Your Opinion: Applied logic on citizenship

Dear Editor:

I have been reading, with great amusement, the past few weeks the letters by Mr. Bruenger about what it takes to qualify to be an American. He says that President Obama does not qualify because his father was not born on United States soil.

I would like to take his logic (and I use that term very loosely) one step further. If what Mr. Bruenger says is fact, there are, aside from the American Indians, no true Americans. Our forefathers came from all over Europe. That would mean that none of their children would qualify as being American. And since none of those people could have children that qualify as American then the grandchildren of the original founders would also be disqualified. Do you see a pattern here Mr. Bruenger?

I don’t know what burr you have under your saddle, but live with the facts. And as far as the “photo shopped” birth certificate, I’m from the Show-Me State so show me your proof.

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