Honorable Justice David Hackett Souter
Supreme Court of the United States
One First Street N.E.
Washington, DC 20543
Re: Case Nos.
On October 24, 2008, a federal judge granted
a request to dismiss a lawsuit by Citizen Philip
Berg, who challenged Barack Obama's qualifications
under the "Natural Born Citizen" clause of
the U.S. Constitution to legally hold the office of
President of the United States of America.
Mr. Berg presented factual evidence to the Court in
support of his claim that Mr. Obama is either a
citizen of his father's native Kenya by birth,
or that he became a citizen of Indonesia, relinquishing
his prior citizenship when he moved there
with his mother in 1967.
In Mr. Obama's response to the lawsuit, he neither
denied Mr. Berg's claims nor submitted any evidence
which would refute Mr. Berg's assertions.
Instead he argued that the Court lacked the jurisdiction
to determine the question of his legal eligibility
because Mr. Berg lacked "standing".
Astonishingly, the judge agreed, simply saying,
"[Mr. Berg] would have us derail the democratic
process by invalidating a candidate for whom millions
of people voted and underwent excessive vetting
during what was one of the most hotly contested presidential
primary [sic] in living memory".
Unfortunately, Mr. Obama's response to the legal
claim was clearly evasive and strikingly out
of character, suggesting he may, in fact,
lack a critical Constitutional qualification
necessary to assume the Office of President:
ie., that he is not a "natural born" citizen of the
United States or one who has relinquished his American
Obama can exercise any of the powers of the United
States, he must prove that he has fully satisfied
each and every eligibility requirement that
the Constitution mandates for any individual's
Regardless of the tactics chosen in defending
himself against the Berg lawsuit, significant
questions regarding his legal capacity to hold this
nation's highest office have been put forth publicly,
and he has failed to directly refute them with documentary
evidence that is routinely available to any bona fide,
natural born U.S. Citizen.
As one who has ventured into the fray of public service of
his own volition, seeking to possess the vast powers
of the Office of President, it is not unreasonable
to demand that Mr. Obama produce evidence of his
citizenship to answer the questions and allay
the concerns of the People.
Indeed, as the one seeking the office, he is under a
moral, legal, and fiduciary duty to proffer such
evidence to establish his qualifications as explicitly
mandated by Article II of the Constitution.
Should Mr. Obama proceed to assume the office
of the President of the United States as anything
but a bona fide natural born citizen of the United States
that has not relinquished that citizenship, Mr.
Obama would be inviting a national disaster,
placing our Republic at great risk from untold consequences.
• Neither the Electoral College on December 15, nor
the House of Representatives on January 6
would be able to elect Mr.
Obama, except as a poseur - a usurper;
• As a usurper, Mr.
Obama would be unable to take the required "Oath
or Affirmation" of office on January 20 without
committing the crime of perjury or false
swearing, for being ineligible for the Office
of the President he cannot faithfully execute
the Office of the President of the United States;
• His every act in the usurped Office of the President
would be a criminal ffense as an act under color
of law that would subject the People to the eprivation
of their constitutional rights, and entitling
bama to no obedience whatsoever from the People;
• As a usurper acting in the guise of the President
bama could not function as the Commander in Chief of
the Army and Navy and of the militia of the several states,
as such forces would be under no legal obligation
to remain obedient to him;
• No one in any civilian agency in the Executive Branch
would be required to obey any of Mr.
Obama's proclamations, executive orders or
directives, as such orders would be legally
• Mr. Obama's appointment of Ambassadors and
Judges to the Supreme Court would be VOID ab initio
, from the beginning), no matter what subsequent
actions the Senate might take as well as rendering
any such acts by such appointed officials void as well;
• Congress would not be able to pass any new laws because
they would not be able to acquire the signature of a bona
fide President, rendering all such legislation
• As a usurper, Congress would be unable to remove
Mr. Obama from the Office of the President on Impeachment,
inviting certain political chaos including a
potential for armed conflicts within the General
Government or among the States and the People
to effect the removal of such a usurper.
I'm sure you agree that our Constitution is the cornerstone
of our system of governance. It is the very foundation
of our system of Law and Order – indeed; it is the supreme
law of the land. I'm sure you also agree that its precise
language was no accident and cannot be ignored if
Individual, unalienable, natural Rights,
Freedoms and Liberties are to be protected andpreserved.
As our next potential President, Mr. Obama has a
high-order obligation to the Constitution
(and to those who have fought and died for our Freedom)
that extends far beyond that of securing a majority
of the votes of the Electoral College.
No matter his promises of change and prosperity,
his heartfelt intent or the widespread support
he has garnered in seeking the highest Office of the
Land the integrity of the Republic and Rule of Law cannot,
-- must not -- be put at risk, by allowing a constitutionally
unqualified person to sit, as a usurper, in the
Office of the President.
No matter the level of practical difficulty,
embarrassment or disruption of the nation's
business, we must -- above all -- honor and protect
the Constitution and the divine, unalienable,
Individual Rights it guarantees, including
the Right to a President who is a natural born citizen
of the United States of America that has not relinquished
his American citizenship.
Our nation has endured similar disruptions in
the past, and will weather this crisis as well.
Indeed, it is both yours and the People's mutual
respect for, and commitment to, the Constitution
and Rule of Law that insures the perpetuation of Liberty.
With due respect, we hereby request that Mr.
Obama provide the following documents to the Court:
(a) a certified copy of his "vault" (original
long version) birth certificate;
(b) certified copies of all reissued and sealed
birth certificates in the names Barack Hussein
Obama, Barry Soetoro, Barry Obama, Barack
Dunham and Barry Dunham;
(c) a certified copy of his Certification of Citizenship;
(d) a certified copy of his Oath of Allegiance taken
upon age of maturity;
(e) certified copies of his admission forms for
Occidental College, Columbia University
and Harvard Law School; and
(f) certified copies of any court orders or legal
documents changing his name from Barry Soetoro.
"In a government of laws, the existence of the government
will be imperiled if it fails to observe the law crupulously.
Our government is the potent, the omnipresent
teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people
by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government
becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for
law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself;
it invites anarchy.
Olmstead v. United States, 277 U.S. 438, 469-471.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation
in this matter.
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