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Arizona "Birther" Bill Dismissed by White House, Slammed by Critics
CBS ^ | 4/21/10 | Stephanie Condon

Posted on 04/21/2010 11:40:54 AM PDT by pissant

Kyrsten Sinema, a Democratic representative in the Arizona state legislature, said the "birther bill" recently advanced in the Arizona House would make the state "the laughing stock of the nation." Reaction to the legislation indicates people agree.

The Arizona House of Representatives on Monday voted 31 - 22 to advance a bill that would require Arizona's secretary of state to review a presidential candidate's birth certificate before that candidate could get on the ballot in the state.

The Arizona Republic reports, "The legislation originated from a fringe group that believes President Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States and therefore ineligible to be president."

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The MSM is circling the wagons around their fraudulent gay marxist hero.
1 posted on 04/21/2010 11:40:54 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Come on AZ - get it passed. Then we need to get a few others.


2 posted on 04/21/2010 11:43:12 AM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain & Graham = La Raza's favorite Senators)
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To: pissant

Hmm ... CBS story here, and a CNN story with the same bent earlier this morning ... Couldn’t possibly be any of that MSM collusion, could it?


3 posted on 04/21/2010 11:43:20 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: pissant

What’s so laughable about a state wanting to review a candidate’s birth certificate before they put them on the ballot in that state? Seems like due dilligence to me.


4 posted on 04/21/2010 11:43:40 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: pissant

If upholding the law makes you a laughing stock it’s a sorry state of affairs.


5 posted on 04/21/2010 11:45:09 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: pissant

The ridiculous Mainstream Leftist Media is repeating the same old lines to protect the Marxist Muslim Messiah (mmm...mmm...mmm).

Funny, the New York Times was all about finding McAmnesty’s birth certificate.

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/04/28/senate-deals-with-mccains-citizenship/


6 posted on 04/21/2010 11:46:42 AM PDT by wac3rd (Prepare for the November 2010 Tsunami)
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To: pissant
"Arizona "Birther" Bill Dismissed by White House, Slammed by Critics"

Why doesn't the white house dispatch this issue by releasing all the records? Most transparent administration indeed.
7 posted on 04/21/2010 11:46:44 AM PDT by JoSixChip (You think your having a bad day?.....Somewhere out there is a Mr. Pelosi!)
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To: pissant

Since Washington sees no problem with this, I guess we can assume that if other states did the same thing, they wouldn’t mind?


8 posted on 04/21/2010 11:47:20 AM PDT by RC2
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To: JennysCool

Gibbs sent out the Obama Pony Express with the latest talking points.


9 posted on 04/21/2010 11:47:30 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: pissant

I want the “scoffers” and critics to explain to me

what exactly is wrong with confirming the CONSTITUTIONAL ELIGIBILITY of any candidate before they are put on the ballot.


10 posted on 04/21/2010 11:47:45 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: pissant

Basically STFU you Pantywaist pissant president. Show the damn long form of the birth certificate. When I went into the military in 1982 I had to show my birth certificate to enter. When I was discharged with 100% disability for being in Lebanon, I had to show the birth certificate again. When I worked for the United States Postal Service birth certificate was required. When I worked for the US census in 1990 I had to show the birth certificate. basically I am sick and tired of the millions being spent to defend the non release of the damn birth certificate. His mother should have thrown away the baby and kept the afterbirth


11 posted on 04/21/2010 11:48:11 AM PDT by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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To: RC2

A full educational and professional resume with supporting proof would be a good addition to such a law as well.


12 posted on 04/21/2010 11:48:37 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: RC2

Will the “scoff” at it once he tries to get on the AZ ballot for 2012?


13 posted on 04/21/2010 11:48:56 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: pissant
Why in the world would anyone, especially a sitting President of the United States, be opposed to a State enacting a procedure to ensure that future candidates for President meet the Constitution's standard for eligibility?

Say what?

That's like someone in the NFL getting mad that the league tightens up on its free agent procedures for future free agents.

Say what?

That's like someone getting mad that a college establishes a procedure to make sure that students are citizens, and therefore eligible for certain types of admission and funding status. Oh, wait, the White House DID get mad, and DOJ did sue a college for requiring proof of citizenship:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2496829/posts

14 posted on 04/21/2010 11:49:15 AM PDT by fightinJAG (Sic semper tyrannis! Stop spending. Starve the beast.)
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To: pissant

“would require Arizona’s secretary of state to review a presidential candidate’s birth certificate”
*********************

The regime is shooting for 50 progressive secretaries of state, whether this bill goes down or not.


15 posted on 04/21/2010 11:49:15 AM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: pissant; JennysCool; MEGoody; SWAMPSNIPER

By CBS and CNN logic, the Constitution must be a “birther” document as well.


16 posted on 04/21/2010 11:49:21 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: antceecee

the = they!


17 posted on 04/21/2010 11:49:24 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: MEGoody

Hey, I’m going to have to show a certified copy of my birth certificate when I renew my Florida driver’s license in 2012. I see no reason the “anointed one” should get a pass on his birth certificate to become President of the United States.


18 posted on 04/21/2010 11:49:41 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Impeach Zerobama and his band of Commie Czars.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

http://wethepeopleusa.ning.com/profiles/blogs/lt-walter?...
CHECK THIS OUT


19 posted on 04/21/2010 11:49:42 AM PDT by manonCANAL
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To: pissant

I love how the Arizona Republic is quoted as the source explaining the motivation behind the legislation. That’s like the LA Times quoting the NY Times as a source. The law would apply to all and would help prevent “birther” type conspiracy theories in the future. How would this be a bad idea?

I’m proud of my state this week. (I doubt Hayworth can unseat McCain but he will have my vote)


20 posted on 04/21/2010 11:50:36 AM PDT by phxdan
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To: MrB

Exactly.

What if AZ came out and said, for example, we absolutely believe Obambi is a natural born citizen and eligible to be Prez, but we sure don’t want this controversy to crop up again in the future, so we’re enacting a procedure to protect our state and our ballot from this?

What in the world is objectionable to Obambi about this, hmm?


21 posted on 04/21/2010 11:50:58 AM PDT by fightinJAG (Sic semper tyrannis! Stop spending. Starve the beast.)
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To: pissant
So, the bill says:
The Arizona House of Representatives on Monday voted 31 - 22 to advance a bill that would require Arizona's secretary of state to review a presidential candidate's birth certificate before that candidate could get on the ballot in the state.

It's as if asking for someone's birth certificate is some intrusive measure.

For Pete's sake, both my kids had to have their birth certificates to play in the local soccer league!

Doesn't seem like a big hurdle that anyone who wants to be president should have to meet.

Me thinks thou doth protest too much.

22 posted on 04/21/2010 11:52:52 AM PDT by mattdono (A REAL soldier of the People encourages men to be self-reliant & independent, not rely on government)
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To: JoSixChip
“Why doesn't the white house dispatch this issue by releasing all the records? Most transparent administration indeed.”

Because the White House does not want this to go away. They want the media to think the “birthers” are looneys like the ones who believed 9/11 was done by the Government (Bush). And, guess what, it is working. People are getting all worked up over this, and he may or may not have been born here, but the bottom line is the more energy and money people put into this the more the media ties the Tea Bag movement and other dissent to this...

23 posted on 04/21/2010 11:53:04 AM PDT by martinidon
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To: Frantzie
Come on AZ - get it passed. Then we need to get a few others.

All it takes is ONE. Can you imagine the eruption if a major party candidate simply didn't appear on the ballot of ANY state in the Union?

24 posted on 04/21/2010 11:54:00 AM PDT by Terabitten ("Don't retreat. RELOAD!!" -Sarah Palin)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

You said it all...


25 posted on 04/21/2010 11:55:24 AM PDT by Irenic
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To: pissant

keep the pressure on, it will start to become more mainstream to question why a simple request is fought so hard.


26 posted on 04/21/2010 11:56:00 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: pissant
I just sent this.

ksinema@azleg.gov

Representative Sinema,

Why would insuring that constitutional standards are met make Arizona a laughing stock? The U.S. Constitution is the law, isn't it? Is the Constitution now a laughing stock?

I don't find it funny at all, do you?

Robert xxxxxxx

27 posted on 04/21/2010 11:56:19 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: pissant
Hope other States will follow. Love the 'snits' and even condemnations. Eventually, more WILL wonder why; Obama does not just show the BC.

BC - it is a big deal.

28 posted on 04/21/2010 11:56:28 AM PDT by cricket (We cannot allow the 'man who would be king' to be one!/No demon-no demonization. . .)
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To: hondact200

For God’s sake, you have to show a birth certificate to even get your child in school or play little league.

Why is this guy so above the laws that we all have to obey?


29 posted on 04/21/2010 11:57:48 AM PDT by Bullish (Light skinned with no negro dialect (unless I want one))
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To: pissant

It would be soooooo easy to make this go away by showing the real birth certificate.............I can. He can ‘t...............


30 posted on 04/21/2010 11:58:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: fightinJAG

Your impeccable logic is above reproach.....and the WH might just tumble into the trap.

The clueless MSM not far behind;) LOL!!!!


31 posted on 04/21/2010 11:59:26 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption)
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To: Frantzie
It may only take 1 state to make the point. What would be the reaction if Obama were to run for re-election without applying for ballot access in even 1 state? Wouldn't it be a tacit admission that there was something that Obama wanted hidden?

Obama is upping the ante when his Media minions start applying the ‘birther’ terminology to a state legislative body.

32 posted on 04/21/2010 11:59:46 AM PDT by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: hondact200

Thank you for your service!

How about this: In the early 1980’s my parents had to get a birth certificate for me TO PLAY LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL!!!

Soetoro is a foreign national imposter, period.


33 posted on 04/21/2010 11:59:54 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Paul Ryan/Greg Abbott in 2012.)
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To: sodpoodle

From your lips to God’s ears!


34 posted on 04/21/2010 12:04:23 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Sic semper tyrannis! Stop spending. Starve the beast.)
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To: fightinJAG

Lefties would call it an “arbitrary rule” -

they call any rule that hinders their agenda
either “archaic” or “arbitrary” etc.


35 posted on 04/21/2010 12:05:21 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: pissant; antceecee
Antceecee posted this on another thread: "Funny how their only defense is to attack those who seek to have candidates be properly vetted as 'birthers'."

That really hit home, because even though the "royalty" in the White House is trying to "dismiss" the bill, they know the pressure is mounting.

And, as Pissant said, "the MSM is circling the wagons...". I'm guessing they are the "critics" mentioned in the headline.

Well the dogs that holler loudest are the ones hardest bitten.

If the kenyan had nothing to hide, and Arizona was demanding a COLB, he would have said "Sure, how many copies do you need?"

But, he doesn't...he just keeps spending more money - over $2 million to date - to hide it (probably our tax money, too.).

Now they love to pee on our shoes and tell us "it's raining", but that dog won't hunt...they don't hold an exclusive franchise on common sense and common sense would dictate to someone who just returned from Mars that something fishy is going on in DC.

The White House Limp Wrister is starting to remind me of "The Kingfish", on the old "Amos 'n' Andy" show of the 50's. "The Kingfish" was the king of fraudulent deals, always pulling a fast one on dim-witted Andy. I remember he sold him a formula for "invisible glass", and a "new home" that was just the front for a movie set.

The "kingobama" sells us a bag of goods everyday, and boy do we pay through the nose to get it...usually we don't get a say-so with his trained seals in the Congress balancing his balls on their noses.

When this fraud finally sees the light of day - and it will - it will make the global warming scam look like little George Washington cutting down the cherry tree. It will have world-wide repercussions, and serious ones at that.

He has "moved out of the way" for Putin to make a comeback, for Achmadinnerjacket to find new, nuke, parts, and for Hezbollah to advance on Israel. It will be like giving the "moocher" class in America, new "entitlements"...they will be hard to take away. The next President - if their is one after the obama coup - will have his/her hands full straightening out the mess obama is creating in world affairs.

barack to the future


36 posted on 04/21/2010 12:06:57 PM PDT by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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The MSM is circling the wagons around their fraudulent gay marxist hero

Yup.
Every single Republican governed state should pass such a bill, especially after we have taken control of more state congresses in November.

37 posted on 04/21/2010 12:07:00 PM PDT by SmokingJoe
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To: pissant
Arizona has several thousand examples of empirical evidence that the United States government does not enforce laws (Illegal Aliens pouring across the border.) It is in Arizona's best interest to ensure that federal laws are followed before deferring to federal sovereignty.
38 posted on 04/21/2010 12:07:33 PM PDT by Bernard (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, Three if by Government)
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To: GOPsterinMA
Thank you for your service!

How about this: In the early 1980’s my parents had to get a birth certificate for me TO PLAY LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL!!!

Soetoro is a foreign national imposter, period.

My niece in Florida had to show her BC to get a driver's learner permit in Florida Yet, the Dims and the media say it is crazy for the President to show his BC to prove his eligibly.

This whole thing stinks to high heaven. Barry is hiding something.
39 posted on 04/21/2010 12:07:57 PM PDT by Ticonderoga34 (Free Obama's Birth Certificate!)
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To: pissant

Seems to me that if he knows he presented his unassailable proof in the last election, their official stance would be “yep, that makes sense. good policy.”

Instead we get screams of “birthers!” Telling, really. Makes them look guilty as sin.


40 posted on 04/21/2010 12:09:38 PM PDT by Raebie (a)
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To: pissant
The legislation originated from a fringe group

Yeah..thats why it passed by an overwhelming majority in the state houses of assembly. That’s “fringe” alright. /sarc

41 posted on 04/21/2010 12:09:41 PM PDT by SmokingJoe
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To: MrB

“Arizona ‘Birther’ Bill Dismissed by White House”

That’s just the point you bastards, the white house won’t be able to dismiss this bill (hopefully it WILL pass).

‘Birther’ is a label of PRIDE...it means you have some degree of moral courage...it means you see the king wears no cloths...it means until HE proves otherwise we have a usurper in the office of president of the united states...it means that the mainstream media (MSNBC, CNN, FOX, you name it) doesn’t work when they refuse to do truthful investigative journalism and instead try to feed the masses sh*&T.

The people of this country must NEVER ALLOW a USURPER regardless of what RACE, CREED, or RELIGION they are.

P.S.: barry soetoro, if you are reading this....i think the KENYANS want their blackmail payment....NOW. Maybe ring up George S. for some temporary financing or donate your nobel peace prize million to the Kenyan SEIU.

barry, this issue is going to break you. you can run but you can’t hide. you can fool most of the people all of the time, but you will never, never fool everyone.

Keep an eye out for Lt. Col. Lakin. If there is no court martial(and thus DISCOVERY of vital documents), then there should be an invasion by the people on washington d.c. because something is MOST DEFINITELY WRONG. You swept Cook under the rug and ruined his life...but you won’t get away with that on Congressional Medal of Honor winner Lakin! You sick fr&*^king bastards.


42 posted on 04/21/2010 12:10:54 PM PDT by woops
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To: pissant
A very clever way to bring out the BC before the next election.

Kudos to them if they get it passed.

43 posted on 04/21/2010 12:11:29 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: wac3rd

Then let the MSM come up with a VALID document of birth for BO, whether from Kenya or anywhere in the US. Until that time, they should keep their mouths shut.


44 posted on 04/21/2010 12:12:51 PM PDT by 353FMG (What can Islam possibly contribute to America other than its destruction?)
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To: MrB

Yeah, then I say, see you in court, buddy! Let’s see how “arbitrary” it is to uphold the Constitution. Even if AZ’s procedure needed to be tweaked, how would that happen? The SCOTUS would have to provide clarity and guidance on what, exactly, constitutes a “qualified” person under the Constitution.

It’s all good!


45 posted on 04/21/2010 12:13:55 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Sic semper tyrannis! Stop spending. Starve the beast.)
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To: pissant

I like this idea.


46 posted on 04/21/2010 12:17:12 PM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=taxes delayed")
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To: pissant

Kyrsten Sinema IS the laughing stock of the Arizona Legislature! She can’t pass by a microphone without making some stupid comment.


47 posted on 04/21/2010 12:19:20 PM PDT by PhxRising
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To: MEGoody
Kyrsten Sinema, a Democratic representative in the Arizona state legislature, said the "birther bill" recently advanced in the Arizona House would make the state "the laughing stock of the nation."

The typical humiliate and belittle the opponent approach. What amazes me is how well this tactic seems to work, that birthers are the nutty fringe even though Obama refuses to show his birth certificate.

48 posted on 04/21/2010 12:20:40 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: pissant

A local morning AM talk show host related a story about his 89 yo father who is a WWII vet. He was born at home and got a BC a year or so later issued by a hospital. That was not good enough for the State dept to issue him a passport. The family offered his service records, no again. The State dept then asked for baptismal records...again not good enough since they were in Latin. The church has offered to issue a translation and that is were it sits right now.

An 89 yo war hero just wants to go to Italy with his son an he is put through heck. Yet the SOB occupying the WH puts up a fuss about a simple piece of paper. I would love to see him apply for a driver’s license in FL.


49 posted on 04/21/2010 12:21:13 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: woops

This guy will cut loose when he is cornered.
He can’t keep up that cool facade.

You can see it in his eyes. There’s an ANGRY man with a chip on his shoulder lurking beneath the surface.


50 posted on 04/21/2010 12:24:25 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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