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Georgia Judge Refuses to Accept Obama’s ‘Sovereign Immunity’
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Jan 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 01/21/2012 9:00:05 AM PST by John Semmens

Georgia Judge Michael Malihi’s refusal to accept President Obama’s lawyers’ demand that he be excused from responding to a subpoenato testify in a hearing questioning his eligibility to appear on that state’s presidential ballot was denounced by Edward Toady, lead attorney for the president on this case.

“The president is the sovereign ruler of this country,” Toady asserted. “Where he goes and what he does is solely at his discretion. He does not have to answer to the demands of lower ranking authorities. He has what is called ‘sovereign immunity.’”

“On top of this, there is the simple lack of time in the president’s busy schedule,” Toady added. “The president isn’t like ordinary people. He doesn’t have a free moment to spare. Every waking hour is already allocated to activities of higher priority. Satisfying some plaintiff’s curiosity as to whether he is qualified as a ‘natural born citizen’ is an unwarranted intrusion on this man’s privacy and tries his patience.”

Judge Malihi dismissed Toady’s claims as “unsupported by any evidence or cited legal authority. I’m not saying that the contention that a president may not be compelled to attend a court hearing is necessarily incorrect. However, Mr. Toady’s contention that the President’s status of ‘acknowledged leader of the free world’ makes him immune is an argument without substantive legal foundation. Further, the argument that the President has no time to spare would seem to be refuted by his widely reported indulgences in elective recreational activities. Surely, the resolution of this legal issue could take precedence over another round of golf.”

The president’s lawyers say they will appeal Malihi’s decision to a higher authority. “Under our legal system a person has the right to be judged by his peers,” Toady observed. “ Judge Malihi is merely a state court judge. As such, he lacks the stature to sit in judgment of the President. In fact, it is our contention that the President sits on the pinnacle of American government and is without peer. As the highest authority in our government he is the only person who can judge himself. As long as he holds that post no one may presume to tell him what to do.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news posts you can find them at...

http://azconservative.org/2012/01/21/georgia-judge-refuses-to-accept-obamas-sovereign-immunity/


TOPICS: Government; History; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: immunity; obama; satire; tyranny

1 posted on 01/21/2012 9:00:14 AM PST by John Semmens
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To: 43north; #1CTYankee; 12Gauge687; 14erClimb; 21twelve; 2nd Bn, 11th Mar; 2ndDivisionVet; 3D-JOY; ...

ping


2 posted on 01/21/2012 9:02:04 AM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens
289 days until we un-elect the communist saboteur.

America.

Above all: VOTE THIS YEAR.


3 posted on 01/21/2012 9:03:01 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (ROMNEY / ALINSKY 2012 (sarcasm))
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To: John Semmens

Always have to watch out for that “Semi News, Semi Satire” thing before posting in outrage d;^)


4 posted on 01/21/2012 9:04:21 AM PST by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: John Semmens

Ha Ha! I only wish that the Judge had used a 2x4 to send the message back to the idiot occupying the White House. =.=


5 posted on 01/21/2012 9:05:11 AM PST by cranked
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To: John Semmens

Nothing would surprise me.


6 posted on 01/21/2012 9:05:21 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Chuckster

Yeah, I saw that “sovereign immunity” defense and my blood pressure started to rise and just then . . . I said I better check and see . .


7 posted on 01/21/2012 9:07:49 AM PST by BipolarBob (I don't mind you shooting at me, Frank, but take it easy on the Bacardi!)
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To: BipolarBob

I laughed. Great headline.


8 posted on 01/21/2012 9:11:18 AM PST by BenKenobi (Vindicated! Santorum wins IOWA!)
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To: John Semmens

“Sovereign ruler”?

I have never read that in our constitution...

Elected official, yes. But certainly not above the law!

King George was a “Sovereign”, that is until the founders and the people of this land told his Armies otherwise...

Is anyone else seeing something ominous here? With language like this, I am very concerned about upcoming national elections....

sov·er·eign (svr-n, svrn)
n.
1. One that exercises supreme, permanent authority, especially in a nation or other governmental unit, as:
a. A king, queen, or other noble person who serves as chief of state; a ruler or monarch.
b. A national governing council or committee.
2. A nation that governs territory outside its borders.
3. A gold coin formerly used in Great Britain.

[Middle English soverain, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *supernus, from Latin super, above; see uper in Indo-European roots.]


9 posted on 01/21/2012 9:11:55 AM PST by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War" (my spelling is generally korrect!))
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To: John Semmens

“The president isn’t like ordinary people. He doesn’t have a free moment to spare. Every waking hour is already allocated to activities of higher priority.

You mean like some of the 90 plus rounds of golf, not to mention the numerous uncounted campaign events, speeches, fund raisers, and other distractions to actually doing something for the country instead of to it.


10 posted on 01/21/2012 9:13:20 AM PST by wita
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To: John Semmens

“The president is the sovereign ruler of this country.”

Last time I checked....we have no sovereign. Of course we have always suspected that Zero and Moochelle considered themselves royalty....


11 posted on 01/21/2012 9:13:34 AM PST by Hogblog
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To: Manly Warrior

Good catch, I let that one slide right by me. Scary, must be getting used to the Sovereign Ruler idea.


12 posted on 01/21/2012 9:15:43 AM PST by wita
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To: John Semmens

Yeah, that’s right. King Obama shi!s on everyone. After all a dictator self appointed King is absolute ruler over his subjects including judges.


13 posted on 01/21/2012 9:16:47 AM PST by Logical me
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To: Manly Warrior

Okay, now I see the semi-news/satire link.

NOT Funny. Lesson learned.


14 posted on 01/21/2012 9:20:34 AM PST by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War" (my spelling is generally korrect!))
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To: John Semmens

I think we may need another Declaration of Indepence. Let King BO know,we don’t need no stink’n King.


15 posted on 01/21/2012 9:24:37 AM PST by Leep (Paul/Ventura 2016)
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To: John Semmens

Good one!

Thanks for the ping.


16 posted on 01/21/2012 9:24:55 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Leep

Independence. I have some weird form of lexdisia.


17 posted on 01/21/2012 9:26:10 AM PST by Leep (Paul/Ventura 2016)
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To: John Semmens
The POTUS music will be changed next.
It'll be "Hail to Him Sitting on the High Horse".
18 posted on 01/21/2012 9:29:25 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Chuckster

I got caught in one of these one time so I always check. :-)


19 posted on 01/21/2012 9:30:28 AM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Manly Warrior
It's hard to tell satire from reality with these Jokers!

Obama blames press for his 'cold and aloof' image

20 posted on 01/21/2012 9:31:36 AM PST by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: John Semmens
THE VAULT, THE VAULT
21 posted on 01/21/2012 9:36:39 AM PST by FrankR (When you vote based on race...race is all you get.)
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To: John Semmens

Blast it John! I almost forgot to check.


22 posted on 01/21/2012 9:43:47 AM PST by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: John Semmens

Toady. Perfect.


23 posted on 01/21/2012 9:48:04 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: John Semmens

Another head shakin’ chuckler John. Thanks for the ping.


24 posted on 01/21/2012 9:51:53 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: John Semmens

Again, reality is almost impossible to satirize, when reality and satire are almost indistinguishable.


25 posted on 01/21/2012 9:54:07 AM PST by marron
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To: John Semmens

hee hee... almost caught me

this is too close to reality


26 posted on 01/21/2012 9:56:51 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: John Semmens

Let me get this straight, zer0 used to masquerade as a Constitutional law professor, yet he now considers himself a “sovereign”? What more proof that Hussein is setting himself up as Emperor Hussein, Dictator of Amerika!


27 posted on 01/21/2012 10:14:50 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: John Semmens

Let me get this straight, zer0 used to masquerade as a Constitutional law professor, yet he now considers himself a “sovereign”? What more proof that Hussein is setting himself up as Emperor Hussein, Dictator of Amerika!


28 posted on 01/21/2012 10:14:55 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: John Semmens

LOL!!


29 posted on 01/21/2012 10:18:31 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: John Semmens

Since all power and authority is delegated by the People through the Constitution, the President is not a “sovereign” (highest authority.) He cannot rule and the People are never “subjects.” He may govern as delegated in the Constitution.

It would appear entirely appropriate that the Courts may rule on state and federal eligibility requirements for a candidate. If the President does not wish to produce the documents establishing his eligibility, then he should be left off the ballot.

Kind of hard to go back at this point and ask him to prove he was eligible.


30 posted on 01/21/2012 10:33:29 AM PST by marsh2
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To: marsh2

All Odumbo has to do, is simply refuse to appear for any number of drummed up reasons. Who will they send to have him arrested? It will throw the whole process into a tizzy, until after the elections. This man-child doesn’t give a rip about the laws.


31 posted on 01/21/2012 10:48:17 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: BipolarBob

Just wait until his mug is on the dollar bills and coins of the realm!


32 posted on 01/21/2012 11:04:43 AM PST by celtic gal
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To: John Semmens
“The president is the sovereign ruler of this country,” Toady asserted. “Where he goes and what he does is solely at his discretion. He does not have to answer to the demands of lower ranking authorities. He has what is called ‘sovereign immunity.’”

The appropriately named Toady doesn't seem aware that Barry, like every other citizen, is subject to the law. Actually, this has to be a joke because I cannot believe that any attorney would refer to Obama as being a "ruler." He's the frigging head of the executive branch who is to make sure that all federal laws are executed in a manner consistent with the Constitution. He cannot say no to a judge with impunity about a case in which he is involved any more than Bill Clinton could lie to a judge.
33 posted on 01/21/2012 11:15:07 AM PST by aruanan
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To: John Semmens

A lawyer named “Toady”... now theres something you don’t see everyday..

Note; Toady= A person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage


34 posted on 01/21/2012 11:16:37 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Hogblog

They’re a royal PITA.

Does that count?


35 posted on 01/21/2012 11:41:41 AM PST by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: John Semmens
He doesn’t have a free moment to spare.

That right there is so hilarious, I can imagine the LOL moment it brought forth................

36 posted on 01/21/2012 11:44:07 AM PST by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69

Of course it is LOL, I got caught by another “too close to reality” satire...........


37 posted on 01/21/2012 11:47:44 AM PST by doorgunner69
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To: John Semmens

Hey Toady...what are you bastards hiding?

You’re sworn to uphold The Constitution.......that overrides ANY individual, including your supposed Teflon client.

You’re not an advocate, you’re a con man, just like your client. And you ought to be disbarred.


38 posted on 01/21/2012 12:56:02 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (MERRY CHRISTMAS to the ACLU)
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To: John Semmens
“The president is the sovereign ruler of this country,”

This is wrong on so many levels: Americans have leaders, but we are not "ruled". America rejected "sovereign rulers" when we separated from England. Gad! We have a lot of work ahead of us!

39 posted on 01/21/2012 1:27:27 PM PST by GingisK
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To: John Semmens

Thanks John.

Reading this almost took my breath away...so close to being true!

Thanks for the “story”.

I love to watch for those who get caught by your work.


40 posted on 01/21/2012 1:35:05 PM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: John Semmens

Get it straight , Toady: we don’t have sovereigns or rulers. We have PUBLIC SERVANTS. We need to get them back to SERVING us!


41 posted on 01/21/2012 1:38:43 PM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: marsh2

In 1968, the California Sec. of State denied Eldrige Cleaver a spot on their ballot for President because he was too young (33 at the time) so States do have the right to check for eligibility. Apparently some states didn’t do their job because the Golden Panther Party got around 40K votes nationally.


42 posted on 01/21/2012 4:38:28 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: John Semmens

Good one, John!


43 posted on 01/21/2012 6:15:19 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: John Semmens

Thanks for the ping,John. Toady...HEE HEE HEE.


44 posted on 01/22/2012 11:01:39 PM PST by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: John Semmens

“The president is the sovereign ruler of this country,” Toady asserted. “Where he goes and what he does is solely at his discretion. He does not have to answer to the demands of lower ranking authorities. He has what is called ‘sovereign immunity.’”

Sounds like something we’d hear from the malignant narcissist in chief.


45 posted on 01/24/2012 8:12:39 AM PST by ReformationFan
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