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Barack Obama's birth certificate revealed here

(UPDATE: Alan Keyes stoked the Obama birth certificate controversy anew in February 2009. See Ticket coverage here.)

[See August update here.]

Click on the certificate to enlarge for better reading.

First, last fall, there were all kinds of people, a number of them Ron Paul supporters, dashing from Internet site to Internet site suggesting that John McCain could not serve as president of the United States.

That was because he was born outside the United States and, therefore, not native-born, as presidents must be constitutionally.

McCain was, in fact, born in a U.S. military hospital in theBarack Obama's birth certificate copy as released by his presidential campaign in June 2008 Panama Canal Zone, where his father was serving in the Navy. That was, in fact, American-controlled territory at the time.

More importantly, his parents were both American citizens, so he could have been born on Mars and still been an American at birth. And a sense of the Senate resolution took care of any lingering doubts.

Now come the rumors about Barack Obama's birthplace, that he was really born in his father's native Kenya, so like Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was born in Austria, he can't become a U.S. president.

Same rule would apply as for McCain. Obama's mother was an American. So is her son.

The Obama campaign has provided at The Ticket's request what it says is a copy of the Illinois senator's official birth certificate, reproduced here, showing he was born in Hawaii on Aug. 4, 1961, at 7:24 p.m., which means he was late for dinner, just like a politician. Click on the photo to enlarge for reading.

Now, about the citizenship of all those people planting these rumors.

(UPDATE: In reaction to some of the comments left below challenging the veracity of the document, Ben LaBolt, an Obama campaign spokesman, sent the following reaction to The Ticket: "I can confirm that that is Sen. Obama's birth certificate.")

--Andrew Malcolm

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Obama's mother's original Social Security Number Application


http://webofdeception.com/obamamother'sssapplication.html

John McCain has fought and almost lost his life for this country and went through horrendous torture over five years as a prisoner of war. Whoever the idiots were that question if he was an American citizen and wanted to see proof of his birth certificate should truly be ashamed of themselves.

Barack Obama was born in Kenya. A few days after his birth, his mother, flew back to Hawaii with Barack in order to register him as a United States Citizen. Come on people, do your homework. Besides, for a person to run as a candidate of the USA for President, you must have two naturalized parents, geeesss....

Below from another poster, is the truth also:

Here's another "rumor" for you, Andrew.

Barack Obama is not even legally a black American. He only has one black great-great-grandmother on his father's side while the other 7 were Arab.

That makes him 50% white, 43.75% Arab, and 6.25% black. 12.5% is the minimum required to legally claim any racial status in America.

Obama would quallify as the first Arab-American president, NOT the first black president. That is why they keep saying "African-American" and NOT black because they know he is African Arab and not African black.

Of course the little black-lie will be told over, and over, and over again and he will rely on those eigth-grade educations he recently reffered to his black supporters as having to get them to buy it.

Prove that wrong, Drew.

Posted by: First Arab-American president | June 16, 2008 at 03:06 AM

Why don't we get few birth certiface ofthe people who born in Hawai i an in 1961. Then compare it. My kid born in 80 and his birth certificate does not look like Barak Obama.

It's surprising how people can be so dense and defend this birth certificate. They are just trying to cloud the truth. If Obama was born in Hawaii, that's great. I think all candidates should have to prove their citizenship before running for president. Why Obama chooses to use a fake one is beyond me. It only supports the fact that he is hiding something about his birth.

for all you die hard obama fans, put aside your obvious bias and look at the certificate. The font was not around in 1961, there were no laser printers to produce such a smoothly typed document. This would have been done by a typewritter and would have indications in the typing with lighter and darker text. No typewritter in 1961 could produce this document.

Amazing how the IDIOTS who support obambi including the poster of this article refuse to see the truth, no matter how many fACTS come out about obambi the dangerous and unqualified arrogant nobody with all sorts of dangerous connections to people to hate america.

i'm a liberal and there's no way in hell i'd vote for this guy..

HAS THIS COUNTRY GONE INSANE?

this is NOT an official birth certificate of Hawaii.. do the research.. let him prove he has a real one with the embossing on it.

the guy is a fraud! he's a junior senator with all sorts of criminal characters in his life.. WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE THAT YOU BLINDLY SUPPORT THIS GUY WITH ALL THE DAMN PROOF OUT THERE THAT HE SHOULDN'T BE PRESIDENT?

obamabots need to wake up - this guy is not qualified to be president.. he' has numerous lies under his belt along with failures.. do yor research because the media will not do their job..

he failed war vets in his own state, he hasn't held one meeting of his international seucrity forum, he is not a constitutional lawyer as many of you dimwits claim.. he is a JUNIOR senator that only got the position because of tactics that led to him running unopposed.

he comes from a criminal town of political manuevering..

wake up!!!!!

HE IS NOT SOME MESSIAH THAT WALKS ON WATER- WAKE UP !

The birth certificate for Obama lacks the raised seal.

I couldn't produce an orginal Birth certificate if I had to. I have a photo copy that looks alot like this one. Just try getting an orginal,not easy,but I swear I was born in Warren Ohio in 1957.

The document proffered by the Obama campaign is a fraud.
There is no seal and no notary. No signatures of any kind.
The US State department would not accept that document in issuing a passport.

Other news organizations are digging deeper into this.

"Janice Okubo, Director of Communications of the State of Hawaii Department of Health, told Israel Insider: "In the State of Hawaii all certified copies of certificates of live birth have the embossed seal and registrar signature on the back of the document."
http://web.israelinsider.com/Articles/Politics/12939.htm

I am not suggesting his birth certificate is not real, but the proof of this is a staff member of his campaign "confirming" for us that it is real? That is comical!

But the media would just stare in awe at this confirmation. Now if a Bush administration staff member "confirmed" that Bush did not lie, well the media would maybe not respond the same!

So this "confirmation" is really amusing.

My question is... why is the certificate number blacked out and there is not a seal embossed on the certificate that is shown here on this site? Looks like a fake to me.

I'm with BJ. Anyone voting for Obama has been drinking the Koolaid. Very sad. I am embarrassed for America. I happen to know first hand that he cheated and lied, perpetrated voter fraud, to steal the nomination from Hillary. He is a lying, cheating, criminal and unqualified joke. I can't understand how America got so stupid and blind that they would vote for someone who is NOTHING like what he claims to be. Nothing about him is the truth. All lies. WAKE UP AMERICA.

Aww how cute.. Well, real or not, this is not that hard to fake. Here is what I accomplished in 10 minutes.

http://www.photobill.com/out.php/i121_obamafakedcertificate.png

Notice the Replaced text and the seamless pattern. You really cant tell its a fake, other than the strange titles. Check it out for your self.

The State of Hawaii does not send out electronic birth certificates. They ONLY snail mail them. They mail them in a legal - sized letter envelope. This birth certificate is an obvious fraud for that reason. The idiots who forged this should have FOLDED this fake before giving it to the political shill over at the Daily Kos. Deception is usually rooted out by being smarter than the criminal - a very LOW BAR!!!!

Unless Birth Certificates have changed recently, they show the race of the baby and the race of the baby has to be the mother's race, not the fathers.

Also ladies and gentlemen,. if you will note the lower left hand corner. The form has revisions on it. The form submitted clearly says that this form was revised in 2001.

Therefore this document may be a copy, but all birth certificates that are duplicates say they are no matter what state is involved.

This is in my opinion a forgery. It bears no raised seal of the state, it bears font sizes that were not available in 1961. In fact this form is pristine in all measure.

Also, those live birth certificates are forwarded to the US govt. IF Obama has attained any legal status via a forged document and it was done with his knowledge then at the least he is guilty of mail fraud and anyone aiding and abetting it as well.

Obama needs to come clean and immediately at that. Ron Paul notwithstanding, McCain is legal by act of Congress. Where is Obama's. If the Clinton campaign was smart then they would jump on this and drop it like a bomb on the Democratic National Committee.

If Obama is legal then he should prove it down to less than a reasonable doubt.

The birth certificate does not appear to be genuine. The space for a Certificate Number is blacked out; there is no official seal on the back (it would be embossed. and show through).. There is a date stamped on the back, which appears to be Jan (or Jun) 6, 2007. The certificate appears to be computer printed, not typed, as would have been the case in 1961.

We really need to see the original birth certificate. Surely there is a Honolulu hospital record of the birth.

This certificate is fit for lining bird cages and/or wraping
fish.How about a certificate of baptism ? No way he will
produce one . His atheist confreres could never stomach
it.

Faith and patriotism are to Obama what porc and gay life
style are to Islam.

How can Obama get away with not proving his place of birth? Whether he has the original or not , he can and must prove his place of birth. If he can't, then he is not qualified to run. I know he thinks he is above every one else ,but he's not. This is a simple matter that could be handled in a day. Is anyone seriously trying to prove this is true or not? The only reason Obama wouldn't comply with this matter right away shows something is going on.

Confirmed by Hawaii Health Dept. as legit.

The other salient aspect is that Obama already is ineligible with or without the birth certificate. His mother was only 18 at the time. The requirement for native American birth is that the mother must reside in the USA 10 years, 5 of which must be after the age of 16. So 16 + 5 =21. She was 3 years shy of eligibility and Obama is NOT native born in compliance.
I read a few comments on other forums belittling the importance of the birth certificate and Obama’s suspected failure to register for the draft. Here’s the draft registration requirement.
• Selective Service Registration: Defense Authorization Act established Title 5, U.S. Code, Section 3328
The law says that all men living in the United States who are ages 18 through 25 must register, except those who are in valid non-immigrant status (e.g., students, visitors, and people who have been permitted to come to the US for limited periods of time, etc.). The Selective Service interprets this to mean that undocumented men must register. Failing to register is a federal crime, with a penalty of up to five years in prison or a $250,000 fine or both.
http://www.patriotscorner.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=7455

This image has been roundly exposed as a forgery by a Canadian named Brian McKinnon. There is no Hawaii birth certificate because he was born in Vancouver, B.C. Canada

The document is clearly a modern computer generated fake. Anyone who is not zombied by obamanation sees it's a fake. So, now that we've been shown a poor fake where does it take us?

Why was this produced?---The only reason is that a birth certificate does not exist, Why?---he wasn't born in the US. He was brought in to Hawaii as a baby and was allowed in by some affidavid or such by his mother.

If he was born in Hawaii people that were at the hospital at the time would have come forward by now. The hospital records would have been produced by now. Nothing, because he wasn't born in Hawaii.

What I can't seem to figure out is why the media is so quiet about this and why the hillary campaign isn't on top of it.

This should be very big news. Why do we hear almost nothing?

bart- thanks so much for the birthcertificatenow website. i'm passing it on to all my family and buds out here in texas! yall- i really hope this pressure builds and he has to produce a b/c. i bet this is why he is avoiding debates and townhalls. someone will ask him about this fake b/c.

This is one hilarious discussion. Clearly NONE of you has ever applied for a passport. The routine is simple. You have your original birth certificate in an 'old' format? It's no acceptable, and you're sent to the county clerk to get one printed out in the 'new' format. THAT is your legal birth certificate, and the only one acceptable. The state prefers to rely on their own records, not yours. That's the point of having government records.

As for the person posting above pointing out that the number was blacked out...apparently he's never heard of IDENTITY THEFT which is why birth certificates aren't normally passed around the web!

I just hope with the three-day weekend all of you conspiracy theorists caught up on your sleep and are now thinking a bit more clearly.

Looks like this Birth certificate stuff might have some legs...the Obama campaign seems to have released a forgery...it's all over the net...check it out.

Obama's mother's original Social Security Number Application

http://webofdeception.com/obamamother'sssapplication.html

I do not believe that document is real. Certificates of Live Birth/Birth Certificates would most certainly have the weight of the baby at birth.

The simple fact is that B.O. could halt all of the wondering regarding his birth certificate by simply obtaining a certified paper copy [it does not have to be the original] of his birth certificate from the State of Hawaii and pass it out. Ridiculously simple. The fact that he has not done such a simple task leads many people to doubt his veracity. A certified paper copy is much more credible that some scanned image -- absolutely no court would accept a scanned image a evidence of much of anything.

I guess that, given B.O.'s reluctance to produce the paper copy, I have become skeptical of his story regarding his birth. It wasn't an issue before; now it is.

Andrew:

You should be ashamed of yourself for dropping the ball on your duty as a reporter. I'm not sure if there is anything behind all of this, but to post what is clearly not an original birth certificate (no seal, modern form from 2001) and being satisfied with that is astounding. Aren't reporters supposed to be skeptical? You just let a bunch of right wing trolls make an absolute fool of you. If ever there were an argument that the media is a lapdog of the Obama campaign, and the Democrats in general, this is it.

Regards,
Jonathan

you folks are really sick and obviously have not had to request a COPY (certified & valid) of your birth certifcate. I have.

The hospital birth certificate, if you even get one, is no good at all for indentification. you can't get anything with one of those, except a laugh.

My "Original" birth certificate is about 2" x 3". it has a raised seal and is valid. However it is falling apart because it is a few years old. So when I requested a COPY of my b/c I got a COPY, with the seal and all that good stuff. The paper form it is printed on has a "Revised Date" - duhhh, the new form they print "COPIES" on have been revised since I was born. And it is printed on a NEW printer and thus might have a font that was not used back when I was born. it is CERTIFIED as VALID!

The COPY of my b/c I have is VALID for everything I need it for - passport, driver's license, etc.

Do you really think Obama could get as far in his political career without ever having to provide a VALID b/c?? Get a passport?? He has traveled you know and he has a passport (proven). If you think that our govt didn't check him out thoroughly before they let him on the political stage, you are more stupid than you appear here, which is hard to imagine, but obviously TRUE.

The DOH in Hawaii doesn't send out original birth certificates. Instead the data is compiled in a database and printed at request. One problem: Obama's certificate is missing a space between the comma and the year on the 'date filed' field. There's no way this could happen with a template, but it could easily happen if it were manually typed in. Look at the DeCosta certificate and you'll see no discrepancy. Obviously the certificate number was blacked out in Obama's certificate with Photoshop and it looks like the date was changed too. What else has been changed??

What seems to be missing from all the impassioned rhetoric, pro and con, is a simple sanity test.

Has anyone considered contacting the Hawaii Department of Vital Statistics (or whatever it's officially called) to ascertain whether the form provided by the Obama campaign conforms to that which would be mailed to any individual who requested a copy of his/her birth certificate?

Is it customary for Hawaii to mail birth certificate copies without seal and signature unless, perhaps, explicitly requested?

In any event, all this talk about fonts, revision dates and the lack of folds misses the mark. What's needed is certification by a properly authorized official that the information is correct and reflects information maintained by the Department of Vital Statistics. This normally takes the form of a seal and signature---but any authoritative, verifiable certification would do.

ANDREW, since you seem to be the responsible adult in charge here, could you undertake to try to obtain such a certified document?

How can this be his original birth certificate?

The form in the bottom left says Rev 11/01 (2001) and LASER, obviously meant for laser printers.

This form was obviously created AFTER 11/2001.

I find all this interesting. I am skeptical of this being a copy -- of any kind -- of Obama's birth certificate unless Hawaii was using security paper in 1962, which I doubt. Rather, I think it is a very cleverly designed look-alike.
Look closely at the border -- most certificates used in government, while not always the greatest design, do not usually have borders that are not mitered at the corners. The typeface style also looks off to me -- even if this is a copy, the typeface used at the time of Obama's birth would most likely have been Courier, not a san serif like Arial. This looks like a form that has been filled in on a computer, not a birth certificate from that time period, nor a certified/notarized copy of a birth certificate.

Some of you people are killing me with Obama's birth certificate. My daughter was born in Hawaii and her birth certificate looks the exact same as his. The birth certificate does not provide signatures, it does come with a stamp that is engraved on the paper (will not show if scanned on a computer) and does provide when it was filed with the registrars office.

this is a fake birth certificate,just as obama the snake oil saleman is a fake

Well, whether this is fake or not (I believe it is fake, and obviously so) there is still the "minor" problem of his mother's status. Apparently his mother doesn't fit the qualifications, so he can't run. It's so simple it's scary. Why, oh WHY is this not big news? "Obama illegible for presidency" He can't run. It's so simple... I'm frustrated, there must be some catch I'm not thinking off that permits non-natural born citizens to run...

I am not sure if this document is a fake or not. But, it did interest me enough to go and get the copy of my own birth certification. It looks VERY close to what is posted here. In 2002 I had to order a new one because the old one was very hard to read. Whereas on my original it stated my race and wgt, this certified copy does not. It is also stamped with the order date as well. The embossed area is also different. The embossed seal is there, but it is not as raised as my original. Next I put it on a scanner and made a copy of it. It STILL looks like the one posted here. Of course there is modern type since it is a re-print...not the original. The copy of my husbands is the same as mine. There are only slight differences since we were born in different states. Of course no state is the same when it comes to this type of documentation. So, what you may have is not going to be a carbon copy of what I have. According to a lot of the posts here, I would not be considered a citizen either even though I was born here,both parents were citizens and all the male members of my family fought for this country. If the only way to prove what you are is an original document from 30, 40 or 50 years ago....a lot of us are in deep trouble.

Oh, and yes, things have changed a lot. I had a son two years ago and his race is NOT listed on the certificate. When the document arrived it was in a large envelope and was not "folded" at all. As a matter of fact, it is still as flat as it was the first day. There are also not pictures, foot or fingerprints on it either. Just depends on where you are born I guess.

Was the term "Caucasian" in common use in 1961 or would his mother’s race simple have been notes as "white"? Too many things about this birth certificate hint that it is a recent production. Instead of clarifying anything the Obama campaign people have only provided more fodder for conspiracy theorists. Why not simply show Obama's original birth certificate?

If you Google the phrase, "Obama Birth Certificate" the very first result you'll get is a paid advertising link to the Obama campaign, with the tag,

"Obama is a US Citizen. See the original Birth Certificate."

Whatever else this document is, it is not an original Birth Certificate.

I need to say something to all those who talk about "That's not how they looked in 1961" and ask about the date stamp on the back and mention the "Laser" paper.

No, this is not the original. It is a certified copy that was iaaued and printed on the laser paper on the date you see printed on the back. Also on the back is the notorized signature of the person who printed it.

Sorry to bust the bubble of all those who hate Obama & hate anyone born to a foreign born person, or those who request in MODERN times for an OFFICIAL copy of their ORIGINAL birth certificate, BUT.........

When a US citizen, any one of you for that matter, ask your state for an "ORIGINAL" copy of your birth ceritificate, you will get a birth certificate that looks alot like Obama's!

You fools seem to not realize that "ORIGINAL" birth certificate means one that ORIGINATES from the government office that holds onto the records & has the authority to provide certified copies. SO YES, it will be printed on a lazer printer & yes the father will be listed as AFRICAN if he was AFRICAN, not American!

And you have to be fools to think that anyone of us should be demanding he provide PROOF by birth certificate. ARe you providing proof by providing your original birth certificate from when you were first born, to show that you have a right to vote as an AMerican? Or are you using your driver's license to exercise that privelege? Is it because he is not white that you require it or is it that you are so xenophobic that even those who only have one parent who is American is not AMERICAN enough for you?

Your bigotry is so blantant it is sickening.

As an AMerican who has ancestry that goes back to the Massachusetts Bay colonies and has even Native American blood, I think its time you all accept the fact that many in this country come from immigrant origins & they come in all colors too. So get over it & quit trying to hate for hate's sake!

Its time to grow up!

Can someone post when the "law anyone born in US is a automatic US citizen"? The issue here is that in Hawaii in the time Obama's birth, there exists a law that says child born in US with both parents is a automatic citizen; child born in US with only one parent US citizen requires the one US citizen parent to be resident for a total of 10years with five of those years after 16years old.

So the bith certificate only indicate that Obama was born when his mom was around 18 years old (that is what I pick up on the internet). At the time, legal citizenship as a natural born US citizen can only hapen in a one parent US citizen if the same one parent US citizen is atleast 23 years old.

So, this is what I understand so far and I am not in the legal business. If there is any correction to law or anything please post them.

It doesn't matter if Obama was black or african or arab african american. The question is "is Obama and his supporter think they are above the law"?

For example, if you kill someone and you don't know that it is wrong, you still go to jail with due process. That's why our prison is overcrowded. People act, don't know the law, don't know it is wrong to do, they do, and they go to jail with due process.

If Obama's obscured US citizenship is not legal, than Obama is interfering with the United States election process. This is a direct attack on our democracy. Obama's supporter is also liable for racketeering charges. SEE? A jail the size of Texas.

Obama did not naturalized. Obama believe he is a US citizen because his mother was and the fact that he has document showing he was borned in Hawaii. Others has indicated that law exists at the time of Obama's birth that does not give automatic citizenship to all babies born in US or hawaii.

Why don't we ask professional law people to help clarify this issue? I want to straighten this out for myself as well.

RE: McCain's citizenship

My oldest daughter was born in the Canal Zone and at the time, the Zone was considered US territory. However, when we returned stateside just before my husband went to Vietnam we had instructions from the Canal Zone Government saying "while it is not madatory or essential" we could file Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship. The instructions quoted *U.S.C. § 1403: "Any person born in the Canal Zone on or after February 26, 1904...whose father or mother or both at the time of the birth of such person was or is a citizen of the United States, is declared to be a citizen of the United States." We were encouraged to file the form because in the future it would be easier to provide proof of citizenship than her birth certificate and all supporting documentation supporting her citizenship (our birth certs, I assume)

I'm sure the McCains received the same paperwork when they returned stateside.

When people decide they're going to comment or write on a subject that they claim to have knowledge about, it would be nice if they in fact had the knowledge they claim to have.

The LAW, that pesky inconvenience that so many would like to overlook when it becomes an "inconvenient truth", is very clear on how citizenship is transmitted from parent to child when the child is born outside the US or outlying possessions (OLP). Contrary to what Andrew Malcolm asserts in his blog, Anne Dunham did NOT transmit her citizenship to her son upon his birth, IF Senator Obama was born outside the US.

In the case of Senator Obama, his mother was a US citizen. His father was not. As such, IF, and I underscore the word "IF", Senator Obama was born in Kenya or Canada (the two countries that have been suggested as possible birth places for Senator Obama), and his father was not a US citizen, then the only person who could transmit citizenship was his mother. The LAW, there's that pesky thing again, in 1961 and therefore, what is controlling, stated that his mother would have had to reside in the US for a period of ten years, FIVE OF WHICH MUST HAVE BEEN OVER THE AGE OF 14, in order for her citizenship to transmit to Senator Obama. Lamentably, she was 18 at the time she gave birth to Senator Obama. As such, citizenship did NOT transmit. The earliest she could have transmitted her citizenship to him would be when she was 19. However, in order for citizenship to pass between mother and son, ALL of the aforementioned requirements had to be met at or before the time of Senator Obama's birth. Again, they were not, therefore, citizenship did not transmit and Senator Obama, IF born abroad, would not be a "natural born US citizen".

Senator McCain however, was born in the Panama Canal zone which was an outlying possession at the time of his brith, and furthermore, both of his parents were US citizens, and lastly, dad was on active duty with the military. As such, citizenship DID pass to Senator McCain at the time of his birth and he is considered, under the LAW, a "natural born US citizen".

Now, let me embellilsh just a moment. If Senator Obama was born outside the US and citizenship did not transmit, then what status does he have in this country? It is possible, again I underscore the word "Possible" that Senator Obama could be an "undocumented" immigrant.

Lastly, it has been determined by at least one forensic document expert that the "Certification of Live Birth" posted by the Daily KOS and heralded by the Obama campaign as "proof" of Senator Obama's birth in Hawaii, is anything but proof, and is a forgery and therefore counterfeit. The fact that the document is a forgery raises a whole bunch of new questions. Such as: Why would someone go to the trouble of forging or counterfeiting a birth document if the authentic document was available? The answer is obvious. The "authentic document" is NOT available and may not even exist. "What is Senator Obama hiding?" "Why present a counterfeit and forged document?" Lastly, "Why counterfeit a 'Certification of Live Birth' which is not even a complete 'Certificate of Live Birth' and is merely an abstract? What is the difference between the two documents? THAT question has not been addressed or asked. It would be interesting to find out what the difference in the two documents are.

The document that was forged was a "Certification of Live Birth" and NOT a "Certificate of Live Birth". I've seen an actual Certificate of Live Birth issued in Hawaii and the information contained in that document is much more detailed than the information contained in the KOS document. Lastly, in 1961 America, the race of the father would not have been listed as "African" as it is on the KOS document, but either "Black" or "Negro".

So, with the revelation that the document is a forgery or counterfeit, the controversy not only continues, but intensifies. And the obvious response from the KOS and others will be "it's not a forgery. Prove it". And they will of course, discount any assertion by anyone that it is a forgery. So, the question gets to be asked again: WHAT IS THE TRUTH?

The easiest and quickest way to end this controversy is for Senator Obama to release a certified copy of his actual birth certificate. The continued refusal to do so begs the question of whether or not such a document actually exists. One would have thought that Senator Obama would have already resolved this issue and would have produced his birth certificate. After all, any person seeking employment in this country must fill out Form I-9 and produce documentation showing he or she is eligible to be employed in this country. Certainly, someone who is aspiring to become the President of the United States would do what every other person in this country is required to do by law.

The failure to resolve this issue also has the potential of throwing this election and this country into a monumental Constitutional crisis, making the issues of the 2000 election insignificant.

How can the Mother's "Race" be Caucasion.,and the fathers "Race" be African. I know plenty of "Caucasion" Africans. Being African is not a race,but a nationality.
This leaves me concerned. Do we have a Manchurian candidate?

don`t vote for him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Period.............He is a socialist Obama been lying

 
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