Texas Senator and potential 2016 candidate for the Republican nomination Ted Cruz released his birth certificate to the Dallas Morning News on Sunday, in an attempt to quell a minor birther movement that has questioned Cruz’s American citizenship and eligibility to be president. The certificate confirms that Cruz was born in Alberta, Canada. As his mother was an American citizen, he is one as well, but as he was born on Canadian soil he also became a Canadian citizen. Cruz maintains citizenship for both nations until he formally renounces one or the other. The dual citizenship allows him to run
Cruz is toast, anyway, as far as a presidential run. The mainstream media has settled on Christie, for Pubbie nominee, Hildabeast, for democrat nominee, McCain for Hildabeast´s running mate, and the Pillsbury Doughboy for Christie´s running mate.
My guess is Cruz will have to renounce his Canadian citizenship before becoming a candidate for president. Dual just won´t fly with most American voters. That said, I will vote for him if he is the nominee. I like everything he stands for and he´s one of the few in Congress with backbone!
Also, shows how a candidate can resolve questions of citizenship by promptly and simply showing the original birth certificate...without spending millions on lawyers to hide it, like some else we know.
Now was that so hard? Why did it take Obama 3 years and constant vilification of his opponents to release something he is required to do for verification of his eligibility? Once again, it just proves Obama thinks he´s above the law, and that the rules don´t apply to him.
The Alabama Supreme Ct. just recently received and recorded a 57 page affidavit providing info that the current WH occupant produced and provided for viewing a fraudulent BC. One of the experts verifying and saying it was a computer generated fraudulent document is an ´expert witness´ used by the law office of the Oval Office squatter. Big ooooooooppppppps on that ´dear leader´.
The sixty four million dollar question is - Is he a Natural Born Citizen of the United States? The SCOTUS will never take this up. If they do it will be crystal clear in short order that we are suffering under an illegal, illegitimate regime for the last five and a half years.
#9 is correct about Cruz´s mother´s name. Every other article I can find lists her maiden name as Darragh but on the b.c. it´s Wilson. Too much explaining means unsuitable candidate. This seems to be a theme with recent elections - McCain born elsewhere, Romney born here but his dad born in Mexico, now Cruz and, of course, 0bama born and raised who knows where.
Isn´t there an American born in America with two parents born in America who can run against the communists?
Duel-nationality is very common today. Almost all of today´s immigrants to the USA who become naturalized US citizens are duel-nationals, as they can legally retain their home country citizenship when they are given naturalized US citizenship. Many countries give their citizenship to people born in the USA to one or both of their native born citizens who is living in the USA.
If the liberal Democrat amnesty is passed, in a decade or so, there very easily could be 20 million or more Mexicans most living in the US Southwest, who could retain their Mexican citizenship while becoming naturalized US citizens that would give them US voting rights. Such an occurrence would constitute one massive Mexican voting bloc that would have the great potential to decide which US political party wins future US national elections. If they could do that, they would also have the potential to decide much of future US domestic and foreign policy. You have to remember when immigrants retain their foreign citizenship they also retain their foreign allegiances, a lot of which are contrary to both US national and security interests.
With such a huge number of Mexicans voting in US elections and since just about every Mexican hates the borderline between Mexico and the USA, it is easy to see that in a decade or so that it may be politically impossible for the USA to continue to construct or maintain any sort of effective borderline.
I thought it had always been said by lucianne posters that to be a NBC one had to be BORN in the US regardless of parents citizenship? That was always the argument that Obama wasn´t a NBC if born in Kenya. Now that is not true? Since when has Canada been able to say who is eligible to run for US President?
Good idea, #3. I suspect there are a lot of Albertans who might support this idea. That´s probably the most conservative province in Canada. Actually, maybe they wouldn´t want to join the union after all, at least while Obama is president.
So what is it with the Wilson/Darragh business, then? Was she married briefly to someone named Wilson, and the hospital mistakenly listed that as her maiden name? Every other biographical source I´ve seen for Cruz gives his mother´s birth name as Eleanor Darragh. Okay, cue the Twilight Zone theme music.
Aaaarrrgggghhhh. He can never be a natural born citizen, even if he does renounce his Canadian status. I´m frankly concerned he´s allowed to be a senator while holding dual citizenship status if in fact this Canadian status is true.
See #21. Repeat. Rinse. From now until the primaries.
No, 24, he is a citizen but not eligible. This was explained by a post on this site quite some time ago by an American woman who gave birth in another country and was told when she registered at the consulate that her child would be an American citizen but not eligible to run for President.
#26 - Are these the same lawyers that have multiple interpretations of the word ´is´? Just because one went to law school doesn´t mean that one is expert in the law. Exhibit 1 - Hillary Clinton. Exhibit 2 - Barack ´Barry the Fraud´ Obama. Exhibit 3 - Michelle Robinson ´The Beard´ Obama.
I personally find that the Constitution is easily understood by literate 14 year olds, as it was intended. It´s lawyers that have written massively complex laws and Constitutional interpretations that have mucked up the works.
“Natural Born - A child born to TWO US Citizen at the time of birth. US Supreme Court 1875 Minor Case. “
The ruling in the Minor case declared that a person born in the US of parents who were both US citizen was definitely a Natural Born Citizen but it also explicitly stated that it was not that court´s purpose to provide a definitive definition of NBC and that some other court or congress would have to provide that definition.
Included in the majority opinion:
´The constitution "does not, in words, say who shall be natural-born citizens."´
"(I)t was never doubted that all children born in a country of parents who were its citizens became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also. These were natives, or natural-born citizens, as distinguished from aliens or foreigners."
As previously posted:
There are two types of citizens, Natural, at time of birth, and Naturalized, anytime after birth.
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