Obama Admits He was Once A Kenyan Citizen

I’m late to the game on this one. The Obama birth certificate controversy has reared its ugly head again: Obama had this on his Fight The Smears Website last week:

When Barack Obama Jr. was born on Aug. 4,1961, in Honolulu, Kenya was a British colony, still part of the United Kingdom’s dwindling empire. As a Kenyan native, Barack Obama Sr. was a British subject whose citizenship status was governed by The British Nationality Act of 1948. That same act governed the status of Obama Sr.‘s children.

Since Sen. Obama has neither renounced his U.S. citizenship nor sworn an oath of allegiance to Kenya, his Kenyan citizenship automatically expired on Aug. 4,1982.”

I wouldn’t even know about it if I hadn’t checked Newsbusters this morning. Texas Darlin, (who was absolutely right on this issue, all along) had a post up on the 25th:

Now nice Anti-Pumas, please admit that the Senator has been selling snake oil and you have been buying it. I said he was probably born with Dual Citizenship under the 1948 Act at the outset, and I wasn’t wrong. Likewise, I wasn’t wrong about the Kenyan Constitution and his Kenyan Citizenship. Don’t take any bets that I’m wrong about Indonesia. Or the US Constitution and what it means.

Please note that I, once again, state that I, personally, believe Obama was born in Hawaii and that it doesn’t affect my opinion on his Eligibility for the Office of POTUS at all. In my understanding Article II Requires that one be a “Natural Born Citizen”, and in terms of the Law as understood by the Framers, anyone with Dual Citizenship could not be “Natural Born”. It does not matter that they no longer hold that Citizenship, they fall into the same bracket as a “Naturalized Citizen” because they have/had Divided Allegiance. That is my view and I haven’t moved an inch on it.

However, the Kenyan Citizenship Issue may not be the main point here, WAS HE, OR WAS HE NOT, an INDONESIAN CITIZEN? The Senator isn’t saying, isn’t mentioning it, is trying to avoid producing any Paperwork at all. Why? If he is/was an Indonesian Citizen, too, the Senator’s entire narrative is a fiction and he should be ashamed of himself.

Read on, she’s got more.

Ace’s post from yesterday, (that he put up to goad Obama’s Goon Squad) suggests that Obama was once a citizen of Indonesia, as well:

20 months ago: This registration document, made available on Jan. 24, 2007, by the Fransiskus Assisi school in Jakarta, Indonesia, shows the registration of Barack Obama under the name Barry Soetoro into the Catholic school made by his step-father, Lolo Soetoro. The document lists Barry Soetoro as a Indonesian citizen, born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, and shows his Muslim step-father listed the boy’s religion as Islam.(AP Photo/ Tatan Syuflana)

P.J. Gladnick of Newsbusters writes:

Until reading of this Kenyan citizenship admission, I thought the lawsuit claimng that Obama was born in Kenya filed by Clinton supporter, Phil Berg, in Philadelphia was of minor import. However, by responding to it in the way it did, the Fight the Smears website has just opened up a big can of worms for Obama in its admission that he was a citizen of Kenya until 1982.

Meanwhile, instead of simply producing the original birth certificate in court and put the matter to rest, the Obama campaign seeks to evade that action by attempting to dismiss the lawsuit entirely.

Go to Newsbusters to read the latest report on this lawsuit from the Phoenixville News.

You would think the MSM would be more interested in all of this.


8 thoughts on “Obama Admits He was Once A Kenyan Citizen

  1. Pingback: The Barack Obama Birth Certificate Controversy Rages On « Nice Deb

  2. I had dual US/British citizenship until I was 18 (born in US to US dad and resident alien Brit mom). By not declaring myself a Brit at 18, my default citizenship was US.

    Every July 4 I call my mom and say ‘bloody redcoats!’ to which she replies ‘up the rebels!’


  3. The O-bots on the Annenberg/FatCheck [sic] site are wrong based on their own statements.

    Under Kenya’s constitution in force at the time, Obama’s Kenyan citizenship would have expired on August 4, 1984 (not 1982). Under the Kenyan constitution, he had a 2 year grace period after reaching 21 to renounce his non-Kenyan nationality. At the end of this period, his Kenyan citizenship expired automatically.


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