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  • Finally, It's Over

    04/28/2011 7:06:52 PM PDT · by Ken in Eastman · 22 replies
    My View of the World ^ | April 28, 2011 | James Willis
    President Obama has finally done something I approve of; he has produced his birth certificate. No, I don’t count myself as a ‘birther’, but I do believe they raised some legitimate concerns that could have been resolved a long time ago. I believe that we should adhere to all of the constitutional requirements for holding office regardless of which office that might be. While I have never been convinced that Obama was not born in the U.S., until he finally provided the official documentation, I had also not been convinced that he was born here. We basically had his word...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Harvard University Speaks Out On Obama Sr.’s Immigration File

    04/28/2011 5:34:40 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 47 replies
    JSN & Independent ^ | April 28, 2011 | Heather Smathers
    – LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. – Harvard University officials are speaking out on the release of the immigration file on Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. Documents uncovered through a Freedom of Information Act request to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, formerly known as the Immigration and Naturalization Service, show that Harvard University officials worked with the INS to deny Obama’s student visa extension. An INS investigator, M.F. McKeon, wrote on June 8, 1964: “They (Harvard officials) weren’t very impressed with him and asked us to hold up action on his application until they decided what action they could take...
  • 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
    cnn.com ^ | 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 Amazon.com. 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 · 2,184 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
    thepostemail.com ^ | 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...
  • 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? …