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was Sen. Obama a Hawaii born Christian, as claimed in TIME mag, Feb 28, 2008 ?

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Submitted by Mike (United States), Mar 1, 2008 at 16:59

If the answer is yes, Christians do not object to apply the full name of his father, Obama Sr., sans the Sr. , that is: B H Obama, to the newborn son. However, for this to hold, a baptismal certificate is needed in addition to his birth certificate on file with the Hawaii State Department of Health, Vital Records Section, in Honolulu, HI.

In absence of his baptism as a newborn, his birth tradition follows that of his father, who was a Kenyan Muslim.A Muslim father, while still alive, is prohibited from passing his name "as is" to his newborn son.

The American voting public, needs a clear and open disclosure from this presidential candidate. What were the exact names recorded at birth for his first name and his middle name.

As things stand now, his middle name "Hussein" is not trusted to be his middle name at birth, and his first name "Barack" is not trusted to be his first name at birth, including in its transliteration spelling from the Arabic original as used in his paternal Kenya. As a child he used to be called "Barry" in his school, in Hawaii. The suspicion is that that someone, at some point, had the birth names manipulated, and there is no clear public record of this.

Sen. Obama in his speeches told us that words are important. Personal names are none less important than words and ideas in speeches.

Ref:
http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1718255,00.html

"Why Is Obama's Middle Name Taboo?" - By Nathan Thornburgh, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

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