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Tyranny is for Overthrowing (english)
21 Nov 2002
The case for revolution.
Tyranny is for Overthrowing
Author: Stephen DeVoy,
Rebel
November 21, 2002
Our founding fathers rose up against tyrants far less oppressive than our
current masters and threw off the yoke of the King to found the world's first
constitutional democratic republic.  They constructed for their descendents
and those who would come to be known as Americans a system designed to resist
the centralization of power, the pervasive interference of government in the
personal lives of citizens, and the designs of the powerful to dominate. 
The founding fathers divided the government into separate parts with intrinsic
and independent powers.  This, they believed, would make it unlikely that
any interest could subvert any one part of the system without the others acting
to right the subversion.
They were right.  The events leading to our current state of
illegitimate government were improbable.  Improbable sequences of events,
however, are not impossible.  I cannot believe that our founding fathers
would support the notion that the rights of the people should be held secondary
to the mechanics of a system, when the system has been subverted, however
improbable that may have seemed to them at the beginning.
We stand at a point in history where the accumulated actions of one
segment of society has succeeded in corrupting all three branches of our
republic.  The presidency has been undemocratically seized.  The
judicial branch has been systematically infiltrated with political judges
aligned with this same segment.  The legislative branch has been captured
through a sequence of strange actions which include an attempted assassination
of two Democratic senators through military grade anthrax derived from American
military strains and the death of America's only truly leftist Senator just days
before the elections that tilted the balance of power to the Republican
Party.  The US Military, forever banished by our founding fathers to play
no political role within the US, has now become an active player in spying upon
Americans and preventing dissidents from being employed in technological fields
where the endless tentacles of the DoD wend.  US Marines are now involved
in law enforcement and National Guard swagger about our airports and train
stations.
Our founding fathers, despite the great physically difference between
themselves and their oppressor, included the Fourth Amendment in the Bill of
Rights in order to keep government out of the personal lives of Americans, for
only in privacy can a human develop his nature unmolested.  In the time of
our founding fathers, there were no databases, computers, and electronic
communications.  The oppressive King relied upon the only means at his
disposal to invade the privacy of his subjects - the search.  It being inconceivable
to the founding fathers that technology would be developed whereby the same
intrusions could be made without the physical violation of a person's property,
our founding fathers set forth the Fourth Amendment in terms of the existing
implementation of privacy invasion: the search.  Despite their specific
prohibition against unwarranted searches, it is clear that their intent was to guarantee
the privacy of the individual and the liberty to live one's personal life
without the ever present and oppressive eye of the state.
The philosophy of rights upon which our founding fathers set forth the
Bill of Rights is based on the notion of a priori rights inherent in the
nature of the human individual.  These rights are not bestowed upon the
individual by the state but exist independently of the state.  The American
republic would be superior to her contemporaries not in granting these rights,
but in recognizing their independent existence.  As independent properties
of an individual, these rights cannot be deprived by any event less than the
termination of the life of the individual.  Thus, our founding fathers
never imagined that the government would require individuals to register in
order to enjoy their rights.  Much less did they imagine that background
checks would be made before rights were acknowledged.  Thus the
deterioration of the Second Amendment through the process of background checks
and registration is a blatant violation of the Constitution.  Furthermore,
as our rights are our by nature qua human nature, they are rights to be enjoyed
by all individual humans, whether citizens of the United States or not. 
While such rights may not be recognized by other states, the do continue to
exist.  Thus, upon arriving in the United States, each an every immigrant
or visitor brings with him these rights.  When the United States of America
violates these rights, it denies its founding principles and violates the
Constitution.
From the above we can see that our government has been transformed. 
The social contract that once could be used to support the argument that
American citizens are bound by loyalty to the United States and its laws has
been violated by the imposter currently assuming the identity of the United
States Government.  As such, it can no longer be argued that Americans are
bound to obey or respect the authority of the United States Government nor are
they bound to its laws.  The United States Government has become a rogue apparatus,
devoid of legitimacy, and condemned to opposition by all freedom loving
Americans.  In a phrase, it is no longer patriotic to support the United
States Government.  In fact, supporting the monstrosity that pretends to be
our government is an act of treason against the real Government of the People
that now exists only in concept and not in practice.
It is unfortunate, but not surprising, that the majority of Americans fail
to understand the basis of their rights, the source of governmental legitimacy,
and the nature of the usurpations that have occurred.  Being in the
minority, however, did not discourage our founding fathers, nor should it
discourage us.  The first American revolution, like all successful
revolutions, was the product of the good will, vision, and determination of but
a small percentage of the people from which it emerged.  So too shall the
second American Revolution be the child of the few who believe truly in the
principles of democracy and liberty.  Let not the words and actions of the
many sheep dampen your impulses.  Listen to your heart and stand up against
the tyrants.  Do not wait for guarantees of success, for the only guarantee
before us is that inaction will give birth to oppression.
See also:
http://www.stop-fascism.org/november_21,_2002.htm
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