Skip to comments.Pastor James Manning accuses Columbia University of treason. Obama never went to the school.
Posted on 01/11/2010 5:35:53 PM PST by Mozilla
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Christ, not this again. There was never any travel ban to Pakistan. Not in the 1980s. Not ever. There was a State Department advisory at that time. What the advisory said was that you could get a tourist visa when you got to the airport in Karachi, but that if you were going to cross the border from India you had to get one beforehand, because they didn't give them out at the crossing. That was the extent of the State Department's travel advisory. It's also worth noting that at the same time this alleged travel ban was in place, Ronald Reagan was sending billions in military and economic aid to the Pakistani goverment.
Just because he swallowed a Thesaurus doesn’t make him a good writer.
see post #18.
Some police officers in Dekalb, Georgia checked out Obama's online records and received a nasty little visit from the Schutzstaffel, err, Secret Service over it.
Makes me wonder what the SS did to the police officers' permanent records during their "investigation."
0bama helped organize the Al Qaeda community.
Gee, according to Obama's books, school was the time for loud music, cigarettes in the carpet and "drinking beer heavily." Perhaps even sniffing some "blow."
This Boerner drone talks about Obama as if he is Jesus reading the school books with great care.
What a load of BS.
Manning sounds nutty, but the article you linked to doesn’t disprove what he alleges.
Boerner says they only roomed together one semester. The one bylined article wasn’t published until 1983. The Wiki link you posted speaks of him as having “few friends.”
Obama’s whereabouts from 1981 to 1983 remain very much in question.
Well, two leftists saying stuff must mean it’s true!
” Not a SOUL has come forward to acknowledge Obama’s time at Columbia.”
I don’t think you can have a more specific eye-witness account than post 18 above.
From what I’ve read, students could go to the “other” Columbia for less academically superior students, and work could be done elsehwere, even in foreign countries, and count towards credits or whatever. Maybe someone with a better memory or links will chime in.
I read the article and he says nothing about going to classes with 0bama. Bascially he was one of the room mates along with the Pakistani drug dealer whose photo is cropped off in the article; the one sitting snuggled together with 0bama, holding hands. Too bad that is cropped off.
Boerner references Obama as if he were the the quite little schoolboy studiously tending to his books, erstwhile Obama's very own "biographies" reference the following:
"I blew a few smoke rings, remembering those years. Pot had helped, and booze. Maybe a little blow when you could afford it." - Barack Hussein Obama
"We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night, in the dorms, we discussed neocolonialism, Franz Fanon, Eurocentrism and patriarchy. When we ground out our cigarettes in the hallway carpet or set our stereos so loud that the walls began to shake, we were resisting bourgeois society's stifling constraints." - Barack Hussein Obama
I presume that’d be like Harvard’s Extension School—generally open enrollment night school and summer school classes. They give regular Harvard credit and have their own, kind of BS-y, degrees. Some lesser colleges have similar programs as well.
I’m sorry, but Mannings is seriously unhinged. Al Qaeda didn’t exist in the early 1980’s and its forebearer—”Arab Afghans” in the Saudi financed Islamist resistance to the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan was de facto allied with the United States at the time.
Obama’s hiding behand FERPA and refusing to release his Columbia transcript either because it proves he got admission and financial aid on the basis of claiming Indonesian or Kenyan nationality or because he got lousy grades because he spent too much time hanging out with left-over ‘60’s radicals.
Given Obama's quotes about drugs, booze and school, I hardly think Boerner's tales about sleeping bags and school books is the Lord's truth.
A Mr Boerner, now a successful member of society, has some photographs which purport to be Barack Obama in a students apartment in the area. Barrack poses with Siddique, a former Occidental Colllege friend. It ties in with less than comfortable surroundings. Still really no proof of where it was. Register entries have been provided which show Barack at a New York address- a students crash pad or such. These surroundings are mentioned by Barack Obama recalling his stay initially at Columbia. He seems to be saying- and I stand corrected, that it was a semester only, that he chummed with Barack.
The now defunct campus newspaper was the Sundial. A reproduction of it is on the internet. Dated March 10th 1983, it is titled: "Breaking The War Mentality" by Barack Obama.
Persons have questioned the sudden recollection by Mr Boerner and indeed a professor, a Michael Wolf, of MTV about Barack being at Columbia. They ask "how is it that they were silent during the election campaign"?
What is likely are the more vital questions, is the detailed information as to registration and dates of attendance at the University. How did the President get the high honors and so on?.
In Afghanistan, it was the Mujahideen, who would have been active during the time the Reverend Manning, mentions the Al Queda. Still a like organization. All this raises more questions.
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