RUSH: There’s Dan in South Padre Island, Texas, back to the phones we go. Welcome, sir. Great to have you with us. Hi.
CALLER: Well, Rush, my question is about Jorge Ramos. I don’t have… I’m not gonna talk about how he was handled or he wasn’t handled and all that. I don’t care. What I’m talking about is the things that he did say, even though they were statements and not questions, I suppose, and I think it’s personal between the two of them. You cannot change the 14th Amendment. You can’t send 11 million people home. You can’t build this big old wall, and the Latin vote is something you need.
RUSH: Dan, what does the 14th Amendment have to do…? Wait. What’s the 14th Amendment got to do with anything?
RUSH: What’s the 14th Amendment got to do with anything?
CALLER: I don’t mean the 14th. The Second Amendment, I’m sorry. But he wants to change the amendments, and he wants to get a whole different thing, and it’s not gonna work.
RUSH: Wait, what…? Now, what amendments? What are you specifically talking about?
CALLER: Well, enterprises to change the amendment so that people who are born here cannot get citizenship.
RUSH: Yeah, see, I understand this is something that people misunderstand. That is not in the Constitution. The 14th Amendment, 2nd Amendment, there’s nothing in the Constitution that says that if you are born to an illegal immigrant in America, that you are an American citizen. It’s not there. People think it is. They confuse it with being born to an American citizen in America or overseas. But there’s nothing in the law, nothing in the Constitution.
There’s not even a Supreme Court decision that says that if you are born to an illegal, you’re an automatic citizen. And there shouldn’t be. I mean, that’s why the term “anchor baby” has been created, ’cause we’re making it happen. We it it’s it happened to be an addendum to a Supreme Court decision, was added by Justice William Brennan. It’s not even in the Constitution. Anyway, I gotta take a break ’cause I’m a little bit long here. But I appreciate the call, Dan. Thanks much.
RUSH: Here’s what the guy who wrote the 14th Amendment wrote a few years later. He said, “Every person born within the limits of the United States, and subject to their jurisdiction, is, by virtue of natural law and national law, a citizen of the United States. This will not, of course, include persons born in the United States who are foreigners, aliens…” The 14th Amendment says the exact opposite. That’s what the guy who wrote the amendment says a few years later
“This will not, of course, include persons born in the United States who are foreigners, aliens, who belong to the families of ambassadors…” My God, if that were…? (scoffs) It’d be a way to take over the country, if that were true. The man who authored the 14th Amendment was Senator Jacob Howard, and he wrote the above in 1866. And yet look what people think the 14th Amendment says. Even now, you still have candidates running around talking about it trying to curry favor and pander to Hispanics with the 14th Amendment.
It doesn’t say that if you are a foreigner or alien, illegal, that your kids, if born here, are citizens. They are not. Why would you want that anyway? You people out there, why in the world would you want that to be the case anyway? That means everybody from any foreign country can come here as a diplomat, stay here permanently, and get diplomatic immunity and start having kids left and right! What would be the point if we permitted that?