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Sheriff Joe challenges eligibility in Florida
WND ^ | June 13, 2012 | Art Moore

Posted on 06/13/2012 7:23:27 AM PDT by Smokeyblue

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his Cold Case Posse lead investigator have submitted sworn affidavits in a Florida case challenging President Obama’s eligibility for the election ballot of the crucial swing-state that decided the 2000 presidential election.

Significantly, Judge Terry Lewis in Leon County – known for his rulings in the Bush v. Gore case at the center of the 2000 contested election – has confronted the White House for failing to support its claim that the term “natural born citizen” in the U.S. Constitution means something other than the offspring of two American citizens.

Lewis has scheduled a hearing for Monday at 9 a.m. at the Leon County Courthouse in Tallahassee to hear the Obama team’s motion to dismiss the case and determine whether it should go forward with discovery.

Affidavits from Arpaio, Cold Case Posse lead investigator Mike Zullo and WND author and senior reporter Jerome Corsi have been filed ahead of the hearing. The briefs support the complaint’s charge that there is evidence Obama is constitutionally ineligible for the White House and, therefore, original documentation is needed to determine whether he should be on the ballot.

Attorney Larry Klayman, founder of the Washington, D.C., watchdogs Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, is representing a registered member of the Democratic Party, Michael Voeltz, who has filed the complaint as a Florida voter. Klayman’s work is supported by the non-profit ConstitutionActionFund.org.

Klayman told WND today that unlike other Obama eligibility cases, this case “likely will go the distance” because of the strength of Florida law, which provides voters with the right to challenge a candidate’s eligibility.

“The judge must make a decision based on eligibility,” Klayman explained. “He can’t sidestep it as judges in other states have attempted to do.”

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; eligibility; florida; joearpaio; judgeterrylewis; larryklayman; naturalborncitizen; obama; sheriffjoe
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“Upon close examination of the evidence,” Arpaio states, “it is my belief that forgery and fraud was likely committed in key identity documents including President Obama’s long-form birth certificate, his Selective Service Registration card, and his Social Security number.”
1 posted on 06/13/2012 7:23:33 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Smokeyblue

Judge also wants White House to back its definition of natural-born citizen


2 posted on 06/13/2012 7:24:28 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Smokeyblue

Way to go Joe!!! Too bad he isn’t running for Gabby Giffords old seat. I’d think he’d be a shoe-in.


3 posted on 06/13/2012 7:31:30 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Smokeyblue

We need to support these guys and not leave them hanging out in the wind


4 posted on 06/13/2012 7:38:30 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Smokeyblue

Note to self; donate money to Sheriff Joe’s reelection and Cold Case Possee. Because I sure ain’t donating to any Republicans this year!


5 posted on 06/13/2012 7:40:34 AM PDT by kreitzer
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To: Smokeyblue

Go Joe Go! We know that Holder is dirty and needs to recuse himself from all of Florida issues. He sued Florida for removing ilegals from the voting roles. Hopfully Holder will resign or the contempt change stick so that we can restore honesty and intregrity to the DOJ.

TAKE BACK AMERICA 2012


6 posted on 06/13/2012 8:18:02 AM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: Blue Highway

I love it......Holder threatens and Sheriff Joe doubles down...When you know your standing on solid ground, never quit......


7 posted on 06/13/2012 8:27:14 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: goat granny

Holder threatened Sheriff Joe? I must have somehow missed that. Is there a link to story?


8 posted on 06/13/2012 8:37:55 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: kreitzer
Note to self; donate money to Sheriff Joe’s reelection and Cold Case Possee. Because I sure ain’t donating to any Republicans this year!
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Public donations to Joe's Posse is the best way to advance his investigative efforts and for him to maintain a showing of independence and objectivity.

9 posted on 06/13/2012 8:38:26 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: Smokeyblue

How can this be? Only citizens of ex-planet Pluto seem to have standing in this case...


10 posted on 06/13/2012 8:51:49 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: Smokeyblue
Thanks for posting this Smokeyblue.

The article on WND:

http://www.wnd.com/2012/06/sheriff-joe-challenges-eligibility-in-florida/?cat_orig=us

Sheriff’s affidavit:

http://www.wnd.com/files/2012/06/arpaioaffidavit.pdf

CCP Zullo affidavit:

http://www.wnd.com/files/2012/06/zulloaffidavit.pdf

IMHO all three links are well worth a look.

11 posted on 06/13/2012 9:11:24 AM PDT by Exmil_UK
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To: Smokeyblue
I have not met the Obot yet who can explain why the Framers would have preferred the person in the highest office in the land w innately divided loyalties over one w sole loyalty to the USA. When one or both parents are foreigners, there is divided loyalty no matter how you slice it. We see it in action in Obama. He prefers his foreign heritage to his American heritage—and he has come right out and said so. Even if he hadn't, his actions speak louder than words. He is the very type of person the Framers sought to exclude—and w good reason.

If this judge stays the course, the WH attorneys will be twisting like crazed pretzels. It would be a sight worth seeing.

12 posted on 06/13/2012 9:15:40 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Blue Highway

Geeze how could you miss it...Holder tried to get the feds into Joes office and run it, saying he profiled illegals...Joe told him to shove it, he was an elected officer and didn’t need the feds and they had no authority to monitor his offices....so many threads and articles I in no way could give you a link.....I guess you’ll have to look it up yourself...cannot believe a freeper has no knowledge of the situation....


13 posted on 06/13/2012 9:39:32 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Blue Highway
Holder threatened Sheriff Joe? I must have somehow missed that. Is there a link to story?

Here's a recent update on the Holder DOJ threat to Sheriff Arpaio.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2894534/posts

14 posted on 06/13/2012 9:53:29 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Smokeyblue

Almost all games require you to look forward more than one move. So ... What are the possible next moves? I haven’t seen this discussed anywhere.

What if the Judge rules Obama ineligible?

1) Of Course Obama appeals, but does it get appealed to the Supreme Court before the election? or the Democrat nomination convention?

2) Do Democrats continue to support Obama, or do they call for him to resign?

3) Does Obama resign and make Biden President? [Aaaarrrrggg]
and then make Hillary Vice President?

4) With such a short period of time before the nomination convention, will the Clintons resurrect their political machine and capture the Democratic nomination for Hillary before other politicians can get organized... Then the Democrat party would roar “vote for the first woman president” the way they roared “vote for the first black president” -— would Romney have a chance against that? Will we just trading Obama for Hillary ... for 8 years?

Conventional Wisdom suggests that there is an ancient Chinese curse -— may you achieve your heart’s fondest desire. It is a curse for a reason.


15 posted on 06/13/2012 9:53:49 AM PDT by Mack the knife
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To: yldstrk

Does AZ Senator John McCain support fellow AZ Sheriff Joe?


16 posted on 06/13/2012 10:20:45 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Mack the knife
After seeing these affidavits the Judge is in a bind.

If I am him, I demand access to all Hawaii records and Microfilm.

I make it clear to all that if Hawaii refuses to cooperate, then he's not eligible. I give them 48 hours to green light access to all documents and records. If Hawaii wants to sink Obama, let them.

17 posted on 06/13/2012 10:21:05 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: goat granny

I knew they were investigating him I just didn’t hear the recent lawsuit that was filed in May. I will stay tuned now as it looks like they are running scared and this is the Chicago way of shutting people up. Glad Joe isn’t backing down and I give my support to Sheriff Joe. Funny thing is Holder is a huge hypocrite. He is demanding all this info from Sheriff Joe, while Holder himself is being asked for documents by Congress and is stonewalling. I can’t wait till Holder is held in contempt.


18 posted on 06/13/2012 10:25:40 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Smokeyblue

Facts known and unknown about Oboma’s birth are interesting to discuss and speculate about, but it appears this case does not hinge on a dispute of where he was born, but rather on the legal definition of the term “Natural Born Citizen”. If this court rules that the term means the issue of two citizen parents, facts agreed to by Oboma would disqualify him. The burden would then be on him to accept the ruling or initiate an appeal. If the court rules that two citizen parents are not required, then the burden is on the plaintiffs to accept the decision or initiate an appeal. In either case, the matter could finally be on track to final resolution.


19 posted on 06/13/2012 10:29:32 AM PDT by etcb
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To: Smokeyblue

Social Security number??? Not good news for our first Kenyan citizen president.


20 posted on 06/13/2012 10:29:41 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: Mack the knife
Don't forget - the Florida Supreme Court is a bunch of liberals. At least they were from the Bush vs. Gore decision.

They will rule against any Obama ineligibility decision made.

21 posted on 06/13/2012 10:36:14 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: Smokeyblue

Klayman will be successful as long as he emphasizes to the court that 27 Supreme Court justices agreed on the Minor definition of NBC: all children born in the country to parents who were its citizens ... all while rejecting that the 14th amendment defines NBC. THE precedent that needs to be cited in addition to Minor is Luria v. United States which affirms that Minor is the precedent on presidential eligibility NOT Wong Kim Ark, even though Wong Kim Ark unanimously affirmed the Minor NBC definition. There’s no higher legal authority than this.


22 posted on 06/13/2012 10:45:21 AM PDT by edge919
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To: Blue Highway

Watching how Joe handles the feds brings a smile to my face...just a few men with cohones like Joe and a couple of governors are bringing to the front, states rights..too many buckle under the fed cause they hold the purse strings... I have always wondered why the feds hold the purse strings when many fed taxes go through the states first. I have no knowledge about it, but wonder if the states would hold in escrow all fed taxes they take in and back the feds off their backs.....sounds too easy, and as I say I don’t really have any knowledge on how it works...


23 posted on 06/13/2012 10:49:10 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: etcb

This Judge has been informed by the Sheriff that all his identity documents are fraudulent and that new info is coming out any day now.

Sheriff maybe bluffing, maybe not.

I don’t know how a judge could ignore this.


24 posted on 06/13/2012 10:51:46 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: Blue Highway

Does AZ Senator John McCain support fellow AZ Sheriff Joe?


No, that’s why Sheriff has street cred...


25 posted on 06/13/2012 10:56:02 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: PA-RIVER
I hope you are right.

Sheriff Joe has made a stand for the rule of law, so at least the Judge will not be alone if he does decide to uphold article II of the constitution.

A serving LEO has finally stood up, if the Judge does too the whole corrupt gang of GOPe and Democrats [CP USA/DSA/CoC in drag]is going to take a torpedo hit to the rudder.

26 posted on 06/13/2012 11:07:36 AM PDT by Exmil_UK
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To: PA-RIVER

Yes, and like Butter says, all the transaction logs as well.

Who accessed records, when, why, who was the requesting party, etc.


27 posted on 06/13/2012 11:12:07 AM PDT by NOVACPA
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Has McCain ever been confronted to speak on the matter of Sheriff Joe Arpaio even? Would be interesting to put him on the spot and on the record.


28 posted on 06/13/2012 11:25:00 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Smokeyblue

I hope the judge’s life insurance payments are up to date.


29 posted on 06/13/2012 11:42:51 AM PDT by JoeA (JoeA / Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est)
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To: PA-RIVER

My guess is that they found hard copies of the 1961 Honolulu newspapers and none of them contain any announcements about a birth to Mr. and Mrs. Barack Hussein Obama. Can’t wait to see how the Foggers try to explain that.


30 posted on 06/13/2012 11:44:23 AM PDT by edge919
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To: edge919
Not likely, but what a lottery win that would be. Fogbow would have an epic meltdown!

Who keeps copies of daily papers from 50+ years ago?

31 posted on 06/13/2012 12:08:55 PM PDT by Exmil_UK
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To: Mack the knife
What if the Judge rules Obama ineligible?


32 posted on 06/13/2012 12:11:31 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period.)
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To: itsahoot
Hillary Clinton had a terrible accident.

She fell into an upholstery machine.

Now she is fully recovered.


33 posted on 06/13/2012 12:16:04 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: edge919
My guess is that they found hard copies of the 1961 Honolulu newspapers and none of them contain any announcements about a birth to Mr. and Mrs. Barack Hussein Obama. Can’t wait to see how the Foggers try to explain that.

I would love to see that numbnuts Bill O'reilly explain that!

34 posted on 06/13/2012 12:19:40 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: kreitzer

I donated to good old Joe. The man might be our only hope.


35 posted on 06/13/2012 12:44:01 PM PDT by 12chachacha
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To: Exmil_UK

Newspaper offices do. They often have a room called a morgue with copies of original newspapers bound into volumes that can be perused like a great big book. Might be old newspapers at a flea market or at a libary that keeps archives instead of microfilm or microfiche. Or perhaps from the parents of another child born in August 1961, who kept hard copies of the newspaper.


36 posted on 06/13/2012 12:45:05 PM PDT by edge919
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To: exit82

bttt

gotcha Obama


37 posted on 06/13/2012 12:45:30 PM PDT by advertising guy (the White House hasn't had this much leakin since Billy Carter watered the Rose Garden)
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To: Mack the knife

Dunn ‘bout the rest, but the Democrats will sue for and get an injunction so that Obama stays on the ballot until the issue is settled. Since that won’t be until after the election, it has no effect...


38 posted on 06/13/2012 12:58:16 PM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: exit82

I would love O’Reilly have to eat crow, literally.


39 posted on 06/13/2012 12:59:58 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: exit82

I would love O’Reilly have to eat crow, literally.


40 posted on 06/13/2012 12:59:58 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: edge919
The problem is the physical size of such an archive.

If its a daily paper, isn't 50 years worth going to generate a monster stack of papers 400ft High?

I am pretty sure any such archive has be visited already by Obama’s plumbers and the incriminating original paper stolen and burned. “sorry that issue is lost...”

Unless a private individual got there first, and put it away in a safe place.

41 posted on 06/13/2012 1:26:53 PM PDT by Exmil_UK
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To: Smokeyblue

This just posted by Sherrif Joe on Twitter and Facebook:

“I have been subpoenaed by a Florida attorney in reference to my Obama birth certificate investigation. May have to go there to testify.”


42 posted on 06/13/2012 1:38:24 PM PDT by WildSnail (The US government now has more control over the people than the old Soviet Union ever dreamed of)
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To: Exmil_UK

Once the volumes are bound, they take up less room than you might think. They can be shelved, much like books. In the case of plumbers cleaning out any incriminating archives, one doesn’t know what they don’t know ... meaning they might have missed an archive they simply didn’t know existed. The devil is in the details, and investigators are often good at finding such overlooked details. I’m sure the forgers were hoping that forged microfilm would be sufficient to stop skeptics from looking any deeper.


43 posted on 06/13/2012 1:50:06 PM PDT by edge919
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To: Smokeyblue
“natural born citizen” in the U.S. Constitution means something other than the offspring of two American citizens.

He doesn't even meet that criteria! His father as a Kenyan was a British subject, his mother was below the age at which citizenship may be conferred, Ie a minor.

Regards,
GtG

44 posted on 06/13/2012 2:11:15 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: edge919
That would be hysterically cool. Some people save old news papers going back years and years.

The newspaper entries are the only evidence the left points to over and over to justify their buying into the HUGE lie.

45 posted on 06/13/2012 2:18:02 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Mack the knife
If the Rats force Zero to resign (Can you resign from an office you are not eligible to have?) their most reliable voting block will be gone! Maybe never to return for a generation!

Anyway that won't happen, if the judge rules against Zero it will be appealed and its likely that, the judge sides with Zero. Of course bad bad publicity for Zero and his campaign takes in more water. If a miracle occurs and that judge doesn't it will work its way up to the Supreme Court. The question is, 'Will they fast track for the election! If they do and he loses, its catastrophic for the Rats?'! The “reliable voting demographic” reasoning will be the following; majority blame on the Rats for insufficiently defending him, because deep down they are racists, the GOP’ers are racists anyway so they get the rest of the blame.

46 posted on 06/13/2012 2:32:36 PM PDT by Reily
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To: FreeAtlanta

Mike Zullo said that whatever they found was “shocking” ... and they weren’t having any luck getting any cooperation from the HI Department of Health. If it were me, this would be my next area of investigation. The other possibility is finding a passenger manifest for a ship or airplane that puts Stanley Ann Dunham out of the state at the time Obama was allegedly being born in Kapiolani Hospital. That would be another tough trick for the Foggers and Faithers to explain.


47 posted on 06/13/2012 2:45:15 PM PDT by edge919
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To: Smokeyblue; LucyT; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; ...
Good ol' Sheriff Joe Ping................

Sheriff Joe challenges eligibility in Florida “Upon close examination of the evidence,” Arpaio states, “it is my belief that forgery and fraud was likely committed in key identity documents including President Obama’s long-form birth certificate, his Selective Service Registration card, and his Social Security number.”

Well, Joe Arpaio is going after 0b0z0's a$$. Joe's posse has to be careful, though, 0h0m0 hawks it to everybody.

48 posted on 06/13/2012 2:53:48 PM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: melancholy

Thank you, melancholy. Any news with “Joe Arpaio” in it goes to the top of my reading list! Will read now.


49 posted on 06/13/2012 3:02:24 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: edge919

Perhaps not Stanley Ann, but another famous name.


50 posted on 06/13/2012 3:03:38 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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