Skip to comments.Sure Obama's ineligible, but it's only the Constitution that says so!
Posted on 06/03/2011 10:08:52 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
On April 30th of 2008, the United States Senate proclaimed John McCain eligible to become the President of the United States, passing by unanimous consent Senate Resolution 511 which stated that his birth in the Panama Canal Zone did not violate the natural born citizen clause of the Constitution.
One of the co-sponsors of this non-binding resolution was Barack Hussein Obama.
Though the Constitution does not define natural born, it is clear that the meaning had been based upon principles included in a work quite popular with many of the Founders, the 1758 Law of Nations by Frenchman Emerich de Vattel
According to the Law of Nations, the natives, or natural born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens
So because of his birth in a Panama hospital, embarrassing questions were being raised about McCains Constitutional eligibility to serve
Nevertheless, rather than adhere to the text and spirit of the Constitution and engage in honest debate, members of the imperial senate rushed to put the issue to rest by ignoring the language of the document to which they had sworn a solemn oath of allegiance.
And the true motive for this betrayal of trust is more disgraceful than the betrayal itself.
For it was quietly hoped this cynical, bipartisan resolution proclaiming McCains eligibility might insure no question would arise about another candidate, one who was clearly and irretrievably ineligible for the highest office in the land.
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Someone needs to bring it up again.
Yep, that ole ‘fundamentally-flawed’ document.
So the constitution "says so," even though it actually doesn't.
Sorry, this "natural born" charade is still just a bunch of folks grasping at straws. They're hoping to find a magic way to remove Obama that doesn't involve actual work.
X because vattel says so....
moon landings fake because vattel says so...
earth a cube becaus vattel says so...
all laws signed by FDR invalid because vattel says so...
and on and on and on...
Voting is too much work for some people.
Since the rule of law is being completely ignored by this nation’s Armed Forces CIC and top law enforcement officer, voting is pretty much a waste of time as well.
Why do you call it a charade?
It’s quite clear, if you do the work, what the founders did and why.
Of course the founders were very smart and todays citizens are too lazy to seek the truth, and too often let the courts have the final say.
I believe nbc is so obvious the google even pulled references to nbc.
they be scared
Is that the one that little bammy put in a line about "believes themselves eligible to be President" or something along those lines?
[I] find no fault with the introductory clause [S 61 Bill], which is simply declaratory of what is written in the Constitution, that every human being born within the jurisdiction of the United States of parents not owing allegiance to any foreign sovereignty is, in the language of your Constitution itself, a natural born citizen. -- Rep. John Bingham (author of the 14th Amendment) 1866
many words and phrases used in the Constitution are not defined in the document itself, as they were in common use.
“natural born citizen” being one of them
tens of millions of US citizens have demanded the eligibility issue be addressed properly... which started 6 months or more before zer0 was in office. instead it’s being ignored and swept under the carpet.
if we’re ignoring the Constitution then we should ignore it.
including amendment 16
We live in an age where Bill Clinton can quibble about the meaning of the word “is” while giving a sworn deposition. You don’t think that Barak Obama & his voters can’t tap-dance their way out of this?
The cynic in me thinks that maybe, just maybe, Obama’s own supporters might ultimately use “eligibility” as the reason to get rid of him when the democrat party faces total collapse. As a group they are very practical when it comes to their survival.
Yes they are grasping at straws, but that doesnt change the fact that he is ineligible.
He doesn’t need to tap-dance. He can just issue an executive order.
Somehow your opinion does not carry the same weight as that of Chief Justice John Marshall, Justice Livingston and Justice Joseph Story not to mention St. George Tucker, Daniel Ramsay and a host of others close to the event, as you are not? Do you really think that your opinioo has greater authority than theirs or do you just get rewarded for ignoratn attacks?
To a good degree, I think you've hit the nail on the head.