Skip to comments.No ruling in ‘birther' challenge
Posted on 01/26/2012 10:44:59 AM PST by Pfesser
After hearing evidence with neither President Barack Obama nor his lawyers in attendance, a state administrative law judge on Thursday did not issue a ruling as to whether Obama can be allowed on the state ballot in November.
Lawyers for area residents mounting "birther" challenges told Deputy Chief Judge Michael Malihi that Obama should be found in contempt of court for not appearing when under subpoena to do so. But Malihi did not indicate he would recommend that and cut off one lawyer when he criticized Obama for not attending the hearing.
"It shows not just a contempt for this court, but contempt for the judicial branch," lawyer Van Irion told Malihi.
"I'm not interested in commentary on that, counselor," Malihi quickly replied.
Late Wednesday, Obama's lawyer, Michael Jablonski, wrote Secretary of State Brian Kemp, asking him to suspend the hearing. "It is well established that there is no legitimate issue here -- a conclusion validated time and again by courts around the country," Jablonski wrote.
Jablonski also served notice he would boycott the hearing.
In response, Kemp said the hearing to consider the challenges is required by Georgia law. "If you and your client choose to suspend your participation in the [Office of State Administrative Hearings] proceedings, please understand that you do so at your own peril," Kemp wrote.
Thursday's hearing was held before a packed courtroom with almost every seat taken -- except for those at the defendant's table facing the judge.
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Amazing the pure arrogance of this man and his ilk. He thumbs his nose at any other authority.
The judge got the word . . . as expected, the entire matter is now cut and dried.
Have the thugs gotten to the judge?
even if you think that this is all stupid and obama is being truthful surely one has to question why he just doe snot show the damn thing
Sounds like the fix is in. I wonder which member of the Malihi family found a bloodied horse’s head in their bed last night?
America is in the grip of a corrupt and illegitimate regime, and if the Constitution were on a heart monitor, it would be just about to flatline after this debacle in Georgia today.
Not once has he produced any solid evidence to anyone yet the socialist frauds in the MSM ignore it. His democrat drones keep licking his rear end. This is how people like hitler rise to power. We must put an end to this nonsense in November and politically destroy obama and his radical anti american regime before he destroys this country, which he despises.
Later Wednesday, the judge received a knock on the door from a man in a black trenchcoat...
Word from someone in the courtroom is that the judge told them in the pretrial meeting that he was going to recommend that Obama be kept off the Georgia ballot. Praying.
Sounds to me like Obama isn't out of the woods yet.
I want to know how this person knows what was said in camera?
What is the real issue here is whether or not Kemp is a Soro’s SoS.
If you’re speaking of anyone other than Orly, I’ll believe it. Otherwise not much of what comes from her comes to fruition. I, too, will be PRAYING that the judge keeps him off the ballot.
Please tell me word didn’t come from Orly :|
yet the socialist frauds in the MSM ignore it........and Hannity and Rush and Bill E-0-Reilly and Beck and .......
I had heard that someone submitted the DNC and RNC nomination papers from 2008 for Georgia with McCains stating he was constitutionally eligible, but the DNC had this statement removed.
I hope that holds some weight where even the DNC would not state he was constitutionally eligible.
“What is the real issue here is whether or not Kemp is a Soros SoS.”
Take that spew elsewhere. Brian Kemp is a republican and a person of integrity. No matter what decision he eventually arrives at George Soros won’t have anything to do with it. We may or may not like the final decision but Kemp will follow GA election law.
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