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April 11th, 2011
03:04 PM ET

Obama's sister call's Trump's birther rant "a shame"

President Barack Obama's sister Maya Soetoro-Ng sat down with Piers Morgan this afternoon for an interview that will air tomorrow night.

In her first prime time interview, Maya voices her opinion about the way Donald Trump has handled the Obama birthplace rant. "Well, I think it's a shame," she says. "And I think that my brother should definitely be president for a second term."

"I think that it is time for people to put that to bed, to put it to rest completely." She says there is a tremendous amount of proof Obama was born in Hawaii.

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  1. Timothy D. Naegele

    Barack Obama's half-sister Maya Soetero-Ng was not alive when he was born; they share the same mother, but different fathers; and she grew up in Indonesia, and is not credible on this subject.

    April 11, 2011 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Timothy D. Naegele

      Also, the privacy laws should not apply at all, inter alia, because Barack Obama can waive his right to privacy, and demand that all records pertaining to him be made public. Anyone has the ability to do that.

      It is noteworthy that former congressman and now Hawaii's Governor Neil Abercombie has admitted there are no records of Obama’s birth in Hawaii.

      April 11, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Lisa

        The words that are coming from your mouth are lies!

        April 12, 2011 at 5:57 pm | Report abuse |
      • gin

        Go to Barak Obama Birth Certificate if you need to see his birth record. It's been there since June of 2008.

        April 13, 2011 at 12:56 am | Report abuse |
      • sherbug

        Then give me your full name and place of birth so I can order the details of your birth. Privacy laws should not apply to you either.

        April 13, 2011 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
      • Timothy D. Naegele

        @sherbug, thank you for your comment.

        "Bug," apparently you do not have the ability to comprehend what I wrote. Obama is running for public office, again, and HE has the ability to waive his rights to privacy and demand that all of his records be disclosed. To hide behind his half-sister or the laws themselves speaks volumes about him—and about why he must not be reelected..

        I am not running for public office, nor are you—since you refuse to give your full name or whereabouts or any other details about your life.

        April 13, 2011 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
      • JarMarie

        Will you guys just GIVE IT UP already.................. there are more important issues than this...... Donald is an embarrassment right now and I hope he runs...with Ms Palin as his VP or one of his beauty contest winners.... for sure it will be a landslide once again......

        May 8, 2011 at 3:39 am | Report abuse |
      • Boomkin

        Are you kidding me? Waive your right to privacy? No one in their right mind would do that! You can not pick and choose what things can remain private if you should waive it. You "birthers" are totally CRAZY if you think Obama was not TOTALLY vetted before running for President. " Oh I think we will Vet everyone running for president EXCEPT the black guy" LOL It is amazing what people will say to try to hide behind being prejudice.

        May 14, 2011 at 9:21 am | Report abuse |
    • Robin Weckesser

      Really?.....Your kidding right? Why dont you spend your time on something more constructive. This type of divisive thought and perpetuation is one the biggest problems this country has. Do something'll feel better....probably less angry.

      April 11, 2011 at 11:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • ontheright

        Educate yourself – be sure to pay special attention to "investigative reports" 1 & 2 in para. 16 or 17.

        April 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
      • Mark Kuhn

        Is al-Bama refusing to release his records because he has something to hide or is he intentionally ginning up curiosity so that he can gain political traction by labeling anyone who wonders about his deliberately concealed past as a hate-filled hating hate-hate ignorant racist hater?"

        April 12, 2011 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • mini

      So what? what does that mean? Grow up people and stop make false statements. God put him there for a purpose and He will put him back again if that is his will. People need that God is not a respector of person He loves everybody equally.

      April 12, 2011 at 11:17 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • RVN54

        What does GOD have to do with anything pertaining to the Obamas'. We have seen Presidents in the past go to church with their families and come out smiling and happy then enjoy a nice Sunday diner with eachother. Not Obama! Never once has he set foot into a church in the United States or any where else for that matter so don't start preaching about GOD choosing Obama and it is His will that will put him back in office if HE chooses to do so.

        April 25, 2011 at 9:37 am | Report abuse |
      • patricia cornwell


        May 4, 2011 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
      • Bobby

        Hasn't stepped foot in a church in the United States or anywhere else? How could you possibly know that?

        May 13, 2011 at 8:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • RVN54

      Agreed!! His HALF-SISTER is just a mouth piece with a soft voice who is attempting to calm the unrest. Just like a hostage negotiator talks to the captor or a suicidal person is talked down by caring, understanding words from some one who is TRAINED/HIRED to do so. Was she paid to say those things? Think about it! Why did he spend all that money to hide it in the first place? If anybody else was asked to produce their Birth Certificate for a job, before they were hired and refused to do so, would they get the job? Hmmmmm!! I think not!

      April 25, 2011 at 9:09 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Saeed Noor

      Is he Christian? Is he a citizen of the US? Did he really get to college the right way?
      In 235 years a US president has never been ridiculed even 1% of what President Obama is being out through. His only fault is that he is black and there are people that cannot stand to see a black family in the white house. Lets boycott EVERYTHING trump; I wont go to a Trump Casino, buy a Trump property, or watch this publicity hungry moron's TV show. God bless our great president, God bless America.

      April 27, 2011 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Nana

        Thanks to You Saeed for TELLING THE TRUTH. Be blessed

        May 3, 2011 at 12:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • SharLifton

      It does not matter whether Obama's sister was alive when he was borne. Obama is a Citizen of the United States and all of the craziness about his citizenship is really coming from people who are really racists. Trump is a Big Buffoon and nothing more. He has no credibility, nor is he presidential material. What, are you still acting like a child in the school yard?

      May 3, 2011 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Jerome

      What does her nationaly, where she lived, and who her father has to do with knowing where her brother was born?

      May 9, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • FartinGenDirection

      Yes, but she can read a newspaper. Who knew?

      May 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Liz

    Donald Trump may be on to something, that's why the sister is coming out and defend Pres. Obama. I haven't seen her defend him before on this issue.

    April 11, 2011 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Lisa

      Do you think it is possible that she is coming out…because she is sick and tired of listening to this ridiculous rhetoric!

      April 12, 2011 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • myesh

        Makes sense to me. I'm sick and tired of it myself.

        May 9, 2011 at 8:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • gin

      He was born at Hapiolani Medical Center in Haonolulu Hawii In 1961. Why should he lower himself by responding to you stupid people?

      April 13, 2011 at 12:12 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • Musubiduck

        you mean....Kapiolani


        May 13, 2011 at 7:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • RVN54

      And why has he never metioned his Brother who still lives in Kenya and is a farmer? Why doesn't he support Obama?

      April 25, 2011 at 10:19 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • Nana

        Dear Mr. or Ms RASIST, GET OVER IT. Like it or not, a Very Black Man has been Elected as Your COMMANDER IN CHIEF.
        DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND DON'T GET A HEART OVER THAT. Have a good life, Whether you deserve it or not

        May 3, 2011 at 1:01 pm | Report abuse |
      • myesh

        Farmers in Kenya usually lack electricity, much less have no connection to the Internet. One wonders whether Mr Obama's brother is even aware of the (created out of whole cloth) controversy over his half-brother. If he did step in, you and other conspiracy theorists would doubtless use it as some other reason to drum up another conspiracy theory.

        Give it up, he's black and he's President.

        May 9, 2011 at 9:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • Fart inGen Direction

      Oh yeah, Liz, he's onto something – that paper stuck up his crack is finally coming out. He's onto something all right!

      May 13, 2011 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Northeast Elizabeth

    They would have offered some proof in the stupid teaser if the sister was going to say anything new. She'll just parrot how Annenberg/Factcheck "examined" the "original" birth certificate and there were newspaper announcements. Won't go near the long form issue, other than to say Hawaii's secrecy laws won't let even Obama copy it.


    April 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Richard

    Donald Trump,'re fired !

    April 11, 2011 at 4:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mark Kuhn

      Actually, al-Bama's Ceaucescu moment is fast approaching:


      April 12, 2011 at 3:30 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Doremus Jessup

    Truth goes through three stages according to Arthur Schopenhauer and a fourth initial phase according to Mark Twain: First the truth/patriot is ignored, then it/he is ridiculed, then it/he is violently opposed, then it/he is accepted as self evident.

    The Donald has moved this issue past phase one to solidly between phases 2 and 3. Phase 4 is on the way!

    April 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Joe G. (Illinois)

    Never mind if you have a birth certificate. I’ll say having a driver license is good enough.

    As longs as they can mark and X for a signature and have a different race than Borak Obama. Because otherwise the presidential candidacy would be like too racist toward other other people who are neither White or African American.

    April 11, 2011 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. jim

    Piers should have asked about why Obama used a social security number from a man in connecticut that was born in 1890. Everyone knows social security numbers are issued in the state you live in and are never reused. How does Obama explain that one?

    Also, Obama's father was never a citizen of the USA. Natural Born Citizen requires that both parents be citizens of the USA. Hence Obama had dual allegiance at birth. John Bingham stated on the house floor several times that a natural born citizen is born OF PARENTS (Plural) who owe no allegiance. Obama clearly doesn't meet that requirement even if he was born in Hawaii.

    April 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Jackie

      Jim – Actually, to be a citizen of the United States of America, one parent must be a citizen, not both. Must be watching that Fox News channel again. If you listened to other channels, you would hear people like John McCain and John Boehner say President Obama was born in the United States and is a citizen. It is the job ot the previous administration to investigate all Presidental candidates. But then, you knew that right?

      April 12, 2011 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Princess

    I think she is right, Obama should come back for second term.

    April 11, 2011 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Ron

    Liz, she's being interviewed because she wrote a children's book. She's not "coming out to defend him". She was asked a question and answered it.

    April 11, 2011 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Jerry K

    WRONG!!!! Social Security Numbers are not issued by the state you were born in. They are issued by the Federal government. The first 3 digits of the SSN represent the Area – a geographical designation. From the SS Online site: "the Area Number does not necessarily represent the State of residence of the applicant". Prior to 1973 SSN was ISSUED by local SS offices. State government has never controlled the assignment of SSN's. Most people in Obama's age group didn't even apply for SSN until they were at least in their teens – so his SSN has NOTHING to do with his birth place. HOwever the fact that he applied for and received one is a GOOD indicator that he was a legal citizen because "Social Security must verify a birth record for all U.S.-born applicants who apply for an original Social Security number. An exception is made for a parent who applies for a baby’s Social Security number at the hospital when the baby is born" -also from the SSA online site.

    April 11, 2011 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Dee W

      Actually, you are incorrect – SSN were issued to anyone with a driver's llicence – the law only recently changed. I can attest to this as I am an immigrant and received a SSN by producing my driver's licence in 1994 – I also had to prove that I was in the country legally.

      April 12, 2011 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Thomas

      He said IN the state, not by the state. The first digits of a person's SSN correspond to the state the person was born in or lived at the time of application. Obama was not born nor has he ever lived in Connecticut.

      April 12, 2011 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Sam Sewell

    AKA Obama – We've Got Your Number – 042-68-4425

    April 11, 2011 at 10:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Mike

    I didnt even know Obama had a she can tell us if he ever lived in Connecticut.

    April 11, 2011 at 11:33 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mark Kuhn

      If she talks too much, or strays from the party line she may end up like Grandma Dunham!

      April 12, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  13. wilobe

    I seem to remember reading somewhere that she (Obama’s sister) also has a Hawaiian COLB even though she was born in Kenya. Anyone else recall ?

    April 12, 2011 at 1:11 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mark Kuhn

      Yes, I do remember seeing that in the summer of '08 when Hillary supporters (see Hilllbuzz and NoQuarter websites) were trying to figure all this out. Then, somehow it just disappeared (about the same time Grandma Dunham met her demise). Good call, good memory!!!

      April 12, 2011 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  14. Steve

    BREAKING NEWS: Due to technical issues Donald Trump's private jet has crashed into the mid Atlantic Ocean. Divers claim that they are having trouble locating any remains... White House officials are baffled.

    April 12, 2011 at 1:32 am | Report abuse | Reply
  15. Peter

    Trump is right, in fact Barack Obama was NOT born at all. He came directly from Heaven to save the world and especially the USA. The birthers are so stupid and foolish that they can believe any thing when it concerns Obama. The tea party poeple are NUTs to continue to bring this iaaue up instead of discussing how to make the country more united and Not divide us.

    April 12, 2011 at 2:52 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • e to the c

      Sorry to disappoint you, but It's not the tea party that is driving this. They're focused on undoing the reckless spending of The One. Also, they are not racist group; they never have been. They don't care what color the president is (they just elected a black congressman, duh). Most probably wouldn't care if he was born in Kenya if he wasn't spending us into oblivion.

      April 12, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • ontheright

      Educate yourself – be sure to pay special attention to "investigative reports" 1 & 2 in para. 16 or 17.

      April 12, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  16. Ian

    ha ha ha ha!!! you are insane my friend,

    George Bush or as you call him probably, da W, lied to the entire world about WMDs and you are focusing on this???

    Do us all a favor and go hunting with Dick Cheney sometime soon

    April 12, 2011 at 7:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Gorio

      Ian, You sure do have a knack for insulting people. Is that all you're good for?

      April 12, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • JPMotu

      Excuse me Ian, but the BIG LIE started with the DumbocRATS:

      As my little girl would say, YOU GOT SERVED Ian. Game. Set. Match.

      April 12, 2011 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  17. Ian

    sure, Obama is a communist and was born in Kenya and also worships a sun god......

    get over it! He won, he is the president! Why is it that it that Obama is the only president to get this treatment, people looking to find ANYTHING to try to have him removed from office???

    I think we all know why, a bunch of white middle class angry men cant get over the fact that a intelligent black man won the presidency. Pathetic

    April 12, 2011 at 7:58 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mark Kuhn

      Poor little Barry... everybody's always picking on him and now he even says he misses anonymity:

      I have never heard this same sentiment expressed by any other President. However I often hear about Hollywood/media celebrities who say this exact same thing.

      Funny, the media never explained that Bush had to go golfing just to get some fresh air. He was always out of touch with common people. But al-Bama is FORCED to hit the links.

      So, yet again he is in a passive "victimized" above-the-fray position, even when it comes to his recreational pastime.

      April 12, 2011 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • JPMotu

      "Why is it that it that Obama is the only president to get this treatment"

      Wrongo, Ringo. McCain received the same treatment due to him being born in Panama Canal zone. Not a lot of news, because McCain was able to PROVE he had a Birth certificate. So get off your high horse. oil-bama still owes this country PROOF!

      April 12, 2011 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Mark Kuhn

        Correct. Even Dwight D. Eisenhower (former Supreme Commander, Allied Forces Europe, WWII) had to prove his "natural born" status prior to running for US president (and the last time I checked the way he looked on the newsreels he looked pretty white to me!):

        Scroll right till the electronic reader says “Page 4 of 31″, (but the actual newspaper page shown is page 6A). The article is headlined: “General’s Birth Certificate Officially Filed”.


        April 12, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Name*TrueAmerican

    It is an issue folks. It has nothing with being racist or angry. It has to do with it being THE LAW. HELLO!! Wake up and smell the coffee.

    April 12, 2011 at 9:47 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Ruth Caron

      Stop breaking the law telling your tea bag lies. Let the truth be known tea baggers are really kkk disguished as tea bags. Get over it a black man is President. Grow up cry babys.

      April 12, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • mabel

        Learn to spell and maybe you'll be taken seriously.

        April 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
      • Mark Kuhn

        "Mr. President, are you refusing to release your records because you have something to hide or are you intentionally ginning up curiosity so that you can gain political traction by labeling anyone who wonders about your deliberately concealed past as an ignorant racist?"

        April 12, 2011 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
      • Rob in Katy

        You can tell when a liberal is lying, they start calling you either a racist or a tea bagger. Well, glad you enjoy being the baggie honey, about all that you are good for because you are worthless at putting forth a cogent argument.

        April 12, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Joe

    I want to express my disappointment by Piers concerning his interview of Robert Redford and the Conspiracy movie. I was embarrassed for Robert Redford who was visibly unnerved by the poor choice of questions by Piers. His interview style is about Piers and not his quests. Drawing correlations with Guantanamo and this historical movie put the quests in an awkward place that even annoyed me.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:06 am | Report abuse | Reply
  20. Dakkster

    Boy, Maya sure looks a lot like Frank Marshall Davis, just as "Obama" does.

    April 12, 2011 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  21. Ruth Caron

    Let the truth be known tea baggers are really kkk disguished as tea bags. Get over it a black man is President. Grow up cry babys.

    April 12, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Big Tex

      It's not the black half of Obama that we don't like. That half is cool and very likable. Its his white Euro-socilaist Marxist half we can't stand.

      April 12, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • David

        This, you made my day.

        April 12, 2011 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse |
      • Charles

        Big Tex, that is great!

        April 12, 2011 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • ontheright

      Educate yourself – be sure to pay special attention to "investigative reports" 1 & 2 in para. 16 or 17.

      The truth will set you free.

      April 12, 2011 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • hellpig

      Fun Fact: On Dec 19th 1866 6 Dems formed the 1st KKK....also Fun Fact:In 1861, Republicans control of both Congress and the Presidency, Republicans promptly delivered on their platform pledges, passing a number of civil rights laws & the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery (118 of 118 Republicans in Congress? voted for that Amendment, but only 19 of 82 Democrats in Congress – or 23 percent – voted to end slavery.

      Embrace your racist party roots for it is who they are and always will be

      April 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  22. Stella

    Ms. Soetero, your brother could put this issue to rest TODAY. Grant permission for the state of Hawaii to release the REAL birth certificate. There is too much mystery and a strong sense that something is being hidden. We expect honesty from the POTUS.

    April 12, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  23. redware

    Why has Obama spent millions to prevent the disclosure of the one piece of evidence which would put this issue to bed once and for all.What does he have to hide?Where is the birth certificeate Barry?

    April 12, 2011 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • mimi

      people grow up be mature and stop talking things that are not true. The curse of God it upon everybody who talk ill of the President. He is there for a purpose and if it is God's will he will be there in the next term. Shame on you people.

      April 12, 2011 at 11:11 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  24. Tim

    The Rule of Law is what this is about. Nothing more.

    Obama doesnt want ANY of his records released. Why? Lets get to the bottom of it.

    As a side note, the guy has been a HORRIBLE President.

    Perhaps the media would do well to do their job vetting in the future.

    April 12, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Prophet

    The where is no big deal. It is that Obama was born of a virgin that people have a hard time accepting. Stupid birthers!

    April 12, 2011 at 2:36 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • ontheright

      Educate yourself – be sure to pay special attention to "investigative reports" 1 & 2 in para. 16 or 17.

      Truth to power.

      April 12, 2011 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  26. Mark Kuhn

    Obama must be moved from an "above-the-fray" passive position to an active one and be held accountable thus in '12, e.g., regarding his birth certificate issue has put the onus of active role on those questioning his invisible paper trail - they're a bunch of hate-filled haters. Here's how to move him to active role on this (alas, no journalist seems to have the courage to ask this, but I'll put it out there just in case Donald Trump reads this):

    "Mr. President, are you refusing to release your records because you have something to hide or are you intentionally ginning up curiosity so that you can gain political traction by labeling anyone who wonders about your deliberately concealed past as an ignorant racist?"

    (Even Dwight D. Eisenhower had to prove his "natural born" status prior to running for US president:

    Scroll right till the electronic reader says “Page 4 of 31″, (but the actual newspaper page shown is page 6A). The article is headlined: “General’s Birth Certificate Officially Filed”.)

    April 12, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  27. Hellpig

    Too bad for the man child Obama that 12 states passed laws requiring long form birth certificates in order to be put on the states national POTUS ballots ......ENDGAME

    April 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • JPMotu

      Isn't this GREAT!!! What's better is all it takes is for ONE state to require this for a person who refuses to produce his birth certificate to be ineligible to run for president, because a candidate must be on ALL 50 of the state ballots to become our Chief Executive. You can’t be president if you are only elected by 49 states, with your name not appearing on that 50th ballot. You could win all the electoral college votes in those other states, but because the people of the 50th state didn’t vote for or against you, then you cannot be the President of the United States.

      Sorry Charlie..I mean Barry.

      April 12, 2011 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  28. Sunny

    Come on people give me a break...Obama half sister know where he was born. She must be kid herself. Same mother different father. Who wouldn't cover their own family. If you believe what she said, you don't even know yourself. My real sister don't even know where I was born when she moved in with us after her divorced. She got married and moved away with her husband before I even born. When her friends came to visit her after she came back home asked where I was born, she told her friends "I have no idea because I moved away with my spouse after I got married and no contact". Obama half sister probably has no clue or met him before he became president. She has to cover his birth place.

    April 12, 2011 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  29. NJK

    We won't be putting this to rest. Barack Hussein Obama is a front man for the Weather Underground (William Ayers) along with others, Soros for example. Ayers, Soros, and possibly the Muslim Brotherhood put this con man in the White House. He is a Muslim. Gadhafi also knows he's a Muslim.

    What Does Gadhafi Think Of Obama? He's a "Muslim" With Kenyan African Origins Who Should Be "President Forever"
    Video of Gadhafi in 2008: Obama 'a black citizen with Kenyan African origins, a Muslim.'

    Paki Minister Wants Obama to Offer Eid Prayers at Ground Zero & Declare Himself Caliph of All Muslims
    Posted by Jim Hoft on Sunday, September 5, 2010, 1:04 PM

    Here is a poem written by Ayers that appeared on his blog:

    “The end of an empire is messy at best
And this empire is ending
Like all the rest
Like the Spanish Armada adrift on the sea
We’re adrift in the land of the brave
And the home of the free
Goodbye. Goodbye. Goodbye.”
    Now why would Chicago educator unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers quote this poem on his blog this month?  Do you think he knows something, or hopes for something that we don’t?

    Here is a video of former FBI agent Larry Grathwohl. He infiltrated the Weather Underground and he talks about their plans for America.

    Tell her when he produces proof of his birthplace and if it checks out, we'll let it go. Not a day sooner. Those of you who voted for this con man have done enormous damage. I hope it can be stopped.

    By the way this may be his true father. Barack Obama Sr. is more than likely not

    April 12, 2011 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • fbrigham

      Sir, You really need some serious counselling. You are a certifiable wacko. Rant and rave all you want but you are proving what a low IQ person you with every word you write.

      May 13, 2011 at 11:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  30. GerardK

    Well well, looks like somebody's getting concerned about the traction barry's dirty little secret(s) issue is gaining. Who are they going to drag out next to "testify"? His Punahou guidance counselor, who'll tearfully tell us how little Barry always wanted to either be president or a sign language instructor? All you need to know is the supposed Commander-In-Chief sat idly by while a decorated Army surgeon was carted off the Leavenworth, when he could have spared the Lt Col by simply releasing a valid birth record. That's how important it is for the "C.I.C." to keep those records concealed.

    April 12, 2011 at 3:41 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  31. voted against carter

    Ok. Here we go. Just REMEMBER,.. the TRUTH HURTS,.. Occam's Razor logic.

    1) Originally NO ONE on the DumbocRATs side thought Barry would beat Hillary.

    2) Because of the above, Barry WAS NOT COMPLETELY vetted.

    3) It was also ASSUMED he would NOT have any major problems.

    4) When it WAS realized there really WAS a problem,
    it was too LATE to do any thing OTHER than COVER it up.

    5) The Lame-stream media KNOW this.(Only the top people know)

    6) IF,..or WHEN the cat finally does get out of the bag,...

    a) No one will believe this, so there will not be a problem,...
    (this is the Birther strategy – Ridicule, Rule 5 Alinsky and IT IS WORKING)

    b) OR,..The B O M B DROPS,...

    Indisputable proof arises that Barry IS in fact NOT legally ELIGIBLE.

    7) There are 3 possible out come to this,...

    A) So what?? He has All-Ready been the President for 2-3 years,
    whats the BIG DEAL??? Will be the first response from the Media AND the LEFT.

    B) 90% of the b la c k population WILL NOT believe ANY indisputable proof and will cry
    R A C I S T from the roof tops. (along with the HARD CORE LEFT)

    C) The RIGHT will ALSO go NUTS and demand Barry be IMPEACHED and ALL of his
    programs be NULL and void. There will also be a witch hunt for ANYONE they
    can find that knew about Barry being ineligible. Jail time for those implicated
    will be the LEAST of their worries

    8) They(the powers that be and are aware of the truth)are afraid (sort of) of a
    REAL C I V I L W A R breaking out over this. The longer Barry goes WITHOUT
    getting caught the LESS this worries them.

    9) This was the line being told to the media to keep them complicit in the
    beginning. It also explains WHY the media IS and HAS been in the bag
    for Barry since the beginning.

    If you have committed a crime, you cannot confess unless you know you will not go to jail. Hence continuing media support.

    Back to Obama. He will not pass VETTING for a 2012 run!

    He's got SS number and passport discrepancies.

    There is a possibility that one of his colleges listed him as a Foreign Student.

    His law license has been taken away, as has Michele his wife. Why is that?

    His courses in College were very Radical,…

    and I think that Trump will uncover all of it.

    So you can take off your tin foil hats now. Or put them on. Your choice.

    Do you want the RED pill? Or the Blue pill?


    I'm in Reagan camp,.. Trust but VERIFY!

    As in,.. Can we see your LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE PLEASE Mr. President??

    I have to show mine when I APPLY FOR A JOB,.. why is Barry ANY different?

    April 12, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • JPMotu

      V.A.C., that was a great line: "Do you want the RED pill? Or the Blue pill?"

      Very Funny – Next time warn me, I was drinking milk and it came out of my nose...

      April 12, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Ced

      Your indisputable "research" and apocalyptic diatribe is EXACTLY why Obama shouldn't dignify this foolishness.

      If he produced a carbon-dated, CSI-examined, polygraphed attested....birth certificate, you wouldn't be satisfied.

      April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • brigham

      You have to show your birth certificate to get a job? Really!! I've been working for over 40 yewars and I've never had to produce a birth certificate. Where are you working and what kind of a job requires that?

      May 13, 2011 at 11:11 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  32. farah

    hmm- why the sister is defending him now??
    Please ask Obama to release his education record as Clinton, Gore, Kerry, Bush 1 and Bush has done...
    that will put everything to rest –
    If he refused to release his birth certification, then he should release the educational records.

    April 12, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  33. LizardLips

    Either the congress did due diligence or it didn't re Mr. Obama's origin of birth. Somehow I believe if the shoe were on the other foot(white president)we wouldn't have heard the end of it from the other side. Let's end the controversy once and for all. Show us the birth certificate.

    April 12, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  34. LizardLIps

    For the record, GW Bush and his entourage should be on death row. As for Mr. Obama's birth certificate, what's the harm in showing it?

    April 12, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  35. Charles

    "there is a tremendous amount of proof Obama was born in Hawaii" ....... this is a good one. We have too much proof to show that Obama was born in Hawaii, and that's why we can't show you any of it.... With this tremendous amount of proof, can he now be IMPEACHED?

    April 12, 2011 at 5:31 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  36. Nancy of NY

    Donal Trump is nothing more than a smelly wind bag. He reminds me of Qaddafi's, both men are egocentric and feel they are untouchable. Qaddafi also stirred trouble and is getting all the media attention. Donal has nothing to go on and is wasting his time on the birth certificate issue. Cheney, Bush, and gang of evil had birth certificates what good did they do??? Hitler, Sadam Husein,Qaddafi, the Shah of Iran, the King of Saudi Arabia were seen as patriotic just like Bush & Co. By what I have seen so far I rather see driver license.
    Trump and all the tea baggers should run for the presidential office .... they are food for Comedy central and Bill Maher on HBO. Trump can not buy Bill Maher though he can buy Piers Morgan

    April 12, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  37. Love America it's all we have

    Lets ask for all teachers recommendations and all education records.
    No buying your way to Yale by Daddy power.

    April 12, 2011 at 7:00 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  38. Gary Dubois

    Hawaii has violated Article VI section2, Supremacy clause.

    April 12, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  39. Mike

    Everybody that was born in a hospital in the USA can name nurses, rooms, first meal, doctor and show pictures. They have what is called "memories". Ok, that aside, why are accusations of someone NOT being born in the USA only being answered with "That's nonsense." "That's a shame to believe that" instead of simply producing SOMEthing as mentioned in myy first sentence? Hummmmm, seems very very VERY fishy to me that no one will come forward with a simple photo, log entry, witness, or ANYthing concrete instead of more verbose BS.

    April 12, 2011 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • dunstvangeet

      Funny. I can't remember one nurse, one doctor, or my first meal. I only know the hospital because of my parents. I remember nothing of the hospital that I was born at. I do not remember my first meal, or anything really before I was about 4-5 years old. The hospital I was born at is actually now the U.S. Headquarters for Adidas (I never remember visiting the hospital. However, my parents tell me I was born at that hospital). So, I don't know about you, but I do not know one single person who actually remembers their own birth.

      April 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • Ced

        ...first meal memories! Now I've heard it all! LOL ....I don't know mine (but I guess it was milk.)

        April 12, 2011 at 11:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jerome

      What a joke. I dont remember my first meal etc.... Does that mean I am not an American? What an Idiot.

      May 9, 2011 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Ed

      Please take a moment to read what you wrote..It sounds paranoid and ridiculous. Who remembers their first meal? Give it up..Its okay to e wrong..

      May 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  40. Ricky W

    How come you dont ask your Birther(GOP) guest ... this question "How come the Presidental Vetting Process stopped working when he became the President?

    April 12, 2011 at 9:09 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  41. Amanda perez

    Thank you dear Maya for this thank you so much my GOd by with you Maya alwyas ...

    April 13, 2011 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  42. Amanda perez

    Thank you dear Maya for this thank you so much GOd by with you Maya alwyas ...

    April 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  43. Amanda perez

    My english is litle my heart is big my GOd bless the our PResident always ...

    April 13, 2011 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  44. Amanda perez

    My english is litle my heart is big my GOd bless the world ...

    April 13, 2011 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  45. MM

    really, when are you Piers Morgan getting replaced???

    April 14, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  46. breathejoyinlife

    I've got another story for you to follow:
    Why does the crazy right wing still get to ramble on about Omaba, when it HAS been proven that he was born in Hawaii, which WAS a US state at the time, and yet no one has ever followed up on whether Sara Palin pulled off a hoax on the American Public about being the mother of Trig. No one has had to show birth certificates, and no one has seemed to feel that it was important enough for the People to know if a potential Presidential candidate is lying to us???????

    April 14, 2011 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  47. Lyndal

    Donald Trump needs to get his facts straight. My son was born in Hawaii and was issued a certificate of live birth. There are a few states that have these types of certificate. Donald Trump needs to take himself and his comb over and find a different subject to talk about.

    April 22, 2011 at 4:50 am | Report abuse | Reply
  48. Nancy of NY

    What is the difference between a birth certificate and a LIVE birth certificate? Obama has a birth certificate but not a LIVE birth certificate is this what millions are being spent on my looses? How many Americans have LIVE birth certificate?
    Let's get real America. In 9 years China will be the supper power. We will be ranking equal to India and Trumps won't have any thing to laugh about he will be bankrupt.

    April 25, 2011 at 12:56 am | Report abuse | Reply
  49. Cindy

    Wow really? when did Piers become the voice of legit news! Is HE a citizen?? No wonder CNN has no ratings....
    The president should have to prove his birth and his records, he should have been vetted. Our nation is in a sad state of affairs and he doesn't nothing!

    April 25, 2011 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  50. Dezede

    Its funny how everyone is commenting on this topic. no one knows for sure whats going on, only obama and his family knows what is really happening. Who are we to say whats going on when we dont have all the facts. Yes, this my seem like a huge issue, but this is one that we as the people shouldnt be worrying about. We need to worry about is who we are going to vote for next term, and if we have a really good reason why we should vote for him/her.

    April 25, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  51. Oliver

    Piers Morgan is one of the finest journalists in the world. He is honest, accurate and brings a critical view to engaging news stories while maintaining a humanity uncommon in syndicated broadcasting.

    April 25, 2011 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  52. Wake up America

    To all the Bubba, Tea baggers and Trumpeters get real all the energy and millions you all are spending on proving Obama is not a citizen, how dare you not trust the people who work for the CIA, FBI and our law-enforcement and offices of State Government of United States. Your case against Obama is raciest and bigoted that is exploited by the media which loves sensation news and hysteria. Trump needs to be locket up not only for slander but trying to stop the government of United States from doing its job.
    Just turn on FOX news and you will see the paranoia at it's worse. This is dangerous for America living in a state of conspiracy and fear only brings negative mind set and morally deranged like some have become. Trump obsession and conspiracy theory is no different to Gaddafy. Spending millions only lets one know how very sick this man has become. We have poverty in America why would he not be helping the needy then distrust the Government of United State that proved Obama is an American.
    False Statement that hinders or slanders one is punishable by law is it not ?

    April 28, 2011 at 6:21 am | Report abuse | Reply
  53. Carol

    Most fanatical minded people are unaware that they are fanatical, how sad. President Obama's sister seems like a lovely lady and she is proud of him like any sister would be if their brother was President of the United States.

    April 29, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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    May 2, 2011 at 8:17 am | Report abuse | Reply
  55. Jeremy

    Why was the birth certificate that was recently released a fake?? Professional Graphic Designers everywhere were stating that it was a fake. There are videos from professional Graphic Artists all over Youtube discussing it.

    May 10, 2011 at 7:54 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mike

      with all due respect, I don't consider a youtube video as a credible news source.

      May 14, 2011 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  56. Troy Bannister

    The birthers are racists, plain and simple.

    May 14, 2011 at 9:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
  57. ed

    Birthers are grasping at straws now..When you are given what you want, you then make up conspiracies because you cannot admit you were all wasting time and showing your ignorance. Where are the leaders (trump and palin) of this ridiculous conspiracy? They have remained mum because they realizes how foolish they looked for agreeing with the birthers and have paid with their own reputations, for speaking without thinking instead of dealing with the real issues.

    May 14, 2011 at 1:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  58. Boomkin

    Obama said "If I prove to them with my long form birth cert they will still come up with something else" and he was proven correct! Get over it birthers he was born here. I am so sorry you can not stand that a 1/2 black man is president. And to the person who said he wasn't properly vetted that is bologna! EVERYONE gets vetted. They then vet you AGAIN when you win your party. I am neither a republican OR a democrat I have voted for both parties in the past. I vote for who I think will do a better job and it sure wasn't going to be McCain who could clean up the mess the Bushes left us with! I didn't vote for Clinton but when he left office we were expected to actually have a surplus in our deficit in a few years. Bush blew that out of the water and our economy was in the TANK way before Obama took over. Instead of being democrat or Republican or Tea baggers why not think of yourself as a human of the planet earth. Things look a lot different then and you start doing things that are good for the world not just yourself, your country, or party. Geez you are all such hateful people and you call yourself Christians.. I am SO glad I do not believe in organized religion.

    May 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  59. Jana

    I think after having Bush you American should be happy having Obama as a president. He is normal, smart educated.
    I was always asking myself how a nation as USA could elect a president like Bush.

    May 16, 2011 at 3:09 am | Report abuse | Reply

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