Sunday, November 21, 2010

Obama's Eligibility Challengers Go Down Wikipedia's 'Memory Hole'

Obama's paltry paper trail raises serious questions
By Diana West
November 21, 2010

Wikipedia, the widely read, online, multiauthored encyclopedia, features an entry on the term "memory hole," which originated with the prescient if not also clairvoyant George Orwell. The Wikipedia definition begins:

"A memory hole is any mechanism for the alteration or disappearance of inconvenient or embarrassing documents, photographs, transcripts, or other records ... particularly as part of an attempt to give the impression that something never happened."

Wikipedia itself may have just offered a good example of how the mechanism works when unknown, unknowable site authorities "took down" a new entry on Lt. Col. Terrence "Terry" Lakin's challenge to President Obama's eligibility to hold office almost as soon it went up.

I read a screen shot of the entry and it is factual and non-inflammatory. Did Lakin's page go down the memory hole?
Read more . . .

1 comment:

  1. --" ... the topic resonates with practically every American, with a fairly whopping 6-in-10 Americans at least a little uncertain whether Barack Obama was born where he says he was born." --

    It is becoming increasingly apparent and accepted that Mr. Obama was born August 4, 1961 at the Coast Province General Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya. A high resolution copy of his Kenyan birth certificate and also several other valuable documents of a related nature are available for free download at