In the last year Americans have witnessed Obama and the democrats collectively risk their entire political careers in order to destroy the essence of American liberty, move our government and economy toward European-style socialism, and impose unconstitutional government regulation of businesses, individual citizens, and states.
What we have not seen is republicans collectively risking their careers to stand up for the United States Constitution and protect America from this onslaught. While claiming to be for the Constitution, many main stream republicans’ ‘concerns’ about the Obama regime are nothing more than complaints they can whine loudly about.
On the many threshold constitutional issues that plague the Obama administration, republicans have been eerily silent, or alternatively, have resorted to old punch lines characteristic of a left-right or republican-democrat paradigm. Claiming to be ‘constitutionalists’ these mainstream republicans are in actuality clamoring for votes to keep themselves in the game.
For example, complaining about Obama’s Article II appointments—the czars—ignores the fundamental disability that Obama has not yet proven himself an Article II constitutionally-eligible President, thus has no authority to even occupy the office let alone make appointments. It also ignores the Congress’ power of the purse and responsibility not to fund these czars and to have a say in these excessive appointments.
Similarly, complaining about Obama’s foreign policy directives, treaty signatures, and strategic arrangement of U.S. missile defenses ignores the threshold question: does he even have the constitutional authority to make decisions on behalf of the United States? It is a fundamental question that has not been answered—no matter what side of this issue you are on–and must be for the sake of our Country.
Finally, on health care, the entire bill would have been stopped in its tracks if the simple question was asked does Obama have the authority to sign it, promote it, direct the Congress away from Constitutional Governance?
One does not expect to find the Congress to be Constitutionally-illiterate, especially when it comes to the fundamental reason why the term ‘natural born citizen’ appears only once in the Constitution, and only with specific reference to the President. That the President and Commander-in-Chief be born on U.S. soil and of two American citizen parents is a national security safeguard to assure the singular loyalty to the United States.
In matters of national security, foreign policy, and trade, the Commander in Chief cannot have divided loyalties that would put the United States at risk. If Kenya and the United States were to go to war, can we rely on Mr. Obama to defend our country without hesitation or appeasement? What about Indonesia, a country which also claims Mr. Obama as a citizen? What if the Muslim community were to rise up in war against America, would Obama defend our country? Especially after admitting in The Audacity of Hope that he would side with the Muslims should the “political winds shift in an ugly direction”?
This is not a trivial matter and republicans dismiss this at their own great peril. The true veracity of the oath to uphold the constitution is by deed. Republicans en masse responded to constituent’s concerns about Obama’s eligibility with a form letter pronouncing that Obama had produced his ‘birth certificate’ on factcheck.org, and was therefore ‘eligible’. This blanket ignorance has not quelled the public’s questions or the continued emergence of information that increasingly tends to confirm the eligibility concerns.
What republicans must realize is that the citizenry has not swallowed the ‘electronic certification of live birth’ as equal to a birth certificate ruse. No American child can even play little league baseball with an electronic certification of live birth as evidence of citizenship. What should have motivated republicans to simply investigate is that regardless of birthplace, to meet the Article II qualification of ‘natural born citizenship’ Mr. Obama would have to have been born to two American citizen parents.
With evidence that Obama is not a natural born citizen of America from such sources as the Kenyan government, Mr. Obama’s paternal grandmother, and Michelle Obama, republicans have literally stuck their collective heads in the sand. The Michelle Obama tape is particularly interesting in that the portion where Mrs. Obama states that Kenya is Mr. Obama’s ‘home country’ was scrubbed from the video on candidate Obama’s Face book page.
Is the Congress or the Supreme Court aware that Obama has eligibility problems? And if so, what is preventing them from acting? Fear or loathing? Commander Charles Kerchner, plaintiff in a lawsuit questioning Obama’s eligibility, believes both republicans and democrats were complicit in this violation of Article II of the Constitution:
Both political parties put up questionable candidates in 2008 with issues as to their birth citizenship status. A 3rd party, the Socialist Party, even put a person name Calero on the ballot for President in 2008 in a half dozen states and he only had a “green card” and was not even a Citizen, let alone a “natural born Citizen”. And the system and media let Calero do it and didn’t challenge him in order to keep the lid on the cover-up of the constitutional eligibility issues of the respective presidential candidates of the two major parties. The fix and cover-up was in. Obama was born as a British Subject of a non-U.S. citizen father and McCain was born on the sovereign soil of Panama, not on the military base in the Canal Zone as was touted to the public.
What would benefit republicans in participating in such a deception? Do republicans want to run Bobby Jindal or Arnold Schwartzenegger in 2012, neither of whom are Article II natural born citizens, as ‘pay back’ for allowing the unquestioned election of the ineligible Obama? And why doesn’t it at least raise eyebrows that Mr. Obama has spent nearly $2 million dollars in covering up his background? Or does exposure of Obama and the democrats threaten republican careers?
The Constitution provides orderly, legitimate avenues for the removal and replacement of Obama. Both under the Twentieth and Twenty-Fifth Amendments, Congress could easily investigate and remove Obama, with a proper succession assured. The Courts could also act instead of thwarting the discussion under the cloak of ‘standing’. Where are the statesmen and stateswomen with courage?
If republicans want to be known as Constitutionalists and win the affection and loyalty of voters, it is time to stop whining about democrats or Mr. Obama, and order an investigation of his constitutional eligibility requirements. Such a Congressional investigation
will prove more than just fealty to us, your constituents, but will provide confidence that our freedoms, which are your freedoms, are safe under those who stay true to their oaths of office. (Article 13, Part II, A Presentment, Articles of Freedom)