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14th Amendment Fraud: Are you a citizen of your state, or a citizen of the federal government... or BOTH?

Republic vs Federal Corporation; Whom do you work for?

Maintaining liberty can only be through being educated on things being purposefully withheld from us. This isn't necessarily "easy" but it IS the ONLY way to do it short of armed rebellion against the tyranny we all face. Freedom is NOT free. Research Website: USA: The Republic: Liberty only exists when you KNOW who you are...and act on this truth...STUDY, and download this PDF document on Citizenship, Jurisdiction and Liberty that is compiled from part of the above website. You will be shocked at what you learn about how ALL Americans have been deceived and enslaved, after the slaves were "freed".

Please read carefully the below article, and do your own research on this... if you truly want to free yourself, and simply withdraw your consent for the insanity that has become governments.

November 6, 2012 is the day, I fear, the free America we all have believed in went through its last throws of life, and died officially with the election of Obama for another 4 years. Whether through likely voter fraud, or simply a grossly ignorant populace having little or no knowledge of the facts and truth, and looking for handouts, the result is the same. More tyrannical, unconstitutional, lawlessness by government, and more chains around those seeking such enslavement. The ONLY recourse left a People who love liberty and freedom, and defend the constitutional from those that are warring(*) against it and voting for such, making them all traitors to the country, is to band together and step back into the true republic which has been abandoned by the people, and divorce ourselves from the defacto (fake) corporate federal government and citizenship.

* "No state legislator or executive or judicial officer can war against the Constitution without violating his undertaking to support it." COOPER v. AARON, 358 U.S. 1, 78 S. Ct. 1401 (1958). See also the U.S. Supreme Court holding in COHENS v VIRGINIA 19 U.S.264, 404, 5 L.Ed. 257, 6 Wheat. 264 (1821).

How do we do that, you ask, and what exactly do you mean? The chains that have been slowly embraced all Americans have come through encroachment by government out of its lawful box and into the states, cities and towns across America? Better known as a "corporate government." The original Republic has been abandoned for this corporate fiction because we, the People, have not been watching or vigilant in holding government to the original chains of the constitution and rule of law. It all essentially began in 1871, when the federal corporation known as the "UNITED STATES was formed to replace the original republic government.

Sound crazy? Why have 38+ states now moved to secede from the union? Why are so many in our Republic sensing at a gut level that something is seriously wrong with the government, and the people themselves allowing this corruption?

Consider Congressional Testimony...

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Congressional Record




JUNE 12, 1967, TO JUNE 20, 1967

(PAGES 15309 TO 16558) ;


Thus, the present use and expansion of the 14th amendment is a sham serving as a crutch and hoodwink to precipitate a quasi-legal approach for overthrow of the tender balances and protections of limitation found in the Constitution.

Its obvious purpose and intent was but to free human beings from ownership as a chattel by other humans. Its aim was no more than to free the slaves. As our politically appointed Federal judiciary proceeds down their chosen path of chaotic departure from the peoples' government by substituting their personal law rationalized under the 14th amendment, their actions and verbiage brand them and their team as secessionists-rebels with pens instead of guns-seeking to divide our Union.

They must be stopped. Public opinion must be aroused. The Union must and shall be preserved."

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This congress went on to discuss the "illegality" of the 14th Amendment, as well as the fact that it was never lawfully ratified. So what exactly was the 14th Amendment for, and what is it doing this very day to the People? Bear with me as we wade through the evidence... and be prepared to be shocked, and angered at what they have done and what we are still allowing.

Contrary to today's "conventional wisdom," there is a difference between the federal government and the United States...i.e., the union of states united together. The states were NEVER intended to be melted into one "nation" as in "The" United States...

McCulloch v Maryland 4 Wheat 316, 403 (1819) . "No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the states and compounding them into one common mass."

The federal government back in 1871 began its move to create its own citizens. Think of this federal government as a company like Microsoft, and you will be able to follow what is happening to this day. Imagine Microsoft coming up to you and saying, "you will now work for Microsoft, and you will pay Microsoft to work for Microsoft." Would you willingly accept that offer? Well, you have in regard to the federal government, under different cover, but you just don't realize it yet.

The "United States" powers and jurisdiction originally were located in very specific places (except for the 18 enumerated powers)...

Title 4, Section 72 Public offices; at seat of Government ; "All offices attached to the seat of government shall be exercised in the District of Columbia and not elsewhere, except as otherwise expressly provided by law."

Would you say that this is true today? Why not? What has happened to bring us to believing this federal government has jurisdiction over you? Continuing...

    Article 1, Section 8, Clause 17 ; "To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of Particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings;"

This is simply stating that ONLY the areas which have been lawfully ceded by official state actions are under this federal government's authority (apart from the 18 enumerated powers given to it via Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution), and all the rest exists in Washington D.C...

    C.A.H.A. v. U.S. , 52 U.S. 211 (1894) "The laws of congress in respect to those matters do not extend into the territorial limits of the states, but have force only in the District of Columbia, and other places that are within the exclusive jurisdiction of the national government."

Those "other places" are the territories under federal jurisdiction like Guam, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, etc. Each state had sovereignty of its own apart from federal encroachment in most things, chained as such by the constitution, so this federal corporation (for profit by the way) needed citizens of its own to be able to fund it and have people to work for it. In comes the 14th Amendment at the end of the civil war.

Most people don?t understand the 14th Amendment... it was originally created under the guise of providing "citizenship" to blacks because they did not have any lawful citizenship...

    United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 US 649, 692. (1898) . "The object of the 14th Amendment, as is well known, was to confer upon the colored race the right of citizenship."

This created two classes of citizens, one of the United States and the other of the state...

    Cory et al. V. Carter, 48 Ind. 327 1874 head note 8 . "The first clause of the fourteenth amendment made Negroes citizens of the United States, and citizens of the State in which they reside, and thereby created two classes of citizens, one of the United States and the other of the state."

This had nothing to do with jurisdiction over state citizens at the time...

    Van Valkenburg v. Brown , (1872) 43 Cal 43, 47.) "No white person born within the limits of the United States, ... or born without those limits, and subsequently naturalized under their laws, owes the status of citizenship to the recent Amendments to the Federal Constitution."

Notice carefully this case states "without those limits," meaning outside the United States federal jurisdiction (as in one of the several states), and also states "their" laws. This "naturalization" was the legal method blacks were granted citizenship of this (their) federal government, making them a "federal "U.S." citizen.

Also notice it states that none of the citizens of the several states born "without those limits" were affected by this amendment by any type of citizenship. Prior to the 14th Amendment, a citizen of the state was also considered a citizen of the United States... the several states, and meant the same thing...

    44 Maine 518 (1859)"... for it is certain, that in the sense in which the word 'Citizen' is used in the federal Constitution, "Citizen of each State, and 'Citizen of the United States,' are convertible terms; they mean the same thing; for the 'Citizens of each State are entitled to all Privileges and Immunities of Citizens in the several States,' and 'Citizens of the United States' are, of course, Citizens of all the United States."

"All the United States" above meant all the individual states then in existence, not one national mass. However, this "naturalization" process was surreptitiously extended to all state citizens who were distinct from this federal citizenship in an effort to create a federal jurisdiction into the states which the Constitution does not support, nor which jurisdiction the IRS or the any agency of the U.S. government have "purchased." Most state citizens are NOT located in the small U.S. government jurisdiction.

After the 14th Amendment was allegedly ratified, there was suddenly two citizenships; one of the states, and one of the "United States..."

    Slaughter House, 83 U.S. 36. (1873) . "It is quite clear, then, that there is a citizenship of the United States and a citizenship of a State, which are distinct from each other and which depend upon different characteristics or circumstances in the individual."

We have all unknowingly (through fraud) lost our state citizen "sovereignty" and were forced into "contract" (more fraud) through being forced to be a citizen of the federal government...

    Kitchens v. Steele , 112 F.Supp 383. "A citizen of the United States is a citizen of the federal government..."

...and subject to its governmental "jurisdiction thereof." Let's look carefully at the section of the 14th Amendment which is key to understand...

    14th Amendment, Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.

The key is "and subject to the jurisdiction thereof." This process of providing blacks a citizenship automatically brought them under the "jurisdiction thereof" of this federal corporation, as a "federal citizen," but subtle fraud was involved with this move, as it allowed this federal corporation to gain foothold into all states and over all citizens.

It is preposterous to even consider that the created federal government can become master over the creator, the People, but this is what has been foisted on Americans. Most of us are not a citizen of the federal government...

    U.S. v. Cruikshank , 92 U.S. 542 1875. "We have in our political system a Government of the United States and a government of each of the several States. Each one of these governments is distinct from the others, and each has citizens of its own..."

Most of us are citizens of the sovereign Republic of Colorado or whichever state we reside in, only... unless you agree to and become a Federal citizen and Subject to their jurisdiction.

    Thomas v. State, 15 Ind. 449; "One may be a citizen of a State and yet not a citizen of the United States." (See also Cory v. Carter, 48 Ind. 327 (17 Am. R. 738); McCarthy v. Froelke, 63 Ind. 507; In Re Wehlitz, 16 Wis. 443. McDonel v. State, 90 Ind. 320, 323, 1883.)

Read that again... would you believe this if you hadn't read it for yourself? How could one of us be a citizen of, say Colorado, and yet NOT be a citizen of the "United States" if these were not two completely different entities?

This ploy gradually engulfed us all, beginning with our great grandparents, and exists today. This is why this corporate federal monstrosity is able to violate the organic, original constitution... because it can make and follow whatever laws it wants, but it drags us into this corporate citizenship "privilege," and under "its" constitution, for which we are taxed under "its" IRS system, and why so much of the Federal jurisdiction seems to be all over us.

Once you come to understand this obvious scam, you begin to see how our rights and freedoms have been slowly stolen from us, and we have been made subject to their 60 million statutes meant ONLY for their territory and jurisdiction, NOT the individual states or we, as sovereign citizens. This is why this federal corporation is attacking the sovereignty movement, and calling those who stand up for their lawful rights under the original Republic, "sovereign citizen", "terrorists", or "freedom movement radicals", or whatever.

Imagine, back to our Microsoft example, that everyone at Microsoft suddenly realized they were in this situation through fraud, and decided to stop playing their game, and simply quit the job, walked out of their jurisdiction, and declared themselves to NOT being their employee?

What would happen to their for-profit business? Well, this is why freedom, sovereignty and state's rights are being attacked and threatened... because they realize that their corporate government stranglehold over the People would end, and their game was up. This alone would transform the face of our Republic.

Imagine millions of people suddenly realizing it was this easy... and began to act like the sovereigns they are, and quit cowering in fear, and being intimidated by this corporate beast.

Who is the Sovereign?

First, let's define "Sovereign" and "Sovereignty":

    Black's Law Dictionary, 6th Edition: Sovereign. A person, body, or state in which independent and supreme authority is vested;
    Sovereignty. The supreme, absolute, and uncontrollable power by which any independent state is governed; supreme political authority; the supreme will; paramount control of the constitution and frame of government and its administration; the self sufficient source of political power from which all specific political powers are derived;

What did our founding generation say about this "Sovereignty"?

    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness....when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government..." Declaration of Independence.

The Colorado Constitution - Essentially the same in all 50 state's Constitutions:

    Colo. Const. Art. II, Section 1, Vestment of political powers;

    "All political power is vested in and derived from the people; all government, of right, originates from the people, is founded upon their will only, and is instituted solely for the good of the whole."

    Art. II, SEC. 2. That the people of this State have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves, as a free, sovereign and independent State; and to alter and abolish their constitution and form of government whenever they may deem it necessary to their safety and happiness, provided such change be not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States.

Are governments sovereign OVER the People?

  • "The People of a State are entitled to all rights which formerly belonged to the King by his prerogative." Lansing v. Smith, 4 Wendell 9, 20 (1829). (Lansing v. Smith, 21 D. 89., 4 Wendel 9 (1829) ( New York ).

  • " the Revolution, the sovereignty devolved on the people; and they are truly the sovereigns of the country, but they are sovereigns without subjects...with none to govern but themselves; the citizens of America are equal as fellow citizens, and as joint tenants in the sovereignty." Chisholm V. Georgia (US) 2 Dall 419, 454, 1 L Ed 440, 455 @DALL 1793 pp 471-472.

  • "The people or sovereign are not bound by general word in statutes, restrictive of prerogative right, title or interest, unless expressly named. Acts of limitation do not bind the King or the people. The people have been ceded all the rights of the King, the former sovereign,.....It is a maxim of the common law, that when an act is made for the common good and to prevent injury, the King shall be bound, though not named, but when a statute is general and prerogative right would be divested or taken from the King (or the people) he shall not be bound." People v Herkimer, 4 Cowen (NY) 345, 348 (1825).

  • "It will be admitted on all hands that with the exception of the powers granted to the states and the federal government, through the Constitutions, the people of the several states are unconditionally sovereign within their respective states." Ohio L. Ins. & T. Co. v. Debolt, 16 How. 416, 14 L.Ed. 997.

  • "Sovereignty itself is, of course, not subject to law, for it is the author and source of law; ... while sovereign powers are delegated to the agencies of government, sovereignty itself remains with the people, by whom and for whom all government exists and acts." Yick Wo v Hopkins, 118 US 356, at pg. 370;

The Federal government doesn't want you to wake up to its fraud and lies. It wants to maintain the People in chains and slavery of servitude to this beast system, and its matrix of lies.

You only need to understands the basic laws, and realize the truth about our Constitution, and that we can "re-inhabit" the original Republic, and their entire corrupt, greedy and slave system is over, perhaps not without a fight, but that is how freedom is won and lost.

Imagine no longer being under IRS threats. Imagine being free of the 60 million statutes meant for the People, to control them, and to enslave them, and keep them in poverty, and under their control. Imagine, instead of fighting within their system, under their rules and laws, we simply say, "NO MORE" and stand for the original laws and intent of our founding generation?

Well, thousands across this Republic are doing just that. Using the original laws, original intent, and proper procedures, this group is "re-inhabiting" our Republic. It has always been here, but it has been abandoned by the People, the masters, and we all accepted a servant status all the while not realizing our bondage.

We have been believing we have been electing real government public servants instead of corporate officers of a defacto government system.

Any who are comfortable in their bondage... taught to need the corporate handouts... comfortable with their slavery, can stay with it, but soon, it will run out of money, and all who bow to this false god which seems to provide for them, will find themselves without everything, and no one to take care of them. THAT day is coming upon us rapidly, for any who are awake to plainly see.

The key is to understand who you are, in your very core being, and THEN you will see the authority and power you have as a state citizen NOT under the jurisdiction of the corporate federal government's citizenship.

Choose this day... choose to be part of a real solution, or continue down the corporate destruction, because this corporate federal beast is doomed by its own laws and practices, and by natural law itself.

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