BARACK OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Suit contesting Obama's citizen...

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The U.S. Supreme Court will consider Friday whether to take up a lawsuit challenging President-elect Barack Obama 's U.S. citizenship, a continuation of a New Jersey case embraced by some opponents of Obama's ... Read more
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#155525 May 13, 2013
Only United States citizens have the right to vote and the right serve as an elected member of the U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives.

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution defines citizenship this way: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside."

But to be President, you must also be a "natural born" citizen, according to Section I, Article II of the U.S. Constitution. What does that mean?

The only thing that is black-and-white about citizenship and the presidency is this: 1. A child of a two American citizens who is born on U.S. soil is clearly eligible to be President;
2. Anyone who becomes a naturalized U.S. citizen after birth (think Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger) is clearly not eligible to be President.
Then life turns gray, or at least contested, as events of the 2008 Presidential election make clear.

What constitutes being "natural born" falls into two philosophical camps: geography or blood. One group argues that blood rules -- that you are "natural born" regardless of geography, if both parents are citizens. Another group argues that geography rules -- that you are "natural born" only if you are born on U.S. soil.

Purists insist that both parents must be U.S. citizens and you must be born on U.S. soil. This narrow interpretation would mean that Barack Obama is ineligible to be President of the United States.
wojar

Bristol, CT

#155526 May 13, 2013
LRS wrote:
<quoted text>
Then go ahead and make the statement, fishlips; "anyone born on U.S. soil can be President". How utterly stupid! LMAO!!!
Even Wong Kim Ark could have been president, if he could have gotten the votes.
wojar wrote:
<quoted text>
LTR's interpretation? How about the Supreme Court, the Congress, the Electoral College, the Federal and State Courts, and the most eminent legal scholars throughout the history of this nation?
Then there is the Dufus-Romper delusion, which they fantasize is law. Hee hee.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#155527 May 13, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Hummm, Pres. Obama to have a live press conference 'soon' to discuss Ben Ghazi and the IRS!
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
Hummm, first question were given to AP who asked for explanations on Ben Ghazi and the IRS AND THEN asked Cameron a question on Syria. This, more or less, gave the football to Cameron and then to a British reporter who would not do a follow up on Ben Ghazi.
Of course, this was all set up Friday when the Obama administration leaked the IRS story in an attempt to get Ben Ghazi off the weekend TV shows and then help deflect todays press conference.
And it is over. Once again Obama ran, dodged and jumped the issues.
Obama chose the Associated Press reporter as they are giving Obama a pass of both Ben Ghazi and the IRS issue. He had no intention of asking ABC or Fox news.
What, why not ABC? Well, it was ABC that put Jay Carney on the hot seat Friday!!! And Fox News, do I really have to explain that one?!?
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#155528 May 13, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
Dodo? Me? The trick, poor dodo, is to avoid having to retaliate by preventing the very reason for a retaliation. No carriers or B-2s or any "space-age weaponry" will prevent a Rogue Scholar scenario nuclear terrorist strike in NYC. THAT has been proven since Vietnam up 'til today, with crude roadside bombs, suicide attacks and box-cutters more effective than any sophisticated modern weapons. Wake up, put your stupid arsenal away and start thinking for a change.
Nah, that arsenal carries too much influence. Now, your way of thinking is to get rid of our arsenal. Ok, so you get attacked, what are you going to do with no arsenal? Will you politely ask them to stop? LMAO You really are clueless. Your approach is like trying to kill one fire ant while you're standing on the mound! Dodo bird with squidlips!
Learn to Read

Indianapolis, IN

#155529 May 13, 2013
Psssst. Hey Romper. Your hero Dufus Dale tells a different fable. You two really should compare notes if you're going to be a couple

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#155531 May 13, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
<quoted text>
You are correct. Eventually the Islamofascists will try and nuke a U.S. city. But we can prevent us, and our friends, from being blackmailed by people like China and Russia.
It's been rumoured, and is it true?, and certainly there are signs of it, that China's been blackmailing the US for at least 10 years now. As has Saudi Arabia. As long as those two hold trillions of treasury bonds hostage , blackmailing, if there is any, will only continue. As to Russia, how is it blackmailing the US?

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#155532 May 13, 2013
wojar wrote:
<quoted text>
Even Wong Kim Ark could have been president, if he could have gotten the votes.
<quoted text>
Well, if he were a Democrat he probably could have been.
Nasrat

Jacksonville, FL

#155533 May 13, 2013
Oh so little time and so many Liberals to offend. It's a hard job but someone has to do it!
Frank

Spokane, WA

#155534 May 13, 2013
wojar wrote:
<quoted text>
Even Wong Kim Ark could have been president, if he could have gotten the votes.
<quoted text>
Why would any one vote for Barack Hussein Obama? Our country has millions of idiots who are eligible to vote. I think that people should think about the consequences of their actions before they enter the voting booth. They should also take responsibility for their mistakes.
Ellen1

Arlington, MA

#155535 May 13, 2013
LRS wrote:
Only United States citizens have the right to vote and the right serve as an elected member of the U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives.
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution defines citizenship this way: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside."
But to be President, you must also be a "natural born" citizen, according to Section I, Article II of the U.S. Constitution. What does that mean?
The only thing that is black-and-white about citizenship and the presidency is this: 1. A child of a two American citizens who is born on U.S. soil is clearly eligible to be President;
2. Anyone who becomes a naturalized U.S. citizen after birth (think Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger) is clearly not eligible to be President.
Then life turns gray, or at least contested, as events of the 2008 Presidential election make clear.
What constitutes being "natural born" falls into two philosophical camps: geography or blood. One group argues that blood rules -- that you are "natural born" regardless of geography, if both parents are citizens. Another group argues that geography rules -- that you are "natural born" only if you are born on U.S. soil.
Purists insist that both parents must be U.S. citizens and you must be born on U.S. soil. This narrow interpretation would mean that Barack Obama is ineligible to be President of the United States.
Guess what, not a single member of the 535 members of Congress voted not to confirm Obama's election in either the 2008 or 2012 elections---and you think that at least one would have voted against or at least said something if she or he thought that Obama was not a natural born citizen.

And, guess what, not a single member of the US Electoral College changed her or his vote from Obama to McCain or Obama to Mitt Romney in the 2008 or 2012 elections. And you'd think that at least one of them would have switched votes or not voted or said something if she or he had thought that Obama was not a Natural Born Citizen.

IN past elections it was fairly frequent for one or two electors to not vote the way that their states did, and in 2008 and 2012 birthers had letter writing campaigns to the Electors asking them to change---but one of of them did. NOT ONE. Obama received 356 Electoral votes in the general election in 2008, and 356 Electors voted for him. Obama received 332 Electoral votes in the general election of 2012 and 332 Electors voted for him.

NOT ONE of them believed either that Obama was born in a foreign country or that two citizen parents are required in order to be a Natural Born Citizen.(That's because the meaning Natural Born Citizen comes from the common law and refers to the place of birth.)

For those who would like to do their own research on the subject, here are some links:

http://www.fredthompsonsamerica.com/2012/07/3...

http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyiname...

http://tesibria.typepad.com/whats_your_eviden...

http://tesibria.typepad.com/whats_your_eviden...

http://www.obamaconspiracy.org/bookmarks/fact...

http://www.obamaconspiracy.org/2009/01/natura...

http://www.obamabirthbook.com/http:/www.obama...

http://ohforgoodnesssake.com/...
LRS

Shreveport, LA

#155536 May 13, 2013
Learn to Read wrote:
Psssst. Hey Romper. Your hero Dufus Dale tells a different fable. You two really should compare notes if you're going to be a couple
Right Dwilbert! LMAO squid

Grrr....kerplunk! Hee Hee Hee
Frank

Spokane, WA

#155537 May 13, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Hummm, Pres. Obama to have a live press conference 'soon' to discuss Ben Ghazi and the IRS!
If any other President had these scandals,they would be impeached. Why is there a double standard for this particular resident of The White House?
Nasrat

Jacksonville, FL

#155538 May 13, 2013
Dr. Gosnell.... guilty!

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#155539 May 13, 2013
Rogue Scholar 05 wrote:
Hummm, Pres. Obama to have a live press conference 'soon' to discuss Ben Ghazi and the IRS!
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>If any other President had these scandals,they would be impeached. Why is there a double standard for this particular resident of The White House?
That's easy. Liberals don't mind sleeping with pigs!
American Lady

Danville, KY

#155540 May 13, 2013
Video: MSNBC Panel actually talks ĎImpeachmentí over Benghazi

by Shoebat Foundation on May 11, 2013 in Blog, General
Donít look now but a major hole has just been blown through the Benghazi stonewall. Perhaps thatís the reason for the **smoke in the White House press room.

These two events actually occurred on the same morning.

Oh, the irony.

http://shoebat.com/2013/05/11/video-msnbc-pan...

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#155541 May 13, 2013
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>Why would any one vote for Barack Hussein Obama? Our country has millions of idiots who are eligible to vote. I think that people should think about the consequences of their actions before they enter the voting booth. They should also take responsibility for their mistakes.
Are you sermonizing 66 million voters and trying to make us believe you know better than all of them? Better than, as Ellen says, than those 535 members of congress and the entire electoral college. While we're at it, let's add the 9 supreme court justices and why not, 205 and counting, courts and 195 nations? Frankly, Frank, wake up and smell the coffee or the roses or whatever.

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#155542 May 13, 2013
American Lady wrote:
Video: MSNBC Panel actually talks ĎImpeachmentí over Benghazi
by Shoebat Foundation on May 11, 2013 in Blog, General
Donít look now but a major hole has just been blown through the Benghazi stonewall. Perhaps thatís the reason for the **smoke in the White House press room.
These two events actually occurred on the same morning.
Oh, the irony.
http://shoebat.com/2013/05/11/video-msnbc-pan...
Fool. You don't even know the difference between a news report and a discussion panel on politics. Impeachment, that word, was uttered ONCE by a political commentator, NOT BY MSNBC. Not an opinion nor a report by MSNBC. Sorry to be so LRS-like but you're a dumb communist bent on undermining your country and the worst part of it is that you're doing it unwittingly.
Ellen1

Arlington, MA

#155544 May 13, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
Are you sermonizing 66 million voters and trying to make us believe you know better than all of them? Better than, as Ellen says, than those 535 members of congress and the entire electoral college. While we're at it, let's add the 9 supreme court justices and why not, 205 and counting, courts and 195 nations? Frankly, Frank, wake up and smell the coffee or the roses or whatever.
Re: " entire electoral college."

Well, not the ENTIRE Electoral College, just the ones who voted for Obama. Some voted for McCain in 2008 and some voted for Romney in 2012, but not one of them voted for McCain or for Romney when the popular votes of her or his state was not for McCain or for Romney.

In other words, no elector switched votes. They all voted the way that their states did---which would mean that not one of the 688 total who voted for Obama in both elections added together believed that Obama was either born outside of the USA or that it requires two citizen parents in order to be a Natural Born Citizen.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#155545 May 13, 2013
Jacques from Ottawa wrote:
<quoted text>
Fool. You don't even know the difference between a news report and a discussion panel on politics. Impeachment, that word, was uttered ONCE by a political commentator, NOT BY MSNBC. Not an opinion nor a report by MSNBC. Sorry to be so LRS-like but you're a dumb communist bent on undermining your country and the worst part of it is that you're doing it unwittingly.
American Lady wrote:
Video: MSNBC Panel actually talks ĎImpeachmentí over Benghazi
by Shoebat Foundation on May 11, 2013 in Blog, General
Donít look now but a major hole has just been blown through the Benghazi stonewall. Perhaps thatís the reason for the **smoke in the White House press room.
These two events actually occurred on the same morning.
Oh, the irony.
http://shoebat.com/2013/05/11/video-msnbc-pan...

WHAT of this did you NOT understand you "DAMN DUMCHIT" ...???
Video: MSNBC -------Panel----- actually talks ĎImpeachmentí over Benghazi

Do not !!!
"I" REPEAT DO NOT COMMENT TO ME ANYMORE!
I WILL "NOT" CONVERSE WITH SUCH A ---BLOOMING IDIOT--- AS YOU!

“Bonjour Hello Buongiorno Hola”

Since: Feb 12

Ottawa

#155546 May 13, 2013
Ellen1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Re: " entire electoral college."
Well, not the ENTIRE Electoral College, just the ones who voted for Obama. Some voted for McCain in 2008 and some voted for Romney in 2012, but not one of them voted for McCain or for Romney when the popular votes of her or his state was not for McCain or for Romney.
In other words, no elector switched votes. They all voted the way that their states did---which would mean that not one of the 688 total who voted for Obama in both elections added together believed that Obama was either born outside of the USA or that it requires two citizen parents in order to be a Natural Born Citizen.
Of course. I miswrote. States that both McCain and Romney carried voted McCain. Sorry, my bad.

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