Obama jokes with Oprah: I remember being born in Hawaii

posted at 7:00 pm on April 27, 2011 by Allahpundit

He should have laid on the sarcasm a bit thicker. Some people will take him seriously and soon this too will be part of Birther lore. “He said he remembers his birth. No one remembers their birth.

I’m mildly surprised that Obama or one of his surrogates hasn’t yet pointed out the endless ways in which Trump has strayed from conservative orthodoxy. They love to tweak Huntsman that way by touting his loyal diplomatic service to the administration, knowing that it’ll turn Republican voters against him. But then, electorally, that makes sense: They don’t want to face a candidate like Huntsman in the general but they’d loooove to face Trump, or at least they’d like to keep him alive long enough in the GOP primary for him to take out some more formidable contenders. So for the time being, you won’t hear The One mention that 54 percent of Trump’s political donations have gone to Democrats; that Trump approached David Axelrod last year with an offer to take the lead on the gulf oil spill in a Huntsman-esque bit of public service; or that Trump, for all his bluster about China, has no problem with farming out his clothing line to Chinese manufacturers. You might hear that later, if and when Trump himself becomes enough of a threat they need to start tearing him down, but why mess with him right now when he’s doing them a favor? Besides, Obama’s too much of an “adult” to get down in the mud, don’tcha know.


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Has it occurred to you that anyone will have standing to challenge the law, as long as they 1) are a natural born citizen/at least 35 years old, 2) meet the other ballot requirements, and 3) are from a state that doesn’t issue long form birth certificates? So Obama won’t even need to challenge the law, there’s a huge other class of potential plaintiffs who can.

crr6 on April 19, 2011 at 10:30 PM

Ahh… good times.

Skywise on April 28, 2011 at 10:27 AM

Looking at that picture, I swear he looks like he’s on drugs.

quint906 on April 28, 2011 at 10:17 AM

He’s used illegal drugs for decades, why would he stop simply because he moved into the White House?

slickwillie2001 on April 28, 2011 at 10:29 AM

He remembers being “HATCHED”

Sonosam on April 28, 2011 at 10:37 AM

Rebar on April 27, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Did you see the story the other day about people who knew Obama when he was a kid in Indonesia recalling how he used to say that when he grew up, he wanted to become Prime Minister of Indonesia?

I don’t know anything about Indonesian law, but I’m assuming that they require their Prime Ministers to be citizens of Indonesia. Wonder why little Barry thought that he could qualify . . . .?

AZCoyote on April 28, 2011 at 10:37 AM

He remembers his own birth? Kul wahad! He is the Kwisatz Haderach!

Noocyte on April 28, 2011 at 10:50 AM

He may be an incredibly fun guy with a charming smile.

But he works for us.

TimBuk3 on April 28, 2011 at 10:50 AM

This is a Constitutional Issue.
Obama is not eligible to be President – does not matter IF he was born in the US or not or IF the BC is a fake or not. Here is why:

1) BHO Sr was a citizen of Kenya, never applied for nor ever became an American citizen. In Aug 1961 – Kenya was a British colony – according to the British Nationality Law of 1948 (revised in 1978) – ANY child born of a British citizen ANYWHERE in the World – was a British citizen.

2) Stanly Ann Dunham was 18 when BHO was born. According to citizenship laws in 1961 (remember back then the age of majority was 21) – the US parent had to have lived in America for 5 years past the age of 14 (i.e. be 19 years old) to CONFER citizenship.

What is the tragedy is that the DNC, Senate, Supreme Court and media – did not do the job of establishing BHO’s eligibility ACCORDING TO THE CONSTITUTION and that apparently all of the Institutions (and people involved in those institutions) in America in 2008 – all held – as BHO said yesterday – the Constitutional requirement for eligibility -[Section 1 of Article Two of the United States Constitution sets forth the eligibility requirements for serving as President of the United States:
“ No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.] is simply ‘SILLINESS’.

God Help America

jackal40 on April 28, 2011 at 10:59 AM

The COLB is a legal document that can be used as prima-facie evidence in any state or federal court of law in the US. It enables you to get a drivers license, passport, etc. It is put in a computer record which makes it easier for people born in the state of Hawaii to obtain and easier for the state to retrieve. This is done in case the long form is lost from fire, water damage, age deterioration etc.

So the COLB is acceptable in any court in the US. But that isn’t good enough for birther think. They think certain people of a certain color have to jump through hoops of fire to obtain a FOIA to release the long form info even though people like them would think it ridiculous if they had to do this.

But it appears the birthers feel they are entitled to more then what the state or Feds require. They think they’re special then the rest of us poor unwashed. And they are. They are perfect candidates for the Special Olympics.

Last night I thought intelligent people would have been convinced. Boy was I wrong after reading some of the comments here today. It makes conservatives/republicans look like fools. I hope you keep it up because that will mean an O victory in 2012. You look pathetic to libertarians which the conserv movement needs for 2012.

RE: “Newspaper birth announcements“. In the 60’s, as a public service, newspapers in Honolulu back then published The Hawaii State Department of Health records of births and deaths just like any small town paper back then. If you look you will see the birth announcements are all the same size and contain the same info. Paid birth announcement ads were at the top, printed larger and contained more info.

Bill Blizzard on April 28, 2011 at 12:26 PM

The COLB is a legal document that can be used as prima-facie evidence in any state or federal court of law in the US. It enables you to get a drivers license, passport, etc. It is put in a computer record which makes it easier for people born in the state of Hawaii to obtain and easier for the state to retrieve. This is done in case the long form is lost from fire, water damage, age deterioration etc.

So the COLB is acceptable in any court in the US. But that isn’t good enough for birther think. They think certain people of a certain color have to jump through hoops of fire to obtain a FOIA to release the long form info even though people like them would think it ridiculous if they had to do this.

But it appears the birthers feel they are entitled to more then what the state or Feds require. They think they’re special then the rest of us poor unwashed. And they are. They are perfect candidates for the Special Olympics.

Last night I thought intelligent people would have been convinced. Boy was I wrong after reading some of the comments here today. It makes conservatives/republicans look like fools. I hope you keep it up because that will mean an O victory in 2012. You look pathetic to libertarians which the conserv movement needs for 2012.

RE: “Newspaper birth announcements“. In the 60’s, as a public service, newspapers in Honolulu back then published The Hawaii State Department of Health records of births and deaths just like any small town paper back then. If you look you will see the birth announcements are all the same size and contain the same info. Paid birth announcement ads were at the top, printed larger and contained more info.

Bill Blizzard on April 28, 2011 at 12:26 PM

The worst thing is that they make up things, mis-represent information, and dismiss anything and anyone that doesn’t fit their narrative. A lot of birthers seemed to be out right liars and con men and others are just intellectually challanged. See post below.

Rebar on April 27, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Did you see the story the other day about people who knew Obama when he was a kid in Indonesia recalling how he used to say that when he grew up, he wanted to become Prime Minister of Indonesia?

I don’t know anything about Indonesian law, but I’m assuming that they require their Prime Ministers to be citizens of Indonesia. Wonder why little Barry thought that he could qualify . . . .?

AZCoyote on April 28, 2011 at 10:37 AM

Your really gonna put on a child to know the citizenship requirements and law for obtaining the top leadership in the country they are in? Really? A child.

So by dum dum birther logic, because Obama, as a small child, aspired to be the prime minister of Indonesia, as a small child, that meant he was well aware of the citizenship requirements and laws at the time for such a position, so he must have known he was an Indonesian citizen and not and not an American. Okay when I was in kindergarten, I wanted to be a pediatrician but had no idea they had to go to college and med school, do a residency take boards or get a license. But by birther logic as a 5 year old I was suppose to know all of that or else why would I say I wanted to be a pediatrician?

Magnus on April 28, 2011 at 12:41 PM

You look pathetic to libertarians which the conserv movement needs for 2012. – Bill Blizzard

We are all deeply appreciative of your profound concern. It’s so helpful whenever the far left offers caring advice to Republican on how to win, lol.

whatcat on April 28, 2011 at 1:20 PM

OBAMA the UNDERDOG !!!!

New theme from the White House in 5…..4…..3…

PappyD61 on April 28, 2011 at 1:50 PM

The worst thing is that they make up things, mis-represent information, and dismiss anything and anyone that doesn’t fit their narrative.

Magnus on April 28, 2011 at 12:41 PM

The rabid, Anti-Birthers do the same things. Frankly, I’m not sure which side is worse.

blink on April 28, 2011 at 1:56 PM

What have anti-birthers made up or misrepresented?

1. That a COLB is a legal birth record and sufficient for all things requiring validity of birth? 100% True

2. That it was Hawaiian law that they don’t release long form birth certificates and they only issue COLBs? 100% True. They had to actually break their own laws and Obama had to get his lawyer involved to compel them to do it to appease birther idiots.

3. That he is eligible to be President. 100% true.

4. That Donald Trump is a fake conservative? True. His record speaks of it.

5. That if Obama ever did release his long form birthers would decry it as a fake and the photoshop experts would come out the woodwork. Came 100% true!

Birther lies and misinformation

1. That no one with a foreign parent can be a natural born citizen according to the Constitution. Truth: The meaning of NBC has not been defined in the Constitution and until the 14th amendment was left up to each state to make a determination.

2. Obama was born in outside of the country. No Proof

3. Obama’s father’s race would have been Negro back in 1961. Again no proof or legal reference for such a notion unless you just keep repeating something you heard from another person with no proof as reference.

4. You couldn’t couldn’t travel to Pakistan on an American Passport and therefore had Indonesian citizenship. Complete utter lie. Americans could travel to Pakistan on a 30 day visa in 1981. http://dosfan.lib.uic.edu/ERC/travel/cis/southasia/Pakistan.htm#Travel%20Warning click on the 1981 link.

5. Obama let Lakin go to prison. No, Laking went to prison because he voluntarily decided to break the law and not deploy on order from the legally recognized Commander in Chief. That was his own damn fault.

6. Obama has spent 2 million dollars in legal fees defending release of his birth certificate. A number completely made up with, as usually, not one shred of actual proof, its just a meme that people keep repeating so they look like they know what they talk about. First mention of this seems to come from World Net Daily. A very credible and unbiased source for facts (yeeeah right)

7. No one remembers Obama going to Occidental or Columbia. No one remembers him as a child or a baby. Lie.

8. Obama has used 39 social security numbers and is currently using a deceased persons social security number. Utter nonsense and not one shred of proof except some shady investigator hired by Orly Taitz making the claim and repeated on Anti-Obama site WorldNetDaily (You know where Rebar gets all his “proof” from.

I could go on and on.

Magnus on April 28, 2011 at 2:51 PM

the pix on the page reminds me of every smart aleck little snot I ever ran across in HS…he is legion…basically was just giving us the finger..he usually does it with his hand..thinking he is sooooo sly..

Xango Annie on April 28, 2011 at 5:53 PM

Magnus on April 28, 2011 at 2:51 PM

I got under someone’s skin, lol.

The fact is, social security numbers are not random, they are based on the home address listed on the application. 0bama has a Connecticut number, that’s a fact. He’s never lived in Connecticut, also a fact. That’s not a “conspiracy theory”, it’s simply a series of facts that don’t add up.

Also, a FOIA request to the US state department turned up no record of 0bama having a passport. Since we can all agree that he did, in fact, need a passport of some type to travel to Pakistan in 1981, and there is no record of him having a US passport at the time – well, what did he use? That’s not a “conspiracy theory”, it’s simply a series of facts that don’t add up.

Rebar on April 28, 2011 at 6:12 PM

My dad remembers being born and told his mom the details of the day his dad picked them up from the hospital. He acknowledges it could be a memory from the story of that day being told to him but there are minute, ordinary details that wouldn’t have been included in the story told to him or anyone else.

It could happen. LOL.

quiz1 on April 28, 2011 at 7:56 PM

Too bad he wasn’t aborted in Hawaii.

afotia on April 28, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Also, a FOIA request to the US state department turned up no record of 0bama having a passport. Since we can all agree that he did, in fact, need a passport of some type to travel to Pakistan in 1981, and there is no record of him having a US passport at the time – well, what did he use? That’s not a “conspiracy theory”, it’s simply a series of facts that don’t add up.
Rebar on April 28, 2011 at 6:12 PM

Liar.

Christopher Strunk filed the FOIA request requesting Stanley Ann Dunham or Barack Hussein Obama’s passport records. He received this letter in response:

With respect to your request pertaining to Mr. Obama, in all categories (a) through (g) above, your request does not comply with our regulations regarding requests for information pertaining to living third parties, and has been therefore been deemed invalid. Before we can process a request for a third party’s passport and similar records, we need the third party’s passport and similar records, we need the third party’s authorization as described below….

rukiddingme on April 28, 2011 at 9:56 PM

Before we can process a request for a third party’s passport and similar records, we need the third party’s passport and similar records, we need the third party’s authorization as described below….

Fixed.

rukiddingme on April 28, 2011 at 9:58 PM

So. Why exactly did Zero seal All of his history and records the first day he took office?

Why?

Anybody?

My suggestion is: Zero is a Citizen of the World, certainly above any silly, stupid, U.S. Constitutional requirements. He doesn’t need to provide a damn thing to be dictator.

Now he’s provided ‘something’. Questions. Why was the registrar on his form a different person than the day before? Why did the doctor’s name change, according to various reports?

But aside from frivolous details on an ‘abstract’ (different than the certification language on a ‘Certificate of Live Birth’ from a day before, why are all the rest of those secreted records still missing? Many could/would have an impact on his Constitutional eligibility status. It’s almost as if he’s trying to hide many details of his life(!).

We shall see.

What is stunning as I’ve read the threads here in the last two days is the number of lefty/Soros paid hounds on HA.

You and your handlers must be very, very afraid.

Good.

We’re onto you. It’s not over until it’s over. He who laughs first laughs last, you know.

The crazy left and their drugged hero, Zero, will not – ultimately – be able to support their house of cards, or their web of lies and deceit.

We ‘proofers/rule of law-ers/Constitutionalists’ are just getting rolling.

Opinionator on April 29, 2011 at 2:48 AM

The anti-birthers shouldn’t gloat yet. When you look past the clever and convoluted web of propaganda put forth by Obama’s team, there are nothing but problems with the documents that are supposed to prove he is who he says he is.

Cara C on April 29, 2011 at 8:56 PM

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