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Gov. Bobby Jindal Vows He is Not Running for President in 2012 Video
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 9, 2010 | Brian

Posted on 12/09/2010 5:21:01 AM PST by Federalist Patriot

Here is video of Louisiana GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal telling MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that he has no intentions of running for President in 2012. Jindal was unequivocal in his declaration that he will not seek the Presidency in the coming election cycle, but will instead run for re-election as Governor of Louisiana. Matthews had speculated that Jindal’s new book signaled he intended to make a run for the GOP Nomination.

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KEYWORDS: 2012; bobbyjindal; certifigate; eligibility; naturalborncitizen
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1 posted on 12/09/2010 5:21:05 AM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot

Now if Palin would do likewise ...


2 posted on 12/09/2010 5:23:18 AM PST by sushiman
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To: Federalist Patriot

I think he would make a great president. He may not be a great orator, but he is a good manager of a very tough state to manage.


3 posted on 12/09/2010 5:24:41 AM PST by midwyf (Wyoming Native. Environmentalism is a religion too.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

As much as I like Jindal he is not eligible to be President. He is not a natural born citizen. His mother was only in this country 5 mos when he was born. She was not a naturalized citizen at the time of his birth.


4 posted on 12/09/2010 5:29:30 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2
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To: Federalist Patriot

Jindal is not a natural born citizen, he knows it, I know it, many others know it. It is the same with rubio. Maybe a new strategery could be to push Jindal and Rubio so the commies sweat and the NBC issue brings more light to the fraudulent commie usurper barry dunham steve soetoro mohammed obama.


5 posted on 12/09/2010 5:35:58 AM PST by biggredd1
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To: Georgia Girl 2; Federalist Patriot
He is not a natural born citizen.

This is what I feared most as a result of the illegitimate seating of Obama, that is that Article II would die as a qualification for the Presidency. I scream every time I hear the words "Birth Certificate."

We need one (1) governor to disqualify Obama from the ballot in his state in 2012 and get this to court. This is a Constitutional Crisis and it is completely below the radar, except where it doesn't count, like here.

There is no "precedent."

6 posted on 12/09/2010 5:38:47 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (America can survive fools in office. It cannot long survive the fools who vote for them.)
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To: sushiman
Now if Palin would do likewise ...

The liberals and RINO elitist establishment types will have won.

7 posted on 12/09/2010 5:44:50 AM PST by JaguarXKE (RINOs be gone!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2; All

Yes he is....


8 posted on 12/09/2010 5:44:50 AM PST by KevinDavis (I have no problem with a black president. But the one we have now is yellow to the core)
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To: sushiman
“”Now if Palin would do likewise ...”

Do you mean this?

“run for re-election as Governor of Louisiana. “

She can't, she doesn't live in Louisiana. Besides, Jindal seems like a good governor and doesn't need Palin to run against him.

9 posted on 12/09/2010 5:45:54 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Vote like Obama is on the ballot)
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To: biggredd1; All

Hate it break it you... Rubio is since his parents came from Cuba and he was born here.. There is a law that if you come to Cuba you are an American citizen automatically..


10 posted on 12/09/2010 5:46:42 AM PST by KevinDavis (I have no problem with a black president. But the one we have now is yellow to the core)
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To: Federalist Patriot
Extremely discouraging, but I'm not giving up hope. I see no one in the field that has the potential to battle Obama (and win!) like Gov. Jindal does. I'm currently reading his book, and it is great; includes humor, digs at the administration, and a wonderful look into his process to Christianity. And to those who think he can't run for POTUS, he wouldn't be making a video stating he isn't running, if he in fact couldn't run. He'd just state he was ineligible, wouldn't he?
I prayed desperately, promising God that if He told me He existed and how to worship Him, I would consider myself blessed beyond belief and would not ask for anything else.

God used what was most important to me to get my attention back on Him. I was a normal teenage boy, so he used a teenage high school girl to get my attention.

During my junior year in high school, while attending a math tournament in New Orleans (stop snickering), I spotted Kathy. I had a crush on her, but had never mustered the nerve to say hello. This time I did, and we ended up going to a dance and having a great time ... Things were going great. Here was this pretty girl and she was interested in me! Then I asked her a simple question that changed everything.

"What do you want to do after school?"

Now, most of my friends in Baton Rouge wanted to be doctors, or football players, or teachers, or nurses; a few might have wanted to be rock stars. But she gave me an answer I had never heard. "I want to become a Supreme Court Justice," she said, "because I want to save innocent lives."

Where'd this come from? I thought to myself. And yet, I was struck by her answer. Saving the unborn gave her a purpose in life, something that was missing from mine.

Kathy was Catholic, and out of curiousity I attended Catholic Mass with her. I didn't want my parents [very strong in their Hindu tradition] to know, so I was probably the only teenager from Baton Rouge who told his parents he was going to a party so he could sneak off to church. --Bobby Jindal, Leadership and Crisis

11 posted on 12/09/2010 5:47:11 AM PST by mlizzy (Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee ...)
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To: mlizzy

Man, that was good!He has a great future and I think, he should not run in 2012. Get the experience under his belt and seriously try for 2016 or he will be a great vice presidential material in 2012.


12 posted on 12/09/2010 5:54:04 AM PST by Ranjit
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To: Ranjit

Think we’ve got time to wait until 2016? And if a vice-president in 2012, then to whom?


13 posted on 12/09/2010 6:01:05 AM PST by mlizzy (Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee ...)
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To: Federalist Patriot
Thanks Bobby....Takes away the spreculation and wasted time and rhetoric that goes with it.

Would certsinly like to see him in 2016.

14 posted on 12/09/2010 6:08:30 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Federalist Patriot

That is a shame. I was looking forward to hearing him out. Not my top choice at this point, but he certainly would be worthy of consideration and well ahead of Romney, Huck, Pawlenty, and Gingrich.


15 posted on 12/09/2010 6:38:07 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: biggredd1

I’m not so hot on Bobby Jindal after Joseph Cao voted for the DREAM Act last night.


16 posted on 12/09/2010 6:38:59 AM PST by WilliamHouston
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To: sushiman
Now if Palin would do likewise ...

Go suck some raw fish.

17 posted on 12/09/2010 6:51:28 AM PST by USS Alaska
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To: Federalist Patriot
I believe him!

He's still very young and has plenty of time to consider a run for the Presidency.

18 posted on 12/09/2010 7:06:20 AM PST by moondoggie
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To: Georgia Girl 2

It would be fantastic, if he came out and said, “Like Obama, I am not Constitutionally eligible to be president. Unlike Obama, I do care and want to protect the US Constitution.”


19 posted on 12/09/2010 7:19:54 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, what are you hiding? Release your Birth Certificate!)
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To: FreeAtlanta; All

Well he Constitutionally qualified.. He was born here.


20 posted on 12/09/2010 7:26:49 AM PST by KevinDavis (I have no problem with a black president. But the one we have now is yellow to the core)
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To: WilliamHouston; All

How is it Jindal’s fault??


21 posted on 12/09/2010 7:27:34 AM PST by KevinDavis (I have no problem with a black president. But the one we have now is yellow to the core)
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To: sushiman

Well she is not going to and she will run and she will win and there is NOTHING that you and your bot buddies can do about it.

LLS


22 posted on 12/09/2010 7:31:29 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: LibLieSlayer
I see you have mellowed. ;-)

Has there been any improvement in your business situation?

23 posted on 12/09/2010 7:37:11 AM PST by verity
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To: Kenny Bunk

Cheer up. There are about 5 states that are passing legislation which will require all presidential candidates for 2012 to submit the long form birth certificate. Obama cannot win if he is not even on the ballot in 5 states.


24 posted on 12/09/2010 7:39:10 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2
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To: KevinDavis

No he is not constitutionally qualified by being born here. If that was true every anchor baby in America would be eligible to be President. That is not “Natural Born”. The accepted definition of “Natural Born” is born on US soil of 2 citizen parents.


25 posted on 12/09/2010 7:42:08 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2
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To: Federalist Patriot

Not a bad move. Steering Louisiana successfully through the recession, on top of his many prior successes, will position him well. A Cabinet office under the next Republican President would provide even more seasoning. This is a guy who can really get things done and we badly need for him not to peak too soon, a la Palin.


26 posted on 12/09/2010 7:48:49 AM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: verity

Hi V,

I am trying. Business is still horrible but I have turned over my worries to JESUS. There is nothing that I can do but do my best. The economy here in Mississippi is in depression. Shuttered business are becoming the norm. At least I am still open and will be here after the holidays.

I am worried about this anti American dream act... but our defeated blue dog dim voted against it yesterday and Wicker and Cochran are voting against it, so not much that I can do here. I did call several Senate offices this morning and I sent several faxes.

Merry Christmas to you and yours and thanks for the response!

LLS


27 posted on 12/09/2010 7:49:32 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“No he is not constitutionally qualified by being born here. If that was true every anchor baby in America would be eligible to be President. That is not “Natural Born”. The accepted definition of “Natural Born” is born on US soil of 2 citizen parents.”

Rubbish. If that were the case the Constitution would have said so. “Natural born” means one is a citizen at birth rather than naturalized later, and that is all. Under current law, which I support changing, every single anchor baby is indeed eligible, as are people born overseas to American citizen parents.


28 posted on 12/09/2010 7:55:23 AM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Georgia, that is good news indeed.

B-bu-but, if The Mombasa Moonbeam is telling the truth about who his father was, he is just plain ineligible because the commie bigamist paternal unit was not an American citizen, regardless where on the planet BHO, Jr. first appeared.

OTOH, I half-expect that by the time someone requires an actual Birth Certificate, it will show that Don Ho, Willie Mays, or Johnnie Mathis was the bio-pa. Hence, the "embarrassment" everyone is always hinting at!

I have to hand it to Team Obama for a masterful campaign of smoke, mirrors, misdirection, and press agentry, making this about a "Birth Certificate." Of course an early 60s Birth certificate from Hawaii, which is a far less reliable document than a Honolulu Dog License of the same era, could also prove that our fearlessly ineligible leader is The Lost Dauphin dela Belle France.

In those days, a Hawaii BC was anyone's for the asking, and false statements and witnesses to "home births," etc. were common.

OK. Now let's see the BC. What a mess!

29 posted on 12/09/2010 8:20:26 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (America can survive fools in office. It cannot long survive the fools who vote for them.)
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To: ccmay
Rubbish. If that were the case the Constitution would have said so. “Natural born” means one is a citizen at birth rather than naturalized later, and that is all. Under current law, which I support changing, every single anchor baby is indeed eligible, as are people born overseas to American citizen parents.

Sincere thanks for helpfully and succinctly laying out the case for the other team.

My team says the Constitution lays out a scale of increasingly restrictive qualifications for the various elected Federal Offices. It admits any other type of citizen to any office, providing various residency requirements are met, reserving only the Presidency to

"Natural Born Citizens,"

thereby delineating a difference. The nature of that difference is what the courts must decide (According to the COTUS, the only court in the land empowered to hear the case is The Federal District Court in DC, then The Scotus on appeal). Might happen. Might not. Until then, you have a point, of sorts. And so does my team.

In re:"anchor babies:" Automatic granting of citizenship to the offspring of illegal aliens, or indeed any alien, is NOT a law. It is a by-now stupid custom of this country, alone BTW, among civilized nations.

30 posted on 12/09/2010 8:44:16 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (America can survive fools in office. It cannot long survive the fools who vote for them.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

It would be a bold move for Bobby Jindal to publicly state that because his parents were not US citizens at the time of his birth, he does not believe he is eligible to run for president or VP. He wouldn’t have to say anything about Obama but that would really put the spotlight on the usurper.


31 posted on 12/09/2010 9:39:56 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Georgia Girl 2
If that was true every anchor baby in America would be eligible to be President.

Let's nominate a 35+ year old "anchor baby" for President and see what happens. I'm confident you'll learn something new.

32 posted on 12/09/2010 10:16:32 AM PST by Drew68
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To: ccmay

Natural born means to descend from the original citizens that were made after the ratification.

Natural born means from the same family, offspring, race. Natural is a Kind it comes from the word gecynde.

The Founders limited the Presidency to natural born citizens a meaning that has been misconstrued over the years.

The 14th Amendment gives citizenship..not natural born citizenship.


33 posted on 12/09/2010 12:41:18 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1; All

Since Obama’s mother was an American Citizen so he could be born in Kercpapistan and still be an American citizen.. Jindal was born on American soil that makes an AMERICAN CITIZEN BY BIRTH.. Same thing with Rubio.. His parent came from Cuba and became American citizens automatically.. Plain and simple...


34 posted on 12/09/2010 4:47:17 PM PST by KevinDavis (I have no problem with a black president. But the one we have now is yellow to the core)
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To: KevinDavis

There is a big difference between a citizen and a natural born citizen. Suggest you read the threads on this subject.


35 posted on 12/09/2010 6:41:12 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: midwyf

“I think he would make a great president. “

I agree.


36 posted on 12/09/2010 8:13:29 PM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

We need the “Not this s*** again” graphic.

His *mother* is not running for office. Jindhal was born a US citizen, ergo is a natural-born US citizen.


37 posted on 12/09/2010 8:15:03 PM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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To: WilliamHouston

“I’m not so hot on Bobby Jindal after Joseph Cao voted for the DREAM Act last night.”

That’s about as dumb as disliking Palin because Lisa Murkowski supports DADT repeal.

Cao is in the most liberal district any Republican officeholder has held, got defeated and is on his way out. His views are not related in any way to Jindhal’s.


38 posted on 12/09/2010 8:17:31 PM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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To: JaguarXKE

[If Palin didn’t run] .. “The liberals and RINO elitist establishment types will have won.”

...not if we get a conservative nominee.

Alas, with Jindhal out of the running we lost one very credible contender.


39 posted on 12/09/2010 8:30:16 PM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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... and Jindhal is both a citizen and a natural-born citizen, being a US-born US-citizen from birth.
Suggest to you stop misinforming people with your incorrect and wacky claims on the topic.


40 posted on 12/09/2010 8:37:13 PM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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There is a big difference between a citizen and a natural born citizen. Suggest you read the threads on this subject.

Or better yet, one could look at the outcome of the 80+ eligibility cases filed against Obama to get a clearer picture.

41 posted on 12/09/2010 8:39:47 PM PST by Drew68
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To: WOSG

LOL!

People don’t say “wacky” often enough. I have to start using it more....it just made me laugh.

Hank


42 posted on 12/09/2010 8:45:05 PM PST by County Agent Hank Kimball (DeMint/Christie 2012...The Y'all and the Ball!)
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To: WOSG

It is doubtful Jindal is a citizen.he was conceived in India...his parents were not citizens when he was born in the US. If there are doubts is a citizen..he cannot possibly be a natural born citizen.

The 14th Amendment gives Jindal citizenship..if his parents were not citizens of India.

A natural born citizen is limited to the descendants of the original citizens after the ratification of the Constitution.

Stop trying to corrupt our laws to fit your agenda.


43 posted on 12/09/2010 11:22:08 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: bushpilot1

“A natural born citizen is limited to the descendants of the original citizens after the ratification of the Constitution”

Forgetting Jindal for the moment. If this sentence truely reflects your view then it follows that you wouldn’t regard any child of naturalized citizens as an NBC. Is that true? That goes way beyond the “NBC requires 2 citizen parents” theory.


44 posted on 12/10/2010 6:40:21 AM PST by Factsman
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To: bushpilot1
A natural born citizen is limited to the descendants of the original citizens after the ratification of the Constitution.

What about the descendants of slaves?

45 posted on 12/10/2010 4:04:55 PM PST by Kleon
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To: Kleon
What about the descendants of slaves?

Tricky one: Those formerly in slavery at the time of the 14th Amendment's Ratification, and the 15th's, were made citizens. Their offspring and descendants were and are "Natural Born Citizens."

IOW, Those formerly in slavery themselves were not "Natural Born Citizens," but made citizens by law.

46 posted on 12/10/2010 8:46:27 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (America can survive fools in office. It cannot long survive the fools who vote for them.)
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To: bushpilot1

“It is doubtful Jindal is a citizen.”

Not it’s not.
All persons born in the United States and under the jurisdiction, as he was and is, are US citizens.

“The 14th Amendment gives Jindal citizenship..if his parents were not citizens of India.”
Correction: The 14th Amendment gives Jindal citizenship because he was born in this country to legal residents. 100% certainty. Full stop. End of story. And saying otherwise is insulting, ignorant and deranged.

“A natural born citizen is limited to the descendants of the original citizens after the ratification of the Constitution.”

Even more deranged.This claim implies Ronald Reagan, Mike Dukakis, Chester Arthur, and Spiro Agnew weren’t eligible.

Stop trying to corrupt our laws to fit your agenda.


47 posted on 12/10/2010 8:47:50 PM PST by WOSG (Carpe Diem)
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To: Factsman
You are correct.

How, when, or why, the parents became American citizens is irrelevant. Whether native citizens, naturalized citizens, or natural born themselves, if both parents are American Citizens, their offspring are "Natural Born Citizens.

For example, IMHO although our sitting POTUS is not a Natural Born Citizen himself, his children are.

That is, if he is a citizen at all, he is either a "Native," citizen, or a naturalized citizen. Team Obama has spent millions to confuse the words "Native," and "Natural." It has worked for them, hence all the nonsense about "born in Hawaii."

48 posted on 12/10/2010 8:58:35 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (America can survive fools in office. It cannot long survive the fools who vote for them.)
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To: WOSG
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49 posted on 12/10/2010 10:30:31 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: WOSG

According to Justice Miller ..Jindal is not a citizen..did he become naturalized if and when his parents did?


50 posted on 12/10/2010 10:36:54 PM PST by bushpilot1
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