Like it Never Happened

Like it Never Happened

“NATURAL BORN CITIZEN” TEXT DISAPPEARS, THEN REAPPEARS…BUT WHY?   by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Apr. 7, 2019) — In George Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984, the protagonist, Winston Smith, is employed at the Ministry of Truth in the Minitrue Records Department.  His job is to “rectify” historical records to bring them into line with the contemporary polices […]

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 […]

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 Final Authority on “natural born Citizen”

The Final Authority on “natural born Citizen”

“WE THE PEOPLE” by Marilyn Eby, ©2016 (Jan. 13, 2016) — Who in your opinion is the final authority to decide who is NBC and TAKE ACTION TO ENFORCE the U.S. Constitution? The SCOTUS has already told us many times who are the natural born Citizens: Supreme Court cases that cite “natural born Citizen” as one […]

Of Naturalized and Natural Born; the Court’s Point of View

Of Naturalized and Natural Born; the Court’s Point of View

STATUTES, AMENDMENTS CANNOT RENDER ONE “NATURAL BORN” by Bruce McKay, ©2015 (Nov. 25, 2015) — Once again, this Presidential Campaign season, the electorate is being confronted with the Presidential eligibility issue.  Republican candidates, Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio, and until recently, Gov. Bobby Jindal, have questionable credentials with regards to the Constitution’s Article II […]

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 […]

President’s Day 2015

President’s Day 2015

“THE USURPER’S NAME IS BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2015 (Feb. 16, 2015) — On this February 16, we observe what has come to be called “President’s Day.”  Originally, the holiday in February was known as “Washington’s Birthday” and was observed on his actual birthday, February 22.  However, in 1968, Congress passed the “Uniform […]

Mainstream Newspaper Reports but Misinforms on Obama Birth Certificate pb

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 […]

The Elg Ellipsis, the Maskell Myth and Pi

The Elg Ellipsis, the Maskell Myth and Pi

“BUT NEVER AS TO THE FIRST” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2013 (Aug. 26, 2013) — In a recent Bruce Willis movie, one of the best lines is uttered by John Malkovich’s character. In describing how a female spy (Catherine Zeta-Jones) was going to try to bamboozle Willis over some chardonnay, he notes: “She’s gonna play him like […]

Why the Elg Ellipsis?

ELIMINATING THE PARENTAL REQUIREMENT FOR “NATURAL BORN CITIZEN” TO “MAKE” OBAMA ELIGIBLE by Joseph DeMaio, ©2012 (May 13, 2012) — For some time now, one “nolu chan” — observing the individual’s preference for all lower-case letters, like archy the cockroach — has persisted in beating the “if-you-tell-a-lie-long-enough-it-starts-to-sound-like-the-truth” drum on Barack Hussein Obama’s purported status as a […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Citizen Essay on the Meaning of “natural born Citizen”

WHAT HAS THE SUPREME COURT SAID? by Donald R. Laster, Jr., ©2012 (Jan. 3, 2012) — Minor vs. Happersett is only one case that cites the meaning of “natural born Citizen.” By my count, there have been at least six or seven major cases that have referenced the meaning of “natural born Citizen.”  People who […]

Readers Pound The Washington Times for Ignoring Forgery Claims Against Obama Birth Certificate

IS THE TRUTH TOO DIFFICULT TO SEE? submitted by Readers (Sep. 10, 2011) — The following letters have been sent to The Washington Times regarding its dismissal of the remaining questions about the birth certificate presented by Obama to the public on April 27, 2011. ————————– Editors, Washington Times: You mentioned in your September 9, […]

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 […]

Of Tricks, Schemes and Devices

“THE SILENCE IS DEAFENING” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2011 (Jul. 4, 2011) — Editor’s Note: For background information on the Congressional Research Memos, please see Mr. DeMaio’s previous essays here, here and here. Introduction Following up once again on the continuing saga of Barack Obama’s eligibility problem – perhaps better described as a continuing and unresolved […]

Without Partisan Bias

INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND by Joseph DeMaio, ©2011 (Jun. 27, 2011) — In the first series of The Post & Email essays addressing the issue of the role of the Congressional Research Service (“CRS”) and its examination of whether the individual now occupying the residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. is, in fact, even constitutionally […]