propasaurus: What makes a person turn neutral?
Disgruntled Dave: Sorry folks, because she was elected to office she gets Top Secret clearance automatically, how else could Alcee Hastings even have a chance to get on the Intelligance comittee after he got bounced as a Federal Judge.
Britney Spear's Speculum: Can you be a congress person and have dual citizenship? Before someone answers that, remember that a lot of Mexicans legally in America possess dual citizenship. So be careful because you might unite latinos with tea baggers
Disgruntled Dave: because she was elected to office she gets Top Secret clearance automatically,
Aar1012: WO GEBRTSRKNDE W!?
WhyteRaven74: She needs her clearance yanked which would mean she's off the intel committee.
rynthetyn: She needs her security clearance revoked. Stat.Also, when in the entire history of the United States of America has anyone who was even for a brief moment considered a front runner for their party's nomination for president promptly gone and gotten themselves dual citizenship with a foreign state? It seems pretty disloyal.
Arthur Honegger, a reporter for public broadcaster Schweizer Fernsehen, told POLITICO the Swiss consulate in Chicago has confirmed that the former Republican presidential candidate became a citizen March 19.The composer?
Just imagine what the GOP would do if Franken got dual citizenship somewhere. Faux News anchors would be actually foaming at the mouth.
GAT_00: That ought to cause some good Teabagger head explosions.
haemaker: What I wonder is if she is require to serve her conscription requirements? While serving in a foreign military isn't enough, becoming an officer is, and swearing any kind of oath of allegiance is as well, or taking any kind of Swiss government job.
The Department has a uniform administrative standard of evidence based on the premise that U.S. citizens intend to retain United States citizenship when they obtain naturalization in a foreign state, subscribe to a declaration of allegiance to a foreign state, serve in the armed forces of a foreign state not engaged in hostilities with the United States, or accept non-policy level employment with a foreign government.
Endrick: "Congresswoman Bachmann's husband is of Swiss descent, so she has been eligible for dual-citizenship since they got married in 1978. However, recently some of their children wanted to exercise their eligibility for dual-citizenship so they went through the process as a family,"Mom, you've what's wrong with the country and we want out.
IHadMeAVision: Eh, I don't see the big deal. I hope to have dual citizenship with Trinidad someday, through marriage, just so my blond-haired blue-eyed audibly-from-America ass can tell strangers that I am a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, doesn't mean I want to live there.
Lego_Addict: Well played IMO, Switzerland is a pretty good place to fall back too.
heypete: One could lose US citizenship if one takes a "policy level position in a foreign state" -- if one works at the Swiss DMV or as the Zurich city dog-catcher, one is not at risk of losing one's US citizenship but it may be a possibility if they take a job as a Swiss legislator.
El Pachuco: If the US went to war with Switzerland, whose side would she be on?Us?Or them?
Fury Pilot: propasaurus: What makes a person turn neutral?[LiveFreeOrDon't]
MaudlinMutantMollusk: Nadie_AZ: If she bails to Europe, does she still owe her campaign debts?I say forgive them f she never comes back/hell, I'd chip in to help pay it off
dumbobruni: she will be right at home in the Swiss People's Party
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