For two years, until the latest sign went up this spring, a campaign that posted “Where’s The Birth Certificate?” billboards near Washington, on the freeways of Los Angeles, along the Gulf Coast while President Obama was vacationing there and dozens of other places, demanded the documentation for a president whose eligibility to hold the office remains unproven.
Then Barack Obama held a White House news conference to release what he said was a copy of a copy of his original documentation in Hawaii, and his staff members announced it was “proof positive” of a Hawaiian birth for Obama.
But now that the image has been reviewed and examined by experts, a new billboard campaign is being launched, demanding, “Where’s The Real Birth Certificate?”
Billboard for Harrisburg-bound traffic near the Capital City beltway
The sign is along on Route 15 northbound, two miles south of Dillsburg for Harrisburg-bound traffic, some 10 miles south of the Pennsylvania Capital City beltway, Route 581, officials announced.
Joseph Farah, editor and chief executive officer of WND as well as the originator behind both billboard campaigns, said, “If Barack Obama thinks he ended the controversy of his eligibility by releasing a demonstrably fake birth certificate, he’s got another think coming.”
He continued, “Instead, he has considerably raised the stakes. What’s that old saying? ‘The cover-up is worse than the crime.’ By releasing, in desperation, a bogus document to the American people, Obama has painted himself into a corner with an issue he can never escape.”
That the document is fraudulent and has been manipulated has been documented by a long list of document, computer and imaging experts.
“This is not only a fake document, it is an obvious fake document,” warned Mara Zebest, an author and contributor to literally dozens of books on computers and software.
“My guess is that the creator of this document was inexperienced when it comes to a multitude of concepts in using Adobe software,” she said. “Whoever forged the Obama birth certificate might have known enough to be dangerous, but not enough to know how to cover their tracks.”
Billboard for Harrisburg-bound traffic near the Capital City beltway
Zebest’s comments have been backed up by a long list of other experts, and, strangely, there’s been only one expert who has attested to the idea that it is genuine. He later, however, told WND that he had been misquoted in the report on the issue and the Fox network had refused to correct it.
Additionally, when the Obama document was released, WND contacted state officials in Hawaii to confirm that the image released was an accurate representation of the state’s original records, and they refused to do so.
The actual original document has yet to be seen by anyone as the state of Hawaii continues to conceal whatever the archives hold. What was released by the White House is an image of the copy that Obama had his private attorney fetch from Hawaii:
Farah said the original billboard campaign put the question on the front burner of American politics, and he said the revised version will keep it in front of the public as the 2012 election develops.
“There are so many questions about the document Barack Obama released,” explained Farah. “They run the gamut from layering found in what he claims is his long-form birth certificate to the fact that it doesn’t reflect an adoption by his stepfather that Obama himself asserts actually took place. We’re talking about dozens and dozens of problems with a document no one else in the media or the Washington political establishment dares to question. That’s why this campaign, going over the heads of the media, is so vitally necessary. It worked once before. It will work again.”
The earlier billboards, which named no names, cited no political affiliation, didn’t sell anything and didn’t ask readers to do anything, appeared in Arizona, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Kansas, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Texas and West Virginia among other states.
The first campaign caused so much alarm that it’s been censored by five outdoor advertising companies, but Farah said many locations remain available, and the postings depend only on the finances available.
He believes the billboards have contributed significantly to the sweeping skepticism Americans have regarding Obama’s constitutional eligibility for office, as shown in poll after poll.
The most recent, a WND Wenzel Poll, produced just days ago revealed that fully half of Americans want Congress to investigate Obama’s eligibility – including 28 percent of the self-identified Democrats.
“There’s no marginalizing those who want this matter investigated by Congress,” said pollster Fritz Wenzel.
“If Barack Obama thought that by releasing an electronic version of what the White House said was his long form birth certificate, the question of his eligibility to serve as president would be settled once and for all, he was badly mistaken. My latest polling shows that only a bare majority of 51 percent believe the release of his birth certificate proves he is eligible to serve, and now, half of adults nationwide want a congressional inquiry into his eligibility to serve,” he continued.
“This reflects a deep distrust of the White House on this question. More telling is that 57 percent in this national telephone survey were either greatly or somewhat troubled by assertions that the electronic birth certificate appears to have been either forged or tampered with. Another 38 percent said they were not troubled at all by such assertions,” Wenzel said.
“There are many reasons this eligibility question has taken on a life of its own, but that only half the country believes that the president has proven he deserves to hold the office reveals a deeply held belief that he is somehow trying to trick the country. This sense of distrust underlies public perception of everything Obama does and says, which means that, as he begins to build a re-election campaign, it is going to be increasingly difficult for him to make a case on any issue as long as this question about the authenticity of his birth certificate remains unanswered. In fact, releasing the birth certificate that Obama released may have made worse his standing with the American people, and that will certainly be the case if a congressional inquiry discovers it has been tampered with or forged,” Wenzel warned.
In addition to the billboard campaign and publishing “Where’s the Birth Certificate: The Case that Barack Obama is not Eligible to be President,” Farah has:
- produced a
video-documentary primer on the issue called “A Question of Eligibility”;
- produced a 40-page
special report on the subject;
- manufactured yard and
rally signs to bring attention to the topic;
- pledged to donate at
least $15,000 to any hospital in Hawaii or anywhere else that provides proof Obama was
born there and given you an opportunity to raise the amount;
- created a line of
T-shirts you can wear to appearances by the president to raise visibility of the issue;
- created a fund to which
you can donate to further the kind of investigative reporting into this matter only this
company has performed over the last two years;
- launched a line of
postcards you can use to keep the issue alive;
most notably, gathered more than 500,000 names on a petition demanding any and all
controlling legal authorities in this matter take appropriate action to see the
requirements of the Constitution of the United States are followed;
- gathered another
25,000 names on a second petition attempting to rally state officials to make presidential
candidates prove their eligibility before getting on ballots.