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Mar 20, 2010 4:22 pm

"Fewer Than Half of Arkansans Think Obama is a Citizen"


A new Public Policy Polling survey in Arkansas shows that only 45% of voters in the state say they believe President Obama was born in this country, while 31% say they think he was not and 24% are unsure.

"Arkansas is the first of four states where we've polled the birther issue (Virginia, North Carolina, and Colorado were the others) and found less than half of respondents confident that the President is a natural born citizen. The numbers are particularly dramatic among Republicans with 49% saying Obama was not born here to just 23% who grant that he was."

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Ed Hale Jr. - 11/1/2009

Sorry no such thing as a "basic" citizen.

What you are doing is reading the prepositions of the ruling.

ex."it was never doubted that all children born in a country, of [169 U.S. 649, 680] parents who were its citizens, became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also. These were natives or natural-born citizens, as distinguished from aliens or foreigners";vol=169&invol=649

Please get out from under the birther echo chamber. Do the research yourself and not rely on others.

Please go to the following site.

ramjet767 - 11/1/2009

The case you cite determined the Chinese person Kim Wong Ark was a basic Citizen, not a "natural born" Citizen. The Supreme Court cases of Venus (1814), Minor vs Happersett (1874), and Elg (1939) all agree that a natural born citizen requires two U.S. citizen parents.

Since you mention birthers here go to the official Birthers website at:


Maestro N'cicco - 11/1/2009

Gotta tell you Mario. Between you and Leo Donofrio, I am tempted to have the terminal vowel surgically removed from my surname. No wonder Mario Puzo picked an Irishman to be Don Corleone's lawyer.

Birthers are generally called "stupid" because it is more polite than actually calling them what they deserve. In particular, the military plaintiffs like Kirchner deserve to be anointed with labels that reflect their disloyalty to their oath, especially regarding the sacred responsibility of the American military to suborn itself to civilian control in the form of their Commander-in-chief. I too have taken the oath of an officer's commission, and I can assure you that I would never share a foxhole with seditious scum like Commander Kirchner.

See? Perhaops you should be happy with being called "stupid." It can be worse.

Ed Hale Jr. - 11/1/2009

Just one of We the people

"Here is another link on that same blog putting down "Birthers I posted the same reply on both threads except I fixed my typo. Mario posted on this thread too. Let's do to them what they do to us and post our thoughts about them slamming us. WE ARE NOT STUPID!"

Nope You're not stupid, but you are Delusional and lazy on facts.

Ed Hale Jr. - 11/1/2009

Hey Mario and Just one of the people,

Here's a website to help you two read up Kim Wong Ark.;vol=169&invol=649

Ed Hale Jr. - 11/1/2009

Ahh! Please show real case law to prove your point. We are not in Birther echo chamber that you birthers love so much. Kerchner little graphic has nice colors, but that it.

I can give you one Supreme Court that throw your point in the trashcan.

United States v. Wong Kim Ark

Ed Hale Jr. - 11/1/2009

Oh Yeah! A real live birther lawyer! Mr. Mario Apunzo, The lawyer in the losing Kerchner v Obama case. How that appeal going buddy? Shouldn't you be reading up on the United States v. Wong Kim Ark case. Seeing that you don't understand Constitution citizenship law.

I can say one thing for Mario, he ain't crazy like Orly, but he has a crazy client like Kerchner and that just makes him plain stupid.

Just one of we the people - 10/31/2009

I have been a "Birther" since summer of 2008. I and most of the people that really follow and understand the issue, don't really care where he was born. He has stated himself that at the time of his birth his fathers citizenship was ruled under British law. Following the laws at the time of his birth (American and British) he was a British subject at birth; therefore, can never be a Natural Born Citizen of These United States. No matter what Orly Tazte says. The Constitution only gave a pass to those who were born British Subjects at the time of the signing of the Constitution and Barrak Obama sure doesn't look to be over 200 years old to me.
I just finished reading your book, How Stupid Are We? and now ask the same question of you?

Mario Apuzzo, Esq. - 10/31/2009

Why do you call these people stupid. They are just as smart as any court that would require credible and substantial evidence of someone being born in an alleged place. Surely you do not believe that a court would accept a computer image on a computer as evidence of being born anywhere. Hence, these people are just as smart as the many more millions of Americans that have come to the same conclusion as they have.

ramjet767 - 10/31/2009

It is not good enough to be the President to merely be a Citizen of the USA. Per Article II of the Constitution the person must be a "natural born" Citizen, which is a person born to two U.S. Citizens in the USA.

Robert Lee Gaston - 10/6/2009

And to think, they elected Billy C Governer, twice.