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      06-03-2011, 12:01 AM   #48

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Originally Posted by 1997gtx View Post
The funniest part of all of this is anytime I Google any combination of "natural born citizen," "Obama," or "Vatell," the first link is for


Yea, Vattel really had become a non-entity until the Birthers started worshiping him based upon the 1797 translation.

Vattel's whole renaissance is based upon birthers google searching "natural born citizen" and mistakenly making a connection between a translation that didn't exist when the constitution was written, and the US constitution which was written years before.

You will have a hard time finding too many modern references to Vattel outside of birthers.