I don't wear tin foil hats. I really don't care about the font, or the word "AFRICAN" instead of the widely-used word of "NEGRO" or "BLACK" in 1961.
The borders make absolutely no difference, to me. If you peel back the layers, and claim to find the word "Adobe" embedded in the electronic document -
this means nothing to me. Frankly, I don't even know what a "halo" around a word is. The mystery surrounding Barack Obama's "Live Certificate of Birth",
is in fact no mystery at all. The documents authenticity is not the key dispute.
But Obama is hiding something, and I'll tell you how I know...
After months and months of unrequited requests, the Obama campaign did finally present a document which they claimed validated his eligibility (per the Constitution
of the United States, Article II, Section I) as a "Natural born citizen" to have his name on the ballot in contention for the office of the President of the United States of America.
However, contrary to what the few media outlets who are giving this outrageous claim any attention at all have concurred, what the Obama campaign supplied was not, in fact, a
[classic] "birth certificate".
What they supplied was actually a "Certification of Live Birth." In Hawaii, there is a major difference between a "Certification of Live Birth" and a "Certificate of Live Birth." Aside from the level of detail
differentiating the documents (hospital of record, doctor etc) - in the state of Hawaii, one document authenticates natural born citizenship, and the other doesn't. This part is important,
and again - it has nothing to do with tin foil hats. Per the State of Hawaii's Department of Health, "Amended certificates of birth may be prepared and filed with the Department of Health,
as provided by law, for 1) a person born in Hawaii who already has a birth certificate filed with the Department of Health or 2) a person born in a foreign country." (For citation purposes,
please feel free to visit their site: http://hawaii.gov/health/vital-records/vital-records/index.html.)
Why is this important? The "Certificatation of Live Birth" provided by Obama, is in fact, a derivative of the "Amended certificates of birth" they site. Why is that important? Because per the second
clause in the above citation, while you may earn citizenship via such a document, you do not necessarily earn "natural born" citizenship. "Natural born citizenship" is what is required to be eligible
to be considered for the Presidency, per the United States Constitution.
So where does this leave us? Well for starters, it leaves many of us....some in tin foil hats, some not....wondering why the Obama campaign did not supply the definitive, actual, long-form birth certificate.
Contentions are, because one such authentic certificate does not exist.
"That's a pretty distant plea, from the far right, wouldn't you say? I mean he couldn't have gotten this far without being properly vetted, right?" That is the assumption that most people are making.
"This isn't possible. You're out of your mind. Get off the internet." People have made the assumption, but that's all they've made....the assumption. Fact: Senator Barack Obama is yet to provide an actual
birth certificate to any governing or other body, validating his eligibility, per the United States Constitution, to have his name on the ballot as the next, prospective President of the United States of America.
When the Obama campaign, after several unrequited requests, did finally submit the "Certificate of Live Birth", in an effort to more formally properly vet and lend credence to the Senator's run for the Presidency -
which governing body did they submit it to? Was it to the Board of Elections? No, not there. Was it to the Federal Elections Commission? No, not there either. Well then it must have been to the Democratic National
Committee, right? Wrong again. The Obama campaign chose as their advocate-for-legitimacy, none other than www.factcheck.org. Yes, a non-governing, unofficial website. Adding further mystification and fuel to the
"conspiracy whack job" fire....like it or not, www.factcheck.org is a product and entity of the Annenberg Foundation; the very foundation that coupled Barack Obama with Bill Ayers, and Senator Obama worked so vigorously to denounce.
"Hey, come on. Now you're just getting too far fetched." Facts are facts. However, let's get away from the fact that the sole body the Obama campaign relied on to provide legitimacy to his "Certificate of Live Birth"
was birthed itself, from the very Foundation that partnered Senator Obama with Bill Ayers. There is still yet another legitimate question, barring that fact: Why a website?....
Why not the Board of Elections? Why not the Federal Election Commission? Why not the Democratic National Committee? It may very well be because they likely chose not to draw undue attention to "proof" that they ultimately knew was
accompanied by zero actual credibility. By handing a "Certificate of Live Birth" over to a true governing body as "proof", the burden is then on that governing body to put their own credibility on the line and provide advocacy for that proof.
Rather, however, given the illegitimacy of a "Certification of Live Birth" as being proof of anything at all regarding natural born citizenship, they would have been forced to effectively say, "This means nothing. And now that you've
brought it our attention, and asked for us to put our name on the line as complicit in validating your 'natural born citizenship', we're going to need the actual birth certificate. And if you can't provide it, apologetically, we absolutely
can't cite what you've given us as validation." So what did they do? They sent it to www.factcheck.org, knowing full well it would be embraced and credited by the allegedly non-partisan website.
And who stepped up after that and asked questions? No one. Wait, that's wrong....the "nut job, tin foil-hat-wearing right wing conspiracy theorists" did.
In August, "nut job, tin foil-hat-wearing right wing conspiracy theorist", lifetime Democrat, former US District Attorney General for the State of
Pennsylvania, Philip Berg, challenged Barack Obama in court - seeking to ultimately compel him
to produce an actual birth certificate. After months of fighting this, and months of expending time, money and resources by the Obama campaign - the case was ultimately thrown out. "Well if the case was thrown out, it must mean it was baseless."
Wrong again. The case was thrown out, not unlike the one against Ohio's SOS, Jennifer Brunner, due to the standing of the party that brought the case, to do so. There was no decision on merit. There was no ruling. There was only the citation
that a citizen could not bring the charge. But still, the question remained, why did the Obama campaign, or rather, Barack Obama himself - who the case was brought against, not quell the charge entirely by simply producing an actual, authentic,
long-form birth certificate....thereby validating his eligibility to be complicit with the United States Constitution, Section II, Article I, prove his natural born citizenship, and march comfortably through the rest of a fair, tested, and properly
vetted election process? This time, I have no answer. Do you? Does he? Many of us are waiting.
He had plenty of time to manufacture and execute and incredible campaign. Outspending his opponent by estimates of up to 5 to 1, he certainly had resources. He did find time, amidst this very quiet and clearly extraordinarily tricky trial that the
media mostly would not touch, due to the "nut job" nature of the theories - to go to the state in question, Hawaii, to visit his grandmother. When did he have time to make this trip? Not only at the tail end of the election, but coincidentally -
at the tail end of the trial questioning his natural born citizenship, in fact only a few days after he and his attorneys watched the clock expire on the court-recognized demand by the Plaintiff to produce the document. But alas, no time or resources
to actually hand a piece of paper over to the courts, the Board of Elections, the Federal Elections Commission or even the Democratic National Committee.
"Well Hank, that law in the Constitution is pretty minor compared to what Barack Obama will do for us as President." That's very, very questionable - to anyone who truly understands the nature of capitalism and/or national security. Actually, that's an
unfair statement. I would say, in the opinions of many, many Americans - that's very questionable to those who believe they, or Senator Obama's opponent, better understand the nature of capitalism and/or national security, than does Senator Obama.
So let's not ignore the Constitution entirely, just because potentially a little more than half of the voters believe he's the man for the job.
After all, I may very well be considered able-minded to more responsibly and effectively spend $100,000.00
better than a bank or it's customers....but this doesn't give me the authority to go in and steal it.
Obama has not yet properly disclosed the one document that would remove all doubt, and properly vet him for the position he has pursued, by way of the trust of the American people and the millions and millions of dollars of contributions they have handed over to him,
and his effort. He simply, has not yet done this.
He has given a less credible document to a website enabled and hosted by a foundation Barack Obama worked under, to provide advocacy on the issue. But that document authenticates the claim the same way hearsay ineffectively would support a defendant's testimony.
It is still, one removed from the actual truth. No. In fact it's even less credible than that. The fact is, the contention of Philip Berg is that Barack Obama was actually born in Kenya, per a hospital record that allegedly exists there for Barack Hussein Obama II,
as well as his paternal grandmothers proud citations of having been in the delivery room in Kenya when he was born. The document Senator Obama provided the website, per the Hawaii Department of Health, could be attained by someone who was not born in the United States.
It's effectively moot. This is the Presidency of the United States of America. This is a matter of upholding a basic fundamental of the United States Constitution. These are bases of significant stature. I have seen many people get many passes, but this simply
cannot be one of them. Whatever may or may not be done in the next 4-8 years, is entirely insignificant relative to what will happen to our process, and the indiscretion "We the people" allow to occur by affording someone the ability to cheat the American people
on his way to the most powerful position on the entire planet.
He may not have known Bill Ayers was an unrepentant domestic terrorist when he sat in his living room and arguably launched his political career. He may have been 8 years old when Ayers committed these acts, but at 40 years old....he may not have heard him repeatedly
declare that he was not remorseful for his terrorist behavior. It may have been coincidental that Ayers and Obama both gave interviews within a week of each other in September of 2001, where they each discussed the importance of the redistribution of wealth.
He might really have slept through 20 years of Jeremiah Wright's sermons, never once hearing the race-filled propaganda and anti-American sentiments we all eventually caught wind of. Perhaps it slipped his mind when he claimed to have no ties to ACORN, that he led training
sessions for them....or contributed over $800,000.00 to their umbrella for the 2008 election season. Maybe that's all true.
What part of "natural born citizenship" escaped him though? This one, I have to hear. And if it's an illegitimate question, then I would plead with Senator Obama to retain all the money he's expending fighting the multiple cases that have popped up across the country,
once and for all provide proof of his natural born citizenship by way of an actual birth certificate, and....I don't know, maybe give what he would have spent on the trials to the middle class he is so concerned about.