Skip to comments.The Mysterious Case of Obama’s Identity
Posted on 08/31/2012 12:18:19 AM PDT by Kukai
Why has the President spent millions to suppress his ID and who is he really?
As President Barack Obama completes four years in office and runs for re-election in November, a majority of Americans 55% believe he was born in the United States. However, 20% of Americans do not believe Obama was born in the US, while another 25% arent sure where he was born. Never before have so many Americans doubted the fundamental basis of their presidents identity. Why is this so?
On one level, the answer is easy given the absence of verifiable bona fides attesting to Obamas life story, from every college record to every travel document, from every medical record to every legal writing to every law practice billing record to every record of his tenure as an Illinois state senator and more. But the story has had to penetrate the American psyche in spite of a deep freeze on the topic in conventional channels. The Obama identity story, burning at the grass-roots-level for more than four years now, is consistently snuffed out and ignored by American journalists and the political class, from elected leaders to party officials. This silence is strictly non-partisan, and spans the political spectrum.
An investigation, undertaken by a so-called cold case posse working for Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Arizona, has now concluded that not one but two Obama basic identity documents are, without a doubt, forgeries: 1) the computer file (pdf) of the 1961 birth certificate that appears on the White House website; and 2) the presidents 1980 military draft registration card released by the U.S. Selective Service Administration shortly before the 2008 election. These investigators maintain they can prove this in court.
The story of how they might do so is verboten, too. But somehow the saga doesnt end up in George Orwells memory hole. This is due mainly to the irrepressible nature of the Internet.
It is here, for example, and not in the mainstream media, where, following the White House online release of Obamas 1961 long-form birth certificate on April 27, 2011, a small army of private individuals with varying degrees of technology expertise downloaded the document file and delved into the unexpectedly unflattened graphic composition layers. They submitted a series of computer forensics analyses to this online public square, arguing that the White House pdf had been fraudulently manipulated. Since that time, similar evidence has been methodically amassed and repeatedly tested under the auspices of Sheriff Arpaios cold case team.
Sheriff Arpaio formed this cold case posse after 250 local citizens asked him to determine whether Obama was eligible to appear on the Arizona presidential ballot in 2012.
On two occasions in 2012, the posse presented findings to the public. They concluded that the birth certificate on the White House website didnt originate on a piece of paper but rather was created, or, more precisely, forged as an electronic file on a computer. As one Adobe expert and posse consultant put it: The only time Obamas long-form birth certificate image exists as a paper document is when a computer user selects Print from the File menu.
At this point, the posse would like to turn over all of its evidence to Congress for a formal investigation. Like a hand grenade that could go off at any moment, however, such an investigation has no takers. And so the fuse burns on not one, but two potential constitutional crises.
One involves the biggest unsolved mystery in American history: If Arpaios findings are correct, who did it? The other potential crisis, while linked to the first, is much more transparent. The U.S. Constitution lays out three criteria for president and vice president. Article II, Section 1, requires that the president be at least 35 years of age, have lived 14 years in the United States, and be a natural-born citizen.
Natural born citizens are distinct from citizens who are native-born (born in the country) or naturalized. While native-born or naturalized citizen may hold any other office, only natural born citizens are eligible for the presidency, the idea being that Americas founders wanted to ensure that the chief executive had allegiance only to the American republic.
The Constitution doesnt define natural born, but according to common law at the time and, later, the 1875 U.S. Supreme Court case Minor v. Happersett, a natural born citizen is understood to be someone born in the U.S. to citizen parents (plural). Minor spelled out this definition and is thus the signal case. It is remarkable that in mid-2008, as Barack Obama was clinching the presidential nomination, references to the Minor case inexplicably disappeared from 25 related U.S. Supreme Court decisions archived at Justia.com, a leading legal search engine popular with journalists and legal bloggers. Coincidence? When attorney and blogger Leo Donofrio, whose Obama eligibility challenge went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in December 2008 (dismissed), discovered this apparent tampering in 2011, Justia called it a programming error. The blogosphere called it Justiagate. The media, of course, said nothing at all.
So where does this leave the president, the son of a white American teen mother and a black British subject from Kenya? (Kenya became independent in 1963.)
According to his own story, Baby Obama came into the world with dual American-British citizenship. At the same time, however, there is, to date, zero verifiable evidence to be found of his Hawaiian birth; meanwhile there is circumstantial evidence of alternative nativities. For example, the personal biography Obamas former literary agent used to promote Obama described him as born in Kenya. This biography, written in 1991, remained on the agency website until April 2007 two months after then-Senator Obama announced his presidential run.
Other oddities include a missing week of immigration cards tracking American arrivals into Hawaii from abroad that should be in the national archives. Obamas birthday in August 1961 falls in this missing week. In light of unexplained facts such as these, in light of the Obama documents that remain sealed, its really not so hard to see where a foreign nativity story comes from or at least why a number of Americans are confused.
Many have heard about the two 1961 newspapers that published announcements of Obamas birth. Posse investigators discovered that foreign-born children were similarly announced as Hawaiian births in these same papers, while they also found a set of adopted twins who were several years old before their birth announcements appeared.
Further complicating Obamas citizenship story is an undisputed school record from Jakarta which identifies young Obama as a citizen of Indonesia. With all of this in mind, its hard to stamp Obama natural-born. Still, no challenger to date has managed to convince an American court of this. Of course, almost every single case has been dismissed before trial.
Also worth noting is that almost every single case sought the same thing: the release of the Obama birth long-form birth certificate. This is the very document the White House website put on display in April 2011. Obama spent an estimated one to three million dollars to fight previous attempts to compel him to release this same document. What happened to make the president change his mind?
Two senior White House officials presided over the birth certificates unveiling at a pen-and-paper, off-camera, no audio-recording, press conference. One journalist in the pack pointed out, some people are going to remain unconvinced. He continued: Theyre going to say that this is just a photocopy of a piece of paper. You could have typed anything in there. Will the actual birth certificate be on display or viewable at any
The White House transcript breaks off with the word: (laughter).
Who will get the last laugh? Barack Obama? Sheriff Arpaio? The politicians who keep their heads down, or the citizens who take their Constitution seriously? Whoever laughs last, it seems safe to say that the Obama birth certificate is a very funny document.
I always take faith in the fact that everyone has to eat at the table of their own consequences....but sadly, so many that I wish that on are still alive and well ...Howard Hughes...Clintoon...Soros...bammey will probable skate thru unless some horrible cancer gets to him first...
It shouldn't have even gotten close to a courtroom. It should have been stopped dead in its tracks from Congress and the GOP. We have a definition from Homeland Security and from Congress that 1) born in the US and 2) of TWO US CITIZEN PARENTS in SR511 that they (Obama and Hillary signed it twice) vetted McCain on. Crickets on holding the same standard to the usurper. I blame Congress but I blame the Republicans more.
I want to see him in handcuffs escorted by Lakin out the WH back door past the garbage and spending the rest of his life in Lakin's old cell.
Just my opinion:
If BO can be shown to be an Indoniaian Citizen at any time, would not the onus be on BO to prove otherwise. He can’t use the BC. He sure as hell will not declare he Naturalized(as you and others have explained. So the issue is not to get his BC. It is to prove he was an Indo citizen or even a Brit.
This is a link where you can see an AP photo taken when Obama was exiting a movie while on vacation in Hawaii 2009.
I saw this at the time and have always wondered why the glasses? His annual medical checkup said 20/20 vision and no need for corrective lenses. Why would you need to wear glasses to a movie unless you have a vision problem?
Always using the closeup teleprompter and this photo makes me wonder if he is covering up a vision problem. If so, why?
” I want to see him prosecuted, convicted, stripped of all pension benefits, fined, and jailed.”
Sooooo.....you want leniency, eh ?
I reckon Howard Hughes is dead, unless he had himself preserved somehow. Soros is getting old, so’s Clintoon, Bammy’s in his 50’s. Time wounds all heels who don’t repent, and repentance doesn’t seem to be in the vocabulary of these guys. Time’s a passing . . . tick tock . . . for us all . . . more for some than for others . . .
Given that both of his BC - the COLB and LFBC are frauds and not authentic Hawaii State issued documents they can do what they want with them - either in digital form or printed on a printer.
What that can not do with either is show them in court.
As for being a Brit. He has already claimed this. Indicating he was born a dual citizen. But since Kenya was not yet independent he was British - at birth. Assuming Obama was listed as the father at that time.
Many indicate Obama ‘lost’ his British status when Kenya became independent. But ‘losing’ British citizenship status or the right to claim British citizenship is almost never ‘lost’.
What is missing in this particular situation is another document. British government form RN.
RN is the formal renouncing of your British loyalty and citizenship. While looking for BCs and passports someone should try to find form RN. Without it Obama is still a loyal British subject I believe.
As a British subject he should be careful about what British military secrets he gives to the Russians and should probably give the Queen an upgraded IPOD.
The Constitution doesnt define natural born, but according to common law at the time and, later, the 1875 U.S. Supreme Court case Minor v. Happersett, a natural born citizen is understood to be someone born in the U.S. to citizen parents (plural). Minor spelled out this definition and is thus the signal case.
That argument is simply based on a technical misreading of the decision in Minor. The language where the Court itself characterizes its decision as a holding that a person born in the United States of two citizen parents is what technical lawyers call "obiter dicta"--it isn't part of the court's decision no matter what the author of the opinion said.
For these two reasons either of which is sufficient on its own.
The argument in Minor was by a lady who claimed to be a US Citizen. She was born in the United States and there is a legion of authority for the proposition that a person born in the United States is a citizen no matter what the circumstances of their birth. Thus addition of the proposition that both of her parents were citizens is simply surplus language--what lawyers call dicta.
You may not like that answer but there is no doubt or room for argument that is the correct answer as a matter of law--that's the reason all of the lawyers on our side who have made that argument to a court have been laughed out of the jurisdiction.
Further, the only issue before the Court in Minor was whether or not the plaintiff was a US Citizen at all--no argument about whether or not she would be treated as "natural born" under Article II, Sec. 1 of the Constitution.
In our law, the question of whether or not an individual is "natural born" is relevant only for purposes of resolving an argument over whether the individual is eligible to hold the office of President of the United States. That was not the issue here. Thus addition of the term "natural born" in the Court's holding was again, surplus language not relevant to the decision and is thus dicta.
Given the state of the law on the subject, it is impossible to conceive of a set of facts on which a person would be held not to be Natural Born if they were born in the USA.
I understand that is not the popular view. Personally, in my view, that ought not be the law. But that is the way the Court will come down and failure to deal with a realistic understanding of the law on this topic is what precluded lawyers on our side from being able to disqualify zero from the Georgia ballot.
There are two points about the born in Kenya thesis.
If you could show that he was born in Kenya to Stanley and Obama Senior as parents, he was not born a citizen of the United States at all--applicable citizenship statutes are clear on that point. No possible way he would be held Natural Born.
Further, as the article points out, zero went around for years telling anyone who would listen (and authorizing biographies setting forth) that he was born in Kenya.
Under another fairly obscure legal doctrine in the law of evidence, such statements against interest are in most jurisdictions under most circumstances, evidence that is where he was born.
Since there is no other evidence of any nature where he was born, in the proper legal proceeding (which was in place before the ALJ in Georgia and muffed by our lawyers), a court should hold that zero was obligated to prove on the record where he was in fact born or be held to have been born in Kenya, whether he was in fact born there or not.
You’re an idiot.
“We all know that Stanley Anne Dunham was not the mother of Obama, the time lines of where SAD was during critical points of time simply do not point to her being Obamas biological mother.”
There are many verifiable cross-corroborating documents which affirm to a legal certainty that Stanley Ann Dunham is Barry's mom. Here is a long thread where FReepers discussed this issue:
Re:”Mal and Val - not Ann and the Old Man” Any evidence Valerie Sarruf is Obama’s mom? (vanity)
My reading of the statutes is that if Stanley Ann was legally single she would meet the residency requirement and Barry would be a US national at birth.
Barry's legal team appears to have gamed this out already and has filed legal papers citing 9th Circuit dicta that would make Barry NBC no matter where he was born so long as his mom or dad was a US citizen.
“Obama cites US v Marguet-Pillado. Dicta implies Obama eligible even if born in Kenya”
We have a citizenship statute in 14 USCA; it says he was not.
I believe he is a hologram.
Communist Party USA manufactured hologram using secret soviet stolen alien mind control technology.
Whats really frightening is that he has that weird Cheshire cat grin all the time.
I agree. Perhaps I should have made it more clear that IMO citing Marguet-Pillado is ludicrous! It is also an act of desperation and an admission that Barry's legal team knows fully well that he was not born in the US.
He fears people will notice the ‘family resemblance’?
This cracked me up:
“Obama is returning from an outing at the movies in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
Gads, he looks OLD!
Was he really born in 1961? Looks more like 1951 to me
Let me confirm his birth date opps, no long form birth certificate avaliable.”
He was born precisely 4 days after me.
I don’t look 51...or 61.
Beauty may only be skin deep but evil radiates out from the bone.