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Nathan Deal says he’ll ask for Barack Obama’s birth certificate
Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 11-5-09 | Jim Galloway

Posted on 11/06/2009 9:02:06 AM PST by STARWISE

U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, now a Republican candidate for governor, this morning declared himself in sympathy with those questioning whether President Barack Obama was born in the U.S.A.

The occasion was an online chat the congressman had with supporters this morning. And the question came from Tom Crawford of Capitol Impact.

Do you believe that Barack Obama is a native-born American citizen who is eligible to serve as president? I am asking because your comments on this issue have been a little ambiguous. I would appreciate your clearing this up.

At 9:17 a.m., Deal tapped out this:

I am joining several of my colleagues in the House in writing a letter to the President asking that he release a copy of his birth certificate so we can have an answer to this question.

This is a new position for Deal. Back in August, my AJC colleague Aaron Gould Sheinin asked much the same question. This was the response he received from Deal campaign spokesman Harris Blackwood:

“He began receiving letters and e-mails about this long before the president took office. He has maintained in response to each one that he believes the president was born in the state of Hawaii two years after it became a state, is an American citizen and therefore is fully qualified to be president of the United States.”

“Awkward” will not describe the next meeting to discuss water negotiations between Deal and U.S. Rep. John Lewis.

In a subsequent Twitter message, Deal declared his online chat to be a “huge success.” And attempting to sweep up the birthers may not hurt him in a Republican primary. But it doesn’t polish Deal’s credentials as a general election candidate.


TOPICS: Government; Politics; Reference
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; birthers; certifigate; citizenship; nathandeal; nativeborn; naturalborn; obama; repnathandeal

1 posted on 11/06/2009 9:02:06 AM PST by STARWISE
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To: penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; April Lexington; ...

~~PING!


2 posted on 11/06/2009 9:04:50 AM PST by STARWISE (The Art & Science Institute of Chicago Politics NE Div: now open at the White House)
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To: STARWISE
This has always been a simple thing to put to rest. I have a passport and a birth certificate. I can produce them at my house in a matter of minutes. I have not spent a million dollars to either acquire them...or to hide them.

This is not a unreasonable thing to ask for since being a "natural born citizen" of the US is a constitutional requirement for the job of President. It's not hateful, and it's not racist.

Proving that you are should be an honor.

Yet will not produce either. Why?

The longer it goes without him doing this, the more insistent the demands for it will become. Obama cannot hide from proving his constitutional qualification once people in any numbers seriously doubt it.

BTW, under what conditions and with what financial aid did Obama attend college? And when he traveled to Pakistan while in college, under what conditions and what passport did he use to do so? Again, relatively simple things to put to rest...but they have not been put to rest. To the contrary, they've been covered up.

Reasonable people begin to wonder why.

THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ABOUT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA'S UPBRINGING

3 posted on 11/06/2009 9:06:39 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: STARWISE
That's MY rep - :)

now running for governor of Ga....

4 posted on 11/06/2009 9:08:30 AM PST by Principled (Get the capital back! NRST!)
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To: STARWISE

Awesome! Good for him. Obama should release his documents to clear up all doubt, but he won’t and that speaks volumes doesn’t it? That’s all this guy has to say when questioned by the Obamabot media.


5 posted on 11/06/2009 9:09:56 AM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Jeff Head

” Proving that you are should be an honor.

Yet will not produce either. Why? “

You know Jeff, the easiest way to solve this is to start up the “Obama presidential Library” and ‘honor his birthplace’...

Isn’t it strange that his supporters haven’t done so?? Clinton had his practically built before he took office...but NOT a peep of such an honor by Obama’s supporters. Indeed, reasonable people ask....Why???


6 posted on 11/06/2009 9:12:01 AM PST by AuntB (If the TALIBAN grew drugs & burned our land instead of armed Mexican Cartels would anyone notice?)
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To: AuntB

His aunt knows why.


7 posted on 11/06/2009 9:15:27 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: STARWISE

He’s a figment of someones imagination. Wish they’d hurry up and think of something else!


8 posted on 11/06/2009 9:21:04 AM PST by GloriaJane (http://www.last.fm/user/GloriaJane)
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To: STARWISE
And attempting to sweep up the birthers may not hurt him in a Republican primary.

That's all this is for Deal.

9 posted on 11/06/2009 9:25:26 AM PST by wideminded
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To: STARWISE

(tearing hair out) It’s NOT where he was born!!!!! WHO CARES?!!!!!!?!?!!!

It’s the FACT his father is BRITISH that makes him Ineligible!!!!

HELLO!

He was a DUAL citizen at birth, and was NEVER a natural born citizen!

Why are people missing the Forest for the Trees?!??!??!!!


10 posted on 11/06/2009 9:31:24 AM PST by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: STARWISE
How many more must die before this happens?
11 posted on 11/06/2009 9:37:20 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: STARWISE

One year into this nightmare and NOW they decide to ask for the birth certificate! Wow!!! I’m soooooo impressed...


12 posted on 11/06/2009 10:19:34 AM PST by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: STARWISE

Here’s Obama’s response to be echoed by his sycophants:

Obama: I didn’t do it, no one saw me do it, there’s no way you can prove anything, and you can’t see it!


13 posted on 11/06/2009 10:50:01 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: April Lexington

Odds are better than even that Deal’s promise will be quietly forgotten.


14 posted on 11/06/2009 11:27:28 AM PST by tyke
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To: Jeff Head

I am sure the Tax courts will slam them down, but people having troubles with the IRS might consider using the “no legal authority” defense and saying the President is illegitimate or at the very least, if he doesn’t have to show his papers, why should I?


15 posted on 11/06/2009 11:46:03 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (There is no "O" in Transparency.)
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To: Principled

cool. I think he just moved up my list for primary support. Is his house seat in a “secure” district? Is there a strong conservative who has tossed in his/her name?


16 posted on 11/06/2009 11:49:08 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (There is no "O" in Transparency.)
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To: STARWISE

The question posed to Deal was loaded ... ‘native born’ is what Barry said of himself, as if just being born on U.S. soil is all that is required. Liars are often very adept at dissembling, as we see every day from a list of obamanoids on any birther thread.


17 posted on 11/06/2009 11:53:10 AM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: STARWISE

Please join me in writing a quick “thank you” to Congressman Deal for this effort.

http://www.house.gov/deal/staff.shtml


18 posted on 11/06/2009 12:14:14 PM PST by Faith
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To: Danae

Yep, you’re exactly right and after he has gotten a lot of attention and conversation going, they’ll whip out the Hawaii birth certificate and say, “See, we told you he was a citizen.” And that will end the natural born question for the majority of people. Anyone who carries it on will be mocked and ignored.
The fraud is what should be the focus. Experts pointed out that COLB posted online was not from Hawaii.


19 posted on 11/06/2009 5:30:09 PM PST by Jude in WV
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To: Danae
It’s the FACT his father is BRITISH that makes him Ineligible!!!!

HELLO!

He was a DUAL citizen at birth, and was NEVER a natural born citizen!

Correct!

He MAY or MAY not be a "native born" citizen, but he can never be "natural born" citizen -- unless he had an American father, we don't know about.

STE=Q

20 posted on 11/06/2009 5:57:09 PM PST by STE=Q ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government" ... Thomas Paine)
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To: STARWISE

obumpa


21 posted on 11/06/2009 6:02:17 PM PST by Dajjal (Obama is an Ericksonian NLP hypnotist.)
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To: STE=Q

His COLB lists Barack Hussein Obama Sr. as his father. I KNOW that they have documents regarding Jr. that were generated before Aug 10th 1961. This Being the case, then Obama DEFINITIVELY has a BRITISH Father and is NOT a Natural Born Citizen.

Leo Donofrio has pegged Hawaii down to Aug 10th. Statutorily. So that is fact.

Its not where he was born, its WHO HIS FATHER IS.


22 posted on 11/06/2009 7:31:28 PM PST by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: Danae

I personally think his father is from Kenya. Just to much evidence points to that fact. But with that said if his father is not a U.S. citizen then Obama is not in no way a natural born citizen and there fore can not hold the office of president. Yeah they will throw the deal about “natural born citizen” was not defined in the constitution. Thomas Jefferson certainly defined it and I think every one knows who he was. Natural Born Citizen means just what it says and that is a citizen with two U.S parents. I wish Nathan Deal luck on getting his BC but bottom line he does not need it. All he needs to do is throw Obama out of our white house period.


23 posted on 11/07/2009 4:03:34 AM PST by Arrow3435
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To: STARWISE

BTTT


24 posted on 11/07/2009 5:51:56 AM PST by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Danae
It’s the FACT his father is BRITISH that makes him Ineligible!!!!

Actually the fact that his father was not a US Citizen. Wouldn't matter what country he was a citizen/subject of. Also would not matter if that country declared those born of it's citizens, but outside the country, to be citizens at birth or not.

25 posted on 11/11/2009 10:56:20 AM PST by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Danae
Do you believe that Barack Obama is a native-born American citizen who is eligible to serve as president?

I do not care if BHO, Jr. was foaled on the White House Lawn on the 4th of July, with the Marine Band from 8th and I playing the "Star Spangled Banner."

Obama's papa (or at least the guy identified by himself as his papa) was a no-good, drunken, wife beatin', commie, SOB, bigamist from Darkest Africa. Being a Christian and all, I might forgive BHO, Sr. all of that. But I can't forget that he was not, never,in no way, an American Citizen. That made little Barack a Dual citizen, or something ... not a "Natural Born American Citizen," as required in Article II, Section 1 of an old yellow parchment written by a bunch of old slave owning white men, among others, called The Constitution.

So every time I hear this "born in Hawaii" crap, I too get very upset. Who cares? The Obama SOB (it runs in the family) has scored a tremendous success on the backs of the Birthers. They have enabled him to claim that "Native," (which btw, DOES remain an open question ... it's just the wrong question) = "Natural." If Team Obama isn't paying certain "Birther" "attorneys," he ought to be.

Really chaps one's hide to hear a candidate for public office pretending to go along with it. So BHO, Jr. Gives Nathan a Birth Certificate. BFD. A Hawaiian BC from that era holds a lot less legal water than a Hawaiian Dog License or DMV Title! Doesn't change Obama's foreign parentage on his daddy-side.

26 posted on 08/11/2010 10:03:13 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The Republican Party was founded to Save the Union. Can it now Save the Republic?)
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To: STARWISE
Nathan Deal says he’ll ask for Barack Obama’s birth certificate
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I pray, pray, pray, that God will clear the path so this man can be elected.

27 posted on 08/11/2010 12:31:51 PM PDT by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: STARWISE

11-5-09 I am joining several of my colleagues in the House in writing a letter to the President asking that he release a copy of his birth certificate so we can have an answer to this question.
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What ever happened to this letter? Was there any response? Note that this article is from 11-05-09.


28 posted on 08/11/2010 12:49:57 PM PDT by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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