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Obama Mystery Theater: SDN Menteng 1 School Graduation Photo

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We’ve been having fun lately, comparing photos of various Indonesian personages to our current president. See herehere and here, for examples. The photo at the top of this post is said to be of Barry Soetoro (aka Barack Hussein Obama II, circled) in 1969 or 1970, depending upon which source you read. As captioned by the Washington Post, the photo was taken at a graduation ceremony at SDN Menteng 1, the Muslim public school that Obama attended while he lived in Indonesia. Our post at this link examines Obama’s numerous schools and teachers, for more context.

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Some Thoughts on Subud

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The relatively unknown New Age religion (or cult) of Subud has been in the news ever since the unexpected and untimely death of Loretta Fuddy, the Hawaiian official who vouched for the authenticity of Barack Obama’s so-called “long-form birth certificate” (LFCOLB).  Fuddy, it was learned, was once chairperson of Subud USA.  Inexplicably, it’s also reported that Fuddy was a very devout Catholic. How is that possible?

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An Insoluble Problem?

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He can only have wanted it as a way of creating a mystery. Then I saw that this applied to all the other outrageous details. They were devilish enough; but it wasn’t mere devilry; there was a rag of excuse; because they had to make the mystery as contradictory and complicated as possible, to make sure that we should be a long time solving it — or rather seeing through it. …

They had to give us an Insoluble Problem.

G.K. Chesterton

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