Larry Sinclair, the man who says that he partied with Barack Obama in 1999 (coke and gay sex, yee-haw!
), made his presentation to the National Press Club. Most of blogland has focused on his lack of credibility. Not only did he fail a lie detector test, not only does he have a brain tumor, he also has amassed a rather impressive history of criminal charges, legal name changes, and assumed aliases. He came clean about his background (most of it) during his statement
Random Thoughts From Reno has the video
One would be hard-pressed to conceive of a less credible source of information. Frankly, I would not be inclined to believe such bizarre charges even if they came from a good
source. This Kos
diarist offers further evidence that Larry may be nuttier than a Snickers bar.
So far, most bloggers have refused to acknowledge the fact that Sinclair did something rather extraordinary at his press conference: He named a confirmatory witness.
On November 6, 1999, I asked the limo driver – whose name I now reveal for the first time – Paramjit Multani, if he knew anyone who would like to socialize and show me Chicago.
(Emphasis added.) The Maryland Public Service
Commission lists a "Paramjit Singh Multani" as a taxi driver in Maryland. I have a possible phone number for this person, but -- so far -- no-one is picking up.
Larry Sinclair also claimed that, in October of 2007, he received calls and/or text messages from a "Mr. Young" who claimed to be acting on Obama's behalf.
In late October 2007, I received a text message from the gentleman identified as “Mr. Young” in which he stated he was intimately involved with Senator Obama and that Obama was discussing with him and his pastor how to publicly acknowledge Senator Obama’s drug use in 1999 and that Obama wanted to be sure I had not discussed the sexual encounters or drug incidents with any media at that time.
Sinclair decided that this "Young" person was simply trying to determine how much he (Larry) knew and was willing to tell the public.
I later learned that a Donald Young was the choir director of Reverend Wright’s Trinity United Church of Christ – Obama’s now-former church — and was openly a homosexual. I also learned that he was murdered on December 23, 2007. I have cooperated with the Chicago Police Department in this matter by providing them the telephone numbers I was using during the fall of 2007 and I release them now publicly in the hope that someone may be able to connect the dots between these telephone numbers and Mr. Young. Those numbers are: 954-758-1105; 956-758-1885; 956-758-8002; 302-685-7175; 612-466-1043.
For more on the death of Donald Young, who was found shot in his home, see here
Do I now take Sinclair's charges seriously? No.
I've already received a couple of comments from O-beasts who read this "No" as a "Yes." Something about Obama-mania injures the ability to read the English language.)
Even so, I may have been premature to dismiss the man as just a nutcase
. Larry Sinclair still has charges pending against him in Colorado; another state dropped charges only recently. As they say in the spy books, if you are "a little bit pregnant" you are open to manipulation. An unseen chess player can place him, and certain other pawns, into position.UPDATE:
Larry Sinclair had to cut his presentation short when he was placed under arrest
by the DC police.
Sinclair was arrested by DC Police after 2 US Marshalls showed up and presented a warrant from the State of Delaware for Sinclair’s arrest. Montgomery Blair Sibley, who’s had his law license suspended by the District of Columbia and Florida, and who was previously Sinclair’s attorney, reviewed the warrant and then Sinclair was led away.