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Biorseth, Thursday, February 21, 2013
Question: What is it that makes America America?
Answer: The Constitution.
I have said this many times herein, but it bears repeating:
The Constitution - the Supreme Law of the Land - is all we have to stand on. It is the only thing that makes America unique. The Constitution, and the Constitution alone, supplies the legal organization of our federal government and provides it's legal rules of operation. The Constitution legally spells out federal government authority, responsibility to the citizenry, and it legally fixes the governmental power, scope and limitations.
The Constitution is America. It Constitutes America. Without the Constitution, America would not exist. To strike at the Constitution is to strike at the heart of America. Destroy the Constitution, and you destroy America.
Presidents, Congressmen, Senators, Justices, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coastguardsmen, all, before the assume their respective duties, solemnly swear in an oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or domestic.
They do not swear to protect any territory, or any people, or anything other than the Constitution.
It bears repeating, because it seems to have been forgotten:
The only thing standing between you and your government is the Constitution. The only thing protecting you from your own government is the Constitution. If our Commander-In-Chief issues an un-Constitutional order to the military to infringe the least of your Constitutional rights, the Generals and Admirals are called to disobey it, as an unlawful order and a violation of their sworn oath to defend the Constitution.
But if any of them do not disobey it, and pass it on - the rank and file soldiers, sailors, etc., are called to disobey it, as an unlawful order, and a violation of their sworn oath to defend the Constitution.
But if any of them do not disobey it, and try to enforce it, then you have every Constitutional right to defend yourself and your property.
Make no mistake about it: this President is pushing for civil unrest even to the point of civil war, even as he pushes us over the economic cliff, weakens defense, alienates allies, emboldens enemies, and plays another round of golf, looking innocent.
Or worse; the Republicans actually cooperated in this corruption of the Constitution by "reaching across the aisle" and seeking "bipartisan cooperation" in order to "get things done."
Big Government Republicans will be the death of the Constitution.
I have said, in many places in these pages, that the Democrats are now so treacherous and so anti-Constitution as to warrant not only impeachment from office, but charges of treason. They operate, very specifically, against the Constitution, despite their oaths of office. Individually, their ultimate goal for post-Constitution America differs slightly depending on what level of Marxist ideologues they might be. The Useful Idiots among them seek to transform us into some grand but quite impossible collective utopian global-village. The more sinister treacherous Alinskyite-Marxists among them seek to make us into a dictatorship, pure and simple. Some of them may have made secret compacts with foreign entities for our take-over. At any rate, they all oppose America as Constituted.
But how are the Big Government Republicans any better? They, too, work against the restraints of the Constitution. Not only do they not defend the Constitution as written, they cooperate in exceeding its limitations and constraints. Where the Democrats are treacherous due to ideology, the Republicans are treacherous due to corruption.
Republicans are just as guilty of line-item earmarks, pork-barrel politics and buying votes from an increasingly dependent, as opposed to independent, citizenry, as are the Marxocrats. If it wasn't for Republican cooperation and congeniality at the political feeding trough, America wouldn't be in this current pickle.
The powers of the federal government are limited and enumerated, in Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution. If it isn't in there, the federal government has no Constitutional business even addressing it. It is a local matter.
How many times have you heard one of them say "Nobody wants to eliminate the Safety Net" in the middle of a speech on cutting federal government spending? Is there any Safety Net in Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution that I have overlooked?
How many times have you heard one of them say "Nobody wants to establish Unrestricted gun ownership" when defending the Second Amendment? Are restrictions on gun ownership somewhere in Article 1 Section 8, or anywhere else, that I have overlooked?
How many times have you heard one of them say "Nobody wants to round up all the illegal aliens" when pushing for border security? Why would we not want to round them up? What's so special about this particular brand of criminal activity?
Why do we even have laws? Why do we even have the Constitution?
The way out of this mess is not going to be with Republican leadership. Here's what I said recently in Rebirthing America:
If these additional "Constitutional Review" principles were applied, then much of the damage that has been done can be undone relatively quickly. By the same logic by which the Court said that "an un-Constituional law is no law", it could be said that "an un-Constitutional executive order is no executive order", and that "an un-Constitutional precedent is no precedent."
There is a whole raft of existing un-Constitutional federal law, regulation, precedent, executive order and imperial edict out there, from restricting guns to speech to you name it. It's time to stop it.
The whole of Obamacare was un-Constitutional, even in how it was gotten through legislation, let alone in what it did.
Anyway, that's what was bugging me this morning before going to work. If we get out of this mess with the Constitution intact, it won't be with the current Republican leadership and the current Republican professional consultants. If ever there was a time for new blood in the arena, this is it.
May God preserve our Constitution; the Republcans won't.
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Date: Fri Feb 22 22:14:18 2013
"But if any of them do not disobey it, and try to enforce it, then you have every Constitutional right to defend yourself and your property."
You have no constitutional right to property. If they are causing a menace to the larger public, you have no real right to your guns. A billionaire has no right to his billions while others starve. Whether you like it or not the great equalization is coming, and there is nothing you can do about it.
Date: Sat Feb 23 06:09:57 2013
From: Vic Biorseth
Clearly you are lost in your Marxist stupidification. For you greater education, provided you have the required attention span and cognitive ability to understand it, here is the very brief and simple Amendment IV of the Constitution:
So, it appears that we have a Constitutional right to be secure, not only in our persons, but in our houses, papers, and effects, i.e., our private property. Note that the 4th Amendment is part of the original Bill Of Rights absolutely required for the original Constitution to be ratified.
And, we have Amendment IV Section One, quoted right here:
So, it appears that we have a Constitutional right to Life, Liberty and Property.
Obviously, you know not whereof you speak.
And neither does Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, the Alinskyite Revolutionary, who play-acts at being a Constitutional scholar, and who has assumed the right to just kill any of us he chooses to kill, using drones, without warrant and without due process.
He applies American Constitutional rights only to foreign enemy combatants, criminal aliens and convicted felons, not to innocent American citizens.
Virtually everything he has done since assuming office has in some way violated his oath of office.
Date: Wed Dec 17 2014
From: Vic Biorseth
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