Obama eligibility: a national security issue?
Below is an excerpt from my own original article, that you will find at the link at the bottom:
Sheriff Arpaio and Detective Mike Zullo, head of the Cold Case Posse, held
a press conference on July 17, 2012. They first discussed whether a modern document scanner would make a PDF file having many layers. Many people, willing to accept the White House Obama
birth certificate file as real, point out that PDF files from their scanners or “all-in-ones” always have many layers.
Zullo gave this answer: Yes, scanning a document can produce many layers. But what kind of layers? Any ordinary scan would produce a file having one 1-bit layer and many 8-bit layers. But the Obama birth certificate file has eight 1-bit layers (six of which held different parts of the text) and one 8-bit layer. In other words: all the text in a file from a document scan would sit on one layer. The background color might break up into more than one layer, but never the text. And the six text layers seem to show changes that someone made, in the order that he made them.
of the Obama long form birth certificate. Note the handwritten codes in
the boxes for the father’s race and workplace. Code 9 is for an empty
box, but those boxes are not empty.
The file also has several codes, that someone hand-wrote in pencil,
inside most of the boxes on the form. Zullo traveled to Hawaii to try to
get more answers on the ground. Hawaiian authorities brushed him off,
but Zullo did track down the Hawaiian registrar, now retired (age 95),
who signed documents like this in 1961. Her name is Verna K. Lee, a name
consistent with a signature that looked like “U. K. Lee.”
Ms. Lee confirmed that she wrote codes like that on all birth
certificates that crossed her desk. 1961 was in the early era of data
processing. Before anyone had magnetic disks, data processing
departments stored their data on 80-column cards Typically, the
registrar would convert whatever was in a box in a form to a one-digit
number. A key-punch operator could then type that number in the proper
column on a data card.
The picture at right shows a blow-up of the boxes that hold the
father’s race and place of work. Beside the typewritten entry is the
number 9. The problem:9 is the code for an empty box! It means that
whoever coded the box found nothing in it, and was telling that to the
Why, then, do those boxes have anything in them? Why do they show
Obama Senior’s race as “African” and his place of work as “University”?
African is an anachronism. Birth certificates in those days would use Negro or Negroid instead. But University would not be an anachronism. The coding system had a code for University. Why, then, did the coder not use it? Why use Code 9, the code for an empty box?
Zullo made sure of his find by asking Ms. Lee to show him a copy of the coding manual. She did.
This alone would be the most explosive find yet in the Obama eligibility case. It means that someone took a birth certificate that did not give the race or the place-of-work of the father. The Student code for the kind of work the father did is probably good; it carries Code 0, not 9. But the words African and University should not be in their boxes. Someone added those words later.
Adding “African” instead of “Negroid” was probably a mistake. Only
someone 42 years old or younger today would make a mistake like that. He
would never remember anyone calling an African anything but an African.
But this is not the most explosive thing that the Cold Case
Posse found. Zullo and his team looked up the law in Hawaii on getting a
birth certificate for someone born out-of-State:
338-17.8 Certificates for children born out of state.
Upon application of an adult or the legal parents of a minor child,
the director of health shall issue a birth certificate for such adult or
minor, provided that proof has been submitted to the director of health
that the legal parents of such individual while living without the
Territory or State of Hawaii had declared the Territory or State of
Hawaii as their legal residence for at least one year immediately
preceding the birth or adoption of such child.
Note what Hawaii Revised Statute 338-17.8 says: adult or minor. So an adult can get a Hawaiian birth certificate
if he can show that his parents (or one of them, at least) had been a
lawful resident of the Territory or State of Hawaii for at least a year
before he was born (or adopted). Note that all the person need show is that his mother was a lawful resident for a year. He need not show that she gave birth to him in Hawaii.
This alone should throw the Obama eligibility question wide-open. How can a Hawaiian birth certificate prove that anyone was born in Hawaii? Sheriff Arpaio seemed to have a hunch that someone would ask that. He pointed out that no person could ever get an Arizona birth certificate on such flimsy evidence.
But Arpaio also said that this threatens national security. It allows someone born elsewhere than in the United States to get a birth certificate from a particular State, i.e., Hawaii. Hawaii is the only State that has such a lax law.
So now we have two questions here: Was that file tampered with, or wasn't it? And: is it too easy to get a birth certificate in Hawaii?
This video talks about the multi-layering issue:
To play the full press conference, follow this link. (Sorry, but SH does not support the iFrame tag, and ordinary object-tagged flash code is not available for this video.)
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