something is due to him; in the latter, he
exacts what is not his due, when there is nothing due tohim
. Wishard; Co. Litt. 368. From: A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.So the civil rights act above
tells you flat out
that all persons, black and white, will be subjectingthemselves, by 14th amendment US citizenship, to exactions, the next best thing to extortion! So,as the Act proclaims, those "rights" (subjections) are "granted" (imposed) when you are
Then, the "exactor" exacts, or extracts, i.e., TAKES "what is not his due, when there isnothing due to him."Webster was familiar with the concept in 1828 and in 1913:
, n. The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield;authoritative demand; a levying or drawing from
; a driving to compliance; as the exactionof tribute or of obedience.1. Extortion; a wresting from one unjustly;
the taking advantage of one's necessities
, tocompel him to pay illegal or exorbitant tribute, fees or rewards.Take away your exactions from my people. Ezek.45.Daily new
of sheriffs and officials.
2. That which is exacted; tribute, fees, rewards or contributions demanded or levied withseverity or injustice.
Kings may be enriched by exactions, but their power is weakened by the consequent disaffection of their subjects.Thank you, Noah! So if it pisses off the subjects, what are Citizens supposed to think? I know theremay not be a difference, so what should we sovereigns without subjects think; what should we menand women think?
The excessive or unauthorized taking or collection of moneys as fees or dues by anofficer or by a person pretending to be an officer. An excessive demand. An amount demandedand taken without right. See Extortion. –Ballentine’s Law Dictionary, 3
edition.Modern definitions agree:
act of demanding and obtaining something:
the act of
somebody to give something,especially
unfair or excessive
demand for something, especially
( formal )
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