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When the people fear their government, there is tyranny.
When the government fears the people, there is liberty.

-- Thomas Jefferson

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth
becomes a revolutionary act.
 -- George Orwell

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they
fight you, then you win.
 -- Mahatma Gandhi

Today I travelled to the Social security office in Stamford, CT where the SSN fraudulently used by Obama, was issued. I recorded all the information received from them and they forwarded to Washington DC all the evidence of fraud provided by me

Posted on | March 26, 2013 | 72 Comments

Press release

Attorney Taitz traveled today to Stamford, CT, to the regional Social Security administration office, where the CT Social Security number 042-68-4425, fraudulently used by Obama, was issued

Taitz met with Representative Madeline Mercado, Assistant Manager Mrs. Sheridan (she refused to give her first name) and General Manager Mrs. Booker (she refused to give her first name).

Taitz provided them with a printout of the 2009 tax returns of Obama which he originally posted without flattening the PDF file and with a full unredacted Social Security number, as well as a  printout of of the E-Verify and SSNVS reports, showing that the number used by Obama was never assigned to him. She also advised them that according to multiple databases this number was issued in their office in and around March 28 1977 to Harry J. Bounel born in 1890. Taitz demanded criminal investigation and a ruling showing Bounel to be deceased and the number inactive and therefore the application available for release to the public. While Taitz waited, Ms. Booker and Ms. Sheridan contacted Washington DC.

Ms. Sheridan advised Taitz that she will be contacted by an employee in Washington DC, who will be handling this.

Taitz will provide more details at a later time. She is currently in the airport and cannot provide more details.

More info on orlytaitzESQ.com

Donations to cover travel expenses are greatly appreciated


72 Responses to “Today I travelled to the Social security office in Stamford, CT where the SSN fraudulently used by Obama, was issued. I recorded all the information received from them and they forwarded to Washington DC all the evidence of fraud provided by me”

  1. Bob69
    March 26th, 2013 @ 5:13 pm

    Thank you for the incredible courage you have Dr. Taitz.

  2. Lyla
    March 26th, 2013 @ 5:16 pm

    Wow! Talk about a smoking gun! I’ll be keeping my eyes peeled to see what happens next.

  3. will
    March 26th, 2013 @ 7:14 pm

    ihv seems like maybe these ct women from the ss admin will be needing some depends before this is over.

  4. Perestroika
    March 26th, 2013 @ 7:29 pm

    Good work but we all know that it will go into file 13 in DC. It’s now an open secret–he’s a complete and total fraud who has been breaking the law for years.

    He’s a two-bit street hustling hoodlum who’s been a pullin’ shit like this all his life.

    He’s been lying about everything all his life–he’s a pathological liar and you can’t trust anything he says–ever!

    But every dog has his day–he day has come and gone–pretty soon he’s gonna get caught. How? Simple: He’s gonna cross the wrong guy who knows the truth!

    Pathological liars use and burn everyone around them. Sooner or later they can’t keep up the charade any longer because they can’t keep track of all their lies. Soon nothing adds up and the only thing left to do is disappear and grift onto the next town of suckers.

    But this time there ain’t no town down the road the grift–the whole planet will know what he really is. He knows this, so he’s gonna play it out as long as possible.

    He probably thinks that he’s doing pretty good to be fooling the whole world, but people are just not that stupid.

    He’s run out or aliases, stolen SSNs, forged documents, imaginary friends, and phony life stories. The gig is up, Barry, and there’s no where on Earth that you can hide.

  5. Gail Evoy
    March 26th, 2013 @ 8:12 pm

    Thank you for all you do! I just donated another $50.00.

  6. ED O.
    March 26th, 2013 @ 8:19 pm

    Thank you Dr. Orly. By what Washington, DC dept.are going to be contacted? Not the Dept.Of Justice I assume.

  7. sloan
    March 26th, 2013 @ 9:25 pm


    Can you please tell me if it would be possible to file a class action lawsuit against the Democratic party for falsly certifying Obama as a viable candidate? How could a suit with 30,000 people on your petition v The Democratic Party go unnoticed? Would you be interested in such a case? My God, they are the ones totally liable here!!!

  8. sloan
    March 26th, 2013 @ 9:25 pm


    Can you please tell me if it would be possible to file a class action lawsuit against the Democratic party for falsly certifying Obama as a viable candidate? How could a suit with 30,000 people on your petition v The Democratic Party go unnoticed? Would you be interested in such a case? My God, they are the ones totally liable here!!!

  9. Ray
    March 26th, 2013 @ 9:41 pm


  10. leo derosia
    March 26th, 2013 @ 9:51 pm

    i am sure the ss will get to the bottom of this haha. Nice try anyways but President Bounel will not let this get far. I live in NH so i am glad a real patriot visited new england

  11. Darrel B
    March 27th, 2013 @ 1:39 am

    Orly you are truly the leader in the march to bring akaObama down. We owe you everything. Even if you fail it won’t be b/c you didn’t give it your all. We all love you. God will reward you when he makes his end judgement. Thank you sooo much!!!

  12. Kathy F
    March 27th, 2013 @ 2:38 am

    God Bless you.

  13. joebanana
    March 27th, 2013 @ 2:47 am

    How do these lowlifes get away with not giving their full names? Who do they work for?

  14. Orly Taitz
    March 27th, 2013 @ 4:14 am

    You’re funny!

  15. Brittany
    March 27th, 2013 @ 5:48 am

    You are amazing! I follow you daily! Keep up the great work! You have many supporters.

  16. DSP2
    March 27th, 2013 @ 5:59 am

    You need to publish on your website the names of the government officials in Washington, DC who will be “investigating or covering up your request”

    March 27th, 2013 @ 6:18 am

    That was a great move, Dr Orly. They probably thought they may have been on “Candid Camera?” LOL!

  18. I Love Putin
    March 27th, 2013 @ 6:33 am


  19. Harry
    March 27th, 2013 @ 6:50 am

    You must know that Obama has put people in place to protect him from his past crimes- may God bless you for your efforts-

  20. Maverick
    March 27th, 2013 @ 7:37 am

    Wow. All the truths about the tangled webs of corruption that we call “America” has really got me down. I think about all of the jockeys that have ridden this thoroughbred that we call “America” into the ground and are still trying to jockey it. It’s not going to be ridden anymore! It’s lying on the track, breathing it’s final breaths and my children will never know what it’s like to live in a country that was once by the people and for the people. Spineless, selfish bureaucrats that are money driven is what we are left with now that the dust has settled. Dr. Taitz brings these things to light and it is a very hard truth to wake up to every morning. Many, many bystanders watch as each hour ticks by while the rot of corruption continues to fester and spread throughout what was once a great nation.
    You, Mrs. Taitz are a great patriot! You have tirelessly put forth the effort for us and given us a voice. Thank you and your efforts do not go unnoticed. I am financially limited but I will continue to support our constitution and our forefathers lives that they sacrificed so we could enjoy this country. My voice will be heard as well in any medium available.

  21. Sammy Drexel
    March 27th, 2013 @ 8:28 am

    Did any Black or Turkish-looking clerks “help” you?

  22. Andrew
    March 27th, 2013 @ 8:31 am

    Congratulations! Since the SCOTUS failed to act regarding the eligibility case, you went directly to the source of President Obama’s alleged deceit with his social security number. Thank you for your faithfulness to the American people. Everyone keep praying because prayer works!

  23. Richard
    March 27th, 2013 @ 8:43 am

    Good going Orly. Thanks for all you do. Will donate today.

  24. Mark C
    March 27th, 2013 @ 9:33 am

    Thank You Orly, Patriotic Americans are Indebted to you for Life. Speaking for myself I am exhausted Emotionally calling Congress and Senate day after day. I pray You and Jesus can Lock them all up were they belong. So many People involved in this Collusion and Cover up . Justice will be served one way or the Other.

  25. Robert
    March 27th, 2013 @ 10:07 am

    A Doctor/Attorny with the Intestinal Foritude to seek Justice regarding all the Felony Crimes of this Usurper, Forgerer, Fraud, Lies, Voter Frauds, and many more crimes committed by Obama and his ring of corrupted Mafias/Clowns. God’s Speed on your hard work and may he grant us…The American People Justice from this IMPOSTER!!!

    Thank you for all you do Dr. Taitz!

  26. Denise
    March 27th, 2013 @ 10:40 am

    They refused to give their first names? Why would a public servant do that? At best, it’s childish.

  27. Janson
    March 27th, 2013 @ 1:08 pm

    Orly, you rock! Thank you for what you do!

  28. Assumed
    March 27th, 2013 @ 1:57 pm

    This morning I attended a town hall meeting held by my Colorado representative Cory Gardner who I supported for his first term. I stated: “he (Gardner) took an oath of office to uphold the Constitution; we have a president with a questionable birth certificate, stolen SS #, forged selective service card, and questionable school documents. These are felonies and impeachable. Why won’t republicans do anything?” Mr. Gardner turned away from me and gave the standard republican response: “I believe Obama is a citizen and is eligible to be president and it is foolish to waste valuable time on this issue.” Naturally I wasn’t allowed any more time to say I thought this is treason and and they are traitors. This is a republican dominated district so I’m sure low information voters will re-elect this low-life. I just hope more individuals will confront their Representatives and Senators while they are home on this break holding meetings. So, just for spite I’m sending another $100. Keep up the fight.

  29. Yoel
    March 27th, 2013 @ 2:36 pm

    It has been my experience that whenever records are sealed or otherwise unavailable, legwork and personal interactions will carry the day. The same goes for investigating criminal activities. While being trained, I learned the critical importance of using HUMINT (gathering intelligence through interpersonal contact) as an investigative tool. I have successfully employed the method to determine the identities of “long lost” and generally thought “impossible to ascertain” birth parents. All of the adoptees I have helped were in their thirties or older, making it all the more fun and challenging. So far, I have been successful in every case. I never charge for the service, it is a hobby and my way of keeping my investigative skills razor sharp. There is great satisfaction to be had in successfully completing such endeavors and reuniting families. I have employed the same methods to track down and capture some of the most elusive fugitives. One case I enjoyed taking on was that of an individual who had skipped bond on charges of murder, interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicles, and operating a chop shop who erroneously thought that by hiding out on the island of Grenada for a few years on his way to his ultimate destination of Cuba, he could not be found. What he did not know was that some of my associates were posing as tourists on Grenada and collecting intel in preparation for Operation Urgent Fury and they had spoken with him, surreptitiously photographed him, knew his true identity, and knew exactly where he was living….To this day I maintain numerous invaluable strategic connections throughout the world. (The collection of important intelligence is seldom accomplished via technological means, it is collected by individuals stationed in every little nook and cranny of the globe and some of the information is available to anyone….https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/) It is, indeed, a small world…At this moment, a prominent and highly skilled professional geneaologist is carefully researching the family history of a certain person of interest. Hiding or scrubbing geneaological records is near impossible, too many copies exist and many are in private collections. The researcher’s preliminary findings do not match the claimed ancestry of the person of interest and the findings are literally the stuff future international headlines will be made of….

  30. BO PE
    March 27th, 2013 @ 2:56 pm

    I love it..

    Orly went “DARK” on us.

    I think Orly needs to continue going “DARK” and then ‘WHAMMO”..

    Let the games continue…

    Of course would love them to end..I’m exhausted from all the lies, corruption and deception…

    I think the American people are but the truth will cause American’s to rise once a “RUN” on our bank accounts occur.

    I wonder if all this hyped stock market is manipulated..just like when BoA artificially pumped in 4 billion last year…

    I think they’re playing games…

    Better late than never obama…to stop playing games…

  31. alice h
    March 27th, 2013 @ 3:12 pm

    god bless you orly for not giving up on the usa and the ppl… may god guide you and hold you in his arms !!

  32. TJ Hunter
    March 27th, 2013 @ 3:23 pm

    Gee .. you should have gone to Baltimore, which is where they processed applications in the 70’s

  33. ED
    March 27th, 2013 @ 4:39 pm





  34. js/js
    March 27th, 2013 @ 5:10 pm

    Yes, great move. Wiggins and Astrue blocked
    and denied you in Baltimore Office (Woodlawn).
    This is a good circular tactic. And, always
    mention the criminal cohorts, Harry Bounel
    and Harry Ballentyne. They need to be questioned
    too (if still alive). IMO.

  35. js/js
    March 27th, 2013 @ 5:13 pm

    Send a copy of all findings and results to the
    Baltimore (SSA) Office. Baltimore must adjust
    to telling the truth and stop stonewalling all.

  36. Debbie Love
    March 27th, 2013 @ 5:57 pm

    Speaking of Connecticut…I see that you can have Obama arrested if he comes to Connecticut…Prince Harry will be there in may for an event…special invitation only…you should get Prince Harry to invite Bo to Connecticut and then have him arrested:)

  37. Kay
    March 27th, 2013 @ 6:35 pm

    That is awesome…… now what will they do? You are hitting them on every front.

  38. Dave
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:11 am

    Never give up! Never ever ever ever ever ever give up! Thank you Dr. Taitz!

  39. Willard R
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:55 am

    I wouldn’t wait for anyone. Obama the usurper has a large cadre of sycophants who obfuscate the law at every turn because he is their god and they worship him. I worship the God that died for us. And.they hate Him. Demand Sheriff Joe file charges NOW or he can leave office in disgrace.

  40. anoynmous
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:05 am

    Dr Taitz,

    I dont understand why Sheriff Joe and the CCP wont proceed with their evidence, and submit this to Congress? I cant in good conscience send any more money if they arent going to pull the trigger (figuratively speaking). He is asking for more & more money to fight the
    recall, however if the recall is successful, all the work they did will all be for naught. I just do not understand…

  41. Mary
    March 28th, 2013 @ 8:40 am

    How wonderful that you are seeking the truth about the many criminal actions of Obama!!!! Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!!!!

  42. Raymond
    March 28th, 2013 @ 10:32 am

    This is incredibly courageous for Attorney Taitz. I wish she had an unknown address because I fear for her safety. Also, given Eric Holder is the Attorney General, I am not holding much hope of this going much further. However, your glory days will come after the fraud-in-chief is ousted from office or he dies in office (because I suspect he will create such chaos in the next couple of years, he will declared military rule). He has that power constitutionally, which is what frightens me to no end. However, the day will come when the truth will be made known, and, funny, but half the population will have known it all along. It will be unbelievable that such a fraudulent act could have perpetrated on such an “educated” society, but then, we say that about Nazi Germany, don’t we. (Actually, I think, the bigger the fraud, the harder it is to reveal it!)

  43. Mary
    March 28th, 2013 @ 11:28 am

    Orly you are incredible; I will start praying for you’r safty daily. God bless and keep you safe.

  44. republicansoldier
    March 28th, 2013 @ 11:36 am

    so what is the status on this Orly? Im anxiously awaiting!

  45. David Douglas
    March 28th, 2013 @ 11:42 am

    Has anyone tried to get Obama’s credit report? It might reveal some interesting information.

  46. Jim
    March 28th, 2013 @ 12:43 pm

    Orly, Can we run campaign searching for Selective Service applications in 1980 so they can be compared and contrasted with Obamas?

  47. Perestroika
    March 28th, 2013 @ 3:44 pm
  48. Rosemary
    March 28th, 2013 @ 4:53 pm

    Gosh. Wish I knew. I work only a few blocks from the offices you were in. I’ll keep my eyes and ears peeled to hear anything I can. The Mayor of Stamford is a Republican and former owner of the building I live in! Also have friends who work in the building!

  49. Darrel B
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:36 pm

    The TEAPARTY FOX BOYCOTT VIEWERSHIP  DOWN 50 PERCENT. The Boycott will continue untill the New Conservative News Channel Start July 1rst This could be the end for the Karl Rove Communist Regime. Now all we need is a Birther Channel.

  50. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:56 pm

    Back in March 2008, State Department employees had tampered with the passport files of Barack Obama.

  51. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:57 pm

    « Obama Disarming America | Main | A Deeply Troubling Alliance Deepens: FOX and the Saudis »
    Wednesday, February 24, 2010
    John Brennan Involved in Obama Passport Breach

    Quid pro quo?

    If you recall, during the presidential election, I ran a number of stories on the passport breach of Obama’s passport at the Department of State.

    It bears noting that John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, who made those recent incredible pro-terror remarks, some in Arabic no less, about the beauty of jihad, was connected with the tampering with Obama’s passport.

    Back in March 2008, the State Department launched an investigation of improper computer access to passport records of Barack Hussein Obama. The investigation was focusing on one employee — a contract worker with a company headed by an adviser to the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama (more here at The Washington Times).

    Obama said at the time:

    In Portland, Ore., Mr. Obama said the series of attempts to “tap into people’s personal records” were “a problem not just for me but for how our government functions.”

    Laughable, considering how intrusive his administration has been and continues to be in accessing private information.

    Officials do not know whether information was improperly copied, altered or removed from the database during the intrusions.


    “As soon as we realized that there were these unauthorized accesses for Senator Obama’s passport files, we collected the information, we briefed the secretary, we briefed Senator Obama’s staff, all before we ever replied to the reporter,” Mr. McCormack said.

    You will also recall that the key witness in the presidential Passport tampering case was murdered. Shot in the head, in his car, in front of his church.

    Chief of firm involved in breach is Obama adviser
    updated 9:10 p.m. EDT, Sat March 22, 2008
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The CEO of a company whose employee is accused of improperly looking at the passport files of presidential candidates is a consultant to the Barack Obama campaign, a source said Saturday.
    John O. Brennan, president and CEO of the Analysis Corp., advises the Illinois Democrat on foreign policy and intelligence issues, the source said.
    Brennan briefed the media on behalf of the campaign this month.
    The executive is a former senior CIA official and former interim director of the National Counterterrorism Center.
    He contributed $2,300 to the Obama campaign in January…

    Back in March 2008, State Department employees had tampered with the passport files of Barack Obama.

    At the time, “State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said the violations of McCain and Clinton’s passport files were not discovered until Friday, after officials were made aware of the unauthorized access of Obama’s records and a separate search was conducted”.

    The incidents raise questions as to whether the information was accessed for political purposes and why two contractors involved in the Obama search were dismissed before investigators had a chance to interview them.

    I always thought they rifled through Clinton’s and McCain’s files to make it look as if it was all three, but it was Obama’s passport records that they accessed. Secondarily, almost as an afterthought, there were “violations” concerning Clinton and McCain. But who stood to gain from a tampering, and why?

    There is a video here of Obama’s response to the passport “breach” back on March 21, 2008. Watch it — I think it’s telling that he says, not that he has anything to hide: “not because I have any particular concerns” [minute -.23]. This is before the birth certificate question. Who would say that?

    Passport breach March 21, 2008.

    On April 8, 2008, Obama confessed to having taken a trip to Pakistan in 1981. Here is what Obama said — Jake Tapper was there:
    “So when I speak about having lived in Indonesia for four years, having family that is impoverished in small villages in Africa –knowing the leaders is not important — what I know is the people…I traveled to Pakistan when I was in college — I knew what Sunni and Shia was [sic] before I joined the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.”

    Tapper was surprised and said:
    This last part — a college trip to Pakistan — was news to many of us who have been following the race closely. And it was odd that we hadn’t hear about it before, given all the talk of Pakistan during this campaign.

    Much speculation has been made about what national passport Obama used when he traveled to Pakistan in 1981.

    So Obama confessed to this trip two weeks after his passport was tampered with.

    Pakistan was in turmoil in 1981 and ruled of martial law. Millions of Afghan refugees were living in Pakistan, while the Afghan Mujahedeen operated from bases inside Pakistan in their war with the Soviets. One of the leaders that based his operation in Quetta, Pakistan was Usama Bin Laden (The Sheik).

    Pakistan was on the banned travel list for US Citizens at the time and all non-Muslim visitors were not welcome unless sponsored by their embassy for official business. (more here)

    Key witness in passport fraud case fatally shot Washington Times April 2008

    A key witness in a federal probe into passport information stolen from the State Department was fatally shot in front of a District church, the Metropolitan Police Department said yesterday.

    Lt. Quarles Harris Jr., 24, who had been cooperating with a federal investigators, was found late Thursday night slumped dead inside a car, in front of the Judah House Praise Baptist Church in Northeast, said Cmdr. Michael Anzallo, head of the department’s Criminal Investigations Division.

    Cmdr. Anzallo said a police officer was patrolling the neighborhood when gunshots were heard, then Lt. Harris was found dead inside the vehicle, which investigators would describe only as a blue car.

    Emergency medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

    City police said they do not know whether his death was a direct result of his cooperation with federal investigators.

    “We don’t have any information right now that connects his murder to that case,” Cmdr. Anzallo said.

    Police say a “shot spotter” device helped an officer locate Lt. Harris.

    A State Department spokeswoman yesterday declined to comment, saying the investigation into the passport fraud is ongoing.

    The Washington Times reported April 5 that contractors for the State Department had improperly accessed passport information for presidential candidates Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain, which resulted in a series of firings that reached into the agency’s top ranks.

    One agency employee, who was not identified in documents filed in U.S. District Court, was implicated in a credit-card fraud scheme after Lt. Harris told federal authorities he obtained “passport information from a co-conspirator who works for the U.S. Department of State.”

    Also disturbing is this analysis from Bahukutumbi Raman, a former Indian counterterrorism chief:
    Morbid thoughts CNS News (hat tip Randall)

    How much – if anything – the 19- or 20-year-old Obama knew about the Afghanistan jihad during that 1981 visit is unclear.

    But it’s precisely the shortage of details that worries some, like veteran security analyst Bahukutumbi Raman, a former Indian counterterrorism chief.

    Mulling how a President Obama would deal with each of South Asia’s historical foes, Raman said that as an Indian, he naturally felt troubled that Obama had not disclosed the Pakistan visit earlier.

    “Why did he keep mum on his visit to Pakistan till this question was raised?” asked Raman, who is the director of India’s Institute for Topical Studies. “Has he disclosed all the details regarding his Pakistan visit? Was it as innocuous as made out by him – to respond to the invitation of a Pakistani friend or was there something more to it?”

    Raman continued, “As I read about Obama’s visit to Pakistan in the 1980s, I could not help thinking of dozens of things. Of the Afghan jihad against communism. Of the fascination of many Afro-Americans for the jihad. Of the visits of a stream of Afro-Americans to Pakistan to feel the greatness of the jihad. Of their fascination for Abdullah Azzam …”

    Raman said although having such thoughts may seem “morbid,” it was “understandable when one has a feeling that one has not been told the whole story, but only a part of it.”

    “It is the right of the Americans to decide who should be their president,” he said. “It is my right to worry about the implications of their decision for the rest of the world, including India.”

    The Obama campaign did not respond to an invitation to comment on some of the speculation surrounding the visit to Pakistan or to provide further details about the trip.

    And this:
    According to published reports in Pakistan, Obama in 1981 also stayed at the home of a prominent politician, Ahmad Mian Soomro, in an upscale Karachi suburb, and went on a traditional partridge hunting trip north of Karachi. Soomro’s son, Muhammad Mian Soomro, is a senior politician who served as acting president before the appointment of President Asif Ali Zardari last September.

  52. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

    Passport Security Breach on McCain, Clinton & Obama

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    By JAKE TAPPER (@jaketapper) and KIRIT RADIA (@KiritRadia_ABC)
    WASHINGTON, March 21, 2008

    An embarrassed State Department admitted today that the passport files of all three presidential candidates — Sens. John McCain, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton — have been breached by its employees.

    The bombshell announcement came within hours of the admission that Obama’s personal file was improperly accessed several times earlier this year and no one was notified of the breach.

    In a rapid series of escalating admissions, State Department Secretary Condoleezza Rice called Obama to apologize. She then had to call Clinton to apologize as well. And by noon, the department held a news conference to concede that McCain’s personal file had also been improperly accessed.

    State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said Rice made it clear to the agency’s inspector general that an investigation “is top priority.”

    McCormack also said, “We are going to take a look whether there are any systemic issues that need to be looked at.”

    McCain, the Republican presumptive nominee, and Obama, who is the Democratic front runner, both released statements calling for a full investigation. McCain said that any violation of passport privacy deserves an apology.

    McCormack said that three employees, who were not identified, had been caught peeking at the candidates’ files. All three employees worked for private companies hired by the State Department.
    Snooping on Obama Watch Video

    A State Department official confirms that Stanley, Inc., of Arlington, Virginia was one of the two contracting companies that employed two of the three people who were involved in looking up Obama’s records. Those two Stanley employees have been fired.

    The third employee not only looked at Obama’s file, but also hacked into McCain’s file. That person has been disciplined, but not fired, McCormack said.

    “That individual no longer has access to that kind of information,” McCormack said. He said the agency was “reviewing its options” in regard to the employee.

    The passport files would provide basic information like birth dates and background on where candidates have traveled. But the files would also include sensitive information like Social Security numbers, which could be used to track down credit reports and other personal information.

    The series of revelations began with a morning news conference where Rice said she phoned Obama to apologize for unauthorized breaches into his personal passport information by three workers at the State Department.

    “I told him that I was sorry, and I told him that I myself would be very disturbed if someone looked into my passport file and therefore I will stay on top of it and get to the bottom of it,” Rice said.

    Rice expressed concern over the privacy violations as well as the fact that they weren’t reported right away. Rice said the incident “should have been made known to senior management. It was not to my knowledge and we also want to take every step we can to make sure this kind of thing doesn’t happen again.”

    Rice said the State Department will launch a full investigation.

    That probe immediately turned up the violations of Clinton’s and McCain’s passport files.

    McCormack said the three employees involved in the unauthorized looks into Obama’s personal records do not appear to be connected and were in three different passport offices in the Washington, D.C., area.

  53. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

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    This morning McCormack said Acting Inspector General Bill Todd has been in touch with the Department of Justice “so they can proceed together” in case the IG’s investigation determines any laws were broken.

    Today McCormack said he wasn’t trying to suggest anything other than the initial assessment that the employees were anything other than curious Obama fans but was not dimissive of other possibilities.

    The violations took place as long ago as January, though senior staffers at the department said they did not learn about them until Thursday.

    McCormack maintains that “the system worked,” but the problem was that “information didn’t flow up and managers didn’t know what happened…the next step was not taken.”

    Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton issued a statement Thursday evening referring to the Obama revelation, saying, “This is an outrageous breach of security and privacy, even from an administration that has shown little regard for either over the last eight years. Our government’s duty is to protect the private information of the American people, not use it for political purposes.”

    Though they heralded the computer monitoring system installed a few years ago to detect such breaches, senior officials at the State Department were said that they had only learned of the Obama breach from a reporter calling for comment earlier Thursday.
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    “It should have been passed up the line,” said Undersecretary of State for Management Pat Kennedy. “They failed to pass the information up the chain to a sufficiently high level.”

    Kennedy, who learned of the privacy violations from McCormack, briefed Rice Thursday afternoon.

    He also called Obama’s Senate office with news of the violations, which took place Jan. 9, Feb. 21 and March 14. No dates were immediately available about when the Clinton and McCain violations occurred.

    Kennedy said Rice wanted to make sure that the monitoring system in place to detect such breaches is working properly, and that the matter was investigated thoroughly.

    The inspector general will determine why the three employees were accessing the private information of Obama, who lived in Indonesia as a child and traveled to the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe as a U.S. senator.

    “They were supposed to use their access for the purposes of the tasks they were assigned,” Kennedy said. “They violated that trust. And they were caught by the monitoring system.”

    McCormack and Kennedy said that the three employees had access to the passport database for their jobs and had inappropriately accessed Obama’s information out of nothing more than “inappropriate curiosity.”

    But they admitted that assessment was based on nothing more than the reassurances of the employees’ supervisors at the two outside companies. The officials said they don’t know the political affiliations of the individuals.

    “When we do background checks, it would be inappropriate to look into the political affiliation of individuals,” Kennedy said. “Now that this has arisen, it has become a germane question i.e., the purpose of why they did this.”

    The incident recalls a similar incident during the 1992 campaign when State Department employees were fired for inappropriately accessing then-Gov. Bill Clinton’s passport files to chase down rumors the candidate had renounced his U.S. citizenship during the Vietnam War. A subsequent investigation by an independent counsel found no wrongdoing in that case.

  54. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 6:59 pm

    Passport Security Breach on McCain, Clinton & Obama

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    State Department officials didn’t say what was in Obama’s files, but suggested that typically such data would include passport applications.

    Neither McCormack nor Kennedy would reveal any details about the contact employees, but senior State Department officials told ABC News they worked in data entry and had been employed by the company for more than a year.
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    An initial assessment indicated the individuals were not politically connected and there is nothing in their history of background to suggest they are political operatives, the officials said.

    According to one official, such breaches have happened several times before with nonpolitical celebrities. On at least two other occasions during the last eight months, contractors were fired for accessing records of Hollywood celebrities, the official said.

    ABC News’ national security correspondent Jonathan Karl contributed to this report.

  55. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

    Back in March 2008, the State Department launched an investigation of improper computer access to passport records of Barack Hussein Obama. The investigation was focusing on one employee — a contract worker with a company headed by an adviser to the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama (more here at The Washington Times).

  56. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:02 pm
  57. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:18 pm

    UPDATE/RECAP: Obama Stepfather Lolo Soetoro’s U.S. Records Released, Some Records Withheld in Full, Got More Disinformation!? | Birther Report: Obama Release Your Records http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2010/08/updaterecap-obama-stepfather-lolo.html#.UVUH9uICdFk.twitter

  58. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:23 pm

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    FOIA Appeal: Evidence of a cover-up that the Department of State illegally destroyed Obama’s Mother’s passport application(s).
    Obama Release Your Records on 2:11 PM |

    Captain Pamela Barnett; – Evidence of a cover-up that DOS illegally destroyed Obama’s Mother’s passport application(s) –

    Here is the appeal to DOS for Obama’s mother’s passport and consular records. Many hours of research of Department of State and National Archive policies, procedures and history strongly suggests that the federal government agency illegally and intentionally destroyed Obama’s mothers 1965 passport application and possible prior applications in an attempt to cover up Obama’s birth story and whether he is a natural born citizen as required by the Constitution. Appeal letter and exhibits embedded below, also linked at source.

    UPDATE: Video: Pamela Barnett discusses FOIA appeal and evidence regarding State Department’s destruction of Obama’s Mama’s pre-1965 passport records. -Source;

    Previous reports regarding this FOIA can be found here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Visit the Birther Vault for the long list of evidence and people questioning Obama’s eligibility; [http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2010/08/video-ltc-terry-lakins-attorney-on-cnn.html].

    CPT Pamela Barnett Appeal to DOS – Evidence of State Department Cover-Up of Obama s Birth Story – 1/19/11
    Strunk v Dept of State FOIA Release – Stanley Ann Dunham,Obama,Soetoro Passport Application File – 7/29/10
    Obama is Not a Natural Born Citizen – 17 Jan 2011 issue Wash Times Natl Wkly pg 5
    Obama Ineligible – I tried and lied but it won’t go away! Wash Times Natl Wkly 2010-11-29 pg 5

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  59. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:29 pm

    FOIA Appeal: Evidence of a cover-up that the Department of State illegally destroyed Obama’s Mother’s passport application(s). | Birther Report: Obama Release Your Records http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2011/01/foia-appeal-evidence-of-cover-up-that.html#.UVUKkel_rQQ.twitter

  60. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 7:50 pm

    in New Jersey. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1349297/posts (“As part of the investigation, federal agents executed a search warrant of the HCOVS on Feb. 18, 2004, which resulted in the seizure of hundreds of suspect Certificates of Live Birth which falsely indicated that the named individuals were born in Jersey City, when in fact, they were born outside the United States and were in the United States illegally”).

  61. charlene zechender
    March 28th, 2013 @ 8:01 pm
  62. Joy Shivers
    March 28th, 2013 @ 9:41 pm

    keep on…..God bless your desire for truth.

  63. James West
    March 29th, 2013 @ 12:18 am

    So, how was this evidence forwarded? To whom was this evidence forwarded to? Who was responsable for the chain of evidence?
    Sounds like to me this was just a big waste of time!

  64. James West
    March 29th, 2013 @ 12:25 am

    You know when Obama began his Illegal presidency he fired all os Bush’s staff and replaced them with all his corrupt friends staff and family. You attempt to hand any sensative information over to Washington you are esencialy giving the information to Obama’s corrupt friends and partners in crime. What makes you think any evidence you turn over to anyone in DC will ever make it farther than the trash!

  65. dr_taitz@yahoo.com
    March 29th, 2013 @ 4:33 am

    pretty funny

  66. dr_taitz@yahoo.com
    March 29th, 2013 @ 4:34 am

    Harry Bounel is dead, he was born in 1890

  67. dr_taitz@yahoo.com
    March 29th, 2013 @ 5:17 am

    So why didn’t you find info on Obama?

  68. Debbie Love
    March 29th, 2013 @ 6:31 am

    Orly you are a true patriot…I also check here daily for updates and often share them on Twitter. Our God is stronger and mightier than the corruption we are facing. I have faith in Him and in the work you are doing. Keep up the fight! We will continue to pray for your safety!

  69. Bruriah Sarah
    March 29th, 2013 @ 12:16 pm

    Dr. Taitz

    Perhaps what you are beginning to do is how to approach the whole matter. Since the DOJ is blocking litigation, by going to the individual agencies such as social security and the other relevant agencies, perhaps that will open up a door to have the documents’ veracity challenged. I think this is where you are going with this. So then it makes sense to also go to Selective Service, IRS, etc to help get challenges to the documents.
    I just finished viewing a movie “Flash of Genious”. This inventor had his patents stolen by a huge auto maker and he hung in there regardless of what people said. In the end, he won a huge amount in damages. Not that there are damages here, but the idea is that if we hang in, and we have the evidence, eventually there could be victory!

  70. Patrick Duffy
    March 30th, 2013 @ 11:17 am

    Orly, you are fighting to preserve a government and a nation that will be replaced by Christ. I understand that you want a great nation that is a nation of laws, but it’s over. America has fallen away! This ‘usurping’ of the office of the presidency was done by the power of satan, and that was by deceiving the people who support this beast. There is nothing you can do. There is nothing left but judgment from heaven, and that’s coming upon lucifer and his angels. Those dressed in black robes (the unrighteous judges of this world), represent lies and darkness, and no wonder, they have on dark robes – the righteous wear white robes, but they are not of this world.

  71. Davey Crockett
    March 31st, 2013 @ 10:46 pm

    Patrick: Hang tough! God got all of us involved with this for some reason. And dare we just lie down and give up? I won’t! It’s best to fight for our FREEDOMS AND LIBERTIES, then, to just let these evil scum take over! They’re in for one hell of a fight!

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