Released copies of President Obama’s college transcripts from Oc

APFNAP- WASHINGTON D.C. - In a move certainSun May 3, 2009 20:2772.201.43.207

AP- WASHINGTON D.C. - In a move certain to fuel the debate over Obama’s qualifications for the presidency, the group “Americans for Freedom of Information” has 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. The transcript shows that Obama (Soetoro) applied for financial aid and was awarded a fellowship for foreign students from the Fulbright Foundation Scholarship program. To qualify, for the scholarship, a student must claim foreign citizenship. This document would seem to provide the smoking gun that many of Obama’s detractors have been seeking.

The news has created a firestorm at the White House as the release casts increasing doubt about Obama’s legitimacy and qualification to serve as president. When reached for comment in London, where he has been in meetings with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Obama smiled but refused comment on the issue. Meanwhile, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs scoffed at the report stating that this was obviously another attempt by a right-wing conservative group to discredit the president and undermine the administration’s efforts to move the country in a new direction.

Britain's Daily Mail has also carried the story in a front-page article titled, “Obama Eligibility Questioned”, leading some to speculate that the story may overshadow economic issues on Obama’s first official visit to the U.K.

In a related matter, under growing pressure from several groups, Justice Antonin Scalia announced that the Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear arguments concerning Obama’s legal eligibility to serve as President in a case brought by Leo Donofrio of New Jersey. This lawsuit claims Obama's dual citizenship disqualified him from serving as president. Donofrio’s case is just one of 18 suits brought by citizens demanding proof of Obama’s citizenship or qualification to serve as president.

Gary Kreep of the United States Justice Foundation has released the results of their investigation of Obama’s campaign spending. This study estimates that Obama has spent upwards of $950,000 in campaign funds in the past year with eleven law firms in 12 states for legal resources to block disclosure of any of his personal records. Mr. Kreep indicated that the investigation is still ongoing but that the final report will be provided to the U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder. Mr. Holder has refused to comment on the matter.

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  • dico 2009/05/08 19:03:39 (edited)
    Link taken down.. what else is new.. SOBs.. we will nail him. I see it coming the collective conciseness of all is helping to fuel these lawsuits and investigations... God bless the ppl in the law and polis who are looking into a very dangerous man.. shit when this comes out.. and it will, we will se him with guns pointed at him...

    Is it legal to use campaign funds to hire lawyers to stop the US citizens from knowing your background?

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  • ♥~Rainbow~♥ 2009/05/31 10:40:12
    what good is the "Freedom of Information Act" if only half truths are posted

    i demand that the whole truth for once be posted..... what are they skeered of? Bleh!

    Socialism kills! Socialism is not a way of life..... it is the beginning of the death!~
  • Sandie ♥~Rainb... 2009/05/31 15:59:00
    Excellent point!
  • TinCanSailor 2009/05/30 22:37:15 (edited)
    Hey, Hey, Hey, how is Barry Soetoro going to get out of this one. He probably will. Looks like the news media in england is not going to fall for his affable (SEG) smile this time. If I remember correctly, the subject of his eligibility was brought under question in June or July of last year. I wonder if the "fake" birth certificate is still an issue.

    correctly subject eligibility june july year fake birth certificate issue

    correctly subject eligibility june july year fake birth certificate issue

    correctly subject eligibility june july year fake birth certificate issue
  • Not Einstein 2009/05/26 00:11:33
    Not Einstein
    This was an April Fool's joke. Guess the joke is on all those easily led sheeple who believe it, without researching for themselves.

    a) The tagline for this article was AP on April 1, 2009, yet the Associated Press never published an article like this.
    b) Barack Obama attended Occidental under his given name, not Barry Sotero.
    c) Fullbright scholarships to foreign students are only given to Master's and Doctorate programs, not undergraduates.
    d) Transcripts have not been released, nor has Occidental been ordered to release them.
    e) No UK newspaper published a front page article about this.
    f) The lawsuit mentioned in the article was actually thrown out of court in December, 2008.
  • Jerry 2009/05/25 19:29:35
    This has been found to be a hoax.

  • dico Jerry 2009/05/30 22:06:46 (edited)
    No darling... fact so called check is the joke.. run by Soros

    but it does have a disclaimer ,.on top...for those who can read
  • Jerry dico 2009/05/31 06:28:09
    oh, im sorry your a conspiracy theorist, enough said no point in arguing with someone who is disconnected with reality.
  • dico Jerry 2009/05/31 06:54:25
    You mean like....

  • Jerry dico 2009/05/31 07:20:25
    Considering he's not ranting about conspiracy theories No. its more like you.
  • dico Jerry 2009/05/31 17:21:52
    you mean like this:
  • Jerry dico 2009/05/31 21:57:46
    ammm, ur post makes no sense to my reply.

    none of the people in ur cute little picture are ranting about conspiracies, only you are. so again like you.

    also there are plenty of pictures that show people surrounding McCain, Bush, and even Ronald Reagan does that make them mindless zombies too? OH wait of course not because if a conservative does it its ok. people surrounding mccain bush ronald reagan mindless zombies wait conservative
  • Diane T 2009/05/21 02:14:49
    Diane T
    THE BEAT GOES ON Unfreakin (excuse the language) believable! Sadly it is believable.
  • govout 2009/05/11 03:39:47
    I don't think this story is true. I googled it and every site that had something, had the same article. If the story was true, it would be in the news big time.
  • dico govout 2009/05/30 22:08:51
    google+ Obummer + fraud+ all links taken down by google
  • govout dico 2009/05/31 01:56:16
    I wouldn't doubt it.
  • roger 2009/05/11 00:57:02
    umh...smell a rat in the wood pile...
  • dico roger 2009/05/30 22:09:26 (edited)
    if you believe google who have regularly scrubbed the net for obum
  • roger dico 2009/05/31 09:32:57
    nothing surprises me anymore...
  • madjack 2009/05/10 23:52:59
    So much for the vetting process that seems to be lost forever .There are alot of questions surrounding Mr. Obama to be sure.
  • Doc Ock 2009/05/10 16:22:25
    Doc Ock
    I hope enough evidence comes to light before it is too late!

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