by Sharon Rondeau

(Feb. 27, 2017) — On Saturday, CNN’s Jake Tapper and former “first daughter” Chelsea Clinton exchanged tweets on the topic of “birthplace” in advance of her birthday, which is today.

In his tweet to Clinton, Tapper commented, “I imagine it must be really annoying when someone puts out false info about where you were born. Must really bother you!!”  Below that, he indicated a copy of the message going to “@BarackObama” and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

The origin of the conversation is as yet unknown.

Clinton responded by referencing the questions over Obama’s birthplace:

The Post & Email believes that a clarification of Clinton’s tweet would read:

An all-time favorite tweet, “favorite” meaning “most appreciated,” not meaning “like”…

However, her meaning was clear in her reference to Obama in which her use of the word “birther” as a verb could be the first of its kind.

After the confirmation of Judge Robert Bork to the U.S. Supreme Court was jettisoned in 1987 by a Democrat-majority Senate, his last name was often used as a verb, as in “Borked.”

Since the time it was coined during Obama’s first term, the mainstream media has used the term “birther” as a pejorative for anyone questioning his background.

Joining the Tapper-Clinton conversation on Sunday evening, blogger and investigative journalist Mike Cernovich tweeted, “Your mom started the birther rumors.”

The same claim was made at a September 2016 public event by then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump, who asserted that Barack Obama was “born in the United States” after expressing doubt about it in a very public way beginning in early 2011.

The mainstream media immediately took note of Trump’s apparent concession as to Obama’s birthplace while also asserting that his claim that Hillary Clinton began rumors about Obama’s alleged overseas birth was false.

Over his career, Trump has often called out the media for being dishonest, and recent public polling shows that the level of trust in his nascent administration is higher than in the media.

In 2012, a professional filmmaker and observer of the 2008 Democrat caucuses reported that she participated in a conference call during which former President William Jefferson Clinton stated his near-certainty that Obama was born outside of the United States, implying that he was not constitutionally eligible to serve.

Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution mandates that the president be a “natural born Citizen,” which most Americans agree means, at a minimum, “born on U.S. soil.”

Both before and after Obama’s 2008 election, a great deal of discussion took place over the exact meaning of the “natural born Citizen” term as intended by the Constitution’s framers in 1787. Many of those who have studied the matter believe that a birth on U.S. soil is insufficient to deem an individual a “natural born Citizen,” as in the case of illegal-alien parents whose child is born in the United States.

After approximately three months of Trump’s public outcry for Obama to release a more detailed birth record than the Certification of Life Birth posted on several websites in June 2008, the White House published what it said was a scan of a certified copy of Obama’s “long-form” birth certificate obtained from the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) on April 27, 2011.

Within less than 24 hours, however, computer experts claimed the image was a poorly-created forgery.

Unbeknownst to them at the time, a criminal investigation into the image would launch in August of that year by the Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse, concluding in December 2016 with the revelation that two forensics analysts confirmed the conclusion reached by investigators early on characterizing the image as a “computer-generated forgery.”

Credible news articles had reported Obama as “born in Kenya” or born in Indonesia prior to his announcement that he would seek the presidency on February 10, 2007.  In 1991, his then-literary agent published a promotional booklet in advance of Obama’s first book contending that he was “born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii.”

The booklet remained unchanged until April 2007, when it was altered to say that Obama was “born in Hawaii.”  It is unclear as to when in Obama’s lifetime he first claimed to have been born in Hawaii and how the literary agent and others obtained the information that he was born in Kenya.  After the promotional booklet was discovered and made public by Breitbart News in May 2012, the literary agent, Miriam Goderich, hastily explained that she had made a “fact checking error” when preparing Obama’s biography.

The 5+-year criminal investigation into the long-form birth certificate image also found Obama’s purported Selective Service registration form to be a “hard-copy forgery.”

Between 2007, when questions first arose about Obama’s background, and the present, neither the media nor Congress has launched an investigation into the inconsistencies in his life story or the findings of the criminal investigation authorized by then-Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio.

Interestingly, when Tapper interviewed Arpaio in July 2015 and raised the topic of the birth certificate probe, Tapper insisted to Arpaio that “the president was born in Hawaii.” Arpaio’s response was that Obama’s birthplace was immaterial to the criminal investigation of the image posted at found to be fraudulent more than three years earlier.

On July 17, 2012, Arpaio said at the conclusion of the second press conference on the issue that Obama’s lack of authentic documentation constitutes a “national security” concern.

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  1. So few Americans realize that the Crime of Treason has no Statute of Limitations which means the passage of time has no salutary effect. He/she who commits TREASON is forever subject to criminal prosecution. Furthermore, TREASON is a capital offense, i.e. meaning the DEATH penalty may be imposed. The very first item on the agenda of Attorney General Sessions MUST be the indictments or General Courts Martials of Barack Obama Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder, John Kerry, Valerie Jarrett, Patrick Kennedy, Cheryl Mills, Huma Abedin, every Democratic Senator of the 113th Congress and the 23 Republican Senators who colluded with Obama in the “GIFT” of 20 F-16 Fighter Jets, 200 Abrams Tanks and One Million US Dollars in Cash to Mohamad Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood of the Islamic-Arabic Republic of Egypt. That transaction is all a matter of record and American heads should pay the price for their TREASON. No Sympathy FURTHRMORE, every member of the Obama Administration was aware of the “Gift” and by law were required to report that act to any one of the officials named in the description of the Crime of “Misprision of Treason.” The life of EVERY American and EVERY Israeli was forever put in jeopardy by the callous actions of these so-called Public Servants. The Rosenbergs were executed for far less on considerably less evidence. AND, AG Sessions, you may as well verify that known to every clear-thinking American patriot; Barack Obama is a foreign intruder who with the aid of one Nancy Pelosi was knowingly and falsely certified as being qualified to serve as our 44th President; Thus, she is guilty of Felony Perjury.

  2. Dave, You & me both. Even if BHO had not been born in Kenya he was still in our White House illegally. The ONLY president born since the “natural born Citizen” requirement was established in 1787, with a parent who was never an American, was Obama.

  3. The birther issue is a good litmus test of how much swamp the new administration is willing to drain. We’ve been “birthered” (stonewalled) for 8 years. If Trump waffles or doesn’t address this issue, I regretfully will feel that he has betrayed us.

  4. Sharon – I would not have read this article if anyone other than you wrote it. That said, WHY is Ms. Clinton even being given the time of day? That only keeps her in the public eye for her political “future”. God help America if that ever happens to come about.

  5. President Bush senior had stated, “a thousand points of light”. One candle by itself makes much
    light, but numerous candles make a difference. Anyone who doesn’t want to get or stay on the
    bus, kindly get off at the nest stop. Others of us are still in the fight. And the fat lady has not sung yet. Efforts are still on their way. Some crimes don’t have a time limit. Have faith ye of little faith.

  6. I beleive that the Birther issue will always be an academic discussion for those interested in it, however, as far as any legal action on the issue is concerned, that boat sailed many years ago.

    The best chance Birthers had to have the issue taken seriously was during the 2010 midterm elections. At that time Birthers had the opportunity to elect members of Congress who would have taken up the Birther issue, however, after that with no one in power who cared it was all over except for academic discussion between Birthers and Obots.

  7. This “birther” thing is like Dracula that has had numerous stakes driven into him and he just won’t die. Perhaps if there truly wasn’t anything to it (birtherism), it would have imploded.

    The Clintons were the 2nd. Birthers and had no insight nor guts to play the “Birther Card” and have “Barry” eliminated during Hillary’s 1st. run for president. As we know, DEM, GOP, Fake Media, and countless others declined to reveal Obama as a fraud. They all were and are complicit.

    This whole thing is as a dam with massive cracks and structural stress about to fail and flood
    the valley.

    As Rush Limbaugh says often, “I’m living in their head rent free”. Ironically, he today at about
    1:15 PM made a brief comment about Trump and the “Birther Thing”. Also, the Hannity Show was to have had Lt. Zullo come on his show but at the last moment it was canceled. Additionally, most of Congress knew Obama was a fraud…

    Should this dam break, be uphill.