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Letter: To earn my vote, you must be a Constitutionalist

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Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014 12:00 am

This is an open letter to Tony Amador, who is running for the U.S. Congress as a Republican. In his plea for support, he states that one of his aims is to “Repeal and replace Obamacare.”

Sir, the whole point of the repeal of Obamacare is to eliminate it and any analogs, period! There is no provision in the Constitution of the United States of America for a government-run medical insurance system, the errant recklessness of Chief Justice John Roberts and his clique not withstanding.

In order to secure my vote and that of thousands like me, would-be representatives must have ending government interference in private transactions as a primary goal. Being a Republican is not enough. One must also be a Constitutionalist.

May I remind you that virtually every office-holder in American politics, at every level, pledges to “uphold and defend” said Constitution? Most take that oath and then forget that the Constitution even exists.

Your stated position is a major and reckless hypocritical stance of the entrenched Establishment Republicans who are really not Republicans at all, but are simply another permutation of the welfare-statist leftist who is in large measure responsible for the destruction and ruination of our venerable republic. These people are just another shade of the so-called progressives who, along with Obama and his ilk, are converting this grand nation from a republic to a third-rate, socialist handmaiden of the International Communist Party.

Thanks to these vermin, our very liberty and the autonomy of our nation is at stake. When one loses his Constitutional bearing he is being converted from a citizen to a subject. Is this the position upon which you want to lose your bid for the U.S. Congress?

In order to earn my vote and subsequent support, one darn well better be a devout and committed Constitutionalist and say so in unambiguous terms!

Neal Welsh

Acampo

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1 comment:

  • daniel hutchins posted at 11:47 pm on Tue, May 27, 2014.

    daniel hutchins Posts: 1339

    On a positive note, your letter is the only one that I bothered to read.

    Otherwise, there are some points that are important to discuss; but, in spite of the importance, I'm stating ahead of time that my chief critics won't get this.

    You wrote, "converted from a citizen to a subject."
    Guess what. A citizen already is a subject. The only way to convert government into being a subject of the people is to avoid citizenship. Be an alien, and you can still be a state national. (Being an alien is good, not bad.)

    If you look at the exact wording of the definition of "citizen" (with a lowercase "c") under th e14th amendment, one is a citizen IF they are a subject thereof.
    Literally, this means that the citizens are subjects of government, not vice versa. This also means anytime that if someone in government asks you if you are a citizen and if you proudly respond "yes," this means that you work for them.

    14th amendment:
    All persons ... subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.

    The term "Citizen" is used in the constitution, but not defined. This is probably an ambiguity, but the definition is reserved to the states. If you were born in Washington D.C., I feel sorry for you. You were not born in a state of the union. In this case, the legislative jurisdiction of this land is reserved exclusively to Congress. Sorry. you cannot be an alien.

    You also appear to favor a political party. This philosophy is not going to be succeed at anything.

    There are some other fundamental problems with this letter, but I've said enough.

    (I couldn't bite my tongue any longer.)

     

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