Independence day is not about what American politicians want you to think. At the beginning of America we were all British. The redcoats were not an invading army, they were our people, or officers and our solders. But instead of blindly praising them as heroes or of saying they just doing their job and it was not their fault, out founding fathers killed them for their crimes against human rights.
Look at both sides.
We’re all human beings and we’re looking down the barrel of angry revolution. We have loyalists, rebels and lots of people who just want it to go away. The argument for enforcement is always safety. This is something we can agree on and it was no doubt the argument in 1770. But is the blue line saftey? — “What do you suggest beside law enforcement” people ask me. — My answer is that I want real law enforcement instead of the Sheriff of Nottingham doing as he pleases. — “Who will stop the rapists” they say. — My honest answer is that often the officers are the rapists and the judge will be the one protecting the from justice.
Not one sheriff in America will honor their oath. Not one will stop the prosecutors or judges, or the illegal federal arrests of their people, or the denials of due process. Not one of the blue line will defend the law or our rights and most will actually take part in violating them. Just as the Redcoats, there are some better and some worse. They are still human. Still, cowardly and violent law keepers are not law and order. Do we crave a tyrant simply because we are afraid we cannot find a honorable officer. I say we stop the tyrant first and from that courage good officers will arise.
What of the Revolution?
These acts did not happen overnight. Our founding fathers started slow. They shouted, they disobeyed, they threw rocks and destroyed goverment property, blocked roads and threw tea. When all else failed they exercised their right to self defense en-masse.
Our blue line and the government they serve is worse than the redcoats. Our bluecoats summarily kills more Americans in a year that the redcoats did in a decade. Our founders would have acted long ago to stop the terror and violence of Americas enforcers; this should be a sobering reminder for those who dawn the uniform. No matter how much people like myself plead for peace, people will eventually stop tolerating your actions.
Do we seek violence? We seek to avoid it! We are in a different time and peoples independence and honor is less. We have sold people tyranny as freedom and taught them to be dependent on goverment. Tyranny has rooted so much deeper than in did in the years leading up to the American revolution, but the people are more unstable than ever. Bloodshed is the natural eventuality of abuse and if our goverment continues, violence will come. But as it stands it will not be that principled seeking liberty that we read about in history books. If we have war now it will be an ugly French Revolution, multiplied with the weight of powerful weapons and angry hungry mobs.
Find every reason NOT TO KILL!
We need a change of our hearts. Peace starts no more by sending letters begging for justice than it does by rushing to war. Start with powerful words and disobedience to tyrants. Build a forest of peaceful resistance to clog up the gears of tyranny. Kill the idea of corrupt police as lawful authority we must obey. Our rights are the law and we establish those by exercising them as we shame their abuses.
We want the foot solder of tyranny to stop showing up for work because it’s not worth it. Tyranny evaporates without it’s collectors and enforcers. Let the treasonous goverment and it’s officers be warned. You are not the heroes and despite my calls for peace you will be judged and your abuse in the name of saftey will eventually cost you everything. If not before an angry army, then before God.
Defense is our right; but only the foolish cheer violence rather than resist for peace. This is seen every coward who refuses to stand now, but speaks with eagerness of the war that is coming, as if then they will be brave on that day, as if they are waiting for war because the rest is now worth their time. Hearts like these will no more save freedom than the blue line.
The hardest revolution to win in the one in our hearts and minds. If we win that, blood can be spared. Freedom starts in with us, in shaming evil, in preventing our children from being taught lies and in teaching a generation how to to be brave and how to love their neighbor as themselves.
Let us be peacemakers and indulge with great restraint the idea that violence will set us free. — Gav
In times like these we start asking ourselves hard questions. While most Americans go about their days asleep to the the suffering coming on our children, some of us are carrying the heavy burden and looking for real answers.
“Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort” — US Constitution Article 3:3
The government of the United States is levying war against the people and our laws. In our homes, on our roads, in our courts and in our legislatures. When this nation was founded these events had been foreseen. Men like John Locke, on who’s writings our Republic was inspired, make this very clear.
In all States and Conditions the true remedy of Force without Authority, is to oppose Force to it. The use of force without Authority, always puts him that uses it into a state of War, as the Aggressor, and renders him liable to be treated accordingly. — John Locke, Second Treatise.
Read our the Declaration. Read the Affirmation that over 700 patriots signed when we defied new gun laws in Washington a year ago. A simple method of telling a real terrorist is that the terrorist terrorizes, abusing and killing innocents.– They accuse and charge us in their courts with the very crimes they commit!
What are we to do?
We stand on the edge of revolution; but that does not mean we seek violence or vengeance. We seek peace, just as LaVoy did. But we must be willing to stand.
Bloody revolution alone rarely restores liberty; repentance can. With repentance and principle liberty can be restored to a nation that has once forgotten what good and evil is. We have a moral right and duty to disobey an unjust government. I would especially remind my Christian brothers, to honor tyrants is treason to Christ.
When you see military vesicles rolling across public roads to assault men of peace. When you watch them punish and enslave those who love the law of this land. When you watch them kill our friends and neighbors, arrest reporters aim guns at mothers; make no pretense; these officials, officers and bureaucrats are nothing but what our laws say. They are enemies of this nation, more polite, but as wicked as ISIS itself and they overthrow our Supreme law. These officials commit sedition and treason against us, their masters who hold lawful authority and their God given rights.
We have come to this because we are apathetic, because we care more for pleasures more then for principle. Politicians are still playing politics; Americans are wearing the shiny shackles of a happy slave and Christians are not following Christ. We don’t have to all agree on matters of faith. But a nation must maintain it’s values to survive.
“Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other” – John Adams
I submit that God is not blessing America because we are not blessing God. We must seek mercy, turn to liberty and stand boldly against evil. Our nation may have to endure a great suffering, for our populace has become not only blind, but willingly numbed to the abuse and suffering of their neighbor, from the child in the womb to the neighbor on their street.
Tyranny will never end until WE THE PEOPLE have the principle to affirm that the unlawful suffering of our neighbor is as evil as if it were ourselves!
We carry on. We stand, but we must be wise, peaceful and principled. Set aside the politics, the distractions, the false security and the lies. Love your neighbor. Stand on liberty.
“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.” — Samuel Adams
In this recent article on the Post I was reminded that Snowden did more to defend liberty, the Constitution and his oath than it seems our Congress has done in my lifetime. Perhaps that will change after his stand.
When you take that oath, it’s not private interests, the NSA, the DHS, the police or even the military that you serve. It’s the people and their law of liberty. You are pledging allegiance to what our banner means. To the freedom and justice it was made to represent.
Consider this man who laid his life, his liberty and his honor on the line to expose TRAITORS and uphold his oath to defend the Constitution. Those traitors still walk free while he hides. But the conversation has been started. Will WE demand justice.
I don’t know all the good and bad of this man. We are all human. But from what I can see, his actions exemplify a patriot who stands for liberty. Liberty that is more important than your job, your big TV or your football.
“Truth is treason in am empire of lies” – But a traitor to that tyranny is a friend to people of liberty. Our Congress should be standing up for this man. How much their silence says. My prayers go up for him. Thank you Edward Snowden for your service.