Posts Tagged ‘Article Two of the United States Constitution’

Why would congress on both sides of the aisle have tried to remove the Natural Born Citizen Clause for president beginning in 1975? |

March 31, 2015 2 comments

Why would congress on both sides of the aisle have tried to remove the Natural Born Citizen Clause for president beginning in 1975?


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There is a “List” and I am on it!

August 17, 2013 4 comments

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There is a “List” and I am on it!




Posted on Saturday, August 17, 2013 9:04:44 AM by rfreedom4u


I’ve often heard talk (and participated in it) of the government having a “list” of people they are watching. I believe it’s been going on for longer than I’ve been alive.



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I did a search for my Freeper name and found a link that confirms (in my opinion) that I am on this list.




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Thus Always to Tyrants…

August 4, 2013 46 comments

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…..Throughout history, man has always sought self-determination as a God-given or natural right as they struggled against the rule of man through kings, royalty, and monarchs.

This nation was founded upon the principle that man, given the ability, the will, and means to do so, could flourish under self-rule and the rule of law. Flourish, we have; the amount of economic growth and wonders this nation has seen in its short existence of only 236 years is astounding and has not been rivaled in history.


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Many wonder at how this came about that we have stood in the belief of personal freedom to champion the individual, the cornerstone of our Republic above all else. We have accomplished this by creating a unique identify that embraces all, while giving none dominion over others. Our history is not blemish free, with the stain of slavery and oppression of the Indian Nations on our national honor.

We have endured, being true to our founding principles by righting these injustices with the blood of our ancestors shed in battle as this is the only way these sins can be paid.

One seminal danger that the Founders sought to address was that our President would never have divided loyalties with the simple requirement that our president be a natural born citizen as enumerated in Article II, Sec. 1 of our Constitution.


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Obama Suspends the Law:Like King James II, the president decides not to enforce laws he doesn’t like

July 9, 2013 Leave a comment

Obama Suspends the Law:Like King James II, the president decides not to enforce laws he doesn’t like


wsj ^ | 7/9/13 | MICHAEL W. MCCONNELL


Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2013 9:03:22 AM by bestintxas



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President Obama’s decision last week to suspend the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act may be welcome relief to businesses affected by this provision, but it raises grave concerns about his understanding of the role of the executive in our system of government.


Article II, Section 3, of the Constitution states that the president “shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” This is a duty, not a discretionary power. While the president does have substantial discretion about how to enforce a law, he has no discretion about whether to do so.








This matter—the limits of executive power—has deep historical roots. During the period of royal absolutism, English monarchs asserted a right to dispense with parliamentary statutes they disliked. King James II’s use of the prerogative was a key grievance that lead to the Glorious Revolution of 1688. The very first provision of the English Bill of Rights of 1689—the most important precursor to the U.S. Constitution—declared that “the pretended power of suspending of laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, without consent of parliament, is illegal.”



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To make sure that American presidents could not resurrect a similar prerogative, the Framers of the Constitution made the faithful enforcement of the law a constitutional duty.




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The Founders’ Great Mistake… ““The creation of the presidency was [the Framers’] most creative act.” That may be true, but it wasn’t their best work. ” !!!!! – Garrett Epps – The Atlantic

April 13, 2013 1 comment

The historian Jack N. Rakove has written, “The creation of the presidency was [the Framers’] most creative act.” That may be true, but it wasn’t their best work. The Framers were designing something the modern world had never seen—a republican chief executive who would owe his power to the people rather than to heredity or brute force.



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The wonder is not that they got so much wrong, but that they got anything right at all.


According to James Madison’s Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787, the executive received surprisingly little attention at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Debate over the creation and workings of the new Congress was long and lively; the presidency, by contrast, was fashioned relatively quickly, after considerably less discussion.


One important reason for the delegates’ reticence was that George Washington, the most admired man in the world at that time, was the convention’s president.



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Every delegate knew that Washington would, if he chose, be the first president of the new federal government—and that the new government itself would likely fail without Washington at the helm. To express too much fear of executive authority might have seemed disrespectful to the man for whom the office was being tailored.


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Constitutional Scholar Defines Natural Born Citizen(Obama, Jindal, Cruz, Rubio Don’t Qualify)

March 11, 2013 6 comments

Constitutional Scholar Defines Natural Born Citizen(Obama, Jindal, Cruz, Rubio Don’t Qualify) ^


Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 3:15:07 PM by Cold Case Posse Supporter



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Respected constitutional scholar and lawyer Herb Titus sits down to explain what a true Constitutional Article 2 Section 1 natural born Citizen is. Herb Titus credentials are impeccable when it comes to the matter of Constitutional Law and our founders original intent, especially on the subject of the presidency.






Titus gives a clear understandable meaning of why the founders wanted to have a natural born Citizen ONLY for the presidential requirement to hold the executive office of the United States. It is clear after listening to Herb Titus in the two part video that you will understand why Bobby Jindal, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Barack Obama are not constitutionally eligible to hold the office of the presidency.



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Rejection of Obama by Electoral College | Veterans Today

November 8, 2012 9 comments



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Article 2 of the US Constitution seems to me to be clear enough. To be eligible for the presidency a candidate presented to the Electoral College has to be an American Citizen, born in the United States. It is a matter entirely for them but I see no reason why the Electors could not ask for evidence of Barack Obama’s eligibility. That applies to all candidates of all races from all parties by the way.

I don’t accept that Senator McCain was eligible to be sworn-in, as in my opinion he was born in a hospital in downtown Colon, in Panama. It wouldn’t matter if he were born on Coco Solo Marine Corps Air Base, as he claims, as that was not in the United States. Quite where on the base he was born is a moot point, since the hospital was not built for another five years. I don’t accept that Senator Goldwater qualified for the presidency either – his eligibility was queried at the time, as he was born in a territory, not a state.

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