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Page 12, AMERICAN FREE PRESS * October 19, 2009 * Issue 42

Frank Davis & the Obama
Paternity Controversy

by Victor Thorn


Has the Obama birth certificate debate been a deliberate distraction to divert attention away from an even more crucial issue—the identity of his real father? In a September 26 interview, journalist and Illinois senatorial candidate Andy Martin theorized that communist poet Frank Marshall Davis may actually be the man who sired Obama, and that this pivotal event is the foundation for his later meteoric rise in politics.
Born in Kansas in 1905, Davis relocated to Chicago in 1927, where he spent the next 21 years. Before moving to Hawaii in 1948, it’s reported that Davis also landed in Seattle. Barack Obama’s maternal grandparents were originally from Kansas (where they knew Davis), and also migrated to Seattle. In 1960, the Obama family uprooted again to Hawaii, whereupon they renewed ties with Davis.
Prior to reaching Honolulu, Davis married a white Chicago socialite named Helen Canfield, in 1946. Both were members of the American Communist Party (CPUSA), which was founded in Chicago in 1919. His involvement with communism, dating back to 1931, became so pronounced that in 1951 the House Committee on Un-American Activities accused him of it.
As a columnist for numerous Red-leaning publications, Davis potentially filled another role. As Niall Kilkenny of Reformation Online reports, “Sometime between 1927 and 1948, Frank Marshall Davis was recruited as a special agent or informer for the FBI. As a newspaperman, Davis had the perfect opportunity to know what was happening in Chicago. As a left-wing or ‘Communist’ sympathizer, no one would suspect him of associating with the ultra right wing FBI.”
In 1955, Obama’s maternal grandparents and mother migrated to Seattle, where the grandparents specifically enrolled their daughter in Mercer Island High School. Again, a troubling element arises. According to Tim Jones of the Chicago Tribune on March 27, 2007, “In 1955, the chairman of the Mercer Island school board, John Stenhouse, testified before the House Un- American Activities Committee that he had been a member of the Communist Party.”
Described as a “full-fledged radical leftist” upon graduating high school, Ann Dunham followed her parents to Hawaii in 1960. Classmate Susan Blake described her as someone who “never dated crew-cut white boys.” Her father Stanley was also non-conventional, drinking whiskey, smoking marijuana and chasing women in Honolulu’s red-light district with Frank Marshall Davis.
In 1968, San Diego’s Greenleaf Classics published a book entitled Sex Rebel: Black by “Bob Greene.”Years later, Frank Marshall Davis admitted to authoring the book under a pseudonym. In this autobiographical tome, Davis proclaims himself to be bisexual, a voyeur, exhibitionist, mildly interested in sadomasochism, and deriving sexual gratification from “bondage, simulated rape and being flogged and urinated on.” Davis also wrote in the book’s introduction that although he “changed names and identities, all incidents I described have been taken from actual experiences.”
Even creepier, Davis recounts an incident of “swinging” with a couple from Seattle, and how he and his wife had numerous encounters with an underage girl named “Anne.” He confessed, “I’m not one to go for Lolitas. Usually I’d rather not bed a babe under 20. But there are exceptions.”
Obama’s grandparents lived in Seattle, knew Davis well, and his mother’s name was Ann. There also exist several different nude pictures of Obama’s mother that were allegedly taken at Frank Marshall Davis’ apartment. Davis was, in addition to being a journalist, an amateur photographer.
According to Barack Obama’s official biography, his mother became impregnated by Barack Obama, Sr. in November 1960, and married the Kenyan in February 1961. But Andy Martin, known as the man who “gave birth to the birthers movement,” claims Frank Marshall Davis sired Ann Durham’s child, then paid a Hawaii University student named Barack Obama to take responsibility.
The reasoning behind this argument is as follows:
Davis was already married to a wealthy white socialite who would not have looked kindly on him impregnating an 18-year-old white girl.
By agreeing to this arrangement and marrying Dunham, Barack Sr. could legally stay in the United States. Obama would not have taken his new family back to Kenya because he already had a wife and two other children there. Plus, his father disapproved of his marriage to Dunham.
• Dunham and Obama never once lived together after their marriage, and never shared the same address. In fact, almost immediately after Obama’s birth, Dunham moved toWashington state, while Obama Sr. relocated to Harvard a year later.
• Obama spent much of his youth apart from his mother, who lived in Indonesia or the U.S. During this time, his grandparents raised him, while also maintaining a close relationship with Frank Marshall Davis.
• Did Ann Dunham justify leaving her son because his real father was still nearby?
• In his autobiography, Dreams From My Father, Barack Obama describes Davis as a “father figure” and mentor. Also, prior to his enrollment in college, he penned a poem about Davis entitled “Pop.”
• Whenever Obama needed counseling during his teen years, the grandparents invariably went to Davis to provide advice.
• An even more bizarre notion arises from wellknown author Jerome Corsi, whose Oct. 30, 2008 article, “Marxist Mentor Sold Drugs with Obama,” carried the following lines: “Obama was a young kid, about 14 or 15 years old. I was told his name was Barry, and there was no doubt Barry knew Davis was selling marijuana and cocaine as well as hot dogs from his hot dog stand. Barry was also there with an older white gentleman I’m told was ‘Stanley.’” Obama revealed his marijuana and cocaine use in Dreams From My Father, while his grandfather’s name was Stanley.
As a virulent black racist, Davis sent Obama off to college with the following words: “You’re not going to college to get educated. You’re going to get trained. You may be a well-trained, well-paid nigger, but you’re a nigger just the same.” Does this “sage advice” now explain how Obama and Michelle gravitated to the anti-white aspects of Reverend JeremiahWright preaching?
At Occidental College in Los Angeles, Obama describes hanging out with “Marxist philosophers” and attending “socialist conferences.” In the meantime, his mother found employment with USAID and the Ford Foundation, both of which served as fronts for the CIA and Rockefeller Foundation. In 1981, Obama—supposedly a poor college student from a broken home abandoned by both parents traveled to Indonesia, Karachi, Pakistan and Hyderabad, India. Numerous investigators have postulated that the CIA funded these trips. Also, according to Don Frederick’s well-researched timeline, while in Pakistan, Obama’s host, Muhammadian Soomro, was linked to the notorious Bank of Credit and Commerce (BCCI), which was involved in “money laundering, bribery, terrorist support, tax evasion, smuggling and illegal immigration.” They also worked very closely with the CIA.
Upon returning to the U.S. in 1981, Obama’s next destination was New York City and Columbia University. (Again, where did he obtain the money to attend an Ivy League college?) According to his official biography, Obama graduated from Columbia in 1983. But something strange arises from this time period. When questioned by the New York Times about his undergraduate studies, Obama “declined repeated requests to talk about his New York years, release his Columbia transcripts, or identify even a single fellow student, co-worker, roommate or friend from those years.”
Further, there are no pictures of him in the Columbia yearbook, and Fox News contacted 400 students from that era, none of whom remembered Obama. Wayne Allyn Root, Libertarian vice presidential candidate in 2008, was— like Obama—a political science major at Columbia who graduated in 1983 (purportedly the same year as Obama). Root makes a startling disclosure. “I don’t know a single person at Columbia that knows him, and they all know me. I don’t have a classmate who ever knew Barack Obama at Columbia. Ever! Nobody recalls him. I’m not exaggerating. Class of ’83 political science, pre-law. You don’t get more exact than that. I don’t know anyone who ever met him there. Is that not strange?”
As a result, Obama’s college records and transcripts from Occidental, Columbia, and Harvard have all been sealed and not released—just like his “official” birth certificate has been sealed and not released by Hawaii’s governor.
What we do know about Obama’s tenure at Columbia is that he lived only a few blocks away from Weather Underground terrorist William Ayers, and that both attended socialist meetings at Cooper Union during the early 1980s. More importantly, Frank Marshall Davis was a close friend of Ayers’s father, Thomas, in Chicago, and purportedly arranged for Obama to meet William Ayers upon his arrival in New York City. Even wilder is the fact that Obama also met (and was tutored by) Zbigniew Brzezinski during this time. Brzezinski is a CFR member and co-founder of the Trilateral Commission with David Rockefeller. Now, how often does a poor college kid from a broken family get to be mentored by one of the most powerful men in the world? Brzezinski eventually became one of the first people to endorse Obama’s candidacy, then served as his foreign policy advisor during the campaign.
During the interim between Columbia and his pilgrimage to Chicago, Obama worked for the Business International Corporation, a CIA front that specialized in recruiting left-wing organizers to use as assets. The similarities between his early college days and those of another CIA plant—Bill Clinton—are remarkable.
But if we return toWilliam Ayers, an even more crucial element appears. In a recent book entitled Barack and Michelle, best-selling author Christopher Andersen contends that Ayers is actually the author of Obama’s Dreams From My Father. He posits, “The book’s language, oddly specific references, literary devices and themes bear a jarring similarity to Ayers’s own writing.”

There’s more. Obama met his wife at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin, where Valerie Jarrett hired her. One of this firm’s major clients was Tom Ayers (father of Bill Ayers), while Michelle’s mentor was Bernadine Dohrn (wife of Bill Ayers).
Then, Obama kicked off his political career with a fundraiser at the home of none other than William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. There, Illinois Senator Alice Palmer announced that she was stepping down from her post, and hand-selected Obama as her successor. In The Case Against Barack Obama, researcher David Freddoso alleges that Ms. Palmer “was identified by the FBI as being on the Soviet payroll in the 1980s and an enthusiastic attendee of the 27th Congress of the Communist Party.”
Most recently, a woman named Valerie Jarrett has been described as Barack Obama’s “eyes and ears,” “the other side of Obama’s brain,” “Obama’s political godmother,” “Michelle and Barack’s consigliere,” plus “Obama’s alter-ego and inner conscience.” Those in the know say the Obamas don’t make a move without her input, and that she provides “street credibility” to the radical black community. During the Obamas’s August vacation in Massachusetts, they visited her home, while a Chicago political insider describes Jarrett thusly: “She knows where all the bodies have been buried in the past 30 or so years of Chicago politics, and she knows all the tricks. If Obama had a political and financial godmother, it would be Valerie.”
Obama has stated, “I trust her [Jarrett] completely to speak for me, particularly when we’re dealing with delicate issues.” As a “fixer” par excellence Jarrett suggests, “We have a kind of mind meld.”
What makes Jarrett so influential? Her father-in-law—Vernon Jarrett—worked at the same Communist-leaning newspaper—the Chicago Defender—as did Frank Marshall Davis. They were also close associates in Chicago’s CPUSA, as well as belonging to a variety of other Communist organizations.
Vernon Jarrett then went on to become the Chicago Tribune’s first black writer, in addition to founding the National Association of Black Journalists. In this capacity, Jarrett used his clout to help Harold Washington become Chicago’s first black mayor. Then, after landing an assignment at the Chicago Sun-Times, Jarrett used his columns to help promote an up-and coming superstar, Barack Obama.
On top of that, Valerie Jarrett’s great-uncle is none other than longtime Bilderberg member Vernon Jordan (Bill and Hillary Clinton’s “fixer”). Her ties go even deeper. Jarrett’s mother, Barbara Taylor Bowman, appointed Tom Ayers—William Ayers father—to the Erickson Group’s board of trustees.
Subsequently, Jarrett hired Michelle Robinson (Obama) to work for Mayor Daley’s political machine, and is also cited as the reason why Barack moved to Chicago. In this sense, one of Davis’ associates—William Ayers—drew Obama to Chicago from one end, while another Davis connection— Valerie Jarrett—drew Michelle in from the other. Again, the similarities between Bill and Hillary Clinton’s “prearranged relationship” cannot be denied. Jarrett also had close ties with fellow slumlord Tony Rezko (Obama’s bagman), and was the person first mentioned to fill Obama’s vacant Senate seat (leading to the Blago pay-to-play scandal). Judicial Watch lists her as one of the nation’s top 10 most corrupt politicians, and it is she who traveled to Copenhagen with Michelle Obama to make a final bid for Chicago to be the Olympic host city in 2016. Lastly, Jarrett brought self-avowed Communist Van Jones in as the green jobs “czar,” while also completing Obama’s inner circle with David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel and company.
In the end, this article by no means proves that Frank Marshall Davis is Barack Obama’s father, any more than other stories which maintain Malcolm “X” sired him. Without an original birth certificate, speculation will obviously continue. However, Frank Marshall Davis cultivated all of the above-mentioned Chicago roots back in the early 1920s. As a pivotal figure in the Communist Party’s inception, his deep-seated connections in the “Windy City” certainly must be considered when viewing Barack Obama’s startling rise to the presidency in 2008.


. . ..Victor Thorn is a freelance journalist based in Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books about the New World Order and 9-11. These books include New World Order Exposed, New World Order Illusion, 9-11 Evil: The Israeli Connection to 9-11; 9-11 On Trial; 9-11 Exposed and AFP's Phantom Flight 93 and Other Astounding 9-11 Mysteries Explored. He is also author of Hillary (and Bill): The Sex Volume. All are available from FIRST AMENDMENT BOOKS at 202-547-5585; toll free 1-888-699-NEWS. Thorn was, along with Lisa Guliani, a founder of WINGTV Network. He is also a member of the advisory board of THE BARNES REVIEW magazine.

(Issue #42, October 19, 2009, AMERICAN FREE PRESS)

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