Skip to comments.Judge rejects Montco lawyer's bid to have Obama removed from ballot [Berg's lawsuit]
Posted on 10/25/2008 1:48:50 AM PDT by Dajjal
A federal judge in Philadelphia last night threw out a complaint by a Montgomery County lawyer who claimed that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was not qualified to be president and that his name should be removed from the Nov. 4 ballot.
In a 34-page memorandum and opinion, the judge said Berg's allegations of harm were "too vague and too attenuated" to confer standing on him or any other voters.
Surrick ruled that Berg's attempts to use certain laws to gain standing to pursue his claim that Obama was not a natural-born citizen were "frivolous and not worthy of discussion."
Berg could not be reached for comment last night.
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Get out and vote.
That’s all I have to say.
Kind of funny when “We the People” have no standing to demand that a candidate for the President of the United States actually meets the constitutional requirements to do so.
The Constitution is “frivolous and not worthy of discussion.”
I can understand the judge deciding that Berg did not have standing but “patently untrue”? Hardly. He still hasn’t provided a genuine birth certificate.
(( ping ))
Obviously, the Obama dirt machine has something on Surrick.
The only troubling thing I saw was Bergs use of Wikipedia as a resource.
Obama should still produce the certificate. There is enough reasonable doubt out there to do that. If he is natural born, he has nothing substantive to hide.
Anyway, Berg can now appeal.
From the beginning, this issue was something that only (some) members of the Supreme Court would have the guts to fairly examine. It’s just a shame this scumbag Surrick was able to delay things for so long.
can you appeal a case that was dismissed?
Same as it ever was....
Like I have said before....we are in the Twilight Zone. But the episode doesn’t end.
I believe this is similar to the ruling on the challenge(s) to McCain.
I truly believe that if the truth isn’t exposed prior to the election and he wins, it will simply be swept under the carpet. What we’re dealing with here is a more virulant form of the mafia.
thanks, I had thought you had to find a new court
Like I’ve been saying . . .
There is NO standing in this case. There never was standing in this case. There never will be standing in this case. This case will never, ever go anywhere. This is an utter waste of our time to hitch a ride with a guy show sued GWB under RICO to “get him” for 9-11. *sigh* This lawsuit is frivolous and the facts are specious. SCOTUS would/will rule 9-0 the same way.
No standing, the Democrat judges way of choice for telling you to take a hike, this is our liberal country and we are going to rule it the way we want.