Posted by Two Cities on October 17, 1997 at 18:42:10:
In Reply to: Re: Washington State Citizenship posted by Henry Lyle on October 15, 1997 at 22:31:32:
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: : : Being naturalized on July 1994, I am teaching myself what it means to be an American, and in the process I have uncovered a total can of worms. My task now is to learn what I can do about this confusion in American law as it applies to a Naturalized Citizen. I am currently looking into Washington state Citizenship.
: : : Does anyone have general information on this subject as it pertains to Naturalized Citizens, or specific information in regards to Washington state itself? Or is this a game that only those born here may play? (constructive fraud anybody?)
: : Constructive fraud is a common law action. The 14th Amendment is in plain view of anybody who elects to be naturalized as a US citizen.
: First there must be a state.
: Washington is not a state.
: Washington is a State of, that is, a mere county in the Soviet-style pyramid of Parliaments, the superstate New Columbia, just a Military district.
But Washington might be a nation. Still searching.
"In 1878 delegates assembled in Walla Walla and wrote a state constitution which was referred to
the people and accepted. During the same year, the Territorial Legislature memorialized Congress
for admission to the Union. Unfortunately, the memorial never emerged from committee as the
delicately balanced Democratic Congress feared the admission of a possible Republican Washington
The 1889 Constitution is certainly no amendment to the above.
Like you say, the bylaws of a governmental corporation called "State of Washington".
Read the text of I676 (WA) @ gopher://leginfo.leg.wa.gov:70/11/ for further
"State of Washington", "state of Washington", "Washington state", "People" and
The "State of Washington" is perhaps not a county of New Columbia,
but the marshall provost installed, to govern the "state of Washington", no longer
a Territory (territory) but a sovereign nation.
Clearly, Washington is not a State in the absence of an Act of Congress making it so.
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