Attitude and Altitude

by Robert Walker Attitude is very important. In my opinion, the following quote from Lysander Spooner pretty much describes the attitude that will help us to get our government back under control. “What, then, is legislation? It is an assumption by one man, or body of men, of absolute, irresponsible dominion over all other men whom they call subject to their power. It is the assumption by one man, or body of men, of aright to subject all other men to their will and their service. It is the assumption by one man, or body of men, of a right to abolish outright all the natural rights, all the natural liberty of all other men; to make all other men their slaves; to arbitrarily dictate to all other men what they may, and may not, do; what they may, and may not, have; what they may, and may not, be. It is, in short, the assumption of a right to banish the principle of human rights, the principle of justice itself, from off the earth, and set up their own personal will, pleasure, and interest in its place. All this, and nothing less, is involved in the very idea that there can be any such thing as human legislation that is obligatory upon those upon whom it is imposed.” The Constitution FOR the United States of America granted very limited powers to a Legislative body. The body was empowered to legislate regarding very specific areas of life. No powers were granted to the body to enact any laws that operated on the people. That power was reserved to the States. That limitation was reiterated twice in the Bill of Rights. Amendments IX and X both limit the power of the Federal legislative body, and reserve the powers to the States or the People, respectively. Altitude has to do with one's position in relation to others. One's boss is higher on the job, than the worker. One must do as the boss says in order to keep one's job. Therefore, the boss's altitude is higher than the worker – on the job. Off the job, we are equal in stature. One is not above the other. So then, what is the altitude of the elector and the elected? The elected fills out a job application by way of filing a document in some government office offering his/her services for the job to be filled by an election. Each applicant for the job, then, promotes their own value to the public which will do the hiring by virtue of casting a ballot choosing one over the other. The elected person, then, is the hireling. The elected person is the worker, and the elector is the boss. The altitude of the elector is above that of the elected. That is not the situation in which we find ourselves today. The elected has turned the tables on us. The public education system has convinced us that the government is all powerful. It is upside down, backwards, wrong side out, and a cause for consternation among the American public who still have some ability to think. The hierarchy has been reversed. The people have been convinced that we are at the bottom of the heap. We are, in reality, near the top. The real hierarchy goes like this: Creator Man State In the case of our Nation, there is a fourth level below State. That is the united States of

united with other States for mutual benefits. The small 'u' on united is intended. Peace. When the secession of the Southern States. further sped the erosion. There are levels between Man and State that we need not go into at this time. to the Presidency. along with the Presidency. the despotism got its foothold. Some time between the end of the Civil War and 1913. which was their right whether jointly. was interfered with. F. Today the President of the United States of America has the unlimited power to detain (arrest) any citizen of this nation without charges. Our slide to the despotism we are living under today. Congress. The advent of the election of a socialist. This is the States of America. or on their own individually. rise to the altitude where you belong. Each State is autonomous of itself. the erosion of our powers to exercise our natural rights has been steadily increasing. . The American Civil War was the beginning of the end. Cuba or Venezuela – though it is used in those countries as well. not even a government attorney. It can be a life sentence. S. D. such as defense. Since that time. Adjust your attitude. That is an assumption of altitude that is not warranted by any stretch of the imagination – not even in places like China. started about 1860. without the natural right to a counselor of any type. Roosevelt.America. the international bankers purchased the U. united.

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