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Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz Picked to Replace Late Sen. Daniel Inouye
ABC News ^ | Dec. 26, 2012 | SARAH PARNASS

Posted on 12/26/2012 4:56:50 PM PST by hole_n_one

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced tonight Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz will replace the late Sen. Daniel Inouye as the U.S. senator from Hawaii -- not Sen. Inouye's first choice.

On the day he died, the late senator wrote a letter to Abercrombie asking that he pick Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, to replace him.

Hanabusa made it to the final round of consideration, but she did not win the nomination.

"The charge of the central committee was to take all points of view into account, from Sen. Inouye and from the rank and file -- the Democratic grass roots," Abercrombie said during a news conference on Wednesday evening. "No one and nothing was preordained."

Schatz served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1998 to 2006. In 2006, he launched an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. Congress.

Schatz served as chairman of the Democratic Party of Hawaii from 2008 to 2010. He was sworn in as lieutenant governor in December 2010.

Schatz named two priorities for his new appointment that rarely see action on the Senate floor: native Hawaiian recognition and climate change.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: birthcertificate; brianschatz; colleenhanabusa; danielinouye; hawaii; inouye; naturalborncitizen; neilabercrombie; schatz

1 posted on 12/26/2012 4:56:55 PM PST by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one

Democrats why not a woman and or a minority?


2 posted on 12/26/2012 5:01:33 PM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: hole_n_one

Shatz head.


3 posted on 12/26/2012 5:02:21 PM PST by Husker24
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To: hole_n_one

I am sure they picked the one who was most communist.


4 posted on 12/26/2012 5:04:14 PM PST by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: hole_n_one

Oh Boy. Hawaii’s delegation to WA now totally SUX! A bunch of boot camps...


5 posted on 12/26/2012 5:05:15 PM PST by Hunterb
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To: SMGFan

Oh Right, she was already elected in November. Cannot send another woman / minority from Hawaii. Schatz does not look like a real Hawaiian. /s


6 posted on 12/26/2012 5:08:25 PM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: SMGFan

Oh, he is Jewish. And 40 years old.
Maybe Lingle will try again?


7 posted on 12/26/2012 5:11:05 PM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: hole_n_one

I don’t think this pick is going to sit well with Inouye’s many supporters (he controlled a large part of Hawaii’s Democrat party machine). There may be a primary challenge, or even a possible opening for a Republican challenger in 2014.


8 posted on 12/26/2012 5:11:05 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: hole_n_one

Schatz went to Punahou School too. A Choomer, perhaps?


9 posted on 12/26/2012 5:13:42 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: hole_n_one

RACISM !!


10 posted on 12/26/2012 5:13:49 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Elections do have consequences, young people of America)
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To: hole_n_one

Is it worth investigating if Abercrombie might need to share a cell with Blagojevich? How much did the bidding go up to?


11 posted on 12/26/2012 5:16:45 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks hole_n_one.
On the day he died, the late senator wrote a letter to Abercrombie asking that he pick Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, to replace him... "The charge of the central committee was to take all points of view into account, from Sen. Inouye and from the rank and file -- the Democratic grass roots," Abercrombie said during a news conference on Wednesday evening.
Central Committee = Politburo.


12 posted on 12/26/2012 5:19:02 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: All
The reason Hanabusa was not appointed is that Reid wanted the appointment made by the end of the year.

That would have meant that Hanabusa would have preceded incoming Sen. Mazie Hirono.

Hirono wanted to be the first Asian-woman-buddhist appointed to the Senate; Hanabusa would have stolen her fire.

Yes, we were about to have 2 Asian-Woman-Buddhist senators from HI.

13 posted on 12/26/2012 5:21:50 PM PST by what's up
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To: what's up

Hirono considers herself a non-practicing Buddhist.


14 posted on 12/26/2012 5:27:25 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: null and void; butterdezillion; LucyT; Red Steel; hole_n_one

Eligibility Brian Schatz ping...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2661997/posts

“Schatz (the current Lt. Governor) graduated from Punahou High School, Obama’s alma-mater, in 1990. Ironically, he also spent time in Kenya in 1992, the same year Obama first traveled there, as a part of the School of International Training, a cross-cultural, world-wide education outreach program supported predominantly by liberal-based and foreign scholarship funding sources, where he was educated in civil service, before graduating from Pomona College in 1994.”


15 posted on 12/26/2012 5:32:40 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: hole_n_one

Poor Hawaii, you could have been so great. Pity.


16 posted on 12/26/2012 5:33:56 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: hole_n_one
When I have time I will double check, but I recall Brian was instrumental in clearing obamama"s qualifications(gatekeeper).
17 posted on 12/26/2012 5:35:54 PM PST by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: what's up
Sounds like he's going from one place-holding, time-serving position to another. He doesn't seem like he could win on his own.

Does the appoined Schatz get senority over the elected Hirono? Could be awkward.

18 posted on 12/26/2012 5:42:56 PM PST by x
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To: justrepublican
Didn’t type fast enough.
19 posted on 12/26/2012 5:43:42 PM PST by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: SMGFan

Probably a sissy, they rank even above women and minorities.


20 posted on 12/26/2012 5:44:55 PM PST by fatrat (extremely extreme right-wing radicalized veteran)
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To: Jet Jaguar; Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows; null and void; maggief; Dog; BP2; Candor7; ...

PAYOFF PING!


21 posted on 12/26/2012 5:46:19 PM PST by bitt (The buck rolls downhill.)
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To: hole_n_one

The official who allowed Obama on the HI state ballot in 2008 has been richly rewarded...


22 posted on 12/26/2012 6:01:13 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: hole_n_one

Bronco Bama talked about himself for 10 minutes during Sen Inouye’s funeral service. Stands to reason the Honorable Senator’s last request would not be honored. Another community organizer picked for the Senate.


23 posted on 12/26/2012 6:01:59 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: bitt
RE: "PAYOFF PING!"
I wouldn't want to place a bet against your analysis.
24 posted on 12/26/2012 6:03:42 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: hole_n_one

Go Brian. It’s your birthday” Dec 27th, youngest senator.


25 posted on 12/26/2012 6:06:46 PM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: x

Schatz will be sworn-in this week in the 112th congress, giving him seniority over the senator-elect who won’t begin until the 113th congress.

Yup, that’s how it works.


26 posted on 12/26/2012 6:10:57 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Marine_Uncle

hard to believe there’s not ONE person in HI who could pull out a sheet of paper with some info that could lead him to ‘respectfully decline’ the Gov’s offer...


27 posted on 12/26/2012 6:14:28 PM PST by bitt (The buck rolls downhill.)
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To: bitt
:)
Perhaps they would fear for their life. I have read the island chain can contain some damn big hammer head sharks.
28 posted on 12/26/2012 6:26:57 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: what's up

I don’t profess to be an expert on Hawaii politics, but it seems like this was a very bad pick for Abrecombie. It is sure to have angered powerful elements of the Democrat machine there, but I am not sure who will be pleased by Schatz to offset this. There could be primary challenges for governor and senator in 2014, as well as even an opening for a Republican. I believe Lingle’s win was owed in large part due to fracturing within the Democrat Party machine.


29 posted on 12/26/2012 6:34:06 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: what's up
Yes, we were about to have 2 Asian-Woman-Buddhist senators from HI.

Hawaii -- The wackiest state in the Union. This new guy Schatzie says he will be pushing for tribal recognition (translation: Casinos) for Hawaiian natives

30 posted on 12/26/2012 6:35:40 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: hole_n_one

Isn’t schatz the past tense of....


31 posted on 12/26/2012 7:53:42 PM PST by pfflier
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To: Seizethecarp

Bump

I know you don’t keep a Ping list per se, but if you think of such, I’d appreciate it if you could include me when you send out tips/links to interesting threads. You’ve the knack for finding/posting them.


32 posted on 12/26/2012 8:16:37 PM PST by Flotsam_Jetsome ("Obama": His entire life is Photoshopped.)
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping!


33 posted on 12/26/2012 8:26:56 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: hole_n_one
MEMORANDUM of COMPLAINT of ELECTION FRAUD against LT. GOV. BRIAN E. SCHATZ, ACTING in a NON-GOVERNMENTAL ROLE as CHAIR of the DEMOCRATIC PARTY of HAWAII; and REQUEST for INVESTIGATION by the ATTORNEY GENERAL of HAWAII

To: David M. Louie, Attorney General of Hawaii VIA FAX: 808.586.1239

From: [Hawaii Resident]

Subject: Complaint of Election Fraud against Lt. Gov. Brian E. Schatz, Acting in a Non-Governmental Role as Chair, Democratic Party of Hawaii; and Request for Investigation by the Attorney General of Hawaii

Date: January 29, 2011

Copies: Brian E. Schatz, Lt. Gov., State of HI (FAX: 808.586.0231) Scott Nago, Chief, HI Office of Elections (FAX: 808.453.6006) Dante Keala Carpenter, Chair, Democratic Party of HI 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite D-26 Honolulu, HI 96814 William Marston, Chair, HI Election Commission 802 Lehua Avenue Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

PURPOSE OF CONTACT

This is a formal complaint of election fraud against Lt. Gov. Brian E. Schatz, acting in a non-governmental role as Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii; and request for investigation of these charges by the Attorney General of Hawaii.

Specifically, under Hawaiian law, if the candidate for President of the United States (“POTUS”) from the major political party meets the federal requirements of the job, then election officials must print the candidate‟s name on the general election ballot. Under Article II, Section 1, of the U.S. Constitution, the POTUS must be a Natural Born Citizen (“NBC”). To get Barack Obama‟s name on the general election ballot in 2008, Mr. Schatz formally submitted to Hawaiian election officials a Certification of Nomination swearing that Mr. Obama was “duly nominated” as the candidate for POTUS for the Democrat Party and had met the legal qualifications for the job. Accompanying that letter was the official Certification of Nomination of the DNC Services Corporation (“DNC”), signed by the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, acting in her non-governmental role as Chair of the 2008 DNC Presidential nominating convention; and Alice Germond, Secretary of the Corporation. This DNC Certification contained the explicit words required by Hawaii law: the “candidate is legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.” (DNC Rules also require the nominee must be Constitutionally qualified for the job.)

http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2011/01/formal-complaint-of-election-fraud.html

34 posted on 12/26/2012 10:50:21 PM PST by SvenMagnussen (TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY)
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To: bitt; AuH2ORepublican; randita; goldstategop; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; Perdogg

Well it’s good for our (or “our”) chances (Lingle could win it, maybe Djou) if this pasty Haole (White guy) is the rat nominee.

And it’s good that the late Senator didn’t his get hand-picked choice, it’s a Senate seat not a duchy.

“Schatz named two priorities for his new appointment that rarely see action on the Senate floor: native Hawaiian recognition and climate change.”

Recognition? What the hell does that mean?

I don’t know why this douche or anyone would want to trade Hawaii for DC. Every picture of him is him smiling while wearing a Hawaiian shirt other than the pictures of the Senate appointment where he’s wearing a suit and looking solemn.


35 posted on 12/26/2012 11:09:29 PM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Impy

I’ll do Schvantz one better: give them independence (we keep the bases).


36 posted on 12/26/2012 11:17:42 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: hole_n_one

This is the same Brian Schantz who submitted invalid and illegal forms in 2008 that did not meet Hawaii legal requirements. Apparently he did this to avoid indicating Obama was constitutionally qualified.


37 posted on 12/27/2012 6:14:45 AM PST by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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To: hole_n_one

This is the same Brian Schantz who submitted invalid and illegal forms in 2008 that did not meet Hawaii legal requirements. Apparently he did this to avoid indicating Obama was constitutionally qualified.


38 posted on 12/27/2012 6:15:04 AM PST by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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To: bluecat6

From the website of www.OrlyTaitz.com (which seems to be inaccessible through the main page of google.com this morning):

“Yesterday a close friend of Obama’s family Gov. Abercrombie appointed Brian Schatz, former chair of the Dem party of HI to take over the seat of the former Senator from Hi, recently departed Senator Inouye. This was done against the wishes of the late Senator, who expressly sought a different candidate.

Today in the morning even CN seemed surprised, as they were reporting that Schatz was not an expected replacement.They reported that he hitchhiked a ride on the air force 1 to DC with Obama, but he is not an expected replacement. Additionally, CNN seemed to be puzzled by Obama’s sudden return to DC. As according to CNN Obama has nobody to talk to in DC: Boehner is in Ohio through the New Year, Members of Congress left DC, Dirty Harry is saying that he will not even draft a proposal without MCConnell agreeing to a simple majority to passing instead of a 60 super majority. So even CNN does not understand, what is Obama doing in DC, when he has no one to talk to there.

Well I have an idea. First, in relation to Schatz, he committed treason by becoming criminally complicit and signing a falsified OCON, falsified certificate of nomination of Obama, where the usual language “eligible according to Constitution” was removed and eligible according to regulations od the Democratic party was inserted.

So, Schatz was rewarded handsomely for his criminal complicity. Now he is a U.S. senator. As for Obama, even CNN suspects that his reason for flying to DC for Fiscal Cliff negotiations is bogus,as he has nobody to negotiate with. It is more likely, he will be huddled with his attorneys, possibly Bob Bauer and worried federal employees: Commissioner of Social Security Astrue, Director of Selective Service Romo, Postmaster Donahoe, all of whom covered up Obama’s forged IDs. Of Course Schatz will be there as well.

The question is, will those employees continue this criminal complicity or will they testify pursuant to subpoenas which I served them as they might decide that it is not worth going to prison for the rest of their lives or risk death penalty for treason, covering up for Obama. We’ll have to wait and see.

Incidenly, I received an e-mail from Montgomery Blair Sibley, which states: “it is impressive that you got them worried enough that they are throwing the kitchen sink at you with the “speech and debate” clause and “political question” issues”

I feel the same way.”


39 posted on 12/27/2012 10:32:16 AM PST by research99
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To: research99

From the blog http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com

Pay-To-Play: Obama Accomplice Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie
Appoints Other Obama Accomplice Brain Schatz To U.S. Senate

“ABC News propagates: Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced tonight Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz will replace the late Sen. Daniel Inouye as the U.S. senator from Hawaii — not Sen. Inouye’s first choice.

On the day he died, the late senator wrote a letter to Abercrombie asking that he pick Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, to replace him. [...]

Schatz served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1998 to 2006. In 2006, he launched an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. Congress.

Schatz served as chairman of the Democratic Party of Hawaii from 2008 to 2010. He was sworn in as lieutenant governor in December 2010.

Schatz named two priorities for his new appointment that rarely see action on the Senate floor: native Hawaiian recognition and climate change. [...]”

Related document scanned and posted online at:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/37528165/2000-2004-2008-Democratic-Party-of-Hawaii-Certifications-of-Nomination-for-Presidential-Candidates


40 posted on 12/27/2012 10:45:21 AM PST by research99
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To: research99

Throw Richard Flahavan into that mix. His responsiblities seem to extend beyond just Obama when it comes to ‘fix’ draft registration issues.

As it deals with Obama

http://theobamafile.com/_eligibility/DraftRegistration.htm

As it deals with another political leader.

http://www.hillbillyreport.org/diary/976/senator-mitch-mcconnells-military-service

“When we received the Selective Service Classification Records from the Selective Service System all of the records were included with the exception of Senator Mitch McConnell’s and his was an extract put together by Richard Flahavan, Associate Director for Intergovernmental Affairs. When Richard Flahavan was questioned about sending us an extract of Senator Mitch McConnell’s Selective Service Classification Record, he responded in writing that “ Selective Service no longer has access to Selective Service records for men born prior to 1960.” Knowing that we had already received the full Selective Service Classification Records for Senator Saxby Chambliss, Rep Tom Tancredo born in 1943 and 1945 respectively we felt that Richard Flahavan was possibly covering for Senator Mitch McConnell. In Richard Flahavan’s extract he writes “the U.S. Army ordered him to undergo an Armed Forces Physical Examination which he did July 9, 1967. Apparently, he did not pass because he was released from the U.S. Army Reserve August 15, 1967.” I just love that word apparently! “

The question on Schatz’s OCON is - what was the intent?

Was it an ‘innocent mistake’? If it was why not just refile with the required verbiage? Did Schatz REFUSE to fix the document? If so, why?

Did he attempt to ‘slide it by’ and just hope no one noticed? i.e was it attempt to commit fraud by KNOWINGLY submitting an invalid document and hoping ‘it passed’?

Was there a per-arranged deal to accept the invalid document by the SEC? Did if fall through? Did someone notice?

Did Schatz commit ‘minor fraud’ and let Nancy Pelosi commit the ‘major fraud’ - declaring a non-natural born Citizen as Constitutionally eligible?

We know that his document was legally worthless. Hence, Ms. Pelosi had to submit the updated letter from the national party since Hawaii law indicates they will accept the OCON from either the state or National party with the required constitutional language.

Every Secretary of State who signed off on Obama should wonder - did Brian Schatz leave us exposed? He did not sign off - why should we?


41 posted on 12/27/2012 6:39:03 PM PST by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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