Voting For Your Rights, By Ron Owen.

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Thoughts For The Week.

On election day 25th November 2017, either the 600,000 licenced shooters of Queensland will work together, to put Labor, LNP and Greens at the bottom of the voting ticket and pro firearm ownership candidates at the top, and giving the forces against us the biggest electoral defeat since Barrie Unsworth (NSW) in March 1988, or we will be further tyrannised for another 25 years. We have been waiting for this golden opportunity for a quarter of a century. If we cannot do it this time we do not deserve another chance.
Get Political for Two Weeks and Make a Difference to Our Future.

Never have the forces of evil been in such disarray. Never has it been so open and shut, we either work to put the minor pro shooting parties and independents in a coalition to improve our plight, or follow your family voting pattern, (vote LNP or Labor or Green) then hand your guns in, or go live in New Zealand. You are either with us, or against us.

Now, is the Time.
Now is the Time to get political, even if you have to miss out on a few shooting events.
Firstly, and most importantly contact candidates and check their credentials. Ask them to convince you that they will persistently work to achieve

A. The end of long arm registration,

B. For the individual right of law abiding citizens to own firearms (semi autos, pumps hand guns) as of right and suitable for their needs,

C. For the individual right of all law abiding citizens to use firearms to defend their lives, family and property.

If you do nothing else, that small effort of canvassing candidates will cause change, as that will alert candidates to which issue they won or lost the election.

Secondly, chose a candidate to assist, put some signs out for them, offer to hand out how to vote cards for them. Write letters to the editor of local papers, they should be swamped with letters, share all pro gun articles on social media and most importantly ‘verbalise’, speak out, to all your friends and family about the importance of voting the right way. Explain to all, the importance of filling out every square on the voting paper, as this is full preferential voting, this gives the minor parties and independents the best opportunity of gaining seats.

First Past the Post system of voting gives the major parties an advantage as
in a five candidate election a party with 22% of the vote can have a majority
and 78% of the electorate can hate his guts. When second and third preferences are counted if the candidate does not get over 50% of the first preferences that does not happen and a candidate that is more suited to
most of the peoples ideas wins.

If LNP, Labor or Greens gain power we will have another four years of the Queensland Police making policy to suit themselves from their ivory tower that is built on our backs, paid for by the impositions of fees and charges for our innocence under their dogmatic indolence.

When deciding who to put last out of Labor, LNP and Greens, you have to punish the sitting member out of the three by putting them last as they will have the chance of needing your preference.

The LNP have to be counted as in Coalition with Labor. They Vote with Labor, so they are Labor.
In an article printed in several Queensland newspapers where in a meeting with LNP Members of Parliament, Tony Perrett MP (our local member) and Dr Christian Rowan MP for Moggill and Shadow Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection I was correctly quoted as stating,

“Most of the shooters will not vote for them (LNP) anyway” the article did not include the reasons why shooters will not vote for the LNP, which had been the subject intensely discussed at this meeting with Tony Perrett MP and Dr Christian Rowan.

Furthermore to the John Howard “Great Firearm Theft of 1996/7 and the Hand Gun Theft of 2003”, which were implemented by the National Party, Russell Cooper and Tim Fischer where both voted with Labor. Again Tim Nichols LNP has recently twice voted with Labor to oppose primary producers’ rights to
own Category H firearms then voted again to support the Labor party’s Weapons Legislation (Lever Action Shotguns NFA) Amendment Regulation
2017.

If the LNP votes with Labor, if they have mutually beneficial deals with Labor they are part and parcel of Labor, we have to deal with them the same way we deal with Labor, we vote against them.

Admittedly, our local member, Tony Perrett, was a champion and at the above mentioned vote on October 11th on the NFA, he crossed the floor and voted
with the Katter Party and One Nation Party. We all here in Gympie, hoped that he would have stood as an Independent for the forthcoming election, but he has chosen to remain with the LNP and as his party has caused so much pain for law abiding firearm owners, we cannot vote for the LNP, or Labor, or the Greens. I admire Mr Perrett for crossing the floor and would always want to count him as one of my friends, but cannot help him, as that would assist the LNP who will always betray firearm owners.

The Great Carrot.
On November 2, 2017 LNP Shadow Minister for the Environment Christian Rowan MP announced in Gympie that the LNP would grant a lease of the land in the Curra State Forest, and provide $150,000 grant to the Cooloola Range Complex Association Inc to progress this facility. (Since that time One Nation has given the Association a written pact that if they have the balance of power Cooloola Range Complex Association would get the range complex site and $500,000 to build a world class facility.)
As I am the president of the Cooloola Range Complex Association Inc this announcement was made at the Owen Guns business premises, with Mr Perrett in attendance. Of course, as the campaign to regain our centrefire shooting range in Gympie has been a 25 year battle, I was very pleased to hear that news and told them so, but also reminded them that their LNP government had been in power several times during the last 25 years and last time in 2012, the minister had even given an Agreement in Principle, but continually delayed and procrastinated, preventing the project from proceeding. We also are fully aware that the only reason that we are getting this promise after 25 years is that the ‘One Nation party’ is now a real threat to their seats in the house of parliament. Without the rise of One Nation the promise would not have been forthcoming. This promise is only on the proviso that the LNP wins the forthcoming election.

Betrayal.
I reminded Mr Perrett and Dr Rowan that as the LNP had betrayed the firearm owners yet again and had twice voted with the Labor Party to impose further impositions on law abiding firearm owners their chances of re-election were greatly reduced and that as we spoke the firearm industry and shooting associations were raising a million dollars to ensure their electoral demise.

The Nurenberg Defence.
Dr Rowan suggested that in politics everything was a trade-off, a compromise and that he felt that even though he knew what they were voting for was wrong, the LNP was a better alternative than Labor and to do some good he had to stick with the LNP.

I reminded him that what he had described was in legal circles called the Nuremberg defence, where German Nazi SS soldiers admitted to knowing that they had done wrong, but blamed their superior officers for making the decisions.

That defence failed at the Nuremberg trials and those soldiers were hanged, under the ‘common law principle’ that if you know you’re doing wrong then you are a part of it and share the guilt.

Mr Perrett knew that further impositions on law abiding firearm owners was against the wishes of his electorate and blatantly diametrically opposed to the LNP’s own firearm policy so he took the correct course and became the first and last LNP member to cross the floor of the 55th Parliament.

The rest of the LNP members followed the party dictates, followed the orders in the same way as those German soldiers and like them have to accept the consequences.

Let us hope on the evening of the 25th November that the consequences of following the party orders ‘knowing they committed a wrong’, results in a loss of seats and losing government. As they will remember this mistake for the rest of their lives.

Is Firearm Ownerships a Right or Responsibility?
As at times we all have to debate the reasons for Firearm Ownership with
people who for many reasons have only had emotional negative thoughts about firearms so we need to identify the correct logic in our philosophy so we can properly communicate to people who have had no experience with firearms. A friend of mine raised the issue as a question,

Is Firearm Ownerships a Right or Responsibility?

A Right, or a Responsibility? I believe it is Both.

Because it is in the same way that Day follows Night.

If not a Right, it is certainly a Responsibility,

as if you do not believe that you have a Right to defend your own life, you may Wrongly allow someone else to choke you to death.

That cannot be Right so the opposite has to be Right.

So if you have a Responsibility to defend your life and to defend the lives of others such as your children, or your aged parents, and not to go quietly into the night, in the gas chamber queue.

So it would be wrong, for someone to prevent you from carrying out your Responsibilities so it is a Right. Surely people can see that a country has a Right to defend itself. If it does not, a foreign enemy could commit genocide on the whole population. The government, or the leaders of that nation have a responsibility to defend their nation in the same way that a father has the responsibility to defend his family. Once that conclusion is made then its is only a choice in how that defence is carried out.

Question                                                                           Answer

Do we believe that our Defence is instantly available via a mobile phone?                                                                                NO!

Do we really believe that Assistance is only 15 minutes away?                                                                                 NO! 
(when you could be dead in 15 seconds)

Does the State have a Responsibility to Defend You?                                                                                   NO!

Does the Police have a Responsibility to Defend You?                                                                                     NO!

Do Gun Free Zones have a Responsibility to Defend You?                                                                                     NO!

Does the Church have a Responsibility to Defend its parishioners?                                                                                                    NO!

Does the Cinema or Mall or Café have a Responsibility to Defend You?                                                                                     NO!

Do the people have a Responsibility to defend themselves?                                                                           YES!

Who Ultimately has the Responsibility to defend you?      ONLY YOU!

Your life is a precious gift, and just like any precious gift, you have the Responsibility to care for that and treat that life with the proper respect.

We all know that initiating violence is not an appropriate thing to do, violence when used in defence of self or others, is not only Right, but a required Responsibility.

‘Ethics’ hallow the principle of self-defence as both a right and an obligation, a responsibility. ‘Ethics’ also stress our moral duty to defend others against violent attacks.

To be sure, guns may be misused to injure or kill innocent people, but evil doers have killed and injured since time immemorial and did not need guns, after all, Cain killed Abel with his bare hands! In Biblical times, the slogan might well have been, “Swords don’t kill people. People kill people.” Swords were used to commit genocide, wipe out the populations of entire countries. Of course guns can do the same, but the main difference is that before the firearm was invented the strongest person with the axe or sword won every confrontation but when the equaliser, the firearm became available it made all equal, strength was no more the massive advantage. Now, firearm ownership can and will overcome brute strength.

Crime Rates Fall As Firearm Ownership Increases.

Australia 2.02 million licences and 6.03 million firearms is increasing annually by 27.5 %, while crime rates fall?

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (You Read it Right, We Are Criminals Registered and Counted by a Commission with a responsibility for Listing know Criminals.

ACIC 2016–17 Annual Report

Alabama: 5 Years In Prison For Voting The Wrong Way

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Alabama: 5 Years In Prison For Voting The Wrong Way

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Voting the wrong way might lead to a five-year prison term in Alabama.

Secretary of State John Merrill, a Republican, wants the 674 people who crossed parties to vote in a recent runoff election prosecuted.

“If these people knowingly and willfully voted because they didn’t like the law, they thought the law was wrong, they thought the law was stupid, they didn’t think the law should be enforced, our intentions are to identify those people, fully investigate them, if it’s warranted to have them indicted, to have them prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” said Merrill, according to Think Progress. “I want every one of them that meets that criteria to be sentenced to five years in the penitentiary and to pay a $15,000 fine for restitution. That’s what I want.”

Put God Back Into History And Teach Your Kids What They Won’t Learn Anywhere Else!

A new law prohibits crossover voting – that is, voting in a Republican primary when someone is registered as a Democrat, and vice versa. Upwards of 674 voted in both the August Democratic primary and then a September GOP runoff. Although that previously was legal, the legislature passed a vote in the previous session banning it. Crossover voting still is allowed in a handful of other states.

Roy Moore defeated U.S. Sen. Luther Strange in the September GOP runoff.

Randall Marshall of the ACLU of Alabama said he was “stunned” by Merrill’s threat.

“This is a brand new law,” he told Think Progress. “People have been allowed in Alabama to crossover vote prior to this special election.”

Further, Marshall said, anyone who tried to vote in both primaries – accident or no accidentally — should have been stopped from doing so by poll officials.

“Crossover voting should not have been permitted to even occur,” Marshall told the website. “Instead of putting it on the backs of voters and effectively chilling the right to vote going forward for fear of doing something that gets you put in prison for five years, this is a strong message from the state that we don’t care about your right to vote.”

The state asserted that there were signs notifying people of the new law.

Said Marshall, “When I got to the polls, I don’t read the stuff that’s on the wall. The notion that, there is signage here and that takes care of the state’s obligation I think is pretty small-minded.”

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Voaching and Mall Ninjas: Survival Lessons From the 2016 Election

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big_game_hunting_electionLuckily American presidential elections always fall in the middle of hunting season so for many Americans few things make a better election detox than long walk in the woods with a gun. As I was doing just that, I considered if Donald Trump would need to wear any hunter’s orange. Bad joke I know, but it did pop into my mind. And there’s more. Some of the greatest opportunities of discovery begin with the unexpected. And many things “unexpectedly” unfolded between the evening of the 8th and morning 9th of November.

By Doc Montana, a contributing author of SHTFBlog and Survival Cache

So as one with survival/prepping bends, I embraced the unexpected as a chance to learn. A social experiment, if you will. Rather than placing value judgements on people or results, I studied the behaviors, reactions, and counter-reactions. Like when there’s a natural disaster, instead of critiquing the evacuation, I study the events as they unfold and use them to refine my personal survival models. They are a picture of reality whether you like it or not.

Poll Dancing

According to the polls, its a proven fact that the readership of this blog and SurvivalCache are 50% Democrats, 50% Repbulicans, 30% Libertarian, 25% Green Party, and 71% Independent. At least 75% of the readers are male and 46% are female. Overall they voted 3% for Trump, 3% for Hillary, with the remaining 99% voting for someone or something else that may or may not have included anyone officially on the ballot.

trump_articleAs with Trump’s season of unscripted reality TV shows, it became clear that it had all the makings of a blockbuster thriller with none of the budget or stunt doubles. When each weekly episode ended we were left with a humdinger, a cliffhanger, or a key player was “killed off” the show. Sometimes there was a mind boggling plot twist that left America’s collective mouth agape and drooling. Red, blue, or purple, it made no difference. Everyone watched, listened, joked and talked about the show. But the biggest reveal, the one shocking the fans to their core and immediately becoming the most the defining moment of the entire first season, was when the audience was allowed to vote for the celebrity of choice. While it had long since been discovered that neither candidate could sing or dance, the followers of the show turned out in record droves. And then America became the star of the show. Yea, there was that tall guy and that shorter gal who were in the news, but for a brief moment, it was us, the citizens. It was our turn to take the spotlight. And trust me, we provided our own shock and awe.

Beware the Unknown unknowns

We have models for civil unrest, martial law, prepper percentages, mob behaviors, marauding, and natural disasters of all kinds. We make educated guesses on duration, when to call it a bug out, and any number of variables based on personal experience that we each individually believe will give us an advantage. The problem here: demographics data was wrong and Trump proved it.

Related: Trump Respect, not Understanding

Now I’m not one to give Trump any unearned sophistication, but he sure seemed to squeeze votes out of people and places that politicians had not drilled into in decades. The massive immigration of Americans flooding into the electoral system overwhelmed the poll vetting process to the point where it was clear we had no idea who would vote, and for whom they would vote.

Poker Face

In many ways, the election unfolded like a game of poker. Who’s hand was the best, who was bluffing, and most of all who was watching the game. So on Tuesday night, Hillary laid down the most important poker hand in her life, a straight flush (royals are unAmerican), all hearts, followed by smile and a Shoulder Shimmy™.

poker_hand_electionOn the other side of the table, Trump hesitantly dropped his cards down on the green felt one at a time and looked just as surprised as the rest of America when his hand won. Who knew you could beat a straight flush with five-of-a-kind, all deuces. So how did Trump’s hand bite Hillary in the pantsuit? Because the media didn’t know there were more than four of each suite in a deck of cards since they never played polling poker with the entire deck.

Voaching

Trump Voached, or poached votes, plain and simple. Nothing in the illegal sense, but definitely with the same tactics as professional poachers. Trump’s Voaching included attracting voters with bait. Trump Voached votes out of season by addressing topics formerly thought off limits to candidates. Trump Voached well over his limit of certain demographic groups leaving less game for the rest of the candidates to hunt. Trump viciously Voached votes by attacking fellow hunters in the primary and again during the general election. A Voaching Trump did not throw back the bottom feeders, trash fish, and other nuisance pests who still counted towards his limit because they are Americans. In many cases he even proudly hugged them for a selfie while simultaneously looking confused as to who they were.

Cape of Fear

ak_47_pro_2aA bright spot in all this disagreement that grows in intensity every day since 11/9 (although some compare it to 9/11) can be seen in a convergence of gun rights. Many traditional Republicans have wrapped themselves in the a 2nd Amendment cape strutting around like superheroes. Until recently, that cape was to give the common folk a fighting chance for when the government goes all tyrannical. Until recently, the fear of such tyranny was based upon ancient history and paranoia, at least according to the stereotypical Democrat. But on the 9th of November, 2016, a sizable swath of the those in the popular vote got a taste of that paranoia. And it was quite bitter. Now that the blood is drying and dust is settling, and the grieving process has moved away from rants and alcohol, a healthy respect for the power of the people has emerged. An unlikely consequence of this election: liberals may have a new perspective on the second amendment. Maybe there’s something to this well regulated militia stuff after all,” they’re thinking.

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In other words, the Right to Bear Arms looks a little different today to the “only-for-hunting” crowd. Not that Trump is the real enemy, but instead the very real chance that the undeniable rights of Americans might be infringed upon is the foe at the door. Exactly what those rights are has yet to be determined, but the Second Amendment is the Sheepdog, and there are a lot more blue sheepdogs today than this time last year.

But do you Operate?

There are at least two big survival takeaways as 2016 winds down. The first is that the Unknown Unknowns are alive and well. This means that there are significant concerns based in reality so there’s no need to waste good space adding bigfoot, Area 51, and chemtrails to your conspiracy of threats. There are very real threats which provide ample exercise for prepping and survival. Unfortunately the data we use to forecast imminent threats are incomplete at best. So, the downstream results of the threat gain an even greater margin of error.

To any serious survivalist, the so-called Mall Ninja has been the public face of the anti-operator or unprepper. If society collapsed, the purebred Mall Ninja would be little more than an irritating fly in need of swatting. Mall Ninjas are more of a threat to themselves than to others. With this being said, their abundance of gear and lack of skill means they shouldn’t be ignored, but rather treated like a drunk driver on the highway.

If Mall Ninjas are the public face of the prepared to the unprepared, and that face is used to generalize across society as a whole (or at least the portion of society that will attempt to survive), then our war planning is about to get a reality enema. If an unpolled, non-vocal segment of American society can Swiftboat a presidential election, just imagine what is waiting for you when the lights go out.

hollywood_election_signThe second takeaway is the need to model our survival scenarios on more than popular demographics. The personal quantity of perceived threats in any competitive survival situation is probably based four factors: Hollywood, expendable income, ego, and the desire to remain sane. Hollywood is the generic term for fictional accounts of a disaster played out for entertainment. For many, the fiction is limited to the catastrophic event, but the reaction of the populace or the hero is often filed away by the consumer as a reasonable strategy should such an event ever unfold.

The expendable income aspect is that one cannot have it all so one must temper the universe to fit within whatever the pocketbook can afford. While there is positive correlation between gear and survival, it seems there is no lower threshold as to what constitutes “gear.”

Further Reading: Survival Psychology 

Ego is a survival strategy. Not just that you can survive something, but that you deserve to survive. However, ego has been known to get some folks killed as well. Ego can lead you to do things like not asking for help, getting in over your head to avoid admitting you don’t know what you’re doing, or even thinking you have absolute Constitutional rights in the face of professional authorities.

And finally, one must navigate the turbid waters between imminent global catastrophe and a relaxing afternoon. Too much of either is unhealthy from a survival perspective, but one without the other rots your perspective.  Applying the four aspects to the 2016 election should shift the mainstream American out of park, and the survival/prepper into high gear. Unfortunately, some people, including politicians, now plan on shifting into reverse. I can see their slogan now…  “Make America Great Again Before It Was Great Again!”

The election results provide unvarnished insights into a portion of the fabric of society that rarely becomes measurable, but will certainly be fighting with you or next to you for scant resources when the overextended aspects of society collapse under their own weight. This is nothing short of Preparedness 2.0: an edgy remix with more cowbell. Just remember, a mind is like a parachute. It only works when it’s open but when it’s open you are a slower moving target that is easily visible from the ground.

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Yes, The Election Can Be Hacked – And The Result Would Be Catastrophic

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Yes, The Election Can Be Hacked – And The Result Would Be Catastrophic

WASHINGTON — Experts in the American voting process believe hackers have the ability to disrupt the upcoming presidential election, thanks mostly to electronic systems that have made everything vulnerable to cyberattack.

“If you can get at an election management system, you could potentially alter results, or muddy up the results, or you could even just shed doubt on the outcome because you make it clear that there’s been tampering,” Pamela Smith, the president of a group called Verified Voting, told National Public Radio (NPR).

If may sound like something out of a Hollywood film, but it’s more possible than you might think. A cyberattack in July penetrated the Illinois voter registration system, giving hackers potential access to a database of registered voters. It wasn’t clear if any data was stolen or tampered with, but the system was shut down a week later, the Times of Northwest Indiana reported.

Yes, The Election Can Be Hacked – And The Result Would Be Catastrophic

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The biggest fear is that hacking would make it impossible to verify the outcome of an election – or even that a system would be hacked and no one would know it. That would create doubts and might lead to a recount and court challenges, as happened after the 2000 presidential election.

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But a 2016 scenario could be far worse than the 2000 election. That’s because 80 percent of Americans vote either on a paper ballot or on a system with a paper backup, Larry Norden of the Brennan Center for Justice told NPR. That means that the votes of 20 percent of Americans potentially would be unknown.

Each of the 50 states runs its own voting system. To make matters worse, elections are often run by volunteers with little or no expertise in computers and cybersecurity.

Several recent stories should give Americans pause:

  • The FBI found evidence that Arizona’s voter registration database was hacked in June, KTVK-TV Malware was able to penetrate the system by going through a county election official’s computer.
  • Virginia’s Board of Elections banned the use of touchscreen voting machines in April 2015 after it was discovered that 20 percent of them were vulnerable to hacking via wireless signals, NPR reported. 
  • Security analyst David Levin was arrested in May after he posted a YouTube video showing how easy it was to penetrate the election site of Lee County, Florida, NPR Levin was trying to show how vulnerable the system is. “Yeah, you could be in Siberia and still perform the attack that I performed on the local supervisor of election website,” Levin said. “So this is very important.”
  • The Democratic National Committee’s system was hacked this year.

“Wherever there’s a fully electronic voting system, there’s potential for tampering of some kind,” Smith said.

Perhaps most disturbing, a hacker named Andrés Sepúlveda told Bloomberg in March that he fixed or tried to fix elections throughout Latin America for eight years. He is now in prison.

“My job was to do actions of dirty war and psychological operations, black propaganda, rumors—the whole dark side of politics that nobody knows exists but everyone can see,” Sepúlveda told Bloomberg.

Yes, The Election Can Be Hacked – And The Result Would Be CatastrophicThe hacker claims he was paid tens of thousands of dollars to steal campaign data, install spyware, hack smartphones and spread false information through the Internet, social media and email. One of his specialties was to create fake Twitter accounts and send out false tweets, to convince voters that political propaganda was actually news.

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“When I realized that people believe what the Internet says more than reality, I discovered that I had the power to make people believe almost anything,” Sepúlveda told Bloomberg.

He said he has few regrets.

“I worked with presidents, public figures with great power, and did many things with absolutely no regrets because I did it with full conviction and under a clear objective, to end dictatorship and socialist governments in Latin America,” he said.

Sepúlveda worked in Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Venezuela, according to Bloomberg.

He once tricked computers into calling voters at 3 a.m. – when they are asleep – to listen to a recording message for a candidate. The goal was to make voters mad at the candidate and vote against him, and it worked. He lost in a close election.

Asked if he believes similar things are being done in the United States, Sepúlveda replied, “I’m 100 percent sure it is.”

What is your reaction? Do you believe the election can be hacked? Share your thoughts in the section below:

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Ron Owen Report. Australian Elections 2016.

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Elections 2016.

The eternal war between the Individual and the State ebbs and flows with the same regularity as the oceans tide. Last week, on 23rd June (Britains Independence Day) the individuals stood up and voted to break away from the tyranny of the European Parliament. The little guys won, the smaller more independent parties finally beat the media/bank/big political party machine. Lets hope its not a one off.

We are living in a vary exciting time, due to many factors, one large one being the internet, facebook and twitter the individual are competing with mass media. Mass media, due to its reduction in advertising revenue is in decline, not quite like a falling star, but faster than anyone could have envisaged five years ago. The Trump phenomena is still tied to big party Republicans politics, but the died in the wool Republicans hate him, as he is financially & morally independent of them all. They cannot control him and he has successfully used his ‘one liners’ to set up the main stream media to rail against him, knowing that his  ‘one liners’ are irrefutable to the common man and woman, ‘the individuals’. We are the people who are fed up, with Tweedle Dee, Tweedle Dummer politics, we will be the people who cause the revival of individual power. No longer are we going to be the meat in the sandwich with left wing buying votes for immigrants and right wing importing cheap labour, at the cost of higher GST to pay the ‘fly in’ welfare bill. Australia still  needs a Nigel Farage UKIP, or a Trump to unify the middle ground, but as we go to the poll next Saturday we have for the first time lots of choices, Martin Turnbull (turncoat) who is very acceptable to all the major bankers like Goldman Sachs and Bill Shorten who is acceptable to left wing unions, both are smiling as they re-arrange the deck chairs on the Titanic, just hours before it hits the iceberg. Both are glancing forwards to see the Independent  imminent iceberg slowly but surely approaching. Look hard the smiles are only a façade to cover their fear.

We Should All Know Who To Vote For. Have you Contacted your Local Candidates Yet.
Lots of readers, of this Bulletin have contacted me asking for advice on who to vote for, some have asked me to print a suggested ballot paper out, but they do not realise that this humble message goes to 10,000 shooters in ever State and electorate in Australia, even Tasmania, as there are so many variations it is impossible and would only confuse the issue.
So to simplify, just keep this loud and clear in your minds and please pass this on to all of your friends and families. All major parties, in all states are fully aware and concerned about the growing resentment against them by Australia’s middle ground, added to this is there concern that the 2 million licensed shooters in Australia which equated to 15 % of the voting public is a larger factor than the traditional middle ground swinging voters.

This Has Held Back The New National Firearm Agreement.
Twice this past year the Police Ministers from every State have met with the Commonwealth Justice Minister and they have adjourned the decision on a new altered NFA. The Commonwealth Government has refused FOI requests from Dr Samara McPhedran, (Senior Research Fellow at Griffith University’s Violence Research and Prevention Program,) submitted a FOI in March 2016 to access the documents mentioned in a News.com.au article that the government has been circulating since November 2015. The FOI request was denied by Stephen Bouwhuis, Assistant Secretary at the Attorney-General’s Department.
Mr Bouwhuis confirmed the document existed, however refused to disclose it. He said in a letter to McPhedran, “I do not consider that it would be in the public interest to disclose this document”.
“The information contained in the document was communicated to the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department by or on behalf of state or territory governments on a confidential basis, for the purposes of discussions about the proposed agreement,” he said in the letter.

“Following consultations with the relevant state or territory government agencies, a majority of agencies objected to the disclosure of the document on the basis that it would disclose information provided to the Commonwealth in confidence.”

Blind Freddy can understand from Stephen Bouwhuis statement that the major parties have a bad plan for us, that they don’t want to announce before the election because they fear a huge backlash at the ballot box from the shooting community. Even the process is obviously corrupt as it is a case of ‘Caesar judging Caesar’, the Justice Department runs the COAG meetings and the FDA and it also controls all Freedom of Information requests. So its no surprise that Caesar won’t allow us to see the document.

If the major parties have a huge cut in there vote percentages they will not have the guts to rip a new FDA into the Australian shooters. On the other hand if one of them has a huge majority we can dig a big hole and get ready to bury your tears. So no one has an excuse, so do your duty vote against the big four.

Vote instead for the Shooters Party, or Liberal Democrats, (Senator David Leyonhjelm) or Katters Party, or One Nation, or Liberal Alliance, or any sympathetic Independent. We all should be on the telephone, or on the email asking all of these parties, even our traditional enemies, Liberal Labour, Nationals and the Greens what improvements are they going to make for licenced shooters, don’t be discouraged by the long silence as every time they are asked and answer in a negative, or lie, they know they are losing votes, the bad guys are not known for their silence, they will never publically support us, but they will complain to their party henchmen and blame their losses on the shooters, so please get motivated and annoy them at this crucial time. They won’t listen again, like this for four years.

History of Treason in Parliament.
Many shooters have emailed in references to Section 44 of the Commonwealth Constitution and asked why we have Muslims in parliament who give their Allegiance and Adherence to a foreign power, the political orientation of Islam when section 44 states,
Disqualification.
44. Any person who-
(i.) Is under any acknowledgment of allegiance, obedience, or adherence to a foreign power,
How can they honestly take the Oath of Allegiance?
I, A.B., do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Her heirs and successors according to law. SO HELP ME GOD!

These issues of ‘Allegiance’ are the product of the Bill of Rights and were codified there in the Oath of Allegiance followed by,
“That the said Lords Spirituall and Temporall and Commons being the two Houses of Parlyament should continue to sitt and with their Majesties Royall Concurrence make effectuall Provision for the Setlement of the Religion Lawes and Liberties of this Kingdome soe that the same for the future might not be in danger againe of being subverted. That noe Forreigne Prince Person Prelate, State or Potentate hath or ought to have any Jurisdiction Power Superiority Preeminence or Authoritie Ecclesiasticall or Spirituall within this Realme Soe helpe me God.”

As you can see the problem that they were addressing was very similar to what we now face in all countries of Western civilisation. Infiltration and subversion from leaders whose real interest is in a religious ideology that has its own separate political agenda to Australia. In the days when the Bill or Rights was written it was ‘Popery’ and today it is Islam. That document the Bill of Rights  is also relevant to shooter in Australia due to its other provisions,

“Disarming Protestants, &c.
By causing severall good Subjects being Protestants to be disarmed at the same time when Papists were both Armed and Imployed contrary to Law.”

Subjects’ Arms.

That the Subjects which are Protestants may have Arms for their Defence suitable to their Conditions and as allowed by Law.

John Locke wrote  ‘The Second Treatise of Civil Government’ which inspired the freedoms and rights listed in every Bill of Rights since 1689.

That document is also our Bill of Rights and it is the Bill of Rights that the Americans copied into their Bill of Rights which are included as amendments to their Constitution and in our case are acknowledged under the Coronation Oath which every Monarch submits to. As power of assent to all laws flows from the Crown the Governors and Governor Generals should not give assent to laws that are in breach of those Constitutional documents such as the Bill of Rights and Magna Carta that limit the Crown powers.

So why won’t our Parliament disqualify the Muslim members of parliament, why won’t our Parliamentary members uphold the provisions of the Bill of Rights? Same reasons for both problems. Just look at the next provision in our Commonwealth Constitution Section 45.

“Vacancy on happening of disqualification.
45. If a senator or member of the House of Representatives-

(i.) Becomes subject to any of the disabilities mentioned in the last preceding section: or

(iii.) Directly or indirectly takes or agrees to take any fee or honorarium for services rendered to the Commonwealth, or for services rendered in the Parliament to any person or State: his place shall thereupon become vacant.”

As all party politicians take an honorarium and are paid election expenses after pre-selection by a political party, which is paid to them on the basis that they render a service to the Party once they are elected, they should all be Disqualified. This provision was thoughtfully placed in the Constitution by our founding fathers Henry Parks and Sir William (Good Iron Mac) Mc Millen to prevent Party control of our Australian Parliament. They wanted our representatives to represent the individuals not Political Parties. So on the basis of “Those that live in Glass Houses should not throw Stones” our party politicians will never complain as they have to so  we the people have to accept treason as a daily occurrence in our halls of government. That does not mean we just walk away from it, we have to tell everyone we know about it, we have to keep striving to change things and regain our freedoms. Its not much of a choice its simple either Vote for Liberty or Tyranny.

Questions to Ask Your Anti Gun Friends??
On Facebook every time we have a published massacre, ( I say that as there are many massacres that occur every day, forty or fifty dead in a third world country, but if they are not in a Gay Brothel, or a Gun Free zone we never hear about them) we are inundated by anti gunners full of Hoplophobia zeal. I have over the last forty years had to deal with them personally or in letters to the editor and I have found that best way is to ask them nicely to answer a few questions and then your will answer theirs. I have put the questions on this site so you can easily cut and paste them into a facebook post.

Ron Owen.


Time To Take Back Australia.

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We have decisions to make and the 2 Million licenced Shooters in Australia are now 10% of the population. We together, can make the difference, but what difference do we want. Australia has ‘sleepwalked’ into a continuous Nightmare. We all accept that the traditional LIB LAB GREENS are greedy, deadbeats, we all accept that none of them even want to improve the economy. If we really think hard about it, we know that none our traditional leaders really want to fix unemployment. We all know that huge entities that put the donations into the party coffers, whether they be Unions, Banks, Oil Companies, Chemical companies all want cheap labour, so want unemployment, or want massive immigration for left wing votes, who have to vote their way to keep their flow of benefits that are paid for by the ever reducing number of tax payers.
Our traditional leaders want a One World Wage, they want us, All to be Poor Consumers. The want their New World, where people are just cogs in a gear box, as fortold by Aldous Huxley in his book ‘Brave New World’, or George Orwell’s ‘1984′.

We are trained to think that one side is better than the other, if we pick Party Lib, or Party Lab that helps to reduce the pain, but really we all know that neither of them is any good. None of them hold out any hope for the future of Australia. They have been systematically looting our country since both parties agreed to the Lima Agreement in 1974 where they agreed to remove tariff protection and send billions of our tax dollars to third world countries to build our competitors.


Why would they do that you might say, the answer is power and money, if they had refused the donor’s would not have put the money into these parties and power and money would be lost. So now Union Carbide, or Sony (Standard Oil New York) or Dow Chemicals can have its products made with the cheapest labour and freely exported to the planet. Why did the Unions not scream the house down and demand the re-introduction of the ‘White Australia Policy’ and tariff protection for industries as it had in the early 20th Century? The answer, is that in the early part of the 20th Century the unions were motivate by their members and now they are motivated by big money interests who use the unions to control the donations to the Labour Party.

Our World Turned Up Side Down.
Alice in Wonderland or Just another Nightmare?

When I was a teenager during the 1960s, several cultural revolutions occurred, notable ones were the Chinese Cultural Revolution which was responsible for the death of twenty, or sixty million people and in Britain there was a musical revolution that turned into a peace movement. On reflection that peace movement left untold millions to die, in places like Vietnam, Nigeria, Cambodia and South America all due to Western civilisations search for peace. So for some time we have had beginnings of the Alice in Wonderland topsy turvy, upside down decay of our Western civilisation, but now are we living the Alice dream or is our world turned into a nightmare?
For just a brief example.
‘When a street-corner preacher mentioned to a passing shopper that the Bible calls homosexuality a sin. That comment got him thrown in jail. A homosexual policeman contended that since Dale McAlpine’s remark was loud enough to be overheard, he had broken the Public Order Act of 1986. Police carted McAlpine off, and he spent seven hours in a cell for causing “harassment, alarm or distress.’

At about the same time. After an Israeli official gave a lecture at a University and was attacked by pro-Palestinian Muslim protesters. Police responded to this provocation by escorting the official from the premises in a police car. The protesters climbed onto the hood of the vehicle and tried to break the windshield. They were not prosecuted. Apparently this is “protected free speech.”’

Our Upside-Down World Is confusing for voters as it is a world where truth is trashed and lies are lauded. Where the honourable are despised and the depraved are empowered. Where sound morals and strong character are relentlessly mocked—while immorality is praised, paraded and protected.

The Politics Of Our Great-Grandparents: What We Can (And Should) Learn From The Past

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The Politics Of Our Great-Grandparents: What We Can (And Should) Learn From The Past

“The votes were written on slips of paper brought from home—no sense in wasting the tax-payers’ money on printed ballots—and a straggling procession started for the ballot box, over which the moderator and clerk stood to insure an honest vote. The town half-wit cast his ballot with the rest, and as soon as his back was turned the clerk fished it out and pocketed it, a flagrantly illegal act condoned by everyone present on the premise that there warn’t no need to hurt his feelings.”

The above quote was taken from Louise Dickinson Rich’s memoir entitled “We Took to the Woods” (pp 303-304). Published in 1946, the book describes the author’s life in the remote mountains of western Maine around the time of the Great Depression.

The ballot event took place at the annual Town Meeting, a democratic process by which citizens of small municipalities dealt with matters of the town’s elections, budget, ordinances and other business. Town Meetings still take place today across much of New England, and much remains the same.

The Politics Of Our Great-Grandparents: What We Can (And Should) Learn From The PastA board of selectmen, best described as something like a town or city council, is still elected to be more or less in charge of the town’s overall operations. Warrants are still voted upon to determine such things as how much will be spent on road repair and how generous the town’s donations to various non-profits will be. Reports from various officials are given.

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There was no shortage of hotly contested issues back then, just like now. Rich describes the one that would inevitably crop up every year as “The Fighting Warrant,” about which people get all hot under the collars and sometimes even hurl personal attacks at people they would otherwise treat cordially.

Some of the similarities between then and now can be applied to a lot of other governing bodies of the 21st century, as well, from that of the tiniest hamlet right on up those in our nation’s capital.

But what of dismissing the ballot cast by a man with intellectual disabilities? And of referring to him by a term considered offensive and inappropriate by today’s standards? The rest of the section about the Town Meeting describes other interactions that would never fly in today’s world, too. Women sat apart from the men and largely ignored the proceedings, and were expected to slip out of the room before lunchtime to prepare and set out the food.

While we might be off put by the behavior and terminology that was considered acceptable back in the days of our great-grandparents, they may feel the same about some of the goings-on now if they could somehow transport into the present-day world. While it is true that some of what we now consider to be politically or socially taboo was acceptable in their world, it is probably also true that much of what is now acceptable would have been off-limits to them.

Like humanity of every era and every setting, our great-grandparents were imperfect beings.  Like people in politics before and since, they likely harbored prejudices, broke rules, acted irresponsibly, and embarrassed their loved ones from time to time. Just like folks of every generation do, they made disastrous laws and fell for the false promises of ill-intentioned public figures.

However, as a person who grew up immersed in conservative rural culture, my memory of yesteryear’s people and politics is an overall positive one. Despite inherent flaws, people in my past held political views which were often uncomplicated and gently moderate.

The Politics Of Our Great-Grandparents: What We Can (And Should) Learn From The PastOur great-grandparents could not even have imagined the concept of plastering memes to an electronic timeline touting the virtues of compassion, but they existed in a time when compassion was something people lived every day. I cannot picture anyone talking about it, but I remember plenty of people doing it.

They practiced inclusiveness, too. It looked different on the outside back then than it does today. It might have been better or worse than we do it now, but it was probably more peaceful.

People of that generation often aimed for being reasonable. They met in the middle when they could, instead of demanding to have things their way, giving the impression that they were interested in making things as many things right as possible for as wide a cross-section of people as they could.

Most people I knew kept a clear head about their political views, even if all of the subsequent actions were not always tranquil. They were often practical, accepting what had to be done and believing what made the most sense.

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It was important to folks in those days to be both respectful of others and respected by others. They acted in a manner which allowed them to hold their heads high, and allowed sufficient latitude to others that they might do likewise.

Genuine service to others was held in high esteem. It was not about grandstanding or making an appearance; it was about making a difference in one’s community and government.

Perhaps most importantly was the way our great-grandparents’ penchant for independence spilled over into their political views. They read the newspapers, they attended political speeches of substance, they mulled over the pros and cons, and they made their decisions on their own.

Nowadays, every ballot counts, women are a vital piece of the decision-making landscape, and gender does not dictate seating arrangements or work responsibilities. Those are all great things. But I cannot help but wonder if we might do well to take a page from the political book of our great-grandparents and use it to wipe away some of the ugliness of the current government scene. An old-fashioned blend of simplicity, balance, levelheadedness and individuality might be just the ticket for today’s politics.

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A new constitution for democratic confederation of communities.

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Constitution for the people of Earth, January 01 2016. Draft one. We, the inhabitants of earth at this point of the 21st century. having been wearied by constant war and subjugation to authority, do hereby by virtue of birth claim our sovereignty and right to self determination. we declare that no king, lord, minister or chieftain is above any individual. We resolve that no one be left behind or exploited. That the power resides in the individual, and it is our right to express that power and our own minds without handing power over to representatives, councils or centralised authorities. This constitution lays out the foundation for a confederated series of Autonomous communities. The provinces/prefectures/nodes are to be determined. But each zone represents a community. These communities are independent and join the overall confederation by choice not by force of arms or economic pressures. The people are the only source of authority, every voice has the same value. None shall be put above others. Each person will be protected by the common law/rights and bound by the responsibilities laid out below. Nothing else is a law. I General principles Article 1 This constitution represents a clear social contract between all the people of a new confederation. The Preamble is an integral part of the constitution. Article 2 a- Authority resides with and emanates from the people having a direct vote on all issues that affects their community. b- No community can influence, attend or vote on any resolutions that do not directly affect their determined zones. Article 3 a. The sovereignty of a person comes first, then the sovereignty of a community second. No individual shall be penalised by the power of democracy in their own home. No local resolution shall be upheld where it can bypass this constitution. b. The constitution must evolve with humanity. Every 10 years its must revaluated by all members of the confederation c. Changes to this constitution require a more than 71% yes vote across all members of the confederation. The Structure of governance in the Autonomous communities Article 4 The power resides in the individual and must be expressed by the individual. The means of collating that will is direct democracy. Either by electronic means or traditional means. The means must be structured for fairness and checked regularly for those who would try to game the system or find loopholes to exploit. Article 5 The administration of all social services is to be arranged at the local level either by appointment of managers, or by cooperative bodies. Article 6 All persons and communities are equal in the eyes of the law and in rights and responsibilities. Recognition exists only for persons, this constitution no longer allows recognizance for corporate entities or body politic that exist beyond the laws of Article 7 Any community may choose to join this confederation by adopting the methods enclosed to govern themselves. Article 8 All Autonomous Communities are founded upon the principle of local selfgovernment. Communities may freely represent their own will and may pursue their rights insofar as it does not contravene the articles of the Constitution. Article 9 There are no official languages. Each region will have its own “mother tongue” but all communities should endeavour to express languages more than their own local dialect. Efforts should be made to resurrect dead languages and save and store any currently languages being lost by cultural obfuscation. Article 10 The Autonomous Communities shall not interfere in the domestic affairs of other states/communities, and it shall safeguard its relations with neighbouring states, resolving any conflicts peacefully. Offensive War is expressly forbidden to all future generations. Article 11 While Flags, anthems and emblems are seen as archaic remnants of imperialism. Communities shall have the right to vote on and choose for themselves if any of these symbols shall be used. It is not forbidden, and it is not forced. Article 12 The Autonomous Communities form an independent and sovereign contract outside of the legal basis of any existing “state”. The laws and contracts of preceding states are repealed and this document replaces the supreme authority of a nation state with direct democracy for all people. II Basic Principles Article 13 There shall be a separation of powers between the individual, community and confederation. Article 14 The Autonomous Communities shall seek to implement a framework of transitional justice measures. It shall take steps to redress the legacy of discriminatory State policies, including the payment of reparations to victims, both individuals and communities. Article 15 The communities agree to a single unified emergency services to be filled at the local level with both volunteer and/or paid service persons. These are managed at community level, but communities may lend or volunteer assistance to other communities for extreme emergencies. All citizens will have a basic understanding of self-defence for their region, and each community shall maintain an armoury for defence. Citizens will maintain a specified level of proficiency and safety with any defence protocols Article 16 The Constitution guarantees the rights of the youth to participate actively in public and political life. Article 17 Communities may pass edicts for anti-social rectification previously called statute law. Only specific actions against this constitution are to be referred to as illegal or criminal. Article 19 The system of taxation and other fiscal regulations are defined by each community but the wealth of each community is to be pooled and shared equally between all communities to administer their social services, infrastructure and wellbeing. Article 20 The Constitution holds as inviolable the fundamental rights and freedoms set out in international human rights treaties, conventions and declarations. Article 21 Each community may issue its own debt free currency. Usury is an offence. No human shall ever be enslaved by chains or debt. III Rights and Liberties Article 22 The Constitution incorporates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, as well as other internationally recognized human rights conventions. Article 23 All international rights and responsibilities pertaining civil, political, cultural, social and economic rights are guaranteed. Article 24 a – Everyone has the right to express their ethnic, cultural, linguistic and gender rights b – Everyone has the right to live in a healthy environment, based on ecological balance. Article 25 Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; including freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. Freedom of expression and freedom of information may be restricted having regard to the security of the Autonomous Communities, public safety and order, the integrity of the individual, the sanctity of private life, or the prevention and prosecution of crime ONLY by vote of all community members Article 26 a- Everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. b- All persons deprived of their liberty shall be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity of the human person. No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. c- Prisoners have the right to humane conditions of detention, which protect their inherent dignity. Prisons shall serve the underlying objective of the reformation, education and social rehabilitation of prisoners. Article 27 Every human being has the inherent right to life. No one within the jurisdiction of the confederation shall be executed. Article 28 Women have the inviolable right to participate in political, social, economic and cultural life. Article 29 Men and women are equal in the eyes of the law. The Constitution guarantees the effective realization of equality of women and mandates public institutions to work towards the elimination of gender discrimination. Article 30 The Constitution guarantees the rights of the child. In particular children shall not suffer economic exploitation, child labour, torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, and shall not be married before attaining the age of majority. Any violation of children will be considered a violation of the entire community. Article 31 All persons have the right 1. to personal security in a peaceful and stable society. 2. to free education to a tertiary level. 3. to adequate housing at as close to zero cost as possible. This domicile is of the persons choosing, and is required to be off grid or only community grid It must Generate its own water or recycle its water use and no external force may legislate how a person may live. 4. to protect the motherhood and maternal and paediatric care. The rights of parents to retain their children and be worked with by the community in times of crisis. Retention of the family as a single unit is the preferred option. Children shall not be removed from parents forcibly, except by order of mediation specialists and with open transparency in the community for the safety of the child. 5. to adequate health and social care for the disabled, the elderly and those with special needs. Decentralised hospitals and community health centres with a set per capita number of beds. Respite and community care for the aged citizens, or support for families to look after their own elderly. Article 32 Everyone has the right to freedom of worship, to practice one’s own religion either individually or in association with others. No one shall be subjected to persecution on the grounds of their religious beliefs. Article 33 a)- Everyone has the right to freedom of association with others, including the right to establish and freely join any political group, association, trade union and/or civil assembly. b) – In exercising the right to freedom of association, political, economic and cultural expression of all communities is protected. This serves to protect the rich and diverse cultures of the peoples of the Autonomous Communities. Article 34 Everyone has the freedom to obtain, receive and circulate information and to communicate ideas, opinions and emotions, whether orally, in writing, in pictorial representations, or in any other way. This right pre-empts any trade or commerce based agreements and is understood to be an end to patent and copyright Article 35 Everyone has the right of peaceful assembly, including the right to peaceful protest, demonstration and strike. Article 36 Everyone has the right to freely experience and contribute to academic, scientific, artistic and cultural expressions and creations, through individual or joint practice, to have access to and enjoy, and to disseminate their expressions and creations. Article 37 Everyone has the right to vote or not to vote on an issue as they choose. Article 38 Everyone has the right to seek political asylum. Persons may not be deported. Every individual is afforded the protection of this constitution by virtue of being within the borders of one of the confederate members. Article 39 All persons are equal before the law and are entitled to equal opportunities in public and professional life. Article 40 Natural resources/forces, located both above and below ground, are the public wealth of society. Extractive processes, management, licensing and other contractual agreements related to such resources shall not be in the hands of individuals or partnerships. Where allowed, the profits of this kind of resource refinement/extraction/use is the wealth of all humankind and must be shared equally as part of the combined assets of the confederated communities. Article 41 All buildings and land in the Autonomous Communities are the property of all. No one can profit from or sell land or buildings. New buildings must be agreed upon by all members of the community and parcels of land allocated. Once allotted, a usage right is commenced for an indefinite period that may not be extinguished while that person or their family resides in that allotment. All previous title is extinguished and common title now exists in the community. No external persons are permitted to use any parcels of land when not living in that community. If a person leaves a community they pass back rights of use for their allotment to that community Article 42 Everyone has the right to the use and enjoyment of allotted property. No one shall be deprived of this property use without payment of just compensation, for reasons of public utility or social interest and only after community direct democratic resolution. Article 43 The economic system in the provinces shall be directed at providing general welfare and in particular granting funding to arts, science and technology. It shall be aimed at guaranteeing the daily needs of people and to ensure a dignified life. Monopoly is prohibited by law. Labour rights and sustainable development are guaranteed. No one shall exploit another, or by action/inaction allow someone else to be exploited Article 44 Everyone has the right to liberty of movement and freedom to choose his residence within the Confederation of Autonomous Communities. Article 45 The enumeration of the rights and freedoms set forth in Section III is non-exhaustive. The Democratic Self-rule Administration Project IV Local governance Article 46 Each region shall enable all citizens to have direct access to vote on issues. At no point shall there be a representative or voting bloc. Article 47 Any citizen can submit a resolution to any issue that affects them or their community. Where more than one community is affected, each citizen of each community shall have an equal vote. Those communities shall output a binary yea or nay to resolutions. There is no limit to the number of communities that may be affected by suggested resolutions. It must be clearly stated before any further discussion begins. Article 48 Every person who has reached the age of eighteen (16) years is eligible to vote. They must undergo a ceremony, initiation or acceptance of adulthood and an agreement to the terms of this constitution. These ceremony may be cultural or secular in nature but MUST contain a clear expression of agreement to this social contract as set forth. By agreement the citizen is protected and bound by this document Article 49 No person, groups, unions or communities shall bypass any segment of this constitution. No one may be set apart from the law. No one shall be immune. Article 50 Electronic networks shall be established inside communities, preferable at domicile level, to enact direct democracy. Direct democracy via electronic network must be protected and administered by a similar method to blockchains in bitcoin. Anonymous but every part of the process can be checked for authenticity. Article 51 Any community network must be open source. It must be checked regularly. Exploitative code must be reported via some means. And ALL citizens must be notified immediately. Article 52 Each community has the right to its own media. Media may not be owned by any persons or partnerships. Media constitutes all previous medium, print, television, radio and internet. And also is to include any future means of mass communication of entertainment or information. Article 53 The right of the people to be free from propaganda is enshrined. This is to be extended to advertising where warranted. Article 54 Each community may elect a diplomat where required for negotiations with external communities or states. No community has a right to represent another. Social services: 1- Autonomous Communities are able to enact local resolutions and budgets for social services internally. These may not be outsourced or privatised. They may not make a profit. They may employ local people only to positions of service. 2- The powers and duties of the services are to be laid out in founding local charters for these groups. It must clearly state the objective of the service. The conditions of its allocation and the boundaries of its duty. 3- it is the responsibility of each citizen to ensure these service charters are fair and equitable and at ALL TIMES are not an authoritative body. 4- each community must ensure each of its citizens has the following available at all times. i) Food security. At least 3 months of food resources in emergency ii) Continuity of utilities via at home, or local grid generation (renewable/natural not fossil fuel). The right to electricity and open free internet is enshrined as law. iii) Adequate housing or allotment of land for all to live as they choose (including transient or tent dwelling, non-traditional domicile) iv) Water. Recycled and/or sourced from the air, collected, desalinated or other processes not yet discovered. Every person must have access to clean water for drinking and sanitation. There must be a permanent supply established either at home or community level. Part VI The Judiciary/Mediation Article 55 The independence of the mediation/judiciary is founding principle of the rule of law, which ensures a just and effective resolution of incidents by competent and impartial processes. Mediators/judges must be elected by their community but may never serve in that community. They must fulfil their service in a community they have no blood relations or ties to. They must be impartial and above reproach. There must be no gathering of power to this role, it exists purely to mediate disputes between people and uphold this constitution. Article 56 Everyone charged with a criminal offence (constitutional breech) shall be presumed innocent until and unless proved guilty by a competent and impartial process. They may not be forced to testify against themselves. Article 57 All institutions of the mediation/judiciary must be composed of at least fifty per cent (50%) of either sex. Article 58 The right to defence is sacred and inviolable at all stages of an investigation and trial. Article 59 The removal of a mediator/judge from office requires a 51% decision from the community they service Article 60 Judgments and judicial decisions are issued on behalf of the people. Article 61 Failure to implement judicial decisions and orders is a violation of law. Article 62 No civilian shall stand trial before any military court or special or ad hoc tribunals. No foreign state may hold a citizen of any confederation community. All communities must band together to return their citizens to the confederation community of origin. Article 63 Searches of houses and other property must be done in accordance with a properly executed warrant, issued by a not less than 2 mediators/judicial members. Article 64 Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public process by an independent and impartial method, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him. Article 65 No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest or detention. No one shall be deprived of his liberty except on such grounds and in accordance with such procedure as are established by law. Article 66 Anyone who has been the victim of unlawful arrest or detention or otherwise suffered damage or harm as a result of the acts and omissions of public agents has an enforceable right to compensation. Article 67 The judiciary/mediation is established by confederation of the communities. Article 68 The Constitution applies within the Autonomous Communities. Article 69 The Constitution shall be laid before all people for review and ratification. Article 70 The Constitution sets out the framework through which decrees, and states of emergency shall be formally implemented. Article 71 All administrative bodies, institutions and committees shall be made up of at least 50 percent (50%) of either sex. Article 72 The Constitution guarantees the protection of the environment and regards the sustainable development of natural ecosystems as a moral and a sacred national duty. Article 73 Education within the Autonomous Communities rejects prior education policies based on imperialism and capitalism. Founded upon the values of reconciliation, dignity, and pluralism, a new system must be agreed upon by the communities a)- The new educational curriculum of the communities shall recognize the rich history, culture and heritage of the peoples of all Communities. b)-The education system, public service channels and academic institutions shall promote human rights and direct democracy. c)-The education system must strive to produce functional citizens not just academic education. Emotional, academic, humanities and environmental subjects must be covered Article 74 a)- The Constitution enshrines the principle of separation of religion and State. b)- Freedom of religion shall be protected. All religions and faiths in the Autonomous Communities shall be respected. The right to exercise religious beliefs shall be guaranteed, insofar as it does not adversely affect the public good. c)- religion is to be considered a form of commerce and wealth must be contributed to the community via the agreed means of taxation Article 75 a)- The promotion of cultural, social and economic advancement by administrative institutions ensures enhanced stability and public welfare within the Autonomous Communities. b)- There is no legitimacy for authority which contradicts this constitution. Any community may declare a state of emergency and request support from other confederation members. No military/police force may be deployed to resolve internal conflicts among confederation members. This is the role of mediation/judiciary Article 76 The Constitution shall be published in all available media.

Anger & Fear: The Way They Keep You Pointlessly Voting for President (Like Anything Will Ever Change)

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Anger & Fear: The Way They Keep You Pointlessly Voting for President (Like Anything Will Ever Change)

By Melissa DykesTruthstream Media

(Truthstream Media) Political strategists know if they push your buttons, they can get you to keep mindlessly, pointlessly voting… even though it won’t change a damn thing.

Political strategists (and the people running the show) know it works even though, deep down, most voters in this country have long ago realized somewhere inside that voting, at least in the federal elections, has all of about zero effect on actually changing anything and is basically a meaningless gesture that simply solidifies one’s willing participation in a slave system.

Political strategists have figured out how to keep people mindlessly, pointlessly voting anyway.

Here’s a direct quote from one:

Pick your boogeyman: undocumented immigrants or Wall Street bankers.

Let’s stick with the immigrants, she thinks. Just link the border to the national angst and tell everybody that migrants and the idiots who let them in killed the American Dream.

But it’s not that simple. This has to be about more than scaring people…

So, which will it be to keep the masses obediently voting for the country’s continued destruction at the hands of central banks and corrupt corporate interests?

Fear or anger? Anger or fear?

Because, despite Schoolhouse Rock cartoons and the propaganda taught in our public schools, patriotic duty and that little “I voted” flag sticker they hand out aren’t what keep people voting in modern America.

Emotional manipulation in some of its most basic forms is what keeps people voting in modern America. This is openly admitted, it’s just that no one is paying close enough attention.

Fear works a little, but ultimately, it’s a combination of fear and anger that really does the trick.

Why?

Chris Weber, Associate Professor at UA’s School of Government and Public Policy, says fear is more likely to increase open-mindedness and objectivity than diminish it.

Fear alone, you see, might actually be counterproductive, increasing “open-mindedness”.

And they definitely don’t want that in a place like a voting booth…

If there’s a swarm of angry bees headed your way, for example, you’re going to be quite open to new ideas. A long-time preference for turning right isn’t going to stop you if the best escape looks like a sharp left turn.

So fear alone is not the ticket to the White House. The strategist doesn’t want people thinking. She wants them voting — for her guy.

That means getting them scared and mad.

Yes, must have anger, too. Why?

Because —

Anger, says Weber, is an empowering emotion. It increases voter engagement and participation.

How does it do that,  you ask? It’s actually quite simple. They find a hot button topic sure to piss people off, then piss people off with it while simultaneously promising their candidate will work to solve the problem that pissed them off.

Problem — Reaction — Solution.

Anger also can make people more extreme, more partisan and less likely to engage in discussions across the aisle. Especially if the anger is properly manipulated.

So first they make you angry about something, then they manipulate that anger into action by telling you if you vote, it will fix the cause of your anger.

How? Well —

Sullivan says people have some basic needs that are applicable. First, they need to feel like they are in control in a world that is an orderly, predictable place.

We want to believe. Wow. Sounds like an episode of X-files.

But obviously we aren’t that naive. We all know the world isn’t orderly or predictable (at least, not with the information we’re given, unless we go with “predictably broken” or “run by a morally bankrupt elite”), and there are all kinds of things on a world stage the average person has no direct control over.

False flags like 9/11. The military-industrial complex’s insistence on regime change in Syria and the creation of ISIS. The over $1 trillion and growing in student loan debt or the fact that now half of 25-year-olds in this country are still living with their parents and a third of the adjunct professors who teach our college students are themselves living in poverty. Unemployment which will only steadily rise once more robots start taking over basic jobs. Manipulated refugee crises. The suppressed cure for cancer and rising cancer rates. GMO. The banker bailout. The Fed. Usury. The growing Big Brother surveillance state. Bill Gates’ and Al Gore’s b.s. carbon taxes.

The list goes on and on. But…

But the strategist knows Americans would never vote for her guy if they gave it any real thought.

Yeah. Just keep watching Football and Dancing with the Stars or whatever new reality show features Kim Kardashian’s plastic ass. Don’t pay attention to the reality the people at the top are constructing around you all.

That brings us to the other basic human need. People want to see themselves as morally valuable, Sullivan says. Everybody wants to be one of the good guys.

We want voting to somehow make us feel like we’re a “good guy” because we’re trying to “change bad things” by voting for a “good guy”.

So what do they do?

Sullivan’s research found that if you remind people of all the threats to their sense of control and then remind them of a perceived enemy, the combined experience helps restore that sense of control by defining a source of the threat.

You know, a scapegoat.

Once you have a scapegoat, it’s easy for people to feel righteous, good-guy anger at that enemy.

And there you have it. Behavior manipulation 101 keeps America voting every four years.

If you still vote for POTUS every four years, they are playing you like a fiddle all the way into the voting booth.

So once again?

Capitalize on fear, channel it into morally outraged anger. The strategist sees great opportunity: Make voting for Our Guy feel like defending Mom against the invading hordes. This kind of anger is motivating, and doesn’t encourage thinking.

And that — that right there — is how the political game is played, ladies and gentlemen.

This article first appeared at Truthstream Media: Anger & Fear: The Way They Keep You Pointlessly Voting for President (Like Anything Will Ever Change)

About the author:

Aaron and Melissa Dykes (formerly Melton) created Truthstream Media.com as an outlet to examine reality and the news, uncover the deceptions, pierce through the fabric of illusions, know the real enemy, unshackle from the system, and begin to imagine the path towards taking back our lives, one step at a time, so that one day we might truly be free…

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