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by Sharon Rondeau
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At 2:22 p.m. EDT, the following comment was left at Native Born Citizen:
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Our comment was published and responded to:
Without agreeing with your legal interpretation of Fair Use, I am more than happy to link to your web site. I hope that my contributions are helpful in improving the accuracy of reporting.
We find it interesting that Native Born Citizen, which is primarily an “Obama eligibility” website, would follow the Fitzpatrick case so closely so as to attempt to refute Fitzpatrick’s discovery of the 1984 laws which directed the Tennessee trial courts to reorganize. In fact, the author(s) have written a great deal about Fitzpatrick, claiming to have superior knowledge of Tennessee law. Perhaps they do and perhaps they do not.
It is possible that citing our work without our permission has impacted our income, as we are primarily a subscription site. Who is providing our material to this website?
Why are they needlessly impugning the reputations of others in unrelated cases to their leader, Obama?
Since Native Born Citizen supports Obama unconditionally, we would ask that the owner(s) of the website take Obama’s advice to the American people wherein “everyone plays by the same set of rules.”
After all, “It’s the right thing to do.”
Update: As of 3:35 p.m. EDT, we see that some links are now in place leading back to our original articles.