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Thoughts from Maharrey Head #81: Getting Rights Wrong

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about rights, privileges and immigrants. Earlier in the week, I wrote a post titled Yes. Non-Citizens Have Rights. It created the proverbial poop-storm. The comments and emails made it clear that a lot of Americans don’t understand rights. They think […]

Constitution 101: Natural Born Citizen

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Article II Sec. 1 of the Constitution lays out requirements for the presidency, including a stipulation that “No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President.” We find little debate about the reason […]