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Federal Judge In Chicago Refuses To Issue Subpoena For Presidente Obama To Testify In Blago Case…

A federal judge in Chicago has refused to issue a subpoena for President Barack Obama to testify at former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s political corruption trial.

U.S. District Judge James Zagel ruled Friday that lawyers for Blagojevich had not produced sufficient evidence that Obama would have anything material to say on the witness stand.

Defense attorneys had claimed that the president could shed light on charges that Blagojevich schemed to sell or trade Obama’s former U.S. Senate seat.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_BLAGOJEVICH_CORRUPTION_CASE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2010-04-30-13-43-47


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  • The is an interesting guy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Zagel

    Nominated by Reagan, presiding over corruption cases against Rezko and Blagojevich.

    Was once Director of Illinois State Police.

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  • You would think our lord and slacker would want to clear the air of any lies.

    Oh well guess not.

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    • He just paid off the judge thats all. Thats what he has been doing for his bona fides.

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    • Another news flash from the rocket scientist who believes Obama can't be President because his father wasn't a US citizen - based on his extensive study of the Constitution and USC. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=800_1272542426 Page 3 of commentary.

      Let me guess, you won't be providing any more proof of this claim than you did when challenged last time will you?

      So which is it, do you have no sense of integrity and that's why you don't mind spreading lies (actually, stupid lies to be prec More..

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    • so says a fuckwit

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    • Please, show me your research that says a dual citizen at birth is a "natural born citizen" as required by the constitution. That would be most interesting.

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    • 1 - Please show me where it says in the Constitution or USC a person dual citizenship (one being US) CAN'T be President?
      2 - Please show me where exactly, the term "natural born" is *defined* either in the Constitution, or in USC.
      3 - USC Title 8 section 1401 "The following shall be nationals and citizens of the United States at birth:
      (a) a person born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof;"
      That's the total requirement for Obama.

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  • A Federal Judge appointed by Reagan nonetheless.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Zagel

    Bring on the Thumbs Down LoL

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  • All bent out of shape over Obama not testifying? And Bush/Cheney were so forthcoming?

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  • The Donofrio "Natural Born Citizen" Challenge

    12/17 I.O. update:

    1. The essence of the Donofrio v. Wells case (NJ) is contained in the Wrotnowski v. Bysiewicz case (CT). In both cases, injunctions were denied, but this may be due to a jurisdictional issue [edit: or an issue of standing]. In September, a federal court ruled against a somewhat similar challenge (to John McCain) based, oddly, upon both its particular merits and an overall, jurisdictional observation. Mysteriously, More..

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  • Guess who's on Obama's Supreme Court Justice nominee list?

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  • I don't have a problem with them having Obama testify as long as he can hold Biden's hand and have the testimony kept secret for a few decades until we all forget about the relevance of it. You Republicans don't have a problem with that do ya? LMAO

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  • The judges, just like on the eligibility issue, are afraid of Obama and minding their career security.

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  • Common sense says if it isn't defined, you have to use what's written in the Constitution and USC. That's all that *can* be used. It really doesn't matter what someone may feel "the most likely definition" is - does it? Unless Congress passes an amendment defining it or the Supreme Court defines it, that's all there is. Nobody has to be a lawyer to understand that. There's no obfuscation - it's as clear as can be.

    "...sweep the truth under the rug." Ummm...ok, if you say s More..

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    • I guess I'm saying it is defined? And you're ignoring that?

      Too, if all his records are sealed from birth to Senate, how can you say he had a steady chain of citizenship? Woops. The one document we have from school says he was an Indonesian citizen. Enjoy the darkness. It's the only place you can feel safe with Obama.

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    • This is getting boring. You have "No" (as in none, absent presence, not in existence) legal grounds to make that claim. The Supreme Court has NOT defined it, Congress has NOT defined it, the Constitution has NOT defined it, USC has NOT defined it. The definition is NOT recognized legally. How hard is that to understand???

      " Some argue that the phrase "natural born citizen" describes a category of citizenship distinct from that described by the phrase "U.S. Citize More..

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    • Jill Schmill...I'll take Vatel, George Washington and John Jay over her. Your argument is "it is obvious from John Jay and Washington's letters that a natural born citizen is NOT the same as a US citizen, but because I love Obama I will close my eyes, superimpose my self-invented legal technicality, talk like I'm a lawyer and quote some lefty writing which is wrong." Meh....

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    • See response above.

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    • Seen and refuted.

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  • You clearly do NOT understand my point.

    Let's see if this is YOUR point...You suggest that because John Jay wrote G. Washington using the term "Natural Born" and that his use of the term is based on Vattel's definition, that is the *definition* and the *intent* of the phrase we see in the Constitution - essentially correct?

    Let's separate fact from "other" with specific regard to Jay's use of the term "Natural Born" and it's meaning - OK?

    1- Jay never judge More..

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  • Obama and the Chicago Mob are so corrupt and arrogant that they don't even bother to try to hide it.
    The Libtards are so far gone Obama can do anything and they'll still vote for him and Conservatives don't count.
    If Obama FELL INTO A SEPTIC TANK, THE TANK WOULD END UP DIRTIER.
    I thought Slick Willy was bad, but this C@nt you've got now is rotten to his evil core.

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  • "Mom, Dad, it's a boy!!!"

    "OK, now seal the birth certificate."

    "But why would anybody seal a birth certificate?"

    "Shhhhhh.,,,.....it's our diry little seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeecrettttttttttttttttttttt...........'

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  • SUN YAT SEN - Considered father of chinese nationalism; born in CHINA; went to Punahou School like Obama; Has a Hawaiian birth cert. saying he was born there; it ain't that hard to do and offers a lot of benefits.

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  • One more time: NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS CLEARLY NOT THE SAME AS US CITIZEN. All your rhetoric can't hide that. If you like being lied to, I guess that's your prerogative.....

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  • It is defined and is clearly not the same as a regular citizen. Why are you ignoring the obvious truth and trying to create some faux technicality?

    Historically, had Chester Arthur been known as a dual citizen at birth, he would have been forbidden from running. All the facts are on my side. The onus is on you to explain all those sealed records and all the court stalling and stubborn refusals of simple honesty, transparency and straight forwardness. It's a shameful side to take.
    PS I More..

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  • http://investigatingobama.blogspot.com/2008/12/donofrio-dual-citizenship-natural-born.html

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  • the legal reasoning behind this obvious decision escapes the brilliant deductive legal reasoning power of the average LL teabagging nut job, what a shock!

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  • King Clown Hussein Obama in the news again....

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