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“REPORTED AS ABUSIVE”
by Sharon Rondeau
(Oct. 20, 2020) — Constitutional activist and P&E reader Robert C. Laity reported Tuesday morning that Facebook would not allow him to post a link to our article published Monday titled, “U.S. Senator Claims ‘Birthright Citizenship’ Renders Harris Eligible.”
A graphical version of the message Laity received prohibiting his sharing of the link is below.
The move comes as Facebook and Twitter have been accused of widespread censorship in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election and, more specifically, last week after The New York Post released emails from what it said was a laptop computer allegedly having belonged to Hunter Biden, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son. The emails allegedly demonstrate the elder Biden’s knowledge of and participation in his son’s overseas business dealings, including in Ukraine, during the time he served as the Obama regime’s “point man” on Ukraine and after denying any knowledge of Hunter’s pursuits.
Without any experience, Hunter Biden served for “several years” on the board of directors of Burisma Holdings, Inc., a Ukrainian energy firm acknowledged by the Obama State Department as likely immersed in corruption. The younger Biden was paid “as much as $50,000 per month to serve on the board of Burisma, a Ukrainian natural gas company with a corrupt owner, while his father was the public face of the Obama administration’s Ukraine policy,” states a recent joint report by the Republican-led Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and Committee on Finance.
Earlier this year, YouTube, which is owned by Google, announced that it would not permit the uploading of video content raising questions about “eligibility” or suggestive of what it called “birtherism.”
When in August Joe Biden announced California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, questions were raised about her constitutional eligibility to serve given that although she was born in the United States on October 20, 1964, her parents may not have been “subject to the jurisdiction” of the United States at the time, as stated in the 14th Amendment for U.S. citizenship.
When Kamala was born in Oakland, CA 56 years ago today, her mother was a citizen of India attending the University of California, Berkeley, on a student visa. Her father, Donald J. Harris, then a citizen of Jamaica, was attending the same institution on a scholarship and student visa. He reportedly applied for permanent residency in 1967 and at some point became a U.S. citizen, according to his biography at Stanford University.
There is no evidence that Shyamala Gopalan Harris, who passed away in 2009, ever became a U.S. citizen.
Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution requires the president to be a “natural born Citizen,” and the 12th Amendment requires vice-presidential candidates to meet all of the requirements for the presidency.
Our article published Monday contains a letter from the office of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) to constituent Jeffrey Harrison in response to Harrison’s expressed doubt as to Harris’s eligibility. Toomey contended, without presenting any evidence, that Harris’s parents were “immigrants” when, in fact, documents released by @kamalakancel appear to show that in 1964, neither had applied for legal permanent residency nor anything approaching U.S. citizenship.
Over the years the terms “citizen” and “natural born Citizen,” both found in the U.S. Constitution, have been conflated by the media, academia, members of Congress and the Congressional Research Service. There is, however, abundant evidence that the citizenship of the parents at the time of a person’s birth was historically a factor when determining whether or not the individual met the requirements for a U.S. citizen, or, going further, for a “natural born Citizen.”
Many who contend Harris is eligible to serve as vice president or president cite the case of Wong Kim Ark, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Ark was a U.S. citizen, having been born in San Francisco to legally-“domiciled” Chinese-citizen parents. Prior to the 1898 ruling, an individual born in the United States to foreign-citizen parents was not considered a citizen, much as children born within the United States to foreign diplomats are not given U.S. citizenship today.
Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee had pledged to hold a vote this week on issuing subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google to demand answers on the reports of censorship, which have come from members of the media; Dr. Scott Atlas, a member of the White House Coronavirus Advisory Team; Dr. Simone Gold, founder of “America’s Frontline Doctors”; and other citizens engaged in legal political activity.
That vote has now been “delayed,” The Post reported Tuesday morning.
Laity himself was locked out of Twitter for a time, he told The Post & Email earlier this year.