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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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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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DeMaio Responds to Recent “natural born Citizen” Comments

“THE ONLY PRECEDENT THAT COUNTS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 13, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  Legal scholar Joseph DeMaio offers the following in response to comments to his February 9, 2020 article, “Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?”] The J.J. Thompson comments of 2/12/20 are, respectfully, ill-reasoned and wrong.  Neither the Ankeny case (an […]

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Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?

DID JOSEPH BUTTIGIEG NATURALIZE BEFORE HIS SON’S BIRTH? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 9, 2020) — Well, faithful P&E readers, the “eligibility” issue surfaces again, this time with regard to one of the Democrat presidential candidates vying for the opportunity to be bludgeoned in the November general election by President Trump.  That lucky fellow is […]

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Exclusive: U.S. Senate Checks Out Ilhan Omar Citizenship Article

WHY IS VIDEO/ARTICLE ON CONTROVERSIAL CONGRESSWOMAN SCRUBBED? by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 27, 2019) — Just before 4:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, a user with a “US Senate” IP address accessed an editorial written by legal scholar Joseph DeMaio titled, “Is Ilhan Omar a U.S. Citizen?” The article, published on July 24, brings to readers’ attention […]

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Is Andrew Yang a Natural Born Citizen?

DEMOCRATS RUN MULTIPLE CANDIDATES WITH QUESTIONABLE ELIGIBILITY by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Aug. 2, 2019) — This post by the intrepid P&E Editor is spot-on for calling out the leftist argument that, somehow, it is “racist” to question a person’s constitutional eligibility.  The “racist” narrative began before and during the second usurpation of the United States […]

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Is Kamala Harris a “Natural Born Citizen?”

“PROVE IT” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Jun. 25, 2019) — One of the Democrat wanna-be candidates yearning for the opportunity to get bludgeoned by President Trump in the 2020 general election is Sen. Kamala Harris.  You will recall from her classless performance in the now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee hearings, she believes […]

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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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Is Vattel Irrelevant to the “natural born Citizen” Question?

RESPONSE TO EXPOSURE OF OMITTED INFORMATION BY THE CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE EQUATES “NATIVE BORN” WITH “NATURAL BORN” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2011 (Aug. 19, 2011) — A short while ago – June 17, 2011, to be precise – one “nolu chan” posted  to the Internet an article dismissing as irrelevant the work of  Emmerich de Vattel […]

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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 […]