Birther Bills! Baptismal Or Circumcision Certificates Required! States Have Gone Mad!
Co-opted By Obama and His Minions?
Birthers Will Continue To Harass Citizens!
When will the birther movement be buried? They have kept hammering and hammering, and now state legislatures throughout the country have climbed aboard the birther crazy train. Kansas, Arizona, other GOP dominated legislatures throughout the country are piling on to redefine just who is qualified to vote or run for office in the US. Even Jan Brewer, the notorious mother of the Papers Please Law, has vetoed legislation that was presented to her in Arizona. Dubbed 'The Circumcision Papers Law', the legislation would require a birth certificate, baptismal certificate or proof of circumcision in order to register to vote or run for office. Is there even such a thing as a 'Cirucmcision Certificate'? Apparently, I don't get out much, because I never knew!
I have a son and he was circumcized, but does he carry a circumcision certificate in his wallet? No, he does not. Short of allowing physical examination by the new voting police, he may decide (hopefully), to stay away from Kansas and Arizona. If these states and many more are going to require this type of documentation in order to vote, what will they require to run for office? Oh! That's right. Many of the same states that are passing birther voting legislation are attempting to interfere with the federal regulations that already cover the requirements of those who run for federal office!
Orly Taitz Is Rational?
How Does The Birther Movement Justify Their Paranoia?
The birthers, as a movement (think of another movement that begins with the letter 'B'), do not justify the need for this distraction. In times when states should be busy addressing serious issues, this movement would rather waste its time thinking up ways to harass citizens. Their intent is clear. Make it so difficult to register to vote, that undesireables will forego the entire process. Undesireables include many poor, elderly and even disabled. No more registration drives. That suits the birthers just fine. The more difficult it becomes to vote, the better it is.
Of course, only those who are qualified to vote should vote, and the research bears out that there IS NO conspiracy of voting fraud being perpetrated on America by individual people. Research? Facts? Those things do not matter to those who bear the brand of 'Birther'! Truth is relative and research is for fools. Talk until you are blue in the face. It doesn't matter! The truth is not accepted by this fringe element, and never will be.
The only evidence of voting fraud that does exist points to the manipulation of electronic voting machines that are being utilized in this country. But again, the 'birthers' don't deal with the real issues. They prefer living in a world of 'Obama' conspiracy, because they believe that their "country has been stolen by a black man who was born in Kenya". He is not one of us is the chorus that has been repeated since before the legitimate election of this President by legitimate voters.
Led by the newest odd couple of Orly Taitz and Donald Trump, the birthers believe the conspiracy is vast. They must save the country from itself. Instead of circumcision certificates, perhaps 'competency certificates' should be required before voting. It is doubtful to me that many of the birthers would pass a competency test.
Enough! Barack Hussein Obama Was Legally Elected!
People in the US elected our current President. Like it or not, he is your legally elected President, and the insanity must stop! Am I suggesting that the birthers are the fringe? No. I am drawing a line in the sand and I am saying that the proof is in. Birthers ARE the fringe. Their incessant whining needs to stop. Even Jan Brewer agrees!
As difficult as it may be to accept, we have a black President with a funny sounding name. That does not mean he is from another country. That doesn't mean he is not one of us. He is not a terrorist. He is not a Muslim (would not matter if he was). He is not turning America into a socialist, communist, fascist government. He is not the cause of every problem this country is faced with. Get a grip!
Before you comment, may I remind you. I am aware that you may think I am unkind. I am aware that you may think I am being disrepectful of the opinions held by the wingnuts. I am aware of all of that. I don't care. Just as 'birthers' have the right to be stupid, as guaranteed by the first amendment, I have the right to say that I think birthers need to start thinking rationally, if that is possible. Stop embarrassing yourselves by your outrageous behavior that has no basis in fact...You are the counter culture. You are far from the mainstream and the facts have proven you wrong. Finally, seriously consider being evaluated by a mental health professional. Show me your competency papers, please!
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