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The Unconstitutional Abuse of Our Unalienable Rights

Posted in Liberty, Politics, Unalienable Rights with tags , , , , , , , on November 22, 2016 by authorcarloscardoso

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Six years ago I wrote the post below about the unconstitutional abuse of our unalienable rights as the TSA implemented the use of the full body scanner as I implored Americans to write to then House Majority Leader Democrat Steny Hoyer. The technology was being purchased from former Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff’s company which definitely seemed unethical at best. Yet this short post was about Americans’ rights to travel by air and still retain our unalienable right to privacy enshrined in the Fourth Amendment,” The right of the people to be secure in their persons, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrant shall issue, but upon reasonable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or places to be seized.”

The issue with the full body scanner and other measures being undertaken by the TSA is not the delay as stated by the House Majority Leader. The issue more precisely is the legality of these unreasonable methods. Travelers have a choice of having your picture taken naked, submitting to a sexual groping or facing a fine of up to $11,000. The unconstitutionality of this practice under the fourth amendment is clear. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, against unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant is being violated. The right of people to be secure in their persons, against unreasonable search and seizures shall not be violated without a warrant being issued based on probable cause. This would require a warrant to be issued against all Americans and that defies logic and is an insult to the American people. We require a different approach and should look at cheaper, constitutional and more effective ways to thwart would be terrorists. We cannot give up our essential liberties for a little security for as Ben Franklin so wisely said, we would deserve neither. We cannot give up who we are to defeat our enemies, we must remain true to who we are and look at alternative measures. El Al is an airline that has been facing terrorist threats constantly and yet has a security record second to none.

That was just the beginning, the proverbial tip of the iceberg as the government was totally trashing our right to privacy. The sad part is that many Americans still embrace this particular loss of liberty for a false sense of security. The misnamed Patriot Act has been the largest government attempt to steal the rights of the American people and grow the power, scope and reach into our lives in history. Edward Snowden told Americans that we were being spied upon by our own government contrary to its constitutional authority. Yet the scope of the treachery and the creation of a police surveillance state has grown to a monster that must be dismantled if liberty is to survive. The Patriot Act is not about ensuring or enhancing our security but is simply about control.

We were told that if you weren’t communicating with foreigners you had nothing to worry about. We were told if you weren’t doing anything wrong you had nothing to worry about which should have been the first red flag since this was supposed to be about National Security and not matters tied to criminal investigations. We were told they were collecting metadata, tracking phone calls origin, destination and length and keeping this data for future reference if a suspicious pattern emerged and not listening to our actual conversations. This, my fellow Americans is an outright lie.

We are being listened to in real time without having done anything to warrant such scrutiny except speaking out about our constitution and the system of government it was meant to control against stealing our unalienable rights and liberties. Our every movement is being tracked and the ability they have to manipulate our electronic devices is truly astounding and appalling. This federal government has since September 11, 2001 used the pretense of fighting terrorism to usurp our rights and use their power to try and intimidate and silence dissent. Our founding fathers fought a war against their own government, the most powerful in the world to establish that our liberties were unalienable and if our government didn’t work to secure these blessings then we had the right and duty to break the political bonds that bind us.

Ordinary Americans who have not forgotten our history, our founding values and principles are treated like criminals and in some cases have been murdered for daring to speak out against the growing tyranny. People like many American ranchers have had their livelihoods destroyed and their land which had been in their families for generations stolen right from under them. Those brave enough to resist like Lavoy Finicum have been murdered. Others like the Bundy’s have been held as political prisoners for daring to speak out and were tried by a government intent on denying them their right to properly defend themselves. It was only the right to a trial by a jury of their peers in Oregon who were able to see through the government deception and find them not guilty on all counts that they were cleared, only to be kept in custody to face charges in Nevada.

These patriots deserve justice and the government agents and their hired henchmen should be held accountable for their multiple crimes. The time has come for the American people to unite instead of listening to the false narrative being sold us about how we are divided. It is time for Americans to reclaim our heritage and birthright to freedom and liberty and reject the evil scourge of globalist tyranny. The globalists are on the verge of being thrown out of power across the globe just when they thought their tyrannical plans were about to come to fruition.

They are a severely wounded animal and as such must be treated with great caution for they are desperate and truly were not expecting a repudiation of their world view on such a large scale across the world. This is the time for us to ensure that as Americans we lead the global fight against tyranny and show the world what life in a country that embraces and practices true righteous liberty can be. We must dismantle the Washington establishment and political ruling elite class and replace it with a government of the people, by the people and for the people. We must destroy the leviathan federal government and bind it securely once and for all with the chains of the constitution as it was meant to be. We must ensure that never again we allow or even give our elected public servants the thought that we will allow them to legislate, regulate or adjudicate away our unalienable rights. We must limit the government to its enumerated powers and return the power of liberty back to the individuals.

The constitution isn’t perfect it is indeed flawed or we would never have found ourselves in this predicament. We must be vigilant and take it upon ourselves to serve our country in a sense of duty to restore the republic and its cornerstone and foundation of liberty. We must let the the tyrants and globalists know that liberty is the Creator’s wish for all of humanity and that we Americans will ensure that it flourishes once again in the hearts and minds of the people. We pledge to be better guardians of the republic which was founded to foster, nurture and protect liberty. We must speak loudly and boldly that we will not give in to fear or intimidation for indeed we are many and united in the cause of liberty we are invincible.

We Are Many

Posted in Liberty, Unalienable Rights with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 26, 2016 by authorcarloscardoso

alg-glenn-beck-crowd-jpgThe federal government is out of control and has broken the chains of the Constitution designed to bind it. It has grown in size, scope, cost and outright usurpation of the liberty of the American people it was designed to represent. The powers this government has amassed to itself are truly incredible and the founding fathers would be appalled and outraged. The police state they have put in place in a country that was born in liberty is a disgrace.

We live in a country where our police are armed beyond the capability of most countries’ armies. We have departments outside the enumerated powers delegated to it armed with ammunition that is illegal to use in war, so what or who is it intended to be used for or against? Who is our government really targeting as enemies, foreigners as they claim or patriots who they fear?

Instead we have a government that contrary to our Fourth Amendment rights illegally searches us, uses technology to track us much more than even Edward Snowden revealed to us. They say that they are collecting metadata to find patterns of who is communicating with whom especially with people in other parts of the world to protect us against terrorists when that is an outright lie. They have built a surveillance police state that is worse than imagined in George Orwell’s novel 1984.

They track our every move through our smartphones which have now become ubiquitous through its GPS capability even if the phone is turned off. They assured us that the collection of metadata didn’t mean that they were listening to American’s conversations when whether you choose to believe it or not they are. Everything we say or do on the internet is monitored and though they may publicly deny it they want us to know it. They want us to believe that with all these capabilities that to quote a phrase, “resistance is futile”. They have cameras everywhere many equipped with facial recognition capabilities to watch us to augment their GPS tracking abilities to know where we are and whom we are associating with at all times.

You would think that with all this in place to be used against the American people that we would be powerless to take back our government and make it the servant of the people it was intended to be. Yet nothing is further from the truth for there is strength in numbers and the truth is there are more American patriots who understand our history and the historical legacy of our founding than the would be tyrants think and that is why they fear us. They know that our understanding of liberty if explained in an easily, understandable and eloquent manner can influence and change the hearts and mind of the American people and expand our numbers.

We understand what George Washington meant when he said that,”Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is a force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master,” That is why we will and must educate the American people against the indoctrination that they’ve grown accustomed to and insist that the federal government be limited to its enumerated powers in the constitution.

The key thing to remember is that we are many. There are millions of liberty loving Americans left who will proudly and gladly take on the challenge to spark an awakening of the power and beauty of liberty. We will speak out against tyranny without fear. We will not be cowed into silence regardless of the attempts to intimidate us. There are more of us than there are of you. You may silence some of us like Andrew Breitbart and Antonin Scalia but for every voice you silence like the hydra of legends at least three more of us will rise to take their place.

The statists, tyrants and media have made every attempt to divide the American people across every possible line they can but we will not be fooled. We understand that in the righteous cause of individual liberty we have more in common than any false narrative driven to divide us. We know that we are many and that together we cannot be defeated. It took three percent of the American colonists to defeat the mighty British Empire but let the tyrants be put on notice that we are many more than that.

We will not be silent! We will not be intimidated or give in to fear. We will spread the word of liberty and of our unalienable rights. We are many and our message of truth will shine on the darkness of deceit that the tyrants hide behind. We are many and our light of truth shall overcome the darkness until the tyrants are exposed like cockroaches when the light is turned on. And just like cockroaches they will scatter before the light exposes them to be crushed. We are many and we shall overcome against the seemingly insurmountable odds. Liberty is humanity’s ultimate destiny and nothing or no one can stand in the way of our fate. We know that the Creator wishes for Mankind to be free so victory over tyranny is assured.