Skip to comments.Time To Draft Rubio For VP
Posted on 01/31/2012 9:49:41 PM PST by reformedcrat
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Are you friggin crazy?
He is not a NBC and I do not care if they put Mary Poppins next to Mitt....I do not want a Socialist in the closet!
Heck at least the left doesn’t pretend to be something they are not.
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“Natural Born Citizen” means “Citizen at Birth”
Court cases prior to the 14th Amendment, and Court cases before the various, changing legislation on Citizenship, do NOT control in this matter. Those decisions are moot, as they were made with no Constitutional or Legislative guidance, as their was none.
Now there is guidance.
Look at a passport application, that is all you need to know about citizenship.
Love your post! - I still believe in Gingrich/West - I’m a fighter.
Natural Born Citizen, today, means CITIZEN AT BIRTH
The Framers just wanted to prohibit NATURALIZED citizens from being POTUS. While the language they used was interpreted without Congressional guidance, at the time, NOW THEIR IS CONTROLLING CITIZENSHIP LAW and the Courts do not have to look at Common Law or Natural Law.
No, Rubio is not eligible.
You hold a crack pot theory of the law not supported by ANY current legal authority.
You do not know what you are talking about.
You are wrong, and you have absolutely no current, valid, legal authority to back you up.
You claim to be an insurance agent specializing in medicare. Do you have a vested interest in Obamacare continuing?
Like Obama, Rubio is not eligible under Article 2 US Constitution. Rubio is not an NBC. Obama is not an NBC.
I remain optimistic sooner or later the rule of law will prevail. If it doesn’t, then we all may as well become violators of the law. Since the rule of law is/will have become meaningless.
You like Romney too? Because Rubio does. He says Romney is a conservative. He believes Romney will be the nominee. He has always had a heart for Romney. Plus the fact that he is not a natural born citizen means he is not qualified for anything higher than what he has already attained. RINO Rubio can stay right where he is.
Do you also agree with Ron Paul that AIDS is a military germ warfare experiment gone bad?
I HATE OBAMA’s policies, I have a “repeal Obamacare” bumper sticker on my car, and I worked hard for the election of a new KS AG who is fighting Obamacare in Court.
I added the text to this graphic months ago. And now here you are. If Romney is the nominee, I don't care if they put Sarah Palin on the ticket. Not again, Karl, it won't work this time.Yea, verily, and amen. Preach it. Testify! I am so right there with you.
According to you any anchor baby can become president. It’s a good thing you weren’t around at the start of this country. You might have gone into open rebellion when the founders decided otherwise.
After his declaring Romney the nominee I wouldn’t piss on Rubio if he was on fire.
I think that Congress can define this issue, without any Constituional Amendments.
We can stop the Anchor Baby problem with simple legislation.
Can’t. Not a natural-born citizen. Just like Obama is not. Rubio does not qualify for VP either.
Sorry. His parents had to be citizens at the time of his birth for him to be an NBC. They were four years too late. Close but no cigar. He is a native-born citizen, not natural-born. The two are, Constitutionally, NOT the same.
Aren’t we all getting tired of the moderate liberal at the top and whoever they pick for the VP. I am not selling my principles to vote for Romney i.e. McCain. If Newt cannot make it by convention, let the GOP defend itself. America is in bad shape to keep putting these fake promotional TV politicians in power.
You have no idea what “subject to the jurisdiction thereof “ means do you and that is a wholly different argument from the NBC clause of the Constitution.
Some of you anti-sovereignty people actually believe that the 14th amendment gives citizenship to the anchor babies. Whether it does or does not, the 14th amendment only deals with citizenship. Citizenship would only qualify the anchor babies for president if they were alive at the adoption of the Constitution. Since they were not, these mere citizens cannot become president. Only natural born citizens can run for office of president now.
Anchor babies are not now, never have been and never will be NBC. They cannot rightfully run for the presidency without the Constitution being amended. They are the very reason the founders stated what they did about who could become president in Article 2 section 1 clause 5 of the Constitution.
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.
Plain as day. One - a natural born citizen or two - a US citizen at the time of the adoption of our Constitution are the only ones eligible to run for the office of President.
You are wrong - what you posted no longer holds water. Natural Law and Common Law only count when there is no Constitutional guidance or legislative guidance. Now there IS.
Rubio is QUALIFIED - and only crack pots think otherwise.
That is just the way it is. NOBODY in the legal profession, save a very small number of quacks, agrees with you. NO elected officials of any weight agree with you..
I'm sorry you so scornfully chose to disagree with my post #31, let alone all the other posters that also agree with the supreme court.
It's unfortunate you chose such angry rhetoric to express your completely unsupported position.
There are some great legal minds here on FR that have written extensively on this subject -- I'm pinging at least two of them. Perhaps you would like to elaborate on why they are "quacks".
In the interest of posterity, are you of the class "jerkis soli" (from a place full of jerks) or "jerkus sanguinis" (a jerk based on ancestry)? At any rate, it appears you meet the highest of jerk requirements, meaning both parents must have been jerks, whose offspring is clearly a "natural born jerk".
The Constitutional Meaning Of "Natural Born Citizen"
Your choice to remain ignorant and angry, or not.
There is enough researched proof on FR to enlighten anyone who isn’t ignorantly wedded to nonsense.
And I’m not going to bother reading anything you might comment on the matter.
Rubio is the Cuban Scott Brown. Run as a conservative, then show your true colors. (And “Hispanic” is a word invented by Richard Nixon in an earlier attempt at race based pandering for votes.)
No, McCain didn’t pick a moderate for his VP. The conservative he did pick kept him from losing worse than he did.
If Romney is the nominee, I don’t give a rip who’s the VP.
NOT voting for that ticket.
“The saints, apostles, martyrs, and a choir of angels could could appear on my front lawn in a cloud of glory to call on me personally to vote for Romney and I would tell them all to go straight to hell right before I turned on the sprinklers.
I will never vote for Romney.”
I am envious of this glorious post.
Natural born citizen means citizen born of two parents who were citizens at the time of birth. This parents were not citizens of the US when he was born. PERIOD
I agree 100%.
I totally agree. When I saw the headline that Rubio said whoever wins Florida will get the nomination, it was fairly obvious to me that he’s a closet Romney supporter. Ugh.
Bookmarked that thread. Thanks for posting the link. Didn’t a Georgia judge just rule that Obama cannot be on the Georgia primary ticket because he is not a NBC?
Forget it . Not natural born and he knows he won’t be able to get away with it like Obozo has .
I wanted to let you know your post really made me ROFALMAO!
Apart from the fact that he can speak to the pool boy without an interpreter, just what exactly are his qualifications for high national office?
“Babies born in the U.S. hold citizenship here even if their parents are not citizens.”
Oh please. I can barely stand the ignorance any longer.
This is the TRAP! McCain would have lost by an additional 20,000,000 votes if he didn’t have Palin at VP!!!!! Watch for the same strategy. If it happens you only have one last hope in voting the GOP ticket and that is thaT Romney dies in office right after taking the oath. Just saying!
Good one JIM!
In the oral argument of Nguyen one of the Justices joked about the literal meaning of that clause as written
“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;”
As Written it means that no one can run for President unless they were a natural born Citizen OR a citizen of the United states ...either qualifier.... AT THE TIME OF THE ADOPTION . After those people were dead , no one could be President.
Yes, that is what it says.
So if that wasn’t their intent what did they really mean.
Natural born citizen OR citizen of the US at time of Adoption. Years down the road they knew the second wouldn’t be needed. It was only needed in the beginning.
So if you don’t take it as written - what could they have meant....
So where is it today.
Today, you have Kim Wong Ark that very likely will not be overturned and a Court of Appeals case that says Kim Wong Ark indicates Obama can run for President.
It is possible that Kim Wong Ark could be overturned. You never know. But to say that it is clear that Obama can’t run for President is just plain wrong.
Justice Fuller, in the dissent of Wong Kim Ark, didn’t agree that Ark should be able to run for President. He knew the majority opinion would allow it and felt that it set the wrong precedent.
I happen to agree.
But it is what it is....
You are wrong.
Your interpretation will not stand up.
You, and the dozen or so people who agree with you on this matter, have actually become “a law unto yourselves” as you refuse to debate the points that the VAST MAJORITY of legal authorities make, to prove you wrong.