Wednesday, March 4, 2015

World Peace or Human Extinction

A problem humanity appears to always have had is not only settling disputes, but in the keeping of peace. "Peace" is defined in Merriam-Webster's dictionary as:
  • A state in which there is no war or fighting;
  • An agreement to end a war (or treaty); and
  • A period of time when there is no war or fighting.
Per Black's Law dictionary "peace" is defined as:
  • Tranquility, security and freedom from commotion or disturbance.
While it might be a common misconception that humanity today is more advanced than it was during ancient times, it is argued by many historians that there was once world peace. This is evidenced by the building of great pyramids and peculiar man-made rock formations the world over whereas a common theme between all of these formations appears to be electromagnetic in nature where energy may have been drawn from the cosmos and transmitted to ancient cities. This might be why cellular phone signals today do not function properly within these particular areas of the world.

Today, the United States is known for being founded on war and debt and it will collapse under its own weight of war and debt as John Adams predicted in the 18th century. The point here is that energy can either be used either for war or peace. Our problem is choice just as Neo concluded in The Matrix. The biggest problem we appear to have are intolerant religions and military industrial complexes. We have fundamentalist groups killing other, especially those of different religious paradigms, all in the name of their esteemed Higher Power. The third world war will be waged between nations because of intolerant religions and it will be a device used to disenfranchise and separate humanity from religious dogma. 

Recently, another trailer of Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron was released in which Ultron concludes that while it is "designed to save the world, the path to peace requires extinction" and the first step is to "take all hope away." The Law of War Handbook illustrates on page 3 that Public International Law maintains two types law: Law of Armed Conflict and the Law of Peace. The Law of Peace has no administrative element to it because peace just is and requires no mediator to mediate a dispute.

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron
(Third Released Trailer March 4, 2015)

Saturday, January 17, 2015

ICC Prosecutor to Examine Israel for Alleged War Crimes

This post is not for or against the State of Israel or for or against the State of Palestine. This post is for the Right of Self-Determination and an objective investigation into allegations just as any Right to international due process is concerned.

The International Criminal Court ("ICC") at The Hague in the Netherlands has issued an investigation into possible war crimes commissioned by the State of Israel against Palestinians. Indeed, the United States has come to the plate to defend the State of Israel during this time, but that is how any strongly allied cooperation among states should stand.

According to "The principle of equal rights and self determination among peoples" as described in the United Nations General Assembly Resolution No.2625, "all peoples have the right freely to determine...their political status." The only way this can be construed is that even if Palestine failed to obtain the proper number of votes to become a state "de jure" by the United Nations, they have long maintained a de facto status of government and are thus a self-recognized statehood. For the fact that they even received 8 votes of recognition by other "de jure" states this previous December 2014, they are as legitimate as any other member-state of the U.N. regardless of their political status ("state-us") at the U.N.

Moving on, the mere fact that the ICC has decided to pursue an international investigation for alleged war crimes committed by Israel against "Palestinians" recognizes that there are members of a Palestinian state. Let us hope that due process can be satisfied and may justice be served whether Israel face reparations or be dismissed entirely.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Mendocino County Self-Determination Ordinance a Fallacy

In this previous November election, Mendocino County became the first County in the State of California to pass a "Right to Self-Governance" ordinance in the pursuit of "community self-governance." This ordinance is purposed to declare local self-government rights over state and federal jurisdictions. This ordinance, on its face, appears noble and justified, however; we will quickly see how this ordinance lacks substance, logic, and is, philosophically, at odds with the Supreme Law of the Land.

In order to exercise the Right to Self-Determination, declaring "community self-governance" over state and federal jurisdictions makes absolutely no sense. How do we "self-govern" if we are still consenting to the government of state and federal authorities? We cannot. It is fundamentally impossible. We can see the aim of of these people, but at the end of the day this measure will have no substance when federal authorities come knocking on their doors to prosecute non-approved marijuana users as offenders of their federal laws.

In order to exercise the Right of Self-Government, it is imperative that citizens understand they can no longer be citizens/nationals as they are legally exiling themselves from citizenship. That means they leave both the good with the bad. They must "form a new society" according to the Law of Nations. Those who have not signed founding documents or are descendants of those who signed founding documents cannot "take back" a country that never belonged to them. That is stealing. They are required to form something new or they will be found guilty of trespassing on somebody else's intellectual property (breaching somebody else' contract/compact without being a party to it and without permission).

KrisAnne Hall can be seen addressing an audience as a "Constitution Attorney." As a student of International Law, she frankly baffles me. How can she be "proud" of the milestones they have reached when the constitution itself says "in order to form a more perfect Union"? Union does not refer to "counties." The signatories to the constitution did not form the document to unionize counties. They formed it to unionize 13 states into a federalized government, hence "federalist" and "anti-federalist" papers.

What Mendocino County essentially did was wage a war against both the state and federal authorities because the constituents STILL consent to be governed by state and federal authorities while becoming a "self-governing community." We are either self-governing or we are not - there is no "in between." That is a decision for each individual of society to make; not entire counties situated on United States-owned land.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

The recent publishing of Marvel films to be released through the end of this decade is most fascinating and there are messages everywhere in the trailers of The Avengers: Age of Ultron. What most people may have not caught are the months in which all of these Marvel films will be released. That, by far, appears to be the most revealing. These months are May, July and November. What is so important about these months? Many people do not know that the Avenger storyline is rooted in the Illuminati Comics from the early 1970's.

Many of the same characters from the Avengers films are in the Illuminati Comics. Now, what does this have to do with the months in which these films will be released? The Order of the Illuminati was formed in Bavaria, Deutschland (Germany) on 1 May 1776 (May-Day), a few months short of the declared independence of We the People of the United States from Britain on 4 July 1776. Okay, what about November? November is election month and the way it came about began with the Peace Treaty of Paris in 1783 where representatives from both the United States and the Britannic Crown joined to form a "new peace" post-Revolution. In 1789, the Constitution for the People of the United States was celebrated and every few years the United States agreed to continue to pay its longstanding debt to the Britannic Crown. "Remember, remember the 5th of November…"?

There remains an interesting connection between Marvel and V for Vendetta. Marvel is set to release Captain America: Civil War in May 2016 while V for Vendetta is staged well into the future and speaks on the "fall of America" back in 2016. Financial expert and entrepreneur, Robert Kiyosaki, first published the book Richdad's Prophecy near the turn of the 21st century and the main theme of the book is that the largest stock market crash in the history of the world is set for the year 2016 as baby boomers reaching the age of 70 1/2 are legally required to sell off their 401(k) retirement plans, etc. In 2016, there will be approximately 700,000 of them selling off their retirement plans and even more in the years succeeding 2016. With the prediction of the stock market crashing, this lends credence to the idea that a Second Revolution is upon us and will ultimately destroy what we understand today to be the United States.

In the trailer above, Ultron talks to the Avengers about "meaning well" and "wanting to protect the world, but not wanting it to change." Sometimes, in order for things to be better, they must evolve and expand. Otherwise, we find ourselves and our humanity shrinking. There is a similar theme in The Day the Earth Stood Still where Professor Jakob Barnhardt and Klaatu (Keanu Reeves) are talking. Klaatu reveals that the problem on earth is not the technology to change the world, but "the lack of will to change." Barnhardt finds that Klaatu's planet had to evolve in order to survive beyond a dying sun to which Barnhardt affirms to Klaatu that "only at the precipice (brink of destruction) do we change." Only then does Klaatu begin to consider humanity beyond their current situation.

Tony Stark can be seen telling other Avengers that "this is the end of the path I started us on."

Futurist, entrepreneur, and inventor Ray Kurzwiel predicts that a One World Government will be established on or about the year 2020. It appears that Marvel is announcing the introduction of these plans well in advance. There is an expression that "it is impossible to defeat an idea." This idea has been long in the running and the fight against this New World Order seems only futile, but it will come with some casualties. The only choice we have is to change or suffer.

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Extensive Powers of the President

What don't the American people get about the fact that the President has the powers of a king?! In the 18th century, Anti-Federalist Patrick Henry, once said that the Constitution for the People of the United States extended great powers to the president; the powers of a king. Indeed, most recently a democratic majority in Congress has shifted to a Republican majority and the President has already began promising to use Executive Orders to further along an agenda for the United States ultimately bypassing the bicameral legislature for lack of cooperation.

I am not for certain how much clearer the Presidential powers can be made. Hollywood is perhaps one of the best systems of education there is in the world, if not the best. The messages are clear, yet they are commonly viewed as "purely entertainment." That is nonsense, but that is what most of us take them for. For example, in the 2014 film, Robocop, Samuel Jackson plays television host, Pat Novak, where, at the end of the film, he speaks about the President UPHOLDING the fictional Dreyfus Act when a majority of Congress already voted in favor of repealing it in order to allow machines to enforce the law in the United States. Notice how Novak doesn't say anything about the President abusing his powers when Novak fundamentally disagrees with the action. Why is that? Might that be because the common understanding should be that the President has "more than dictatorial powers" (John Adams, 1839)?

(Forward to 3 minutes)

So, what is the point of voting then if the President has the underlying power to sway policy on a whim you ask? Ask yourself how President George W. Bush was welcomed into the White House after losing in popular votes, but winning in electoral votes. If voting for new representatives at every election made a damn bit of difference, there might be the "change" citizens are looking for, but this is simply not the case because the common populace assumes and wields no real governing or ruling powers.

In Netflix's second season of its series House of Cards, Kevin Spacey can be seen swearing in to his newly appointed office as Vice President of the United States "without so much as a vote cast in his name…[because] democracy is so overrated." How true is this??? This sounds quaintly familiar to the late President Gerald Ford. Ford was appointed to both the office of Vice President and President of the United States without any electoral votes.

The point here is this - the President has the powers of a king. If we don't like what he does or how he does it, then our job is simple. Change or suffer. What I mean by change is to vary allegiances because citizens have no claim of right to change the way the United States operates, period. That does, in no way, mean war against "the machine" known as the United States because the United States is its own vessel and to be a citizen means we are obligated to support it until we decide to exercise self-determination (self-government).

This means we are required to learn how to govern ourselves by way of the Right to Self-Determination and to stop depending on "leadership" to make decisions for us. Who made the decisions for us as children? Mommy and daddy. Do mommy and daddy still need to make decisions for us? If not, then we need to find it in ourselves to grow up, accept the reality of the situation, take some responsibility for ourselves and our decisions, stop complaining, and start pursuing self-government.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

World War 3

It has been said before and it will be said again; World War 3 will be fought between religious factions. It is obvious today that this is true. Formerly, the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and now the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has declared a jihad against infidels whom have offended the nations of Islam in both Iraq and Syria. Newly consolidated leadership formed this year 2014 and remember how we were warned early on that new leadership could be even worse? - here we are. Many around the world have already blamed one another for "creating" this fundamentally radical and violent group of militants, however; one should note that this is no different than the Christian Crusades, which also left an ugly scar on the history of the human race during the "Dark Ages."

It does not matter if we believe ISIS or ISIL was constructed directly or indirectly at the hands of representatives of the United States. Although there might certainly be evidence to support such claims, the point is that this is going to get much worse before it gets better. Believe it or not, the elites of the world are using this group to initiate a terrible global war in which to disenfranchise the human race from religious affiliations. Religion has single-handedly been the greatest tool to "win hearts and minds" towards what we considered to be messages of peace and service to others. Philosophically, this has done the exact opposite. Religions, in reality, wage war with one another in order to increase their manpower and thus their enterprise. Consider religious opposites to be "thesis vs anti-thesis" and we might all better understand the end result - destruction.

In order for the human race to end this inevitable self-destruction, it will be vital for us to dissociate ourselves from religious paradigms and look to advance ourselves instead in other areas where development is necessary. As "service to others" is considered the foundation of that which is the "act of love," the obligation we have to ourselves is self-realization. Once we get to know ourselves and like ourselves, others can only then like us. Our obligation to one another, as a humanity, is to service and stretch each other's understandings of the world around us - a universal awareness if you will. We are very good at seeking comfort and engaging in an endeavor of self-aggrandizing behaviors. This can only stop when we begin to service others before tending to our own benefit. The true advancement of our human race commences only then.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Modern-Day Business and Self-Determination

Last week yours truly read Richdad's The Business of the 21st Century by Robert Kiyosaki and in that book a recurring theme popped out. Kiyosaki repeatedly cites "self-determination" all throughout the text. Now, if there is one thing detailed in previous articles here at Upfront and Unfiltered, it is about the Right of Self-Determination in the sense of self-government and political freedom via internationally-adopted protocol. The same principles apply to our financial status.

For some reason, we find it easy to point the blame of our political and economic standing on "our leaders" in Washington, D.C. What we fail to realize is that we have our own plates to step up to. That is right. We do NOT "mind our own business" and, instead, we look to suits on Capitol Hill to determine both our political and economic futures. There is a better way, but it requires taking inventory of our lives, taking responsibility, self-development, discipline, and self-control.

Kiyosaki explains in his book that owning a business will be vital for survival in the future as the greatest economic calamity to ever hit this planet is arriving within a couple of years. He goes onto explain that network marketing is perhaps the most misunderstood business industry in the United States today. Only in network marketing do we have the lowest barriers to entry, the lowest overhead costs, and the best systems for leadership development in the business world where those who stick to a network marketing plan for 5 years are known to become very, very rich. Where we fall short, as Americans, is in performing simple due diligence when an opportunity comes along. We are quick to dismiss opportunity because we fail to understand what makes an opportunity good and others, negative. We are more concerned about what our friends think of us, the lives of celebrities and the evening news than actually taking charge of our financial destinies.

(The Network, 1976)