Barack Hussein OBAMA II promised transparency to the American people during his campaign and if elected, during his time in office of President. Yet, that promise of transparency has been replaced with walls of lawyers and an administration of individuals who have mounted an unprecedented campaign of opacity. In addition to his actual birth certificate, OBAMA has refused to release the following records that would provide insight into the individual currently occupying the highest office in the United States:
Official U.S. passport records Medical records Occidental College records & transcripts Columbia College records & transcripts Harvard College records State of Illinois Bar Records Private practice law client list
Each of the above records would be considered relevant to his position as President, and most previous presidents have themselves authorized the release of such information for public review. Requesting the release of the above records is certainly reasonable, and is consistent with the requests of previous administrations.
Of course, cursory research of various web sites will provide lists of other documents undisclosed by OBAMA, including but not limited to his natural parents marriage license, records from overseas primary schools, and even his Baptismal certificate, if one even exists. Also included by some sites are his adoption records, various grade school and high school transcripts, and published articles that he would have authored while enrolled in college. While the release of such records would indeed prove enlightening, they are not necessarily intrinsic to the issue of his Constitutional eligibility.
The production of a single document could put this entire controversy to rest: the long form birth certificate. As noted in this investigative segment, it is that single document that OBAMA has not only refused to release or authorize to be released, but has spent an estimated $2 million to keep under wraps.
There is too much of a conflict of interest when the president appoints the head of Justice. You can do whatever you want when you are the boss of those that would hold you accountable.
If he is not eligible, if he has fooled the system and been able to hide out because of his friends of influence and the leftist media that want to appear ‘cool’, then our constitution is truly proven to be an important guideline in determining the eligibility of the candidate. Because look at what has happened to our good and trusting nation when the guidelines were ignored, we got this hellacious socialist attempting to destroy all that is good within our system.
Hopefully, Col Terry Lakin will be the one who opens up this can of worms.
GO Col Lakin!
Fraud in the USA: The end of the birth certificate controversy.
List of YouTube videos posted in order:
Hold his feet to the fire. Keep up the hunt for the truth.
He’s a pretender to the office he occupies, and must be held accountable for this unprecedented fraud.
It’s time to take back the country.
He’s a “pretender” all right....even IF he was born here legitimately.....says he’s a CONSTITUTIONAL lawyer and proceeds to destroy it.....
Very good summary and discussion of the issues surrounding the COLB and the “long form” birth certificate. It makes a great conspiracy theory for the simple reason that it provides plausible evidence for an organized attempt to commit fraud.
What is does not do, of course, is prove that Obama is inelibible to be President. No one has been able to do that. No one, that is, except those that take the evidence at face value. A good argument can be made that, whatever the facts of his birth may be, the acknowledged fact that the father of Barack Hussein Obama II was Barack Hussein Obama makes him ineligible for the Office of President.
The COLB issue could be for real, or it could be the deception plan. Remember, that other guy Hussein was said to have a deception plan on Weapons of Mass Destruction that the entire world bought hook line and sinker. Perhaps the COLB was the deception plan to keep anyone from questioning the obvious: A man born to a British Subject cannot be a Natural Born Citizen.
The other Hussein’s deception plan brought him to a swing party on the end of rope. Wonder where BHO’s deception will take him.
One would hope so but it ain't gonna happen.The court martial will not allow any defense motion to subpoena any birth certificate.And,assuming that the Colonel will have some access to a *civilian" appeals court any such appeal will be delayed at *least* long enough to allow Hussein to remain in office until '13 or '17.
I’m of the mindset, never say never.
The document doesn’t exist.
If it did exist, surely someone with access to Hawaii records would have risked being fired in return for the various 1 mil rewards that were placed on obtaining it.
I wonder how many employees have been fired already just looking for it?
An attitude of “we’re for sure going to lose” never won any battles or wars.
Fighting spirit is what is needed, not a defeatist wave the white flag now attitude.
How much of your net worth would you wager on Hussein being driven from office due to Constitutional ineligibility?
I don’t gamble with money.
But a defeatist attitude never won anything.
We certainly are living in “interesting times”. At my age (and yours), I would much prefer dull and boring.
Every time that I think I cannot possibly be more outraged.....I find that I can.
Mr. RR and I spent the day hiking in some of the draws near our property. We took the metal detector and gold pans, and actually found a few gold flakes on the banks of a creek near us. It was a nice break from the TV and computer. The bad thing was that it is May First, and it snowed on us! Gotta love that “globull” warming!
Every time that I think I cannot possibly be more outraged.....I find that I can.<<<
Yes, I am having the same experience, plus a big dose of “so why are you so upset, you saw it coming and no one would listen to me....”
A good dose of gold fever, is what I think you need.
Now to hurry back and see if you can find the mother lode, you can’t stop with a little dust.
I gave my sluice box to my nephew last week, there will not be another trip for me and he is without a job.
When Kendall was a young teen, we went almost every weekend about a 100 miles from here and looked for gold, he built our first one, from pieces of carpet, etc that we found in the dump, then after he moved on, I bought one with a gas motor, a Keene.
Hey that snow is just making water to wash the gold out of the stream with.
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