Some people yearn to breathe free, but not everyone.
Some people want to live in a free country.
- “Timid men prefer the calm of despotism” — according to Thomas Jefferson, April 24, 1796, Letter to Phillip Mazzei.
- Those who give up liberty to obtain safety deserve neither — according to Ben Franklin, November 11, 1755; Reply to the Governor. This is inscribed on a plaque in the stairwell of the Statute of Liberty.
- Some prefer the tranquility of servitude to the contest for liberty — according to Samuel Adams, speech at the Pennsylvania State House, 1 August 1776. In the words of Samuel Adams: “crouch down and lick the hands which feed you”.
- “Those who walk submissively will say there is no cause for concern” — according to the U.S. Supreme Court in Laird v. Tatum, 408 US 1, page 28.
- The U.S. Supreme Court said “the use of identification papers are routine matters under totalitarian regimes, yet abhorrent in the United States…” — Aptheker v. Secretary of State, 378 U.S. 500.
A right cannot be taxed. Once you pay for a right, you have waived your right. If, as a 14th Amendment citizen, you surrender your right(s) to someone who purports to exercise a duty that he is not expressly authorized to perform, and in the process denies you a right provided by law, he violates the Klu Klux Klan Act of 1871.
Recent protests often chant in protest “I can’t breathe”. They claim that they yearn to breathe free. They claim that they are peacefully assembled to petition for redress of grievance, yet the protesters have no right to complain.
The Supreme Court’s words “cannot complain” means you cannot
have standing in any court to complain that you waived your rights.
If you cooperate with the boot on your face, a judge can legitimately say that you volunteered. Estopple waives your right to complain.
Every Law Dictionary will tell you the civil laws reduce an ungrateful freeman to his condition of slavery. Libertinum ingratum leges civiles in pristinam servitutem redigunt.
Adam and Eve were condemned for being deceived. You have a duty to God to avoid deception.
Cowards have their place in the Lake of Fire — according to Revelation 21:8. God gave you a free-will. You rejected God. You rejected Christ who delivered us from Caesar.
The rest of us will stand firm in the liberty wherewith Christ has set us free.