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  • Is the Secret Service Targeting the Birthers?

    01/07/2010 5:49:05 AM PST · by Sophia777 · 174 replies · 4,170+ views
    mother jones ^ | Thu Jan. 7, 2010 3:05 AM PST | By Stephanie Mencimer
    http://motherjones.com/politics/2010/01/secret-service-targeting-birthers Over the past year, Secret Service agents charged with protecting President Obama seem to have taken a keen interest in the Birther movement, the committed group of anti-Obama activists around the country who claim the president was born in Kenya, not Hawaii, and is thus ineligible to serve. The idea has been widely and repeatedly debunked (see FactCheck.org's thorough takedown here), but that hasn't stopped Birthers from doggedly making their case in American courtrooms, to US attorneys, and even to a rural county grand jury, in the hopes that a judge will rule in their favor and Obama might...