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Obama's literary agent says he was 'born in Kenya'. How did the mainstream media miss this?
telegraph.uk ^ | May 18th, 2012 | Dr Tim Stanley

Posted on 05/17/2012 5:00:46 PM PDT by barmag25

Tim Stanley Dr Tim Stanley is a historian of the United States. His biography of Pat Buchanan is out now. His personal website is www.timothystanley.co.uk and you can follow him on Twitter @timothy_stanley.

Obama's literary agent says he was 'born in Kenya'. How did the mainstream media miss this? By Tim Stanley US politics Last updated: May 18th, 2012 16 Comments Comment on this article

Conservatives claim that Obama manipulated his Kenyan roots to gain attention Whatever you think of Breitbart.com’s punishing vetting process, it has exposed just how little work the mainstream media did in investigating candidate Obama back in 2008. Not all of Team Breitbart’s revelations have been election-deciders, but they have often been stuff that a simple Google would have uncovered. If they revealed tomorrow that he’d had his own cross-dressing-themed sitcom on primetime TV in the 1980s, I wouldn’t be surprised. The latest find is a fascinating inversion of the birther conspiracy. Breitbart.com has discovered that in 1991 Barack Obama’s literary agent (who also represented New Kids on the Block) published a booklet that included a biography of the future President. The audience was “business colleagues” in the publishing industry and it was designed to promote Obama’s anticipated first book (later abandoned) called Journeys in Black and White. Here’s how it describes the author’s origins. Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review, was born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii. The son of an American anthropologist and a Kenyan finance minister, he attended Columbia University and worked as a financial journalist and editor for Business International Corporation.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: 2012election; bic; birthers; election2012; hawaii; indonesia; kenya; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; naturalborncitizen; obama
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1 posted on 05/17/2012 5:00:52 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

‘miss’ and ‘ignore’ are not the same things..


2 posted on 05/17/2012 5:03:57 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: barmag25

“kenyan born senator” from 2008!....
http://www.nigerianobservernews.com/4112008/news/news1.html


3 posted on 05/17/2012 5:05:50 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: barmag25

Nothing was missed. They did their job and covered-up for their candidate and dismissed the Constitution. This is where their heart lies.


4 posted on 05/17/2012 5:07:33 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (Ia)
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To: barmag25

Nothing was missed. They did their job and covered-up for their candidate and dismissed the Constitution. This is where their heart lies.


5 posted on 05/17/2012 5:08:30 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (Ia)
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To: barmag25

The agent now says it was her mistake and Obama never told her that.

Yet that “mistake” started in 1991 and continued on until 2007 when Obama decided to run for President. So for 16 years it was never “corrected” even though Obama had to know, it was printed on his book publishers promos all that time...

Right... We’re that stupid...


6 posted on 05/17/2012 5:09:42 PM PDT by DB
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To: sten
From ABC News OTUS site (whatever that is, linked on Drudge):

"Obama's former literary agency misidentified his birthplace as Kenya while trying to promote the then-Harvard Law grad as an author in 1991."

Oooopsy, our bad, misidentified. Never happened, nowhere near the crime scene, nothing to see here MOVE ALONG.

7 posted on 05/17/2012 5:12:00 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: West Texas Chuck

since sheriff Joe’s investigation proving the documents to be poor forgeries ... there is nothing indicating 0bama was born in Hawaii


8 posted on 05/17/2012 5:17:02 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: barmag25

How did Pelosi, Reed, McCain and the GOP congresscritters miss this?

And how is it that these idividuals and Romney still ignore that fact?


9 posted on 05/17/2012 5:20:14 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: West Texas Chuck

There can little doubt that the reason we are not allowed to see DumBO’s college records, is that he committed fraud on his college admission as a foreign student from Indonesia or Kenya. It is likely he stated he was born in Kenya.


10 posted on 05/17/2012 5:21:41 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: barmag25

Reporters are afraid to speak the truth for fear of losing their cushy jobs.


11 posted on 05/17/2012 5:22:56 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: 353FMG

They are not only fully aware, they are the enablers, McCain himself being foreign born helped on the ballot by Zero and Hillary. Ruling class elites could care less about pesky Article 2, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution. They are all traitors, the Republic has been usurped. Prepare for war.


12 posted on 05/17/2012 5:25:41 PM PDT by TheBigJ
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To: barmag25

The MSM ‘missed’ this because democrats who feed the New York Times their tips, didn’t ‘feed’ them negative stuff on Obama... There’s no other explanation that makes sense.


13 posted on 05/17/2012 5:26:53 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: barmag25

So we’re supposed to believe his literary agent made up out of thin air that obama was born in Kenya.

The least damning interpretation for Obama is that he lied about being born in kenya to embellish his “exotic” appeal.

The most damning interpretation is that he was telling the truth then and has been lying ever since about being born in Hawaii.

Of course, either way he’s a liar.


14 posted on 05/17/2012 5:29:53 PM PDT by vekzen
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To: barmag25

this Bio came right from Obama himself


15 posted on 05/17/2012 5:31:01 PM PDT by molson209
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To: DB
If George Bush had stuff like this out there about him - born in a foreign country etc... and hadn't corrected it for years - the Washington Post would have ignored it, right?
16 posted on 05/17/2012 5:33:37 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: barmag25

I wonder what Obama put on his college applications? Sounds like he either lied then or is lying now.


17 posted on 05/17/2012 5:36:36 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (The longer you hold tiger by the tail, the hungrier he gets.)
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To: barmag25

“Obama this” and “Obama that”

What’s utterly laughable is the press hacks, kool-aid dispensing idiots are using a name without any verification.

What is the legal name for Zero?

It’s unknown.

He’s used many names/variations. Barack Obama, Barak Hussein Obama, Barry Soetoro, Barry Dunham, Steve Dunham, Soebarkah, Barack Abdallah Husein Obama...

That pretty house in Hyde Park, Chicago on Greenwood Ave doesn’t have his media name on it. It’s in the name of Harrison J. Bounel. It doesn’t have Zero’s name on it because Zero is undocumented. Zero has no credentials. Hence phony Selective Service, phony Social Security number, etc.

He’s a foreign born illegal alien. American mommy wasn’t old enough to transfer citizenship being only 18, and Section 301 (a)(7) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 was the relevant citizenship law at the time of Zero’s birth.

Requirement was that the parent had to have been physically present in U.S. at least 19 years old to confer citizenship. Stanley Ann Dunham was born Nov 29, 1942 and was 18.


18 posted on 05/17/2012 5:37:13 PM PDT by TheBigJ
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To: barmag25
How did they miss this and every other aspect of Dear Leader's life which we know NOTHING about?

That's a no brainer:

These are put on horses to keep them from being distracted:

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These are put on INTENTIONALLY (themselves) by the majority of the FAR LEFT, BIASED, CORRUPT, In-the-tank-for Dear Leader, Lame Stream Media so as to not have concern themselves with having to look into the Community Agitators background and still keep their "conscience" (not that Libs have one) clear:

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19 posted on 05/17/2012 5:38:27 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: 353FMG

“They” knew-—and they hid it. Two DIFFERENT Certificates of Nomination went out, thanks to Pelosi and Germond.
Time for this to finally bite Pelosi in the botoxed butt.

“The “Official Certification of Nomination” that was presented by the DNC in all fifty states for the 2008 Presidential election, in which Barack Hussein Obama became the new President of the United States, was almost identical, and it too was singed by Chair of the DNC Convention and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, DNC Secretary Alice Travis Germond and Notary of Public Shalifa A. Williamson, dated August 28, 2008.”

http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread500364/pg1


20 posted on 05/17/2012 5:39:16 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: depressed in 06

ACtually, I do doubt that.

I think we aren’t allowed to see it because he DIDN’T commit fraud when he claimed to be born in Kenya and a citizen of Indonesia.

The HDOH altered their 1960-64 birth index to include legally non-valid records, and though the index included both Virginia Sunahara and Barack Obama, the database itself did not have Virginia’s name when it was queried for me. Her record was obviously still in the system, but it was not under her name. Whose name do you think they switched it to to? In order to get both Barack Obama and Virginia Sunahara in the same index listing they had to alter the listing to include legally non-valid names...

NARA is missing the records for people entering the US from outside the country.... only the week that Obama was allegedly born in Hawaii.

Obama’s draft registration is the only one from that particular post office at that particular time which lacks the first 2 digits of the 4-digit year stamp. The SSA altered their disposition requirement right after Sheriff Joe’s investigation of Obama’s BC and draft registration was reported - so the original records are now able to be destroyed.

The earliest passport application(s?) for Obama’s mother are missing - and so is the required paper trail for the supposed change in disposition and destruction of records - even though other supposedly-destroyed records WEREN’T destroyed and have in fact been disclosed.

The index cards which would tell what all passports were issued to Obama’s mother are required to be kept permanently and are discloseable to the public since she is deceased.... but the Passport Office won’t release them.

There is way, way more that could be said, but this is a start.


21 posted on 05/17/2012 5:49:42 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: barmag25

Maybe Breitbart.com has the original Bio written by Obama and saving it for a few days ,but if they don’t ,I would say it just went up in flames


22 posted on 05/17/2012 5:54:08 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Mortrey

I have copies of those documents, but I do not have a way to post them.

Notice how they changed the wording to eliminate the phrase that they were certified to be eligible.

Isn’t that a crime?

Like the rule of law matters anymore.


23 posted on 05/17/2012 5:56:41 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: barmag25

A simple solution to this problem:

check the rest of the bios for errors. if bammy’s is the only “alledged” one then one of two explainations applies:

1) it’s true and he was born in kenya

2) it’s false and she made it up and he knowingly went along with it

if 2 applies, then they both are liars and you should never do any business with this woman...ever.


24 posted on 05/17/2012 5:56:45 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: barmag25

25 posted on 05/17/2012 6:10:19 PM PDT by radioone
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To: barmag25

obama surrendered law license march 1992...
http://polination.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/why-did-barack-obama-surrender-his-il-law-license/


26 posted on 05/17/2012 6:33:56 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: barmag25

obama surrendered law license march 1992...
http://polination.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/why-did-barack-obama-surrender-his-il-law-license/


27 posted on 05/17/2012 6:34:26 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: barmag25

Quoting Captain Renault from the movie Casablanca: “I’m Shocked!”. “Obama” has become just another pejorative verb. Just like the phrase “Hope & Change”. Pathetic, you can’t wake up the physically dead.


28 posted on 05/17/2012 6:59:00 PM PDT by seraphim (NASA Engineer - Will work for food...)
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To: FreedBird

or end up like breitbart


29 posted on 05/17/2012 7:03:31 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: depressed in 06

That makes so much sense...integrity obviously was not a feature of the current resident of Pennsylvania Ave.


30 posted on 05/17/2012 7:13:31 PM PDT by reardensteel
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To: barmag25

The dimrat party knew.
Their media knew.
The cpusa backed him.

nuff said.


31 posted on 05/17/2012 7:40:12 PM PDT by Texas resident (November 6 - Vote Against obama)
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To: barmag25

OK lets get it straight now we are to believe that Obama, his Mama, his Daddy, his granny and gramps, his sister etc, never read this biography? Never read it, come on seriously.... in 1991 young Mr. Obama probably had this article embossed and placed in a scrap book. Obama knew what they wrote and neither he nor his family ever once tried to correct the record.

The real question is WHY?


32 posted on 05/17/2012 7:55:53 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Obama reelection means the end of America.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Has BO ever publicly referenced that particular document (book bio)? Verbally or in print? Be kinda hard to deny it then...


33 posted on 05/17/2012 7:58:46 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Texas Songwriter

“Nothing was missed. They did their job and covered-up for their candidate and dismissed the Constitution.”

It didn’t fit the Pre-Approved Democrat/Gay Media narrative in 2008.
The Narrative was that Obama was the BLACK JFK, and would be the ‘Smartest President, EVAH!’.

Remember how ANYONE who dared question Obama, including even Hillary and Bill Clinton, were immediately branded as racists by the formerly Clinton-adoring mainstream media for daring to question Obama’s credentials?


34 posted on 05/17/2012 9:22:20 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: 353FMG

“How did Pelosi, Reed, McCain and the GOP congresscritters miss this?”

We KNOW Obama’s eligibility documents for the 2008 Indiana Primary were forged. People are currently under indictment for that.

WHAT ELSE HAS BEEN FORGED?


35 posted on 05/17/2012 9:25:47 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: DB

“The agent now says it was her mistake and Obama never told her that.”

And at the time- Obama never said that it was not right and to fix it. I don’t think so.


36 posted on 05/17/2012 9:38:22 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Revel

Obama’s wikipedia biography said that he was born at Queen’s Hospital in Honolulu. It took several years for that “error” to be corrected. A story in the Honolulu Advertiser about Tammy Duckworth said Obama was born in Indonesia. This error wasn’t “corrected” for a long time. There’s a long list of errors in the official bio that have never been corrected.


37 posted on 05/17/2012 9:54:44 PM PDT by edge919
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To: barmag25
Obama's literary agent says he was 'born in Kenya'. How did the mainstream media miss this?

How did Obama miss this? Doesn't he read articles that he pays to be written about himself?

I sure would like to see Obama's college admission paperwork.

38 posted on 05/17/2012 10:25:10 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (The longer you hold tiger by the tail, the hungrier he gets.)
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To: Mike Darancette

Possibly, Barack never personally bothered. He was the quintessentially handled puppet from the word go.


39 posted on 05/17/2012 10:53:26 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: biggredd1

probably just another ‘misidentification’ of his birth place.


40 posted on 05/17/2012 11:50:48 PM PDT by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: butterdezillion

A few weeks ago, I was doing a search on someone I once knew.
Basically, just trying to find out if they had been somewhere during a certain time period.

Lo and behold, up popped the passport records for 1951-1959 showing the entire family had taken a vacation trip to Hawai’i. You needed a passport, back then, to visit the islands.

BTW, I keep meaning to tell you that you are doing wonderful work.


41 posted on 05/18/2012 3:23:29 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: barmag25
So how does the US Military Command continue to take orders from this guy? The Dr who they drummed out because He stood up for the constitution, how about Him? So many un answered questions here, and so many more just pop into your head.

But what if He gets re elected?

42 posted on 05/18/2012 3:32:01 AM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: DB
Yet that “mistake” started in 1991 and continued on until 2007 when Obama decided to run for President. So for 16 years it was never “corrected” even though Obama had to know, it was printed on his book publishers promos all that time...

Right... We’re that stupid...


Right. And Lee Harvey was just sittin up in the Book Depository cleaning his gun and it accidently went off.
43 posted on 05/18/2012 6:04:26 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: barmag25

Perhaps our president and this law student are two different people with same name.


44 posted on 05/18/2012 7:15:49 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: barmag25; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; Nepeta; ...


Obama's literary agent says he was 'born in Kenya'. How did the mainstream media miss this?

More important is why they still haven't reported it yet?
45 posted on 05/18/2012 7:23:10 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: barmag25

Up on Drudge now:

“REPORT: Obama still ‘Kenyan-born’ in 2003...Literary references show description in promotion of ‘Dreams’ book... Developing... “


46 posted on 05/18/2012 7:32:43 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: depressed in 06

Maybe that’s what the Mass senate race is all about. Eventually Scott Brown and the rest of the GOP will say she made a simple mistake, for her entire life, and it’s all forgivable. Then obama admits he made a simple mistake and all is forgiven. Thank you, GOP, for allowing this to happen. You My Party!


47 posted on 05/18/2012 7:52:58 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: reformedliberal

Thank you.

I wonder if that was because HI was not a US state yet then.

In what context were you able to see the passport records? What website had that?


48 posted on 05/18/2012 8:14:53 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: tcrlaf

Do you have a link about that? I seem to have overlooked that story.


49 posted on 05/18/2012 8:20:04 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: biggredd1

Please send any item you find stating BO was born in Kenya to the tip tab at Breitbart.com. They will need the ammunition to show that this is a pattern that he did NOT correct and not an editorial error.

IS HE LYING NOW OR WAS HE LYING THEN?


50 posted on 05/18/2012 8:20:30 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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