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Laity Sends DeMaio’s “Open Letter” to U.S. Supreme Court, Receives Acknowledgement

by Sharon Rondeau (May 31, 2021) — The plaintiff in a case docketed at the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled for conference last Thursday challenging Kamala Harris’s constitutional eligibility to serve has received an acknowledgement of Laity’s having electronically sent through the court’s website a link to “Open Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas” authored by legal […]

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DeMaio Responds to Recent “natural born Citizen” Comments

“THE ONLY PRECEDENT THAT COUNTS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 13, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  Legal scholar Joseph DeMaio offers the following in response to comments to his February 9, 2020 article, “Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?”] The J.J. Thompson comments of 2/12/20 are, respectfully, ill-reasoned and wrong.  Neither the Ankeny case (an […]

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Wokestan Newspeak

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021  (Jul. 30, 2021) — Seriously?  Attorney General Merrick (“Thank-the-Lord-and-Mitch-McConnell-he’s-not-a-Supreme-Court-Justice”) Garland and the Goofball-in-Chief, both marinating in the swamp now called Washington, District of Wokestan, have agreed with one of their minions that the “Executive Office for Immigration Review” (“EOIR”) within the Department of “Justice” [sic] can no longer refer to illegal […]

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Kamala’s “Kinko’s Moment”

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021  (Jul. 11, 2021) — OK, the Goofball-in-Chief’s sidekick, aka Kamala Harris, once again demonstrates how painfully unqualified she is to serve in public office, let alone reside at One Observatory Circle.  And by “unqualified,” your humble servant means incompetent, rather than not constitutionally eligible, an entirely separate topic. No, the occupant […]

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USSC “Opinions Relating to Orders” and “Summer Order Lists”

 by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021 (Jul. 6, 2021) — In addition to writing majority opinions, dissenting opinions and concurring opinions, Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sometimes prepare and issue “Opinions Relating to Orders.”  These opinions constitute the view of one or more of the Justices relating to the summary disposition of cases.  The most common […]

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Dictum Settles Nothing, Even in the Court That Utters It

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021 (Jun. 22, 2021) — Your humble servant’s post here seems to have touched multiple Wilson, Becker and perhaps Fremick nerves with regard to the discussion therein (and in the related comments) of several cases on the presidential eligibility issue.  Your servant will attempt to address and soothe those frayed nerves. General […]

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The Tisdale Mirage

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021 (Jun. 17, 2021) — As your humble servant’s favorite former Democrat, Ronald Reagan, quipped when debating and dismantling Water Mondale’s doomed 1980 presidential campaign: “There you go again…”  President Reagan’s timeless observation has renewed relevance as your servant composes this response to comments from “Wilson” and “Luke” regarding the matters set […]

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A Brief Addendum

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021  (Jun. 14, 2021) — As a brief addendum to your humble servant’s prior post on the “quo warranto” topic (prompted by the comments of “Luke” and “Wilson”), an additional problem for Mr. Lindell and his lawyers takes the form of the proceedings in Laity v. Harris, USSC Doc. No. 20-1503.  There, […]