Today, our nation is in disarray. Our Constitution has been trampled, and the decline of the moral fabric of our society is in question. Our governments have lost the trust of the people. Our courts do not uphold the Constitution, and the American people afraid for the future of their children are being told to relinquish even more of their individual liberties in the name of security – by a federal government and state bureaucracies operating outside their constitutional boundaries that continue to encroach upon the God given rights of ‘We The People’ enshrined in and protected by our Constitutions.
Therefore, the time has come to ask the question… “Is the Second Amendment under attack because America is in a post-constitutional “age of betrayal”— meeting the definition of tyranny as understood by the Founders?”
Here are some words on the matter from the late Bob Healey, founder of The Cool Moose Party…
The Right to Overthrow
by Robert Healey
Aug 19, 2015
Opinion – Motif Magazine
“I may be on the wrong end of a gun debate, but I am still bringing a knife to this gunfight. My position is that the Second Amendment does not relate to guns, but has a far more visionary intent: revolution. To me, the argument that the Second Amendment is about guns completely misses the target. The Second Amendment is about the right to pick up a pitchfork, sword or gun to either protect or restore our rights against any tyrannical government (and oddly enough, tyrannical governments do not interpret this similarly).
The colonists, having survived a bout of tyranny, were in no mood to be restricted. Guns were as commonplace as spoons and necessary for daily existence. They were a daily tool and not explicitly mentioned in the Second Amendment. Has anyone proposed any good hammer amendments recently? At the founding, tyranny was real threat. Retaining a right to keep arms to rise up against government is far more logical as the foundation for the Second Amendment.
While we can debate whether we need to preserve (or expand) our Second Amendment right of revolution, the idea that has been postulated for most of the 20th century that the Second Amendment is to protect or regulate guns is misguided. Whatever side you are on, gun control or gun ownership, you are wrong to think the Second Amendment is your problem or your savior. The real issue is the change in society and how this relates to the Second Amendment.
The deinstitutionalization of America in the late 1960s put thousands on the street based on the theory that one is insane only if the person is ‘dangerous to self or others’ (usually proven after a mass shooting). While deinstitutionalization was a victory for personal freedom (and humanity), the downside is that the state, freed of its commitment to its mentally deficient, failed to provide support on the outside for those released from the inside.
Mass shootings, often the work of the certifiably insane, trigger a debate about gun control under the Second Amendment when it really should initiate a discussion of how our society fails its mentally deficient. Having potentially insane people among us can be dangerous (as it was back then). Guns are an easy means for the insane to vent their frustrations, but is the solution to take away the guns or to better care for our mentally unstable? Is your answer for us to submit to more tyranny because we are allowing more freedoms? Do we still fight wars for peace?
I do not own a gun (as I may be dangerous to myself and others). I have used a gun. I can state unequivocally, I don’t see myself as shooting people (even those assholes who bring 15 items to the 10 items or less cashier. Although, as an aside, does corn count as one item or 12?). All that said, I would shoot a tyrant, with malice aforethought. I guess that means government needs to keep me happy enough not to see it as tyrannical. Either that, or take my Second Amendment rights away, or shoot me, or both.
The Second Amendment is my inalienable right to overthrow my government, and that, they will have to pry from my cold dead hands.”
Robert J. Healey, Jr.
America’s gun culture has been the subject of intense interest and controversy for years, with concerns frequently raised about shadowy militias, paramilitary extremists, and unstable mass shooters in possession of explosives and firearms.
However, amid the current gun-control debate and protests calling for more legislation to further prohibit private gun ownership, one domestic organization’s fearsome arsenal of military-style equipment has been left out of the conversation.
In just the past decade, the group amassed a stockpile of pistols, shotguns, and semiautomatic rifles, along with ample supplies of ammunition, liquid explosives, gun scopes, and suppressors. In its cache as well are night-vision goggles, gas cannons, plus armored vests, drones, and surveillance equipment. Yet this organization’s aggressive weapons buildup to arm itself has drawn almost NO public attention.
Does all this firepower belong to a terror cell? A right-wing hate group? A vicious urban gang or mass shooter?
None of the above.
Was the Commission that was founded to investigate
voter fraud… a fraud itself?
Steve Bannon helped launch Cambridge Analytica with the financial backing of the wealthy Mercer family and oversaw Cambridge Analytica’s early efforts to collect troves of Facebook data as part of an ambitious program to build detailed profiles of millions of American voters.
Ken Block, founder of Simpatico Software, and two-time Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate, did a computer analysis of the potential for voter fraud funded by the Government Accountability Institute, which was co-founded by Steve Bannon and the GOP’s mega donor – the wealthy Mercer family.
Cambridge Analytica specializes in what’s called “psychographic” profiling, meaning they use data collected online to create personality profiles for voters. They then take that information and target individuals with specifically tailored content.
If you use the internet or social media, you leave behind a digital trail of crumbs. Every post you like, every tweet you retweet, every thread you participate in — it’s all data up for collection and input.
Here’s the reason why no anti-gun extremist will ever direct you to the Militia Act itself — because it proves WE THE “UNORGANIZED” MILITIA have the right to bear arms too!
READ IT FOR YOURSELF…..
The Militia Act of 1795 was on the books until 1903, when the Dick Act replaced it which established the United States National Guard with the language found below in 10 U.S. Code sec. 311:
“Militia”: composition and classes —
(a) The militia of the United States consists of all able-bodied males at least 17 years of age and, except as provided in section 313 of title 32, under 45 years of age who are, or who have made a declaration of intention to become, citizens of the United States and of female citizens of the United States who are members of the National Guard.
(b) The classes of the militia are–
(1) the organized militia, which consists of the National Guard and the Naval Militia; and
(2) the unorganized militia, which consists of the members of the militia who are not members of the National Guard or the Naval Militia.
So you see, according to the Militia Act @ (2) — ‘WE THE PEOPLE’ are also the militia and have the right to bear arms too… we’re just “unorganized”! Have fun with that.
For decades our state politicos of both parties have abjectly failed to meet their responsibility to maintain our essential transportation infrastructure. They’ve had the political backbone of slugs, unwilling to speak the obvious truths of an unaccountable transportation system while our roads and bridges have been allowed to deteriorate, on purpose, in bringing us to this crisis.
However, if the goal is privatization, this is the moment they have awaited, when they could impose their ideology on the unsuspecting public – and here it is.
All the Governor now needs to do is get the initial ‘groundwork plan’ enacted by getting the gantries erected, then under the total control of the unaccountable and unanswerable DOT, they in turn will proceed to work lock-in-step toward the real propose – which is… the privatization of our public infrastructure.
The Global Corporations, Wall Street and banking cartels are on a (P3) mission of rewriting OUR Rights to establish a new form of “Hybrid-Governance” referred to by the McKinsey Company aka (THE FIRM) that Gina Raimondo’s husband ‘Andy Moffit’ happens to work for. McKinsey and Company – who are the major consultants for P3 Projects calls privatization the new “Hybrid-Governance” & they refer to the public as its “Human Capital” and “End-Users”.
Now, I don’t know about you, but last I checked, ‘WE THE PEOPLE’ lived in a REPUBLIC that derives its just powers THROUGH the “Consent of the governed” – not THROUGH ‘WE THE HUMAN-CAPITAL’ under “HYBRID-GOVERNANCE” ruled by UNELECTED MEGA CORPORATIONS!
What the Governor, Mayor, and media don’t tell you… although Providence may not be listed as a ‘Sanctuary City’ — it’s because we hold the distinction of being 1 out of only 4 ‘Sanctuary States’ in the Union!
Both parties have sold us out in allowing Illegal immigration to flourish, because Democrats wanted more voters, and Republicans sought inexpensive labor for their donors — and now they are scrambling to hide their past and present agendas… by idealizing the so-called ‘Dreamers’.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Map: The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is a national non-profit resource center that provides legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights.
Congratulations to Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation ―
They are helping to self-drain the bureaucratic swamp they created…
“President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort got permission from the U.S. Labor Department to hire 70 more foreign workers this winter. That marks an increase from the 64 foreign workers the south-Florida resort that has come to be known as the “Winter White House” hired last year. Beyond Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s golf club in Jupiter, Florida was granted permission to hire 10 waiters and six cooks, while Trump’s golf club in Briarcliff Manor, New York, got permission to hire eight waiters from abroad. Earlier this year, Trump increased the number of available H-2B visas by 15,000 for fiscal year 2017. In announcing the change, the Department of Homeland Security said the goal of the increase was to help “U.S. businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm due to a lack of available temporary non-agricultural workers.” REALLY??