Skip to comments.A letter to Secretary of Defense written by one of my plaintiffs Lt. Col. Dr. David Earl-Graeff
Posted on 07/19/2009 5:20:40 PM PDT by Man50D
July 19th, 2009 Orly, As I told my commander I am concerned that this issue is much more prevalent in our military than one might think. Like an illness that is wide spread but is only manifesting itself by few subtle signs or symptoms. A good analogy is like a extensive lung cancer that initially presents with the patient complaining only of a persistent hoarse voice. This is because many are still afraid to say anything out of fear of repercussions as Maj. Cook has now been the subject of. My concern is for the well being and moral of our fighting forces and their fitness for duty and my own obligations which are now and remain conflicted. This is part and parcel of the duty of Flight Surgeon as I was trained to do in the Air Force. I understand that this is not the customary path to address this issue but the normal channels to get this issue resolved, although not the fault of my immediate commander, I am convinced are broken. It is in my opinion part of the illness. We must get this resolved and use everything in our power to do so given the gravity of the situation. David
Honorable Robert M. Gates, 3 Mar. 2009
Enough is enough! You must be aware at this point of the tempest brewing among the Rank and File. I am writing you in an effort to appeal to your sense of concern for the Military; a concern we share not only for the Military as a whole but for each and every individual who wears the Uniform in the Service of our Country. I am in this regard specifically asking you for your help. I implore you to not wait until the pot boils over and we find ourselves in total disarray.
I am convinced, beyond any doubt, that the moral well being and efficiency of our fighting forces to defend our Country is soon to be hanging in a precarious balance if not already. In my humble estimation this is NOT a theoretical possibility to construct a thesis or a contingency plan about. It is a reality and is happening right now. Resolution of this issue must be accomplished in the most expeditious manner available at your disposal to gain immediate relief to those of us who are struggling to fully comply with our sworn Oath to the Constitution while being conflicted by questions relating to the qualifications of the POTUS to hold the office in full and absolute compliance with the Natural Born Citizen Clause.
Regardless of differences in the color of our uniforms, the color of our skin, religion or gender WE are Brothers and Sisters in Arms and our family is being torn apart. Are you not looking and listening to what is happening around you? How can anyone of good conscious stand by and let this happen to us? I for one cannot! You must care enough to intercede to stop this. Is this not within your power to do so? Why have you not acted already? What is it that you are waiting for?
If you have any doubts of what I am saying is true you need look no further than the comments made on the Military.com site regarding the actions of Lt. Scott Easterling who in my opinion is an absolutely courageous young Army Officer. Irrespective of your personal opinion of his actions, one thing is abundantly clear; the horrible, hateful and demeaning things that were being said about him and one to the other among my Brothers and Sisters in Arms were things that I have NEVER experienced in ALL my years of military service. It is no less than gut retching to see this happening. The wounds that are being inflicted will NOT be healed by any Medicine I have at my disposal. There is nothing I learned in Medical School or in my training as a Flight Surgeon that can fix this; save the absolute power of Truth. The POTUS must stop concealing the documents once and for all and the issue of his qualifications must be addressed. Make no mistake; any adverse consequences to the troops as a result of your failure to act responsibly will be in large part directly on your head.
Have you considered the legal ramifications for our fighting forces if for any reason the POTUS is not qualified. Are they in Iraq illegally? If so does this make them terrorists under International law as the Islamic radical elements have been calling them? Have they given up their Geneva protections and do not even know this? If so when captured can they be killed or tortured without International legal ramifications? Have they been stripped of the legal protections by the Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief act? Are you willing to allow this risk to them when they are fighting for us?
Once again I find myself at a loss of words to try to explain the abject and total dismay I have at the administration to include the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to allow the painful division now occurring in our military to proceed unabated. I hope that do not need to remind you that you as well took an Oath to support and defend the Constitution. As a point of honor you are either willing to do this or you are not. If you are not then preserve your honor, resign and let someone who cares more about us than that do what is right.
I again respectfully implore you to act within your powers and help us. It is absolutely true and is my Prayer to my Creator to allow me to suffer the slings and arrows of being thought a fool rather than to have my convictions realized that persons of responsibility have allowed through negligence to have the Office of the President of the United States to be USURPED; it is self evident however, that whatever the outcome we must know the truth.
Lt Col David A. Earl-Graef USAFR MC
Things are about to get exciting for the Conman.
He can add me to the list of his supporters. I am not afraid of Obamanation.... only God.
The Emperor has no chothes.
The Kenyan Imposter is buck naked!
Has the letter gone to Gates? It’ll be interesting to see how he responds, if he responds.
Careful using the term "Buck" as I believe that used to have a racial connotation - and we all know that we cannot make any racial slurs about The One.
Pelosi and Reid are in the stew with him. When it comes to a full boil, they are cooked.
The word he should be using is “morale” with an “e”.
He is using moral. Big difference.
What can possibly be so difficult about producing a valid birth certificate? This is the first individual to ever fill the office of chief executive who would have an “aka” listed on a police rap sheet.
www.orlytaitzesq.com ^ | July 19th, 2009 | Lt Col David A. Earl-Graef USAFR MC
(Thanks, Jet Jaguar.)
Keep the heat on him! The truth will come out, eventually. I pray we still have a country to reclaim, when it does.
It’s time to take back the country.
And God Bless our troops & their families
OK, now THAT was a visual I did not need, lol!
A legal battle is coming and I see Obama being removed from office. Pelosi certified an illegal ticket and she’ll be removed from office as well.
From your lips to God’s ear!!!
FYI - pray!
Dr. Orly’s website and PayPal:
Interesting you should mention...I have been praying for this recently. I had not been... but lately, I can’t seem to get it out of my misshapen little head. :-)
The hidden long form, college records, college finance records, college application, selective service records, travel documents (passport used for travel during his college years), application for the Illinois Bar, his entire Illinois State Senate records, peripheral relationships regarding the unsolved murder of the TUCC choir director, etc.
This needs to be taken on by a well-known, objective, and authoritative entity. Orly can't handle it all.
The reset button needs to be built, tested, and PUSHED! Who will it be?
What say you Secretary Gates??? Is there a backbone left in your spine anywhere???
Give me a bottle of that stuff you are drinking. I need to do some wishful thinking as well.
2 cases this week which should lead to a subpoena of Obama’s original long form birth certificate. It’s likely that he will be removed from office- not wishful thinking..... BTW, they should subpoena his alleged forged COLB and Selective Service registration forms as well. Forgery of a government document is a felony.
Am I correct in understanding that the letter was written March 3rd?
That's way too much to imbibe. lol
Obama must release his real and true documents. The country is tired of him and his irrationality. Heck, we don’t know if he using our tax money to defend himself.
Yes, they are.
U.S. attorneys showed up in Judge Carter's court for the Keyes lawsuit. I bet they were paid for by the taxpayer.
I think the second time, moral fits just fine. The man is an MD, you expect him to be able to type and spell like an old style secretary?
I am not convinced the good dentist has got both oars in the water. She has a mail order law degree and really screwed up the case for the reservist down in Columbus, GA which got her laughed out of court again. Plus members of the military who sue the government cannot work for government contractors and the poor guy lost his job. He had volunteered for foreign deployment and as the judge stated, all he had to do was un-volunteer. Going to court for publicity really screwed this guy. Sorry, bad judgement here by Orly Taitz.
Thanks for the post. Glad to see more military officers stepping forward and joining Orly’s lawsuits. Will this officer then be joining the Major Cook lawsuit then?
I am appalled that a LTC going through channels with such a serious matter did not get the courtesy of a response from Gates. It’s been over four months since he wrote Gates. Gates could be part of the problem. Remember, the democrats forced him on Bush after Rummy was canned.
Here come the “Nut and Slut” attacks. The above is the “Nut” part of the attack. I am willing to the bet the farm that Larry Flint is researching for some dirt on Orly so the Obots can use the “Slut” part as well.
When the “nut and slut” attacks start it means the Marxists are scared. It means Obama is feeling the heat and getting nervous.
This is no lightweight folks. Although I guess this could be a different David A. Earl-Graef, or the Lt. Colonel's father, but I doubt it.
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, wintertime. Her erratic ramblings have bothered me from the very outset. If Orly Taitz isn't a nut, she deserves an Oscar for playing one. Try calling me an Obot and see how far it goes.
I thought this particular point has been cleared up. The only thing Pelosi certified was that the Democratic Party duly nominated Obama as President?
The only person who could attest to the fact that he was qualified to take the oath of office was Barack Obama. Or am I wrong on this point?
It's two letters, or a letter and an email. The one to SecDef Gates is dated March 3rd, the other, to Orly is dated July 19th.
At least under Obama they can't. Do you have any sources indicating this was the policy prior to 20 January 2009?
The guy is both a contractor and a member of the reserves. Generally speaking one has enough of an interest in one's job that having it taken in retaliation for exercising one's first amendment right of petition, albeit through the courts, is bound to give one standing in a future suit.
She certified to the State of Hawaii that he was Constitutionally qualified, as that is how their form is written.
Only in some states, in others she certified that he and Biden were qualified under the Constitution.
She's gonna have some 'splaining to do.
“...Her erratic ramblings have bothered me from the very outset. “
give her a break; stress can have side effects-don’t u guess/think having her as a major player is better than nuttin....facts of BC matter can withstand less than a perfect presentation.
There are claims that in the State of Virginia, Pelosi would have had to verify legitimate documents to prove Obama is eligible.
(Narcissist in Chief)
Turnabout of all aspects is only fair. Consider the following a quick review of the politics of personal destruction 101 (PDD101):
1) Major Cook files his lawsuit, not against the government, but against the legality of orders from a possible Usurper. Important distinction here, as he was not sueing the Government as you write, he was not sueing to get out of his commitment. He stated his reasoning in the order very clearly on this.
2) The next day, these orders are revoked, and Major Cook is immediately fired from his civilian job that very same afternoon (if not late morning).
The above timeflow is starkly immediate and related. Think unlawful dismissal. Think non-protection as a de facto Whistleblower.
The biggest threat presented by Major Cook’s lawsuit was that it requested discovery of chosen1’s long form birth certificate. DoD’s primary response - the revocation of his orders - squelched this immediately... and that Big-Brother like THUD of the book landing this issue has raised alarms, brought new questions.
Questions like, “why has DoD set the precedent that anyone can question NCA legitimacy and now seek to have their orders revoked (the get-out-of-war-free card that another freep thread appropriately has labeled)?”
Standard tactics in PDD101 would have been better served by a several day gap between items 1 & 2, above. Enough time for the brouhaha to wind down, enough time for the next “Michael Jackson/Lib Icon dies” news event to take front page in our pitiful attention span.
But someone in the WH had to go and catch a case of Hubris - and I pray this arrogance reaps it’s deserved reward.
Most “Revolutions” start within the military of a country. Just look at history. Ours will be no different IMHO. We are waiting for our brave soldiers to defend our freedom against domestic enemies.
People who love freedom will be protesting and our military will be called upon to fire on the protesters. The military will refuse the order and the government will collapse without the power to force it’s will on “we the people”.
Pray for our men in uniform, for a grave task has fallen on the shoulders, one that is hard to bear.
Military can not be ignoring this, the Joint Chiefs of Staff must be banging their heads over this right now.
Now we know why Obama was so upset over Honduras Military throwing their President out.
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