Message from Anna von Reitz

“In a time of destruction, create something.” ― Maxine Hong Kingston

Maine Republic Email Alert

No Free Lunch, No Santa Claus, and No Tooth Fairy, Either

Some of my friends are “True Believers”. This sometimes leads to unintentional friction and misrepresentation of me and my work.

Many years ago when I was very young I was involved in two major movements in America— the Farm Union Cases in which American farmers stood up to the bank-run Federal Corporation’s over-reaching and land-grabbing successfully, and the American Indian Movement, where Native Americans did their equivalent of the same process of putting the bank-run “government” in its place and suing for justice.

In each case, success was achieved at the cost of great effort and sacrifice and it was limited in scope and effect.

We beat the bully, but on the bully’s own terms.

Individual farmers got the monkey off their backs and one lone Congressman made the attempt to bring true remedy to America by proposing the…

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