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mainer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-25-10 01:26 PM
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22. Even Obama probably can't convince Arizonans he's American
If the President can't convince a large proportion of the US that he was born in the US, how is any poor Jose Schmo going to be able to do it?
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  -AZ Truck driver forced to show birth certificate claims racial-profiling MrScorpio  Apr-25-10 12:45 PM   #0 
  - Ihre papiere, bitte.  KamaAina   Apr-25-10 12:47 PM   #1 
  - Bumagi, pozhalusta  AnnieBW   Apr-25-10 02:01 PM   #38 
     - Better in cyrillic and it should be 'documents'.....  Aviation Pro   Apr-26-10 08:27 AM   #98 
        - I don't have Cyrillic on my keyboard.  AnnieBW   Apr-26-10 09:40 PM   #110 
           - Yeah you do....  Aviation Pro   Apr-26-10 11:57 PM   #111 
  - I think all of us brown people should head over to Arizona  EFerrari   Apr-25-10 12:48 PM   #2 
  - I'd join you if I could... and I'd fake an accent too... or pretend I couldn't speak english.  lamp_shade   Apr-25-10 12:53 PM   #4 
  - I'd have to wait for later this summer (in training) but  EFerrari   Apr-25-10 01:00 PM   #8 
  - If I wasn't afraid of being put in jail  goclark   Apr-25-10 01:21 PM   #17 
  - LOL. Maybe you better hold off, goclark.  EFerrari   Apr-25-10 01:30 PM   #25 
  - I'd look at em straight in the face and say...  CoffeeCat   Apr-25-10 04:55 PM   #54 
  - Fake accent?  PatrynXX   Apr-26-10 03:44 AM   #86 
  - I'm hoping some brown law enforcement officers or successful  struggle4progress   Apr-25-10 01:23 PM   #19 
  - GMTA.  EFerrari   Apr-25-10 01:32 PM   #27 
  - hope they ask Boehner for his papers  glinda   Apr-25-10 01:45 PM   #30 
  - Um, well, maybe orange people are exempt  bridgit   Apr-25-10 01:58 PM   #36 
  - And rimshot!  Nikki Stone1   Apr-27-10 12:02 AM   #112 
  - Boehner  truth2008   Apr-26-10 08:47 AM   #99 
  - Could I pretend to be a Canadian?  KamaAina   Apr-25-10 11:13 PM   #72 
     - Can you say "Ey" convincingly?  EFerrari   Apr-25-10 11:21 PM   #74 
        - Oh yeah, like, g'day, eh?  KamaAina   Apr-25-10 11:34 PM   #75 
  - Who the fuck carries their birth certificate with them?  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-25-10 12:52 PM   #3 
  - Could a cop actually tell a legitimate certificate from a fake  pschoeb   Apr-25-10 01:03 PM   #9 
  - Some states issue a wallet sized card as a birth certificate.  PADemD   Apr-25-10 09:49 PM   #59 
  - My state does not, perfect example of the need for a National ID card  mikekohr   Apr-26-10 07:27 AM   #96 
  - AZ doesn't recognize Mr. President's birth certificate.  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 11:48 PM   #78 
  - Joe Arapiao can differentiate  icnorth   Apr-26-10 06:30 AM   #94 
  - Mine says less than Obama's  catrose   Apr-26-10 08:14 AM   #97 
  - A person on a stroll or jogging should carry no ID.  NutmegYankee   Apr-25-10 02:38 PM   #46 
  - Actually joggers should carry some form of ID.  PADemD   Apr-25-10 09:52 PM   #61 
  - Not supposed to carry Social Security cards on your person.  bobbolink   Apr-25-10 09:54 PM   #62 
  - Good point.  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-25-10 10:57 PM   #70 
     - Government-issued ID is not required by law, and never has been in the US.  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 11:51 PM   #79 
  - ditto. have no clue where mine is.  PatrynXX   Apr-26-10 03:46 AM   #87 
  - I have a copy of birth cert. on me at all times.  louis-t   Apr-26-10 11:45 AM   #105 
  - It is racial profiling. If he were a Canadian trucker, he wouldn't have been stopped. n/t  Cleita   Apr-25-10 12:55 PM   #5 
  - Canadian truckers come in all races and colours.  polly7   Apr-25-10 03:58 PM   #48 
     - You know what I mean. Although your browner Canadians maybe need to  Cleita   Apr-25-10 05:16 PM   #55 
        - Just as 'browner' truckers from the U.S. or Mexico will have  polly7   Apr-25-10 06:23 PM   #57 
  - Tragic.  TexasObserver   Apr-25-10 12:57 PM   #6 
  - hopefully he will be the first in line to sue them. He should get in touch  jwirr   Apr-25-10 12:59 PM   #7 
  - Before the new laws saying I have to have a passport  thelordofhell   Apr-25-10 01:03 PM   #10 
  - Arizona really needs to implement an 'efficient' system. How about tattooed forearms?  onehandle   Apr-25-10 01:08 PM   #11 
  - How about Arizona cops memorize the complete list of persons legally in the US?  struggle4progress   Apr-25-10 01:25 PM   #20 
  - Or better yet, persons deemed as Hispanic would only be allowed to travel betwen 8am and 5pm  Taverner   Apr-25-10 04:00 PM   #49 
  - Wrong place for the tattoo IMO.  LiberalFighter   Apr-25-10 10:48 PM   #68 
  - How many of us could produce a birth certificate or passport on demand?  drm604   Apr-25-10 01:12 PM   #12 
  - For people in Arizona they will have to start carrying these documents or risk being hauled to jail  NotThisTime   Apr-25-10 01:46 PM   #32 
  - i don't carry a birth certificate around!! or a social security card. that would be a nightmare sh  ejpoeta   Apr-25-10 02:34 PM   #44 
  - When I wanted to get a birth certificate a few years ago, it took three weeks.  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 11:55 PM   #80 
     - Exactly.  drm604   Apr-26-10 06:32 AM   #95 
  - I wonder if AZ can handle this happening hundreds of times every day  tridim   Apr-25-10 01:16 PM   #13 
  - I think the cops will (a)revolt at the volume of useless work or(b) use the law for sheer harassment  Hekate   Apr-25-10 04:22 PM   #52 
     - The INS is now part of Homeland Security  mrdmk   Apr-26-10 11:44 AM   #104 
  - It's simple  malaise   Apr-25-10 01:18 PM   #14 
  - Everyone should print one of those FAKE Kenyan Birth certificates  JCMach1   Apr-25-10 01:19 PM   #15 
  - DUzy! nt  BlueIris   Apr-25-10 02:13 PM   #42 
  - DUzy rec #2  Taverner   Apr-25-10 04:00 PM   #50 
  - Here is the link if there are any takers  JCMach1   Apr-26-10 03:48 AM   #89 
  - So it begins  Froward69   Apr-25-10 01:19 PM   #16 
  - I don't have a passport and I don't have my birth certificate. I've had a drivers license since 16,  Pirate Smile   Apr-25-10 01:22 PM   #18 
  - And you don't want to carry your bc with you for the same reason.  LiberalFighter   Apr-25-10 10:51 PM   #69 
  - I suspect that the b.s. will screw up ordinary commerce SO badly  elleng   Apr-25-10 01:25 PM   #21 
  - You are probably right.  emulatorloo   Apr-25-10 01:46 PM   #31 
  - Even Obama probably can't convince Arizonans he's American  mainer   Apr-25-10 01:26 PM   #22 
  - Perhaps that is the point. To arrest Obama and make him prove he is legit.  glinda   Apr-25-10 01:47 PM   #33 
  - I'm sure if he visited the state there would be thousands insisting he be forced to show his papers  fishwax   Apr-25-10 02:05 PM   #39 
  - You didn't hear about the other bill that passed in AZ last week?  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 11:59 PM   #81 
  - If I were Obama I'd schedule a visit to the state immediately.  Arkana   Apr-25-10 10:00 PM   #63 
     - Remember that hate cult church in Tempe  Sebastian Doyle   Apr-26-10 12:08 AM   #83 
  - This will expose people's primary documentation  Karenina   Apr-25-10 02:07 PM   #41 
  - Yeah, what is the point of even having your birth certificate when one that has been validated by  Pirate Smile   Apr-26-10 12:21 AM   #84 
     - My sisters back in the 40s weren't born in hospitals. They have birth certificates by affadavits  Rozlee   Apr-26-10 10:11 AM   #102 
  - Just because she signed it, does not make it go into effect immediately  SoCalDem   Apr-25-10 01:28 PM   #23 
  - That's right. August. Well, that gives people time to prepare.  EFerrari   Apr-25-10 01:35 PM   #28 
     - The good news on that is that, just in the few days since  liberalhistorian   Apr-26-10 01:09 PM   #109 
  - I hope he sues!  calimary   Apr-25-10 01:28 PM   #24 
  - I need to get the photo on my birth certificate updated  LastLiberal in PalmSprings   Apr-25-10 01:31 PM   #26 
  - thats a bunch of BULLSHIT..  virginia mountainman   Apr-25-10 01:37 PM   #29 
  - Its a treasonous RW white supremacist tea bagger law & AZ republicans are the spear head...  bridgit   Apr-25-10 01:47 PM   #34 
  - It has been simmering here...  ArizonaLiberal   Apr-25-10 02:06 PM   #40 
     - Yeah, long time and thx for posting  bridgit   Apr-25-10 02:30 PM   #43 
  - they need to change their State name to "Terror-Zona".  glinda   Apr-25-10 01:50 PM   #35 
  - Are they going to make people post bail? Pay a fine?  aquart   Apr-25-10 02:01 PM   #37 
  - They are too evil to care about spending  goclark   Apr-25-10 02:38 PM   #45 
  - Heckuva job, AZ electorate. You've made white supremacists everywhere proud.  BlooInBloo   Apr-25-10 02:39 PM   #47 
  - Universal ID I can understand. It makes sense. Driver's license/State ID, whatever. But a PASSPORT?  Hekate   Apr-25-10 04:13 PM   #51 
  - And so it begins...  Odin2005   Apr-25-10 04:43 PM   #53 
  - Let the law suits begin!  KonaKane   Apr-25-10 05:18 PM   #56 
  - As Daily Kos points out, the lawsuits will go BOTH ways  csziggy   Apr-25-10 10:18 PM   #65 
  - This new law is BS and this incident is Exhibit fucking A as to why  agentS   Apr-25-10 07:54 PM   #58 
  - The new law hasn't even taken effect yet  slackmaster   Apr-25-10 09:51 PM   #60 
  - A number of LEO agencies came out against this POS before it was signed.  EFerrari   Apr-26-10 12:05 AM   #82 
  - Interesting...  BolivarianHero   Apr-25-10 10:05 PM   #64 
  - Or 1950's America  Chulanowa   Apr-26-10 02:02 AM   #85 
  - Famous people need to "test" this new law with cameras rolling  HughMoran   Apr-25-10 10:22 PM   #66 
  - If he was born in the USA then he most likely did not have  lunasun   Apr-25-10 10:30 PM   #67 
  - Yes it is..  BrentWil   Apr-25-10 11:00 PM   #71 
  - I would be shit out of luck  DearAbby   Apr-25-10 11:20 PM   #73 
  - I'm looking forward to the lawsuit.  Bette Noir   Apr-25-10 11:44 PM   #76 
  - ah yes, more great ideas from the people who complain about how Obama is stealing their freedoms  unpossibles   Apr-25-10 11:44 PM   #77 
  - This is simply more racism . . . bigotry --  defendandprotect   Apr-26-10 12:39 PM   #107 
  - k&r  Swamp Rat   Apr-26-10 03:46 AM   #88 
  - I wish Obama WOULD visit Arizona, and say a few small border towns known for their RW cops  DFW   Apr-26-10 04:05 AM   #90 
  - ok... really. this shit has to end. I expect my govt to squash this quickly.  Divine Discontent   Apr-26-10 04:36 AM   #91 
  - Even though the Democrats in Arizona knew  skepticscott   Apr-26-10 04:54 AM   #92 
  - My rec  JustAnotherGen   Apr-26-10 06:20 AM   #93 
  - Teabagger terrorists and other racists are now proud to announce...  meow2u3   Apr-26-10 08:56 AM   #100 
  - I can't wait for Lou Dobbs' wife to get asked for ID n/t  POAS   Apr-26-10 09:04 AM   #101 
  - There's more to this story, I think.  Ikonoklast   Apr-26-10 10:25 AM   #103 
  - This is "them" and "us" legislation . . . if you're now demanding a birth certificate from  defendandprotect   Apr-26-10 12:39 PM   #106 
  - he provided his social security number?  sui generis   Apr-26-10 12:57 PM   #108 
 

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