Georgia Obama Ballot Challenge Plaintiff: Default Judgement Against Obama Coming
ObamaBallotChallenge.com reports on a statement given by one of the ballot challenge Plaintiffs, Carl Swensson:
To all my friends in battle,
The Judge pulled the lawyers for the three cases into chambers before it all began and advised them that he would be issuing a default judgment in our favor, since the Defense council failed to show, and wanted to end it there. We argued that all the evidence needed to be entered in to record so the Judge allowed for a speedy hearing where all evidence was entered into the court record. What that means is this… Any appeal, if one is even possible, would be based on the evidence provided by the lawyers in each case. Both Van Irion and My lawyer, Mark Hatfield made certain that our cases and evidence in those two cases would be closed so as not to be affiliated, in any way, with “Birther” Orly Taitz. As expected, she was an embarrassment.
Now we’re merely awaiting the publishing of this Judge’s ruling which, as previously stated, will be a Default Judgment.
In other words…we won. Now it’s time for the rest of the States to take my lead and duplicate this effort.
CdrKerchner’s blog reports that Obama, the Defendant, had no representation in the Courtroom today, and also confirms from other witness that the available attorneys were in the Judge’s chambers at about 9am ET regarding the alleged default judgement.
TheNationalPatriot has more play-by-play of what transpired in the Courtroom today.
At this point, we have allegations that a default judgement is set to be rendered, even though I have also read that both sides are being asked to submit final paperwork by the time Judge Malihi issues his recommendation to SoS Kemp. My understanding is also that such a final recommendation would occur by early February (these dates still need to be confirmed).
So far, things are going exactly according to statute. Frankly, it was very stupid for Obama not to have had at least an intern show up to present something for the record. Why? Because when — not if — this thing escalates, the only things that the State Appellate and/or Superior Courts can consider when reviewing the cases are what’s been entered into the record.
Those of you who seethe with disgust and even hatred towards those of us who question should take note: the Plaintiffs played their hand very well with Judge Malihi. They specifically asked to have a few hours to enter their evidence into the record instead of simply allowing for a summary judgement. Nothing outside of what was presented today can be used to consider for or against Obama, going forward, in this case.
Now, some might say that it’s completely unrealistic to believe that SoS Kemp would actually strike Obama’s name from Georgia’s ballot, and that’s their prerogative. Remember, though, that States have complete and total authority, per the Constitution, to regulate elections within their respective jurisdictions as they see fit, as long as they themselves don’t violate the Constitution. In other words, it would be fantastic to see a suit involving another Court against the State for regulating their elections; I don’t think it would work very well, else all States would subsequently not be able to regulate their own elections, and, ironically, that would be unconstitutional.
phil [at] therightsideoflife [dot] com
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