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by Sharon Rondeau

The image purported to be Obama’s long-form birth certificate has been declared a forgery beyond probable cause by the Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse

(Sep. 14, 2013) — On Thursday, The Post & Email Editor Sharon Rondeau called her congressman, Rep. Joseph Courtney (D-CT2) on three items, one of which was the reported forgery of the birth certificate image bearing Obama’s name and posted on the White House website on April 27, 2011.

We asked whether or not Courtney intended to take action on investigating the forgery of a government document, which is a federal felony.  We specifically said that Obama’s birthplace is irrelevant to investigating who committed the crime.  The staff member taking the message said he would communicate our concerns “to the congressman.”

Two years ago, the Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse began an investigation at the request of approximately 250 constituents who had read reports that the birth certificate image was deemed a forgery.  On March 1, 2012, the posse, along with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, held a formal press conference during which lead investigator Mike Zullo and Arpaio announced that the posse had found the image to be a “computer-generated forgery.”

Zullo has said publicly that the results of his investigation demonstrate that the birth certificate forgery “strikes at the heart of everything that is being done to this constitutional republic.”

The posse additionally found that Obama’s Selective Service registration form was a forgery based on a two-digit year-stamp rather than the customary four-digit year-stamp found on all other registration forms of the era obtained from the Selective Service Administration (SSA) under Director Lawrence Romo.

On Friday, The Post & Email reported that Private Investigator Susan Daniels had located in her files a Selective Service registration acknowledgement obtained from an intermediary source with the name “Barack Hussein Obama” and containing the apparent stamped signature of Romo, who is an Obama appointee.

Documentation from the SSA previously received by FOIA requesters, including The Post & Email, indicated that Obama’s registration for the Selective Service was processed on September 4, 1980 in Honolulu, HI.  Romo was not SSA Director at that time, as his biography indicates that he did not begin his career until 1987.

In March 2010, The Sonoran News obtained copies of original Selective Service registration forms from deceased applicants who had registered at the same time as Obama purportedly had.  The same agent who released the information to The Sonoran News, Richard Flavahan, told Zullo last year that the paper copy of Obama’s registration no longer existed and that “access to both the master microfilm copy of the record and the working copy is not available to the public.”

Courtney’s response is as follows:

Dear Ms. Rondeau,


Thank you for contacting me regarding President Barack Obama. I appreciate your comments and having the benefit of your views.


Article II of the U.S. Constitution states that “no person except a natural born Citizen…shall be eligible to the Office of President.” During the 2008 election season, claims arose that Barack Obama is not a natural born citizen, a Constitutional requirement to serve as President. Some alleged that his mother’s age or that his father’s citizenship would make the President ineligible to be a natural born citizen upon birth. Other rumors suggested that he was born in Kenya or England, the country and then place of citizenship of his father. 


The President rebutted the claims by attesting his birthplace as Hawaii. The State of Hawaii released a copy of the President’s birth certificate, confirming his birth as August 4, 1961 in the city of Honolulu. In April 2011, President Obama released a certified copy of his original Certificate of Live Birth, or his long form birth certificate. A copy of the long form birth certificate is available on the White House’s website ( http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/birth-certificate.pdf ).


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This writer received a letter from Courtney in 2009 containing the same quote referencing Obama’s “attesting his birthplace in Hawaii.”

In order to obtain a passport or driver’s license, a citizen must do more than merely “attest” to his birthplace. However, in Hawaii, lax laws allow the statement of one Hawaii-resident relative to report a family birth and subsequently obtain a birth certificate for a child without corroboration.

In order to apply for Social Security, a person is required to present only “original documents certified by the custodian of the original record.” An applicant must supply “at least two documents to prove age, identity, and U.S. citizenship or current lawful, work-authorized immigration status.”

Obama is reportedly using a Social Security number from the state of Connecticut, where he never worked or lived.  It is unknown when and to whom any “original documents” were presented in Connecticut to obtain a number.

The state of Hawaii has not been proven to have released anything from its files on Obama, as state law prohibits the release of vital records data to anyone “without a direct and tangible interest in the record.”  The origin of the short-form Certification of Live Birth which the White House initially claimed was Obama’s only “birth certificate” is unknown, although it appeared first on The Daily KOS on June 12, 2008.

Courtney claimed in his letter that “President Obama” released the long-form image which Zullo and others have declared to be fraudulent.

In recent weeks, Zullo has stated that “persons of interest” have been identified in his investigation, which has moved beyond the birth certificate issue.  Zullo has been seeking a congressional investigation into the forgery for the past several months.

Courtney voted in favor of the PPACA, known as “Obamacare,” but now opposes the “death panels” included in the legislation.


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  1. Tragic for us all. As so many now in Congress react to direct questions, Courtney simply ignores and skirts your question about the forgery and makes up his own scenario.

  2. The Congress man (And I use the term loosely) is disingenuous at best – read that – lying his teeth out! He is either a BE (blithering idiot) or one of the most stupid individuals on the planet. In his defense though, he may have never seen your correspondence because it was handled by a staffer that kept it from him. I just wonder if there is a mechanism to ensure that he receives the message directly. Is there any way to have a direct conversation with him?

  3. Sharon,

    Courtney seems, to suggest that Obama is above the law; that he needn’t prove his “Attestation” with certified hard copy.

    When I moved from my former State to the State in which I now reside, I had to produce my former driver’s License, a Certified “hard” Copy of my Birth Certificate from an authorized government authority, and another form of ID (passport, credit card, electric bill etc.), in order to obtain a driver’s license in my current State. I’m sure they would not have accepted a computer copy of any of those ID items required.

    It is ludicrous to suggest that the Constitutional requirements of Article II, Section 1, can be satisfied by an “Attestation” at ANY stage of the Electoral Process.

    Case in point: the next time you get pulled over by a law officer, ask if he will accept your “Attestion” to the fact that you have a driver’s license/registration – Or alternatively, try telling the officer that you will e-mail a copy of your license/registration to the Precinct Station.

    Courtney also neglects, in his response, to address the issue of the Selective Service application or any of the facts as presented in the Arpaio/Zullo investigation.

    An Iron Curtain has fallen between the Government and the Citizens of this country on anything regarding Obama’s background and/or his ascent to the Presidency.

    It seems even the MSM is willing to accept Obama’s “attestation” in lieu of facts (which contradict the official Obama narrative). In fact, the MSM, is totally unwilling to consider any evidence (including the Arpaio/Zullo report) that they feel may contradict the official Obama narrative. Hiding government corruption is not the intended use of the first amendment. Thank God for Internet news sources that uphold the Founders tradition of a “Free Press – Skeptical of Government”.

    Great reporting Sharon !!

    May God Bless All those Seeking the Truth !!
    May God Bless America !!