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Mr. Obama's birth name

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Submitted by Daniel Schultz (United States), Feb 25, 2008 at 12:58

I doubt his real name is Barack Hussain Obama.

It is a fact that his father's name was : Barack Hussain Obama. For those who are not familiar with Muslim practices, there is no such thing as middle name . When a male is born, he will have a name given to him. If first born that will be the name of his grandfather, followed by " son of_ (name of father)" then followed by a name that identifies the family. Over time the "son of " was dropped and the standard for a first born would : (Name of grandfather) + (Name of father) + (Family name)

We know that the current presidential candidate's father's name was:

Barack Hussain Obama

Then his male first born's name would be:

Hussain Barack Obama

It is very likely that the current presidential candidate's birth name was Hussain Barack Obama and he most likely had it changed legally to Barack Hussain Obama perhaps to make it sound less offensive to "bigots".

This whole speculation would be put to rest if the candidate would provide 2 things to the voters:

A copy of his birth certificate

and a copy of his transcripts from the school he attended in Indonesia.


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