Skip to comments.Is Marco Rubio eligible to be President?
Posted on 02/10/2012 6:27:16 AM PST by Former MSM Viewer
Did Rubios parents become citizens before he was born?
Can he run as VP?
No . But that didn’t stop Obozo .
He cannot run as VP if he is ineligible to be President. I’ll leave the determination of his NBC status—and his eligibility for the Presidency to others on FR.
Charles Curtis was born in the territory of Kansas before it was a State. According to the ludicrous “a ‘Natural Born Citizen’ is different than a citizen at birth” contingent, he would not have been eligible to be Vice-President.
And yet, he was.
So yes, since Marco Rubio was born as an American citizen, he is eligible to be President and therefore eligible to be Vice-President.
Is Romney eligible to run???
Well the courts have essentially decided that part of the constitution doesn’t matter so why not?
Article II of the Constitution requires natural born Citizenship to be eligible for the office of POTUS.
Marco Rubio was also born as a Cuban citizen, the American-born child of two Cuban foreign nationals.
Perhaps the SINGLE MOST exceptional and BOLD COURAGEOUS act a man, this man, Marco Rubio, might do for AMERICA and the restoration of the G-dly values of the Constitution, the Declaration and our Founding Era, is to claim that according to his best understanding of the proper meaning of the US Constitution’s requirement of “Natural Born Citizen” that he himself is ineligible.
If that is how the decision is made, Rubio is eligible to run for President, and so aren't the anchor babies of illegal aliens. - tom
Personally I try to avoid jumping on a politician's bandwagon because they happen to be an ethnic minority member of my party, but Congressman West really IS the best candidate for VP IMHO. In fact I wish he were running for the top spot - he'd have BO crapping his drawers.
You need to go back in history and read why the framers put those “natural born citizen” words in the Second Amendment. Here we sit with an impostor in the WH and you fail to see the harm in advancing the argument that any old “citizen” can be president. Can't you see that Obama proves the case for insisting that a president be born on U.S. soil and to two U.S. citizen parents. If the law would have been followed with Obama, look at all the strife that this country would have avoided. It proves that Obama never had loyal American parenting to be fit for being the president.
Good God, yes. Please stop it already. Nobody is buying this birther nonsense. Nobody.
The U.S. Supreme Court has never defined natural born Citizen any other way than born on U.S. soil to TWO U.S. Citizen parents.
What is your opinion on Charles Curtis? Born outside of the U.S. Or Grover Cleveland, whose father was a British citizen at the time of his birth?
I meant to say Second Article not Second Amendment.
Public records say no, though some dispute them.<
Can he be Prez one day? Can he run as VP?
As far as we know, NO.
But that didn't stop Obama.
Apparently, if we want to follow the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions on this topic, we are "birthers" and are to be despised, even on FR.
The answer is NO, rubio’s parents were not citizens and rubio is NOT eligible. However, under the communist-rino agreement that provided the hussein dunham usurpation, rubio and jindal will now be waived through. The senate resolution 511 for mccain will now be 513 and 514 for both marco and bobby. Somehow, the commies forgot resolution 512 for dunham.
What possible difference can it make to know whether any of the proposed candidates are qualified for office.
No one cares.
Those that do care are shot down, mostly with the argument that you will never win the argument.
SO Obama violates to the free exercise of religion.
Even our supreme Court Justice says that Constitution would not be passed if they tried it today, and she would prefer the South African Constitution.
All I can say is, if the Constitution not longer matters for you, then beware that it no longer matters for me, either.
If you want a dictator in office with all powers, then beware when someone whom you do not support gets in there to be his or her own kind of dictator.
Meanwhile, the powers that be destroy the economy, free enterprise, and stifle free speech everywhere, and no one even notices.
A pox on them all.
The Supreme Court has said:
“Nothing is better settled at the common law than the doctrine that the children even of aliens born in a country while the parents are resident there under the protection of the government and owing a temporary allegiance thereto are subjects by birth.”
“The Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution, in the declaration that
“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,”
contemplates two sources of citizenship, and two only: birth and naturalization. Citizenship by naturalization can only be acquired by naturalization under the authority and in the forms of law. But citizenship by birth is established by the mere fact of birth under the circumstances defined in the Constitution. Every person born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, becomes at once a citizen of the United States, and needs no naturalization.”
So there you go. Based on common law (the basis of jurisprudence in the United States), a person born in the country is a citizen of the country at birth. The Supreme Court then says that there are only two ways to be a citizen of the United States: to be born as a citizen or to be naturalized as a citizen.
There is NO magic third definition.
That’s what the Supreme Court says.
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