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Mitt Romney: 'No one's ever asked to see my birth certificate'
The Washington Post ^ | Friday, August 24, 2012 | Felicia Somnez

Posted on 08/24/2012 9:55:43 AM PDT by kristinn

Edited on 08/24/2012 10:15:46 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

COMMERCE, Mich. — Did Mitt Romney make a birther joke?

It sure seemed like it Friday morning as he made remarks before a crowd of more than 10,000 here in Michigan, the state where he was born and raised.

“I love being home, in this place where Ann and I were raised, where both of us were born,” Romney said as his wife, Ann, and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) stood next to him on the podium.

“Ann was born in Henry Ford Hospital, I was born in Harper Hospital. No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate; they know that this is the place where both of us were born and raised,” he said.

Romney actually did release his birth certificate in May.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; birthcertificate; birther; birthers; certifigate; idiot; loser; mi2012; naturalborncitizen; nodiscipline; obama; romney; transparency
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Hehe.
1 posted on 08/24/2012 9:55:49 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

How to be a birther without being a birther...pretty slick. I like it. Much better than McLame.


2 posted on 08/24/2012 9:58:19 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: kristinn

Screams of “RACISM!!!!!!!!” in 5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . . . . .


3 posted on 08/24/2012 9:58:26 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: kristinn

Boom!


4 posted on 08/24/2012 9:58:33 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: All
From CBS News' Jan Crawford via Twitter:

At Romney event, two reactions to his birth certificate joke: reporters gasped--and a crowd of thousands laughed and cheered. 12:48 PM - 24 Aug 12 via Twitter for BlackBerry®

5 posted on 08/24/2012 9:59:01 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn

6 posted on 08/24/2012 10:00:15 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: kristinn

And the obligatory “Governor Romney didn’t mean to imply that President Obama is not a natural born citizen...” retraction will be released by the campaign in three...two...one...


7 posted on 08/24/2012 10:00:56 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: kristinn

“reporters gasped”

In the tank for Hussein.

All of them.


8 posted on 08/24/2012 10:01:14 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: kristinn
reporters gasped--and a crowd of thousands laughed and cheered.

Pretty much sums up the past 4 years. Reporter, er, Democrat shills.
9 posted on 08/24/2012 10:01:51 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: kristinn

I was watching on CSPAN and heard it and ROFLOL!

Kristinn - you do so much and I appreciate all you do. I don’t know if it was your typo or the media’s, but I heard that there was a crowd of 10,000 rather than 1,000 (missing an important 0). When they did a small span of the crowd, looked like more than 1k to me.

Best,
SC


10 posted on 08/24/2012 10:01:57 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: henkster; All
Brief YouTube video of birth certificate comment.
11 posted on 08/24/2012 10:03:04 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn

Probably because Mitt wasn’t born to a teen knocked up by a married foreigner, and his selective service card looks like everyone else’s, and Mitt is the first user of his Social Security Number.


12 posted on 08/24/2012 10:03:10 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Seattle Conservative

I haven’t heard the audio yet- what was the reaction from the crowd?

Point, Romney.


13 posted on 08/24/2012 10:04:44 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Seattle Conservative
Thanks.

Not my typo. Just the Post reporter playing down the crowd size in a way that can be parsed as not dishonest.

14 posted on 08/24/2012 10:05:26 AM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn

I can hear them screaming already . . . Mitt is so negative.

Tell it to Sheriff Joe.


15 posted on 08/24/2012 10:05:58 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: SE Mom
Here's the clip. Check pout the nuns in the back laughing and clapping (those far right wing nuns!) :)

Video Here
16 posted on 08/24/2012 10:06:51 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: kristinn
Just the Post reporter playing down the crowd size in a way that can be parsed as not dishonest.

I noticed that. Like reporting from the Patriot Bucs game tonight: In front of a crowd more than 1,000, Tom Brady...
17 posted on 08/24/2012 10:08:41 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: nhwingut

The best Eye Poke since Moe Howard!


18 posted on 08/24/2012 10:09:46 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: kristinn

19 posted on 08/24/2012 10:10:25 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kristinn

Love it!


20 posted on 08/24/2012 10:11:16 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SE Mom

Rush just played it. Crowd loved it.


21 posted on 08/24/2012 10:11:43 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kristinn

Zing! Hahaha!


22 posted on 08/24/2012 10:13:30 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: kristinn; null and void; LucyT; little jeremiah; azishot

Maybe Romney should have said that his education records are public knowledge and that the accusation of not filing taxes are false because he has a legitimate social security number!


23 posted on 08/24/2012 10:13:43 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: kristinn

Brilliant political move by Romney. Almost Palinesque. This could get all the people in media asking aloud what he was insinuating, and if he was being nativist, anti-Indonesian, etc. This ground has been trod on before, and it doesn’t hurt Romney, and it doesn’t help Obama. It DOES get Akin off of the front page.


24 posted on 08/24/2012 10:14:05 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to watch you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: kristinn

My opinion of Romney just shot up about 100% with that comment!


25 posted on 08/24/2012 10:14:08 AM PDT by Marathoner (GTFO: January 21, 2013)
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To: kristinn

LoL at the OBots.


26 posted on 08/24/2012 10:14:44 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: BenLurkin
“reporters gasped”

OBama press secretaries gasped.

27 posted on 08/24/2012 10:17:59 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: onyx

I’ll go listen to it- off today- folding laundry and stuff..

I really have to take my hat off to him for saying it. I would NOT have expected it (but I wouldn’t have expected him to pick Ryan either).


28 posted on 08/24/2012 10:19:04 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: kristinn
And Obama's sourpuss response:

“Governor Romney’s decision to directly enlist himself in the birther movement should give pause to any rational voter across America,”

Uh, OK.

29 posted on 08/24/2012 10:20:11 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Dr. Sivana
This could get all the people in media asking aloud what he was insinuating, and if he was being nativist, anti-Indonesian, etc.

Which opens the can of worms that the media doesn't want to touch; 0kaka's education records, passport records, SS#, and selective service forgery.

We better stay away from Man Country membership with the Rahmmed Ballerina in Chicago because of the protected group, the LGBT!

0h0m0's goaded communist media may cause him a lot of grief.

30 posted on 08/24/2012 10:21:28 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: Red Steel

I call them his “scribes”.


31 posted on 08/24/2012 10:22:38 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: nhwingut

Thanks:)

I will say this much for Romney. He’s no John McCain! For which we can be grateful.


32 posted on 08/24/2012 10:23:46 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: nhwingut

Didn’t see the nuns first time around...LOL!


33 posted on 08/24/2012 10:24:55 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: kristinn
Of course the obozo deserves to be indicted for defrauding the American people. Once the obozo is officially nominated to be on the dem ticket for president there should be a flood of legal challenges to the states to force them to demand obozo’s legitimate proof of eligibility?
If our laws no longer mean anything then what's the use of holding a damned election?? In fact, if obozo becomes an official candidate, what's the use of having a Congress or a military since they too are obviously complicit in the over throw of this country?
34 posted on 08/24/2012 10:28:17 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: who knows what evil?
Didn’t see the nuns first time around...LOL!

Would not be surprised if they strategically planted to hurt the media's (certain) attempt to paint the crowd a bunch of birther wingnuts - with nuns as part of the mob. LOL!
35 posted on 08/24/2012 10:32:28 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: kristinn
This disgusting Curse on our Nation named Barack Hussein Obama II, aka Barry Soetoro, has a real birth certificate, with his right footprint on it.
All you have to do is look for it.

Here's some critical sources and FACTS.
People can go to www.scribd.com and read their pages 20 thru 32 ,
For those of you who don't know, remember this:
8 Congressional attempts from June 2004 to February 2008 to alter Article II Section 1 Clause 5 of the US Constitution, proves to meRead it for yourself.
Then look at these links.
Just before the 2008 election Barack Obama's election team spent $1.4 million blocking access to all of Obama's records.

Barack Hussein Obama II is UNCONSTITUTIONALLY QUALIFIED.
There were 8 attempts by Democrats to try to "Change the Qualification Rules" BEFORE Obama was elected.
They KNOW Obama's ILLEGAL ... AND .... UNQUALIFIED!

Obama's record is hard to find.
Check this link out Sunday, June 27, 2004 Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate.

Think about this.
Here's something to ponder. Now think about those facts,and statements.
The forgeries I'm aware of, are the three Birth Cretificate Barack Hussein Obama II has forged.
I don't trust evidence put forth by Obama supporters.
The disappearance of too much evidence on Obama is strong enough for me to know that he was born in Kenya.

Read INS DOC FOUND: U.S. CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO ONE EAST AFRICAN-BORN CHILD OF U.S. CITIZEN IN 1961!
The documents provided in that article are very damaging to Obama, and well worth your time.

Most of these early "supporters" of the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF were party to the Communists "spooks".
There's a great volume of history you have to go through to understand this, and it goes back to about 1850.

Read these three articles on one of my earlier post:


Now go back and read The Communist Takeover Of America - 45 Declared Goals.

Are you getting the depth of this Fabian Society takeover?

You wouldn't believe the information here

It's deep, it's ugly, and most people WILL NOT ... CAN NOT ... accept the truth.

Anybody recall a press release telling the masses about federal intelligence notes sent warning police about this cabal?





36 posted on 08/24/2012 10:36:02 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: kristinn
Zing-a-rue!! Go Mittens, go.
There might be hope for you yet, LOL.
37 posted on 08/24/2012 10:42:30 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: kristinn

Did you see the comments? Obamabots head’s are exploding over there. Freepers may want to have some fun with comments of their own.


38 posted on 08/24/2012 10:51:59 AM PDT by PA Engineer (What if the rabbit hole is endless?)
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To: melancholy

Thanks, mel. Heard this on Rush’s show and immediately thought it’d be on FR FAST! He and Ryan should repeat it often and maybe throw in a sprinkling of education records, taxes, SS#, etc.!!


39 posted on 08/24/2012 10:58:32 AM PDT by azishot (When your life is on the line, lead is worth more than gold.)
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To: nhwingut

Indeed...the Southern Poverty Law Center will be keeping an eye on these ‘radical birther nuns’...


40 posted on 08/24/2012 11:02:38 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: kristinn
Excerpted from CNN article about this story.

"Obama's long-form birth certificate was released by the White House in 2011. It showed he was born in a Hawaii hospital on August 4, 1961. Only "natural born" citizens of the United States are eligible to be president. "

Sure CNN if you want "to believe" it is real.

41 posted on 08/24/2012 11:09:32 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: kristinn

That’s funny.


42 posted on 08/24/2012 11:15:41 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Red Steel
Excerpted from CNN article about this story.

Quick response team (Holy crap team) in action, LOL.

43 posted on 08/24/2012 11:21:00 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: henkster

And who said Romney didn’t have a sense of humor?


44 posted on 08/24/2012 12:01:02 PM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: kristinn

Liberal thin skin on full display.


45 posted on 08/24/2012 12:05:29 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: kristinn

46 posted on 08/24/2012 12:09:21 PM PDT by PROCON (I have to vote for WHO?)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

I got a lot of abuse throughout the primaries for my dogged defense of Romney but I stand by my opinion:

With all his material advantages, Mitt Romney is not spending 6 years of his life in seedy motels to lay over for Obama. Unlike John McCain, Romney is determined to be ELECTED president. McCain was content to be NOMINATED for president.

That’s a huge difference.


47 posted on 08/24/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: mwl8787

Indeed, I thought Romney might end up running a campain like Juan McLame. I think Romney and his handlers learned a lot from the 2008 campaign.

Keep up the jabs Romney :-)


48 posted on 08/24/2012 12:41:26 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: kristinn
reporters Obama supporters gasped
49 posted on 08/24/2012 12:43:01 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Barak Obama’s reelection should give pause to any rational voter across America.


50 posted on 08/24/2012 12:49:13 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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