dont forget, NONE OF YOU are "U.S. Citizens"...unless you reside in D.C.*Submitted by juliusbragg on Thu, 10/08/2009 - 23:42
This is a great site for clearing up the confusion. here is some case law to help...I know Mike Lawson will appreciate how short this post is:)
“We have in our political system a government of the United States and a government of each of the several States. Each one of these governments is distinct from the others, and each has citizens of it’s own...”
United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542 (1875)
“...he was not a citizen of the United States, he was a citizen and voter of the State,...” “One may be a citizen of a State an yet not a citizen of the United States”.
McDonel v. The State, 90 Ind. 320 (1883)
“That there is a citizenship of the United States and citizenship of a state,...”
Tashiro v. Jordan, 201 Cal. 236 (1927)
"A citizen of the United States is a citizen of the federal government ..."
Kitchens v. Steele, 112 F.Supp 383