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Constitutional, Plain & Simple
Homeland Security
Part 4 of 4

As previously noted, the current U.S. Intelligence paradigm has been a wasteful drain on resources and a serious threat to the People and Constitution of the United States—often proving to be the actual source of danger through direct anti-constitutionality, treasonous conspiracy, and/or blow-back rather than accomplishing true national defense (especially not in a Constitutional and often not in any sort of ethical way). The costs inflicted on the People of the rest of the world and the resulting consequences for the People of the United States must end.

That doesn’t mean the U.S. will be left defenseless against espionage, or incapable of military Intelligence gathering and operations, as far superior national Intelligence will instead exist through the Constitutional Armed Services—in a way that doesn’t violate Constitutional Rule of Law, Human Rights, and isn’t guilty of the other crimes committed by the current U.S. military-industrial complex which is primarily manipulated through the corrupt, anti-constitutional Intelligence apparatus warned of by insiders such as Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and more.

All necessary counter-espionage assets will be consolidated into local militia counter-espionage sections. All espionage investigations will be under the jurisdiction of the local Sheriff with none to be conducted without their permanently documented authorization and supervision. Sheriff’s will oversee such investigations as prescribed by the portion of the PSUCJ which will address them. Militia special agents will conduct these investigations under the local Sheriff’s supervision as prescribed by the portion of the UCMJ which will address them.

All necessary Intelligence assets will be consolidated into the U.S. Navy, only to be used against legitimate foreign enemies, not against U.S. citizens, allies, or neutral entities. U.S. Navy Intel will operate as outlined by the portion of the UCMJ which will address it.

While the power and authority of budgeting and other allocation remains with Congress, oversight will no longer be the sole jurisdiction of secret courts, committees, panels, etc. that are comprised of individual politicians with varying values, goals, and faithfulness as objective checks and balances on what has proven to have become a rubber-stamped, ever-expanding Nazi/Soviet-modeled anti-constitutional Imperial police state Intelligence panoply. Instead, Congress members and local authorities will oversee Intelligence operations according to the United States Constitution and the appropriate Uniform Code of Justice.

No other spy organizations will be allowed within the U.S., whether government or private. These would compete and interfere with the operations of the CAS and pose a continuing threat to the world, especially towards the People of the United States and Constitutional Rule of Law. All agents are free to apply to serve within the Constitutional Armed Services if they would like to exercise more ethical, successful, and worthwhile tradecraft as a U.S. Navy or local Militia special agent.


Results:

With the military-industrial complex truly bound by the Rule of Law there will be no more of the following perpetrated by the government of the United States:

-U.S. banana republics and all related operations

-Illegal assassinations

-Illegal kidnapping

-Indefinite detention

-Torture

-False/black flag operations

-Heinous programs and operations such as Paperclip, Gladio, Northwoods, MK ULTRA, Mockingbird, PRISM, the manipulation of the Western political system, economy, culture (racial & religious conflicts, drug operations, diseases), citizens, and much,
much more.

Summary of Benefits of accomplishing truly Constitutional and superior Homeland Security through the CAS, PSUCJ, and UCMJ:

* Rule of Law truly honored; Supreme U.S. Law in the form of the Constitution—including and especially the Bill of Rights—fully restored, upheld, and defended

* True and far superior national security accomplished through the CAS, PSUCJ, and UCMJ

* Global and domestic tensions, conflicts, and dangers alleviated

* Federal budget deficit eliminated and prohibited

* National debt resolved

* National credit rating and international reputation greatly improved

* Superior tax system—the only taxes being a consumption tax on purchases never to exceed 10%

* Defense of the domestic and global environment through the elimination of nuclear energy, GMO’s, and a move towards truly natural, organic sustainability in the fields of energy, agriculture, and much more

* Overall improved national/cultural/societal/individual Freedom, Liberty, Justice, and Opportunity

* A voluntary and vastly superior national healthcare solution

Dissemination

With truly Constitutional, Plain & Simple Homeland Security implemented as outlined within this presentation, the forces of the entire world could combine against the United States and they would not prevail—though they would also have no more reason to attempt to do so. Revenge would be hollow, as implementation of the PSUCJ will bring as many as are responsible for crimes against humanity to Justice as possible, and any attempts of foreign powers to avenge themselves further will not prosper.

However, how can these things be accomplished if too few champion the cause? It is fact that it only takes 3% of a population to enact great change on a very large scale, especially in the Age of Information, and this is certainly a cause worth 100% of the support that can be offered not only from the People of the United States, but from everyone regardless of their nationality due to how greatly they would also benefit from the United States accomplishing truly Constitutional Homeland Security.

Share this presentation in any way you know how as virally as possible. Become familiar with the concepts within and discuss them with your family, friends, co-workers, internet acquaintances, and more. Ask politicians running for office what they think of this plain and simple Constitutional Homeland Security manifesto and use that to inform your vote—though the ideal is for those who share this philosophy to vote each-other into office and implement these things according to the People and Constitution of the Unites States, helping elections again become more about the candidate’s actual political philosophy and record rather than their appearance, affiliation, and/or momentary rhetoric.

Thank you for your consideration,

Collin Theis
10:OIII AM
U.S. Army disabled veteran
Mediariffic CEO
Editor – The Libertarian Clarion
Free Citizen of America







Constitutional, Plain & Simple
Homeland Security
Part 3 of 4

In order to operate, the truly Constitutional Militia of the Several States must first be revitalized, and before the question of how to accomplish that is addressed it’s important to understand their absence and how to avoid a harmful repeat of it.

In 1812 the United States proto-militia, while ferocious, also still lacked discipline, equipment, and uniform training and regulation across all units. When the British regrouped and violently returned to America in the War of 1812, it was discovered that the U.S. was woefully deficient in Naval warfare against the British and the poorly trained and still poorly equipped U.S. militia only proved to be reliably effective fighting units within their own States, not in other States or when working with unfamiliar units who may have been trained in completely different ways with differing commands, formations, tactics, and standards of excellence in contrast to the superior cohesion, discipline, and provisions of the British military.

General George Washington, among others, called attention to these long-standing deficiencies and their remedies. It was determined that Congress appropriate enough resources for the militia to be provisioned and called forth into the actual service of any of the several States. All militia units also needed to receive uniform training and to that end the West Point military academy was established for the training of officers appointed by the States who would then return to their States to train their militia personnel. None of the above was successfully implemented in time to benefit the Militia of the Several States by the War of 1812.

Unfortunately, the partial defeat of U.S. proto-militia by British forces was enough to allow certain corrupt politicians to rekindle arguments for a federalized standing army under their direct control rather than retaining and improving the local militia which was primarily undesirable to them because although the militia now had federal training it also came with local authorities who have the potential to interfere with unethical military schemes.

These anti-Constitutional politicians persisted with their anti-militia philosophy despite the historical fact that beyond just the North American Revolutionary War it is only thanks to the militia that the United States was able to exist and survive at all (a fact enshrined for posterity within the 2
nd Amendment), slowly chipping away over time at the Constitutional local Militia of the Several States to be replaced by the federal forces they wanted so badly.

This hypocritical anti-constitutionality on the part of the United States is a primary cause of the ravaged state of the world today as a result of aggressive rather than actually defensive warfare which has been waged by corrupt federal politicians, indoctrinated federal military forces, and corrupt corporations. This hypocritical, oathbreaking anti-constitutionality has brought war, famine, plague, death and will continue to do so until the Constitution is fully restored through the local Militia of the Several States and the political corruption which destroyed the militia is subdued by the implementation of the Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice (PSUCJ).

Posse Comitatus

Some are under the false impression that the militia fulfilling their Constitutional duty to ‘execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions’ through the PSUCJ is not possible due to the Posse Comitatus Act and the Insurrection Act of 1807. That belief is only true when applied to modern false ‘militia’ in the form of the National Guard and similar centralized imposter ‘militia’ units.

Those laws specifically limit the ability of federal military forces to enforce law, calling first and foremost on the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers and the local Militia of the Several States to execute the laws of the Union. There is no conflict between these laws and the implementation of the PSUCJ, only additional support for the true Militia of the Several States to honor their Constitutional obligations.

The Revitalization

Lawmakers have historically proven able to legislate nearly anything—provided enough resources and motivation, so rather than proposing model legislation for the Constitutional militia, this section will instead cover what qualifies as legitimate militia legislation or as legitimate Constitutional militia units who are actually worthy of all the patriotic support which can be mustered for them.

To be acceptable they must:

1. Follow all parts of the Constitution, especially pertaining to the militia—such as:
a. [Congress is Obligated] To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively the Appointment of the Officers and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress (historically to the standards of the federal military. This should remain the same in that general militia members who opt for combat-certification receive training and equipment at least equal to that of general naval personnel, with specialized units trained to the standards of the Marines and their marksmen, and the most elite militia units which will replace current elite DHS combat teams should meet or exceed the standards of other U.S. special forces.);
b. To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
-U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8
c. A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.
-U.S. Constitution, 2
nd Amendment

2. Have a Chain-of-Command which begins locally, with external militia leadership going from County Sheriff, to State Governor, to U.S. President, to U.S. Congress, to WE THE PEOPLE of the United States.

3. Be bound by a UCMJ and implement a PSUCJ without which they will be unable to accomplish and maintain truly Constitutional Homeland Security and their existence will either be temporary or otherwise subverted yet again.

Organization, Training, and Operations

The Constitutional Armed Services (CAS) consist of the local Militia of the Several States, the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers, and the U.S. Navy. This section will primarily focus on the basic organization, training, and operations of a truly Constitutional and successful local Militia of the Several States.

The legitimate militia will follow the pattern of the federal military in most ways except chain-of-command, combat certification, and flexibility of service. The internal chain-of-command of the militia will reflect that of the federal military, with their external chain-of-command linked to local authorities as outlined above.

People may serve in the militia as combat-certified personnel who receive more training and compensation (BASIC training equivalent & AIT), or as non-coms who receive general non-com militia training (which ranges from militia laws, regulations, survival training, emergency preparedness, first aid, etc.) and then advanced individual training (AIT) within their specialty.

Member benefits are linked to the member’s service contribution. There are voluntary or paid service options, with 20 hrs/wk for basic benefits, 30 for part time, 40+ for full-time benefits and bonuses. Assignments are aptitude and need-based, with opportunities opening up all over the United States in localities which desire certain personnel, with no voluntary or part-time militia member relocated—except by that member’s own choice.

State authorities appoint the officers of the Militia of the Several States and ensure their personnel receive the training and discipline prescribed by Congress.

The militia will take over all homeland security functions currently usurped by ‘DHS’ and all related agencies and implement the PSUCJ within their areas of operation, encompassing the entire United States, with the responsibility to arrest for public trial those who violate the PSUCJ, all according to their Constitutional authority to exist and operate as outlined above.

The basics are truly that plain and simple.

C.D.O. Framework

If government fails to honor their Constitutional obligations to revitalize the true Militia of the Several States then it is the natural right and responsibility of the People to do so. Here is a framework of how anyone anywhere may begin revitalization of the truly Constitutional local Militia of the Several States through Constitutional Defense Organizations (C.D.O.’s).

What is a C.D.O.?

A C.D.O. troop is like a Boy or Girl Scout troop though primarily for adults (with junior C.D.O. membership available for minors) along with functions as an activist group, emergency preparation and response unit, neighborhood watch group and more all-in-one, which once established may naturally evolve into actual militia units and be prime pools which State officials would be wise to use as their first choice for appointing paid officers and enlistee’s to the militia, with prior service members (including those from C.D.O.’s) receiving paid hiring preference when funds are made available.

H
ow does it work?


Constitutional Defense Organizations have three main parts: Headquarters, Field Group, and Support Group.

Headquarters consists of the C.D.O. troop leaders, Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers liaison, military liaison, local and federal government liaison, media (including social media) liaison, Neighborhood Watch coordinator, local government activism team, federal government activism team, legal team, intel sections, and all others needed.

Field Group teams ideally consist of a 12-person core cadre (5 if necessary) based on a modified U.S. Special Forces human force multiplication model: 1 Team Leader, 1 Assistant Team Leader (ATL), 2 communications experts, 2 medics, 2 engineers, and 4 scouts/marksmen. These are sub-organized into 3 teams of 4 such as:

Sub-team 1
Team Leader, 1 comms, 1 medic, 1 scout/marksman

St 2
ATL, 1 comms, 2 scouts/marksmen

St 3
1 medic, 2 engineers, 1 scout/marksman

The field team members will have at least basic light infantry training and will cross-train each-other to achieve maximum potential competence in each team member’s specialization. Beyond the 12-person core cadre, field team composition will vary depending on available personnel and the defensive objectives within each locality.

Support Group consists of the Quartermaster’s department and non-field, non-headquarters personnel. Support Group, along with Headquarters, are ideal assignments for those such as disabled veterans or patriotic elderly citizens whose knowledge and other non-field contributions are priceless. Within Support Group there are:

S1
Quartermaster

S2
Medical (health, nutrition, emergency treatment, etc.)

S3
Technical Support

S4
Accounting


Constitutional Defense Organizations meet at least twice a week, once for conference, the other for training. During conference days, members will conduct all necessary group business, inform each-other, and plan. Planning will go beyond the troop’s agenda of activities to ways of effectively and Constitutionally defending their community—especially politically, and militarily as their last resort according to their natural right and responsibility to do so.

Training meetings may consist of a variety of activities such as firearms training and qualification, airsoft/paintball/etc. battle simulation training, first aid, emergency preparedness, survival, hand-to-hand combatives, disaster relief, and more.

C.D.O. members commit one weekend each month to field training. Personal time is set aside on the mornings of these field days before breakfast and after personal hygiene which may be used for religious services, so participation in C.D.O. field training is less restrictive to members of many religious denominations while benefiting non-religious personnel as well.

Example non-drill morning field schedule:
Wake
Hygiene: 20m
Personal Time: 20m
Breakfast: 20m
= Operations begin 1 hour after waking.

The media team from Headquarters will promote the benefits of C.D.O’s and openly share their experiences. Members should be in uniform during all meetings, with each troop choosing its unit’s uniform in response to its unique circumstances.

The C.D.O. membership fee is never more than $10 per month per person with quarterly, semi-annual, annual, and lifetime membership options also available. These member funds will only be allowed to be invested back into the C.D.O. in ways such as funding meeting locations, group training activities, group equipment, supplies, and more. Voluntary donations and efforts such as bake sales and car washes will provide all other needed funds.

How do I join or begin one?

Consult the Oath Keepers in your area to find out whether they have an active field team there. If so, that is the closest existing entity to the above C.D.O. framework near you. Oath Keepers is a good organization which is worthy of support, can be joined, and will likely be open to the concepts within this presentation (most importantly the Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice and its necessary implementation by the revitalized Militia of the Several States).

If, for whatever reason, working with the Oath Keepers is not a viable option then you can begin a C.D.O. yourself. Do not be discouraged; it only takes one person to start and grow a C.D.O.. Recruit first from your family, friends, churches, and then all other inclined individuals and organizations within your community. Then find physical locations to meet (preferably member-owned property). Once you have the minimum 5-person core cadre for the field team you may begin field training troop members.

Contact the Free Citizens of America via FCA@unseen.is once your troop is formed and they will let you know your troop number, record your unit’s designation, and help you get into contact with other C.D.O.’s. For instance, C.D.O. troop 1’s unit designation is ‘10:OIII AM’. Please remember to include your location and provide the designation chosen by your unit in your email as one will not be assigned to you. Troop locations and designations will be posted online and promoted by C.D.O. media teams to help other people become aware of and have the opportunity to participate in their local C.D.O..

Once established, introduce your C.D.O. to your local Sheriff and if they are a Constitutional Peace Officer then the C.D.O. is an asset to that Sheriff who should be treated as the C.D.O.’s external commander-in-chief until actual Constitutional revitalization of the Militia of the Several States and their implementation of the PSUCJ is accomplished.

In the next and final part we’ll examine how to establish, utilize, and maintain ethical and more effective national intelligence resources through the Constitutional Armed Services, the Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice, and the new UCMJ.

Collin Theis
10:OIII AM
U.S. Army disabled veteran
Mediariffic CEO
Editor – The Libertarian Clarion
Free Citizen of America

Problem:

In order to prevent the might of the military from getting out of control through stealing, enslaving, murdering, and all manner of other dishonorable acts, we implemented a Uniform Code of Military Justice to specifically and clearly define the code of conduct for military personnel and the severe consequences of dishonoring that code. Military personnel now not only have to obey civil laws—and foreign laws when applicable— but their conduct must also adhere to the UCMJ which is their strongest restraint, one tailored specifically to them in order to prevent unconscionable acts historically observed to be committed by militaries who are completely unrestrained in such a way. We established this military safety measure and then conveniently ignored the men in charge of issuing orders to the military itself—the politicians who answer to no specific code, and to civil laws that intentionally aren’t equipped to address the historically observed unconscionable acts of unethical politicians.

Solution:

Thomas Jefferson’s remedy of State Nullification in answer to political tyranny was a stopgap measure to preserve our people until the argument was made to us by history itself that in order to sustain an ethical government it must be operated by those bound to a PUBLIC SERVANT’S UNIFORM CODE OF JUSTICE that ALL public servants, including POLITICIANS must abide by IN ADDITION to United States civil law and their public oaths of office—similar to what is required of our military personnel.

Implementation:

1. Form a committee of those with a proven record of honoring their oaths of public office and upholding the philosophies of non-aggressive freedom, liberty, and justice. This committee would be comprised of individuals such as Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, Judge Napolitano, Sheriff Richard Mack, Judge Gray, Stewart Rhodes, Jesse Ventura, etc. who will construct a Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice to then be submitted for ratification by the sovereign people of the United States in the form of a national referendum.

2. This code will first and foremost nullify all laws not in keeping with the United States Constitution as interpreted from the firm foundation of limited government, limited taxation, and maximum personal liberty through personal responsibility and community voluntarism rather than insidiously encouraged (and/or forced) government dependence. The PSUCJ will lead to the prosecution of those who pushed through traitorous anti-liberty legislation, and will effectively nullify future efforts with strict penalties for political corruption. No more Patriot Act, NDAA, or Federal Reserve. No lobbying and therefore no subsequent special treatment for companies such as Monsanto and Goldman Sachs who are ruining our health and economy, etc.

Result:

Under the PSUCJ Politicians won’t even be able to be taken out to lunch … they can have their family pack something up from the organic gardens at home that will be legal again because of the PSUCJ’s having nullified the unlawful restrictions on all such PERSONAL PROPERTY rights.

It would seed a new awareness of the philosophy of non-aggressive freedom, liberty, and justice, serving its key part in bringing about the rightful restoration of such principles.

As the corrupt politicians mark themselves with their opposition to this Code of Justice, the ethical ones will call for its tonic as though freedom itself depends on it—because they’ll understand that it does. The ethical ones will be established into office and honorably bound by the PSUCJ for the duration of their term, and the rest will be utterly cast down.

Your Part:

This solution doesn’t require anyone to fight upstream to achieve the Presidency or compromise themselves by wading through an infiltrated and subverted system that clearly needs its Guardians to restore it. With your support, we will soon become a wave of justice too overwhelming for entrenched corrupt politicians to withstand and the PSUCJ will severely limit their ability to internally compromise these United States ever again. Those corrupt politicians still at large during the implementation will have to submit, flee, or die.

All you have to do to make this happen is to simply share and support this idea in every way you know how. Are liberty and justice worth that much to you?

You can’t rollback an idea whose time has come.


                              Constitutional, Plain & Simple
                                       
Homeland Security
                                               part
2 of 4

One of the first questions that comes to the mind of many as they consider what life will be like with Constitutional Homeland Security is “what will happen to the current armed forces?”. There are now about 2.5 million service members and none will lose employment if they chose to keep it with the new Constitutional Armed Services. There are approaching 250,000 ‘homeland security’ employees who will have the same option.

There will be no more U.S. Army, National Guard, or DHS (including TSA, FEMA, DEA, etc.). The Militia of the Several States and Constitutional Sheriff’s and Peace Officers serve the functions of all these agencies and more and they do so better in every way. Only the military bodies expressly authorized through the Constitution will remain, being the well-regulated Militia and the Navy. The Air Force will also cease to exist, that function being fully served by the Navy. Special Forces not currently part of the Navy will be integrated into it. The Marines will remain as part of the Navy and maintain the bases and other foreign positions which our formal allies have officially invited us to maintain and which invitation our allies officially reaffirm at least once every 2 years by the time of the United States Congress’ military appropriations deadline, and if we are not officially asked by that legitimate allied government to remain, or if we are officially asked before that time to leave, then we return home.

Current intelligence agencies will cease to exist, the Navy given full responsibility over military Intelligence and Militia special agents given responsibility over counter-intelligence within their localities. Local Sheriffs will have authority over all investigations within their jurisdiction which previously was allowed to agencies such as the FBI, DEA, ATF, etc.. There will be no more FBI, CIA, NSA, DIA, NRO, etc. or the wasteful drain on resources and threat to the Constitution which they have historically represented—often proving to be the source of danger to the U.S. through direct anti-constitutionality, treasonous conspiracy, or unintentional blow-back rather than accomplishing true National Defense (especially not in a Constitutional way).

All current service members (including current ‘homeland security’ employees) will be given the opportunity to be integrated into the new Constitutional Armed Services or be freed from service. Unlike proto-militia which are typically unpaid, modern Militia will be paid along with the Navy at least 10% more than current armed forces, which is an affordable incentive for transitioning given how much less expensive and more effective Constitutional Homeland Security is to accomplish and maintain. Personnel who opt to stay in the CAS and do not become part of the Navy will be integrated into the Militia, returning to their home State to render defensive service there.

The Native American Tribes are an essential part of true Homeland Security and they will be invited to train with the well-regulated militia. Constitutional Homeland Security will be coordinated with the Native American Nations when and wherever appropriate.

Letters of Marque and Reprisal will be issued as required to meet all other needs of
true Homeland Security.

The command structure will go from a chaotic and centralized failure with many agencies who compete and interfere with one-another and the people, to the Constitutional order we are meant to have and which every member of the current armed forces swore or affirmed they would uphold—and soon will truly be able to again. There will be the Militia of the Several States whose external chain of command goes from local Sheriff, to State Governor, to U.S. President. Then there are the Constitutional local Sheriffs and Peace Officers. Then the Navy (including the Marines and Special Forces) with their commander, all parts being under the authority (so long as it is legitimate) of the Commander-in-Chief (the President of the United States), and the Commander-in-Chief answering to Congress, with all answering to the people through the re-established Militia of the Several States, whose Constitutional obligation it is to ‘execute the laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections, and repel Invasions’—to defend the people and our Constitution from ‘enemies both foreign
and domestic’ (especially corrupt elements of government).

There will be no compulsory service any more. People who are forced into service make undesirable soldiers, it being high-risk to entrust them with security clearances or devastating technology, among other concerns. They reduce the quality of the Armed Services and are not needed at all, especially in modern warfare where the size of the enemy means much less than superior intelligence and other military resources.

No one will be left out of the Constitutional, well-regulated militia who does not want to be, and of course all other United States citizens remain as part of the ‘unorganized militia’ by default. Even conscientious objectors have the option to serve as unpaid voluntary or paid part-time or full-time militia members in the fields of medicine, science, information technology, military agriculture, military industry, and much more without any combat involvement at all, or concern about aiding an unjustly aggressive entity which threatens world peace such as the current U.S. military-industrial complex.

There will be combat-certified personnel and then non-coms who are equally or more essential to success, such as non-combatant scientists, medical personnel, farmers, engineers, and more. No one who wants to be part of the militia and contribute to true national defense will be left out, though Congress may determine the personnel limit of well-regulated militia employment based on national revenue, limiting new well-regulated militia employment to part-time or voluntary service as needed. Those who excel in their part-time or voluntary service and desire to advance to part or full-time service will be the first individuals selected to do so once funds are made available and personnel limits set by Congress allow.

The militia will be as self-sustaining as possible, growing the majority of its own nutritionally-superior organic food, with the excess saved as emergency storage or given to the poor and needy in order to avoid competing with local farmers in the market. They will also produce as much of their own equipment as possible, and so will in many ways contribute more and be much less of a drain on national resources than current armed forces. When the sword is not needed they will take up the plow, still training as needed, and when the time comes they’ll put down the plow and take up the sword in defense. This is the way it is meant to be.

Full-time militia members will be given healthcare at least equivalent to that received by our current armed forces. Part-time members will be covered by a lower plan, yet even volunteer, unpaid militia members who contribute at least 20 hours per week of service will qualify for a basic level of healthcare and organic food benefits. This is a better remedy to the security issue of our rapidly deteriorating national health than forced health insurance, inferior food stamps, and other big government mandates and welfare for those in need.

Current ‘homeland security’ costs not including ongoing wars: 750 billion (low estimate)
Cost of Constitutional Homeland Security as outlined above: 525 billion (high estimate)

Constitutional Homeland Security is not only possible to accomplish, it is our obligation which we have neglected with dire consequences and cannot any longer without suffering an even worse fate than the Roman, Nazi, and Soviet empires combined.

The first 5 things that must happen in order to truly accomplish Constitutional Homeland Security:

1. Constitutional Armed Services established as mentioned above, the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) re-written to reflect the changes and a Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice (PSUCJ) implemented and enforced by the Militia of the Several States to bind all politicians and prosecute the corrupt. More information about the PSUCJ: http://youtu.be/q8yUWlajlqw

2. Threats to agriculture ended, including geoengineering and GM agriculture. Chemtrails will be stopped and GM agriculture treated as the chemical and biological warfare against all life that it is and banned pending long-term scientific proof of safety due to the massive risk it already poses to the health of the people, the environment, and our food-chain—therefore being another unacceptable national security risk.

3. Prohibition, Failed ‘War on Drugs’ (against people who need help) ended. Borders, travel, and other sensitive locations and material secured by the Militia of the Several States. Uruguay’s example concerning drug addiction followed. Non-violent drug offenders freed and given treatment options rather than incarceration. Industrial hemp legalized therefore our dependency on foreign resources such as oil minimized. Endocrine-disrupting, health-destroying petro-plastics which are extremely pervasive and reduce the health of global populations and threaten the ecosystem can begin to be replaced by superior, renewable, non-toxic and biodegradable hastic (hemp plastics). There will be much less worry about another national security catastrophe like the U.S. Gulf oil spill once we get most of our fuel from hemp and other domestic and renewable sources.

4. Phase-out of nuclear energy. Fukushima has taught us how dangerous this form of energy can be—not only to national security, but to the entire world, and many of our U.S. reactors are only as safe as the Fukushima reactors or significantly less so. This is a massive national security issue, especially when elderly activists have already proven (at great personal legal cost) that they can penetrate the security of these facilities as protected by the current, inferior and false ‘national security’ infrastructure. Germany has proven that nuclear energy is not needed, with alternative renewable energy abundantly meeting demand despite claims to the contrary.

5. Outstanding national monetary security threats resolved: Constitutional gold and silver tender restored and the Federal Reserve abolished. National foreign debt eliminated, national balanced budget amendment implemented, a new and more sensible tax system adopted (fair and equal consumption tax never to exceed 10%, with businesses rather than citizens reporting taxes to the New Internal Revenue Service [NIRS]). Corporate welfare and tax evasion ended.

Social security phased out, no one who currently receives government welfare of any kind under reasonable circumstances will be cut off, but new people are automatically exempt from ‘social security’ or any other product or service the government claims you must pay for (including insurance), beyond those specifically enumerated within the Constitution—namely fair and just taxation such as proposed above. No new enrollments will be accepted into government-forced schemes like ‘social security’ which are unprofitable and truly hurt every citizen, robbing them and making them beg for uncertain scraps of the theft later in life like subjugated surfs. Better alternatives will be introduced than the welfare programs which currently exist, such as national healthcare through the Constitutional Armed Services rather than unconstitutional forced health insurance as the nation now struggles through. The money freed from those who opt out of ‘social security’ and a reasonable portion of available revenue from the new economic environment will be put toward paying back the national debt—which would do more to ensure true Social Security by helping to avoid World War.

Here’s how Constitutional Homeland Security is not only less expensive than current pseudo-homeland security, but actually solves the national budget deficit and allows us to pay back national debt in a reasonable amount of time while also restoring our national credit rating:

Current US budget deficit: 280 billion
Constitutional Armed Services: – 225 billion
Department of Agriculture cuts: - 50 billion
Federal Department of Education (indoctrination) ended: – 48 billion
New Internal Revenue Service: – 7 billion

With just those 4 changes which do not negatively impact the people’s social welfare, the national deficit transforms into a 50 billion dollar surplus.

It can only be estimated what national revenue will be after the changes in the legal and tax system take place, with many government departments altered or closed, with senseless prohibition ended and agriculture and other domestic businesses having the opportunity to thrive again. Therefore, the ultimate personnel limit of the paid well-regulated militia set by Congress (and national resources) is uncertain, though it is certain that should the need arise then a great number of people will volunteer for unpaid full-time well-regulated militia service to receive organization, resources, and training in defense of their country if necessary—still qualifying themselves for healthcare, bonuses for exemplary service, and other benefits.

What will life be like when we truly accomplish Constitutional Homeland Security?

Imagine:

You are a modern full-time paid militia member. You used to be in the Army, but you’re happier now that you get paid more and aren’t forced all over the world to do things that disturb your conscience. You happen to live in Northern Virginia and your area of operations is the District of Columbia. You notice, especially here, that the implementation of the Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice has greatly changed the behavior of politicians. They may still use their 1
st amendment right to say whatever they like, but now those who submit (or succeed in ‘passing’) unconstitutional legislation are arrested by the Militia of the Several States to receive public trial for treason—as intended by the Founders and the Constitution itself. They now must not only swear oaths of office, but live in fear of the specific consequences of breaking those oaths and the rest of the PSUCJ which is specifically designed to address political corruption and the consequences that are Constitutionally enforced by the well-regulated militia.

Now national borders, travel, and all other key infrastructure is protected by the Militia of the Several States much better than ever before. There have been times when unconstitutional orders have been issued, but now that the chain-of-command is as local as possible these attempts are more effectively nullified and more perpetrators prosecuted than ever before. The revitalization of the well-regulated militia has succeeded in maintaining true Constitutional order better than the previous police state ever could.

You notice now how much more secure the U.S. is, with all defense funding now
actually going toward domestic defense and the development of overawing new technology which can neutralize threats more effectively than ever before. Only a few foreign positions which our allies have invited us to maintain remain, such as in South Korea, while we have withdrawn from the majority—such as Germany and Japan.

Your spouse is a volunteer non-com militia member who contributes to militia agriculture and the local community’s free-to-all edible ‘victory gardens’ which the militia encourages all citizens to maintain and which provides renewable resources and a rally point for the community when needed. They also train the people in gardening methods that easily and effectively transform into defensive earthworks.

Your full-time paid militia service qualifies your immediate family for healthcare, but you’re still thankful that your retired friend on limited income also volunteers in helping the militia with IT work 20 hours a week and gets organic food and healthcare in exchange. She started out as a volunteer to see how she likes it, and recently told you she’s considering applying for paid part-time non-com service like her physically disabled friend, Joe.

U.S. unemployment, poverty, hunger, and mortality have all been significantly reduced thanks to accomplishing truly Constitutional Homeland Security. You no longer have to worry about taxes, things you buy simply cost <10% more and the 10% tax limit is what funds the government while also keeping it from becoming too large. It is fair and equal, with no exemptions or adjustments for special interest groups or favored individuals.

You are now going on vacation to Colorado. Although you enjoy cannabis, you’re not going for the legalization (drug prohibition has ended throughout the United States, addiction rates significantly lowering thanks to effective treatment being offered), you are on your way to see friends and go camping. When you get to the airport, you are not molested by TSA agents, instead militia members respectfully guard the people and premises.

When you land, your friend picks you up in a non-polluting hemp-composit vehicle which is affordably fueled thanks to the revitalized hemp industry. On your way to your campsite, you pass ultra-efficient turbine-less wind generators and super-efficient solar collectors and realize how pleased you are to be able to enjoy the outdoors without having to worry about phased-out nuclear energy reactors, poisonous agricultural practices, fracking sinkholes and pollution, or chemtrails.

Because of the United States adopting this Constitutionally-defensive stance and ceasing global aggression, world-wide tension has greatly decreased. The problems engineered by the U.S. military-industrial complex and former ‘Intelligence’ agencies have been alleviated and the U.S. is now dedicated to paying its debts and continuing to live prosperously through truly Constitutional Rule of Law.

In the next part we’ll examine the training and operations of the Constitutional Armed Services.

Collin Theis
10:OIII AM
U.S. Army disabled veteran
Mediariffic CEO
Editor – The Libertarian Clarion
Free Citizen of America

                                  Constitutional, Plain & Simple
                                          Homeland Security
                                                 part 1 of 4

“A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a FREE State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall NOT be infringed.”
-U.S. Constitution, 2
nd Amendment (emphasis added)

In the 1770’s, the British Empire had the greatest military ever known on the face of this earth, having dominated for centuries. During the North American Revolutionary War against them, these vaunted armies, navies, spies, and commanders were beaten by a mere 3% of the colonists—primarily militia members with excellent Native American support and French assistance.

Following the colonial victory, U.S. Founders were faced with a critical choice concerning how to defend and preserve their new nation. On one hand, they now had the opportunity to establish a centralized standing army as most of the world had, and the argument was made by some from the beginning to do so. On the other, it had just been historically proven yet again that defensive local militia can succeed where aggressive centralized standing armies cannot, so the benefits of allowing the defensive militia to continue accomplishing national security were clearly known and promoted by the Founders rather than centralized standing armies that are inferior and demonstrably dangerous to world-wide peace and prosperity.

Still, many continue holding the belief that militia as military organizations are inferior to centralized standing armies and that only the latter can handle modern dangers. However, the opposite is actually true. Explosive, chemical, and biological ‘terrorism’/warfare existed at the time of the militia’s official adoption by U.S. government, yet the Founders still chose defensive militia over aggressive standing armies, especially when it comes to the duty of responding to government corruption—which centralized standing armies are more prone to contribute to than defend against, unlike local militia composed of local people whose chain of command begins with local authority.

Even in modern times we can see the superiority of smaller, often more primitive decentralized forces against vast centralized militaries which are considered to be the greatest martial forces on earth. Consider the Soviet losses to comparatively feeble and primitive Middle-Eastern militia, or the defeat of centralized U.S. forces in Vietnam who were then baited to repeat the Soviet mistake in the Middle-East—causing the U.S. to continue suffering attrition and blow-back from the fundamental treason against the Constitution that centralized standing armies and aggressive warfare are.

Consider why nations like Israel and Switzerland continue to utilize militia rather than extensive standing armies and why the militia is even immortalized in supreme U.S. law as the only military entity authorized to ‘execute the laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections, and repel Invasions’. Why congress is Constitutionally bound to appropriate resources for the Militia of the Several States and ensure they are ready and able to be called forth into service. This is an obligation congress has long failed, corrupt politicians having supplanted the U.S. militia with centralized military forces now exclusively under federal control, rather than the military chain of command being buffered between the States, their localities, and the federal government—as intended.

What’s the difference between the Army/Reserve/National Guard/FEMA/DHS/TSA/etc. and the Militia of the Several States and why is it such a big deal that the U.S. militia was and still is supplanted by them?

1. Chain of Command

The militia is meant to have an external chain of command that goes from County Sheriff, to State Governor, to Commander-in-Chief (the President), to Congress, to WE THE PEOPLE. This chain is rooted at the most local levels possible upward and is more likely to successfully nullify attempted unlawful or unjust actions and is not exclusively under federal control so not subject to the dangers of centralized corruption as is currently the case with most modern armed forces.

2. Locality

In terms of national security, local people know their territory best, how to defend it, and have the most motivation for doing so successfully, more so than centralized forces who are continually deployed as pawns to foreign places to serve those with harmful political and economic agendas rather than truly defending their Homeland, the Constitution, Freedom or any other military recruitment pick-up line.

3. Upkeep

Not only are well-regulated militia militarily superior to centralized standing armies, they are also economically superior. It costs much less to achieve and maintain national security through a well-regulated defensive militia than through aggressive and ever-expanding federal forces that are wasted in ways such as the endless and deceitful global ‘War on Terror’, costing less even if militia members were to be paid more than current federal forces. A defensive militia based at home can significantly stimulate industry, agriculture, and many other aspects of local and national economy.

Unfortunately, U.S. economy is now in dire straits due to the people’s ongoing failure to heed the warnings of Founders such as Thomas Jefferson about how dangerous both standing armies and central banking are to Freedom, Liberty, and Justice. Consequently, we now live under the economic slavery and conspiratorial tyranny of every force we were warned against and we do so without our only truly effective and authorized last resort against these threats to the people of the U.S.—the Militia of the Several States.

In 1786, the U.S. was already dealing with a sinister collusion between corrupt politicians and corrupt bankers which allowed those in debt to be imprisoned and otherwise cruelly persecuted. The crushing economic and legal environment of government and financial corruption was enabled by the unworkable form of government first authorized by the Articles of Confederation. That same year several veterans who had fought in the North American Revolutionary War against England began a rebellion because domestic enemies threatened the Freedom, Liberty, and Justice of all.

Daniel Shays and his followers were brave yet misguided souls without which we may still be laboring under a system where bankers can imprison people for debt and subject them to the horrors of incarcerated abuse. They intended to capture the Springfield Armory and use the supplies to overthrow the corrupt government and intended to live thereafter without any government in anarchy.

Shays’ rebellion was quelled by the well-regulated militia, which allowed the Founders to


respond to the concerns of the brave yet misguided rebels by replacing the failed Articles of Confederation with the U.S. Constitution and its Bill of Rights (again choosing the well-regulated militia to accomplish national security when they could have instead created centralized standing armies such as are still ignorantly and pridefully maintained) rather than allowing the U.S. to dissolve into anarchy which would have left the people subject to other nations, especially the recently repelled British Empire.

These are c
ongress’ ongoing Constitutional obligations, long betrayed and continually neglected concerning the Militia of the Several States:

1.
“To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively the Appointment of the Officers and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;”


2.
“To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;”
(U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8)

Consequences of failing to truly live the Constitution and its Second Amendment through the Militia of the Several States:

Twice the United States was born and preserved primarily thanks to its well-regulated militia and it will soon die with terrible and widespread destruction if true Homeland Security through the Militia of the Several States as prescribed by supreme U.S. law—the Constitution—is not immediately restored and the ever-expanding unconstitutional Nazi/Soviet-type police state which promises security yet is eternally incapable of delivering and has treacherously supplanted it is done away with and never allowed to return.

In the next part we’ll examine the many attractive benefits of truly restoring the Militia of the Several States and the questions of voluntary service, compensation, personal, local, national, and international impacts, and what life will be like when the people truly live according to our own Constitution again and stop being pseudo-patriotic hypocrites at the cost of self-destruction.

Collin Theis,
10:OIII AM
U.S. Army disabled veteran
Mediariffic CEO
Editor – The Libertarian Clarion
Free Citizen of America


This is called &#8220;Foodscaping&#8221; In Geneva, Switzerland each yard is a food garden and neighbors consult and plan what each will grow so they can trade. Imagine if we did this in the US&#8230;Though unfortunately Socialist, The Swiss are great examples of three things that history has proven can and has been accomplished by the most successful nations ever to exist whether or not they were Capitalist: they achieve a truly self-defensive agrarian society which is protected by a well-regulated militia rather than massive standing armies, and a great economy results from the first two.  An attractive fourth to many&#8212;successful national healthcare comes as a result of voluntary or paid militia service, not forced government health insurance.  In a future United States, even conscientious objectors could volunteer or do paid militia work growing nutritionally superior organic food, or work in the fields of manufacturing, medicine, information technology, etc. for the Constitutional militia and receive healthcare as just one beneficial result of their service. This would significantly help U.S. unemployment, poverty, hunger, health, and national security.  If the U.S. followed its own Constitution and returned to an agrarian society with a Militia of the Several States composed of local people who follow local authority as prescribed and whose chain of command goes from County Sheriff, to State Governor, to U.S. President (Navy persists with the Marines, with Air Force and all Special Forces being integrated into it&#8212;federal Naval forces balanced by the local Militia of the Several States) then we would be many times stronger as a nation, not as weak as we are today with our strength continuing to deteriorate in every way.

This is called “Foodscaping”

In Geneva, Switzerland each yard is a food garden and neighbors consult and plan what each will grow so they can trade. Imagine if we did this in the US…

Though unfortunately Socialist, The Swiss are great examples of three things that history has proven can and has been accomplished by the most successful nations ever to exist whether or not they were Capitalist: they achieve a truly self-defensive agrarian society which is protected by a well-regulated militia rather than massive standing armies, and a great economy results from the first two.

An attractive fourth to many—successful national healthcare comes as a result of voluntary or paid militia service, not forced government health insurance.

In a future United States, even conscientious objectors could volunteer or do paid militia work growing nutritionally superior organic food, or work in the fields of manufacturing, medicine, information technology, etc. for the Constitutional militia and receive healthcare as just one beneficial result of their service. This would significantly help U.S. unemployment, poverty, hunger, health, and national security.

If the U.S. followed its own Constitution and returned to an agrarian society with a Militia of the Several States composed of local people who follow local authority as prescribed and whose chain of command goes from County Sheriff, to State Governor, to U.S. President (Navy persists with the Marines, with Air Force and all Special Forces being integrated into it—federal Naval forces balanced by the local Militia of the Several States) then we would be many times stronger as a nation, not as weak as we are today with our strength continuing to deteriorate in every way.

Aggression is never justified, defense is a duty. Many of you do not live the 2nd amendment because you say you are unwilling to either be part of a Constitutional, well-regulated militia (the pattern of God and that of the most successful nations ever to exist, even of our own Founders and which is eternally built into the system of the United States&#8212;local militia which have been SHAMEFULLY destroyed and supplanted by corrupted political and military forces), others will not even live the lesser portion by ensuring that you are at least armed with effective means of defense, and some of you even attempt to disarm your neighbors mentally and physically. The Constitutional duty of the Militia of the Several States is to &#8216;suppress insurrections, repel invasions, and execute the laws of the Union&#8217;. No other military force is Constitutionally assigned this duty because none other can successfully do so without the kinds of corruption seen in Nazi Germany up to the modern anti-constitutional U.S. Police State of kidnapping, indoctrination, torture, illegal spying, sex crimes, drug crimes, assassination, wars of aggression, and much, much more. WE THE PEOPLE are intended to be the Militia of the Several States, local forces which follow local authority that traces its way to the county sheriff, then the governor, then the president&#8212;a chain of command anchored at home which will nullify any attempted unlawful act by any superior and see to it that insurrection is suppressed, invasions repelled, and the Constitutional laws of the Union faithfully executed. The 2nd amendment itself clearly records that well-regulated militia are NECESSARY for the security of FREE states (freedom we no longer possess because it has been exchanged for false security from unconstitutional, unlimited corrupt federal politicians, military-industrial complex conspirators, the merchants of death and destruction they collude with and all the forces under their combined control) Thomas Jefferson made it clear that central bankers and standing armies are both to be feared and are not to have place in the U.S. beyond what is Constitutionally permitted, namely that we keep a Navy (also serving the function of the Air Force), but that our land forces primarily be the Well-Regulated DEFENSIVE MILITIA of the Several States. In this way, the federally-controlled Navy would be balanced by and dependent upon the Militia of the Several States comprised of the local people and led by local authority according to the 9th and 10th amendments. We now live under central banking and federal forces that are ruled by corrupt politicians like the Clinton&#8217;s, The Bush&#8217;s, and the Obama&#8217;s&#8212;contrary to the warnings of our Founders. If we truly lived the 2nd we would need no TSA, no massively resource-draining standing federal armies, or the expanding anti-constitutional police state. People would participate in their local militia according to their ability to do so (from unarmed service for conscientious objectors, to voluntary or paid service that&#8217;s full or part-time). Medical would be given to militia members, even those who met a sufficient volunteer quota. This is better than the anti-constitutional and unaffordable mandated health insurance that the anti-constitutional, false lawyer Obama deceived and afflicted the nation with. Now we have all forces, beyond just military, centralized to a federal power riddled with corrupt politicians who are not bound to any Public Servant&#8217;s Uniform Code of Justice (by the Militia of the Several States) and the whole world suffers as a result. The near future of America is going to be truly terrible when the consequences of violating the Constitution and the Laws of God (or the laws of righteousness, however you may say it) so completely and for so long finally arrive. The only way to avoid complete destruction is to restore the Constitution,  revitalize the Well-Regulated Militia of the Several States, and institute a Public Servant&#8217;s Uniform Code of Justice (PSUCJ). I will be releasing articles in the coming weeks explaining the benefits of doing so and offering some ideas on how these things might be accomplished. I also invite others to contribute to and support these ideas as well or this nation is doomed to the fate of all other Nazi/Soviet-type nations.

Aggression is never justified, defense is a duty.

Many of you do not live the 2nd amendment because you say you are unwilling to either be part of a Constitutional, well-regulated militia (the pattern of God and that of the most successful nations ever to exist, even of our own Founders and which is eternally built into the system of the United States—local militia which have been SHAMEFULLY destroyed and supplanted by corrupted political and military forces), others will not even live the lesser portion by ensuring that you are at least armed with effective means of defense, and some of you even attempt to disarm your neighbors mentally and physically.

The Constitutional duty of the Militia of the Several States is to ‘suppress insurrections, repel invasions, and execute the laws of the Union’. No other military force is Constitutionally assigned this duty because none other can successfully do so without the kinds of corruption seen in Nazi Germany up to the modern anti-constitutional U.S. Police State of kidnapping, indoctrination, torture, illegal spying, sex crimes, drug crimes, assassination, wars of aggression, and much, much more.

WE THE PEOPLE are intended to be the Militia of the Several States, local forces which follow local authority that traces its way to the county sheriff, then the governor, then the president—a chain of command anchored at home which will nullify any attempted unlawful act by any superior and see to it that insurrection is suppressed, invasions repelled, and the Constitutional laws of the Union faithfully executed.

The 2nd amendment itself clearly records that well-regulated militia are NECESSARY for the security of FREE states (freedom we no longer possess because it has been exchanged for false security from unconstitutional, unlimited corrupt federal politicians, military-industrial complex conspirators, the merchants of death and destruction they collude with and all the forces under their combined control)

Thomas Jefferson made it clear that central bankers and standing armies are both to be feared and are not to have place in the U.S. beyond what is Constitutionally permitted, namely that we keep a Navy (also serving the function of the Air Force), but that our land forces primarily be the Well-Regulated DEFENSIVE MILITIA of the Several States. In this way, the federally-controlled Navy would be balanced by and dependent upon the Militia of the Several States comprised of the local people and led by local authority according to the 9th and 10th amendments. We now live under central banking and federal forces that are ruled by corrupt politicians like the Clinton’s, The Bush’s, and the Obama’s—contrary to the warnings of our Founders.

If we truly lived the 2nd we would need no TSA, no massively resource-draining standing federal armies, or the expanding anti-constitutional police state. People would participate in their local militia according to their ability to do so (from unarmed service for conscientious objectors, to voluntary or paid service that’s full or part-time). Medical would be given to militia members, even those who met a sufficient volunteer quota. This is better than the anti-constitutional and unaffordable mandated health insurance that the anti-constitutional, false lawyer Obama deceived and afflicted the nation with.

Now we have all forces, beyond just military, centralized to a federal power riddled with corrupt politicians who are not bound to any Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice (by the Militia of the Several States) and the whole world suffers as a result.

The near future of America is going to be truly terrible when the consequences of violating the Constitution and the Laws of God (or the laws of righteousness, however you may say it) so completely and for so long finally arrive.

The only way to avoid complete destruction is to
restore the Constitution, revitalize the Well-Regulated Militia of the Several States, and institute a Public Servant’s Uniform Code of Justice (PSUCJ). I will be releasing articles in the coming weeks explaining the benefits of doing so and offering some ideas on how these things might be accomplished. I also invite others to contribute to and support these ideas as well or this nation is doomed to the fate of all other Nazi/Soviet-type nations.

Editor’s Note:

Brief Hiatus

I’ll be away from Tumblr as I focus on writing several involved articles. I’m also relocating and will be mobile so the usual activity of this site will not continue until I’m able to complete my move, but I’ll check in via twitter regularly.

In the meantime, I have a new personal youtube channel where I’ll be expressing myself in a variety of ways on a multitude of topics. You can also find me on my facebook where I enjoy networking with other Liberty Activists : )

Upcoming articles include:

  • Plain & Simple Constitutional Homeland Security: addressing Constitutional obligations, Voluntary Service, Conscientious Objection, ‘Ethical Intel’, and more
  • Homeland Denial Complex: The Infiltration and Downfall of Free Western Civilization

My deepest thanks for all the support. This outlet has only been active for about a year but I believe the exponential growth of this and the audience of similar efforts reflects a more ‘libertarian’ future. 

Thanks to everyone who helps me participate in this work!

-Collin

stopprism:

Since the revelations of confirmed National Security Agency spying in June, three different “investigations” have been announced. One by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), another by the Director of National Intelligence, Gen. James Clapper, and the third by the Senate Intelligence Committee, formally called the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI).

All three investigations are insufficient, because they are unable to find out the full details needed to stop the government’s abuse of Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The PCLOB can only request—not require—documents from the NSA and must rely on its goodwill, while the investigation led by Gen. Clapper is led by a man who not only lied to Congress, but also oversees the spying. And the Senate Intelligence Committee—which was originally designed to effectively oversee the intelligence community—has failed time and time again. What’s needed is a new, independent, Congressional committee to fully delve into the spying.

The PCLOB: Powerless to Obtain Documents

The PCLOB was created after a recommendation from the 9/11 Commission to ensure civil liberties and privacy were included in the government’s surveillance and spying policies and practices.

But it languished. From 2008 until May of this year, the board was without a Chair and unable to hire staff or perform any work. It was only after the June revelations that the President asked the board to begin an investigation into the unconstituional NSA spying. Yet even with the full board constituted, it is unable to fulfill its mission as it has no choice but to base its analysis on a steady diet of carefully crafted statements from the intelligence community.

As we explained, the board must rely on the goodwill of the NSA’s director, Gen. Keith Alexander, and Gen. Clapper—two men who have repeatedly said the NSA doesn’t collect information on Americans. 

In order to conduct a full investigation, the PCLOB will need access to all relevant NSA, FBI, and DOJ files. But the PCLOB is unable to compel testimony or documents because Congress did not give it the same powers as a Congressional committee or independent agency. This is a major problem. If the NSA won’t hand over documents to Congress, then it will certainly not give them to the PCLOB.

The Clapper Investigation: Overseen by a Man Accused of Lying to Congress

The second investigation was announced by President Obama in a Friday afternoon news conference. The President called for the creation of an “independent” task force with “outside experts” to make sure “there absolutely is no abuse in terms of how these surveillance technologies are used.” Less than two days later, the White House followed up with a press release announcing the task force would be led by Gen. Clapper and would also report to him. What’s even worse: the task force was not tasked with looking at any abuse. It was told to focus on how to “protect our national security and advance our foreign policy.” And just this week, ABC News reported the task force will be full of thorough Washington insiders—not “outside experts.” For instance, one has advocated the Department of Homeland Security be allowed to scan all Internet traffic going in and out of the US. And another, while a noted legal scholar on regulatory issues, has written a paper about government campaigns to infiltrate online groups and activists. In one good act, the White House selected Peter Swire to be on the task force. Swire is a professor at Georgia Tech and has served as the White House’s first ever Chief Privacy Officer. Recently, he signed an amicus brief in a case against the NSA spying by the Electronic Privacy Information Center arguing that the NSA’s telephony metadata program is illegal under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Despite this, and at the end of a day, a task force led by General Clapper full of insiders,—and not directed to look at the extensive abuse—will never get at the bottom of the unconstitutional spying.

The Senate Intelligence Committee Has Already Failed

The last “investigation” occurring is a “review" led by the Senate Intelligence Committee overseeing the intelligence community. But time and time again the committee has failed at providing any semblance of oversight. First, the chair and ranking member of the committee, Senators Dianne Feinstein (CA) and Saxby Chambliss (GA), respectively, are stalwart defenders of the NSA and its spying activities. They have both justified the spying, brushed aside any complaints, and denied any ideas of abuse by the NSA.

Besides defending the intelligence community, the committee leadership have utterly failed in oversight—the reason why the Senate Intelligence Committee was originally created by the Church Committee. As was revealed last week, Senator Feinstein was not shown or even told about the thousands of violations of the spying programs in NSA audits of the programs. This is in direct contradiction to her statements louting the “robust” oversight of the Intelligence Committee. Lastly, the committee is prone to secrets and hiding behind closed doors: this year, the Senate Intelligence Committee has met publicly only twice. What’s clear is that the Intelligence Committee has been unable to carry out its oversight role and fresh eyes are needed to protect the American people from the abuses of the NSA.

A New Church Committee

All three of these investigations are destined to fail. What’s needed is a new, special, investigatory committee to look into the abuses of by the NSA, its use of spying powers, its legal justifications, and why the intelligence committees were unable to rein in the spying. In short, we need a contemporary Church Committee. It’s time for Congress to reassert its oversight capacity. The American public must be provided more information about the NSA’s unconstitutional actions and the NSA must be held accountable. Tell your Congressmen now to join the effort.

Here’s the [Obamacare] flaw. So far more than two dozen states have opted out of the state exchange. Tennessee, Texas, Florida and Oklahoma to name a few. President Obama and democratic leadership failed to add this same penalty to states who opt out of the state exchange in place of the federal exchange. Therefore, the dozens of states that have already opted out cannot be fined under the employer-mandate penalty. This would have left Obamacare in shambles.

So, Obama went to the IRS and had them re-write the healthcare law. However, this is unconstitutional. Only Congress can make such changes to law. A lawsuit has been making its way to the Supreme Court filed by the state of Oklahoma challenging this illegal power grab by the IRS.

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