A Tale of Two Ellipses

IS SELECTIVE EDITING OF THE FACTS A CRIME? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2012 (Apr. 7, 012) — In the normal course of events, the initials “NBC” have lately carried two different meanings.  For those even vaguely conversant with the continuing issue of the likely usurpation of the presidency by the person now occupying the residence at […]

Of Presidential Eligibility, Doubling Down and Linguistic Torts, Part 1

WHY DOES “NATIVE BORN” NOW EQUATE TO “NATURAL BORN?” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2012 (Feb. 20, 2012) — So many issues, so little time. Introduction With apologies to readers, of necessity this presentation is lengthy.  It is composed in response to an even longer November 14, 2011 formal “Report” issued by the Congressional Research Service (“CRS”) purporting […]

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 […]