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Posts by Tau Food

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  • The Tremeloes sing "Silence Is Golden", 1967 (video)

    05/03/2016 3:23:01 PM PDT · 11 of 13
    Tau Food to golux

    ;-)

  • My Son Was Accepted to a College He Can’t Afford. Now What?

    05/03/2016 1:41:47 PM PDT · 59 of 153
    Tau Food to cornfedcowboy
    80% of kids graduating from college don’t know anything more than the day they started college. This is a problem.

    I won't address your 80% figure, but college is like anything else. You get out of it what you put into it. A few people seem to think that their job is just to show up (often late) and wait for someone to unscrew their heads and pour knowledge into them. There are other people who spend their lives learning, both in and out of school. College was good for me.

  • Trump: Cruz has become ‘unhinged’

    05/03/2016 11:21:34 AM PDT · 60 of 84
    Tau Food to Lagmeister
    Cruz's PAC started the first attack on Trump's wife. Pappy Cruz brought Trump's comments on by his own verbiage. If Cruz doesn't like the flak then he needs to get his PAC and his father under control. But really, Cruz should have dropped out when he got mathematically eliminated. Everything going forward from that moment is what he is begging for anyhow.

    And, maybe Cruz isn't really angry. Maybe he's just faking.

    As Trump looks at all this, he must/should be thinking, "For what reason will guys like Bush, Rubio, Kasich and Cruz want me to win in November? Is it possible that they will want me to lose?" Bush and Rubio still have some clout in Florida. Kasich is governor of Ohio. Those are important states. I think these guys could be helpful to Trump. The other side of that coin is that they could also be harmful to Trump. He should try to figure out a way to get them invested in his campaign, if that is still possible.

  • Trump: Cruz has become ‘unhinged’

    05/03/2016 11:11:30 AM PDT · 53 of 84
    Tau Food to RoosterRedux

    Well, Trump still has Christie and Carson. Probably Huckabee, too. I’m not sure about a lot of them, though. Trump is trying to see how far he can push the envelope without permanently alienating too many other people in the party. I think he believes that after he gets the nomination, he can get his opponents to forget what went down. We’ll see if that works. A lot of the people who lost are being very quiet right now.

  • Trump: Cruz has become ‘unhinged’

    05/03/2016 11:05:15 AM PDT · 41 of 84
    Tau Food to kosciusko51
    Yeah, and I think Trump probably doesn't appreciate that some people (and Cruz may be one of them) just cannot take attacks this personal. And, I notice that Bush and Rubio have also been very quiet. This could get very weird. We'll see how many of Trump's opponents show up at the convention. It looks like he can count on Christie and Carson.

    Hopefully, the party will come together, but I'm not sure that some of these guys are coming around. They just aren't used to being attacked like they were this year.

  • Trump: Cruz has become ‘unhinged’

    05/03/2016 10:54:35 AM PDT · 24 of 84
    Tau Food to maggief

    I am beginning to suspect that Cruz has shifted his goal to defeating Trump in November. Cruz has taken personally Trump’s attacks on Cruz’s wife and father. Neither Trump nor Cruz seem to be doing what is his own political interest today. We may be witnessing some very important events today.

  • Stunning turnaround in Trump vs. Hillary matchup

    05/03/2016 7:25:48 AM PDT · 25 of 75
    Tau Food to detective
    Since 2012, I have paid much less attention to polls. I remember Rasmussen Reports, November 5, 2012.

    The truth is that we will not know how the November election goes until it is all over.

  • Trump accuses Cruz's father of helping JFK's assassin

    05/03/2016 7:13:31 AM PDT · 100 of 182
    Tau Food to reaganaut1
    None of this will make any difference in the primaries. Trump is going to get the nomination. And, in the general, this claim will be coupled with Trump's search for Obama's real birthplace in Kenya to suggest that he is easily seduced by claims that he wishes were true even if there is very little likelihood of the claims being based in reality. I know that there are birthers and truthers our there, but I don't think it helps for a presidential candidate to be one.

    Of course, this is a weird year. Maybe it will work for Trump.

  • Why has FR turned on Cruz?

    05/02/2016 10:28:36 PM PDT · 370 of 414
    Tau Food to bassmaner

    It’s become clear that Trump will be the nominee. It’s now a mistake to do anything that might alienate Cruz supporters. Cruz doesn’t need anybody in November. Trump does.

  • Cruz Preparing To Suspend Campaign This Week?

    05/02/2016 10:26:47 PM PDT · 52 of 162
    Tau Food to Kevin in California

    Well, Kasich has told Cruz to quit. ;-)

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 6:41:08 PM PDT · 344 of 371
    Tau Food to elengr
    Well, there's your argument. Certainly everyone wants "to prevent the republic from falling prey to a presidency (and military) subverted by foreign influence and intrigue" All you need do is to sell people on the idea that if we are to prevent those things, we are required to adopt your narrow definition of natural born citizen.

    But, I will suggest again that you find appropriate examples. You aren't going to get anywhere suggesting that folks like McCain or Cruz are tools of foreign governments. And, to be honest with you, I don't think it's likely that you'll ever find a useful example. Voters and their electors have no intention of choosing anyone with real ties to foreign governments. There is no real danger. Prince Charles isn't going to run for president.

    But, be patient - maybe a scary candidate will come along someday. And, then, people might listen. Good job!!

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 2:00:52 PM PDT · 339 of 371
    Tau Food to af_vet_1981

    Please see 338. I probably should have posted that to you, too.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 1:59:59 PM PDT · 338 of 371
    Tau Food to elengr
    It may never be absolutely clear what the word "natural" adds to the term "natural born citizen" or how the term might be different without the word "natural." It doesn't motivate me to invent or concoct a meaning that may not be justified.

    However, if someone creates a convincing argument that it can only mean one thing, then he or she should share that argument with the American people and if it is sufficiently convincing, the American people and their electors will accept it and employ it in selecting presidents. So far, I think most people seem comfortable with equating natural born citizen with citizenship at birth and I think that's what they've been doing.

    See, one of the problems here is that most people see candidates like McCain and Cruz (both of whom spent their lives living in American neighborhoods, studying in American schools) as completely American. They don't see them as strangers to America who have come from some foreign land to subvert our system. So, using those people as examples of what the natural born citizen clause is designed to protect us from is counter-productive. When they see POW-United States Senator McCain, they don't see any great danger and they aren't motivated to narrow the natural born citizen clause in order to exclude his candidacy.

    This year it looks like it's going to be Trump vs. Clinton. I guess there will be a few folks who will invent a claim that Trump is really the son of some Arab rug merchant or that Clinton was really born in France, but it won't work any better than it did the last time. Somebody will sell a few books and CD's, but most people won't be fooled. This kind of baloney - "The True History of So and So" - has become part of our electoral process. But, you're not required to take it seriously. You're not required to be a sucker. It doesn't mean anything in the long run.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 9:10:50 AM PDT · 329 of 371
    Tau Food to GregNH
    I keep responding. But, I am satisfied with the system that our Founders designed and described in Federalist No. 68.

    But, you're right. It's time for me to go to the gym. I'll check back later. In the meantime, you can beat up on Alexander Hamilton. ;-)

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 8:56:16 AM PDT · 324 of 371
    Tau Food to GregNH

    Yes, there is a process in place. So, what is all the excitement about? Everything is fine.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 8:53:56 AM PDT · 323 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36
    How are electors supposed to know the constitutional qualifications are met?

    Well, according to the Founders, they are supposed to investigate the candidates and deliberate before voting. This was discussed in the Federalist Papers, No. 68, regarding the function of presidential electors:

    "It was equally desirable, that the immediate election should be made by men most capable of analyzing the qualities adapted to the station, and acting under circumstances favorable to deliberation, and to a judicious combination of all the reasons and inducements which were proper to govern their choice. A small number of persons, selected by their fellow-citizens from the general mass, will be most likely to possess the information and discernment requisite to such complicated investigations."

    As indicated in Federalist No. 68, the Founders were confident that the electors could pick qualified persons to be president:

    "The process of election affords a moral certainty, that the office of President will never fall to the lot of any man who is not in an eminent degree endowed with the requisite qualifications."

    Like I said, the only people who want to change the system are people who just don't like a particular choice that the electors have made for reasons having nothing to do with the Constitution. But, it doesn't matter. They are few in number.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 8:41:06 AM PDT · 318 of 371
    Tau Food to GregNH
    Well, I believe that electors are supposed to pick persons who possess the constitutional qualifications. To me that is patently obvious. But, I have no objection to other people believing that electors shouldn't restrict themselves to choosing persons who possess the constitutional qualifications. I really don't think that there are enough of those people to ever make a difference.

    Our system has worked for more than 50+ presidential elections. It works because the vast majority of people try to do the right thing.

    I believe that a person who is a citizen at birth is a natural born citizen. I recognize that some folks prefer a more complicated formulation. I recognize that usually they do so because they oppose a particular candidate for other reasons. I understand that and I can live with it. There are not enough of those people to make a difference.

    There is really nothing to get excited about. Our system works well.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 8:23:34 AM PDT · 315 of 371
    Tau Food to GregNH
    My opinion is based upon the Constitution's text. Our Constitution provides that lectors are to choose the president. The Constitution also describes certain qualifications that a person must possess to be president. I conclude from those two constitutional provisions that the electors are to choose a president who possesses those constitutional qualifications.

    I think that is pretty straightforward. I reject the alternative - that electors are supposed to choose persons who are not qualified.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 8:01:47 AM PDT · 310 of 371
    Tau Food to GregNH
    The electors DO NOT QUALIFY CANDIDATES!

    Well, I disagree. The Constitution empowers electors to select our presidents. I believe that they are obligated to vote only for candidates that they find to be eligible to serve. I don't think that they should ignore the provisions regarding eligibility. I believe that voters have the same obligation when they vote for electors.

    You are entitled to arrive at your own conclusion, but I would encourage you and everyone else who participates in the process to vote only for people you believe to be eligible to serve. I think that is part of our responsibility. I know that it probably won't ever matter if you personally ignore that responsibility, but I think that if you're going to do a job, you may as well do it correctly. Fortunately, most people try to do the right thing.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    05/01/2016 7:46:34 AM PDT · 308 of 371
    Tau Food to WhiskeyX

    You’re obviously very unhappy about this issue and the way that Americans have approached it. The truth is that there isn’t any definition of natural born citizen which, if adopted, will make your life measurably better or worse. It is not the source of your unhappiness or your problems. Try not to think about it anymore.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 11:45:00 PM PDT · 287 of 371
    Tau Food to WhiskeyX
    When I say that the electors have not made any mistakes, I mean that as a group they have never elected an ineligible candidate. I recognize that there may have been some rogue electors, including (apparently) the three who voted for a dead Greeley. They may have felt that they had no choice.

    In any event, our system has worked well for over 50 straight elections. Obviously, they have sometimes chosen people that we might not have chosen, but the system isn't designed to make all of us happy all the time. The fact that we don't like a particular candidate does not mean that we should try to concoct a crackpot theory based upon invented facts so that we can pretend that we have been victimized by the system.

    In my view, a citizen at birth is a natural born citizen and that definition even applies to the candidates that I don't like for other reasons.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 11:37:25 PM PDT · 285 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons
    Well, if you're right, then you must be right. I agree with that.

    Of course, if you're wrong . . .

    If you are comfortable with your definition of natural born citizen, then use that definition. You shouldn't worry about why the judges are not agreeing with you. The definition that you use will make no difference in 50 years.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 11:32:57 PM PDT · 284 of 371
    Tau Food to WhiskeyX
    Both Chester Arthur and Obama meet my definition of natural born citizens. Our history records that Arthur was born in Fairfield, Vermont and Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    All else is Swiss baloney. ;-)

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 9:14:05 PM PDT · 264 of 371
    Tau Food to ROCKLOBSTER
    Well, having alive in the 60's, I can assure you that very few people were discussing the natural born citizen clause.

    I want you to believe what you wish. I would have no objection to your believing that Castro is Cruz's real father. It really doesn't matter to me what you conclude. I just ask that you consider each candidate's constitutional eligibility no matter what standard you conclude is correct. That's what I do. I don't insist that you come to the same conclusion that I come to, I just ask that you use whatever conclusion you believe to be correct.

    It's hard for me to understand what you find disturbing about that. Voting is important.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 9:06:14 PM PDT · 259 of 371
    Tau Food to Tau Food

    I meant to say that I once supported Cruz, but i have come to recognize that it isn’t his year. That’s why I now support Trump.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 9:04:57 PM PDT · 257 of 371
    Tau Food to af_vet_1981
    Are you attacking Heidi ?

    I might if I disagreed with her, but I believe that she agrees with me that her husband is a natural born citizen. In fact, my understanding is that she even voted for him. I have to assume that that means htat she thinks he's eligible to be president.

    I once supported Trump myself, but I have come be recognize that this isn't his year. Accordingly, I now support Trump, but that doesn't change my view that both of them are eligible under the Constitution.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:40:50 PM PDT · 249 of 371
    Tau Food to ROCKLOBSTER
    Well, I am just going to encourage all of you to vote carefully. Don't vote for someone that you think is ineligible to be president, even if you like him or her. This all begins and ends with the Constitution. Each of us has an obligation to do what we think is right and constitutional.

    I believe that there is a zero probability that the American people will (through their electors) elect someone who is not a "natural born citizen. We have many risks and problems, but I don't believe that that is one of them. I trust that each of you will measure qualifications before voting and that each of you will do the right thing.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:33:42 PM PDT · 247 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons
    I've had it with you; fine...you're an IDIOT

    I am prepared to conclude that you probably don't have much further to add. I do understand what you're saying - you're saying that you're right and that someone in the government has told you that you're right. What more need be said, right? That should cover it.

    Thanks for your input. ;-)

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:29:36 PM PDT · 241 of 371
    Tau Food to WhiskeyX
    Nothing in the Constitution grants the Congress the power to legislate natural born citizenship.

    We agree about that. The Congress can't change the constitutional requirement except by amending the constitution and the Congress cannot do that alone.

    Our Constitution directs that the presidents be selected by electors. I believe that those electors are obligated to vote only for candidates who are eligible - 35 years old, natural born citizens, resident for 14 years. I think that they are obligated to consider qualifications. And, I assume that they always have.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:24:30 PM PDT · 234 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36
    Do you know you need gasoline for a gasoline engine or do you guess diesel will do?

    If I had to decide that question, I wouldn't rely upon Vattel's opinion. He knew no more about engines than he knew about the USA.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:22:31 PM PDT · 232 of 371
    Tau Food to JayGalt
    I agree with John Jay that the president should be a "natural born citizen." The Constitution requires that. I know of no exceptions.

    The only thing that I have added to any of this is that I think we as voters have an obligation to consider these issues when we vote. I don't think we should vote for electors who may vote for someone we believe to be unqualified. Qualifications are important.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:06:06 PM PDT · 221 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36; nopardons

    I use the term “our” because no pardons and I are two completely separate people.
    And, we have differing opinions.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:04:08 PM PDT · 219 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons
    You're just posting your own fetid opinion.

    Yes, you're getting it now. I am posting MY opinion. YOU are posting YOUR opinion. And, when I vote, I rely upon MY opinion. And, when you vote, you should rely upon YOUR opinion.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 8:01:57 PM PDT · 216 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons

    Actually, you’ve very clearly stated many times that you are right and that someone in government agrees with you. It just isn’t persuading me. I have been guided by the Constitution and its provision.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:59:44 PM PDT · 210 of 371
    Tau Food to Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
    Well, like I said, this Vattel stuff has never been a real issue for the vast majority of Americans. We have been doing fine for over 50 presidential elections and I wouldn't expect any major changes soon.

    It's just not a burning issue. If an ineligible candidate runs, he'll lose.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:55:04 PM PDT · 199 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons

    I think if you read our posts, you won’t find me telling you what you should do or how you should interpret the Constitution. I respect your right to have your views. I don’t ask that you respect my views in return. I don’t have any need for your permission for me to think for myself. If you don’t think that you’re okay, then maybe you should try to figure out why. I think you’re okay.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:48:28 PM PDT · 187 of 371
    Tau Food to JayGalt
    Natural born citizen at the time of the founding of the United States was universally understood to be the child of that is why it is not further defined.

    I will begin and end by applying some common sense to that sentence. I do not believe that there existed any universal understanding of term "natural born citizen" at the time of our founding. I doubt that there were 100 people alive at that time who even thought about the meaning of that term at that time.

    When our Constitution was debated and drafted, there was great doubt about whether we should even amend the Articles of Confederation. There were huge differences in this country concerning issues such ass slavery and the need for a strong or weak central government. If we were to adopt a Constitution and entrust a federal government with enhanced powers, how were we going to protect small states from being abused by larger states. How should powers be separated within a central government? How should a central government be financed?

    These were huge issues. Our nation debated all of thee big issues, but no one had time or energy to talk about the meaning to be given "natural born citizen." It just wasn't considered important. They drafted a term that would serve to prevent some stranger to wander over and become president of the United States, but there weren't more than a handful of people who had ever heard of a dead Swiss philosopher named Vattel.

    We all understand the reason for age requirement (35). We all understand the reason for the residency requirement. We wanted our presidents to be someone who had clearly identified himself as American by birth and by personal background. And, we have never elected anyone who wasn't in every real sense of the word an American. I think that the natural construction - born an American citizen - is wholly adequate for the purpose of the provision. Everything else is just baloney.

    But, that is just my view. If you wish to imagine that the entire country was obsessed with Vattel and his European views of citizenship, then you have that right. I think that view is crazy. I think that the vast majority of people at the time of the founding had never heard of Vattel or of any of his strange theories.

    But, there is a requirement that each of our presidents be a "natural born citizen." So, as voters I think we need to apply that standard to our choices when voting.

    And, that's what I do.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:21:45 PM PDT · 152 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36

    Well, when you read the Constitution, you will find that it is electors who choose our presidents. In modern times, electors are selected in all states by the voters. However, the Constitution leaves it up to the state legislatures to determine how each state chooses electors. They have chosen to let the voters to vote for electors. And, thus, it is important that voters consider the qualifications of candidates for president. Please, take that job seriously - no exceptions!!

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:17:44 PM PDT · 145 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36
    Again, the "natural born citizen" qualification is in our Constitution. I would not tell you that if I wasn't sure that it is in there. You can find it.

    The Constitution is the Constitution. There are no other provisions in the Constitution or in any of its amendments that refer to positive or natural law. Similarly, you will not find the terms Catholic or protestant in the Constitution.

    So, I am looking to the Constitution for the standard. It says "natural born citizen." I believe that if they meant something more or something else, they would have said so.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:10:24 PM PDT · 138 of 371
    Tau Food to ASA Vet

    It could very well be that too many voters have determined that Cruz is ineligible. No one should ever vote for someone that he or she believes is unqualified.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:08:24 PM PDT · 135 of 371
    Tau Food to ROCKLOBSTER
    ROCKLOBSTER, I have heard all about the Swiss theories. I found them unconvincing.

    But, I have no objection to you deciding the matter for yourself. It is important that all of us consider eligibility when voting for electors. Choosing a president is an important business. Don't let anyone discourage you from doing what you believe to be right!!

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:03:34 PM PDT · 133 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons

    If you have concluded that Teddy isn’t eligible to be president, you shouldn’t vote for him.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 7:01:40 PM PDT · 131 of 371
    Tau Food to nopardons

    The president must be a natural born citizen - no exceptions!!!

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:59:50 PM PDT · 128 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36
    I believe that we all have an obligation to comply with the Constitution. I won't vote for a candidate who I believe is ineligible because I believe that it is my duty to consider a candidate's qualifications. If we don't comply with the Constitution, how can we expect anyone else to comply with the Constitution?

    If you haven't been considering qualifications when you vote for presidents, I encourage you to start doing so. Its important!!

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:56:25 PM PDT · 123 of 371
    Tau Food to ROCKLOBSTER
    Yes, we apply the appropriate standard for each office. The president must be a "natural born citizen."

    And, NO exceptions!!

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:51:50 PM PDT · 114 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36
    The Constitution states that the president must be a "natural born citizen." I know of no exceptions. i also know that no court has ever disqualified a candidate for president based upon the theories of any dead Swiss philosophers. To me, the most obvious construction of the term "natural born citizen" is that someone was born a citizen. That makes sense to me.

    I should think that after 8 years of an Obama presidency, someone who believes that both parents must be citizens at the time of the candidate's birth has some explaining to do and they can begin with the question of why the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (from an opposing party) volunteered to administer the oath to someone who (under these Swiss theories) would be clearly ineligible to serve. And, why did so many of the other justices volunteer not once but twice to attend the celebration of that president's inauguration? If these Swiss theories are so obviously correct, why don't the justices of our Supreme Court see that supposed truth?

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:42:23 PM PDT · 101 of 371
    Tau Food to ROCKLOBSTER
    Canada had first dibs

    In my view, Canada has no vote in determining who is qualified to be president of the United States. WE decide that question for ourselves and there is nothing that Canada can say or do to interfere with OUR decision. Nothing that Canada did or didn't do is of any concern to me.

    And, once again, I have no access to "sealed records" or to crystal balls to determine what they might say. I have to rely upon what I can see.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:37:03 PM PDT · 97 of 371
    Tau Food to philman_36

    NO exceptions!! If you want my vote, you must have been a citizen AT BIRTH.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:31:31 PM PDT · 91 of 371
    Tau Food to JayGalt
    Everything is not relative.

    That's right - no exceptions!! I really think most people refuse to vote for people they consider unqualified.

  • Byron York: Heidi Cruz says 'Ted is an immigrant'

    04/30/2016 6:29:45 PM PDT · 89 of 371
    Tau Food to JayGalt

    If you have a definition for natural born citizen, then you should use it when voting. That’s what I do. I will not vote for anyone who was not a citizen of the U.S. at birth. And, I am very strict about that standard - no exceptions!!