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Betsy Ross flag

Betsy Ross flag


What could be more American than Fourth Of July?

We explode fantastic quantities of Chinese fireworks, wave modern made-in-China 50-state American flags heat tubular mystery meat over smoldering hydrocarbon briquettes, slather GMO tomato paste on fluff buns, wash it down with beer-like liquids and admire the politicians as they remind us we live in a great, wonderful democracy, proudly supporting our heroic troops spreading democracy around the world.

Gadsden

Gadsden flag

My biggest beef with this is the widespread acceptance of the word “democracy” when applied to the republic defined by our constitution. It is no accident the rulers chose to pervert a government of laws into mob rule. They correctly anticipated the ability to sway the voting majority to allow rape and enslavement of the masses. Keep them in beer, hot-dogs with plenty of spectating to do from their chairs, and they will happily allow the banksters free reign. Bread and Circuses is an ancient trick that continues to work on the masses.

benningtonflag

Bennington flag

That’s the problem. Liberty is neither won by, nor retained by the masses. A constitutional republic is designed to protect minorities by rule of law. Intelligent people ensure the mush-minded-majority doesn’t give away their free country.

From Declaration of Independence to an oppressive government to transition back to an oppressive government took less than 100 years. The states CREATED a subordinate federal government with strictly limited capacities. The states protected the people from federal overreach.

Grand Union

Grand Union flag

Were that ever to fail, the states could withdraw from that union. That is, until The War of Northern Aggression.
That was a major turning point. The seeds of its death were sown during the Constitutional Convention that was tasked with “adjusting”, but instead replaced The Articles of Confederation.

Back to Independence Day…
What this is supposed to honor is
The Declaration Of Independence

not the current DUMocracy…
not your bombs destroying cities world-wide…
not the worship of Thu Murcun Flag…

USofA flag 33 stars

33-star USofA flag


To remember and honor the spirit that inspired men to risk their lives, fortunes and sacred honor that their children could live in liberty. Which, finally, brings me to the flags on this page. The top four are flags of The Revolution. They would be appropriate to honor on Independence Day. They are emblematic of the spirit, intelligence and courage that carved a free country in a world ruled by central governments.

Even the fifth flag, the one that flew over the USofA
REPUBLIC in 1860, was still an honest emblem of liberty.

Liberty Flag

Liberty Flag


But they are historical relics. My friend the flagmaster, insists that they should forever remain attached to their place in history. So I offer up my own design, the last flag in this stack. It has yet to fly, but I think it appropriate for the Declaration of Independence spirit.

Thomas Jefferson on the subject:

“God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion. The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty…

And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to the facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.”