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Obama, Rubio Birthers Should Read the Law

Brian1301 Wrote: May 30, 2012 3:29 PM
Byron York is taking a stance that even OBL could have sent one of his wives to drop a kid on USA soil, and then take him back to some cave and indoctrinate him to hate America and upon returning to the USA he would be qualified to run for POTUS. No! Our founders, using the knowledge of history, entered the term "Natural Born Citizen" as a specific term for qualification. Their intent was for this person to not have a division of his loyal persuasions. Have both parents being loyal Americans is essential to having a leader loyal to the country. If York and many others are not able to grasp the reality of this, then have them reflect upon our current situation. Looking further history has plenty of examples where kingdoms fell.
Reginald10 Wrote: May 30, 2012 3:57 PM
The "Natural Born Citizen" is clearly intended as an alternative to someone who immigrated here and became a "Naturalized" citizen. And the "natural born" part isn't meant to exclude people born via Caesarian Section, even though that isn't natural.

Birtherism -- the belief that Barack Obama was born in Kenya, not in the United States -- pretty much died last year when the White House released a copy of the president's long-form birth certificate showing he was born in Honolulu on Aug. 4, 1961. After that, the number of Americans who doubted Obama's place of birth dropped dramatically.

But not to zero. In recent days, there has been a mini-resurgence of birther talk, from Arizona, where the secretary of state questioned Obama's eligibility to be on the ballot, to Iowa, where some Republicans want to require presidential candidates to prove...