Skip to comments.Professor From Columbia Comes Forward Saying Obama Never Attended the University
Posted on 06/09/2013 9:01:51 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy
My life has crossed paths with President Obama on multiple occasions. According to Obama, we were Columbia University classmates, both Pre Law and Political Science majors in the Class of 83. I also ran against Obama in 2008 on the Libertarian Party Presidential ticket. What are the odds?
But something about the Obama at Columbia story has always bothered me. Earlier in the week right here at The Blaze I wrote about having just returned from New York, where I attended my 30th Columbia University reunion. I celebrated with my esteemed classmates. Everyone except Barack Obama. As usual- he wasnt there. Not a trace. Not a video greeting. Not a letter. I could not find any classmates who knew him.
I called Obama the Ghost of Columbia University. I pointed out (as Ive said in the media for many years now) that Obama may have been registered at Columbia, may have graduated from Columbia, but he was rarely (if ever) seen for the two years in-between. Its a strange, mysterious and frightening story.
Is he the real-life Manchurian Candidate? What explains Obama having just enough skeletal proof that he was there (one photo, one roommate, one professor, one friend) but never seen in a class, never on anyones radar screen, almost invisible. A total 2-year blackout. Its like a story straight out of a novel about the CIA or KGB. He graduated Columbia, but its almost as if he never went there.
To make matters more mysterious, Obamas college records are sealed. Hes had plenty of opportunities to authorize the release, to clear the air. He has never chosen to do so. But why? What has he got to hide? Funny enough Obama has never had a problem ripping open the sealed records of his political opponents. Every step of his career Obama has beaten his opponents by having sealed documents just happen to be publicly exposed by anonymous sources. But not Obama. His records are always unavailable (and never leaked). Obama always seems to have powerful forces on his side.
Did he attend Columbia as a foreign student? That was the educated guess I made in my appearance on Hannity on Fox News a year ago. The only photo of Obama from his Columbia days was in his off-campus apartment with a roommate described by USA Today as a Pakistani national, pot smoker, and cocaine abuser. If youre a foreign student, you live in housing off-campus with other foreign students.
That would also explain how he transferred to Columbia. Transferring into an Ivy League school is all but impossible. I did a little digging and found out only 3 transfer students in all of America were accepted into Columbia in the past academic year. Three students out of 315 million Americans. Yet those who knew Obama at Occidental called him a pot smoker and partier who rarely attended class. Youre telling me that a poor student, with that record, at an average college, was accepted for transfer into prestigious Columbia University? Only if he was an exotic Indonesian foreign student transferring into a college that desperately wanted to claim an ethnically and globally diverse student body.
Still that might explain how Obama got into Columbia. But where was he for those two years? My gut instincts say something is wrong with the Obama at Columbia story. Very wrong. Rancid.
But until now, I was the only one publicly voicing my suspicions. That just changed in a big way. Meet Professor Henry Graff, perhaps the most legendary and honored professor ever at Columbia University. He was THE American History and Diplomatic History professor at Columbia for 46 years. And he is more emphatic than yours truly that there are no Obama footprints at Columbia.
I was put on Professor Graffs trail by another Columbia classmate, skeptical about Obamas story. He told me that Professor Graff had been the speaker for the Class of 53 last weekend at Columbia. My friend was watching Graff answer questions from the crowd when he was asked about Obama at Columbia. Graff said, I have my doubts he ever went here.
I did some digging and located Graffs home phone number. I called him yesterday. Now retired, he was delighted to hear from me. He agreed to go on the record about Obama. Unlike Obama, Professor Graff clearly remembered me. He was thrilled to hear from his former student. I was in several of Graffs classes and he remembered me like it was yesterday. He sounded great- like he hasnt lost any of his trademark sharpness in 30 years since we last met.
I was honored to learn that this legendary historian has been following my political career for many years. But he had no such cheery things to say about the President. Graff said, I taught at Columbia for 46 years. I taught every significant American politician that ever studied at Columbia. I know them all. Im proud of them all. Between American History and Diplomatic History, one way or another, they all had to come through my classes. Not Obama. I never had a student with that name in any of my classes. I never met him, never saw him, never heard of him.
Even more importantly, Professor Graff knew the other history and political science professors. None of the other Columbia professors knew him either said Graff.
Graff concluded our interview by saying, Im very upset by the whole story. I am angry when I hear Obama called the first President of the United States from Columbia University. I dont consider him a Columbia student. I have no idea what he did on the Columbia campus. No one knows him.
There is something wrong with Obamas story- I know that. Many of my classmates at last weekends 30th reunion knew that. Now the most beloved Professor ever at Columbia joins us in publicly questioning the story. Obama is either the ghost of Columbia, or the perfect Manchurian candidate. But something smells rotten at Columbia.
If a Muslim or Muslims pd for Obama to attend Columbia, wdn’t they have stipulated that he show up for class once or twice a mo?
BS, most of your complaints are about minor curse words, not the f-word.
I don't understand your question about our Freepmail. It works fine.
I've read the author's recollections before, but the prestigious Prof.Graff's statements, and also the other Columbia prof's similar non-recollections of any "0bama" at Columbia, is new. Anyone wanting on/off Zero's Background ping list, freepmail me.
Snopes are liberals and anything they claim is more or less useless.
Ha, as if hussein is going anywhere. The global situation is churning into another world war. He will declare an emergency and remain in office unless hillary gets forceful. Who knows, she might be the whistleblower.
Why are you so defeatist? YOu think the Dems/socialists/commies/mozelms are defeatist? No, they have unstoppable fighting spirit (of course for evil) and if we are defeatists, that suits them very well.
It’s time sto stop moaning about how hopeless everything is! Man up! Or woman up!!! Defeatism is the sure fire way for US to lose and THEM to win!
A really nice freeper made it for me!
Amen! I also might add that no child of God should ever feel defeated.
Somebody else told me that and I added a good link. Or you could just google the title. It’s not rocket surgery.
10-4. Roger that. Your answer is exactly with the problem with politicians. NONE, and I mean NONE of them care about the people once elected. It is all about power, how much they can get and how much money they can scam in as quick a time as possible just in case they are not reelected. They make their own benefit packages, their own retirement, their own insurance, their own medical plan, and approve their own pay raises and there is absolutely NOTHING we can do about it. Nothing.
"NEVER LEAKED"....Even President Bush had a DUI from around 1972 that was uncovered and "Leaked" to the MSM when they tried to derail his 2000 candidacy....
If the records existed then somebody removed them.......
I’m of the same era as hussein. We suddenly had a bunch of Iranians show up at our college. The profs were ordered to pass them no matter if they showed up or not. That did a job on the bell curve for the rest of us. I’m sure the registrar’s office can show their enrollment and transcript but by and large, they were NOT on campus. Some might show up for class here and there but the reality of it was just a paper scam. I’ve always thought this might be the same scam as the usurper.
Eh, this WAS about me.
And if you didn’t read the deleted post that I wish I could unsee, directed point blank at me, and which the moderators saw fit to extinguish quickly, NOT for me, but, as requested, for the integrity of the forum, then
Stay out of it.
“If a Muslim or Muslims paid for Obama to attend Columbia, wdnt they have stipulated that he show up for class once or twice a month?”
Just as long as he graduated with a degree, I doubt they would care. By the way, Columbia has a huge Muzzie population of students. It’s where many of them go, emphasis on many. I am retired from a major public University myself that had a large population of Muzzies, especially Palestinians (UIC). One of the grad students who worked part-time for the Dept. Head transferred to Columbia to finish grad school. Muzzies love to go to Columbia, hence the attraction, I’m sure, for Obama, as he went there as a foreign student, mark my words. To the Muzzies, Obama was being groomed for bigger things, and he indeed went on to be our Manchurian candidate for Prez.
That wd all make sense if he was there. The problem is, it’s beginning to look as if he wasn’t there at all. Even AA students have to take the core classes of their majors. Nobody from Obama’s core classes remembers him—not even the profs.
If it doesn’t matter to you if Obama is lying about where he went to college, why jump on the thread in the second spot to make that comment? You hardly had time to read the story, yet you want to set the tone? A tone that says ‘it doesn’t matter? That’s the liberal position. Did you know that?
But until now, I was the only one publicly voicing my suspicions. That just changed in a big way. Meet Professor Henry Graff, perhaps the most legendary and honored professor ever at Columbia University...
This is worth readying... and passing around...
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