Tribal Government

Home Defense Chapter 3: Tribal Government

What is fair and equal for all in the tribe?

The evolution of social order and management is a constant battle between those who have no power to those who have power. In order to manage any group of individuals, one must have power higher than the core who become the subordinates. For an individual to gain, acquire or given power over others determines how “fair” those “under” their leadership are treated.

Examples of attaining power that will mistreat those under authoritarianism: A conquer in war, a “religious” self-deemed deity, a blood relative (monarchy), and thuggery by a majority to suppress minorities (dictator). NOTE: Laws and punishments of these forms of governments are written by those who have self power.

Examples of attaining power that will support both the minority and majority populations: A national constituted document issuing order of restrictions for those who hold the highest elected office. Democratic procedures are used to elect layers of a representatives down to the local community that have equal power to the highest office. An elected Judicial branch with equal power to the highest office and representative body helps regulate and expose misconduct.  The layering of representative checks helps control corruption by those who hold the highest power over others.  Only this form of government can minorities have equal representation. If democratic procedures were used to only elect one head of state of an un-constituted government, then whoever is the majority has power over all minorities that will suppressed and abused the lower class as history proves time again. So the definition of “fair” is actually the definition of “freedom” because those who have the  power has the freedom.

Self governing differs to population. A small group/community of under 500, a simple democratic vote for a group head, (tribal leader), is all that would be needed. Not the best form of management, a pure democracy, can elect an authoritarian who most likely will not give up his power even if the group sets term limits. Also, the majority will control and at times oppress, a minority. Examples would include a male leadership who would set rules for women who may be the minority simply by eliminating their right to vote; youths under 30; or another race would be the minorities. Groups of individuals, in separate communities, “tribes,” of populations over 1000, then a simple constituted republic will be the safest form of government to protecting everyone.

Blue Print Example of How to Form a True Constituted Republic: (complicated even in its simplest form)

 Definition of “Federalism” (established by the articles of confederation)

Federalism: A government of States united in a political union, not national because it is not the government of a single State or Nation. Federal government is the States’ government, controlled by the House of Representatives.

States United under the confederation are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general “Federal” government but only united by a compact of Constituted powers and amendments voted by 2/3 majority allowed by state governors.

Federalism is also defined as a system of government in which the power to govern is shared between an elected executive magistrate and individual state governments, which is limited under Constitutional provisions.

The Federalist Papers (abstaining the power of government)

The Federalist Papers were a vehicle to promote the ideals for a new Constitution that would unite the confederate states into a solvent representative union of states (Federalism) and maintain the power of individualism (a Republic).  The documents were constructed as a means to counteract absolute power of a single governing body and reshape the constructs of the European gubernatorial model – monarchy. All forms of democratic governments eventually lean then force authoritarianism unless constrained by the populous expectancy. Only constrained government can sustain individual Liberty.

Prior to the independence of the United States of America in 1776, monarchical rule – the consolidation of power under a single governing body – was commonplace throughout the world. The authors of the Federalist Papers sought out to ensure that the collective interests a nation’s citizens would be the primary concern of any newly-appointed governing body. Between the years 1776 and 1787, the authors witnessed two failed governmental regimes: the British socialist monarchy under both King George II and King George III, as well as a fallacious central government rendered powerless by flawed stipulations set forth in the Articles of Confederation. Determined to retain the positive aspects of each governmental structure, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay created a system of checks and balances in order to ensure the separation of powers between the 3 branches of the central government. Only a single nationwide vote is discriminatory (presidential vote): Does not include equality to race, gender, age, minority, religion or ideology. In a true Republic, the executor promises (oath of office) to uphold their restriction to govern (constitution) for the House of Representatives, regional elections nationwide, within districts and within states, is the true voice of the people. In a pure Democracy, a single representative vote is like two foxes and a lamb who will decide what to have for dinner, therefore authoritarian and corrupt.

In order to solidify a central government that was both strong, yet controlled, required the strategic disbursement of power throughout its 3 branches. Each branch would have a set amount of power, which would exist in symbiotic fashion with the other branches. In essence, each branch’s power and functionality would be commensurate with the power and functionality of its fellow branches.

The three gubernatorial factions of government were established: the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch. The Federalist Papers maintained that distributing power throughout three branches of elected government, rather than pure abridged democracy or one totalitarian governing body, laws would be more specific, focused, and created in the interest of the citizens of that nation.

In order to address the various concerns of a pure democracy and the representation of every State, both large and small, the Federalists introduced a nationwide methodology of Congressional representation. First, for local representation, elected districts representatives for every state (lower chamber, House of Representatives), according to the size of its population. Then for national issues, 2 state representative for each state (upper chamber, Senate) regardless of the size of its population. The added benefit would be two-fold: Firstly, states would no longer be able to form unjust, subjective alliances since representation would not be reliant on population of the respective State. Secondly, nationwide tariff legislation would be instated so that every State of the Union would be subject to identical taxation.

Republicanism (non -party)   (limit the power in government)

The concept of republicanism was rooted in the philosophy of Plato, the Greek philosopher who composed his text of the same name – The Republic – in 380 B.C. Plato hypothesized that an ideal form of government is one in which the interest of its citizens are prioritized.

James Madison expanded on Plato’s ideology, proposing a form of government in which the citizens not only controlled the body that governed them, but also were given the opportunity to allow themselves to be governed by it. Rather than a ruling body primarily concerned with the needs of the privileged aristocracy, a minority in every nation, republicanism called for a governing body to be in servitude to the interests of its citizens, who were considered the majority.

Examples of modern day hereditary monarchies opposite to republicanism; the focus is on government; kings princes and queen (who are not elected representatives). The public has no power over royalty by birth. England was seen as an empire of elites than individuals as in a republic.

 

Bill of Rights: Power granted to the individual over government (Expose and control government corruption.)

Power of rights to which each citizen would be entitled: Governing body deemed as a ‘servant’ of its citizens ensures that not only will power be dispersed fairly among multiple governing factions, thus preventing tyranny, but also solidifies that the role of a democratic government will always include the service of its citizens no matter race, gender or age.

Examples:

-The first 10 Amendments to the United States Constitution and the framework to elucidate upon the freedoms of the individual (government has no authority over personal freedom).

-First Amendment: Prohibits the passing or creation of any law which restricts a religious body directly or indirectly an individual’s right to practice whichever religion they see fit as long as civil liberties are not violated (Sharia law). Example: Religion cannot politicize. Separation of church and state; government cannot violate religious freedoms nor can religious institutions invoke political mandates or infiltrate government parties or office. Government remains secular (Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause).

-Freedom of speech conserves the legitimacy of elected office.

-The Equal Protection, Fourteenth Amendment, uphold the professed “all men are created equal” clause written in the Constitution: that no State has the right to deny anyone within jurisdiction equal protection of the law. (“Government” cannot deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws)

-Equalizing Federal power over States: Amendment 10, 11 States’ rights: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. Lawsuits against states: The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

– Protection against Authoritarianism/Monarchies. Amendment 22 Term Limits for the Presidency: No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President can hold office for more than 8 years.

How To Define a Constituted Republic Government:

(1) Government is only a paid administrative body; the termed elected administrators do not own government assets, revenues or property. All government assets and revenues are owned and controlled by Its citizens who pay into the Federal income tax depository.
(2) Government does not manufacture or design, Business invent, create and manufacture goods and services.
(3) Federal Funds used to support research and development are individual taxpayer funds, used by researches, and produced by manufactures. These funds are not patented, owned or controlled by paid elected administrators who work for the Federal government.
(4) All representative administrative bodies are bound by Constituted law including the federal branch. The Constitution is a compact between all States, the federal government is not a party, but the result of that compact and lacks the authority as a separate entity to define the extent of the powers delegated to it by the States. Only the individual States, as the exclusive parties to the compact between themselves, possess that power. The judiciary does not have the power to interpret Constitutional law; it has the power to scrutinize the statute being challenged to make sure it falls within the scope of the powers delegated to the federal government. Only by amendments voted by 2/3 majority, allowed by state governors, can Constitutional change or further interpret amended law.
(5) The general “Federal” government cannot unite by a compact between Unions, corporations, special interest organizations, religious or political indoctrinating entities. The Federal government is the States’ government, representative only to the electorate who mandate elective provisions only.
(6) The elected and staffed Federal government cannot administer morals, rights or adjudication against the populous dominion.

Brief Examples Of Economic Principles of A Free Republic

A Republic is annotated by the communist and socialist as a “capitalist economy” (individual owned property) because everyone have rights, liberty and freedom as individuals to own what they set out to achieve. Republics are founded on limited government therefore power resided with the individual. In socialist governments, government expands with wealth and power to those who have power so to control and limit the power and wealth of the populace. Every socialist state, in the past as well as the present, it is the elites who have the power and wealth that the electorate is forced to support, therefore the populace lives impoverished. Socialism is a form of un-controlled corruption where power, and control expands unregulated so to suppress liberty, transparency and accountability. Socialism has a history of failure, poverty, authoritarianism and exploitation. Liberty has a history of great wealth, equal opportunity, charity, and protectionism yet this form of government too has failed when it’s people become dependent on those who have power to “care” for them then value self worth.

14th Amendment: No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

Article 1, Section 9, Clause 6

No Preference shall be given by any Regulation of Commerce or Revenue to the Ports of one State over those of another: nor shall Vessels bound to, or from, one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay Duties in another.

Taxation: (The most hated form of revenue by all societies in history).

“Revenue is as requisite to the purposes of the local administrations as to those of the Union; and the former are at least of equal importance with the latter to the happiness of the people. It is, therefore, as necessary that the State governments should be able to command the means of supplying their wants, as that the national government should possess the like faculty in respect to the wants of the Union. But an indefinite power of taxation in the latter might, and probably would in time, deprive the former of the means of providing for their own necessities; and would subject them entirely to the mercy of the national legislature.”

“And thus all the resources of taxation might by degrees become the subjects of federal monopoly, to the entire exclusion and destruction of the State governments.”  Federalist No. 31 Alexander Hamilton

“Of all the enemies to public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes; and armies, debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few … No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.” James Madison

“…a national revenue must be obtained; but the system must be such a one, that, while it secures the object of revenue it shall not be oppressive to our constituents.” James Madison

Taxation by Consumption:  taxes on articles of consumption that they contain in their own nature a security against excess. They prescribe their own limit, which can not be exceeded without defeating the end proposed that is, an extension of the revenue.” [No. 21 of the Federalist, emphasis added.]  Alexander Hamilton

A Federal Monopoly

When corrupt elected officials promote free entitlements, overspending exceeding state and Federal budgets; excessive taxation driving business to foreclose; next austerity measures that preclude riots and rebellions drive states into acquiring government bailouts of infrastructures; thus extending the power of the Federal government into a national monopoly. After the failure of austerity, authoritarians will surface in elections claiming that “Republics” are broken and too much representation gets “nothing done” or “gridlock.” The last phase before the demise of a Republic is when a dictator elect claims that with one person in charge, they will save the country from itself so to make that nation “great again” thus eliminating the House and Senate’s power, thus eliminated the voice and freedoms of the people.  A play book used many times in the past, and has worked. Government Acquisition Of Public Assets

“To preserve our independence, we must not let our politicians load us with perpetual debt. We must make our choice between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude. If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors  of the people under the pretense of caring for them, the people will be much happier.” Thomas Jefferson

“Avoid likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertions in time of peace to discharge the debts which unavoidable wars have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden which we ourselves ought to bear.” George Washington

 The Intent Of Government

For incumbents that stump for public office under a guise of existing constituted government, that commits an oath validating responsibility thereof, only to manage opposite of its intent, is corruption due to the cover of subversive regulations, contemptuous management and oversight and misleading the public trust. But, if an incumbent brands a new Party identity that aligns with intent of policy while running for public office, the electorate can choose a form of government that would best subject revisions of laws and regulations by democratic principles. Those who brand hidden intent are anti-democratic and anti-establishment to core their true motives. It is up to the electorate to gain back control of her establishment by the states that constituted and amended the Federal ministration.

If the argument is that someone else violated a Republics constitutional provisions in the past than that violator was wrong and corrupt and we must learn from failed government and respect limited appropriations by those who hold power. If the argument is that since someone else committed a crime (a violation against constituted government), than that violation is than justified and corruption is legitimate for another violator to continue attribution? Last, if the argument is that constituted government is just something politicians just sidestep and ignore, then there is only a provisional government in place, one that is decided by only those who have ultimate power over the three gubernatorial branches.

A constituted Republic does NOT ask what a president (a single paid administrator) will do for us, how he/she will secure our job, our health care, offer government rights, or pay our rent. We ask ourselves and family by acts of merit, then our neighbor, our community, then our local representatives. We are all responsible for our own life; we are not dependents on a group of elites; we don’t wait for unfunded entitlements. Failure drives success and competiveness; yet, a new generation dissolves the definition into government ministration and surrogacy. Individual rights of property controls corruption when ALL have legitimate claims to decide how to utilize their own assists.

Quotes:

“The House or Representatives represents the electorate, not a president. A president represents his oath of office: To uphold Constituted government“

“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government – lest it come to dominate our lives and  interests”. Patrick Henry

“Liberty is preserved only in the hand of the individual not in the hand of government. Individual Freedoms are threatened everyday by government edict. Government will never regulate containment onto itself unless states and individuals mandate constitutional previsions by the oath of office.” 

Brief History:

Up until 600 BC, the civilized world consisted ancient forms of government of autocracy, socialism and monarchies. Athens Greece, before 500 BC, consisted of city states controlled by monarchies, tyrants, and aristocrats. For centuries, only a few elites controlled and enslaved the local population into servitude, murder and torture. In 508 BC, the population rebelled against their authoritarian ruler and conquered. After the bloodshed of victory, the populous owned Athens and was not controlled by a hierarchy. The Athens’s petitioned a former general, Cleisthenes, to reform ancient Athens into the world’s first democratic Republic.  2,300 years later, a similar fate empowered a nation to rebel against aristocrats who controlled, taxed and owned every aspect of business, industry and colonial rights. These people, like Athens, rebelled against totalitarianism and won their freedom. After victory, they too instructed a general, George Washington, to build the world’s greatest democratic Republic. Ancient Athens could become the image of America’s future. Through democracy, without the virtue of Socrates or Plato to reason, question and contest the validity of policy, Pericles transformed Greece into an aggressor warring nation that ultimately lead to her ultimate demise. A democracy that turned mob rule where authoritarians used the power of special interest and entitlement baiting: “giving” what the public wanted without the merit or responsibility. Through generations of freedom and liberty, reaping the rewards of success and wealth, laziness and unproductively ensues future generations as wealth and high standards of living bleaches the motivation of achievement once invested. Individuality and freedom fades into managed dependency reliant on a government to cater to every need. Once set, the cycle once again repeats itself back into an aristocratic society, servant to a dictator, and slave to another man’s control.

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