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Marco Rubio Doesn’t Know If President Obama Is An American Citizen (Kendrick Meeks(D)for FL Senate)
KendrickMeek.com ^ | October 25, 2010 | Press Team

Posted on 11/06/2010 11:16:10 PM PDT by Red Steel

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. -- Continuing to show Rubio is just too extreme for Florida, the Kendrick Meek campaign released a new slide to its "Too Extreme for Florida" website that highlights Rubio's assertion that he doesn't know if President Obama is a citizen of the United States.

Last year, when Rubio was asked if he thought President Obama's birth certificate was fake when speaking in front of a Tea Party crowd, Rubio replied, "I don't know the answer to that."

Rubio declines to say whether President Obama is a U.S. citizen. In a profile in the Miami Herald, "[Rubio] declines to venture an opinion on President Barack Obama's U.S. citizenship. 'I don't know the answer to that,' Rubio equivocated when asked at the GOP women's club whether the president's birth certificate is valid. Rubio's response signals that he's moved farther to the right since term limits forced him out of the Florida House last year though he said during the trip, 'I won't change who I am to get elected.'" (Miami Herald, "Marco Rubio Warming Up Panhandle Voters",11/2/09 )


TOPICS: Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; certifigate; marcorubio; naturalborncitizen; obama; rubio; teaparty
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Heehee... Yo Obama, are you a US Citizen?
1 posted on 11/06/2010 11:16:14 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel
As of Tuesday, the Donks have six years to make the case that Rubio is a birther!

Hopefully, the question will be moot for four of those six years.

2 posted on 11/06/2010 11:21:27 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Red Steel

Oh. I get it. Instead of providing evidence that Soetoro is a citizen, the question gets settled by labeling anyone who asks for evidence as “extreme.”

That’s kind of how they built a “consensus” about global warming, isn’t it?


3 posted on 11/06/2010 11:23:40 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: Red Steel

Why are you posting this now (October 25)?


4 posted on 11/06/2010 11:25:19 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: Arthur McGowan

Pretty much nobody knows since BO has spent over a million bucks to keep it a secret. He may be, but he is hiding something.


5 posted on 11/06/2010 11:26:16 PM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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To: Red Steel
Good for Rubio. The press didn't know enough, or did and wanted to suggest the true issue, to ask if Rubio thought Obama was a “natural born citizen” as required to hold the office of the Presidency. Perhaps the left will re-define the Constitution, let our common law be based upon Continental or Roman law as was sometimes called the Natural Law described by Vattel in Hamilton's, Jay's, Washington's, Marshall's most highly regarded source for “national law,” or “Law of Nations.” Perhaps the left is ready to clean the slate for Hillary.
6 posted on 11/06/2010 11:30:27 PM PDT by Spaulding
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To: Red Steel

Last year, when Rubio was asked if he thought President Obama’s birth certificate was fake when speaking in front of a Tea Party crowd, Rubio replied, “I don’t know the answer to that.”


How could he answer that properly if he didn’t have the document in his possession or never saw it?


7 posted on 11/06/2010 11:30:53 PM PDT by o-n-money
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
Why are you posting this now (October 25)?

Because I can and the Libs are look'n high and low for Rubio...

"Liberal Birthers' to Demand Rubio's Birth Certificate?"

http://nation.foxnews.com/liberal-birthers/2010/11/05/liberal-birthers-demand-rubios-birth-certificate

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"After a strong win by Florida's Marco Rubio in a three-way race for U.S. Senate this week, there's been talk of a bright political future for the Hispanic Republican, with some even touting him as an excellent presidential contender.

But a verbal flub by radio host Rush Limbaugh yesterday may have disheartened many, when he inadvertently suggested Rubio was not a natural-born citizen.

"I was told yesterday that I dashed the hopes of millions of people when I said that Marco Rubio was not born in America, and the reason I dashed the hopes of millions of people was because Marco Rubio, if not born in America, couldn't run for president", Limbaugh said on his program this afternoon. "I wasn't aware that I said Marco Rubio was not born in America. "

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Did Rush really flub up?

8 posted on 11/06/2010 11:33:25 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: MPJackal
Pretty much nobody knows since BO has spent over a million bucks to keep it a secret. He may be, but he is hiding something.

I've heard this rumor now, for a few years, that he is hiding something, but that it wasn't that he wasn't born here, but that what he was hiding, was that he had committed financial aid fraud, and other types of fraud, by claiming, at one time, that he wasn't born here.....

I remember, first hearing that, when stories came up about his first college, and him getting some kind of special aid package or financial assistance (despite actually having money) for being a foreign student....

Have no idea, if its true, but if he wasn't thinking of becoming POTUS one day , and was thinking purely short term, it might make alot of sense, that he did some screwing around, for some money and support.

9 posted on 11/06/2010 11:41:50 PM PDT by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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To: Sonny M; RaceBannon

Race Bannon talked with him around 1980 in HI and he told Race that he was born in Kenya, spent time in Indonesia as a kid, and wanted to be President.

Courtesy ping to Race Bannon.

And he’s hiding EVERYTHING so he’s hiding a lot more than a bit of financial fraud.


10 posted on 11/06/2010 11:46:50 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah
Race Bannon talked with him around 1980 in HI and he told Race that he was born in Kenya, spent time in Indonesia as a kid, and wanted to be President.

Race Bannon got further then Wayne Root did....

Wayne Root was the libertarian vice pres nominee in 2008 (and will be the prez pick in 2012).

Wayne Root, and his friends have never personally met or seen Obama.

Nothing strange about that..........

Except that according to Columbia University, Wayne Root was in the same classes as Obama.....

He likes joking that not one of his classmates (whom he has kept in touch with), remembers ever seeing Obama in class............lol.

The financial aid story has to do with when he was a kid, and telling people he was foreign, so that he could get into certain schools, and take advantage of preferences and get financial packages..........

Sidenote: Steve Case (of AOL fame), was actually in the same high school at the same time as Obama in Hawaii....They were a couple of years apart however, Case does remember Obama though.

11 posted on 11/06/2010 11:54:47 PM PDT by Sonny M ("oderint dum metuant")
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To: little jeremiah; RaceBannon
Race Bannon talked with him around 1980 in HI and he told Race that he was born in Kenya, spent time in Indonesia as a kid, and wanted to be President.

Maybe your deadpan is good enough to fool me, but it sounds like you're serious.

And I am truly, truly excited to hear all about this.
12 posted on 11/06/2010 11:57:22 PM PDT by aNYCguy
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To: aNYCguy; little jeremiah

Obama told Race in 1980 that he grew up in Indonesia and was born in Mombasa, Kenya, and someday wanted to be president.

“Barack Obama Sighting, Hawaii 1980”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2397370/posts


13 posted on 11/07/2010 12:10:54 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: aNYCguy

I think that Race Bannon is a comic book character.


14 posted on 11/07/2010 12:11:02 AM PDT by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: plinyelder

If he can be a comic book character then you can be a friend of a Roman Emperor. ;-0)


15 posted on 11/07/2010 12:19:07 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Kendrick Meek can’t be sure either. He just doesn’t care.


16 posted on 11/07/2010 12:28:02 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: o-n-money
How could he answer that properly if he didn’t have the document in his possession or never saw it?

Easy. The media say's the birth certificate is legit, so it is legit. To back it up, Hawaii's dept. of health gave Obama a paper that says "this isn't his birth certificate, but we say he was born here, and our proof is, well, we say he was born here."

17 posted on 11/07/2010 12:29:10 AM PDT by kittycatonline.com
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To: Red Steel

The question of Obama’s eligibility isn’t whether or not he’s a U.S. citizen, but whether or not he is a ‘natural born citizen’ as required by the Constitution. All these attempts to obfuscate the real question are getting tiresome.

The COLB put out by Team Obama, even if it is legitimate, doesn’t answer that question, one way or the other. Gee, it’s a shame we won’t have Kendrick Meeks serving in the Senate.


18 posted on 11/07/2010 12:29:31 AM PDT by EDINVA (SC)
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To: Red Steel

He’s a Kenyan and should be deported.


19 posted on 11/07/2010 12:48:34 AM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is never "free")
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To: Red Steel

“Heehee... Yo Obama, are you a US Citizen?”

Like Marco, I don’t know with certainty that he is. That being said, I think it is a distraction from more pressing concerns. If you hadn’t noticed, China has us by the cajones and they know it. Obama hasn’t prevented a financial meltdown. He has been adding fuel to the fire. When China is ready to say no to our bonds, our economy will collapse like the twin towers. There is a much bigger game going on here. Do not get distracted by the sideshows and theater.

Sadly, the consequence of our past foolishness is unfolding as we speak. Will we get another chance? There is no guarantee. This is a time for sackcloth and ashes. We began as an inspiration. That city of light upon a hill for all the world to see. The idea of a free people governing themselves and creating their own destinies. Americans got lazy and self absorbed. They took their inheritance for granted. They through it away like a used condom. Some have awakened but not nearly enough. I pray for all of you as we enter this dark night of the soul for America. Prepare yourselves.


20 posted on 11/07/2010 1:44:39 AM PDT by awaken2spirit (When one fornicates with ignorance, the result of that union is chaos.)
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To: Spaulding
>"Perhaps the left is ready to clean the slate for Hillary. "

Nahhhh.... B Wacky is her lackey!

Her electable numbers were/are unquestionably not.

She gets him to do her dirty work. She comes in to clean up/save the day.

She gets her agenda, without the dirty hands.

21 posted on 11/07/2010 1:45:27 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:31 Behold, I am against you, O you most proud, said the Lord God of hosts.)
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To: rawcatslyentist
Her electable numbers were/are unquestionably not.

You may be right rawcatslyentist. I have not paid attention to her polling numbers. But I also wasn't paying attention to writing. What I intended to say was:

The press didn't know enough, or did and wanted to suppress the true issue, which was to ask if Rubio thought Obama was a “natural born citizen” as required to hold the office of the Presidency.

22 posted on 11/07/2010 1:04:13 AM PST by Spaulding
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To: kittycatonline.com
To back it up, Hawaii's dept. of health gave Obama a paper that says "this isn't his birth certificate, but we say he was born here, and our proof is, well, we say he was born here."
But they forgot to mention, the form, forgery or not, includes a notation which indicates it is the form used when the registrant is filing an unverified birth for a child born outside of Hawaii. They do keep getting tangled up in their stories....
23 posted on 11/07/2010 1:12:00 AM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: Red Steel

To communists Rubio would seem extreme.


24 posted on 11/07/2010 1:46:36 AM PST by screaminsunshine (the way to win this game is not to play)
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To: WhiskeyX

Our next candidate should hold a Press Conference and produce his Birth Records and all his school records. The insist that Obama do the same.


25 posted on 11/07/2010 1:49:15 AM PST by screaminsunshine (the way to win this game is not to play)
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To: Red Steel

Isn’t it absolutely crazy to think suggesting that someone may not be natural born is extreme. You would think that you were suggesting that they were made out of blue cheese.


26 posted on 11/07/2010 1:55:25 AM PST by Bellflower (All meaning is in The LORD.)
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To: Red Steel

No, that was a RUSH media TWEEEEEEEAK.


27 posted on 11/07/2010 2:01:25 AM PST by rambo316
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To: Red Steel

He gave the only answer an honest man in his position could give. I don’t know if Barry is a citizen. All I know is I haven’t seen a stitch of evidence indicating that he is.


28 posted on 11/07/2010 2:11:23 AM PST by skookum55 ("We can give up on America or we can give up on this president ...." D. D'Souza)
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To: screaminsunshine

It didn’t work the last time that was tried in 2008. McCain produced his records and obtained a Congressional bill affirming his eligibility, including Senator Obama’s vote. Obama then proceeded to stonewall and deny all efforts to disclose his equivalent records.


29 posted on 11/07/2010 2:15:07 AM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: Bellflower
Isn’t it absolutely crazy to think suggesting that someone may not be natural born is extreme. You would think that you were suggesting that they were made out of blue cheese.

Actually this is very like what liberals do because they know enough of the 'high' minded moderate big TARP Republicans will carry their deception for them. Some days it takes the Hubble telescope to distinguish the difference between high minded moderate Republican and limo liberals clamoring for a cap-n-trade green economy for the rest of US.

30 posted on 11/07/2010 2:21:18 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: WhiskeyX

McClame did not push the issue.


31 posted on 11/07/2010 2:25:51 AM PST by screaminsunshine (the way to win this game is not to play)
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To: Red Steel
" Last year, when Rubio was asked if he thought President Obama's birth certificate was fake when speaking in front of a Tea Party crowd, Rubio replied, "I don't know the answer to that." .....

And Marco is honestly telling the truth, we do not know the answer to that, for he ( Obama ) has not shown any verifiable documentation ( other than his jackboot activist providing a fake COLB on the Internet ) to prove that he is eligible to be president of the USA.
32 posted on 11/07/2010 2:34:00 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Red Steel
" Did Rush really flub up? "

Maybe he did, maybe he didn't, but, Rush sure like to set the liberals up for a fall.
Imagion that ? the liberals searching under every rock to see and prove that Marco is not a Natural Born Citizen, but, on the other hand, deny us the right to ask that Obama provide his birth certificate to prove if he is a Natural Born Citizen...
This Marco Rubio is trying Obots and anti-Birthers and after-birthers in knots.... all their arguments are moot at this point because if they go after Marco, they are showing their true colors..

In their minds, asking Obama to prove that he is eligible, is bad, asking Marco to prove that he is eligible, is good.
33 posted on 11/07/2010 2:41:15 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: awaken2spirit

America will not return to solvency until America turns back to GOD.


34 posted on 11/07/2010 2:47:24 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Red Steel

Rubio is an honest man, unlike Obamao or most of the kooks who accept his citizenship without proof. But Obamao’s real place of birth is a minor distraction for the masses and minions. Where was his teleprompter made? Without that, Obamao is flop-sweat.


35 posted on 11/07/2010 3:51:59 AM PST by pallis
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To: Spaulding

Rubio is not going to be marginalized by this. If birthers had a clue they would just shut up. Birthers are quickly labeled crazy and worse by all media and all reputable news outlets.


36 posted on 11/07/2010 4:12:38 AM PST by libbylu
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To: pallis

some states will add proof of citzenship to be put on the ballot in 2012. Obama will not run.


37 posted on 11/07/2010 4:15:36 AM PST by scooby321
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To: Arthur McGowan
...”Oh. I get it. Instead of providing evidence that Soetoro is a citizen, the question gets settled by labeling anyone who asks for evidence as “extreme.”

That’s kind of how they built a “consensus” about global warming, isn't it?”...

YES! These are the people who degrade and viciously label anyone who will not fall in line with their madness. And, it is madness not to require proof of matters which might be lies and as such, have the power to bring down a nation.
People just want the truth and, so far, those who can provide the investigations to find that truth are not willing to do so..For political reasons, of course.

38 posted on 11/07/2010 4:21:02 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Red Steel
Well, the Democrats have been adamant that we, the peons of the United States, have no standing in the courts to question the Kenyan usurper's eligibility, and that only the Congress could do so.

Guess what, Democrats? We now run the House. Even by the Democrats' swinish rules, we now have unquestionable standing in the House of Representatives to question the Kenyan Clown's eligibility.

I certainly hope that at least one committee in the Congress will have enough fortitude to do so.

39 posted on 11/07/2010 5:05:32 AM PST by snowsislander (Chicago-style politics at a national level is a national disgrace.)
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To: Red Steel
When enough people state the obvious: "Barack Obama is hiding his long form birth certificate from the public", the discourse may change. Too many people get hung up on other details. No one can argue that he has made his long form birth certificate public.

I'm sure that if enough people see this post many will respond with details that I believe are irrelevant. The bottom line is that he won't release his long form birth certificate, and with out that, no one knows where he was born. That statement is simple, to the point, and indisputable.

40 posted on 11/07/2010 5:20:10 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Sonny M

Well one of his first executive orders was to seal paper work on his school history. That should have been a clue to all the deniers.


41 posted on 11/07/2010 6:24:26 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, what are you hiding? Release your Birth Certificate!)
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To: libbylu

If that is the case, then those media outlets are not reputable. If they are slandering people for just asking for general information, they are not news worthy organizations, but propaganda arms.


42 posted on 11/07/2010 6:27:47 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, what are you hiding? Release your Birth Certificate!)
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To: awaken2spirit

They took their inheritance for granted. They through it away

Just as the children of Israel in the Old Testament, we have eaten of the “Fattened Calf” much to long, I’m afraid ?


43 posted on 11/07/2010 6:53:35 AM PST by buck61
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To: EDINVA

Re: “The COLB put out by Team Obama, even if it is legitimate, doesn’t answer that question, one way or the other.”

Janice Okubo, the Communications Officer for the Hawaii Department of Health, acknowledges: “I don’t know that it’s possible for us to even say beyond a doubt what the image on the site represents.”

http://theobamafile.com/_exhibits/HawaiiDenies.mht


44 posted on 11/07/2010 7:17:08 AM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: American Constitutionalist
No one has ever given a birth address for President Soebarka.

Without an address, To call him an NBC would be foolish.

45 posted on 11/07/2010 7:26:06 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: Beckwith

My point is that any birth certificate is irrelevant to the constitutional question about what the Framers meant by ‘natural born citizen.’ The COLB and long form are both irrelevant.

All the attention paid to them is only a diversion, as is the red herring about whether Obama is a citizen or not. And, I am damned sick and tired of folks saying the interpretation of ‘natural born’ is too complicated for Americans to understand. It is not. Unfortunately, the diversion away from the actual question has been successful.


46 posted on 11/07/2010 7:36:24 AM PST by EDINVA (SC)
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To: Bellflower
Isn’t it absolutely crazy to think suggesting that someone may not be natural born is extreme. You would think that you were suggesting that they were made out of blue cheese.

But if they were made of blue cheese, would they be eligible or not?

Musn't one be roquefort to qualify for eligibility?

Emerich de Vattel, the well respected 18th century Swiss dairy farmer, writing in his masterpiece, "The Cheese of Nations", makes it clear that only a sheep "of the soil" can produce eligible roquefort. An imported sheep can only produce "blue cheese", also known as "bleu". Both perfectly fine cheeses, but neither eligible.

47 posted on 11/07/2010 9:04:46 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: EDINVA

I completely agree with your POV.

It’s always been about the distractions, as evidenced by the Obots on this forum.

They’ve written a million words of smoke.

It’s really simple — ALL persons ineligible for the presidency have at least one first generation tie to a foreign nation, whereas no natural born citizens ever do.


48 posted on 11/07/2010 9:26:54 AM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Well one of his first executive orders was to seal paper work on his school history.

You're going to have to provide a source for that. These claims just get progressively more insane.
49 posted on 11/07/2010 11:15:49 AM PST by aNYCguy
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To: Red Steel
“Barack Obama Sighting, Hawaii 1980”

Surprisingly good read, so I'd like to think that it was all true until the shrink-wrapped BS about Obama.
50 posted on 11/07/2010 11:29:18 AM PST by aNYCguy
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