Skip to comments.Obama Was Not Born in U.S., Republicans Say
Posted on 10/22/2009 12:46:04 PM PDT by pissant
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) - Three-in-ten Americans think their current head of state was not born in the United States, according to a poll by Angus Reid Strategies. 70 per cent of respondents believe Barack Obama was born in the U.S., while 30 per cent do not.
While only 13 per cent of Democratic Party supporters believe Obama was not born in the U.S., the proportion rises to 25 per cent among Independents and 51 per cent among Republican Party backers.
In American elections, candidates require 270 votes in the Electoral College to win the White House. In November 2008, Democratic nominee Obama secured a majority of electoral votes, defeating Republican candidate John McCain. In January, Obama became the first African American president in U.S. history.
Article II of the U.S. Constitution establishes that only "natural born" American citizens are eligible to become presidents.
Last year, the Obama campaign team released a Certification of Live Birth, which states that Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Aug. 4, 1961. The State of Hawaii only allows for the release of an original birth certificate under "extenuating circumstances."
Earlier this month, former House majority leader Tom Delay discussed his views on Obamas birth, saying, "Why wouldnt the president of the United States show the American people his birth certificate? You have to show a birth certificate to play Little League baseball. Its a question that should be answered. Its in the Constitution that you have to be a natural born citizen of the United States to be president."
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Do you believe Obama to be a marxist quisling?
“Do you believe Obama to be a marxist quisling? “
Yes, Absolutely! Let’s get a poll started someplace.
Not born in the US and not the son of a U.S. father.
These poll results are truly remarkable. Barry cannot keep his past from being revealed. It’s just a question of how and when.
He said his father was a Kenyan. That in itself disqualifies him!!!
It seems the libs and Obama wing of the GOP (and FR) has not convinced conservatives that the boy marxist is an American.
And these are not “extenuating circumstances”???
It would be more correct to say "In January, Obama became the first African president of the U.S."
Strange that a third of the country believes Obama is not a natural born citizen, yet Obama refuses to simply show his Birth Certificate to prove he is.
Also strange that a third of the country believes that the President is illegitimate by not being a natural born citizen, yet the media is afraid to look into that story..
Any poll that doesn’t have an option for “I don’t know whether he was born in the US” is not an honest poll, because an obvious answer for an intelligent person is that there is not enough public information on which to base a belief.
In an honest poll I would bet that the combined percentage of “I believe he was not born in the US” and “I don’t know whether he was born in the US” would be quite high.
The liberals do not want to offer that alternative answer, because it would place pressure on Obama to release more documents about himself.
latest is that the address on his Selective Service registration card is an upscale condo in Oahu (one that the child of a single mother who was an erstwhile grad student could likely not afford). Heard anything on that?
If Obama had been born in the US; he would have produced a bc right off the bat. He did not and has spent millions of dollars covering up. Why should we believe he was born in the US? He hasn’t produced one piece of credible evidence.
We’ll get to the truth, if we have to rip the documents out of his cold, marxist fingers.
Actually, I believe he is a Muslim Marxist quisling.
Thanks for clarifying.
He’s a sleeper cell.
So where was this question a year ago?
I bet the majority of Kenyan citizens and their Kenyan parliament members think that Obama was born in Kenya.
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