Monthly Archives: October 2011

The state of your U.S. citizenship

From The War of 1812 To The War of 2012 – America Tries Again!

In 1812, because of grievances against Great Britain, the United States attacked the British Colonies north of the 49th parallel.  These colonies  were to become Canada. The reasons for the attack included: Continue reading

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FATCA – The New Berlin Wall – Let them be like Berlin!

June 26, 1963 – America Supports Freedom

President John F. Kennedy Visits Berlin

“Freedom has many difficulties and democracy is not perfect, but we have never had to a wall up to to keep our people in and prevent them from leaving.”

President John F. Kennedy – June 26, 1963 – The Berlin Wall

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So, You Think You May Be A U.S. Citizen – Think Again!

I never left the U.S. – The U.S. left me!

 

The lyrics to our National Anthem were written by Francis Scott Key, as the British bombed Baltimore, during the war of 1812. On September 11, 2001 the United States was attacked. In a misguided attempt to protect Americans and to punish the guilty, the government passed laws which undermined the very freedoms that America was built on.

John Adams, one of the founders of the U.S. constitution noted that:

.. it’s of more importance to community, that innocence should be protected, than it is, that guilt should be punished.”

Since September 11, 2001 the freedoms of U.S. citizens have and continue to be eroded.

It has become more important that the guilty be punished then the innocent be protected. Continue reading