Wouldn't It Be Nice? Introduction: The Rule of Law

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Wed, 01 Aug 2007 13:42:25 GMT  <== Politics ==> 

L. Neil Smith at JPFO - wouldn't it be nice if the "rule of law" applied to our so-called representatives? If their oaths to preserve and defend the Constitution meant all the Constitution all the time? And the penalty for violating those oaths were swift and severe?

Has it ever struck you as a little odd that in a country with a Thirteenth Amendment that outlaws "involuntary servitude of any kind",there's also a "Selective Service" system that forces men, on pain of imprisonment or death, to join the military whether they want to or not?

Have you ever wondered why, in a country with a First Amendment that forbids abridging freedom of speech or of the press, there's also a "Federal Communications Commission" wholly dedicated to doing just that and happy to fine you if you use words it doesn't want you to use?

Have you ever been puzzled (or outraged) that in a country with a Second Amendment that strictly forbids infringement of "the right of the people to keep and bear arms", there's an entire federal bureau built to do exactly that? Or 20,000 lesser statutes and ordinances -- the very kind of thing that used to be called "Jim Crow laws" -- written to do the same? A major legal and academic cottage industry whose function seems to be making up phony justifications for doing it? And a "free press" striving implacably -- under cover of the First Amendment -- to obliterate the freedoms supposedly protected by the Second?


Stay tuned here as I continue the discussion. Next time: brass tacks.

And remember, all gun control laws must be abolished!

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13th Amendment

Submitted by Scott Kohlhaas on Mon, 06 Aug 2007 06:08:09 GMT

Thanks for bringing up how ironic it is that we could have a draft registration and a 13th Amendment that outlaws it.

Would you be willing to spread the word about www.draftresistance.org? It's a site dedicated to shattering the myths surrounding the selective slavery system and building mass civil disobedience to stop the draft before it starts.

Our banner on a website, printing and posting the anti-draft flyer or just telling friends would help.


Scott Kohlhaas

PS. When it comes to conscription, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

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