> AFP ON THE CANDIDATES WITH PAT SHANNAN
> July 7, 2008 . Issue 27 . AMERICAN FREE PRESS
> New Questions Arise About Obama's Citizenship
> It now appears that Barack Hussein Obama is constitutionally ineligible
> for the office of president. John McCain's eligibility was established
> in 1964, when courts ruled Sen. Barry Goldwater was eligible although
> he was born in Arizona when it was a territory, not a state. McCain was
> born in the Panama Canal Zone when it was a U.S. territory. And, even
> as the controlled media continues to ignore the ineligibility of Obama,
> it will not go away. While few doubt that the Democrats will manage to
> pull off his nomination, all remain poised to view the
> The first hurdle will be having Obama produce his birth certificate,
> which so far he has refused to do, and prove that he was born in Hawaii
> on August 4, 1961, as he has always claimed. There is speculation that
> his American mother may have brought him to Honolulu shortly after his
> birth in Kenya, but no proof of that has been shown.
> According to the law on the books at the time of Obama's birth, the
> office of president requires that a candidate be a natural born citizen
> if the child was not born to two U. S. citizen parents. Since he was
> not, should it be proven that Obama was not born in Hawaii, as claimed,
> he is ineligible without further debate. But assuming that he was born
> there, he has another problem.
> According to a legal researcher who has contacted AFP, U.S. law very
> clearly states: "If only one parent is a U.S. citizen at the time of
> one's birth, that parent must have resided in the United States for a
> minimum of 10 years, five of which must be after the age of 16." And
> therein lies Obama's new problem.
> Barack Obama's father was never a U.S. citizen.
> Interestingly, there isn't much paperwork on the marriage of Obama's
> parents, and this has a few researchers speculating that it never took
> place at all. On page 27 of Obama: From Promise to Power, David Mendell
> writes: "Obama later confessed that he never searched for the
> government documen
> ts on the marriage, although Madelyn (Obama's
> maternal grandmother) insisted they were legally married." He also
> notes that Obama's father apparently was not legally divorced from his
> first wife back in Kenya at the time, a point of contention that
> ultimately led to their separation. This also would suggest that there
> may never have been any legal marriage by Obama's parents at all, but
> the Constitution does not ban an illegitimate child from the White
> House, as long as he was born inside the U.S.
> Obama's mother was born in Kansas and was only 18 when Obama was born.
> This means even though she satisfies the citizen requirement for 10
> years, she was not a citizen for at least five years prior to Barack
> Obama's birth.
> In essence, the mother alone is not old enough to qualify her son for
> automatic U.S. citizenship. At most, two years elapsed from his mother
> turning 16 to the time of Barack Hussein Obama's birth when she was 18.
> His mother would have needed to have been 16 + 5 = 21 years old at the
> time of Barack Hussein Obama's birth for him to be a natural-born
> Barack Hussein Obama was already three years old at the time his mother
> turned 21.
> Technically, Obama should have been naturalized as a citizen, but that,
> of course, would disqualify him from holding the office of president.
> If these allegations are accurate, America could install in January of
> 2009 a new president=2
> 0who is not even a U.S. citizen, neither born nor
> It should be demanded that Obama produce his 1961 Hawaiian birth
> If he cannot satisfactorily do so, he should be deemed immediately
> ineligible to hold the office of president.