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America Has Lost Her Constitution — Part I

 

As we see the Deep State emerge from every crevice of government there is one thing that is the only logical solution, America has lost her Constitution.  That sounds like a radical statement, but you will see in this series that the federal government has over stepped its bounds time and time again and now it seems that Washington has virtually ignored the foundation set out by the Founders.  It seems that Washington welds the majority of power in America leaving very little to the States.  Thomas Jefferson stated, “When all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things, shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another.” We are in that place today.  One of the very few things the Constitution afforded the general (federal) government was the protection of the people.  This includes border security.  The federal government has failed miserably on border security.  Ronald Reagan attempted to get us border security in 1986.  The Democrats demanded amnesty for their illegal voters and promised border security if Reagan gave those here amnesty.  The Democrats got their amnesty, but Chuck Schumer has seen to it that there has been no border security.  This has supplied the Democrats with an endless supply of illegal voters for the last 32 years.  He is still doing all he can to NOT allow Trump to build the border wall. As usual, the Democrats are on the wrong side of the issue, but they are more concerned about their power than the American people.

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Just to show how blatantly Congress, both Parties, ignore the Constitution all we have to do is look at the last general election.  The Republican Party had to ineligible candidates running for president.  Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.  I guess they felt that because Obama had been elected twice and he was ineligible that they could get away with it too.  No MSM brought up the ineligibility because it would have made them look bad for not pointing out Obama’s lack of qualifications.  The Constitution, in Article II, calls for only a Natural Born Citizen (NBC) to be eligible for the office of the president and in June of 1804 the 12th Amendment called for the same qualification be required for the office of the vice-president, as he could be required to fill the office of the president in the event of the president’s death.  Because the Constitution does not itself define the term Natural Born Citizen, many believe, in correctly, that anyone born in America is a NBC.  What one must do is understand what the Founders understood to be a NBC.

This term is taken from a book titled Natural Law as defined by Emmerich De Vattel in a book titled The Law of Nations.  Before the Constitution the closest reference we have to Natural Born Citizen is from the legal treatise “the Law of Nations,” written by Emerich de Vattel in 1758. In book one chapter 19,

  • 212. Of the citizens and natives.

“The citizens are the members of the civil society; bound to this society by certain duties, and subject to its authority, they equally participate in its advantages. The natives, or natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. As the society cannot exist and perpetuate itself otherwise than by the children of the citizens, those children naturally follow the condition of their fathers, and succeed to all their rights. The society is supposed to desire this, in consequence of what it owes to its own preservation; and it is presumed, as matter of course, that each citizen, on entering into society, reserves to his children the right of becoming members of it. The country of the fathers is therefore that of the children; and these become true citizens merely by their tacit consent. We shall soon see whether, on their coming to the years of discretion, they may renounce their right, and what they owe to the society in which they were born. I say, that, in order to be of the country, it is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; for, if he is born there of a foreigner, it will be only the place of his birth, and not his country.” 1

Noting that both parents have to be citizens at the time of birth makes Obama, Cruz and Rubio ineligible for the office.  Obama was a British subject! . “The country of the fathers is therefore that of the children; and these become true citizens merely by their tacit consent.” – Section 212

  1. “I say, that, in order to be of the country, it is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; for, if he is born there of a foreigner, it will be only the place of his birth, and not his country.” – Section 212 2

Considering Cruz and Rubio we see that with Rubio neither of his parents were citizens at the time of his birth.  Cruz was born in Canada and was a Canadian citizen. The debate over whether or not Senator Ted Cruz is eligible for the U.S. Presidency is about to end. It has now been confirmed that Senator Ted Cruz is neither a “U.S. natural born Citizen” or a “legal U.S. citizen.”

According to all relative legal citizenship documentation available at present, Senator Ted Cruz was born Rafael Edward Cruz, a legal citizen of Canada on December 22, 1970 and maintained his legal Canadian citizenship from birth until May 14, 2014, 43 years later.

The Cruz Campaign for the U.S. Presidency has claimed that Senator Ted Cruz was a “citizen at birth” via his U.S. mother and a “dual citizen” of both Canada and the United States in 1970 and that by renouncing his Canadian citizenship in 2014, he would become eligible for the Oval Office. 3 Cruz’s dad was a Cuban nationalist which makes him a Cuban citizen.  He claims that because his mother was a US citizen, having dual citizenship with the US and Canada, he is a US citizen. She did not have dual citizen ship as Canada did not allow that until February 15, 1977.  Cruz was born in 1970. Even then, because his dad was not a citizen until 2006, Ted Cruz is a Cuban citizen by law!

I never heard any news media, FOX included, talking about the ineligibility of either candidate neither was there any questions brought forth by either political party.  There are probable reasons for this that we will discuss later in the series.  The reason they got away with this and that Obama got elected twice is because We The People are no longer engaged in our political process, our Constitution is no longer taught in our public indoctrination centers (public schools) and complacency is the norm.


Foot Notes

  1. http://www.birthers.org/USC/Vattel.html
  2. http://newswithviews.com/JBWilliams/williams296.htm
  3. http://newswithviews.com/JBWilliams/williams324.htm

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author and are not not necessarily either shared or endorsed by iPatriot.com.

Roger Anghis

Mr. Roger Anghis was born and raised in Denver, CO where he still resides. Always a student of history he has always been interested in the history of America. Having been raised in the 1950’s and 60’s when some of America’s real history was still being taught in public schools, he was concerned that when his kids were in school the real history of America was not being taught. Why America was involved in the war of independence was no longer taught. The patriotism of our Founders was not being taught. The religious faith of our Founders was not being taught and that was the foundation for the revolution. So much of the importance of America was not being taught and was actually deemed ‘unconstitutional’ to be taught by our activist courts that there is a great threat of citizens of America will forget what makes America the greatest nation the world has ever or will ever see. Mr. Anghis has spent years studying the lives of the Founders and the impact their faith, Christianity, had on the development of America and America’s style of government, which is unlike any government of any other nation. He wanted to make sure that there is a true record of the real America. So many of the modern history books have eliminated the faith of our Founders which is the foundation of everything that is American. Organizations like the ACLU, American’s United for the Separation of Church and State and Freedom From Religion have made the telling of our real history illegal in our public schools and the display of our Christian heritage in the public square illegal. If we forget where we came from, we will not know who we are. We are one generation from being there. Most people are unaware of the strong Christian foundation of our Founding Fathers. The three books written by Reverend Anghis are designed to bring this information to light. We must never forget Who made us the greatest nation on earth. Mr. Anghis has owned a construction company in the Denver metro area for thirty-two years doing all phases of construction but specializes in custom woodworking and custom tile and stone. Books published are Bring America Back To Her Religious Roots: https://www.createspace.com/3647408 . This book has been put into the libraries of Hillsdale College and Oral Roberts University. Defining America’s Exceptionalism through WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson Publishing: http://bookstore.westbowpress.com/Products/SKU-000569126/defining-americas-exceptionalism.aspx The third book, Discovering America’s Christian Heritage, has been written but has not been put into print as of yet. Mr. Anghis has been a weekly author for NewsWithViews.com since February of 2010 commenting on our history and current events. He has also produced for 11 years a daily email news letter called the American Intelligence Briefing dealing with current events and the threats to our constitutional freedoms. Mr. Anghis has been a guest on numerous radio programs and has been on Day Star and TBN. Website: www.BuildingtheTruth..com. Contact info: Cell: 303-917-5693 Email: roger@buildingthetruth.org

 

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