Saturday, February 21, 2009

Firestorm Brewing Between US States and Federal Government

States May Be Getting Ready To Dissolve Our Federal Government

By Lance L. Landon, OpEd News

Could this be an ominous shadow drawing on the end of the United States of America? For years the Federal Government has presumed to be the all-powerful force governing our country, but it just could be that the Federal Government only exists at the pleasure of the state governments and the citizens thereof. States declaring sovereignty sounds like an act of secession and revolution. However the federal government can apparently be dissolved and another one formed anew at the discretion of the states. The existing Federal government may not leave willingly like so many European governments that are replaced routinely and it may engage a military effort with our own soldiers or the likes of a Black Water illegal military invasion to retain total control over us.

United States Federal Government laws are often in violation of the Tenth Amendment, which is perturbing, these events. This is predicated on an earlier provision of the Articles of Confederation, which states that, “Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is not by this Confederation [now Federation] expressly delegated to the United States, in Congress assembled.”

A growing number of states are declaring their sovereignty afforded under the U S Constitution’s Tenth Amendment however the conventional news media are not telling you about what is happening. The State of Washington on Wednesday - 11 February 2009 and most recently, New Hampshire [2009], Montana [2009], Hawaii [2009], Michigan [2009], Missouri [2009], Arizona [2008], Oklahoma [2008], Georgia [1996], and California [1994] all of which have introduced bills and resolutions declaring and reaffirming their sovereignty. Some other states have done this in the past but then let the issue go. Additionally, the states of Colorado, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Alaska, Kansas, Alabama, Nevada, Maine, and Illinois are considering similar measures. More well may follow, such as Wyoming and Mississippi.

The Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, was ratified on December 15, 1791 and states, “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” Historically, this was done to reassert the assignment of the remaining rights to the states and the people of our country if they were not specifically delegated by our Constitution to the United States Government. Further, Amendment Nine on the Construction of the Constitution, Ratified on 15 December 1791 states, “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

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Etienne's Thoughts

It is about time the States stood up and declared their sovereignty!! The Federal Government is a creature of the States not the other way around. This strategy of legally disbanding the illegitimate, unconstitutional, criminal, corrupt federal government and replacing it with a new government represents our best shot at resolving these issues without a violent revolution. Pursuing this route, however, may still result in armed revolution because it is unlikely that the central banksters and power elite who have been pulling the strings of the shadow government will cede power peacefully. I believe the shadow government knows this is a threat and the reason why they have been wiping the iconography of Abraham Lincoln all over Obama. They will try to portray this a civil insurrection by rogue States and Obama as the savior that will hold the union together.

What YOU should be doing:

1. Contact your local state legislators and make it known to them that you support State rights and demand that your State legislature reassert their rights under the constitution! Here is my letter to my legislator:

Dear Sirs, It has become painfully clear that the Federal Government has become completely corrupt and destructive to and threatening of our individual liberties. I demand that you reassert States rights under the 10th amendment and, if necessary, begin the process to withdraw from the Federal government. I would also suggest moving to recall Frank Wolf and move to investigate him for corruption for disregarding the people's clear instructions to him not to vote for the "bailout". Please respond with your position on these issues and how you plan on proceeding. We are watching!
2. Support the legislators in your State that are promoting States Rights resolutions.

3. Begin acquiring tar and feathers for those legislators that are obviously working for shadow government.

4. Arm yourselves in the American tradition of the citizen's militia, organize with other like-minded freemen, and prepare to defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign and DOMESTIC. The best organization that I have found is The Appleseed Project which will teach you the basic skills of a marksman, the history of the militia and the American revolution, and will put you in contact with other patriots who do not intend to tolerate getting raped and robbed by these obvious criminals while sitting like fools in front of a teevee set.

5. Get prepped for an economic collapse! The dollar, the debt and the economy are acuarially unsound. The economy is collapsing NOW and, IMHO, can't be stopped no matter what BUT a serious challenge to the federal government by the states will only accelerate the inevitable.