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Palin Mainstreaming The Birthers? I Donít Think So
Flopping Aces ^ | 12-04-09 | Curt

Posted on 12/04/2009 12:33:52 PM PST by Starman417

The left and the more liberal conservatives amongst us, such as Rick Moran, are saying that Sarah Palin's statement on the Obama birth certificate is giving legitimacy to the birthers.

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"Would you make the birth certificate an issue if you ran?" she was asked (around 9 minutes into the video above).

"I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue. I don't have a problem with that. I don't know if I would have to bother to make it an issue, because I think that members of the electorate still want answers," she replied.

"Do you think it's a fair question to be looking at?" Humphries persisted.

"I think it's a fair question, just like I think past association and past voting records -- all of that is fair game," Palin said. "The McCain-Palin campaign didn't do a good enough job in that area."

She followed up on Facebook:

Voters have every right to ask candidates for information if they so choose. I’ve pointed out that it was seemingly fair game during the 2008 election for many on the left to badger my doctor and lawyer for proof that Trig is in fact my child. Conspiracy-minded reporters and voters had a right to ask... which they have repeatedly. But at no point – not during the campaign, and not during recent interviews – have I asked the president to produce his birth certificate or suggested that he was not born in the United States.

And I, myself, have tried to keep the birther argument off of Flopping Aces because I believe it does the conservative cause no good. But the argument she is making is right on target. There ARE many people who want an answer to this question. Something Obama could do very quickly if he wished. She follows this up with:

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: birth; birthcertificate; birthers; certifigate; obroma; palin; stuffwarsmadeof

1 posted on 12/04/2009 12:33:56 PM PST by Starman417
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To: Starman417
The liberals sure are defensive on this issue...but the fact remains that Obama has never released his full birth certificate to the public, nor his college records and a whole boatload of other documents that other candidates do. He may have been born in HI but he does appear to be hiding something.
2 posted on 12/04/2009 12:36:41 PM PST by highlander_UW (To anger a conservative tell him a lie. To anger a liberal tell him the truth.)
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To: Starman417

Yawn.....

Fact: If Palin runs for president... she WILL WIN. Oh, and I am willing to bet $100,000 that she will not pay $1000,000 to keep her birth certificate hidden from the public.


3 posted on 12/04/2009 12:42:46 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First Failed Black Pres-dent.....)
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To: Starman417

yea... best not to ask for a Constitutional requirement. why follow those outdated scribblings from angry old white men

/sarc

it’s not like i’m asking for a psych exam (now there’s an idea!)

hell, i have to submit to more scrutiny getting onto an airplane (2 id checks, metal detector, partial strip search), and they aren’t giving me the codes to the nuclear football


4 posted on 12/04/2009 12:50:25 PM PST by sten
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To: Gator113

sorry... it’s over $1,700,000 as of the latest report


5 posted on 12/04/2009 12:51:12 PM PST by sten
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To: Starman417

The more the socialist media keeps talking about it the more it will be on people’s minds.


6 posted on 12/04/2009 12:58:23 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Starman417
As of right now Sarah Palin has up on her Facebook the following:

Stupid Conspiracies
Voters have every right to ask candidates for information if they so choose. I’ve pointed out that it was seemingly fair game during the 2008 election for many on the left to badger my doctor and lawyer for proof that Trig is in fact my child. ...

1,662 comments are beneath it with 3,423 "Liking it"

So Sarah is labeling this as a "Stupid Conspiracy." There is ONE man that could show the world ONE document that lists his birth parents, their citizenship and the hospital he was born in and put this to rest.

It seems like Sarah needs to come up with another title, such as "Whacha hidin' Barack??"

7 posted on 12/04/2009 1:07:37 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: highlander_UW

Just like they are ‘defensive’ on the whole globull warming scam and calling skeptics..’deniars’..’flat-earthers’ and even going so far as suggesting that we be rounded up and put on trial for not ‘believing’ in their crap!

See the pattern?


8 posted on 12/04/2009 1:10:40 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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Just like they are ‘defensive’ on the whole globull warming scam and calling skeptics..’deniars’..’flat-earthers’ and even going so far as suggesting that we be rounded up and put on trial for not ‘believing’ in their crap! See the pattern?

Oh yea...for example, being accused of being a racist no longer has any meaning because liberals have so abused the real meaning of the word that it no longer has any valid meaning.

9 posted on 12/04/2009 1:14:31 PM PST by highlander_UW (To anger a conservative tell him a lie. To anger a liberal tell him the truth.)
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To: Starman417

What am I missing here? I thought the ‘conspiracy minded” referred to reporters and others who bought into the rumor that Trig was Bristol’s son, not Sarah’s. She doesn’t seem to be saying that people asking for Obama’s actual birth certificate are “conspiracy minded.”

If anything, it seems she is taking as an example the most offensive, extreme questions asked about her where proof was demanded, and, by comparison, saying that something as simple as a presidential candidate’s (or president’s) birth certificate establishing eligibility is properly asked for and should be produced.

It’s as if Gov Palin can’t say ‘Good Morning” without someone asking ‘what’s so good about it?’ and/or ‘it’s not morning in XYZ.’


10 posted on 12/04/2009 1:27:00 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Starman417
And I, myself, have tried to keep the birther argument off of Flopping Aces because I believe it does the conservative cause no good.

It's amazing how people run from a valid issue. The absurdity of the NY Times, and Congress, making an issue of McCain's birth status while Obama's is miraculously off limits is OBSCENE.

11 posted on 12/04/2009 1:28:58 PM PST by FTJM
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To: Starman417

Thank you for posting this. It brings up reasonable points that other writers missed. A good read.


12 posted on 12/04/2009 3:59:29 PM PST by daylilly
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