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Orly Spams Media with Press release E-mail

Dr. Orly sent this out to everybody from Hillary Clinton, Ed Hale, Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh to Chicago talk radio stations, and of course to Obama Conspiracy Theories:

Please see an attachment. a petition for the Chief Justice Roberts and other Justices to recuse themselves from administring the oath of the President on January the 20th due to the fact that it constitutes a conflict of interest with the conference of the Supreme Court on January the 23rd, when my petition Lightfoot v Bowen will be heard, that states that Barack Hussein Obama is not a Natural Born citizen and not eligible for presidency.

No. 08A524

In The

Supreme Court of the United States

Gail Lightfoot, Neil B. Turner, Kathleen Flanagan, James M. Oberschain, Camden W. McConnell, Pamela Barnett, Evelyn Bradley

v.

Debra Bowen, Secretary Of The State Of California

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On APPLICATION FOR EMERGENCY STAY AND/OR INJUNCTION AS TO THE 2008 ELECTORAL COLLEGE MEETING AND ALTERNATIVELY AS TO CALIFORNIA ELECTORS

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SUGGESTION OF RECUSAL OF HONORABLE CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS AND HONORABLE ASSOCIATE JUSTICES FROM SWEARING OF BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ON JANUARY 20TH DUE TO CONFLICT OF INTEREST WITH THE FULL COURT CONFERENCE HEARING ON HE 23RD OF JANUARY OF LIGHTFOOT V BOWEN, SEEKING TO FIND BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PRESIDENCY

Dr. Orly Taitz, ESQ

26302 La Paz

Mission Viejo CA 92691

949-683-5411

ADDRESSED TO THE HONORABLE CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS AND HONORABLE ASSOCIATE JUSTICES ANTONIN SCALIA, CLARENCE THOMAS, SAMUEL ALITO, RUTH BADER GINSBURG, STEVEN BRYER, JOHN PAUL STEVENS, DAVID SOUTER, ANTHONY KENNEDY

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Petioner(s) Lightfoot, et. al. respectfully suggest that Honorable Chief Justice Roberts and Honorable Associate Justices of the Supreme Court recuse themselves from the swearing of Barack Hussein Obama as the president of the United States on January 20, 2009 due to conflict of interest.


BACKGROUND

The inauguration of Barack Obama (Obama) is scheduled for January 20, 2009. Chief Justice Roberts is scheduled to administer the oath of office to Obama.

Litigants in both federal and state courts have challenged Obama’s constitutional eligibility to be President. The specific constitutional question is whether Obama is a natural born citizen, which is an absolute prerequisite to occupy the Office of President.

In addition to this case, 31 cases challenging Obama’s eligibility have been filed in different courts around the nation.


This case is currently scheduled to be heard at the conference of all nine Justices on January 23, three days after the scheduled inauguration.

So far, none of these cases have led to judicial consideration or decision on the merits. Procedural obstacles appear to have precluded getting a judicial ruling on Obama’s eligibility, one way or the other, no discovery was done yet, there were no judicial subpoenas issued yet to allow discovery, no original documents providing verification of eligibility for presidency or even mere US citizenship of Barack Hussein Obama were seen by any court in this Nation, no US citizen has ever seen any of such documents.

There is genuine and serious doubt about his eligibility. Since adoption of the Constitution more than 200 years ago, the natural born citizen requirement has never been the basis for any judicial ruling. No known President had a father that was a foreigner or alien. Most astounding, however, is that no government official or agency, federal or state, checked or determined Obama’s eligibility. The American tradition of checks and balances has never been in play.

More cases are likely to be brought to this Court. If ineligible, every use of Presidential power by Obama will be unlawful and subject to being declared void. Legitimacy of occupancy of an office is far different than challenging an exercise of power by a lawful occupant. Countless claims of unlawful Presidential acts by persons directly impacted cannot be ignored. It cannot be assumed that procedural obstacles will always stop this Court from having to decide Obama’s eligibility.
Thus, some day, probably sooner than later, this Court, including its Chief Justice, may finally have to confront that constitutional question. In the interim, “usurper” will become a routine word. It truly is an unprecedented situation in American history.

One who administers an oath conveys  to the audience that the one taking the oath is eligible to do so. Many words can be used in lieu of “conveys”, including certifies, endorses, attests, vouches, and ratifies. When one administers an oath, verbal certifications, endorsements, attestations, vouchers, or ratifications are not necessary–acts speaks louder than words.

The audience will not be a small gathering. Millions are expected to be in the immediate area. Live television, replays, newscasts, newspapers, and magazines will bring to hundreds of millions that act of the nation’s chief judicial officer and the message his act conveys.

Yet, that judge has and will continue to process claims about the eligibility of Obama to be President. The problem for the Chief Justice and associate Justices is obvious. So is the solution–forthwith excusing and absenting from administering the oath to Obama.


APPLICABLE LAW

This is one of those situations where simply recognizing the issue immediately provides the correct answer. No legal citations or discussion is necessary. Elementary ethics and common sense are more than sufficient.

Neither actual bias or pre-judgment is necessary for disqualification. A judge must disqualify himself or herself in any proceeding where impartiality can be reasonably questioned. To avoid being in that position, a judge must avoid any public or private conduct, by words or deeds, regarding the merits of a pending or impending matter.

Unquestionably, if the Chief Justice administers the oath on January 20, it will be necessary for him  to disqualify himself  in any case that raises Obama’s eligibility. The corollary is that disqualification is not an issue if he declines to participate in administering the oath.

There is no impediment to the Chief Justice declining to administer the oath. Administering the oath to an incoming President is required by the Constitution. But there is no requirement about who must perform that act. Although the Chief Justice traditionally does it, other federal judges have done so. An Associate Supreme Court Justice has done it. So have a Circuit Court and District Court judge.

But it has not always been a federal judge. Twice, New York judges performed the task. The first was George Washington’s first term, since no federal judges had yet been appointed. The second was almost 100 years later, when Chester Arthur assumed office.

Indeed, it is not necessarily true that it must be performed by a judge. Calvin Coolidge was initially sworn in by his father, a notary public. Later, he was administered the oath by Judge A. Hoehling of the District of Columbia Supreme Court.

Who does the administration as to the Vice-President has varied even more. But there have been numerous occasions in recent history where the person who administered the oath was not a judge. The Speaker of the House (from both parties) did so four times and the Senate GOP leader did once. Mixed in between have been five different Associate Justices and the Chief Justice once.

28 U.S.C. § 455 (a) states, “Any justice, judge, or magistrate [magistrate judge] of the United

States shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably

be questioned.”

Under current case law, the totality of circumstances supports recusal. Liteky v. United

States, 510 U.S. 540 (1994) – authored by Justice Scalia – reviewed the meaning of

28 U.S.C. § 455, especially in view of the “massive changes” made in 1974, 510 U.S., at546. It was

specifically noted that, “what matters is not the reality of bias or prejudice but its appearance.

Quite simply and quite universally, recusal [i]s required whenever ‘impartiality might

reasonably be questioned.'” Moreover, subsection (a) “covers all aspects of partiality” 510 U.S., at 546, 510 U.S., at 553. It should be pointed out that Canon 3(C)(1) mirrors 28 USCS § 455 (a) in stating that “A judge shall disqualify himself or herself in a proceeding in which the judge’s impartiality might reasonably be questioned.”

Justice Kennedy’s concurrence also made the point that recusal is mandatory here:

[T]he central inquiry under § 455(a) is the appearance of partiality, not its place of origin; 510 U.S., at 563

Disqualification is required if an objective observer would entertain reasonable questions

about the judge’s impartiality. If a judge’s attitude or state of mind leads a detached

observer to conclude that a fair and impartial hearing is unlikely, the judge must be

disqualified. 510 U.S., at 564 and Section 455(a) … addresses the appearance of partiality, guaranteeing not only that a partisan judge will not sit, but also that no reasonable person will have that suspicion. 510 U.S., at 567.

Liljeberg v. Health Services Acquisition Corp., 486 U.S. 847 (1988) – another Supreme Court

case that considered 28 U.S.C. § 455 in depth – similarly emphasized that “a violation of §

455(a) is established when a reasonable person, knowing the relevant facts, would expect that

a justice, judge, or magistrate knew of circumstances creating an appearance of partiality,

notwithstanding a finding that the judge was not actually conscious of those circumstances.” Liljeberg, 486 U.S., at 850.

Along these lines, the lower courts have determined that:

[T]he judge’s actual state of mind, purity of heart, incorruptibility, or lack of partiality are

not the issue. … The standard is purely objective. The inquiry is limited to outward

manifestations and reasonable inferences drawn therefrom. In applying the test, the initial

inquiry is whether a reasonable factual basis exists for calling the judge’s impartiality into

question.

United States v. Cooley, 1 F.3d 985, 993 (10th Cir. 1993).

“[T]he appearance of partiality is as dangerous as the fact of it.” Conforte, 624 F.2d at 881.

Because “a judge is under an affirmative, self-enforcing obligation to recuse himself sua

sponte whenever the proper grounds exist.” United States v. Kelly, 888 F.2d 732, 744 (11th

Cir. 1989)

CONCLUSION

The integrity of our nation’s judiciary, both federal and state, is at stake. So is respect for all judges and belief in their impartiality. Having a system of impartial justice is one of our most cherished  freedoms and it must protected.

By declining to participate in administration of the oath on January 20, Honorable Chief Justice Roberts and Honorable Associate
Justices will very vividly uphold, not tarnish, our system of justice. This is truly a historic moment. It is not historic because the president elect happens to be one of a mixed racial origin, but because he was able to reach the point of inauguration by hiring an army of lawyers that keeps his original birth certificate hidden from all the citizens of the country, that is particularly troubling since he is coming from the state of Hawaii, that allows foreign born children of Hawaiian residents to obtain a Hawaiian certification of life birth and do it based on a statement of one relative only without any corroborating evidence. I am sure this event will be studied by our children and grandchildren in school, in History classes. Your decision in this matter will be studied by law students for years to come. I hope that future generations will learn that the Justices of the Supreme Court did not succumb to the pressures of biased media or mob mentality. I hope that the future generations will learn that nine Justices of the Supreme Court were the bastion of the Constitution, of Impartiality, of Justice and did not give a nod of approval to one that refused to prove his eligibility to the citizens of this country.

Under penalty of perjury, I affirm that the foregoing Petition is made in the good faith belief that the facts are true, that the arguments are appropriate, and that the recusal of honorable Chief Justice and Honorable Associate Justices from administering the oath at the presidential ceremony on January the 20th will best serve the interests of justice and the integrity of the judiciary.

January 12, 2009

respectfully submitted,

Dr. Orly Taitz, ESQ,

counselor for the petitioners

Supreme Court of the United States

Gail Lightfoot, Neil B. Turner, Kathleen Flanagan, James M. Oberschain, Camden W. McConnell, Pamela Barnett, Evelyn Bradley

v.

Debra Bowen, Secretary Of The State Of California

On APPLICATION FOR EMERGENCY STAY AND/OR INJUNCTION AS TO THE 2008 ELECTORAL COLLEGE MEETING AND ALTERNATIVELY AS TO CALIFORNIA ELECTORS

_____________________________________________________________________________

SUGGESTION OF RECUSAL OF HONORABLE CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS AND HONORABLE ASSOCIATE JUSTICES FROM SWEARING OF BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ON JANUARY 20TH DUE TO CONFLICT OF INTEREST WITH THE FULL COURT CONFERENCE HEARING ON HE 23RD OF JANUARY OF LIGHTFOOT V BOWEN, SEEKING TO FIND BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PRESIDENCY

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

The undersigned certifies that, on this 12 of January, 2009 she sent by first-class mail, postage

pre-paid, a copy of the foregoing Suggestion for Recusal to each of the following:

Gregory G. Garre

Solicitor General

United States Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.

Washington DC 20530-0001

Debra Bowen

Secretary of State of California

1500 11th str., Sacramento, CA 95814

Signed

Dr. Orly Taitz, ESQ

26302 La Paz, ste 211

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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4 Responses to Orly Spams Media with Press release E-mail

  1. avatar
    Dr. Conspiracy January 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm #

    My apologies to those who may not have been able to view this page before. It was a problem limited to the Internet Explorer Browser. I have it fixed now for all the popular browsers.

  2. avatar
    mimi January 14, 2009 at 9:21 pm #

    I found this info about The Great Defender of the Constitution, Alan Keyes:

    “During the first two weeks of the campaign, Keyes scheduled major national and local media interviews. His stances on several issues attracted widespread national media attention, in particular when he said that the 17th Constitutional Amendment, providing for the direct election of United States Senators, unfairly diminished the power of state legislatures”

    And lots more.

    “In March 2000, Keyes had denounced Hillary Clinton for campaigning for a United States Senate seat from New York where she had only recently established residence, “I deeply resent the destruction of federalism represented by Hillary Clinton’s willingness go into a state she doesn’t even live in and pretend to represent people there, so I certainly wouldn’t imitate it.”

    Keyes actually said THAT? Had no problem when he hopped on over to Illinois to run. He is a hypocrit.

    Lots more of the man is here. Including inflamatory statements he made about Obama. But, hey, it’s just about the Constitution.

    http://www.dkosopedia.com/wiki/Alan_Keyes

  3. avatar
    bogus info January 15, 2009 at 4:18 pm #

    Doc Orly has sent out a plea for help. Someone to hand deliver what appears to be her petition for recusal and something else?. Wants a patriot to hand deliver the documents to the Supreme Court today.

    Several posts today on Doc Orlys blog have been “toot your own horn” type posts from her devoted followers.

    I cannot for the life of me understand how this would be any kind of conflict of interest. I think Mr. Bickle, the supreme court clerk was trying to tell Doc Orly something in a nice way and Doc Orly didn’t “get it”.

    I keep getting accused on these blogs of being a “paid Obot.” Where does one sign up to get paid? Anybody know? LOL.

    You reckon Doc Orly is thinking about making a run at Arnold’s job?

  4. avatar
    Dr. Conspiracy January 15, 2009 at 7:43 pm #

    The check is in the mail.

    But seriously. Why would someone who raised more money for his campaign than anyone in history need to pay someone to debunk conspiracy theories or to take his side in a discussion on another web site?