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Burning mad at ORYR

Damn I'm glad I "watermarked" the video =))

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Great job, Loh! I'm so glad you and your color-coordinated shirt and tie were there to be our eyes and ears. Also, many thanks to listeme, GG and Neonzx for video, audio links and transcription work.

All I've been able to do so far is read Loh's first-hand account and listeme's transcript. I can't make the sound on GG's lovely video loud enough to hear and the net nanny won't let me get to the other links, so I'll have to wait till I get home for those. Perhaps it's all for the best though. I have a feeling the full show will go very well with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.*
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They can't post the video because it has The Fogbow mark on it. :-bd

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MS. TAITZ: And you don't let us speak. You made your mind before I even started. Why don't you let me speak and provide authentication for my own affidavit?


I find this phrasing very puzzling. Is there such a thing a 'providing authentication for my own affidavit?' Is this some kind of O'rlylaw? Does it have any meaning at all?


I was thinking the same thing. I want to send her an evidence textbook or outline and highlight the "authentication" section. Of course, she wouldn't read it. :roll: But I'm still itching to send it.


One recalls that Taitz ran up to the witness stand in Georgia to testify to the authenticity of what she downloaded from the Internet.


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What great fun it was to listen to this smackdown. Count me in a a Hoosier for the day.


We're all from French Lick today!


Well, Dad was from FL. Really.


Hoosier Daddy!!!


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Has anyone counted how many outright premeditated lies she uttered in the relatively short period of time that she spoke or replied to questions? There are at least 6. She was specifically warned about lying from the get go and yet very specifically then set out to flaunt that warning. Once again she'll probably get away with it. Yet somehow she'll come out of this a victim :x



were they premeditated lies or were they just figments of her imagination?


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What great fun it was to listen to this smackdown. Count me in a a Hoosier for the day.


We're all from French Lick today!


Well, Dad was from FL. Really.


A howdy do to West Baden too! I go to FL for vacation sometimes.
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Reminds me of a joke I've told for 30 years. It involves a Frenchman who visits Indiana. If Anyone wants the joke, PM me
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I have to say, it's fairly obvious that Orly Taitz has some serious mental health issues that need to be addressed as soon as possible and I find myself in a state of emotional empathy for her, hoping she seeks and finds that professional help dealing with her mental illness.



This has always been my core belief about her - she is mentally ill.

Thank you internet and the small world we now live in! Prior to this great web we all love and the ability to communicate easily now worldwide, people like Orly would either be confined to the remote rural local where she could spout her derangements to the local fauna - or would end up where they really needed to be - committed to a mental facility. Instead, we now have people like Pam Gellar, PornStache, and Orly loose on the world with many folks taking them to be legitimate human beings with brains in their heads. :P


I am of the same mind. She is clinically disturbed and the Internet and family money allows her to act out. How her minions don't see this is remarkable.


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Burning mad at ORYR


Burning mad is right, from the comments

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i hope you people of Indiana are ready to storm your capital are clean up the corruption there. we got some real work to do in this nation of cleaning out the nest of commies and un Americans we got living here and who have found their way into our government. lock n load America we have been invaded while we were not paying attention. they are in both party's and the courts are full of corrupt scum.


These birfers are such gentle people are they not?

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At what point do we start to worry that some of these losers will actually leave the basement and try to do something violent and stupid?


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These birfers are such gentle people are they not?

They must not be old 1960s hippies.


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They talk big.

Listen: I don't have time to read all the posts. There will be more than 600 today, maybe 700.

If somebody honestly thinks Balak is a birther, copy the most pro-birther thing he said, and give me a link.

As to his point that the commissioners could have behaved more professionally, I agree 100%, but I'm glad they didn't. Before the first guy even opened his mouth one of the commissioners was threatening him with prosecution for perjury. Got prejudice much?

I worry that we're trending toward groupthink. I haven't read anything really pro-birther. Maybe you just pissed him off with the instant reaction. I know that it has seriously dampened my joy after that hearing, that I have to read personal remarks and that everybody's so upset about a different point of view.

I'm not even going to waste my breath trying to suggest that you don't react to a troll. God knows, you are all FORCED to respond to any post with which you disagree. I'm the only one who isn't subject to that compulsion.

Find the pro-birther post, and let me see it. Then I'll think more about taking a guy that nobody complained about since he joined last October, and suddenly deciding he needs to be thrown under the bridge because he isn't on the same page as the rest of us.

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I have skipped ahead and others may have already covered this, in which event, mia culpa, mia culpa, mia maxima culpa (and I invite Stern, BB, Foggy, Loh and the rest of the gang to read, review, comment, eviscerate, etc.).

Mr. Balak: You seem to be advocating that the hearing should have given more consideration to the “evidence” sought to be introduced by Dr. Taitz, et al. So I thought it might be helpful to actually discuss the criteria that are applied when seeking to introduce evidence (I am sure Stern and the litigators will correct the mistakes I will inevitably make as I don’t litigate if I can avoid it) and how they arise in connection with the requirements for a person to be eligible to be POTUS, which is, after all, the issue at hand in this matter.

1. Requirements to be Eligible to be POTUS.

a. The basic requirements to be eligible for POTUS are set forth in the Constitution, in relevant part as follows: the person:

i. shall be a natural born citizen of the United States;
ii. shall be at least thirty five years of age; and
iii. shall have been fourteen Years a resident within the United States.

Those three elements are the sole requirements to be eligible to be POTUS. A person does not need a social security number (valid or invalid), does not need to have filed or released their tax returns and does not need to have released their college, travel or any other records. A person could be under criminal investigation, under indictment, a convicted felon, can be of any sexual orientation, race or religion and possess any characteristics of any sort provided that they satisfy those three criteria.

Those three criteria constitute the entire universe of the requirements for a person to be eligible to be POTUS.

I don’t believe that anyone doubts that President Obama is at least 35 years old and that he has resided in the US for at least the last 14 years. Therefore, the only criteria that could possibly be an issue is whether he is a “natural born citizen” (an “NBC”).

b. Being a NBC is a mixed question of fact and law. Addressing the legal issue first, every court that has reviewed the issue has determined that a child born on US soil and subject to the jurisdiction of the US (excepting children of diplomats, etc.) is an NBC. Despite the birthers’ arguments about Minor v. Happersatt (citation omitted), this is pretty much settled law. Therefore the sole issue remaining is whether or not President Obama was born in the United States (for purposes of this discussion I am not including the argument that President Obama would be an NBC solely as the result of his birth to Ms. Dunham as the majority of birthers don’t even try to make that argument).

So, after all of the foregoing strum und drang, we have one question: was President Obama born in the United States? Now we can look at the material sought to be introduced by Ms. Taitz, et al and analyze if any of such material is admissible in connection with this sole issue: was the President born in the United States?

2. Admissibility of Evidence: The basic requirements for admissibility are (a) relevance, (b) materiality, and (c) competence. In general, if evidence is shown to be relevant, material, and competent, and is not barred by an exclusionary rule, e.g., hearsay, it is admissible. Cal. Evid. Code § 351; Fed. Rules Evid. 402. (citations are to California Evidence Code and Federal Rules of Evidence) (this is not intended to be, and is not, an exhaustive or complete discussion of the rules of evidence -- I thought I better put that in before Stern beats me up).

a. Relevance/Materiality:

i. Evidence is relevant when it has any tendency in reason to make the fact that it is offered to prove or disprove either more or less probable. Cal. Evid. Code § 210; Fed. Rules Evid. 401. Presenting evidence that one has/does not have/has a fraudulent social security number may be relevant to whether or not they have a valid social security number, but, as will be discussed below, it is not material to the case.

ii. Evidence is material if it is offered to prove a fact that is at issue in the case. If having a social security number is not a requirement to being eligible to be POTUS, then any evidence relating to having/not having/having a fraudulent social security number is not and is therefore not admissible. Under both the California and federal rules, the concept of materiality is included in the concept of relevance. Cal. Evid. Code § 210; Fed. Rules Evid. 410.

b. Competence: Evidence is competent if the proof that is being offered meets certain traditional requirements of reliability. The preliminary showing that the evidence meets those tests, and any other prerequisites of admissibility, is called the foundational evidence. Cal. Evid. Code § 402, 403. When an objection is made that an answer to a question, a document, or a thing lacks a proper foundation, what the objector is really saying is that a showing of competence, or of another prerequisite of admissibility, has not yet been made.

3. Application of Rules of Admissibility to Evidence Sought to be Admitted. As discussed above, the sole factual issue that could arise in connection with the only three criteria for President Obama to be eligible to be POTUS is whether or not he was born in the United States. Accordingly, for any evidence to be admissible it has to be relevant and material to that issue, even before considering whether or not the evidence is barred by some other rule, e.g., the hearsay rule the application of which is not limited by some exception (which will be discussed below). So, let’s review the various categories of evidence that Ms. Taitz, et al, seek to introduce.

a. Evidence Regarding the Social Security Number. As discussed above, a person does not need to have a social security number to be eligible for POTUS. A person could be using a fraudulent, stolen and/or invalid social security number, or not using one at all, and it is irrelevant, immaterial and not admissible. The entire meshuga megilla relating to the social security number does not address the issue of where President Obama was born – therefore NOT ADMISSIBLE.

b. Evidence Regarding President Obama’s Education and Life in Indonesia. It is clear from the evidence presented by Ms. Taitz, et al, that Ms. Dunham took President Obama to Indonesia when he was a child and a significant period of time after his birth. Therefore, any information relating to his time in Indonesia cannot shed any light on whether or not he was born in the United States, which is the sole potential issue. President Obama’s educational background, where he was educated and where he lived after Ms. Dunham and he moved from Hawaii do not address the issue of where President Obama was born – therefore such information is NOT ADMISSIBLE (this same analysis applies to his high school, college, law school, nursery school and similar records).

As a side note, I am not addressing the argument that President Obama gave up his citizenship when his mother moved him to Indonesia as it is long settled law that a minor child does not give up their citizenship unless and until they reach the age of majority and affirmatively act to give up their citizenship and no evidence has ever been produced or sought to be produced to that effect.

c. Evidence Regarding President Obama’s Tax Returns and Other Records. President Obama’s tax returns and other records do not provide any indication of where he was born – therefore NOT ADMISSIBLE.

d. Evidence Regarding Where President Obama was Born. Finally, we get to a category of evidence which may be relevant, evidence directly relating to where President Obama was born. This category includes two principal sub-categories: evidence attempting to prove that President Obama was actually born somewhere else, e.g., Kenya, and evidence attempting to show that he was not born in Hawaii.

i. Evidence President Obama was born elsewhere. This is the really easy one to address (as opposed to the just easy one later one). There have been attempts to establish that President Obama was born in Kenya or elsewhere using both (A) documentary evidence, e.g., the Kenyan birth certificate, and (b) testimonial evidence, e.g., his grandmother allegedly said he was born there. I will discuss below why all of this evidence is not admissible for, amongst other issues, hearsay reasons, but as Ms. Taitz and her fellow challengers are not asserting these claims anymore, the issue is moot for this challenge.

ii. Evidence that President Obama was not born in Hawaii. This is also easy to address.

1. In support of his birth in Hawaii we have, amongst other evidence, (A) a self-authenticating Certificate of Live Birth issued by the State of Hawaii, (B) statements by the director of the Department of Health of Hawaii and the Governor of Hawaii attesting to the accuracy of the information set forth in said Certificate of Live Birth and (C) newspaper announcements of President Obama’s birth in Hawaii, printed contemporaneously with such birth.

2. As evidence against his birth in Hawaii all we have is an argument that the Certificate of Live Birth is a forgery (remember that all of the evidence relating to the tax returns, flattening thereof, etc. is inadmissible because it does not relate to the issue of where President Obama was born). The sole evidence relating to a potential forgery of the Certificate of Live Birth is an affidavit of a person, who purports to be an expert in forensic document analysis, that the online image of the Certificate of Live Birth is a forgery. Said “expert’s analysis” is not admissible for several reasons, including that said expert was never qualified and could not be qualified. Said expert has never worked as a forensic document examiner, has never taken any specialized instruction as a forensic document examiner, is not certified as a forensic document examiner, has never testified as a forensic document examiner and does not satisfy the criteria required to be an expert witness (I am hoping that Stern will jump in here and expand this discussion re: Daubert, etc. and the criteria and standards for expert testimony). Ms. Taitz never property attempted to qualify, and certainly did not succeed in qualifying said person as an expert witness and therefore any testimony relating to whether or not the Certificate of Live Birth is a forgery is NOT ADMISSIBLE. And Ms. Taitz, et al, have not presented any other evidence to argue that President Obama was not born in Hawaii.

4. Authentication , Best Evidence and Hearsay. As discussed above, we have demonstrated that none of the evidence sought to be introduced by Ms. Taitz, et al, is admissible because it either does not related to the sole potential factual issue, i.e., whether or not President Obama was born in the United States, or because the “expert” was not qualified as an expert. But, as we were forced to do in law school, let’s assume for the sake of argument that all of the “evidence” discussed above is relevant and, unless otherwise barred, admissible. The evidence sought to be introduced falls into two basic types: documents and testimonial.

a. Documents. With documents you can have authentication, “best evidence” and hearsay issues.

i. Authentication. Authentication basically means that the document being introduced is really that document and not another document. Some documents are self-authenticating, e.g., the Certificate of Live Birth with an original embossed seal on it. Similarly, documents such as certified copies of public records, official documents, newspapers, periodicals, trade inscriptions, acknowledged documents to prove the acknowledgment, certificates of the custodians of business records, and certain commercial paper and related documents are, to one extent or another, self authenticating under either California law or the federal rules. Cal. Evid. Code § 1450 et seq., 1530 et seq., 1562; Fed. Rules Evid. 901, 902. However, most documents, e.g., printouts from the internet and foreign birth certificates, are not self-authenticating and need to authenticated by extrinsic evidence. A foreign birth certificate would need extrinsic evidence to establish that the document being introduced is really that document.

ii. Best Evidence. The best evidence rule generally provides that, where a writing is offered in evidence, a copy or other secondary evidence of its content will not be received in place of the original document unless an adequate explanation is offered for the absence of the original. Cal. Evid. Code § 1500 et seq.; Fed. Rules Evid. 1002. In California, testimonial and other secondary evidence of the document's content is also generally forbidden. Cal. Evid. Code §§ 1500, 1508. Despite Ms. Taitz’s numerous complaints that the best evidence rule applies to the Certificate of Live Birth, it does not. The best evidence rule is not applicable to the Certificate of Live Birth because the Certificate of Live Birth is not a copy of another document – it is an original self-authenticating document all by itself. Each time it is produced it is a new document, not a copy of another document. As such the best evidence rule does not apply to it. However, the best evidence rule could apply to any documents sought to be introduced by Ms. Taitz.

iii. Hearsay. The infamous “hearsay rule,” long may it bedevil persons taking the bar (and how in the world did Ms. Taitz pass Evidence? It must not have been on the bar exam when she took it!!!). Hearsay evidence is evidence of a statement that was made other than by a witness while testifying at the hearing in question and that is offered to prove the truth of the matter stated. Evid. Code § 1200(a); Fed. Rules Evid. 801(c).

This is always really confusing, so let me clarify this a little. When someone (A) attempts to introduce in court evidence of a “statement” (which I will discuss in a moment), (B) which statement was not made in court and (C) which statement is being introduced to “prove the matter stated,” it is hearsay. First off, a “statement” does not need to be verbal. For example, the reference to President Obama’s name on the Indonesian school records as “Soetoro” is a “statement” that Barack Obama’s name was Soetoro. The statement was made on the Indonesian school records and therefore is clearly not made in court. This leaves the question of whether or not the “statement” is being introduced to “prove the matter stated.” If so, then it is hearsay. So, lets look at the reason that Ms. Taitz is seeking to introduce the Indonesian school records – to prove that Barack Obama went by the name Soetoro. In other words, to prove the matter stated and, QED, hearsay. If she was introducing the school records to prove that Barack Obama went to school in Indonesia, it would not be hearsay. Unfortunately, the fact that he went to school in Indonesia is not relevant to anything at issue in the case, so it wouldn’t be admissible in the first place.

Now, there are numerous exceptions to the hearsay ban, but Ms. Taitz would have to show that an exception applied and she has not, and in most cases, can not show an exception to the ban.

b. Testimony. (I am getting tired so I am going to cut this very short). The same problems arise with testimony sought to be introduced by Ms. Taitz, especially with regards to hearsay. Every time that Ms. Taitz attempts to “testify” or introduce testimony from someone else, the issues arise. They refer to documents that are not authenticated and, in the event that they could possibly be authenticated, they are hearsay. She had Susan Daniels testify that President Obama’s social security number was fraudulent based on online searches. Ms. Daniels was attempting to testify that the information she retrieved established that the social security number being used by President Obama was fraudulent. Let’s see: out of court “statement” (the information in the online search) being introduced to prove the matter stated, that the number was fraudulent – bingo, hearsay.

5. Conclusion Okay, I am tired now and am going to stop. But my basic point Mr. Balak is that the members of the hearing committee gave Ms. Taitz, et al, a “fair” hearing and gave her “evidence” the appropriate consideration due under the law. If Ms. Taitz wanted more, she should have done a better job (which given the underlying facts would be difficult). Her "evidence" was not admissible and as a matter of law they could not consider it.

To everyone (and anyone) who read this all the way through, mas tequila.


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I have to say, it's fairly obvious that Orly Taitz has some serious mental health issues that need to be addressed as soon as possible and I find myself in a state of emotional empathy for her, hoping she seeks and finds that professional help dealing with her mental illness.



This has always been my core belief about her - she is mentally ill.

Thank you internet and the small world we now live in! Prior to this great web we all love and the ability to communicate easily now worldwide, people like Orly would either be confined to the remote rural local where she could spout her derangements to the local fauna - or would end up where they really needed to be - committed to a mental facility. Instead, we now have people like Pam Gellar, PornStache, and Orly loose on the world with many folks taking them to be legitimate human beings with brains in their heads. :P


I am of the same mind. She is clinically disturbed and the Internet and family money allows her to act out. How her minions don't see this is remarkable.


Remember when she was interviewed by that Russian TV channel over the Lakin affair - she only linked to it on her site more than a year later.

She knew why of course. It was a lacklustre interview. Compared to her performance on BBC Russian in 2008, her mental logic, her speaking skills and her Russian accent had seriously deteriorated. And that was a year ago already. Physically, she's added 15 years to her appearance since 2008, and perhaps even she is noticing that, adding further to her mental decline.

I think the mental decline may involve paranoia. Perhaps her minions do not realize because the symbiosis with their leader causes them to share some of it.

But be sure: except for the aficionados, the birfer community at large knows Orly is losing it. If they start to ignore her (rather than antagonize her) like they did to Berg, that will further infuriate her, I believe.

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They talk big.

Listen: I don't have time to read all the posts. There will be more than 600 today, maybe 700.

If somebody honestly thinks Balak is a birther, copy the most pro-birther thing he said, and give me a link.

As to his point that the commissioners could have behaved more professionally, I agree 100%, but I'm glad they didn't. Before the first guy even opened his mouth one of the commissioners was threatening him with prosecution for perjury. Got prejudice much?

I worry that we're trending toward groupthink. I haven't read anything really pro-birther. Maybe you just pissed him off with the instant reaction. I know that it has seriously dampened my joy after that hearing, that I have to read personal remarks and that everybody's so upset about a different point of view.

I'm not even going to waste my breath trying to suggest that you don't react to a troll. God knows, you are all FORCED to respond to any post with which you disagree. I'm the only one who isn't subject to that compulsion.

Find the pro-birther post, and let me see it. Then I'll think more about taking a guy that nobody complained about since he joined last October, and suddenly deciding he needs to be thrown under the bridge because he isn't on the same page as the rest of us.


Meh, I simply ignored. What happens beyond that is meaningless, IMO.


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If somebody honestly thinks Balak is a birther, copy the most pro-birther thing he said, and give me a link.


I never said he's a birther.

I'm just absolutely confused why he appears to be utterly ignorant about the fact that rules of admissibility of evidence exist, that they were applied in this case, and that he vociferously and repeatedly claimed, basically, that applying rules of admissibility is a vast injustice.

I'm also absolutely confused why he repeatedly and vociferously insisted that a state Election Commission is a "court," treated its members as "judges," and then, after acknowledging he was incorrect about this, then went on to continue referring to it as a "court" and similar nonsense.

I suppose there could be innocent explanations for all of this.

I just haven't seen them.

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Pambly has posted an eyewitness account of the hearing. Usual birfer blather: Obama thugs, biased, corrupt, the end of the United States of America is nigh...except for this:
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There were all of the local tv channel’s cameras around the perimeter taping the proceedings and there were media people on each side of the election panel…but during our brief 10 minutes-that is all the time the Chairman said we would get to present our case- all of the tv cameras disappeared and most of the media left!! Nah, there is no conspiracy here. No media to even interview us after the verdict in the halls outside of the Indiana House Chamber of the Indiana Statehouse.

:(( Birfers can't get no love! :((

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I'm getting to the point where I don't care at all that she might be mentally ill. The fact is that she is a malicious liar, and her lies are harmful to things that matter. Our elections are NOT full of politicians defrauding the electorate. People CAN trust the state DOHs. Our judges and courts work hard and do good things.

She's a liar. That's her most important attribute.

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http://bleachandlight.blogspot.com/2012 ... diana.html

I have not done anything like an edit yet, much less a listen-along. Probably tomorrow I'll fill in the question marks. Quote anything you like.

Does a DailyKos diary qualify?

I noticed there wasn't a dairy there so I posted one taking wide liberty with your "(q)uote anything you like" authority.

Orly Taitz smacked down in Indiana


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:18 pm 
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Sorry.

I'm tired, and I'm sick, and I'm grumpy.

But dig it: Do you know what happens if a troll posts a post, and EVERYBODY COMPLETELY IGNORES IT?

OK, that's right ... you don't know. It's never been tried, in three years.

Not saying Balak is a troll. I think I'd know, after five months. Just talking about trolls in general.

Bottom line, if everybody simply ignores a troll, the troll gets tired and goes away. That's a proven fact, although I've been begging you folks to ignore trolls for three fucking years and nobody can or will even try.

There I go again, getting grumpy.

I'm sorry, but if you yell at someone, "Do that again and your butt is gone!" you're in a streetfight, not an administrative law hearing. If that's professional conduct, I'm a birther too.

Find me that pro-birther post. I'll read it in the morning.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:20 pm 
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Tomtech wrote:
listeme wrote:
FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY:

http://bleachandlight.blogspot.com/2012 ... diana.html

I have not done anything like an edit yet, much less a listen-along. Probably tomorrow I'll fill in the question marks. Quote anything you like.

Does a DailyKos diary qualify?

I noticed there wasn't a dairy there so I posted one taking wide liberty with your "(q)uote anything you like" authority.

Orly Taitz smacked down in Indiana


Definitely. \:D/

But I'm not Anita Maria. Just fix that? ;;) ;;)

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Pammy wrote:
There were all of the local tv channel’s cameras around the perimeter taping the proceedings and there were media people on each side of the election panel…but during our brief 10 minutes-that is all the time the Chairman said we would get to present our case- all of the tv cameras disappeared and most of the media left!! Nah, there is no conspiracy here. No media to even interview us after the verdict in the halls outside of the Indiana House Chamber of the Indiana Statehouse.

Look fake Vietnam vet fake black person, just because the media doesn't want to talk with you about your lunatic ravings, does not mean there exists a gigantic conspiracy by them against you. You've sued the President over 100 times and lost every single time, now twice to an empty chair. The media may not know the intricacies of your theories as to why the President isn't eligible, but they do know that you've been defecating since before the President was sworn in and have nothing to show for it. They're as likely to give you time to say your new theories that the President is Bari Sharbazz or that Minor defined NBC as they do a detailed report on the 4-cornered Earth.

Edit: Argh... I can't believe I did There/They're...

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Pammy wrote:
There were all of the local tv channel’s cameras around the perimeter taping the proceedings and there were media people on each side of the election panel…but during our brief 10 minutes-that is all the time the Chairman said we would get to present our case- all of the tv cameras disappeared and most of the media left!! Nah, there is no conspiracy here. No media to even interview us after the verdict in the halls outside of the Indiana House Chamber of the Indiana Statehouse.

Look fake Vietnam vet fake black person, just because the media doesn't want to talk with you about your lunatic ravings, does not mean there exists a gigantic conspiracy by them against you. You've sued the President over 100 times and lost every single time, now twice to an empty chair. The media may not know the intricacies of your theories as to why the President isn't eligible, but they do know that you've been defecating since before the President was sworn in and have nothing to show for it. There as likely to give you time to say your new theories that the President is Bari Sharbazz or that Minor defined NBC as they do a detailed report on the 4-cornered Earth.


What Hektor said, twice, with a cherry on top, with sprinkles.

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listeme wrote:
I'm getting to the point where I don't care at all that she might be mentally ill. The fact is that she is a malicious liar, and her lies are harmful to things that matter. Our elections are NOT full of politicians defrauding the electorate. People CAN trust the state DOHs. Our judges and courts work hard and do good things.

She's a liar. That's her most important attribute.


You're quite right. Orly's insanity is trumped by her malicious intent and actions.

In my one year of birthwatching, I've concluded that our courts are an awe-inspiring institution, where good people work honestly to make just decisions that reflect the laws and the Constitution. It's left me more than impressed.

I have a new empathy for the good judges, boards, councils, civil servants and everyone else who has to put with cranks like Orly Taitz peddling irrelevance and hate - and bad writing - on a daily basis.

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As to his point that the commissioners could have behaved more professionally, I agree 100%, but I'm glad they didn't. Before the first guy even opened his mouth one of the commissioners was threatening him with prosecution for perjury. Got prejudice much?


I think the commissioners would agree that they could have been more professional, and the chair said almost as much when they returned from recess and he admitted that getting into a dialogue had been a mistake. I don't think their behavior came close to crossing any lines.

With regard to the perjury warning, there are a couple of things I'd note:
1: It was not before the first guy opened his mouth. It was actually after the first guy and Orly accused the President of possibly being an illegal alien from Indonesia.
2: It was also clearly well after the commissioner in question had looked at the challenge and exhibits. Frankly, I can see why someone who has read Orly's zibits might think that a perjury warning would be appropriate.

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