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Subject: Re: Proof of Barack Obama's birth in Hawaii on 4 Aug 1961(news account also 13 Aug 1961)
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 20:20:30 -0700 (PDT)
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On Aug 10, 10:46 pm, wrote:
> Ni! Ni! Ni! I shall continue to say Ni! until you bring us a shrubbery!
In November 2008, The Advertiser reported that the first published
mention of the future president appeared in a Sunday Advertiser birth
announcement that ran on Aug. 13, 1961:
"Mr. and Mrs. Barack H. Obama, 6085 Kalanianaole Hwy., son, Aug. 4."
The identical announcement ran the following day in the Honolulu Star-
Birthers wave off those birth announcements, saying that Obama family
members 48 years ago could have phoned in false information to both
Such vital statistics, however, were not sent to the newspapers by the
general public but by the Health Department, which received the
information directly from hospitals, Okubo said.
Birth announcements from the public ran elsewhere in both papers and
usually included information such as the newborn's name, weight and
time of birth.
"Take a second and think about that," wrote Robert Farley of the St.
Petersburg (Fla.) Times' Pulitzer Prize winning Web site
PoliticFact.com on July 1. "In order to phony those notices up, it
would have required the complicity of the state Health Department and
two independent newspapers — on the off chance this unnamed child
might want to one day be president of the United States."
For sooth: 3 mentions within days of the birth of Barack Obama, in
Honolulu, in an official birth certificate,
in the Honolulu Sunday Advertiser and in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
Put it to rest, and attest, as they say in journalism, allegation and
two back-ups make a fact.