Staff Writer, DL Mullan
The Republic / Belief Systems
No, Mr. Olbermann, that is Not Treason.
In the last forty to fifty years, treason against the United States has become a game of whodunit or who will catch us! The same players are always involved: Republicans and Democrats. So, when are we going to begin the arrests?
Treason is defined by the Constitution is Article 3, Section 3:
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
We have plenty of witnesses and confessions on the behalf of the Neo Conservative / Liberal caste of our society who openly commit treason against the People.
The United States of America is a Republic. In a Republic, individual rights are assumed greater and more precious than a belief system, economic theory, or ideology. Here is a summary of what a Republic is:
Here’s how it works: in democratic or republican systems, there is a kind of majority rule. In democracies, the 51% rules over the 49% and has total control. The 51% can do whatever it wants, because in democracies there are not structures in place to protect individual rights.
If 51% vote to steal your bike, you are without a bike. If 51% vote to kill you, you are out of a life. It does not matter if it is right or not, what the majority says is what happens.
A republic is different though, and it operates for the protection of the individual against the majority when they get out of control. It is very important to protect the rights of the individual in a political system, for that is how governments are limited in their power and scope.
So let’s take Gender Ideology. Some will argue that individuals choosing whatever gender or façade s/he would like to present to the world is an individual right. Correct so far.
Then these gender ideologies are pushed into the public arena as politics to change how society functions. Men dressed as females as part of their gender identity therefore have the individual right to use women’s public restrooms. That would be false.
When your belief system is your own private Idaho, you are protected under the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Once you take your privately held beliefs to change your persona and force that belief onto others, well, you have now infringed on other people’s individual rights. Women have the right to a safe, secure area in public for which to use the restroom without fear or challenge.
Just like public restrooms had to be changed for individuals in wheelchairs, that supported people’s individual rights for sexual privacy in restrooms in business, government, or other establishments.
Gender ideology does not secure sexual privacy; it eliminates it. Add to the fact that men are most likely to commit sexual crimes against women, and the individual right to force gender ideology onto an unsuspecting public all but dissolves.
You have the right to dress like a tart. Men have been dressing like tarts for thousands of years. Look at all the oil paintings of monarchs and learned men: tart, tart, tart.
But that does not give Transgender individuals the right to override other people’s individual rights. It’s called personal responsibility. We have somehow lost that individual philosophy while looking for instant gratification.
Another example would be the economic theory of Trickle Down Economics. What a scam. This “theory” proposed that if you give all the economic profit to the wealthy they would create jobs and buy, buy, buy! as their own economic stimulus.
Trickle Down Economics was another term for Highway Robbery. The wealthy as they do and continue to do is stash, stash, stash! they’re wealth. The money is therefore taken out of circulation and the economy worsens because there is no way to loosen the monetary purse strings.
The theory was aptly named because the very, very rich peed on the rest of America. This economic theory showed how and when you take the economic engine away from the individual that the economy dies. Everyone in a society has the individual right to compete and participate in the economy as an equal.
The bulk of the money in an economy should be concentrated in the lower half of the economic sphere. That means the 50% of the society making less should have a more fluid availability of money. This fluidity allows for motility and market volatility. The money made at the bottom will then filter through the rungs above them: Middle Class, Upper Middle Class, and into the affluent caste.
The rich will always receive the money at the end of the day, but Trickle Down Economics did not even allow for the bottom classes to even compete or participate in the market. The market was essentially closed off for the profiteering of a few.
That is against our individual rights. That is favoritism, corruption, and a monopoly. That is why Trickle Dawn Economics does not work: it’s against our Anti Trust philosophy.
So is the TIPP, TPP, NAFTA, and other economic packages that parse down economics into a corporate governance that rules over the servant classes, which is everyone else who is forced to spend their money on corporate agendas, fads, and products. A corporatocracy is nothing but living in a global corporate town where the profits go up and nothing comes back down: no competition, no motility, no individual rights are protected. Welcome to minimum wage living in coffin apartments where you can only ride the light rail and go nowhere else in life.
That would define monopolies, Too Big To Fail, Agenda 21, and other nonsense as direct threats against our founding principles and individual rights. Treason comes in all forms. Economics has been used as a weapon ever since the Central Banks took over our economy and money supply. The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 is unconstitutional and dare we say; Treason. The People are supposed to be in control, not a foreign corporation.
For the last distinction between a personally held belief versus individual rights, we have belief systems. A belief system is a religious dogma, or practice. The First Amendment protects individuals from intrusion against the majority forcing them to stop their worship. If you worship a rock or an imaginary person/god/ghost/alien being, then the government and others cannot force you to stop believing and worshiping as you wish.
However… we have had a movement in this country since Goldwater, called the Right, Evangelism, and other conservative names, who believe that right is might. This use of religion in politics is a way to make the United States of America into a Christian theocracy.
Since not every Christian believes in the same tenets of the religion and still others in this country who are not Christian at all, we have a huge problem with religion taking over the government one seat at a time and forcing that belief system on the rest of America. That would be called: treason. A religion, a belief system, is overthrowing the values and freedoms of the Republic.
An individual has the right to worship as they see fit. A religion does not have the right to make laws in this country that interfere, abolish, or subsume other American’s individual rights. That would be the crux of religion being used as an act of treason because it is overthrowing individual rights for the rights of a group’s view of the world.
So Mr. Olbermann, you wanted to know what treason is happening in our country? The above summation should give you a great head start.
The United States of America is a Republic being hit on all sides with acts that erode our Constitution and Bill of Rights with ideologies that do not protect, promote, or support individual rights against a majority view.
We are NOT a democracy. We are a Republic. Maybe it is about time we shrug off the immaturity of ideologies and beliefs for a bigger prize: freedoms and rights as promised by our Founding Fathers.
Anything else to subject individuals to a fad or fringe or belief against their rights is nothing more than a stark failure of the People to run their government as it was intended.
“Congress has no power to make any religious establishments.”
~Founding Father Roger Sherman, Congress, August 19, 1789
And neither does the Supreme Court…