AP is covering for Obama

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It’s interesting to see the Associated Press photo and “wire reports” story from February on President Obama shooting a shotgun at Camp David to back up his claim that “we do skeet-shooting all the time,” despite his limited gun control proposals.

So, liberal AP can produce that picture, but when it comes to where AP’s fellow-liberal Obama was born, AP can’t find a picture of a booklet distributed by Obama’s literary agent in which Obama himself wrote that he was “born in Kenya.”

One of my many repeated complaints about AP bias was that Obama was born in Kenya, as shown by editors of a Kenyan newspaper who wrote the headline for an AP story: “Kenyan-born Obama all set for U.S. Senate.” Why would Kenyan editors write that headline? For the same reason local editors would write, “Augusta’s Larry Mize wins Masters.” How could someone from New York dispute either of those headlines? None did, and if they had, they would have been given past stories on these people from the newspapers’ libraries.

But if Obama was born in Kenya, he can’t legally be president of the United States. He can if the national media doesn’t report it, to help a fellow Democrat/socialist get elected to promote their own political agenda, instead of serving its customers – the readers – who are paying their salaries.

The above headline was in the Sunday Standard of Nairobi, Kenya. In the lead sentence of that June 27, 2004, article, Kenyan editors, who knew his family and knew he was born in their country, added “Kenyan-born” to the start of the online AP story: “Kenyan-born US senate hopeful, Barrack (sic) Obama, appeared set to take over the Illinois senate seat ... .”

No one questioned that story or headline in 2004, but a few short years later, when it was time for a Democrat foreigner to be elected U.S. president in late 2008, fellow-liberal AP stayed away from that story for fear of what the answer would be to the well-known Internet search “Obama born in Kenya.”

Who believes AP has no such knowledge? Editors from 1,200 U.S. newspapers who provide for AP’s 250 million circulation – so huge it can even supplement the truth. Even if 25 million people get another side of the story, it won’t offset any election.

Yet, AP can assign 11 staffers to fact check AP’s political enemy, Republican Sarah Palin’s, book Going Rogue, according to FoxNews.com in a Nov. 18, 2009, post.

And who will get the fault when democracy falls? The reader – because he didn’t complain to the AP board of directors, which in effect doesn’t really exist. The fix is in.

Tom Hunter

Augusta

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carcraft
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carcraft 03/28/13 - 03:34 am
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Of course the press covers

Of course the press covers for Obama. How many questions about Benghazi, Fast and Furious, and Obama's lies about Sequester? The survivors of the Benghazi raid haven't been interviewed and congress has been denied access to them. President Obama has claimed executive privilege on Fast and Furious yet the press yawns over the blatant cover up! Candy Crowley even lied to cover Obama's rear end during the debates!

Bodhisattva
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Bodhisattva 03/28/13 - 05:07 am
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Same old, same old.

Same old, same old.

nofanofobama
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nofanofobama 03/28/13 - 06:14 am
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once a lier always a

once a lier always a lier...someone explain to me why our press that was to be the quardian of our republic...to expose the truth right or left..is so blantantly qiuet about obumler...the press should lose its constitutional privelege as it has become a propaganda arm for the king..and obumler supporters are silent...where are your convictions? where is the moral outrage?

jack234
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jack234 03/28/13 - 06:32 am
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President Obama has served

President Obama has served one term and is on his second one, I personally don't care where he was born. I'll leave that to the nutty people like Beck, Bachmann, and Trump. And we need to let Obama Care alone. Its the Law of the land and the history books will give credit to President Obama, much to the dismay of those who penned that name on his signature achievement to mock him. I credit Fox news with his re-election. You cannot comment on the president for four years every day and never say anything positive. The voters were able to see this and assumed they were just critical because of the way he looked. The people were just smarter than Hannity's cheap psychology.

ultrarnr
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ultrarnr 03/28/13 - 06:50 am
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Donald Trump
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The writer gets the Donald Trump award

nofanofobama
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nofanofobama 03/28/13 - 07:57 am
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as one poster stated i

as one poster stated i personally dont care about where he was born.. its not about his status of birth that concerns me, its about the lack of respect for the laws and the constitution of our repuplic that concerns me..obumler if i dont like the law i wont enforce...he is sworn into office to uphold the laws of the land. obumler and his supporters cannot have a hap hazard disregard for the law like that..society is based on laws..we now have dims in charge and yes republicans who disregard law for personal desires..we cannot exist as a society if laws are ignored by our elected OFFICIALS..AND OVERLOOKED by their supporters who gain from them in office..

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/28/13 - 08:45 am
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"Same old, same old." You are
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"Same old, same old."

You are right....and the press just keeps ignoring it....just like Obama's supporters. They don't offer any facts to dispute it....they just make comments like "Same old, same old." As for the statement "I don't care where he was born." Are there any other parts of the constitution that you don't care about? Why not list them all for us?

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/28/13 - 09:22 am
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So, Jack.....we need to let
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So, Jack.....we need to let (sic) Obama Care alone because it's the law of the land. Did you feel that way about the civil rights movement? Do you feel that way about prop 8?

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deestafford 03/28/13 - 09:50 am
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I will say that the computer analysis of his "birth cetificate"

done in AZ showed the blanks were filled in at different times with different ink and type indicating forgery.
I read an article the other day as to whether or not Senator Cruz could run for president since he was born in Canada to an American citizen mother. The article stated there are basically two types of citizens: natural and nationalize. The latter being an immigrant who comes and goes through the citzenship process. If this is true, that means Obama would be good to go because his mother was a citizen.
As far as Obama is concerned, I think we are wasting our time on this issue because there is no way we will ever change the media and congress to do anything to impeach him, which would be the only recourse.

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grouse 03/28/13 - 10:57 am
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Gee, Tom, have you ever seen
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Gee, Tom, have you ever seen the headline, :Dewey Defeats Truman?

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bubbasauce 03/28/13 - 11:03 am
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To Bodhisstva and Jack234,

To Bodhisstva and Jack234, my, my, my. This is exactly why this country has become what it is today, people such as you two, never mind the press. I don't want to get my hand spanked again so I will leave it at that.

ultrarnr
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ultrarnr 03/28/13 - 11:47 am
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Thank You
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Thank you to the letter writer for my daily laugh, That is why I read these boards for entertainment.

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KSL 03/28/13 - 01:38 pm
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Bubbasauce

Correct

allhans
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allhans 03/28/13 - 02:57 pm
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History will give blame to

History will give blame to Obama for this mess. His turn is coming..the law of average will get you every time.

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chascushman 03/28/13 - 03:48 pm
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Obama was raised by his
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Obama was raised by his communist grandparents and his mentor was Franklin Davis a racist, communist and child molester. I doubt very seriously if Obama's mother knew who his father was.

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specsta 03/28/13 - 05:02 pm
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Conservative Talking Points

Conservative foolishness never stops, does it?

Since some folks want to trot out the old Obama birth certificate false rumor, maybe they should add the old Cadillac-driving welfare mama to the mix, and then throw in a pinch of the Bigfoot legend to top things off.

It is my hope that some folks in this country will stop dedicating energy and effort to foolishness, and work toward ending poverty, sickness, homelessness and illiteracy in this country.

http://hawaii.gov/health/vital-records/News_Release_Birth_Certificate_04...

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/28/13 - 05:38 pm
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So it is your claim that
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So it is your claim that there are no people on welfare who drive a caddie? Sorry.....I've seen it. It's no myth......nice try. But if you want to believe that welfare queens don't exist, go right ahead. You can believe Specta....or you can believe your lying eyes.

http://www.mywesttexas.com/editors_picks/article_84ab9090-1f84-11e1-8f80...

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/28/13 - 05:39 pm
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And you achieve NOTHING
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And you achieve NOTHING toward ending poverty by giving people money for their whole life.

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Gary Ross 03/28/13 - 05:40 pm
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This topic was about the biased media...

...with direct examples of the man who sits in the president's chair with his feet on the desk. The one fabricated media story that I STILL find appauling to this day was the wide spread riots that were to take place if that man WAS NOT elected again. Remember that one? No truth to it, and nothing to back it up. It was meant as a scare tactic. Fear mongering.

The only way to stop the media is to boycot all of their advertisers and stop putting money in their accounts. The government certainly isn't going to do anything as long as that man is in the White House...

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specsta 03/28/13 - 06:41 pm
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@humble angela

Maybe you don't know the story of Ronald Reagan's lie about the "welfare queen", so here is a link so that you can understand my comment.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/23/politics/weflare-queen

And if you truly want to talk about real "welfare queens", look no further than oil company subsidies, which are funded by taxpayers, despite the 80 billion-dollar profits made in one year alone by the three biggest oil companies.

I would prefer that there were an actual "welfare queen" who might pocket a few thousand dollars, as opposed to some multi-billion dollar oil company (to whom GREED knows no limits), pocketing taxpayer funds that could be used to educate a student or feed a child.

I look forward to the day when conservatives actually care about the less fortunate in our society. But I'm not holding my breath...

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Little Lamb 03/28/13 - 07:12 pm
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SSI

Humble Angela posted:

And you achieve NOTHING toward ending poverty by giving people money for their whole life.

Man, was that prophetic. I heard a frightening story on NPR this afternoon driving home from work. It chronicled (and praised) people who went on microphone describing how they started receiving SSI monthly checks for disability when they were children. Most got it for misbehaving in school or performing badly on tests. Their parents became dependent on the SSI, and then when the children turned 18 (and wanted to work) their parents told them not to work so the checks would keep coming. As long as you can convince Social Security that it is difficult for you to work, they will keep sending the SSI checks.

Our country as we knew it is doomed.

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CobaltGeorge 03/28/13 - 07:44 pm
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Ok, The Hammer & Sickle Isn't A Citizen Of The US.

Nothing will be done about it. He is now the King and Kings don't need citizenship to rule.

What we need to concentrate on now is what he is doing as a King.

Obama To Use Armed Federal Agents To Impose ObamaCare on States

http://www.teaparty.org/obama-to-use-armed-federal-agents-to-impose-obam...

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CobaltGeorge 03/28/13 - 07:50 pm
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CobaltGeorge 03/28/13 - 07:59 pm
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I Don't Care What Everybody Thinks

The United States of America is past the point of ever being saved! Give your children and grands a long big hug and kiss with the only words you can say "I am so Sorry!" Really sad to even think this, but those millions that are being aborted may be happier than the ones we have allowed to live.

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itsanotherday1 03/28/13 - 10:43 pm
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Citizenship

It isn't that I don't care about the constitution, but rather I see the question of his birth a diversion from the more important point of his abysmal record as POTUS. You can't prove the former, and that distracts from the latter.

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fedex227 03/29/13 - 12:11 am
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Trolling at it's best
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Shame on you AC for publishing this LTE.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 03/29/13 - 01:20 pm
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Yeah....shame on you for
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Yeah....shame on you for publishing the truth. It offends liberals so!

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Darby 03/31/13 - 12:20 pm
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Can anyone explain why...

Specsta insists on providing us with links to biased liberal websites, expecting others to blindly buy in to the lies that he so enthusiastically embraces?

Just wondering??

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Darby 03/31/13 - 12:35 pm
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If you want to see a welfare queen....

just keep your eyes open.

They abound today, in greater and growing numbers. Ronald Reagan's "queen" was an amateur when compared with the welfare professionals we have bilking the system today.

Worse, they pass on the tricks and techniques to their children and grandchildren, assuring the long suffering American taxpayer will find no relief from the burden.

If you don't see it, it's because like Specsta and his friends, you have your eyes closed. There is none so blind as he who will not see.

Until a culture of dependency is no longer profitable to the masses and no longer beneficial to politicians we will carry the load until it finally demoralizes the population and crushes the economy.

Have a nice day!

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 04/01/13 - 07:52 am
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Darby....you know better than
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Darby....you know better than that. Specta says they don't exist.....so quit believing your lying eyes.

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