QUESTIONS WERE SOLICITED THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8TH, BY CO-HOST MARK STEYN
by Tom Arnold, ©2020
I am a 76-, going on 77-, year-old retiree. I am a military veteran of the Vietnam era (however, I served in Europe in a military police unit), a retired 30+ year law enforcement and criminal court officer with nineteen years of formal education, a registered Independent voter in Nevada (I voted for you in 2016 and intend to do so again in this year’s general election), and an American citizen and patriot. Is all of that good enough for me to be given the privilege by Mr. Limbaugh’s screeners of asking you, Mr President, my question on air?
The subject matter of my inquiry is, in my humble but relatively educated and experienced opinion, one of the most important matters in history that our country has ever had to deal with and must get resolved! It is a constitutional question, which unfortunately our U.S. Supreme Court admittedly has been “evading.” It has resulted in great controversy, especially in recent years (since 2008) and is critical from a national security standpoint to the continued existence of our Democratic Republic. Here is my question, Mr President.
What is the Article II meaning in our constitution of “natural born Citizen”? I acknowledge that you, Donald Trump, are not a Supreme Court justice, but I know that you must have researched this matter and formed your expert opinion on it as president. As you undoubtedly know, being a “natural born Citizen” is a requirement which must be met before a party’s candidate can be certified and placed on the various states’ ballots as being constitutionally eligible for the offices of vice president and president of the United States. Allow me to assure you that a “natural born Citizen” is NOT a native born citizen, NOT an “anchor baby” born citizen, NOT a naturalized citizen, and certainly NOT a dual citizen with allegiances to other countries, philosophies, and world views besides our own (I hesitate to tell you this, but I contend that both “Barack Obama” and Kamala Harris are dual citizens, at best).
Thank you, Mr President, and may God bless and take care of you and VP Mike Pence. Rush Limbaugh, too. Above all, may God bless and help save the United States of America in these most extraordinary times.