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Sunday, May 21, 2023

Political Status 101

 By Anna Von Reitz

Some time ago, I talked with Henry Lanier and tried to explain some basics about political status -- a subject that, like most vets, he knows little or nothing about, because he wasn't taught anything about that in school. 

I was lucky enough to live in Wisconsin at a time when both American History and United States History were taught as separate subjects--- so listen up.     

Lately, Henry's followers have been attacking me and putting me in the same boat with David Straight.  David Straight and I are not advocating the same things at all, because we are trying to accomplish different things. 

Let's begin with that, and with the fact that Americans born in one of the nation states of the Union, are not naturally Nationals of the U.S. Territories. 

Contrary what certain grunts on YouTube and Tiktok are saying ----

Americans receive their nationality from their nation state of the Union. It happens the moment you are born.  You are a Wisconsinite or a Floridian or a Californian, and regardless of where you may live as an adult, you remain "recognizable" as a State National of that nation state of the Union for the rest of your days. 

Whether you are recognized as a (1) State National or a (2) United States National or (3) National of the United States of America --- depends on you and choices you make.  Nobody else. 

There are three (3) choices. Get that firmly in your heads, because you need to choose.   

Right now, Henry and all his veteran friends are living and acting as Nationals of the United States of America --- that is, British Territorial United States Citizens, also known as U.S. Citizens, in the same exact political status as people born in Puerto Rico, even though nearly all of them were actually born in one of the nation states of the Union. 

Why is that? 

It's because they signed up to serve in the U.S. Military.  

When they did that, they unknowingly adopted a foreign citizenship owed to the Territorial United States Government and they accepted a foreign political status, too, that of the U.S. Citizens, who are native to The United States Territories and Possessions.  

They might have been born in Maine or Michigan or Nebraska, but for the duration of their Service and until they change it back, they are in the same exact political status and have the same U.S. Citizen obligations as someone born in Puerto Rico-----and Puerto Rico is a what?  

Puerto Rico is a British Commonwealth.  

Don't believe me?  Look it up for your own selves.  Maybe you will believe Wikipedia or Encyclopedia Britannica.

The U.S. Military has always been a foreign Federal Subcontractor owing good faith and service to the nation states of the Union and to The United States of America, even though they technically work for the United States of America, Incorporated ----- a foreign Municipal Corporation. 

If your military services are paid for by a commercial corporation, and not by a national government, you are serving as a commercial mercenary.  By definition.  Like it or stuff it.

Now you know why you got stuck guarding poppy fields in Afghanistan.  And why you fought to save French rubber plantations in Vietnam.  And why you got sent into Iraq to pack out Iraqi archeological artifacts. 

For the duration of their career in the U.S. Military and even as retired veterans, Henry Lanier and his friends will be operating in this same foreign capacity until they are discharged and write to their Branch Commander and announce that they are returning home to original jurisdiction.  

They are operating as Nationals of the United States of America --- meaning U.S. Citizens of the Territories and Possessions belonging to The United States.  

That's their choice and it's one of the three (3) choices.  So be it. If they want to live their whole lives as Subjects of the British King and work as cheap mercenaries, I could give a.... 

If, however, they want to come home and enjoy the freedom they fought for, if they want to actually own land in this country, if they want their Constitutional Guarantees honored, if they want freedom from Federal taxation and interference --- any of those things, then, listen up. 

If they want any of those things, those blessings are only available for the people living in the States of the Union --- that means people who are adopting their original birthright political status as State Nationals. 

Not United States Nationals, not Nationals of the United States of America, not just "Nationals", either.  

If you want the blessings of your birthright, you have to adopt your original birthright political status as a State National, which is also one of the three choices. 

Go over and over this much until you know the difference between a State National and a National of the United States of America. 

And stop talking garbage, because that doesn't help anybody. 

If you don't really, really, really know the history and the law involved, shut up. Don't add to the confusion, don't mix apples and oranges (like confusing me and what I am doing with what David Straight is doing), and don't assume anything.  

I have a young man who works with me who made the effort to document everything I have ever told him for himself.  

He went out and read the primary sources, the law dictionaries, the case law, the public records, the American History books that are still to be found, American Jurisprudence, The Excellence of the Common Law.... and when he was done, he came back and has been working for the Federation of States ever since.  

This is not because of me, it's because of him.  

The only way for you to be sure about any of this, is to research it and read it for yourselves--- and that is a long hard commitment.  

Still, I have enough faith in the commitment and discipline of our military to believe that when your own safety and well-being, and the safety and well-being of your families, your States, and your country are at stake, you will do what he did. Learn. Think. 

Then you won't have to sling mud at me and try to defend your untested  assumptions, because we will all be on the same page and hopefully moving forward at the same speed.  


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  1. I witnessed via web services Henry Lanier's attempt to offer Vets services. He seems quite a disturbed man, one who has been mentally shattered by life.

  2. In one of your early articles you said there were no Nation States. I was accused of making that up by one of the mindless sycophants on this blog. You know? The ones that can't think for themselves. The mindless one took it as a personal attack instead of recognizing the evolving or rather uncovering of the layers of hidden knowledge. Nobody holds all the pieces. Groups fight and disagree even if they're after the same thing. You've slung plenty of mud too, Anna. You catch more flies with honey than shit.

    1. Hey monotonous moron at "Anonymous May 22, 2023 at 4:40 AM"
      If you knew how to use Anna's search box on the blog, you could find this article by Anna, form April 29, 2016. Please post the date and article where you claim otherwise:

      "Friday, April 29, 2016
      Which Is The Real American Government? --- Unanswered Letters 2 -- Reply to Pat Anderson

      by Anna Von Reitz

      There has been a LOT of confusion in this process, Pat---- unavoidably so, with the meanings of words being deliberately obscured and many facets of our history buried in reams of the most boring verbiage on Earth. is the skinny of it all, as delved out from the public records we have.

      The Forefathers established nation-states in each of the colonies. Nations are political entities composed of members of Jural Assemblies--- unincorporated associations of people who join together for the purpose of defining and enforcing local law; and in our case, that means the Common Law of the land, because our nation-states and our jural assemblies are all land-based and this is the form of law that our Forefathers chose to operate the land jurisdiction.

      States are also political entities "standing for" those nations, created for the purpose of administration of public works and trusteeship of public resources. So you have the nation, a political entity structured as an unincorporated association of free people acting as a Jural Assembly to define and enforce the law, and you have the state, which is entrusted with providing public services and trusteeship of public property which is owned "in common".

      The word "state" has another meaning, too, which is the geographic territory in which the members of the state jural assembly live and over which their authority extends.

      A "county" is similarly structured. The word can stand for the organization charged with administration of public works and trusteeship of public resources within the boundaries of the geographic territory, or it can mean the literal geographic territory in which the county jural assembly lives and over which their authority extends.

      In the American System, generally speaking, townships make up counties, counties make up states, and the political power vested in these organic states and their living people forming their jural assemblies flows upward---- from the bottom up, not the top down.

      These American nation-states which occupy the land mass of our country are all organized as--literally-- separate countries within the "perpetual" Union of States created by The Articles of Confederation (1781). This is how the nation-states on the land are organized and how they have always been organized. There has been no change in this basic concept and structure since 1781.

      Contrary to popular misinformation, the adoption of The Constitution(s) nearly a decade later had nothing to do with and did not destroy, amend, or replace The Articles of Confederation nor affect the Union of States created by The Articles of Confederation.

      The Constitution adopted by the States of America just described is called, appropriately enough, "The Constitution for the united States of America".

      A "constitution" is by definition a "debt agreement or contract", and in this case, it memorialized a contract for services between the States and the new "Federal Gov..."

      END (go to the Anna article to read the entirety.)

    2. When calling someone a term like "moron", one should ALWAYS double and triple check one's words to make sure you haven't made a mistake of some sort...which might result in the "moron" calling you a similar name. (●_•)/ (╭☞ ᗒ⌓ᗕ)╭☞ [¬º-°]¬ ┗[●_°]¬

    3. I can see by your "handle" you are blitheringly flabbergasted - how much saliva is drooling from your' between your" lips "md444444444?"

    4. You idiot. That has nothing to do with my statement and I've already read that article a long time ago. You make zero sense and shouldn't even posting anything.

  3. It's Baldwin Templeton: Here is a thought: Gandhi was able to communicate to enough people in India that they were being screwed. Would it help to get our over 3100 counties on board and communicating with one another so that after being ignored by the bad boys we can refuse to cooperate with their ill intents? It sure looks like we are going to need to be on board the same train if we are going to reconstruct our lawful government in a peaceful and prudent manner.

  4. "Whether you are recognized as a (1) State National or a (2) United States National or (3) National of the United States of America --- depends on you and choices you make. Nobody else. "

    What a crock. The hospital registers the birth certificate that trafficks you into the incorporated jurisdiction to be intentionally misidentified and taken advantage of, without you knowing about it or signing off on it. Pretending this DOESN'T happen makes one an idiot. The Fact its still ongoing shows you how the claims of public recording didn't make the system correct itself. It just ignores the wishes and proclamations of the self appointed fiduciary and wanders on down the road trampling all in its path.

    1. @Anonymous May 22, 2023 at 8:26AM
      There is no law that requires you to obtain or posses a "birth certificate"!
      A "birth certificate" does nothing more than create and 'register' a fictitious name, a "strawman", not a living Soul, and then is used to deceptively entrap the child into a life of indentured servitude/slavory, and that can only be attributed to the end result of "parental ignorance"!

    2. Some people are saying that they will not release the newborn son or daughter without the mother signing the BirthCertificate.

  5. Ego rules many who take looking at things they use as tools, like government as some kind of personal thing that if someone shows them something or says something that is true, documented and even the law, they take it like a personal attack as the concept does not agree with their opinion. Like all screwdrivers should be used a certain way according to them and if you show or say different they take it as an attack on their self pride and ego. Learn to set aside your personal feelings, take time to really look at things, how they work and really get a look at them. Arguments are the fuel of attorneys creating controversy. That does not mean we should all try and create controversy rather then create ways to get along and use tools we already have rather than throw out the toolbox and shoot holes in the sky. American is great for a reason . Either we hang around together or we hang alone.

  6. Here's a simpler way of doing this,

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  8. All made up and forced on you.