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The Committee of 50 States

The Committee of 50 States, of which I am founder and president, is currently trying to find a state sponsor who would propose a new federal government and Constitution. Several state legislators in Idaho, Utah, and Arizona have expressed interest in our work, and they realize that this notion of forming a new government and a more equitable compact between the 50 sovereign states and the federal government is not as farfetched as it might initially seem. A righteous and moral people will always exhaust all lawful remedies to tyranny before, in the words of Thomas Jefferson, refreshing the "tree of liberty" with "the blood of patriots and tyrants." Exploring these options is exactly the purpose of my committee. If it is not inconceivable that American citizens could soon be extradited to U.N. courts, as it certainly is not, then we should surely view the exercise of our constitutional rights as a legitimate option and a possible course of action.

The Preamble to the Constitution reads: "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America." "We the People" obviously did not mean the whole people of the entire nation but the...

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