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Better luck in your microphone to ambassador -- Keith I don't -- Yeah -- once again mr.
Keyes ran for president or doctor keys issues they ran for president.
In 1990 to 962002008.
Republican nominee for senate.
A few times served in the US foreign service appointed ambassador to the United Nations economic and social council under president Ronald Reagan -- -- touchy answer.
Broke written it's interesting we actually agree on this -- I think I read what you wrote.
About the attempt on the part of republicans' -- -- Lindsey Graham to repeal the fourteenth amendment here's what Lindsey Graham said.
And they introduce a constitutional amendment.
This changes the rules if you have a child here.
Birthright citizenship I think is a is a mistake that we should change our constitution and say he'd come here legally have a child that child's automatically not -- this.
Well I first of all I'm I'm comfortable with so what happened but I guess the common parlance but I think it's wrong and that refers to.
Terms of citizenship from the -- to -- -- birthright citizenship are.
And I think that and -- about it if they -- that we all have our our better citizens by -- strikes.
And the -- that it's -- -- special grant them the government.
That makes you an American citizen.
If you satisfy certain criteria including having -- to our American than being born are on the program that you're secure senate.
And that's basically.
What the fourteenth amendment.
In order by the way -- -- -- what I think people shouldn't forget.
But -- it paid in major partner -- the Supreme Court recognized the number parents starting in the slaughter a cigarette which.
What was actually aimed at making sure.
That -- Dred Scott decision.
Did not result.
In handing an excuse to folks who might want to do so.
To disenfranchise blacks -- say that they were not citizens be emancipated.
Slaves were not citizens can stretch Scott and held.
Some people men and now the -- got decision -- That it would be in original intent of the constitution.
To kind of make can -- and their dependents.
Natural born non citizen.
Who could not be citizens.
And people that well could you just -- them well now.
If you do something by law that contradicts the constitution.
What the constitution -- an -- over like that.
So they they wanted to solve this problem so there'd be no question about it and the fortunate the memo was put in place now I think some problems have been -- I -- about wanna be clear.
I do not think that folks who are transient in the united.
Who I have children.
While they're -- staying up here for a short time of temporary work in here things -- back -- -- think that that it is why it's important it's.
Bestow citizenship -- those children.
I don't think we should themselves or where I've actually the only country in the world but so because it's -- -- just serious problem.
Potentially at least of allegiance.
Around you can put -- where it goes on long enough in the Romans situation where more citizens and outside and -- have little about the good for a at the same time and -- at the argument I make up my web site.
Think we're dealing here with just a matter of expediency.
-- basic principle of our form of government.
It that government must be based on consent front but you have a large population of people living in your country permanent.
And frankly whether illegal legal if they're here and there are eleven permit yet they are here illegally.
And they are living permanently it's because we're not enforcing our -- for.
But an etiquette they're here if you have a large population -- -- permanent.
And they're you know wait for them to become citizens by our own basic principle that's an unjust situation.
You can't let it go -- Well it's -- how would you handle this situation.
Mortgage well that.
-- -- many times over the years that situation we're -- right now with immigration.
-- the result of the fact that we have law on the books that we didn't force and we have adamantly to be quite frank about urgency to think that it's -- -- let our border go away.
I think that since I think it's not okay from a national security.
This president has doubled enforcement they've doubled agency put dog dogs on the border they've done OK so as George W.
Bush for the the last two administrations have done a lot more than it previously been done.
Well I think that sadly nobody trusts.
And I don't see -- -- -- the there have been -- laxity.
That expands beyond party got administration but it -- become kind of the endemic Abbott.
-- at least in the country who don't scene pathetic.
But the enforcement of the borders.
What happened except that I remembered by the way out I was in graduate -- -- years ago.
This is back in -- 70s80s.
Meant earlier but what that try to try to think the -- -- gonna win either way and it became quite trendy.
Did beat somebody who.
But that nation states were absolutely.
I don't think this will ever be projects.
Because I think it's part the nature of good government that you must step intermediate levels of government.
Closer to the people dealing with the so that they can -- influence.
Over that -- that affect their daily lives at various levels.
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