Skip to comments.Scalia: You need 4 votes for Obama eligibility case
Posted on 03/10/2009 6:35:13 PM PDT by hope
A lawyer lobbying the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Supreme Court for a review of Barack Obama's qualifications to be president says a key conservative justice has hinted that another conservative justice has been voting against hearing the dispute. According to Orly Taitz, a California attorney working through her Defend Our Freedoms Foundation on several cases challenging Obama, said she was presented with an opportunity to ask a question of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia yesterday. The issue of Obama's eligibility has been raised before the Supreme Court at least four times already but has yet to be given a single hearing. Cases have been brought by Taitz, Philip Berg, Cort Wrotnowski and Leo Donofrio.
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That would be almost too coincidental. That would mark twice in our history that the socialist undermining of the Constitution was enabled by a supposedly conservative turncoat on the Supreme Court named "Roberts". Owen was the first.
Good guess. It's my guess too. I'm also guessing Roberts is waiting for the "right time" to vote yes on one of these cases.
n00b = newbie. I suspect it was all a misunderstanding, which is a remarkable thing WMB, because Freepers very seldom misunderstand each other, in fact I can’t remember the last time anyone misunderstood anything on FR (insert big belly laugh here).
Hey, the night is young, enjoy!
btw, nice FR home page for a ‘n00b’ ;)
I didn’t know what “n00b” meant. I took it to be an insult and that’s why I responded harshly, for which I apologize for.
I don’t know what Tango Sierra means. (I’m really not up to speed with Internet speak).
My instinct was Roberts too. He swore him in, after all.
The pictures of the Obama visit to SCOTUS that I saw showed Justice Thomas always way in the back to stay away from him.
Strange that Hannity brought it up tonight?
TS for short.
I think that SCOTUS would rule, if they ever took the case, that they lack jurisdiction as POTUS qualifications under the Constitution are a “political question.” That’s the kind of issue that the Constitution gives over wholly to other branches of government. There was a famous case in the 1960s that I recall from law school where a group of draftees argued that the draft was unconstitutional since it constituted “involutary servitude.” SCOTUS refused to take the case since the war powers were given over to Congress and POTUS.
I think it’s not a bad argument. Let’s say that it can be proved that Barry was born in Kenya. Why is it up to SCOTUS now to do anything about it? Elections are to be run by federal, state and local officials. There were plenty of opportunities to file a complaint in all 50 states and with the Feds. It seems to me that SCOTUS could rule here that it’s really not up to them to decide the issue.
I had to find out what “n00b” actually meant. It apparently just means newbie. I apologize for getting defensive in my response.
Hmmm.....but saying you need a fourth justice and saying you need four justices are two differnt statements.
Well, allow me to educate you to l33t (Internet Elite Speak).
Tango Sierra is an acronym. It means.
You see? It's an acronym.
Nine black robed COWARDS!!!!!
There will be riots all over the country. Trust me. The Watts riot will look peaceful in comparison.
My thoughts exactly. I don't believe Taitz if what WND says is true, and I am always suspicious of WND material. So two strikes really.
Here is some of the etymology of n00b:
Basically, "p0wn3d" was a fat-fingered rush to gloat over an opponent's defeat in an online game, very similar to the rush of exultation as you triumphantly trick and checkmate your opponent in a game of quick-chess.
From this word devolved the use of numerics in many online slang words - n00b or n00b13 being one form. It's also common practice with some to substitute a numeric in a swear-word in a FR post.