In a California election season dominated by Democratic Party nominees and very few Republicans, former U.S. Senate candidate and Obama ‘birther’ conspiracist Orly Taitz has filed paperwork to run for Attorney General.
According to the Sacramento Bee, the attorney-dentist-real estate agent from Orange County, California is attempting to appear on the statewide ballot in a long-shot bid to oust California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Taitz, who ran as a Republican for California Secretary of State in 2010, and for a U.S. Senate seat in 2012 garnering three percent of the vote, has filed paperwork listing no party affiliation.
According to her platform, Taitz would rein in unconstitutional spying on state residents, and end the “unconstitutional discriminatory Obamacare tax levied on some of the citizens of CA and waived for corporations.”
As that states top lawmaker she would also “prosecute state officials who ignored all evidence brought by law enforcement and experts showing Obama to possess citizenship of Indonesia, fabricated Selective Service certificate, fabricated birth certificate and a CT Social Security number which failed both E-verify and SSNVS.”
In 2010, Taitz was ordered by the US Supreme Court to pay a fine of $20,000 for a ‘frivolous’ suit she filed on behalf on an Army captain who refused deployment to Iraq, arguing that the orders weren’t legitimate because Obama is not eligible to be President.
According to a press release from the Law Offices of Orly Taitz, she has acquired the necessary amount of signatures to appear on the ballot and is now fundraising to cover the filing fees.
Incumbent Attorney General Kamala Harris, a Democrat with more than $3 million in her reelection war chest, said she isn’t taking anything for granted ahead of next month’s filing deadline.
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