In today's dispatches, we have more made up rumours from "Ulsterman". A motion to dismiss from Yosef Taitz. PUMA sightings at Dr. Kate's cesspool. Lame Cherry being a racist asshat. And more in the birtherstani civil war, looks like Berg and Dr. Orly are due in a courtroom next monday.
But the biggest news is Terry Lakin pleading guilty to four Article 92 charges in his court-martial, pleading guilty to the missing movement charge. Lakin has stated for the record that the orders he ignored were lawfully given. The charge of dereliction of duty has been dropped, and court-martial will continue on the remaining charge.
And from "verbalobe", for all those who like to claim what patriots Lakin, Dr. Orly, and all the other birtherstani are.....
11 December - More "anonymous" from "Ulsterman"
"Few if any have described Bill Clinton, or his wife Hillary, of being politicians with a penchant for forgiveness. As Bill Clinton sat across from Obama in the Oval Office, the memory of Obama having played the race card on the former president during the 2008 primary race had to have been a palpable presence between the two political titans. Add to that the fact that Obama was reaching out to Clinton not so much in deference, but rather in desperation, only added to the superior tactical position Mr. Clinton found himself. Obama may have won the campaign, but Bill Clinton might very well be working to ensure he wins history – such is the ultimate hope for all politicians, and in the last 20 years, there has been no better American politician than William Jefferson Clinton.
While few specific details have leaked out regarding what transpired between President Obama and Bill Clinton, some information is being carefully placed out there – and this information is not coming from the Obama White House.
The Obama administration, in a panic over an uprising by the left wing of the Democratic Party regarding the proposed tax rate legislation, reached out to former president Clinton, requesting Clinton meet with President Obama at the White House. Clinton was happy to comply, having already been in contact with a number of Congressional Democrats who were bending the ear of Mr. Clinton for several weeks – the primary subject being ever increasing dissatisfaction with the Obama White House."
13 December - Yosef Taitz's attorneys submit a motion to discuss CEL3's case.
"12/13/2010 7 REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE re First MOTION to Dismiss Case 6 filed by Defendants Daylight Chemical Information Systems Incorporated, Yosef Taitz. (Melo, Mark) (Entered: 12/13/2010)"
(Scribd link here)
13 December - Posted at "Give Us Liberty", something fairly threaty.
"If anything should happen to LTC Lakin and his family...Barry Hussein will pay the consequences. "
"Lakin's conviction will unleash the wrath of the American people and the usurper and his conspirators will pay for their treachery. "
Most of the American people are going "Lakin who?"
"Those of us who know the truth about this despicable fraud will be sure to educate the stupid and the ignorant, i.e., Obama's base,"
You mean the 69 million US citizens who voted for Obama??
"T and we will spread the truth around the world."
You wouldn't know the truth if it bit you on the rear and piddled on your sofa.
"We will demand justice and we will prevail. We will take back our country and Obama will be exposed, prosecuted and punished for the greatest crime ever against the American people. "
"Wahhh! That uppity darkie is STILL in the WHITE House!!!"
13 December - Oh look. A PUMA sighting at Dr. Kate's cesspool.
December 13, 2010 at 10:54 pm
The trial is tomorrow, is that right?
I remember the days when I first was a Hillary girl, then after Obama got the nomination with less votes than her because the Dem party wanted their first black president. I became a Palinista.
Later, always aware of the questionable birth story of Obama, but also aware of the BIG conspiracy to cover it, I turned to Ron Paul. Ther are some “birthers” too, but many people see the problem not in the puppet, but in the system.
Now, after the Kerchner/Apuzzo case has been ignored, is only Lakin standing.
Really, the times when people here thought “if only Hannity knew” are over.
It is clear that they all knew, but it didn’t matter.
Times, when people here thought “if we only have the right people to file, the ones that have standing”.
If tomorrow Lakin doesn’t have standing it is very much over.
I mean not over in the sense of the fight being over, but the last thing to turn to, after politicians, media, courts, military…"
Bitter much?? (And notice that tired old saw that "Hillary got more votes", then as I've said before, the only way that works is to exclude votes and voters.
14 December - AP reports on Lakin's plea.
"An Army doctor who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questions President Barack Obama's citizenship pleaded guilty Tuesday to one of two charges against him.
Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin of Greeley, Colo., pleaded guilty in a military court to a charge that included not meeting with a superior when ordered to do so and not reporting to duty at Fort Campbell.
Lakin faces up to 18 months in prison and dismissal from the Army. He pleaded not guilty to a second charge of missing a flight he was required to be on, and the court-martial proceeding continued on that count."
14 December - Stars and Stripes also reports on Lakin.
"Questions surrounding Obama’s citizenship were first raised during his presidential campaign, but put to rest shortly thereafter for all but a small fringe group that insists Hawaiian officials and Obama’s own people have covered up proof he was born in another country.
For these “birthers,” Lakin’s legal case has become their latest crusade. Supporters have raised money for his defense costs for months, and released numerous online videos featuring him which question whether Obama is a natural-born citizen, as the U.S. Constitution requires.
A group of about 30 birthers attended Tuesday’s hearing, handing out leaflets with a picture of Obama labeled “usurper” and “ineligible.”
At the hearing, Lakin told the court that he still believes that questions surround Obama’s presidency but that he should not have refused to meet with his superiors and report to Fort Campbell, Ky., while making his protest."
14 December - At Free Republic, birther "butterdezillion" freaks out.
"This makes me want to spit on the United States military. I have never been so ashamed of this country at any point in my life. To have to sit down and grovel before Lind, to try to convince her that she’s holding up 3 fingers when he knows she’s holding up 1, is reminiscent of George Orwell’s “1984”.
I can’t stand this.
40 posted on December 14, 2010 10:35:07 AM PST by butterdezillion"
Birthers spit on the Constitution all the time, so why should the military be any different?
I've noticed an anti-military attitude creeping up in birtherstan of late. I suspect they are getting increasingly pissed off that the military coup they've been hoping for / demanding hasn't happened......
And then she goes straight to what I can only call a curse. (bold face mine)
"I have never in my life had to struggle so much with the temptation to hate, as I am struggling right now. I keep telling myself it’s the sin. It’s the sin I hate. The sin is as stinking as a rotting corpse. I want so badly to say, “God, damn Obama. God, damn Puckett. God, damn Lind.”
God, damn sin and everyone who refuses to repent of it. This is what You died for. This is why You had to suffer hell, because there is real, rotten, stinking sin that has control over this world and has infected every one of us in this world. Sin that clings to us and would ruin Heaven if it was allowed to enter There. I want to hit Obama, Puckett, and Lind. I want to sear them with burning acid until the smirk on their damned faces burns into oblivion. I want them to get what they deserve for what they are doing to Lakin, to this country, and to all of us who love both Lakin and this country.
Remind me, Lord, that this sin - this mockery of justice, these lies, and the trollish laughter at all this is good and right - these sins, in the election and since, in this court-martial, and here at FR - these sins were smeared on You. The Father threw You out of His presence in disgust at THESE SINS that You willingly bore, that You willingly confessed as Your own even though You knew they were not. The Father has already burned You with acid for these sins.
God, I can’t stand it. Lakin is standing before a corrupt Pilate and being told to lie, to convince Pilate of a lie. To love country enough to lie for her. God, I can’t stand it. Hold Lakin and his family in the middle of this darkness. Hold me in the middle of this darkness. Hold all of us who can see this for what it is. And send the Hound of Heaven after those who can’t, that they would be brought to repentance. Remind us all that there will be a Day when what is hidden will be revealed and those who have loved the truth will be vindicated. In the meantime, hold us close and make us wise and effective. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
63 posted on December 14, 2010 11:05:47 AM PST by butterdezillion"
14 December - MSNBC also reports on Lakin's plea.
"Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin pleaded guilty to not reporting to Fort Campbell (KY) for his deployment to Afghanistan. Lakin claims the order from President Obama as commander-in-chief is "unlawful" because he has not proven he was born in the United States.
Lakin could face up to 18 months in prison, but Army officials tell NBC News instead of jail time it's "likely" the court will order him discharged from the Army.
That could prove to be expensive. Army officials say at 18 years of service, Lakin is two years short of full retirement, which over a lifetime could total as much as a couple million dollars in retirement pay and benefits"
And in comments:
The guy throws away a career because of an already debunked bit of hogwash. And patriotic gay and lesbian Americans are still banned from serving openly. What a world, huh?
#1.1 - Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:53 PM EST"
"Union Baby, Tennessee
I hope he is stripped of all benefits, retirement, VA health care, pension, any and everything that the honorable men and women who actually serve this great nation receive.
There are a lot of us who could say we would not pay our taxes while w was in office because we don't believe he was elected but selected by the supreme court, however I doubt we would have gotten away with it. So lakin my dear boy, where I live your little tantrum is just a dog that won't hunt.
I hope he does not go to prision, I definately vote for court martial!
#2.1 - Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:02 PM EST"
I just have to add,
When I was growing up, my sisters and I used to fight like cats and dogs.......but if someone else gave my siblings a hard time there was hell to pay.
I do not agree with Pres. Obama's politics. I am a republican and do not like the entitlement mentality of the dems...........that being said, Obama is the president of the United States of America and I will stand behind, beside or in front of him and defend him against any foreign enemy.
#4.2 - Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:09 PM EST"
14 December - The blog for the National Institute for Military Justice reports on Lakin
"Our courtroom observer reports from a lunch break that LTC Lakin pled guilty to the specifications of Charge II for violating Article 92, UCMJ, by failing to obey lawful orders. Apparently, Judge Lind ruled the 4th specification was multiplicious for sentencing (see more on this at caaflog) with other specifications, so that spec is now gone.
LTC Lakin didn't have a pretrial agreement, so he pled "naked." He also pled not guilty to Charge I for missing movement in violation of Article 87, UCMJ.
The court members (aka panel, better known as the jury in the civilian world) have been seated. During voir dire, the defense successfully challenged the lone O-5 for cause, and the defense counsel used its sole peremptory challenge to excuse one of the O-6s."
14 December - The military law blog CAAGlog has been "Liveblogging" from the Lakin trial.
"LTC Lakin pled guilty to all four of the Article 92 specifications alleged in Charge II (media reports had suggested mixed pleas to these offenses). The accused pled not guilty to Charge I and its Specification, which allege the offense of missing movement.
During the hour-and-a-half long Care inquiry, LTC Lakin acknowledged no less than half a dozen times that the orders he received were lawful, and that he in fact had a duty to obey them. Judge Lind found his guilty pleas to be provident and accepted them. The defense then moved to dismiss the dereliction of duty spec as an unreasonable multiplication of charges in light of the accused’s guilty plea to Specification 3. The prosecution did not oppose the motion, and Judge Lind granted it. She then entered guilty findings on Specifications 1-3 of Charge II and on Charge II itself.
LTC Lakin elected to be tried by a panel of officers. The defense asked the judge to advise the members that LTC Lakin had pled guilty to violating lawful orders, and that his pleas were accepted. Neither side attempted to use voir dire to explore their theory of the case. Of the ten officers named to the court by the convening authority, nine had heard about the case; one expressed an opinion negative to the accused, and the judge granted a challenge for cause for that member. The prosecution did not exercise any peremptory challenges; the defense challenged one member, leaving eight. All are O-6s.
The state of play now is as follows: trial will begin at 1500 hours with opening statements on the missing movement offense. Regardless of how the members find on that offense, LTC Lakin will proceed to sentencing. He is, on the evidence and by his own admission under oath, a criminal to be sentenced in accordance with the UCMJ."
As for the clowncar barfing up a batshittery of birthers?
"...there were no signs of protest outside Fort Meade, but many luminaries of the birther movement are present in the courtroom, including Orly Taitz and Charles Kerchner. Decorum in the court has generally been good"
*Generally*...... Wonder if Dr. Orly was up to her usual courtroom behaviour.
14 December - The Denver Channel reports on Lakin.
"In videos posted on YouTube, Lakin aligned himself with so-called "birthers" who question whether Obama is a natural-born citizen as the U.S. Constitution requires for presidents.
Lakin said in the videos that any reasonable person looking at available evidence would have questions about Obama's eligibility to be president and that he had "no choice" but to disobey orders. Lakin said he would "gladly deploy" if Obama's original birth certificate were released and proved authentic.
Officials in Hawaii say they have seen and verified Obama's original 1961 birth certificate, which is on record with that state. But birthers have not been satisfied with that assurance or the "Certification of Live Birth" Obama has released, a digital document that is a record of a person's birth in the state but that does not list the name of the hospital where his mother gave birth or the physician who delivered him."
14 December - And "Birther Report" gives their spin.
"The main stream media should be ashamed for their non-investigative reporting on the Lt. Col. Lakin court-martial, and the Obama eligibility issue in general."
You mean like the above reports from AP, MSNBC, Stars and Stripes, ABC......
"The guilty plea won’t erase Lakin’s bid to challenge the president’s legitimacy in court. Those charges dealt with secondary issues, not his direct refusal to deploy... ...His attorneys were expected to challenge that issue later Tuesday, although the military judge hearing the case already has placed tight restrictions on how far she’ll let them go... ...At the hearing, Lakin told the court that he still believes that questions surround Obama’s presidency but that he should not have refused to meet with his superiors and report to Fort Campbell, Ky., while making his protest. “I was praying and soul searching,” he said. “I believed there was a question that needs to be answered to ensure a valid chain of command. But I had asked every question, done everything else I could short of disobeying orders, without success."
No, Lakin means "without getting the answers he wanted". He GOT the proper answers from his chain of command, and chose to ignore them.
14 December - Talking Points Memo does an editors comment from David Kurtz on the Lakin case.
"Today Col. Lakin pleaded guilty to one of the two charges against him, for his refusal to meet with a superior officer. He took his plea a step further and conceded he should not have refused to meet with his superior.
A birther admitting to taking things too far? Is that what it's come to? This isn't Kenya, people. We go all in, 100% percent, in this country.
If you're looking for the silver lining, it's that Lakin pleaded not guilty to the second charge, involving his failure and refusal to report for his deployment flight. He will fight on. He still believes Obama is not eligible. But that's little solace to those of us who expect birthers to bring The Crazy each and every time, undiluted and uncompromised.
I want my country back."
14 December - Military.com reports on Lakin as well.
"Whether or not Lakin is convicted on the one remaining charge, he still faces a maximum of 18 months in jail, separation from the Army, and loss of all pay and allowances. One of the four counts of disobeying orders was subsequently dismissed by the court because the same charge is incorporated into one of the other counts. Had the conviction remained he would be looking at an additional six months confinement.
Lakin admitted he disobeyed orders to report to superior officers.
"But my orders to Fort Campbell were for the purposes of deployment," he said, arguing since those deployment orders were illegitimate, he was justified in not following them.
The Army has argued that Lakin's trial is about his disobeying orders, including his failing to report for deployment, and nothing to do with the president."
As for the audience.
"Lakin's parents and two brothers were among those seated in the courtroom, as was Orly Taitz, the Russian-born Israeli émigré to the U.S. who has filed numerous lawsuits in an attempt to force Obama to release documents related to his birth in Hawaii.
During a break in the proceedings this morning, Taitz told reporters that trials in the old Soviet Union were more just than what was happening in Lakin's case. She accused the judge of trying to "put words in [Lakin's] mouth" and get him to acknowledge that his deployment orders were lawful. She also claimed Lind's previous rulings in the case excluded witnesses Lakin wanted to call and discovery of documents related to Obama's birth."
Ah, Dr. Orly being a media and attention whore again. "LOOK AT ME!! YOU NEVER FINISHED LOOKING AT ME!!!!"
And in comments:
"purpleheartpark Dec 14, 2010 8:15:22 PM
I Agree, I've never seen Barack Obama's Birth Certificate!!! Of course I've never seen Teddy Rosevelt's, Abraham Lincoln's, Jesus of Nazareth's, William Westmoreland's etc etc either. LTC. Larkin, You have a Snowballs' Chance in Hell of winning this case........."
"8091885 Dec 14, 2010 8:23:47 PM
Regardless of anyone's opinion of our president he is our commander and chief. Take the oath and follow all lawful orders. Place him in prison and send a message to anyone who is thinking of trying this crap in the future."
"dcj547292 Dec 14, 2010 8:39:49 PM
Lock him up, a field grade officer refusing to appear for deployment is just flat crazy. Sends a very negative message to others that have reported and deployed numerous times into harms way."
14 December - Ah, Lame Cherry. When only the craziest of the crazy will do.
"Bloomberg and Edwards can become the victims in this and the first word (Rahm Emanuel as Deep Tutu is whispering all of this.) Obama will become tar balled and a national pariah as the pattern of political rape is well known.
All this takes is not Peggy Noonan talking about Birthers which is what this bunch is all fixated on in they want this to come out to bring down Obama, but about Obama savaging women across America.
It was jungle fever which put Obama into power and it will be jungle fear which the public is looking for to brand B. Hussein with.
Bill Maher and Spike Lee all want Obama to be the gangsta as that is what they expect. All Michael Bloomberg has to do is say the word, have John Edwards hint that Elizabeth Edwards was tortured in cancer just like Stanley Ann Dunham was by Barack Obama, and this little New York rocket goes off."
Racist much.....well, it's Lame Cherry. Racist is a given.
14 December - And in the birtherstani civil war....
"12/14/2010 157 ORDER THAT A HEARING ON PLAINTIFF'S EMERGENCY EX PARTE MOTION FOR A TRO IS SCHEDULED FOR 12/20/2010 AT 2:00 PM IN COURTROOM 11A. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT DEFENDANTS SHALL FILE ANY RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFF'S EMERGENCY EXPARTE MOTION FOR A TRO BY 12/17/2010 AT 5:00 PM. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT GIVE THE FACT THAT DEFENDANTS ARE PRO SE AND DO NOT HAVE EMAIL ADDRESSES LISTED ON THE DOCKET, PLAINTIFF SHALL SERVE ALL DEFEDANTS BY OVERNIGHT COURIER AT THEIR LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IDENTIFIED ON THE DOCKET. SIGNED BY HONORABLE EDUARDO C. ROBRENO ON 12/13/2010. 12/14/2010 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED TO PRO SE DENDANTS AND E-MAILED.(sg, ) (Entered: 12/14/2010)"
(Scribd link here)
14 December - Wonkette reports on Lakin.
"Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, the Army doctor who went on YouTube to brag about how he was not going to report for deployment to Afghanistan because Barack Obama did not personally come over to his house and provide THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE, has pled guilty to doing this very thing. But he has not pled guilty to a second count, missing his flight to Afghanistan — probably because airplanes don’t exist either. (If they do, why didn’t the airplane send him a certificate that says it was manufactured and exists, huh?) Anyway, this man faces up to 18 months in prison, but by the time he’s sentenced, the Kenyans will have sold all white Americans off to slavery in the communist knowledge-economy factories anyway."
14 December - World Nut Daily gives their spin on Lakin's case.
"An Army physician who was facing multiple counts for allegedly failing to follow orders because he questioned whether Barack Obama legitimately occupies the Oval Office today pleaded guilty to one count.
The case involves Greeley, Colo., native Lt. Col. Terry Lakin.
Lakin pleaded guilty to not meeting with a superior when ordered to do so and not showing up at Fort Campbell in Kentucky as assigned.
The possible penalties range to 18 months in prison and dismissal from the Army, officials have said."
Oh, and the party faithful need to cough up money for their martyr.
"Puckett called on Lakin's supporters to start thinking about what will happen to the decorated flight surgeon after the court martial.
"If he loses his career in the Army, and if by losing his career in the Army his career as a doctor is put into jeopardy, he still has to support his family financially," Puckett said.
"If he is viewed as a hero by some for taking a stand, and he has to suffer because of that, people need to think, 'Because he did that for me, what can I do for him?'"
Then there's this outright lie.
"After requesting assignment to a combat unit so he could serve in Afghanistan, Lakin was required in his orders to produce his birth certificate. According to Puckett, Lakin's conscience was troubled when he realized Obama, the man responsible for sending American servicemen to Afghanistan, has never produced his own birth certificate."
Actually, based on Hemenway's site, Lakin produced a Certificate of Live Birth. Same as Obama did. So is that a birth certificate like the courts, states, and US government claims it is?? If yes, then Obama and Lakin produced the same type of information. if no, then Lakin didn't produce his birth certificate.