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Jeffrey Toobin Issued False Legal Statements to Anderson Cooper Regarding Vattel & 14th Amendment.
Natural Born Citizen ^ | February 16, 2011 | naturalborncitizen

Posted on 02/17/2011 3:00:19 PM PST by DBeers

Jeffrey Toobin Issued False Legal Statements to Anderson Cooper Regarding Vattel and the 14th Amendment.

With natural born citizen legislation racing through 11 state legislatures, truthful legal analysis is more important than ever. False statements issued on CNN yesterday via an Anderson Cooper interview with Jeffrey Toobin demand correction. CNN, should they not immediately correct the false statements, will be privy to the stench of propaganda.

Jeffrey Toobin, alleged to be a “CNN Senior Legal Analyst”, gave a clearly false description of Vattel’s definition of “natural born citizen”. Toobin stated that the Vattel definition requires a person to be born in the United States to parents who were also born in the United States.

That is absolutely false.

Vattel’s definition only requires that a person – to be considered a “natural born citizen” – be born in the United States to parents who were citizens. One does not have to be born in the United States to be a citizen. Persons born in foreign countries may become US citizens via the naturalization process despite their place of birth.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: citizen; naturalborncitizen
Posted for posterity and to set the record straight for any interested. I happened to watch this interview and noted the obvious distortion of facts.
1 posted on 02/17/2011 3:00:21 PM PST by DBeers
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duplicate post

2 posted on 02/17/2011 3:03:47 PM PST by waynesa98
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damn! LOL

I did not find it with search but lo and behold I go to the blogger section and there it be...

3 posted on 02/17/2011 3:16:35 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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Don’t watch the Communist News Network for over 10 years now...

4 posted on 02/17/2011 5:15:37 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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5 posted on 02/17/2011 8:56:52 PM PST by Dryman ("FREE THE LONG FORM!")
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Here's a reposted update of what is going on right now:

The legal battle lines are well drawn up, which boil down to "founders' original intent," vs "amendments, precedents, practices, and politics." The only real battle has been on this site, because the issue has not made to any court on its merits.

The SCOTUS has re-admitted a case for conference, to take place within the week. Hollister vs Soetoro (aka Obama, Biden, et al) The petition seeks the recusal of Kagan and Sotomayor, and is largely concerned with the true name of the POTUS.

In the background there's the question of course, of WHY Team Obama has taken such drastic steps to prevent the Birth Certificate from being made part of the public record. I think we all can agree that (a) the steps are indeed drastic, or at least very expensive (b) and raise a few questions.

It seems that when the Obama boy was adopted by Mr. Soetoro, his name was changed, and that if normal protocols were followed, the Birth Certificate would have been amended to show his new name, and the original sealed. This is fairly standard in most states.

This indicates that our POTUS has possibly been operating under a name that may not be, or no longer be, legally his. IOW, apparently our POTUS never took the step of legally changing his name BACK. This is WHY Team Obama wants the record kept out of public view. As puts it:

"The reason Obama has spent so much time and money hiding his original birth certificate is because his adoption in the 1970s, and the bizarre, Klingon-sounding name “Soetobakh” are just so strange and difficult to explain to Americans.

..... myriad very messy constitutional and legal issues arise from the fact the current US President has engaged in an orchestrated conspiracy to hide his long form birth certificate and actual legal name. THAT is why so much money and energy has been lavished on the efforts to keep his secret."

To repeat some additional background: We know that Obama/Soetoro neglected to tell the Illinois Bar Committee that he had used another name. A stronger way to put that: he lied about ever having used an alias, about drug use, and traffic violations on his application.
N.B., He was not disbarred. He left "voluntarily" after an inquiry. In exchange, nobody say anything for evermore. Typical lawyer disciplinary case.

No matter what we, or indeed the court, thinks about Natural Born Citizenship, is not at law at the moment. What the conference about is recusal of the Obama appointees and the possible effects of POTUS' use of a name not legally his.

Hollister's Lawyer Hemenway has pulled of quite a coup here. Can't wait to see the result of this conference. It's a potential win-win for the SCOTUS in that they can continue to avoid the Natural Born Citizen legal hot potato, and we can get farther toward the bottom of this VERY weird situation.

6 posted on 02/22/2011 4:47:24 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (With a friend like Obama, a country needs no enemies.)
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