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Boonetown Rat

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Your grandmother's favorite singer, Pat Boone (unless you're my grandmother, who hated him) is using his stardom to bring attention to the fact that Obama wasn't born in the U.S. Only he was, and Boone has no stardom. [Washington Independent]


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Apparently my husband's ex-girlfriend, according to MySpace, was super into this conspiracy. That made me chuckle.

Jezebels better versed in the constitution than I: had Obama been born in Hawaii in, say, 1958, before it was a state, would he be eligible for the presidency? Technically, he wouldn't have been born in the USA, even though the state would shortly thereafter BECOME the USA...