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Laity Sends DeMaio’s “Open Letter” to U.S. Supreme Court, Receives Acknowledgement

by Sharon Rondeau (May 31, 2021) — The plaintiff in a case docketed at the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled for conference last Thursday challenging Kamala Harris’s constitutional eligibility to serve has received an acknowledgement of Laity’s having electronically sent through the court’s website a link to “Open Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas” authored by legal […]

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The Tisdale Mirage

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021 (Jun. 17, 2021) — As your humble servant’s favorite former Democrat, Ronald Reagan, quipped when debating and dismantling Water Mondale’s doomed 1980 presidential campaign: “There you go again…”  President Reagan’s timeless observation has renewed relevance as your servant composes this response to comments from “Wilson” and “Luke” regarding the matters set […]

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Defense Attorney Claims Kamala Harris Both “Citizen” and “natural born Citizen”

by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2020) — An attorney representing Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a lawsuit filed by New York State citizen Robert Laity claimed in a recent filing that Harris is both a “citizen of the United States” and a “natural born Citizen,” as is constitutionally required for the presidency and vice-presidency. […]

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The Toomey Constituent Letter

“LEGALLY UNSUPPORTABLE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Oct. 22, 2020) — With apologies for the length of this post – the issues are sometimes convoluted, – Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA) recently penned a letter to a constituent opining that, under his reading of the 14th Amendment, he “[did] not believe there are any questions regarding […]

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Tucker Carlson Discusses “Birtherism,” Kamala Harris Background

DOES A BIRTH TO “IMMIGRANT PARENTS” PRECLUDE “NATURAL BORN” CITIZENSHIP? by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 2, 2019) — Shortly after the opening of Tuesday night’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” broadcasting from the North/South Korea border where President Trump visited on Sunday, Carlson’s producer showed a montage of mainstream-media personalities who accused Donald Trump Jr. of “racism” after […]

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“Birtherism” Trending on Twitter Saturday Morning

“RACISM” AGAIN INVOKED AGAINST THOSE QUESTIONING CONSTITUTIONAL ELIGIBILITY by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 29, 2019) — The fourth-most-popular trend on Twitter Saturday before 9:00 a.m. EDT was “Birtherism,” a pejorative which refers to questions about the constitutional eligibility of a presidential candidate and is often paired with claims of “racism.” At the top of the Twitter […]

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Kerchner, Apuzzo Discuss Meaning and Significance of “natural born Citizen” pb

“THE CONSTITUTION CREATED OUR GOVERNMENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 2, 2015) — On Tuesday evening, CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr. (Ret.) and Atty. Mario Apuzzo were guests on “The Wake-Up Mission Show” regularly hosted by former California gubernatorial candidate Chelene Nightingale and Randy Dees. On the morning of January 20, 2009, Apuzzo filed a lawsuit, […]

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Media Continues to Equate “Citizen” with “Natural Born Citizen”

ARE THEY AFRAID OF HISTORY? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 25, 2015) — On Friday, Dallas Morning News Washington Bureau Chief Todd Gillman reported on remarks which prominent businessman Donald Trump made prior to the Iowa Freedom Summit, where a number of potential 2016 presidential candidates and current public servants assembled on Saturday. Sen. Charles Grassley […]

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Mainstream Newspaper Reports but Misinforms on Obama Birth Certificate pb

WHAT ABOUT THE FORGERY? by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 27, 2013) — In a video report produced by The Texas Tribune presented at ORYR, the presidential eligibility of both Sen. Ted Cruz and Barack Hussein Obama is discussed, but the report misrepresents the facts about Obama’s birth certificates. The video focuses on town hall meetings held […]

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Of Presidential Eligibility, Doubling Down and Linguistic Torts, Part 3

“DICTA…PURE AND SIMPLE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2012 (Feb. 24, 2012) — [Editor’s Note:  This scholarly essay is Part 3 of 4 by Joseph DeMaio discussing how the CRS memos, authored by Jack Maskell of the Congressional Research Service, and in particular, the third memo (CRSR) obscure information from the reader indicating that jus soli, or […]