Posted on | March 1, 2012 | 8 Comments
March 1st, 2012, 2:57 pm · · posted by Martin Wisckol, Politics reporter
The Arizona sheriff has previously made headlines for focusing a large amount of his enforcement activities on rounding up illegal immigrants and for creating tent cities for inmates.
Arpaio said the long-form birth certificate released by Obama last year appeared to be a computer forgery.
“Essentially the argument they’re making is that the date stamp and the registrar’s stamp on Obama’s long-form birth certificate were imported from somewhere else,” according to National Public Radio. “Their proof for that claim? They said the stamps were on different layers on the document and could be moved freely when opened in editing software.”
Laguna Niguel’s Orly Taitz, who continues pursuing lawsuits challenging Obama’s legitimacy as president and is running for U.S. Senate, commented on her blog, “Arpaio confirms the evidence that I, as the only attorney, submitted to courts, elections boards and Arpaio himelf – there is a probable cause to believe, that Obama’s BC is a forgery.” That’s verbatim as of this posting.
The Washington Times notes that, “The Justice Department has accused Sheriff Arpaio of civil rights abuses within his department, but he said he began his investigation before that — in August 2011, after tea party members from Surprise, Ariz., a town within Maricopa County, signed a petition challenging the certificate.
FoxNews’ write-up is very brief as of this posting.
Numerous fact checkers have verified Obama’s birthplace, and Hawaii’s top health official announced that she confirmed he was born there.
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Arpaio did not include Social Security fraud in this press conference, I believe, it will be included in the next one