For whatever reason, it seems many folks who are into the prepper or survivalist lifestyle are also big into conspiracy theories. Based on discussions I’ve seen on Facebook and other online forums, one of the more popular theories right now concerns President Obama’s citizenship and eligibility for Presidency.
Here’s my take on the whole Obama birth certificate fiasco, for whatever it might be worth to you all.
Does it really matter? I don’t mean to sound flippant, I really don’t, but I do think many of the so-called “birthers” are devoting way too much time and energy into something that is a non-issue.
Think about this for a second. Let’s say the birth certificate is indeed faked. Then what? Do you really, TRULY think that if it were somehow proven Obama wasn’t legally eligible to be President, that he’s just gonna give a sheepish smile and step down?
Many people have posted about how the release of the birth certificate is nothing more than a distraction, engineered to take our attention away from various and sundry other events here and abroad.
What if the whole eligibility issue is the real distraction? What if the plan from the beginning was to get folks all riled up about this citizen/non-citizen issue, taking up their attention, time, and energy so they wouldn’t concentrate so much on the bills being passed?
Kinda like parenting, you gotta pick your battles. The birther argument, for all the bluster and effort, will never succeed. Devote the energy to something more worthwhile, like prepping for more realistic threats.