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MonkeyFunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-28-08 03:03 AM
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19. No
he was born in Massachusetts.
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  -McCains Canal Zone Birth Prompts Queries About Whether That Rules Him Out jefferson_dem  Feb-27-08 09:11 PM   #0 
  - it was a U.S territory, thus U.S. soil. plus a military base is also U.S. soil  Johnny__Motown   Feb-27-08 09:15 PM   #1 
  - Agreed. Besides, the Supremes would look the other way anyhow.  pabsungenis   Feb-27-08 09:17 PM   #3 
     - I extended this line of thought, if he is not eligible to run then he must not be  Johnny__Motown   Feb-27-08 09:25 PM   #9 
     - He is a citizen by law, not by birth.  dkf   Feb-28-08 03:35 AM   #26 
     - Supreme Court never gave Texas votes to Bush and Cheney  bamalib   Feb-28-08 04:48 PM   #33 
  - I think this is a non-issue  DJ13   Feb-27-08 09:17 PM   #2 
  - Goldwater was born in Arizona before it became a state. This issue surfaced then  IndianaGreen   Feb-27-08 09:19 PM   #4 
  - I like this talking point. It shoves an utterly trivial "GOPesque" argument in their face.  Flabbergasted   Feb-27-08 09:19 PM   #5 
  - Doesn't look legal to me.  DiktatrW   Feb-27-08 09:20 PM   #6 
  - It's an argument that we'd not want to press but definately discuss.  Flabbergasted   Feb-27-08 09:24 PM   #7 
  - Open and shut case  SoonerPride   Feb-27-08 09:26 PM   #10 
  - I believe he may be responsible for  DiktatrW   Feb-27-08 09:30 PM   #11 
  - wasn't he born on a military base  griffi94   Feb-27-08 09:37 PM   #12 
  - If someone in Iraq runs onto a U.S. military base and gives birth, that child  dkf   Feb-28-08 03:37 AM   #27 
  - He's entirely eligible to be President  MonkeyFunk   Feb-28-08 02:58 AM   #18 
  - Doesn't matter  MonkeyFunk   Feb-28-08 02:57 AM   #17 
     - I disagree.  DiktatrW   Feb-28-08 04:08 PM   #29 
  - I was born in this circumstance, Germany of military parents and I really hope its a non issue, for  caligirl   Feb-27-08 09:25 PM   #8 
  - Yes!  ab hollow   Feb-27-08 09:51 PM   #13 
     - Or trying to do a job application, three elementary schools two jr highs  caligirl   Feb-28-08 01:09 AM   #15 
        - actually cali  Capn Sunshine   Feb-28-08 04:52 PM   #34 
  - Wasn't JFK born in Germany?  powergirl   Feb-27-08 10:21 PM   #14 
  - No  MonkeyFunk   Feb-28-08 03:03 AM   #19 
  - Nope  socialdemocrat1981   Feb-28-08 03:48 AM   #28 
  - He is a citizen but may not be a "natural born citizen"  dkf   Feb-28-08 01:53 AM   #16 
  - There's only two kinds of citizenship:  MonkeyFunk   Feb-28-08 03:09 AM   #21 
     - Actually, there is more than that...  Solon   Feb-28-08 04:28 PM   #32 
  - He's eligible  CreekDog   Feb-28-08 03:06 AM   #20 
  - Hahaha n/t  zlt234   Feb-28-08 03:11 AM   #22 
  - ROFLMAO, good one  Johnny__Motown   Feb-28-08 03:15 AM   #23 
  - Stop This. He is absolutely a "natural born citizen." Here's the "Slam Dunk"  alphafemale   Feb-28-08 03:16 AM   #24 
  - This is by code or law, but not defined by the constitution.  dkf   Feb-28-08 03:30 AM   #25 
  - If not defined by the Constition, which, to be honest, it wasn't...  Solon   Feb-28-08 04:26 PM   #30 
     - It is not defined by the Constitution because the Constitution gave that job to Congress.  bamalib   Feb-28-08 05:08 PM   #38 
  - McCain falls under (a) not (c)  bamalib   Feb-28-08 05:00 PM   #37 
  - Dang it - every time I see a headline about this story, my brain records  pdxmom   Feb-28-08 04:28 PM   #31 
  - Me too!! "birth" "canal" "mccain" together -- just ewww!  ctaylors6   Feb-28-08 04:57 PM   #36 
  - McCain was born a citizen. He wasn't naturalized. He's "natural born"  orangepeel68   Feb-28-08 04:55 PM   #35 

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