Paige v. State of Vermont et al Docket 2016-202 November 30,2016 – 10:30 am, Plaintiff H. Brooke Paige, Natural born citizen status of Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio challenged, Issue not moot since Rubio and Cruz are considering another run for president
“To his kind of judge, Cruz ironically wouldn’t be eligible, because the legal principles that prevailed in the 1780s and ’90s required that someone actually be born on US soil to be a “natural born” citizen. Even having two US parents wouldn’t suffice. And having just an American mother, as Cruz did, would have been insufficient at a time that made patrilineal descent decisive.”…Laurence H. Tribe, Harvard Law Professor
“Ted Cruz wrote the forward for U.S. Constitution for Dummies which clearly reveals that he is not a natural born citizen.”…IL ballot challenger Bill Graham
“Moore said he’s seen no convincing evidence that Obama is a “natural born citizen” and a lot of evidence that suggests he is not.”…Judge Roy Moore interview by WND
From H. Brooke Paige today, November 29, 2016.
“Oral Arguments Before the Vermont Supreme Court in Paige v. State of
Vermont, et al* – Docket 2016-202 scheduled for November 30,2016 – 10:30
Justice moves slowly here in the Green Mountains, even when you are on an
expedited schedule. My ballot challenge which began last fall with a
complaint to the Secretary of State’s elections office was appealed to the
Vermont Superior Court last December. By February all necessary parties
had been enjoined and the process of briefs, reply briefs and sur-reply
brief were submitted in a timely fashion. The Superior Court ruled as
expected finding that, contrary to establishes precedents in the state,
that I had no standing, the court had no jurisdiction and the issues were
either moot or not yet ripe ! Judge Tomasi did not address the
“natural-born Citizen” issue directly, however did refer to and speak
approvingly of “the recent and exhaustive treatment of the natural-born
citizen issue by New Jersey Administrative Judge Jeff Masin in Williams v.
Cruz No. STE 5016-16,(April 12, 2016 Office of Admin. Law N.J.).” and thus
provided the opportunity to address the issue on appeal
The appeal process of principle brief, opposition briefs and finally my
reply brief were all completed by appellee’s State of Vermont and Mr.
Cruz. Mr. Rubio decided not to participate in the appeal process relying
on the Vermont State Attorney General to represent his interests. Nothing
in the Appellee’s briefs provided any new insight to the issue merely
reciting the well-worn writings of Jack Maskell’s Congressional Research
Service” report, the latest version including his ever expanding
definition which attempts to be inclusive of the birth circumstances of
both Rubio and Cruz! Interestingly, a recent ruling on a local ballot
challenge, Noble v. Sec’y of State, is directly on point as standing,
jurisdiction, venue and timeliness, all ruled in the plaintiff’s favor
allowing the case to proceed to the merits. Additionally, since the Court
preciously noted that since Rubio and Cruz are considering another run
for president the passage of the current election cycle does not make the
question of their “nbC” qualification moot.
So tomorrow is the day, I have spent a great deal of time reviewing the
briefs and related material and I guess I am as prepared as I can be. It
is a daunting and challenging task for a pro se litigant to face off
against the resources of the state and two sitting U.S. senators. Please
ask your followers to say a prayer for me; a little divine intervention
would be most helpful.
All the Best,
Perhaps this will make it to the “Trump” US Supreme Court.
This issue must be settled for the good of the country.
Natural Born Citizen.
I salute Mr. Paige for his efforts.