Kenyan newspaper issues correction

October 16th, 2009 No comments

It was reported on Obots.org that a 2004 web article from the Sunday Standard newspaper in Kenya mistakenly used the phrase “Kenyan-born” referring to then senatorial candidate Barack Obama. (The anti-Obama web site WorldNetDaily devoted a major article to fanning suspicion and raising doubts about Obama over the thing.) Since then, the Kenyan newspaper has issued a correction, saying:

A major sign of hope is embodied in Obama’s personal background as a product of at least three civilisations (American, African and Islam), with a wider multiculturalism in Indonesia, when he was a child, and in Hawaii, where he was born and spent much of his childhood.

Birthers wet pants over newspaper mistake

October 15th, 2009 6 comments

Any fool knows Barack Obama was born in Hawaii, August 4, 1961. Nevertheless, Birthers are going into orgasms of delight over a mistake printed on a Kenyan web site back in 2004, describing the then Senate candidate Barack Obama as “Kenyan-born.” Blogs, forums and message boards are awash with hype and speculation that this finally is the key they need to unlock the hoard of incriminating evidence that they imagine lies behind the iron curtain of Obama’s perceived intransigence.

Speculation abounds about how the birthers found this obscure article which doesn’t appear to be on any search engine, and it has been suggested that the article is a fake; but that’s not likely. More likely is the fact that Barack Obama (the President’s father) was born in Kenya just led to a little confusion. I mean after all, if folks today can’t find a shred of evidence to support the crazy idea the President was born in Kenya today, how could a newspaper back in 2004 have found anything (particularly when the article was just a small Kenya-twist embellishment on an AP story).

Oh, you say, there is a great conspiratorial cover-up of the evidence? Sure, OK. [Obot1 backs away slowly, making no sudden moves.]

Georgia attorney calls Orly Taitz “nuts”

October 13th, 2009 3 comments
Taitz with fake birth certificate

Taitz with fake birth certificate in Columbus, GA

In an article in the Columbus Georgia Ledger-Enquirer newspaper, local lawyer William Mason called Orly Taitz “nuts”.

“She’s nuts,” Mason said. “Based on what I saw and read, she’s nuts.” … “First of all, a lawyer has an ethical duty not to advance an argument that either you know is not true or you do not have an honest basis to argue,” Martin said. “She’s the type of person who gives lawyers a bad name.”

That reminds me of what attorney and CNN legal affairs consultant Jeffrey Toobin said about an earlier round of birther lawsuits, way back in 2008: “whack-job”, “total bull”.

The Ledger-Enquirer has had some great coverage of the Rhodes v MacDonald lawsuit in their home town.

Taitz hit with THIRD CA Bar complaint

October 13th, 2009 No comments
GA Federal Court

GA Federal Court

Christmas came early this year for the Obots. In a 43-page order, Judge Land in Georgia raked birther lawyer Orly Taitz over the coals. But not only did he excoriate her and sanction her, he included the following cherry on top of the Obot ice cream sundae:

The Court further directs the Clerk of this Court to send a copy of this Order to the State Bar of California, 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, for whatever use it deems appropriate.

Court to California Bar: You have a problem. Deal with it!

Judge spanks naughty lawyer

October 13th, 2009 No comments
Unrepentant Orly Taitz

Unrepentant Orly Taitz

Oh dear, poor little Orly. The big bad old judge has sanctioned you to the tune of $20,000. But think of it as a learning experience. You really have to learn some respect for the legal profession that you are trying to be a part of.

Read federal Judge Land’s scathing order here. The judge called your contentions “laughable”, your claims “frivolous” and your allegations “fictitious”!

You have 30 days to pay up the $20,000. Better get filling those teeth because I don’t think you have any future in the legal field.

Impeach Floyd Brown!

October 12th, 2009 No comments
Impeach!

Impeach!

The NoBots have been busy trying to redefine “natural born citizen” by denying that it comes to us from the British Common Law.  But now GOP operative Floyd Brown, in an article in WorldNetDaily has been busy trying to redefine the British Common law itself ❗ , this time the definition of “impeachment”. Brown says:

Article I, Section 4 of the Constitution reads: “The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”

The key phrase here is “high crimes and misdemeanors,” a concept in English common law well-known to our Founding Fathers, but grossly misunderstood in this day and age. “High crimes and misdemeanors” essentially means bad behavior….

Go read the article yourself. I DID NOT MAKE THIS UP. The article goes on to say:

In other words, “high crimes and misdemeanors” does not refer to a criminal act. Our Founding Fathers fully intended to allow for the removal of the president for actions which include: gross incompetence, negligence and distasteful behavior.

For those who mistakenly hold the illusion that impeaching Barack Hussein Obama would be a simple matter of “playing politics,” the founders fully intended that the impeachment of a sitting president be a political act….

Impeachment is no more or less than the recall of an elected official who isn’t up to the job.

I see this as proof of the low regard the birther leaders have for their followers. They think they  are idiots–complete idiots. Personally, I think it’s time to impeach Floyd Brown, Rush Limbaugh, WorldNetDaily and the whole bunch for “distasteful behavior” and “public stupidity”.

Flat earthers demand to see world’s birth certificate

October 11th, 2009 2 comments
Flat Earth map

Flat Earth map

Taking a page from the birther playbook, flat earthers (people who deny the earth is roughly a sphere, but rather claim that it is a flat circular plane) have argued that they haven’t seen a birth certificate for the Earth and are holding out for one before they are willing to agree that the Earth is shaped like a ball instead of a coin. (That big white circle around the map at left is Antarctica.)

I understand that some preliminary contacts have been made between The Flat Earth Society and Dr. Ron Polarik about using his computer imaging expertise to expose the government’s fake photographs of the earth from space which flat earthers claim has been “Photoshopped”.  (Dr. Polarik has of recent times been using an argument based on President Obama’s Certification of Live Birth to show that space aliens and the abominable snowman are imaginary.)

A coalition of conservative Christians have made it clear that they do not need to see the world’s birth certificate to reject the flat earth model. They know that the earth, according to the Bible, has four corners.

Hate groups flock to birther cause

October 10th, 2009 No comments

The following are “hate groups” as classified by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an internationally respected tolerance advocacy organization.

National Socialist Movement – South Carolina:  “Want to know for certain where Obama was born? Demand the truth by joining the petition campaign to make President Obama reveal his long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate!

The Council of Conservative Citizens: “Obama has lied about everything else, so why wouldn’t he lie about where he was born as well?”

Stormfront.org: Philip J. Berg, Esquire stated in his lawsuit that Senator Obama: 1. Is not a natural-born citizen; and/or 2. Lost his citizenship when he was adopted in Indonesia; and/or 3. Has dual loyalties because of his citizenship with Kenya and Indonesia.

National Socialist Movement – Ohio: “This means that a natural born citizen has to be born in the US and both parents must be US citizens, otherwise the child would have dual citizenship and would be subject to a foreign power.”

Nationalist.org: We, the undersigned, petition to express our love of our country, pride in our heritage, opposition to minority-tyranny, support for free-government, trust in our people and belief in majority-rule. We submit, in support, the following grievances, as our reasons for abolishing, divesting and overthrowing the usurpation of Barack Obama, also known as Obamanation.

Nationalist web site cartoon

Nationalist web site cartoon