Skip to comments.Obama banks on 'no standing' decision
Posted on 03/08/2010 7:17:38 PM PST by Man50D
One of the banks of attorneys assigned to quash demands for documentation that President Obama is constitutionally eligible to occupy the Oval Office is counting on a ruling that American citizens have no "standing" to demand that information.
The attorneys argued in a brief submitted to the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals that any injury to someone whose president is not eligible is the same injury for all people, so the individual has no legal standing to complain.
WND has reported on the case brought by attorney Mario Apuzzo in January 2009 on behalf of Charles F. Kerchner Jr., Lowell T. Patterson, Darrell James Lenormand and Donald H. Nelson Jr.
Named as defendants were Barack Hussein Obama II, the U.S., Congress, the Senate, House of Representatives, former Vice President Dick Cheney and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The case alleges Congress failed to follow the Constitution, which "provides that Congress must fully qualify the candidate 'elected' by the Electoral College Electors."
The complaint also asserts "when Obama was born his father was a British subject/citizen and Obama himself was the same." The case contends the framers of the U.S. Constitution, when they adopted the requirement that a president be a "natural born citizen," excluded dual citizens.
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From all I have read on this subject, it would appear that NO ONE in America has any standing to question if their political candidates are “Elegible” or not.
This will be an issue in 2012, when several states, through their own, enacted laws, require more documentation.
They WILL have standing.
Sounds like an “everyone has standing” argument, not a “no standing” argument.
How dare we question the credentials of Chairman Zero.
Save millions in legal fees - just show the Kenyan birth certificate!
Don’t worry, we are paying for it one way or another!
Meanwhile Obama is destroying America.
We PAY taxes...
We HAVE STANDING, you f_ng MORONS!
I think I’ll not pay income tax, as I have “no Standing”, since it affects all people, too.....
So if a terrorist concocts a virus and spreads it throughout the US, no one could sue because all would be equally at risk (injured)?
I know legal arguments sometimes defy logic, but this one...
Not so fast.
This case is not headed up on review of his citizenship or the place of his birth--no allegation that he was not born in the USA.
Word now is that the 3rd Cir is going to grant review; hold that the parentage concepts incorporated in the "Natural Born" requirement were eliminated by the born in the USA provisions of the 14th Amendment.
When 2012 rolls around and the state election officer starts to work on the issue of compliance with state eligibility for ballot rules, the question of Obama's eligibility is now res judicata--already decided. Forget about that challenge.
Well that ends the mystery!
My calendar is marked. See tagline.
Obama already knows he can't run again. He wants the Rats in Congress to fall on their swords for "his" healthcare package, knowing damn well it's going to cost them dearly, but it no skin off his nose - he's already done.
Every State has the authority over its own ballot.
Every State gets to decide the rules by which anyone gets on their ballot, save very few Constitutional questions.
Of all the fake birth certificates I have seen, that is my favorite. I mean...it has a seal.
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