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Creepy: Domestic DHS Predator Drones to Detect Whether Civilians Are Armed

ThumpasaurasVox Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 12:45 PM
no, it does not skippy "and subject to the jurisdiction thereof," is the key phrase -------------------------------------------------------- At no point does the Constitution attempt to define the term "natural born citizen", so the 14th Amendment controls. No president's candidacy has ever been successfully challenged on these grounds. Black's Law Dictionary, a publication of some influence in legal circles, defines natural born citizen..."A person born within the jurisdiction of a national government". Obama is eligible to be President. However, he is no where near a competent leader.
Buck O Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 12:49 PM
It also doesn't define who's eligible to vote. It leaves that determination to the states.
ThumpasaurasVox Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 1:01 PM
Oy. The 26th Amendment controls voting rights, not the electors clause. Electors are the representatives appointed to cast electoral college votes, not the voters at large. Electors are essentially a ceremonial position.
Buck O Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 1:15 PM
I wasn't talking about electors. The 26th amendment simply says citizens 18 years and older can vote. It doesn't say a word about who CAN'T vote, nor does it anywhere else in the Constitution.

The drone debate is back and this time, it isn't about killing Americans who have joined enemy forces overseas. The Department of Homeland Security has requested drones be able to detect whether civilians are armed during surveillance.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has customized its Predator drones, originally built for overseas military operations, to carry out at-home surveillance tasks that have civil libertarians worried: identifying civilians carrying guns and tracking their cell phones, government documents show.

The documents provide more details about the surveillance capabilities of the department's unmanned Predator B drones,...