April was indeed the cruelest month to the birthers, as it started with tribble mobility scooter Donald Trump turning into the birtherstani's avenging angel, and ending with his being a comedy punchline at a dinner.
Ending April on a high note, Obama pokes a bit of fun at the birthers in New York. Meanwhile Joseph Farah admits it was never about the birth certificate in the first place. Count Gary Kreep among the doubters. Dr. Kate takes a swan dive into the sewage pit of racism, both with her blog and on one of her "Revolution Radio" broadcasts.
Pamela Geller comes up with a new citizenship theory. Padawan Pauly seems to have an idea that only people with citizen fathers should be allowed to vote, and that those people have the right to prevent undesirables from doing the same. Dr. Kate pimps the Indonesian citizenship theory in her own style, in the process showing a level of maturity that would make a first grader roll their eyes, Kreep and Dr. Orly have their ten minutes each in court.
The two biggest spots were the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner, where Obama gave a huge FOAD to the birthertsani. What we didn't know at that time though was Obama authorized a military mission to capture of kill Osama bin Laden.
Mission Accomplished. Even over the screams of birthers.
28 April - I think we have a good idea just how serious Obama takes the birtherstani
“Today was a fun day,” the president said as he began his remarks. “Nobody checked my ID at the door.”
Obama was speaking at the home of former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. It was the first of three fundraisers in New York Wednesday evening that a Democratic party official said could raise over $2 million for the DNC and Obama’s re-election campaign.
“My name is Barack Obama. I was born in Hawaii, I’m President of the United States, and I’m running for re-election” he later joked as he kicked off remarks at the second fundraiser at the Waldorf Astoria hotel before returning to his standard stump speech, and a defense of his administration’s record."
28 April - And CNN talks with Joseph Farah, who all but admits that it was never about the birth certificate, but rather trying to throw whatever he could at Obama
29 April - Not surprisingly, the apply-named Gary Kreep is among the long form doubters.
"A number of news organizations have investigated and found that Obama's birth certificate is legitimate.
However, Kreep is not deterred.
"He has engendered so much distrust and questioning over this issue that I don't think he's going to be able to put the genie back in the bottle at this time," he said."
And where did that distrust and questioning come from? Why people like Gary Kreep, of course!!
29 April - Dr. Kate continues her trip into delusion and projection, with a post on Obama's "strawman" which is full of birther strawman arguments.
Starting with a picture with this caption:
"shuckin' n jivin'--even that is faked"
It's safe to say that Dr. Kate's racism is out in the open and undoubted.
"The legally eligible future King of England gets married, and the tasteless, clueless usurper Obama, a British commoner and uninvited to the world festivities, is still trying to prove he was born in the United States."
You mean that long-form certificate that was verified as authentic by the State of Hawaii?? Seems pretty good proof unless you have sewage for brains.
"And the the much touted ‘release’ of a digital image of Obama’s non-certified long form certification of live birth still doesn’t prove it! Why? Because it is so obviously a fake that intelligence agencies around the world already have concluded that the digital image is a “rank forgery”."
And her proof of this? Conspiracy nutter Wayne Madsen.
No, I'm not kidding.
29 April - Alternet has an interesing article on birtherism and it's role as an object lession in white privilege.
"To point: Imagine if Sarah Palin, a person who wallows in mediocrity and wears failure as a virtue, were any race other than White. Would a black (or Latino or Asian or Hispanic) woman with Palin's credentials have gotten a tenth as far? Let's entertain another counter-factual: If the Tea Party and their supporters were a group of black or brown folk, who showed up with guns at events attended by the President, threatening nullification and secession, and engaging in treasonous talk, how many seconds would pass before they were locked up and taken out by the F.B.I. as threats to the security of the State? If the Tea Party were black they would have been disappeared to Gitmo or some other secret site faster than you can say Fox News.
Earlier this week President Obama tried to be the adult in the room by surrendering his birth certificate in an effort to satisfy the Birthers and their cabal leaders Donald Trump and Pat Buchanan. Of course, his generous act does nothing to satisfy the Birther beast for it is insatiable in its madness. Nevertheless, a lesson can still be salvaged by exploring the rank bigotry which drives the Birther movement. In an era of racism without racists, the Tea Party GOP Birther brigands provide one more lesson in the permanence of the social evil known as White privilege. "
29 April - I think any question that Dr. Kate is a screaming, unabashed and unapologetic racist has been pretty much answered by this broadcast of her "Revolution Radio."
The show description states:
"Renewing the Foundations of Freedom Special weekly segment focusing on identifying and eliminating the walls in our minds so as to bring forth the Second American Revolution. Join Terry Dodd, Red Beckman, drkate, and others for a lively discussion and some real life strategy."
The opening host is Terry Dodd and Red Beckman. The disgusting thing is they open this piece of tripe with an opening "prayer" Though the irony is that part of the prayer is that they "speak only truth" before they start to spew their usual lies.
They do mention "their friend, Schaeffer Cox", and Red Beckman talks about a book called "Defensive Racism" by Edgar J. Steele and how it was "injecting the notion of interacial marriage and how it pollutes the bloodline of white americans" (around 16:10). At 17:04 goes straight into anti-Semitism, calling Ashkenazi Jews the "chosen people of Satan" at 21:57. They call Steele a "political prisoner"
At 44:10 Fitzpatrick's buddy (and Fantasy Tiddywinks League co-founder) Carl Swensson shows up, telling Beckham he's doing "God's work". Swensson talks about Fitzpatrick and his "treason" charges. The long form is a forgery - but also proves Obama Sr. is his father and therefore he's "not a natural born citizen".
BTW, they seem to think that covering up the numbers of the first COLB image invalidated the ORIGINAL DOCUMENT. I've encountered this claim in birtherstan before, and fail to understand any form of logic in it. I guess I haven't sniffed enough glue or paint for it to make sense.
I stopped listening after this point - it made me ill.
30 April - Pamela Geller comes up with a new theory. Namely the idea that if Barack Obama Sr. wasn't legally married to Stanley Ann Dunham, then Barack Obama Jr. was illegitimate.
But this goes beyond merely finding an excuse to call the President a "bastard". No, Geller has a new theory, that the founding fathers (who were no strangers to woodcolt children of their own - or even BEING illegitimate in the case of a couple), somehow believed that if a child wasn't born in wedlock, then that child should be barred from the Presidency as an adult.
"Illegitimate children had different rights -- at least they certainly did in 1789. There is no way that the founders of this great nation intended for an illegitimate child of a foreign bigamist to attain the highest, most powerful position in the new land."
So what evidence does she offer to defend this claim?? Well, she goes off about Obama Sr's immigration file and tries to find every thing she can to insult President Obama's parents. But, curiously enough, she makes no statement or offers any evidence to back up her rather outrageous claim that an illegitimate child isn't a "natural born citizen".
Throw it against the wall and see if it sticks I guess.
And I have to wonder what Geller thinks of her more anti-Semitic friends in the birther movement.....
30 April - C-Span does coverage of the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
BTW, during the playing of the National Anthem, Obama had his hand over his heart. Gee, I though the birthers kept claiming he NEVER did that!
Oh, and the trailer for the President had the music "I am a Real American" - with the long form *pulsing* in the video.
Not to mention a video of Obama making teleprompter jokes:
President Obama got off a few comments and jokes about Donald Trump. Who was in the audience and looked like he was giving birth to a hedgehog. Breech presentation.
Still, if anyone wanted to know exactly what the President thought of the birthers, you now know. The realization that this video is going to send some of the birthers into screaming, gibbering fits brings a tear to my eye.
A tear of laughter.
30 April - At the Pest and eFail, Padawan Pauly comes up with his latest great idea to keep Obama off the ballot. Oh, and in the process strip the votes away from a large chunk of the population.
(Bold face mine)
"It is essential that you read and comprehend this legal research"
There's not enough NyQuil, hemp, and peyote smoothies in the world to allow most people to comprehend his "research". Maybe breathing paint fumes while repeatedly running head-first into a brick wall might do it.
"...and forward it to your State Attorney General who is responsible for seeing to it that the Federal Constitutional mandate of a “natural born Citizen”, meaning one who is born to a citizen FATHER, is enforced at the federal level during the next election in order to protect the sovereign political status of State citizens who are born to citizen fathers."
Ignoring the fact that most State Attorney Generals will circular file this piece of dung, notice the last part.
"The State has an obligation to protect the sovereignty of its citizens from unlawful federal elections conducted by fellow States who will put Obama on the ballot in the next election, and in effect concoct a treasonous federal election with the outcome being the overthrow of the sovereign rights of the States and People. It is the Federal Elections Commission who must be mandated by the States to instruct all the States not to put Obama on the ballots, so that the citizens of one State will not be voting in an election for a non-natural born Citizen candidate who cannot represent those of us who are born to citizen fathers in other States."
Ignoring the fact he's demanding the FEC keep Obama off the ballot, notice again the insistence on those "born to citizen fathers"
"Those who are not born to citizen fathers have representation in Congress and in the Office of President, since Obama only represents the political class of those who are not born to citizen fathers. The citizens who are born to citizen fathers have lost, and will lose, the recognition of their sovereign political status and rights and any and all representation, if Obama is permitted to continue in Office or run for re-election. It is the duty and obligation of the State Attorneys General of the States to protect their citizens and to bring a suit against the Federal Elections Commission and against those other States that are going to put Obama on the ballot in the next election.
In effect, Padawan Pauly has come up with an entirely new class of US citizen - those who's fathers weren't US citizens, and therefore who had mothers who's uteri weren't blessed by the sacred sperm of American citizenship. These people, in the minds of Padawan Pauly, don't have the same rights as "real" US citizens who were blessed enough to have mothers knocked up by patriotic Red, White, and Blue semen.
"Notify your State Attorney General that your State will be engaged in an unlawful treasonous election if your State puts Obama on any election ballot for President. Put your State Attorney General on notice and demand that he protect your sovereign political status by obtaining a court order that mandates the Federal Election Commission to instruct the States to refuse Obama on any federal election for the Office of President. "
So basically "to hell with the will of the people, you better keep that uppity darkie off the ballot!!
"Those citizens who are not born to citizen fathers, or the defectors who cross over and vote for a candidate who is not born to a citizen father, are a special privileged class that the law does not recognize as having a superior right, or any right, to vote for a candidate who only can represent those not born to citizen fathers. "
So basically he's saying that those NOT born to a US citizen father is only entitled to representation by another non-US citizen father individual. Who, it seems, is considered a lesser form of representation than, oh, President.
"There is no right of any citizen to vote for a candidate for President who is not born to a citizen father. Those who would attempt to vote for Obama are unlawfully depriving those of us who are born to citizen fathers who have the right to vote only for a member of our political class. "
Padawan Pauly has the right to not vote for whoever the hell he wants to not vote for.
What he DOESN'T have the right to do is keep qualified candidates off the ballot because he doesn't like their fathers.
"You would have an absolute right to physically prevent those people from voting for Obama in the next election."
And those trying to do just that would find the people they were trying to prevent had the absolute right to defend themselves, the police had the absolute right to arrest their butts, the DA's office had the absolute right to file charges of "unlawful restraint" against them, and the US Attorney's office had the absolute right to file civil rights and voting rights charges against them.
And in comments:
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 8:48 PM
If there are difficulties associated with impeachment or other charges against Obama, would it be easier to go after the accomplices? Surely one of them would be more interested in a pardon than the guillotine, in return for “cooperation” ?"
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 4:19 PM
We all need to contact our congressmen/women and stop him from being allowed on any states ballots! I am going to contact mine!"
I think they're starting to realize their "birther bills" aren't going to work after all.
30 April - Lame Cherry offers advice to Donald Trump.
"Mr. Trump, your next step is to have your investigators go after Mr. Obama's college loans, his passport, his mother's passport, his medical records, the Larry Sinclair limo driver, the set up of John Edwards by Obama and drill baby drill on Obama's "attending physician" to see what gold is there.
Your job Mr. Trump is not to run against Obama, but to be the National Enquirer in finding information on the criminal Obama and emblazoning it upon the entertainment news, as the sexy news is what people care about.
Then you will not have to F bomb at events.
Obama already gave you the stage in appearing with him, by his reacting to you.......keep him in that position, as he has already made you Presidential.
That is the start of this Mr. Trump, and there is more to this birth story than smug Obama is admitting."
"...please don't leave us Mr Trump!"
30 April - Dr. Kate seems to be making nice to Philip Berg. Or, alternately, at least parroting his Indonesian adoption claims.
"Where’s the vital record of Obama’s adoption by Indonesian national Lolo Soetoro? And when did Barry Soetoro change his name back to Obama?"
Well, first you would need to prove he WAS adopted, which no birther has managed to do in over three years.
"For all I care, “Barack Hussein Obama, II” could be called Jean Ludwig Soetoro, or Long-Legged-Mack-Daddy Soetoro, or Chester Arthur Soetoro…his legal name is still Soetoro. And certainly he can never be natural born American citizen no matter what his birthplace actually is…even in the United States."
So pretty much you could care less about any proof or evidence that goes against your desire to have the scary black man out of the White House, correct?
"If ‘Barack Hussein Obama’ aka Soetoro truly is an American citizen why did he allow Terry Lakin go to Leavenworth?"
Maybe because Lakin disobeyed direct lawful orders given in his immediate chain of command??
"Not coincidentally, the same day as the release of “Obama’s” LFCOLB, BHO Srs. immigration records were ‘released’, indicating he had a child living in Hawaii that was born in Kenya…but with no name attributed to who his wife actually was. Remember we saw a photo of Stanley Ann Dunham on the beach in Hawaii in July with no sign of pregnancy?"
Actually the record (Scribd link here) says he had a child in Honolulu, and said nothing about said child being born in Kenya.
Dr. Kate is flat out LYING when she said this.
"But why would the Dunham’s adopt Obama? “Because they were communists!” (h/t Papoose)"
Because being a "communist" would be the ONLY reason why anyone would adopt a child?? What a selfish way to see the world.
And in her cesspool:
drkate April 30, 2011 at 1:59 pm
Obama put out such a poor electronic image that his desired delay of months was cut short after one day.
Now step down Barky, and surrender yourself to the mercy of the people’s judgment of you.
You mean the "poor electronic image" that the State of Hawaii confirms as valid?
...Perhaps it’s time for an intense and complete FBI background investigation into the matter or matters (NOT the CIA, thank you very much) with the COMPLETE results made public. After all, such is done for lesser offices – THIs ONE IS FOR THE MOST POWERFUL OFFICE IN THE WORLD AND I WOULD THINK, THEREFORE, IT IS MANDATED AND SHOULD BE EXPEDITED.
If the “dumbers” don’t agree, then we’ll just have to turn the “birthers” crack investigators loose on it (and maybe on the MSM/TV “dumbers” also)!!"
Is that "crack" as in "crackpot"? Or "crack" as in "what the birthers are smoking"??
That you need your meds adjusted.
"heather May 1, 2011 at 7:08 am
They better hold him in protective custody–away from the American people!"
You really want that visit from the Secret Service, don't you??
"drkate April 30, 2011 at 7:04 pm
....so I will give you a rest for a couple of days on these posts, let it sink in that we have beaten his own strawman and are moving on…the obots will not have time to sleep. Ewww, nothing like stinky 24 hour basement obot bloggers with baloney sandwiches oozing out through their finger tips"
I'd say she she acts like a nasty 3rd grader, but I know 3rd graders with more maturity and class than that.
"ARMY D.A.V. May 1, 2011 at 4:07 pm
CDR Charles Kerchner just stated on the radio that if nothing happens with this in the next two days we are done as a nation."
"heather May 1, 2011 at 6:50 pm
There is only one way out of this mess."
I WANT SO BAD TO SEE THAT BAS***D IN PRISON!!!!!! I want to see him smirk, insult Americans, and crack jokes when his ugly face
is behind bars!
STOP HIM COLD!!
ARREST HIS CRIMINAL ASS!!!!!!"
Someone's off their meds again.....
30 April - The Huffington Post comments on the reception Donald Trump got at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
"The Wrap reports that the media mogul was greeted by a round of "boos" upon his arrival to Washington's Hilton Hotel with his wife, Melania:
After giving a brief interview with a group of several of media outlets, Trump -- who was invited to the event as a guest of the Washington Post -- walked away to a chorus of audible boos from the media members on the press line. (And it wasn't because they wanted to hear Trump talk more.)
While waiting in line on the red carpet, Trump told the Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire that he wouldn't be afraid to give President Barack Obama a piece of his mind that evening, should the two have a chance to speak. "He's gotta get tough with all the nations that are ripping off the U.S.," such as China, he told the Journal he would say to the president.
1 May - Not surprisingly, it looks like Trump is throwing a fit at being the target of so many jokes at the White House Correspondents Association dinner.
"Inside the room, reports say Trump -- who was at the dinner as a guest of the Washington Post -- was visibly ticked off by the mocking he took from the podium.
Trump's "mood shifted from playing along to unvarnished anger," New York reported, citing "multiple guests who sat near Trump." Politico's Mike Allen wrote Trump "sat stone-faced" during Meyer's speech.
The scene "was so awkward that some folks at his table stopped laughing and applauding," Allen reports.
Trump called into "Fox And Friends" Sunday morning and talked about his experience in the audience. Transcript from Politico's Maggie Haberman):
"Well, I really understood what I was getting into -- I didn't know that I'd be virtually the sole focus," Trump said. "I guess when you're leading in the polls that sort of thing tends to happen. But I was certainly in a certain way having a good time listening. I don't think the American people are having a good time with $5 gas. ... I was thinking to myself as they were doing this, you know, the American people are really suffering and we're all" having fun at a gala.
Trump took a direct shot at Meyers, too.
"I thought Seth Meyers -- his delivery frankly was not good," Trump said. "He's a stutterer."
It's surprising that someone this thin-skinned thinks he should be president. He can dish it out, but it seems he can't take it. Unlike Obama, who was actually taking a few shots at himself during the dinner.
1 May - Professional seditionist Sharon Rondeau whines that the legal system in Monroe county refuses to take Fitzpatrick seriously.
"Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood has refused to answer a subpoena from LCDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, which is needed for an appeal for his convictions on two misdemeanor charges from last December."
Well, was the subpoena issued properly and according to court procedures? Or is it something that Fitzpatrick grunted out, picked out of the bowl, and sent to the judge?
"Court reporter Denise Barnes, who charges $4.00/page for transcripts which should automatically become part of the court record, still maintains her position despite multiple accusations that her work products are “doctored.” A complaint for her fees was filed by The Post & Email in late January 2011, but the Tennessee Supreme Court, which oversees court reporters, said it saw “no basis for the complaint.”"
By "doctored" she means "reality contradicting Fitzpatrick's claims again"
Fitzpatrick gives his three cents:
"This is epic. Anything else that comes in just makes it more epic. The fact is that the judges in this state have taken over. We know now that this is throughout the entire state. It’s one judge protecting the other; it’s everyone acting together. This has been out there for the better part of the last year, and there hasn’t been a single judge, attorney or law enforcement official in whatever capacity to come forward and say, “Yes, CDR Fitzpatrick is correct, and this has been going on, and we really do have a very large, massive issue in Tennessee.”
Did the former Lt. Commander just give himself a promotion??
1 May - But then it seems that Donald Trump didn't think anyone - much less Obama - would dare make any jokes about the tribble mobility scooter.
"In what will surely go down as the night's worst prediction, Donald Trump said that he doubted that his name would come up during President Barack Obama's stand-up routine at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
"I wouldn't think [Obama] would address me" during his speech, Trump told ABC News upon arriving at the Washington Hilton.
As for why he showed up, Trump offered this Trump-ism: "I was invited. By a lot of people." (Trump is attending the dinner as a guest of the Washington Post.)
Upon arriving at the Washington Hilton, Trump did not receive the warmest welcome. As he quickly walked the red carpet with his wife, Melania, he was greeted by boos and jeers, as illustrated by this C-SPAN clip of his arrival:
1 May - President Barack Obama announces the death of al Qaeda leader and terrorist Osama bin Laden, at the hands of US forces while in Pakistan.
"Tonight, we give thanks to the countless intelligence and counterterrorism professionals who’ve worked tirelessly to achieve this outcome. The American people do not see their work, nor know their names. But tonight, they feel the satisfaction of their work and the result of their pursuit of justice. We give thanks for the men who carried out this operation, for they exemplify the professionalism, patriotism, and unparalleled courage of those who serve our country. And they are part of a generation that has borne the heaviest share of the burden since that September day. Finally, let me say to the families who lost loved ones on 9/11 that we have never forgotten your loss, nor wavered in our commitment to see that we do whatever it takes to prevent another attack on our shores. And tonight, let us think back to the sense of unity that prevailed on 9/11. I know that it has, at times, frayed. Yet today’s achievement is a testament to the greatness of our country and the determination of the American people. The cause of securing our country is not complete. But tonight, we are once again reminded that America can do whatever we set our mind to. That is the story of our history, whether it’s the pursuit of prosperity for our people, or the struggle for equality for all our citizens; our commitment to stand up for our values abroad, and our sacrifices to make the world a safer place. "
1 May - Well, that didn't take long. Look at Dr. Orly's Dental Clinic o' Malware. (malware and redirect warning.)
"There were rumours that U.S. has the body of Osama Bin Ladin for quite some time and will wheel it out, when a perfect diversion, perfect crisis is needed. Our court hearing is scheduled to start in just a few hours. Major networks are supposed to be there with cameras rolling. Suddenly, Obama announces that the body of Osama Bin Ladin is found and we need to prepare for a possible terrorist act. Perfect timing!
I hope our military and sheriffs and FBI can stop this insanity. Obama needs to stop wagging the dog and needs to resign now."
Dr. Orly is an egoistical, nasty, self-serving, pathetic excuse for a human being.
1 May - Failed scientologist and writer Sher Zieve wets the chair again over racist nutjob Ann Barnhardt. The Pest and eFail?? Why of course!!
"Sher: I concur and have written for years now that Islam is planned to be the foot soldiers for the New World Order’s coming attempt at forced enslavement of the world’s people. Ann, I can’t let you go without asking about the Obama press conference Wednesday, in which he announced the “release” of his latest birth certificate–this time the long form. This one seems to have as many if not more problems than the other–at least four–short form versions of certificates of live birth that have been floating around the Internet for years. Many, including the Smoking Gun website are already calling the latest attempt to trick us suspicious if not outright forgery and there are now myriad videos showing how it was accomplished…layer upon layer of PhotoShopped chicanery.
The problem is that even on this current birth certificate, due to his father’s Kenyan/British citizenship, Obama doesn’t meet the Constitutional requirement of “natural born.” What’s you take on this, apparent, latest attempt to befuddle We-the-People?
Ann: I think that the Obama White House got very nervous between the Trump publicity, the polls showing that most Americans doubt Obama’s nativity story, and Jerome Corsi’s book coming out in a few weeks. I think they commissioned some 20-something kid to make this PhotoShopped fake, and the moron just messed it up nine ways from Sunday.
One of the things that I have been trying to impart to my clients, customers and readers over the past several years is the fact that the people running this country, and in many high positions of power in both the public and private sectors, are truly, truly stupid and inept people. We all want to believe that leaders and people in positions of power are very smart and very capable – that’s why they are in charge. They aren’t. Stupid people are running the show, and have been for decades. The Obama White House is the epitome of this. Put Barry, Michelle and Valerie Jarrett together and they don’t collectively have the brains God gave a goldfish. These are not intelligent people. They are opportunistic, ambitious sociopaths that are simultaneously dumber than a box of hair. And that’s exactly how George Soros likes his puppets – too dumb to be any real threat to him."
Wow. It's hard to say which is Zieve and which is Barnhardt - both are batshit insane.
Oh, and look:
"One Pissed-off Vietnam Vet says:
Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 8:45 PM
...My “Good Old Boy” network
By which he means his local KKK Klavern
...is reporting that the “Stupid People” are really as stupid as they act"
Yes. Case in point, World Nut Daily, the Pest and eFail, Dr. Kate, Citizen Wells, etc......
"The end result is we’re going to have to fight to get our country back. It’s a shame, but law enforcement may side with Muslims/Obama administration. So be it. We outnumber our enemies a hundred to one, anyway. Bring it on."
And today's visit from the FBI goes to.....
1 May - The Daily Mail mentions the inability of the birtherstani to accept reality.
"Most of the claims buffeting the President are so absurd as to defy rational debate. Obama has been described as Jewish, Muslim and a homosexual. It has been said that his influential memoir, Dreams From My Father, was largely fictitious and even that it was 'ghosted' by an urban terrorist.
Bizarre as such allegations might seem, however, their sheer accumulated weight is having an effect. In place of the self-possessed church-going lawyer who was elected to the White House amid such celebration in 2008, a very different image of the President is starting to take hold among some sections of the American public - and that is of Obama as a 24-carat fraud.
This is why, in a quite unprecedented act for a sitting President, he last week felt obliged to issue copies of his birth certificate to journalists. It shows that Barack Hussein Obama II was born August 4, 1961, at Kapiolani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital in Honolulu, to Barack Hussein Obama, a 25-year-old student, and Stanley Ann Dunham, 18, and includes the signature of the attending physician.
The stamp indicates that it was received from Hawaiian officials on Monday.
It is a belated and perhaps somewhat anxious attempt to head off a claim that has dogged his presidency even before his formal swearing-in: that Obama was not born in America and is therefore constitutionally barred from being president."
2 May - Commentary at the Washington Post on the killing of bin Laden and the birthers.
"In a sense, it’s fitting that Bin Laden was killed at a time when the questioning of Obama’s American-ness had reached its apex, or if you prefer, its nadir. Last week, Obama was forced to release his long-form birth certificate in order to quiet the claim — one tacitly or overtly fed by leading conservatives, Republicans and right-leaning media outlets — that Obama wasn't really born in America.
Birtherism, of course, is only one strand in a larger narrative — including charges that Obama doesn’t believe in American exceptionalism, hates exercising American power, and embraces American decline — that’s designed to sow fears about the true nature of Obama’s real intentions towards our country. This narrative has at times even involved Osama himself — recall the use Osama, 9/11, and terrorism-related imagery to attack Obama, and the “jokes” conflating their names. Amazingly, all this reached its ultimate conclusion with the release of Obama’s long-form certificate, during the very same week when Obama was quite literally putting in place the final details of the plan that finally resulted in Osama’s death.
You couldn’t ask for a more perfect expression of how at odds with reality this storyline — and the media freak-show feeding it — are than that."
2 May - And in case you were curious how the openly racist Dr. Kate would spin the news about bin Laden.....
"Ever the felonious protector of the lawless, the CIA pulls out another last ditch effort to rescue Soetoro-Obama from his rapidly devolving cover."
By "rapidly devolving cover" she's referring to her past flights of insanity.
Tim Osman Osama bin Ladin is dead. Again? And buried at sea? ROFLMAO. Are Obama supporters that stupid? Hmm, no body to inspect and probably with full military honors. "
Wow, what a cheap shot to our military! And this is from a so-called "patriot" as well.
"Obama’s pattern is to be the distraction for the other actions going on behind the scenes…remember, never let a crisis go to waste even if it is your own TOTUS’s
birth certificate wiring."
She then does a list of things she thinks the death of bin Laden is trying to cover up, including Inmate Lakin's release, the discovery of the flight data recorder from Air France flight 447, Samantha Power being nominated to head the FBI. (Dr. Kate doesn't seem to think Ms. Power is a US citizen, even though she's been in the US since she was 9), and, of course, the tornado damage in the midwest, which she blames on HAARP.
"Obama is fighting America…although it is others who are setting up the stage of events. He has more ‘toys’ at his disposal than we do–the NWO, the Congress, the media, our soldiers, and his thugs.
But he has never faced an American army, that that will be a fate worse that losing his usurpation. For he will be shamed for all of history…and no one will want to remember his name."
For someone who's "fighting America", America seems pretty happy with him - as does the US military.
Oh and look. She attacks the Obama's children:
"His children are not natural born citizens because he was not an American citizen at their birth, so they can never be president and must choose at 18. That means they can be expelled just like he will be after serving a 100+ year term with no pardon and no parole "
"The military families who Mooshelle is entertaining won’t be after they hear about Terry Lakin and Obama’s foolishness."
"Mooshele" eh? You get that from your friend Lame Cherry? Immature much?
And the families will be going "Lakin who?"
So what smell do the floaters have to add?
May 2, 2011 at 5:46 am
....The Black communities are rising up against him as they figure out this usurper has even lied about his DNA. He is 50% white, 43% Saudi Arabian, & 7% African, so even claiming he is black is a lie."
So, Manning, Keyes, Hain, West and who??
...The word I keep thinking of about Soetoro is “pathetic.” The forgery was pathetic, and so is this lame-brain move."
What a sad world these people live in.
May 2, 2011 at 7:42 am
Here is my own conspiracy theory to add.
Perhaps the Big O wanted to give a heads up warning to the DON by pulling this crap during his show. Kinda of like, watch YOUR back."
2 May - LA Weekly covers todays appearance by Kreep and Dr. Orly for oral arguments in Keyes/Barnett v Obama's appeal.
"As the nation celebrates a world free of Osama, Kreep and Taitz will keep on keepin' on in the fight for an America free of Obama. City News Service reports that the unstoppable duo will be back in appeals court first thing this morning, asking a three-judge panel in Pasadena that "their own their forensic experts" be allowed to examine the notorious document."
2 May - The problem with the people claiming the long form is a forgery is that the State of Hawaii has confirmed it as legitimate. Well, trust professional seditionist Sharon Rondeau to bend facts and reality to explain that away.
"On February 25, 2011, Dr. Jerome Corsi, whose #1 best-selling book Where’s the Birth Certificate? is expected to be released on May 17, 2011"
Amazon is showing it dropped to 68 and is still falling.
"How did the Associated Press know that a Hawaii birth, American mother and Kenyan father rendered him eligible? Where is the historical citation? Where is the reference to the term “natural born Citizen” from Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution?"
Well, US law and the US Constitution states it pretty clearly. You might try reading the things sometime.
"Did Hawaii officials collude with Obama to produce a fraudulent long-form birth certificate? To date, no paper original has been shown to the press to the best of our knowledge."
You missed the fact that Obama was holding the paper copy during his press conference, didn't you?
"The image on the internet appears to lack an official embossed seal which even the short-form birth certificates have."
Because the short form is the official certificate. The long form isn't certified as such.
"Yet, many reports have already been published which claim that the purported “Certificate of Live Birth” is a forgery. "
Yes. At least two of the reports you cite are in the Pest and eFail too. Meanwhile, those in the reality based community are chucking at your "reports"
"Was a forgery created because Obama has no long-form, Hawaiian birth certificate, as former elections supervisor Tim Adams has claimed?"
Because a temporary elections clerk who was let go before the election started is such a valid authority.
"If officials in Hawaii helped to construct a forged birth certificate in an attempt to keep Obama in office, why would they do so? Is it because Hawaii received millions, if not billions, in federal dollars over the years by representing illegals as Hawaiian citizens by providing them with a “Certification of Live Birth?” "
"Could this explain the motivation for protecting Obama? Are the officials in Hawaii also protecting decades of welfare fraud? Are they experienced document-forgers?"
2 May - Meanwhile, Judson Phillips of the Tea Party Nation claims Obama ordered bin Laden killed to "help his reelection".
"Obama is taking credit for this. He did give the order. Did he really have a choice? If word leaked out that he had solid intelligence on where Bin Laden was and did not act, it would have killed any chance he had at reelection. Of course, he made his announcement right in the middle of Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” show. Of course, that was just a coincidence. "
Wow. Can we say "petty"??? I suspect Phillips is more upset that the wrong President took out din Laden.
2 May - David Frum asks the question: "Can We Stop Questioning Obama’s Legitimacy Now?"
"The success of the bin Laden operation is a great moment for the United States – and not only for the United States.
But it is also a deservedly bad moment for some of the destructive forces in American public life: for those who have substituted for ordinary politics a sustained campaign to brand President Obama as an outsider, as un-American, as non-American.
Those of us who oppose this administration’s economic and foreign policies have had so many valid points to make.
Yet some have insisted on traveling beyond those valid points. They have called the president “post American.” A “Third world dictator.” An individual whose behavior could only be interpreted as “Kenyan post-colonial.” A “thug in chief.” They have tried to present US politics not as a choice between liberal and conservative, but as a choice between American and non-American, between real Americans and between a dangerous dark-skinned intruder. They have sought to portray the President as a man who could not be trusted to lead the country because he owed no loyalty to the country – because he did not belong in the country.
After the events of the past 72 hours, those kinds of attacks should be finished now. It’s a cleaner world without bin Laden soiling it. And American politics will be cleaner for the expunging of the malicious fantasy of the president’s non-Americanness.
President Obama has performed the first job of an American president: he has used the power of the nation well to defeat the nation’s enemies and defend the nation’s people. After an interval for celebration of yesterday’s accomplishment, it will be back to politics as usual. But let’s hope that this time, the usual will have this difference: that the administration can be criticized as “liberal” without being libeled as “alien.”
It's a nice thought, but evidence will tend to suggest "no" will be the answer.
2 May - The Fox affiliate in Los Angeles reports on Kreep and Dr. Orly's day in court.
"Kreep and Taitz have lost several legal efforts to disqualify the president from holding that office, and have faced sanctions for abusing the federal court system. Taitz was fined $20,000 by a judge in Georgia.
Taitz said today she was surprised by the treatment she has received from the courts and federal prosecutors.
"I come from the Soviet Union," she said. "I would expect that in the Soviet Union. I would not expect it here."
No, if this had been the former Soviet Union, Dr. Orly would have been in a gulag a while back, rather than her current status as a free-range loon.
2 May - Up on Scribd, notes from courtroom observers on Kreep and Dr. Orly's day in court
(Scribd link here)
"Taitz then moves on to her next issue. The evidence is that Obama doesn't have a valid Social Security number or a valid birth certificate. All three judges are looking at Taitz during her argument with disbelief on their faces.Judge Berzon has her hand to her cheek.
Taitz continues: Keyes has perfect standing becauseObama doesn't have proper papers. Then she mentions LieutenantColonel Lakin, who is in prison for asking for a birth certificate. Judge Fisher is looking her but not Judges Berzon or Pregerson. They understand there is nothing they can ask Taitz that will yield an answer that can help them.
Taitz speeds up her presentation. "The country needs to know," she says, "whether Obama is legitimate. Obama has never provided an answer." She argues that Judge Carter should have defaulted Obama and that he improperly and with an abuse of discretion required her to serve the U.S. Attorney and to serve the U.S. Attorneys five times.
The judges sit there silently listening to a word salad culminating in Taitz claiming that Judge Carter was pressured into deciding against her"
2 May - The Orange County Register comments on Dr. Orly and Kreeps appeal.
"“It was an outrage,” said Taitz, claiming that this lower court judge had a clerk who worked for the same firm as an Obama attorney. “I came from the Soviet Union. I would expect this in the Soviet Union, but not here.”
The appeals court judges did not ask a single question about any of those issues.
The judges did, however, extensively pepper fellow citizenship attorney Gary Kreep over whether Congress is the jurisdiction with authority over the matter and whether Kreep’s clients suffered any real injury that qualifies them to bring the suit."
I suspect the judges were trying to figure out what the hell the nitrous queen was babbling about.