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Obama’s ineligibility: Choosing political expediency over defending the Constitution
Canada Free Press ^ | April 19, 2011 | Lawrence Sellin

Posted on 04/19/2011 7:13:17 AM PDT by Ordinary_American

Note to the Republican leadership – if you continue to shield Barack Hussein Obama, knowing that he is ineligible for the Presidency and has possibly committed fraud and felony conspiracy, then, you are welcome to him for a second term. I will not stand with you.

In my opinion, many Republicans have violated their oaths of office to support and defend the Constitution. Because of their cowardice or complicity in hiding the truth from the American people, there was a major failure to uphold the law. For that reason, they have forfeited their privilege to represent me.

Compared to Obama, other government officials have been called to account for far lesser presumed infractions of the law.

As Thomas Paine wrote:

“Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.”

According to the Constitution, the narrative of the 14th Amendment, the Supreme Court case of Minor v. Happersett (1874), other legal opinions and precedence, Obama has never been eligible for the presidency because he does not meet the requirements of natural born citizenship i.e. someone born in the US of citizen parents at the time of birth.

It is the simplest and most irrefutable argument to make regarding Obama’s ineligibility for the Presidency.

Republican elected officials: how much evidence do you need before you take the appropriate action?

In addition to Obama’s clear Constitutional ineligibility, there are an ample number of apparent inconsistencies in Obama’s personal history to warrant a Congressional investigation.

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: certifigate; constitution; dunham; eligibility; felony; fraud; naturalborncitizen; obama; soetoro; steve; whosthedaddy
You get the most flak when you're right over the target.
1 posted on 04/19/2011 7:13:22 AM PDT by Ordinary_American
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To: Ordinary_American

I’ve often wondered why those cheerleading the hardest for the constitution, Beck, Levin, etc., aren’t much interested in
what the constitution has to say about eligibility.


2 posted on 04/19/2011 7:16:45 AM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: Ordinary_American
Odrama Drama
3 posted on 04/19/2011 7:17:39 AM PDT by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialist States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

I’ve wondered the exact same thing. It makes anything else they have to say null and void. It is why I turned them all off more than 3 years ago.


4 posted on 04/19/2011 7:18:23 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (Beware the ENEMEDIA ... Never Again! Support our Troops!)
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To: Ordinary_American

The title alone here hits the nail squarely on the head, and drives it home to the core.

Communists in our elected government knew this before they selected Obama.

Republicans don’t want to touch this because it represents too much pain.

Obama and the democrats have a much better handle on what republicans WON’T do than what they CAN DO themselves.


5 posted on 04/19/2011 7:19:26 AM PDT by Safrguns
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To: Ordinary_American
Note to the Republican leadership

Don't forget to copy that to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who cheerfully swore him in TWICE.

6 posted on 04/19/2011 7:21:35 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Public education is WELFARE.)
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To: Ordinary_American
Oh my!

This should bring out all the so-called Con Freepers and Trump-Haters/Conspiracy Theorists out of the woodworks, after all--though he has single-handedly (REGARDLESS OF MOTIVE(S)) brought this issue to the forefront, to the point that even the State-Run Lame Stream Media (much to their chagrin and mostly ridicule Trump) to report on Dear Leader's eligibility--they care not a whit and will continue to demonize him and suggest he is some sort of evil doer lib who is secretly working to divide/destroy the Tea Party while REALLY working to re-elect Dear Leader.

You go Donald!!!

7 posted on 04/19/2011 7:23:29 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant
I’ve often wondered why those cheerleading the hardest for the constitution, Beck, Levin, etc., aren’t much interested in what the constitution has to say about eligibility.

Ever try to phone them and ask them?

8 posted on 04/19/2011 7:25:22 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Public education is WELFARE.)
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To: Ordinary_American
BLUF - If you take Obama at his written word, as published in his “best selling” books, he is illegible to be President.

We are witnessing a perfect political storm where the inside the beltway cult of collective power has collided with financial ruin and then run into uncontrolled media.

There would be no problem with the abuse of our tax dollars by politicians buying votes and power hadn't come to a head. This trend started in the 1960’s when the social security trust fund was opened up to political use.

There would be no problem if the media was tightly controlled by self-censorship. The media's self-censorship became obvious in the Kennedy administration.

In short this political storm is NOT the sole result of Obama and his administration. It has been building for the last 50 odd years. Obama is as substantial as the wind driven foam at the top of a 50 foot storm wave.

9 posted on 04/19/2011 7:29:50 AM PDT by Nip (TANSTAAFL)
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To: Ordinary_American
This is interesting, and might explain all the trolls and Obots desperately trying to bury the eligibility issue.

From p.14 "Conspiracy Theories" by CASS R. SUNSTEIN

Full paper here

II. Governmental Responses

What can government do about conspiracy theories? Among the things it can do, what should it do? We can readily imagine a series of possible responses: (1)Government might ban conspiracy theorizing. (2) Government might impose some kind of tax, financial or otherwise, on those who disseminate such theories. (3) Government might itself engage in counterspeech, marshaling arguments to discredit conspiracy theories. (4) Government might formally hire credible private parties to engage in counterspeech. (5 Government might engage in informal communication with such parties, encouraging them to help. Each instrument has a distinctive set of potential effects, or costs and benefits, and each will have a place under imaginable conditions.

However, our main policy idea is that government should engage in cognitive infiltration of the groups that produce conspiracy theories, which involves a mix of (3), (4) and (5).

QED, I think, and greetings to all paid trolls and Obots!

10 posted on 04/19/2011 7:30:22 AM PDT by CanaGuy (Go Harper! We still love you!)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

Unfortunately it is a glaring example of what we are dealing with, we are not even able to get those who are in power to live within the constitution, and they do not want to be held the that standard because if the truth be known, the federal government would be illegal as it stands..The power was meant to be weilded by the states and granted to the federal government for specific purposes, national defense etc, the federal government was not supposed to be a taxing body, that way their power was limited in the founding fathers vision..


11 posted on 04/19/2011 7:32:18 AM PDT by aces
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To: Ordinary_American

So far Trump is the only person on the planet who draws any water who’s had the cajones to say anything. This works for me too, anybody wanting to go on covering up the idea that we have a Kenyan slammite in the whitehouse can go **** himself.


12 posted on 04/19/2011 7:48:03 AM PDT by wendy1946
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

“I’ve often wondered why those cheerleading the hardest for the constitution, Beck, Levin, etc., aren’t much interested in what the constitution has to say about eligibility.”

The issue is radioactive because the facts are squishy and Obama’s flacks can crush any individual that gets too close for comfort. That’s why we need a guy like Trump to do the heavy lifting: he is not intimidated by anyone and has the money and gumshoes to dig up the truth. We will have to wait & see what kind of skeletons they uncover.


13 posted on 04/19/2011 7:48:24 AM PDT by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: bopdowah

Well put.


14 posted on 04/19/2011 7:50:38 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: Ordinary_American

Those charged with defending The Constitution - congress and the scotus - lack backbone. Unfortunately, they reflect today’s society.


15 posted on 04/19/2011 8:00:46 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Safrguns
The title alone here hits the nail squarely on the head, and drives it home to the core.

This is good becaus the title is all most FReepers read before commenting anyway.

16 posted on 04/19/2011 8:27:08 AM PDT by sportutegrl (I should probably start putting a 'snark alert' on my posts.)
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To: bopdowah

What it comes right down to is that no one is willing to risk their lives, fortunes, or sacred honor any more.


17 posted on 04/19/2011 8:31:01 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: sportutegrl

guilty (sometimes to lots of times)


18 posted on 04/19/2011 8:48:56 AM PDT by Safrguns
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To: Menehune56

“What it comes right down to is that no one is willing to risk their lives, fortunes, or sacred honor any more.”

Don’t be too sure - it’s still too early to tell. Right now we are going about changie in a civilized way, meaning discussing issues and voting in elections. I see many Patriots preparing for WTSHTF.


19 posted on 04/19/2011 8:50:05 AM PDT by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

Beck and Levin talk a big game, but talk is cheap. They are afraid of the left.


20 posted on 04/19/2011 10:02:17 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Ever try to phone them and ask them?

I'm afraid I'll be scarred for life emotionally after I'm told "get off the phone you dope." :-)

21 posted on 04/19/2011 11:14:50 AM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: Ordinary_American
Another article by Sellin...
Obama’s ineligibility and Republican eunuchs
It's posted at FR here with a diversion attempt at the forefront.
Somebody (possibly Professor Solum or an associate) must have gotten irked at what Sellin wrote.
22 posted on 04/19/2011 4:34:13 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: bopdowah
"The issue is radioactive because the facts are squishy"

The facts are not "squishy" at all.

Fact Number One

Congress is REQUIRED to ensure that the President elect is eligibile for the office or they must name a replacement if the Vice President elect is also ineligible. (Twentieth Amendment, section three)

”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.”

Fact Number Two

The burden of proof is on the President elect to prove eligibility. The sequence of words from section three stating "if the President elect shall have failed" is describing an action by the "President elect" that he failed at.

Fact Number Three

The eligibility requirements in Article Two, section one clearly state that NO PERSON who fails to meet the eligibility requirements can serve as President. "No Person" leaves absolutely no wiggle room for anyone who might possibly fool his way into being sworn in through fraudulent representation or Congressional neglect in enforcing section three of the Twentieth amendment.

" 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.”

Fact Number Four

Since Congress must act if the President elect fails to qualify, Congress must be made aware of whether they must act or not. This means that a legal "qualification" is fully known by Congress and that there is no mystery whether someone was eligible to serve or not if that "qualification" was made.

Fact Number Five

We have mystery about the eligibility of the person currently calling himself "President". Nothing but mystery.

Fact Number Six

Since we have "mystery" this means that a "qualification" was NOT made and thus the President elect has "failed to qualify" and cannot be serving legally as President.

Fact Number Seven

"We have no birth certificate" EQUALS "We have a usurper".

Fact Number Eight

It is the duty of Congress to immediately address this issue as per section three of the Twentieth amendment or they are breaking their oath of office from Article Six to "support this Constitution".

23 posted on 04/19/2011 7:35:59 PM PDT by Uncle Sham
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