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TYRANNY - You be the Judge

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Is our current Government acting in Tyranny? Is the Stimulus Package a Tyranny Act?


1) arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority.
2) the government or rule of a tyrant or absolute ruler.
3) a state ruled by a tyrant or absolute ruler.
4) oppressive or unjustly severe government on the part of any ruler.
5) undue severity or harshness.
6) a tyrannical act or proceeding.

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
Thomas Jefferson

The Ten Truths of Tyranny
Matt Giwer (c) 1994 (9/30)
1. Any law the electorate sees as being open to being perverted from its original intent will be perverted in a manner that is worse than the manner of perversion seen at the time.
2. Any law that is so difficult to pass it requires the citizens be assured it will not be a stepping stone to worse laws will in fact be a stepping stone to worse laws.
3. Any law that requires the citizens be assured the law does not mean what the citizens fear, means exactly what the citizens fear.
4. Any law passed in a good cause will be interperated to apply to causes against the wishes of the people.
5. Any law enacted to help any one group will be applied to harm people not in that group.
6. Everything the government says will never happen will happen.
7. What the government says it could not foresee, the government has planned for.
8. When there is a budget shortfall to cover non-essential government services the citizens will be given the choice between higher taxes or the loss of essential government services.
9. Should the citizens mount a successful effort to stop a piece of legislation the same legislation will be passed under a different name.
10. All deprivations of freedom and choice will be increased rather than reversed.

A government is a tyranny when it sets itself above the will and judgement of the people and refuses to comply with the wishes of the people.
A government is a tyranny when it lies to the people to get what it wants.
A government is a tyranny when the traditional rights of the people are treated as obstacles to the objectives of government.
A government is a tyranny when it creates animosities among the people.
A government is a tyranny when it blames the people for not stopping it from acting against the wishes of the people.
TYRANNY, government
TYRANNY, government. The violation of those laws which regulate the division and the exercises of the sovereign power of the state. It is a violation of and the exercises of the sovereign power of the state. It is a violation of its constitution. its constitution.

Selected Works on Tyranny
To understand the principles of constitutional republican government, one must understand the principles of its opposite. The Founders of the United States generally called it tyranny, but the 19th and 20th centuries have developed supporting doctrines or ideologies of tyranny. Such doctrines go by various names, reflecting subtleties of exposition and ostensible purpose: fascism, national socialism, totalitarianism, authoritarianism, collectivism, communism, or statism. For the tyranny of the majority we have majoritarianism, which has often appeared under the labels of "socialism", "progressivism" or "liberalism", the last originally referring to its opposite. That opposite today is usually referred to as "libertarianism" or "constitutionalism".

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. - C.S. Lewis

Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters. - Daniel Webster

I am sure there was no man born marked of God above another for none comes into the world with a saddle upon his back, neither any booted and spurred to ride him. - Last words of Richard Rumbold before being hanged for planning an insurrection against the tyrant Charles II, 1679

Of course the people don't want war... That is understood. But... it's always a simple matter to drag the people along whether it's a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country. - Hermann Goering at the Nuremberg trials, 1946 from Nuremberg Diary, by G. M. Gilbert.

Waco, Government Tyranny, and Accountability

a tyrant is a single ruler holding absolute power over a state or within an organization.

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