Laurie Roth on the cover of Cash Box Magazine

Just when you thought the field of candidates for president in 2012 was full, a national radio talk-show host is now in the race, claiming Barack Obama is not even eligible for office because he has presented a forged birth certificate to the nation.

Laurie Roth from Washington state is running not as a Republican, but as a self-described patriot and conservative on the American Independent Party ticket. She says she’s already on the ballot in California, and will take steps to make sure her name is listed in the other 49 states.

She joins Republican Michele Bachmann as one of at least two women seeking the Oval Office in 2012. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has indicated she will not be tossing her hat in the ring during this election cycle.

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“I know this will be like climbing up Mount Everest in a bikini with no
oxygen as far as difficulty,” Roth said, “but I love my country and believe I have
the right ideas at the right time – not political, not legal, and not
international but boldly American and freedom-loving.”

Roth is a singer/songwriter with five CD albums to her credit, with one track landing her on Billboard’s top 40 and on the cover of Cash Box Magazine. She also holds a Ph.D. in counseling and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

On her list of issues, she highlights her contention Obama is not even legally eligible to hold the presidency.

“He has presented a verified forgery of his long-form birth certificate on April 27, 2011,” she said.

Among other complaints against Obama, Roth says the president forced an unconstitutional health-care bill, sued and stood against his own governors, threatened and targeted coal plants for closure, breached the War Powers Act of 1973 by putting America into an illegal war in Libya, insulted and turned against Israel, and has failed to secure the nation’s borders.

As far as her goals as president, Roth says, “I will overhaul our entire tax system.”

She’s looking to abolish all current taxes and institute a federal 2 percent point-of-purchase consumption tax she believes will create millions of jobs.

Laurie Roth

“No group will be exempt,” she says, claiming annual collected revenues would be in the range of $10 to $20 trillion, “while citizens are liberated from massive, controlling tax oppression.”

All other taxes on income, payroll, capital gains, gasoline, property and estates would be eradicated under her plan.

Another pledge by Roth is to become totally energy independent in four years.

“America will be the largest exporter of energy in the world,” says Roth. “Disconnect from OPEC. Employ 20 million people in energy infrastructure jobs [including] natural gas, oil, nuclear, solar and alternative fuels.”

Roth also says she’s looking to restore America’s international relationships and image, institute fair-trade agreements and stand against Islamic fundamentalism and radicalism.

She’s also unabashedly promoting Judeo-Christian values.

“This includes our nation’s historical strength from God and the Holy Bible – including Christian principles – prayer, freedom, exceptionalism and supporting a movement away from regulation, taxation and litigation. Those who disagree are not assailed.”

Her online biography notes, “She is equally at home on horseback or motorcycle and enjoys scuba diving. She loves to watch NASCAR Nextel Cup Racing and has always liked vintage cars. Her favorite food is … well … just a hamburger, but with the works!” 

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