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HOAX: Very Quietly Obama's Citizenship Case Reaches Supreme Court

By April 9, 2010

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Go Birthers! This fake news story has been circulating since mid-2009 and is currently rising again in the charts:

FW: VERY QUIETLY OBAMA'S CITIZENSHIP CASE REACHES SUPREME COURT

Released copies of President Obama's college transcripts from Occidental College . Released today, the transcript indicates that Obama, under the name Barry Soetoro, received financial aid as a foreign student from Indonesia as an undergraduate at the school. The transcript was released by Occidental College in compliance with a court order in a suit brought by the group in the Superior Court of California.

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April 11, 2010 at 1:18 pm
(1) terry says:

Why can’t the man produce a valid birth certificate

April 11, 2010 at 5:58 pm
(2) DaddyRod says:

Why ridicule honest Americans who are trying only to find out the truth. I we are birthers , you who call us that must be complete IDIOTS to blindly believe there is nothing in this . Show us one piece of proof other than his word. Post it for America to see. I for one do not take a known liars word.

April 12, 2010 at 11:12 am
(3) Raven says:

If this man is so on the up-and-up, why has he spent a million dollars plus to seal his records? The American people should have the right to know everything there is to know when it comes to his background. As President, his past should be an open book. What has this country come to when a prez can hide his background?

October 29, 2011 at 1:10 pm
(4) drydaddy says:

Supposedly $950,000 for paying for this legal hodge podge came from campaign funds. Isn’t this what the Honorable John Edwards is being taken into court for? Paying for coverup or paying of a mistress, both are immoral. Are they illegal under current interpretation of the laws of our once fair land. Does anyone remember the Clinton era meaning of sex or not? Can we ever again have leaders that we can believe?

April 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm
(5) ARMLAW says:

How does one explain this and how do the people enforce what this Kenyon Official has documented?

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=139481

January 14, 2011 at 3:35 pm
(6) fat guy says:

I think that guy is the one that has $10,000,000 that he wants to give me

April 13, 2010 at 6:12 am
(7) Stephen Keyes says:

The John Birch Society lives on… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I6Sa4zmoKE

April 13, 2010 at 5:36 pm
(8) Phil H. says:

It’s simple:
* Obama refuses to release his school transcripts and other records, which might indicate that he applied to U.S. schools as a foreign student.
* It’s known that as a teen he traveled in Pakistan under an Indonesian passport, i.e., not as a U.S. citizen.
* Audio clips exist of Michelle Obama repeatedly referring to Kenya as Barack Obama’s “home country” prior to the 2008 election (a Freudian slip, perhaps?).
* The only document that purports to show Obama was born in Hawaii is a Certificate of Live Birth (COLB). If he had been born in Hawaii as he claims, he would have received a Birth Certificate, not a COLB, and even if his Birth Certificate were lost or destroyed, he’d be able to get a replacement document from the country registrar. There would be NO NEED to parade a COLB on the Internet.
* Document experts have testified that the Hawaii COLB is a most likely a forgery, as they’ve found subtle differences in text placement and font characteristics that are inconsistent with known genuine COLBs issued about the same time.

The conclusion is inescapable: Barack Hussein Obama was born in Kenya (or at least not in the U.S.), his parents obtained the COLB sometime after he was brought to Hawaii, probably to qualify for some government bennies.

April 15, 2010 at 3:45 am
(9) Elvis is alive! says:

You guys don’t quit, I’ll give you that.

Terry – he has, many times already. You just refuse to liste.
DaddyRod – Multiple pieces of proof have been offered including a copy of the President’s birth certificate. We ridicule you because you are stupid and remain willfully ignorant.
Raven – Obama’s records aren’t sealed and never were.
ARMLAW – World Net Daily is about a legitimate a source of information as Weekly World News. Guess what? There never was a “Bay Boy” on the loose either.
Phil H – the conclusion is that you will piece together small amounts of misinformation (Glenn Beck is not a document expert Phil) to support your wild eyed conspiracy theory.

While I’m certain that you would never let the facts get in the way of your crazy assed tea bagger rantings, I have enjoyed ridiculing you. Thanks for the laugh.

April 27, 2011 at 12:37 pm
(10) Jack says:

Elvis – I’m not a birther, and haven’t been, but I have studied their claims.

Until today Obama hasn’t presented a valid birth certificate. What he gave is a diploma to hang on a wall. My son was born in Arlington, TX. When we were going overseas we ordered a birth certificate. They gave us a certificate of live birth. The US passport office rejected it. They insisted on a real birth certificate. But it’s what the govt officials gave us.

I’ve known several people who were fooled by such ‘birth certificates’. Mexico used to accept a birth certificate for a tourist card. But not the diplomas like Obama released way back when. That thing has no legal standing.

Many of Obama’s records are sealed – properly. (Yes, he could do like most recent presidents & unseal many of them, but until he does they ARE and MUST BE sealed.)

Obviously you are the one who people can ridicule since you speak without knowledge; and you claim Elvis’ name – which makes you worthy of more ridicule than those birthers. Unless your parents named you Elvis after Elvis P, in which case people could feel pity for you.

September 20, 2011 at 8:41 am
(11) Major Daniel Corcoran (ret) says:

There is irrifutable fact! The alleged COLB that was presented was issued by a hospital that DID NOT exist at the time of his birth in the U.S. So explain how a hospital that did not exist issued a COLB for the President? Time Warp?

April 15, 2010 at 8:48 am
(12) Ruth says:

We never quite because the man is a fraud, a maxist, socalist lieing arrogant waste of the taxpayers hard earned money, that he wants to play Robin Hood and give to the poor…he is evil! Anyone that wants a nation like he does belongs in a muslim nation…and needs a serious history lesson, not to mention patriotism in this nation, as it was made to be, believing in God, standing for liberty and freedom…it’s down right pathetic that we have been the major liberators, stood for everyone that wanted freedom, built ourselves into the greatest nation in the world and hated because we did in two hundred years what no one else has in many more hundreds and now she’s being torn at by every fool who wants a piece of us and yahoos like you wouldn’t stand up and fight for any noble cause if your boney hids depended on it..becasue you have no character or honor!

April 15, 2010 at 7:08 pm
(13) Elvis is alive! says:

Ruth – Quick question since it’s tax day. Did you pay or less taxes this year? I’m guessing less by simply deducing that anyone with such an ignorant and backwards attitude is lacking in any serious higher education and therefore incapable of significant earning potential. Also guessing that being quite the curmudgeon, that you’re pretty much an old coot, which means that the recently passed health care bill will benefit you more than most. Sad that you are such an ignorant twit.

April 17, 2010 at 1:05 pm
(14) TPARK says:

Elvis is alive!
Even if the comments are wrong we dont want to hear you bashing them

April 17, 2010 at 2:22 pm
(15) consrstupid says:

TPARK-
Ruth-

Everyone has the right to be stupid, but you guys are abusing your priveleges.

April 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm
(16) Consrstupid says:

Ruth-
“Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’”
-Matthew 19:21

I am shocked to find out that Jesus was ‘evil’!! Of course, we all remember the ‘history lesson’ that taught how evil Robin Hood was. To be as ‘patriotic’ as you, I’d have to have 90% of my brain removed.

August 25, 2011 at 12:39 pm
(17) HollywoodMerc says:

Ruth, Jesus said to sell all of your possessions and give to the poor… Not take and give other peoples money to the poor.

April 19, 2010 at 11:58 am
(18) April says:

True wisdom needs not degrade or belittle someones concerns, or comments. One should always show respect even if it is not received. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, the golden rule. Those who choose to bash others for their opinions, concerns, comments or truth seeking need only to post were the facts may be obtained to pass ones divine wisdom and educate any misunderstood subjects. Bashing, belittling and catty behavior only paints oneself as unsure, insecure and intolerant of empathy, only teaching to the world their inability to understand and tolerate others. The essence of intelligence is in the ability to understand others and respectfully agree to disagree.

April 22, 2010 at 1:56 pm
(19) Choppy says:

April, forget you! You’re like those ugly people who always say, “Beauty is skin-deep, in the eye of the beholder, etc.” Notice it’s only ugly people say that!

Ruth, you need to go live in another country! Go live in a Muslim country so they can “take care” of you. You’re absolutely pathetic!

Elvis is alive!, I LOVE you so much! You took all the words right out of my mouth! Thank you so much! Don’t stop! Don’t change! Keep giving those idiots h-ll! They deserve it for being so stupid!

April 26, 2010 at 7:14 am
(20) Balance says:

Choppy, you prove April’s point, and your own prejudice. Re-read it. She is making a call for civility in the discussion and has not offered any opinion on the matter. She is should be praised, not chastised.

Elvis is alive!, your initial comments were respectful, but your second post decended into un-warranted personal attacks. To answer your second post, I paid more taxes this year and no, I did not get a raise because the economy is so bad. You make a mistake to link Birthers and Tea Party members. There may be overlap, but the Tea Party objects to President Obama’s actions and are entitled to their opinions.

Ruth, your response is passionate but harsh, to which you are entitled. At the end you go too far. Your opponents are entitled to their opinion, but that doesn’t mean they have “no character or honor”.

consrstupid, you attempt to use Jesus to support your arguement, but ignore the critical fact that His instruction was voluntary (“IF”) and involved personal action rather than the government taking money against the individual’s will, on threat of imprisonment. You also misrepresent Robin Hood, who stole from the government (Sherrif of Nottingham) that over-taxed the people, and gave it back to the people. Of course your handle indicates you are not interested in discussion, only name calling. I wonder how you would react to posts from “libsrstupid”? To quote Jesus again, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

April, thank you for attempting to raise the level of discourse. You are correct, “The essence of intelligence is in the ability to understand others and respectfully agree to disagree.” Sadly there is not much respect around here.

Let the discussion continue, but as people, not a pack of rabid animals attacking each other.

April 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm
(21) David says:

Rumor has it that Sara Palin may not be a naturalized citizen of the USA. Will there be investigations or should we just let this go by?

April 28, 2010 at 1:33 pm
(22) JayMack says:

I wish everyone would stop the hostile comments and the name calling. I have been doing research on this issue, and find the negative nature of all the comments very disturbing. To me, this issue could be put to bed with simple answers. Here are my questions (or concerns):

-Did Barrack Obama legally go by a different name?
-Did Barrack Obama have legal citizenship in another country at any point of time?
-Did Barrack Obama travel to nations that were on the no fly list of the US State Department?
-Did Barrack Obama apply for financial aid as a non US citizen?

What concerned me as a voter and made me vote against him in the election were the following points:

-He admitted using illegal drugs (including cocaine).
-He admitted to living in foreign countries (the premise of Article 2 is to ensure the Commander and Chief has absolute loyalty to our Unites States).
-He legally fought to block releasing information of his past history.

The simple question is: what is he hiding and why?
The issue can instantly go away with truthful answers and the facts to prove them.

April 29, 2010 at 12:27 pm
(23) toni says:

TRUTH
Located on the supreme court website is the following

No. 09-724
Title: The Real Truth About Obama, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Federal Election Commission, et al.

Docketed: December 22, 2009
Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Case Nos.: (08-1977)
Decision Date: August 5, 2009
Rehearing Denied: October 6, 2009

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 16 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 21, 2010)
Jan 11 2010 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 22, 2010.
Feb 17 2010 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 24, 2010.
Mar 24 2010 Brief of respondents Federal Election Commission, et al. filed.
Apr 2 2010 Reply of petitioner The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. filed.
Apr 7 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 23, 2010.
Apr 26 2010 Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Citizens United v. Federal Election Comm�n, 558 U.S. ___ (2010) and the Solicitor General’s suggestion of mootness.

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April 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm
(24) David Emery says:

toni writes:

TRUTH
Located on the supreme court website is the following

No. 09-724
Title: The Real Truth About Obama, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Federal Election Commission, et al.

Uh, that case is about political advertising and campaign financing. It has nothing whatsoever to do with Obama’s citizenship.

http://www.justice.gov/osg/briefs/2009/0responses/2009-0724.resp.html

April 29, 2010 at 6:57 pm
(25) Choppy says:

Thank you very much, David Emery. We need way more folks like you in this country.

April 29, 2010 at 10:54 pm
(26) Jim Nuziard says:

Call us “birthers”, or whatever you want. But your little empty-headed socialist could put all controversy aside by simply showing his birth certificate rather than spending nearly two million dollars to keep it underwraps!

What is going on in this country when someone can run for president and not disclose a birth certificate?!?

May 8, 2010 at 6:34 pm
(27) Warren Clark says:

Why did he have the records sealed? Is this too difficult a question to be answered?

May 14, 2010 at 8:28 am
(28) Pilgrim says:

Ask yourself this: If there was no birth certificate, would the Clinton’s have let it ride? I don’t believe that promising Hillary the Sec of State position was enough to buy their silence in this. Hillary wanted to be the President and no longer has that opportunity.

May 15, 2010 at 10:23 am
(29) BT says:

Liberals using using Robin Hood or Jesus to defend Obama… that is the height of ignorance. Robin Hood stole money from ‘the government-e.g. king’ in order to give it back to the people from whom it was unjustly taken (ah, like Revolutionary War Patriot not socialist communist).

And Jesus said render unto to Caesar what is Caesars, indicating that Caesar did not own everything, particularly me, my property, my liberty, values and beliefs. Obama wants control over all of them just as socialist and dictactorshipe have throughout history – by controlling our money. The government was ordained to protect the innocent, ensure peace and enforce just laws – (cf. Rom.13:1-6) nto control every area of my life by taxing me on every conceivable thing that I do (e.g. I actually pay a rain tax for water that rolls off my roof because I live near the bay). You think you will ever own your on home? Try not paying the property tax one year and watch what happens!! It is never PAID IN FULL.

Our government is way out of control. What most people do not remember is that the Constitution was written to protect us from … well yeah, the government! Our founding Robin Hoods were the smart ones… we have become the fools.

May 17, 2010 at 5:26 pm
(30) Brother of Barak says:

First I just want to say, hey there from Kenya. I remeber when little Barack was born here he was such a bundle of joy.

First you should never use religion to prop up your arguments. Liberals quote the bible when it suits them and try to stifle it when people try to use their freedoms (IE, Day of Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, Federal Prpoerty Rules.

But according to teh Bible, Jesus did extoll those virtues, BUT……. he never stated that the government should come in an force people into that behavior. According to the bible, religion is about free choice. Man is afforded free choice, he states that people should take care of their neighbor of their own accord. Not be forced into it, Christianity, Islam, Budhism are all about choice. You have the choice to believe what you want and disregard whatever you feel. People should not be forced into social programs, but we are every day. Will it change? Probably not, not even when Republican retake the Senate and House this year. Why because politicians are greedy and they like the money that we are forced to give them, and they hate giving any back.

America was built on the concepts of free market economics, taxation was the reason we fought the Revolutionary War. There will not be a war and business as usual will continue in this Nation and there really is nothing that you or I can do about it.

Who really cares if Obama is a naturally born citizen or not he is in office, get over it. Once he finishes his one and only term either he will have a good laugh about the fast one he pulled on the US. Or he will fade into obscurity as the first colored president. It really doesn’t matter. The government operates basically the same no matter who holds which office. They will tax you until it hurts and tell you that they are doing it for your own good.

May 19, 2010 at 12:06 pm
(31) Marie says:

I don’t understand how he was able to run for President in the first place. Why can;t the FBI or some goverment
agency get to the bottom of this and put it to rest one
way or the other.

May 27, 2010 at 10:32 pm
(32) Nancy Pryor says:

This Is a NOT A HOAX!!! THIS IS REAL!!!!!

June 5, 2010 at 11:24 am
(33) Stephen Verdon says:

You’re not going to believe this..!

I’m sure they will come up with some story line about how Mrs. Obama didn’t mean what she just said…
But just in case…

Share this Video with Everyone you know and as quickly as you can before it gets removed from YouTube! ….
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M7Rp_Ghv6k

She said that her husband’s home country was Kenya, South Africa…

Now do you BELIEVE that the American People had been ‘DOOPED’ (Sold a Bag of Tricks – Down River)…

Please distribute this Video to Everyone you know……….

July 6, 2010 at 3:28 pm
(34) Bike-a-saurusRex says:

Maybe when his one and only term is over with, the truth will come out. When it does, can we deem all of the bills he signed into law as fraudulent?

July 15, 2010 at 6:40 pm
(35) Barb says:

Obama needs to be impeached.

August 10, 2010 at 2:17 pm
(36) Jay says:

Obama is guilty, guilty, guilty!!! He is guilty of being black, a democrat, and of winning the election. All you detractors remind me of disgruntled Cubs fans when they lose the playoffs. The facts never matter when you are a sore loser. You will repeat any lie, fabrication, conspiracy theory, etc. that makes them feel better (or worse). What a bunch of whiners. Get a life and do something constructive, or else just mellow out. Don’t you know that you are needlessly scaring a bunch of hysterical old ladies that actually believe your crap?

September 8, 2010 at 3:43 pm
(37) Vicki says:
September 9, 2010 at 3:03 pm
(38) Rose says:

He was hatched!

September 28, 2010 at 11:52 am
(39) Annie says:

ya…. but who runs this web site ?? Liberals >?

November 14, 2010 at 8:12 pm
(40) Deb says:

Consrstupid says: Jesus did NOT say that the money should be taken from you and given to the poor. He made it the choice of the individual. You people need to learn more about Jesus before you try to use him as an example!

November 28, 2010 at 3:33 pm
(41) joe says:

I VOTED FOR OBAMA – however, that being said, IF he is indeed NOT qualified as a citizen to be elected to President, I will join the march to rip him out of office, tar and feather (as is appropriate) and ride him out of town on a ‘monorail’ without a qualm, quiver or shred of remorse or compassion.
We as a nation need to stop confusing the ‘political footballs’ with the players, they are NOT one and the same, just as the job is not the man, nor the human faults the fault of the office.
IF Mr. Obama is NOT the legitimate President, he and everyone associated needs to be introduced to the Federal Penal system.
Amen and goodnight.

March 24, 2011 at 12:20 pm
(42) SHERYL says:

THIS IS JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NOT KNOWING ANYTHING THEY DON’T WANT US TO KNOW.. SOME ONE WANTED HIM TO BE PRES AND IT ALL COMES DOWN TO MONEY AND POWER AS USUAL…

February 18, 2012 at 11:51 am
(43) Alejandro M Castro says:

Barak Obama’s qualifications for president of the U.S. is questionable.
What a lot of us would like is for him to release all his records about his past.
How he manage to attend college when he never held a job before or during college. Did he attended college under a student visa, and what country paid for his college tuition? We also would like to know what was his duties when he was employed as a lawyer for Acorn? We heard he was an organizer. That does not tell us very much. Was he an organizer to collect funds for corn? MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!

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