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  • Lou Newton
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    Originally posted by Baruch View Post

    I think that is the best synopsis I have read. Thanks, Lou.

    We still have natural wealth. It is not in banks. It is in the people and our land. And those who trust in Jesus have eternal wealth, hallelujah!

    The beast has power over the people in the only fashion it can, by deceiving us that it is a legitimate government, and enforcing it by "legal" means which we are fooled into thinking is lawful. They are a criminal gang, coloring our vision to see things a certain way that is not true or just.

    Thanks Barry. When the people decide to not believe in the Creator and instead believe all kinds of lies, they become fools that are easy to deceive.

    Amen, thankfully our hope in not in this government. Jesus is King of all kings.

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  • Baruch
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    Originally posted by Lou Newton View Post


    The foreign bankers tried to take over the money of the US when Washington was POTUS and then Jackson. They succeeded under Wilson.

    The people did not want to serve in their own army to protect our land, because the government was using the army to fight in foreign wars. So the government started a professional army and the people lost the power of the military.

    The civil war kept the nation together, BUT it took away the power from the states and made a BEAST out of our government.

    Today that beast is consuming our nation and all of it's wealth.
    I think that is the best synopsis I have read. Thanks, Lou.

    We still have natural wealth. It is not in banks. It is in the people and our land. And those who trust in Jesus have eternal wealth, hallelujah!

    The beast has power over the people in the only fashion it can, by deceiving us that it is a legitimate government, and enforcing it by "legal" means which we are fooled into thinking is lawful. They are a criminal gang, coloring our vision to see things a certain way that is not true or just.

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  • Steve Hollander
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    Yes and it's sad for those of us who have eyes to see.

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  • Lou Newton
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    Originally posted by Baruch View Post
    The following are excerpts from a post on the internet.





    The foreign bankers tried to take over the money of the US when Washington was POTUS and then Jackson. They succeeded under Wilson.

    The people did not want to serve in their own army to protect our land, because the government was using the army to fight in foreign wars. So the government started a professional army and the people lost the power of the military.

    The civil war kept the nation together, BUT it took away the power from the states and made a BEAST out of our government.

    Today that beast is consuming our nation and all of it's wealth.

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  • Baruch
    started a topic A flag is a flag, right?

    A flag is a flag, right?

    The following are excerpts from a post on the internet.

    The flag below was approved as the US Customs Civil flag in 1799. In 1874 declared official Civil Flag of the united States, UNTIL 1915. Seems a lot changed around 1913-1915 no? Source link for content below: http://usa-the-republic.com/items%20...ag%20code.html





    A little known fact about the history of Old Glory, is her sister, the almost forgotten Civil Flag of the United States.

    The first authorization of a U.S. flag came about on June 14th, 1777, when Congress directed that a U.S. flag consist of 13 stripes, alternating red and white; that a union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation. Through usage, horizontal stripes were adopted for use over military posts and vertical stripes adopted for use over civilian posts. Most flag purchase orders were for the military version by the Federal government. Out paced by military purchases, civil flag orders were almost non-existent as the cost was far more than most Americans could afford. Sightings of the Civilian Flag were rarely seen until U.S. Customs adopted the Civil Flag in it's enforcement of tax collection and inspection in ports as opposed to acts of war against merchant ships.

    In 1790, Alexander Hamilton proposed armed shipping vessels to enforce customs duties in the nations shipping ports. Congress agreed and appropriated $10,000 to maintain 10 revenue cutters (ships) to be placed under the charge of customs collectors.

    On March 2, 1799, Congress revised the duties of revenue cutters and added authority to fire upon other vessels if such vessels did not respond to a cutter's flag and a gun shot warning. On June 1, 1799, Oliver Wolcott, Hamilton's successor, submitted his flag design to President John Adams. His proposal defined the new Customs Flag with 16 stripes, one stripe for each State that had joined the Union by 1799 and turned the stripes vertical to show the civil nature of it's use as opposed to a military nature. For the Union, Wolcott proposed using the Arms of the United States, the American Bald Eagle, over a white field. The final version was approved on August 1st, 1799. Although intended just for the Customs Office, the new civilian flag became adopted by custom houses and merchants to show their civilian nature as opposed to being under military control. The practice of using the Customs Flag as a Civil Flag became encoded in law in 1874 when Treasury Secretary William. A. Richardson required all custom houses to fly the Civil Flag.

    In 1915, the U.S. Coast Guard became an independent bureau from the Treasury Department, absorbing the Revenue Cutter Service. The Civil Flag used by the cutter service was modified and adopted under Coast Guard authority, losing it's original significance of civilian authority, which by then, had been long forgotten as the Federal government acquired more control over the States and their citizens. By 1951, the original Customs Civil Flag had been phased out completely with another redesign.

    It is believed by some historians that the Civil Flag was discontinued after the Civil War when the federal government imposed military governments in the States and disbanded civilian government. As a show of it's power over the States, Civil Flags were discontinued and Old Glory became the sole emblem representing the People of the United States of America, united under military (or admiralty) rule.

    For over 100 years, the Civilian U.S. Flag was flown by a select citizenry that could afford to buy them. While most were of the design of the Customs Bureau and it's American Eagle, many continued to adorn the original look from 1777 with a constellation of stars on a blue field and with red and white vertical stripes. By 1900, the Civil Flag had all but disappeared except for the occasional use by the government's revenue cutters and more recently, the Coast Guard with a modified design. By 1980, nearly all documentation of the Civil Flag had been omitted in school text books and it's existence left as a mystery in a few old photographs and a rare mention in classic books.

    In Nathaniel Hawthorne's book The Scarlet Letter, published in 1850, the introduction, titled "The Custom House," includes this description:

    "From the loftiest point of its roof, during precisely three and a half hours of each forenoon, floats or droops, in breeze or calm, the banner of the republic; but with the thirteen stripes turned vertically, instead of horizontally, and thus indicating that a civil, and not a military post of Uncle Sam's government, is here established."


    Photograph by Walter Kenaston circa 1997

    This is a photograph of a "modern" custom house located in Eagle Alaska and here on one pole both flags are seen flying. This unusual photo with both the military and civilian flags was sent to us by Walter Kenaston who snapped this shot in 1997. Notice that the military flag is flying on top, in the "superior" position above the civil custom flag and there is no Alaska State flag. (see photo in link)

    You may recall in the old Westerns, "Old Glory" has her stripes running sideways and a military yellow fringe. Most of these films are historically accurate about that; their stories usually took place in the territories still under military law and not yet states. Before WWII, no U.S. flag, civil or military, flew within the forty-eight states (except in federal settings); only state flags did. Since then, the U.S. government seems to have decided the supposedly sovereign states are its territories too, so it asserts its military power over them under the "law of the flag."

    History book publishers contribute to the public's mis-education by always picturing the flag in military settings, creating the impression that the one with horizontal stripes is the only one there is. They don't actually lie; they just tell half the truth. For example, the "first American flag" they show Betsy Ross sewing at George Washington's request, was for the Revolution - of course it was military.

    The U.S. government has refrained from and discouraged flying the civil flag since the Civil War, as that war is still going on. Peace has never been declared, nor have hostilities against the people ended. The government is still operating under quasi-military martial rule.

    Today the U.S. military flag appears alongside, or in place of, the state flags in nearly all locations within the states. All of the state courts and even the municipal ones now openly display it. This should have raised serious questions from many citizens long ago, but we've been educated to listen and believe what we are told, not to ask questions, or think or search for the truth.
    As a student, and teacher of history and geography, I have learned more about this country in the last 3 yrs than in my previous 41 combined. At least it FEELS that way, because most of it is quite shocking. Much of what I had come to regard as history was merely propaganda. It takes a real man, or woman, to admit they've been duped. BUT until one can do this it is nigh impossible to get on w/making the corrections that need to be made. Please share this information+link w/family and friends.

    Muslim takeover imminent? Tell them to take a number.......
    ~If we are to take this country back we must be able to prove, to the "masses" unequivocally, that indeed it has been taken. (100+yrs ago)
    
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