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Marco Rubio is Top Choice for VP Among GOP Voters in Poll

He has said –over and over and over again– that he does not intend to be the GOP vice presidential nominee.

But, evidently, the disclaimer matters little to the public.

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida once again has emerged in a national poll as the favorite to occupy the slot that is a heartbeat away from the presidency.

Beating out household names such as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Rubio was the top choice in a new poll that asked roughly 800 registered Republican and Independent voters across the country: “No matter who is the Republican nominee for president, if you could pick the vice presidential nominee, who would it be?”

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  • Joe

    HE IS NOT ELIGIBLE. His parents were born in Cuba…….

  • JMJ

    Santorum/Rubio, Gingrich/Rubio or Paul/Rubio I agree would be a great match. But, Romney/Rubio against Obama/Biden is the same thing as satan against satan. There’s real no “choice” in that. See website: http://www.haasstrep68.com

  • LPK

    Love Rubio, but he just is not qualified per our laws. Just as that dope we have now isn’t qualified.

  • Doug Rodrigues

    Rubio is not a natural born citizen. His parents were not citizens at his time of birth. Rubio is not legally qualified to be president or vice president. If the GOP pushes to allow Rubio to be vice president, then Obama’s foreign birth will become a mute argument. Do I smell a conspiracy to get Obama legalized?

    • praypsalms1o9v8

      DOUG……NO it is just another way for the establishment to try and pull the wool over our eyes …”””””…remember the politicians have been dead silent on ‘OBAMA” eligibility.”””……only we the people have been screaming for ”HIS ELIGIBILITY”””proof..!!!WE have an insermountable job ahead of us…….BUT…..i am counting on the integrity of RUBIO himself……..he has said no ….many many times…..i feel he knows the problem….

    • T-Texas

      Hey Doug,I was going to post something along the same lines.If Rubio was to run it is what the democraps would enjoy seeing it would take all the pressure off of olepileofsheet to prove that he is legal.I don’t think he is legal according to the Constitution.

      • Len

        I too, see this as fuel to add to the Liberal Democrat’s fire for Obama!!! Someone once said that the present GOP Republican Party is not the same Reagan Republican Party that elected him, that it’s values have changed, and this adds to that statement as well!!!

    • Darl_Archer

      Rubio is not eligible to be VP or President, as a life long republican I will not vote for him if he is nominated, even if it means losing to the communist democrat obama

      • Seriously Stumped

        Dale,

        So you wont’ vote for Rubio, but would instead allow Obama to be in office? You think Obama isn’t eligible either right? So let’s see… if both were not eligible, but one of them would be in office, and if they were on the ticket, that is exactly what would happen… so think before you make a truly stupid decision. To not vote for one is a vote for the other, especially in this situation. Obama will win if good people don’t vote “against him” and the damage he can do in 4 years without the recourse of losing a next election, is much greater than the damage of someone sitting as VP that you feel may not be eligible.

    • Moracle

      Thanks to an Iranian-born, Muslem, U.S. Federal Judge, Michael Malihi in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Georgia Secretary of State, Brian P. Kemp; we no longer have to worry about Marco Rubio’s status as a “natural born citizen”, due to the fact that neither of his parents were U.S. citizens when he was born — because he was born on U.S. soil.

      This ruling was made and upheld by Judge Malihi and Secretary Kemp after a trial contesting Oblama’s eligibility to be placed on the Georgia presidential ballot, because his father was not a U.S. citizen and that therefore, Obama was not a “natural born citizen” as required by our Constitution.

      Former rulings saying that both parents have to be U.S citizens in order for a person to be “natural born” were ignored by both the judge and the secretary. So, now, thanks to Judge Malihi and Secretary Kemp, not only Rubio, but any child born of foreign parents on U.S. soil, is a “natural born citizen” of the U.S. of A.; and if that child moves back to the U.S. when 21 years of age and lives here 14 years, he/she can qualify to run for president of the U.S.A., even if he/she was raised with teachings of radical-PC terrorists to hate and kill Americans (as we know, school children are taught that over there). He or she can come here and give the appearance of a patriotic American; even join a Christian Church, become active in good causes, even become a community organizer, and be appointed a Federal Judge, or elected President of the U.S.A.!

      How sweet is that?! Thanks to Judge Malihi and GA Secretary of State Kemp for clearing that up for us!

      By the way, President Obama nor his attorney, Michael Jablonski, showed up for the trial, in contempt of court. Of course, the accommodating judge did not charge Obama with anything.

      One other endearing element of this story, is that Obama’s attorney, Michael Jablonski, serves on the Georgia Secretary of State Advisory Council, and, of course, Kemp is the Sec. of State. It just keeps getting sweeter, all the time, doesn’t it?

      One other interesting finding – there is no biographical on Judge Malihi available, as there is on other Federal Judges — wonder why that is?

      • Daniel from TN

        Message to residents of Georgia. Does anyone there know how to spell R-E-C-A-L-L E-L-E-C-T-I-O-N?

  • ED FOUTS

    rubio for v p

    • ABO

      Unfortunately, Ed, it doesn’t matter what the republican voters want, as usual the candidate will be chosen by the RNC. The dems do the same thing when they have a primary but you’d expect that. It disgusts me that the Republican Party has followed in their footsteps. I’ve been a registered Republican for more than 40 years and this year I will change my voter registration to Independent. This RNC nonsense is why with so many good honest people out there in the Party we end up with Romney as “our” candidate. Sorry but I’ve had enough. I would enthusiastically support Marco Rubio or in particular Lt. Col. Allen West but I don’t have that choice do I?

  • stillmoral

    Marco Rubio is not a “natural born” citizen and defined by the Constitution and state by SCOTUS decision. Stop pushing Rubio. Just because Obummer pulled this off, does not mean we want it done again.

  • Charles

    There are so many high ranking politicians involved in this fraud on the US Constitution and the American people they are trying to make Article 2 Section 1 Clause 5 go away by ignoring it . Both Rubio and Jindal are not qualified under Article 2 Section 1 Clause 5 of the US Constitution and there may be some question as to Romney’s qualification under the same Article . So now we know why the GOP has been ignoring the issue of obama’s qualifications to hold office .

    • praypsalms1o9v8

      charles…A M E N……….A M E N !!!!! AND we need a whole new republican party.!!!!!!

    • Dingbat36

      Even some of the conservative talking heads are pushing Rubio. Sean Hannity did it yesterday. Makes me SICK when people on our side of the aisle are so stupid.

      • T-Texas

        Joe Farrah of the WND blog told Hannity that Rubio was not constitutionally eligible.I guess that it fell on deaf ears.This is one issue that Limbaugh,Hannity,and the others need to hammer with the big hammers they have but instead they are like our congress,senate,and SCOTUS stick their heads in the sand or up their rears to keep from hearing this.

  • MikeG

    This is from Wikipedia: “Status as a natural-born citizen of the United States is one of the eligibility requirements established in the United States Constitution for election to the office of President or Vice President. This requirement was an attempt to allay concerns that foreign aristocrats might immigrate to the new nation and use their wealth and influence to impose a monarchy.

    The Constitution does not define the phrase natural-born citizen, and various opinions have been offered over time regarding its precise meaning. The Congressional Research Service has stated that the weight of scholarly legal and historical opinion indicates that the term means one who is entitled under the Constitution or laws of the United States to U.S. citizenship “at birth” or “by birth,” including any child born “in” the United States (other than to foreign diplomats serving their country), the children of United States citizens born abroad, and those born abroad of one citizen parent who has met U.S. residency requirements.[1]

    The natural-born-citizen clause has been mentioned in passing in several decisions of the United States Supreme Court and lower courts dealing with the question of eligibility for citizenship by birth, but the Supreme Court has never directly addressed the question of a specific presidential or vice-presidential candidate’s eligibility as a natural-born citizen.”

    I believe people should let go of their efforts to disqualify Obama as a “natural born citizen.” It’s obviously a losing battle.

    • Dingbat36

      The 1875 SCOTUS settled the question of ‘natural born’ in 1875 in Minor vs Happersett and you’re correct, we have an electorate which is not only Constitutionally stupid, they are also economically stupid as well. It sometimes amazes me that there are enough people with any brains to post on forums such as this.

      • BGinTN

        How about earlier, like 1866?

        A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774 – 1875
        Congressional Globe, House of Representatives, 39th Congress, 1st Session
        Page 1291 of 1318

        “I find no fault with the introductory clause [S 61 Bill], which is simply declaratory of what is written in the Constitution, that every human being born within the jurisdiction of the United States of PARENTS NOT OWING ALLEGIANCE TO ANY FOREIGN SOVEREIGNTY is, in the language of your Constitution itself, a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN”

        http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html
        Congressional Globe
        http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwcg.html
        SEARCH
        http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/hlawquery.html
        (use drop down)39th Congress, 1st Session,House of Representatives
        (Type in)Page 1291 of 1318
        http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query
        #1,Congressional Globe, House of Representatives, 39th Congress, 1st Session, Pages 1291 through 1318
        http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?hlaw:1:./temp/~ammem_CSax::
        View page 1291
        March 9, 1866

        http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=llcg&fileName=071/llcg071.db&recNum=332

        Middle column 3rd paragraph.

        “I find no fault with the introductory clause [S 61 Bill], which is simply declaratory of what is written in the Constitution, that every human being born within the jurisdiction of the United States of PARENTS NOT OWING ALLEGIANCE TO ANY FOREIGN SOVEREIGNTY is, in the language of your Constitution itself, a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN”

      • ZTedster

        Your tax dollars hard at work in the public education system. That is why this nation has a stake driven through its soul.

    • Dave

      Why would you use Wikipedia as your authoritative source; when it is someones’ interpretation of the real thing? Doesn’t everyone have input to wikipedia? So it may be no more than the popular belief of what is true or correct.

    • Charles

      MikeG , Article 2 Section 1 Clause 5 of the US Constitution states that only a Natural Born US Citizen can be US President or VP as one of it provision . Natural Born Citizen means born to two that’s 2 citizen parents . The US Constitution is the law of our land and you say we should just ignore it ? Are you nuts ? So what else in the US Constitution should we ignore ? How about the freedom of speech should we ignore that constitutional right ? Mike G pull your head out of the sand and grow up . We The People have a criminal and fraud sitting in the White House going by the name of Barack Hussein Obama using a stolen social security number . The American people can not and should not wait for an election to have US Constitutional law enforced .

  • Fallon T Gordon Sr. MD

    If Rubio is Vice President and the President dies, then Rubio, not being a a Natural Born Citizen and therefore not available to be President, would not be able to be President. We could skip over him and go to the next in line, the leader of the House of Reps or just not allow Rubio to be Vice President in the first place. The last choice is best! He is needed in good government and could take another responsible position.

  • TOM ORIORDON SR

    ALLEN WEST WOULD MAKE A GREAT V.P.

    • ABO

      Tom, Allen West would make a great president. He’s honest, straightforward and is a great and experienced leader, just what we need in the White House in place of the dishonest lowlife that resides there now. Thanks to the efforts of the RNC, however we don’t get to make that choice.

      • Dor

        Allen West voted FOR the NDAA, National Defense Autorization Act, which enables the govt. to arrest American citizens with no reason given, no judge, no jury, and indefinite detention. You just disappear one day.

  • Justwhistlingdixie

    The Constitution, the laws of nations, and the supreme court decision in 1875 defines the term “natural born citizen” as does anyone who can read and understand the written word.
    Of course there is the 44% to 49% of Americans who do not know anything about the constitution or much of anything else, they are the foundation on which the tyrants have built their doomsday machinery being used to destroy America.

    There is a well co-ordinated effort by the republican and democrat parties and the MSM to redefine the “meaning of “natural born citizen” to mean anyone who is a citizen of the United States, and that could eventually include “anchor babies” whose parents are not even citizens of the United States. However, that is not their ultimate goal which is to allow anyone to become President or VP regardless of their birth place as part of the one world government plan under the guidance of the United Nations. The election of Obama proves that both parties were conspiring to eliminate the constitutional requirements for presidential elections, and the fact that neither party challenged his eligibility is proof of that conspiracy. In this cureent presidential race we have, Obama the illegimate incumbent president,and Mitt Romney a illegitimate gop candidate for president. Now the Gop is starting thr drumroll for Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, and a couple of other Hispanics who also fail to meet the constitutional requirements to become president. And the American people are mostly silent, and apparently don’t care.

    • Dor

      Both parties conspiring, which only goes to prove one thing, there is only one party. The difference between them is the name of their party only. A bird has a left wing and a right wing, but it is still part of the SAME BIRD!

      • HighlanderJuan

        Where is the like button when I need it. Your point is dead-on accurate.

  • Don39

    11 total responses, mine 14 words of hunt and peck, and it is to fast, kiss my behind. You found a way to not p-ost what tou do not want to postg and that is censorsahip!

    • HighlanderJuan

      I got the same message. I had no idea I was so fast. What a kick.

  • Riverdweller

    Just whistling dixie – I don’t think Romney is ineligible. His grandfather took his wives and family to mexico when the U.S. Govt. made polygamy illegal. BUT, he did not give up his Citizenship.
    While in mexico Romney’s father was born, but as his parents were U.S. Citizens then he also was.
    So, when the grandfather brought his family back here they were all still U.S.Citizens .

    • HighlanderJuan

      Be careful. You’re making an assumption that Romney’s grandparents, who were born in Utah Territory, and who fled to Mexico to avoid U.S. laws on polygamy, had U.S. citizenship when they left, that they held on to their U.S. citizenship when they returned and/or naturalized to become naturalized U.S. citizens, had U.S. citizenship to pass on to George Romney.

      Only a thorough examination of Romney family records and a close examination of U.S. laws during these periods of departure and return of the Romney family will determine the truth of it all. Romney is noticeably silent on the matter of his parents citizenship and refuses to open his family records to support his position as a natural born citizen. Have you ever heard Mitt claim that he is a natural born citizen? Neither have I. Why won’t he open his family records? Do you smell another fraud yet?

      • Riverdweller

        Utah Territory = the territory was UNDER the JURISDICTION of the U.S. and the residents were considered U.S. Citizens, unless they were some of the “foreign” big wigs who were there for organized big game hunts.

        posting try # 2

  • tod

    Another Not Natural Born Citizen running for a job that he can’t have legally.Isn’t there any natural born citizens left in politics ,or are they all comminist ??? Dr.Ron Paul 2012 !!!

  • F. Swemson

    It’s obvious that Obama is behind the efforts to make Rubio the GOP’s VP candidate for the simple reason that it gives him cover as the questions inevitably gather attention close to the election. If we’re running Rubio Obama can simply point to him as proof that he’s a legal prez….

    He’s not. A natural born citizen is someone born here of citizen parents. Obama, Rubio and Jindahl do not qualify, in fact, given that we’ve still never seen a REAL birth certificate for Obama, there’s a legitimate question as to whether or not he’s even a citizen at all, natural born or not!

    fs

  • http://hotmail Beverly Kaleiohi

    I’d love for them to stop Rubio for not being eligible …..because that would prove that obama is ineligible too…
    I don’t understand why ALLEN WEST voted for NDAA but I do know that he is an honest man of integrity and a true patriot that loves America and we the people…..I’d sure trust him with our national security!…..He knows the corruption and evilness that is destroying us from within and I would give anything to have him for our president….
    ALLEN WEST / MARCOS RUBIO…2012

    • Riverdweller

      Your post is contradictory. You want Rubio stopped because he is not eligible – but then at the end you want him as V.P.
      Can’t have it both ways Beverly – that is what the Dems. do. ;)

    • elle

      Obviously, Allen West is NOT for the U.S.A. He voted FOR NDAA. It is unconstitutional.

  • http://hotmail Beverly Kaleiohi

    PS. ALLEN WEST could jump into this race at this late date and win by a landslide!

  • tjz

    I want to hear Marco Rubio’s name come up on the floor during the Republican convention and then have a massive floor fight over NBC on TV. Rubio could then take the podium and decline the nomination because he wasn’t NBC eligible. This would put Obama on the spot for not doing the same thing while at the same time taking the Oath of office to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution. The fraud becomes clear to the minions.

  • Juan del Sur

    Rubio is a great guy, but he is NOT eligible to be VP or President – he’s NOT a natural born citizen. Anyone who supports Marco Rubio for VP or POTUS is either criminally inclined or ignorant of the facts.

    • PISSED OFF PATRIOT

      WRONG !

      • Riverdweller

        Juan is correct.

  • HighlanderJuan

    First I get the message “You are posting comments too quickly. Slow down” and now my comment replies are waiting moderation. Maybe this is a website that really doesn’t want posters at all.

    Have a nice day, Folks. I’m going where the posting restrictions aren’t so prevalent.

  • HDMania

    Get real people (sheeple)….RON PAUL and Judge Nappy for 2012..

  • http://Comcast Alfredo

    Obama din’t show his real Birth Certificate why Rubio have to,if Democrats want Rubio to show his is Obama obligation to let us see his to I think I fare enough and if Obama is Ligal in this Country I vote for him