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  • 7 Stars Speaking Out Against Donald Trump

    04/25/2011 4:33:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 25, 2011 | Staff
    Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro and even Glenn Beck are among those distancing themselves from the possible contender for the Republican presidential nomination. It seems these days Donald Trump is ruffling the feathers of more than a few in Hollywood. The Celebrity Apprentice star, real estate mogul and possible contender for the Republican presidential nomination has upset several celebrities over his "birther" comments related to President Barack Obama, calling his birth certificate into question. Here are seven who have had harsh words for the outspoken billionaire: 1. Jerry Seinfeld: The actor-comedian last week pulled out of a charity event hosted...
  • Hawaii senator questions Obama's true birth father

    04/24/2011 1:22:43 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 276 replies
    WND ^ | April 23, 2011 | WND
    The lone Republican in the Hawaii State Senate told a radio interviewer today he believes "the real issue" stopping Barack Obama from releasing his long-form birth certificate is something the president has to hide, perhaps even the name of his actual birth father. Hawaii State Sen. Sam Slom further told the host of "Aaron Klein Investigative Radio" on WABC 770 AM in New York City that so long as Obama refuses to be transparent about his past, questions about the president's birth remain "a legitimate issue." "My particular point of view – and why I haven't identified myself as a...
  • Dems Use Birth Certificate Issue to Raise Money

    04/23/2011 3:46:27 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 37 replies
    newsmax ^ | 22-april-2011 | Andra Varin
    Democrats may be upset with all the questions about President Barack Obama’s birthplace, but some are starting to use the issue to their advantage. The Democratic Governors Association has sent a fundraising letter asking donors to give money to help stop bills requiring birth certificates for presidential candidates being considered in various red states,
  • Louisiana legislature considers 'birther' bill

    04/22/2011 2:07:33 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 7 replies ^ | April 22, 2011 | CNN Wire Staff
    It's not specifically called a "birther" bill and it doesn't mention President Barack Obama by name, but proposed state legislation in Louisiana appears to be the latest attempt to keep alive arguments over whether Obama can prove he was born in the United States. The proposed Louisiana legislation would require an affidavit to accompany documents, including a birth certificate and a sworn statement that identifies the candidate's place of residence for the preceding 14 years, for someone to quality for the presidential ballot. Similar requirements are set for other offices including Congress. Bill co-sponsor state Sen. A.G. Crowe told CNN's...
  • "Birther" claims force GOP leaders to take a stand

    04/22/2011 12:50:49 PM PDT · by matt1 · 46 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 22, 2011 | CHARLES BABINGTON
    It's the conspiracy theory that won't go away. And it's forcing Republican officials and presidential contenders to pick sides: Do they think Barack Obama was born outside the United States and disqualified to be president? As the Republican candidates tiptoe through the mine field, Democrats are watching. They hope the debate will fire up their liberal base and perhaps tie the eventual GOP nominee to fringe beliefs that swing voters will reject.
  • Representative Ron Paul: Obama's Constitutional Eligibility To Be President Is Irrelevant

    04/22/2011 12:26:07 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 27 replies
    Birther Report ^ | April 21, 2011 | Birther Report
    Video: Ron Paul; Obama's Constitutional Eligibility To Be President Is Irrelevant. The Comment Was Recorded On 4/20/2011...
  • Eric Trump On Obama's Birth: I Have No Idea. I Think There Is Real Question Where He Was Born

    04/22/2011 1:25:30 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 6 replies
    Birther Report ^ | April 21, 2011 | Birther Report
    Snippet via The Daily Caller: Eric Trump on Obama’s birth place: ‘I have no idea. I think there is real question where he was born’ Asked if the president was born in America, Eric Trump said, “Truthfully, I have no idea. I think there is real question. I think my father has pointed out [that] real question. I think, my father just wants answers…He wants definitive answers and I think that’s what he expects from the president.” -Source.
  • Swiftboating President Obama (Partial barf alert)

    04/22/2011 1:22:32 PM PDT · by libstripper · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 22, 2011 | Matthew Continetti
    Why is the ludicrous birther conspiracy theory so widespread? A Public Policy Polling survey this week showed that 48 percent of Iowa Republicans don't believe President Obama was born in the United States. Donald Trump’s potential presidential candidacy has support despite — or maybe because of — his “asking questions” about the president’s actual birthplace. In May, WND Books will publish “Where's the Birth Certificate?,” which, as I write, is No. 2 on The author is Jerome Corsi, the man behind “Unfit for Command” and the “swiftboating” of John Kerry. The connection is important: “Birtherism” may be to the...
  • Why do 3 supporters own Obama's home? Listed as property tax payers for family's Chicago mansion

    04/21/2011 5:40:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    WND ^ | 4/21/11 | Jerome R. Corsi
    This, the first of a series of articles on the Obama home at 5046 S. Greenwood, establishes that three individuals other than Obama are listed in public records as owners and taxpayers on the property. Barack Obama is not among at least three people listed as current owners and taxpayers of the mansion his family calls home in Chicago's upscale Kenwood neighborhood, according to public records. WND reported in December 2008 that William Miceli, the attorney for convicted political operative Tony Rezko and a fundraiser for Obama, owns the Obama home at 5046 S. Greenwood.
  • Grab those remotes. Trump (and) West on Greta - 15 minutes from now

    04/21/2011 6:55:30 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies · 1+ views
    (Greta on Fox vanity)
    Just real quick: Hannity has been on a roll about Trump. He just handed over to Greta for a heads-up, evidently she'll have both Trump and West on her show.
  • Obama's aunt angry at Trump (Now she claims family got letter from BHO Sr. in Hawaii)

    04/11/2011 8:55:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2,183 replies · 1+ views
    WHDH-TV / CNN ^ | April 11, 2011
    BOSTON - Barack Obama's aunt, Zeituni Onyango, says Donald Trump disrespected her family by questioning the president's birthplace. Trump quoted Obama's grandmother when she claimed to have witnessed Barack Obama's birth in Kenya, and Onyango says that is not true.....
  • Pa. 'birther' bill's odds improve, analyst says

    04/21/2011 8:58:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | April 20, 2011 | Brad Bumsted
    HARRISBURG -- State legislation requiring presidential candidates to prove they are natural-born citizens is a political effort aimed at President Obama, a Philadelphia Democrat said today. Rep. Babette Josephs, ranking Democrat on the House State Government Committee, said the bill by Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Cranberry, the committee chairman, isn't needed since Obama says he is an American citizen and has produced documentation. "I believe him myself," said Josephs, who as the chair last session blocked the bill from being considered. Metcalfe has 28 co-sponsors for the bill he said was initiated "in light of the controversy regarding citizenship and public...
  • Fox Business Goes Birther: Alan Keyes On Citizen Vs. Natural Born Citizen...And The Courts Evasion

    04/21/2011 11:59:21 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 32 replies
    ObamaRelease YourRecords ^ | Thursday, April 21, 2011 , 11:26 PM
    Fox Business Goes Birther: Alan Keyes On Citizen Vs. Natural Born Citizen Issue And The Courts Evasion Of Obama's Constitutional Eligibility... Video: Fox Business Network Goes Full Birther: Dr. Alan Keyes Lays Out The Citizen Vs. Natural Born Citizen Issue And The Courts Evasion Of The Obama Eligibility Issue. The Fox Business Segment Aired On 4/21/2011... Reminder: Dr. Keyes', et. al., lawsuit against Obama will have oral arguments on May 2, 2011 at 9am, in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Pasadena division, courtroom 1. More details here. The reply brief for review embedded below... Excerpted, more here...
  • Evidence Aside, State Lawmakers Debate ‘Birther’ Bills

    04/21/2011 11:39:53 PM PDT · by jdoug666 · 34 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 4/21/2011 | Kirk Johnson
    Investigations have concluded that President Obama was, in fact, born in Hawaii in 1961, as he has always said.
  • Obama Thanks Hollywood Donors: "None of you asked for my birth certificate"

    04/22/2011 7:02:50 AM PDT · by kristinn · 51 replies
    Friday, April 22, 2011 | Kristinn
    Traveling with Barack Obama on his three-day West coast campaign swing, CBS News' Mark Knoller reports on Twitter this morning that Obama made a joke about the controversy surrounding his refusal to authorize the release of his long form birth certificate:And at a restaurant in Brentwood, some big name Hollywood stars contributed to Obama's re-election campaign incl Tom Hanks, George Clooney.Obama thanked them all for their longtime support saying "None of you asked for my birth certificate." he said to some laughter.Knoller added the White House banned TV and audio from the fundraiser:You won't see or hear that soundbite on...
  • Obama in 1980 said he was born in Mombasa, Kenya

    04/21/2011 5:43:45 PM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 90 replies ^ | Dec. 3, 2009 | John Charlton
    "He also told me something that I never forgot, for it caused me to do some other things in an effort to be nice to him and possibly a favor. We spoke of where I had been and the world as I saw it. I told him I had been to Africa , Mombassa specifically, and he said to me abruptly, “I was born there.” In the light of what is called “The Birther” movement, these memories are still foremost in my mind concerning this. While I cannot swear it was Barak Obama, all the details I do remember of...
  • MICHAEL STEELE: Trump Needs To Stop With This Birther Stuff

    04/21/2011 9:36:08 PM PDT · by RINOs suck · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Apr. 21, 2011 | By Steven Loeb
    With his rise in popularity Donald Trump has now started to have to defend himself against Republicans who think that his focus on the birther issue is going to hurt the party. This includes Karl Rove, who recently called Trump a "joke candidate." Now you can add former RNC chairman Michael Steele, who appeared on Hardball last night and dismissed the birther issue as "silly," to that list. "Rank and file Republicans don't give a rat's giblet let about the birther issue."
  • Michele Bachmann is Wrong

    04/22/2011 9:45:13 AM PDT · by chatter4 · 30 replies
    Youtube ^ | April 22, 2011 | Chatter4
    Michele Bachmann is totally wrong about the eligibility issue. Clearly she does not realize how serious this issue is. She says she takes the President's word on this issue. The Constitution requires the President to be a natural-born Citizen-not just anyone claiming to be born in Hawaii. This issue should have been investigated and resolved by Congress, before he was sworn in-Not by a clerk in Hawaii.
  • Trump: Rove Gave Us Obama and I'm Not Listening

    04/21/2011 9:18:47 PM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 69 replies
    Fox News via YouTube ^ | April 21, 2011
    Trump slams Rove! Carl Rove called Trump's candidacy a "joke" among many other disparaging remarks about him. But Trump, in his inimitable way, gave it right back. Who really is Rove? He's the "architect" who encouraged George Bush to spend like a liberal Democrat and pursue his amnesty for illegal aliens agenda to pander to the Hispanic vote. He caustically stated that Palin was too much a lightweight for national office. His counsel made Bush so unpopular that he alienated not only the conservative GOP base but the Independents, thus helping Obama win the presidency. Fox has Rove as a...
  • Fox Business Goes Birther

    04/22/2011 3:02:17 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 23 replies
    Birther Report ^ | April 21, 2011 | Birther Report
    Fox Business Goes Birther: Alan Keyes On Citizen Vs. Natural Born Citizen Issue And The Courts Evasion Of Obama's Constitutional EligibilityVideo: Fox Business Network Goes Full Birther: Dr. Alan Keyes Lays Out The Citizen Vs. Natural Born Citizen Issue And The Courts Evasion Of The Obama Eligibility Issue. The Fox Business Segment Aired On 4/21/2011... Reminder: Dr. Keyes, et. al., lawsuit against Obama will have oral arguments on May 2, 2011 at 9am, in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Pasadena division, courtroom 1. More details here. The reply brief for review embedded below...
  • The Psychology of the 'Birther' Myth (Free NYT psychoanalysis! Flack over the target)

    04/22/2011 10:16:29 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 48 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 22, 2011 | Seven NYT anti-birther "debaters"
    Hawaii state officials have repeatedly confirmed President Obama's birth in Honolulu, and his Hawaiian birth certificate has long been made public. Yet doubts about where Mr. Obama was born persist among a segment of Americans, despite all factual evidence. A New York Times/CBS News Poll released on Thursday found that 45 percent of Republicans think that Mr. Obama was born in another country, while 33 percent said he was born in America. Several states are now considering bills to require presidential candidates to provide certified proof that they were born in the United States before they can appear on the...
  • Update: Breaking from Hawaii: No More Long-Form Birth Certificates!

    "(Apr. 12, 2011) — Miki Booth has just reported via telephone to The Post & Email that a man born and currently residing in Hawaii went to the Department of Health this morning and requested a copy of his long-form birth certificate. He was refused, told that it was no longer available and that all he could obtain is the short-form document. The man had obtained his short-form “Certificate of Live Birth” several weeks ago and reported to Miki that the request form had had two different boxes which could be checked: one indicating that the short-form was being requested...
  • Trump: ‘I Don’t Have To Listen To Karl Rove, I’ll Keep Going’ On Obama’s Birth Certificate

    04/21/2011 11:04:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 123 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 4/21/11 | Matt Schneider
    Some may have declared the issue with President Obama’s birth certificate to be “over,” but apparently potential Republican candidate for President Donald Trump didn’t receive the memo. He called into Fox News today and revealed that in his mind at least, “I think I’ve made my decision,” as he prepares multiple visits to the primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. In addition to repeating his claims that President Obama is a “disaster,” he also threw some salt in the eyes of conservative heavy-hitters like Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and Karl Rove.
  • New book reveals Barack Obama wanted to be prime minister of Indonesia at tender age of 9

    04/21/2011 9:46:35 AM PDT · by library user · 85 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | April 21, 2011 | by David Gardner
    ~ EXCERPT ~ It turns out Barack Obama was dreaming big right from an early age - at just nine-years-old he announced he was going to be the prime minister of Indonesia. The episode from a new biography of the president's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, reveals the roots of a hunger for power which has driven Mr Obama's heady rise from an eccentric upbringing in Hawaii and Indonesia to the White House. It will bring a wry smile to the faces of 'birthers', who are not satisfied he was born in the U.S. In A Singular Woman: The Untold Story...
  • Barack Obama Scared of Donald Trump?

    04/20/2011 9:25:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Showbiz Spy ^ | April 20, 2011
    BARACK Obama is worried sick! Sources say the President is terrified that Donald Trump will uncover the truth about his birth, bringing his administration to a sudden and embarrassing end. America’s Globe magazine claims that Obama is so worried Trump’s investigation team will find damning evidence about his past he’s asking Oprah Winfrey to use her influence with The Donald to get him to call off his hounds.
  • Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Potentially Self-Destructive Support of Birther Bill (They're "concerned")

    04/20/2011 9:36:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Color Lines ^ | April 20, 2011 | Jamilah King
    It looks like Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is prepared to do what Arizona’s Jan Brewer announced earlier this week that she couldn’t: Pass a birther bill that would require presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship. In Jindal’s case, it’s a bill that could threaten his own presidential ambitions and potentially make it much harder for him to appear on his own state ballot if he ever chose to run. “It’s not part of our package, but if the Legislature passes it we’ll sign it,” press secretary Kyle Plotkin told the Times-Picayune on Tuesday. The package that Plotkin is talking...
  • What if the Birthers are right?

    04/20/2011 9:45:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 178 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 20, 2011 | SusanAnne Hiller
    Inside the political vacuum, the headline story on Drudge was none other than Obama’s birth certificate. It’s the story that just won’t go away–and it won’t go away until Obama himself releases the long-form document. But with the coming release on May 17 of Jerome Corsi’s “Where’s the Birth Certificate” continued questions will either be answered or remain inconclusive. However, no matter what the media says about the issue, people are curious as Corsi’s book hit the Amazon charts hard and fast today. While I won’t rehash all of the issues here, I will note, for the record, that the...
  • Trump's Rising Political Power (Rove says Obama hasn't "put forth" his BC)

    04/20/2011 10:47:08 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 66 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News (On the Record, Gretta) ^ | Apr 20, 2011 | Carl Rove
    Video at link
  • Trump Calls in to CNN

    04/21/2011 6:03:25 AM PDT · by wilco200 · 83 replies · 1+ views
    Anyone see/hear Trump call in to CNN this AM? Spectacular. There was a guest on trashing Trump's finances. Trump calls in and proceeds to dismantle the guy. Then of course, the hosts start asking about Obama's birth. Again, Trump hammers them for continuing to ask the question...and unlike Bachmann (sorry michelle) never backs down. If nothing else this guy is refreshing and I hope stays in the race through the primaries.
  • Obama’s ineligibility: The American press has dishonored itself

    04/21/2011 6:00:45 AM PDT · by Ordinary_American · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | April 21, 2011 | Lawrence Sellin
    We now have the media of an one-party state. (snip) Of course, the MSM long ago discarded any pretense of independence and objectivity. They have completely bought into the Obama agenda and they want to protect their investment. The MSM are now enthusiastically shielding Obama from doubts about his eligibility by making the “birther question” a litmus test for potential Republican candidates. (snip) On another subject, I have often wondered why, with so many qualified African-American spokespersons, the MSM promotes outwardly controversial and divisive figures like Al “racism is my business case” Sharpton. He is a man ostensibly dedicated to...
  • Pat Buchanan: Show the birth certificate !

    04/21/2011 7:07:53 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 44 replies
    WND ^ | April 20, 2011 | WND
    Two-time GOP presidential candidate and longtime political analyst Pat Buchanan says Barack Obama should just show his birth certificate to put an end to questions over his eligibility to occupy the Oval Office. His comments came in an interview on MSNBC, where he serves as a political analyst: Buchanan said he agrees with Mitt Romney in that he believes Obama was born in Hawaii, and the newspapers probably were accurate in reporting his birth there in 1961. However, he said, "I do agree with Donald Trump when he said, 'Why is Barack Obama toying with the American people? Why doesn't...
  • Video: Donald Trump On CNN; Americans Will Be Very Surprised By What I've Found...

    04/21/2011 8:06:32 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 72 replies
    Obama Release Your Records ^ | April 21, 2011 | Obama Release Your Records
    Video: Donald Trump Takes On CNN Over Obama's Birth Certificate: Americans Will Be Very Surprised By What I've Found. The Segment Aired 4/21/2011 Snippet via CNN: TRENDING: Trump says he'll reveal 'interesting things' on Obama Donald Trump is giving few details about the investigation he claims to have launched in Hawaii to get to the bottom of where President Obama was born, but the business mogul told CNN Thursday Americans will be "very surprised" by what he has found. "We're looking into it very, very strongly. At a certain point in time I'll be revealing some interesting things," Trump said...
  • Seinfeld cancels on Trump after Obama comments

    04/21/2011 8:46:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    CNN Entertainment ^ | April 21, 2011
    Donald Trump's "birther" comments are no joke for Jerry Seinfeld. The 56-year-old comedian has canceled his appearance at a benefit for Donald Trump’s Eric Trump Foundation because the real estate mogul has been questioning whether President Obama was born in America. (VIDEO AT LINK) Seinfeld was expected to attend the September 13 event benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, but his rep tells CNN that Seinfeld has indeed pulled out of the engagement because of the remarks Trump has been making about the President. Trump responded to Seinfeld’s move with a letter, writing, "I just learned you canceled a show...
  • Poll: 45 percent of Republicans think Obama born outside US

    04/21/2011 9:02:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | April 21, 2011 | Jordan Fabian
    A plurality of Republicans believes that President Obama was not born in the United States, according to a new poll released Thursday. Forty-five percent of registered Republicans think Obama was born outside the U.S., 33 percent believe he was born in the U.S. and 22 percent don't know, per the results of a CBS News/New York Times survey. The issue of Obama's birthplace has reemerged with Donald Trump's flirtation with a run for the GOP nomination for president. Trump has raised questions about the validity of Obama's birth certificate, which his campaign released in 2008 to prove that he was...
  • Professor Charles Rice on Obama's 'eligibility'

    04/21/2011 9:20:34 AM PDT · by jdoug666 · 58 replies
    Renew America ^ | 2/27/2011 | Charles E. Rice
    The speculation about President Obama's eligibility goes on and on, with no reliable access to the truth and with no end in sight. It is time for a new approach.
  • Trump on 2012: 'I Think I've Made the Decision' (51 seconds after Granny said birth in Mombasa...)

    04/21/2011 9:26:37 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 23 replies
    Fox News - America's Newsroom ^ | April 21, 2011 | video interview
    video at link...
  • Where's the birth certificate?

    04/20/2011 6:08:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April 20, 2011 | James Picht
    Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal believes that President Obama is a U.S. citizen. He'll also sign Louisiana HB 561 if it reaches his desk. The bill, introduced by state Rep. Alan Seabaugh (R-Shreveport) and Sen. A.G. Crowe (R-Slidell), requires that all candidates for federal office present original or certified copies of their birth certificates before appearing on Louisiana ballots. Similar bills have been drafted in other states, fueled by belief that Obama isn't really a U.S. citizen. Donald Trump has hammered the issue, claiming that there is "a real question" about Obama's birth certificate. Trump's stance on this has earned him...
  • COMING LATER THIS AM ON DRUDGE: Missing records in Hawaii.

    04/20/2011 7:09:22 AM PDT · by SvenMagnussen · 83 replies
    Twitter ^ | Apr. 20, 2011 | Matt Drudge
    Missing records in Kenya, Indonesia... BOOK TO REVEAL OBAMA'S 'TRUE' IDENTITY?
  • The Known Facts Currently PROVE He is not a Legal President

    04/19/2011 8:00:40 PM PDT · by Uncle Sham · 56 replies
    self ^ | April 19, 2011 | Uncle Sham
    Fact Number One Congress is REQUIRED to ensure that the President elect is eligibile for the office or they must name a replacement if the Vice President elect is also ineligible. (Twentieth Amendment, section three) ”3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become President. If a President shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President...
  • Krauthammer: "Trump is the Al Sharpton of the Republican Party"

    04/18/2011 6:39:19 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 47 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 18, 2011 | The Daily Caller
    Krauthammer: "There is Trump, Trump is the Al Sharpton of the Republican Party – provocateur and clown, unserious. I think he’s going to harm the party if he runs for the same reason Sharpton harmed the Democrats"
  • This guv says he's ready to sign prez eligibility bill

    04/18/2011 6:56:58 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 35 replies
    WND ^ | April 18, 2011 | Bob Unruh
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer today undid the work of Republican majorities in both houses of her state legislature by issuing a veto of House Bill 2177, the plan to exercise the state's right to run elections and require presidential candidates to prove their constitutional eligibility. But there's a new proposal already in the works in Louisiana, House Bill 561 by Rep. Alan Seabaugh and Sen. A.G. Crowe, and there would be no veto there. "It's not part of our package, but if the legislature passes it, we'll sign it," Kyle Plotkin, press secretary to Gov. Bobby Jindal, told the New...
  • Jan Brewer (Gov. Arizona) Betrays Constitution with Failure To Sign Off On Citizenship Bill

    04/18/2011 7:03:28 PM PDT · by wistful · 35 replies
    TRueblueNZ ^ | 04/18/11 | Redbaiter
    In a disgusting act of political cowardice Jan Brewer, Governor of Arizona, has vetoed the Obama Birth Certificate bill that was processed through her government by senators responding to grass roots citizen’s movements concerned with Obama’s eligibility. FOX News reports- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to require President Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before their names can appear on the state’s ballot. The bill vetoed by Brewer on Monday would have made Arizona the first state to pass such a requirement. Hawaii officials have certified Obama was born in that state, but...
  • Okay birthers, I'm open to the speculation, educate me for a second to two...

    04/13/2011 12:43:16 AM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 113 replies
    04/13/2011 | TMMT
    I understand the general nuance of the birther argument. And I see there's more than one prevailing theory. While I still have a hard time believing Osama was born in Kenya. I am warming to the idea he was adopted by Lolo Soetoro, became an Indonesian citizen and most likely obtained an Indonesian passport which allowed his travels to Pakistan and beyond. As well as possibly entering college in the US as a foreign student. And I'm sure there was a Muslim thing going on too... much proof of that is already out there and not in dispute. He applied...
  • Mario Apuzzo on Fukino

    04/12/2011 7:20:16 PM PDT · by rocco55 · 33 replies
    “Contacted by NBC, Fukino expanded on previous public statements and made two key points when asked about Trump’s recent comments.” Fukino no longer works for the Hawaii Department of Health. Why did Mr. Isikoff not contact the current health department director who overseas the birth certificates in Hawaii? Why do we have to hear from someone who no longer works for Hawaii and no longer has any control over or access to its vital records files? Why can we not hear from the current official who could tell us what is in the file today? …
  • Cosby, Actor John Legend say Trump a "racist" for questioning Obama Birth Certificate

    04/12/2011 12:43:32 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 43 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/12/2011 | Eric Dondero
    Seems anyone who supports having Americans elected to the Presidency of the United States of America is now considered "a racist." Actor, John Legend calls Trump a "racist." From "He needs to stop saying that racist bulls**t birther s**t," Legend told N.Y. Magazine. "Quote me please. He should be ashamed of himself. It's awful, really." And this from Hollyscoop: Bill Cosby appeared on the Today show, saying "Oh please, with Donald Trump. The only thing he's running is his mouth." Finally, a video over at of African-American SF Gate columnist Zenni62: One thing's quite clear this week: America...
  • Spokesman says Huckabee 'simply misspoke' about Obama's childhood

    03/01/2011 8:21:23 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 25 replies
    Daily Press ^ | 03/02/2011 | James Oliphant
    In a radio interview, potential GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Barack Obama grew up in Kenya with his father and grandfather. A spokesman for the former Arkansas governor says he made a simple mistake. Mike Huckabee made a slip of the tongue when saying in an interview that President Obama lived in Kenya, a spokesman for the possible GOP presidential contender said Tuesday....posted using frpa
  • States question Obama citizenship with legislation

    03/01/2011 8:18:58 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 10 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | 03/02/2011 | ERRIN HAINES
    Georgia is the latest state to propose legislation that questions whether President Barack Obama was born in the U.S., joining 10 other states who have measures that want more proof before his name is put on the 2012 ballot....posted using frpa