FEC rules naturalized citizens are same as ‘natural born’ in presidential votes

The Patriot Update

A Guyana-born naturalized American citizen fits the Federal Elections Commission’s requirements to run for president, the FEC announced in a ruling.

The case involves New York lawyer Abdul Hassan, who was born in the South American country in 1974. Hassan argues it is discriminatory to not allow him to run for office.

Responding to criticism of possible dual-loyalty issues, Hassan said in a radio interview that a person’s place of birth should not determine his patriotism or presidential eligibility.

Hassan, meanwhile, petitioned the FEC to allow him to run for president, arguing the Federal Election Campaign Act does not bar naturalized citizens from running.

In its official response earlier this month, the FEC agreed with Hassan’s logic.

The FEC’s ruling, which did not receive any news media attention, concluded that a naturalized citizen is not prohibited by the Federal Election Campaign Act from becoming a “candidate” as defined under the act.

While the FEC’s own rules now allow Hassan to run for high office, the attorney must still clear judicial hurdles before his eligibility could become official.

At issue is the constitutional stipulation that only a “natural born” citizen can be for president.

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Destined For Deadlock Or Worse

Government Gone Wild

In the next couple of months a committee of 12 people will get together in a room in our nation’s Capitol, put pen to paper, and look to cut our Federal budget. Let me put this as bluntly as I can: this “Super” Congressional Committee is a farce and nothing but a tax increase trap.

 

In my opinion, this “Super Committee” is un-Constitutional at best and the mere presence of it is a testament to our elected officials inability to lead. It is also designed not to solve the problem. If this group does not come to an agreement to cut, then an automatic minimum of $1.2 trillion of cuts occur which will be split equally between defense spending and “all other spending”. Don’t get me wrong. There is plenty of fat in our defense budget and I think nothing should be held immune to cuts but assigning half of the spending “blame” to defense spending? Anyone who pays attention know that the real culprit of our long term malaise is underfunded and over-promised entitlement spending.

To understand why the chances this committee will NOT do anything substantial let’s handicap its members:

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Trusted Traveler Program Lets Mexicans Skip Airport Security

Judicial Watch

As violent drug cartels take over Mexico and expand their criminal enterprises north, the United States has signed a “trusted traveler” agreement that allows pre-screened Mexican airline passengers to bypass lengthy airport security checkpoints.

The foreigners will get “trusted traveler cards” with fingerprints and other biometric data and they must answer customs declarations questions on touch-screen kiosks before leaving airport inspection areas. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano claims it’s a way to enhance information sharing and mutual security in the face of “ever-evolving, multinational threats.”

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GOP Lawmaker Blasts White House for $23M Spent on Kenya Constitution Vote

Fox News

A Republican lawmaker is accusing the White House of “unconscionable” and “illegal” acts for its role in Kenya’s referendum on a new constitution, which would legalize abortion in the country for the first time.

Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey cited a report by the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, which estimated that more than $23 million in U.S. taxpayer funds have been spent on the referendum, and Smith and other conservatives have complained that at least some of that money has been spent in sport of the proposed constitution, possibly violating U.S. law.

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A Slap in the Face

Socialism is not the Answer

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Since before the 2008 Presidential Election, numberous websites argued the fact that Mr. Obama was not eligible to be President because he was not a natural born citizen. Now we can argue about the fake birth certificate Mr. Obama posted on the web but the fact remains that NO hospital in Hawaii has ever stated that he was born there.

In the story “The Great Obama Swindle of 2008”, which first appeared in Family Security Matters and later re-posted on this site, it raised a lot of questions. The main question is, if Mr. Obama is who he says he is, then why would he spend millions of dollars to try and keep this matter out of the courts? Would it not be easier to prove to everyone who you are and be done with it?

Now we have Mr. Obama’s own grandmother saying that she was there in Kenya when he was born. We have members of the Kenyan government stating that he was born there. Michelle Obama has stated that Mr. Obama home country is Kenya, and Mr. Obama himself stated that you should not question where he was born.

Did anyone besides myself actually hear this? Because I see this as a slap in the face to every American. Every American who gave their life to defend and protect this great Nation. A slap in the face to the Founding Fathers who risked their lives to give us The Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, Liberty and Freedom.

Now Mr Obama, of course doesn’t care about the Constitution, because if he did, he wouldn’t be trying to destroy it.

Examples:

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Everyone of these examples are just another slap in the face from a man who is Un-Constitutional and who thinks he is above the law. To top it off, these are only a few.

The mainstream media is silent on this for fear the FCC will come down on them. Talk radio has been all but silent for the same reason. The only place for the truth has been on the web, which is why Mr. Obama wants to control it also and that my friends and Patriots would just be another slap in the face.