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Barack Obama's missing year
WND ^ | April 07, 2011 | Jack Cashill

Posted on 04/07/2011 6:18:18 AM PDT by RobinMasters

In his definitive 2010 biography of Barack Obama, "The Bridge," New Yorker editor David Remnick features a photograph of a dapper young Barack Obama sitting between his grandparents on a Central Park bench.

The bench is real. The grandparents are real. The wall behind them is real. Barack Obama is not. He has been conspicuously photoshopped in. Who did this and why remains as much a mystery as Obama's extended stay in New York.

In late October 2007, the New York Times ran a telling article on Barack Obama headlined, "Obama's Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say."

Given that he was an announced candidate for president, and an underdog at that, the Times expected Obama to welcome the chance to reconcile his account in his memoir, "Dreams from My Father," with the accounts of those who knew him.

"Yet," lamented the newly neutered Times, "he declined repeated requests to talk about his New York years, release his Columbia transcript or identify even a single fellow student, co-worker, roommate or friend from those years."

A campaign spokesman, Ben LaBolt, offered a painfully lame explanation for Obama's reticence, "He doesn't remember the names of a lot of people in his life."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 04/07/2011 6:18:19 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

obama is photoshopped in a LOT of the photos released, from elementary and high school and college

of course it is an amateurish job, since some of us amateurs can see it

It does a raise a HUGE question of who orchestrated and controlled and continues to control all this, and how, and why


2 posted on 04/07/2011 6:22:54 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: RobinMasters

Bump.


3 posted on 04/07/2011 6:26:18 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: RobinMasters
"He doesn't remember the names of a lot of people in his life."

Have you noticed that the excuses for questionable issues with obozo are absolutely lame? Are we supposed to say.... "oh, ok..." This guy that is soooooo brillant can't remember anyone?....I guess all that vast knowledge in that space between his ears doesn't leave room to remember names....I am really tired of living in bizarro world....
4 posted on 04/07/2011 6:27:54 AM PDT by Newton ('No arsenal is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.' -Ronald Reagan)
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To: RobinMasters

No, Obama is real, the Grandparents were photoshopped in. There is another photo of Obama in Central Park the same day, and the errors in the photo are with the Grandparents.


5 posted on 04/07/2011 6:30:55 AM PDT by Plutarch
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To: silverleaf
It does a raise a HUGE question of who orchestrated and controlled and continues to control all this, and how, and why

Some say he was "created" by the CIA.

6 posted on 04/07/2011 6:35:03 AM PDT by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: A. Patriot

the photoshops are too amateur for this, imho


7 posted on 04/07/2011 6:36:55 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Plutarch

O might have been born here but there is something else he is trying to hide. How the hell did someone with so many ?’s in his background get elected?!?
How did the American public fall for it?!?
O’s rise to power is so scary. If anyone can bring him down the Donald can. How can anyone feel good about O facing off against Mitt, Huck, or Bachmann? He AND the media would destroy them.


8 posted on 04/07/2011 6:38:32 AM PDT by hillarys cankles
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To: silverleaf

My daughter is going to be attending a summer class at Stanford at which they will be using Photoshop. Neither she nor I know much about it. If I understand it correctly there are many different versions of Photoshop, some extremely complex. What should she know before attending?? If I bought some version for her now, which one??


9 posted on 04/07/2011 6:38:39 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: RobinMasters

What about B. Hussein Soetero’s missing presidency?


10 posted on 04/07/2011 6:40:01 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Doc Savage
If I bought some version for her now, which one??

As a student she'll be eligible for the academic version which is considerably cheaper. The only caveat is that it cannot be used later for commercial purposes. Apparently they have a way of knowing.
11 posted on 04/07/2011 6:40:42 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: RobinMasters

Why does the “original” photo of just his grandparents still have his knee in it? WND is not helping.


12 posted on 04/07/2011 6:44:24 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: silverleaf
There was an article posted on FR a few days ago that contended that every picture of obama and his family and class mates was photoshopped. I know nothing about photoshop but I am an artist and know a little about light and shadow and reflected light. Several of the pictures I had a problem with the analysis of the author. Did you happen to see it?
13 posted on 04/07/2011 6:44:45 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: LucyT

Ping

“The bench is real. The grandparents are real. The wall behind them is real. Barack Obama is not. He has been conspicuously photoshopped in. Who did this and why remains as much a mystery as Obama’s extended stay in New York.”

In late October 2007, the New York Times ran a telling article on Barack Obama headlined, “Obama’s Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say.”

Given that he was an announced candidate for president, and an underdog at that, the Times expected Obama to welcome the chance to reconcile his account in his memoir, “Dreams from My Father,” with the accounts of those who knew him.

“Yet,” lamented the newly neutered Times, “he declined repeated requests to talk about his New York years, release his Columbia transcript or identify even a single fellow student, co-worker, roommate or friend from those years.”


14 posted on 04/07/2011 6:46:15 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Doc Savage

I don’t know how to do it, but I do know an amateur job when I see it

Have her do some homework and pull up all the obama past life photos she can find on the internet

Some that come to mind-

his basketball team shot at Punahou, his Harvard Law group photo, his “Columbia” picture with Granny and Gramps in NYC, almost any photo of his elementary school years

Her professor might want to take a look at Barry’s head size and shape in current and past photos, maybe also figure out when his zig zag scar appeared on the side of his head


15 posted on 04/07/2011 6:47:18 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Doc Savage

The more your daughter knows going into the course the more she will learn when she’s there. It’s money well spent, IMO.

Check out the local library or check with friends if you don’t want to buy a copy now.


16 posted on 04/07/2011 6:49:11 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Newton
Or conversely, if Obama was the brilliant mind and charismatic demigod that his campaign portrayed him to be, classmates at Columbia would certainly remember his brilliance as an intellect and classmate. Most college classes at the junior and senior level are relatively small and a person of such natural extraordinary traits would have stood out. Even if people didn't remember his name, his background of Hawaii and Indonesia would have been remarkable and memorable or that he had transferred from the balmy climes of California to move to New York. His name was unusual as well....we often remember unusual names when we hear them again..and Obama would certainly have that quality.
17 posted on 04/07/2011 6:49:54 AM PDT by madinmadtown (Marx, the patron saint of blame, envy and destruction.)
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To: RobinMasters

I find that video unconvincing. I’m not an expert, but to me the picture without Obama is the one that looks wrong: repeated patterns in the wall and tree behind it, missing leg of the bench, etc.


18 posted on 04/07/2011 6:52:51 AM PDT by NRPM (We have to come to terms with the fact that governments have made promises they will not keep.)
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To: RobinMasters

I believe Obama worked for New York PIRG. This is a Ralph Nader inspired student funnded and (fictitiously) student run political action group. The professional staff, like Obama, were radically left wing. Many today are powerful in the democrat party.

I never see this discussed or investigated. His time there and people he knew would be revealing.


19 posted on 04/07/2011 6:53:40 AM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: RobinMasters
"He doesn't remember the names of a lot of people in his life."

Of course, he would not remember the names. The man is so self-centered that I doubt he ever heard their names when being introduced to them.

20 posted on 04/07/2011 6:55:18 AM PDT by OldPossum
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To: Smokeyblue
NY Times October 30, 2007 : Obama’s Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say
21 posted on 04/07/2011 6:57:31 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: cdcdawg
Why does the “original” photo of just his grandparents still have his knee in it? WND is not helping.

Only in the weird wacky world of WND, could an obviously Photoshopped picture be used as an "original" to prove that the original is Photoshopped.

Beam me up, Farah!

22 posted on 04/07/2011 7:00:11 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: RobinMasters

Missing year? Prison? Rehab?


23 posted on 04/07/2011 7:00:17 AM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: cdcdawg
Why does the “original” photo of just his grandparents still have his knee in it? WND is not helping.

The knee got me as well. I guess it is possible that in the original photo it is a conveniently shaped shadow, but that is unlikely. It appears more like he was removed from the photo, as opposed to added. This would raise a whole other series of questions. But, the knee?!? It looks like an amateurish grasp for something.

24 posted on 04/07/2011 7:01:19 AM PDT by RobertClark (On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.)
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To: Smokeyblue
Check out the activities of Ayers and Dohrn during obama’s supposed Columbia years, and the. yes they do coincide

Everyone says Ayers/Dohrn were terrorists in the 60’s when obama was a child- but they (and obama) were at Columbia in the late 70’s/80s when the Brinks robbery and other acts of terror and crime were occurring in NYC, related to the anti-apartheid movement of which obama claims to have been a member while at Columbia, also tied into the black panthers and militant black reparations movements (check out the December 4 Movement, D4M)

If you start tracking names of these D4M people like Dohrn, Eve Rosahn and others, who were part of the scene during the time when obama was at Columbia, you find a lot of interrelationships among these old radicals and agencies and “think tanks” and “foundations” and orgs that have lately crept into our govt policies like sewage

Also pay attention to the plethora of radicals who come out of the woodwork on or about December 4th

25 posted on 04/07/2011 7:01:33 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
Only in the weird wacky world of WND, could an obviously Photoshopped picture be used as an "original" to prove that the original is Photoshopped.

Exactly. That's why it's called "Wing Nut Daily".

26 posted on 04/07/2011 7:08:43 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (TOTUS knows how to give a speech. Obama knows how to read.)
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To: RobertClark

exactly. There is enough about this guy that doesn’t add up without anyone inventing things.


27 posted on 04/07/2011 7:09:08 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: PeaceBeWithYou
maybe playing terrorist games with D4M

(anti apartheid, black panthers/black reparations as “social justice”)- all causes dear to his black liberationist marxist hugging heart

If you were a 20-something yr old obama, would you sooner bust for poli sci exams? or mingle and flop in apartments all around the NYC Boston and CT Ivies with exotic petty Paki muslim druggies homos and criminals, flattered and raised up as a black man genius by rich liberal 30 yr old students (many anti-Jewish Jews) who hate Daddy but live off his money, go to rallies at which acid is sprayed into the faces of white cop pigs trying to stop antiapartheid protests, and plot Brinks and bank robberies with the awesome dudes from legendary weather underground, to take money from the white oppressor and give it to the brothers?

“Community Organizing”, thass what I'm talking about

28 posted on 04/07/2011 7:11:24 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: A. Patriot

Some say he was “created” by the CIA.
___________________________________________________

Could have been nurtured by the communists.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJty-It1cS0


29 posted on 04/07/2011 7:26:38 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama's 2012 Slogan: "We've got what it takes, to take what you've got"!)
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To: silverleaf
http://youtu.be/fA7hd3j1yHI

This is an interesting video on photoshopped obama photos

30 posted on 04/07/2011 7:27:25 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: hillarys cankles

Donald is doing the other Republican candidates-to-be a great service. He’s allowing them to “rise above” the issues of Obama’s past knowing that Donald’s going to do the dirty work.


31 posted on 04/07/2011 7:31:41 AM PDT by frposty (I'm a simpleton)
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To: RobinMasters; All

http://www.zombietime.com/obama_and_the_weather_underground/

some interesting background and history,to pursue for further research and reading


32 posted on 04/07/2011 7:32:07 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: baddog 219
...I recall in the early days of 0bambi BC controversy that someone had a software program that analyzed the image of eyes in photos....

looking at the images of shadows reflected in the eyes the program could prove conclusively if someone was Photo-shopped into a photo...

....anyone got a link..?

33 posted on 04/07/2011 7:35:19 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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To: silverleaf

Bump.


34 posted on 04/07/2011 7:36:53 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: baddog 219; All

very interesting

and very discouraging

wtf


35 posted on 04/07/2011 7:38:47 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Doc Savage
There is a free photoshop equivalent called GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) which runs under windows and linux. Find it at: http://www.gimp.org/

It works every bit as well as photoshop.

36 posted on 04/07/2011 7:41:20 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (Returned for regrooving...)
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To: baddog 219

That’s the same video that’s linked in the WND article. And there was a separate FR thread discussing the video/photos recently as well. It wouldn’t surprise me to find out WND mines FR for source material.


37 posted on 04/07/2011 7:41:27 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: RobinMasters
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/42469716#42469716

I just watched the “msNBC’ interview of Trump. I think there is more going on here then we think. Why would nbc, after ALWAYS attacking conservatives, let Trump, who WORKS for NBC hurt obama?

1. He's going to say he found the birth certificate and its genuine and it goes away for Obama.

2. As some have mentioned here, he's helping Hillary.

3. He's trying to split the party so obama wins.

I'm sure there are other things I have not thought of, but I think he's playing us.

38 posted on 04/07/2011 7:53:52 AM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: Linda Frances

Oops. I meant to post this on the “Trump sends investigators to Hawaii”. Sorry


39 posted on 04/07/2011 7:56:18 AM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

Living with William Ayers, who most believe paid for his schooling and wrote his “autobiography.”


40 posted on 04/07/2011 7:59:35 AM PDT by MNnice
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To: Doc Savage
Have her watch the entire “You Suck at Photoshop” series.

An informative video series of Photoshop tips that is hysterically funny...

You Suck at Photoshop

41 posted on 04/07/2011 8:01:34 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: hillarys cankles
How did the American public fall for it?!?

The media was/is 1000% in the tank for him. To me, THAT is the "Why" question to be answered.

42 posted on 04/07/2011 8:16:11 AM PDT by upchuck (Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: upchuck

“The media was/is 1000% in the tank for him. To me, THAT is the “Why” question to be answered.”

The MSM is the greatest threat to the USA. Until it is fundamentally changed, our demise is just around the corner.


43 posted on 04/07/2011 8:25:15 AM PDT by east1234 (Cut, Kill, Dig and Drill!)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
That’s the same video that’s linked in the WND article. And there was a separate FR thread discussing the video/photos recently as well. It wouldn’t surprise me to find out WND mines FR for source material.

Yes, it was this thread:

Obama's Fake Family Photo

The video was used as the basis for the thread, but it was quickly discovered that the video used an obviously Photoshopped image of the Grandparents together for its premise. Cashill would have benefited from perusing that thread before posting his article.

44 posted on 04/07/2011 8:57:49 AM PDT by Plutarch
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To: RobinMasters
In his definitive 2010 biography of Barack Obama, "The Bridge," New Yorker editor David Remnick features a photograph of a dapper young Barack Obama sitting between his grandparents on a Central Park bench. The bench is real. The grandparents are real. The wall behind them is real. Barack Obama is not. He has been conspicuously photoshopped in. Who did this and why remains as much a mystery as Obama's extended stay in New York.

*****

When I first saw that photo of Obama in the park with his grandparents many months ago, I wondered who took the picture?

Was it Obama's mother? An Obama friend? Was it Obama himself?

If Obama took the picture, maybe he couldn't figure how to set up the camera on delay so that he could be in the picture also.

If the picture is a fake, then I don't know why a person would make such a fake. Maybe Obama was indeed in the park with his grandparents, but there was no way to prove it unless he let someone use photoshop to put his image in the picture so that he could use the picture for political campaign purposes.

I just wish Obama would tell us who took the picture and be done with it.

45 posted on 04/07/2011 9:11:44 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: hillarys cankles
How the hell did someone with so many ?’s in his background get elected?!?

White guilt and media accomplices.

46 posted on 04/07/2011 9:14:56 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou
Missing year? Prison? Rehab?

Advanced Marxism 401, in a foreign location?

47 posted on 04/07/2011 9:18:47 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: RobertClark; Tex-Con-Man; cdcdawg

You 3 obviously did not watch the 8 1/2 min video that Jack posted in conjunction w/ the article/photo.


48 posted on 04/07/2011 9:40:00 AM PDT by BrandtMichaels
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To: BrandtMichaels

I did watch the video - there was no explanation for the knee. Also, the logic he utilized for the streak that appeared on the left side of the grandfather’s shoulder doesn’t hold much water with me. You don’t add an image to a portion of the photo you are editing and ‘drag’ it to the final location of the image - using transparency or layers during the edit would not produce such an effect.


49 posted on 04/07/2011 9:44:08 AM PDT by RobertClark (On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.)
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To: john mirse

yeah that would clear up all the controversy swirling around obumminy!!! /sarc

lol! rotflmao!


50 posted on 04/07/2011 9:53:17 AM PDT by BrandtMichaels
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