Archive for October, 2009

Michelle Obama Contradicts Barack’s Birth Story

October 28, 2009

In remarks that received slight notice at the time, Michelle Obama contradicted her husband’s “official” birth story at a 2008 round table meeting at the University of Missouri. She said that at the time of his birth Obama’s mother Ann Dunham was “very young and very single.” 

Her remarks would seem to negate the claim that his mother was married at the time to his father Barack Obama Sr., which has long been assumed, though there is no record or photographs of the marriage and no one of the mother’s or father’s acquaintance has ever said they were at the wedding.


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In a related article regarding Obama’s eligibility to be president under the Constitutional requirement that he be a “natural born” citizen, attorney Mario Apuzzo has filed an appeal with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals claiming that the Congress of the United States violated its obligation under the Constitution to ascertain if Obama is eligible under Article 2, Section 1.

He claims in part that the courts are committing treason to the Constitution by refusing to hear the case against Obama. As a basis for his claim, he quotes former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall, who in 1821, when ruling on the case Cohens vs. Virginia, wrote that the Court cannot refuse to hear a case that they would rather avoid for political or other reasons. The Court is obligated to hear cases brought before it. If Apuzzo is successful in his challenge, the Court will finally have to hear the case and a determination will be made whether Obama is a “natural born” citizen or not.


Obama Search Results on Internet Scrubbed

October 16, 2009

Further speculation about Obama’s birth place and his eligibility to be president have been refueled by recent revelations. Right on the heels of the release of a 2004 edition of the Standard newspaper from Kenya claiming that Obama is a Kenyan comes a report that other searches on the internet for articles on Obama from that time period are strangely missing.

According to John Charlton of Post & Email blog, a Google search for other articles on Obama being Kenyan-born are missing and have apparently been scrubbed from the site.  He could find no mention of Obama at all in any articles from 1981 to 2000 even though he was a political figure, and between Jan. 1, 2005 and April 12, 2006 no articles about Obama appear in any newspapers from around the world found on the search engine.  Would the search engine disable its own news archives regarding articles on Obama?  If so, why?

Obama Kenyan-Born States Newspaper (2004)

October 15, 2009
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Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate

Kenyan-born US Senate hopeful, Barrack Obama, appeared set to take over the Illinois Senate seat after his main rival, Jack Ryan, dropped out of the race on Friday night amid a furor over lurid sex club allegations.

The allegations that horrified fellow Republicans and caused his once-promising candidacy to implode in four short days have given Obama a clear lead as Republicans struggled to fetch an alternative.

Ryan’s campaign began to crumble on Monday following the release of embarrassing records from his divorce. In the records, his ex-wife, Boston Public actress Jeri Ryan, said her former husband took her to kinky sex clubs in Paris, New York and New Orleans.

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“It’s clear to me that a vigorous debate on the issues most likely could not take place if I remain in the race,” Ryan, 44, said in a statement. “What would take place, rather, is a brutal, scorched-earth campaign – the kind of campaign that has turned off so many voters, the kind of politics I refuse to play.

Although Ryan disputed the allegations, saying he and his wife went to one ‘avant-garde’ club in Paris and left because they felt uncomfortable, lashed out at the media and said it was “truly outrageous” that the Chicago Tribune got a judge to unseal the records.

The Republican choice will become an instant underdog in the campaign for the seat of retiring Republican Senator Peter Fitzgerald, since Obama held a wide lead even before the scandal broke.

“I feel for him actually,” Obama told a Chicago TV station. “What he’s gone through over the last three days I think is something you wouldn’t wish on anybody.”

The Republican state committee must now choose a replacement for Ryan, who had won in the primaries against seven contenders. Its task is complicated by the fact that Obama holds a comfortable lead in the polls and is widely regarded as a rising Democratic star.

The chairwoman of the Illinois Republican Party, Judy Topinka, said at a news conference, after Ryan withdrew, that Republicans would probably take several weeks to settle on a new candidate.

“Obviously, this is a bad week for our party and our state,” she said.

As recently as Thursday, spokesmen for the Ryan campaign still insisted that Ryan would remain in the race. Ryan had defended himself saying, “There’s no breaking of any laws. There’s no breaking of any marriage laws. There’s no breaking of the Ten Commandments anywhere.”


Obama Eligibility Case Going to Trial

October 8, 2009

Federal District Judge David O. Carter has determined that the case against Barack Obama challenging his eligibility to be President under the rules of the Constitution will go forward. The schedule of trial dates has been set.

obama-nobamatvThe actual trial dates appear below as ordered by the court. The lead defense lawyer’s only comment reportedly was “Nuts.” 

“Cause called and counsel state their appearances. Argument by counsel. Motion taken under submission.

On September 8, 2009, the Court previously set tentative case management dates. The Court now orders those dates be made final.

Case Management dates are as follows:

Motion for Summary Judgment Hearing December 7, 2009, at 8:30 a.m.

File Motion for Summary Judgment November 16, 2009.

Opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment November 26, 2009

Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment November 30, 2009

Final Pretrial Conference January 11, 2010, at 8:30 a.m.

Jury Trial January 26, 2010, at 8:30 a.m.”

As this site has reported since the beginning to this question on Obama’s eligibility to be President, it will be decided in Court. If Obama cannot finally produce documents proving he is a “natural born” citizen, such as a long-form birth certificate, then he holds the position illegally. Once his personal and college records are seen in Court, we will finally have an answer.

Obama Eligibility Case in Court Monday

October 2, 2009

U.S. District Judge David O. Carter will hold a hearing on Monday, October 5th, to determine if the Obama eligibility case will go forward. The U.S. Justice Department is trying to get the case dismissed on several technicalities, but it is expected that Carter will allow the case to go forward.

According to the WorldNetDaily article, “The California lawsuit is brought by several political candidates and party officials, including former U.S. ambassador Alan Keyes and Wiley Drake and Markham Robinson of the American Independent Party.” The lawsuit alleges that Barack Obama is ineligible to be President because he is not a “natural born” citizen as required by the U.S. Constitution.

So far all requests to see Obama’s original “long form” birth certificate have been refused by Obama’s lawyers and it is estimated that he has spent over $1,000,000 to keep his birth certificate from public view. This has left lawsuits as the only recourse to determine his eligibility to serve as President. Ultimately, this may have to be decided by the Supreme Court.