How do you know when the government is out of control? When you are controlled by the government. Easy right?
I saw an image recently with the words “Caution: Tyranny Ahead!” I thought, that must be an old one because it’s already here. It’s all around us. The people submit to despicable TSA violations and are now stopping dead in their tracks when ordered to “Freeze” by TSA agents. Yes, it is a sick game of obedience training. Unfortunately, people today are very easy to train. The government doesn’t need to reward the people with a treat like dog trainers do. The “fear factor” has worked wonders for the police state. Those among us who don’t comply or who speak out for liberty are harassed, threatened and detained by the ‘authorities’.
Tyranny is slipping through every door and window of our home. I could take up the rest of the day listing each instrument, so here’s just a few: Obamacare, UN Agenda 21, the Federal Reserve, TSA, FDA, EPA, ATF, FBI, NSA, DHS, Patriot Act, NDAA, gun control measures, militarization of the police, etc, etc. For now I’d like to focus on just two: Obamacare and the NDAA.
First, we should not expect the solution to come from Washington, DC. All three branches of the federal government are engaged in destroying the US Constitution, and have been for a long time. Regardless of who wins the presidential election (from the 2 party system) the same liberty destroying policies will continue.
We are the solution. The only way to take control back from a tyrannical government is nullification on state and local levels.
As for Obamacare in New Jersey after the supreme court decision, Governor Christie has promised to again veto the exchange legislation reintroduced by the legislature. However, he also said he would meet any deadlines imposed on the state. He said he is opposed to Obamacare, but it “binds my hands”. (video@1:13) Could this mean the formation of Christiecare or maybe just a revised version of the proposed exchange?
Thomas Jefferson wrote: “That the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government … and that whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force… that the government created by this compact [the Constitution for the United States] was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers.”
We don’t have to submit, Governor Christie. Nothing binds your hands. You are not obligated to follow unconstitutional orders from the federal government. You have the power to veto, and you have the power to nullify the unconstitutional PPACA, regardless of the SCOTUS decision. This is not just about taking care of those less fortunate in our state. This is about federal usurpation of state power and sovereignty, as you understand. Let’s also not forget all the other regulations and taxes that comes with Obamacare.
Governor, you didn’t rack up a record of 130-0 as a US Attorney by claiming your hands were bound. As for whose hands should be bound, it should be those of the out of control leviathan in DC. Your job as Governor is much like that of US Attorney – make sure the law is enforced. That law is the Constitution. Now get out there and win number 131 for us!
In the NDAA, section 1021 permits the government to indefinitely detain US citizens without trial. A lawsuit was filed against the president earlier this year over the provision that allows the imprisonment of Americans indefinitely without trial or due justice. US Federal Judge Katherine Forrest ruled it unconstitutional. Obama filed an appeal. The appeals court Judge granted a stay on the injunction. One of the plaintiffs, Chris Hedges said that he believes the NDAA’s indefinite detention clause is already being used to imprison Americans, “because they filed an emergency appeal.” The wrangling continues and the case is expected to reach the federal supreme court.
After the recent Obamacare decision, who feels secure that court will decide to uphold the constitution? This too can be nullified at the state and local level. You’ll find the TAC model legislation “NDAA: Liberty Preservation Act” for state and local response here. To track progress of the Liberty Preservation Act across the country, go here.
We are looking for groups and individuals in New Jersey who will take a stand with us to push back against the federal government. Please contact us and join in the fight for Liberty.
Nullification isn’t easy, but it’ll be easier than living under tyranny.
“The people, acting through their natural polities, the States, had created and given authority to the Constitution of the United States. The Constitution conferred powers on a general government to handle certain specified matters that were common to the “general welfare” of all the States. That government was an agent. It could not be the judge of its own powers. To allow it to be so would mean nothing less than a government of unlimited power, a tyranny. The partners to the Constitution, the sovereign peoples of the States, were the final judges of what they had intended the Constitution to mean. When the general government exceeded its power it was the right and duty of the State to interpose its authority and defend its people from federal acts of tyranny – yes, to render a federal law inoperative in the State’s jurisdiction…” – James Madison
Benjamin Mankowski Sr. also contributed to this article and Thanks to Donald MacLeay for the video.