Killing the tyrant…
Natural-Law copyright by Anthony Hargis
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“What was the end of killing the tyrant, but to be free from tyranny? A ridiculous motive, and empty exploit, if our slavery survive him.” Cicero, quoted in Cato’s Letters, #23, p. 169.
The quote by Cicero is part of the legacy won by the American Revolution; not because he said it, but, because the English rebel, John Elliot, authored an example of it. And, there’s hardly an American alive who knows it.
American Founders relied heavily on English rebels for direction and procedures needed to successfully win their bid for independence; the Petition of Rights of 1628, the Grand Remonstrance of 1640, the so-called Bill of Rights of 1688, among many other milestones of liberty.
One of the more significant items was the resolution introduced by John Elliot by which taxes imposed without the consent of parliament was made a capital offense. The measure was passed by the House of Commons before Charles dissolved parliament and arrested several members. Twelve years later, parliament used Elliot’s resolution as the basis to take down judges and tax collectors, a bishop and kings for asserting “the divine right of kings” and imposing taxes that had not received the assent of parliament.
No, I don’t recommend that we kill tyrants and their useful idiots; it would put them out of their misery too soon. I think it would be much better to recover the booty they took – even if we have to chase them to the ends of the earth.
And, no, we can’t rely on current forums of redress; they are dominated by bandit and useful-idiot classes who will not allow any meaningful investigation – much less, any prosecution – of themselves. When the Justice Department conceived and directed “Fast and Furious”, did you really expect them to prosecute themselves for it?
Silly season is over; we have to get serious. If there is to be any redress, we must use the only historically-proven method that has ever brought worthwhile redress: substantially the same method used by American Founders.
The trouble is there is hardly an American today that even suspects the existence of this method: he simply has no knowledge of it.
For example, Founders repeatedly declared that “no man is obligated to obey any law or pay any tax unless he has given consent to it”. Did they mean this literally? Of course they did. From the first English settlement to the Revolution this was how affairs of the colonies were managed. Every “law” and every “tax” had its origin in contracts between colonial assemblies and those who petitioned for redress of grievances. The terms of the contract were sometimes referred to as “laws” of the contract while its money payments were treated as “taxes”. And only petitioners were obligated to obey such “laws” and pay such “taxes”. When redress was completed, related “laws” and “taxes” expired.
There, in one paragraph I conveyed to you more real history than you learned in 12 years of elementary and high schools, and 4-6 years of university indoctrination. You won’t learn this and other lessons from professors, or judges, or lawyers; the first two depend on continued grievances for their pensions, the third never learned such history, or law.
This right of consent was won with the Revolution… and who knows it?
This is just one of many examples of real American history and law Americans don’t know; and that they must learn if there is to be any redress relative to a mountain range of grievances.
Until men learn these lessons of history, those who suffer from, and those who complain about, grievances must wallow in a stifling swamp of impotence: that condition where men only pretend at reason, justice, and civilization.
No, it won’t be easy and it won’t be quick. Unprecedented adventures never are.
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