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Whitley man demands proof of Obama's U.S. birth
Miami Herald ^ | 12/1/08 | Bill Estyep

Posted on 12/01/2008 6:02:11 AM PST by pissant

Kentucky is a red state with no shortage of conspiracy theorists and unusual politics, so it's no surprise that what might be the first post-election court challenge to Barack Obama's qualifications to be president comes from a Whitley County truck driver.

Daniel John Essek, 47, filed a demand last week that Obama prove he is a natural-born U.S. citizen — one of the few requirements to run for president.

Essek wants Obama to provide a copy of his birth certificate to a federal judge in London for verification.

He knows some people might find his request odd, especially after the election, but says he would tell them it's never too late to do the right thing.

"I may very well be chasing windmills thinking they're monsters," he acknowledged.

Essek lost by more than 100,000 votes when he tried to unseat longtime Republican U.S. Sen Mitch McConnell in the primary election this year. He later said on a Web site "maybe I got a little carried away, like my wife said."

The charge that Obama wasn't born in the United States came up often during the presidential campaign. Obama's campaign said that was ridiculous, posting a copy of his birth certificate on the Internet to prove he was born in Hawaii.

(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; certifigate; larrysinclairslover; obama; stbc
Keep 'em coming. We will pry these records out of his cold, marxist fingers.

(For a second I thought it said "whitey" man. LOL)

1 posted on 12/01/2008 6:02:12 AM PST by pissant
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To: pissant

I wonder if this is the issue that’s driving Barry’s facial tick?


2 posted on 12/01/2008 6:03:30 AM PST by Allegra
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To: Allegra

maybe he’s just winking at everybody to let them know he got away with it...


3 posted on 12/01/2008 6:05:09 AM PST by RaceBannon (We have sown the wind, but we will reap the whirlwind. NObama. Not my president.)
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To: pissant

That’s mighty Whitley of him.


4 posted on 12/01/2008 6:05:10 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: Allegra
He's graying a bit too....


5 posted on 12/01/2008 6:06:07 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Isn’t it funny how they only one they notice is from a truck driver - it’s as if they wanted to deliberately overlook all of the more serious challenges.

Could they be setting up a straw man?


6 posted on 12/01/2008 6:06:31 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: pissant
Obama's campaign said that was ridiculous, posting a copy of his birth certificate on the Internet to prove he was born in Hawaii.

WEAK! You can tell they're lying because their lips are moving.

7 posted on 12/01/2008 6:07:55 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (RATs...nothing more than Bald Haired Hippies!)
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To: Bon mots

Well, I have infinitely more respect for truck drivers, garbage men, plumbers and Wal Mart greeters than I do for the media, including the so called ‘conservative’ media that has, with few exceptions, done nothing to help this story along.


8 posted on 12/01/2008 6:08:57 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
what might be the first post-election court challenge to Barack Obama's qualifications to be president

Heh.

9 posted on 12/01/2008 6:09:54 AM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (ACORN is a criminal enterprise)
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To: pissant
Essek wants Obama to provide a copy of his birth certificate to a federal judge in London for verification.

If there is a London, Kentucky, then this makes sense.

If not....

10 posted on 12/01/2008 6:10:35 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

There is a London, KY.


11 posted on 12/01/2008 6:16:22 AM PST by alicewonders
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To: pissant

This is gaining traction. This is gaining traction. This is gaining traction. Let’s hope the SCOTUS has the necessary cajones!


12 posted on 12/01/2008 6:23:22 AM PST by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: Bon mots
Isn’t it funny how they only one they notice is from a truck driver

This isn't the only one "they" noticed.

Philadelphia Bulletin

Christian Science Monitor

both from today.

ML/NJ

13 posted on 12/01/2008 6:25:22 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: pissant

Keep track of all actions at http://americamustknow.com/default.aspx


14 posted on 12/01/2008 6:28:10 AM PST by texson66 (DemonRats: Remember: They have what it takes to TAKE WHAT YOU HAVE!)
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To: RaceBannon
maybe he’s just winking at everybody to let them know he got away with it...

Its not a wink, it is in his cheek bone below his right eye. I watched the video interview he did with Barbara Walters and you could see it even when he was talking. Wasn't real severe and I might not have noticed it if I hadn't been looking for it.

I think the stress of actually winning the election is telling on him. He knows he isn't up to the job and is afraid the people pulling his stings will leave him hanging, or maybe he knows his a** is grass because of his birth certificate.

15 posted on 12/01/2008 6:34:41 AM PST by calex59
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To: pissant

For the record, it should be added that, since experts say it has never been definitively determined what constitutes a “natural born citizen,” that *birthplace* may not be the end of the matter in certain circumstances.

If “natural born citizen” also involves citizenship by descent (from one’s father or mother or both), or “natural born citizenship” can be disturbed by dual citizenship or subsequently attaining the citizenship of another nation, then-—depending on the facts-—a President-select (not yet elected by the EC) may still not qualify.

Remember the issues re “natural born citizenship” MAY include fact issues on:

(1) birthplace;

(2) citizenship by descent (mother, father, both);

(3) potential ways to “lose” “natural born citizenship” status (as by it being displaced by the citizenship of another nation).

If the law has already answered these questions, it would be helpful if the SCOTUS, even if it denies cert., states that in its order.


16 posted on 12/01/2008 6:35:35 AM PST by fightinJAG (TWO BIG BUSH TAX CUTS EXPIRE AT THE END OF 2008. Happy New Year, love, President Obama)
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To: skinkinthegrass

Didn’t know if you had seen this or not yet!

Good ole Whitley Co!!!!


17 posted on 12/01/2008 6:36:21 AM PST by IMissPresidentReagan (Join me now in the NEW Reagan Revolution, to bring Conservatism BACK! www.reaganaction.com)
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To: pissant

saved


18 posted on 12/01/2008 6:36:54 AM PST by gunnyg
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To: Allegra; ml/nj; Don Corleone; alicewonders; texson66; Izzy Dunne; ClearCase_guy; RaceBannon
I wonder if this is the issue that’s driving Barry’s facial tick?

Somebody said he looks aged and stressed. I myself turn to another channel when I see him on TV, so I don't know. But if I was in his shoes, I'd lose some sleep now.

You all forgive me if you have seen this on other treads, but I still find a whole bunch of people who did not know this:

KEEP THESE LINKS:

Scientific evidence: Obama’s birth certification as shown on Factcheck is a Forgery

Please Bookmark to show to any Doubter!

VIDEO: Why 0bama’s Birth Certification is a FORGERY. The Proof is here!

PS: Note the word ‘Certification’. That is what that document is supposed to be. The true CERTIFICATE is supposedly sealed in Hawaii. (personally, I think it either does not exist or it has a surprise in it.)

19 posted on 12/01/2008 6:37:07 AM PST by CaraM (Faithless is he who quits when the road darkens.)
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To: calex59
I think the stress of actually winning the election is telling on him.

If you look at Obama's history, he has not stayed in one situation very long. And he has not accomplished anything. He knows that. He shows up, makes a good impression, and then moves up and out before anyone notices that he hasn't done anything. Harvard Law Review, the law firm. Illinois state senate, US senate ... he has a definite pattern.

But now he's in the White House. There's no where for him to run to. He's there for 4 long years. And EVERBODY is watching him to see what he will do.

And I think he's got no idea what he's going to do. If anyone knows what an empty suit Obama is, it's Obama himself. I bet he's scared beyond belief.

20 posted on 12/01/2008 6:43:32 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: Allegra; ml/nj; Don Corleone; alicewonders; texson66; Izzy Dunne; ClearCase_guy; RaceBannon; ...
I know we are blogging back and forth amongst each other, but we need to get the word out in the next 15 days. The Supreme Court meets on the 5th and the Electors are supposed to give their votes to 0bama on the 15th.

It is not too late to write a letter to the Supreme Court or your Senator or Representative.

At the very least, PLEASE sign these two online-petitions and pass the information on to everybody you know:

Petition on World Net Daily

AND:

Petition from Concerned American Voter

PLEASE pass them on!!

21 posted on 12/01/2008 6:45:30 AM PST by CaraM (Faithless is he who quits when the road darkens.)
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To: RaceBannon

That wink will leave Obama’s face when these non-citizenship cases get to the U.S. Supreme Court:

http://www.rallycongress.com/constitutional-qualification/1244


22 posted on 12/01/2008 6:55:30 AM PST by real_patriotic_american
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To: pissant
Obama's campaign said that was ridiculous, posting a copy of his birth certificate on the Internet to prove he was born in Hawaii.

It's insane that someone could think that posting on the internet proves anything.

23 posted on 12/01/2008 7:07:28 AM PST by vortigern (Watch this: http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZxBX8sz3tO8)
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To: pissant
For a second I thought it said "whitey"

LOL same here!
24 posted on 12/01/2008 7:09:27 AM PST by visualops (portraits.artlife.us or visit my freeper page)
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To: pissant

Why doesn’t anyone see if he has a security clearance? Verification of place and date of birth are required for one.


25 posted on 12/01/2008 7:37:32 AM PST by stuartcr (If the end doesn't justify the means...why have different means?)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

The Court must be in London because London is in Laurel County. Whitley county is Corbin, Home of KFC and the Colonel. :)


26 posted on 12/01/2008 7:48:38 AM PST by WildcatClan (AND THOSE DOESNT BRAIN JUST GO. ---- Cecile Noe)
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To: pissant

related....

http://www.network54.com/Forum/578302/thread/1228146689/last-1228146689/http-—www.mininova.org-tor-1991214


27 posted on 12/01/2008 7:52:59 AM PST by gunnyg
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To: pissant
Obama's campaign said that was ridiculous, posting a copy of his birth certificate on the Internet to prove he was born in Hawaii.

They funny.

28 posted on 12/01/2008 10:24:30 AM PST by Aquinasfan (When you find "Sola Scriptura" in the Bible, let me know)
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To: Allegra
I wonder if this is the issue that’s driving Barry’s facial tick?

Obama must be carrying a tremendous burden of fear and stress knowing that there is a cover-up of some sort going on and the pressure for full disclosure is mounting.

29 posted on 12/01/2008 10:59:03 AM PST by Faith
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To: pissant; All

I’m convinced that the Constitution (Article II, Section 1, Clause 5) strips US citizens of their right to privacy where basic birth information is concerned when they run for president.


30 posted on 12/01/2008 11:10:45 AM PST by Amendment10
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To: IMissPresidentReagan
Didn’t know if you had seen this or not yet!///Good ole Whitley Co!!!!
a KY. Ping, Folks....
31 posted on 12/01/2008 8:08:51 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (just b/c you're paranoid, doesn't mean "they" aren't out to get you.. :^)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan; CourtneyLeigh; Just Kimberly; Knuckrider; MBohman; republicanbob1; jcwky; ...
Didn’t know if you had seen this or not yet!///Good ole Whitley Co!!!!
a KY. Ping, Folks....
32 posted on 12/01/2008 8:09:40 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (just b/c you're paranoid, doesn't mean "they" aren't out to get you.. :^)
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To: pissant

Even if he wasn’t born in the U.S. wouldn’t this be moot because his mother was a U.S. citizen at the time of the birth and he is therefore a natural born citizen? Just as children of U.S. citizens born overseas are still U.S. citizens.


33 posted on 12/02/2008 1:49:22 PM PST by Saint Reagan
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