Skip to comments.Why Barack Obama listed his birthplace as Kenya
Posted on 05/20/2012 5:44:11 AM PDT by pookie18
The biography provided by Barack Obama to his literary agent specified his birthplace as "Kenya". And, over the course of 17 years, despite multiple revisions by Obama, the Kenyan birthplace remained a fundamental part of the bio on the agent's website.
Was Barack actually born in Kenya? I seriously doubt it, even though Michelle Obama has publicly stated that Kenya is her husband's "home country". Contemporary newspaper listings in Honolulu, for example, list the time and place of his birth. While this isn't ironclad proof, to be sure, it's good enough for me.
No, my suspicion is that Mr. Obama manipulated his birthplace intentionally (and cynically) to take advantage of certain benefits unavailable to those born in the United States.
Bookworm Room describes why that might have been. We need to set the Wayback Machine to 1978, when young Obama was seeking admission to college.
1978 isnt just any year. Its a very special year. It was the year that the Supreme Court decided Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978) 438 U.S. 265... [and] held that [the] race-based admission process was unconstitutional.
With that decision, Obama, who was a self-confessed slacker in high school, suddenly lost his e-ticket to a good college. He couldnt know then (nor would it have mattered) that the various concurrences in this deeply divided opinion would eventually open the door to colleges and universities making race a factor in admission, so much so that this factor-ness eventually created a whole new quota system.
My best guess is that, denied an opportunity to use quota systems to parlay a lousy academic record into a quality college admission, Obama searched around for other means of bypassing his academic failings. It was this search that led him to announce that he was Kenyan. Im sure that a certain amount of digging will reveal that, just when the Bakke decision came down, American universities were engaged in some sort of pro-active policy involving increasing the number of African nationals on Americas college campuses. Obama was happy to oblige the universities in this effort by co-opting his fathers nationality, and burying the fact that he was a garden-variety American black kid.
Theres the nexus In 1978, Obama, who already then was willing to lie to achieve his goals, created a false identity to deal with the changes the Bakke decision wrought on college admissions.
This appears to be an extremely plausible explanation for Obama's refusal to release any of his college transcripts.
My guess is that this scenario -- or one similar to it -- helps explain why Obama enjoys the company of race-hustlers like Al Sharpton.
And where was the media for lo these many years? Busy investigating Sarah Palin's elementary school chums?
I will never, never understand why that is proof of anything other than the string of characters was printed in a newspaper.
I was not born in a hospital. My birth certificate is stamped DELAY. My parents registered my birth weeks later. All the state registrar had to go on was their word -- does the registrar care enough to verify with a hospital? Does the newspaper double check with a hospital for each state-registrar listed hospital birth?
One thing I do know for sure because it was on the front page of a newspaper (that's different) is that Gov. Thomas Dewey of New York was elected president in 1948!
I heard audio of both Mr. Trump and Dr. Corsi saying that there is no record of Obama's mother being admitted to a hospital at that time. Does HIPAA make it a crime to acknowledge that so-and-so was in a hospital? If the proof is there, release it.. "all we are saying is give release a chance."
Simply wanting Obama to be a US citizen would have been enough for his family to announce and register his birth in Hawaii.
I think the Canadian birth scenario is as likely as the Kenyan one.
I wonder why we have not heard more about this before?
IMO, this guy was either born in Kenya or he was the genesis of the recently removed from the airways show called “V”. Frankly, he looks like a reptile anyway so I guess he is an ET.
If nothing else, all this proves is this guy is a grifter and has been the eqaul of a carney barker since he gained maturity.
Butterdezillion and some others have done incredible research on the birth announcements. It has been proven that they are fraudulent and were inserted into the microfilm. She can explain it in detail or better, rather than explaining for the umpteenth time, direct you to where you can read about it.
The research done was meticulous and undeniably convincing. No one has ever seen an actual newspaper with those announcements. They were inserted into microfilm.
No. First of all, I have never thought the Clintons were particular interested in money. They are power and influence driven. Second of all, any money that was offered them for silence would be dwarfed by the money (and power and influence) they would both receive if Hillary were POTUS. Thirdly, the information would have been leaked by someone out of spite or retribution.
Please see my comment above about butterdezillion’s and others’ research. The birth announcement was inserted at some later date into microfilm. It is fake.
More like a sinkhole.
The university would have to comply with numerous immigration regulations and file all kinds of documents in order to admit a foreign student. The university would also have to be responsible for the student while he was in the U.S. and make sure that the student has the required visa and paperwork to study here.
Why would Occidental College go through all of this, just to get around the Bakke decision?
Why do you limit the possibilities to Obama's grandparents?
My sons weren't born in my home town, but I had their births announced in my home town paper. I live far from my home town, still get the paper, and read the birth announcements. Some of the babies are born there, some are not, and some don't have a place of birth listed. I'm not sure that it was much different in 1961 in Honolulu.
A birth announcement in a newspaper seems to be a pretty thin thread to hang a theory on.
I don't believe he applied as a foreign student. The mere fact that he was of Kenyan descent was plenty to give him an edge in the admissions process.
I am aware of a man born in the U.S. but whose parents immigrated here from Argentina and were U.S. citizens. They were of pure German descent. But the young man mentioned his Argentinian heritage on all his college applications. He was accepted to and attended Harvard.
Good points in your post. Would the chicago way be a factor? The clintoons were rumored to be dixie mafia. chicago mafia trumps dixie mafia?
If he can sit on a 'church' pew for how many years and not see or hear a thing, how could he possibly know about an 'editing mistake' that persisted for almost as long?
Plus, if anyone had listened to Sheriff Joe and Mike Zullo, they would already know that Hawaii announces foreign births that are reported. The cold case posse has found many examples of foreign born individuals that have received COLB’s. Do you think the records that have been lost or destroyed or missing are all some strange coincidences? The odds would be astronomical! I have not even brought up the fact that his SS# does not pass E-verify. All of this snowballs into a mountain of non-evidence.
Every one of us has no problem whatsoever producing any one of these documents and proof. I was born in St. Paul’s hospital in Dallas, Tx and if I were President, they would happily show my records to all. But not so in Hawaii. John Corsi had the police called on him when he asked to see them. Every single avenue to the truth has been stymied at every turn.
Refresh yourselves and go back over all the information over the past 4 years. It is mind numbingly clear that we still have no idea who this man is.
I don’t believe that mafia stuff.
I ascribe it to thuggery.
My birth announcement was listed in the town newspaper that my parents lived in and I grew up in but I wasnt born in that town. Do you think my parents were “conspiratorial”?
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