Kamala Harris is not qualified to be President

Kamala Harris is ineligible to be President

by Kay Kiser, 11/14/2020

Kamala Harris is ineligible to be President because she is not a “natural born Citizen” as required by the Constitution. As such, she is also ineligible to run for Vice President. Here’s why.

Father: Donald J. Harris, a Jamaican American, arrived at the University of California, Berkeley on a colonial (UK) Jamaican government scholarship in the fall of 1961. According to Wikipedia, in the fall of 1962, he spoke at a meeting of the Afro American Association—a students’ group at Berkeley whose members would go on to establish the discipline of Black studies, propose the holiday of Kwanzaa, and help form the Black Panther Party.  He graduated from Berkeley in 1966 with a PhD in Economics. Quoting from Wikipedia: “Harris’s economic philosophy was critical of mainstream economics and questioned orthodox assumptions; he was once described as a ‘Marxist scholar’ and said to be ‘too charismatic, a pied piper leading students astray from neo-Classical economics’”[1] and “He eventually became a naturalized United States citizen.”

Mother: Shyamala Gopalan, from India, a United Kingdom colony, graduated from Berkeley in Jan. of 1964 with a PhD in Nutrition and Endocrinology.

Kamala was born Oct. 20, 1964 in Oakland, California, making her a citizen at birth, although apparently both parents were noncitizens on student visas at the time.

To hold the office of president, you must be a “natural born citizen,” not just a citizen.

Constitution, Article II, Section 1, part 5: “No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President, neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained the Age of 35 Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.”

According to Lawrence B. Solum, Georgetown University Law Center, in a 2007 article Originalism and the Natural Born Citizen Clause[2], “What was the original public meaning of the phrase that establishes the eligibility for the office of President of the United States? There is general agreement on the core of its meaning. Anyone born on American soil whose parents are citizens of the United States is a “natural born citizen.” According to a Harvard Law Review ForumCommentary by Neal Katyal & Paul Clement, On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen,”[3] The meaning of “natural born Citizen” in English common law and to the founders at the time of the writing of the Constitution is that both parents must be citizens of the United States, regardless of her birthplace. As a child of citizens of another country, the child is not a “natural born citizen.” In this case, her parents were citizens of the United Kingdom, since both Jamaica and India were at the time colonies of the UK. She is a citizen but not a “natural born citizen.”

Kamala Harris is not eligible to be President of the United States on these grounds because both parents were citizens of other countries on student visas at the time of her birth.

PS. This also applies to Barak Obama, but was ignored, over the protests of the opposition. That is, unless his real father was Frank Marshall Davis, a well-known Communist and friend of the family, and not Barak Obama Senior, a foreign student in need of an extended visa, as claimed.


[1] Barry, Ellen (August 21, 2020). “Kamala Harris’s father, a footnote in her speeches, is a prominent economist”The New York Times. Retrieved 24 August 2020.”

[2] 2007 Originalism and the Natural Born Citizen Clause, Lawrence B. Solum Georgetown University Law Center, lbs32@law.georgetown.edu

[3] Harvard Law Review Forum,On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen,” Commentary by Neal Katyal & Paul Clement, MAR 11, 2015, 128 Harv. L. Rev. F. 161