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The US Government is Now a Lawless Enterprise

Mark A. Goldman                                                                  Dated: 12/21/2011


Our elected leaders have sold us out.  They "raped" our citizens financially by putting into place laws that resulted in the great transfer of wealth from the weakest members of our society to the wealthiest.  They refuse to prosecute those who commit fraud, and they won't hold the real perpetrators accountable. The responsibility for protecting our well-being and sovereignty lies with our elected representatives.  We entrusted that job to them and they betrayed that trust.  We actually no longer know who runs our government... who pulls the strings... who sets the agenda. 

Instead of the honorable execution of their duties, they instigate wars and other projects designed to steal the resources that belong to other peoples, and when those people resist, our leaders perpetrate acts of violence against them resulting in the death, dismemberment, and dislocation of large segments of their populations in addition to the destruction of their property, their infrastructure, and civil society.  In the process, our crimes now include crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, leaving behind poisoned land, unfathomable destruction, crimes against the unborn who now come into the world with horrendous birth defects resulting from our illegal use of depleted uranium munitions.  They have mutilated the rule of law itself in our name. We are a nation in disgrace... and in denial.  

The United States government holds itself above the law, both here and abroad.  In political discourse we often talk about preserving the rule of law, but in reality, the rule of law is near death, in a coma, having been water-boarded to the point of drowning in the bathtub of ideological and criminal lunacy.  Whether or not future generations will ever live under the rule of law again will depend on whether or not we can create it out of the rubble of what is left of our republic after years of deceit foisted upon us by our major political parties and those who pull their strings.  

All this is not to say that we no longer have the trappings of law in the United States.  We still have police officers who apprehend criminals and courts that prosecute them.  We have courts that settle legal disputes between parties with some degree of equanimity… but these trappings of law are only legitimate to the extent that those who rule our country do not have a vested interest in the outcome.  For when they do, the arm of lady justice, which holds the scales of justice, are painfully twisted to tilt strongly in their direction even as her blindfold is ripped from her face. And so even what appears legitimate has become illegitimate, for the law of the land is no longer uniform, or equally executed.  Officers of the court are little more than accomplices to a looming tyranny.

Many who are innocent are imprisoned without legal process, those who are guilty are protected and enriched.  Justice is a tortured memory.  The Bill of Rights are just words on a piece of paper.

These are my conclusions after much research.  Information supporting these conclusions are available at my web site and in the public record for those who have the desire, time, and the skill to review such information. 

Any new political candidate who runs for office and takes office will have to face this lawless enterprise, while a large portion of the electorate, occupying the full spectrum of political leanings from left to right, unwittingly collude with and support the lawless culture our government has erected  with the help of corporate media, which now facilitates the illusion that we are a country that still has a legitimate government.    

Greed, ignorance, poverty, and despair all contributed to our nation's downfall.  Whether or not our highest ideals can be resurrected from the ashes that remain will depend on the wisdom, honor, courage, love and integrity of every citizen who is now willing to strive for freedom, peace and dignity here on Spaceship Earth. Now it will be our national education system and our culture that will take a final exam.  And our final grade will be our testament to nobility or bitterness.  

“Liberty lies in the hearts and minds of men and women;
when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it;
 no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it…”
                                                               —Judge Learned Hand

"By three methods we may learn wisdom;
First, by reflection, which is noblest;
second, by imitation, which is easiest;
and third, by experience, which is bitterest."

                                                       -- Confusius


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