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World Net Daily ^ | January 30, 2011 | WND Exclusive

Posted on 01/30/2011 9:26:26 PM PST by cruise_missile

WASHINGTON – Did Barack Obama write his own books, and is the story they tell true?

Those two questions are the focus of a new book by WND columnist Jack Cashill, and the definitive and persuasive answer to both is a resounding "no way."

In "Deconstructing Obama," veteran author and filmmaker Cashill builds on his voluminous columnist work on the subject of who wrote Obama's books – especially his autobiographical "Dreams of My Father."

"I've written two books," Obama told a crowd of teachers in July of 2008. "I actually wrote them myself."

The teachers exploded in laughter. They got the joke: Lesser politicians were not bright enough to do the same. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Obama supporters pointed to the first of those two books, the 1995 memoir, "Dreams from My Father," as proof of Obama's superior intellect. Time magazine called it "the best-written memoir ever produced by an American politician." The Obama campaign machine traded on the candidate's literary reputation, encouraging volunteers to "get out the vote and keep talking to others about the genius of Barack Obama."

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: author; ayers; cashill; deconstructingobama; dreams; jackcashill; obama
http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=255861
1 posted on 01/30/2011 9:26:28 PM PST by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile
I remember years ago during the Clinton administration. That some computer science professor ran a statistical average on use of verbs, nouns and sentence structure (Primary Colors). And compared it against the entire journalists in the MSM. He figured out who the author was.

Why can't this be done on Obama’s two books?

2 posted on 01/30/2011 9:33:34 PM PST by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile
What a freaking fraud..........my time on this world will be fulfilled when this turd is finally exposed...

Never thougt I would look back at clintoon and his antics with nostalgia........

3 posted on 01/30/2011 9:34:32 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: cruise_missile

Seems like I remember reading that Bill Ayers actually confessed to writing at least one of those while talking to some writer that confronted him about it in an airport.


4 posted on 01/30/2011 9:36:54 PM PST by thatdewd
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To: cruise_missile
Why can't this be done on Obama’s two books?

It was done. Obama's two books were written in two different literary styles (from someone who never practiced writing). "Dreams" has a style that closely matches books written by Ayers. "Audacity" is a different story.

5 posted on 01/30/2011 9:39:48 PM PST by Poincare
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To: cruise_missile

It’s already been done. William Ayres, the unrepentent bomber and Weatherman terrorist who is now an English professor, is the author of Obama’s books.


6 posted on 01/30/2011 9:41:36 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: SatinDoll

Exactly. I read a piece by Jack Cashill once that absolutely convinced me that Ayers was the author of at least one of Barry’s “books”.


7 posted on 01/30/2011 9:46:25 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If ObamaCare is so great, why is Barry giving waivers to all of his friends, donors and supporters?)
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To: thatdewd
Seems like I remember reading that Bill Ayers actually confessed to writing at least one of those while talking to some writer that confronted him about it in an airport.

Could it have been at Reagan National? Posted by Anne Leary, of the Chicago School, but not the Chicago Way:

Then, unprompted he said--I wrote Dreams From My Father. I said, oh, so you admit it. He said--Michelle asked me to. I looked at him. He seemed eager. He's about my height, short. He went on to say--and if you can prove it, we can split the royalties.

8 posted on 01/30/2011 9:46:25 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: SatinDoll

Ayers is the ghostwriter of Dreams. Audacity of Hope has a different style, and Cashill believes that Jon Favreau is the most probable author behind it:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/07/who_wrote_audacity_of_hope_1.html


9 posted on 01/30/2011 9:51:52 PM PST by ConjunctionJunction
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To: cynwoody
Could it have been at Reagan National? Posted by Anne Leary, of the Chicago School, but not the Chicago Way

That's it!!! He brought up the royalties thing more than once, and that has to be burning him, marxist or not, LOL.

10 posted on 01/30/2011 9:52:06 PM PST by thatdewd
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To: doorgunner69

I agree. Both Clinton and Obama should never have been elected to the presidency. Period. As bad as Clinton was on many levels, at least one didn’t have the feeling that he was out to destroy the country.


11 posted on 01/30/2011 9:53:01 PM PST by Swede Girl
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To: thatdewd
He brought up the royalties thing more than once, and that has to be burning him, marxist or not, LOL.

After reading Cashill and convincing myself he's probably right, that's the question I wondered about. The inequality of income distribution must really be burning up Ayers! Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, when you scratch a Marxist idealist freak, you find a capitalist pig beneath the veneer! But our corrupt society probably provides him with enough income from his various sinecures that he's willing to let it slide in the interest of the commie cause.

12 posted on 01/30/2011 10:02:06 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: cruise_missile

That’s agreat isea. Certainly Ayers has written enough psycho terrorist drivel that there’s plenty of material to compare the writing style, verb quantities, etc. that you described in the Clinton book analysis.


13 posted on 01/30/2011 10:10:28 PM PST by ratsreek
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To: cruise_missile; Beckwith
Underground

By Barack Obama

Under water grottos, caverns
Filled with apes
That eat figs.
Stepping on the figs
That the apes
Eat, they crunch.
The apes howl, bare
Their fangs, dance,
Tumble in the
Rushing water,
Musty, wet pelts
Glistening in the blue.

The literary style of Barry is certainly unique and if this impresses you, check out his college thesis. It's simply beyond the reach of inquiring minds.
14 posted on 01/30/2011 10:13:49 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: cruise_missile
We know Obama... Photobucket
15 posted on 01/30/2011 10:13:55 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: cruise_missile
As to the scientific evidence unearthed by Cashill, he presents the Flesch Reading Ease Score (FRES). Take the two excerpts at the beginning of this piece, one from Fugitive and the other from Dreams. the Fugitive excerpt has a FRES of 54 and is written at a 12th grade level. The Dream excerpt has a FRES score of 54.8 and is also written at a 12th grade level. A FRES score can range from 0 to 121, so the similarity between the two is striking.

By comparison, the second memoir penned by Sen Obama in Audacity of Hope was written at a 9th grade level. Either his second memoir was penned by a different author, or he had by that time, learned to talk down to his audience.

Of particular interest is the Cumulative Sum Technique (Qsum) which has been used to prove authorship in courts of law. Qsum is still considered inconclusive however.

Using Qsum, the first analysis is of sentence length. Fugitive averages 23.13 words per sentence, while Dreams averages 23.36. By contrast, Audacity, penned later, clocks in at 29 words per sentence.

Cashill's research discovered additional indicators of a Ayers authorship of Obama's first memoir. Both use nearly identical imagery and style, and strikingly similar anger and disassociation with the truth. Both refer to lies and liars, while taking poetic license with the truth in telling their own stories.

16 posted on 01/30/2011 10:18:21 PM PST by smokingfrog ( BORN free - taxed to DEATH (and beyond) ...)
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To: cruise_missile

This creep is nothing but a Punk Bit*h.


17 posted on 01/30/2011 10:30:00 PM PST by Artcore
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To: cruise_missile
In fact, much of Obama's life story appears to be a wholly constructed fabrication, one that Jack Cashill "deconstructs" to show the world just who Barack Obama really is.

Been saying this for over 2 years. He has no written history worth note. His "biography" is fabricated, a fairy tale. I imagine his true biography, should it ever be revealed, would raise many eyebrows and drop many jaws.

18 posted on 01/30/2011 10:54:55 PM PST by taraytarah
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To: taraytarah

The reason we hear nary a word from the MSM is because it will not only expose Obama as a fraud but will also expose nearly the entire media as the Marxist cheerleaders they have been for 50 years.


19 posted on 01/30/2011 11:01:59 PM PST by liberty or death
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Thanks for that bit of information. I didn’t know Favreau had been fingered as the ghost writer.


20 posted on 01/30/2011 11:11:44 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: taraytarah

When he was running for President in the summer of 2008, someone did a Lexus/Nexus run for his SSNs and put it online. Just for fun they included his wife, Michelle Robinson Obama and his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham Obama Soetoro.

There were 144 hits for Barak Obama. Many of these had a Michelle Robinson or Michelle Obama at the same address, and quite a few also had his mama, Stanley Ann, living at the same address as well.

Stanley Ann has been dead for years.

Sounds like criminal intent to me. What do you all say?


21 posted on 01/30/2011 11:18:04 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: SatinDoll
What do you all say?

I say:

Barry's whereabouts throughout most of his life are unproven
Stanley's death is unproven
Stanley's Obama marriage is unproven
Stanley's kinship to Barry is unproven
Barry's birth is actually unproven
Why suspect him of criminal anything?

22 posted on 01/30/2011 11:35:20 PM PST by taraytarah
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To: cruise_missile

Obama is a dope. An affirmative action nitwit who keeps his college transcripts hidden for that very fact.

And “Dreams of My Father” has several time-line errors that reveal whoever wrote it was simply piecing notes together; they didn’t live it.


23 posted on 01/31/2011 12:22:55 AM PST by Dr. Eckleburg ("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
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To: doorgunner69

Saw this comment on twitter

I miss Bush.......hell after two years of Obama......I miss Nixon

My sentiments as well!!!


24 posted on 01/31/2011 12:30:02 AM PST by Carley (IDEOLOGY TRUMPS FACTS IN THE LEFT'S QUEST FOR POWER)
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To: ratsreek
I recall some analysis about 0bambi's books and Ayers as an author.

Seems there are a lot of nautical references in the books that relate to Ayers who has worked on ships in his early life.

Not like 0bambi who hasn't worked at anything except "community relations" and fakery.

25 posted on 01/31/2011 12:35:50 AM PST by spokeshave (WTF....the only thing 0bambi's investments will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy.)
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To: Dr. Eckleburg

If Obama is such a great writer, why didn’t he author any papers when he was editor of the Harvard Law Review?


26 posted on 01/31/2011 12:46:11 AM PST by monocle
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To: cruise_missile

I’m also suspicious about Obama’s grandmother’s death. She knew all the secrets. How convenient for her to die a few days before the election.

When was the last time she was seen in public?


27 posted on 01/31/2011 1:44:24 AM PST by Atlantan
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To: taraytarah

Searching for “Stan Dunham”, I find both his mom’s (and granfather’s) Social Security record of death: http://www.legacy.com/ns/obitfinder/ssdi-search.aspx?daterange=1990-1999&firstname=stan&lastname=dunham&keyword=&countryid=1&stateid=0&affiliateid=-1

Serching “Made Dunham” I find reocrd of same for his grannie: http://www.legacy.com/ns/obitfinder/ssdi-search.aspx?daterange=2000-2009&firstname=made&lastname=dunham&keyword=&countryid=1&stateid=0&affiliateid=-1

The other things you mentioned, I am not so sure about.


28 posted on 01/31/2011 3:05:25 AM PST by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: cruise_missile

Who knows that puppetobama ?

Who pulls the strings of that puppet-parrot?

The puppet is manufactured for one goal....He can change stances and clothes but the goal doesn’t change


29 posted on 01/31/2011 3:55:16 AM PST by Ulysse
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To: cruise_missile

He doesn’t even tell his own lies. The New World Order writes them.


30 posted on 01/31/2011 6:07:07 AM PST by RoadTest (Organized religion is no substitute for the relationship the living God wants with you.)
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To: spokeshave

That’s not work. It’s voodoo.


31 posted on 01/31/2011 6:11:04 AM PST by ratsreek
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To: Poincare

“Audacity” was garbage. Cashill believes that was written by Obama.


32 posted on 01/31/2011 6:55:56 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: SatinDoll

Add in that Bill Ayers hosted the Obama coming out party at his house. Obama said Alice Palmer, not Ayers arranged for the party. Palmer was there but was in no way responsible for arranging the party.

Why did Obama lie? Beause that is what he does best. At about 4 minutes into this YOUTUBE video you can hear the CNN report that never should have aired.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvROBLortBQ


33 posted on 01/31/2011 7:12:09 AM PST by politicianslie (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders)
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To: cruise_missile

That was Vassar Professor Donald Foster, and he id’d Joe Klein as the author of Primary Colors.


34 posted on 01/31/2011 7:36:14 AM PST by bvw
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To: SatinDoll

No problem!


35 posted on 01/31/2011 8:48:36 AM PST by ConjunctionJunction
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