The Long Form COLB, the Department of Health would have given them, would be an image of
the Certificate received from the hospital. The images shown at the April 27th announcement of the
COLB came from the department’s document imaging system which contained black and white or
grayscale Group4 Tiff images. The reason we know this is because the two images displayed or copied
show the curvature on the left-hand gutter of the page caused by scanning on a flatbed scanner
without removing the page from the post binder book. A more complete explanation of this is in my
June 13, 2011 report, page 6, (1).
She further stated, “Enclosed please find two certified copies of your original Certificate of Live
Birth. I have witnessed the copying of the certificate and attest to the authenticity of these copies.”
At this point, we are led to believe that the chain of custody went to Judith Corley, who supposedly
picked up the envelope on Monday from the Health Department office and then took a plane to
Washington D.C. and delivered the two Certificates of Live Birth, with seals, to the White House by
5:00 p.m. on Tuesday. During the news conference Mr. Pfeiffer replied to a reporter’s questions by
stating “As Bob said, it arrived by plane—the President’s personal counsel went to Hawaii and
brought it back and we got it last night.” That must have cost the President well over $7,000 to pay
for last minute airplane tickets and the lawyer’s hourly time to make this delivery. The UPS cost for
picking up an envelope and delivering it by 8:30 a.m. the next day is only $83.00. Keep in mind
there was no rush in getting these forms.

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