Monthly Archives: March 2018

Russian Exodus from the West

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Global Research, March 30, 2018

By now the West – the US, Canada, Australia and the super-puppets of Europe, overall more than 25 countries – has expelled more than 130 Russian diplomats. All as punishment for Russia’s alleged nerve gas poisoning of a former Russian / MI6 double-agent, Sergei Skripal (66) and his daughter Yulia (33), who was visiting her father from Moscow.

Sergei Skripal lived in the UK for the last seven years, ever since President Putin lifted his prison sentence in 2010 in a spy swap with the UK. The pair, father and daughter, was allegedly discovered on 4 March slumped on a park bench in Salisbury, England, not far from Sergei’s home. Apparently traces of the same nerve agent were found at the Skripal home’s door. 

Russia in the meantime has started in a tit-for-tat move expelling western diplomats – in a first…

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A Blueprint for Resistance: Jesus Christ vs. the Police State

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Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute 

By John W. Whitehead
March 30, 2018

“In that dramatic scene on Calvary’s hill three men were crucified. We must never forget that all three were crucified for the same crime — the crime of extremism. Two were extremists for immorality, and thus fell below their environment. The other, Jesus Christ, was an extremist for love, truth and goodness, and thereby rose above his environment. Perhaps …the nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.” —Martin Luther King Jr.Just as police states have arisen throughout history, there have also been individuals or groups of individuals who have risen up to challenge the injustices of their age.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer risked his life to undermine the tyranny at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn challenged the soul-destroying gulags of the Soviet Union.

Martin…

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Bezos Battered : $13 Billion Net Worth Loss As Amazon Crashes

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Amazon shares are down 7% today and almost 11% in the last two days, breaking below its 50DMA, amid a broad tech unwind contagion and growing concerns about government crackdowns from “obsessed” Trump.

Bloodbath…

 

The reason is that according to Axios, it is not Facebook that Trump wants to go after, but rather Amazon: “He’s obsessed with Amazon,” a source said. “Obsessed.” According to the anonymous sources, Trump has allegedly talked about changing Amazon’s tax treatment because he’s worried about mom-and-pop retailers being put out of business.

A source who’s spoken to POTUS: “He’s wondered aloud if there may be any way to go after Amazon with antitrust or competition law.”

Trump’s deep-seated antipathy toward Amazon surfaces when discussing tax policy and antitrust cases. The president would love to clip CEO Jeff Bezos’ wings. But he doesn’t have a plan to make that happen.

Behind the president’s…

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Washington Legalizes Human Trafficking; Babies Can Now Be Bought and Sold Commercially

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A show of loyalty to Satan in exchange for more power?

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House Democrats voted to legalize the purchase and sale of human babies.” – 42nd District Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden.

Washington — When most people think about surrogacy, they imagine a loving infertile or same-sex couple, unable to have children, who need a surrogate mother to give them a baby. Surrogacy has long been an amazing gift for those unable to have babies. However, when laws are passed that commercialize the separation of babies from their birth mother, very real risks to children arise.

When it comes to surrogacy laws in the United States, Washington is proving to be a third world country. Over the years, as countries have legalized “commercial surrogacy,” once they realize the horrors that it creates, they proceed to ban it as it creates a market for children to be bought and sold like commodities…

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Amnesty International: Trumpeting for War Again

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By Paul de Rooij | CounterPunch | March 23, 2018

One must marvel at the first few paragraphs of Amnesty International’s recent press release:

“The international community’s catastrophic failure to take concrete action to protect the people of Syria has allowed parties to the conflict, most notably the Syrian government, to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity with complete impunity, often with assistance of outside powers, particularly Russia. Every year we think it is just not possible for parties to the conflict to inflict more suffering on civilians, and yet, every year, they prove us wrong…

Right now, in Eastern Ghouta 400,000 men, women and children, who have been living under an unlawful government siege for six years, are being starved and indiscriminately bombed by the Syrian government with the backing of Russia. […] The international community had said ‘never again’ after the government devastated Eastern Aleppo with similar…

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99% PROOF: Four Co-ops that Are Building a New Economy – By Yavor Tarinski

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Source  – resilience.org

On some occasions, rare though they are, the slogan “Another world is possible,” becomes reality.
~Raul Zibechi

– Nowadays the exit from the so-called economic crisis in Europe has become the main topic of conversation. Various politicians, “experts” and technocrats speak of possible exits from the critical situation in which our societies have been trapped. But their proposals rarely go beyond unlimited economic growth and neoliberal austerity politics, which are being imposed in increasingly authoritarian ways [1], the consequences of which are increasingly difficult to hide. The other alternative which is being presented to us by the mass media is the one of the radical left parties (such as the Greek SYRIZA and the Spanish Podemos).

But in the midst of the heated debates and worsening living standards, on the horizon has emerged a third alternative – one coming from the grassroots. Seeing high unemployment [2]…

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VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Wealth and Power’, Elite insanity, if not stopped, will drive us out of existence – By Robert J. Burrowes

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Source – globalresearch.ca

“…Any dictionary will offer a simple definition of ‘sanity’ along the lines of ‘soundness of judgment or reason’ and ‘the ability to think and speak in a reasonable way and to behave normally’. But if we use this definition of sanity then, obviously, ‘sanity’ must be interpreted to mean that it is ‘sound judgment, reasonable and normal’ to further perpetrate the violence and exploitation that are overwhelmingly characteristic of our world”

Wealth and Power: The Global Elite Is Insane, Elite insanity, if not stopped, will drive us out of existence – By Robert J. Burrowes

In 2014 I wrote an article titled ‘The Global Elite is Insane’. I want to elaborate what I explained in the earlier article so that people have a clearer sense of what we are up against in our struggle to create a world of peace, justice and ecological sustainability.

Of…

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FANG: Why this bubble is ready to burst

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http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/technology/why-this-bubble-is-ready-to-burst/news-story/f70204a0e230b289c7455030a0caf7d2

WE ARE deep into the tech bubble now. I remember the feeling from last time. It is like missing a train — a sense that everyone else is going somewhere extremely important and you’re missing out.

You can see this bubble in crypto-currencies and the stock market most clearly. The companies they call FANG — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google — have swollen like rivers in flood.

Google (now officially called Alphabet) is the grandpa of the group. Its stock has gone up from $400 to $1200 in the past five years. A very rapid tripling, but not so impressive compared to the rest.

Amazon has gone from $260 a share to $1600 — a sixfold increase in five years. Facebook has gone from $26 to $181 — a near sevenfold jump.

Netflix though takes the prize for growth, shooting up from $26 to $320 in five years —…

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Mass Media Propaganda is the Only Thing Keeping Us From Rising Like Lions

Rise Up Times

If you have an ostensibly democratic society in which leaders can’t just gun down anyone who steps out of line, and in that society you have an enormous populace whose needs aren’t being met by the small number of people in charge, a dynamic should theoretically be created where the sheer numbers of the masses can be used to force the powerful to help the people they are meant to serve.   

“Rise, like lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number!
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you:
Ye are many—they are few!”  

This excerpt from Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “The Masque of Anarchy” was read by Jeremy Corbyn at the 2017 Glastonbury festival before an audience of thousands in what was in my opinion one of the most thrilling political events of last…

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REVELATION: Subtly of The Serpent … Electronic Power butt-on

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Does this power butt-on look familiar?

The symbolism represents sodomy, the primary occult power source; installing evil spirits into a body whose mind is then controlled by demonic forces.

Every time an electronic device with this symbol is powered on and powered off individuals energize this hidden symbolism. Don’t be surprised if Satan’s politically correct agenda makes it a hate crime to speak negatively of sodomy. If you think Satan cannot successfully give sodomy a protected status to spread unchallenged note.

Canada moves to decriminalize anal sex for 16-year-olds

Bill C39: the Act includes the repeal of section 159 of the Criminal Code, the prohibition of anal intercourse. The repeal will equalize the range of sexual conduct before the law, and lower the applicable age of consent from 18 to 16, making it equal to the required age of consent for all other consensual sexual activity. https://ccgsd-ccdgs.org/c39/

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End the deception

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DARK POOLS OF SECURITIES AND MONEY FUNDED MORTGAGE LOANS

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In answer to questions frequently asked of me, the term “dark pool” was not coined by me nor was it discovered by me as an instrumentality of obscuring financial transactions. I have understood the workings of dark pools since my Wall Street days. But back then, in the 1960’s and 1970’s they were not so common.

What I did discover was a dark pools were in widespread use in the era of false claims of securitization — a discovery provoked by reading the prospectuses and pooling and servicing agreements (Trust instruments) for the issuance of of “certificates” a/k/a “mortgage bonds.”  There, in black and white, was a “reserve fund” consisting of money from investors who bought the certificates from underwriters using the fictitious name of a Trust that never existed. And it was stated therein that investors could be paid from this reserve — i.e.,. paid using their own money.

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BIG BROTHER: Edward Snowden, “Facebook is a surveillance company rebranded as ‘social media” – By Daniel Chaitin

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Source – washingtonexaminer.com

“…Facebook makes their money by exploiting and selling intimate details about the private lives of millions, far beyond the scant details you voluntarily post,” Snowden said earlier in the day. “They are not victims. They are accomplices”

Edward Snowden: Facebook is a surveillance company rebranded as ‘social media’ – By Daniel Chaitin

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden ripped Facebook in a tweet Saturday after the social media giant suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm which worked worked for President Trump’s campaign.

Facebook accused the firm on Friday of not deleting data it had improperly harvested from Facebook users, which number in the tens of millions, but Snowden pinned the blame squarely on Facebook and lumped in other social media companies for being just as reckless.

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Former French President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody Over Suspected Gaddafi Financing

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Global Research, March 20, 2018

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into alleged funding in elections by ex-Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Sarkozy is being questioned by magistrates regarding claims his campaign team accepted a 50 million euro ($62 million) donation from Gaddafi during the 2007 French elections, according to news reports.

His former associate, Alexandre Djouhri, was arrested in London and released on bail as part of the investigation weeks earlier.

Sarkozy had previously refused to respond to a summons for questioning in the case, AFP reported.

Former minister former minister Brice Hortefeux is also in custody and being questioned by investigators, Reuters reported.

The probe opened in 2013 following claims by Gaddafi and his son Saif that provided funds to Sarkozy’s election team.

France has a 21 million euro spending limit for…

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Canada: Indigenous Leaders and Allies Stage Sit-In to Protest Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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Common Dreams | March 17, 2018

“I’m standing up for Indigenous rights, for clean water and for a safe, liveable climate and look forward to doing so alongside the ever growing movement against this dangerous pipeline,” Clayton Thomas-Muller of 350.org said in a statement.(Photo: Mike Hudema/Twitter)

Building on the massive march against the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline that brought 10,000 people to the streets of British Columbia last weekend, Indigenous leaders and their allies staged a sit-in on Saturday at a pipeline construction site on Burnaby Mountain, kicking off a wave of civil disobedience that is set to continue through next week.

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To Avoid Water Shortage for 5 Billion by 2050, UN Report Urges Nature-Based Solutions

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Common Dreams | March 19, 2018

A new report finds that about five billion people could be impacted by water shortages by 2050—around half the world’s population by that time. (Photo: Oscar F. Hevia/Flickr/cc)

A new United Nations report calls for a shift away from human-made water infrastructure and towards nature-based irrigation solutions in order to avoid widespread water shortages around the world by 2050.

The UN’s annual report on the state of the world’s water found that five billion people could be affected by a lack of potable water within the next three decades—about half of the expected world population by that time—due to climate crisis, polluted supplies, and increased demand brought on by a rise in population.

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UZA Report – State Expatriation

To the elders and leaders and people living on the land of Southern Africa; without prejudice to the living; only for truth’s sake;

We ask you one simple question:

Is “government” based on the will of the people?

NO!!! Of course not; then what gives? Well, we have pretty much covered it in about 1200 pages; with downloadable text it must well be over 20 000 pages, plus; find a brief outline at: https://giftoftruth.wordpress.com/faqs/

Of all common law and customary law activists, Judge Anna von Reitz is the most knowledgeable on how the great big fraud was done; and, has already filed and perfected claims and liens against Rome, London, BAR, Banks, UN agencies; the whole lot; we can refer to these bonds and liens in our filings;

What Has Been Done For You – Anna von Reitz:

www.annavonreitz.com/unamsanctam.pdf  

What Was Done For You — 2 – Anna von Reitz:

www.annavonreitz.com/doneforyou2.pdf

Liens:

http://annavonreitz.com/estateclaim/estateclaimjuly112016.pdf http://annavonreitz.com/estateclaim/publicandprivatelientoholysee.pdf

http://annavonreitz.com/finalnoticeoflien.pdf

Otherwise, we must do these filings ourselves; whichever way, necessity obligates us to unbind the yoke of an evil empire and repugnant system of commerce and law that is enslaving the earth and its peoples;

An ancient principle of law says:

In the same manner by which anything is constituted by that it is dissolved.   

Necessity of self-preservation obligates us to speak out; silence is consent;

Do a word search on her site for details of the fraud in layman’s terms at: http://annavonreitz.com/

The story is much the same for every country; only the details and the dates differ;

 

RSA State Expatriation

Now, many Southern African communities are already working on declaring their independence; to self-govern; and, for self-determination;

Tembuland, abaThembu Royal Kingdom is well on their way to independence; see: http://abathembublog.wordpress.com/

And, their filings will set a precedent for Indigenous Peoples of Southern Africa to revoke all treaties so as to be free from the yoke of continued colonial imperial oppression through the BAR legal system on our lands; which paves the way for their agencies, banks, corporations and predatory capitalism to plunder our lands, our people, our resources;

Now, we have many different self-identifying communities, nations and tribes living on the land of Southern Africa; we could list well over 100;

United Southern African Federation is the latest one; see: http://usaf.org.za/

Now, some might say that it is racist, it is not up to us to judge; it is every state’s prerogative; as long as they keep the peace;

NOBODY WANTS TO BE GOVERNED BY ANYONE ELSE!

And, that is your natural and unalienable right; and, the Freedom Charter and RDP mandates local self-government;

But, how do we achieve this?

Now, South Africa is a Republic; and, true republicanism is the sovereignty of the people,first; and, the people are the authority for whom the fiction called “government” exists and acts; and, a government that does not do its job can be fired and changed; especially a new “government” such as ours;

But, we have no lawful government: SA Inc. is a corporation, a sub-division of US/UN and managed by the banksters, operating under international sea jurisdiction; and, CLAIMS to be providing “services” when in truth it is assisting global elites and predatory capitalism to rob the earth and people; read United States of South Africa; an affidavit of probable cause in 10 parts; beginning with: https://giftoftruth.wordpress.com/2017/03/12/united-states-of-south-africa-part-i-the-con-stitution/

https://giftoftruth.wordpress.com/2017/03/13/united-states-of-south-africa-part-ii-rsa-inc/

Whereas, Republic of South Africa is an un-incorporated trust, and remains un-claimed; an inactive trust; since 1994, it has not been used;

Look on every legal document; it says SOUTH AFRICA capital letters; when you see capital letters it is a ship; and law of the sea applies;

Further, since the 1789 Judiciary Act, are there no lawful courts, judges and no law; what the BAR legal system palms off as “law” is merely GAINSAYING; and, only benefits the same old world new world foreign elite at the expense of the 99%;

Since 1994, we were supposed to develop the un-enacted law of the land; the common law and customary law of every State; either, community courts using trial by jury; or, customary law councils and community courts; of which the unanimous rulings become the law of the land; each state will decide;

Also, a Republic is made up of independent States; and, these states can all agree to self-govern while trading peacefully and sharing in the national wealth;

 

How to Start Your Own Country in Four Easy Steps

Adapted from: https://foreignpolicy.com/2008/02/26/how-to-start-your-own-country-in-four-easy-steps/

Step 1: Make sure you are eligible

Customary international law actually does specify minimum standards for statehood; a state must have a defined territory; a permanent population; a government; and, must be capable of interacting with other states;

However, “international customary law” is merely another word for colonial feudal imperial Law of War; and, imperialism has no regard for Law of Peace even though Law of War is subject to Law of Peace;

Also, imperialism has neither regard for first nations, indigenous peoples, independent republics, sovereign states, nor their customary laws;

“International customary law” claims to have “conquered” all nations; and, is taking custom, duty, fees, levy, prize, taxes, etc. from every country via international law of the sea;

We must declare the law of the land and land jurisdiction and void imperialism from our lands; the RDP in 5.7 mandates “scrapping the divided BAR”;

 

Step 2: Declare independence

Just because you’ve met the qualifications and declared yourself independent does not mean that you are going to be taken seriously;

However, now that your state is established, there are certain benefits you can expect, even if not recognized by anyone; once an entity has established itself as a de facto state, it will benefit from territorial integrity and certain guarantees of sovereignty, says Stefan Talmon, professor of public international law at Oxford University and author of Recognition in International Law.

For instance, now that Kosovo is established as a state, Serbia can no longer freely attack it to bring it back into Serbia; it benefits from the prohibition of the use of force under the U.N. Charter. These rules were established during the Cold War to protect new states that were not yet recognized by one bloc or another;

 

Step 3: Get recognized

It’s all about recognition; there is not much point in having one’s own state unless other countries and states acknowledge your state’s existence;

International recognition is what gives a country legitimacy in the international community; however, we must be very careful here; the UN is merely the mouthpiece for the very same countries we are freeing ourselves from; and, their feudal rules on our lands;

It’s better for all Southern African States to seek out other States seeking independence and make agreements of recognition;

And, tell SA Inc. we do not recognise them as “government”, we are government; and, they must come to the table and help us to fund the transition; their UNDRIP charter obligates them to;

Naturally, though, the established countries are going to take some convincing; even today, a number of entities are recognized as states by some countries, but not by others;

There is no cookie-cutter approach, so when you ask for recognition, be sure to explain how your independence will be good for other countries;

 

Step 4: Join the new International Club

The League of Nations was supposed to be the “international gold standard” for recognition; but, it failed; the UN was meant to play that role, but it has failed too; refer to: https://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/north-america/item/25373-global-effort-launched-to-repeal-and-replace-united-nations

More and more nations and countries are declaring self-governance; especially, First Nations and Indigenous Peoples;

These independent nations must all come together and form a real united nations of their own; whereby everyone upholds the Law of Peace as supreme and not the Law of War as the UN has fraudulently done;

It is time to form a new Non Aligned Movement;

 

Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states that are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. As of 2012[update], the movement has 120 members.[1]

The purpose of the organization has been enumerated as to ensure “the national independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and security of non-aligned countries” in their “struggle against imperialism, colonialism, neo-colonialism, racism, and all forms of foreign aggression, occupation, domination, interference or hegemony as well as against great power and bloc politics,” by Fidel Castro in the Havana Declaration of 1979.[3] The countries of the Non-Aligned Movement represent nearly two-thirds of the United Nations’ members and contain 55% of the world population. Membership is particularly concentrated in countries considered to be developing or part of the Third World, though the Non-Aligned Movement also has a number of developed nations.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-Aligned_Movement

The Non-Aligned Movement was founded on the Brijuni islands in Yugoslavia, by the Declaration of Brijuni on July 19th, 1956; one of the quotations within the Declaration is “Peace can not be achieved with separation, but with the aspiration towards collective security in global terms and expansion of freedom, as well as terminating the domination of one country over another”.

 

How is an SA State established?

Right now, Rome and London and DC “assume” and “presume” us to be INCORPORATED as their dominion and property under international law of the sea jurisdiction;

In 1994, Southern Africa was not re-conveyed to the land jurisdiction; this is what we are doing when we expatriate our states from an evil corrupt system;

The private emancipation process is like lifeboats leaving the corporate SA Inc. ship back to the land; refer to: https://giftoftruth.wordpress.com/emancipation/

Reclaiming Republic of South Africa as an un-incorporated trust that can operate on both sea and land, is like claiming the wreckage of HMS SA Inc. in our waters and salvaging it all back onto the land; and, the debts are not our baby; it’s the secretary of the SA Inc. Treasury’s hot potatoes; and, the CEO of SA Inc.

Furthermore, we are the priority creditors; and, opening Truth & Reconciliation Commissions into the theft and fraud of colonial imperialism back to 1488, is priority; banks, corporations, the lot; there is no time limit on fraud; from the beginning; and, everything found to be unlawfully taken must be restored or full restitution made; with fair balances and weights;

And, ONLY gold and silver is lawful tender for the payment of debts;

We are talking trillions in diamonds, gold, silver, precious metals and minerals; soon, London and Rome will be our debtors and up for auction;

However, until now, the law of the land has been silent; we have consented by our silence; that is, until we declare it, dust it off and use it;

The decree of the sovereign makes the law.

And, everything begins and ends with the law; the old must be unbound and the new must be declared and bound;

Laws are abrogated or repealed by the same means by which they are made.

 

Everything Begins and Ends With the Law

Remember, not everyone knows everything; so, assemble; discuss everything; to take everything under advisement is the best council; and, agree together;

Declare the State Assembly officers and your State Jural Assembly, Superior Council or Superior Court;

Issue your State Letters Patent; or, authorization;

Draw up a basic set of procedures and rules of your State Superior Court; refer to: https://giftoftruth.wordpress.com/uza/

Declare what the un-enacted law of the land of your State is; this can be your Divine Laws, Sacred Teachings, customs, ethics, oral traditions, morals, old authorities, old laws, proverbs, principles, stories with morals, values; etc.

Again, keep it simple; the laws will be written by the rulings of the land jurisdiction; and, recorded (not registered) by the record-keeper of the State Superior Court;

Now, you have a lawful authority that can authorise your basic government structure;

Again, keep it simple; that government governs best that governs least;

Declare your State an unincorporated express trust; notify the Treasury Minister of Finance, Commissioner of SARS and Governor of SARB to open an account for all credit transactions;

Set-off your States debts;

Notify SA Inc. to begin negotiations for handover;

Notify the SA Inc. COURTS OF… to give back your court buildings;

Notify the Military and Police they are working for you;

Establish your own marshals, militia, peace officers and or sheriffs;

Declare your lands; territory; population; buildings, tenements and lands an express trust; claim all banks, corporations, government departments, municipalities, local and national revenue funds; mines; everything on your land;

 

Referendums

If, a State’s people do not support it then it is an absolute despotism;

Referendums are the way to direct representation;

Hold a referendum; the peoples’ signatures give your state authority; find templates at: https://giftoftruth.wordpress.com/referendum/

 

Voter De-Registration

Ask yourself, does politics serve we the people?

Then get your people to remove themselves from the Voters Roll;

 

2019 Elections

If, all the Churches, Credit Clubs, Stokvels, Indigenous Peoples, Kingdoms, States and Activist Groups can join hands, we can UN-VOTE the current apartheid regime with a Referendum beforehand; shut down the IEC election process; boycott the elections; fire Constitutional Court executive administrators fronting as “Justices”; replace the imposters with lawful Justices; one from each Nation State;

Only then, will we know fair sharing, freedom, happiness, justice, law, peace, prosperity, safety, security; and, a hope of a better future for us and future generations;

The people shall govern!

Without malice aforethought; all natural and unalienable rights reserved;

Sincerely, in peace,

UZA administrator

Burke’s Peerage: Queen Elizabeth II descended from the Prophet Muhammad

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https://www.juancole.com/2008/02/burkes-peerage-queen-elizabeth-ii.html

I was surprised that the writers of comments over at Salon.com did not know the below. It is common knowledge to anyone interested in genealogy.

I know that it is hard for people invested in a hard East/ West dichotomy to imagine that the icon of Western civilization, the British royal family, has Arab Muslim antecedents (along with a host of other nationalities of course.) But it does.

The Greater Mediterranean got all mixed up over millennia. Most Sicilians (i.e. most Italian-Americans) also have Arab Muslim ancestors. It works the other way around, too. It is obvious that a lot of Egyptians, Lebanese and Jordanians have descent from the Christian European Crusaders.

This is connected to just pointing out that having ancestors named Hussein is more common among Europeans and Americans than is usually realized. Elizabeth II can’t be descended from the Prophet Muhammad without also being descended from…

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