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Post#1 » Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:46 pm

MAJOR GENERAL SAYS PRESIDENT'S ELIGIBILITY NEEDS PROOF

Posted On: February 27th, 2009

Source: WorldNetDaily
On the heels of two active duty members of the U.S. military serving in Iraq calling for
President Obama to prove his eligibility to be president, a retired major general has
agreed to join the case, saying he just wants "the truth."

WND reported earlier when 1st Lt. Scott Easterling confirmed to California attorney Orly
Taitz that he wanted to be a plaintiff in the legal action she is preparing on behalf of
members of the U.S. military, both active and retired. A second soldier who asked that
his name be withheld for now became part of the action just a day later.

Now retired Maj. Gen. Carroll D. Childers has submitted a statement to Taitz and her
DefendOurFreedoms.us website, agreeing to be a plaintiff in her pending action.

"I agree to be a plaintiff in the legal action to be filed by Orly Taitz, Esq. in a
petition for a declaratory judgement (sic) that Barack Hussein Obama is not qualified to
be president of the U.S., nor to be commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, in that
I am or was a sworn member of the U.S. military (subject to recall)," he wrote.


If recalled, he would be "unable to follow any orders given by a constitutionally
unqualified commander in chief, since by doing so I would be subject to charges of aiding
and abetting fraud and committing acts of treason," he wrote.

In an accompanying letter, Childers said, "What I really want is the truth; is Obama a
natural born citizen of the United States. If not a natural born citizen, America has
been defrauded and then we would be stuck with Joe Biden whose only redeeming attribute
is that he is probably not a communist."

He said he is an engineer after serving for 38 years in Vietnam, the Persian Gulf,
Operation Desert Storm and other locations.

Childers said there were a long list of reasons he didn't support Obama for president,
including "his crime associates in the USA … his promise to make coal power industry
bankrupt … his spread the wealth admission … his associations with foreign leaders
unfriendly to the USA … (and his lack of) integrity."

But he said he believes Obama is not eligible to be president, a claim Obama spokesmen
have described to WND as "garbage."

WND has reported on multiple legal challenges to Obama's status as a "natural born
citizen." The Constitution, Article 2, Section 1, states, "No Person except a natural
born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this
Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President."

Some of the lawsuits question whether he was actually born in Hawaii, as he insists. If
he was born out of the country, Obama's American mother, the suits contend, was too young
at the time of his birth to confer American citizenship to her son under the law at the
time.

Other challenges have focused on Obama's citizenship through his father, a Kenyan subject
to the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom at the time of his birth, thus making him a
dual citizen. The cases contend the framers of the Constitution excluded dual citizens
from qualifying as natural born.

Where's the proof Barack Obama was born in the U.S. or that he fulfills the "natural-born
American" clause in the Constitution? If you still want to see it, join more than 290,000
others and sign up now!

Several of the cases have involved emergency appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court in which
justices have declined to hear arguments. Among the cases turned down without a hearing
at the high court have been petitions by Philip Berg, Cort Wrotnowski, Leo Donofrio and
Taitz.

Military.com reported Easterling's concerns following WND's report and confirmed that
Army officials said they were aware of the lieutenant's letter. The officials,
Military.com said, are trying to balance the "military requirements under the Uniform
Code of Military Justice versus critical freedoms that all Americans enjoy."

Commenters on the website called the soldier "a delusional racist," "moronic and
irrelevent (sic)," and undeserving of his uniform.

However, some defended him.

"The questions about the POTUS and his birth were questions raised during the campaign –
quite often in this website. This question was not always answered in a fashion which was
clear cut yea or nay," said one forum contributor. "There are lawsuits ongoing –
therefore there are other doubters."

Said another, "If anybody does their research they find out that a full investigation was
conducted regarding McCain's eligibility (born on a military base on foreign soil), but
no such investigation was done for BO. BO admits to traveling to Pakistan in 1981, when
it was illegal to do so for US citizens at the time, how did he pull that off?

"Open your eyes, lemmmings (sic)," the participant wrote.

Another pointed out that the lieutenant certainly has a right to his opinion, but most
importantly, he is staying true to his duty.

"All of your rhetoric truly makes me question your morality. Some of you say that this LT
needs to be reprimanded in this way or that, but what you people forget to see through
your blinders is that this LT is still fighting the fight, no matter what. He still is
part of the reason you have the right to say the things you do. He still believes the
American way of life is still precious and should stay that way no matter what. And
whether he chooses his God given freedom to voice that God given right is up to him."

Another had a pointed comment about the entire issue.

"Why doesn't the president just put his credentials out there and stop all the
speculation?"

Another member of the military who contacted WND, who identified himself only by his
initials, explained: "I am in the United States Air Force and I had to produce my birth
certificate to enter the service. What documents did Mr. Obama use to enter in the race
for president? I had to produce my birth certificate to have a passport issued. Does Mr.
Obama have a passport? What documents did he use to get it? My children have to produce
their birth certificate to get a driver's license. Does Mr. Obama have a driver's
license? What documents did he use to get it? I had to produce a birth certificate to get
a Social Security number issued for me and my children. Does Mr. Obama have a Social
Security number issued? What documents did he use to get it? "

Taitz explained the issue isn't resolved as many Obama supporters claim.

The "Certification of Live Birth" posted on the Internet actually doesn't confirm a birth
location.

"[Hawaii] statute 138 allows foreign born children of HI residents to get HI
[Certificates of Live Birth] and get them based on a statement of one relative only," she
said.

She also said Hawaiian officials, while they confirmed a birth certificate exists, did
not exclude the possibility it was "one obtained for a foreign born child."

She also cited Obama's immigration to Indonesia at age 5, when he was considered an
Indonesian citizen.

Also, in a case being handled largely by Gary Kreep of the United States Justice
Foundation in California, lawyers hired to represent Obama have admitted that such
disputes should have been resolved in Congress.

That case is seeking documentation of Obama's attendance at Occidental College, and in an
effort to keep all of those records secret, a law firm has argued that state and federal
courts have no authority over the case.

"Federal law establishes the procedure for election of the President and Vice President
and provides the exclusive means for challenges to their qualifications," the court
filing said. In the absence of objections filed by members of the Senate and House of
Representatives, "which would have been resolved by those bodies," Obama was declared the
president.

Here is a partial listing and status update for some of the cases over Obama's
eligibility:

New Jersey attorney Mario Apuzzo has filed a case on behalf of Charles Kerchner and
others alleging Congress didn't properly ascertain that Obama is qualified to hold the
office of president.

Pennsylvania Democrat Philip Berg has three cases pending, including Berg vs. Obama in
the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a separate Berg vs. Obama which is under seal at
the U.S. District Court level and Hollister vs. Soetoro a/k/a Obama, brought on behalf of
a retired military member who could be facing recall to active duty by Obama.

Leo Donofrio of New Jersey filed a lawsuit claiming Obama's dual citizenship disqualified
him from serving as president. His case was considered in conference by the U.S. Supreme
Court but denied a full hearing.

Cort Wrotnowski filed suit against Connecticut's secretary of state, making a similar
argument to Donofrio. His case was considered in conference by the U.S. Supreme Court,
but was denied a full hearing.

Former presidential candidate Alan Keyes headlines a list of people filing a suit in
California, in a case handled by the United States Justice Foundation,that asks the
secretary of state to refuse to allow the state's 55 Electoral College votes to be cast
in the 2008 presidential election until Obama verifies his eligibility to hold the
office. The case is pending, and lawyers are seeking the public's support.

Chicago attorney Andy Martin sought legal action requiring Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle to
release Obama's vital statistics record. The case was dismissed by Hawaii Circuit Court
Judge Bert Ayabe.

Lt. Col. Donald Sullivan sought a temporary restraining order to stop the Electoral
College vote in North Carolina until Barack Obama's eligibility could be confirmed,
alleging doubt about Obama's citizenship. His case was denied.

In Ohio, David M. Neal sued to force the secretary of state to request documents from the
Federal Elections Commission, the Democratic National Committee, the Ohio Democratic
Party and Obama to show the presidential candidate was born in Hawaii. The case was
denied.

In Washington state, Steven Marquis sued the secretary of state seeking a determination
on Obama's citizenship. The case was denied.

In Georgia, Rev. Tom Terry asked the state Supreme Court to authenticate Obama's birth
certificate. His request for an injunction against Georgia's secretary of state was
denied by Georgia Superior Court Judge Jerry W. Baxter.

California attorney Orly Taitz has brought a case, Lightfoot vs. Bowen, on behalf of Gail
Lightfoot, the vice presidential candidate on the ballot with Ron Paul, four electors and
two registered voters.
In addition, other cases cited on the RightSideofLife blog as raising questions about
Obama's eligibility include:

In Texas, Darrel Hunter vs. Obama later was dismissed.

In Ohio, Gordon Stamper vs. U.S. later was dismissed.

In Texas, Brockhausen vs. Andrade.

In Washington, L. Charles Cohen vs. Obama.

In Hawaii, Keyes vs. Lingle, dismissed.
WND senior reporter Jerome Corsi had gone to both Kenya and Hawaii prior to the election
to investigate issues surrounding Obama's birth. But his research and discoveries only
raised more questions, the biggest being why, if there exists documentation of Obama's
eligibility, hasn't it been released to quell the rumors.

Instead, a series of law firms have been hired on Obama's behalf around the nation to
prevent any public access to his birth certificate, passport records, college records and
other documents.



God save the Republic

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Post#2 » Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:15 pm

OBONGO please step the F down, now.
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Battle-scarred judge says Lakin decision ignores Constitution
'Highest law in this country is not Supreme Court, not commander in chief'

Posted: September 04, 2010
12:00 am Eastern

By Thom Redmond
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

MONTGOMERY, AL - NOVEMBER 18: The Ten Commandments memorial rests in the lobby of the rotunda of the State Judicial Building November 18, 2002 in Montgomery, Alabama. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson ruled November 18, 2002 that the monument violates the constitution's ban on government promotion of religion and must be removed. Thompson gave Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore 30 days to remove the 5,300-pound granite monument. (Photo by Gary Tramontina/Getty Images)

FORT MEADE, Md. – The military judge who curiously noted without explanation that uncovering evidence about President Obama's birth records could prove "embarrassing" and denied an officer the right to obtain potentially exculpatory evidence in a court-martial simply has forgotten the Constitution, the supreme rule of the United States.

So says Judge Roy Moore, who battled the politically correct climate as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court a decade ago and ultimately was removed from office by a state panel that refused to review the constitutionality of a federal court order.

His comments came today in an interview with WND about Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, who yesterday was denied permission by Army Col. Denise R. Lind to obtain evidence that could document Obama is not eligible to occupy the Oval Office.

Lakin refused to follow his latest deployment orders to go to Afghanistan, because he was unable through Army channels to document Obama's eligibility, and the president himself has declined opportunities to do so.

Judge Moore, who now operates through the Foundation for Moral Law, has personal experience with challenging the powers that be to follow the Constitution. His dispute centered on a Ten Commandments display he put in a state building to recognize the God who inspired the Founders of America.

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A federal judge opined that the monument shouldn't be there and ordered its removal. Moore refused and ultimately was removed from office by a state commission that he says "blindly" followed the order without evaluating its legitimacy.

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With her decision, Lind mirrored a number of federal judges who have ruled on civil lawsuits over Obama's eligibility. They have without exception denied the plaintiffs' access to any requested documentation regarding the president's eligibility.

Lind ruled that it was "not relevant" for the military to be considering such claims, that the laws allegedly violated by Lakin were legitimate on their face and that the chain of command led up to the Pentagon, and that should have been sufficient for Lakin.

Moore said the ruling is a symptom of a judiciary across the nation that now believes in following "blindly."

"The highest law in this country is not the order of the Supreme Court of the U.S., not the order of the commander in chief, or any subordinate officer," he said.

Instead, it is the Constitution, which in this particular case demands that the president be a "natural born citizen," a requirement not imposed on other officers.

There have been dozens of lawsuits and challenges over the fact that Obama's eligibility never has been documented. The "Certification of Live Birth" his campaign posted online is a document that Hawaii has made available to those not born in the state.

"Lt. Col. Lakin has every right to question the lawfulness of the orders of the commander in chief. He's not only the commander in chief, he dictates the whole war effort, as shown by the recent firing of [Gen. Stanley McChrystal]," Moore said.

It doesn't matter, he said, that orders come from a colonel, or a general or even the Pentagon.

"The same thing applies in the military as in the judicial system," he explained. "The Constitution is the supreme law of the land, it's not the order of a higher officer, not the order of a judge."

Lind found that since Congress allocates money for the war effort and the Pentagon was created, an order tracing back to the military hierarchy should have been sufficient for Lakin.

Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin

"That's wrong," Moore said. "They're not the commander in chief.

"No order in the military can be issued without the authority that backs the order. The president didn't give the order, but he is the authority that backs the order," he said.

With the current protocol to simply follow orders, Moore warned, the U.S. will develop more incidents like that involving Lt. William Calley in Vietnam. The atrocities of My Lai were carried out under the guise of "following orders," Moore noted.

Lakin "not only has a right to follow his personal convictions under the Constitution, he has a duty," Moore said. "And if the authority running the efforts of the war is not a citizen in violation of the Constitution, the order is unlawful."

Moore said he's seen no convincing evidence that Obama is a "natural born citizen" and a lot of evidence that suggests he is not.

"This is the strangest thing indeed. The president has never produced [evidence] in the face of substantial evidence he was not born in our country. People are accepting it blindly based on their feelings, not on the law," he said.

"They can't fool all of the people all of the time, and that's what they're trying to do," he said.

Lind's ruling means Obama will not have to testify at Lakin's court-martial, scheduled in October, nor will those who have custody of his birth records in Hawaii.

Lakin has been charged by the Army with missing a movement, disobeying a lawful order and dereliction of duty.

The charges have been filed because Lakin refused to deploy to Afghanistan in April, because he believes the president of the United States cannot be the commander in chief and has failed to prove his citizenship.

Paul Jensen, Lakin’s civilian attorney, argued lawful military orders come from the commander in chief, and those military orders are illegal if the authority behind them is fraudulent. He wanted the court to grant access to the president's birth and educational records.

Jensen filed a "motion to compel," which asked the court to subpoena officials at the Department of Health in Hawaii to produce a formal birth certificate. The motion also requested access to the president's school records in Hawaii, Occidental College and Harvard University.

Jensen cited UCMJ article 46, which states: "The trial counsel, and the court martial shall have equal opportunity to obtain witnesses and other evidence in accordance with such regulations as the president may proscribe."

In addressing the court, Jensen said, "If the president is ineligible, you need to know that, Lt. Col. Lakin needs to know that, and the army needs to know that."

He also argued that obtaining birth and education records was routine and would do the court no harm. He said it was possible to even admit the evidence during this phase of the trial and later determine whether it could be used during the actual court-martial.

Instead, Lind said:

* That all parties are, entitled to discovery or evidence under USMJ article 46. That President Obama is the commander in chief but that Congress also has significant and equal role in military matters under title 10 of the USC (Uniform Service Code.)

* That Congress has the authority to raise an army, fund it and over the years created a proper chain of command including the secretary of the army.

* That the issue of eligibility is a constitutional issue and a political question, not matter for a military court to decide.

* That a court-martial has no jurisdiction in any potential impeachment, and it could be embarrassing, although Lind did not specify whether she meant embarrassing for the president or for the court.

Lind also refused to accept Lakin’s claim that his refusal to obey orders was a matter of conscience.

Another pre-trial hearing is scheduled for Sept 21.

Lind's decision came just days after a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general who commanded forces armed with nuclear weapons said the disclosure of Obama's documentation is not just critical to Lakin's defense, but to the preservation of the nation itself.

The vehement statements came in an affidavit from retired Lt. Gen. Thomas G. McInerney, a Fox News military analyst, that was disclosed by an organization generating support for Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin.

Lakin had invited his own court-martial because he is unable to follow orders under the chain of command with Obama at its head unless the president's eligibility is documented.

McInerney, who retired in 1994 after serving as vice commander in chief of USAF forces in Europe, commander of the 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing and assistant vice chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, among other positions, said the chain of command issue is critical, since officers are obligated both to follow orders and to disobey illegal orders.

"Officers in the United States military service are – and must be – trained that they owe their highest allegiance to the United States Constitution," he said in the affidavit.

"There can be no question that it is absolutely essential to good order and discipline in the military that there be no break in the unified chain of command, from the lowliest E-1 up to and including the commander in chief who is under the Constitution, the president of the United States. As military officers, we owe our ultimate loyalty not to superior officers or even to the president, but rather, to the Constitution."

He explained "good order and discipline requires not blind obedience to all orders but instead requires officers to judge – sometimes under great adversity – whether an order is illegal.

"The president of the United States, as the commander in chief, is the source of all military authority," he said. "The Constitution requires the president to be a natural born citizen in order to be eligible to hold office. If he is ineligible under the Constitution to serve in that office that creates a break in the chain of command of such magnitude that its significance can scarcely be imagined."

Lakin is being supported by the American Patriot Foundation, which said the affidavit is for use in Lakin's trial, scheduled Oct. 13-15.

Lakin is a physician and in his 18th year of service in the Army. He posted a video asking for the court-martial to determine Obama's eligibility.

He is board certified in family medicine and occupational and environmental medicine. He has been recognized for his outstanding service as a flight surgeon for year-long tours in Honduras, Bosnia and Afghanistan. He was also awarded the Bronze Star for his service in Afghanistan and recognized in 2005 as one of the Army Medical Department's outstanding flight surgeons.

The controversy stems from the Constitution, Article 2, Section 1, which states, "No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President."

A number of challenges and lawsuits have been based on the constitutional requirement, some alleging Obama does not qualify because he was not born in Hawaii in 1961 as he claims. Others say he fails to qualify because he was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the United Kingdom when he was born, and the framers of the Constitution specifically excluded dual citizens from eligibility.

Complicating the issue is the fact that besides Obama's actual birth documentation, he has kept from the public documentation including his kindergarten records, Punahou school records, Occidental College records, Columbia University records, Columbia thesis, Harvard Law School records, Harvard Law Review articles, scholarly articles from the University of Chicago, passport, medical records, files from his years as an Illinois state senator, Illinois State Bar Association records, baptism records and his adoption records.

Lakin had posted a YouTube video challenging the Army to charge him over the issue.

As WND reported, Lakin posted the video of his challenge to Obama to document his eligibility March 30.

In his latest video, Lakin said the issue of evidence is important:

Note: A legal-defense fund has been set up for Lt. Col. Terry Lakin.

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Post#3 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:16 pm

Obongo is the Rothschilds' boy, plain and simple.



Using him as their Trojan horse, they've been able to accomplish things that, otherwise, would've been unthinkable.



They're using the racial guilt of the mindless, spineless, Wally Cleaverite majority as the ultimate Sword Of Damocles to hold over their heads, and simply shaming them into silence. You know as well as I do that, were Obongo a White man, (or, more accurately, a part-Jewish mischling, judging by the last few "White" presidents we've had) his polls would be down in the 20s by now, instead of the 40s.



His mere pigmentation guarantees him that extra 20 percentage points, as practically all non-Whites support him, regardless or what he does, and a good number of WHIGGERS are simply too CHICKENSHIT to say how they really feel, and keep saying the "politically correct" thing, whenever polled. Then of course, there's the Jews, faggots, and lesbians, however much they account for. They all support him, and always will, at least when they consider the alternative.



Therefore, I don't see the Magical Nigger leaving the White House until or unless he has to flee for his life, whenever his Jew masters finally decide to pull the plug on our already-brain-dead economy, and the people take to the streets.

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Judge orders Miller documents released

Post#4 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:56 am

If Miller has to show his, then doofus Obamanator has to show his. D-Bag Obummer is an illegal Indonesian citizen posing as a legitimate POTUS of America. He needs to be vacated from his position. He is ILLEGAL.

This court case does not bode well for Obongo in the least.
pk

Judge orders Miller documents released

http://www.adn.com/2010/10/23/1515937/j ... z13NwDhgB0
RULING: Public's right to know trumps privacy concerns.

By KYLE HOPKINS
khopkins@adn.com

Published: October 24th, 2010 09:32 PM

FAIRBANKS -- A judge ruled Saturday that the Fairbanks North Star Borough must release personnel records of U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller.


In an unusual weekend hearing, retired Superior Court Judge Winston Burbank ruled that the public's right to know about candidates outweighed Miller's right to privacy.

"I hold that although Mr. Miller has a legitimate expectation of privacy in those documents, Mr. Miller's right to privacy is indeed outweighed by the public's significant interest in the background of a public figure who is running for the U.S. Senate," the judge said. He noted that U.S. senator is among the highest elected offices in the nation.

Burbank ordered that nothing actually will be released until Tuesday afternoon, however, to allow for the ruling to be appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court.

The judge said that about 30 of the documents being sought would not be released. Twice that number would be redacted. The case was brought by a group of Alaska news media organizations, which have been trying since summer to see borough documents concerning Miller's employment as a part-time borough attorney.

Miller, the Republican nominee for Senate in a tight three-way race, fought the lawsuit, arguing that any release of personnel records violated his privacy rights.

Miller's lawyer, Thomas Van Flein, said after the ruling that he was unsure whether it would be appealed. Miller campaign spokesman Randy DeSoto said, "Joe is going to confer with his attorney to see if an appeal is even necessary."

Alaska Dispatch lawyer John McKay, who argued for the news organizations, said he was satisfied with the ruling. Based on the judge's remarks, he thought the documents ordered released would reveal details of Miller's employment with the borough.

"My assumption is -- even though we haven't seen the documents -- that he will be releasing pretty much anything that would be of public significance," McKay said.

Among the documents being sought are details of Miller's resignation from the borough job last year, and any disciplinary actions taken against him while employed.

Separate lawsuits were brought by the Alaska Dispatch and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The Daily News and Associated Press joined, and the suits were combined.

A former borough mayor, Jim Whitaker, has said Miller was disciplined for violating the borough's ethics policy in his use of borough computers for political purposes.

Miller acknowledged that in an interview on CNN earlier this week, but downplayed the seriousness of the incident.

Meantime, the public records case has generated a phone-book's worth of court filings in less than a month. Each side summarized its pitch during the more than two-hour hearing Saturday.

Miller's lawyer, Van Flein, argued that Miller's personnel records with the borough should not be made public because he was merely a part-time employee rather than a public official.

"It's not correct to argue that merely by running for U.S. Senate, that somehow everything in your past: your school transcripts, your medical records, your birth certificate, or your personnel file, suddenly magically convert to public records," Van Flein said.

Burbank rejected that argument in his ruling, saying that people who run for office expect their past will be researched and revealed.

Van Flein told the judge that a ruling against Miller would set a precedent that will discourage people from running for office.

"The public's right to know has to be tempered. It has to be balanced," he said. "We're not a National Enquirer society. We don't have a right to know everything."

McKay, the lawyer for Alaska Dispatch, called on the judge to release the paperwork given that Miller is applying for a six-year political term but his background has never been reviewed by the public -- until now.

"The voters can decide what bearing this should have on his fitness or qualifications," McKay said of the borough records. "They have a right to decide."

Among the arguments for release was that the state Supreme Court, in earlier cases involving access to government information, has held that candidates for office expose their private lives to public scrutiny.

Miller worked as a part-time borough attorney from 2002 to 2009, his employment ending Sept. 2, 2009, according to the court filings.

Whitaker served as borough mayor during most of that period and told reporters on Oct. 13 that Miller had used borough computers for political purposes in 2008 when he organized a failed effort to oust state Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich.

Whitaker said Miller was disciplined for the violation of the borough's ethics code but was not fired because he was part of a legal team that was in the middle of a case over how much to tax the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.

Miller acknowledged Monday on CNN that he was disciplined for violating the ethics policy. He said in an e-mail that "the incident had nothing to do with my departure from the Fairbanks North Star Borough nearly a year and a half later."

Miller has declined to sign paperwork releasing the records, saying that the borough must first waive attorney-client privilege. He contends that information has been illegally leaked from his personnel file and sought to delay the ruling, asking for time to depose news agencies, Whitaker and others.

The judge denied the request.

The candidate's attorneys also named Whitaker in the public records lawsuit as a third-party defendant, saying he violated the candidate's constitutional rights and committed a misdemeanor offense by telling reporters Miller was nearly fired from the borough job, according to the News-Miner.

Saturday's hearing drew about three dozen people to the state courthouse in downtown Fairbanks. Current borough Mayor Luke Hopkins watched from the gallery.

A congressional aide to Sen. Lisa Murkowski sat in the crowd, along with a News-Miner editor and a man who was shushed for shouting that the judge was once an appointee of Gov. Frank Murkowski.

Whitaker attended the hearing but declined to comment on the ruling.

Responding to public records requests, the borough has identified 344 public records in Miller's personnel file, Burbank said.

Many have already been revealed. But the borough refused to release 120 of the documents, the judge said.

Burbank said that over the course of the public records case, he's kept Miller's personnel records with him during the day and had them locked in a courthouse safe at night to prevent leaks.

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