Where Shall Americans Find “True Democracy” If Not In Their Thoughts, Actions & Guns?

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New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Deep State & Globalist stooges in Government and in the legacy Press and media constantly talk of “Democracy”— bantering endlessly that only the “Democrat Party” is intent on preserving it. Yet, they never bother to explain what they mean by it, even as they lavish attention on it. But what is really going on here?

These stooges constantly claim they are all for “democracy; and that they and they alone are the only protectors of it. And they dare anyone who might object to what surely comes across as mere pretension when they mention ‘democracy.”

Yet, think about what these imbeciles don’t say when they go on and on about it. They never mention the word ‘freedom’ in association with it. They never mention ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’ in the same breath. In fact, they don’t mention the word, ‘freedom’ at all. And why is that? Might it be that ‘freedom’ is not something they want; that it isn’t a thing they adhere to, and that it’s not something they wish others to adhere to either.

Why would these “Democrats” object to “freedom,” and why would they vigorously attempt to dissolve man’s natural bond to it? Indeed!

Do you think this might have something to do with their concern over Americans’ exercise of their fundamental natural rights?

In fact, “freedom” is tied up with and inextricably bound to natural laws rights of the people—those that are enumerated in the first Eight Amendments of the Bill of Rights, and those unenumerated rights as exemplified in the Ninth Amendment.

Recall that the Antifederalists demanded that the U.S. Constitution provide explicit expression of the rights of the American people.

The Federalists objected, concerned that, if a Bill of Rights delineated a set certain of specific rights, then a strong, centralized “federal” government might henceforth claim, one day, the natural rights of the American people must be limited to the rights specifically enumerated, and they must ever refrain from asserting an unalienable right that has not been enumerated.

But, the Antifederalists, for their part, knew that, if natural law rights of the people were not explicitly etched in stone, then a strong, centralized federal government could, and would, eventually, invariably, one day deny, to the people, exercise of any right that government did not deign to bestow to them.

Tyranny is the natural state of Government. The history of the actions of governments, regimes, and empires against the populace, going back to antiquity, is laden with evidence of that. The very struggle of America’s colonists, the Nation’s first Patriots, attests to the tenacity, voraciousness, and virulence of Tyranny.

The Antifederalists’ concern has been shown to be entirely reasonable and justified.

For, even as founders of a new Nation struggled to construct a Government that would be able to resist the intrusion of future tyranny, they knew that tyranny would always sit at the doorstep of the Nation. They understood the forces that they had defeated would soon resume the conflict. And the Nation’s Patriots must have contemplated the next attempt to insinuate tyranny would be surreptitious and devious.

Assisted from the outside, they contemplated that malevolent forces would attempt to subvert the will of the people from the inside.

The only hope for America to preserve the gain of freedom won through a Revolution fought more than two centuries ago, is to hold tight to their natural law rights—those rights that the would-be destroyers of our Nation, both inside and outside the Country, have struggled mightily to constrain. These forces know full well that, as long, as Americans have the capacity and will to exercise their natural God-given rights, the Nation cannot fall. Yet, these forces that crush entire nations have made substantial inroads against this Nation in their effort to undercut and, in one case, even curtail exercise of some of those natural law rights.

Americans have all but lost the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. The attack on the fundamental rights of free speech and the freedom of association (an attendant right of freedom of speech) are under siege, and the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, and has been, for decades, under vigorous assault.

Had these rights not been explicitly delineated, the American people would have lost, long ago, any vestige of their once free Constitutional Republic. Those who presently control Congress and the vast and powerful police, military, and judicial apparatuses of the Executive Branch of Government do not accept the reality and legitimacy of natural law rights. They categorically reject any notion of laws that stand beyond their power to create, modify, and rescind at will. Thus, the Bill of Rights, a set of natural law rights, existent in man before the inception of Government, serves as a perpetual annoyance for them.

The Antifederalists dealt with the thorny issue presented by the Federalists, among them—those who were against the creation of an express, but limited, set of natural law rights—by adding a Ninth Amendment. The Ninth Amendment states, plainly and succinctly that,

“The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

The very presence of the Ninth Amendment buttresses the ineluctability of the first Eight. And the presence of the first Eight points to the illimitability and impenetrability of the essence of the Divine Creator. Through time, the Divine Creator will manifest through man further obligatory, eternal natural law rights that, at present rest, behind the veil of inscrutability that further elucidate the sanctity and inviolability of man’s Spirit and Soul.

And what are the American people to make of the Tenth Amendment? The Tenth Amendment says,

“‘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.’

The Tenth Amendment is the principal expression of federalism, an assertion that the Federal Government shares power and authority with the States and the people. But it is also an expression of autonomy and sovereignty of the people over Government, both State and Federal. This idea, rarely mentioned, is, nonetheless, made explicit in Justice Clarence Thomas’ well-reasoned and amplified dissent in the case, United States Term Limits vs. Thornton, 514 U.S. 779 (1994).

The case involved whether the people of Arkansas can amend their State Constitution concerning the State’s electoral process. In a close decision, the majority opinion, penned by now retired Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, and joined by Associate Justices, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, ruled the people of Arkansas do not have that right!?

Chief Justice Rehnquist, and Associate Justices Scalia, O’Connor, and Thomas vociferously disagreed.

Discussing Justice Thomas’ reasoning, who penned the dissent, the author of the law review note writes, in pertinent part,

“Thomas contends that all power stems from the people of the states and that ‘reserved’ powers therefore include all those not specifically granted to the federal government in the Constitution. . . . Justice Thomas reasons that the ultimate source of the Constitution’s authority is the consent of the people of each individual state. Further, ‘because the people of the several States are the only true source of power . . . the Federal Government enjoys no authority beyond what the Constitution confers: the Federal Government’s powers are limited and enumerated.’” “Term Limits and the Tenth Amendment: The Popular Sovereignty Model of Reserved Powers, 29 Loy. L.A. L. Review 1163 (April 1996), Vince Lee Farhat.

Although this topic of elections and electoral process would seem abstruse as discussed in the above-referenced law review note, it is of paramount importance in the upcoming midterm elections in November 2022, and it has implications for the rights of the American people.

It boils down to this:

The would-be Destroyers of the Nation realize that they need a few more years to complete their agenda—involving further destabilization of society, dissolution of the Nation’s institutions, and the dismantling of the Republic, for its eventual inclusion in a supra-transnational governmental structure embracing the world.

To obtain time, these Destructors must maintain firm control over the electoral process in the upcoming election. The liberal-wing of the U.S. Supreme Court knows this as well, and their rulings in the Arkansas case suggests a desire to defeat the doctrine of Federalism, underlying the Tenth Amendment, and their rulings also underscore the liberal-wing’s contempt for the notion that the American people remain the sole true sovereign over all Government, State, and Federal.

Anti-American forces have already stolen one U.S. Election, undermining the great strides made during the Trump years to impede the Clinton/Bush/Obama Globalist agenda that had severely weakened the security of the Nation and undermined the sovereignty of the American people.

Americans must not allow these malignant forces to waylay the 2022 midterm elections, as well.


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Unhappy Life Member

Thank you, UncleT !! Well said. The idea of a “democracy” conjures the idea of majority rule on any subject! We cannot loose site of the fact that the individual is sovereign, and the individual citizens of the U.S. banded together to create a government to protect their God-given, inalienable right.

Henry David Thoreau said, “There will never be a really free and enlightened state until the state comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treats him accordingly.”

UncleT

America is not nor ever was a Democracy. We are a constitutional republic with some democratic held elections. Wonder why the mob thinks it can control the minority? They THINK we are a DEMOCRACY.

Article 4 Section 4 of the Constitution guarantees a REPUBLICAN type of government. A Republic is a government where ALL Laws are supposed to protect THE INDIVIDUAL’S Inalienable Natural Rights. Not the mob of 51%.

swmft

mob wants to try to out vote me I vote with first finger not middle one

Pa John

We are not a democracy – although we do elect our public SERVANTS into public office very democratically – we are a REPUBLIC, where everything is based on the rule of law that holds the rights of the individual in a position of primacy over everything else. Again, no one grew up in this country pledging allegiance to a democracy: “I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the REPUBLIC for which it stands…” If and when you start referring to America as a democracy instead of a REPUBLIC you have already – perhaps… Read more »

DDS

Bingo! Our local paper repeatedly prints letters on the theme of “the greatest threat to our democracy.” The talking heads of media sing the same song, as do our elected leaders and those who they’ve appointed to administer the government. So the content of the letters is not surprising in the least. The people are only repeating what they’ve been told. But the truth, as you have pointed out, is that we don’t have a democracy (yet). We never have and hopefully never will. As John Adams made clear in the letter you quoted, the founders both hated and feared… Read more »

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swmft

they want mob rule, or law of jungle which is what it is in reality

swmft

that is why they stopped the pledge in schools, they dont want the children questing the lies they are told

gregs

the biggest issue is justices who rule according to their beliefs instead of using the Constitution and its meanings to base their decisions upon. in all honesty, i do not even care what the supreme court decides on cases. i will do what the Constitution allows me to do and what God through His word says is right. the founding fathers were much more intelligent than all the members of both houses, scotus and all members of the federal bureaucracy put together. i will defer to them over these power-hungry tyrants. if you read justice Thomas dissent you will find… Read more »

swmft

they dont teach anything but follow and repeat in school , they dont want free thinking

Grim

“Americans must not allow these malignant forces to waylay the 2022 midterm elections”. Anyone but Trump!!!

Quatermain

There certainly are some down voting trolls active on this page. Interesting.

john

The writers and founders want you to believe that if you speak out against them you are fostering a great conspiracy which there fact checkers will lash out against anyone who questions this platform of a new world. Those weak minded still place their trust in the fact checkers. The fact is their words are written for you to read you do not need a fact checker or mainstream media or social media to tell you how to think. Stop drinking the kool aid put you smart phone down walk away feel the freedom of living without being controlled by… Read more »

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swmft

the “fact checkers” who are hired by one side or the other, and if you do the check 8 of 10 times they are fos truth is bent to their agenda

loveaduck

The writers and founders want you to believe that if you speak out against them you are fostering a great conspiracy ” What do you mean when you write the “founders” in that sentence?

Kevs64

It didn’t take a major military campaign to infiltrate this nation and wreak the havoc that is occurring. It was a slow and methodical movement into every facet of our society beginning with the education system and the media. Who knew? They were those that did but few listened as most were comfortable in their situation. Why fight the system that gives one luxury and peace at minimal cost. What price for freedom?

swmft

the blood that will be spilled to reclaim it, and the longer the wait the higher the cost

john

Now is the time for a ‘great reset’  We can emerge from this crisis a better world, if we act quickly and jointly, writes Schwab. The changes we have already seen in response to COVID-19 prove that a reset of our economic and social foundations is possible. This is our best chance to instigate stakeholder capitalism – and here’s how it can be achieved. COVID-19 lockdowns may be gradually easing, but anxiety about the world’s social and economic prospects is only intensifying. There is good reason to worry: a sharp economic downturn has already begun, and we could be facing… Read more »

JSNMGC

You have written “thank you for your service” to the very people who enforced the ridiculous COVID-19 health orders, who enforced the Sullivan Act for over 110 years, who enforce every single crazy, unconstitutional gun law (from which they are exempt) imposed on the “civilians” who are their neighbors since that time.

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loveaduck

Inflation may yet run the economy down the toilet but figures show the economy on the upswing.

john

Tyranny is the natural state of government and always has been. Those elected to serve Americans are to follow the constitution and the bill of rights they take a oath. The corruption begins with greed on all levels of politics the founding fathers framed the constitution to let those elected control our greatest forms of protection the military and all law enforcement. Those elected in washington all the way down to your local county’s commissioners are in control of local law enforcement they hire and fire. The department of law enforcement that still is controlled by the voting public is… Read more »

Bigfootbob

Yes, yes yes! I am keenly aware of the work by David Rockefeller and one of the most villainous characters nobody ever heard of Maurice Strong. Thankfully both are now dead but their evilness still torments us to this day. Some of the most striking aspects of the agenda 21/2030 are the overlay maps, especially on the left coast, of how the agenda plans where the future developments will go and how to “pack them & stack them” in areas determined by UN bureaucrats, it’s spooky to see how local governments are making it happen. Every single county in America… Read more »

swmft

it is a war against freedom and free thinking, look at the world, it is not just us

JPM

The founding fathers set the example. Sadly, today in this nation, we have too few men of the same or similar stature, courage, fortitude and honor to repeat the example set for us.

Bigfootbob

I think, hope, you may just be a bit jaded and there are still enough real men, and women too that still possess those American attributes. Please remember 2/3rds of the Colonists didn’t want to fight the British. I think the ratio remains about the same today. Because we Freedom and Liberty loving Patriots have for far too long lived by the motto live and let live we did not pay close enough attention to the radical lefts movements. Those days are long gone. Now, the pendulum has stopped moving leftwards and it’s up to us to insure the pendulum… Read more »

swmft

I too hope there is still enough, Canadians are waking up and they may start this(we will have to re arm them

Quatermain

Only 2A will save 2A. The cost of infringement must be too high for the federals to pay.

swmft

that IS what is coming, people will have to block actions and if local police will help block all the better ,but more often than no local leos will have to be fired by the people

loveaduck

Too many of “the people” pay no attention to the details of government and electoral positions. Way too many do not know enough of our two founding documents, the Declaration and the Constitution. They refuse to pay attention to the gradual usurpation of their birthrights.