Skip to comments.Congress report concedes Obama eligibility unvetted
Posted on 11/08/2010 7:22:43 PM PST by RobinMasters
A congressional document that has been posted on the Internet confirms no one not Congress, not the states and not election officials bothered to check Barack Obama's eligibility to be president, and in fact, that status remains undocumented to this day.
It's because state and federal law did not require anyone in Congress or elsewhere to check to see if Obama was a "natural born Citizen" under the meaning of Article 2, Section 1 of the Constitution, according the document.
The analysis by the Congressional Research Service, a research arm of the U.S. Congress, openly admits no one in the federal government, including Congress, ever asked to see Obama's long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate. In fact, it explains no one was required to do so.
Technically, the CRS is a public policy research arm of the United States Congress that is organized as a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress; the CRS works exclusively for members of Congress, congressional committees and congressional staff in an advisory capacity, answering questions.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
So would all of what he has signed into law be considered null and void/ wishing????
Wow! What a shocker! Can we citizens get at reprieve?
Is this just on the horizon? ->
“Obama In Deep Trouble, Huge Scandals Brewing”
DT2 = Deep Throat 2
We shall see.
I think I’ve seen this one before: “No controlling legal authority”
What is your point??
And THIS is the reason Pelosi stays in...in case 0bama is relieved during the Lame Duck.
And not one SOB in the Congress has the intestinal fortitude to ask or insist that it be shown.
But of course now it is too late.
Produce the proof Obama Fraud.
Show me the money!
If he fails to submit the proper papers, even the MSM will have to report on it.
The only thing scarier than having an inelligible president obama is the thought of president biden. Now that is a very scary thought.
I think you just nailed it. Explains way too much.
I just wanted peeps to enjoy the Bristol dance.
I think his point is that people would just as soon be watching stupid TV shows as showing some concern for an issue as important as the eligibility of the chief executive to be the chief executive.
No, it’s not too late. Two things were necessary before anything could be done about it. A congressional majority for the Republicans, enabling them to run committees and set up agendas; and a weakening of Obama’s popularity with the press and the country.
Both have now been done, and the trend is continuing. Isn’t it time for congress to set up an inquiry, demand to know whether the DNC or the Secretaries of State (many of them bought by George Soros) did their jobs? Isn’t it time for congress to demand that Obama SHOW THEM THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE?
Is that too much to ask? Even if he refuses, it will hardly help him to gain popularity.
What the hell is wrong with you sonny? FReepers do not view this liberal produced Hollywood garbage. Good God grow up.
The Twentieth Amendment, Section 3 reads as follows:
3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become President. If a President shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President until a President shall have qualified; and the Congress may by law provide for the case wherein neither a President elect nor a Vice President elect shall have qualified, declaring who shall then act as President, or the manner in which one who is to act shall be selected, and such person shall act accordingly until a President or Vice President shall have qualified.
Exhibit B U. S. Code, CITE: 3USC19
TITLE 3--THE PRESIDENT, CHAPTER 1- PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AND VACANCIES
Sec. 19. Vacancy in offices of both President and Vice President; officers eligible to act
(a)(1) If, by reason of death, resignation, removal from office, inability, or failure to qualify, there is neither a President nor Vice President to discharge the powers and duties of the office of President, then the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall, upon his resignation as Speaker and as Representative in Congress, act as President.
Exhibit C: U. S. Constitution, Article Six Oath of Office for elected officials:
The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.
The portion in bold stating or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify in section three is particularly interesting in that it plainly seems to infer that a qualification of some sort must be made in order to serve as President. Certainly, one cannot argue that it does not require a qualification process for one to qualify. To infer that the lack of a specified qualification process means that stated eligibility qualifications for the office of president can be ignored is fallacious. The wording of this passage in the twentieth amendment clearly infers that a qualification is required, regardless of how this is done.
There is only one set of qualifications listed anywhere in the Constitution that are not health related and they are listed in Article two, section one.
No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.
To satisfy meeting the requirement of the twentieth amendment to qualify, a president elect must present evidence that he meets its requirements for eligibility to serve. This means that a proper birth certificate HAD to be presented by the president elect in order to serve as president. In fact, without establishing whether or not the President elect is "qualified", Congress would not know whether or not to step in and name a temporary replacement as the Amendment requires. Certainly, this means that the proof of "qualifications" must be presented to Congress.
If this was done, where is that certificate and to whom was it presented? If this was done, why would we not have the right to verify and inspect it under the freedom of information act?
If it was NOT done, then under the provisions of the twentieth amendment, Barrack Obama has failed to qualify and should not be serving as president of the United States of America.
Based upon the above, I conclude that:
1. We currently have a vacancy at President because no one has yet qualified as required in the Twentieth amendment. The terms "The President elect shall have failed to qualify" clearly places this burden upon the President elect and not on someone raising their hand in objection.
2. Anyone serving in Congress (see Congress in bold in Exhibit A), or anyone who is currently serving under the oath of office in Article six has "standing" and can DEMAND that their oaths be met by receiving proper qualifying documentation from Mr. Obama. This charade at the time of counting the Electoral College votes does not limit their ability to do so at any time they so choose. The very fact that they are duty-bound by oath to "support" the Constitution REQUIRES them to respond to any and all attacks against it. No judge can deny any of them the standing to do so. It would ask them to break the law in their effort to enforce the law.
3. We need to start pressing legal charges against all of our local representatives and senators covered by the oath of office in Article six for disobeying their oaths to support the Constitution as it pertains to the language of section three of the Twentieth amendment. Put PRESSURE on them to represent the document that gives them their authority in the first place. We are looking into how best to do this down here. We all should be looking into this approach. NOW.
huh? Is Bristol dancing with Obama?
it means goodbye to the Rat party.
Now that more State legislatures are GOP with GOP Governors it will only take one state to pass a law to unravel the mystery.
Hey boy, enjoy the dance.
Chelsea Clinton just had an abortion. Check with your peeps if you do not believe me.
Well, the kid might have thought so I guess. They are easily swayed and confused.
In Kerchner v. Obama/Congress/Pelosi Petition for Writ of Certiorari before the Supreme Court, Mario Apuzio also included a claim for “equal protection under the law”, whereas the Congress investigated John McCain’s elegibility but not Obama’s. This may demonstrate some forsightedness on Apuzzo’s part.
Funny that they never thought to question Obama’s natural born status when they were checking out mccains. remember when they were questioning this because he was born outside the US on a military base?
I dont give a crap about clinton, I am a Sarah peep. Bristol did a great job with the dance and I wish her well. She had a decent score and hoping she continues.
settle down junior. get some years on the planet before ya go poppin’ off. you little liberal lovin’ children....Damn! how about the other ‘reality show’ type crap? ya droll over that also sonny?
Hey boy, ya got yourself in a tither, calm down before your ticker stops. Enjoy the dance.
Well duh. That's why we need a specific law that requires it in detail. The Founders just assumed that voters would enforce this when voting. How about some states start passing laws on this?
In any case getting Obama out once elected requires impeachment so all those court cases were doomed to fail, and Republicans know better than to go near impeachment as they want to win 2012. And more bad news : Impeaching Obama does NOT invalidate the past two years laws. There is no Butterfly Effect that makes the past two years go away.
“....no one not Congress, not the states and not election officials bothered to check Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president, and in fact, that status remains undocumented to this day.”
So what will happen now? Will we continue to ignore the issue for the sake of preventing riots in the streets? Does this mean that our next prez could be an Afghan?
If Obama is not constitutionally eligible to hold the office the every bill and every EO he signed is unlawful. Every appointment and every decision those appointees made are also unlawful. Hell, we already KNOW that Pelosi had her doubts when she submitted Obastard’s nomination papers and conspicuously omitted the statement that he was constitutionally eligible to hold the office.
Go for it - after we have a new speaker! (;-)
the doc is there. right-click and download each of 14 pages, if you wish.
People who watch TV are idiots who have enabled Obama to remain in power and also scam his way into the white hut. Al Waleed’s Fox News is only marginally better. Americans are sheep who traded liberty for a TV clicker.
Including idiots who post crap about - well Biden would be worse? Really? Maybe someone in Biden’s family did something good for America once or served in uniform or at least he was born here.
Having our Constitution trashed and setting a precedent for doing so in the future should scare the enamel right off your teeth.
A republican Congress can keep Biden in control, and fundamentally Biden does love the United States and is loyal to it. I doubt that we would hear him claim that he is a citizen of the world or see him bow and grovel to Saudi kings.
Vote early...and often!!! Go BP!!!
Actually, The Constitution says quite plainly that anyone who has failed to qualify can not be President. Period. See my earlier post concerning the Twentieth Amendment, Section Three. If Obama did not qualify, he is NOT President. No impeachment is necessary, just arrest and incarcaration.
In addition this would mean that all legislation, executive orders, etc signed by such a usurper would cease to be legally in existence as they all automatically would be missing an official Presidential signature making them law.
It's wipe the blackboard clean time.
Whatever you say young lib. (You do know what a liberal is do you not)? So you go ahead and keep supporting, by viewing, the little queer loving Hollywood liberal loving crowd and their and their non important TV productions. Maybe when you get a few years under your young belt you might get it. Good luck sonny.
>This implies the Obama scandals are impeachable!<
Does he have to be impeached first if it can be proven that his presidency is acquired illegally, or can they throw his ass in jail directly together with everyone who have perpetrated this hoax on the American people?
Bristol is one pretty girl but her movements make her look like a catfish being drug through Mud in the dead of winter.
But I will say she has improved greatly since the first dance when I thought “Oh no”.
You dont get to wish the past away and wake up to a world you wanted. It would be nice, but it is not real. Impeachment by congress is the only option under the constitution.
I will repeat. We need a specific law that spells out enforcement and verification. We know the early Presidents had no birth certificates. But todays presidents were born in an era of paperwork.
We couldnt pay one guy to make sure we didnt hire a Kenyan born muslim to our nations highest office?
Thanks, I thought so, from the dumb out of context reference. They cannot leave it alone.
Thought she was married. Why? /s
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