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A Natural Right

Date: 01 January, 2011

By: Chief

Imagelmost all of our rights come from that piece of parchment titled the Constitution of the United States. And it worked just fine and dandy until the blithering:

got their grimy grubbies on it during the second half of the 19th century and have thoroughly screwed it up ever since. This same and utterly insane process is, regrettably, destroying what few rights We the People have left. Save one. The most important right of all.

Nature's gift

The right to be free comes exclusively from nature and is absolutely universal in its application. It is in our very blood, bones, skin and DNA. Furthermore all people are born with it. No matter what country a person might be born into. It is also the vessel from which all other rights flow. To be sure, it is the ultimate gift from nature. And the one We the People should cherish above all others.

Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, which is to me the greatest document in all of human history, wrote:

"Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is unobstructed action according to our will. But rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law', because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual" [click here for a page of Jefferson's quotes].

You have got to admit it — Jefferson had style.

Our federale government

Is a government out of control. Without doubt it is "an elective despotism" (quoting Jefferson).

Indeed our current Attorney General, one Eric Holder, during an interview on 21 December, 2010, said (quoting ABC news):

" 'The threat has changed from simply worrying about foreigners coming here, to worrying about people in the United States, American citizens - raised here, born here, and who for whatever reason, have decided that they are going to become radicalized and take up arms against the nation in which they were born' (emphasis added)[.]

" 'It is one of the things that keeps me up at night', Holder said. 'You didn't worry about this even two years ago - about individuals, about Americans, to the extent that we now do. And - that is of - of great concern.

" 'We are doing everything that we possibly can to keep the American people safe', Holder said. 'We are vigilant, we are doing everything we can to keep our homeland secure'[.]"

Have you noticed the words "safe" and "secure" were used by Holder? You would have to be blind not to notice. And it is those two words, friends and neighbors, which provide the needed excuse for Holder, his boss B.O. and naturally Congress to spy on citizens and to savage and attempt to nullify our individual rights. Quoting Abc news:

"To combat the threat of Americans turning to al Qaeda and violence, the United States is monitoring scores of radicals and has set up stings to blunt the threat."

I just wonder what Holder, Congress and, of course, the current idiot in the White house, B.O., think of:

Would the founders of what would become the United States of America — now be considered terrorists? Or at the very least terrorist suspects? Don't know? Aren't sure? Well, here is a hint:

"Whereas many of our subjects in divers parts of our Colonies and Plantations in North America, misled by dangerous and ill designing men, and forgetting the allegiance which they owe to the power that has protected and supported them; after various disorderly acts committed in disturbance of the publick peace, to the obstruction of lawful commerce, and to the oppression of our loyal subjects carrying on the same; have at length proceeded to open and avowed rebellion, by arraying themselves in a hostile manner, to withstand the execution of the law, and traitorously preparing, ordering and levying war against us[.]"

That was the opening salvo from Fat George's Declaration of Rebellion against the colonies. You can read it here if you like.

If you do read the Declaration of Rebellion and then re-read what Eric Holder said in that blasphemous interview you, as I have, may come to the distinct conclusion that yes the founders of this country would now be considered terrorists by the very government they created. This is a travesty which knows no bounds. Good God (there might even be one) Adams and the rest must be spinning in their graves.

The unknown right

The right to be free carries with it additional rights. Enabling rights I call them. These are rights necessary to become or remain free. Yes the Second Amendment is one of those rights. But it is not the most important. The singular most important enabling right is the — right of revolution (or rebellion).

Though implied in the preamble, it is not an expressed or enumerated right within our Constitution. However, in point of fact, it is written down on parchment and endorsed by our very own Second Continental Congress. You probably know the beginning of it which goes like this:

"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."

Yes indeed. The second paragraph of the "unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America." This paragraph is referred to as the "right of revolution." It is a natural right each person takes from birth to grave (as is the right to be free). Without this right, the Second Amendment, the right of free speech — all other rights are moot.

Here is the full text of our Declaration of Independence right of revolution clause:

"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 shown, 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."

The operative components of the right of revolution clause are these:

"[ . . .][I]t 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.

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"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."

We the People's right of revolution is what should keep Holder, Congress and B.O. awake at night. They have earned it — in spades.

Quoting Thomas Jefferson:

"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

Sleep tight Holder, Congress and B.O.

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