Publius Huldah is wrong. Natural born citizenship is inherited from the soil, not parents. Children of foreign diplomats inherit their citizenship, but not children of U.S. citizens, See http://constitution.org/abus/pres_elig.htm
Added by Jon Roland on February 21, 2019 at 4:05pm — No Comments
It is sometimes mistakenly said that the Constitution is a contract, and part of it is: Article VII, which provides that it would be ratified if ratified by nine of the thirteen states. The rest of the Constitution is a law, not a contract. Article VII self-dissolved when New Hampshire ratified it.
Added by Jon Roland on February 2, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I have reviewed the Convention of States approach to getting constitutional amendments and find it to be deeply flawed.
There are fewer than 200 persons alive today who are remotely capable of drafting well-written constitutional amendments, and it is unlikely that any of them would be elected or appointed to the convention you seem to envision. Good intentions are not enough. It is a highly advanced art that is…