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Conspiracy Theorist Make It To the Supreme Court

thomas.jpgYeah. Barack Obama was elected to be the next President of the United States. But it’s not official yet. And apparently, Clarence Thomas thinks there’s enough evidence that he’s not a U.S. Citizen to review his birth certificate in the highest court in the land.

A case that challenges President-elect Barack Obama’s name on the 2008 election ballot citing questions over his citizenship has been scheduled for a “conference” at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Conferences are private meetings of the justices at which they review cases and decide which ones to accept for formal review. This case is set for a conference Dec. 5, just 10 days before the Electoral College is scheduled to meet to make formal the election of Obama as the nation’s next president.
The Supreme Court’s website listed the date for the case brought by Leo C. Donofrio against Nina Wells, the secretary of state in New Jersey, over not only Obama’s name on the 2008 election ballot but those of two others, Sen. John McCain and Roger Calero.
The case, unsuccessful at the state level, had been submitted to Justice David Souter, who rejected it. The case then was resubmitted to Justice Clarence Thomas. The next line on the court’s docket says: “DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2008.”

Hey! You know what’d be funny? A laugh riot! If Barack Obama wasn’t a U.S. citizen and his election was tossed out the window! Hahahahahaha.

Oh wait. Then we’d all be fucked.

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Oh, whatever, Clarence Thomas.

That's why all your opinions suck, even in the eyes of lowly 1Ls.

Yea Baby - Go get him Clarence! Counting on you!!!

I think I may die of happiness if the expose the truth & he is outta there!

PRAY, PRAY PRAY!

Man.
Can't he go back to fondeling and harassing young ladies.

For fucks sake, if this was really questionable dont you think McCain would have used it? Instead of that stupid Bill Ayers shit?

This is just the dumbest thing...
But what if Obama wasn't US born. How about greatest hoax ever? Yeah. I think so.

It doesn't question his birth certficate at all. In fact, it assumes he was born in Hawaii. It questions the eligibility of a Presdiential candidate with dual citizenship, which Obama readily admits to having had at birth. Same for John McCain...he was under the jurisdiction of Panama at birth. They're both (potentially) ineligible. Unless, of course, they are 300 years old..."No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution...."

I've never understood why it's important that one must be born here to be eligible for the Presidency. Ganted, while Schwartzeneger (sp?)is around I'm happy the rule is in place, but it seems so inconsistent with the entire purpose of the US as a country of immigrants. Anyone know why the inisistence on "natural born"?

At the time, I seem to recall from the hazy days of Mr. Dally's 9th grade US history class (where the only book was a copy of the constitution), the reason was to prevent a soft coup by English nobles and other carpetbaggers (a brilliant term from a later time in American history, but equally a propos here) intent on restoring the monarchy or on dominance by another power. Say, France or Spain, which controlled most of the Americas outside the colonies up until the early 1800s.

Given the times, being born here meant you had probably lived your whole life here, would speak the language (which in 1789 would have just as likely been French as English), know the customs and have a history that others could verify and speak for.

It's probably just a way to get this silly issue taken care of before the tin foil hat nutbags spend the next 4 years griping about it. Although, having the Supreme Court declare that you are an US citizen still won't be convincing enough for some people.

What a fucker

"Oh wait. Then we’d all be fucked."

Shouldn't be a problem for you since you stay lubed up.