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The Presidents Home Country?

  1. Arthur Fontes profile image91
    Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago

    I do not even know what to say except WHAT?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M7Rp_Ghv6k

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      zainulrizaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      haaaa.....nobody should be expelled from country he loves..

    2. RKHenry profile image78
      RKHenryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Aren't you reaching here a bit, I mean seriously, wtf?  What gets me the most, is you know your reaching. 

      What of George Washington?  He fought for his "motherland." His "HOME" country.  Hell, he might even be credited for starting the whole damn French and Indian War.  What of him Arthur?  How soon one forgets the history books of the America's, when one just wishes to breed fear and hate instead.

      I go extremely disappointed in your conservative parade, which was deeply lacking a historical perspective.

      1. Arthur Fontes profile image91
        Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Exactly who is reaching?

        1. RKHenry profile image78
          RKHenryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          You.  I thought I wrote that already. 

          And yet you cannot explain the historical perspective with forethought and intelligence. Is a dimwitted point of view a preferred method of yours? 

          Disappointing Arthur.  Though quite typical and most expected.

          1. Sab Oh profile image60
            Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Wow, you're starting to sound like that mikelong kid.

            1. RKHenry profile image78
              RKHenryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              TK- mind your manners.  You know you are banned in these forums.  How soon you forget your actual place.

              1. Sab Oh profile image60
                Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Maybe you really are him. Everyone seems to love playing 'who are you?' around here...

                1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
                  Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  Except for you.  You're more fond of "who am I".

                2. RKHenry profile image78
                  RKHenryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  ????What are you talking about????  I think you are confused.

      2. Rochelle Frank profile image88
        Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        George Washington was born at in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on February 22, 1732.
        At that time Virginia was an English colony, but he was born on the American continent. No one, before 1776 was born in the US, even though born in N. America

        1. PrettyPanther profile image84
          PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          There you go again, stating the facts.  wink

        2. TMMason profile image72
          TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          That is an absurd argument. A red herring. Just like the left. You cannot equate the two. Apples and oranges.

          There was no United States of America then.... there is now. And there was when O'by was born.

          See the difference.

          1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
            Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            That's exactly what I was saying to someone who implied that GW was born in England.

            1. TMMason profile image72
              TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              I don't get the logic in that argument. I will freely admit... it baffles me.

    3. rhamson profile image77
      rhamsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I think you are reading into the statement what you want to hear.  I think you know as well as anybody that Michelle Obama was trying to relate to the topic from a personal stand and not the one that the birthers are looking to promote.

      What is obvious is that she meant where Barak Obama ancestry hails from.  Nothing more and nothing less.

      You should send this to Beck.  He may rethink his getting over the birther rantings and turn this into a real hillarious bit for us all to watch.

      1. DdraigX profile image76
        DdraigXposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Glenn Beck has Nazi Tourettes...

        1. rhamson profile image77
          rhamsonposted 6 years ago in reply to this
          1. PrettyPanther profile image84
            PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            THAT is hilarious!  Thanks for sharing.

      2. Arthur Fontes profile image91
        Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I read into the statement that maybe Michelle needs some new speech writers.

    4. Ralph Deeds profile image71
      Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      There you go nit picking again. Although my first maternal ancestors came from England in the 1600s I still think of England in a sense as my home country as I do of Sweden from whence my paternal ancestors immigrated in the late 18th century. I'm sure that plenty of people make remarks identical to Michelle Obama's.

      1. Arthur Fontes profile image91
        Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I am of Portugese descent.  Portugal is not my "home" country.  I am not Portugese-American. I am an American.... stop

        Too bad the First lady is not proud of her "home" country.  Oh yeah she is now that her hubbies the president.

        I was born in and I am proud of my HOME country The United States of America.

        1. Ralph Deeds profile image71
          Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Chaque un a son gout. We are making a mountain out of a mole hill.

          1. Arthur Fontes profile image91
            Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            I agree.  I found the video humorous not scandalous.

  2. Ohma profile image79
    Ohmaposted 6 years ago

    Are you surprised?

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image91
      Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Honestly, I am shocked.

  3. Ohma profile image79
    Ohmaposted 6 years ago

    This particular administration has told so many lies about so many things that it needs a whole new office to keep track of what lies they have told to who.
    It would be great job security right up until he is voted out of office.

  4. Christene profile image83
    Christeneposted 6 years ago

    His home country = where his ancestors are from.

    1. Doug Hughes profile image60
      Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The racists who advocated sending all negros back to Africa - a century or so ago - wanted to send ALL negros to their 'home country' - even though almost all US negros by then had been born in the US.

      The birthers won't quit.

      1. TMMason profile image72
        TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        @ doug

        Man you are lost. We are discussing a very real thing hear and you just spew your hate into it. Grow up.

        1. Randy Godwin profile image92
          Randy Godwinposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Obama's birth certificate is in the same box with Dumbya's military records.  Find the military records, find the birth certificate.  Case closed and everyone's happy.  See how bipartisan works!

        2. Doug Hughes profile image60
          Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Mason - let me draw you a picture since you don't get what I said. When it suits a racist bastard to say so, Africa is the 'home country' of a 'negro' or a 'black' or 'african-american' even when he's a natural -born American.  And it's always been comfortable for a racist to say 'Send him back to Africa.' even if the black man is from Harlem.   But let a black man or woman indicate a kinship they feel with Africa, the new racist claims it's proof the President is from Kenya.

          Before you or any zealous friends wear out the 'report' button, I am not calling you racist or a bastard. I don't know your ancestry or tolerance level.  It's not guesswork to suggest some birthers are racist  and I'm pointing out the inconsistancy in the way they are jumping the remarks of the First Lady.

          1. Ohma profile image79
            Ohmaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            So why does she say my husbands homeland and not our homeland if her intent was to claim historical relationship to that country?

            1. Christene profile image83
              Christeneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Because her parents were both born in Chicago and his father was born in Kenya?

          2. TLMinut profile image60
            TLMinutposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Racist bastard? For saying Africa is the home country of blacks?
            Aren't the blacks the ones who insist on being called African-Americans? Before all that started, we were all black Americans, white Americans, or just American.

          3. TMMason profile image72
            TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            You know Doug.

            I have learned in life that it is always the racists. Who see everything in terms of race.

            He was born in Kenya. His Aunt and Grandma from there waere present at that birth, and there is a birth certificate filed with the Kenyan govt. through his home village.

            Anyone can obtain the birth certificate he did. If it is not so, then why doesn't he just produce the evidence.

            I don't begrude that he is an Afrfican.

            I Begrude that he is not an American. And there-fore not my president

            Maybe Yours.... not mine.

            1. PrettyPanther profile image84
              PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              The evidence has been produced, but apparently you refuse to accept it.

              1. Doug Hughes profile image60
                Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                The most telling bit of evidence is a clipping in a Hawaii newspaper from a couple of days after his birth - announcing his birth in Hawaii. It doesn't identify Barak Obama by name, just the parents by name and the birth of a son - in Hawaii.

                Of course it could be that the announcement to the newspaper was a fraud because the parents who were in Africa anticipated that their son would run for president some day and would need citizenship.

                The birthers are beneath contempt.

                1. TMMason profile image72
                  TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  Yeah I know... His grand-mother called it in after she recieved the news via telephone from Kenya. Thats why it ia a couple of days later.

                  Not the next day from the blotter at the hospital.

                  1. Doug Hughes profile image60
                    Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Let's be sure we have this straight. Grandma in HI called in a false birth announcement  to make sure her infant grandson would have a chance at running for president in 5 decades.

                    Is Marajuana already legal where you are?

            2. PrettyPanther profile image84
              PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              You probably don't realize how ridiculous you sound.  Rational people everywhere, many of whom are Republicans, are laughing at the birthers.

              1. TMMason profile image72
                TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Actually...

                I don't really care about what anyone thinks of my opinions.

                What would give you that idea hun?

                I thought I had made that one point clear, at least.

                1. PrettyPanther profile image84
                  PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  You said it right, sweetcheeks:  your opinion, since the facts are crystal clear.

                  1. TMMason profile image72
                    TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Yes.

                    But I tire of repeating them....

                    It gets old reciting them to you all.

                    I mean? I wouldv'e expected better comprehension and retention skills. But this is America after all and everyone passes.

      2. Sab Oh profile image60
        Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        "The racists who advocated sending all negros back to Africa - a century or so ago - wanted to send ALL negros to their 'home country' - even though almost all US negros by then had been born in the US."

        Like Marcus Garvey?

        1. Sab Oh profile image60
          Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          "And it's always been comfortable for a racist to say 'Send him back to Africa.' even if the black man is from Harlem. "


          See above.

        2. TMMason profile image72
          TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Exactly like Markus Garvey.

          Look at thier other hero Che and the things he said about the Negro.

    2. TheGlassSpider profile image80
      TheGlassSpiderposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Um. I have NEVER heard anyone use that phrase to mean that. Never.

      I've heard "ancestral home," "home of my forebears," "country of my ethnic heritage," etc.

      I am Irish by heritage, but Ireland is NOT my home country, the USA is. Ireland is the home of my ancestors.

      These people are supposed to be intelligent enough to use language properly; if it IS the case that's that what she meant (and I am by NO means convinced that it is), then some aide ought to have warned her to use different verbiage given the current debate.

      The President or his staff could end this debate quickly and easily, but they do not. That, more than anything else, makes me suspicious.

      1. Ohma profile image79
        Ohmaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I guess any press is good press.

  5. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    The President of the United States has a bigger problem in the distant future, if his birth remains in question. It is fraud and prison if he is not a citizen.

  6. TMMason profile image72
    TMMasonposted 6 years ago

    Yeah thats funny ain't it. he is not an American. Have you all figured it out yet? The leftists have duped you all.

    1. Ralph Deeds profile image71
      Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Do you and Cagsil expect anyone in this forum other than yourselves to take anything you say seriously?

  7. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    Obama's birth certificate is exactly where it should be.

    With the Department of Health in the state he was born in.
    Verified by the department.

    But I guess they are all part of the conspiracy to have a decent President though aren't they? lol

  8. Doug Hughes profile image60
    Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago

    When I was in the Navy, we put in to Mombasa, Kenya. I was surprised at the fierce anticipation many black sailors - tough guys - had about setting foot on African soil. You might expect that since most African-Americans are generations removed from their homeland and were culturally stripped of their heritage, the feelings about Africa would be casual and incidental. You might expect that, but you would be wrong.

    1. Sab Oh profile image60
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Why would you expect that?

  9. Arthur Fontes profile image91
    Arthur Fontesposted 6 years ago

    I think it all comes down to a simple explanation.

    Perhaps, just perhaps Michelle Obama is just as dumb as George W. Bush?

    Maybe and I mean just maybe she is as simple as Dan Quayle?

    OMG he is not going to say it!!!!!

    Yes your dam right I am. 

    I think Michelle is dumber then Ronnie Reagan!


    >>>Gasps<<<

    1. RKHenry profile image78
      RKHenryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Now this I concur with.  She is no public speaker.

  10. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    I don't care if the man is from Mars. We have bigger problems at the moment!

    1. TMMason profile image72
      TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes.

      But he represents most of them. 

      And I care about the Constitution.

    2. Ralph Deeds profile image71
      Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Amen, Habee. A practical, sensible comment as usual.

  11. PrettyPanther profile image84
    PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago

    http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008 … e_usa.html

    Let's face it.  It doesn't matter what facts are presented, certain people will never believe that Barack Obama was born in the state of Hawaii, in the United States of America.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image92
      rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      it's also in his autobiography written in 1995.

      born in Honolulu, 1961.

      but you're right, those who don't want to believe it will never believe it.

      1. TMMason profile image72
        TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        So you read his books?

        Then you know he is a muslim racist America hating socailist.

        Okay.

        As long as we're on the same page.

        1. PrettyPanther profile image84
          PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I read "The Audacity of Hope" (a gift from my conservative Republican fiance') and didn't see any of that.  Funny, isn't it?

        2. rebekahELLE profile image92
          rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          ?  I didn't see that at all. I don't read with biased eyes.

          I thought his autobiography was very helpful in understanding who he is.

          plus I find your remark insulting.

          1. livelonger profile image89
            livelongerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            He didn't read the book. That won't stop him from saying he did, and inventing things that weren't written.

            1. Doug Hughes profile image60
              Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              It's interesting that Obama actually WROTE the books he's published. Moosewoman hired a ghost writer to write her book - and she has a degree in journalism and should know HOW to write.

  12. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    Lol, I wondered how long it would take for this to come up. I heard it weeks ago. No conspiracy here...move along.

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    Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago

    That video is only one of many proving that the Obamas' loyalties are divided between nations and religions and cultures and even races.   They're like fish out of water because they don't have a set of basic standards they adhere to;  they twist and turn with the wind and are blown in whatever direction will get their floating agenda heard.

    And yes it does matter.  When an American President doesn't uphold America, and when there's so much confusion about who/what he even is, it should be addressed immediately and from all corners.  It SHOULD have been addressed before he ever took Office.  But then....of course the liberal activists would've been stopped from even putting him there in the first place.

    1. Doug Hughes profile image60
      Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The 'liberal activists'  didn't put Obama in office. A large majority of voting citizens did. A lot of wingnut crybabies have tried to undo the results of that election. They should be (but aren't) ashamed of trying to turn back the popular will of the people.

  14. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 6 years ago

    I completely disagree with this Brenda.  Why?  If you would have actually read all the posts, you'd know that what you wrote, was addressed already.  So why repeat the same verbiage again, and again?

    Should it have been address?  Yes we all agree on that.  If you would have read what some of us have already written, you know that though.  You'd also know that Arthur bought up a good forethought, that maybe Michelle is stupid, and perhaps a horrible public speaker.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      So, IF that's true that she's a bad speaker, what does that matter?   That's used by many to excuse her words and Obama's words;  a deflective tactic that they and people who back them use to stop people from talking about it, like "move on".  Well, the subject is still relevant, and the cards may have been on the table all along, but their game is still playing.
      I dunno about you, but I'm an American citizen, and I'll still talk about it if I want to.

  15. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 6 years ago

    "Then you know he is a muslim racist America hating socailist."

    THIS is the tea-bag movement, and why it's got to go.

    BTW, I didn't watch the video, as all things repub are against my religion. BUT, I call Sweden my home country since I'm only 3rd generation here.....does that mean I hate America?

    Ehhhhhhhh. It's you people who think you OWN it that hate it. You see, America is a melting pot...why do you think we celebrate Columbus Day and Saint Patrick's day? Because Italian and Irish hate America?
    NO! They are honoring their ancestors.....something I do ALL the time.

    And they're not pilgrims from England!

    man you are reaching for anything to discredit Obama, and you let Bushco whizz right by you like my kid on a snow-sled!!!

    err, take off your elephant glasses.....you might actually see something.

    like fer instance....how did NORAD stand down on 9/11???who was in charge?

    Oh that's right....we're not discussing that....OLD NEWS. right? Only 3,000 Americans dead. move on. right?

    Yeah, lets' see....how can we get Obama.....something.....anything.....MAKE IT UP.

    Pathetic. Repubs are against my religion.

  16. profile image67
    paarsurreyposted 6 years ago

    Hi friends

    It is a racial thinking; must be avoided in a multi-cultural society like USA; it will create rift
    It should not be politicized .

    Thanks

    I am an Ahmadi peaceful Muslim

  17. MikeNV profile image77
    MikeNVposted 6 years ago

    Is Kenya the 58th State?

    1. TMMason profile image72
      TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I am on the floor in hysterics.

      It may be...

    2. Rochelle Frank profile image88
      Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Fifty eight? I must have missed a few.

      1. TMMason profile image72
        TMMasonposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Obama stated in an address that he had been to all 57 states in America.

        Just another fruedian slip.... no biggie.

  18. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    I love Lewis Black, that had me laughing out loud.

 
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