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When revolution is mandated in a free republic

When revolution is mandated in a free republic/Constitutional responsibility to revolt

This letter is not for those who worship at the altar of an elitist establishment but for conscientious American citizens who are aware that their free republic has been stolen from them and unless they move to constitutionally overthrow such tyranny, slavery and serfdom could easily be the outcome.

The many laws passed without the consent or knowledge of American voters, resulting in sweeping suspension of civil liberties for the average citizen and privilege for a self-described cream of the crop bent on serving a globalist agenda justify social upheaval.

There have been several rebellious battles in the United States since our own American Revolution against the British in 1776. Other than the Civil War, none of them comprised a violent overthrow of or mutiny against the United States government. The conservative movement of Ronald Reagan is a recent example of a radical, yet non-violent revolution.

To know exactly when patriotic Americans are required to depose despots and readjust their government, one must go to the provisions set down by the founders of our nation. The reader should do his or her own research on the matter. William O. Douglas once said “The right to revolt has deep sources in our history.”

Unless Americans are prepared to allow an apocalyptic oppression of biblical proportions, this writer believes that now is the time to consider the constitutional options available to exercise the right to which Mr. Douglas so eloquently eluded.

Dan Whittman

Grass Valley

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