Constitution Day – 17 Sep 2018: A Lesson from History

Constitution Day – 17 Sep 2018: A Lesson from History

WHAT IS A “NATURAL BORN CITIZEN?” by CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr., P.E. (Ret), ©2018, blogging at CDRKerchner (Sep. 17, 2018) — Is Being Born a Citizen of the United States Sufficient Citizenship Status to be President? The Founders and Framers Emphatically Decided, “No, It Was Not!” During the process of developing a new U.S. […]

It’s Eligibility, Stupid

It’s Eligibility, Stupid

“HYPOCRITICAL NONSENSE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2017 (Jan. 18, 2017) — If it were not so comically hypocritical, it could even be called neurotic.  Specifically, the contention by Congressional Black Caucus operative John Lewis that Donald J. Trump does not qualify as a “legitimate president” is beyond neurotic.  It is borderline delusional.  One is reminded of […]

The Obama Eligibility Question – Part III

The Obama Eligibility Question – Part III

BARACK OBAMA’S CITIZENSHIP STATUS by Paul R. Hollrah, ©2016 (Oct. 13, 2016) — In Parts I and II of this series we discussed the meaning and the purpose of the presidential eligibility clause in Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution.  Specifically, we discussed the Founders’ fear of foreign influence in the executive branch […]

The Decisions in Elliott v. Cruz and Williams v. Cruz, Conclusion

The Decisions in Elliott v. Cruz and Williams v. Cruz, Conclusion

“FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED REASONING” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2016 (Apr. 26, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following is a continuation of Joseph DeMaio’s detailed analysis of the outcome of two challenges to the constitutional eligibility of Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to a non-U.S.-citizen father and a presumed U.S.-citizen mother on […]

The Decisions in Elliott v. Cruz and Williams v. Cruz

The Decisions in Elliott v. Cruz and Williams v. Cruz

“A BLIND RUBBER-STAMPING” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2016 (Apr. 25, 2016) — Introduction No sooner had your faithful servant submitted the prior post here analyzing the myriad anomalies of the January 11, 2016 Congressional Research Service Report R4209732 entitled “Qualifications [sic] for President and the ‘Natural Born’ Citizenship [sic] Eligibility Requirement” when the news broke that […]

Report: Cruz’s Parents Married in Canada

Report:  Cruz’s Parents Married in Canada

BUT DID ONLY ONE PARENT BECOME A CITIZEN? by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 23, 2016) — An article in the Jamaica Observer dated November 1, 2015 reports that Rafael Bienvenido Cruz and Eleanor Darragh Wilson were married in Canada, to which circumstantial evidence has pointed as details about their son, presidential candidate Ted Cruz, have slowly […]

Of Neologisms, End-Around Runs and Gorillas: The Congressional Research Service 2016 Report on Presidential Eligibility, Part II

Of Neologisms, End-Around Runs and Gorillas:  The Congressional Research Service 2016 Report on Presidential Eligibility, Part II

“DANGEROUS NONSENSE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2016 (Apr. 4, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following is a continuation of an in-depth analysis of the meaning of the “natural born Citizen” requirement present in Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution and how a series of Congressional Research Service (CRS) memos dating back to […]

Natural born Citizen: “Citizen-at-Birth” or Born in the U.S. to Citizen Parents?

Natural born Citizen:  “Citizen-at-Birth” or Born in the U.S. to Citizen Parents?

“UNDUE FOREIGN INFLUENCE” by George Bowen, ©2016 (Mar. 19, 2016) — The Presidential eligibility questions surrounding both Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio center around the popular interpretation of the Constitutional eligibility requirements in Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 (i.e. Natural Born Citizen (NBC), 35 years old, and resident of the USA for 14 […]

“Citizen” and “natural born Citizen” Are Not the Same

“Citizen” and “natural born Citizen” Are Not the Same

“FOR NATIONAL SECURITY” by Creg Maroney, ©2016 (Mar. 8, 2016) — Most people confuse the US Code 8, Section 1401 definition of “citizen” and the 14th Amendment “citizen” with Article II “natural born citizen.” They don’t realize they are not the same and do not have the same meaning. Both terms are used in Article […]

Marco Rubio is Missing Two Legs! – He Cannot Constitutionally Stand for President or Vice-President – He Fails The Three Legged Stool Test for “Natural Born Citizen“

Marco Rubio is Missing Two Legs! – He Cannot Constitutionally Stand for President or Vice-President – He Fails The Three Legged Stool Test for “Natural Born Citizen“

“A NATIONAL SECURITY CLAUSE” by CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr. (Ret), ©2016, blogging at CDRKerchner (Mar. 5, 2016) — See the Three Legged Stool Test for “natural born Citizen” of the United States to Constitutional Standards as It Applies to Who Can be President and Commander-in-Chief of Our Military. Marco Rubio was born to a […]

The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of the “natural born Citizen” Term In Our United States Constitution[1]

The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of the “natural born Citizen” Term In Our United States Constitution[1]

“SOLE ALLEGIANCE AND UNITY OF CITIZENSHIP AT BIRTH” by CDR Charles F. Kerchner, Jr. (Retired), ©2016, blogging at CDRKerchner (Feb. 28, 2016) — Who:  The various sovereign, free, and independent several states, as a result of the revolution against England had loosely banded together in a confederation to battle England and thus formed the new United […]

What’s Your Record?

What’s Your Record?

THE NATURAL BORN CITIZEN SUPERBOWL CHAMPIONSHIP by Cody Robert Judy, Presidential Candidate, ©2016 (Jan. 25, 2016) — What’s your Record? Everyone has got a record. Last Sunday the Denver Broncos played the New England Patriots for NFC Championship and the North Carolina Panthers played the Arizona Cardinals for the AFC Championship in the National Football […]

Rush to Circumvention

Rush to Circumvention

“THERE CAN BE NO DOUBT…” by Dwight Kehoe, Editor, TPATH, ©2016 (Jan. 9, 2016) — This past week, as much in support of his buddy Mark Levin as for Ted Cruz, Rush Limbaugh spent a very long time telling his audience that they knew not what they knew.  He spoke of every aspect of the […]

Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Chairman Issues Corrections to Washington Post Article

Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Chairman Issues Corrections to Washington Post Article

CONCERNING SITE LOCATION, PROPOSALS OF OBAMA LANDMARK DESIGNATION by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 29, 2015) — On December 25, The Washington Post reported that there have ensued “seven years of failed attempts” to rename points of interest in Hawaii after Barack Obama, who the publication described as Hawaii’s “native son.” Referring to Obama’s current end-of-year vacation […]

Evolution Revolution

Evolution Revolution

ESTABLISHMENT LOSERS, AMERICAN WINNERS, AND THE NATURAL BORN CITIZEN by Cody Robert Judy, Presidential Candidate, ©2015 (Dec. 17, 2015) — In 2008 a new term was born in American Politics. The Birthers were seen as a pejorative in the mainstream media. They were the resolute Americans from both major parties who were struggling to represent […]

Common Sense

Common Sense

FOREIGN INFLUENCE EQUALS INELIGIBILITY FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT by Dwight Kehoe, Editor, TPATH, ©2015 (Dec. 1, 2015) — You might consider getting your friend a checkup from the neck up if he were to tell you that the new home he had just moved into had a strong lock on the front door […]

Constitutional Scholar and Instructor: “natural born Citizen” Means Born of Citizen Parents

Constitutional Scholar and Instructor:  “natural born Citizen” Means Born of Citizen Parents

“HE MUST BE LOYAL TO THE UNITED STATES ALONE” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 7, 2015) — In her August 24 radio broadcast, constitutional scholar, author and instructor KrisAnne Hall opened by stating that the current media focus on the 2016 presidential race is government-driven and “irrelevant.” Hall’s radio show discusses current events including government overreach, […]