Skip to comments.Obama's birth debate: It's about loyalty
Posted on 07/31/2009 11:59:39 AM PDT by Marguerite
The birth debate about Obama is real enough, but it is legally complicated, as analyzed by legal beagle Andrew McCarthy at National Review. No judge is going to question the Constitutional qualifications of an elected president. I'm sorry, but that's the practical reality. The judge is going to follow stare decisis -- the sheer weight of commitments that cannot be reversed without creating chaos. Once the political system of the United States, the voters, the media, and the politicians themselves are all committed to the proposition that Obama is president, trying to reverse it would mean riots in every city in the nation. At some point even debatable claims become irreversible. That is why Al Franken is now the US Senator from Minnesota, even if his election was corrupt and wrong. It's water under the bridge. Leave it to history.
And yet the Obama "birther" debate is important. What's important about it is the feeling a growing number of Americans have in their bones that Obama is foreign -- to our traditions, loyalties and shared understandings about the nature of America. In a way the legal debate matters less than that bone-deep sense that Obama is fundamentally "Other than American."
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Gear yourself up, and don't stop fighting the battle for hearts and minds. It's all-important.
The law or the man?
Translation: If an unqualified candidate has enough willing accomplices in the media, he has it made. It will be up to the PEOPLE to throw him out. In other words, it’s OK for a thug to occupy the White House and it’s OK for actual Americans to be betrayed, but we just CAN’T HAVE rioting by the thug’s supporters.
Looking forward to Obama fixing healthcare!
“the sheer weight of commitments that cannot be reversed without creating chaos”
Ordo ab chao ping.
The American people have a constitutional right to see Obama’s original birth records, college records, college papers et al. What is he hiding by not releasing them? The American people have a right to know where his loyalties lie. His previous statements about this country are troubling. He makes life and death decisions for our military, and our country. Pray for our soldiers in harms way.
first thing is to get at least one state to make showing a long form birth certificate mandatory for running for the office of president.
The article does NOT mentions "The Constitution." Therefore I am telling you the whole judicial system have been BLACK MAILED to not uphold and defend the Constitution that they all have taken an Oath to do. The biggest political scandal in our nations history!!!
Or sadly, the U.S. Armed Forces to get a prove that he is their legit C-i-C!!!
What if a long form birth certificate doesn’t exist for a person who is otherwise qualified? I am an American citizen born and raised in this country. When I joined the Marine Corps I didn’t have a birth certificate. I contacted the state I was born in (Oregon) and they sent me the certificate of live birth because according to them the original no longer existed. The Marine Corps was fine with what I had.
This is not a unreasonable thing to ask for since being a "natural born citizen" of the US is a constitutional requirement for the job of President. It's not hateful, and it's not racist.
Proving that you are should be an honor.
Yet Obama cannot and will not produce either. Why?
It is also about the failure of duty, honor and country by those whole only claim is that they are in power and/or deserving.
... it's about _TREASON_ !
Anybody who supports, allows and/or ignores an unqualified person becoming POTUS, is guilty of treason. TREASON. Those that pussy foot this issue away don't honor my US Constitution or my country. If he's qualified then you prove it - or prepare to reap of the treason you have sown.
This is not the biggest scandal in American History.
Then they'd just have to settle for not becoming President, like almost everybody else. It's not like we have a shortage of @$$h*les who want to be President.
Except that no one had standing beforehand.
And there is such a thing as legal precedent to be considered. If it comes out that he wasn't a natural-born citizen, then the Constitution is damaged if he doesn't stand aside.
I doubt that the American people will be content with leaving it up to a judge or congress if they refuse to remove the fraud. The issue would quickly become a powder keg waiting for a spark.
Bring it on.
USMC did not require you to be a Natural Born citizen, now did they?
Actually they didn’t even require you to be a citizen!
Which clause of the Constitution is that in? One of those penumbras or emanantions, perhaps?
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