The purpose of Government

What is the purpose of government? The Declaration of Independence states it as this; "That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed." What rights are those? "We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." So we are entitled to liberty. And the constitution names other rights the government may UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES EVER take away from the citizens. These rights (in my case) include the right to own property (specifically named in the 5th amendment as something that cannot be taken away without due process of the law), unlimited right to contract (use whatever resources I have available to me - my time, energy, and rightfully gained property), and less tenuously, the right to think and believe as I see fit (1st amendment). Drugs for recreational purposes are just another path to follow in the pursuit of happiness - if you want to extend it that far, and are thus protected AGAIN. Anyway - the right to property and liberty- unalienable rights (i.e. you CANNOT give them up). All I am being tried for is the ownership of property and using my liberty/right to contract in order to sell my property. As the constitution was created NOT to grant rights - but to SECURE them from the government EVER taking them - the government is at fault here. Not me. Title 21 of the Federal Code are regulations for the Food and Drug industry. They are not crimes (others argue against this... it's irrelevant anyway...). Title 18 of the Federal Code defines crimes. The only job that is illegal FEDERALLY is shipping dentures - under Chapter 89, section 1821. http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&doc... This is the ONLY occupation or profession that is ILLEGAL at the Federal level. That doesn't interest me. What interests me are two different CRIMES listed in the Federal Code. U.S. code Title 18 (crimes) Chapter 13 (Civil Rights) sections 241 and 242. 241 is "Conspiracy against Rights" 242 is "Deprivation of Rights under Color of Law" http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title18/parti_chapter13_.html I am being punished for exercising my CIVIL and HUMAN rights of PROPERTY AND CONTRACT. These actions are NOT a crime - nor can they EVER BE a crime under the Constitution of the United States of America. PERIOD. The crimes are being committed by the government. You are being persecuted under the drug laws as well. Your liberty is GONE because of the drug laws. You won't stand up for your rights... Why?
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Absolutely!

Stand up and be counted. If all your worried about is your job or way of life... It's going to come to an end anyway, why not try and change the shitstorm before it is too late? The sheep mentality that has been pushed onto the masses make me want to vomit!

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Hey Kevin...

Standing up and being counted is easy...

It's not my job or way of though - it's the government threatening me with force for exercising my liberties.

6 1/2-9 years for the charges...

That makes it a little harder to stand up...

However... 6 1/2-9 years.... or the rest of my life in an open prison under the current laws?

Eh.
I don't know...

...the rest of my life in an open prison under the current laws

My point exactly. I understand the the hesitation, but I am sickened by the way the government has instilled fear in us, (they make real reasons for fear). It has to come down to live free or die or live enslaved. Give them an inch and they will take a mile. Slogans? Marijuana users are just part of the global slavery program. Somethings going to give.

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