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Motivational speaker who portrays Thomas Paine was summoned to
the White House because President Obama was angry over his remarks -
Summary of the eRumor: A forwarded email with a YouTube video link of
motivational speaker Bob Basso portraying Thomas Paine. The email says
that the President was disturbed by remarks in the video and personally
called Basso to see the President at the White House.
The Truth: Bob Basso is a motivational speaker who
portrays U.S. Founding Father Thomas Pain, the author of Common Sense.
Basso told TruthorFiction.com that he received no such call from the
President or orders to report to the White House. Basso's
commentaries as Thomas Paine have been critical of big government and
wasteful spending and encourages tax paying citizens to march on
Washington for the cause he calls the "Second American Revolution."
Basso hosts a YouTube page where he
has posted an official response to this eRumor with an open letter to
To see more of Bob Basso as Thomas
Paine you can visit his Youtube page:
click for YouTube
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
This guy's video on youtube has been so popular that
Obama called him personally. He said that he was very disturbed with the
video and invited him to the White House. Obama also said he wanted the
White House to handle the Press and not to talk about the video or the
White House visit. That's interesting.
Watch it now. This may be the best six minutes
invested in your future You may have to turn your Sound Control up some.
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