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Retired general, lieutenant colonel join reservistís lawsuit over Obama's birth status
Ledger-Enquirer ^ | July 15, 2009 | Lily Gordon

Posted on 07/15/2009 5:09:42 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american

A controversial suit brought by a U.S. Army reservist has been joined by a retired Army two-star general and an active reserve Air Force lieutenant colonel.

Maj. Stefan Frederick Cook filed the suit July 8 in federal court here asking for conscientious objector status and a preliminary injunction based upon his belief that Barack Obama is not a natural-born citizen of the United States and is therefore ineligible to serve as commander-in-chief of the U.S. Armed Forces.

But before the issue got to court, Cook’s orders to deploy to Afghanistan were revoked. Lt. Col. Maria Quon, U.S. Army Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Army Human Resources Command-St. Louis, said Tuesday that Cook was no longer expected to report Wednesday to MacDill Air Force Base in Florida for mobilization to active duty. Cook, who claims he is now the victim of retaliation due to his suit, received his mobilization orders to report for active duty at MacDill on July 15. From there he was to go to Fort Benning, on July 18, for deployment to Afghanistan.

Cook is an Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA). This means he’s a reserve soldier assigned to an active component unit consisting of active duty soldiers instead of a reserve unit, which is composed entirely of reserve soldiers. He is assigned to the U.S. Army Element of U.S. Southern Command.

Last week Cook filed a request in federal court seeking a temporary restraining order and status as a conscientious objector represented by California attorney Orly Taitz.

The government, in its response to the suit, claims that Cook’s suit is “moot” in that he has already been told he doesn’t have to go to Afghanistan, so the relief he is seeking has already been granted.

“The Commanding General of SOCCENT (U.S. Special Operations Central Command) has determined that he does not want the services of Major Cook, and has revoked his deployment orders,” the response states.

Taitz argues in a pleading revised following the revocation of Cook’s orders, that the application for preliminary injunction is not moot and that retired Maj. Gen. Carol Dean Childers and U.S. Air Force Active Reservist Lt. Col. David Earl Graeff have joined the suit “because it is a matter of unparalleled public interest and importance and because it is clearly a matter arising from issues of a recurring nature that will escape review unless the Court exercises its discretionary jurisdiction.”

Cook’s resubmitted Application for Preliminary Injuction is meant to encompass the possibility of Cook receiving future orders for deployment as well as to address and prevent “negative collateral consequences such as retaliation against Major Stefan Frederick Cook ...”

As to the retaliation issue, the revised suit states Cook lost his job at Simtech, Inc., a corporation that does Department of Defense contracting in the field of information technology/systems integration, because of the suit and has additionally been subjected to “gossip” from people who believed Cook was “manipulating his deployment orders to create a platform for political purposes.”

Taitz, who has also challenged the legitimacy of Barack Obama’s presidency in other courts, filed the original suit with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

In the filing, Cook states he “would be acting in violation of international law by engaging in military actions outside the United States under this President’s command. ... simultaneously subjecting himself to possible prosecution as a war criminal by the faithful execution of these duties.”

A hearing to discuss Cook’s requests is scheduled to take place in federal court here this morning at 9:30 a.m.


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Per Article 2, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution, the President must be a natural born citizen. It's well documented that Barack Obama may not meet this requirement.

Excerpt- "Taitz argues in a pleading revised following the revocation of Cook’s orders, that the application for preliminary injunction is not moot and that retired Maj. Gen. Carol Dean Childers and U.S. Air Force Active Reservist Lt. Col. David Earl Graeff have joined the suit “because it is a matter of unparalleled public interest and importance and because it is clearly a matter arising from issues of a recurring nature that will escape review unless the Court exercises its discretionary jurisdiction.”"

1 posted on 07/15/2009 5:09:42 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: real_patriotic_american

Based on the Sarah Palin experience, I suggest that a couple of thousand law suits like this would be about right. Or maybe 10,000.


2 posted on 07/15/2009 5:11:08 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: real_patriotic_american

Updates at this site:
http://www.orlytaitzesq.com/blog1/


3 posted on 07/15/2009 5:11:25 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american (Hey Obama- when will the American people see your original birth certificate?)
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To: InterceptPoint

Orly Taitz appears to be doing just fine!


4 posted on 07/15/2009 5:12:39 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: LucyT

PING!

Excerpt:
“As to the retaliation issue, the revised suit states Cook lost his job at Simtech, Inc., a corporation that does Department of Defense contracting in the field of information technology/systems integration, because of the suit and has additionally been subjected to “gossip” from people who believed Cook was “manipulating his deployment orders to create a platform for political purposes.””


5 posted on 07/15/2009 5:16:35 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: real_patriotic_american

Can O just produce a BC so my fingers and FR could have a rest?Gee!


6 posted on 07/15/2009 5:17:05 PM PDT by taxtruth
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To: InterceptPoint

Is there a legal defense fund being established for the good Major?


7 posted on 07/15/2009 5:19:36 PM PDT by Ben Reyes (Chuck Devore for US Senate California 2010 , Palin for President 2012, and I am Jim Thompson.)
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To: taxtruth

I too wish he’d just provide us with the birth certificate so we can drop this issue (if it turns out he really a natural born citizen) and get on with opposing his policies on the grounds that he’s a socialist with the brains of a cornish hen and the ability and competence of a Darwin Award winner.


8 posted on 07/15/2009 5:21:53 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: Ben Reyes

I believe Orly Taitz might have something going (?). Check her site out:

http://www.orlytaitzesq.com/blog1/


9 posted on 07/15/2009 5:22:06 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: coconutt2000

I agree.


10 posted on 07/15/2009 5:22:49 PM PDT by taxtruth
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To: taxtruth

.... and he can learn to throw a baseball while he’s at it!

http://www.orlytaitzesq.com/blog1/


11 posted on 07/15/2009 5:23:40 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: real_patriotic_american

First it was

“Joe the Plumber”

now its

“Cook the Major”


12 posted on 07/15/2009 5:23:42 PM PDT by 4Speed
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To: All

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13 posted on 07/15/2009 5:24:09 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: real_patriotic_american

hehehe,pretty good________________________!


14 posted on 07/15/2009 5:24:53 PM PDT by taxtruth
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To: ExTexasRedhead

2 cases this week in federal court that could end Obama’s stint in the White House!


15 posted on 07/15/2009 5:30:21 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: real_patriotic_american

Maybe that is why the Dems are rushing to so hard to spend us into oblivion..before all hell breaks loose.


16 posted on 07/15/2009 5:38:11 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Ben Reyes

Someone on another thread said they are sending Major Cook a check for $1,000.00.

Major Cook is Freeper Roaddog727.


17 posted on 07/15/2009 5:45:06 PM PDT by LucyT (If it's not on FR, it didn't happen. --JimRob)
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To: RummyChick
Even a JAPANESE BLOG called "You Are Screwed", brought out this problem way back in November 2008 when BHO was elected, and said the Americans are in for some trouble since effectively he would not be legally allowed to serve as President, even if elected.

The text was here (my FReepranslation after that:)

オヤマ、オカマ、オバマ ケニヤ生まれの可能性が高く、本来なら米大統領になる資格のないはずのオバマが次期大統領に選出された。なお、オバマが米国籍なのは間違いない。母親がカンザス生まれの米国人だから。ただ、大統領になるには「米国生まれ」という条件が必要なのだ。

(SNIP) "Obama! Obama! Obama!" (they yell) ... It seems the possibility of Obama being born in Kenya, though, is high. If that is the case, even though Obama has been selected as President of the United States, yet according to the rules, he is not even eligible to serve. Furthermore, there is no doubt that Obama's citizenship is American. But, under the US Constitution, in order to actually serve as President, one needs to have been actually born in the United States." (end of translation)

18 posted on 07/15/2009 5:54:29 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Sad to think the Free World's Leader is propped up by 2 square pieces of reflective glass on stands)
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To: RummyChick

B. Hussein Obama thought that he was going to spread the wealth around, but now he’s spreading his own around in legal defense fees.


19 posted on 07/15/2009 5:55:01 PM PDT by real_patriotic_american
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To: penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; April Lexington; ...

~~PING!


20 posted on 07/15/2009 6:30:13 PM PDT by STARWISE (The Art & Science Institute of Chicago Politics NE Div: now open at the White House)
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