By Anna Von Reitz
After the gross hostilities of the Civil War ended in April of 1865, the Union soldiery adopted what they called the "cloak of secrecy" and instituted the Grand Army of the Republic as a veteran's network to maintain a quasi-civilian standing Army throughout the country. This network still exists today as what people are calling "the White Hats" and "the Alliance".
They are the ones who have actually been running this country --- mostly into the dirt --- since 1863.
They've justified their activities in terms of "national emergency" and other "necessities" and have broken and evaded the constitutional requirements that obligate them to take their orders from the actual civilian government of this country and also the prohibitions against maintaining and billeting armed forces within the States of the Union.
Knowing this, we called upon the GAR to return to active duty and accept their constitutional obligations. None of their officers ever resigned their commissions and all their senior Non-Coms are still active and still in touch with the rest of the men that were part of their individual units, so that at a moment's notice, these modern day Minutemen can be summoned back to serve.
They did this because no actual peace treaties were signed ending the American Civil War.
They invoked international law to do this, which in such a circumstance, allows the former combatants a right of self-defense during an Armistice or other pause in the hostilities. This is called a "state of war" and this is what we've been living under for 160 years.
Never mind that the Civil War was actually an illegal mercenary "Conflict" like Vietnam and so, could have no lawful Declaration of War and logically, no Peace Treaties to end it.
This is exactly what we find in the historical records.
Lincoln declared a state of war and ordered the attack on Fort Sumter, but as every school child knows, only Congress can declare a war. And afterward, we find the surrender of Lee's Army and an Armistice Agreement and three Public Proclamations of Peace made by President Johnson. No peace treaties were issued by or among the Several States or, more to the point, their States-of-States, which were the actual Combatants.
Please note that the "States of States" are often confused with actual States of the Union, because of the practice of calling these "Confederate States" --- both North and South---"States" when in fact they exist only on paper and have no physical dimensions at all.
More to follow....
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