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Forum Post: How is it that a large corporation can write itself out of the U.S. Judicial system?

Posted 11 years ago on Oct. 23, 2011, 7:57 p.m. EST by poorexiles (18) from Bellingham, WA
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November 21st 1864 in the last year of the Civil War, President Lincoln wrote in a letter to his friend Colonel William F. Elkins,

"As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed. I feel at this moment more anxiety than ever before, even in the midst of war. God grant that my suspicions may prove groundless."



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[-] 1 points by e307465 (147) 11 years ago

Simple... money!

[-] 1 points by PandoraK (1678) 11 years ago

There's a chance, slowly the sleeping giant is awakening...but 'he'd' better hurry up!

[-] 0 points by ChristopherABrownART5 (46) from Santa Barbara, CA 11 years ago

You need to read this page and visit the links. It is all about how America ended up with a defacto military government. There is another quote by Lincoln that basically describes the Military Industrial Complex, nearly 100 years before we knew it as such.--


Basically, to prevail of the Confederacy, the north had to align with british arms manufacturers that have Tuetonic origins. That, . . . should connect the dots IF you do the research.-

Basically the civil war was never formally ended and the defacto military government took over in pretense of consitutionality.

Time for an Article 5 convention.

Congress is very afraid of it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_to_propose_amendments_to_the_United_States_Constitution "Congress acted preemptively to propose the amendments instead. At least four amendments (the Seventeenth, Twenty-First, Twenty-Second, and Twenty-Fifth Amendments) have been identified as being proposed by Congress at least partly in response to the threat of an Article V convention."

Our first right in our contract is Article V, the right to have congress convene delgates when 2/3 of the states have applied for an amendatory convention.

Article. V.

The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.------

Effort to get conferencing on skype http://www.articlevmeeting.info/

Article V conference, Mark Meckler Lawrence Lessig at harvard 9/25/11-video comments http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-7ikbvu0Y8

Lessig power point on article V http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gpbfY-atMk

Lots of facts here about Article V. http://algoxy.com/poly/article_v_convention.html

[-] 0 points by poorexiles (18) from Bellingham, WA 11 years ago

we're doomed