-Ayn Rand (Author, 1905-1982)In Native American culture, before the United States corporate war machine destroyed the culture of indigenous Americans, Indian men followed chiefs. They weren't required by any laws to follow the chief. The men followed the chief because his knowledge and skill improved their chances at prosperity. The chief's opinion was respected and valued for what his wisdom could bring to the entire tribe. However, the chief wouldn't be chief for long among sovereign Indian men were he not making the correct or successful decisions. One Indian tale recounts the story of one chief who promised buffalo if the tribe moved over the distant bluff. The next day, upon finding no buffalo, the chief advised the tribe move to the next bluff. The young braves were disappointed and some disagreed with the decision, but they chose to heed the call. When they arrived at the other side of the bluff, still, there was no buffalo. And so the legend goes, the next morning, as dawn broke on camp and the chief woke up, there was no one else around him. (Pictured right: Lakota Chief Gall)
Today that freedom has been lost, forgotten, and derided as a possible outcome for the future. Sadly, in today's society, so-called leaders work tirelessly disallowing people, whom they view as their personal property, from living free from government's shackle. Today's political and economic chieftains, are not unlike the governors and tetrarchs of the time Jesus walked the Earth. In the Bible, the prominent leaders that are mentioned are the Roman, Pontius Pilate, and Herod Antipas, who was permitted to rule the kingdom inherited from his father as a client state of the Roman Empire. After Jesus walks triumphantly into Jerusalem and kicks the money lenders out of the Temple, the reverberations from this bold move must have sent shockwaves of fear through the ruling establishment. Much like today, when guys like Timmy Geithner threaten Congress and the people with ruthless violence if they do not accept the U.S. corporate debt as their own, Pilate and Herod surely knew about this revolutionary action by an ascending member of the ruled class. This Holy Week. it is worthwhile to remember the infiltration of Jesus' closest confidants by the ruling statists. They were able to exploit the greed of Judas who was able to deliver Jesus to arms of the state. (pictured left: Jesus in front of Pilate)
"It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honored by the humiliation of their fellow beings."
- Mohandas Gandhi (Leader, 1869-1948)
Today's tyrants collude together, just like the ancients, when their linchpin of monetary control is threatened. Think you are not a subject of the rulers wrapped in the chains of debt slavery. If so, you should try not paying the privately-owned Internal Revenue Service their dues last Monday. You'll find out real fast just how sovereign and free people are in America.
Sovereignty (sov-rin-tee)- the quality or state of being sovereign; the status, dominion, power, or authority of being sovereign; royalty; supreme and independent power or authority in government as possessed or claimed by a state or community; rightful status, independence, or prerogative; a sovereign state, community or political unit.
Words like "sovereignty" have been in the past used by royalty and governments to describe themselves. However, the abuses of the corporate war machine and domestic governments have been so tyrannical, people have started to use the word to describe themselves within the larger world. When this happens, those with titles cringe. Royals, titled nobility, and government officials alike, who feast off the donations of the masses, do not like populist confrontation. Ultimately, they understand that they are the few oppressing the many and any sort of redefinition or myth-busting must be stopped; and its squashing reinforced with displays of ruthless violence and humiliation. Just think if people were allowed to really be free- Who would want to be the royal Groom of the Stool (Princess Diana was descended by a groom of the stool, therefore the future king will be descended from an asswiper).
Rejection of the fiat money system is the quickest practical realizing of the dream of freedom. And freedom has become to define the times; it is the singular condition people of all races and creeds are looking for. That is why gold and silver have skyrocketed in their reflected U.S. Dollar price. That is why sovereign citizens all over America have been fighting the fraud of the large zombie banks. It is the reason why England, France and the United States (with the complicity of the Vatican) are preparing an aggressive ground invasion of Libya. (pictured below: The Last Supper, Leonardo Da Vinci)
And so tomorrow, as you eat dinner on the same day as the Last Supper of Biblical lore, remember how Jesus knew exactly what would happen to him by the hands of the power-hungry statists.
"8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was greatly pleased because for a long time he had been wanting to see him. From what he had heard about him, he hoped to see him perform some miracle. 9 He plied him with many questions, but Jesus gave him no answer. 10 The chief priests and the teachers of the Law were standing there, vehemently accusing him. 11 Then Herod and his soldiers ridiculed and mocked him. Dressing him in an elegant robe, they sent him back to Pilate. 12 That day Herod and Pilate became friends-- before this they had been enemies." (emphasis added)