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Obama's Columbia Years (Could you spend 2 years at Columbia without classmates remembering you?)
American Thinker ^ | 08/08/2012 | Michael Iachetta

Posted on 08/08/2012 6:57:52 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

My fellow Columbian Wayne Allyn Root may well be correct when he suggests that President Obama transferred to Columbia in fall '81 as a foreign exchange student, and I support his challenge to the president to prove otherwise. At the same time, I'd like to provide some context that may explain how Barack Obama could spend two years at Columbia without Mr. Root or a random selection of 400 classmates remembering anything about him.

The first thing to note is that Columbia was a male-only school in those days (the first co-ed class was the class of '87). This means that it was a far less social place than most colleges. Mr. Root was no doubt more outgoing than I was, but in my experience, the time period when it was easiest to meet friends at Columbia was during freshman orientation and during the first semester of freshman year living in a dorm. As someone who transferred to Columbia as a junior, Barack Obama would have missed out on those opportunities. This is in addition to the obvious point that there wasn't much reason for anyone to spend a lot of time hanging out on campus with all of Manhattan a mere subway ride away.

Classes at Columbia typically had 40-100 students in those days, with a few classes having as many as 150-200 students. In my experience, the norm was for students to come to class, sit down, listen to the lecture, take notes, and leave. I only recall one instance of a student asking a question in class in all of my time there.

Consequently, I didn't get to know many English majors just because they were English majors. The only exceptions to this pattern were the required core courses in Literature Humanities and Contemporary Civilization,

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1 posted on 08/08/2012 6:58:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“I only recall one instance of a student asking a question in class in all of my time there.”

Good grief...talk about an intellectually lazy bunch of skulls full of mush! No wonder we have such ignorant leaders in America today.

Perhaps an Ivy League diploma doesn’t mean much in the real world, and there should be a twenty year moratorium barring these hot-house flowers from taking government positions.


2 posted on 08/08/2012 7:04:36 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s spent 4 million dollars to cover up his college years, and the media doesn’t find that in the least bit interesting. What the hell is he so desperate to hide that he would fork over 4 million to keep it hidden?


3 posted on 08/08/2012 7:06:14 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: SeekAndFind
Unless somebody was in my major AND in a small 'precept' or upper level seminar with me, I wouldn't know them and they wouldn't know me.

Most of my college friends were on the fencing or riding teams, the Sherlock Holmes Society, or in my dorm. I didn't run for any student government offices, belong to an eating club, or otherwise concern myself with campus issues.

But I can still think of 5-10 people who probably remember me, several of whom I've kept in touch with over the years.

4 posted on 08/08/2012 7:07:58 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: SeekAndFind

Whoever sold him illegal drugs might remember him.


5 posted on 08/08/2012 7:09:29 AM PDT by NewCenturions
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To: SeekAndFind

I am a conservative so they would DEFINATLY remember me!


6 posted on 08/08/2012 7:09:37 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: txrefugee
Well, I was at an Ivy, and that certainly wasn't the case in my classes. History, English, Germanic languages, and Classics.

Sometimes it seemed like the prof could hardly get a word in edgewise!

7 posted on 08/08/2012 7:09:43 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: SeekAndFind
Could you spend 2 years at Columbia without classmates remembering you?

Sure you could, if you never attended class.

The writer makes some interesting points about the relative anonymity at Columbia, though I find it unlikely that every class which BO supposedly attended at Columbia was a large lecture hall type class.

And, by his own admission, BO was never a wallflower type introvert.

So, yeah, it is a bit of a stretch, but you could dismiss the lack of Columbia classmates who remember him.

It is not so easy when the same pattern is found at Occidental or Harvard.

8 posted on 08/08/2012 7:09:52 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Given the fact that the jug-eared moron is an unaccomplished, shiftless and lazy, drug-addled loner, my first inclination was “yes”, however, once I considered the reality that he is also an overbearing, ignorant, self-aggrandizing, affirmative action enabled, arrogant, no talent a$$ clown, it would be hard not to remember the vile creature.


9 posted on 08/08/2012 7:11:29 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: txrefugee
Perhaps an Ivy League diploma doesn’t mean much in the real world, and there should be a twenty year moratorium barring these hot-house flowers from taking government positions.

Bingo! Look around DC. The place is run by them and the proof is in the pudding. Those from other schools generally have a much better understanding the real world and the real America.

10 posted on 08/08/2012 7:11:50 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that evil, foreign, muslim, usurping bastard out of MY White House!" FUBO GTFO!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Iachetta’s points are all valid, and match my personal experience. I transferred schools midway through my sophomore year (not to Columbia,) moved straight into a studio apartment, and worked full time on third shift until graduation. Outside of the others who were in Army ROTC with me (a relatively small group,) you’d be very hard-pressed to find anybody that remembers me.


11 posted on 08/08/2012 7:13:09 AM PDT by PhatHead
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To: SeekAndFind
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12 posted on 08/08/2012 7:17:47 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: txrefugee
“I only recall one instance of a student asking a question in class in all of my time there.”

Yeah, I noticed that as well. Even back in the 1970's before the term Freeper was even known, I recall a verbal exchange between myself and a big lib history professor which got a little out of hand. They weren't all that uncommon back in the era.

After the class was dismissed, I thought I should try to smooth things over given that I didn't want him retaliating in awarding me a grade. Before I could get my half apology (for the rhetoric, not the facts) out, the prof cut me off and said he wishes there could be more exchanges like that in class with students who were well-informed with facts. Most of what he got was recitation of platitudes, not reasoned debate. I left thinking he was way cool to look at things that way even if we would never agree on our politics of historical interpretation. I got an A in the class.

13 posted on 08/08/2012 7:18:53 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Could you spend 2 years at Columbia with no one remembering you/”

Of course you could, if Columbia FALSIFIED your records. That’s what liberal schools do for their Marxist pets. All it takes is the right money greasing the right palms.


14 posted on 08/08/2012 7:23:06 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’d be interested to know how this lonely loner who kept to himself...turned into a community organizer with oratorical abilities far beyond those of mortal men.


15 posted on 08/08/2012 7:23:27 AM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: chessplayer

I graduated from a Big Ten University in the early 1970’s. As a freshman, and to a lesser extent during my sophomore years, I was required to take 100+ student lecture courses. Each of these lectures was followed by smaller recitation classes of about 20 students taught by a teaching assistant. The TA’s always quized the students and took attendence.
But, once I started the courses for my major (Finance) the classes were 20 - 30 students with a lot of intereaction with the professors.


16 posted on 08/08/2012 7:28:37 AM PDT by ozdragon
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To: PhatHead
The fact is that, up till now, presidents, and successful politicians generally, are very public people, mainly by temperament, but also by practice as they begin their careers.

The idea of some reticent, aloof, condescending mystery man becoming successful enough in the political game to get elected president goes against logic and history.

But I think there are plenty of people who knew Barry at the time; they're just the kind of people who like to remain in the background, or whose connection would be embarrassing.

However, the issue is being clouded, again, perhaps on purpose. I don't care if any students knew him; I want to see his grades, test scores, and application info. The idea that his college career was anything but a ticket-punching grooming experience defiees the evidence.

17 posted on 08/08/2012 7:29:03 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass
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To: SeekAndFind
Root is correct. Excellent grades would only enhance this moron's leftist credentials. Anyone who was a straight A student or made the Dean's List consistently would eagerly provide that to the media to enhance the public's perception of his brilliance.

So that cannot be the case. The most reasonable explanation is one of two options:

1. He applied for admission and for grant-in-aids / and or scholastic scholarships AS A FOREIGN STUDENT,...and NOT as an American. If he was an American citizen at the time,... then he committed FRAUD. A substantial amount of money would make it a felony. Had the college or university discovered the FRAUD he would have been expelled and possibly arrested or sued in civil court to recover the money.

I assume the statute of limitations on these crimes will have run out by now, but the revelation of his having committed these crimes would be devastating.

The applications, transcripts and financial papers have probably been removed or destroyed by Axelrod by this point. Unless someone has photocopies it probably won't be discoverable. The liberals who run these institutions may have even facilitated the destruction and/or took bribes to do it.

2. He was a foreign student having given up his American citizenship when adopted by Soetoro. He never re-patriated from same and has served illegally as President.

It is crystal clear (at least to me) that he never was a NBC. His 'supposed' father was a Kenyan national, not an American. If Davis was his actual father, then he was an American NBC. But he claims Obama Sr. was his natural father which we of course assume at this point (for good reason) was and remains a lie.

The only sane conclusions to his preventing his college records from being shown to the public are two:

1. He committed fraud and needs to hide the evidence.

2. The records have been completely destroyed and the revealing of this fact would beg the question why they were destroyed.

18 posted on 08/08/2012 7:29:43 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: chessplayer
Remember when liberals used to use the excuse that there was no way Obama could be hiding things because it would take too many people to be ‘in’ on the conspiracy? As we've seen time and again, from the media to the courtroom, it isn't impossible.
19 posted on 08/08/2012 7:32:55 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: SeekAndFind

The only people I remember from college classes are the really hot women.


20 posted on 08/08/2012 7:33:51 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: SeekAndFind
It doesn't surprise me that there was no requirement for an undergraduate senior thesis at Columbia when the Illegal was there. There was also no such requirement at the University of Illinois, which I attended from 1961-1967, undergraduate and law. What was true at Illinois, and was probably true at Columbia while the Illegal was there, is that juniors and seniors, particularly in political science courses, were required to do extensive writing, especially term papers. Senior year in law school also produced similar writing requirements. Thus, even absent any senior thesis at Columbia, the Illegal should have left a significant paper trail that left excellent evidence of how he thought and his writing style. His writing style is the more important of the two because writing style is as distinctive and nearly unchangeable as fingerprints, meaning those old papers would be a gold mine in determining whether he actually wrote Dreams from my Father, which was probably written by Bill Ayers with, IMHO, substantial assistance from David Axelrod.

This article also does not diminish the importance of how the Illegal got into Columbia and how his stay there was financed. Logically, affirmative action or not, his dubious performance at Occidental and in the last two years of high school should have precluded his admission to Columbia or, at least, kept him from getting a scholarship. Nevertheless, he did get in and received some form of extensive financing. How did he do it?? My guess is he received heavy sponsorship and massive financial support from a number of murky, sinister anti-Ameridan leftists.

That financing and the the fact that his college and law school papers would show he did not write Dreams are probably the two biggest reasons he will never release his college and law school records.

21 posted on 08/08/2012 7:34:16 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: ozdragon

I graduated from Iowa in ‘72 and TAs did most of the teaching while the profs rarely made an appearence.
Brian Ross was in my class in J school.


22 posted on 08/08/2012 7:34:50 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: Vigilanteman

In my ChE classes at University of Florida, we had a student who never attended classes because he worked all night. He always showed up for tests - and aced every test. He was a straight A student and we knew we had to study harder just to keep up with a guy who never came to class.

So Phil, if you’re out there thanks for pushing us.


23 posted on 08/08/2012 7:35:13 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: SeekAndFind
If the media really wanted to they could get records from there. They don't want to. 1. They are Obama/leftist lapdogs. 2. If they would even look for it, they will be branded “birther-like”, called nuts and run out of their profession.

Saul Alinsky Rule 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.”

Journalism is DEAD! There is no searching for truth and facts anymore if it comes to Rat corruption, lies or crimes. There is only regurgitating the leftist talking points.

24 posted on 08/08/2012 7:39:43 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: SeekAndFind

Back in the day when I went to Columbia there was no absolute requirement that you attend classes and many professors did not take attendance although in a small class it would be noticed if you were absent.

The kicker was that if you missed too many classes, you had to have a final grade of B- or better or you failed the course. I had a lot of classes where I seldom, if ever, attended, relying on my ability to pass the final by reading the material while cramming for the final exam.


25 posted on 08/08/2012 7:41:09 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk oMnly to me.)
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To: Doc Savage

A third conclusion might be that he only APPLIED to Columbia, but never actually went as he claimed in his book. Maybe THAT is the fact he’s trying to hide, the he applied as a foreign exchange student and got caught, or was never accepted.


26 posted on 08/08/2012 7:41:13 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I disagree with many of your comments but based solely on my own experience. I spent four years as an undergraduate at a college with an enrollment of 15,000 students. This was a university and they had a graduate program. I lived in dorms the entire four years. I knew hundreds of students by name, especially those in the areas of biology and chemistry, although I literally knew several thousand individuals over the four years through sports, student government, dating, and ancillary classes.

Now, some 50 years later I am not saying that I would remember each person by name, but if shown a photo of them at or near that age, if they were in the public spotlight and I knew that they had attended my college at the same time I would recognize them instantly.

I cannot, however, say the same for graduate school. I knew and remember many individuals but the classes were smaller and we had no contact with the other graduate schools within the university. But if Obama had been in my biology classes I would remember him instantly.

Just my experience,... and doesn't seem to jibe with yours.

27 posted on 08/08/2012 7:41:51 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: txrefugee

“Perhaps an Ivy League diploma doesn’t mean much in the real world, and there should be a twenty year moratorium barring these hot-house flowers from taking government positions”


Not just a moratorium on government jobs. They do as much damage in the private sector.

I worked for a company, larger than Kodak (in its good years) that had been in business 88 years without a single layoff.

Between the two owners, they had 3 sons that were sent to Harvard and returned with their MBAs and proceeded, in 3 very short years, to run the company into bankruptcy and gobbled up by a Japanese firm and now is a shadow of its former self.

I then worked for a company which, at the time, was the world’s largest commercial printer, and the majority stockholder died and left his useless son to run the place. He used all his wonderful MBA skills to run that company into bankruptcy.

Anecdotal to be sure, but in my experience someone with minimal expertise running anything using only theories from their MBA is dangerous.


28 posted on 08/08/2012 7:41:51 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The question here isn’t did someone (Root) remember him. The question is why hide the documents PROVING he was there, ...and the only reasonable explanation is FRAUD.


29 posted on 08/08/2012 7:43:18 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: SeekAndFind

Few people from a medium sized university who were not into the Greek thing, or athletics would be remembered 30 years later by very many alumni.


30 posted on 08/08/2012 7:47:37 AM PDT by fso301
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To: SeekAndFind
Michael Iachetta didn't even conduct a simple Google search before writing this article.

Phil Boerner, who was his classmate and first roommate at Columbia, remembers him and has spoken about it. Michael Wold (current MTV president) has confirmed that Obama was a classmate. Professor Michael Baron has gone on and on about Obama's brilliance in class in a manner that will make you gag.

I think it's odd that only two classmates and one professor have come forward.

However, 'we', including journalists like Iachetta, keep repeating that NO classmates and NO professors remember Obama. That's not the case.

31 posted on 08/08/2012 7:47:47 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Vigilanteman

What are the odds that O’Bummer was a CIA operative and his visits to Pakistan were part of his work, while Columbia was just a cover that was created? If he were in a witness protection program he wouldn’t enter public politics.

I hope they keep digging as it does smell a bit!


32 posted on 08/08/2012 7:52:38 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: FrankR
A third conclusion might be that he only APPLIED to Columbia, but never actually went as he claimed in his book. Maybe THAT is the fact he’s trying to hide, the he applied as a foreign exchange student and got caught, or was never accepted.

Frank, I'd be willing to accept that if it weren't for the fact that Harvard Law ACCEPTED the putz! He had to submit transcripts to Harvard. Surely someone would have noticed they didn't exist.

On the other hand, I do know that leftist colleges in those days did accept BLACK students who had no scholastic background whatsoever. It's even possible some rich Saudi muslim - for whatever hidden reason - merely picked up the phone and said let this kid in. I wouldn't put it past Harvard in those days,...and NOT even these days!

33 posted on 08/08/2012 7:53:24 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: Doc Savage

Maybe more would have remembered Barack if they would have used the name, “Barry Soetero”, instead of Barack Obama.


34 posted on 08/08/2012 7:54:12 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: SeekAndFind
Lit. Hum. and CC are nearly the entirety of one's freshman and sophomore years at Columbia. Soetoro missed those. That alone is interesting considering how essential the "Core Curriculum" is to Columbia.

Why was he given a pass?

35 posted on 08/08/2012 8:00:34 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Doc Savage

2. The records have been completely destroyed and the revealing of this fact would beg the question why they were destroyed.


The records have to be there or somewhere, otherwise he wouldn’t be spending $4 million to hide them.


36 posted on 08/08/2012 8:01:14 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Common Sense 101

“Given the fact that the jug-eared moron is an unaccomplished, shiftless and lazy, drug-addled loner, my first inclination was “yes”, however, once I considered the reality that he is also an overbearing, ignorant, self-aggrandizing, affirmative action enabled, arrogant, no talent a$$ clown, it would be hard not to remember the vile creature.”

This is one of the best descriptions of Bozo that I have seen!


37 posted on 08/08/2012 8:01:39 AM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: SeekAndFind
College is not like high school where everyone goes to the same building on the same schedule and knows each other. There were no assigned seats, most students don’t even know the name of someone sitting next to them and many professors didn’t even call us out by name. Showing most students from Obamas college years never heard of him doesn’t prove anything.

I went to a huge University and estimate 99.9% of people attending the same years I did would not know me. I base this number on 100 friends/acquaintances out of about 100,000 undergrad students enrolled during those years. All of the friends I made were not from classes (most engineers are such geeks :)

Among those who took the same classes I did in engineering school, an even smaller percent would remember me. I rarely went to class and was better at learning the material on my own (I doubt this is the case with Obama). The only students who might remember me were from the small mandatory lab classes of 10 people or less.

I was never close to and don’t keep in touch with anyone I had class with.

38 posted on 08/08/2012 8:07:01 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: Doc Savage

That’s basically what I’m saying, with all of the other skulduggery that has went on in this creep’s life, and his connections, he could have submitted more of his famous forgeries and some political influence to get into Harvard.

But, theories abound with no one proving a thing. Obama is like the old western town run by the rich cattle baron, who owns the town, the sheriff, the mayor, and the newspaper...who’s going to step up to challenge him?


39 posted on 08/08/2012 8:09:11 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: SeekAndFind

If this one person knew Obama or not isn’t the main point as I see it.

So far there are ZERO other people who have come forward to say they knew Obama, or remember him, in the years he claims to have been at Columbia.

That is almost unbelievable, considering he is now the president.

People are always eager to announce their close encounters with celebrities and presidents - so where are the people who can say they were in class with the man who became President Of The USA?


40 posted on 08/08/2012 8:14:17 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Scoutmaster
Once again, you miss the point. I don't know if actually MATRICULATED and attended class and graduated. The point is did he accept money on a fraudulent basis as a foreign student.

So you say three people remember him. Did he merely audit classes? If he did attend as a full-time matriculated student as you imply, the questions still stand: 1. How did a below average 'stoner' at Occidental gain admission to an elite Ivy League university?????

2. Perhaps you know the answer to this but what exactly PROMPTED this moron to suddenly, two years in, apply to a school on the east coast, a place he had never actually lived,...and it HAD to be Columbia, not Yale etc.?????? Did some friend suggest it to him? A kid with NO money to speak of, who used his dough to get high, suddenly decides.....Yeh, Columbia, that's the ticket!

41 posted on 08/08/2012 8:14:53 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: NewCenturions

Whoever sold him illegal drugs might remember him.

or bought drugs from him


42 posted on 08/08/2012 8:18:49 AM PDT by molson209
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To: chessplayer

Wrong. That was 5 years ago. Axelrod has cleaned up every record that could ever be found to hurt this prick. My gut instinct says that Axelrod would NEVER take the chance that even a single transcript or application will ever be found. He’s had a good 5 years to accomplish it. No reason to think they still exist. The bigger scandal now would be WHY DON’T THEY EXIST?????????


43 posted on 08/08/2012 8:20:00 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: Wurlitzer
Anecdotal to be sure, but in my experience someone with minimal expertise running anything using only theories from their MBA is dangerous.

I've always said MBA means "Master Bullsh*t Artist".

44 posted on 08/08/2012 8:20:00 AM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wayne Allan Root was probably not in the Choom Gang or he would have remembered Barry real well.


45 posted on 08/08/2012 8:25:59 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: liberalh8ter
Remember when liberals used to use the excuse that there was no way Obama could be hiding things because it would take too many people to be ‘in’ on the conspiracy? As we've seen time and again, from the media to the courtroom, it isn't impossible.

Relatively easy to accomplish, in comparison to their successful concealment of FDR's paralysis resulting from polio.

46 posted on 08/08/2012 8:27:16 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Doc Savage
I don't know if actually MATRICULATED and attended class and graduated. The point is did he accept money on a fraudulent basis as a foreign student.

Neither do I.

However, there was a similar thread yesterday with dozens of FReepers parroting the line that none of his classmates or professors remembered him. This thread is also full of comments about how nobody remembered him - far more comments about that than comments on his foreign student status. In fact, the author of the article makes the mistake of stating that nobody remembers Obama, when that's simply not true.

As conservatives, our currency in the marketplace of ideas should be facts. When we say that nobody remembers Obama from Columbia we're not dealing in facts.

Your other questions - such as how did Obama get to Columbia - are excellent questions.

47 posted on 08/08/2012 8:48:01 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Scoutmaster
I think it's odd that only two classmates and one professor have come forward.

One thing that is so out of character, is that Obama allegedly became editor of the Harvard Law Review, during his time at Law School. I hear that this is a coveted position, as it probably looks good on a resume, and places one in a very political "power" position. Surely, not a position given up easily, and yet he had it.

It would seem that an undergrad slacker must've had some kind of academic epiphany before they were admitted and entered such a prestigious law school. And from his perch on the editorial board, there were still no publications with his name? No articles attributed to him?

48 posted on 08/08/2012 8:49:09 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: FrankR

I have believed that to be a strong possibility.


49 posted on 08/08/2012 8:56:05 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: MasterGunner01

1. Who were his girl friends back then?
2. Who paid for Occidental, Columbia, and Harvard?
3. The media dug up anything and everything on Palin, McCain and now Romney. When they could not find something bad they invented it. If the media did its job, Obama could not be elected as dog catcher. Speaking of dogs, see below.
Note: Obama made a reference to eating dog meat as a child in Indonesia.

Conversation between Daryl Issa and Eric Holder:

Issa, “Where are the documents we asked for and subpoenaed?
Holder, “My dog ate them.”
Issa, “Where is the dog?”
Holder, “The President ate him.”


50 posted on 08/08/2012 8:59:13 AM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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