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Eligibility issue goes 'mainstream'
WND ^ | December 07, 2009 | Joseph Farah

Posted on 12/06/2009 10:34:04 PM PST by bogusname

What do you have to say about that birth certificate now, Bill O'Reilly and company?

Sarah Palin, last year's vice presidential candidate and the best-selling author in the world right now, affirms that questions about Barack Obama's eligibility for office are legitimate.

This is no longer the "fringe" issue as most of the media would like to portray it.

Radio talk-show host Rusty Humphreys asked the former Alaska governor: "Would you make the birth certificate an issue if you ran?"

She responded: "I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue. I don't have a problem with that. I don't know if I would have to bother to make it an issue, because I think that members of the electorate still want answers."

"Do you think it's a fair question to be looking at?" Humphreys asked.

"I think it's a fair question, just like I think past association and past voting records – all of that is fair game," Palin said. "The McCain-Palin campaign didn't do a good enough job in that area."

Palin said it was legitimate to question Obama's eligibility, referring to "the weird conspiracy theory freaky thing that people talk about that Trig isn't my real son – 'You need to produce his birth certificate, you need to prove that he's your kid,' which we have done.

"Maybe we can reverse that, and use the same [inaudible] thinking on the other one," she added.

Sarah Palin is right...

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: certifigate; eligibility; media; obama; palin

1 posted on 12/06/2009 10:34:04 PM PST by bogusname
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To: bogusname
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2 posted on 12/06/2009 10:59:10 PM PST by IYellAtMyTV (Workday Forecast--Increasing pressure towards afternoon. Rum likely by evening.)
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To: bogusname; rocco55; thouworm; rxsid; GOPJ; Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; ...

PING!


3 posted on 12/06/2009 10:59:58 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 319 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void
WHOOPEE!!!
How awesome is that? She hung it right out there and tied it to Trig. There is NO ARGUMENT against that. No one can call her a "conspiracy theorist" because they did it TO her. I LOVE this woman.

GO SARAH!!!


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4 posted on 12/06/2009 11:11:38 PM PST by MestaMachine (Your CORE is the path you walk. RINOs don't walk paths, they build roads to nowhere..)
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To: bogusname; All

WHY should we question Obama's Eligibility and Loyalty to the US?

Is it because of his:

1) British citizenship, then later his Kenyan citizenship?:

“When Barack Obama Jr. was born on Aug. 4,1961, in Honolulu,
Kenya was a British colony, still part of the United Kingdom’s dwindling
empire. As a Kenyan native, Barack Obama Sr. was a British subject
whose citizenship status was governed by The British Nationality Act of 1948.
That same act governed the status of Obama Sr.‘s children.


2) Or his Indonesian citizenship (Obama adopted the surname and citizenship of his step-father Lolo Soetoro)?:

3) OR current examples of his acquiescence of American sovereignty to other nations?:
Kowtow.jpg King A bow KSM

5 posted on 12/06/2009 11:21:16 PM PST by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: bogusname
This is what is sad about this whole Obama birth certificate mess: We know more details about Tiger Woods’ love life and his mistresses than we know about the President of the United States’ Hawaii long form birth certificate.

That is, the mainstream media has shamelessly jumped all over this Tiger Woods mistress scandal while ignoring the bigger issue of what is on President's Obama long form Hawaii birth certificate and what is in Obama’s Occidental in California college records. Occidental was Obama’s first college.

It is so sad the way the mainstream media has been too scared to find out what is on Obama’s Hawaii long form birth certificate, while, at the same time, it sees no shame in searching deeply into the backgrounds of Tiger Woods’ mistresses.

6 posted on 12/06/2009 11:24:02 PM PST by john mirse
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To: BP2

Wow, great post.


7 posted on 12/06/2009 11:26:22 PM PST by bogusname (Banish All Liberals)
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To: BP2

1) Citizenship of other countries is irrelevant to US citizenship.

2) The problem is that Obama is not responsible for any decisions his parents/guardians made on his behalf with respect to citizenship. He continues to possess US citizenship by virtue of his birth, until and unless he renounced it as an adult.


8 posted on 12/06/2009 11:38:51 PM PST by MetaThought
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To: MetaThought

UNLESS he was NOT born here. Funny the way you guys come out of the woodwork. If he was born here, PROVE IT!!!


9 posted on 12/06/2009 11:43:15 PM PST by MestaMachine (Your CORE is the path you walk. RINOs don't walk paths, they build roads to nowhere..)
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To: bogusname; All

> Wow, great post.

Thank you. We all must do what we can to help wake the others up from their hypnotic trance. We can't save them all, but enough are snapping out of it.

It's almost as if a great “ah ha” moment of clarity is about to break in this nation:

As Obama pushes Congress to pass ObamaCare, despite STRONG public objection now running against it.

As Obama saunters off to Copenhagen to bind the US into some carbon usage tax, despite the breaking ClimateGate scandal.

As Obama plots Amnesty next year for up to 30 million Illegal Aliens, knowing the public is against it and the burden it will place on the infrastructure and Medical system, especially IF ObamaCare is passed.

Yep, a big, collective “WTF” moment — as the haze clears up as to what he IS ... and IS NOT.


10 posted on 12/06/2009 11:47:57 PM PST by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: MestaMachine

You don’t have to convince me. You have to convince a judge.

At this point, I’m afraid the citizenship issue is probably a lost cause.


11 posted on 12/06/2009 11:50:05 PM PST by MetaThought
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To: MetaThought

obama is a clear and present danger. Not just to the US, but to the world. He is a straight up criminal. His whole life is a lie. Every word that comes out of his mouth is a lie. ONE attorney general with gonads. Just ONE!


12 posted on 12/06/2009 11:58:04 PM PST by MestaMachine (Your CORE is the path you walk. RINOs don't walk paths, they build roads to nowhere..)
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To: MetaThought; All

Citizenship of other countries is irrelevant to US citizenship.

1) But we aren't talking US "Citizenship", now are we? Citizenship is NOT Natural Born Citizenship. There IS a difference, otherwise the same Constitutional requirement would apply to Senators today had the Framers not negotiated that out of the Constitution in summer 1787.

2) IF Obama used his Commonwealth, Kenyan or Indonesian credentials at Occidental or afterward, as it's suspected he did, YES — it will make a difference. Usage of a foreign country's passport CAN jeopardize US citizenship. Ann Dunham and Obama’s old INS records are still on request and forthcoming ...

I suspect, just like with ClimateGate, there's a bit more to the Obama story than the MSM "vetted" in the past.


13 posted on 12/07/2009 12:02:36 AM PST by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: IYellAtMyTV

I don't think I like this portrait.

I see what the artist is trying to portary. Starting at the top and moving down, I first see a bit of "Rosie the Riveter" in it.

But the "spread legs" compromises the image. It's one thing when Rosie is wearing denim overalls. When Palin is portayed with heels and toned calves and her skirt "oh so provocatively" hiding her femininity, it is meant to be as demeaning as the campaign photos of her from the knees down.

I don't like it at all.

-PJ

14 posted on 12/07/2009 12:09:23 AM PST by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: BP2
1) But we aren't talking US "Citizenship", now are we? Citizenship is NOT Natural Born Citizenship. There IS a difference, otherwise the same Constitutional requirement would apply to Senators today had the Framers not negotiated that out of the Constitution in summer 1787.

I have to ask you. When was the last time this distinction was actually used in a court of law ? Has this ever been used ?

2) As a minor, he's not responsible for decisions made by his mother/guardian on his behalf.

15 posted on 12/07/2009 12:25:03 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: MestaMachine
Yes. She said questioning Obama's citizenship is as legitimate as pestering her to prove that Trig is her son.

So, do you think it was acceptable to question whether Trig was her son, and to force her to produce a birth certificate? Because that is what this argument says.

Meanwhile, here is what Palin said about Obama and citizenship, under the heading Stupid Conspiracies:

Voters have every right to ask candidates for information if they so choose. I’ve pointed out that it was seemingly fair game during the 2008 election for many on the left to badger my doctor and lawyer for proof that Trig is in fact my child. Conspiracy-minded reporters and voters had a right to ask... which they have repeatedly.

But at no point – not during the campaign, and not during recent interviews – have I asked the president to produce his birth certificate or suggested that he was not born in the United States.

So, either Palin believes Obama is a citizen, and thinks the question is useless, or she doesn't, but has no interest in getting to the truth.

In any case, it is clear that Palin has absolutely NO INTEREST in asking Obama to show us his birth certificate. Which puts her squarely with most every other elected republican.

16 posted on 12/07/2009 1:31:43 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

But she ALSO said, that when asked, even though it was bogus, SHE produced the proof. And therein lies the difference. It isn’t that SHE didn’t ask, but that WE have a right to ask, AND we have a right to the answer, whether YOU think it is legit or not.


17 posted on 12/07/2009 1:52:02 AM PST by MestaMachine (Your CORE is the path you walk. RINOs don't walk paths, they build roads to nowhere..)
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To: MestaMachine
But she ALSO said, that when asked, even though it was bogus, SHE produced the proof. And therein lies the difference.

Sarah Hawaii Birth Cert

Barack is a fraud - he has shown his true colors. If he releases his birth record he will be shown to be who he really is.

18 posted on 12/07/2009 3:46:23 AM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: bogusname

Remember the link to Obama’s phony “birth certificate”, the green computer-generated document Gibbs and the judges refer to as authentic? Well, someone should create the same type of abstracted BC for Trig and post it and the libs will protest that, OMG, this doesn’t even have a MD’s signature, or the hospital he was born, etc. Exactly.


19 posted on 12/07/2009 4:02:39 AM PST by meg8
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To: MetaThought
He continues to possess US citizenship by virtue of his birth, until and unless he renounced it as an adult.

Obama may or not be a "native born" citizen, as he claims on his website, Fight the Smears." Releasing his birth certificate would settle that issue.

But, he is not a "natural born" citizen as required by Article 2 Section 1 Clause 5 of the United States Constitution, simply because, "at birth," Obama was a citizen of Kenya and a British subject -- a fact he also admits on the website cited above.

20 posted on 12/07/2009 4:26:12 AM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: Beckwith

As I said before, you don’t have to convince me.

He became President without releasing it. Why would he care what Beckwith (or all of FreeRepublic for that matter) thinks ?

He has zero reasons to release it, especially if it’s embarrassing or there’s a problem.

I believe getting worked up over this has become counter-productive. This will not have any effect on Obama.


21 posted on 12/07/2009 7:31:45 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: missnry
Again, it is a shame that Palin Supporters do not respect her own statements, and wish to substitute THEIR opinion of what she should do for HER actions.

Palin EXPLICITLY stated that she has NEVER asked Obama for his BC, and has never questioned that he was born in America.

And in response to HER WORDS, you insist on putting words in her mouth that she has directly said she would NEVER say.

And yet you would probably be the first to scream if anybody ELSE questioned her judgement.

"But at no point – not during the campaign, and not during recent interviews – have I asked the president to produce his birth certificate or suggested that he was not born in the United States." -- Sarah Palin

"But she SHOULD have" -- missnry

22 posted on 12/07/2009 7:45:27 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: MetaThought
He has zero reasons to release it, especially if it’s embarrassing or there’s a problem.

And you're good with that, huh?
23 posted on 12/07/2009 8:07:42 AM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: bogusname; STARWISE; All
Brilliant article by Joseph Farah over at WND and I totally agree.

I remain a proud birther and am ever so glad that Sarah keeps an open mind and is willing to demand at the very least appropriate documentation from ozero which ain't coming any time soon.

24 posted on 12/07/2009 8:25:17 AM PST by rodguy911 (HOME OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE--GO SARAHCUDA !!)
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To: rodguy911

Apparently WND isn’t up on the latest .. Politico had the update

http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1209/Palin_walks_back_birth_certificate_remark.html

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=188707498434

The truth will come out eventually .. it always does.


25 posted on 12/07/2009 8:31:56 AM PST by STARWISE (They (LIBS-STILL) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war- Richard Miniter)
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To: BP2

A little snip from Apuzzo’s site, if you go there he explains everything in detail in layman’s language:

Hence, if Obama was not born in the United States, under the Fourteenth Amendment he is neither a United States citizen by birth on United States soil nor one by naturalization. (There is no existing evidence that Obama was ever naturalized.) Nor would he qualify to be a United States citizen by any act of Congress by being born abroad to a United States citizen parent. If this scenario were proven to be true (being neither a born nor a naturalized citizen), it can be reasonably argued that Obama is an undocumented alien. Obama has refused to release his identify documents to the public which causes such theories to exist. It is this reason which shows the importance of the American people being able to access Obama’s records (birth certificate, travel, education, and employment records) to intelligently learn his exact citizenship status. Surely, the United States cannot have a possible undocumented alien be its President. People must keep pressing Obama that he releases his personal documents so that they may at least learn that the President is at least a “citizen of the United States” which again still does not make him an Article II “natural born Citizen.”

http://puzo1.blogspot.com/


26 posted on 12/07/2009 8:33:16 AM PST by danamco
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To: MetaThought
He has zero reasons to release it, especially if it’s embarrassing or there’s a problem.

When he purjured himself by submitting false statements to different States claiming he is/was duly qualify???

You better read this again from a lead attorney's web site:

"Hence, if Obama was not born in the United States, under the Fourteenth Amendment he is neither a United States citizen by birth on United States soil nor one by naturalization. (There is no existing evidence that Obama was ever naturalized.) Nor would he qualify to be a United States citizen by any act of Congress by being born abroad to a United States citizen parent. If this scenario were proven to be true (being neither a born nor a naturalized citizen), it can be reasonably argued that Obama is an undocumented alien. Obama has refused to release his identify documents to the public which causes such theories to exist. It is this reason which shows the importance of the American people being able to access Obama’s records (birth certificate, travel, education, and employment records) to intelligently learn his exact citizenship status. Surely, the United States cannot have a possible undocumented alien be its President. People must keep pressing Obama that he releases his personal documents so that they may at least learn that the President is at least a “citizen of the United States” which again still does not make him an Article II “natural born Citizen.”

27 posted on 12/07/2009 8:44:29 AM PST by danamco
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To: rodguy911

We now have two political women as “Birther”, the original Hillary, and now also Sarah, GO SARAH!!!


28 posted on 12/07/2009 8:47:31 AM PST by danamco
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To: Beckwith
And you're good with that, huh? It's more that I don't see how more people can be convinced. If you can't convince more people about the BC, then the issue is a loser. cf the Tenth Amendment.
29 posted on 12/07/2009 8:48:32 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: BP2

I don’t think he was just bowing to the Saudi, it sure looks like he kissed his hand to me. In the other 3, his legs are straight and he bows, with the Saudi it looks like he almost kneels and kisses his hand, and they all seem to be looking at something. Maybe that’s why Sarkozy is laughing.


30 posted on 12/07/2009 8:51:55 AM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: MetaThought

NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!!!! Listen closely, NATURAL BORN CITIZEN- President only. GOT IT?


31 posted on 12/07/2009 8:53:25 AM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: MetaThought

It won’t be if he tries if runs again. He will pony up then.


32 posted on 12/07/2009 8:54:43 AM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: MetaThought

It won’t be if he tries to run again. He will pony up then.


33 posted on 12/07/2009 8:55:05 AM PST by mojitojoe (“Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism.” - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: mojitojoe

Ok, what’s the legal basis for the status “Natural Born Citizen” in the US ?


34 posted on 12/07/2009 9:06:05 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: mojitojoe

Why would he ? The people who have problems with his BC are never going to vote for him anyways.


35 posted on 12/07/2009 9:09:43 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: danamco

The one person who knows the entire truth about Obama and could bring him down is unfortunately Hillary.

As long as Obama and the Dems are giving her what she wants, she will keep her mouth closed just as she did during the election.

The Dems with their buddies in the media have made the eligibility issue so toxic to anyone who brings it up, she may not even be able to use it when she runs against Obama in 2012 (as most assume she will).

I doubt anyone else who was running this past election, including McCain’s camp, did anywhere near the digging Hillary and Co would have done. Pathetic situation, the one person who could bring Obama down we can’t trust anymore than Obama.

I wonder what it would take to get Hillary to open her big mouth?


36 posted on 12/07/2009 9:09:55 AM PST by Brytani (Support Lt. Col Allen West for Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Sarah’s playing politics here. And quite well it would seem. She throws the Trig BC back in their faces and turns the tables asking what’s the big deal, “I produced Trig’s”.

The libs, unwittingly gave her this oportunity - she’s using it. Can’t say as I blame her.


37 posted on 12/07/2009 9:19:32 AM PST by AFreeBird (Going Rogue in 2012)
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To: AFreeBird

The Libs are claiming she has not produced Trig’s b/c. The witch from mudflats is spouting that line.

I hope she didn’t, Trig is a private citizen who is under no requirement to show he is a NBC to be his mothers son. Obama on the other hand.

What the left is missing is Palin’s shot across the bow to the media - if they could spend time looking into the birth of her son, they didn’t they spend time looking into Obama?


38 posted on 12/07/2009 9:23:35 AM PST by Brytani (Support Lt. Col Allen West for Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: Brytani

Well, either way, she’s using it to good advantage.


39 posted on 12/07/2009 9:27:15 AM PST by AFreeBird (Going Rogue in 2012)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

I’m not sure what your point is. Palin herself said the B/C issue was LEGITIMATE in her recent interview. The problem with the issue is that “BIRTHERS” and “TRUTHERS” get mixed into the same lump by the MSM. I cannot read Palin’s mind. She said the B/C issue was legitimate. She indicated that she believes Barry was born in the US. I can infer by her past statements that she is in the “TRUTHER” camp. In other words she does not believe Barry was born in Kenya BUT by stating that the issue is legitimate she acknowledges he is hiding his B/C for a very good reason.


40 posted on 12/07/2009 9:39:48 AM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: AFreeBird

Given the media’s meme that anyone who even brings up the question of Obama’s citizenship (or lack thereof) is a “racist” causing the press to go into full attack-mode against anyone who dares bring it up, I was surprised she gave even a small hat tip to the validity of the question.

Palin is the one person right now who can change public perception of Obama and cause significant damage to his public image. I can’t see her delving headfirst into the birther issue or demand Obama produce his qualifications; Palin is too smart for that. What she did do was enough, she showed how ugly the media bias was against her and how they protected Obama.


41 posted on 12/07/2009 9:41:26 AM PST by Brytani (Support Lt. Col Allen West for Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: missnry

She didn’t say the issue was legitimate. She said that conspiray theorists, even if they are stupid conspiracies (the title she gave to her facebook entry), have a RIGHT to ask questions of politicians, no matter how outrageous the questions might be (such as the outrageous questions about her son).

The only bone she threw to the “birthers” as you call them is that she mentions that she did provide the birth certificate (although that hasn’t stopped her attackers from still raising the issue).

DO you think she would ignore a legitimate question? She specifically says she never asked Obama the question, and if she thought the question was a good one, she certainly would have asked it. She has no problem telling Obama what else he should do, when she thinks it’s legitimate.

My proximate point is that when a politicians says “I would never ask Obama about the birth certificate”, you do a disservice by posting a photoshop of her ASKING OBAMA FOR HIS BIRTH CERTIFICATE. She said she’d never ask the question, so why do you post a picture showing her ASKING the question she never asked, unless you think she SHOULD be the one asking the question?

I think Sarah Palin was quite gracious in defending the birth certificate folk’s right to ask their questions, rather than coming right out and saying the question was stupid. But maybe she needs to be more direct than she already was, if the birth certificate folks actually think her response supported their position.


42 posted on 12/07/2009 9:52:10 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: MetaThought

Is this enough?

An AOL Poll asks the question: “Do you think it’s fair to question President Obama’s citizenship?”

At 6 AM, on 12/6/09, the results were: 67% “Yes” — 33% “No” — and this is AOL, hardly a conservative website.

YouPolls.com has taken down their December 4th poll that asks the question, “Is Obama’s birth certificate a valid question.” Obviously, they didn’t like the respondents’ answers — 83% “Yes” — 17% “No.”

YouPolls.com is still running the one asking, “Is Obama a one term President?” — 94? “Yes — 5.7% “No” — expect that one to disappear soon.

And, as previously reported, an October 23rd item reported that 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. That’s almost a third of all Americans.

Now, Goddard’s Political Wire points to a new Public Policy Polling survey in Arkansas shows that only 45% of voters in the state say they believe Obama was born in this country, while 31% say they think he was not and 24% are unsure.

“Arkansas is the first of four states where we’ve polled the birther issue (Virginia, North Carolina, and Colorado were the others) and found less than half of respondents confident that Obama is a natural born citizen. The numbers are particularly dramatic among Republicans with 49% saying Obama was not born here to just 23% who grant that he was.”

Links and sources are at:

http://www.theobamafile.com/_opinion/ThatsSomeFringe.htm


43 posted on 12/07/2009 10:17:44 AM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: bogusname

BOR and conservative bobbleheads on Fox and radio will not speak of the BC issue in any detail.

Why, they lack courage. Even with Sarah now giving them cover they are a bunch of cowards without a spine.

Beck, Rush, Sean, Laura, Michele the whole lot of them have lost creds IMHO until they address this issue.


44 posted on 12/07/2009 10:50:02 AM PST by stockpirate (if the American people decide it's time for a revolution, we'll fight with you. Rhodes Oathkprs)
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To: MetaThought

Screw negativity. Wet blanketism. Depressive nonsense. You don’t know what will be the outcome.

0bama’s lack of proving eligibility and his mysterious hidden background are topics which are not only NOT going away, they are gaining traction with more and more people.

IMO all the doom and gloom “it’s useless, it’s going nowhere” people say these things because that’s what they want!


45 posted on 12/07/2009 11:56:29 AM PST by little jeremiah (Asato Ma Sad Gamaya Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamaya)
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To: MetaThought

Screw negativity. Wet blanketism. Depressive nonsense. You don’t know what will be the outcome.

0bama’s lack of proving eligibility and his mysterious hidden background are topics which are not only NOT going away, they are gaining traction with more and more people.

IMO all the doom and gloom “it’s useless, it’s going nowhere” people say these things because that’s what they want!


46 posted on 12/07/2009 11:56:40 AM PST by little jeremiah (Asato Ma Sad Gamaya Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamaya)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
She didn’t say the issue was legitimate.

I am going by her radio interview: http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1209/Palin_Obama_birth_certificate_a_fair_question.html
Speaking to the conservative talker Rusty Humphries today, Sarah Palin left the door open to speculation about President Obama's birth certificate.

"Would you make the birth certificate an issue if you ran?" she was asked (around 9 minutes into the video above).

"I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue. I don't have a problem with that. I don't know if I would have to bother to make it an issue, because I think that members of the electorate still want answers," she replied.

"Do you think it's a fair question to be looking at?" Humphries persisted.

"I think it's a fair question, just like I think past association and past voting records -- all of that is fair game," Palin said. "The McCain-Palin campaign didn't do a good enough job in that area."

I really think you ought to take her at her word. The Photoshop work only portrays what she said in her interview. I did not separate Sarah Palin from the "electorate" because she IS a part of the electorate now and as long as she is a US citizen!!

47 posted on 12/07/2009 12:07:21 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Beckwith; little jeremiah

Wow at the PPP survey. Maybe there is hope after all.

I’m not sure that the online polls signify anything at all, though. Easy enough to FReep those.

I take back my reservations.


48 posted on 12/07/2009 12:58:57 PM PST by MetaThought
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To: MetaThought
Obama will be brought down by a 1,000 little cuts.

A little here, a little there. After a while a critical mass will evolve, and Obama will have to release his bona fides or forget about a second term.

I get hundreds of emails at my website that all say about the same thing. Something like, “at first I thought the eligibility question was for kooks, but the more I see of Obama, the more I'm not sure. He definitley is hiding something”

Watch his poll numbers. The more they drop, the more courage people have to express their skepticism.

The Obama File


49 posted on 12/07/2009 2:21:19 PM PST by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: missnry

I would, except that the interview raised questions, and Palin’s facebook entry was after the interview, and meant t o clarify what she said — explaining the distinction about “righfully making an issue” vs “it’s the right issue to make”.

If not for her facebok entry, I’d agree with you, but I feel people who make statements on live radio shows prompted by questions have a right to clarify their remarks if they find them being misinterpreted.


50 posted on 12/07/2009 2:40:57 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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