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Hearing Will Challenge Obama's Eligibility
The New American ^ | May 20, 2010 | Raven Clabough

Posted on 05/20/2010 11:35:49 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

On May 12, the American Patriot Foundation announced that there will be an Article 32 military hearing that may reveal whether President Barack Obama is a native-born citizen of the United States. The hearing is set for June 11, after Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin refused to deploy to Afghanistan “because the president refuses — even in the face of mounting evidence to the contrary — to prove his eligibility under the Constitution to hold office.”

The American Patriot foundation operates the Safeguard Our Constitution website, which generated a great deal of support for the movement for Obama to provide documentation proving his eligibility to serve as President. Those involved in the movement have been dubbed “birthers”, a term that has generally been met with contempt by the mainstream media and Obama supporters.

However, Lakin’s staunch insistence that Obama is responsible for proving his eligibility has gained some notoriety, even prompting CNN to provide media attention to the movement on Anderson Cooper’s program. On the show, both Lakin and his attorney, Paul Rolf Jensen, presented a series of facts to legitimatize their concerns.

The “certification of live birth” found on the Internet, which purports to prove that Obama was born in Hawaii, has been dismissed as valid proof, as it is a “short-form” document, as opposed to the “long-form” document that lists the hospital and attending physician. “Short-form” documents are easily obtainable. In addition to Obama’s missing birth certificate, other documentation that has been concealed includes kindergarten, elementary, and secondary school records; college records; Harvard Law Review articles; passport; medical records; Illinois State Bar Association records; baptism records; and adoption records.

The constitutional language in question is tricky, as it states that the president of the United States must be a “natural born citizen,” though the term has been undefined. Some argue the term means that the president must be born in the United States to two parents that were also born in the United States. If that proves to be the case, Obama would be disqualified, since he has openly admitted that his father never was a U. S. citizen. However, much of the legal challenge of Obama’s eligibility rests upon the presumption that Obama was not even born in Hawaii, as he claims.

As a result of Lakin’s oppositional failure to report to duty, charges have been filed against him. According to Safeguard Our Constitution, the charges against Lakin are serious and can result in “years of hard labor in a penitentiary,” but Lakin refuses to rescind his demands, as he asserts that serving in a military operation under an ineligible president is illegal. It is Lakin’s hope that the charges against him will lead to the discovery of information to prove or disprove Obama’s legitimacy, which is his ultimate objective.

In the past, however, this has not proven to be the case. Attorney John Hemenway was threatened with sanctions by a federal judge when he attempted to challenge Obama’s presidency. Hemenway welcomed the threat, however, as he believed it would lead to a “discovery hearing,” which would necessitate the search for documentation proving Obama’s eligibility. At that point, the court rescinded its sanction threats.

Any deployment orders filed under Obama that were met by questions of his eligibility have been rescinded. World Net Daily columnist Vox Day writes that this behavior suggests “that the Pentagon generals are not entirely confident that they can demonstrate the legitimacy of their purported commander-in-chief.”

According to World Net Daily, “Obama’s actual response to those who question his eligibility to be president under the Constitution’s requirement that the U.S. president to be a ‘natural born citizen’ has been to dispatch both private and tax-funded attorneys to prevent anyone from gaining access to his documentation.”

Lakin joins the ranks of Army doctor Capt. Connie Rhodes and Army reservist Maj. Stefan Cook, both who have also questioned Obama’s legitimacy, but Lakin remains the first-active duty officer to raise issue.

Additionally, recent ABC polls reveal that tens of millions of Americans question Obama’s eligibility, including many who are in favor of Obama.

In addition to the controversy over Obama’s birth certificate, World Net Daily’s Jerome Corsi reports that “two independent investigations by two different investigators in two different states (using two different data sources) discovered that the Social Security number used by Barack Obama mysteriously coincides with Social Security numbers verified to have been issued by the state of Connecticut between 1977 and 1979, a full two years after Obama’s first, publicly-documented record of employment at a Hawaii Baskin-Robbins back in 1975.” If this is true, not only is President Obama guilty of illegally accepting the presidency, but of identity theft as well.

Joseph Farah, founder of the World Net Daily, has launched a full-fledged campaign questioning Obama’s presidential legitimacy. A petition has been circulated, generating 500,000 signatures from those demanding proof of Obama’s eligibility, while yard signs, bumper stickers, and billboards are popping up asking “Where’s the birth certificate?”

TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 1honestman; 1honestpatriot; 1manvsevil; 1patriot; bho44; birthcertificate; birthers; certifigate; naturalborncitizen; obama; obamacon; obamanoncitizenissue; obamathebirther; terrylakin; usurper
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1 posted on 05/20/2010 11:35:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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2 posted on 05/20/2010 11:37:45 AM PDT by phockthis
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Never gonna happen.

3 posted on 05/20/2010 11:39:12 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: phockthis
whatever it takes to get the Kenyan worth pursuing.
4 posted on 05/20/2010 11:40:35 AM PDT by qrstuv
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fabulous. If they can force Hawaii to unseal the records that were sealed under Obama’s orders ....... I wonder if all the crap that he has done can be undone if it is proved that his presidency is illegitimate?

5 posted on 05/20/2010 11:41:28 AM PDT by phoenix07
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IIRC, an Article 32 is convened to determine if there are ground to convene a courts-martial.
I will be willing to bet that the LtCol will get stateside duty and the panel will conclude that there are no grounds to pursue prosecution.

6 posted on 05/20/2010 11:42:11 AM PDT by Semper Vigilantis (At some point we all have to realize that we have enough government.)
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The fix is in. Lt Col Lakin probably has a legitimate argument, but the military JAG lawyers will probably succeed in defining the charges as not obeying orders of an immediate superior, ignoring 0bamao’s illegitimacy.
7 posted on 05/20/2010 11:44:57 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (The 0bama regime represents an "Clear and Present Danger" to the US - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

About flipping time!

8 posted on 05/20/2010 11:46:02 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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'I will be willing to bet that the LtCol will get stateside duty and the panel will conclude that there are no grounds to pursue prosecution."

The chances of that happening are precisely 0.00%. Unless he changes his tune and seeks some kind of alternative disposition to the charges, he'll be facing trial by court-martial at which he'll lose - easily - and nothing about Barack Obama's eligibility will be entertained for even a moment by the military judge.

This WND is ridiculous.

9 posted on 05/20/2010 11:46:18 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: qrstuv

I totally agree..

I was just “Save For Later’ so I can read it...

10 posted on 05/20/2010 11:46:30 AM PDT by phockthis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have 2 comments.

1. There’s no question in my mind that the person occupying the Oval Office is there illegally, as in, he was not eligible to have ever had his name on a presidential ballot.

2. Should #1 somehow manage to become “public knowledge”, absolutely nothing will be done about it.

11 posted on 05/20/2010 11:46:33 AM PDT by workerbee (Yes, I hate Obama because of his color: RED!)
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It’s going to take ballots or force. We will know after November if ballots will work. Then what....?

12 posted on 05/20/2010 11:47:07 AM PDT by Gator113 (I do not want Obama just IMPEACHED... I want him IMPRISONED. Are we there yet? 2010-2012)
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Godspeed, Lakin.

13 posted on 05/20/2010 11:48:35 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?

14 posted on 05/20/2010 11:48:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Don't care if he was born in a manger on July 4th! A "Natural Born" citizen requires two US parents!)
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I can’t believe what Obama has done to me through his actions...actually hating a human being. I would avoid him at any and all costs. He would have to hunt me down and tase me just to be in his general vicinity. I can’t stand how repulsed I am of him.

All he has to do is produce the birth certificate and make everyone look like a fool if he is truly natural born (which I don’t believe he is due to the father, if he is really the father). Instead, he would see people court-martialed and have generals wondering if he is really our CIC. How horrible for morale!

How horrible of a man.

I feel sorry for the Secret Service charged to protect him. They are noble people for doing their jobs and fulfilling their oaths for this wicked man. May the LORD bless them!

15 posted on 05/20/2010 11:48:54 AM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked." BHO)
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To: bgill
Godspeed, Lakin.


16 posted on 05/20/2010 11:50:57 AM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Very well written. For a blog.

Cracks me up though, that it lavishes such serious respect to the WND and Joesph Farrrah.

(He probably wrote it!)


17 posted on 05/20/2010 11:52:57 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Isn’t the real question whether or not Obama is a “natural born citizen,” which is not to be confused with a “native born citizen?” Obama and all sources say that Obama’s father was Kenyan (British subject) at the time of Obama’s birth, which leads one to the obvious conclusion that Obama cannot be a “natural born citizen” which is a requirement of the office of President of the US. Period. Correct me if I’m wrong, here...

18 posted on 05/20/2010 11:55:05 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: Responsibility2nd

It makes alinsky sense.

What do lawyers want most, an abundance of court cases to be paid for right? Plus it contributes to their Cloward-Piven cause at the same time. Getting paid to actually overload and collapse that which makes you rich, how ironic.

All the money spent to seal the records is nothing for puppet-master soros to cough up. But it keeps all his lawyer buddies busy making money in court doesn’t it?

19 posted on 05/20/2010 11:58:23 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (FR - my online family. From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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It depends who wields the weapon, and the target.
Shoot the head of the snake, and the whole snake dies.

20 posted on 05/20/2010 11:58:56 AM PDT by etraveler13
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