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July 20, 2017

The Supremacy Clause is one of the most misunderstood parts of the U.S. Constitution and is constantly misinterpreted by many people who should know better. The Supremacy Clause is contained in Article VI Clause 2 of the Constitution and reads “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.” The Supremacy Clause in effect says that Federal law rules supreme over State law and in general from that standpoint it is consistent and makes perfect sense.
 
The problem occurs when the Federal Government passes a law that is unconstitutional (which they do with regularity) and then attempts to use the Supremacy Clause to enforce the law. This justification for this set of circumstances just will not pass the smell test but stinking up the place constitutionally is something the Federal Government has mastered.
 
A second problem occurs when a Treaty is passed that has provisions that violate our Constitution. A Treaty does not take precedence over our Constitution but some people would have you think that it does. So, for example, the U.S. cannot conclude a Treaty that takes away your rights under Amendment II. That portion of such a Treaty would be void.
 
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Article III Section 3 of the United States Constitution reads, “Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.” We have a long history of the liberal media adhering to and giving aid and comfort to our enemies. All the way back to the Vietnam War and probably further. The Sedition Act of 1918 forbade Americans to use “disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language” about the U.S. government, flag, or armed forces during war. This act was repealed on December 13, 1920 but sedition has always been a crime. The last known attempt to prosecute someone for sedition was in 1959 when John W. Powell published inaccurate information about the U.S. government while working in Korea.
 
The media has enjoyed complete freedom from prosecution for sedition in part because of two unbelievable court rulings that could only have been decided by judges who had been drinking too much Socialist Kool-Aid. In N.Y. Times (notice how this name keeps cropping up) v. Sullivan 1964 the judge essentially said that “to ensure that debate on public issues remains uninhibited, robust, and wide-open” it is just fine and dandy to lie. So you can just go ahead and lie as long as you say the lie is uninhibited, robust, and wide-open. In St. Avant v. Thompson 1968 the judge asserted that “to ensure the ascertainment and publication of the truth about public affairs, it is essential that the First Amendment protect some erroneous publications as well as true ones.” If I am reading this one correctly, I think that it says whenever you lie in print it’s acceptable as long as you say you were trying to ascertain the truth. The courts have given the media a free pass to lie and when they print sedition they only have to say “I know, but I was just trying to ascertain the truth and besides it was really a robust and uninhibited form of sedition.”
 
Sedition, like treason, has no statute of limitations.

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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July 4, 2017

By Lewis Shupe, Contributor, FFOA News Network

The Supremacy Clause is one of the most misunderstood parts of the U.S. Constitution and is constantly misinterpreted by many people who should know better. The Supremacy Clause is contained in Article VI Clause 2 of the Constitution and reads “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.” The Supremacy Clause in effect says that Federal law rules supreme over State law and in general from that standpoint it is consistent and makes perfect sense.
 
The problem occurs when the Federal Government passes a law that is unconstitutional (which they do with regularity) and then attempts to use the Supremacy Clause to enforce the law. This justification for this set of circumstances just will not pass the smell test but stinking up the place constitutionally is something the Federal Government has mastered.
 
A second problem occurs when a Treaty is passed that has provisions that violate our Constitution. A Treaty does not take precedence over our Constitution but some people would have you think that it does. So, for example, the U.S. cannot conclude a Treaty that takes away your rights under Amendment II. That portion of such a Treaty would be void.
 
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Article III Section 3 of the United States Constitution reads, “Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.” We have a long history of the liberal media adhering to and giving aid and comfort to our enemies. All the way back to the Vietnam War and probably further. The Sedition Act of 1918 forbade Americans to use “disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language” about the U.S. government, flag, or armed forces during war. This act was repealed on December 13, 1920 but sedition has always been a crime. The last known attempt to prosecute someone for sedition was in 1959 when John W. Powell published inaccurate information about the U.S. government while working in Korea.
 
The media has enjoyed complete freedom from prosecution for sedition in part because of two unbelievable court rulings that could only have been decided by judges who had been drinking too much Socialist Kool-Aid. In N.Y. Times (notice how this name keeps cropping up) v. Sullivan 1964 the judge essentially said that “to ensure that debate on public issues remains uninhibited, robust, and wide-open” it is just fine and dandy to lie. So you can just go ahead and lie as long as you say the lie is uninhibited, robust, and wide-open. In St. Avant v. Thompson 1968 the judge asserted that “to ensure the ascertainment and publication of the truth about public affairs, it is essential that the First Amendment protect some erroneous publications as well as true ones.” If I am reading this one correctly, I think that it says whenever you lie in print it’s acceptable as long as you say you were trying to ascertain the truth. The courts have given the media a free pass to lie and when they print sedition they only have to say “I know, but I was just trying to ascertain the truth and besides it was really a robust and uninhibited form of sedition.”
 
Sedition, like treason, has no statute of limitations.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

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June 18, 2017

By Lewis Shupe, Contributor, FFOA News Network

The Department of Education is a microcosm of what is wrong with government. The Department of Education was authorized by the Socialist controlled U.S. Congress in 1979 and signed into law by the Socialist President Jimmy Carter over the vehement objections of the Republican Party, which argued it was just another government “make work” bureaucratic entity (which is exactly what it is). In 2017 this department has about 5,000 employees and a budget of about $100 billion dollars. Its functions kept expanding because of executive orders and the infamous “No Child Left Behind” Act of 2001, signed by President George W. Bush (Bush the second). “No Child Left Behind” would have been better titled “Almost Every Child Left Behind” or even better “No Government Employee Left Behind”. Under the Department of Education, we have all types of government-speak entities created by “No Child Left Behind” including: Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools” (they’re doing a great job); Office of Innovation and Improvement (whatever that means); Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; Office of English Language Acquisition (where do we acquire this); etc.; etc.; etc. Then we have the government-speak entities created by executive order including: White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities staff; White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Staff; White House Initiative on  Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans; etc.; etc.; etc. We also have an Office of Legislation & Congressional Affairs whose primary task, we are sure, is to be certain that Congress does not find out what is taking place in Education so that all those great government jobs will remain in place. They also have an Office for Civil Rights (gee, we thought the Justice Department did this) and all the other internal functions that any red-blooded bureaucratic department requires. They even have an International Affairs office for some reason that no one can determine.

The Education Department really only does three main things: they administer student loans and grants (more about this later); they ship money to the states (assuming they have behaved); and they drive state and local educators crazy with blizzards of paperwork so the Education Department can justify its existence (this, of course, requires local school boards to hire more bureaucrats to process all the paperwork so they can get their federal funds).

Our favorite part of the Education Department is the “Institute of Education Sciences.” This is, in actuality, a sort of “think tank” whose charter is to “provide rigorous evidence on which to ground education practice and policy.” As far as we can determine, despite their theories and statistics, in over fifteen years they have never produced one single concept which has helped improve student learning. Oh wait, we forgot, they may have thought of Common Core. When you ask these people what they are doing you always get some government doublespeak. It seems they just have too much “rigorous evidence” to manage. Nonsense like this makes Orwell look like a beginner.

They tried to have a Department of Education briefly in the 1800s but they realized it was unnecessary so they just made it into an office with a few employees. People were smarter then.

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Claiborne Pell (1918-2009) was a six-term Senator from Rhode Island. He was a courtly gentleman with fine manners, although he seemed a little quirky. When you asked him what was his proudest achievement he said “Pell Grants.” In spite of his polished exterior, inside beat the heart of a fanatical liberal socialist.

Claiborne Pell was the heir to the Lorillard Tobacco fortune and he married Nuala O’Donnell, the heir to the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Fortune. Together they may have been the wealthiest couple in Rhode Island history. Claiborne had a lot of money and not much to do so he got himself elected as a Senator from Rhode Island. Now if Claiborne had wanted to hand out money to needy children to go to college he could have used his own money – he had plenty of it – and set up a Pell Grant fund of his own. Fanatical socialists don’t want to use their money, however; they want to use yours and they want to do it on a grand scale.

Claiborne got the Socialist Party in Congress together and they produced and passed Pell Grants which give money to college students based upon need. In 2017 the amount of Pell Grant money given to college students will be about $20 billion with a maximum per year per student of about $6,000. This means that, in effect, every person in the United States is contributing about $75.00 per year for free educations. There are some working families of four that might like to have that $300 per year. Be advised that there are no criteria other than need.

You can tell a socialist program because it is essentially a redistribution of wealth from which you have no opportunity to recover. If you are taxed to pay for a road you have an opportunity to use the road so you have recovery. If you are taxed for Social Security you have an opportunity to recover because if you live long enough you will get a return. But if you are taxed so that your money can be handed to someone else who provides you with no services, you cannot recover. This is the essence of liberal socialism and it is destroying America. It can come in many forms other than taxation, but the result is always the same.

Rhode Islanders should be ashamed of themselves. 

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Socialist President Lyndon Johnson signed the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. It expires periodically but is always renewed. From the HEA sprung the Perkins Loan Program for very low-income families and the Federal Stafford Loan Program which is also based upon need and is the primary student loan guarantee program in the United States. Between Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and Perkins Loans, all based upon need, you have a basis for one of the Education Department’s three main functions.

There is no regulation on who is qualified to be in college and who is not; if the “need” is there that is all that matters. In 2017, some universities send recruiters to low income neighborhoods trying to locate people to go to college so the universities can keep the federal money coming in and stay afloat. Many of these “recruits” have low SAT scores and a poor academic record and no possibility of ever having a meaningful university experience, so they drift to majors like “Bakery Science” or “Puppet Arts” where you have no potential to learn any job skills but are useful to the university to keep students in school for four years so the cash keeps flowing.

Why did we decide to guarantee student loans and give grants to students based solely upon need? Shouldn’t they have some potential as shown by grade point average, test scores, student achievement, or some other objective criteria which show a pattern of success? Maybe they could all become lawyers: we need another ten million of them. Your socialist dollars in action.

There is a ton of private money out there for young people with ability and need, but socialism must march on. The Stafford Loan default rate in 2017 is currently about 10 percent per year. That doesn’t sound like much but you must remember there is a ten-year payback available on these unsecured loans. The government is losing a ton of money on people who in many cases have no business being in college. 

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The Department of Education must be eliminated. Not only is federal control of education unconstitutional but the one size fits all mentality of the federal government is failing here in a monumental way.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

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June 11, 2017

A few comments about water. Just my opinion but here goes.
 
“Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over.”   Mark Twain
 
Presently the United States and Canada have the greatest storehouse of unused fresh water in the world in the Great Lakes. The surface area of the Great Lakes is larger than the state of Utah (the 13th largest state in terms of surface area). It would require about 650 Lake Meads (the largest man-made lake in the United States), filled to capacity, to fill the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes have, in terms of surface area, five of the nine largest lakes in the world. Superior (#2); Huron (#4); Michigan (#5); Erie (#8); Ontario (#9). Enough said!
 
Using Lake Superior we could run a water line from Duluth, MN to Grand Junction, CO  (950 miles as the crow flies) and pour water into the Colorado River. We could also tap into that line and feed it into the Colorado via the Green River if necessary. We could fill all the reservoirs on the Colorado River an additional eighty feet and the water level of the Great Lakes would drop less than six inches.
 
In Alaska, the people have built a pipeline to transport oil for consumption 800 miles long over some of the most difficult terrain in the world. We built power grids and lines all over the country to provide power. In the Nineteenth Century we built railroads crossing the continent. We have built a roadway system across the continent that is the envy of every nation on earth. We can build a comprehensive national water management system so droughts, as occurred in Georgia and Texas recently, can be managed. The linchpin of this process is the Great Lakes.
 
The Chinese recently launched an 800 mile pipeline project to bring water from the South (where there is a lot of water) to the North (where there is not a lot of water). The Southwestern United States will soon lose its ability to add population since there will be no water available for growth and the action probably taken in the short run will be to close the Imperial Valley farms.
 
The Duluth to Grand Junction alternative I mentioned above is only a suggested beginning. This nation needs a comprehensive water management system so that the effects of drought and flooding can be minimized. The cost for this will be massively offset by making land currently unavailable for farming available for growing food. 
 
As a side note: The United States and Canada need to merge and combine their resources. The resulting mega-country would be the largest area wise in the history of mankind and would result in the most prosperous and self-sufficient powerhouse ever seen on this planet.
 
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Sunday, June 4, 2017

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June 4, 2017

The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) is a landlocked country located in the southern part of the continent of Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. Zimbabwe is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east.
 
Zimbabwe received independence in 1980 and Robert Mugabe won a landslide victory, assuming power as the head of government. This, for Zimbabwe, was the beginning of the end as this North Korean trained socialist began initiating policies that would ultimately destroy the most prosperous nation in Africa.
 
Before the year 2000 the economy of Zimbabwe was healthy and produced a surplus. This was primarily due to mineral exports and an agricultural output that produced a surplus and a net gain. Zimbabwe was once known as the bread basket of Africa. The Zimbabwe economy declined 5 percent in 2000, 8 percent in 2001, 12 percent in 2002 and 18 percent in 2003. The downward spiral of the economy has been attributed mainly to mismanagement, the corruption of the Mugabe regime, and the eviction of more than 4,000 white farmers in the controversial land redistribution of 2000 (there go those socialists again, redistributing wealth).
 
Inflation rose from 32 percent in 1998 to 150,000 percent in 2007. The money of Zimbabwe is worthless and hyperinflation has turned Zimbabwe into a barter nation. Robert Mugabe is still alive at age 93 and running Zimbabwe, or what is left of it. If ever a case could be made for term limits this is it.
 
At present a high percentage of the population is afflicted with AIDS and a country which formerly had a surplus of food now has 80 percent of the population considered as malnourished. 95 percent of the formerly productive land lies barren and unused. Ninety percent of the remaining population has no work. The Ndebele people, the second most populous ethnic group, have almost all returned to their South African Zulu roots, but, at the present time, a return to South Africa is no picnic either.
 
This is what socialism does – it destroys societies. It takes wealth away from productive people and gives it to unproductive people who squander the wealth. The net result is that only a few elites in the power structure have anything, everyone else is poor. No starker example of this can be seen than the difference between North and South Korea. The effects of Socialism vs. Capitalism are clearly displayed in the comparison between these two formerly united countries. It is a tragic contrast but available for viewing to anyone who cares to look. This is not rocket science – go visit both countries and look around (if you dare).   
 
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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Article V & the Convention of States

May 23, 2017

By Lewis Shupe, Contributor FFOA News Network

Article V & the Convention of States

Article V of the United States Constitution reads as follows:

     The Congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.

As far as we can determine there are two ways to amend the Constitution:

Way 1 – Two thirds of both houses of Congress must agree to an amendment and then three fourths of the state legislatures must approve the amendment.

Way 2 – Two thirds of the state legislatures may call for a Constitutional Convention (Convention of States) to propose amendments, which then must be ratified by three fourths of the state legislatures.

There are five problems with this Article, three minor and two major. Let us deal with the minor ones first:

Minor problem 1: Way 2 may well never happen. By the time everyone quits arguing about the specifics of a Constitutional Convention it will be a long time before it can proceed. We had a Constitutional Convention initially because we needed a Constitution but we have never had one since and likely never will.

Minor Problem 2: How state legislatures approve amendments is not subject to judicial review. Probably, in most cases, there is nothing wrong here. If a state has a say three quarter requirement to approve this is probably excessive. The Article needed to be more specific in this regard.

Minor Problem 3: The Article does not confer any emergency powers so that an amendment may be adopted until acted upon by the states. This action could be necessary under certain conditions.

Major Problem 1: The 3/4 rule is too stringent.

Major Problem 2: The Article, as written, gives the states the power to stall. Like college basketball, the states need a shot clock. Often the Congress, in proposing an Amendment, gives the states a time limit. The Congress has no constitutional authority to do this and the states are free to ignore the time limit, which they often do. The Founding Fathers did not include a time limit because people in that time were generally honorable and when presented with a question would act upon it. The framers of the Constitution did not foresee all the weasels that are presently elected to state and national offices that are afraid to stand up and be counted on an issue because they may offend some group of voters.

Why is this so important? Presently it is almost impossible to amend the Constitution. This gives the government another excuse for ignoring it. We see what has happened over the last 85 years when Congress and the President ignore the Constitution and the courts allow this to take place – a legal impetus to the rise of socialism.

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The Convention of States is an effort by a group of concerned citizens to call for a Constitutional Convention to amend the Constitution. While the U.S. Freedom Army supports and applauds their efforts we feel that the task is quite daunting and the required 34 states needed to call for such a convention will be extremely difficult to attain. Having said all of that we hope they succeed.

If they do succeed they should concentrate on Article V only and not make any other constitutional changes. Without going into a lot of detail the items we noted above should be addressed and the 3/4 requirement should be changed to 2/3. It should be constructed so that 2/3 of the state legislatures can amend the Constitution unilaterally. Without going into a lot of detail about the nuts and bolts of how this should be done, this is necessary as a check on the overreach of the federal government.

This new Amendment would look something like this:

Section 1. Article V. of the Constitution of the United States of America is repealed.

Section 2. The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution. The Legislatures of two thirds of the several states must ratify those Amendments for them to become law. 

Section 3. Any State may propose an Amendment to the U.S. Constitution when approved by 2/3 of its legislators. These Amendments shall be valid as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of two thirds of the several states. Individual states will have one year to ratify or refuse to ratify Amendments as proposed to them. Failure to act one year from the date of submission will mean that the state has approved the Amendment.

Section 4. Any Amendment may be enacted immediately and be in force until the ratification process is complete if the President of the United States and at least seven members of the United States Supreme Court agree to the Amendment as proposed. No Amendment under this section may nullify the powers of the states listed in this Amendment.

Section 5. The Legislatures of the individual states must only be in the majority to ratify Amendments. Other than this requirement, individual states may select any other reasonable processes for ratification.
       

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

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May 13, 2017

Some comments on gold.

An ideal currency “should be absolutely invariable in value.” Precious metals are not perfect but they are “the best with which we are acquainted.”        David Ricardo
 
Gold fits almost perfectly all the criteria required for an item to be used as money. It is instructive to give a list of the requirements for an item to be a good candidate to be used as money:
 
Durability – It must be able to stand the wear and tear to which money is subjected without degrading over time.

Portability – It must have a high amount of worth relative to its size. In April 2017, a one ounce American Gold Eagle carried in one’s pocket is about the size of a silver dollar and is worth about $1,250.

Divisibility and consistency – It must be able to be broken into smaller parts and still retain the same value. A ¼ ounce gold coin is exactly one-fourth of the value of a one ounce coin. A diamond, for example, when split into four parts will not retain the same value as the original stone. The purity and weight of gold can be precisely measured.

Intrinsic value – It must have some worth in and of itself. Gold is used in various ways and has a value above and beyond its value as money.

Scarcity – The world stocks of gold have consistently risen about 1.5% per year on average with very little fluctuation, giving it an edge over silver in this respect. Silver stocks have shown a somewhat greater tendency to fluctuate.

Difficulty of counterfeiting – Since gold is a basic item, number 79 on the periodic table, it has yet to be duplicated by any technique known to man. Also, its authenticity can be easily discerned through various tests.
 
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Executive Order 6102. In one of the most blatant acts of any president, Franklin D. Roosevelt took the United States off the gold standard and forbid citizens to own gold except in small quantities. Article I Section 8 of the United States Constitution gives Congress the power “To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standards of Weights and Measures;” - by this act alone FDR had committed an impeachable offense and it is clear that he had no constitutional authority whatsoever to write such an order. The standard of measure for money was gold and FDR outdid himself in this brazen display. The reason given for this act was the deflation the country was suffering under. That deflation was caused by the actions of the Federal Reserve, however, not the gold standard. The real reason for this action was to begin the process of removing the last vestiges of control from the money supply so Roosevelt could have unlimited funds to increase government spending. This and subsequent monetary acts would have devastating long term effects for the integrity of the dollar.
 
The gold standard, while not perfect, is substantially better than using fiat money which enables central governments to spend recklessly with no restraints. This is why the Founding Fathers insisted on a currency backed up by a precious metal, namely gold or silver.
 
The price of gold has not moved much in the last five years. This is because people are under the illusion that there is no inflation. This illusion is fostered by the phony statistics coming from the federal government. While the inflation we are having is small (about 6 percent per year) it will begin to grow exponentially if nothing is done about the national debt and government spending.
 
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JUST MY OPINION. My personal opinion is that gold is extremely cheap and if you are in a position to own some get it. It should make up about 20% of your net worth. Get physical gold if at all possible and find a safe way to store it. When people realize that we are having an inflation gold’s value could double or triple quickly. Gold is money but unlike paper money it retains its purchasing power.  
 
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Saturday, May 6, 2017

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May 6, 2017

Patriotism and Globalism

“The divide is no longer between the right and the left but between the patriots and the globalists.” Marine Le Pen – candidate for Premier of France.

What do the forces of socialism want? They want a world government based upon socialist principles. This is their fundamental goal and, in order to achieve that goal, they must bring down the United States of America and eliminate the U.S. Constitution since both these bulwarks of freedom stand in their way. The way they have chosen to do this is to build up the welfare state until the nation’s economy collapses, paving the way for their takeover of the instruments of government.

This strategy was first enunciated by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the founders of Fabian Socialism. This strategy was augmented by the work of the Italian Communist Antonio Gramsci and by the further work of Cloward and Piven. Fabian Socialism believes in gradualism and the slow methodical approach rather than by violent overthrow. Some famous members of the Fabian Society were the economist John Maynard Keynes and the playwright George Bernard Shaw. The Fabians founded the London School of Economics.

Socialism succeeds in attracting followers because of clever marketing. It sounds good: we will all work together, we will all share, we will raise up the poor and downtrodden. The fact that socialism has a dismal past, has always failed to deliver on its promises, and always leads to a dictatorship does not seem to occur to some people until it is too late. Socialism is a little like the old-style antifreeze – it may taste sweet but if you drink it you get a bad result.

If the United States were to fall under the spell of socialism not only would the socialists have eliminated their primary opposition but they would inherit a military that would allow them to succeed on a world-wide scale. This cannot be allowed to happen. The patriots must get organized and become prepared to eliminate the globalists from public life so that freedom and the U.S. Constitution can take back America.    

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Hillary Supporter GOES CRAZY After Trump Wins Wisconsin Electoral Votes


WOW, He won Wisconsin and they still can't stand it. The minority wants us to give them the majority!
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Monday, April 17, 2017

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Just a few short reminders about the U.S. Constitution

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“A law that is repugnant to the Constitution is void.” John Marshall, Chief Justice United States Supreme Court, Marbury v. Madison 1803

“[S]hould Congress, under the pretext of executing its powers, pass laws for the accomplishment of objects not entrusted to the government, such [acts are] not the law of the land.”  John Marshall, Chief Justice United States Supreme Court, McCulloch v. Maryland 1819

The power of the federal government is limited. It can only act in those areas that are assigned to it and only within the limitations of those assigned areas. The powers assigned to the federal government are (with a few exceptions) outlined in Article I Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution (the Enumerated Powers) and anything falling outside those powers are designated by Amendment X for disposition. The Congress cannot pass any law they so desire and any law they may pass that exceeds the enumerated powers is void.

The federal government may not pass a health care law. This means that the federal government has certain limited choices if they wish to have a health care law. Amend the Constitution to give the federal government authority over health care or ask the individual states to pass their own health care laws and block grant money to the states to support that
endeavor. Repeal (constitutional) then replace (unconstitutional) does not pass the smell test.

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From James Madison:

“With respect to the two words “general Welfare” I have always regarded them as qualified by the detail of powers connected with them. To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators. If the words obtained so readily a place in the “Articles of Confederation” and received so little notice in their admission into the present Constitution, and retained for so long a time a silent place in both, the fairest explanation is, that the words, in the alternative of meaning nothing or meaning everything, had the former taken for granted.” (Translation: If you have not been given the power to do something, you cannot use “general Welfare” as a justification for doing it. This is not the intention of these words.)

From Thomas Jefferson:

“Congress has not unlimited powers to provide for the general welfare but only those specifically enumerated.”

“The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.”

“The greatest [calamity] which could befall [us would be] submission to a government of unlimited powers.” 

“Whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.” 

The Welfare Clause is the most abused part of the United States Constitution. The forces of socialism claim it gives them the authority to pass any type of law they want to help people; this claim is false. They then cite certain Supreme Court rulings to buttress their claim; those rulings were invalid since the courts may not contradict the Constitution.

The people who wrote our founding documents were consistent in their writings about the Welfare Clause. They said you could not use the Welfare Clause as an excuse to exceed the Enumerated Powers of the Constitution. The destruction of the meaning of the Welfare Clause (coupled with the destruction of the meaning of the Commerce Clause) was the key to the destruction of the concept of limited government and the subsequent rise of socialism.  

Lewis Shupe, Founder
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Saturday, April 8, 2017

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Jennings: New surveillance details are 'political bombshell'

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April 5, 2017

If you wish to listen to the podcast of my interview on Americanuck Radio you may use the link below. It is on February 18, 2017, Hour 2, and takes about 50 minutes. After using the link then click on the arrow on the left and then download.
 
 
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“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” Abraham Lincoln
 
During the interview noted above the interviewer asked me a question about how the United States would do in a war with Russia (or words to that effect). This took me aback since I was not prepared to go there and I had not looked at the global power rankings for quite some time and couldn’t remember exactly what the numbers were. Suffice it to say that the United States has 40%-50% of the world’s military power. The United States spends more each year on its military than all the other nations of the world combined. The United States could take on all the other countries of the world combined and have a good chance of winning.
 
I also said that Canada and North Korea were very close in military capability but did not get the numbers exactly right. For those of you interested in this sort of thing you can go to www.globalfirepower.com and either look at all the countries or compare two countries. Some of the things in there are quite interesting.
 
In the 2nd Iraq War the United States fought against the Iraqi Army. Iraq was considered to have the 9th strongest military in the world at that time and they were easily beaten using less than 10% of the military capability of the United States.
 
The United States military provides stability in the world and if it did not exist the world would descend into a chaotic state. If Russia knew we would not interfere they would occupy Belarus, the Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia just for starters. China would grab Taiwan and whatever else they could seize and a great deal of the freedom of many nations would be lost. 
 
The destruction of America will not come from a foreign government. It will come from the forces of Marxism that are working inside America to destroy our way of life. Those forces must be removed from public life. These are “the men who pervert the Constitution.”
 
Lewis Shupe, Founder

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sanders Admits Obamacare Deductibles and Premiums Are 'Too High'

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March 26, 2017

By Lewis Shupe, Contributor, FFOA News Network

On October 24, 1945, the United Nations officially came into existence upon ratification by the five permanent members of the Security Council – France, the Republic of China, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States – and by a majority of the other forty-six signatories. The United Nations was founded as a successor to the League of Nations, which was considered to have been ineffective in its role as an international governing body since it had been unable to prevent World War II. That was the ostensible reason, but the primary reason was that the United States had never supported the League of Nations and was not a member and therefore the League of Nations was a toothless tiger. Apparently in the 1920s the people elected to run the United States government were a lot smarter than they were in 1945.
 
The United States initially enjoyed a certain amount of control since the initial fifty-one members usually sided with the United States but that all changed beginning in the mid fifties when new members began being added rapidly until the number of members grew to 185 member-states by 1995. Coupling that with the dubious Uniting for Peace resolution (whereby a veto in the Security Council would mean the General Assembly would assume the powers of the Security Council) meant that the United States had absolutely no control over any U.N. actions even though it was paying on average over the years about 30 percent of the total cost of the operation.
 
The net result of all these actions is that the United Nations is nothing more than another third world country. It is a place for various kinds and types of satraps from numerous elitist controlled dictatorships to come and rest and collect a big salary for doing little or nothing. Furthermore, these countries pay almost nothing to have a forum to rant about the United States, Israel, or any other successful country that makes their tin-horn fourteenth century dictatorships seem paltry by comparison. The fact that the United Nations keeps its budget shrouded in secrecy further complicates any meaningful analysis of how money is spent. The largesse of the United States and certain other western world countries is the only reason it continues to exist financially.
 
Personnel costs are estimated to consume at least 75 percent of the U.N. operating budget and the number of employees has increased from 1,500 to in excess of 100,000 worldwide. The salary and benefits packages of U.N. employees in New York City are incredibly lucrative. The average U.N. employee makes about twice as much as is paid for an equivalent position in New York City itself. The United States is supporting another welfare program not documented as such.
 
The U.N. is what it has always been for the last fifty years – a rotting carcass which has been propped up by various socialist run governments (including often the United States) and left-wing dictatorships and displayed as a vibrant living being. It is time for the final denouement and it can come none too soon.
 
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If the U.N. wants to survive in the 21st Century it must come to grips with the realities of geopolitics in the present world and try to solve world problems rather than pressing for the globalist agenda favored by so many. To do this it must reorganize itself.
 
The USFA offers the following suggestion:
 
#1 Break the world into 9 regions: A. United States & Canada; B. Central & South America: C. Russia; D. China; E. Sub-Saharan Africa; F. Europe; G. Mediterranea; H. Sub Asian Continent; I. Oceania.
 
#2 Give each region exactly one vote and 9 votes are required before the U.N may act. Each region contributes 1/9th of the total amount required to operate the U.N.
 
It is helpful to have a forum where world problems may be discussed but in its present format the U.N. cannot be allowed to continue to exist and attempt to impose its socialist agenda upon the entire planet. Barring some sort of makeover the U.N. must be scuttled.     

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