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Obama Sued in Philadelphia Federal Court on Grounds he is Constitutionally Ineligible...
America's Right ^ | August 21, 2008 | Jeff Schreiber

Posted on 08/21/2008 8:19:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A prominent Philadelphia attorney and Hillary Clinton supporter filed suit this afternoon in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Illinois Sen. Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee. The action seeks an injunction preventing the senator from continuing his candidacy and a court order enjoining the DNC from nominating him next week, all on grounds that Sen. Obama is constitutionally ineligible to run for and hold the office of President of the United States.

Phillip Berg, the filing attorney, is a former gubernatorial and senatorial candidate, former chair of the Democratic Party in Montgomery (PA) County, former member of the Democratic State Committee, and former Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania. According to Berg, he filed the suit--just days before the DNC is to hold its nominating convention in Denver--for the health of the Democratic Party.

"I filed this action at this time," Berg stated, "to avoid the obvious problems that will occur when the Republican Party raises these issues after Obama is nominated.".

Berg cited a number of unanswered questions regarding the Illinois senator's background, and in today's lawsuit maintained that Sen. Obama is not a natural born U.S. citizen or that, if he ever was, he lost his citizenship when he was adopted in Indonesia. Berg also cites what he calls "dual loyalties" due to his citizenship and ties with Kenya and Indonesia.

Even if Sen. Obama can prove his U.S. citizenship, Berg stated, citing the senator's use of a birth certificate from the state of Hawaii verified as a forgery by three independent document forensic experts, the issue of "multi-citizenship with responsibilities owed to and allegiance to other countries" remains on the table.

In the lawsuit, Berg states that Sen. Obama was born in Kenya, and not in Hawaii as the senator maintains. Before giving birth, according to the lawsuit, Obama's mother traveled to Kenya with his father but was prevented from flying back to Hawaii because of the late stage of her pregnancy, "apparently a normal restriction to avoid births during a flight." As Sen. Obama's own paternal grandmother, half-brother and half-sister have also claimed, Berg maintains that Stanley Ann Dunham--Obama's mother--gave birth to little Barack in Kenya and subsequently flew to Hawaii to register the birth.

Berg cites inconsistent accounts of Sen. Obama's birth, including reports that he was born at two separate hospitals--Kapiolani Hospital and Queens Hospital--in Honolulu, as well a profound lack of birthing records for Stanley Ann Dunham, though simple "registry of birth" records for Barack Obama are available in a Hawaiian public records office.

Should Sen. Obama truly have been born in Kenya, Berg writes, the laws on the books at the time of his birth hold that U.S. citizenship may only pass to a child born overseas to a U.S. citizen parent and non-citizen parent if the former was at least 19 years of age. Sen. Obama's mother was only 18 at the time. Therefore, because U.S. citizenship could not legally be passed on to him, Obama could not be registered as a "natural born" citizen and would therefore be ineligible to seek the presidency pursuant to Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution.

Moreover, even if Sen. Obama could have somehow been deemed "natural born," that citizenship was lost in or around 1967 when he and his mother took up residency in Indonesia, where Stanley Ann Dunham married Lolo Soetoro, an Indonesian citizen. Berg also states that he possesses copies of Sen. Obama's registration to Fransiskus Assisi School In Jakarta, Indonesia which clearly show that he was registered under the name "Barry Soetoro" and his citizenship listed as Indonesian.

The Hawaiian birth certificate, Berg says, is a forgery. In the suit, the attorney states that the birth certificate on record is a forgery, has been identified as such by three independent document forensic experts, and actually belonged to Maya Kasandra Soetoro, Sen. Obama's half-sister.

"Voters donated money, goods and services to elect a nominee and were defrauded by Sen. Obama's lies and obfuscations," Berg stated. "If the DNC officers ... had performed one ounce of due diligence we would not find ourselves in this emergency predicament, one week away from making a person the nominee who has lost their citizenship as a child and failed to even perform the basic steps of regaining citizenship as prescribed by constitutional laws."

"It is unfair to the country," he continued, "for candidates of either party to become the nominee when there is any question of the ability to serve if elected."


TOPICS: Hawaii; Illinois; Pennsylvania; Campaign News; Issues; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; carpetmuncher; certifigate; colbaquiddic; constitution; duplicate; election; electionpresident; elections; hillary; judiciary; kenya; lawsuit; lickalopuss; obama; presidency; rugburn; wickedwitch
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Wow! She'll do anything to derail him, won't she?!
1 posted on 08/21/2008 8:19:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
wow is all I can say... Leave it to the Dems to step in it once again. Give them a shovel, they'll dig their own grave.
2 posted on 08/21/2008 8:31:16 PM PDT by Coffee_drinker (The best defense is a strong pre-emptive strike.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Jay777
Obama is a U.S. Citizen

Jay just posted this.

3 posted on 08/21/2008 8:31:29 PM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if Berg put this in court to be quashed, on behalf of Obama in a preemptive strike.


4 posted on 08/21/2008 8:33:34 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Last minute bombshell dropped.
Clinton’s name in nomination at the convention.
Obama behind in the polls.

This has the Clintons all over it.


5 posted on 08/21/2008 8:33:49 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Get out the popcorn. Hillary can and well deny she has had anything to do with this lawsuit. But it will be interesting to see how long the enemedia ignores it.


6 posted on 08/21/2008 8:34:12 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Wow! She'll do anything to derail him, won't she?!

Yes she will, but considering the account in yesterday's Wall Street Journal of how he won his first election (getting everyone else disqualified) it would be poetic justice.

7 posted on 08/21/2008 8:34:17 PM PDT by Felis_irritable (Dirty_Felis_Irritable...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Related thread here:

Update on Federal Lawsuit

Rank and file Americans know nothing about this. At least the way the suit is laid out, I can understand it better. If the birth certificate were indeed forged, that in itself should be grounds for disqualification.

I'm guessing he'll weasel out of it somehow.

8 posted on 08/21/2008 8:34:39 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: loboinok

Seems airtight.


9 posted on 08/21/2008 8:34:58 PM PDT by Petronski (The God of Life will condemn the Chinese government. Laogai means GULAG.)
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To: loboinok
Obama is a U.S. Citizen

Jay just posted this.


I think you are a little behind on the story.

"Moreover, even if Sen. Obama could have somehow been deemed "natural born," that citizenship was lost in or around 1967 when he and his mother took up residency in Indonesia, where Stanley Ann Dunham married Lolo Soetoro, an Indonesian citizen. Berg also states that he possesses copies of Sen. Obama's registration to Fransiskus Assisi School In Jakarta, Indonesia which clearly show that he was registered under the name "Barry Soetoro" and his citizenship listed as Indonesian."

A COLB doesn't mean squat in this case.
10 posted on 08/21/2008 8:37:24 PM PDT by GLDNGUN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah this is going to work.


11 posted on 08/21/2008 8:40:11 PM PDT by Radl (rtr)
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To: loboinok; masadaman; 2ndDivisionVet; Jay777
posted by masadaman

Factcheck is an Obama controlled site via its ownership by the Annenberg Foundation. The Foundation also is the sponsor of the $500 million Annenberg Challenge initially chaired by Obama and adminstered with the help of one William Ayers. Documents of that “Challenge” have been kept sequestered by the University of Illinois as they may lead to illegal contributions to Acorn, leftists found fixing election results in 13 or 14 states since the 2000 election. (whew!)

Go to www.texasdarlin.wordpress.com. for an in depth report. Poor Walter Annenberg, a member or Reagan’s kitchen cabinet, and like many conservatives leaving fat foundations, -see Ford, Rockefeller, Pew, MacArthur - taken over by the left of left leaving their benefactors spinning in their graves.

12 posted on 08/21/2008 8:40:34 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW ("Make yourself sheep, and the wolves will eat you" Benjamin Franklin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good news and bad news.

Good news is, Barry Hussein Obama is humiliated (again), Shrillary will be humiliated in November.

Bad news is, I think this will spawn more racial incidents on the order of Rodney King.


13 posted on 08/21/2008 8:40:45 PM PDT by Weya (Barack Hussein Obama hates the United States of America. No question about it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Berg alleges on information and belief that nobody in their right mind would name their daughter “Stanley “.


14 posted on 08/21/2008 8:41:12 PM PDT by kbennkc (What passes for optimism is most often an intellectual error)
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To: Vigilanteman
Get out the popcorn....enjoy.
.....

15 posted on 08/21/2008 8:42:32 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (If you aren't "advancing" your arguments,your losing "the battle of Ideas"...libs,hates the facts 8^)
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To: loboinok
Moreover, even if Sen. Obama could have somehow been deemed "natural born," that citizenship was lost in or around 1967 when he and his mother took up residency in Indonesia, where Stanley Ann Dunham married Lolo Soetoro, an Indonesian citizen. Berg also states that he possesses copies of Sen. Obama's registration to Fransiskus Assisi School In Jakarta, Indonesia which clearly show that he was registered under the name "Barry Soetoro" and his citizenship listed as Indonesian.

It ain't over.

16 posted on 08/21/2008 8:42:45 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: loboinok
FactCheck is affiliated and funded by the Annenberg Project. Former Weatherman terrorist Professor Bill Ayers and Senator Barack Obama worked together at the Annenberg Foundation. Coincidence? Yeah, right!

http://justoneminute.typepad.com/main/2008/04/re-the-bill-aye.html

http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/born_in_the_usa.html

17 posted on 08/21/2008 8:43:07 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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To: Petronski
You would think. But then again, the way this campaign has been run...who knows?

A commenter posted; "How interesting that this came to light just after BO returned from a trip to Hawaii…..hmmmmmm???????"

18 posted on 08/21/2008 8:43:28 PM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why do I want to be VP when I can have it all! Bill is going to let you in on a little secret! Barack is not constitutionally eligble to be President. You see he was over in Africa and dug up some dirt. What a bomb shell this will be when he gives his keynote speech......


Ha Ha Ha Barack..... This finger is for you!


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19 posted on 08/21/2008 8:43:54 PM PDT by ncfool (“Making Obama look patriotic is above my pay grade.”)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Leave ‘em alone 2ndDivisionVet. Let the Devil turn on the Devil. Let them bite and devour and destroy each other.

I’d love to see a knock-down-drag out fight at the Dem Convention.


20 posted on 08/21/2008 8:44:32 PM PDT by no dems ("Extremism in the defense of Liberty is no vice...." Barry Goldwater)
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To: Petronski
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

YeepYeepYeepie!!!!!!!!As Slim Picken hollered as the bomb dropped!!!!!

21 posted on 08/21/2008 8:45:12 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953
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To: loboinok

As real as a Chines passport!


22 posted on 08/21/2008 8:46:11 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: loboinok

As real as a Chinese passport!


23 posted on 08/21/2008 8:46:23 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is this Scrappleface?

Or are Democrats finally doing the job Americans won’t do?


24 posted on 08/21/2008 8:46:36 PM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: All; Petronski

See posts #10, 12 and 17....


25 posted on 08/21/2008 8:46:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow! She’ll do anything to derail him, won’t she?!

And make it look like the Republican’s fault.


26 posted on 08/21/2008 8:46:49 PM PDT by Chickensoup ('08 VOTING, NOT for the GOP, but INSTEAD, for the SUPREME COURT that will be BEST for my FAMILY!!)
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To: Jo Nuvark; Das Outsider

Wait. Scratch that. Reverse it.

Are Democrats finally doing the job Republicans won’t do?

Sheesh!


27 posted on 08/21/2008 8:47:41 PM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks for the info.


28 posted on 08/21/2008 8:50:31 PM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is good news. Whatever brings this to the nation’s attention is a good thing. We need to get to the bottom of this. Is Barack a citizen of the U.S. or not? Where in the heck was he born?


29 posted on 08/21/2008 8:52:28 PM PDT by Vicki (Washington State where anyone can vote .... illegals, non-residents, dead people, dogs, felons)
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To: GLDNGUN

Updating now. Thanks


30 posted on 08/21/2008 8:52:56 PM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Watching with interest.


31 posted on 08/21/2008 8:56:35 PM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Obama for President!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just did a Google search looking for more info on this lawsuit, its only here, America’s Right, and somebody’s blog. Are there any non-openly-conservative sites that are reporting this?

(If I quote an openly conservative source during a debate, its considered an automatic loss because of biased sources.)


32 posted on 08/21/2008 8:56:41 PM PDT by Ellendra (Most eco-freaks wouldn't know nature if it bit them on the butt . . . and it often does!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now this is is what I call “Operation Chaos”.


33 posted on 08/21/2008 8:57:47 PM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now this is is what I call “Operation Chaos”.


34 posted on 08/21/2008 8:58:58 PM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: guitarplayer1953

35 posted on 08/21/2008 9:00:44 PM PDT by redstateconfidential (A man who lets his friends down, is no man at all.)
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To: Weya; 2ndDivisionVet; Das Outsider

Good news ... with Hillary as his opponent,
McCain can take the gloves off without being
called a vicious racist.

Bad new ... with Hillary as his opponent,
McCain can’t take the gloves off without being
called a chauvinist brute.


36 posted on 08/21/2008 9:00:46 PM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

You mean as real as a Russian passport in South Ossetia!


37 posted on 08/21/2008 9:01:59 PM PDT by redstateconfidential (A man who lets his friends down, is no man at all.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"I filed this action at this time," Berg stated, "to avoid the obvious problems that will occur when the Republican Party raises these issues after Obama is nominated."....

Not to worry, Mr. Berg. No one in the GOP has the nads to file such a suit, but..........

THANKS A MILLION!


38 posted on 08/21/2008 9:02:05 PM PDT by Islander7 ("Common sense and common decency are uncommon virtues among leftist.")
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To: Tribune7; martin_fierro; Jedi Master Pikachu; Richard Poe; RandallFlagg; PJ-Comix; EveningStar; ...
PING!
39 posted on 08/21/2008 9:02:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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To: Weya

“Bad news is, I think this will spawn more racial incidents on the order of Rodney King.”

Whatever. It’s time for people to be worried about upsetting white people for a change.


40 posted on 08/21/2008 9:09:01 PM PDT by Let's Roll (As usual, following a shooting spree, libs want to take guns away from those who DIDN'T do it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; GOPJ; Current Occupant; Baynative; mnehrling; eeevil conservative; sofaman; ...

OPERATION CHAOS ROLLING ALONG... LIKE THUNDER!


41 posted on 08/21/2008 9:09:35 PM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: Jo Nuvark

With Hillary as his opponent not only will blacks not be voting Democrat, many will probably vote for McCain (or stay home).


42 posted on 08/21/2008 9:10:47 PM PDT by TruthWillWin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bttt


43 posted on 08/21/2008 9:12:26 PM PDT by xone
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To: Jo Nuvark

Which Shrillery and Dillbo Klintoon operative filed the suit?


44 posted on 08/21/2008 9:12:40 PM PDT by Quix (key QUOTES POLS 1900 ON #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: loboinok

From the Factcheck.org discussion:

“The document is a “certification of birth,” also known as a short-form birth certificate. The long form is drawn up by the hospital and includes additional information such as birth weight and parents’ hometowns. The short form is printed by the state and draws from a database with fewer details. The Hawaii Department of Health’s birth record request form does not give the option to request a photocopy of your long-form birth certificate, but their short form has enough information to be acceptable to the State Department. We tried to ask the Hawaii DOH why they only offer the short form, among other questions, but they have not given a response.”


45 posted on 08/21/2008 9:12:40 PM PDT by weegee (The higher taxes that Obama demands of Americans are 'Above my Pay Grade'.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just checked DU, nothing about this there. When it hits DU the fun begins.


46 posted on 08/21/2008 9:14:13 PM PDT by TruthWillWin
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To: redstateconfidential

lOOKS JUST LIKE HIM. AND IT WAS YIP YIP YIP YAHOOOOOOOOOO


47 posted on 08/21/2008 9:21:38 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953
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To: Let's Roll

Truth be told, watching here, and elsewhere, it seems as if those xenophobic folks clinging to church and guns out of frustration are a seething mass of humanity that is just waiting for the heat to bring the pot to a boil.

One more “red-state rednecks are stupid” statement is likely to bring this “dumb-ass, redneck” (likely with a higher IQ than the last four demon presidents combined) may go over the top.


48 posted on 08/21/2008 9:22:49 PM PDT by Weya (Barack Hussein Obama hates the United States of America. No question about it.)
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To: TruthWillWin

Wish I had an account there and/or Daily Kos.


49 posted on 08/21/2008 9:25:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Barack Obama: In Error and arrogant -- he's errogant!)
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