to: "P. B."
bcc: Mark Seidenburg
date: Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 12:27 AM
subject: Re: Mitt Romney is not a natural born citizen
I didn't say Mitt was born in Mexico. he was born in 1947 in Michigan. However, his father was born in Mexico. You claim George's US citizenship was set in stone because his mother and father had been US Citizens before they escaped as fugitives to Mexico.
George Wilcken Romney's parents were American citizens Gaskell Romney (1871–1955) and Anna Amelia Pratt (1876-1926); they married in 1895 in Mexico and lived in Colonia Dublán, Galeana, in the Mexican state of Chihuahua (one of the Mormon colonies in Mexico) where George was born on July 8, 1907.
Gaskell Romney left the US because US Marshalls had an arrest warrant for Gaskell because of his many wives. He arrived in Mexico in about 1891. Gaskell married in Mexico, and built a successful business in Mexico. Gaskell sired (George) in 1907 with the intent of remaining in Mexico forever.
Wikipedia states: "The Mexican Revolution broke out in 1910 and the Mormon colonies were endangered in 1911–1912 by raids from marauders, including "Red Flaggers" Pascual Orozco and José Inés Salazar. Young George heard the sound of distant gunfire and saw rebels walking through the village streets. The Romney family fled and returned to the United States in July 1912, leaving their home and almost all of their property behind. Romney would later say, "We were the first displaced persons of the 20th century."
From here on, George Romney grew up in humble circumstances. The family subsisted with other Mormon refugees on government relief in El Paso, Texas for a few months before moving to Los Angeles, California, where the father worked as a carpenter. In kindergarten there, other children mocked Romney's national origin by calling him "Mex".
You may want to rewrite history and undo the "Mex" out of the Romney family, but still there is a BIG QUESTION on whether a felon that attempted to escape a US Marshal's arrest is still considered a US Citizen after being a fugitive for nearly 20 years.
But then again, the 1881 DE FACTO thug named Chester Arthur was not a natural born citizen either...hence there is no legal Constitutional document nor Federal organization, so who cares? Everyone is spitting on the Constitution, so what is new?
You are wrong...Mitt Romney needs to account for the citizenship of his father and he needs to prove that his father is indeed considered a US Citizen...and NO GUESSES!