Skip to comments.Obama citizenship suit tossed
Posted on 10/26/2008 9:48:06 AM PDT by Hadean
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Barack Obama's qualifications to be president.
U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick on Friday night rejected the suit by attorney Philip J. Berg, who alleged that Obama was not a U.S. citizen and therefore ineligible for the presidency. Berg claimed that Obama is either a citizen of his father's native Kenya or became a citizen of Indonesia after he moved there as a boy.
Obama was born in Hawaii to an American mother and a Kenyan father. His parents divorced, and his mother married an Indonesian man.
Internet-fueled conspiracy theories question whether Obama is a "natural-born citizen" as required by the Constitution for a presidential candidate and whether he lost his citizenship while living abroad.
Surrick ruled that Berg lacked standing to bring the case, saying any harm from an allegedly ineligible candidate was "too vague and its effects too attenuated to confer standing on any and all voters."
Is the search function not working again?
Funny thing-when I checked a minute ago, there were 91 comments on the article. Now there are only 3.
Funny...not a word by any of these news organizations until this suit was dismissed.
Do any of them find it bizarre that this close to the election, Obama wouldn’t put this thing to rest simply by showing the certificate?
Now, I DO wonder.
For those trying to get up to speed:L
Now it’s being reported that there are NINE lawsuits in all and Berg is appealing to the Supreme Court.
Obama's citizenship is a separate question, which comes into play, because he was adopted by his step-Father Lolo Soetoro, an Indonesian national. Little Barry was registered for school in Indonesia as an Indonesian national and as a Muslim.
For some reason, the media finds Mooseburgers more important to cover.
Birth Certificate Link Thread
And note they dont say it’s being appealed to the USSC..
How many times do we little people have to produce a birth certificate?
But if you are of the leftist ruling class you can say, I'm John F'n Kerry or I'm Barack none of your f'n business Obama f*** you.
Putting hitler and obama side by side is stupid. Obama is not hitler.
But, that's OK. It's now getting coverage.
Note that the article didn't say that the issue was settled: only that it was dismissed due to lack of standing.
People that hadn't heard about this until now will start wondering, and perhaps do their own research -- and come to the same conclusion.
Nope he’s not Hitler. He’s Josef Stalin.
You got it right. My wife is a United States Citizen. She was naturalized. Her citizenship of birth was Mexico.
She CAN NOT be president. Her sisters whom were born in the United States and are citizens by birth CAN BE president of the United States/
U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick on Friday night meets with obamas dirty deeds agent money in question.
I guess that having a POTUS who could possibly be a foreign national is no longer relevant to the American people and certainly not to the democrats. The idea that we may share our nuclear arsenal and secrets with our enemies does not seem to bother many.
So, the Court ruled that YOU and I have no interest in having the Constitution enforced. That we would suffer no legal "injury in fact" should it be violated.
Well a bunch of us, and the judge for that matter, took oaths to the contrary. We pledged to "support and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic". The oath itself, although not it's exact form, is required by the Constitution. Unlike the judge, some of us take that oath seriously, and figure that it was more than "mere words, mere empty speech". We also figure that if nonone else will "support and defend", we will have to do it ourselves.
On this issue the need to do so is not yet proven, but Obama and the DNC seem to be going way out of their way not to show us that the Constitution is *not* being violated, as easy as that would be.
The poses, the facial expressions, the essence of the god-like image that is intended, create chilling similarities as does the use of disinformation, thugs for Obama, demagoguery, and symbology. Leftism may be deranged, but they also leave a garish fingerprint.
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