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Posted on 08/10/2013 4:40:32 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
I believe Cruz IS eligible and the Dems and their pundits don’t DARE go there! Why...because I think Mr. Snowden, now of Russian locale, has more background info than we can imagine. And our registered for student aide as a foreign national Dear Leader knows. Can we just imagine the fun the “slouching bored student in the back of the room” would have causing a Constitutional crisis in the US?
Cruz is eligible (even if he’s not!).
He has been my first choice. Followed by Mike Lee or Rand Paul. I believe ANY “R” who gets it would be wise to make Gov. Sarah Palin Energy Secretary to over see everything from the Keystone XL to fracking across the US.
I’m really not sure right now who I would want to be her 2nd pick. I think it’s too early. We have to see which ones will take a stand to stop Obama on Amnesty and the Affordable Health Care Act.
I’m not certain I am 100% in support of Palin opposing the Obama health plan.
We need to build an alternative, first.
Only then, would I support opposing Obama’s plan.
The GOP is currently in default. Which is to say, in legacy system mode.
Our healthcare system is broken. Badly broken.
We might be on opposing sides of the issue, currently.
Cruz was a citizen at birth. He's plenty eligible. He's as American as anyone you know.
Y'lall should stick to your Obama investigations - trying to figure out who his parents really were and where he was really born.
Cruz - 2016
Yes Cruz was a ‘Citizen’ at birth born a foreign sovereignty but to be president you have to be a ‘natural born Citizen’. Being a Citizen is not good enough. And don’t lecture me on what I need to be doing!
Cruz/DeMint or vice versa.
Free markets > Obamacare.
“Ditto”... Bears repeating again and again and again and again.
True fact. Cruz only need be a citizen to be eligible for Senate, but a natural born citizen to be eligible for the Presidency.
I agree that the Obama precedent will allow Cruz to run. Unfortunately all the leftists have to do is peel off a few die-hard "birthers" (and I used to be one) from his support and he loses.
Sorry to disappoint those who would like to destroy possibly the best candidate conservatives have, but Cruz is eligible.
"It is not necessary that a man should be born in this country, to be 'a natural born citizen.' It is only requisite that he should be a citizen by birth, and that is the case with all the children of citizens who have ever resided in this country, though born in a foreign country."
- James Bayard, A Brief Exposition of the Constitution of the United States (1833)
Bayard's exposition of the Constitution was read and approved by the Great Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Marshall, by the legendary Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, and by the famous Chancellor James Kent, as well as other legal experts of the early United States.
Not one single person ever said he was wrong about his understanding of what "natural born citizen" meant.
I agree 100% with promoting Cruz.
If he’s eligible, he can win.
If he somehow is found not to be, we win for having promoted him without any hesitation.
This is all good. Cruz 2016.
(Well, Palin too)
Cruz / Palin. Palin / Cruz. Either way is fine by me.
Ted Cruz - 2016
I can round up a good 100 votes for him but since most of those votes are in New England it ain’t gonna do him a helluva lot of good. And that doesn’t count the gun club where everybody votes against liberals.
I take it that ‘CitizenS’ refers to/means that both parents have to be ‘citizens’. Do you have a reference that Bayard did not mean such? All the judges and experts surely could/would have made any/some differentiation in writings you reference.
I think I agree.
I just get sick of all the anti-Constitutional, anti-history bullsh*t.
At least around here, all this “both parents have to be citizens” baloney is going to evaporate over the next few years. After that, you’ll have to go to left wing websites to find it (assuming Cruz runs).
Yes. It's in the statement he made.
If you're "born a citizen," then as far as the American legal system and the experts of the early United States are concerned, you're a natural born citizen.
That's all it means.
So if you were born a citizen because you had one citizen parent, like Cruz, you're good to go.
The Founding Fathers wanted to exclude anyone from the Presidency who was not born a United States citizen.
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