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Now that CNN has placed a bright spotlight on Senator Ted Cruz’s citizenship, and ultimately his future presidential eligibility, the closing door on an essential, ground-breaking truth has now been busted wide open! The choice is clear – we must use the exposure of Cruz’s ineligibility status as the model to force Obama’s impeachment!
Most Americans are too ignorant or too confused to see clearly the matter set before us. It’s time we take a closer look as the NBC (Natural Born Citizen) clause that provides these necessary and vital clarifications….
Title 8 of the U.S. Code fills in the gaps left by the Constitution.
Section 1401 defines the following as people who are “citizens of the United States at birth”:
Anyone born inside the United States*
Any Indian or Eskimo born in the United States, provided being a citizen of the U.S. does not impair the person’s status as a citizen of the tribe;
Anyone born outside the United States, both of whose parents are citizens of the U.S., as long as one parent has lived in the U.S.;
Anyone born outside the United States, if one parent is a citizen and lived in the U.S. for at least one year and the other parent is a U.S. national;
Anyone born in a U.S. possession, if one parent is a citizen and lived in the U.S. for at least one year;
Anyone found in the U.S. under the age of five, whose parentage cannot be determined, as long as proof of non-citizenship is not provided by age 21;
Anyone born outside the United States, if one parent is an alien and as long as the other parent is a citizen of the U.S. who lived in the U.S. for at least five years (with military and diplomatic service included in this time);
A final, historical condition: a person born before 5/24/1934 of an alien father and a U.S. citizen mother who has lived in the U.S.
* There is an exception in the law — the person must be “subject to the jurisdiction” of the United States. This would exempt the child of a diplomat, for example, from this provision.
A minimum criteria clearly states that if a potential candidate was born outside the US, one parent must be a citizen and the other a U.S. national. Even if the controversy surrounding Obama’s birth certificate didn’t exist, a major question still remains regarding the official status of Barack Obama Sr. We need to be absolutely certain about this as the legitimacy of the highest office in the nation is at stake!
As disappointed as I am about Cruz ‘s presidential ineligibility, if we want to salvage our Constitution, we must apply his ineligibility as THE final motivation and ultimate justification in bringing about the impeachment of our reigning commander-in-chief!