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O'Reilly baits Palin to be-fringe birthers -- she won't bite
Renew America ^ | February 17, 2010 | Michael Bresciani

Posted on 02/20/2010 5:34:42 PM PST by FreeAtlanta

Rev. Michael Bresciani is a Christian author and a columnist for several online sites and magazines.

In an interview with Sarah Palin on Tuesday February 16, Bill O'Reilly repeatedly asked former Governor Sarah Palin to state whether she thought 'birthers' are on the fringe. She went ahead to describe the kinds of people she encountered at the Tea Party meetings but tactfully avoided directly answering the question.

Palin who has undergone relentless media bashing since her run for the White House seemed unwilling to join the fray of name calling and pigeon holing that is so much a part of politics and punditry in this day. It was a show of grace and dignity that is one of her best qualities that the media seems to be missing most of the time.

O'Reilly asserts ...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; bor; certifigate; obama; palin
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The certificate issue will never die, unless they release the document. Every thinking person should regard the dodging as suspicious in the least.
1 posted on 02/20/2010 5:34:42 PM PST by FreeAtlanta
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To: FreeAtlanta
I don't believe O'Reilly has ever shown anybody his long form birth certificate either.

So, what about it ~ does O'Reilly have one?

2 posted on 02/20/2010 5:36:47 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Maybe he was cloned.


3 posted on 02/20/2010 5:38:44 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: muawiyah

BO and BO, whats the difference.


4 posted on 02/20/2010 5:39:02 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: muawiyah

Isn’t it certainly plausible that Obama just doesn’t have his “long-form” birth certificate?

My son is 11 months old, and we NEVER received his from the hospital, despite them repeatedly saying they’d sent it - all we have is the type you order from your state or county.

I also cannot seem to find my own...


5 posted on 02/20/2010 5:39:24 PM PST by RockinRight (Obama Logic: Global Warming causes blizzards, and deficit spending balances budgets.)
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To: muawiyah

I don’t know about BOR’s BC, but I do know he lacks brains, conscience, and any kind of a coherent ideology.


6 posted on 02/20/2010 5:40:11 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: Cicero
Maybe he was cloned.

From Ted Baxter.

7 posted on 02/20/2010 5:41:23 PM PST by Semper Mark (Doesn't play well with others.)
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To: driftdiver

one’s a dog


8 posted on 02/20/2010 5:43:30 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: Doogle

The dog is the third BO. The other two are lying weasels.


9 posted on 02/20/2010 5:44:19 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

There is going to be a serious shortage of crow down the road when obummer is out of office and the progressives out him on this. I’ld like to be able to face the media goats to ask how they like it served.


10 posted on 02/20/2010 5:45:55 PM PST by exnavy (May the Lord grant our troops protection and endurance.)
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To: Cicero
Maybe he was cloned.

They could never make another asshole as big as O'Reilly.

11 posted on 02/20/2010 5:47:38 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: FreeAtlanta
I have one word for Bill O'Reilly:

Loofah.

12 posted on 02/20/2010 5:49:04 PM PST by Pan_Yan (Is the sarcasm tag really necessary?)
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To: muawiyah

BOR has no BC,they only give those to “entire” humans not strictly assholes.


13 posted on 02/20/2010 5:50:52 PM PST by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: RockinRight
Isn’t it certainly plausible that Obama just doesn’t have his “long-form” birth certificate?

In one of his books, he said he was going through stuff and found it.

14 posted on 02/20/2010 5:51:26 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: RockinRight

As long as you know the hospital, you can get a copy for around $20.


15 posted on 02/20/2010 5:51:27 PM PST by Ozarkie
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To: FreeAtlanta
I have watched and listened to O’Reilly for years but of late O’Reilly is starting to Pi$$ me off and I am having a more and more difficult time watching and listening to him. Over the past month I feel he has become VERY commercial and “NOT WITH THE FOLKS”!

Who is squeezing his “tenders”?

16 posted on 02/20/2010 5:51:51 PM PST by WellyP
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To: muawiyah

I am finished with O’Reily.
On his 2/19/10, show, responding to a viewers letter concerning the “Oath Keepers” (first I have heard of this group-But OK), he stated that it is perfectly within the rights of the State for the police to confiscate firearms during a hurricane or for apparently any reason, because “The Folks” can then go to court to fight it.

So long Pinhead!

John Stossel is on at the same time on the Fox Business chanel


17 posted on 02/20/2010 5:52:52 PM PST by DanielRedfoot (What a fool believes, No wise man has the power to reason away)
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To: Cicero

Maybe he was cloned.
That would mean there’s more than one of him, sure hope not!!
Jack


18 posted on 02/20/2010 5:55:19 PM PST by btcusn
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To: WellyP

Everybody at fox is cooling down about the messiah.
defending him because that arab who owns 7% of fox said so.


19 posted on 02/20/2010 5:55:20 PM PST by manonCANAL
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To: FreeAtlanta

O’Reilly needs to come out of the closet and admit that he is a Rat. Everyone with one eye and a grain of sense knows that he is just pretending to be a Republican.


20 posted on 02/20/2010 5:58:48 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: FreeAtlanta; LucyT

Evening ping:

Let’s not argue the legality’s or the fine points of the law. Instead, let’s just compile a very short list of the obvious that both O’Reilly and the media seem to be missing altogether.

* Many birthers don’t think there is a conspiracy at all on any level they just want to see the birth certificate and be satisfied as they were with the documents John McCain produced during his candidacy.

* It is the law to vet all public officials from policemen to presidents in the United States

* Posting documents online is not part of the vetting process.

* Birthers are largely a group of law abiding citizens who have made recourse to the law to be sure that things were done properly.

* Suspicion has been raised more by the refusal to expose the birth certificate than in a rage to assert that there has been usurpation.

* The other missing and secreted documents from Obama’s past are only adding fuel to the fires of that suspicion.

* Birthers have been shunned by the law, mocked by the media and now are being labeled as ‘the fringe’ by Mr. O’Reilly. All this while not one of this nations Attorneys General, election commissioners or state election board officials has been called home for supper.

P.S. AND SOME “AFTER-BIRTHERS” HERE PLAY THE SAME GAME!!!


21 posted on 02/20/2010 5:59:45 PM PST by danamco
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To: FreeAtlanta

BOR also tried to deceitfully bait Sarah Palin into attacking Rush Limbaugh. On friday Rush fired back at BOR using his trademark satire. Very funny.


22 posted on 02/20/2010 6:03:06 PM PST by rae4palin (islam is of the devil)
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To: muawiyah
Can O'Reilly produce the birth certificate for himself...what about his daddy?

If so, why not ask for Zero to do the same?

O'Reilly is such an ass!

23 posted on 02/20/2010 6:04:07 PM PST by pointsal ( try MagicJack if you have had enough of Verizon)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

BOR is neither left or right he is an ego maniac opportunist who needs approval from everyone or he pouts like the child that he is.


24 posted on 02/20/2010 6:05:04 PM PST by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: RockinRight

I haven’t read his book, but those who did, said he mentions finding his birth certificate in his mother’s papers.

I’m sure you could find a reference here in some of the earlier threads.


25 posted on 02/20/2010 6:05:29 PM PST by FR_addict
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To: DanielRedfoot

O’Reilly is still entertaining but I’d never hire him to be my lawyer!


26 posted on 02/20/2010 6:06:55 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: DanielRedfoot

You’re about 6 years behind the curve, regarding BOR.


27 posted on 02/20/2010 6:08:32 PM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Sarah has too much savvy and too much class to be suckered in by BO’R.


28 posted on 02/20/2010 6:08:46 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: FreeAtlanta
It sounds like O’Reilly and Glenn Beck are teaming up with anyone who thinks there is a possibility that Obama may not be an American citizen.

Glenn Beck put the birthers in the same category as the truthers (911 was a government job) on one of his recent shows. I thought this was outrageous. There is nothing outlandish at thinking a known liar is lying about his citizenship, his religion, or anything else. The truthers believe that our American government would kill innocent civilians for some sinister control of the population.

29 posted on 02/20/2010 6:13:07 PM PST by FR_addict
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To: FreeAtlanta
Virtually all US citizens have had to show their birth certificate for some reason at some point in their lives, whether it's getting a driver's license, school, job, benefits, taking a cruise or whatever. It makes no logical sense that this man (O) has spent a million $ keeping it hidden.

My theory is that his hippie mother messed him over. She hated this evil capitalist imperialistic white man's society, so she probably marked him as a Kenyan citizen instead of a US citizen. And then never probably re-patriated him. That would be a mess, and the "establishment" is going along with it because to remove him would result in major chaos. Not just riots, but outright chaos.

30 posted on 02/20/2010 6:13:59 PM PST by Clock King (There's no way to fix D.C.)
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To: RockinRight

My son is 11 months old, and we NEVER received his from the hospital, despite them repeatedly saying they’d sent it - all we have is the type you order from your state or county
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Does the state have the long form birth certificate? Did you check this?

If the state does not have the long form birth certificate and if you do not get this straightened out **soon**. I would urge you to contact an attorney. The consequences for your child not having proper citizenship documentation could be very serious for him in the future.

It is my experience that it is not important for me to personally have my long form birth certificate, but is it **essential** the state of Pennsylvania have it.


31 posted on 02/20/2010 6:14:44 PM PST by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

O’Reilly is such a pompous ass.


32 posted on 02/20/2010 6:15:01 PM PST by AdaGray
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To: danamco

“Many birthers don’t think there is a conspiracy at all on any level”
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The rest of your post is accurate and well reasoned, but let’s face it, Obama and whoever HAVE conspired to not reveal his long form BC. Whether it is his lawyers, Howard Dean, obozo himself, and anyone else who is in on it- they have conspired to prevent release of the long form. To that extent it IS a conspiracy.

Anyone who claims to not be interested in seeing what it says is either a fool or drunk on koolaide.


33 posted on 02/20/2010 6:18:45 PM PST by Canedawg (FUBO! Just FUBO.)
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To: WellyP

You are slow on the uptake...

O’Reilly is a jackass of the highest order and an egomaniac to boot. He has been for years. This is not a new thing.


34 posted on 02/20/2010 6:18:50 PM PST by Double Tap
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To: FreeAtlanta
One of those things about the Scott brown election was when they said we can not seat him until we verify that he is qualified to be a Senator. My question was why are they waiting until after the guy is elected to do this. Also, if you have to verify the qualifications of a senator surely you would have to do the same for a man running for president.

I am not a fire breathing birther but I would like to know that the man or woman we put into the oval office is truly qualified for the audience.

If I have to prove my citizenship to join the Army then surely so should the commander in chief.

35 posted on 02/20/2010 6:31:38 PM PST by Americanexpat
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To: Americanexpat

Qualified for the postion I meant to say.


36 posted on 02/20/2010 6:33:27 PM PST by Americanexpat
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To: FR_addict

“It sounds like O’Reilly and Glenn Beck are teaming up with anyone who thinks there is a possibility that Obama may not be an American citizen.”

The answer is not to go after his “US Citizenship” when you have a lock solid case against him because HE WAS A BRITISH CITIZEN AT BIRTH, (UKC United Kingdom and Colonies) per the 1948 British Nationality Act.

British Nationality Act 1948
Ñ(1) This Act may be cited as the British Nationality Act, 1948. .... British Subjects without Citizenship under Section Thirteen of this Act. ...
www.uniset.ca/naty/BNA1948.htm - Cached - Similar


37 posted on 02/20/2010 6:40:44 PM PST by WellyP
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To: FreeAtlanta
Sarah Palin has indeed come a long way since the interview with Katie Couric. A far cry from being stared down at with the granny glassed Charles Gibson. It has been a rough but profitable experience for her. Thrust as she was into the arena with the usual suspects.

Even supposing there were errors at that juncture by her, one thing has remained constant. That is her absolute class. Not something nurtured by an education in the elite ivy league, nor for the cut and thrust of the Congress. This is her.

Then there are the perennial easter bunnies. They just will not stop. More power to them.

38 posted on 02/20/2010 6:42:35 PM PST by Peter Libra
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To: danamco

Bookmark for notes.


39 posted on 02/20/2010 6:43:03 PM PST by mcshot (Little leagues, 4H and scouts require more ID then the Dems.)
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To: DanielRedfoot

Since I don’t have a TV it’s easy for me to say I’ll never watch him, but when I go to my mom’s house she loves to watch him....so she can yell at him ;)


40 posted on 02/20/2010 7:00:16 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: RockinRight
"My son is 11 months old, and we NEVER received his from the hospital, despite them repeatedly saying they’d sent it - all we have is the type you order from your state or county."

They do not issue certificates from the hospitals anymore like they did years ago with the baby's time of birth, weight, height, cute foot prints etc. You are now only issued a Certified Copy from the Health Dept in the State and County where you were born.

To many people thought those were the actual Birth Certificates.

41 posted on 02/20/2010 7:05:20 PM PST by Spunky (You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences)
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To: Americanexpat
" am not a fire breathing birther but I would like to know that the man or woman we put into the oval office is truly qualified for the audience."

Do you think that staunch conservatives who can make a difference and passionately hate Obama would raise this issue? Palin hasn't, Cheney hasn't (Dick or Liz), Bush hasn't(I, II,or Jeb), Hannity, Rush, Savage, Levin, Malkin, and even Coulter refuse to be labeled birthers/loons. Birthers--it's past time you realize that you are the malignant tumor on the Tea Party Movement that must be publicly excised as you were in Nashville. If I am misinformed please let me know which Tea Party candidates will publicly embrace your birther conspiracy theory. To date I have seen none!

42 posted on 02/20/2010 7:06:22 PM PST by blaquebyrd
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To: FR_addict

I found my birth certificate in my mother’spapers after she died also. But it was not a state form, it was a hospital document.

For those of us who were born before the states began to computerize their records, the hospital certificate was the only legal birth document. It had my footprint on it, plus mother’s and father’s names and their places of birth. It was signed by the doctor who delivered me and the hospital administrator.

But these hospital birth certificates are no longer recognized by the states or federal governments as legal birth documentation. To get my driver’s license after I moved back to Texas last year, I had to go to Louisiana, fill out an application, and wait.

The state searched their computerized data base (which, for Louisiana, is in a building in New Orlean — not Baton Rouge, the capitol). When they found it, they transmitted it to the office in Alexandria, where I applied. It was printed out on standard forms (I purchased both the short form and the long form) on printers there in the local Dept. of Records office.

Though the state B/Cs are the official documents, only the hospital document was issued on the date of my birth, and only the hospital document has my unique footprint. yet the state of Texas would not accept a hospital b/c for me to get my D/L, nor would it accept my valid Missouri D/L. it would only take an after-the-fact B/C issued by another state. i understand that the feds will only accept a state B/C also for the purpose of issuing a U.S. passport.

Don’t know if other states did it the same way Louisiana did back in the pre-computer days. But it seems to me it would be easier to tamper with the state electronic records than a hospital b/c. You would need to have the attending physician and hospital administrator in on the scam, and you would have to transfer a footprint from the original hospital b/c or one from elsewhere which would not be the actual person’s baby footprint.

- JP


43 posted on 02/20/2010 7:25:38 PM PST by Josh Painter ("We cannot spare this woman. She fights" - David Karki, regarding Sarah Palin)
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To: FreeAtlanta
“Every thinking person should regard the dodging as suspicious in the least.”

No. Every thinking person should avoid this embarrassing controversy like the plague. NO ONE CARES!!!

44 posted on 02/20/2010 7:28:45 PM PST by willk
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To: DanielRedfoot

Thanks. I will switch to Stossel. I watched BOR because there was no other alternative if I am channel surfing at the gym.


45 posted on 02/20/2010 7:43:40 PM PST by Brices Crossroads (Politico and)
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To: FreeAtlanta

They won’t release it. ZERO’s first action as POTUS was to SEAL all his records!! He is despicable and no one would do that unless they had something BIG to hide!


46 posted on 02/20/2010 8:33:28 PM PST by tutstar (Baptist Ping list - freepmail me to get on or off.)
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To: muawiyah
I don't believe O'Reilly has ever shown anybody his long form birth certificate either.

So, what about it ~ does O'Reilly have one?

Who cares? If we don't like him we can just turn him off.

Does the law require him to be a citizen before he's allowed to legally be in the media?

I didn't think so.

47 posted on 02/20/2010 9:21:42 PM PST by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: blaquebyrd
First, I am not a birther and never said I was. Just because I want to ensure that those seeking the highest offices in the land are qualified to lead this country you want to call me a malignant tumor. You say I am a malignant tumor, or a tumor the tea party? Why, because a person asks questions? What was that Beck said, “question with boldness”?

I believe in the tea party movement and have from the start, We have been called everything in the book, un American, AstroTurf, extremest, militias and racist. People on FR are too quick to start labeling and name calling and that's why we will never come together and elect someone to lead the party and win in 2012.

48 posted on 02/21/2010 5:01:26 AM PST by Americanexpat
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I moved to New Mexico over a year ago, I went to get a drivers license last week.

I presented a birth certificate,passport, old license from Indiana, a affidavit of residency from my wife, medical bills post marked in my name, military id....

I was denied as a non resident, we have to change the bank account and wait for a statement now.

If only I were running for president.

49 posted on 02/21/2010 5:11:20 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: FreeAtlanta
I concur, When i saw Oreilly keep pushing on that single issue in the interview, I realized he may be intentionally aiding a coordinated effort to discredit birthers. No other explanation at this time. We dont get cable so i was never
one to follow him or bek or other Fox talkers. I only hear
about what he says when commented on FR. I know his conservative credentials were questioned at least as far back as Hurricane Katrina and support of gun confiscation.
50 posted on 02/21/2010 5:46:23 AM PST by urtax$@work (The best kind of memorial is a Burning Memorial.........)
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