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Orly Taitz Claims That Obama Is Undermining Her Birther Case

She just doesn’t want to let go of that “fifteen minutes”…

TPM Muckraker

Birther extraordinaire Orly Taitz is still trying to have the Supreme Court reverse a $20,000 fine imposed on her by a lower judge, even after the court denied her appeal earlier this week.

Taitz has filed a “motion for reconsideration” with the court, according to documents posted on her web site, claiming that she has new evidence that President Obama is not an American citizen.

According to Taitz, there’s new evidence in the latest edition of “West Wing Week,” a lighthearted weekly video produced by the White House. In the latest edition, posted on Aug. 12, an aide shows viewers the president’s passport to answer a question about whether he gets stamps when he travels.

Taitz claims the footage proves the passport is doctored.

Further, she claims that the White House forged the passport and made the video in order to sabotage her case and “improperly influence this honorable court.”

“Obama attempted to influence the decision of this Honorable court as well as the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and further persecute political dissident Attorney Dr. Orly Taitz and cause her to pay $20,000 of sanctions, endanger her law license and cause her severe emotional distress,” Taitz writes.

Taitz is fighting a $20,000 fine imposed on her last fall by a federal judge in Ohio, a judge who was frustrated with her constant frivolous lawsuits claiming Obama is not a legitimate president.

She is also asking the court to hold hearings on the president’s legitimacy and to order payment for her personal suffering.

As for the fine she has thus far refused to pay, she appealed it first to the circuit court and then to the Supreme Court. She first applied to Justice Clarence Thomas, who refused to even hear the case, then Justice Samuel Alito, who — as is standard practice at the court — forwarded it to the full court. The court denied it without comment.

Read the motion (copies of which Taitz sent to the Civil Rights Commission, the Solicitor General, and the international criminal court at The Hague):

Orly Taitz’s Motion To Reconsider

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