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Sunday, March 10, 2019

The Maiden Voyage


By Anna Von Reitz

The Team has been hard at work all week developing the new website and countrywide teleconference for The American States Assembly.  Much applause!!!!!  And many thanks!!!!!

We decided to call it a "countrywide" call instead of a "nationwide" call, because there is only one country and this organization is devoted to assembling the land and soil jurisdiction States, finishing the Reconstruction of the "missing" Federal States of States, and ultimately convening a Continental Congress to take care of other business that has been left hanging for more than a century. 

We are all about the actual, physical, geographically described States -- and our primary Mission is to: (1) return people to their birthright political status as Americans; (2) assemble our States of the Union; (3) enforce the Public Law, including the Constitutions; (4) take care of the business outlined above.

This Mission if you decide to accept it, will return you and your family to the land and soil of your birth.  It may surprise you to learn that you ever left it!
So think of it as a homecoming, back to a place where you belong, where your rights and private assets are protected, and you don't have to live in fear of your own public employees.

We will be having our first "Countrywide Call" tomorrow, March 11, 2019.

Join us for the Maiden Voyage.  I am recovering from a week long fight with the flu, so my voice sounds like gravel, but it will have to do. We are trying to make this a short but highly productive and informative one hour per week.

You can join via Zoom, or via telephone. Details listed below.

Please send questions to: theamericanstatesassembly@protonmail.com

The new website is: theamericanstatesassembly.net 

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Virtually All Arguments Based On or About The Constitutions


By Anna Von Reitz

The Constitutions set up the Federal Government and barely mention us. 
We have a bit role in the Preamble as the creators of an Express National Trust. We pop up to restrict Bills of Attainder and arrest and similar abuses in Article IV. We make a reappearance in Amendment X. And there is a glancing one-step-removed nod to us and our States of America Confederacy in Article 6 where it references the fact that the debts of the original Confederacy (formed 1781) will remain its responsibility--- that is, won't be shared or transferred to the new British Territorial or Holy Roman Empire Municipal Government contractors.

In fact, so little is specifically said about us that as an after-thought and to place more explicit controls on the Federal Government concerning us, the Framers went back and added the Bill of Rights.

People are so egocentric that they assume that the Constitutions have to be about us, but they aren't. They are primarily about the Federal Government and about Federal Citizens.

Look at Amendment VII -- the important words are in parenthesis with numbers that correlate with the explanation below:

Amendment VII. In suits (at)[1] common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no (fact)[2] tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of (the)[3] United States, than according to the (rules)[4] of the common law.

1. It says "at". If this were referring to us, it would say "in" common law.
2. It says "fact". None of the courts of the United States judge the law or the facts.
3. It says "the" United States". This is referring to the Municipal Government.
4. It says "rules" of the common law. This is referring to military common law, not our version of "common law", which does not have "rules". 
  
This is basically saying that when and if a Federal Citizen comes to jury trial in one of our courts ("at" common law from their perspective), our court's decision will not be reviewed by their courts except in the case of martial (common) law where soldiers and sailors are involved.

Look at Article VI:

“The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.”

This is again talking about "the" United States --- the Municipal Government thereof, created under Article I, Section 8, Clause 17.

This is basically saying that the judicial power belonging to the Municipal Government will be vested in their own Supreme Court (which is no surprise, as it is a foreign government) and whatever inferior [Municipal] courts that the members of the [Municipal] Congress may ordain....

This is all talking about Municipal United States Government operations and says nothing whatsoever about our American courts at all. 
The tragic mistake that so many people continue to make is to think that the Constitutions are talking about us when in fact the Constitutions are 99% about the US Federal Government and its Branches --- Federal, Territorial, and Municipal---that are being established by the Constitutions. 
Think about what the Constitutions are designed to do--- they are setting up the parameters of a new (back then) power-sharing split, re-delegating and splitting up powers and duties originally all performed by the States of America Confederation, with some of the powers being retained by the American-owned States of America and some powers being delegated to British service providers and some to Holy Roman Empire service providers.

All of the "delegated powers" actually belong to the States, which are subcontracting for services from: (1) the Confederate States of States, (2) the British Territorial Government, and (3) the Municipal United States. 
The entire context of the Constitutions has little or nothing to do with us, the American States and People. 

Our States agree to receive the stipulated services and agree to pay for them and agree to step aside and let the hired help do the jobs agreed upon. The rest is about the service providers and how they are supposed to function and what limits we placed upon them.

The Constitutions are fundamentally about our Service Providers and not about us at all, so we make a grievous error when we look to the Constitutions as our source of information about our own non-Federal American Government. We fall into the trap of mistaking "them" for us, and vice-versa.

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Useful Historical Data Site for State Assemblies/Jural Assemblies


By Anna Von Reitz

Although I am not a big fan of Wikipedia, it does offer some plums and this is one of those that will come in very handy for State Assembly information:


This gives you a bird's eye view of how the statehood process progressed and also lists the same process for the original States of States formed under The Articles of Confederation.  

Don't Blame Trump --- Blame the Pig Farmers


By Anna Von Reitz

Day after day I listen to people spewing hate speech against Donald Trump, and the vast majority of the time, they are complaining about things that are being done to them by the Municipal Government. 

Get a clue.

Donald Trump is not in control of the Municipal Government. 

The members of Congress acting "as" the Municipal United States Congress under Article I, Section 8, Clause 17 are the problem.  And they are acting as part of the Holy Roman Empire --- so blame the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church and the UN CORP and the Lord Mayor of London and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Benelux Governments, the Bank of France, and the IMF, World Bank, and BIS.

They are the ones causing unemployment, economic decline, horrible educational standards, wars for profit, moral depravity and promotion of human and drug trafficking ---not to mention the identity theft and fraud that has been practiced against us all--- you can take 95% of the rot and lay it at their feet.

The only way that the British Territorial Government (Trump's Baileywick) can be blamed for this current situation is that they have been entrusted with riding herd on the Municipal Government and have failed to do so. They have too often been bought off by co-option and bribes.

Trump isn't being bought off. 

If he was, then everything would be roses and champagne for him inside the Beltway and the Mainstream Media would be slavering over him and licking his butt like they did with Barack Obama. 

It's the people you are sending to Congress (albeit by voting in elections that were never meant for you and which aren't yours to vote in) that are operating as renegades and causing the foul stench coming out of Washington.

What else can you expect, when you let two political lobbies rule the roost and run everything?   Lobbyists.  Think about that word.  You have lobbyists running what passes for a government. 

In a normal government, a lobbyist is a member of a private interest organization that tries to influence the decisions of government.  What we have instead are two such private interest organizations running the government. 

Imagine two tribes of pigs, one pink and one brown, swarming over the trough and fighting each other over each piece of slop ---and you will have the picture of what is going on year after year in Washington, DC.

Standing around thinking that things are ever going to be better or different depending on which brand of pig you support is delusional at best.

A pig is still a pig, and the purpose of a pig is to eat, eat, eat.

So, Mr. Farmer, do you want to raise pigs at all?  Is that what the government is supposed to be in business for?  If not, why are you allowing this to go on?

A third of the Federal Government --- and the most important part of it from our perspective --- is gone.  Missing in action.  It's been this way for 150 years.  It has never been "reconstructed". 

And in the meantime, the Hired Help has had a hey day of unbelievable proportions at our expense.  The Lobbyists occupied the empty chairs of the actual Federal Congress, and here we are, seemingly stuck between a chocolate-flavored Pig Poop Cocktail and a raspberry rendition of the same.

There is, of course, a Third Option.  We could do what we are supposed to do, what we brag to the rest of the world about doing.  We could self-govern. 

We could wake up, reclaim our lawful birthright status as Americans, repopulate our land jurisdiction States of the Union, elect all our own officials, including our own peacekeeping officials, reconstruct our Federal-level States of States, and restore our actual government. 

We could stop raising pigs.  We could get out of the pig business altogether. 

But first we have to wake up, and next, we have to get out of bed.

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Do I Have to Draw You Guys a Picture?


By Anna Von Reitz

Addressed to the Oregon Assembly, March 10, 2019:

Do I have to draw you guys a picture? 

You are mucking around in THEIR system instead of building your own. 

You are going to get into trouble just like the Colorado Nine and for the same reason. 

Thomas Deegan spent two years in jail already. 

He was released for reasons he doesn't comprehend.

Now he is leading all the rest of you right back into the same trap again.

How many times does this have to happen and how many people have to suffer before you knot heads get it through your thick skulls?

They aren't us.

Repeat: they aren't us.

They never have been.  They still aren't. 

Their court system isn't our court system.

US Citizens aren't Americans, even if they were born and bred here in the States.

Ask yourselves --- how could a political status that is literally created by the Constitutions be the same political status creating the Constitutions? 

Americans are Parties to the Constitutions.  US Citizens are subject to the Constitutions.

While acting as US Citizens (Federal Employees, Dependents, and Franchisees) you have no rights or guarantees provided by the Constitutions, you have only obligations and duties under the Constitutions.

So if you want to exercise your guarantees and exemptions you have to: (1) reclaim your birthright political status as an American State National/American State Citizen; (2) repopulate your States of the Union; (3) boot up your own court system to enforce the Public Law, including the Constitutions.

Instead of doing what needs to be done, you guys keep on thinking that you are going to use their court system against them. 

You think that your Common Law Grand Jury is going to "put them in their place", when in fact all you are going to do is transgress onto their turf and get yourselves into trouble just like the Colorado Nine did. 

That's why I drew the line against Bruce Doucette and that's why I am drawing the line against Deegan, Destry, Sun-Tzu, et alia.

You are wasting your time and your energy doing something that: (1) is never going to work; and (2) that needlessly endangers innocent people; and (3) has already been demonstrated as a dead end; and (4) detracts focus and energy away from what actually needs to be done.

If you are all stupid enough to go down that path in view of what I have forthrightly placed in front of you, and despite the demonstrated results of what happened to the Colorado Nine who did the same thing as you are promoting now, then you have only yourselves to blame and you can in no way blame me or take reference to anything I have said or done in your defense.

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First Sunday In Lent - Invocabit

Rev. Fr. Leonard Goffine's
The Church's Year

This Sunday is called Invocabit, because the Introit of the Mass begins with this word, which is taken from the ninetieth psalm, wherein we are urged to confidence in God, who willingly hears the prayer of the penitent:
INTROIT He shall call upon me, and I will hear him; I will deliver him, and glorify him; I will fill him with length of days. (Ps. XC. 15-16.) He that dwelleth in the aid of the Most high shall abide under the protection of the God of heaven. (Ps. XC. 1.) Glory be to the Father and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
COLLECT O God who dost purify Thy Church by the yearly fast of Lent; grant to Thy household that what we strive to obtain from Thee by abstinence, by good works we may secure. Through our Lord Jesus Christ Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with Thee, in the Unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end, Amen.
EPISTLE (II. Cor. VI. 1-10) Brethren, we exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain. For he saith: In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in the day of salvation have I helped thee. Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now, is the day of salvation. Giving no offence to any man, that our ministry be not blamed: but in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God; in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in prisons, in seditions, in labors, in watchings, in fastings, in chastity, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in sweetness, in the Holy Ghost, in charity unfeigned, in the word of truth, in the power of God, by the armor of justice on the right hand, and on the left, by honor and dishonor, by evil report, and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; as unknown, and yet known; as dying, and behold we live; as chastised, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as needy, yet enriching many; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
EXPLANATION The Church very appropriately reads on this day this epistle of St. Paul, in which he exhorts the Christians to make use of the time of grace. A special time of grace is Lent, in which everything invites to conversion and penance, a time, therefore, in which God is ready to make rich bestowal of His graces. St. Anselm says, those do not use the grace who do not cooperate. Let us, therefore, follow St. Paul's exhortation, and earnestly practice those virtues he places before us, and especially those of temperance, patience, chastity, liberality, love of God and of our neighbor. Let us arm ourselves with the arms of justice at the right and the left, that is, let us strive to be humble in prosperity and in adversity, confident of God's help. Let us never be led from the path of virtue, by mockery, contempt, nor by persecution, torments, or death.
ASPIRATION Grant, O Jesus, that we may always faithfully cooperate with Thy graces, and employ well the time Thou hast again given for our salvation.
GOSPEL (Matt. IV. 1-11.) At that time, Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert, to be tempted by the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterwards he was hungry. And the tempter coming, said to him: If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. Who answered and said: It is written: Not in bread alone doth man live, but in every word that proceedeth from the mouth of God. Then the devil took him up into the holy city, and set him upon the pinnacle of the temple, and said to him: If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down; for it is written: He hath given his angels charge over thee, and in their hands shall they bear thee up, lest perhaps thou dash thy foot against a stone. Jesus said to him: It is written again: Thou shaft not tempt the Lord thy 'God. Again the devil took him up into a very high mountain, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; and said to him: All these will I give thee, if, falling down, thou wilt adore me. Then Jesus said to him: Begone, Satan, for it is written, The Lord thy God shalt thou adore, and him only shalt thou serve. Then the devil left him; and behold, angels came, and ministered to him.
INSTRUCTION
I. Christ went into the desert by the inspiration of the Holy Ghost to prepare by fasting and prayer, for His mission, and to endure the temptations of Satan, that, as St. Paul says, He might be one tempted in all things such as we are, without sin, and so become for us a High-priest who knew how to have compassion on our infirmities, (Heb. IV. 15.) and to show us by His own example, how we should, armed with the word of God, as with a sword, overcome the tempter. (Eph. VI. 17.) – Let us, therefore, courageously follow Christ to the combat against all temptations, with His assistance it will not be hard to conquer them. He has certainly taught us to overcome the hardest ones: the lust of the eyes, of the flesh, and the pride of life, and if we overcome these, it will be easy to conquer the rest.
II. If Christ, the only Son of God, permitted Himself to be tempted by Satan, even to be taken up on a high mountain, and to the pinnacle of the temple, it should not appear strange to us, that we are assailed by many temptations, or that we should find in the lives of so many saints that the evil spirit tormented them by various images of terror and vexation. This we find in the history of the pious Job, where we also find at the same time, that the evil spirit cannot harm a hair of our head without God's permission.
III. From the coming of the angels to minister to Christ, after He had conquered Satan, we see that all who bravely resist temptations, will enjoy the assistance and consolations of the heavenly spirits.
INSTRUCTION ON TEMPTATION
To be tempted by the devil. , (Matt. IV. I.)
What is a temptation?
A  temptation is either a trial for instruction and exercise in virtue, or a deception and incitement to sin. In the first sense, God tempts man; in the second, he is tempted by the devil, the world or bad people, and the flesh, by evil thoughts, feelings, words, or work.
By what are we principally tempted?
By our own evil concupiscence and inclination to sin which adhere to us through original sin, (Fam. I. 14.) on account of which it is said, that the flesh lusteth against the spirit. (Gal. V. 17.)
Does the devil also tempt us?
He does, and is therefore called, in this day's gospel, the tempter. St. Peter teaches us this, having himself experienced it: Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring-lion, goeth about, seeking whom he may devour. (I Peter V. 8.) Not all temptations are to be ascribed to the devil, however, they often come from our own corrupt nature, our own incautiousness, or looseness of our senses, by which we expose ourselves to the danger of falling into sin.
How does the devil tempt us to sin?
In a twofold manner: He incites the concupiscence of man to those sins to which he sees him inclined, and then seeks to blind and confuse his imagination, so that he neither reflects, nor properly sees the temporal injury, disgrace, and derision, nor the shamefulness of sin and its eternal punishment. Thus the devil seduced Eve, our first mother, and thus he tempted Christ, with whom he could not, of course, succeed, for He was incapable of sin. He tempts bad people to persecute us, or to try us by their wicked vanities, as he did by the friends of Job.
Can the devil force us to evil?
He cannot; “for as a chained dog,” says St. Augustine, "can bite none but those who go near him, so the devil cannot harm with his temptations those who do not consent to them. Like the dog he can bark at you, but cannot bite you against your will.” Not by force but by persuasion Satan strives to injure, he does not force our consent, but entreats it. Seek, therefore, to subdue your passions and your senses, especially your eyes, and you will either remain free from all temptations, or easily overcome them.
Does God also tempt us?
God does indeed tempt us, but not to sin, as St. James expressly teaches. (Fam. I. 13.) God either Himself proves us by sufferings and adversities, or He permits the temptations of the devil or evil-minded people to give us opportunity to practice the virtues of love, patience, obedience, etc. Thus He said to the Jews through Moses: The Lord your God trieth you, that it may appear whether you love him with all your heart, and with all your soul, or no. (Deut. XIII. 3.)
Does God permit us to be tempted by man also?
He does, and for the same reasons. Thus He permitted the chaste Joseph to be tempted by Putiphar's wife; (Gen.XXXIX. 7.) Job by his wife and his friends. (Job II. 9.) But He never permits us to be tempted beyond our strength, but gives us always sufficient grace to overcome and even to derive benefit from the temptation. (I Cor. X. 13.)
Are temptations pernicious and bad?
No; they are useful and necessary, rather. “Hard is the fight,” St. Bernard writes, “but meritorious, for although it is accompanied by suffering, it is followed by the crown;”
(Apoc. III. 12.) and Origen says. (Libr. Num.) “As meat becomes corrupt without salt, so does the soul without temptations.” Temptations, then, are only injurious when consent is given, and we suffer ourselves to be overcome by them.
When do we consent to temptations?
When we knowingly and willingly decide to do the evil to which we are tempted; as long as we resist we commit no sin.
What are the best means of overcoming temptations?
Humility; for thus answered St. Anthony, when he saw the whole earth covered with snares, and was asked "Who will escape?" "The humble;" he who knows his own frailty, distrusts himself, and relies only on God who resists the proud and gives His grace to the humble; (Dam. IV. 6.) the fervent invocation of the Mother of God, of our holy guardian angels and patron saints; the pronouncing of the holy name of Jesus, making the sign of the cross, sprinkling holy water; the remembrance of the presence of God who knows our most secret thoughts, and before whom we are indeed ashamed to think or do that which would cause us shame in the presence of an honorable person; frequent meditation on death, hell, and eternal joys; fleeing from all those persons by whom, and places in which we are generally tempted; fervent prayers, especially ejaculations, as:
"Lord, save me, lest I perish! Lord, hasten to help me!" finally, the sincere acknowledgment of our temptations at the tribunal of penance, which is a remedy especially recommended by pious spiritual teachers.
PRAYER O Lord Jesus! who spent forty days in the desert without food or drink, and didst permit Thy self to be tempted by the evil spirit, give me, I beseech Thee by that holy fast, the grace to combat, during this holy season of Lent, under Thy protection, against intemperance, and to resist the suggestions of Satan that I may win the crown of eternal life. Amen.

Hats Off


By Anna Von Reitz

There are people who touch our lives in gentle ways.  Often, we don't know the impact they've had at the time, so of course, we don't thank them.  Then life "happens" and time flows on, your paths don't meet, and then someday you hear their name or something jogs your brain and you think: I never said thank you. Too often, it's too late.

About a dozen years ago, one of those Special People crossed my path here in Alaska.  I'd just lost another friend to cancer and saw a poster for a cooking class centered around an anti-cancer diet.  It was free.  I had time on my hands and a grudge to settle with the disease.  So I went to class for six weeks. It was my introduction to Vegan cooking.

That class was taught by Delisa Renideo, otherwise known as The Barefoot Gardener.  She recently published some of her best recipes in a new book, The Barefoot Gardener in the Kitchen Cookbook.

Vegans, as I was to learn, don't use animal products at all.  Their diet is entirely plant-based.  No milk, no eggs, no cheese.  And of course, no meat.
Nonetheless, everyone seemed sane and healthy, and I was intrigued. 

Like most of you reading this I briefly entertained the image of my life with food being reduced to gnawing on stalks of celery and maybe a baked potato with salt for Sunday dinner.  I also had a twinge of the, "oh, no, not some kind of weird vegetarian cult!" suspicion, but I suppressed those biases and fears: with people dropping like flies from cancer and suffering from awful chronic diseases, it was obviously time to look for answers.

And anyway, a free cooking class where you get to taste the results seemed harmless enough for a respectable Granny to indulge in.  Indulge, I did.  It was all delicious. 

I learned how to "massage" kale -- and otherwise, would probably have never eaten it.  I learned lots of other wonderful things--- how to make a delicious cheese sauce without cheese, how to sweeten things without sugar (or nasty unnatural substitutes), and miracle of miracles, a healthy cookie recipe that my son liked better than standard Chocolate Chip Cookies.

If the benefits had stopped there, I would have called it one of the Top Ten Freebie Bargains in my whole life, but it didn't end with that.

As I s-l-o-w-l-y adjusted to my new knowledge base and began to implement what I had been taught, I also began to think more about nutrition and what I was eating and about how food is produced, and why so much of what we eat is nothing but air: empty calories, that is, calories that add to our waistlines, but don't nourish us at all.

It would take a miracle of Biblical proportions to turn my husband into a vegetarian, much less a vegan, but nonetheless the "little seed" Delisa planted in my brain persisted and bore more fruit.  I began growing basil for pesto and other kitchen herbs and adding them to salads and soups. I whittled down the amount of meat the family was eating and soon, I was able to sneak in entire vegetarian meals without anyone noticing. 

They all just adjusted and chowed down and didn't seem to notice that...bit by bit, we were converting from a Standard American Diet (SAD in more ways than one) to a better diet, a more nourishing diet, and did I mention-- a cheaper diet?

Oh, yes, even though I took the pledge and converted to 100% organic and non-GMO, our food budget went down by a whopping 25%.  I can't even imagine how much money that has saved us over the last twelve years, but it is a lot of money.  A lot.

And, the adventure continued.  Somehow that little cooking class with Delisa Renideo hit the reset button on my relationship with food.  No more limits!  I threw Nasturtium blossoms and sweet violets into my salads. I rediscovered mushrooms and olives. I made Artisan Bread. And it was all good.  And it was all better. 

And it was all because of Delisa and Charlie and a cooking class.

I am still not a 100% vegetarian, much less can I call myself a Vegan, but I am a lot closer to being a vegetarian than I could ever imagine being and my old "whiskey and corn chips for breakfast" diet (somewhat of an exaggeration, but not much!) is a distant memory.

The benefits from that little cooking class just keep ticking along, year after year, paying dividends in new choices, new experiences, better health and better food. 

Not everyone will be lucky enough to get a cooking class with Delisa, but everyone can buy her cookbook and use it as a portal to a whole new world of food. It's not a cheap book at $29.00, but that's nothing compared to the cost of a single doctor visit.

Hats off, to Delisa and Charlie Renideo, for being the difference and making the difference.  I want to thank them and pass on the gift they gave me to you.

You can learn more at their website: www.YesToLifeSolution.com


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