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Why Obama will never show his vault birth certificate.
The Greater Evil ^ | 04/13/09 | Polarik

Posted on 04/13/2009 9:04:32 PM PDT by Polarik

Q: What do these four things have in common?

Aliens from
Outer Space

Abominable
Snowman

Boogeyman
in the Closet

Barack Obama's
Certification of Live Birth

A: All of them are imaginary!  

People say that Obama released a genuine copy of his actual Certification of Live Birth.

People say that Hawaii confirmed this copy to be Obama's actual Certification of Live Birth.

People say that Factcheck verified this image as Obama's actual Certification of Live Birth.

Obama also knows that this image is fake and doesn't contain his actual birth information.

That's why Obama and his staff refuse to answer any questions about his birth certificate.


It's been more than two years since Obama announced his candidacy for President, and five months since he was elected President, yet Obama has repeatedly refused to provide any proof that he is Constitutionally qualified to be President. Despite what you may have heard, Obama's eligibility issue has never been settled. If you are looking for reasons why, there is only one reason that you should know:

Barack Hussein Obama flat-out refuses to show the one document that would confirm or deny his true identity, parentage, and birth origin -- his original, "vault" birth certificate.

In March 2008, a lawsuit was filed to remove John McCain, the GOP candidate, from the ballot because his natural-born status was also in doubt. John McCain immediately responded by showing his actual, original birth certificate to Congress.

On June 12, 2008, about three months after John McCain settled his eligibility issue, the pressure on Obama to do the same led to the release of what was called his "original birth certificate" -- an image copy, not a paper copy, by his campaign, not by himself, to the Daily Kos blog, not to Congress, or to anyone even remotely responsible for vetting him.

Moreover, what Obama submitted for "release," was not an image copy of his original birth certificate as claimed. It was an abbreviated transcript of a birth record called a "Certification of Live Birth." HOWEVER, the image itself was a fabricated forgery intended to mimic this transcript. Since a forged birth document cannot represent a true birth record, it means that someone committed forgery just to keep Obama's actual birth record from ever being known. What makes it a forgery?

Many people who also saw this image (see Appendix A) had said that it was a "fake," and that the document pictured in the image could not possibly be genuine. The image anomalies that they pointed out as proof of a forgery included those that I had found and reported, working independently. Here is an annotated list of them:

  1. The image contains digital signatures of Photoshop

  2. Only one side of alleged COLB shown (COLB is two-sided)

  3. Missing second-fold line while first fold-line is shown

  4. Missing the embossed Seal of Hawaii

  5. Missing the State Registrar's signature

  6. Unusual and unnatural pixilation between the letters of text data

  7. Original text was removed by pasting a layer of background over them

  8. Different text was typed onto a text layer and merged with background layer

  9. Pixel blocks of text data are different from the data headers

  10. Heavy and unnecessary sharpening of the whole image, except for the border

  11. Border was created as a separate layer and merged with other layers

  12. Border pattern is more blurred than the background

  13. Border pattern more transparent than those on genuine scans

  14. Top and bottom black border bars have less pixilation than text

  15. Border bars are more black in color than any of the text

  16. Absence of green, background pixels inside the border bar text

  17. White lines between border bars and pattern (both sides)

  18. Image colors are very different from scan images of real COLBs

  19. Lack of pixilation in black rectangle covering certificate number

  20. Different blocking artifacts from JPG compression found across the image

In my final report, "Obama's Born Conspiracy," these anomalies are explained in greater detail.

The consensus among all of us was that this Certification of Live Birth document image (COLB) had been heavily doctored. What we didn't know were the lengths to which the Obama Campaign and his enablers in the media went to rebuff any claims of forgery by personally attacking anyone for even suggesting it. They called us "tin-foil hat wearing, right-wing conspiracy nuts," or "birthers" for short, but these titles are tame in comparison to the vicious and virulent slurs hurled our way. Rather than respond with some confirmatory evidence to support the claim that the scan image was genuine, they offered all kinds of logical excuses as to why it wouldn't be fake, coupled with comments from individuals and fact-checking groups claiming to be non-partisan but clearly shilling for Obama. The common denominator here is that all of them failed to provide a single shred of valid evidence that Obama's actual COLB document was even printed in June 2007 by Hawaii's DOH, let alone scanned a year later.

One thing that no one could deny was that a black, graphic rectangle was added to the image to redact the COLB's certificate number, and then resaved, permanently altering the COLB shown in the image, and in effect, changing the image itself. The following caveat appears on the COLB document:

ANY ALTERATIONS INVALIDATE THIS CERTIFICATE

In other words,"Which part of this caveat did the "birther" critics NOT understand?

There were enough alterations in this one image to fill a book on "How to falsify an image and hide the signs of forgery.". Nothing about this image was genuine, yet, five weeks later, Factcheck posted a set of nine digital photos of what they claim was the same, alleged birth certificate used to make the scan image.

What's wrong with this picture? (or should I say, "pictures?")

If what's shown in the scan image is bogus, then what's shown in Factcheck's photos must also be bogus. We already knew that Factcheck was a shill for Obama along with being an accomplice to his document fraud. So, we were not surprised when Factcheck launched an all-out assault on the "birthers" and their "right-wing conspiracy theories" along with the photos they posted on their website. Factcheck's COLB photos allegedly show the front side of the embossed Seal that was not shown in the scan image (except while under image enhancements). These COLB photos also show the second fold-line that never was seen in the scan image under any conditions.

Factcheck intended their photos to verify the existence of a real COLB document that the claim was used to make the scan image. Unfortunately for Factcheck, their photos actually verify that their scan image was bogus. For if this document object, with its pronounced second fold-line and heavily embossed Seal, was used to make the original scan image, then the scanner would never have missed copying these prominent features. Added to that revelation is the suspicious failure of Factcheck to photograph the most important part of the document, the entire embossed Seal as seen from both sides. Factcheck's photos taken from the back side of the Seal show that the top third of the Seal was deliberately cropped from the picture. Even in the full shot of the Seal, the top one-third of it was also cut off -- well below the second fold line.

Rather than lend credibility to the original scan image, these photos supported my conclusions that the scan image was not made from a genuine document, but was fabricated from other images. A top, forensic document examiner also agrees with my conclusions. The fact that Obama's original birth certificate is not the only document being withheld from view, only underscores the immense effort taken to keep Obama's real identity from ever being known.

If the Obama narrative is real, and Obama really is who he says he is, then why are there no real documents to verify it, such as his Punahou School records, Selective Service Registration, Occidental College records, Passport (used to visit Pakistan), Columbia College records, Columbia thesis, Harvard College records, Baptism certificate, Medical records, Illinois State Senate records, Law License application, Law practice client list, and University of Chicago scholarly articles?

Does anyone see a pattern here?

From the first day he ran for President, Barack Obama, a constitutional lawyer, knew that he was not a natural-born citizen and not constitutionally qualified to become President. But, he ran anyway. Obama may also have known that he was not born in Hawaii, that he came to Hawaii as an illegal immigrant, and that he was never naturalized as a US citizen.

Does that sound like a viable MOTIVE for not showing his original birth certificate?

If all of the information shown on the scan image were true, then there would not be any reason to hide the original. If all of the information shown on Factcheck's photos were true, then there would not be any reason to hide the original. If all of the information we've seen is actually true, then why fabricate bogus birth certificates when a real one can be made for $12? What is worth committing felony document fraud just to keep it hidden?

Well, it's a lot more than that. This bogus birth certificate was used to deceive over 300 million Americans in regards to Obama's true identity and birth origins. This bogus birth certificate was used to deceive members of our Government, our Judiciary, our Armed Forces, and Law Enforcement into believing that Obama was born in Hawaii, and that he is a natural-born US citizen who is Constitutionally qualified to become President.

Obtaining a real birth certificate copy is the very last thing that Obama would ever do, then or now, because it would absolutely confirm that the images and photos posted on the Internet are forgeries and would expose anyone involved in this fraud to criminal prosecution. Does that sound like a viable MOTIVE for not showing it?

There is no question that Obama fails to meet the Constitutional qualifications for being a natural-born citizen because his father passed his British citizenship onto Obama as a child and made him a dual citizen. But, what about the question of document fraud? Has a crime been committed? Who's responsible? What if a President was complicit in committing this document fraud and intentionally covering it up by all legal means possible?

Conspiracies in Presidential elections do happen. Does "Watergate" ring a bell?

Recently, another Illinois politician was impeached for selling Obama's Senate seat. It that act really worse than committing felony document fraud, as defined by Chapter 18 of the United States Code, Section 1028, Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents, authentication features, and information?.

As people are wont to say at times like this, "Where is the outrage?" Where, indeed.


APPENDIX A

At the same time that I saw Obama's alleged COLB, a discussion of that image was taking place among the registered readers of a popular blog (HotAir.com) that is a repository of top stories from other blogs and websites. I had not seen these comments until now, ten months after they were published. Although the Hot Air community is mostly pro-Obama, a number of members had identified the very same anomalies as I had while working independently. The significance of this discovery cannot be overstated as it serves to validate the work that I've done in proving this image, and ones to follow, to be false, forged, and fabricated. Here, in their own words, is what they said on June 12:


From JM Hanes:

it really bothers me when something like this simply makes no sense. I couldn't begin to guess who would have fiddled with the document — or the when & why either — but I also can't think of a single logical reason (including filters, sharpening, or conversions) that a scan of an original document could result in the kind of selective pixelization/artifacting in evidence here. Pasting from one image into another, however, would produce precisely that effect.

"The pixilation around the text is...completely inconsistent with the background, which is discontinuous behind the text. Zoom in on the faint image of the reverse “JUN 6 2007? in the lower middle of the doc for comparison and you’ll see that the regular jpeg pixel blocking is uninterrupted. That’s part of whatever this original document was before someone Photoshopped it. The SEAL was probably scanned from another actual document and pasted up along with the necessary text. Nice try with the “Photoshop filter” theory though! In any case, if someone were trying to make a real document look as fake as this one does, that would still be a hoax.

From Spolitics:

The document looks fake, like the text was layered over the background, not typed onto it. So I downloaded the picture and checked the properties. According to the file’s details, this document was originated in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh. That’s not proof of forgery, but there’s no “date acquired” listed which would have indicated this was scanned.

From LimeyGeek:

Zoom in on the lettering and check out the artefacts surrounding them. I suspect this is a modern document, scanned, original data scrubbed, and overlaid with digital text. Problem is, then not all the text would match stylistically, so they had to go over every bit of text with new lettering. Contrast the artifacts surrounding the text on this document with the text in the top and bottom bars - that’s original text. The text in the body of the document has been doctored. Obama is not claiming it as a legitimate copy. I suspect it is somebody’s legitimate copy, scanned, scrubbed and doctored to look like Obama’s.

As somebody that works with the math and code in such software, I can tell you that these artifacts are nothing of the sort. This is not a case of lossy artefacts due to image encoding (jpeg). Such artifacts would be consistent, these are not. In fact, if you look close enough, you can see that the original lettering was slightly larger than the superimposed fonts.

The point is that an original document would have consistent artifacts due to scanning, and additional consistent artifacts due to further encoding (in this case, jpeg encoding/compression) Whatever the origin of this document, it has been doctored.

From RightWired:

It’s a 100% forgery. There are numerous reasons, but the #1 reason: Laser printers don’t add anti-aliasing to fonts. Zoom in to 600% or greater in Photoshop or Corel. Look at an “A”. Notice how it’s smoothed a bit? You can see that the characters have been laid on top of the green gov’t background. There’s a hazy white area in between the strokes of each line of the character. When a laser printer prints on the paper, it basically burns it on with a super high precision. It doesn’t turn the area behind the actually copy white.

I work in advertising. I have studied this..as well as our department’s graphic artist—it’s fraudulent. Also file properties say Adobe CS3, black copy is much darker than the rest. The official seal is blurry and pixilated.

From Just A Grunt:

Blending high contrast type into a lower contrast background is particularly fussy work; it looks to me like the original text and original background started out at different resolutions as well. While text that bleeds through from the other side of a document would look different from the crisp text printed on the front, it wouldn’t change how the pixels in the image itself are grouped. The integrity of the typcial 8 x 8 pixel squares which you can see in the 6 shot aren’t busted up by artifacts the way they are in the A shot. I may not be using the right techno terms here — alas, it’s easier to zero in on the anomolies when you’re used to dealing with recalcitrant pixels than it is to explain.

From WoosterOh:

I find it odd that every word is pixilated around it, yet the black box is not. Those words are not on the document. To me, it looks like it is from some HA HA funny site that you can do your own certificates. Select a background image, select text to put on the background image. I guess that {the Certification of Live Birth is a computer-generated printout) could account for the pixels, but I am not even sure that accounts for it. You would have to assume that the generation means taking a scan of an actual certification, using it as an image, then generating text over that scan, then converting the text to an image, then laying that image down over the scanned certificate. Take the layers and flatten the image, then print the image. FAKE

From G Charles:

A word of caution. I use photoshop a fair amount and I just zoomed in on the text. I agree that this is not a scan of an original document “AS IS”. Nevertheless, it could well be a scan of an original document that has been run through a photoshop filter once or twice. And the original may well look pretty much the same to those who can’t zoom in on the photo. And as support for my “photoshop filter” theory, the seal carries the same pixelation artifacts. Therefore it is NOT simply text that has been superimposed–whatever explanation there is has to account for the seal and text having the same unnatural pixelation.

From Sue:

I was able to see what you are explaining. If this is obviously doctored, and I am going with you on this one, why would they do it?

From iurockhead:

Enlarge and the text looks like it has been added on top of the green and white background. I call fake. I don’t doubt his citenzenship and birthright, but that document is a fake.

From wise_man:

And the black text on this wide open field of the background, is awfully sharp and crisp for being a copy.

From SilverStar830:

Looks ‘chopped. It looks like an exceptionally EASY document to fake.

From Buford:

When blown up it is clearly a fake. At 2000% it is clear that the pixilation of the text is much finer than the pixilation of the background. It is an extremly low quality fake. If this served any purpose but to drive traffic to the KoS site I would be surprised.

From infidel65:

After repeated requests for Obama’s birth certificate, a copy shows up on the Daily Kos. This stinks to high heaven. The Obama campaign may have thought they’d put this issue to bed, but they have only succeeded in fuelling the suspicions.


To date, the suspicions have not subsided, yet people are talking about Obama's Certification of Live Birth (COLB) as if it really exists. Why? Because they know that foreign-born children are also issued a COLB by Hawaii, and therefore, the COLB cannot confirm one's natural-born status. Only the actual, "vault" original birth certificate can, and Obama knows that better than anyone. What other reason could there be for a sitting President to refuse such a simple request?

Because, it is not a "simple request," but a bombshell that blows Obama's entire Presidency right out of the water.

Now that you see the big picture, what are you going to do about it??



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To: reasonisfaith

Since you seem to know him a lot better than I do, I’ll have to defer to your expert opinion... :-)


101 posted on 04/14/2009 1:46:39 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Star Traveler

For your own sake, I’m going to have to ask you not to read the information which started this thread. It has a certain, shall we say, effect on the credibility of your position. I don’t think you are capable, on an emotional level, of dealing with the circumstances.

In fact, at this point I forbid you to read it or think about it—even to the extent you are able. Just move along, continue with your, er, posts.

As far as you’re concerned—here, just go with this: Obama is definitely a natural born citizen, and he has proven it dozens of times, again and again! And don’t worry, we can put absolute trust in the FBI, the U.S. Congress, the FEC and any other segment of the federal government to do all our thinking for us! Everything is fine, really.

Now, you can relax and go watch tv.


102 posted on 04/14/2009 2:04:56 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Liberals have neither the creativity nor the confidence to understand the truth of conservatism)
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To: reasonisfaith

I’ve got a simple solution for you... just let me know when the court decision is in... LOL..

[... you might try getting it before Obama starts the construction on his Presidential Library... just a “little clue-train” there for you... :-) ...]


103 posted on 04/14/2009 2:07:24 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: MilspecRob
Been out of the limelight for a bit “Dr” have we.

Yes, and that was totally my intention. You ought to know that in light of what I said when my earlier posts were being reposted by other FReepers.

104 posted on 04/14/2009 3:07:35 PM PDT by Polarik (("Forgeries don't validate claims -- they repudiate them"))
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To: sipow
Do you think Stanley Ann Dunham is not his mother then?

Stanley, Yes. Obama Sr, No.

105 posted on 04/14/2009 3:08:43 PM PDT by Polarik (("Forgeries don't validate claims -- they repudiate them"))
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To: SatinDoll
Certification of Live Birth documents are for people who don’t have Hawaiian birth certificates

This is not correct. Everyone gets a "Certification", which is generated from a database, rather than being a copy of an original document, UNLESS they specifically ask for a copy of their "Certificate" of Live Birth (or other "birth certificate, there are a couple of others issued by Hawaii)

But the "Certification" is not accepted for all purposes, not even in Hawaii. For instance, the US State Department will not accept one for purposes of getting a passport, IF the dates shown for the birth and acceptance by the state registrar are more than one year apart.

106 posted on 04/14/2009 3:11:28 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Star Traveler
Ummm..., wouldn’t news reporters have to be interviewing people in Malaysia, for that?

Only for elemtary school chums. He went to high school in Hawaii, his picture is in the yearbook, more than once.

Besides, who paid attention to black babies and kids back then? Except if he was your shoe-shine boy...

If those black babies had white mothers and a typical white grandmother, people would have taken notice, even in Hawaii.

107 posted on 04/14/2009 3:42:50 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

Well, if he had been my shoe-shine boy, I sure would have remembered him... :-)


108 posted on 04/14/2009 3:44:38 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: Polarik
Fortunately for us, Chester Arthur's loyalty was to America and to the Constitution, even if he was born north of Vermont.

But he was not, he was born in Vermont, but to a British national father. Sort of like Obama, even if he was born in Hawaii. Except that Arthur's father was a permanent resident, and was eventually naturalized, unlike Barack's father who was on a non permanent visa, and was never naturalized.

109 posted on 04/14/2009 3:45:59 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Star Traveler
Well, if he had been my shoe-shine boy, I sure would have remembered him... :-)

Why? His big ears? Or that he was the only shoe shine boy with a teleprompter?

110 posted on 04/14/2009 3:54:43 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

The teleprompter... of course! :-)


111 posted on 04/14/2009 3:56:15 PM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: El Gato
It is painfully clear that the federal oligarchs allowed the affirmative action fraud to rise to president as just that, an affirmative action move. The Constitution no longer applies to We The People as sovereigns.

What Polarik has highlighted is the reality that the oligarchs have not only made an unconstitutional affirmative action hire, but have decided to ignore the fact that this lying POIE (piece of islamic excrement) has used forgeries and outright fraud to substantiate his claims, his false, illegitimate claims of constitutional eligibility.

We are being lied to AND usurped all in the same democrat/new world order power play. And the feckless pubbies have no reply to this because they are cowardly bastard children of a once vibrant conservatism in America.

112 posted on 04/14/2009 3:58:13 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: EternalVigilance

“The judge’s ruling in the case that only Congress and only on Jan. 6 of each year following a presidential election can object as to whether the nominee is eligible to serve as president of the United States”

Yes, but there’s ample precedent for the ‘weeding out’ of candidates for President Of The United States (POTUS)by the secretary of State (SOS):

It’s called due diligence.

This was my cursory take on the case:
(please excuse me for some of the poor formating)

THE KEYES VS BOWEN LAWSUIT (SEE BELOW: ‘PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE’)

NOTICE THAT PRECEDENT IS ESTABLISHED FOR REMOVING CANDIDATES THAT ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS PRESIDENT UNDER THE CONSTITUTION. (SEE # 78)

OBAMA — AND CONSPIRATORS (IF ANY) — MAY HAVE COMMITTED A CRIME ( see # 76)

ON THE QUESTION OF ‘STANDING’ (see 71 & 72)

WHY A CERTIFIED COPY OR AN ORIGINAL VAULT CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH IS NECESSARY TO SHOW THAT SENATOR OBAMA WAS BORN IN HAWAII — AS HE HAS ATTESTED — AND NOT SOMEWHERE ELSE (see 74 & 75)

THE KEYES’ LAWSUIT

PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE:

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/AlanKeyesSuit.pdf

ORLY TAITZ, Esq. (SBN 223433)

26302 La Paz
Mission Viejo Ca 92691
Telephone: (949) 683-5411
Facsimile: (949) 586-8110

THE LAW OFFICE OF GARY G. KREEP

GARY G. KREEP (SBN 066482)
932 “D” Street, Suite 2
Ramona, California 92065
Tel: (760) 787-9907
Fax: (760) 788-6414
Attorneys for Petitioners

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO

Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes; Dr. Wiley S. Drake, Sr.; and
Markham Robinson,
Petitioners,
v.
California Secretary of State Debra Bowen; Senator Barack
Hussein Obama; Senator Joe Biden; California Democratic
Party Electors: Aleita Huguenin, Lou Paulson, Ian Blue,
Mark Cibula, Richard Hundrieser, Lawrence DuBois, Mark
Friedman, Mary Hubert, Fred Jackson, LeRoy King, Roberta
Brooks, Audrey Gordon, Michael McNerney, Nancy Parrish,
James Farley, John Freidenrich, Jeremy Nishihara, Jaime
Alvarado, Vinz Koller, Gregory Olzack, David Sanchez, Larry
Sheingold, Stephen Smith, Mark Macarro, Nathan Brostrom,
Robert “Bob” Handy, Robert Conaway, Greg Warner, Lane
Sherman, Ilene Huber, Kenneth Sulzer, Sanford Weiner, Ana
Delgado Mascarenas, Joe Perez, Gwen Moore, Anthony
Rendon, Karen Waters, Kelley Willis, Silissa Uriarte-Smith,
Norma Torres, Alma Marquez, Ray Cordova, Patrick Kahler,
Aaruni Thakur, Joe Baca, Jr., Juadina Stallings, Betty
McMillion, William Ayer, Gregory Willenborg, James Yedor,
Bobby Glaser, Mary Keadle, Frank Salazar, Christine Young,
Sid Voorakkara, and DOES 1-100,

Respondents.

Case No.: 34-200880000096-CUWMGDS
PETITION FOR WRIT OF
MANDATE
Date:
Time:
Dept.:
Judge: Michael Kinny
Filed:
Trial:
2
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE

AMBASSADOR DR. ALAN KEYES, a resident of the State of Maryland, and DR. WILEY S.
DRAKE, SR., and MARKHAM ROBINSON, each a resident of the State of California, all Petitioners
herein, bring this litigation.

PETITIONERS allege:

I

INTRODUCTION

Parties

1. Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes, Petitioner herein, is the Presidential candidate of the
American Independent Party, in the 2008 election, on the California State Ballot;

2. Dr. Wiley S. Drake, Sr., Petitioner herein, is a Certified California Elector of the
American Independent Party and is the Vice Presidential candidate of the American Independent Party, in the 2008 election, on the California State Ballot;

3. Markham Robinson, Petitioner herein, is a Certified California Elector of the American
Independent Party, Vice Chairman of America’s Independent Party, and Chairman of the American
Independent Party;

4. Debra Bowen, Respondent herein, is the Secretary of State of the State of California
(hereafter referred to as “SOS”);

5. Senator Barack Hussein Obama, Respondent herein, is the Presidential Candidate of the
Democratic Party on the California State Ballot;

6. Senator Joe Biden, Respondent herein, is the Vice-Presidential Candidate of the
Democratic Party on the California State Ballot;

7. Aleita Huguenin, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, in the State of California;

8. Lou Paulson, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, in the State of California;

PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE
21. James Farley, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 13th Congressional District;

22. John Freidenrich, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 14th Congressional District;

23. Jeremy Nishihara, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 15th Congressional District;

24. Jaime Alvarado, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 16th Congressional District;

25. Vinz Koller, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 17th Congressional District;

26. Gregory Olzack, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 18th Congressional District;

27. David Sanchez, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee n the 19th Congressional District;

28. Larry Sheingold, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 20th Congressional District;

29. Stephen Smith, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 21st Congressional District;

30. Mark Macarro, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 22nd Congressional District;

31. Nathan Brostrom, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 23rd Congressional District;

32. Robert “Bob” Handy, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and
Vice-Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 24th Congressional
District;

PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE
33. Robert Conaway, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 25th Congressional District;

34. Greg Warner, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 26th Congressional District;

35. Lane Sherman, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 27th Congressional District;

36. Ilene Huber, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 28th Congressional District;

37. Kenneth Sulzer, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 29th Congressional District;

38. Sanford Weiner, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 30th Congressional District;

39. Ana Delgado Mascarenas, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and
Vice-Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 31st Congressional
District;

40. Joe Perez, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 32nd Congressional District;

41. Gwen Moore, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 33rd Congressional District;

42. Anthony Rendon, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 34th Congressional District;

43. Karen Waters, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 35th Congressional District;

44. Kelley Willis, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 36th Congressional District;
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45. Silissa Uriarte-Smith, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and
Vice-Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 37th Congressional
District;

46. Norma Torres, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 38th Congressional District;
47. Alma Marquez, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 39th Congressional District;

48. Ray Cordova, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 40th Congressional District;

49. Patrick Kahler, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 41st Congressional District;

50. Aaruni Thakur, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 42nd Congressional District;

51. Joe Baca, Jr., Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 43rd Congressional District;

52. Juadina Stallings, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 44th Congressional District;

53. Betty McMillion, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 45th Congressional District;

54. William Ayer, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 46th Congressional District;

55. Gregory Willenborg, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 47th Congressional District;

56. James Yedor, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-

Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 48th Congressional District;

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57. Bobby Glaser, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 49th Congressional District;

58. Mary Keadle, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 50th Congressional District;

59. Frank Salazar, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 51st Congressional District;

60. Christine Young, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 52nd Congressional District;

61. Sid Voorakkara, Respondent herein, is an Elector for the 2008 Presidential and Vice-
Presidential Election, designated by the Democratic Party nominee in the 53rd Congressional District.
Legal Basis

62. Article II, Section I of the United States Constitution, states, in pertinent part, as follows:
“No Person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the
adoption of this constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President;”

63. Senator Barack H. Obama is a candidate for the Office of the President of the United
States. However, to assume such office, Senator Obama must meet the qualifications specified for the
Office of the President of the United States, which includes that he must be a “natural born” citizen.
Senator Obama has failed to demonstrate that he is a “natural born” citizen. There are other legal
challenges before various state and federal courts regarding aspects of lost or dual citizenship concerning
Senator Obama. Those challenges, in and of themselves, demonstrate Petitioners’ argument that
reasonable doubt exists as to the eligibility of the Democratic Party’s nominee for President.

64. SOS is responsible for ensuring the validity of the State election process by, among other
things, verifying the qualifications of the voters, approving the ballots and the candidates, supervising the
counting of the ballots, and certifying the results. This certification of the vote by SOS, based upon
which Electors received the highest number of votes in the state, is the method provided for in California

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law for ascertaining which Electors are appointed to vote for president (California Elections Code §
15505, 3 U.S.C. § 6). On December 1, or as soon as soon as the election results have been received from
all counties in the state, SOS shall certify the names of the ascertained Electors to the Governor, and then
transmit to each presidential Elector a certificate of election (California Elections Code § 15505). The
Governor then issues and seals a Certificate of Ascertainment which is delivered to the Electors by
December 15 (3 U.S.C. § 6), who then meet to sign the Certificate of Vote (Federal Election Code §
192.006). The office of SOS is intended to be non-biased and to provide the critical sense of fairness and
impartiality necessary for the people to have faith in the fundamental underpinnings of the democratic
basis for our elections.

65. There is a reasonable and common expectation by the voters that to qualify for the ballot,
the individuals running for office must meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the federal and state
Constitutions and statutes, and that compliance with those minimum qualifications has been confirmed by the officials overseeing the election process. Heretofore, only a signed statement from the candidate
attesting to his or her meeting those qualifications was requested and received by SOS, with no
verification demanded. This practice represents a much lower standard than that demanded of one when
requesting a California driver’s license. Since SOS has, as its core, the mission of certifying and
establishing the validity of the election process, this writ seeks a Court Order barring SOS from certifying the California Electors until documentary proof that Senator Obama is a “natural born” citizen of theUnited States of America is received by her. This proof could include items such as his original birth certificate, showing the name of the hospital and the name and the signature of the doctor, all of his
passports with immigration stamps, and verification from the governments where the candidate has
resided, verifying that he did not, and does not, hold citizenship of these countries, and any other
documents that certify an individual’s citizenship and/or qualification for office.

66. In the case of individuals seeking the Office of President of the United States, the United
States Constitution provides for a system of Electors, wherein citizens of the respective states have a state

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2controlled election in which Electors representing the interests of the respective candidates for President
on the state ballot are elected to represent the interests of the respective state in the Electoral College.
Thus, there is no federal ballot controlled by the federal government. There is a California State ballot
where voters elect Electors who in turn represent the named candidate for office on the ballot. That is one
more reason why SOS has responsibility for the certification of not just the counts of the ballots cast, but,
also, the propriety of the contents of the ballot. In case Senator Obama cannot present proper
documentation verifying his citizenship, he cannot be elected President of the United States, and SOS has
a duty to bar the casting of votes by California Electors in support of his candidacy.

67. To avert a constitutional crisis which would certainly accrue after the election through
laborious legal challenges, this writ seeks to resolve such complaints. It was incumbent on the candidates
to present the necessary documentation confirming his citizenship, but, to date, Senator Obama has failed
to do so.

68. At this point, Senator Obama has not allowed independent or official access to his vault
(original hospital) birth records and supporting hospital records. Senator Obama’s citizenship status has
been, and is being, challenged in 17 different legal actions in various federal and state courts, which
challenges cast doubt on the validity of the electoral process, regardless of outcome, if not resolved prior
to the certification of the election by the Electors. SOS is specifically charged with certifying and
guaranteeing the validity of official documents and overseeing the elections in California, such that the
people’s confidence in the fundamental aspect of democracy is maintained. To date, in this regard, SOS
has not carried out that fundamental duty.

69. This writ requests a court order barring the SOS from both certifying to the Governor the
names of the California Electors, and from transmitting to each presidential Elector a Certificate of
Election, until such documentary proof is produced and verified showing that is a “natural born” citizen
of the United States and does not hold citizenship in Indonesia, Kenya or Great Britain. In addition, this
writ requests a court order barring the California Electors from signing the Certificate of Vote until such

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documentary proof is produced and verified showing that Senator Obama is a “natural born” citizen of
the United States and does not hold citizenship in Indonesia, Kenya or Great Britain.

70. Should Senator Obama be discovered, after he takes office, to be ineligible for the Office
of President of the United States of America and, thereby, his election declared void, Petitioners, as well
as other Americans, will suffer irreparable harm in that an usurper will be sitting as the President of the
United States, and none of the treaties, laws, or executive orders signed by him will be valid or legal.

71. 3 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 8 provides, “The electors shall vote for President
and Vice President, respectively, in the manner directed by the Constitution.” This federal statute confers
upon each elector an affirmative duty to discover whether the candidate for President for which the
elector is seeking election is a “natural born” citizen. Otherwise, the elector would not know if his vote
was being cast in the “manner directed by the Constitution.”

72. Given this constitutionally mandated duty, PETITIONERS have standing to bring this
Writ before this Court.

73. A growing number of questions have arisen in litigation in at least 10 states contesting
whether Senator John McCain or Senator Barack Obama are “natural born” citizens and, therefore,
constitutionally eligible to be entrusted with the Office of President of the United States. In the litigation
against Senator Obama, allegations have been made that his admitted dual citizenship in Indonesia, and
lack of evidence that he renounced the same, caused a loss of his United States Citizenship as a matter of
law. Moreover, evidence released by the Obama campaign purporting to be a “Certification of Live
Birth” on its face appears to be of questionable authenticity. One of the many problems with this
evidence is that the border design differs from the border designs of other Certifications of Live Birth
printed during the same time period. All these questions about both of the candidates are still unresolved.
In the course of those lawsuits, some of which have been dismissed, it has been determined that there
exists no designated official in the federal government, or the government of the states, directly charged
with the responsibility of determining whether any Presidential candidate meets the qualifications of

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Article II of the Constitution of the United States. In most states, that responsibility is vested with the
political parties, all of which have a conflict of interest in making any such determination, and none of
which have been forthcoming with information or evidence verifying any candidate’s compliance with
the eligibility requirements.

74. A press release was issued on October 31, 2008, by the Hawaii Department of Health by
its Director, Dr. Chiyome Fukino. Dr. Fukino said that she had “personally seen and verified that the
Hawaii State Department of Health has Senator Obama’s original birth certificate on record in accordance with state policies and procedures.” That statement failed to resolve any of the questions being raised by litigation and press accounts. Being “on record” could mean either that its contents are in the computer database of the department or there is an actual “vault” original.

75. Further, the report does not say whether the birth certificate in the “record” is a
Certificate of Live Birth or a Certificate of Hawaiian Birth. In Hawaii, a Certificate of Live Birth
resulting from hospital documentation, including a signature of an attending physician, is different from a
Certificate of Hawaiian Birth. For births prior to 1972, a Certificate of Hawaiian Birth was the result of
the uncorroborated testimony of one witness and was not generated by a hospital. Such a Certificate
could be obtained up to one year from the date of the child’s birth. For that reason, its value as prima
facie evidence is limited and could be overcome if any of the allegations of substantial evidence of birth
outside Hawaii can be obtained. The vault (long Version) birth certificate, per Hawaiian Statute 883.176
allows the birth in another State or another country to be registered in Hawaii. Box 7C of the vault
Certificate of Live Birth contains a question, whether the birth was in Hawaii or another State or Country.

Therefore, the only way to verify the exact location of birth is to review a certified copy or the original
vault Certificate of Live Birth and compare the name of the hospital and the name and the signature of the doctor against the birthing records on file at the hospital noted on the Certificate of the Live Birth.

76. An unprecedented and looming constitutional crisis awaits if a President elected by the
popular vote and the electoral vote does not constitutionally qualify to serve in that capacity. In addition,

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if Senator Obama is not a “natural born” citizen and not eligible for presidency, Senator Obama will be
subject to the criminal Provisions of the California Elections Code, stating, “Any person who files or
submit for filing a nomination paper or declaration of candidacy knowing that it, or any part of it, has
been made falsely is punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by
imprisonment in the state prison for 16 months or two or three years or by both the fine and
imprisonment” (California Elections Code § 18203). Further, Senator Obama, SOS, the Governor of the
State of California, and all of the California Electors may be subject to the penal provisions of the
California Elections Code which states, “Any person who commits fraud and any person who aids or
abets fraud or attempts to aid or abet fraud, in connection with any vote cast, to be cast, or attempted to be cast, is guilty of felony, punishable by imprisonment for 16 months or two or three years” (California
Elections Code § 18500 ).

77. The Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides, “if the President
elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President until a President shall
have qualified; and the Congress may by law provide for the case wherein neither a President elect nor a
Vice President elect shall have qualified, declaring who shall then act as President, or in the manner in
which one who is to act shall be elected, and such person shall act accordingly until a President or Vice
President shall have qualified.” Thus, if Senator Obama cannot take office due to his citizenship,
succession to the Presidency is set.

II

BACKGROUND OF THE CASE

78. The Office of the Secretary of State of California is the California agency responsible for
certifying candidates for inclusion on the ballot. Historically, California Secretaries of State have
exercised their due diligence by reviewing necessary background documents, verifying that the candidates that were submitted by the respective political parties as eligible for the ballot were indeed eligible. In 1968, the Peace and Freedom Party submitted the name of Eldridge Cleaver as a qualified candidate for

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President of the United States. The then SOS, Mr. Frank Jordan, found that, according to Mr. Cleaver’s
birth certificate, he was only 34 years old, one year shy of the 35 years of age needed to be on the ballot
as a candidate for President. Using his administrative powers, Mr. Jordan removed Mr. Cleaver from the
ballot. Mr. Cleaver unsuccessfully challenged this decision to the Supreme Court of the State of
California, and, later, to the Supreme Court of the United States. Similarly, in 1984, the Peace and
Freedom Party listed Mr. Larry Holmes as an eligible candidate in the Presidential primary. When the
then SOS checked his eligibility, it was found that Mr. Holmes was similarly not eligible, and Mr.
Holmes was removed from the ballot. Currently, we have a similar situation in that the Democratic Party
has submitted the name of Senator Barack Obama as candidate for President.

79. However, there are a number of separate reasons that would make Senator Obama
ineligible to serve as President of the United States. On August 21, 2008, Mr. Phillip J. Berg, former
Deputy Attorney General of the State of Pennsylvania, filed a legal action against Senator Obama and the
Democratic National Committee. With his action, and in the subsequent appeal to the Supreme Court of
the United States, Mr. Berg provided documents to the effect that Senator Obama was born in what is
now Kenya (the British East African Protectorate of Zanzibar at the time) and that his paternal
grandmother was present at his birth. Senator Obama claims that he was born in Hawaii. According to
statements made by his half-sister, Maya Soetoro Ng, he was born in Kapiolani Hospital in Hawaii.
According to his biography posted on Wikipedia, Senator Obama was born in Queens Hospital in Hawaii.

However, he has never provided the original hospital birth certificate from 1961, with the name of the
hospital and the name and the signature of the doctor in attendance. All that Senator Obama has posted
on his website is a Registry of Live Birth (short version), obtained in 2007, that does not provide the
name of the hospital or the doctor. Clearly, one human being cannot be born in three different places.
Hawaii Revised Statute 338-178 allows registration of birth in Hawaii for a child that was born outside of
Hawaii to parents who, for a year preceding the child’s birth, claimed Hawaii as their place of residence.
The only way to know where Senator Obama was actually born is to view Senator Obama’s original

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1
birth certificate from 1961 that shows the name of the hospital and the name and signature of the doctor
that delivered him. From August 21, 2008, for over two months, Senator Obama has refused to provide
his original birth certificate, even though, in his book, Dreams of My Father, page 26, he states, “… I
found the article folded between my birth certificate and old immunization records…” which shows that
he clearly has his birth certificate, or that he lied in his book. Particularly telling is the fact that not one
single person has come forward, not a doctor, not a nurse, not a hospital administrator, nor anyone else, to state that he or she was present during this birth, except for Obama’s paternal grandmother, who affirmed that she “was in the delivery room in Kenya when he was born Aug. 4, 1961.” Additionally, when Mr. Berg served subpoenas on the hospitals mentioned above, Senator Obama refused to sign a consent form that would allow the hospitals to release any of his information. Instead, Senator Obama has hired three law firms to defend himself, and has challenged the action by Mr. Berg on a technicality, claiming that an ordinary citizen does not have standing to bring the suit. This matter is currently being reviewed by theU.S. Supreme Court. The parties in this case have standing to bring this litigation, due to the fact that Dr. Keyes and Dr. Drake, Sr., are candidates on the California ballot for President and Vice President of the United States, and Mr. Robinson is an Elector for the Keyes-Drake ticket, and Vice Chairman of America’s Independent Party, of Fenton, Michigan, which nominated Dr. Keyes for President. He is also a Chairman of the American Independent Party (California), which nominated Dr. Keyes and Dr. Drake for President and Vice President, respectively. Based on the foregoing, it is imperative for SOS to be provided proof that Senator Obama is a “natural born” citizen.

80. If he was born in Hawaii, there are four (4) other obstacles to Senator Obama’s
eligibility. In and about 1967, Senator Obama moved to Indonesia, took the last name of his stepfather,
Soetoro, and went by the name Barry Soetoro. In original legal action filed by Mr. Berg, he presented
Senator Obama’s school registration, showing him registered as Barry Soetoro, Citizenship-Indonesian,
Religion Islam, signed by L. Soetoro. From 1945, Indonesia has not allowed dual citizenship and,
therefore, Ms. Dunham-Obama-Soetoro, Senator Obama’s mother, had to relinquish her son’s U.S.

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citizenship in order to obtain Indonesian citizenship for him, which would make him ineligible to become
a United States President. Additionally, the United States could not allow dual citizenship with Indonesia
at that time, as Indonesia did not allow dual citizenship, and it was prohibited by the Hague Convention
of 1930, as interfering with the internal affairs of another sovereign Country.

81. In addition, upon return to the United States in and around 1971-1972, Senator Obama
would have been required to go to the then current immigration procedures to regain his U.S. citizenship.
There is no record of him ever doing that. Even if he had done so, he would be considered a naturalized
citizen and not a “natural born” citizen.

82. Additionally, assuming Senator Obama was born in what is now Kenya, at the time of
Senator Obama’s birth in 1961, (now) Kenya was the British Protectorate of Zanzibar and Senator Obama
was automatically accorded a form of British citizenship under Section 32(1) of the British Nationality
Act of 1948, effective date January 28, 1949, based on his father’s citizenship.

83. Finally, in 1981, Senator Obama traveled to Pakistan, when there was a ban for U.S.
citizens to travel to Pakistan. The only logical possibility for him to do so was by using one of his other
passports: Indonesian, Kenyan, or British.

84. Based on all of the above, it is the duty of the SOS to obtain proper documentation of
Senator Obama’s citizenship to confirm his eligibility for the office of the President of the United States.

85. On October 25, 2008, SOS was contacted, via e-mail, by Orly Taitz, Esq., discussing the
issues mentioned above. SOS has acknowledged receipt of said e-mail and sent a response. As of that
time, SOS was on notice and had a duty to act. Ms. Taitz had a subsequent conversation with the election
analyst of SOS Office, Ms. Philly Crosby. Ms. Taitz requested an administrative hearing on the matter in
question. Ms. Crosby stated that she would discuss the matter with Ms. Bowen and SOS’ General
Counsel, Ms. Pam Giarizzo, and that Ms. Giarizzo would telephone Ms. Taitz to discuss the issue. Ms.
Taitz followed this conversation with a second e-mail, confirming all the details of the conversation. As
yet, SOS has taken no steps to request the necessary documents from Senator Obama. It appears that Ms.

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Bowen is intending to certify Senator Obama, and to certify his Electors, and not protect the people of the State of California by enforcing its laws. As a result of SOS declining to act pursuant to the above
described legal obligations, the only remedy is to request relief from the Superior Court of California, and seek injunctive relief available to bar SOS from certifying the California Electoral votes until such
documentary proof that Senator Obama’s United States citizenship is produced.

III

EFFECT OR FAILURE TO GRANT INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

86. Failing to officially and publicly validate the status of the citizenship claims of Senator
Obama will cast a pall of doubt on the election process and taint the election results themselves. A proper
inquiry into Senator Obama’s eligibility will not constitute a hardship on Senator Obama, and it will not
deny his voters the right to vote for him, since this very right is dependent on his eligibility for the office
as a “natural born” citizen. If Senator Obama is not a “natural born” citizen, and, therefore, not eligible to
serve as President, no hardship on him or any other Respondent can be shown. On the contrary, lack of
the relief that is prayed for will constitute an insurmountable hardship on the voters of the State of
California.

87. Failure to grant the relief sought would allow a potentially corrupted, fraudulent,
nomination and election process to continue. If indeed, Senator Obama knew that he is not eligible for
the presidency, he would be subject to California Election Code Section 18203, which states, “Any person who files or submits for filing a nomination paper or declaration of candidacy that it or any part of it has been made falsely is punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by
imprisonment in the state prison for 16 months or two or three years or by both fine and imprisonment”.
Additionally, he would be subject to California Elections Code Section 18500 that states, “Any person
who commits fraud and any person who aids or abets fraud or attempts to aid or abet fraud, in connection
with any vote cast, to be cast, or attempted to be cast, is guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment
for 16 months or two or three years”. Clearly it is imperative to vet Senator Obama’s eligibility for

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presidency and resolve this issue prior to the certification of the election results by the electors.

88. Failure to grant the relief sought, demanding that SOS be ordered to verify the
constitutionally required qualifications of Senator Obama not only allows, but promotes, an
overwhelming degree of disrespect for our Constitution and for our electoral process, and creates such a
lack of confidence of voters in the primary and electoral process itself, that it would confirm a common
belief that no politician has to obey the laws of this Country, respect our election process, or follow the
United States Constitution.

89. Petitioners Keyes and Drake will be irreparably harmed by being unable to compete in a
fair and unbiased election. Petitioner Robinson will be harmed in that he will not be able to perform his
duties as an Elector in voting for the candidate that is eligible to become the President of the United States under the law. It is incumbent on SOS to enforce the eligibility requirements.

PRAYER

WHEREFORE, Petitioners respectfully prays:

90. That the court issue a peremptory writ in the first instance barring Respondent Secretary
of State of California, Ms. Bowen, from both certifying to the Governor the names of the California
Electors, and from transmitting to each presidential Elector a Certificate of Election, until such
documentary proof is produced and verified showing that Senator Obama is a “natural born” citizen of the United States and does not hold citizenship of Indonesia, Kenya or Great Britain. In addition, this writ requests that the court issue a peremptory writ barring Respondent California Electors from signing the Certificate of Vote until such documentary proof is produced and verified showing that Senator Obama is a “natural born” citizen of the United States and does not hold citizenship of Indonesia, Kenya or Great Britain.

91. For Petitioners’ attorney’s fees.

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92. For such costs of this proceeding and fees as are applicable by law; and such further relief
as the Court deems just and proper.
Respectfully submitted on November 12, 2008

SIGNATURE VIA FAX_______

Gary G. Kreep, Esq.

Attorney for Petitioners


113 posted on 04/14/2009 3:58:45 PM PDT by STE=Q ("These are the times that try men's souls." -- Thomas Paine)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
Techdude turned out to be a fraud.

You say that! Does the misnamed Fight the smears website say the same thing?

114 posted on 04/14/2009 4:42:02 PM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Obamageddon; SatinDoll

Maybe this is answered down the thread, but I have seen the assertion that Maya Ng has a HI COLB but never seen this verified. Do you have some evidence for this?


115 posted on 04/14/2009 4:44:04 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: EternalVigilance

NS finds this entire issue laughable - a source of mirth and merriment, he’s said so himself. It’s how he gets some of his jollies.


116 posted on 04/14/2009 4:47:01 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Stepan12
I don't know or care what Fight The Smears says.
117 posted on 04/14/2009 4:50:02 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
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To: MHGinTN

Thanks for more exposure of frauds!!


118 posted on 04/14/2009 4:52:29 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: reasonisfaith

Very few people here think ST is not a lefist troll. When I see someone not familiar with it’s status, I freepmail them and let them know. It’s a small but useful service.


119 posted on 04/14/2009 4:54:07 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: stylin19a
and we wont even get into his bogus Selective Service card with bogus supporting documentation.

With Obama, what isn't bogus just isn't.

120 posted on 04/14/2009 7:30:36 PM PDT by Polarik (("Forgeries don't validate claims -- they repudiate them"))
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