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3 posted on 12/27/2009 2:47:20 PM PST by mkjessup (*** It's SUNDAY Lord, how 'bout a big ol' Jesus-sized LIGHTNING bolt aimed at 0bama's AZZ?!? ***)
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How can a person who is born a British subject be considered a natural born citizen of the United States?

Because the United States has always recognized the definition of citizenship of common law, as outlined in Blackstone, as compared to that of European continental civil law, as defined in Vattel?

The most bizarre claim of the birthers is this one. It uses a law system utterly foreign to US legal history to define a term used in our Constitution.

6 posted on 12/27/2009 3:05:23 PM PST by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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