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Romney to Trump: Obama Doesn't Need a Birth Certificate
Forbes ^ | 04/12/2011 | DANIEL FREEDMAN

Posted on 04/12/2011 2:35:48 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta

According to Romney family lawyers it doesn't matter if Barack Obama was born in Hawaii, Kenya, or even Paris: Because his mother was an American (and not even Donald Trump questions that), he is eligible to be President....posted using frpa

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This should be good. I wonder if Mitt's Father's Mexican connections has something to do with this. Wasn't he a Mexican citizen?
1 posted on 04/12/2011 2:35:56 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta
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To: FreeAtlanta

Uh...probably. Which is why Mittens made this stupid statement.


2 posted on 04/12/2011 2:37:21 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

If Romney sent this out, he’s toast for sure


3 posted on 04/12/2011 2:37:32 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Romney is wrong. He should not have opened his mouth.


4 posted on 04/12/2011 2:37:42 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: FreeAtlanta

This is why I wouldn’t vote for Romney. Forget his religion. He’s as dumb as a rock. He might have nice hair, but there is nothing underneath it.


5 posted on 04/12/2011 2:37:57 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: FreeAtlanta

6 posted on 04/12/2011 2:38:44 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: FreeAtlanta
Romney to Trump: Obama Doesn't Need a Birth Certificate

Trump to Romney: And You Apparently Don't Need Gonads

7 posted on 04/12/2011 2:39:09 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: FreeAtlanta

1) “Romney to Trump: Obama Doesn’t Need a Birth Certificate”

2) “According to Romney family lawyers....”

— — —

OK which is it? Do Romney’s lawyers always speak for Romney?


8 posted on 04/12/2011 2:39:36 PM PDT by HighWheeler
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To: FreeAtlanta

Yeah, his father was a Mexican.


9 posted on 04/12/2011 2:39:46 PM PDT by Palter (If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it. ~ Mark Twain)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Hey Romney, keep advertising that you are merely another clueless RINO!


10 posted on 04/12/2011 2:40:37 PM PDT by texteacher
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To: FreeAtlanta

I didn’t like Romney before. I like him even less now!


11 posted on 04/12/2011 2:40:59 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: FreeAtlanta
Does Romney say this about Mexicans born in the US? They should be Mexican citizens since their parents are Mexican - huh? What is wrong with this picture - you cannot have it both ways.

Romney doesn't even differentiate between Citizen and NBC?
12 posted on 04/12/2011 2:41:12 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: FreeAtlanta

His mother was not old enough to give her son American citizenship.


13 posted on 04/12/2011 2:41:34 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

I can’t believe anyone likes this man.


14 posted on 04/12/2011 2:41:43 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Romney is really as stupid as I thought. What a freaking moron.


15 posted on 04/12/2011 2:42:05 PM PDT by roylene (Salvation the great Gift of Grace.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
If Barry was born of TWO US CITIZENS, then who is his daddy?

Barry! ...Who's Yo Daddy?

16 posted on 04/12/2011 2:42:05 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: FreeAtlanta

According to the laws at the time of Obama’s birth, it would matter a great deal where he was born.


17 posted on 04/12/2011 2:43:00 PM PDT by edpc (Tagline under construction: Your American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars at work.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

If Romney’s family lawyers sent this out, he definitely needs some new lawyers.


18 posted on 04/12/2011 2:43:04 PM PDT by Ronin ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves" -- Bertrand de Jouve)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Habla espanol, Willard?


19 posted on 04/12/2011 2:43:04 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: FreeAtlanta

FGS, post a DECENT excerpt.
 
 
 
 

2011 - 4:58 pm | 0 views | 0 recommendations | 0 comments
By DANIEL FREEDMAN
According to Romney family lawyers it doesn’t matter if Barack Obama was born in Hawaii, Kenya, or even Paris: Because his mother was an American (and not even Donald Trump questions that), he is eligible to be President.

The Romney lawyers investigated this question in the 1960s, when Mitt Romney’s father, Governor George Romney of Michigan, was vying for the Republican presidential nomination. George Romney had been born in a Mormon colony in Chihuahua, Mexico, as his grandfather moved there with his wives in the 1880s after polygamy was outlawed in the U.S.

While some opponents nicknamed him “Chihuahua George,” his suitability for the highest office because of his birth was never seriously challenged. The reason his campaign faltered was because of his shift in position on the Vietnam War: He went from being a supporter to opposing it, infamously claiming to have been “brainwashed” by military officials. After that Richard Nixon’s lead in the polls more than doubled. >

 
 
“Chihuahua George”.

Lulz. That's a new one on me. I can see why Mittens would be OK with a Kenyan in the White House. After all, he would have been real happy with a MexiCAN.

20 posted on 04/12/2011 2:44:21 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (A Birther: One who has questions or concerns over the birth of Barry Barack Hussein Soetero Obama)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Romney showing his ignorance. He must be getting his info from Coulter.


21 posted on 04/12/2011 2:44:41 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: FreeAtlanta

Milt Romney (Democrat poser as RINO):

"I think it's important for us to nod to the president when he's right
and to forget that birth certificate issue.
For me too."

22 posted on 04/12/2011 2:45:14 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Those who would repeat the past must control the teaching of history. - Bene Gesserit Coda)
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To: FreeAtlanta
How does Romney know she didn't change her citizenship to Indonesian when she married that Soetoro guy?
Don't both parents have to be US citizens?
23 posted on 04/12/2011 2:45:35 PM PDT by MagnoliaB
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To: FreeAtlanta

Milt Romney - the Magic RINO:
"I'm not running as the Republican view
or a continuation of Republican values.
That's not what brings me to the race.

(Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)



"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
 over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
 to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldn't make any sense at all.""

--  President Ronald Reagan



24 posted on 04/12/2011 2:45:59 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Those who would repeat the past must control the teaching of history. - Bene Gesserit Coda)
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To: SatinDoll

There must be some VERY interesting things going on behind the scenes for someone to say something so stupid at free will. Not to mention the lawyer thing!


25 posted on 04/12/2011 2:46:42 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Evidently he don’t. He got this far without one.


26 posted on 04/12/2011 2:48:07 PM PDT by sport
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To: FreeAtlanta

Geez, I won’t vote for that man. What a RINO.


27 posted on 04/12/2011 2:48:43 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: FreeAtlanta

Hey, Mitt! You don’t need one, either!

Cuz you’ll never be president!


28 posted on 04/12/2011 2:48:58 PM PDT by Red Badger (Mitt Romney: The Harold Stassen of the 21st century........)
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To: FreeAtlanta

STFU Mitt, oh and Rubio’s parents were not US citizens but were from Cuba.

So that covers his statement too.


29 posted on 04/12/2011 2:49:32 PM PDT by stockpirate (Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Wow, Romney is ignorant. You cannot ignore his father’s status, as much as everybody seems to be trying to. BOTH parents have to be U.S. citizens to be natural born.


30 posted on 04/12/2011 2:50:12 PM PDT by nomoremods
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To: JerseyDvl

>> I can’t believe anyone likes this man.

I don’t dislike him as a human being.

I just wish he’d STFU on subjects to which he has nothing productive to add. Which includes essentially every facet of governance and politics.

And I DAMN SURE don’t want him as my President.


31 posted on 04/12/2011 2:50:49 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: TexasCajun

I like that chart.

I disagree that geographical location of a birth is a qualifying or a disqualifying factor.

A baby born in a foreign country to parents in Service to the USA is not eligible in this chart. That is absurd.

That a baby born in the USA despite citizenship of parents is automatically a citizen is also absurd.


32 posted on 04/12/2011 2:51:07 PM PDT by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: FreeAtlanta

I remember looking through the relevant laws on the passing on of citizenship through birth and I do not think that Obama’s mother was old enough at the time he was born to pass along citizenship.


33 posted on 04/12/2011 2:52:25 PM PDT by rob777
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To: FreeAtlanta

I have heretofore said nothing about Romney because he’s irrelevant. However, because the media is pretending he isn’t irrelevant at the moment, it might be a service to remind any interested parties that Romney is, insofar as the presidency is concerned, a non-entity and will never be president no matter what his polls say.


34 posted on 04/12/2011 2:52:52 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (You is what you am.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Heads up. Bill O'Reilly tonight says he did an investigation "and no doubt concluded" Obama's 1980 service reg. card is legit.

BOR is in full pushback mode since Trump made a fool of him.

35 posted on 04/12/2011 2:53:19 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: FreeAtlanta

You will find a picture of Mitt Romney in the dictionary where the entry for “chickensh*t” is listed.


36 posted on 04/12/2011 2:53:19 PM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Ronin

“If Romney’s family lawyers sent this out, he definitely needs some new lawyers.”

Sorry, all the “family” needs is enough friends on the jury.

;-(


37 posted on 04/12/2011 2:53:30 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Oh Lord....do we have ONE Republican who isn’t a total asshat? Just ONE!!!!

Personally I think Allen West is our only hope.


38 posted on 04/12/2011 2:53:33 PM PDT by Sporke (USS-Iowa BB-61)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Romney’s not trying to score points with Tea Party people. His target market is the non-political white person. He has the Tea Party for the same reason Obama has blacks. Now it’s up to the Tea Party to suck it up and help him get elected so that the country isn’t subjected to another 4 years of Democratic leadership in the WH, not vice versa. His target is the unaffected white person. This person doesn’t want a whiff of conspiracy in his talk. He wants “normalcy”.


39 posted on 04/12/2011 2:53:33 PM PDT by kinghorse
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To: FreeAtlanta
What is it with Romney? Always DEFENDING Obama
and attacking the GOP candidates (and their children).

Romney is nothing but a sociopath.


Late in October, The American Spectator's The Prowler revealed:
"Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers…
have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election.
'Sarah Palin is a lightweight, she won't be the first, not even the third, person people will think of when it comes to 2012,'
says one former Romney aide…
'The only serious candidate ready to challenge to lead the Republican Party is Mitt Romney.
"Some former Romney aides were behind the recent leaks to media, including CNN, that Governor Sarah Palin was a 'diva' and was going off message intentionally."


"Frum was indeed a critic of Palin, calling her nomination a "huge mistake" during an October 13 (2008, weeks before the election) Early Show appearance."


David Frum: "Two of our most plausible candidates for president in 2012 are leading Mormons: Mitt Romney and Utah governor Jon Huntsman."


David Frum: "I have a lot of regard for Mitt Romney as a man and politician… I will support him without qualm."



Who benefits most from Sanford meltdown? Californian (that's right) Mitt Romney


"Peeking Out From the McCain Wreckage: Mitt Romney"

"Someone's got to say it: IS MITT ROMNEY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBAMA'S VICTORY?"

"Vanity: Team Romney Sabotaged Palin and Continuing to Do So?"

"Romney Supporters Trashing Palin"

"Romney advisors sniping at Palin?"



40 posted on 04/12/2011 2:53:53 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Those who would repeat the past must control the teaching of history. - Bene Gesserit Coda)
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To: Responsibility2nd; FreeAtlanta
FGS, post a DECENT excerpt.

What is wrong with a teaser excerpt?

41 posted on 04/12/2011 2:54:00 PM PDT by EveningStar (Karl Marx is not one of our Founding Fathers.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

[This should be good. I wonder if Mitt’s Father’s Mexican connections has something to do with this. Wasn’t he a Mexican citizen? ]

The Romney clan was in Mejico so they could pursue polygamy, up through the 1920s and perhaps beyond.


42 posted on 04/12/2011 2:54:32 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (HARRY: Money Mob & Influence (See my Expose on Reid on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: FreeAtlanta

i used to be okay with romney. then he started to get annoying. but now he’s just really pissing me off.


43 posted on 04/12/2011 2:54:59 PM PDT by exist
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To: Radix
That a baby born in the USA despite citizenship of parents is automatically a citizen is also absurd.

It may be absurd, but it is the law, i.e., jus solis.

44 posted on 04/12/2011 2:55:14 PM PDT by kabar
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To: FreeAtlanta

Whatever Romney’s other agendas, this argument (Obama is natural-born because of his mother) is exactly what the other side of any legal challenge will argue. I doubt any such case will get anywhere by 2012, but who knows. No matter the results of 2012 it will effectively be moot thereafter.

Given the composition of the Supreme Court, should this question get tried in 2012 I expect the court will back the Romney argument. And some of the conservatives, maybe even most of them, will back Obama. It won’t be close. And that will be that.

Whatever considerations and principles being bandied about here, they are only relevant as part of an argument before the Supremes, not as established law.

The best part of any case that is brought up before the Supremes (unlikely as it may be), will be when Obama will be forced to disclose all the information he has been concealing. I think the outcome would be a foregone conclusion in his favor, but the means of getting it will be embarassing.


45 posted on 04/12/2011 2:55:48 PM PDT by buwaya
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To: FreeAtlanta

46 posted on 04/12/2011 2:56:40 PM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Piss off Romney, you greasy shyster!
47 posted on 04/12/2011 2:57:01 PM PDT by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Team Mitt now senses danger from a surging Donald. They must and will attack from all angles. They cannot allow Mitt to lose potential supporters to The Donald.

That Team Romney is a nasty bunch.


48 posted on 04/12/2011 2:58:17 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Terrorism in nothing more than Kinetic Islam)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Mitt needs to read the immigration laws of the 1960’s which applies to Obama. One can argue that Obama’s US citizenship cannot be taken away by his parent (assuming the court’s rule one US parent is sufficient for citizenship) and Obama has till the age of 21 to reclaim if his adopted father made him an Indonesian citizen. But at that point he is reclassified as natural born to naturalized citizen (even if he is born in Hawaii). Thus Obama has two issues, place of birth and when he re entered the US to live with his grandparents did he get reclassified by the immigration laws of that time as naturalized versus natural born??? According to the laws he should have re entered as a naturalized citizen. Unfortunately all those records are sealed unless someone with standing starts a lawsuit to access it. If Trump becomes a candidate he has standing to sue and see the records and BC.
This lack of legal mechanism is dangerous because if all of the political class (GOP lack of courage, and Dems motivated by ruthless desire to win) can select foreign citizens or underaged charismatic candidates and ignore the US Constitution. Remember if one part of the Constitution can be ignored that means the ruling class can choose to ignore other parts. Before liberals celebrate, remember the sword of abuse can swing either way!!!


49 posted on 04/12/2011 2:58:36 PM PDT by Fee
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To: FreeAtlanta
Technically speaking the Romney clan were illegal aliens in Mexico ~ which is a sort of twist on the more modern situation.

Still, the Romney family lawyer is WRONG.

That's because if we accept that Barak Obama Sr. was the baby daddy, and if he were born in Kenya, then his mother hadn't been a resident of the United States "after the age of 14" to qualify to confer young Barak with citizenship.

That was the 1961 law.

At the same time if Obama's baby daddy was actually Stanley Lee's father, then he's a "natural born citizen" ~ that being the state of the law in 1961.

Men and women were treated differently under the law back then.

Still, if he were born in Canada, there are other permutations on the theme, and if he were born in Washington State rather than Hawaii, we need to know the name of the doctor!

So many riddles; so many enigmas; such a puzzle!

50 posted on 04/12/2011 2:59:41 PM PDT by muawiyah (Make America Safe For Amercans)
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