A Constitutional Republic is a state where the officials are elected as representatives of the people, and must govern according to existing constitutional law that limits the government's power over citizens.Does a man (or a woman) have a right to become POTUS eventhough 1 of his/her parents is not American?
Obama's daddy was Kenyan, thereby a subject of the Queen, and a British citizen. Thus, Obama is 1/2 a British citizen. Furthermore, his mom re-married another muslim from Indonesia.
However, there is a strong possiblity that a hippie by the name of Frank Marshal Davis is Obama's real dad.
BTW, Senators rarely if ever become presidents. JFK was the last one.
A Constitutional Republic is the current form of government in the United States. However in recent years, many people have criticized the federal government for moving away from a Constitutional Republic, as defined by the Constitution, and towards a pure democracy
"Subject to the jurisdiction, thereof", simply means the US Constitution.
As stated in the Preamble, the Constitution is only for the citizens of the US, aliens are not subjects of, nor subject to its jurisdiction.
The 14th plainly states who are "subject to the jurisdiction" of the Constitution, aliens are not.
Ark was DOA, when the USSC tired to change the meaning of "subject to the jurisdiction, thereof", this can only be accomplished through an amendment.
Obama was born subject to a foreign power, this condition has never changed during his life, he was never naturalized.