Obama the love child?
That is the real issue here. If there was anything at all to this claim that Obama is not a natural born citizen, both Hillary and McCain would not have hesitated to use it to remove Obama and win the White House. So there must be another explanation.
My theory is that the true original birth certificate for Barack Obama has a different name for the father than Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. The theory is that the original birth certificate lists one Frank Marshall Davis as the father and that the young Obama was born out of wedlock (a common enough occurrence during the 60s).
If true, this connects all the facts together in a reasonable manner.
Obama grew up pretending that the man married to his mother was his biological father, and took the Obama name into politics. The revelation that mom had had an affair and that Obama was illegitimate is an embarrassment, and in a tightly contested election race might be a small liability given Davis' support for Communism. But given that Davis was from Chicago, there is no question that Obama, in this scenario, is still a naturally born US citizen. McCain and Hillary could not have used the scandal of Obama being illigitimate without making Obama look like a victim of dirty politics. After all, Obama can hardly be blamed for the circumstances of his conception. But his deception regarding his last name is intentional on Obama's part and reason enough for Kagen to block the birther lawsuits to keep the original certificate hidden.
This scenario also explains the statement Obama made in the video about how his father served in WW2, because while Obama Sr. and later Soetero were too young to serve in WW2, the far older Frank Marshall Davis did in fact serve in WW2.
This seems to make the most sense to me. Now, we may have a lot of reasons not to like Obama (and I don't) but his being a "love child" from the 60s shouldn't be one of them.
THE OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE HOAXOnce again, the internet is being spammed with emails and blog posts trying to claim that Barack Obama is not a natural born citizen and therefore ineligible to be President. Neil Abercrombie's promise to settle the matter followed by his refusal/inability to do so has only made matters worse. This is a needless distraction from the economy, the wars, and Israel's continued subversion of our government to their own ends. Why are we still wasting time with this?
I think that the reason so many people buy into this nonsense is the total disappointment many people who supported Obama are feeling as he fails everyone of his campaign promises and seems intent on being Bush-3. Currently, Obama's polls are in Bush country! Obama's unwillingness to stand up to Wall Street or Israel makes him seem useless as a President, given that Wall Street and Israel are the two biggest threats to America right now.
The birthers have been caught engaging in fraud; something which would not be necessary, indeed is highly dangerous to try, if the truth were really on their side.
There are two phony birth certificates in play, both claiming to prove that Obama was born in Kenya.
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The above is already acknowledged to be a fake, mostly because genuine birth certificates from the colony of Kenya included the baby's footprint on them. The other "proof" is the following birth certificate.
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The above purports to be a 1964 certified copy of the original 1961 birth certificate. Whether Kenya would spend the resources to recopy all the British birth certificates is open to doubt, but there are two other aspects of this certificate which call its authenticity into doubt.
Let us take a closer look at the document.
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Note that the document number is given as 47,044. Obama is a 47 year old chief executive and 44th president of the United States. A rather amazing coincidence.
But the really damning part of the document is this. The location of birth is given as Mombasa. But Mombasa was part of the state of Zanzibar until December of 1963. This certificate is dated February 1964 and carries the name "Republic of Kenya", Kenya did not formally declare itself a Republic until December of 1964.
EF Lavender (the name given as Registrar) is a laundry detergent.
The certificate uses the label "Christian name" in a nation that is predominantly Muslim.
There were no "provinces" in Kenya until 1970. Prior to that they were called "Districts".
Obama's father would have been either 24 or maybe 25 when Obama was born. The certificate gives his age as 26.
The above is a certified copy of birth registration from Australia! This appears to be the same document as used for the purported Kenyan Birth Certificate, and while British colonies might be expected to use identical forms, Kenya was independent in 1964 and not likely to be using British regulatory paperwork.
Obama is a rather amazing man to have so many birth certificates!
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The hoaxers have claimed that this certificate provided by the Obama campaign is a fake, but have yet to produce any evidence to back that claim up. Their approach, straight out of the Napoleonic code, is to make continual accusations and demand that the accused prove their innocence. They hope that simply by repeating a claim often enough, useful idiots will come to believe it. But here in the United States, we follow the principle that the ACCUSER must prove the accused guilty, beyond a reasonable doubt. What that means is that when the birthers accuse Barack Obama of fraud, it is they who are required to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt. Otherwise, we as citizens are obligated to ignore such baseless accusations, and certainly refuse to forward them along to everyone in our mailing lists (as these spammed emails always insist we must do).
There is more evidence that backs up the Birth Certificate. Hawaii has two major newspapers, the Honolulu Advertiser and the Star Bulletin. BOTH newspapers include birth announcements, and pages found in the archives of BOTH newspapers record the August 4th, 1961 birth of Barack Obama.
|The Honolulu Advertiser||The Star Bulletin|
Finally, the Birthers hoisted with their own petard with a story carried by World Net Daily, that included the claim "WND has learned that Hawaii's Gov. Linda Lingle has placed the candidate's birth certificate under seal and instructed the state's Department of Health to make sure no one in the press obtains access to the original document under any circumstances."
This prompted the following statement from the office of Governor Lingle.
Thank you for emailing Governor Linda Lingle's office. A recent article in WorldNetDaily.com (October 26, 2008) claiming that Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle sealed Sen. Barack Obama's birth certificate is false.
Under Hawaii's state law (Hawaii Revised Statutes §338-18), copies of vital records may only be released to those who have a tangible relationship to the person whose record is being sought. Neither the Governor's office, nor any other office in the State of Hawai'i, can provide information concerning birth certificates, or produce birth certificates, to anyone except those who are listed in the law governing vital statistics records.
Vital statistics records, such as birth certificates, are protected by strict confidentiality requirements. Specifically, pursuant to section 338-18, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), the Department of Health, which maintains these records, may not allow the inspection of a birth certificate, or issue a certified copy of a birth certificate, or disclose any information contained in a birth certificate, unless it is satisfied that the applicant has a direct and tangible interest in the record:
(a) To protect the integrity of vital statistics records, to ensure their proper use, and to ensure the efficient and proper administration of the vital statistics system, it shall be unlawful for any person to permit inspection of, or to disclose information contained in vital statistics records, or to copy or issue a copy of all or part of any such record, except as authorized by this part or by rules adopted by the department of health.
(b) The department shall not permit inspection of public health statistics records, or issue a certified copy of any such record or part thereof, unless it is satisfied that the applicant has a direct and tangible interest in the record. The following persons shall be considered to have a direct and tangible interest in a public health statistics record:
(1) The registrant;
(2) The spouse of the registrant;
(3) A parent of the registrant;
(4) A descendant of the registrant;
(5) A person having a common ancestor with the registrant;
(6) A legal guardian of the registrant;
(7) A person or agency acting on behalf of the registrant;
(8) A personal representative of the registrant's estate;
(9) A person whose right to inspect or obtain a certified copy of the record is established by an order of a court of competent jurisdiction;
(10) Adoptive parents who have filed a petition for adoption and who need to determine the death of one or more of the prospective adopted child's natural or legal parents;
(11) A person who needs to determine the marital status of a former spouse in order to determine the payment of alimony;
(12) A person who needs to determine the death of a nonrelated co-owner of property purchased under a joint tenancy agreement; and
(13) A person who needs a death certificate for the determination of payments under a credit insurance policy.
You can find the complete statute at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol06_Ch0321-0344/HRS0338/HRS_0338-0018.htm
Office of Governor Lingle
|"The state registrar of the Department of Health's vital statistics record office can verify Sen. Barack Obama's birth certificate."|
There is, in short, no evidence to support these allegations, and ample evidence to cast doubt on their veracity.
If there were anything to this claim that Obama is not legally entitled to be President, don't you think Hillary would have used it to win the nomination, or John McCain to win the election, or Joe Biden even now to become President?