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Keith Oberman: Rand Paul vs. anchor babies

Oberman castigates Rand for airing views on channel funded by "the damned Russians" as well as opposing the 14th Amendment w/o specifically calling for its repeal. Guest is Wall Street Journal's Thomas Frank.


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This guys a joke.

I can't belive people still watch this clown.


Ahhh, so it's settled.

Russia Today is a state-sponsored news station.
and Olbermann is confused.

"If this mischievous financial policy [greenbacks], which has its origin in North America, should become endurated down to a fixture, then that government will furnish its own money without cost. It will pay off its debts and be without debts. It will hav

Seems Rand and Ron both have

Seems Rand and Ron both have a majority of U.S. voters on their side with this, according to this new poll. According to the poll, only 33% disagreed


What, Olbermanniac?

Why didn't Keith Olbermann have Rand Paul on the show? Instead, he invites Thomas Frank to criticize Rand's views on birthright citizenship? Come on, Keith. Where is the objectivity ("equality") for having a man defend his own position without you throwing daggers at his back?

A different article about

A different article about Rand Paul and birthright citizenship


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Use this issue to our advantage

This is an eight year-old article, but is still relevant because the practice continues ... it's not just women from south of the border ...

Thousands of pregnant South Koreans travel to the U.S. to give birth to American citizens. A mini-industry has been created to serve them.

The United States is one of the few countries that grants citizenship to anyone born on its soil. Britain and Australia altered similar laws in the 1980s.

Efforts by immigration foes in Congress to stop the practice have failed because the citizenship rights of such children,

even those of illegal immigrants, [*note: misinterpretation of the 14th amendment ... it was for slaves only]

appear to be guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, added after the Civil War to bestow the right on the descendants of slaves. The Immigration and Naturalization Service says the birth tours are not illegal as long as the women have enough money to pay their medical bills.

The South Korean women giving birth in the United States tend to be well educated and upper-class, with big ambitions for their children. Since many have been to America before and have good jobs in South Korea, they are deemed unlikely to overstay their welcome and thus can easily get tourist visas. Indeed, most are eager to fly home as soon as they can get the birth certificates and passports for their newborns.

"I bought a first-class plane ticket. I go to the United States frequently on business, so I know my way around. I had no problems," said a 36-year-old advertising executive, whose daughter was born in December at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles ...

wait for it ... wait for it ... blowback ...

Having U.S. citizens in the family has also become something of a political liability for public figures.

Lee Hoi Chang, the conservative opposition leader who is running for president, has faced staunch criticism because his son and daughter-in-law went to Hawaii earlier this year to have their baby.

Lee reportedly has consulted a lawyer in an effort to get his granddaughter, now 5 months old, to forfeit her U.S. citizenship. He reportedly was told it couldn't happen until she reached the age of 18 and could make her own decision...

LA Times | The Baby Registry of Choice

* Anchor Babies http://www.theamericanresistance.com/issues/anchor_babies.html

Where does the 14th say

that the 'illegal' parents get to stay? Or even that they are talking about those who are here not going through the proper immigration process? The parents should be deported or put in jail. They would jail any American citizen that is a parent for doing something illegal. But they get rewarded? OK the baby can stay but you have to go. You decide if you want to take your baby with you or have it be adopted in the US. Would that in any way be against the 14th? If not there is no such thing as illegal immigrants unless they aren't knocked up and able to stay here long enough illegaly to give birth. If I commit a crime they will jail me child or no child. So they have rights I don't? Since when is a baby a get out of jail free card? Everybody read the 14th and tell me what you think.


I took a peek and the 14th states, "All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside." [emphasis added]

What did the authors of the 14th Amendment have in mind when they included "and subject to the jurisdiction thereof" in this sentence? Who would NOT have been subject to the jurisdiction thereof? That would be key to a constructionist interpretation of the provision.

New Hampshire and Ecuador.

An important link to consider

Here is some interesting information

Oberman is not a journalist, he's just a bobble-head who can

read a teleprompter! A paid prostitute who will say anything for money!


replace Oberman with Obama and journalist with President.

What a fun game!

The Mainstream Media is Owned by the Enemy

The enemy which can create money out of nothing to buy anything it wants, including media.

If the mainstream media is making baseless attacks against Rand Paul, that alone is a good reason to vote for him.

It's clear they have declared

It's clear they have declared war on Rand Paul aligning him with Libertarians being careful to exclude Tea Partiers. Isn't it a shame that to have a voice heard , one is more respected in international news than one can expect from the corporate media ie MSNBC which has a stranglehold on the truth in America.


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