Skip to comments.Has 'standing' been created in hunt for Obama birth doc?Judges threaten penalties for seeking info
Posted on 07/09/2010 10:31:02 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A decision by Judges Dolores Sloviter, Maryanne Trump Barry and Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may have opened the door to questions on the record about President Obama's birth documentation and eligibility to be president, according to an attorney in the case.
The judges' opinion recently dismissed as "frivolous" an appeal of a lower-court decision throwing out questions about whether the British Nationality Act of 1948 made Obama, at his birth to an American mother and Kenyan father, a subject of the British crown, thus possibly making him ineligible under the Constitution's requirement that a president be a "natural born citizen."
The case filed was against Obama, Congress and others, just before Obama was sworn into office, arguing that Obama was a British subject and not a U.S. citizen.
"We further contend that Obama has failed to even conclusively prove that he is at least a 'citizen of the United States' under the Fourteenth Amendment as he claims by conclusively proving that he was born in Hawaii," the lawsuit claimed.
Named as defendants are Barack Hussein Obama II, the U.S., Congress, the Senate, the House of Representatives, former Vice President Dick Cheney and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The case alleges Congress failed to follow the Constitution, which "provides that Congress must fully qualify the candidate 'elected' by the Electoral College Electors."
A lower court dismissed the action, claiming the plaintiffs lack "standing" to make a claim about an alleged violation of the Constitution meaning they weren't personally "injured" by the act.
The 3rd Circuit agreed.
"It is axiomatic that standing to sue is a prerequisite to Article III jurisdiction," the opinion said. "This constitutional mandate requires that appellants show, inter alia, an 'injury in fact.'"
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Every citizen is impacted by the president... Just check obamacare
And to claim that every case brought ‘has no standing’ is just another example of the lawlessness we are living under
When do we start to disregard those in power? It’s not like they are following the Constitution or anything
When do we start to disregard those in power?
I am sure it is already underway.
Have you seen this?
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
Why obamma insists on dragging this out, when if he American-born and can prove, is beyond me? I suspect obamma cannot prove it, and in fact may not be American-born.
Will HE explain this to us?
There has been no court trial where such evidence would be heard, because nobody has had a valid case.
It's the lawyers filing these pointless suits that are dragging it out. This is not a matter for courts. They aren't going to get what they want.
In this case, “standing” seems to be more of an excuse than a true issue. It’s obvious that every citizen, individually and collectively, is injured by fraud if fraud has indeed been committed. If there’s a judge that comprehends this basic principle, he or she certainly isn’t getting to hear any of these cases.
Well he is a Sten....
curiosity is in the shower looking for “what” fell off....
Try to convince me that the folks with children to take care of that live in the Gulf have no standing....they have been robbed of their livelihood...just as we ALL will be, soon. And, BP is NOT handing out money for their loss. They are being held hostage, because Obama HATES white people and people that didn’t support him...just like Oklahoma and Tenessee, that will not receive federal aid after their damaging storms! Yeah...no “standing”.
Obama played golf, while the gulf population was being decimated....people with children AND wildlife.
He’s really so thoroughly pathetic that I almost feel sorry for him...I hope he enjoys his parties and cocaine and trips because he’ll spend eternity paying for it.
It's not an excuse. If you read the decisions you'd find that the judges specifically explain an injury to "everyone" does not qualify. There must be a specific harm, it must not be hypothetical, and also there must be something the court has the power to do about it. For one or all of these reasons, all the suits have been and will continue to be rejected.
“There has been no court trial where such evidence would be heard, because nobody has had a valid case.”
Nonsense. Our representative republic is a form of *self* government, and that self is us.
If we want proof that the Kenyan Commie is eligible to be president, then no court in the land, no bureaucrat, no elected official, has any authority to deny us.
That’s why it’s called *self* government.
Besides, the fact that an elected official would spend that much money to conceal the records of his birth is so suspicious as to create a prima facie criminal case.
That articles of impeachment have not been filed only goes to show that congressional republicans don’t have even a single testicle to share among the lot of them.
So at least as long as the court believes it lacks the “power” to unseat Obama, this rope a dope will continue.
I have to respectfully disagree, although I understand what you are saying; the specific harm is fraud upon the People and upon the Rule of Law. Standing cannot be negated simply because everyone is harmed. This particular requirement in the Constitution, when not met, produces even more fraud with every bill signed and every order given to the military.
Obviously, I am not a lawyer. When common sense cannot be applied in a court of law, what’s the point of a court of law? Where’s a Founding Father/lawyer when you need him?
This means that the 3rd ckt judges haven't kept up with the events of the past 18 months.
Tantamount to stepping over someone on the ground all cut up and bleeding and telling the person to shut up and stop complaining...
I just wonder if alive today, would Orwell laugh or cry?
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