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The game's afoot, Watson!( SCOTUS Process Obama Proof of Birth)
The Obama File Latest News ^ | 11/20/08 | Beckwith

Posted on 11/20/2008 8:28:49 AM PST by Candor7

On December 5, 2008, only ten days before the electoral college votes, the nine Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will meet in private to review Obama's citizenship status.

Leo Donofrio's case, "Leo C. Donofrio, v. Nina Mitchell Wells, Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey, United States Supreme Court Docket No. 08A407," regarding Obama's citizenship has reached a new level. The case has been "distributed for conference."

This docketing today by the court should send ripples of fear through the Obama camp. Obama has been proceeding at lightening speed to put together a cabinet and take possession of the White House with the hope that he won't have to answer the question of whether or not he was "at birth" a "natural born citizen."

Every major news network, print and cable news like FOX, CNN and MSNBC, have ignored all the court cases challenging Obama's eligibility as sore losers or conspiracy theories. It might be in their best interest at this point to report this critically important meeting to take place on December 5, 2008, or lose what little credibility they have left.

If four of the nine Justices vote to hear the case in full review, oral argument may be ordered. The conference is scheduled for December 5, 2008, ten days before the meeting of the Electoral College…

The case originally sought, pre-election, to have the names of Barack Obama, John McCain, and Roger Calero removed from New Jersey ballots, and for a stay of the "national election" pending Supreme Court review of whether those candidates were eligible under the Constitution as natural born Citizens, as is required by Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5 of the Constitution of the United States.

Leo Donofrio brought his case from a lower New Jersey court to the NJ Supreme Court -- was denied -- and then he filed an emergency stay application in the United States Supreme Court on Nov. 3, 2008, before the Honorable Associate Justice David Souter. Justice Souter denied the emergency stay application on Nov. 6.

Leo Donofrio renewed the application, as per Supreme Court Rule 22.4, to the Honorable Associate Justice Clarence Thomas by way of Express mail on Nov. 14. The application arrived at the Supreme Court on Nov. 17 and was submitted directly to Justice Thomas.

On Nov. 19, the case was docketed for full conference of all nine Justices and scheduled for December 5, 2008. It is not known at this time the exact details of how the case came to be "DISTRIBUTED for Conference".

Background on "The Justices Conference" is discussed as follows by the Supreme Court Historical Society:

"No outsider enters the room during conference. The junior Associate Justice acts as "doorkeeper," sending for reference material, for instance, and receiving it at the door...

Five minutes before conference time, 9:30 or 10 a.m., the Justices are summoned. They exchange ritual handshakes and settle down at the long table. The Chief sits at the east end; the other Justices sit at places they have chosen in order of their seniority…

The Chief Justice opens the discussion, summarizing each case. The senior Associate Justice speaks next, and comment passes down the line. To be accepted for review, a case needs only four votes, fewer than the majority required for a decision on the case itself. Counsel for the litigants are directed to submit their printed briefs so that each Justice has a set several weeks before argument.


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: bho2008; birthcertificate; birthcertificategate; certifigate; colb; conference; madeinkenya; notmadeinusa; obama; obamatransitionfile; obamatruthfile; process; scotus; thomas
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The MSM have been avoiding this story as if it is an infectious plague!

What a laugh they are.

This is a News Story, properly written.

Thanks Beckwith for filling in for the MSM.

1 posted on 11/20/2008 8:28:49 AM PST by Candor7
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To: LucyT; Fred Nerks; SatinDoll; Calpernia; F15Eagle; george76; forkinsocket; Allegra; Beckwith

COLB ping!


2 posted on 11/20/2008 8:30:30 AM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: Candor7
They exchange ritual handshakes

what the heck?

3 posted on 11/20/2008 8:33:45 AM PST by SFR
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To: Candor7

BUMP


4 posted on 11/20/2008 8:34:06 AM PST by syriacus (OBAMA'S CHOICE ----> leave a newborn's fate in the hands of 2 people who wanted to kill her.)
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To: Candor7

This could be the real example of how to steal an election.
Not the phony lefty claims about how Bush stole his election.

If the MSM ignores this development they will never be counted as a credible source for NEWS ever again.


5 posted on 11/20/2008 8:34:28 AM PST by o_zarkman44 (Since when is paying more, but getting less, considered Patriotic?)
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To: Candor7; LucyT

Thanks, Candor7.

BTT


6 posted on 11/20/2008 8:34:32 AM PST by Rushmore Rocks
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To: Candor7

I think many people are just standing afar watching what happens here. This just looks so much like a set up for great expectations to be popped like a needle to a ballon.

Me? I’m still waiting for AFI to release that tape of Michelle Obama. I hear AFI is a bout to release this damaging tape an time now, ir did Obama’s campaign pay the $3 million for the tape? I forget.


7 posted on 11/20/2008 8:35:37 AM PST by Obadiah (NOMR! - Not One More RINO!)
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To: Candor7

Pray that God’s will be done.

Fellow Freepers, please ask sincerely, for God to bless America.


8 posted on 11/20/2008 8:35:52 AM PST by i_dont_chat
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To: Candor7

is there a COLB ping list? Please put me on it.


9 posted on 11/20/2008 8:36:07 AM PST by Mercat (God doesn't call me to be successful. God calls me to be faithful. Mother Teresa)
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To: SFR
They exchange ritual handshakes

what the heck?



10 posted on 11/20/2008 8:36:18 AM PST by aWolverine
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To: Candor7
They exchange ritual handshakes

I knew it! ;)

11 posted on 11/20/2008 8:36:39 AM PST by CE2949BB (Fight.)
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To: Candor7
...he filed an emergency stay application in the United States Supreme Court on Nov. 3, 2008, before the Honorable Associate Justice David Souter. Justice Souter denied the emergency stay application on Nov. 6.

Thanks, GHWB...........

12 posted on 11/20/2008 8:38:08 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Candor7

The American people need to know that their President is eligible to be President.


13 posted on 11/20/2008 8:38:33 AM PST by syriacus (OBAMA'S CHOICE ----> leave a newborn's fate in the hands of 2 people who wanted to kill her.)
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To: SFR
They exchange ritual handshakes

Kinda like Curly's ritual handshake on the Three Stooges.

14 posted on 11/20/2008 8:38:34 AM PST by TheThinker (It is the natural tendency of government to gravitate towards tyranny.)
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To: Obadiah
I’m still waiting for AFI to release that tape of Michelle Obama.

AFI? Did MichelleO replace Davey?

15 posted on 11/20/2008 8:40:00 AM PST by mnehring
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To: SFR

“what the heck? “

Didn’t you know? Judges and lawyers have a secret handshake and go through secret rituals including plots to take over the world, etc. Only those of us in the profession know the secrets. Even more forboding than the Masonic rituals and the Mormon ‘special’ underwear!

BOO!


16 posted on 11/20/2008 8:40:31 AM PST by dbacks (God help the USA.)
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To: Candor7

Bookmark


17 posted on 11/20/2008 8:41:19 AM PST by Earthdweller (Socialism makes you feel better about oppressing people.....)
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bm


18 posted on 11/20/2008 8:44:34 AM PST by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Candor7

catch 22
I hear some callers to talk show radio saying “If it was a real story, it would have been reported before now...”

Isn’t this amazing. If the man would only show his true birth certificate, this would end

But oh what a trail of coverup and deception and obfuscation he has played for perhaps his entire life from his teens....

I fear too many high players have gone along with this for way too long to allow it to be exposed now


19 posted on 11/20/2008 8:45:13 AM PST by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: Candor7; Rushmore Rocks; Calpernia; Fred Nerks; null and void; pissant; george76; Polarik; ...

Thamk you, Candor7 and Rushmore Rocks.

Ping.


20 posted on 11/20/2008 8:46:13 AM PST by LucyT (.......................Don't go wobbly now.......................)
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To: Candor7

Please add me to this ping list. THANKS!!!


21 posted on 11/20/2008 8:46:50 AM PST by blf1776 (Compassionate Conservatism Is Dead - It is time to fight, fight, FIGHT!!!!)
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To: blf1776

Please add me to the ping list. Much gratitude.


22 posted on 11/20/2008 8:47:47 AM PST by Free America52
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To: Earthdweller

marker


23 posted on 11/20/2008 8:48:14 AM PST by I'm ALL Right! (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: Candor7

“ritual handshake”

And here’s their ritual song:

Who controls the British crown?
Who keeps the metric system down?
We do! We do!
Who leaves Atlantis off the maps?
Who keeps the Martians under wraps?
We do! We do!
Who holds back the electric car?
Who makes Steve Gutenberg a star?
We do! We do!
Who robs cave fish of their sight?
Who rigs every Oscar night?
We do! We do!

http://www.thesimpsonshomepage.com/stonecutters.html


24 posted on 11/20/2008 8:48:39 AM PST by tumblindice (In this school of war called life...)
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To: Candor7

I hope we can count on Roberts,Scalia,Alito and Thomas on this.


25 posted on 11/20/2008 8:48:50 AM PST by surrey
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To: silverleaf
I fear too many high players have gone along with this for way too long to allow it to be exposed now

BINGO!

26 posted on 11/20/2008 8:49:04 AM PST by frogjerk (Welcome|Goodbye to|from Free|Fairness Doctrine Republic!)
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To: Candor7

Usually SCOTUS tries to avoid controversial decisions that will lead to political firestorms.

But how could anyone criticize the very reasonable request that Obama come up with proof of his birth and citizenship? As many Freepers have noted, you can’t even get a driver’s license or a low-level security clearance without showing a birth certificate.

Perhaps Obama will fall back on Plan B, and explain that he wasn’t really born in Hawaii, but descended straight from heaven.


27 posted on 11/20/2008 8:49:44 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: o_zarkman44

MSM lost all credibility a very long time ago. Haven’t gained it back and most definitely never will. That they don’t cover this story is no surprise.


28 posted on 11/20/2008 8:50:50 AM PST by cblue55 (Save yourself from the matrix - blue states take blue pill; red states take the red pill)
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To: Candor7

This meeting should be held in full view of the public. CSpan should be allowed to put this on TV. The people have a right to know about the President-Elect. My view.....SCOTUS may be afraid of mass riots and not really give the full truth about Obama. They need to enforce the Constitution.....no matter the results and ramifications. We can handle it.


29 posted on 11/20/2008 8:51:07 AM PST by RC2
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To: Obadiah

API (African Press International) is a fraud, plain and simple.

They have a new scam going, that I’m not even going to reference.


30 posted on 11/20/2008 8:52:21 AM PST by Beckwith (Typical white person)
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To: SFR
They exchange ritual handshakes
what the heck?

Skull and Bones. You don't want to know.

31 posted on 11/20/2008 8:53:48 AM PST by 50sDad (OBAMA: In your heart you know he's Wright.)
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To: Candor7

Drudge has been advised to look at

http://origin.www.supremecourtus.gov/docket/08a407.htm


32 posted on 11/20/2008 8:55:20 AM PST by syriacus (OBAMA'S CHOICE ----> leave a newborn's fate in the hands of 2 people who wanted to kill her.)
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is there a COLB ping list? Please put me on it.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

LucyT has the dose.

33 posted on 11/20/2008 8:55:35 AM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: o_zarkman44

If the MSM ignores this development they will never be counted as a credible source for NEWS ever again.

They lost credibility long ago.......Thank God for the internet


34 posted on 11/20/2008 8:56:18 AM PST by A virtuous woman (I am a friend of Israel!)
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To: Mrs. B.S. Roberts; CaptainAmiigaf
A veddy eenteresting PING.


35 posted on 11/20/2008 8:56:58 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Bureaucracy is a parasite that preys on free thought and suffocates free spirit.)
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To: Candor7

The Constitution is just an old piece of paper if those in charge of protecting the ideas written down on it, decide to ignore it.

That’s what the media, and the Obama camp, is counting on. They are counting on whipping anyone who gets in their way with PC and other harsh words.

I’m sure anyone here would think that one of the three main requirements of becoming President would hold so much weight that it would be one of the first things covered and verified in our political process. That it is not, and has to be brought to light by a citizen, shows just how close we are to throwing that piece of paper in the garbage. Why even bother with the preservation of the document, when we don’t do the same with the ideas written down on it.

It’s more than a shame.


36 posted on 11/20/2008 8:57:06 AM PST by kenth (It's all about the zero.)
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To: Free America52; blf1776; LucyT
Please add me to the ping list. Much gratitude.>>>>>>>

COLB Ping List.

LucyT has the dose.

37 posted on 11/20/2008 8:57:35 AM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: cblue55

And when they do decide to cover it, they will be doing Axelrod’s ‘astro-turfing’ bidding. First will come ridicule, then dismissal, then disinformation, then misdirection to make Obama seem credible and beyond the fray, the One we’ve hoped for, etc. THAT is a prediction ... Kreskinesque though it may be.


38 posted on 11/20/2008 8:57:54 AM PST by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Candor7
If it turns out that obama and axelrod have known all along that he is not a us born citizen, then I think they should be tried as criminals.

I can see them doing it though, banking on a strategy that if they win, no court in the world would overturn such dramatic elections results.

I could see a big backlash against them, though, from mainstream americans...finally waking up from a daze.

39 posted on 11/20/2008 8:58:07 AM PST by housedeep
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To: Candor7

Could you please add me on your list?

Thank you in advance.


40 posted on 11/20/2008 8:59:15 AM PST by melancholy
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To: surrey
I'd say right here, thats your magic 4.
41 posted on 11/20/2008 8:59:44 AM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: syriacus

Have you seen the video interviews with ‘articulate’ Obama voters? [Youtube search for ‘How Obama Got Elected’] They don’t need no stinkin’ assurance that their chosen One is eligible by no stinkin’ Constitutional level of scrutiny.


42 posted on 11/20/2008 9:01:00 AM PST by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: syriacus
"The American people need to know that their President is eligible to be President."

Agreed.

Congress needs to set up a procedure to enforce this constitutional provision. But since they haven't SCOTUS needs to intervene, because there is no other remedy.

43 posted on 11/20/2008 9:01:38 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: Candor7; Mercat; Free America52; blf1776

You’re added to the ping list.


44 posted on 11/20/2008 9:02:24 AM PST by LucyT (.......................Don't go wobbly now.......................)
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To: Candor7

I just hope that the justices will not be intimidated by the threats of riots and possibly a mini civil war if zero isn’t eligible to be president.


45 posted on 11/20/2008 9:04:30 AM PST by melancholy
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To: Cicero

“Usually SCOTUS tries to avoid controversial decisions that will lead to political firestorms.”

They will not review “political questions” but one of their affirmative functions is to interpret federal statutes:
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode08/usc_sec_08_00001401——000-.html
This may not be a political question but a question they are willing to review—whether or not the president-elect is a “natural born citizen”.
“political firstorm” If they find that he is not, yeah—the stuff’s really going to hit the fan.


46 posted on 11/20/2008 9:04:42 AM PST by tumblindice (In this school of war called life...)
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To: o_zarkman44
If the MSM ignores this development they will never be counted as a credible source for NEWS ever again.

Allow me to amplify this statement a bit. IF the Justices vote to dismiss the case after hearing the petitions, then no media reaction is to be expected and the media doesn't lose any more of their strained, nearly non-existent credibility. IF, however, the Justices do ANYTHING else -- schedule oral arguments, order Obama to present a vault copy of his COLB, etc -- and the media continues to remain silent ... THEN, and ONLY THEN, will the media lose what little credibility they have left in my estimation.
47 posted on 11/20/2008 9:05:47 AM PST by TexasGreg ("Democrats Piss Me Off")
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To: Candor7

We can only hope. My fear is that their fear might be the consequences of their decision. If it turns out that O was not born in the US and I suspect he wasn’t it will be beyond huge.


48 posted on 11/20/2008 9:06:41 AM PST by surrey
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To: kenth

Remember, the Supremes are quite protective of their domain and their authority.


49 posted on 11/20/2008 9:06:44 AM PST by Beckwith (Typical white person)
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To: LucyT

thanks for the ping LT


50 posted on 11/20/2008 9:07:14 AM PST by tomkat ( . . preparing to shrug . .)
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