The basic premise of the 1st amendment is the predicate of free speech. It is the freedom of religious speech. It is the freedom of speaking in groups and in public forums. And most importantly, it is the freedom of dissenting speech considering government tyranny.
There is only one thing given to us – as we are referred to in the constitution as “We The People” – to ensure that these 1st amendment rights are not trampled upon. That wondrous and glorious thing is the 2nd amendment.
This “Bill of Rights” should be read as a list, in order of importance from 1 to 10.
If the 1st amendment fails – see the 2nd amendment.
If the 2nd amendment fails – there is no need to read any further, for they to will then soon cease to exist if they haven’t already. This is how vital the 2nd amendment truly is to the health and freedom of this republic and for its free people.
The 2nd amendment gives us (We The People) the power to own firearms, for the very purpose of quelling a foreign or domestic threat. This not only includes, but was intended to mean the very government of the United States, in the extraordinary state of affairs in which the sovereignty of America and it’s individual states, the freedom of it’s people from dictatorial and governmental tyranny, the use of a standing army is imposed on its citizens, unfair and unapportioned taxes, or if a foreign country, group or body (like the United Nations) assumes control over any part of its independence from such things.
At the time of the Constitutions writing America’s threat was England’s Monarchy. “We the People” fought with their blood, sweat and tears to detach themselves from England’s rule and “Taxation without Representation” and win its independence from the rule of a far away king or queen.
Today, even as most high officials of the U.S government and all previous presidents, including Obama, have bowed before the Queen and been honored or knighted (a wholly illegal and unconstitutional act which calls for their immediate impeachment form office and expulsion from the country, according to Article 1, Section 9 of the Constitution), these traitors are passing legislation to take away our 1st Amendment, while passing legislation which will retract our defense against this treachery, the 2nd Amendment. In fact the very Bill of Rights, which protects us all from these foreign and domestic threats, has almost been completely legislated away by these honorary knights and nobles of the crown of England. It has been a long, incremental process with many stages – and the final stage is upon us. Demonstrators are being harassed and arrested, and guns and bullets are being confiscated. Both of these events mark the end of America as we know it, and are ushering in the police state no one seems to want to talk out loud about.
I write this even as four of my neighbors within three blocks have recently lost their properties to eminent domain; properties which had been in their families for over 100 years.
So what gives these presidents, legislators, and high class citizens of the United States the right to ignore the constitution of the United States of America and become honorary nobels and knights to the crown of Great Britain without being disbarred, impeached, and thrown out of America on their perspective butts by We the People?
I wish I knew.
And perhaps it’s time we do so.
The United States Senate has kept a journal of its proceedings since its inaugural session, as was conditioned by Article I, Section 5 of the Constitution, which states:
“Each House shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may in their judgment require secrecy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either House, on any question, shall, at the desire of one-fifth of those present, be entered on the journal.”
The Journal itself is essentially the minutes of each legislative session. It states most official matters considered by the Senate, their votes, and other actions taken.
Here is an excerpt from the “Journal Of The Senate” from 1810 referring to Article 1, Section 9 of the Constitution (See full page below):
“If any citizen of the United States shall except, claim, receive, or retain, any title of nobility, or honor, or shall, without the consent of Congress, accept any present, pension, office, or emolument, of any kind whatsoever, from any emperor, king, prince, or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them, or either of them.”
(Page #503 from senate in 1810)
Notice that legislation passed 26 to 1 in favor of the new law.
There are many who would argue against this amendment, saying that it is only an honorary title of nobility, and that the recipients only bow from the neck, and not from the waist, or that a sword is not used, or that it doesn’t really mean anything.
So I must ask: If it doesn’t mean anything… why do it. Why cause the controversy over absolutely nothing? Why mock our most honorable national document we so cherish and go against your oath to protect and follow it? And why not publicly proclaim your allegiance to the United States and denounce publically any loyalty or ties to crown?
Sound ridiculous? Think I’m being an alarmist? Think I’m going overboard?
Well then, let’s put this into terms we can all relate to…
Let’s say you’re a player or the coach for a basketball team in a league of basketball teams. You naturally expect a fair game from the other team (countries). And you expect the referee (government) to be impartial and fair in his judgments and penalties, for he is present to ensure that these rules be followed and enforced, and even to asses penalties for violations of these rules. However, before the game begins you find out that the referee was accepted as an honorary member of the other team in a secret ceremony, and held in the highest regards by that team, given gifts by that team, and that in doing so, pled his honorary, undying allegiance to that team. Would you continue to allow that referee to arbitrate your match, knowing his allegience was biased against your team, or would you have that referee excused in lieu of an impartial and noncommittal one? In fact, would you not go out of your way to ensure that this referee never served over another game again by kicking him out of the league, to spare other teams the same unfair treatment?
If I am but an honorary member of a known anti-American terrorist group, may I live freely in America without your fear of my bombing your car, or would you take acception to my being your neighbor?
If I then kill or assassinate someone honorably, do I assume innocence from the law and escape punishment?
*** The following is a partial list of men and women who have accepted these honors of knighthood from the queen, some while serving in office, and some still serving:
George Herbert Walker Bush – (12/20/93) – As he kneeled before the queen in a ceremony of allegence, he was knighted by the Queen of England as a “Knight Grand Cross with the most honorable Order of the Bath”
Ronald Reagan – Knighted “Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath” by H.M. Queen Elizabeth
General Colin Powell – (1993) – Appointed “Knights Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath” by H.M. Queen Elizabeth
General Norman Schwarzkopf – (1993) – Appointed “Knights Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath” by H.M. Queen Elizabeth
Alan Greenspan (former Federal Reserve Chief) – (08/06/02) – Knighted “Knight Commander of the British Empire” (KBE) at a time when Mr. Greenspan was often referred to as “the second most powerful man in the world.”
*** Also interesting to note: the title of “Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” is an honor that dates back to 1917, around the same time the Federal Reserve gained power over the United States and its money system, which has put us all in unrecoverable debt and enacted the Federal income tax which was never approved, but is still illegally enforced. Mr. Greenspan was the fourth head of that corrupt private international bank with power not under the government, but over it.
Rudy Guiliani – (2002) – “Knight Commander of the British Empire” (KBE)
Charleton Heston – (03/16/97) – Commander, Order of Arts and Letters (France). The French Order of Arts and Letters is France’s highest civilian honor for those in the performing arts.
Note: The NRA is bunk!
Admiral Leighton W Smith Jr. (retired) – 03/05/97) – Appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as an “Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” (Military Division) (KBE)
Roy Disney and Mrs. Disney – (01/04/98) – “Knight, Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great”
Bob and Delores Hope – (01/04/98) – “Knight, Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great” – Bob Hope was actually born in England, but was a U.S. citizen.
Caspar Weinberger – (former U.S. Secretary of Defense) – appointed “Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” by H.M. Queen Elizabeth
Tom Foley (Former Speaker of the U.S. House) – (03/19/95) – Member: “Order of the British Empire” – Foley also holds the French “Legion of Honor” and the German “Order of Merit”
Bill Gates – 03/02/05 – awarded “Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire”
→ Others granted knighthood and nobility by the Queen of England:
– J Edgar Hoover (first director of the FBI, who formalized the CoIntelPro (illegal spying)
– Henry Kissinger (German eugenic political advisor to many presidents including Obama)
– Steven Spielberg (writer/director/producer of film – propaganda master)
– Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (beloved actor and highly decorated navel officer)
– Billy Graham (Religious Evangelist)
– General Wesley Clark (NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe)
– Andre Previn (composer/maestro)
– And hundreds of other influential people that shape the laws and opinions of America…
The Tytler Cycle
The Scottish historian Alexander Tytler composed the following theory:
“A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.
“From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship.
“The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of history has been about 200 years. During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:
From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage.”
Consider now that the following empires all lasted just a bit over 200 years:
Assyria (859-612 B.C.): a 247-year reign.
Persia (538-330 B.C.): a 208-year reign.
Greece (331-100 B.C.): a 231-year reign.
The Roman Republic (260-27 B.C.): a 233-year reign.
The Roman Empire (27 B.C.-180 A.D.): a 207-year reign.
The Arab Empire (634-880 A.D.): a 246-year reign.
The Mameluke Empire (1250-1517 A.D.): a 267-year reign.
The Ottoman Empire (1320-1570 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
Spain (1500-1750 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
Romanov Russia (1682-1916 A.D.): a 234-year reign.
Great Britain (1700-1950 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
The United States (1790-2009 A.D.): 219 years and counting.
***List compiled by Chuck Baldwin – Constitutional Party presidential candidate in 2008 that most voters never even knew was on the ballot untill election day, due to a media blackout on “alternative” and “third party” candidates.
• Now consider that the United States has been around – since winning it’s war for independence and becoming a nation – for 219 years.
• Or depending on your historical perspective, since 1776 – the unofficial humble beginnings of our country through the Declaration of Independence – for 233 years (Coincidentally the exact years of the Roman Republic listed above).
So, my fellow Americans… at what point do we call foul?
Who will stand up before we fall down… the next domino in a continuously falling line of banker destroyed civilizations?
Who will kick these traitors out of office and out of the country before they are the ruin of us?
Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
October 2, 2009