14th Amendment: What the Donald’s Dumb Ideas Say About How Little We Study America’s Constitution

“We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, provide for the common defense, secure the general welfare, do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United States of America.”

Preamble, U.S. Constitution

Good morning, readers, how many of us memorized as best we could the preamble of the United States Constitution or studied its guts and bolts? Apparently, not Donald Trump. Yes, I know that Mexicans are flooding Arizona and Texas as sure as rain flooded Colorado back in 2013, but is that an excuse to deport all immigrants with no papers? What do Mexicans want most out of this country? Mr. Trump wants to build a wall, but I’m sorry, he needs to come up with a plan that follows the Constitution. Part of this may be that he’s been acting kind of regal and arrogant, and has not bothered studying his books in school. It clearly states in the Constitution that in the 14th Amendment, persons naturalized in the U.S. can be citizens under a Latin phrase of “jus soli.”  This means, “law of the soil.”  Jus Sanguinis means “law of the blood.” This means that if I, American me, went to another country and God forbid had a baby there, I could pass citizenship to my baby. Trump wants to deny citizenship to people at all, and that’s stupid. Should we deny the world good citizens? If Mr. Trump makes Mexico pay for the “wall”, we’re gonna have more problems.

The U.S. Constitution should, at any rate, be amended to include persons born outside the U.S. as candidates for President because of folks like Barack, we know and love and hate the man, but people use a phony birth in Kenya to smear his Presidency. This, I tell you, is disrespectful. What Trump wants to do to this country is disrespectful as well, and it makes people more afraid of us. As I said earlier, America is a nation of trailblazers, we should never deny anyone the opportunities we have. However, there are things we should make clear: everybody born here in the U.S. should be a citizen. Period. Jus soli should say so, and Trump is going too far and not remembering his American government. The man doesn’t know that I, a perceived idiot, can tell that he can’t govern. My friend who lives in this building, he’s a political science major former, and he knows this stuff.

What I will close with is this: no  matter how politically driven some people are, only God should be important. Christ will rule, and at that point, countries with borders will be pointless.

Author: denverqueen

My name is Beth. I'm blind from birth and enjoy the blogging atmosphere. I am a creative person, a musician, a writer, etc. This is me. Take it or leave it.

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