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Barack Obama jokes about ‘birther’ debate
yahoo ^ | 3/9/11 | Rachel Rose Hartman

Posted on 03/09/2011 5:42:48 PM PST by Nachum

President Obama, speaking at a fundraising event Tuesday in Boston, made light of the "birther" conspiracy debate about whether he was really born in Hawaii.

I think there's nothing -- there's no weakness in us trying to reach out and seeing if we can find common ground. Now, there are going to be times where we can't. I was born in Hawaii, what can I say? I mean, I just... I can't change those facts.

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KEYWORDS: barack; birthcertificate; birther; certifigate; hawaii; jokes; naturalborncitizen; obama
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Kenya get the joke? Kenya hear it? Can't hear him ... Kenya?
1 posted on 03/09/2011 5:42:57 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
I was born in Hawaii, what can I say? I mean, I just... I can't change those facts.

So prove it.

2 posted on 03/09/2011 5:45:52 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (Had God not driven man from the Garden of Eden the Sierra Club surely would have.)
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To: Nachum
Kenyanesian Economics from a likely non-citizen from a lifetime of finessing nationality/ethnicity/religion.
3 posted on 03/09/2011 5:45:57 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

Don’t say anything, just give permission to have your original long for birth certificate released.


4 posted on 03/09/2011 5:46:30 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Nachum

And he gets Birtherism back in the news to benefit... Barrack Hussein Obama.


6 posted on 03/09/2011 5:50:12 PM PST by WinOne4TheGipper (If the Klan killed 60% of black babies, it would be genocide, when the left does it, its "choice".)
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To: All

Well, it looks as though more of the “proof” of obama’s birth in Honolulu is garbage.
Turns out the birth index page for obama is missing one important feature. “It’s a date”. Unlike all other indexes from Hawaii, only obama’s page has this index feature missing.

http://myveryownpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/06/its-a-date


7 posted on 03/09/2011 5:51:04 PM PST by Ladysforest
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To: Nachum

Prove it scumbag.


8 posted on 03/09/2011 5:54:47 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Nachum

I have a two-foot pecker, what can I say ? I mean, I just... I can’t change those facts.


9 posted on 03/09/2011 5:56:02 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Ladysforest
A Show Me The Long-Form BC BTTT Ping!
PING-WIMPY-CLAPPER2sm
Zer0 - A National Embarrassment

10 posted on 03/09/2011 5:56:32 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Nachum

“...born in Hawaii, what can I say? I mean, I just... I can’t change those facts.”

So what “facts” can or has he changed?
A good liar generally has some truth built into the lie.


11 posted on 03/09/2011 5:56:53 PM PST by texteacher
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To: Nachum
Kenya




12 posted on 03/09/2011 5:57:42 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Nachum
"I was born in Hawaii"

And it took millions of dollars and a few dozen lawyers to provide nothing to speak of? He's gonna get in trouble with this.

13 posted on 03/09/2011 6:00:30 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Nachum

Anyone else think it’s interesting that he’s referred to this several times recently (with the requisite Alinsky ridicule, of course), after being silent on the issue for so long?


14 posted on 03/09/2011 6:03:13 PM PST by Bronzewound
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To: rlmorel

HAH - you crack me up


15 posted on 03/09/2011 6:04:41 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: fieldmarshaldj
I have a two-foot pecker, what can I say ? I mean, I just... I can’t change those facts.

Me too. Makes a good divider in the grocery check out line, right?

16 posted on 03/09/2011 6:08:10 PM PST by Bronzewound
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To: Nachum
Birth Certificate; Obama's shame
17 posted on 03/09/2011 6:08:26 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Bronzewound

Very interesting indeed.


18 posted on 03/09/2011 6:12:22 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
There is a name for a phenom - so to speak - whereby, analysis shows that people who lie - actually do tell the truth - somewhere in their conversation or somehow, allude to it. Have noticed this with Obama who is a class liar; but still, the truth does have a way of 'outing itself' in his conversation. (Clinton, too; whose career hinged on his lying; was consistent with this MO).

Odd; amid the controversey; he expresses the truth of the matter; in his denial. But he is so close, where Obama offers that he cannot change the facts. (Cannot/will not. ..change the facts - that have been changed.)

Keep saying I will start the list of "truth outings' albeit embedded in a lie; or the lie. . .embedded in the truth; how/which 'ever'. ; as hear this often; but of course; that has not happened.

20 posted on 03/09/2011 6:20:16 PM PST by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . . .and Obama, not made in the USA either.. .)
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To: texteacher

Exactly. I suspect that he was born in Hawaii; it’s what else his BC says that he doesn’t want to be known. Could be several things, but the most likely is that he was adopted by Lolo Sotero, his BC was changed to reflect that, and....he isn’t who he says he is.


21 posted on 03/09/2011 6:20:32 PM PST by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: SuzyQue

“born in Hawaii” is a clintonism here. Here the problem is the definition of “born in”. If you are a resident of Hawaii, but born somewhere else, one can make a silly semantic argument that so long as Hawaii recognizes you as of “Hawaiian birth” you are somehow born “in” Hawaii. Cute, real cute.


22 posted on 03/09/2011 6:28:29 PM PST by bioqubit
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To: SuzyQue

Releasing it might change the argument more in the direction of in what fashion did Barry S0etor0 become an American again. It may not be so much what it says but what doors it opens.


23 posted on 03/09/2011 6:34:04 PM PST by omega4179
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To: omega4179

“...what doors it opens.”

“Doors”...spelled: P-a-n-d-o-r-a-’s B-o-x


24 posted on 03/09/2011 6:44:22 PM PST by GGMac ((lesson learned re Obie: parse every sentence, every word, every gesture.))
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To: Nachum
At the White House door...Knock Knock

Barack, "Who's there?"

Kenya

Soetoro, "Kenya Who?"

Kenya find the Birth Certificate, Yet?

angery, Obama, "Knock it off Rahm!"

25 posted on 03/09/2011 6:46:44 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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To: omega4179

Agreed. And, it gives him the opportunity to make fun of those who question WHERE he was born - because that’s not the issue.


26 posted on 03/09/2011 6:46:44 PM PST by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: Nachum
what can I say?

Someone pointed out on an earlier thread that it is like he wants to tell the truth, but he is caught and trapped in the lie.

27 posted on 03/09/2011 6:49:03 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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To: Bronzewound

It’s a distraction to his failed foreign policy in Libya.


28 posted on 03/09/2011 6:58:10 PM PST by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: Inyo-Mono

I was born in Hawaii, what can I say? I mean, I just... I can’t change those facts.

So prove it.

Exactly...if you can’t (or refuse to) prove it (”those facts”) then it’s just a theory until proven factual or false...my gut tells me your hiding something that’s going to show your riding on a fat lie...time will tell...time will tell...


29 posted on 03/09/2011 6:58:22 PM PST by Hotdog
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To: Nachum

Hillary would cackle nervously when she told a joke that was too close to the truth.


30 posted on 03/09/2011 7:02:40 PM PST by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Nachum

He’s mocking the truth.

Remember: “God will not be mocked forever”
- T. Jefferson


31 posted on 03/09/2011 7:05:01 PM PST by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Finalapproach29er

Do not be deceived. God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sews. Galatians 6:7


32 posted on 03/09/2011 7:15:18 PM PST by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: Bronzewound

” Anyone else think it’s interesting that he’s referred to this several times recently (with the requisite Alinsky ridicule, of course), after being silent on the issue for so long? “

I do.
This may also be the first time that Barry himself has actually
spoken the words “ I was born in Hawaii.”
Interesting that he stopped there and didn’t go further and name the hospital.....
Will any in the media ask the obvious follow up question about the specific hospital
since he brought up the subject ?
Some might, but, they won’t get an answer.
His statement was bizarrely blurted out during a discussion of ways that Republicans and Democrats can find common ground.
Most elected Republicans actually give Barry the benefit of the doubt or say they believe him or believe
the state of Hawaii ( actually it was just Chiyome Fukino who said this in one statement and naturally she didn’t provide
any supporting documentation )
so I don’t know why he brought this up in discussing partisan politics.
Must be on his mind a lot.


33 posted on 03/09/2011 7:19:24 PM PST by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: Nachum
Is Being a Born Citizen of the United States of Sufficient Citizenship Status to be President of the United States and Commander in Chief of Our Military? The Founders and Framers Emphatically Decided It Was Not!
34 posted on 03/09/2011 7:25:52 PM PST by Godebert
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Bawhahahahah got JD Single Barrel running out my nose, and it burns.
35 posted on 03/09/2011 7:44:02 PM PST by Hotmetal (Live your life to the fullest with no regrets.)
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To: Bronzewound

36 posted on 03/09/2011 7:49:29 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Wild Irish Rogue
Must be on his mind a lot.

I would imagine it is. Also, I remember, as his first act, after becoming president, he wrote a letter to one of the hospitals in Hawaii proclaiming it to be his birthplace. So written, but perhaps not spoken before.

37 posted on 03/09/2011 7:51:23 PM PST by Bronzewound (When radicals begin to follow rules, don't they become conformists?)
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To: Nachum

Barry Dunham was born in CANADA, registered in HI, spent his first year in Seattle.


38 posted on 03/09/2011 7:53:42 PM PST by train
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Obama is Canadian
39 posted on 03/09/2011 7:57:02 PM PST by train
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To: Nachum

The location is not the issue. The real problem is that
he wasn’t born. He was hatched.


40 posted on 03/09/2011 8:01:46 PM PST by rfp1234 (Le Parti du The'. Ne marchez pas sur moi!)
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To: Nachum

Soebarkah’s taking a pounding in the yahoo comment section.

Thats the funny part!!!


41 posted on 03/09/2011 8:34:43 PM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: Nachum

There’s an easy way to stop all of the talk. I guess he doesn’t want to do it the easy way.

Or, he can’t.


42 posted on 03/09/2011 8:40:14 PM PST by RocketMan1 (The Revolution has begun.)
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To: PA-RIVER

Wow! I just checked the comments over at Yahoo.

You are right. Barry is taking a pounding in the comments. I went through several pages of comments and there was not even one comment defending him.

Again...Wow!


43 posted on 03/09/2011 8:59:30 PM PST by wintertime
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OOPS,

Need to correct. I posted;

Well, it looks as though more of the “proof” of obama’s birth in Honolulu is garbage.
Turns out the birth index **page** for obama is missing one important feature. “It’s a date”. Unlike all other indexes from Hawaii, only obama’s page has this index feature missing.

http://myveryownpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/06/its-a-date

I should have made clear that the date range was missing from all of the pages viewed in that 1960-1964 Birth Index book, not just the one that obama is entered on.

I apologize for any confusion.


44 posted on 03/09/2011 9:55:19 PM PST by Ladysforest
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To: WinOne4TheGipper
And he gets Birtherism back in the news to benefit... Barrack Hussein Obama.

Someone gets it! I wish more did.

45 posted on 03/09/2011 11:59:11 PM PST by newzjunkey
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To: Nachum

What may be the most damning info is his age. He only missed Hawaii becoming a state by two years if he was born in 61. If he’s two years older, then no one can argue that he’s eligible to be Potus.


46 posted on 03/10/2011 12:14:48 AM PST by Crucial
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To: Sioux-san

Hey, and I’m not even the PRESIDENT...talent INDEED.


47 posted on 03/10/2011 3:12:00 AM PST by rlmorel (How to relate to Liberals? Take a Conservative, remove all responsibility...logic...)
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To: Wild Irish Rogue
"...This may also be the first time that Barry himself has actually spoken the words “ I was born in Hawaii..."

Actually, I just finished reading his book "Dreams From My Father" (or as some people call it, "Dreams From Bill Ayers") and he does make that statement in the book. The fact remains, he has not proven it.

48 posted on 03/10/2011 3:16:22 AM PST by rlmorel (How to relate to Liberals? Take a Conservative, remove all responsibility...logic...)
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To: Inyo-Mono
I was born in Hawaii, what can I say? I mean, I just... I can't change those facts.

So prove it.

******

Dear Obama, maybe you yourself "can't change those facts", but many of us are wondering if grandma and grandpa Dunham and your mother "played" around a little bit with the facts about where and when you were born.

So what do you think, Obama? Did grandma and grandpa and your mother play around---maybe a little bit---with the facts of your birth?

For instance, were you really born in a hospital in Hawaii as you claim?

You see, I'm sorry to say but many of us have our doubts about your birth hospital, and we won't be sure that you were born in a Hawaii hospital until you allow Hawaii to release a copy of your long form birth certificate, the one that former high-ranking official, Fukino, claims she looked at, and the same long form birth certificate that the newly-elected governor of Hawaii seems to have difficulty finding recently.

49 posted on 03/10/2011 7:27:02 AM PST by john mirse
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To: john mirse

Dear Obama, maybe you yourself “can’t change those facts”, but many of us are wondering if grandma and grandpa Dunham and your mother “played” around a little bit with the facts about where and when you were born.

So what do you think, Obama? Did grandma and grandpa and your mother play around-—maybe a little bit-—with the facts of your birth?

For instance, were you really born in a hospital in Hawaii as you claim?

You see, I’m sorry to say but many of us have our doubts about your birth hospital, and we won’t be sure that you were born in a Hawaii hospital until you allow Hawaii to release a copy of your long form birth certificate, the one that former high-ranking official, Fukino, claims she looked at, and the same long form birth certificate that the newly-elected governor of Hawaii seems to have difficulty finding recently.


Dear John,
I won’t be releasing any long form. That would undermine my political strategy of forcing all the leading Republican candidates who might run against me to go on record as either birthers or non-birthers. Those that identify with the birther movement will then be demonized and ridiculed by my campaign operatives.

If you’re playing political poker and you’re holding an ace in the hole, do you show it early? I don’t think so, John!
I know that no one who cares about my birth certificate would ever vote for me, so why should I appease my political enemies?

Why do you think that I had my buddy Governor Abercrombie call off his investigation for my long form and get with the program?

We love it when we can get Republicans to carry our water for us on this issue. Why just last week, we got Governor Sarah Palin to call the birther movement “distracting” and “annoying.” Thanks Governor Palin!

We prefer to let former Republican Governor of Hawaii, Linda Lingle’s statement stand without any comment from us:
“You know, during the campaign of 2008, I was actually in the mainland campaigning for Sen. McCain. This issue kept coming up so much in the campaign, and again I think it’s one of those issues that is simply a distraction from the more critical issues that are facing the country. And so I had my health director, who is a physician by background, go personally view the birth certificate in the birth records of the Department of Health, and we issued a news release at that time saying that the president was, in fact, born at Kapi’olani Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii. And that’s just a fact. And yet people continue to call up and e-mail and want to make it an issue. And I think it’s, again, a horrible distraction for the country by those people who continue this. ... It’s been established. He was born here.”

Very truly yours,
Barack Hussein Obama II
President of the United States


50 posted on 03/10/2011 9:59:47 AM PST by jamese777
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