TO WHICH CONSTITUTION DID THIS RETIRED MILITARY MAN SWEAR AN OATH?
by Sharon Rondeau
(Aug. 1, 2011) — A 24-year veteran of the U.S. Army, Col. Chris Gibson (Ret.), who ran for and won a seat in Congress from the 20th District in New York State in 2010, has failed to respond to a constituent’s pointed queries about Obama’s alleged “ELIGIBILITY, SSN Fraud, BC forgery and lack of Natural Born Status.”
During his years in the Army, Gibson served in four combat tours in Iraq, once in Haiti following the earthquake there in 2010, and took part in a narcotics intercession program in the Southwestern U.S. He has also taught Politics at West Point Academy, having earned a Ph.D. in Government.
Gibson had stated last week that he would vote in favor of raising the debt ceiling “because it includes principles of a bill he voted for last week: one that called for cuts in spending, caps on future spending and a balanced budget amendment.” He is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Agriculture Committee.
Gibson’s constituent reported that he spoke with a staffer in Gibson’s office named Ann and another staffer, Mike Sheehy, who promised to investigate “WHY this particular issue (presidential eligibility) is being swept under the rug.” He stated that he finally obtained Sheehy’s response after directing six inquiries to Rep. Gibson’s office over a period of more than two months. The constituent’s emails to Gibson regarding Obama’s eligibility began in February with the following email:
My understanding of the Constitutional eligibility requirement for the Presidency leads me to doubt the validity of the current executive branch.
How can a person born with competing citizenships be “natural” in the language of the 18th century as used in our US Constitution?
How can a person adopted in another country and given THAT citizenship also (Indonesian) be “natural” and loyal in citizenship and character ONLY to the USA?
How can a person with a Social Security Number which once belonged to another individual born in 1890(various affidavits to this) be truly vetted to be in charge of State Secrets and security?
These are terribly vexing thoughts for all Constitution loving citizens and present a quandary .
I know that Justice in America is sure but slow. I urge you to at least study this issue (I am sure you already are) and be pro-active.
Recently Three Supreme Court Justices were NOT at the State of Union address, which you are aware of.
I pray for Lt Col Lakin every night, and you may remember I asked you very briefly at the reception in Malta to not forget him.
I know you won’t and I thank you.
Please know that this undercurrent of concern for “eligibility” is not fringe.
It is squarely constitutional and effects every facet of American security, legislation, foreign affairs and rule of law.
With great confidence in you and shared esteem for our history and Constitution, I remain
Having received no response, the constituent sent another email:
Dear Rep Gibson:
This is my 5th communication, counting 2 calls to the Kinderhook office, to your office about Presidential Eligibility, Soc. Sec Fraud and lack of Natural Born status of putative Exec in Chief, Mr. Obama.
I have followed the arguments re: this matter since BEFORE the last election, starting with the objections of Dr Amb Alan Keyes, later LTC Terry Lakin, Maj Gen Vallely, and now, here, retired Army Col Lawrence Sellin, whom you may know personally.
I am including a link and his contact information should you wish to talk to him personally.
Just WHAT are we to think as constituents and citizens?. The evidence that Mr Obama is NOT Constitutionally eligible is severe enough. The lack of any perceptible action in Congress is equally as troubling. If it is a non–issue, perhaps Congress needs to make a public statement once and for all.
Link to article about Congress and Ineligibility of the Chief Executive by Army Col Lawrence Sellin with his contact information:
Lawrence Sellin, Ph.D. is a recently retired colonel with 29 years of service in the US Army Reserve. He is a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. Lawrence Sellin, Ph.D. receives mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
On July 29, the constituent told The Post & Email that “I spoke to reps for him in upstate New York who passed the call directly to the DC office. They affirmed that they had three communications from me and were sorry that no one had gotten back and someone would be directly.” He also said that he sent a link to a Call to Action issued by Brig. Gen. Charles Jones III (Ret.) published at The Post & Email here.
The constituent reported that a World War II veteran acquaintance called Gibson’s office and “made such a stink that Gibson got on the phone personally. Supposedly after he answered ‘He has a birth certificate’ the conversation came to an abrupt end!”
On July 29, 2011, the constituent sent the following message to Gibson’s office:
Thank you for taking the time to speak to a Republican Friend of mine today in which the conversation touched on PRESIDENTIAL ELIGIBILITY.
Personally, I have received no response from your office to my many communications on this matter, even after having been repeatedly assured one was forthcoming.
It was reported to me that you stated “He has a Birth Certificate.”
From that I must and will assume that you imply and support that he DOES comply with the NATURAL BORN CITIZEN clause of the US CONSTITUTION; also that you DO NOT believe there is SSN fraud or B/C forgery or any other kind of chicanery with that man.
There you and I DISAGREE.
A Natural Born Citizen has ONLY ONE CITIZENSHIP..the USA.
I needn’t reiterate here that Obama’s father was never even a legal permanent resident of the USA.
Irregardless of location of Birth, Obama, reinforced in his own words, was also born with BRITISH then KENYAN citizenship; he was then adopted by an Indonesian.
Dual citizens and those born to parents who are not BOTH CITIZENS, are not “les citoyens naturelles” as described by Vattel, to whom was referred by the founders of our Nation.
Maj Gen Paul Vallely
Col Lawrence Sellin
LTC Terry Lakin
Dr Amb Alan Keyes
CANNOT ALL BE WRONG, and the latter is a Constitutional scholar, a committed Christian, and a patriot of the highest order.
I thank you for your circuitous answer to my communications to you. I regret that I will not be continuing my support of you in the next election.
A response from a Mr. Bulger was received on July 29, 2011:
From: Bulger, Steve <Steve.Bulger@mail.house.gov>
Sent: Fri, Jul 29, 2011 4:55 pm
Subject: RE: NATURAL BORN CITIZENSHIP and the Ineligibility of the Obama presidency
Thank you for your communications to our office on this issue. At this point, Congressman Gibson is satisfied that President Obama is a United States Citizen. If new information becomes public which contradicts this, the Congressman will look into it. We understand that you don’t agree with this position, and we respect your opinion. Thanks.
NY 20th Congressional District
The constituent then commented to The Post & Email:
…you see how conveniently they reframed my inquiry. The subject line is CLEAR that it is NATURAL BORN citizenship I reject. Mr Bulger makes an INCORRECT ATTRIBUTION and talks of US CITIZENSHIP.
He then responded to Mr. Bulger:
Thanks so much, Steve.
I believe he is or has been a citizen also, as he has derivative qualities from the mother.
That is NOT what the Constitution calls for.
A president can never have had any other citizenship other than US, id est the candidate MUST BE “Natural Born,” not “native born” or even “naturalized.”
Add to that affidavits for SSN fraud, online Birth Certificate forgery, foreign adoption, traveling on an Indonesian passport.
It cannot be reduced to an online B/C.
I do not expect Mr Gibson, whom I greatly admire in other issues, to be the last word. He has sworn an oath to protect the US CONSTITUTION, and I urge him to have a critical lens via which to assess whether Obama is eligible and not accept it as a fait d’accompli of the DNC!
Why would COL Sellin, whom I URGE YOU to contact and whom Col Gibson may know, say it is the “worst Constitutional Crisis since the Civil War?”
Why would MAJ GEN PAUL VALLELY call for Obama’s removal and IMMEDIATE SPECIAL ELECTIONS?
These are Credible and sincere individuals.
A fair shake is all I ask, and neither OBAMA nor the DNC has given America and the Constitution a FAIR SHAKE, in such a manner that many consider “USURPATION” a real possibility.
Add to that Obama’s terror ties with Willlam Ayres and his Communist ties to Frank Davis in Hawaii and ask Rep Gibson to give the matter sincere further investigation.
Thank you so much for your answer and prompt at that!
Nearly one year ago, the U.S. State Department confirmed that Barack Hussein Obama II was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the United Kingdom until 1982. Prior to the 2008 presidential election, Obama himself admitted to having “Kenyan citizenship” until 1982. At least one attorney has stated that Obama remains a dual citizen of the U.S. and U.K. even if he was born in the United States because the British Nationality Act governed his citizenship at the time of his birth.
Even Factcheck.org, which is funded by the Annenberg Public Policy Center to which Obama has connections, stated that Obama had been a Kenyan citizen “but lost his Kenyan citizenship automatically on his 23rd birthday.” Factcheck has published misleading information about Obama’s Certification of Live Birth, which has never been authenticated by officials at the Hawaii Department of Health.
Is a dual citizen a “natural born Citizen” as required by Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution?
A report issued by Factcheck regarding Obama’s relationship to former Weather Underground founder Bill Ayers claiming that “nothing Obama said previously has been shown to be false” has been repeated by such mainstream media as Newsweek, despite indications that Ayers admitted to committing identity fraud in order to hide from the authorities, that Obama’s political career was launched at the home of Bill Ayers, and Obama stands accused of using a stolen social security number in a lawsuit filed by Atty. Orly Taitz.
Is “natural born Citizen” status an opinion or a fact?
Are members of Congress attempting to rewrite the Constitution by telling their constituents that simply being born on U.S. soil is enough to be considered a “natural born Citizen?” Has Atty. Jack Maskell of the Congressional Research Service perpetrated misleading information in order to keep Obama in office?
Many do not believe that Obama was born on U.S. soil at all, but rather, in Kenya. Numerous document experts have stated in formal reports that the long-form birth certificate released by the White House on April 27, 2011 is a forgery.
How, then, can anyone be sure that Obama is any type of U.S. citizen?
Has Col. Chris Gibson, a freshman in the U.S. House of Representatives, sold out on his oath to support and defend the U.S. Constitution?
Sharon Rondeau has operated The Post & Email since April 2010, focusing on the Obama birth certificate investigation and other government corruption news. She has reported prolifically on constitutional violations within Tennessee’s prison and judicial systems.