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WTA_Chaotic
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:13 PM
I wouldnt, but I am sure Bill would love to go back to whitehouse for more interns:).

Lord Nelson
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:29 PM
As long as she remains in the center I would not mind. I predict that she will face McCain in the elections and even though I support the republican party I would prefer Clinton who seems to be more conservative than Mcain. It is a bit like France where Mitterand was at the right of his socialist party and Chirac is at the left of his conservative party. Mitterand was very much like Nixon and spied on many of his people. I think Bush does it too today. :)

Helen Lawson
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:32 PM
If it's anyone but the guy with the Sylvester the Cat lisp, I'll vote for her. If she's running against Sylvester the Cat lisp, I don't know.

SelesFan70
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:33 PM
As long as she remains in the center I would not mind. I predict that she will face McCain in the elections and even though I support the republican party I would prefer Clinton who seems to be more conservative than Mcain. It is a bit like France where Mitterand was at the right of his socialist party and Chirac is at the left of his conservative party. Mitterand was very much like Nixon and spied on many of his people. I think Bush does it too today. :)

She can try to stay in the center, but the very left wing of the left wing Democrats will not allow her. I think she will have a bitter primary fight with Algore for the very left wing of the Democratic party (which is now the "base" of the party). She's in an impossible situation, which is of her own doing of course.

WTA_Chaotic
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:34 PM
As long as she remains in the center I would not mind. I predict that she will face McCain in the elections and even though I support the republican party I would prefer Clinton who seems to be more conservative than Mcain. It is a bit like France where Mitterand was at the right of his socialist party and Chirac is at the left of his conservative party. Mitterand was very much like Nixon and spied on many of his people. I think Bush does it too today. :)
Just think National Daycare and Vietnam War......then you would know who is left and who is right. Though I have to say both are on the center right on social issues. John McCain does not have enough support to run in the primary, his prime time has passed. Republicans need a refreshing candidate to change their party image, so I think Bill Frist and George Allen are contenders.

tennislover
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:36 PM
she took the office for eight years...... ;)
that's enough!

tennislover
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:37 PM
CONDI FOR PRESIDENT!

CooCooCachoo
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:38 PM
I don't specifically want her. I want Bush to not become President, so any change is welcome.

WTA_Chaotic
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:41 PM
CONDI FOR PRESIDENT!
Executive branch members are not electable.....when people are nominated for the Supreme Court or into the President's cabinet....they are usually approaching the capstone of their political career. If she wants to run for president, run for the Senate first, there will be vacancies coming up soon.

tennislover
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:44 PM
Executive branch members are not electable.....when people are nominated for the Supreme Court or into the President's cabinet....they are usually approaching the capstone of their political career. If she wants to run for president, run for the Senate first, there will be vacancies coming up soon.

ty for the information

tennislover
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:47 PM
http://www.repubblica.it/2006/c/ARCHIVE/homepage/images/sezioni/politica/versoelezioni42/dirconf_HM/sian_7852567_12170.jpg
Electoral propaganda (in italy we are going to vote in two weeks)
it says: " Don't vote for left-wing parties: look at the bad end one comes to "
:lol:

i'd use it for 2008 usa presidential elections:
"don't vor for hillary: look at the bad end one comes to" :lol:

Kunal
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:49 PM
yea if she is a more sensitive leader who doesnt piss off half the world....and even her country

Kunal
Mar 27th, 2006, 05:51 PM
but i wonder if that will happen

jenny161185
Mar 27th, 2006, 06:13 PM
im not american but I know that hilary is respected all over the world and many people would like to see a female president - I certainly would

RunDown
Mar 27th, 2006, 06:45 PM
I'm no psychic, but I predict a white man will become Pres in '08.

Crazy Canuck
Mar 27th, 2006, 07:04 PM
I'm no psychic, but I predict a white man will become Pres in '08.
:lol:

SelesFan70
Mar 27th, 2006, 07:31 PM
I'm no psychic, but I predict a white man will become Pres in '08.

I predict a black female vice-president (at the very least). :D

Freakan
Mar 27th, 2006, 08:06 PM
hell yes!

Sally Struthers
Mar 27th, 2006, 09:07 PM
she was already co-president :tape: ;)



"I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president" -- Hillary Clinton :lol:

RVD
Mar 27th, 2006, 09:07 PM
I'm no psychic, but I predict a white man will become Pres in '08.:haha: :worship: No doubt. :lol:
As far as voting for Hilary, I'd rather McCain over her. Hilary doesn't know what she yourself wants to be. And that's not attractive in the least. But I haven't quite made up my mind yet.

John A Roark
Mar 27th, 2006, 09:28 PM
The U.S. has had chances before to put a good woman in the White House and let it slide. Jeanne Kirkpatrick? Nancy Kassebaum? Ann Richards? Hell, if America had any balls they'd have put Mrs. Roosevelt in after Truman, instead of Ike.
We've had nothing but men in there and look where we are: probably could be worse, but could always be better. Give a woman a shot, see what happens. She can't possibly do a poorer job than, say, Carter? Or Ford?
The only trouble will be getting out of her way, not putting a thousand restrictions and roadblocks in her way that we would never think to put in the path of a man.
As for Hillary, she had her eight years--she was half of Billary (or, as I like to put it, 'Hillbilly'). She's too inconsistent as senator anyway, she doesn't need the move up.

Louis Cyphre
Mar 27th, 2006, 09:30 PM
I`ll not be surprised if americans elect a Superman for president :lol: so Hillary Clinton will not be a surprise

Scotso
Mar 27th, 2006, 10:48 PM
I want a woman president - a black woman president. But, I'm not going to support Hillary just because I want a woman. If she wins the Democratic nomination, chances are I'd vote for her (unless perhaps McCain wins, I might consider him). Until then, I'm supporting Mark Warner for President. I actually have met him, and he seems sincere. He isn't as liberal as I'd like, but he's from my state and did an awesome job as Governor, and he has a really good head on his shoulders. Plus, I have a feeling he'd be more liberal in the national sector than he was here in Virginia.

It's really good to have a president from your state, also. ;) I also like Russ Feingold, but I think that his unabashed liberalism is going to give him absolutely no chance, Senator or not.

*JR*
Mar 27th, 2006, 10:59 PM
If you want a female Democratic Senator 2B President, let's draft Peppermint Patty (Murray, of Washington state). :D

TF Chipmunk
Mar 27th, 2006, 11:13 PM
I'd be very hesitant considering Bill's been president. I'd have to know for sure that she's making all the decisions and not just some puppet for him to run his agenda (whether it's good or bad).

RVD
Mar 27th, 2006, 11:26 PM
The U.S. has had chances before to put a good woman in the White House and let it slide. Jeanne Kirkpatrick? Nancy Kassebaum? Ann Richards? Hell, if America had any balls they'd have put Mrs. Roosevelt in after Truman, instead of Ike.
We've had nothing but men in there and look where we are: probably could be worse, but could always be better. Give a woman a shot, see what happens. She can't possibly do a poorer job than, say, Carter? Or Ford?
The only trouble will be getting out of her way, not putting a thousand restrictions and roadblocks in her way that we would never think to put in the path of a man.
As for Hillary, she had her eight years--she was half of Billary (or, as I like to put it, 'Hillbilly'). She's too inconsistent as senator anyway, she doesn't need the move up.Great post. :worship:
However, if by some freak chance Ms. Dianne Feinstein decided to run, I would worship at the alter of Hilary. :lol:

RJWCapriati
Mar 27th, 2006, 11:31 PM
Yes, its time someone who has sense to be president!!!

No Name Face
Mar 27th, 2006, 11:33 PM
I don't specifically want her. I want Bush to not become President, so any change is welcome.

he's done after 2008, thank god.
i'm apathetic about presidencies, etc. just no bush.

Zummi
Mar 28th, 2006, 12:02 AM
If you want a female Democratic Senator 2B President, let's draft Peppermint Patty (Murray, of Washington state). :D

Have you heard Sen. Murray speak? She would never make it out of the primary, let alone win the election. :o

Hillary is the only Democratic woman who *could* conceivably win a Presidential race. Most female politicians suffer from the perception that they're "not tough enough" to be president - and in general, Democratic women are (unfairly, IMO) perceived as weaker on issues like defence and national security than their Republican counterparts. Hillary is the only Democrat, IMO, who could rise above such mischaracterizations.

The RNC certainly is taking her seriously. Notice all the potshots their minions have been taking at her in the last few months. Some people seem to think that Hillary couldn't possibly win a Presidential contest b/c she is such a polarizing figure. But look at the current president. Disliked or even hated by about 45% of the population, and he still won re-election. In Hillary's case, I can see her holding on to all the "blue" states won by Kerry in 2004. All she needs then is two or three more swing states - say, Ohio, New Mexico, Iowa - completely within the realm of possibility - and she's President...

FWIW, I think Hillary's biggest competition for the Democratic nomination in 2008 will be former Virginia Governor Mark Warner. And I think there will be a woman on the Republican ticket for Vice-President in 2008. Kay Bailey Hutchison - who will coast to re-election this year - would be the safer bet for the nod than say, Condoleezza Rice.

Xanadu11
Mar 28th, 2006, 12:44 AM
If Hillary becomes President Here's what the list of Presidental terms from the 90s onward will look like:

Bush
Clinton
Clinton
Bush
Bush
Clinton?



And then imagine Jed Bush runs for President :tape:

Seems a little dynastic for my liking. But I love Hillary anyway, so even though i'm not American i'd love her to be President. I mean it's a little sad, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh have all had female leaders but the supposed greatest democracy on earth hasn't.

drake3781
Mar 28th, 2006, 01:30 AM
Yes.

pla
Mar 28th, 2006, 01:43 AM
After the last decade of US politics, I am sure the only thing that will be different with her is the lipstick location.

Scotso
Mar 28th, 2006, 06:15 AM
After the last decade of US politics, I am sure the only thing that will be different with her is the lipstick location.

;)

Scotso
Mar 28th, 2006, 06:16 AM
If you want a female Democratic Senator 2B President, let's draft Peppermint Patty (Murray, of Washington state). :D

I'd prefer Feinstein.

I'd even knock off the Dem. requirement if Snowe or Collins ran.

Solitaire
Mar 28th, 2006, 07:53 AM
I'd like to see her run and I'm sure she will. I just don't think the US is ready or would vote in a female as pres. We still have a long way to go.

Belco
Mar 28th, 2006, 10:53 AM
erm NO

marmite1
Mar 28th, 2006, 10:55 AM
its time!

Lord Nelson
Mar 28th, 2006, 10:56 AM
If Hillary becomes President Here's what the list of Presidental terms from the 90s onward will look like:

Bush
Clinton
Clinton
Bush
Bush
Clinton?



And then imagine Jed Bush runs for President :tape:

Seems a little dynastic for my liking. But I love Hillary anyway, so even though i'm not American i'd love her to be President. I mean it's a little sad, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh have all had female leaders but the supposed greatest democracy on earth hasn't.
Yes but Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi female leaders were only elected because their spouses or fathers were well known leaders before them. Anyway there is nothing proud of what Benazir Bhutto, Indira Gandhi or Khaleda Begum have done. They were all 3 pretty bad leaders. Musharraf though a military leader has done far better then Benazir or Nawaz Sharif the other Pakistani (but male) elected leader. I personally do not care if a female is elected leader but she should be good.
I would like Jeb Bush to be elected President someday but I think that if Hilary wins then he would not run for office at least not soon. Maybe when he is in his 70s like Reagan. :)
So Xanadu I hope that this will be the scenario
Bush
Clinton
Clinton
Bush
Bush
Clinton
Bush
Lord Nelson :p

Pureracket
Mar 28th, 2006, 11:00 AM
The smartest people who have been in the White House in the past 30 years:
James Baker - Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton - First Lady of the United States
Bill Clinton - President of the United States
Ronald Reagan - President of the United States
Condoleeza Rice - Secretary of State

Halardfan
Mar 28th, 2006, 01:14 PM
I just wish we had a system where a politician sad what they believed and stood on that...so few people, of the left or right seem to do that...instead they look at what the focus groups say, and trim their opinions in line with that...what ever happened to believing in things?

I like Clinton and suspect underneath her intentions are noble, and anyone is better than bloody Bush, who is obviously a complete idiot, but she too has been talioring her public opinions, on Iraq and beyond, depending on what the polls tell her the floating voters views are...and I think its a pity.

harloo
Mar 28th, 2006, 01:23 PM
I wouldn't mind at all, but Hillary will never be elected because this is a male dominated society where the "good ole boy" network rules. Everything Hillary does is scrutinized even moreso than her male counterparts. Also if she were to run her toughest critics would be WOMEN. :eek:

Plus most Americans still believe in traditional roles where the wife decorates the white house, takes care of the children, and worries about what dress she's going to wear to public events. And please don't talk about the popularity of the series "Commander & Chief" because we all know that fiction.:p

When the GOP tries to get laws passed so a foreigner(Arnnald) can run for President then you know a minority or woman will never be elected. It's called the "White House" for a reason.:lol:

Lord Nelson
Mar 28th, 2006, 05:15 PM
When the GOP tries to get laws passed so a foreigner(Arnnald) can run for President then you know a minority or woman will never be elected. It's called the "White House" for a reason.:lol:
You are contradicting yourself here. You imply that someone with foreign origins should not be allowed to seek higher office but then say that women and minorites should but will probably not be elected to the highest office. Hialry Clinton is one of the favourites to win in 2009.

!<blocparty>!
Mar 28th, 2006, 05:22 PM
Oprah > Hillary.

CondiLicious
Mar 28th, 2006, 05:28 PM
Gore might run. I'd prefer him. He invented the internet ;)

Scotso
Mar 28th, 2006, 06:40 PM
Oprah > Hillary.

You've gotta be kidding me.

!<blocparty>!
Mar 28th, 2006, 06:47 PM
You've gotta be kidding me.

You wanted a black woman. What's there to kid. :p

:tape:

CondiLicious
Mar 28th, 2006, 07:49 PM
http://www.dreamagic.com/oprah/

decemberlove
Mar 28th, 2006, 08:08 PM
I don't want her to win the nom, cos then the Democrats will have no chance in hell of winning the election. I don't expect to ever see a female president during my lifetime. I hope I'm wrong, though.

CondiLicious
Mar 28th, 2006, 08:16 PM
a lot of people who consider themselves very left-wing keep saying that they want Hillary to win the Democratic nomination yet she's actually quite conservative on many issues.

ptkten
Mar 28th, 2006, 09:08 PM
a lot of people who consider themselves very left-wing keep saying that they want Hillary to win the Democratic nomination yet she's actually quite conservative on many issues.

Believe me, Clinton is much farther to the left on almost every issue than Bush is with maybe the exception of the Iraq war, but on almost all other issues besides things like getting rid of violent video games, she's pretty liberal. She just knows what rhetoric is going to win over some of the more conservative voters.

And also, I can't believe any Democrat would say they wouldn't mind McCain being president. While a maverick who breaks from his party on certain issues, he is very conservative, especially on social issues, and it would be dissapointing if he got into office. I respect what he's done with campaign finance and immigration, and it shows he's willing to compromise and work with others, but a lot of his viewpoints are far right. His views on defense are almost to the right of Bush, and also he is starting to pander to Christian conservatives so he can get elected.

That being said, if McCain can survive the Republican primary he's probably a lock to win even against Hillary, so she better hope that he doesn't win and somebody like Frist or Allen does so she has a chance.

CondiLicious
Mar 28th, 2006, 09:21 PM
Believe me, Clinton is much farther to the left on almost every issue than Bush is with maybe the exception of the Iraq war, but on almost all other issues besides things like getting rid of violent video games, she's pretty liberal. She just knows what rhetoric is going to win over some of the more conservative voters.

Of course she is. But he's not going against her for the Democratic nomination.:lol: There are many contenders for the nomination that are much more liberal than Hillary. I just don't understand why so many uber-liberals are talking about her as if she will be their saviour when she most probably wont. I guess they don't do their research.

*JR*
Mar 28th, 2006, 09:21 PM
I don't want her to win the nom, cos then the Democrats will have no chance in hell of winning the election. I don't expect to ever see a female president during my lifetime. I hope I'm wrong, though.
What about Christie Whitman? If she could handle a mob infested state like Nooo Joisy, she's gotta be tuff enuff fer da big job. :p

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 03:35 AM
Also, I forgot to mention that I would have trouble electing a woman to be president who would stay with a cheating husband. Too weak.

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 03:35 AM
What about Christie Whitman? If she could handle a mob infested state like Nooo Joisy, she's gotta be tuff enuff fer da big job. :p

Ugh, she's a tool.

Junex
Mar 29th, 2006, 06:46 AM
Im not a US citizen, but it would be awesome to have a Female President...

Like the Philippines...:devil:

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 06:50 AM
I don't think we want a female president like the one the Philippines has.

PamShriverRockz
Mar 29th, 2006, 06:54 AM
a lot of people who consider themselves very left-wing keep saying that they want Hillary to win the Democratic nomination yet she's actually quite conservative on many issues.

Rather like Tony Blair ;) I think this is the norm now for a lot of politicians.

I don't know enough about Hillary to comment really. But she's already run the country hasn't she? ;)

It's a shame there aren't more women in leading roles in governments across the world. We've had one <eville:p> woman PM in Britain but apart from Maggie there is no sight of women MPs near leaderships or the top ministerial roles. Sad. <apart from the Welsh Assembly, where our 'chancellor' is a woman>

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 06:55 AM
It's a shame there aren't more women in leading roles in governments across the world. We've had one <eville:p> woman PM in Britain but apart from Maggie there is no sight of women MPs near leaderships or the top ministerial roles. Sad. <apart from the Welsh Assembly, where our 'chancellor' is a woman>

Women are actually gaining much more power lately. A woman was just elected President of Chile. Rumor has is that the next president of France may be a woman, Segolene Royal.

PamShriverRockz
Mar 29th, 2006, 07:08 AM
Women are actually gaining much more power lately. A woman was just elected President of Chile. Rumor has is that the next president of France may be a woman, Segolene Royal.

Yeah I know, it's getting slightly better than it was, but still in comparison it's sad. In the UK there is no sign of a woman MP getting close to leadership.

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 07:10 AM
Yeah I know, it's getting slightly better than it was, but still in comparison it's sad. In the UK there is no sign of a woman MP getting close to leadership.

I think it's some kind of trend in Anglo society that men just tend to hold the power. It's sad, because such societies tend to view themselves as much more liberal and civilized, yet countries like Liberia can elect a female leader and our's can't.

Thatcher was a rare breed.

Lord Nelson
Mar 29th, 2006, 11:03 AM
I think it's some kind of trend in Anglo society that men just tend to hold the power. It's sad, because such societies tend to view themselves as much more liberal and civilized, yet countries like Liberia can elect a female leader and our's can't.

Thatcher was a rare breed.
I do not know what you mean by anglo society since Thatcher, Mary Robinson and so on were elected leaders in anglo nations. By the way the filipino leader is ok but she is besieged with a lot of problems such as high population growth rate. She is definetly better then Joseph Estrada, her predecessor. Cory Aquino the other female filipino leader was better then her though.

PamShriverRockz
Mar 29th, 2006, 11:41 AM
Thatcher was a rare breed.

Thankfully ;)

*JR*
Mar 29th, 2006, 11:45 AM
I do not know what you mean by anglo society since Thatcher, Mary Robinson and so on were elected leaders in anglo nations. By the way the filipino leader is ok but she is besieged with a lot of problems such as high population growth rate. She is definetly better then Joseph Estrada, her predecessor. Cory Aquino the other female filipino leader was better then her though.
Mary Robinson held a ceremonial presidency. The Irish PM, aka the Taoiseach, holds the real power. And Cory was a phony reformer who was only famous because of the restoration of Filipino democracy and her husband being killed, but did nothing to give the poor some decent land. But since her family (the Cojuanco's) were huge plantation owners, that was hardly surprising.

Kunal
Mar 29th, 2006, 01:59 PM
its like pickin the lesser of the eveil

Kunal
Mar 29th, 2006, 02:00 PM
but sometimes if i had to judge a book by its cover....

id pick her

CondiLicious
Mar 29th, 2006, 03:59 PM
In the UK there is no sign of a woman MP getting close to leadership.

Well, it's probably cause of what happened the first time!

^bibi^
Mar 29th, 2006, 04:02 PM
they used to say that when bill was at the white house, she was actually the one who took all the big decisions (don't know if it's true of course, we were not in there lol)... But Bill&Hilary werea good team of president, I think they still will be...

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 05:55 PM
I do not know what you mean by anglo society since Thatcher, Mary Robinson and so on were elected leaders in anglo nations. By the way the filipino leader is ok but she is besieged with a lot of problems such as high population growth rate. She is definetly better then Joseph Estrada, her predecessor. Cory Aquino the other female filipino leader was better then her though.

Both were/are corrupt. I don't appreciate leaders who use the military to end strikes.

PamShriverRockz
Mar 29th, 2006, 06:18 PM
Well, it's probably cause of what happened the first time!

Exactly!

harloo
Mar 29th, 2006, 06:35 PM
You are contradicting yourself here. You imply that someone with foreign origins should not be allowed to seek higher office but then say that women and minorites should but will probably not be elected to the highest office. Hialry Clinton is one of the favourites to win in 2009.

You must be born in the United States to run for President. I find it insulting that the GOP would push for editing the Constitution to make provisions for an unqualified party member when a minority or woman born here hasn't held our highest office.

And while I would vote for Hillary if she were to run the likelihood of her beating Guiliani or Jeb Bush is very slim. Both of those candidates love to grandstand when it comes to terrorism and they will use 9/11 to scare naive Americans just like Bush Jr did.:o ;)

*JR*
Mar 29th, 2006, 07:14 PM
You must be a naturalized citizen to run for President of the United States....
Uh no, you have 2B born in the US (or on a foreign military base of ours, in a US Embassy, etc.) Which is why the woman the Democrats would really like 2C on the ticket (Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm) can't be, as she's a native of Vancouver.

harloo
Mar 29th, 2006, 07:35 PM
Uh no, you have 2B born in the US (or on a foreign military base of ours, in a US Embassy, etc.) Which is why the woman the Democrats would really like 2C on the ticket (Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm) can't be, as she's a native of Vancouver.

That's what I meant. Edited my post. You are worser than a teacher.;)

CondiLicious
Mar 29th, 2006, 08:11 PM
And while I would vote for Hillary if she were to run the likelihood of her beating Guiliani or Jeb Bush is very slim. Both of those candidates love to grandstand when it comes to terrorism and they will use 9/11 to scare naive Americans just like Bush Jr did.:o ;)

I doubt Jeb will run in 2008. He will at some point though.

Scotso
Mar 29th, 2006, 09:37 PM
Uh no, you have 2B born in the US (or on a foreign military base of ours, in a US Embassy, etc.) Which is why the woman the Democrats would really like 2C on the ticket (Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm) can't be, as she's a native of Vancouver.

You're actually wrong on this. You can be born anywhere as long as one of your parents is a US citizen. :p

And Granholm is having enough trouble getting reelected, she would never be elected president even if she were eligible. :p

*JR*
Mar 29th, 2006, 10:15 PM
You're actually wrong on this. You can be born anywhere as long as one of your parents is a US citizen. :p
From Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution:

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.

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_transcript.html

As Car Key Boi used to say: DNT (Do Not Test) :nerner:

SAEKeithSerena
Mar 29th, 2006, 10:47 PM
i'd vote for her

njnetswill
Mar 30th, 2006, 01:07 AM
I don't know how Democrats can win over votes for people who voted Bush last time...especially with Hilary on the ballot, who may be a very polarizing figure.

Scotso
Mar 30th, 2006, 02:17 AM
From Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution:

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.

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_transcript.html

As Car Key Boi used to say: DNT (Do Not Test) :nerner:

A person born to an American parent in another country is a natural born citizen, no?

John A Roark
Mar 30th, 2006, 03:26 AM
A person born to an American parent in another country is a natural born citizen, no?
Not unless they are born on a military base, or other diplomatically recognized United States property, such as the Embassy, or some such.

Scotso
Mar 30th, 2006, 05:16 AM
This is what I found:

"Certain individuals born outside of the United States are born citizens because of their parents, according to the principle of jus sanguinis (which holds that the country of citizenship of a child is the same as that of his / her parents)."

http://uscis.gov/

Scotso
Mar 30th, 2006, 05:18 AM
Personally I find any laws limiting who can be President or how long one can be President to be wholly undemocratic. If the people want to elect a 34 year old to be president, they should be able to do so.

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 30th, 2006, 05:18 AM
We might as well continue the pattern.
Bush- Clinton- Bush- Clinton

CondiLicious
Mar 30th, 2006, 11:33 AM
This is what I found:

"Certain individuals born outside of the United States are born citizens because of their parents, according to the principle of jus sanguinis (which holds that the country of citizenship of a child is the same as that of his / her parents)."

http://uscis.gov/

This explains it a bit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural-born_citizen

But as it's wikipedia it's not 100% trustworthy.

Libertango
Mar 30th, 2006, 11:52 AM
Hilary for President!!! :yeah:

*JR*
Mar 30th, 2006, 12:18 PM
Hillary for President!!! :yeah:
If its time for a lesbian President, lets elect Griffin! :p

SelesFan70
Mar 30th, 2006, 12:48 PM
If its time for a lesbian President, lets elect Griffin! :p

NO! :scared: I'd be banished! :bolt:

WTA_Chaotic
Apr 17th, 2006, 06:05 AM
Lesbian president in America..lol..dream on..
Hillary is lucky tho her husband is an ex-president...I would rather see Gore run again tho.