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Paul Ryan Has News For The Birthers: Hes Not One Of Them
TPM ^ | 10/5/2012

Posted on 10/06/2012 12:09:40 PM PDT by Kleon

Paul Ryan has figured out a way of letting the birthers down gently.

Like many of his fellow congressmen, Ryan has been bombarded for years with letters from conspiracy theorists who believe President Obama was somehow secretly born in Kenya and so is ineligible to be president. The missives began even before Ryan became one of the president’s biggest foes on budget issues and more recently as he joined the GOP ticket alongside MItt Romney.

But unlike some in his party who have been embarrassed by their own clunky and awkward responses to the birthers, Ryan has come up with an easy solution to deal with them.

He simply sends them a copy of the president’s birth certificate.

(Excerpt) Read more at tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; birthcertificate; birthers; certifigate; moonbatbirthers; naturalborncitizen
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To: edge919
But think how much easier would it be just to disqualify someone who was never eligible for office.

EASIER ?

It's been an ongoing effort since before Nov of 2008, and no one has been able to 'disqualify' him yet.

21 posted on 10/06/2012 1:04:26 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: 1rudeboy

There’s no doubt, however, that your comment does qualify. Language is funny that way.


22 posted on 10/06/2012 1:07:48 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: bobo1
he should have been vetted, should prove who he is, and at the least should provide his college transcripts and his admission papers.

WHO is going to MAKE him do it ?

23 posted on 10/06/2012 1:09:28 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: Kleon

The taxers conspiracy theorists have shut up ever since Mitt Romney released his tax paperwork.

Still waiting for the TRANSPARENT president to release his college transcripts, papers, passport info, college loan paperwork, etc.


24 posted on 10/06/2012 1:11:02 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Kleon

good...the BS media can’t use this as some sort of distraction to protect ayatollah obama’s ass....


25 posted on 10/06/2012 1:13:02 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: UCANSEE2

that was the job of the press. they wouldn’t do it.

so we know they are in the tank for the fascists/commies/socialists.

easy answer.

blessings, bobo


26 posted on 10/06/2012 1:23:29 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: edge919
I have no idea what you're talking about....or how it has anything to do with my comment even if I could decipher your post.

Leni

27 posted on 10/06/2012 1:26:57 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: edge919
But think how much easier would it be just to disqualify someone who was never eligible for office.

Setting aside the monumental failure that approach has been so far, those of us who don't suffer from birther myopia know removing one person doesn't remove their underlying political ideology...which is the root of all America's current problems. The political philosophy Obama represents is what needs to be destroyed. Birtherism does nothing to address that.

28 posted on 10/06/2012 1:29:37 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: bobo1

There is so much evidence he was born in HI:

1.There is the current forgery
2.There is the book bio saying he was born in Kenya
3.There is the out of sequence birth numbering.
4.There is the “newspaper ads about his birth”, a common ruse by relatives to gain US citizenship.

Gee golly...I do not understand why there are birthers.

Birthers are crazy.


29 posted on 10/06/2012 1:29:37 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: RegulatorCountry

No, it does not. I welcome a discussion about language. And yes, you are now whining.


30 posted on 10/06/2012 1:31:22 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: bgill
He’s another who checked his huevoes at the city limit of D.C.

Discretion is the better part of valor right now. We don't want people to throw all what Ryan has to say out with the bathwater because he gets tangled up with this right now. The battle is for others to fight, not him, now.

31 posted on 10/06/2012 1:34:08 PM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

you got that right, bro.

it took me a little time to pay attention.

blessings to you,

greg


32 posted on 10/06/2012 1:35:07 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: 1rudeboy
No, it dooooeessss noooooottt!

There. Fixed it for you.

33 posted on 10/06/2012 1:36:37 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

I truly am sorry that Paul Ryan hasn’t satisfied your birther fantasies. That’s all I can say.


34 posted on 10/06/2012 1:38:25 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: edge919; allmendream

The Supreme Court said the 14th Amendment restates the requirements that common law imposed on the term natural born subject:

“The real object of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution, in qualifying the words, “All persons born in the United States” by the addition “and subject to the jurisdiction thereof,” would appear to have been to exclude, by the fewest and fittest words...the two classes of cases — children born of alien enemies in hostile occupation and children of diplomatic representatives of a foreign State — both of which, as has already been shown, by the law of England and by our own law from the time of the first settlement of the English colonies in America, had been recognized exceptions to the fundamental rule of citizenship by birth within the country. Calvin’s Case, 7 Rep. 1, 18b; Cockburn on Nationality, 7; Dicey Conflict of Laws, 177; Inglis v. Sailors’ Snug Harbor, 3 Pet. 99, 155; 2 Kent Com. 39, 42.

The principles upon which each of those exceptions rests were long ago distinctly stated by this court. [p683] “


35 posted on 10/06/2012 1:43:20 PM PDT by Mr Rogers
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To: 1rudeboy

I have no expectations of Paul Ryan in this regard one way or the other. So, it appears that the only fantasizing here is coming from you, directed at me.

Not a very deft attempt at changing the subject. You should work on that.


36 posted on 10/06/2012 1:47:10 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

I do like how Ryan nails the birthers. He sends them the current forged birth certificate and they fold up like cheap suits. Wow, Ryan is a genius.


37 posted on 10/06/2012 1:48:40 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: RegulatorCountry

Oh, my. You forgot what the thread was about. How embarrassing.


38 posted on 10/06/2012 1:49:48 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy
You just sound so ... foreign when you start with the weird attempts at taunting. Happens every time, like clockwork. Very predictable, you are.
39 posted on 10/06/2012 1:54:55 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Kleon

I think that the Birther issue is a distraction, and should NOT be a topic of the election campaign.

That being said, I think Obama’s paper trail (tax returns, college transcripts, AND birth certificate (unofficial)) did NOT receive the scrutiny they should have, and as result we got screwed. (pardon my french)


40 posted on 10/06/2012 1:58:55 PM PDT by BereanBrain
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