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  • CATO Institute: Yes, Ted Cruz Can be President

    08/30/2013 12:02:15 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 1,028 replies
    CATO Institute ^ | Aug 26, 2013 | By Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow In Constitutional Studies, Cato
    By Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow In Constitutional Sudies and Editor-In-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review As we head into a potential government shutdown over the funding of Obamacare, the iconoclastic junior senator from Texas ó love him or hate him ó continues to stride across the national stage. With his presidential aspirations as big as everything in his home state, by now many know what has never been a secret: Ted Cruz was born in Canada. (Full disclosure: Iím Canadian myself, with a green card. Also, Cruz has been a friend since his days representing Texas before the Supreme Court.) But...
  • Is Obama Eligible to Participate in the Presidential Debates? (Vanity

    10/06/2012 6:36:41 PM PDT · by JewishRighter · 48 replies
    Self ^ | October 6, 2012 | `JewishRighter
    There has been plenty of discussion of the presidential debates: moderators, topics, format and so on. While I was lurking on one such thread here on FR tonight, it occurred to me to look for information about how they are setting up the upcoming town hall debate on October 16 by going to the website of the Commission on Presidential Debates. While there, I came across a section regarding eligibility to participate in the debates and lo and behold, they require the participants to be Natural Born Citizens and the rest of the constitutional qualifications to run for President. See...
  • Slammed for Using Food Stamps: Ga. Woman Seeks Apology

    09/26/2012 8:59:15 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 46 replies
    Yahoo ABC ^ | 26-Sep-2012 | Alice Gomstyn
    Is a $15 gift card enough to compensate for public humiliation at your local grocery store? According to one Georgia woman, the answer is absolutely not. Cindy Nerger, 28, who relies on food stamps to feed her family, said she was brought to tears after being embarrassed by a manager at a Kroger store in Warner Robbins, Ga. "He said, 'Excuse me for working for a living and not relying on food stamps like you,'" Nerger said the manager told her. The man's comment came after Nerger and two other store employees disagreed over whether her total purchase was eligible...
  • Judge wants definition of 'natural born citizen'

    04/27/2012 4:56:36 AM PDT · by iontheball · 11 replies
    WND ^ | April 26, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    A federal judge has determined in a case challenging Barack Obamaís eligibility for a state ballot that the meaning of the constitutional phrase ďnatural born citizenĒ is ďimportant and not trivial.Ē U.S. District Judge S. Thomas Anderson of Tennessee said the courts ultimately must define ďnatural born citizen,Ē affirming that the ďissue of whether President Obama is constitutionally qualified to run for the presidency is certainly substantial.Ē
  • Hollywood Producer: Bill Clinton Directly Told Me Barack Obama Not Eligible - 3/16/12

    03/21/2012 1:23:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 20, 2012 | BirtherReportDotCom o
    Hollywood Producer Bettina Viviano: Bill Clinton Directly Told Me Barack Obama Not Eligible - 3/16/2012
  • What Will The Cold Case Posse Find?

    03/01/2012 12:29:27 PM PST · by GEOscout · 17 replies · 2+ views
    zpatriot.com ^ | 3/1/2012 | Adolf Oliver-Nipple
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be holding a long-awaited press conference at 1 p.m. on March 1 to reveal the preliminary findings of his Cold Case Posseís investigation into President Barack Obamaís birth certificate, other documents and background information pertinent to his eligibility to be president. Let us know what the Posse will find out. Vote in the Poll....
  • Birthers: Rubio not 'natural born' citizen

    11/01/2011 11:14:02 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 45 replies
    UPI.com ^ | Oct. 20, 2011 at 3:05 PM | U.S. News
    "Birthers cite an 1875 Supreme Court case, Minor vs. Happersett, in which the court used the term "natural-born citizen" to refer to people born in the United States born to U.S.-citizen parents.""The arguments aren't crazy," said Georgetown law Professor Lawrence Solum. But, he added, "The much stronger argument suggests that if you were born on American soil that you would be considered a natural-born citizen."
  • No Certification Without Verification (LLF and John Dummett file suits against DNC for NBC proof)

    10/27/2011 8:22:46 AM PDT · by GregNH · 155 replies
    Liberty Legal Foundation ^ | 10/25/2011 | Unknown
    On 10/25/11 Liberty Legal Foundation filed two simultaneous lawsuits against the Democratic Party. Both lawsuits request injunctions prohibiting the Party from certifying that Obama is Constitutionally qualified to run for the office of President in the 2012 election. Without such a certification from the Party, Obama will not appear on any ballot in the 2012 general election. (Tennessee TN Complaint) (Federal DNC Complaint) Neither lawsuit discuss Obamaís place of birth or his birth certificate. These issues are completely irrelevant to our argument. LLFís lawsuit simply points out that the Supreme Court has defined ďnatural-born citizenĒ as a person born to...
  • Marco Rubioís compelling family story embellishes facts, documents show

    10/20/2011 5:54:25 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 20, 2011 | Manuel Roig-Franzia
    During his rise to political prominence, Sen. Marco Rubio frequently repeated a compelling version of his familyís history that had special resonance in South Florida. He was the ďson of exiles,Ē he told audiences, Cuban Americans forced off their beloved island after ďa thug,Ē Fidel Castro, took power. But a review of documents ó including naturalization papers and other official records ó reveals that the Florida Republicanís account embellishes the facts. The documents show that Rubioís parents came to the United States and were admitted for permanent residence more than 21 / 2 years before Castroís forces overthrew the Cuban...
  • A possible solution for Rubio regarding the eligibility issue. He may be a natural born citizen.

    10/20/2011 7:52:13 AM PDT · by ZachJones · 106 replies · 1+ views
    Dr. Orly Taitz ^ | Oct. 20, 2011 | Zach Jones
    Important constitutional issues regarding Rubio: does a child of political refuges have split allegiance? ....Prominent birther, Orly Taitzrecently met with Sen. Rubioís staff during a visit to Washington. ďWe need the court to finally adjudicate this issue, who is a natural born citizen,Ē Taitz, a California dentist and lawyer told the St. Petersburg Times. Ö Yesterday I was interviewed at length in regards to Marco Rubio and other issues by Alex Leary, reporter from St. Petersbug times. I have to say, that he was very well informed and respectful during the interview, far outcry from many other reporters and I...
  • Obamaís ineligibility: Marco Rubio canít be President or Vice President

    09/20/2011 8:28:54 AM PDT · by Ordinary_American · 716 replies · 2+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | September 20, 2011 | Lawrence Sellin
    The critical issue for the 2012 election is whether or not a government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall perish from the earth. The US Government has been hijacked by a self-serving, permanent political class, which considers itself above the law and elections as bothersome formalities temporarily interrupting their plundering of the nationís wealth. Having become comfortable with ignoring the will of the people, American politicians have created a culture of corruption in Washington, D.C., while they steadily whittle away at the Constitution to remove any remaining obstacles in their pursuit of personal power and...
  • Sure Obamaís ineligible, but itís only the Constitution that says so

    06/03/2011 8:17:52 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 53 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | June 3, 2011 | Doug Book, staff writer
    On April 30th of 2008, the United States Senate proclaimed John McCain eligible to become the President of the United States, passing by unanimous consent Senate Resolution 511 which stated that his birth in the Panama Canal Zone did not violate the ďnatural born citizenĒ clause of the Constitution. One of the co-sponsors of this non-binding resolution was Barack Hussein Obama. Though the Constitution does not define ďnatural bornĒ, it is clear that the meaning had been based upon principles included in a work quite popular with many of the Founders, the 1758 ďLaw of NationsĒ by Frenchman Emerich de...
  • Where's the Birth Certificate?: The Case that Barack Obama is not Eligible to be President

    05/22/2011 1:43:33 PM PDT · by bodfish · 145 replies
    Amazon,com ^ | May 21, 2011 | Customer Reviews
    Jerome Corsi is a "fringe figure" he's also a Phd from Harvard. The former political sciences major lays out, in brief, straight to the point paragraphs ALL the reasons Obama's eligibility is in doubt. The birth certificate is just one issue among many. Dr. Jerome Corsi will soon release details of the key person who helped create Obamaís newly forged birth certificate. Dr. Corsi reports the key person is in the Media. Also, more explosive details revealed during todayís interview on Infowars Radio Show regarding Obamaís destroyed birth records in Kenya and moreÖ
  • Missouri House of Representatives Passed Proof of Eligibility Legislation...

    05/09/2011 12:08:37 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 22 replies
    Birther Report ^ | May 08, 2011 | Birther Report
    Via Fired Up: Great Day for Missouri Birther Caucus The Missouri House of Representatives today(5/4) passed legislation requiring all candidates for president and vice president to wave their birth certificates in front of someone at the Missouri Secretary of State's office. Should the Senate pass the bill unamended and the Governor sign it, Missouri state law will read: When certifying presidential and vice presidential nominees and requesting that such nominees be placed on the ballot, the state committees of each political party shall provide verifiable evidence of identity and proof of natural born citizenship.
  • Oh my: Release of Obama birth certificate cuts number of Birthers in half

    05/06/2011 7:06:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 357 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/06/2011 | Allahpundit
    The good news: It‚Äôs a heavy blow to the Trump boomlet. The bad news: ‚Ķ none that I can think of, really.Actually, the bad news is that I lose a vein of easy content to blog. Help me, viral videos, you‚Äôre my only hope.More crosstabs from WaPo. The ‚ÄúHonolulu/Hawaii‚ÄĚ column is the big one, obviously:This poll was conducted before Obama‚Äôs announcement of the Bin Laden killing, in case you‚Äôre inclined to attribute the huge bounce to goodwill rather than evidence. Needless to say, the key lines are the ones for Republicans and Conservative Republicans; in both groups, the number of...
  • Gov. Bobby Jindal releases his birth certificate

    05/06/2011 9:32:12 PM PDT · by machogirl · 277 replies · 2+ views
    The Times-Picayune ^ | May 6 2011 | Jonathon Tilove
    Gov. Bobby Jindal arrived in the United States in utero, his mother about three months pregnant. jindal-birth-certificate.jpgView full sizeGov. Bobby Jindal's birth certificate As he wrote last year in his book, "Leadership and Crisis," his mother had been offered a scholarship in 1970 to complete a graduate degree in nuclear physics at LSU. When she informed the university that she couldn't accept the scholarship because she was pregnant, "LSU wrote back and promised her a month off for childbirth if she changed her mind. LSU was so accommodating, and the opportunity to come to America so thrilling, that my parents...
  • Polls show that America is a Birther Nation

    03/23/2011 6:34:00 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 9 replies
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 3/23/11 | Alaphiah
    America we have a problem. According to polls the majority of Americans believe that our government is illegitimate. Also the majority of the American people believe that the president of the United States of American is ineligible to hold the office of President.(see story) Wenzel Strategies reports that a recent poll indicates that not even one person in 10 believes Barry Hussein Soetoro has shown that he is eligible to be president of the United States. Wenzel Strategies, an independent public opinion research firm based in Ohio, conducted a nationwide telephone poll using a randomly selected sample of all adults....
  • American military officers against Obama

    10/13/2010 8:28:02 PM PDT · by Rabin · 13 replies
    Pravda.ru ^ | October 13, 2010 | Mark S. McGrew
    Regarding the current cases pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is on record answering a question about Obama's eligibility, "We're evading that one."
  • 3.5 million Californians would be eligible for healthcare tax credits, study finds

    10/05/2010 10:26:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | 10/5/10 | Duke Helfand
    The federal credits, provided under the nation's healthcare overhaul, would help low- and middle-income people slash the cost of coverage through a new state health insurance marketplace. An estimated 3.5 million Californians would be eligible for federal tax credits to slash the cost of their health coverage when they begin buying policies through a new statewide insurance marketplace in 2014, a study released Tuesday found. Under the nation's healthcare overhaul, tax credits will be available to low- and middle-income people once insurers begin selling policies through state-based insurance exchanges like the one being set up in California. The federal law...
  • Approaching apocalypse: Will Obama docs surface?

    04/20/2010 8:02:29 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 276 replies · 5,175+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | April 20, 2010 | Bob Unruh
    The defense attorney for an officer refusing Army orders until Barack Obama documents his eligibility to be commander in chief has hinted that the president's proof of eligibility could come up during the course of the government's prosecution of his client. "In the UCMJ (Uniform Code of Military Justice), just as you would expect, criminal defendants have the process of the court, for subpoenas and depositions under the rules that are prescribed," attorney Paul Jensen said during an interview today on the radio show of G. Gordon Liddy. Jensen was on the program with his client, Lt. Col. Terry Lakin,...
  • My Masai Mr Right: (thread title exceeded length limitation)

    04/03/2010 11:39:57 AM PDT · by valkyry1 · 26 replies · 705+ views
    DAILYMAIL UK ^ | Kathryn Knight
    Like many young women in love, Colette Armand believes she was hit by a coup de foudre when she first saw her future husband. 'The attraction was instant,' she says. 'We had an immediate connection.' Photographs testify to the strength of their bond, showing a beaming young couple clearly delighted by each other's company. That, however, is where the conventional nature of their romance ends. For Colette's intended is a Masai warrior whose home is a mud hut on the vast African plains.
  • Obama has nothing to support his eligibility, AND he has hits against his eligibility. So what now?

    02/27/2010 5:32:56 PM PST · by capacommie · 92 replies · 3,085+ views
    Lingle sends out a boilerplate letter that says she can't say anything. The Hawaii Attorney General's office won't corroborate Janice Funkino's statement that Obama was born in Hawaii. Fukino is breaking Hawaii's information laws which REQUIRE her to provide an uncertified copy of a vital document once the party of interest has already published it in non-redacted form (which was done by Obama). She does not provide the COHB because...it does not exist! She is also breaking Hawaii's laws which require her to provide a basis for her public statements, which she has refused to do. Obama's potential names are...
  • Article in Nairobi Paper June 2004 - Barack born in Africa

    10/14/2009 10:52:50 PM PDT · by Earl Voak · 63 replies · 4,737+ views
    American Daughter ^ | Thursday, October 15th, 2009 | Nancy Matthis
    An ongoing poll by AOL News currently shows that 58% of Americans have doubts about Obama‚Äôs citizenship. The poll was started on July¬†28 and continues ‚ÄĒ you can go here to vote. And lest you think that this survey is being conducted in a very anti-Obama venue, the title of the article is Birthers, Beer and Stuck on ‚ÄėStupidly‚Äô ‚ÄĒ it is an environment contemptuous of skeptics. So we can conclude that the results of their poll are not what they were hoping for.A scant five years ago, Barack Obama was a little known Illinois state politician, aspiring to move...
  • DNC Failed to Certify Obama as Eligible in MOST States!

    09/25/2009 10:05:29 PM PDT · by pissant · 188 replies · 8,029+ views
    CFP ^ | 9/25/09 | JB Williams
    When I first became aware that the Democratic National Committee prepared, signed and notarized two slightly different Certification of Nomination documents for the Obama-Biden ticket in the 2008 election, I was shocked and after verifying both documents as real, I wrote about it in The Theory is Now a Conspiracy and Facts Donít Lie released on September 10, 2009. The question was obvious Ė Why TWO different DNC Obama certification documents, and why did one have proper certification of constitutional eligibility in it, while the other had that certification deleted? The Obama camp had been using the defense that the...
  • Birth Certificate, Dying Granny (interesting point)

    06/14/2009 6:38:59 PM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 185 replies · 6,687+ views
    Posted by Pylgram Jun 14, 2009 - 5:53PM Birth Certificate, Dying Granny Obama's Admission From "Dreams..." -- page 26, last paragraph: "I discovered this article, folded away among my birth certificate and old vaccination forms, when I was in high school. It's a short piece, with a photograph of him. No mention is made of my mother or me, and I'm left to wonder whether the omission was intentional on my father's part, in anticipation of his long departure. Perhaps the reporter failed to ask personal questions, intimidated by my father's imperious manner; or perhaps it was an editorial decision,...
  • I have the Right to know if Barack Hussein Obama is Constitutionally Eligible to be POTUS

    06/05/2009 7:48:56 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 47 replies · 1,482+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 6/5/09 | alaphiah
    Of all of the rights enumerated in the Constitution presently the most important right for the Citizens of the United States of America is to know whether or not Barack Hussein Obama is actually Constitutionally eligible to be sending troops to Afghanistan, or eligible to be taking over General Motors, or eligible to be nominating Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, or eligible to be Signing Executive Orders, or eligible to have selected a Vice President, or eligible to have made Cabinet appointments, or eligible to do any of the numerous things that a Constitutional eligible President of the United...
  • EFFORT BY McCAIN, OBAMA, McCASKILL, LEAHY, CLINTON AND COBURN TO CIRCUMVENT US CONSTITUTION

    05/07/2009 9:22:25 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 80 replies · 2,803+ views
    The Huffington Riposte | Saturday, January 17, 2009
    Saturday, January 17, 2009 MINDBOGGLING CONSPIRACY BY McCAIN, OBAMA, McCASKILL, LEAHY, CLINTON AND COBURN TO CIRCUMVENT ARTICLE TWO, SECTION ONE OF THE US CONSTITUTION ********** In this article, originally posted in the blog of the same name, "Zapem" breaks a report of the history of sidestepping, skirting, and attempted Constitutional tinkering on behalf of unnatural born Citizen, John McCain -- thereby, an attempt to pave the way for Barack Obama.If one were to look at the activity on Capital Hill during the campaign, there would be no question in their minds that both McCain and Obama were sweating the ¬ďnatural...
  • After Obama's Speech, How Much Would Corporate America Pay to See His Real Birth Certificate?

    05/04/2009 10:00:08 AM PDT · by Stayfree · 51 replies · 3,017+ views
    The Obama Disaster.com ^ | May 4, 2009 | Stayfree
    After lying to the American people today about American corporations using "illegal" tax havens and bashing corporate America in general, how much do you think corporate America would pay today to see B.O.'s real long-form birth certificate?
  • What The District Courtís Ruling For ďObamaĒ Really Means

    03/31/2009 2:41:27 PM PDT · by SvenMagnussen · 23 replies · 1,431+ views
    Obama Crimes (Philip J. Berg, Esq.) ^ | Mar 26, 2009 | Lawrence J. Joyce, Esq.
    For over two years now, bloggers have been discussing the question as to whether Barry Soetoro (otherwise known as ďBarack ObamaĒ) is in fact a ďnatural-born citizenĒ of the United States, which the Constitution requires in order for one to be President (Article II, ß 1, Cl. 5). A natural-born U.S. citizen is someone who, in essence, obtains citizenship without any Act of Congress being necessary. So if you are born in the U.S., you are a citizen automatically, with no Act of Congress needed; and thus, you are a natural-born citizen. A ďnaturalized citizenĒ of the United States, on...
  • Judge Dismisses case brought by retired military officer

    03/07/2009 6:06:22 AM PST · by FreeManN · 80 replies · 1,833+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 3/7/09 | Unruth
    From Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga.: "President Obama demonstrated his citizenship during his campaign by circulating copies of his birth certificate, which showed he was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961." From U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite, R-Fla.: "The claim that Barack Obama is not a citizen of the U.S. is false. This rumor is simply election year politics." She referred questioners to Snopes for documentation. From U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Mich.: "Rest assured, however, I will well remember your concerns regarding this issue during the 111th Congress." From Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas: "I welcome President-elect Obama's commitment to reform the...
  • Republican senator says Snopes settled 'eligibility'

    03/05/2009 10:10:32 PM PST · by FreeManN · 87 replies · 3,018+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/6/09 | Unruth
    Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., has referred constituents raising concerns over President Obama's eligibility to occupy the Oval Office to an online "fact" organization that relies for its answer partly on information from the Obama campaign. "Thank you for your recent e-mail. Senator Obama meets the constitutional requirements for presidential office. Rumors pertaining to his citizenship status have been circulating on the Internet, and this information has been debunked by Snopes.com, which investigates the truth behind Internet rumors."
  • Senator implies constitutional demands for presidency can be bypassed

    03/05/2009 5:52:08 AM PST · by FreeManN · 62 replies · 1,997+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 3/5/09 | WND
    A U.S. senator has suggested that voters have made Barack Obama eligible to occupy the Oval Office, whether or not he meets the constitutional mandate of being a "natural born" citizen. The comments from Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., came in an e-mail sent to a constituent shortly after the election, which just now was forwarded to WND. The WND reader who forwarded the e-mail was alarmed. "This is frightening in its implications and should alarm every freedom-loving American and military member. I myself am a veteran of the U.S. Air Force (1979-84). Senator Martinez has said, in essence, that it...
  • Alan Keyes stokes Obama birth certificate controversy

    02/21/2009 4:25:09 PM PST · by FreeManN · 94 replies · 3,701+ views
    LA Times ^ | 2/21/09 | LA Times
    Alan Keyes stokes Obama birth certificate controversy The controversy over the validity of Barack Obama's birth certificate is back on a burner with firebrand conservative Alan Keyes making serious new charges.
  • Fifth State Representative has joined our legal action as a plaintiff-Dr. Mike Ritze of Oklahoma

    02/14/2009 8:02:48 PM PST · by classical artist · 8 replies · 768+ views
    Defend our Freedoms Foundation ^ | 2/14/09 | Orly Taitz
    Yesterday evening Dr. Mike Ritze, Oklahoma state representative has announced on Plains Radio to some 250,000 listeners that he will be joining as an additional plaintiff, my upcoming legal action to unseal Obama's vital records and check if he is eligible/legitimate for presidency. Dr. Ritze is one of the most outstanding members of the Oklahoma legislature and Oklahoma community as a whole. He is a veteran, he served as an army doctor, he worked as a family doctor for 33 years, he is a family man. Dr. Ritze and his wife have four children. Please thank dr. Ritze His e-mail...
  • Open Letter from Brigadier General Charles Jones

    02/05/2009 10:11:51 AM PST · by classical artist · 16 replies · 861+ views
    Defend our freedoms ^ | 2/5/09 | Charles E. Jones
    pen Letter from Brigadier General Charles Jones Charles E. Jones Brigadier General US Air Force, Retired Lifetime subject to recall for active duty Recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal (AF) 02.04.09 "We the People of the United States of America" are entitled to know the legal qualifications of the President and Commander in Chief. For the better good and National Security of "We the People of the United States" and for Absolute Command of the Military Forces of the United States, I whole heartedly support the efforts of Dr. Orly Taitz, ESQ for taking legal action to determine whether or...
  • Eligibility battle rages on 3 fronts Court, Congress and college challenged on constitutionality

    01/18/2009 6:57:04 AM PST · by FreeManN · 7 replies · 705+ views
    WND ^ | 1-18-09 | WND
    Eligibility battle rages on 3 fronts Court, Congress and college challenged on constitutionality -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: January 18, 2009 12:05 am Eastern By Bob Unruh © 2009 WorldNetDaily Officials at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Calif., have been served with a demand to produce records concerning Barack Obama's attendance there during the 1980s because they could document whether he was attending as a foreign national Ė in one of three fronts now established by those contesting the president-elect's constitutional eligibility for the Oval Office.
  • Congress officially declares Obama next president

    01/08/2009 1:10:58 PM PST · by PilotDave · 99 replies · 3,245+ views
    AP ^ | 8 Jan 2009 | JIM ABRAMS
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Barack Obama is officially the next president of the United States, Congress declared Thursday in fulfilling its centuries-old constitutional duty to certify and tally the electoral college vote from each state. Republicans joined Democrats in a standing ovation as Vice President Dick Cheney, in his role as speaker of the Senate, announced from the podium that Obama had achieved a majority of votes and would be the 44th president on Jan. 20.
  • Obama's Birth Certificate ... A Little Fly In The Ointment? Something For Phil Berg ...

    11/04/2008 10:00:58 PM PST · by Lmo56 · 57 replies · 4,340+ views
    11/5/08 | Lmo56
    Does Obama Need To Produce Birth Certificate As Proof For His New Federal Job (POTUS)?
  • DNC and Obama Move to have Case Dismissed

    09/25/2008 4:32:09 AM PDT · by Revski · 51 replies · 1,870+ views
    YouTube Video ^ | 9/25/08 | Revski
    DEFENDANT DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEES AND DEFENDANT SENATOR BARACK OBAMAS MOTION TO DISMISS Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6), defendants Democratic National Committee and Senator Barack Obama respectfully move the Court for an order dismissing the Complaint on the grounds that this Court lacks subject-matter jurisdiction over the claim asserted and that the Complaint fails to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. Pursuant to Local Rule 7.1, accompanying this Motion is a Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss and a proposed Order. The Motion has not been Granted by the Court. http://www.flds.ws/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/obama-motion-to-dismiss.pdf
  • South Dakota veterans may be eligible for bonuses

    09/13/2007 10:17:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 190+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | (Courtesy of South Dakota Veterans Benefit Program)
    9/13/2007 - PIERRE, S.D. (AFPN) -- The state of South Dakota is paying a veterans' bonus of up to $500 to certain servicemembers based on monthly service during qualifying dates. Bonuses are available to servicemembers who: -- were legal residents of the state for at least six months immediately preceding entry into the armed forces. -- are currently on active duty or were honorably discharged from the armed forces. -- served on active duty during one of the following periods. For service between March 4, 1991 and Sept. 10, 2001, payment will be made to those who served in an...
  • Some South Dakota veterans eligible for bonuses

    01/03/2007 5:02:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 375+ views
    1/3/2007 - PIERRE, S.D. (AFPN) -- The state of South Dakota is paying a veterans' bonus of up to $500 to certain servicemembers. Bonuses are available for servicemembers who: -- were legal residents of the state for at least six months immediately preceding entry into the armed forces. -- are currently on active duty or were honorably discharged from the armed forces. -- served on active duty during one of the following periods. For service between Jan. 1, 1993, and Sept. 10, 2001, payment will be made to those who served overseas and were awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal,...
  • State could have paid benefits to those not eligible, legislative audit finds (MN-welfare to all!)

    04/12/2006 4:54:49 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 3 replies · 256+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-12-06 | JEREMY OLSON
    A legislative audit is calling for tighter eligibility procedures for Minnesota health and welfare benefits after finding widespread errors in the evaluations of noncitizens, including illegal immigrants. County workers made errors in seven of 10 cases in which they determined eligibility of noncitizens for benefits, according to the evaluation, which was released Wednesday morning by the Legislative Auditor's office. Most of the procedural errors made no difference, but the audit found that 18 percent of the mistakes could have resulted in incorrect rulings on eligibility status. That means the state could have paid for benefits for some people who weren't...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!