Is Romney a 'Birther'?

A Baldwin Borough resident says that he has the answer.

resident Nick Balandiat has written another letter that has landed in the pages of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Balandiat, in a Sept. 4 letter to the editor of the Post-Gazette, calls Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney a "birther."

"When Mr. Romney stated, 'No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate; they know that this is the place that we were born and raised,' he was making a backhanded allegation regarding President Barack Obama's birth status," Balandiat writes.

"You expect this birther stuff from Tea Party loons. The Tea Party is filled with them.

"If (Romney) actually thinks that way, he obviously shouldn't be given nuclear launch codes. If he's just appealing to the birthers, then Mr. Romney hasn't a moral bone in his body."

Read Balandiat's full letter here.

Balandiat has been critical of Republicans before. More of his letters are available here.

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cc September 05, 2012 at 10:02 PM
That is because he isn't a citizen and probably doesn't even posses a real social security card.
cc September 05, 2012 at 10:46 PM
The lies all come from the Democrats I have to agree on that one. Where are all the jobs he promised, where is the economy better. He said he would not run again if he didn't make improvements Lies Lies Lies
Chris September 05, 2012 at 10:59 PM
Okay "ML"..... And I guess he didn't Lie to the BAR, when under oath he swore he never used another name... Then who is Barry Soetoro?
hus4154 September 05, 2012 at 11:26 PM
Partisans have always fascinated me. The fact of the matter is that Democrats and Republicans will always support the party candidate, no matter how pathetic or corrupt he/she may be. It is the Independent voters who evaluate the candidates and study the issues before making an informed decision. Partisans of any side will always lie, simply because they know no other way. Partisans=Party First. Independent voters=Nation First. It really is that simple.
Tom Barchfeld September 06, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Obama is an undocumented illegal alien usurper.
Tom Barchfeld September 06, 2012 at 11:47 AM
You criticize others as liars ML, and can't take the criticism yourself.
Chris September 06, 2012 at 02:21 PM
hus4154 is right. Left wing or right wing it's still the same turkey you're picking from.... We need to look at other "free" nations and how they run thier politics. look at Germany, they have 5 political parties. Hmmm freedom of choice
Tom Barchfeld September 06, 2012 at 05:02 PM
Just keep posting your fiction, ML, And I'll keep laughing.
cc September 06, 2012 at 06:07 PM
Tom there is a bunch that laugh at ml fiction that she post. He tries to make himself an expert with copying parts of articles then the next paragraph says that the information is false. But they don't read whole articles. Guess her Rosetta Stone that she bragged about leaning only lets her read the first and last paragraph, instead of getting the truth out of the middle.
cc September 06, 2012 at 06:16 PM
Biggest lie this year came from obama who said if he didn't make improvements to the economy and create jobs then he would only be a one term president, yet he is running again. Has spend over 8 Trillion in 3 years. I dread another 4 years of obama in office if he is re elected.
Jon Wain September 06, 2012 at 08:36 PM
Romney is nothing more that a poster child of the wealthy looking to get wealthier at the blue collar expense. sure ,blast the last 4 years, but how many middle class lost jobs due to mitt's way of making a living.he,s a puppet for the wealthy.rrayn is not worthy of vice president.He's riding shirt tails.how can he run with a guy who makes 54,000 a day on moneys in the bank .(as his tax returns show) ((( just banks in america ))) by da way. hey ryan ,how'd he make that money rambo ?
bd September 06, 2012 at 09:02 PM
Jon - Is it only Romney who you would classify as a poster child of the wealthy because he is a Republican? Or, is America's royal family, the Kennedy's (and all of their politician off-spring) in there as well? How about Senator Kerry, who with the pickle queen owns many homes, yachts, and is a mega-millionaire? Does he not qualify because he is a Democrat? Or, how about former VP Al Gore, another Donkey mega-millionaire? Obama's deficit, 16 TRILLION and growing. That is more important than meaningless tax returns. It is only an issue for the lame because of Obama's poor results. He did not even contend with the republicans for the first 2 years of his ragged presidency because he had a Democrat congress. What does that say about his poor leadership?
Tom Barchfeld September 06, 2012 at 09:12 PM
The only thing you and your ilk do is pit the poor against the rich (Class warfare) making Americans hate one another, dividing the country.
cc September 07, 2012 at 12:10 AM
No it is obummer that is pitting the rich against the poor. Entitlement, take from the rich and make sure the poor has your money. The poor can get their butts off welfare gets jobs, but they are to lazy too.
cc September 07, 2012 at 12:13 AM
jon your fiction is getting old like ml's. democrats = delusional
Paula Lim September 27, 2012 at 04:06 AM
And you obtained your information where? When a candidate decides to run for POTUS, he is vetted by the CIA, FBI, NSA, his M-I-L...etc. You are trying to tell me that you have more accurate sources? Stop making complete fools of yourselves. You are beginning to prove that conservatives have lower IQ's.
Chris September 27, 2012 at 11:21 AM
Paula, It is not only our right it's OUR DUTY to question our elected leaders. This FACT is being ignored by the media. Why? If, like you say, is incorrect then why hasn't President Obama put this contraversy to rest. All I see is the media bowing before this impersonator. There was a big deal made about Clinton saying he didn't inhale, where Obama's book tells of him greedily doing drugs with friends. The media gave him a pass.
NE12Ukid September 27, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Assorted lies debumked AGAIN Birther nonsense, shows actual birth certificate http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/birthcertificate.asp More birther nonsense FALSE: http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/birthcertificate.asp AND the lie about the social security numbers DEBUNKED HERE: http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/ssn.asp And the lie about the POTUS not attending Columbia: http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/columbia.asp Faux News keeps crankin' 'em out, and sadly, some keep spreading the lies around.
Tom Barchfeld September 27, 2012 at 01:07 PM
Snopes is a left wing false source.
NE12Ukid September 27, 2012 at 01:39 PM
LOL...wow, you really are gullible, aren't you? U-R-B-A-N L-E-G-E-N-D There, I spelled it out slowly for you!
Tom Barchfeld September 27, 2012 at 04:30 PM
Believe what you like dummy.
cc September 28, 2012 at 01:23 AM
no it is the dumocrats that have the very low IQs to believe that he is actually a citizen. If he was he would have no problem providing a real birth certificate, his college records that he is trying to have hidden when he leaves office. Can't wait till the next Republican President proves what a liar he was.
cc September 28, 2012 at 01:35 AM
Tom you hit it correctly, snopes.com is a joke of a site that only a few believe it is a bible
NE12Ukid September 28, 2012 at 04:03 AM
There are many myth debunking sites that anyone with a brain could check before spreading the birther propaganda, but I picked snopes this time because they use very simple language and I wanted si si to be able to understand it. If you don't believe the source is unbiased, provide your own sources rather than just writing nonsense with no evidence, sounds like si'si'
Chris September 28, 2012 at 11:09 AM
NE12kid, look skippy, I'm not a 18 year old looking forward to vote for my first time. I don't get my only information from CBS, ABC and MSNBC. I also look at the independents and the forgien press. Here's a few of the interesting reads: http://www.wnd.com/2012/07/obamas-social-security-number-challenged/ http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/09/a_possible_explanation_for_obamas_connecticut_social_security_number.html http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/47858 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2928928/posts http://www.westernjournalism.com/exclusive-investigative-reports/the-mystery-of-barack-obama-continues/
cc September 28, 2012 at 11:24 AM
ml is so funny when she spreads half truth stories.
NE12Ukid September 28, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Hello Chris, you have trouble with names, too, ? Name is Ned, not skippy. If you're not a youngster, why address people as one might? Do you read anything other than decidedly conservative sources? Just wondering. Yes, I've seen several of your cited references before, as well as sites where this or that has been debunked. It is good to read various sources. Have a lovely day, Chris. Ned
NE12Ukid September 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Chris here's one to add to your reading: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-02-18/story/fact-check-obamas-ssn-not-same-dead-man#ixzz1mqmp9IbW Would love to share more, but life calls. Maybe later... Ned
Tom Barchfeld September 28, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Check snopes and see who is behind it, runs it. And Obama has yet to produce a raised seal original paper document birth certificate. Where is it? It does not exist.
Chris September 28, 2012 at 12:29 PM
I didn't know your name was 'Ned'All I've know you as NE12kid, I thought Skippy sounded better than refering to you as " Misinformed-Socialist-glossy eyeed-blown shirt."


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