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    'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'frivolo

    Excerpted from “'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'frivolous' lawsuit; Supreme Court tells “birther" leader to pay up” BY MICHAEL SHERIDAN, DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER, NY Daily News, Monday, August 16th 2010, 1:36 PM
    A leader of the generally ridiculed movement which believes President Obama was not born in the United States must pay a $20,000 fine she was slapped with in 2009, the nation’s highest court ruled Monday. …
    Excerpted from “'Birther Queen' Taitz Vows to Keep Fighting After Supreme Court Denies Appeal” Ryan J. Reilly, TPMMuckraker, August 16, 2010, 12:47PM
    "I have means to pay, the public is collecting funds," Taitz said. She said she received $3,500 in four or five days. "Within a month, I will have the $20,000," Taitz said. "Most of them are contributing maybe $20, $25 dollars, there's a lot of support."
    The Birther movement goes on … but $20,000 lighter …
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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

    Why was this person given a $20,000 fine?
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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

    Quote Originally Posted by Coronado View Post
    Beat ya to it!

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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Why was this person given a $20,000 fine?
    Stupidity above and beyond the call of duty.
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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    Beat ya to it!


    Hehe regardless you both deserve a thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Stupidity above and beyond the call of duty.
    They are indeed stupid just like the truthers. But what was the legal charge for the $20,000 fine?
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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Why was this person given a $20,000 fine?
    If you make frivolous court motions, you can be sanctioned under the federal rules of civil procedure.

    Just to make sure everything's clear, the SC didn't so much "order" that she pay this fine as it did decline to hear her appeal from the 11th Circuit's decision upholding the trial judge's order assigning her the fine.

    edit: Here's the full order if you're interested

    http://blogs.ajc.com/jay-bookman-blo...y_bookman_blog
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    Re: 'Birther' leader Orly Taitz ordered by Supreme Court to pay $20,000 fine for 'fri

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Why was this person given a $20,000 fine?
    Looks like she was fined for filing a frivolous lawsuit.

    Probably says why in the article.

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