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Forgery or Reality?

March 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Obama’s Birth Certificate Controversy

The other day I wanted to conduct some routine business.  I was asked to present my Driver’s License and a Birth Certificate.  When I was applying for a job, sometimes I was requested to bring along my college transcripts or military service records.  Clearly, others wanted to verify my assertions because all is not as it looks.

The Constitution places some very specific qualification requirements to hold Congressional or Presidential office.  The requirement for the Presidency, in particular, is as follows:

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; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

If I can be required to present documents that prove my qualifications when applying for a job, then it is perfectly reasonable to use the same standard for a person applying for a job as President of this country. Read more…