Skip to comments.Army Officer Seeks Truth About Obama's Eligibility
Posted on 03/30/2010 4:15:55 PM PDT by BobMcCartyWrites
The flight surgeon charged with caring for Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey's pilots and air crew wants President Obama to prove his eligibility now.
The video above provides an overview of his argument.
"I am today compelled to make the distasteful choice to invite my own court martial, in pursuit of the truth about the president's eligibility under the constitution to hold office", said Colonel Lakin.
The news release cited (1) Article II, Sec. 1 of the U. S. Constitution which explicitly provides that only "natural born" citizens can serve as president and commander-in-chief and (2) Mr. Obama's continued refusal to release his original 1961 birth certificate as reasons behind Colonel Lakin reaching the conclusion that his orders are unlawful, and thus MUST be disobeyed.
Today, according to the news release, Colonel Lakin said he had informed his superiors that he cannot understand how his oath of office to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution" does not permit him, as a military officer, to pursue proof of eligibility from his commander-in-chief. In addition, he noted that his efforts have been rebuffed with legal evasions. Given the Obama Administration's "transparency" initiative, the colonel believes many U.S. citizens are also demanding release of the original birth certificate.
Colonel Lakin's numerous awards and decorations include the Army Flight Surgeon's Badge, Combat Medical Badge, the Bronze Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, the Armed Forced Expedition Medal, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon and the NATO service medal.
The American Patriot Foundation, a non-profit group incorporated in 2003 to foster appreciation and respect for the U.S. Constitution, has set up a legal defense fund and will provide Colonel Lakin with a top-flight defense team about which details are available on the foundation's SafeguardOurConstitution.com.
Hat's off to this guy for having the spine to take on this effort.
somebody gotta’ stop commie obama
He’s a patriot and courageous. The Constitution has the eligibility requirement and it seems to me that a military officer has the best standing of anyone in the country to bring the suit. Can anyone think of anyone who has a better claim to standing? If the courts say he doesn’t have standing then they are saying that no American has the standing to require proof of citizenship of the President.
Awesome. This guy is a brave hero.
Army officer wants B/C PING
I bet what the general officers say about this in public and private are two quite different things.
B. Hussein Obama is a total fraud. We all know it. They all know it. Let’s get this on already.
Why do we have a POtuS about whom we do not know:
1. Grade School records
2. High School records
3. Occidental College records
4. Columbia University records
5. Columbia thesis
6. Harvard Law School records
7. Harvard Law Review articles
8. Articles from the University of Chicago
9. Passport History
10. Medical records
11. Files from his years as an Illinois state senator
12. Illinois State Bar Association records
13. Baptism records
14. Adoption records.
This is pathetic. We are in the middle of a coup.
I think nowadays most generals want to see that b/c
Will be a cold day in h-— before we see his birth certificate.
The last thing a man can do is die well.
One of the few within the officer corps that understands his sworn oath. The rest are just there for a paycheck. Cowards.
“I bet what the general officers say about this in public and private are two quite different things.”
I’ll bet you’re right. The Top Brass and media will bury him and this story.
In case that other guy shows up:
FREE THE LONG FORM!!!
So what’s he doing? Is he refusing orders? Filing a lawsuit? Resigning his commission? Just issuing a press release? What?
Lol, this issue has proven that it is not going to die easily.
When an active duty General or Admiral with three or more on his or her shoulders says the same, then watch the flood of officers supporting the call.
Most of the country would have an involuntary bowel movement if General Petraeus stepped up and threw the gauntlet down...
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