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Impeaching Obama for Tyranny: The Only Way to Salvation
Canada Free Press ^ | July 6 2014 | Kelly OConnell

Posted on 07/06/2014 10:12:47 AM PDT by PoloSec

Centuries ago, just after America won its War of Independence versus King George III, two Europeans giants again battled over liberty versus tyranny. This struggle between Britain and France certainly involved military control of the Continent. But it was also a fight which would determine the nature of global commerce and religion.

Horatio Nelson, history’s greatest admiral battled Napoleon Bonaparte, most acclaimed general of the age. Nelson believed he fought for Christianity, free trade and liberty. Contra, Napoleon openly stood for atheism, tyranny and a globally directed economy. Symbolically, Napoleon never blinked at death and carnage, believing victory justified any human sacrifice.

Today, centuries later, Americans and the world face a similar struggle for liberty, capitalism and religious freedom, unbelievably under America’s own deranged POTUS. First, Barack has committed acts which have made defense of America’s most sacred rights harder. The rights Thomas Jefferson so memorably outlined in the beginning of his immortal Declaration of Independence:

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Now Obama has shown his hand, revealing all his “mistakes” were Marxist subterfuge, America must settle on the best way to remove him from office, legally. Given the foundation of Right of Resistance, we shall examine next week Impeachment as a specie of resistance. Until then, pray God restrain evil in America until this progressive monster can be exposed, identified, de-fanged, and removed.

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1 posted on 07/06/2014 10:12:47 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec
It's too late for that. Obama could be revealed as the Boston Strangler and 47% of American voters wouldn't care. They only care about the 'Rats taxing the rest of us to effect wealth transfers. That's it. They don't care about rights, or truth, or morals. They only care about banding together to keep the Rats in power so they can tax the other half and get their goodies. We have to get this. Impeachment won't work. It's a half measure.

We must secede.

2 posted on 07/06/2014 10:18:27 AM PDT by Gluteus Maximus
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To: Gluteus Maximus
Impeachment won't work. It's a half measure.

Impeachment is less than a half measure. It would be a complete waste of time as the votes are not there in the Senate, and never will be. Any impeachment attempt will only energize the Dem base.

We must secede.

Now you're talking. But we need to put the theatrics aside, and call for a Convention of the States. And we need to do it NOW, because in 20 years we will be so outnumbered that it will not matter.

3 posted on 07/06/2014 10:35:25 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Leaning Right

I agree. The harm is irreparable. It’s time to separate from those who want freedom and those who want a fascist police state.


4 posted on 07/06/2014 10:49:03 AM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: Leaning Right

Impeachment is a start. Justice will be served be served when Traitorobama and his regime of thugs (including Hillary and Janet Incompetano) are indicted, tried, convicted, and sentenced for giving aid and comfort to the enemy.


5 posted on 07/06/2014 10:56:28 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: virgil
It’s time to separate from those who want freedom and those who want a fascist police state.

Yep. And the only reasonable way to do that is by a constitutional amendment: Let each state go its own way if it chooses. That would certainly be difficult to get on the books, but there are no other real options.

Folks who go for a more vigorous approach will find themselves in a Ruby Ridge type of situation.

6 posted on 07/06/2014 10:59:02 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Carl Vehse

Hey, if you’re going to dream, dream big.


7 posted on 07/06/2014 11:05:25 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Gluteus Maximus

Impeachment is a non-starter. Secession may still be an option.

When the Confederate States seceded from the Federal Union in 1861, they were unprepared to really form a true nation. They were composed of eleven countries, each of which had its differences with the Union, but more importantly, differences with each other. Under wartime conditions, they imposed tariffs and border patrols against their neighbors, and there was only limited pooling of resources and coordination of military actions.

There is already a number of unifying principles upon which most persons who consider themselves to be “conservative” or “libertarian” can agree, and they are of sufficient concentration throughout the territory once known as “the United States of America, to form a nearly contiguous territory or region within the larger boundaries. Those who see nothing at all wrong with the current drift of near anarchy and lawlessness, are actually contained within pockets in the larger territory, many of them far removed from each other.

So divide the territory into the separated regions, and designate them “red” or “blue”, in accordance with the electoral maps that have been created in recent elections. The divisions would not be necessarily along state lines, but by counties and/or Congressional districts, then the division would be far more rational.

We have seen this kind of solution enacted before, when Germany was divided into “East Germany” and “West Germany”.

That was a near-perfect laboratory experiment in how the control and command economy stacked up against what was essentially a laissez-faire capitalist economy. Germans being Germans, the enterprise was never COMPLETELY free. But mostly.


8 posted on 07/06/2014 11:12:20 AM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: virgil

Build a wall around LA, SF, Seattle & Portland on west coast....and let them become hellholes.


9 posted on 07/06/2014 11:13:01 AM PDT by newfreep
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To: alloysteel
Great post. Secession is the only option at this point.

I've written this on other posts but it bears repeating.

The half of the population that voted for the Democrats in 2012 have left forever not only the sacred compact that Americans had with each other. They also abandoned any connection with the Natural Law and thereby have abandoned forever what it meant to be human in every culture across history.

You can't celebrate sodomy and equate it with the life-giving marriage bed of a man and a woman and call yourself part of humanity, at least as that term was always understood. Likewise, you can't celebrate the murder of children in late-term abortion as a sort of feminist "sacrament" and call yourself fully human.

The Democrats have left us. We didn't leave them, they left us. They flipped the bird to Heaven, proclaimed themselves gods, and insist on legislating whatever they want, whenever they want, with due process or not, by executive fiat of judicial banditry.

They aren't Americans. They aren't really even part of humanity anymore.

WE HAVE TO GET THIS. Kicking them out of the union is the only way.

10 posted on 07/06/2014 11:23:05 AM PDT by Gluteus Maximus
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To: PoloSec
I'm undecided which impeachment or session. The Impeachment route might be the best since it will not totally work but King Obama will have the charges against him made to reach more of the uninformed Americans. But by the time this course is taken he will have completed his term. So what in the hell is the use.

Secession is really a bucket of worms. States would be so broken in a way that some may not have proper borders to conduct interstate commerce. For instance power lines, oil pipelines, roads, etc.

So what do we do. Cry a damn lot and get pissed the day some of us sold Romney down. Good job, non thinkers.

11 posted on 07/06/2014 11:23:48 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: PoloSec
Impeachment ain't happening until we take out the Palace Guard media.

All impeachment talk right now is Br'er Sunni-punk and his mainstream media Praetorians begging us not to throw him in the impeachment briar patch.

12 posted on 07/06/2014 11:32:59 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Gluteus Maximus

Impeachment is not an option.

Impeachment only works when government and society RESPECT the rule of Constitutional law.

That no longer exists.

We have a leadership and government that no longer follows the rule of law but imposes laws of their own decree while ignoring or rewriting law to suit themselves. Mostly to acquire large amounts of wealth stolen from the People to be used to further enslave them.

We used to call this tyranny.

And of historical FACT - is that you CANNOT REMOVE OR RESIST A TYRANT VIA CIVIL MEANS.

So the idea of a Convention of the States to propose Amendments is also a non-starter when the Constitution is by default no longer valid. Any Amendment they pass that the Beast disagrees with, like the rest of the Constitution will be ignored and demonized and deliberately defied by the Government.

Unless the states decree secession from the Federal Beast and are prepared to expense a great amount of blood to secure their liberty from the Leviathan, there are no options left except individual defiance and refusal to comply. I have already heard the argument that the idea of Secession was settled in 1865 - so a majority will be willing to see the Beast put down such “rebellion” by brutal force.

I’m not sure enough Americans care enough about liberty outside of satisfying their temporary urges and hedonistic desires to fight for it or even endure the privations that will come as a result of resisting the Beast. Americans who are willing to sacrifice all for the principles upon which we were founded seem to be a small minority.

The ugly truth that no Americans want to admit is this: we are no longer a united people with a common foundation for a common purpose.

That unification and foundation and purpose was founded in the Christian and biblical faith. Today we cannot even agree on what the definition of liberty is and we sat on our hands while God was removed from the public square.

Today the federal beast has made itself god, and a majority of this people have bowed down to it.


13 posted on 07/06/2014 11:48:21 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: kiryandil

“Now Obama has shown his hand, revealing all his “mistakes” were Marxist subterfuge, America must settle on the best way to remove him from office, legally. Given the foundation of Right of Resistance, we shall examine next week Impeachment as a specie of resistance. Until then, pray God restrain evil in America until this progressive monster can be exposed, identified, de-fanged, and removed.”

Some say the harm is irreparable. Some say impeachment must happen. Here is the biggest problem of all. The only we can do this is win the senate and as conservatives we would rather see a lib in office than a RINO.

One thing we have to take into consideration is dealing from strength. If we are the majority, senators like Cruz and Lee can make a difference. Especially if Cruz decides to run in 2016. With the majority, we can out more pressure on the RINO’s because the minute they say no, its over for their careers.

As the minority, Cruz and Lee are nothing more than thorns in the side of the RINO’s. They can be ignored and cannot be harmed politically, especially by us. Sure, we will pick off a seat here and there, but we only have 2 years and 1 election cycle left to do something or we are done forever.


14 posted on 07/06/2014 11:53:18 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Once a politician has determined to do anything to keep his seat, he no longer deserves it.)
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To: PoloSec

Without sarcasm, snarkiness...what would secession look like? Who secedes to where? Does each state divide in half? How would that work? Please be mature in responses as I am not joking.


15 posted on 07/06/2014 12:00:19 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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To: Gluteus Maximus
I fully support succession but there are other alternatives.

The House could defund the Obama Agenda and they can use their powers of inherent contempt to arrest and imprison Obama's minions. Remember, its Congress that signs the minions paychecks and they have to answer to Congress for what they do as government employees. Congress can and must hold them accountable.

If Congress fails to do its duty especially when it is controlled by the so-called opposition party then its time for the States to act to preserve their own futures.

16 posted on 07/06/2014 12:06:50 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

With all due respect sir, you have a fatal case of Normalcy Bias.

A majority of party-line Republicans and most Conservatives think like you do. But the fact is that few of you have any idea what time it is or where we have arrived.

I keep hearing “we only have one more election cycle or we are done for” since Reagan left office. The onus that the next election will save us is folly.

Such thinking is 10 and 20 years ago. Elections are not going to save us, they are as corrupted and manipulated as the news media is. We went Soviet, and few have noticed or care to see the truth of that staring them right back in the face.


17 posted on 07/06/2014 12:08:51 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto; CincyRichieRich

Congress IS NOT going to do as you suggest Count - even though they had the Constitutional Authority to defund tyranny.

Obama has usurped that, and this border invasion is Obama’s answer to the House refusing to do as he commanded via Amnesty.

Imagine what he will do if they actually attempted to arrest Obama’s minions. Congress is a paper tiger and Boehner has confirmed that fact while Obama illustrated that to the world.

But if Congress will not do it’s duty - We the People CAN. Forget the States securing themselves save a very few like Texas. They are as beholden to money from D.C. as the Beast itself is.

But WE CAN defund this government ourselves. If we are willing to risk what is necessary.

We have to FIRST accept and preach this fact to the country: The Federal Government NO LONGER HAS ANY - ANY LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY OVER US. It is not fit to be ruler of a free people.

IT HAS DISQUALIFIED ITSELF from any authority over us. The IRS scandal alone justifies that statement.

Obama’s oft-repeated statement “The government is us” is a bunch of crap. They are an oligarchy - having usurped, manipulated, corrupted and intimidated itself into power. Millions may seig-heil genocide and every form of wickedness, but it still has no authority over those beholden to God and His Laws as Supreme.

Once we accept the fact the Federal Government has no authority over us, we no longer are bound to support it - because doing so needs to be seen as breaking the First Commandment. This Federal Beast has made itself God - is engaged in mocking and defiling the Most Holy and His Supremacy over His people. Is imposing wickedness over us by law - and is filled with every sort of deceit and corruption.

Such an institution that we used to call tyranny - has no authority under Heaven to rule a Righteous people.

THAT is the truth that must be preached to this people at this time. Only when we accept that truth, repent of wherew e have failed and REFUSE TO COMPLY and RESIST supporting the Beast - will we have a legitimate chance to hold onto what remains of our liberty.


18 posted on 07/06/2014 12:26:25 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: PoloSec

A intervention by the military is the only option .


19 posted on 07/06/2014 12:40:47 PM PDT by GranTorino (Bloody Lips Save Ships.)
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To: INVAR

Excellent post.


20 posted on 07/06/2014 1:21:27 PM PDT by Gluteus Maximus
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To: Leaning Right
We're on the same page. Respectfully, the problem with amending the Constitution and impeachment or any other type of legislative solution is that the rule of law no longer exists. If Obama and the Rats will simply ignore the Constitution and rule by executive fiat, what possible good will come by passing new laws that they'll be sure to ignore?

No, the time for all of that is over. Maybe impeachment and Constitutional amendments are something that we'll have to go through as a people in order to ultimately break through our denial, but that's the only reason to go through with the time and the effort. Secede or live under tyranny is already the choice that history has presented us.

We just need to get over it and accept that painful fact.

21 posted on 07/06/2014 1:25:43 PM PDT by Gluteus Maximus
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To: INVAR
The Federal Government NO LONGER HAS ANY - ANY LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY OVER US.

Its legitimate as long as people give it legitimacy. I know there lots of folks that do not but there are still many that don't have their head screwed on straight that do.

22 posted on 07/06/2014 2:39:13 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: INVAR

Excellent post. Thanks.


23 posted on 07/06/2014 2:45:32 PM PDT by charlie72
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
Its legitimate as long as people give it legitimacy.

A lot of people would give homosexual marriage and pedophilia legitimacy - that does not make them legitimate in the Law of God.

Whom are we Subject to first? God or men?

If it is God, then the wickedness and tyranny of men that we see displayed by the federal Beast has no legitimacy over a people who are subject to God first.

That may make us criminals in the eyes of tyrants and their sycophants who are angered that we will not bow our knees to their Baal. So be it. They may kill us - but we will still not support or follow their god.

I know there lots of folks that do not but there are still many that don't have their head screwed on straight that do.

That would be because government is their god and not The Most High. This Federal Beast has lost all authority to govern a moral and righteous people - this MUST be preached if holding onto our liberties is something we desire to do.

The next step depends on it.

24 posted on 07/06/2014 3:42:09 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: INVAR

“A majority of party-line Republicans and most Conservatives think like you do. But the fact is that few of you have any idea what time it is or where we have arrived.”

Not sure where you are going with this. I just have the facts. 1) Obama is a Marxist. 2) Obama is an Islamist. 3) Obama is an untouchable. 4) The MSM has Obamas back. And 5) The Left Wing of this country has never been funded like this during anytime in this country’s history.

This is a game that the American Alinskyites have been playin since the 60’s. All those old Marxists are now in charge of the government, backed up by public unions and the weapon of fear. No one will challenge them for fear of being called a racist. What we are seeing today is Cloward-Piven, where every subsystem is being overloaded.

We are beyond the tipping point. There isn’t a single thing that can be done to reverse polarity outside of removing Obama and his administration from office and putting down the ensuing race war that would follow.

Forget Reagan. He’s been out of office 25 years. Reagan taught us the most valuable lesson about how to beat the left and we did NOTHING! We sit on our porches talking about how great he is and yet not one single person has taken his advice, No one acted on what he said which would end communism.

It’s a shame. And now? Sure, let’s have the rat beat the RINO. Because things like stopping Obama from another SCOTUS pick, more left wing judges and society destroying regulations is not as important as making Sure Mitch McConnel loses his election to a liberal.


25 posted on 07/06/2014 5:59:59 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Once a politician has determined to do anything to keep his seat, he no longer deserves it.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Not sure where you are going with this.

Your reply on 14 reads as nothing more than GOP talking points that our salvation can be realized by winning the next election by voting for whomever has an "R" after their name.

Nationally-impacted Elections are moot at this point - and have been since Obama took office and corrupted the system with the aid and help of the MarxoFascists in his party - and Ruling Class liberals in the GOP.

Sure, let’s have the rat beat the RINO. Because things like stopping Obama from another SCOTUS pick, more left wing judges and society destroying regulations is not as important as making Sure Mitch McConnel loses his election to a liberal.

Again, I think you have not a clue what time we have arrived.

But that said - McConnell is a LARGE part of the problem. We saw what he did in MS with Thad and that has been his whole function in the GOP - to wage war on Conservatives from a leadership position with their own party. Vow to destroy Conservatives and wipe them out and expect them to vote for them in November?

If you understood that McConnell and Obama are now working for the same end, the surrendering of the GOP to overt tyranny from Obama suddenly makes a whole lot of sense. It's all for show as long as the status quo of the Oligarchy remains in power.

26 posted on 07/06/2014 7:01:55 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: INVAR

“Nationally-impacted Elections are moot at this point - and have been since Obama took office and corrupted the system with the aid and help of the MarxoFascists in his party - and Ruling Class liberals in the GOP.”

Actually I think you don’t know when we arrived. With all due respect. We have been through this before with the country club Republicans. This is nothing more than Rockefeller and his cronies redeaux. Difference this time is we are dealing with a hardcore Islamo/Marxist who makes Johnson look like a piker. In addition, this President doesn’t care about the laws of this country which makes him very, very dangerous.

We are winning at the local levels. Have been doing that for the past 10 years. Still doesn’t change where we are now. One stroke of Obamas pen makes everything gained locally moot. His administration is a stage 4 cancer that needs to be removed using any means possible, with the exception of violence or armed revolt.

My contention is Cruz and Lee are our best hopes for changing this country, but in order to do that they need to be in the majority. At that point we can pressure our leaders to take action because they can. Threatening them now with removal from office if they don’t do something is ridiculous because they can’t do anything.


27 posted on 07/07/2014 8:43:16 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I know very well where we have arrived. History is a good teacher and it teaches that purges and genocides happen shortly after nations arrive where we have with a Marxist cabal in power.

God is our only hope in saving what is left of our liberties.

Elections are moot.

You cannot stop tyranny by civil means, period.


28 posted on 07/07/2014 9:07:46 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: INVAR

Thought you would like this. While we are a nation of laws, so the constitution should be posted here, after reading this for the umpteenth time and always loving it, thought I would post this.

Note: don’t think the authors would mind so it isn’t excerpted.

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America
hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. — Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.

He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.

He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.

He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected, whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

He has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.

He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance.

He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.

He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil Power.

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:

For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us:

For protecting them, by a mock Trial from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:

For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world:

For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:

For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of Trial by Jury:

For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences:

For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies

For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:

For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.

He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.

He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.

He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation, and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & Perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.

He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.

He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our British brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.

We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. — And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.


29 posted on 07/07/2014 9:22:52 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: INVAR

“Whom are we Subject to first? God or men?”

Neither. First and foremost we are subject to the law.


30 posted on 07/07/2014 9:24:58 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Whose law?

God or men?

I choose God over men, and I will obey men only so long as it comports with God’s Laws.

The moment it contravenes God’s Laws and tramples the Rights that come from God, any law of man is null and void.


31 posted on 07/07/2014 9:46:33 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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