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Philip BERG ( Berg vs Obama )is representing API?? (of the Michelle tapes)
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Posted on 10/20/2008 7:47:22 AM PDT by cycle of discernment

US Law firm enters into agreement to represent API in The Michelle Obama tapes to be released soon in the US

Posted by africanpress on October 20, 2008

The touchy interview tapes of Michelle Obama, the wife of the US Presidential Candidate Barack Obama is soon ready for release in the US and will be aired unedited.

The release has taken long due to the fact that API wanted to clear all legal hurdles and be safe from getting sued by any one. API and a US Law firm - LAW OFFICES OF PHILIP J. BERG has just entered into an agreement giving the law firm the right to represent API in all matters that may arise due to the Michelle Obama interview and the release of the tapes in the US.

API has realised that the interview with Mrs Obama is of great significance in the coming elections. The release of the tapes is not intended to derail the elections or to destroy the chances that Mr Obama may have in getting elected the first black president of the United States.

For us in API we wanted to get the tapes released - aired by a news channel that has a good reputation in the US, one that has listeners interested in the elections.

Many networks have contacted us and due to the fact that we in API do not know them from before, it took time to go through all requests from the networks that took contact with us and to choose one that will air the tapes unedited.

API is not interested in selling the tapes to any network. Our demand is that the tapes must be aired unedited by the network that we finally select.

While doing the selection, we have landed into a problem with some networks who have taken upon themselves to inform the readers that they have already got an agreement to air the tapes.

So far, no network has been selected and yet we have received signed agreements by three networks claiming to have been finally given the go ahead to release the tapes.

One kind reader has helped us a great deal by forwarding one email that has been circulated in the US about a deal. We want to state categorically that we are not asking any one for money in exchange for airing the tapes.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antichrist; barrysoetoro; berg; bergvobama; birthcertificate; birthers; certifigate; leosoetoro; lolosoetoro; michelle; michelleobama; michellesoetoro; philberg; philipberg; soetoro

1 posted on 10/20/2008 7:47:22 AM PDT by cycle of discernment
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To: cycle of discernment

So the tapes were to be released 45 minutes ago...Where are they?


2 posted on 10/20/2008 7:48:14 AM PDT by TommyDale (I) (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: cycle of discernment

Posted here, too:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2110193/posts


3 posted on 10/20/2008 7:50:09 AM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: TommyDale

They did not say the tapes were to be released. they said new information about the tapes. Maybe this Berg info( the guy that is suing Obama for release of his birth credentials) this announcement is it.


4 posted on 10/20/2008 7:50:40 AM PDT by cycle of discernment
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To: TommyDale

No, I think freepers are getting it wrong. The post for 1600 hrs was before the post that Berg was representing them. I think the 1600 hrs info was to announce Berg, not the tapes yet. If Berg is involved,that teel me the tapes are most likely real.


5 posted on 10/20/2008 7:51:10 AM PDT by jrooney (I am not voting for Spread the Wealth/Senator Government. I am voting for the War Hero and Baracuda.)
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To: cycle of discernment

Damn it guys! I sent my account info so release the tapes!


6 posted on 10/20/2008 7:54:54 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: jrooney

Just bring on the dang tapes, if they exist!
I am sick of all this nonsense!


7 posted on 10/20/2008 7:55:14 AM PDT by kimchi lover (Joe the Plumber is my Homeboy!)
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To: kimchi lover

Michelle said the conversation never took place, so there can’t POSSIBLY be tapes. No. Way.

Why would an Obama ever need to lie?


8 posted on 10/20/2008 7:56:56 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: kimchi lover

“API has realised that the interview with Mrs Obama is of great significance in the coming elections. The release of the tapes is not intended to derail the elections or to destroy the chances that Mr Obama may have in getting elected the first black president of the United States. “

I, and I am sure I am not alone, am sick of hearing that obama needs to be the first black president. Well, IMO, he isn’t black enough. He is only half black and has never worked a hard day in his life. Many of my friends are “real blacks” and work their butts off on a daily basis. They may even be democrats, and I would vote for them over “the one”.


9 posted on 10/20/2008 7:59:51 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (It is amazing how people are comforted by percentages)
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To: cycle of discernment
While doing the selection, we have landed into a problem with some networks who have taken upon themselves to inform the readers that they have already got an agreement to air the tapes.

Oh come on. If any network had made such an announcement we would have heard about it.

This is more BS and delay from this BS outfit. Every day a new story. It is sounding like an undergraduate psych experiment.

10 posted on 10/20/2008 8:04:59 AM PDT by freespirited ( We have met the enemy, and he is the MSM.)
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To: cycle of discernment

If Berg was not really representing API, wouldn’t he have come out with a statement saying so?


11 posted on 10/20/2008 8:09:26 AM PDT by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: freespirited

Sad that Berg got involved as this might discredit him in has suit against Obama. But I am hopeing and praying for the GREAT OCTOBER SURPRISE..................


12 posted on 10/20/2008 8:09:29 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama stands for The New United Socialist Sta'te or "TNUSSA")
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To: TommyDale

Supposedly, they are to be revealed on a talk show tomorrow.

I would guess Hannity. Maybe, who knows?

Hi


13 posted on 10/20/2008 8:11:40 AM PDT by dforest (Is there any good idea out there that Obama doesn't lay claim to anymore?)
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To: ncfool

Do you think the left has set Berg up with the API story, because of his involvement with the birth certificate issue?


14 posted on 10/20/2008 8:11:43 AM PDT by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: cycle of discernment
Perhaps Berg is negotiating with a network to air the tapes within the terms listed by API - unedited and in their entirety.
15 posted on 10/20/2008 8:14:16 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Just your average "Whitey" - clinging to my guns and religion!)
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To: indylindy

I keep hearing about Hannity having Corsi on his show, and it never happens. Who is fooling who here? Is is Corsi, Hannity or Berg? If there is some sort of evidence of Obama and his Kenya birth, then someone should have the backbone to publish it. I wish they would quit teasing with it and put the truth out there. If there is no such evidence, we may as well plan on an Obama Prisoner of War camp.


16 posted on 10/20/2008 8:16:34 AM PDT by TommyDale (I) (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: PeanutbutterandJellybean

I THINK YOUR RIGHT!


17 posted on 10/20/2008 8:20:47 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama stands for The New United Socialist Sta'te or "TNUSSA")
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To: cycle of discernment; TommyDale; jrooney; AmericaUnited; bray; freespirited
For what it is worth:

Philip J Berg filed a lawsuit in Federal Court on August 21, 2008 "...stating that Obama is not qualified to be president. Berg states....that Obama was born in Kenya.

Obama filed a motion recently to dismiss the lawsuit. Why did Obama not produce a vault COLB? The answer is he was born in Kenya. John McCain presented a vault COLB to congress. Mr. Berg will respond on Monday, September 29, 2008 to the presiding judge."

The judge could rule that Obama has to produce a vault COLB and/or a pledge of allegiance to the US. Mr. Berg is prepared to take the case to the US Supreme Court. Source: CitizenWells

The LAW OFFICES OF PHILIP J. BERG is not a Johnny Come Lately on taking on Obama, as you can see above..

When I see it, I will believe it.

Perhaps the NYSlimes did the BIG hit piece on Mrs. McCain (stealing drugs, thin...etc no mention of her charitable hands on work with children/orphans..) as direct retribution or punishment for this alledged phone recording of Michelle Obama being reported all across the blogosphere..was only what came to my suspicious mind when I heard of the Slimes Hit piece on Mrs. McCain early this morning on FOX.

18 posted on 10/20/2008 8:22:58 AM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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To: TommyDale

I am sure the O bots will find every one of us to target for one of his O camps.


19 posted on 10/20/2008 8:23:35 AM PDT by dforest (Is there any good idea out there that Obama doesn't lay claim to anymore?)
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To: cycle of discernment

“That is not the Michelle I knew”, responds Barack Obama

/bus throw


20 posted on 10/20/2008 8:25:51 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: Calpernia

I guess we’ll soon see if they were blowing smoke or not.


21 posted on 10/20/2008 8:31:33 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: cycle of discernment
"confirmed" here too (updated at 10 am):

http://www.americasright.com

I asked Philip Berg, via e-mail, whether or not he thought the API/Michelle Obama tapes were real and whether they would in fact be released within the next day or so as Chief Editor Korir maintains. His answer was simple, and firm.

"Yes," Berg wrote.

I will say that there is more to this that I simply cannot report. Still, keep checking here for updates. In the meantime, keep your fingers crossed, and know that I am doing the same.


UPDATE -- October 20, 10:00am:


That's right. The news that I could not report last night is that Philip Berg, the same man who filed suit against Barack Obama in federal court, has been retained by African Press International to handle the legal ramifications of distributing the purported Michelle Obama tapes stateside.

"They came to me, and they want me to do it," said Berg, who maintains that he has not yet heard any tape himself, but mentioned that API is saying that they "have more information than what they already released."

Further comment, Berg said, will be reserved until after he hears the taped evidence.



Given what we know about the Michelle Obama "whitey" videotape and even back in 1992 with the photographs of a flag-burning Bill Clinton which never showed up, I am waiting patiently but refuse to buy in. Still, I will report to you what I hear and know. Things will be developing more throughout the day, including with information that I cannot yet release. Check back here for updates.

-- Jeff

Hopefully Berg will do his "due diligence" quickly. IF all of this is true, it will be fought out in the Court of Public Opinion, not in a court of law.

22 posted on 10/20/2008 8:33:35 AM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: indylindy

http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/September2006/170906Camp.htm


23 posted on 10/20/2008 8:33:35 AM PDT by TommyDale (I) (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: ncfool

Berg is already discredited. He tried to sue Bush and Cheney for orchestrating 9/11.

The guy is a nut. I don’t know why anyone takes him seriously.


24 posted on 10/20/2008 8:34:45 AM PDT by ChurtleDawg (voting only encourages them)
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To: cycle of discernment

All the hoaxers in one organization. LOL.


25 posted on 10/20/2008 8:35:08 AM PDT by atomicweeder
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To: pissant; Miss Didi

A few things stand out to me.

The first thing is- API doesn’t hesitate to publish very unflattering remarks directed towards them.

Next- they took time to explain and why the accusation that the NGO they operate is not true.

And- they haven’t let the story go. Granted- they continue to delay - with reasons that may be ridiculous on their face- but while there’s a lot about it that feels hoax-y they keep fueling the story. Why?

From what I can gather from their “updates” this morning- no money is exchanging hands (unless API pays Berg legal fees) for the tapes.

I’m still far from convinced- but if it’s a hoax- it’s pretty hard to see where they want it to go and what they stand to gain if the whole thing is proven false.

I read a post on API with a convoluted theory that says they’ll push it far enough that all the “Conservative media” will publish and play the “tapes” only to have them proven false- in which case the Fairness Doctrine would be easier to pass. That seems an even further stretch- and a disinformation tact.

I love mysteries- but this is insane!


26 posted on 10/20/2008 8:44:52 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

My first guess is this is an Obama campaign misdirection effort.

But we shall see. Then again, if real, people got to hear Gennifer Flowers’ tapes of Slick and apparently did not care.


27 posted on 10/20/2008 8:56:25 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

If it’s an Obama mis-direction effort- then let’s hope that Berg has the “tape” voice checked/validated by forensic experts first. IF there are tapes and it goes that far...

Good old Gennifer..LOL! However- with Bill everything was written off as “just sex”.

Very skeptical- but baffled :)


28 posted on 10/20/2008 9:06:38 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: cycle of discernment
From Americasright.com:

UPDATE -- October 20, 10:00am:

That's right. The news that I could not report last night is that Philip Berg, the same man who filed suit against Barack Obama in federal court, has been retained by African Press International to handle the legal ramifications of distributing the purported Michelle Obama tapes stateside.

"They came to me, and they want me to do it," said Berg, who maintains that he has not yet heard any tape himself, but mentioned that API is saying that they "have more information than what they already released."

Further comment, Berg said, will be reserved until after he hears the taped evidence.

Given what we know about the Michelle Obama "whitey" videotape and even back in 1992 with the photographs of a flag-burning Bill Clinton which never showed up, I am waiting patiently but refuse to buy in. Still, I will report to you what I hear and know. Things will be developing more throughout the day, including with information that I cannot yet release. Check back here for updates.

-- Jeff

29 posted on 10/20/2008 9:15:32 AM PDT by danamco
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To: cycle of discernment
Why would the African Press International have it in for Obama? I thought they revered him?

Also, couldn't team Obama buy their way out of it with their millions?

30 posted on 10/20/2008 9:43:56 AM PDT by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: PeanutbutterandJellybean
Corsi's Kenyan findings are that Obama himself advised his uncle Odinga during and especially after the Kenyan election that the best way to gain power and office was to play up tribal jealousies. Thus Kenyan politics becomes not abstract policy arguments, but tribal jealousy and warfare.

So while we thinks of politics and politicians in America as Americans, with labels of left or right, those labels being able to change by a person's free choice, in Kenya -- and in Africa generally -- politics is tribal, and one can not chose ones tribe, it is fixed by birth circumstance.

So why would folks at API chose to post something that puts Obama in a bad light -- true or not? It could be that some are allied with the tribe that is not that of Obama/Odinga, or it could be that they are idealists, and trying whole-heartedly to get beyond tribal politics to the politics of ideas and ideals.

31 posted on 10/20/2008 9:54:17 AM PDT by bvw
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To: cycle of discernment

bmflr


32 posted on 10/20/2008 1:58:04 PM PDT by Kevmo (I love that sound and please let that baby keep on crying. ~Sarah Palin)
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To: danamco; All

Anyone know what happened to this alleged tape? I haven’t heard a thing about it since this morning and these postings.


33 posted on 10/20/2008 3:15:04 PM PDT by pctech
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To: cycle of discernment

obumpa


34 posted on 10/20/2008 3:30:56 PM PDT by Dajjal (Visit Ann Coulter's getdrunkandvote4mccain.com)
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To: pctech
Anyone know what happened to this alleged tape?

I think it is a Nobama scam to have us look stupid. Nobama = no tapes!!!

35 posted on 10/21/2008 8:51:42 AM PDT by danamco
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