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Knoxville attorney sanctioned for anti-Obama lawsuit
Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | September 2 2012 | Tom Humphrey

Posted on 09/03/2012 4:25:41 AM PDT by don-o

NASHVILLE — A federal judge who dismissed in June a lawsuit that sought to have President Barack Obama's name removed from the ballot in Tennessee has now imposed sanctions on Knoxville lawyer Van Irion for bringing a "frivolous" claim to court.

"We are happy with the result and hope this brings an end to the ongoing litigation over President Obama's qualifications," said Gerard Stranch, an attorney for the Tennessee Democratic Party, in a news release.

The lawsuit, brought by Irion on behalf of Liberty Legal Foundation and three individuals, contended that the president is not a "natural-born citizen" of the United States and thus unqualified to serve in accordance with requirements of the United States Constitution.

U.S. District Court Judge S. Thomas Anderson of Memphis dismissed the lawsuit in June and last week partially granted a motion by Democrats who opposed it seeking sanctions against those who filed it.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; naturalborncitizen; obama; tennessee

1 posted on 09/03/2012 4:25:46 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

frivolous only used when it pertains to finding out the truth.


2 posted on 09/03/2012 4:29:28 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: don-o

I was born in Knoxville. It used to be a city of hard-working, freedom-loving, God-fearing Americans. I guess now days not so much.


3 posted on 09/03/2012 4:29:31 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: don-o

What can be said of a judiciary that will allow a suit for damages over hot coffee, but calls matters concerning the Constitution frivolous?


4 posted on 09/03/2012 4:32:10 AM PDT by 1raider1
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To: don-o

The Judicial system has been in the bag for Obama since he was discovered lurking in Chicago.

They have obfuscated every charge that has come against him,found some techinical reason or other to ignore the charges or in some cases where a Judge decided to hear a case, somehow frightened them off.

Therehas never been a fair and open trial on Obama’s elegibility.


5 posted on 09/03/2012 4:32:24 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: ilovesarah2012

U.S. District Court Judge S. Thomas Anderson of Memphis Made the decision. He is apparently not from Knoxville


6 posted on 09/03/2012 4:35:17 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Venturer

http://www.wnd.com/2012/04/judge-wants-definition-of-natural-born-citizen/

It seems the plaintiff was given reason for high hopes going in. Curious what the back story may be

fwiw - judge is a GHW Bush appointee


7 posted on 09/03/2012 4:36:01 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: bert

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/420942-andersonorder.html

Judge’s ruling on the original case. Looks like the decision turned on lack of standing.


8 posted on 09/03/2012 4:45:41 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: ronnie raygun

people have no faith in the legal system


9 posted on 09/03/2012 4:56:23 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: don-o

They’re claiming that no damage has been done because nobody has filed nominaton papers for Obama yet.

But as soon as they do, the state AG needs to nail the a$$es of both the DNC and the TN Democratic Party, for perjury and fraud.

Why? Because Alvin Onaka has confirmed that the HI BC for Obama is not legally valid. See http://butterdezillion.wordpress.com/2012/09/02/onaka-confirms-obamas-bc-is-non-valid/ . The legal presumption now has to be that Obama has no legally-established birth facts and therefore NOBODY can lawfully swear that he is eligible. We can’t even know if he’s old enough to qualify.

Anybody who passes Obama along in the process needs to sit in jail, because they will have to commit crimes to do so.

From here on out the civil lawsuits need to be replaced by criminal trials. Starting with Bob Bauer, if he counsels anybody in the DNC to sign a perjurious Certification of Nomination for Barack Obama.


10 posted on 09/03/2012 5:18:23 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: don-o

Yeah: So was Justice Roberts who sold us out on Obamacare.


11 posted on 09/03/2012 5:30:52 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: don-o

Just when the hell are we going to get off our collective asses and start IMPEACHING THESE LEFTOID JUDGES????

No STANDING?? Hell, every single CITIZEN of the country has standing!


12 posted on 09/03/2012 5:34:51 AM PDT by Flintlock (-THE TRUTH--It's the NEW hate speech.)
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To: don-o

doesn’t this now mean they can defend themselves against the aserted frivolity?

A full, vigorous defense...?


13 posted on 09/03/2012 5:42:42 AM PDT by Principled (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote for conservative Reps and Senators to stop Romney. [ZET 7/30/12])
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To: dalebert

We are finding out that citizens have no standing in these courts supposedly meant to protect us. What evil we have wrought.


14 posted on 09/03/2012 6:07:54 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: don-o

Wasn’t this the pro that was laughing at efforts by the dentist Orly to take on the eligibility challenge of Obama? What happened Van?


15 posted on 09/03/2012 7:32:46 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: null and void; Seizethecarp

ping


16 posted on 09/03/2012 7:33:15 AM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: Fractal Trader
IMO Van Irion has a great chance of getting this sanctions ruling overturned, but too late to move this case forward before the election. I await the avalanche of filings against the certification of Barry as DNC-approved candidate later this week.
17 posted on 09/03/2012 7:43:28 AM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

What amazes me is that these rulings are handed down from on-high, yet these judges are still able to walk the streets as though they are normal people and deserving of the civility the very society they are destroying provides to them...

In earlier times in our history they would have needed to hide or flee, or both.


18 posted on 09/03/2012 8:45:59 AM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Bshaw

You have a good point. They enjoy the respect of the citizenry who have no clue about their treason. “America, the clueless” can it be the new song?


19 posted on 09/03/2012 8:50:25 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

no standing in courts..that happens when all people vote for is free stuff..welfare mentality.


20 posted on 09/03/2012 8:50:36 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: don-o
Sounds like the Obama administration is in cahoots with the judge to make an example of this lawyer to scare anyone else from trying to get to the truth. Nazi thuggery in action.
21 posted on 09/05/2012 3:36:36 AM PDT by MagnoliaB
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