Natural Born

Natural Born

FROM “THE CONSTITUTIONAL MEANING OF ‘NATURAL BORN CITIZEN’” by sourcery, Free Republic, submitted by Dr. Thomas E. Davis, Col., USA (Ret) (Sep. 21, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following was taken from a posting at Free Republic dated January 31, 2012.] Some nations claim you as their citizen or subject based on where your were […]

Ted Cruz Announces Run for Second Term in U.S. Senate, But Is He Eligible?

Ted Cruz Announces Run for Second Term in U.S. Senate, But Is He Eligible?

SOURCE:  CRUZ’S MOTHER TOOK CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP by Sharon Rondeau (May 11, 2016) — On Wednesday, former Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced in an email that although his presidential campaign is no longer active, he filed the necessary documents to seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2018, when his current six-year term will conclude. […]

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 […]

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

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

“A FALSE IMPRESSION” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2016 (Apr. 7, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following is a continuation of an in-depth analysis by legal scholar Joseph DeMaio of the January 11, 2016 Congressional Research Service (CRS) memo as it addresses, or fails by omission to address, the meaning and intent of the term “natural born […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should We Elect An American President?

Should We Elect An American President?

THE “NATURAL BORN CITIZEN” ISSUE EXPLAINED by Alan Korwin, ©2016, Gunlaws.com (Feb. 25, 2016) — Can just anyone be elected President of the United States? No, of course not. Foreigners for example are not eligible. The Constitution spells out the eligibility standards: Article II, Section 1: “No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a […]

New York State Registered Voter Tells Board of Elections to Enforce the Constitution Re: Presidential Eligibility

New York State Registered Voter Tells Board of Elections to Enforce the Constitution Re:  Presidential Eligibility

AN “IMMUTABLE FACT” April 8, 2015 To The NY State Board of Elections, It has been reported that Ted Cruz has collected “31 Million Dollars” in Campaign funds. Whether you want to admit it or not Ted Cruz is NOT a Natural-Born Citizen of the United States of America. It is YOUR  DUTY and OBLIGATION […]

From Whence Springs Natural Allegiance?

From Whence Springs Natural Allegiance?

“A STRONG CHECK AGAINST FOREIGN INTRIGUE” by thinkwell (Mar. 27, 2015) — At the time the Constitution was being written, some of the founding fathers felt that parentage was the strongest contributor to allegiance, whereas others favored place of birth, while still others insisted on both. Madison held that place of birth is a stronger […]

Of Eligibility, Expediency and Humpback Whales

Of Eligibility, Expediency and Humpback Whales

INTRODUCTION AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY by Joseph DeMaio, ©2015 (Mar. 23, 2015) — “The only principle to which most politicians will unfailingly adhere is expediency.” — Anonymous Two recent events prompt this post.  First, today, Senator Ted Cruz formally announced that he will be a candidate for the GOP nomination for president in 2016.  The announcement was […]

Incurable Incapacity

Incurable Incapacity

AND THE ROLE OF FEDERAL LAW by Steven L. Craig, ©2014 (Feb. 5, 2014) — This inquiry is an attempt to open the eyes of those who have already opened their ears and heard, opened their minds and learned and wish to pursue the question to its ultimate conclusion under the Constitutional Rule of Law. […]

Constituent to Congressman: “Check the Docket” on Obama’s Eligibility

Constituent to Congressman:  “Check the Docket” on Obama’s Eligibility

“LEAD THE WAY” January 20, 2013 Dear Congressman Hanna: I am in daily contact with the more conservative members of my workplace, and there is absolute CONSENSUS among these wonderful colleagues of mine that our Constitution and Executive branch have been usurped. I graduated as valedictorian of my school and definitely remember studying US History. In that […]

Mitt Romney’s Status as a Natural Born Citizen

WILL ANYONE ANSWER THE QUESTION? by John Sutherland, ©2012 (Jan. 17, 2012) — The Question Besides his political views, the primary questions going around about Mitt Romney are concerned with his status as a natural born citizen.  The answer to the natural born citizen question includes consideration of the status of land ownership in the United States […]

Obama’s Ineligibility: Our Last Chance to Save America

AN OPEN LETTER TO STATE REPRESENTATIVES TO BLOCK OBAMA FROM THE BALLOT by Lawrence Sellin, ©2012 (Jan. 2, 2012) — Sir or Ma’am, Natural born citizenship was clearly defined in the Supreme Court holding Minor vs. Happersett (1875). It was a case about women’s suffrage, and in order to determine if Minor was allowed to […]

Emer de Vattel, Adolf Hitler, America’s Youth, and the Natural Born Citizen Clause

“CHILDREN…FOLLOW…THE CONDITION OF THEIR FATHERS” by Mario Apuzzo, Esq., ©2011 (Dec. 15, 2011) — I read with interest the story published on December 10, 2011 at WND entitled, “4th-graders brainwashed with Occupy ‘propaganda’-Student’s dad complains to Scholastic News publisher.”  The 4th grade child’s father, who I will call “father Edward,” complained to Scholastic because in […]

Initial Reaction to BHO’s Disclosure of BC

IS THE REAL ISSUE ONE OF ALLEGIANCE? by Jim Delaney, blogging at Opinerlog   (May 1, 2011) — Is the “silliness” over, as our thin-skinned and insufferably arrogant Obama characterized the BC issue last Wednesday? Yes. The “silliness” is over. But, is the eligibility issue settled? Nope! Why? Without rehashing what should be–but clearly isn’t–obvious […]

Explanation of The Unity of Citizenship Theory

ARE NATURAL LAW AND THE UNITY THEORY COMPATIBLE AND COMPLEMENTARY? by Mario Apuzzo, Esq. (Apr. 12, 2011) — Jedi Pauly separates the “Unity Theory” from the “Natural Law Theory.” He also says that the “Natural Law Theory” “is not so well known.” He also adds that we need only look to the allegiance and citizenship […]