OBAMA IS NOT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN BECAUSE HIS FATHER WAS A FOREIGN NATIONAL
Much controversy has been raised since the ascent of the Obama Presidency and recently with the reintroduction by presumably, Hillary Clinton’s Campaign and Operatives, of the “birtherism” issue whether Mr. Obama was born in the United States. The fundamental question is whether the President of the United States is a natural born citizen, as defined or contemplated, by the United States Constitution, and therefore eligible to be President of the United States of America.
Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the United States Constitution states that “no person, except a Natural Born Citizen, shall be eligible for the office of president”. An additional requirement of the US Constitution is that the president be 35 years old and 14 years a resident within the United States.
The United States Constitution does not present a definition of what person is a natural born citizen. The plain language of the US Constitution does not define what a natural born citizen is; it only requires that the President be one.
In such an event, proper interpretation of such what constitutes a natural born citizen requires that the interpreter discern the Intent of the Creators and Signors of the document. Such intent can be determined by studying the writings and testimony of the Creators and Signors, by examining US Supreme and other Federal Court Cases that have addressed the issue of whom is a natural born citizen, and Congressional records, Statutes, and other efforts addressing the same issue.
In order to not belabor the reader of article, this writer has published earlier articles that have examined these factors in detail. Please refer to REQUIREMENTS TO BE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES and ELIGIBILITY OF VARIOUS UNITED STATES PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES for a detailed analysis of the proper definition of natural born citizen.
In order to be eligible to be President of the United States of America, a person must be a natural born citizen. In order to be a natural born citizen, a person must:
1. Be born in the United States of America or born in lands that are territories of the United States or are under its sovereignty
2. Be born to parents, BOTH of whom were United States Citizen at the time of the birth of the person.
Even Mr. Obama’s most ardent supporters do not argue that Mr. Obama’s father was a United States Citizen. The man stated to be Barack Obama’s father is Barack Obama, Sr., who was a Citizen of Kenya, and a British Subject. Barack Obama is not eligible to be President of the United States of America.
Oh, by the way, neither is Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Nikki Haley, and George Romney. Chester Arthur, who served as the 21st President of the United States was probably not a natural born citizen.
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