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Ken Driessen Will be on the Ballot Nov 6th for US Representative in Congress

As the Independent Direct Participatory Democracy Candidate for Wisconsin’s 7th District!

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Impeach Donald Trump Resolution

116th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. ______

To Impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 3, 2019
Mr. DRIESSEN introduces the following bill; which shall be referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary

Resolution
To bring about a vote of House of Representatives to pass this resolution, H.Res. ____, initially giving its Judiciary Committee authority to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist to impeach President Donald J. Trump Sr. for high crimes and misdemeanors, as documented within the text, citations and sources of the Articles of Impeachment within this Resolution; that if the committee does in fact find the Articles of this Resolution to be sufficient to cause the President’s impeachment in their opinion; then finally this resolution to impeach the president on said grounds shall be scheduled for a vote by the full legislative body of the House of Representatives if and when the House of Representatives does in fact vote for the Judiciary Committee investigation and the committee finds sufficient grounds and the Body of the House does vote to impeach President Donald Trump, in addition to the result of the House passing this Act to Impeach President Donald Trump; the content of this Resolution and any additional factual grounds to be determined by the committee and the House of Representatives as a whole shall be exhibited, delivered to the Senate and we shall wait for their decision to, or not to, bring the President to trial for said accusations of high crimes and misdemeanors as detailed within the content of this resolution and any resulting continuing investigation in accordance with Article 1, Section 3, Clause 6 of the United States Constitution. We are not vilifying everyone in the government nor private corporate life, we just want our Constitutionally guaranteed rights and reasonable application of the United States Code of laws to be honored, we want equal protection of the laws, all though the US Constitution clearly states that no one is above the law, in the case of a President breaking the law, impeachment is the only constitutional recourse. We believe that the Articles with end notes and sources of information attached will convince the majority and super majorities of the House of Representatives and the Senate to take action necessary to preserve this union, this nation, as a Constitutional Republic requiring the Impeachment of Donald Trump and as well as all cabinet members who offered little to no resistance to and are therefore accomplices to Trump’s illegal acts as President1.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the “Impeach Donald Trump Act”.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

Since the founding of the United States of America, there always has been great leniency, great leeway concerning the executive branches interpretation and enforcement of internal the laws, as well as to their authority and conduct concerning international policy, treaties and relationships, an amount of acquiescence given to the President and the executive branch from the other to branches of government and allowed them by the people themselves. None the less the constitution does clearly state through Article 2, Section 4 that the president is not above the law and when a Resolution containing Articles of Impeachment clearly states that words, actions and even executive orders of the President are in violation of the Constitution as well as of federal code written into law; when such evidence is submitted to Congress, they will be impelled to take action and vote to impeach a sitting president. In the least when the following Articles and sections of this Resolution are considered, I believe the Congressional bodies will come to order and agree that if anybody other than the President, any other President, flaunted the law to the extent Trump has, they would be criminally prosecuted. It would be far simpler to place the entire blame on Donald Trump, he is not the cause of the problem, only a symptom. In fact an unbiased factual history of the United States of America is far from a beacon of egalitarian principles and human rights. Bringing an end to a tyrannical dictatorial president as proven so by the Articles of this resolution will not prevent and bring and end to such despotism hiding behind the preamble, We The People of the United States, being used by a very small elite portion of the population to justify their domination of a government by and for the wealth of those few, their modus operandi, right from the beginning, was so eloquently challenged by Patrick Henry stating, “I smell a rat”. The selection of Trump as President by the electoral college, the second time in this young century that a candidate who lost the majority vote was thus selected, should serve a sign, as a notice to all citizens that our Constitution is antiquated and the current government does not represent the needs or the wishes of the majority. The United States government does not meet the standards of a Constitutional Republic. Therefore considering the Articles of this Resolution, knowing, believing them to accurately describe the actions of Donald Trump as high crimes and misdemeanors, meaning to make tough moral choices to impeach and try a sitting president, we must all realize that this is the beginning of change not the end, we have the right and duty to begin the process of modifying our Constitution to the point where it becomes a new Constitution, one to be the basis of all this Nations laws, one being capable of guiding the people and those who ascend to leadership positions after a fashion to truly guarantee the promises of the older Declaration of Independence and the older Constitution that now has proven to have failed us all.

Article 1 (count 1), DAPL and Keystone Executive orders

From the first US law concerning the protection of the environment, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1948, laws that were passed by Congress concerning regulation of natural resources to prevent unnecessary pollution and depletion of those resources for profit, some of those laws enacted require environmental impact studies of commercial for profit projects such as a pipe line. A pipe line which will benefit a corporate capitalist class of individuals at the expense of citizens and nature itself. The vast majority of monetary benefits of the pipeline will go to the few the already extremely wealthy, that have monopolized wealth to the point of being no less than royal nobility is nothing short of a crime. For President Trump to sign an executive order, to use the office of President to over rule, to bypass laws put in place to protect our natural resources which we all share equally and need for our very survival is criminal in both act and intent.

We believe that a Presidential Executive Order over ruling the permitting process for such projects as determined by U.S. Code › Title 33 › Chapter 26 › Subchapter IV › § 1344 is not only a violation as determined by § 1344(s), but because of the fact that leaks and spills have already occurred since Trump’s decision to demand the pipeline construction and operation proceed without the completion of impact studies required by laws discussed here, we believe 33 USC § 1319 (c) criminal penalties should also apply. An order to, “approve in an expedited manner” and “as satisfying all applicable requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act, forgoing a complete permit process” the words of Mr. Trump’s order2 violate environmental law enacted by the US Congress https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3410448/Construction-of-the-Dakota-Access-Pipeline.pdf. Although accidents and even acts of nature and nature’s God happen and resulting pollution is not considered a criminal or liability due to unforeseeable negligence, when a President knowingly and purposefully approves projects such as this ordering construction and operation to proceed without complete studies, he is accepting the responsibility for any spills and leaks that may have been prevented by a more complete regulatory process. Such leaks did happen in the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline3https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/16/us/keystone-pipeline-leaks-south-dakota.html https://theintercept.com/2018/01/09/dakota-access-pipeline-leak-energy-transfer-partners/ and there is now no way of determining if the leaks and spills would or would not have happened with a proper legal environmental impact study and continuing Congressionally mandated regulations. “Nobody thought any politician would have the guts to approve that final leg. I just closed my eyes, and I said, ‘Do it,” Trump said in a speech in Cincinnati in June of 2017. Two US District Judges have ruled that Trump’s Executive orders involving the DAPL and KXL pipelines may violate the law4 http://earthjustice.org/sites/default/files/files/DAPL-order.pdf https://www.scribd.com/document/365209795/Denial-of-Motion-to-Dismiss Therefore we consider the executive orders to expedite pipeline construction and operation by forgoing laws enacted by Congress is an impeachable offense.

Here is a report on a 210,000 gallon leak since Trumps Executive Order:

Here is another report of a leak since Trump’s Executive order:
https://grist.org/briefly/pipeline-spills-176000-gallons-150-miles-from-standing-rock/

23 U.S. Code § 139 – Efficient environmental reviews for project decisionmaking explains the process that Mr. Trump

Article 2 (count 2), Immigration Executive Orders

There are no articles, sections or clauses in the US Constitution specifically denying Constitutional rights to any human being within its territory, in fact the 14th Amendment in part states, “nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Furthermore, the United States Government became a signatory nation to the UN Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
of 1951 and 1967 on November 1st 19685 http://www.unhcr.org/en-us/protection/basic/3b73b0d63/states-parties-1951-convention-its-1967-protocol.html http://www.unhcr.org/3b66c2aa10.html . Also, in the interest of expressing the importance this treaty is to the current business at hand of identifying and giving an account of impeachable offenses we must take notice of Article 6, Section 2 of the US Constitution: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.”. There is US Code relating to refugees and migrants seeking asylum which does give ultimate authority to the US Attorney General in certain cases involving accusations of immigrant’s involvement in terrorism and certain violent crime, also a consideration of the existence of a Safe Third Country is to be determined by the US Attorney General rather than the courts, which seems to be at odds conflicting with the Constitution as mentioned above, see 8 U.S. Code § 1158 – Asylum. Here are Trump orders

(a)Muslim ban and instigating hate

Trump’s Executive orders concerning refugees from 7 countries relies on false statements related to the 9/11 attacks and does not ban people from Saudi Arabia(15), United Arab Emerates(2), Lebanon(1) or Egypt(1) which the official account of 9/11 claims the hijackers were from. Trump’s Executive Order 13769 signed January 27th 2017 only mentions Syria directly but, he mentions 217(a)(12) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1187(a)(12), which include Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen countries in war and turmoil where people with the most legitimate refugee claims would come from. In the case of Iraq his order would ban interpreters and others who aided US soldiers fighting there. Trump’s statement about honor killings is used to include all people from all those countries who do not necessarily practice such old testament based practice. This would be no different than judging all NRA members or for that matter all US citizens by the actions Stephan Paddock the Las Vegas shooter. There are obviously more instances of racism, xenophobia and hate and bigotry in Trump’s immigration executive orders that are a hindrance to US immigration and foreign policy rather than any notion of protecting us. I think legislators should read the actual Executive Orders and the resulting federal court orders stating that Trump’s orders are against the law and unconstitutional. Three of Trumps Executive Orders concerning immigration and refugee policy from Muslim Countries are Order 13769 signed January 27th 2017, Order 13780 March 6, 2017 and Proclamation 9645 September 24, 2017 Proclamation6https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-protecting-nation-foreign-terrorist-entry-united-states/https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-protecting-nation-foreign-terrorist-entry-united-states-2/ , https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-proclamation-enhancing-vetting-capabilities-processes-detecting-attempted-entry-united-states-terrorists-public-safety-threats/ . The Sally Yates letter in as polite of words stated that she is “not convinced that the defense of the Executive Order (13769) is consistent with these responsibilities nor am I convinced that the Executive Order is lawful.”7 https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/full-text-sally-yates-letter-to-justice-department-attorneys-1.5492535 All of the “Travel Ban” executive orders had been challenged by interested parties and found to be unconstitutional by multiple federal district and appeals courts in various districts and appeal circuits. Yes the country is divided and it took the appointment of another conservative judge that in conservative situations comes under the ideology that the president has unbridled powers above Congress and even the Constitution, alt-right republicanism gives “Supreme Power” to the elected selected officials rather than to the Constitution and the people.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/26/politics/timeline-travel-ban/index.html

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0d/Letter-From-Sally-Yates.pdf/page1-593px-Letter-From-Sally-Yates.pdf.jpg

https://www.aclu-wa.org/pages/timeline-muslim-ban

Jun 26, 2018

Trump v. Hawaii

Seven Countries

Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
The Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, also known as the 1951 Refugee Convention,

(b) Mexican Xenophobe and separating parents from children in detention.

“I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me –and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.” Donald Trump June 2015 https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/wild-donald-trump-quotes/14/

“I have a judge who is a hater of Donald Trump, a hater. He’s a hater,”, I’ll tell you what it has to do. I’ve had ruling after ruling after ruling that’s been bad rulings, OK? I’ve been treated very unfairly. Before him, we had another judge. If that judge was still there, this case would have been over two years ago. Let me just tell you, I’ve had horrible rulings, I’ve been treated very unfairly by this judge. Now, this judge is of Mexican heritage. I’m building a wall, OK? I’m building a wall. I am going to do very well with the Hispanics, the Mexicans”,”We are building a wall. He’s a Mexican. We’re building a wall between here and Mexico.” https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/27/politics/judge-curiel-trump-border-wall/index.html
18 U.S. Code § 1521 – Retaliating against a Federal judge or Federal law enforcement officer by false claim or slander of title.

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists and some, I assume, are good people, but I speak to border guards and they’re telling us what we’re getting.” Donald Trump June 2015. “You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren’t people, these are animals, and we’re taking them out of the country at a level and at a rate that’s never happened before.”May 16, 2018

“I have put in place a zero-tolerance policy for illegal entry on our southwest border. If you cross this border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you. It’s that simple. If you smuggle illegal aliens across our border, then we will prosecute you. If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child will be separated from you as required by law,” he said. Jeff Sessions May 7th 2018

Zero Tollerence first issued April 11, 2017, memorandum letter made public April 6, 2018
https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1049751/download

June 15, 2018 During a briefing call today, Homeland Security officials confirmed to reporters that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border from April 19 through May 31. These adults were referred for prosecution after illegally crossing the border. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/how-trumps-family-separation-policy-has-become-what-it-is-today

ICE spends more than $2 billion a year on immigrant detention through private jails…
https://www.npr.org/2017/11/21/565318778/big-money-as-private-immigrant-jails-boom

Mr. Trump’s own inauguration fund collected $500,000 from two private prison companies housing detained migrant families. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/04/us/migrant-families-contractors-campaign-contributions.html

Case 2:18-cv-00939 Document 1 Filed 06/26/18 Page 1 of 128
https://nj.gov/oag/newsreleases18/Family-Sep-Complaint.pdf

https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-05-18/what-zero-tolerance-policy-border-means-people-fleeing-violence


https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/17/nations-have-separated-children-from-parents-before-it-never-ends-well/?utm_term=.85726efce524

Case 2:18-cv-00939 Document 1 Filed 06/26/18
https://nj.gov/oag/newsreleases18/Family-Sep-Complaint.pdf

Article 3 (count), nepotism

Trump, in a statement on Monday announcing the choice (for senior advisor), said Kushner(his son in law) was a “tremendous asset and trusted advisor throughout the campaign and transition.” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-kushner/trumps-son-in-law-kushner-to-become-senior-white-house-adviser-idUSKBN14T251

Her official title will be assistant to the president; her husband, Jared Kushner, has the title of senior adviser, and also does not get paid. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/03/29/donald-trump-ivanka-trump/99795232/

Kimberly Guilfoyle and Donald Trump Jr. made their hot-and-heavy romance as official as possible by appearing together as a couple at Wednesday’s July Fourth celebration at the White House.

Kimberly Guilfoyle debuts as Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend at the White House

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/03/30/how-trumps-children-and-their-spouses-are-still-tied-to-the-white-house/?utm_term=.1383289ace7f

5 U.S. Code § 3110 – Employment of relatives; restrictions
U.S. Code › Title 5 › Part III › Subpart B › Chapter 31 › Subchapter I › § 3110

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/03/justice-department-legal-memos-presidents-appoint-relatives-243395

https://www.thedailybeast.com/meet-the-trump-officials-making-government-a-family-business

President Donald Trump’s family appears to have grown richer since he entered the White House. The wealth is coming in because Trump, unlike past presidents, handed control of his businesses over to his children instead of fully divesting from them. The president’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have similarly stepped down as bosses of their companies but maintained a hand in them. https://www.newsweek.com/trump-family-members-have-gotten-much-richer-president-moved-white-house-975993

“We conclude that section 3110 [of the U.S. Code] does not bar this appointment,” according to the 14-page memo from the Justice Department. “We believe that the President’s special hiring authority in 3 U.S.C. § 105(a) permits him to make appointments to the White House Office that the anti-nepotism statute might otherwise forbid.”https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/nepotism-laws-apply-jared-kushner-appointment-doj/story?id=44951811

“We shouldn’t forget why we have these [laws]. It was to try to purify the presidency to a certain respect, or to create more accountability in the people that they appoint,” Julian Zelizer
https://www.npr.org/2017/01/05/508382236/trump-relatives-potential-white-house-roles-could-test-anti-nepotism-law

This issue alone has been watered down by people who do not consider that the Constitution forbids nobility. Although there is a natural, psychological tendency for humans to seek alphas and by definition of republic officials have “supreme power”, we have a Constitution as the highest law of the land not celebrity nobility rule.

Article 4 (count), emoluments clause

Overall, the report found, political groups spent more than $1.2 million at Trump properties during his first year in office, after never having spent more than $100,000 “in any given year going back to at least 2002.” https://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2018-03-05/how-is-donald-trump-profiting-from-the-presidency-let-us-count-the-ways

Corey Ciorciari, policy and research director at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, acknowledged this but said he’s still comfortable with $3.6 million as a reasonable, if not conservative, estimate for the cost of one of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips .https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/apr/18/center-american-progress-action-fund/how-much-do-donald-trumps-trips-mar-lago-cost/

$75 million to protect Melania and Barron in New York. https://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/trumps-56-million-in-golf-trips-cost-by-extravagant-cost.html/

Blumenthal, et al. v. Trump

Blumenthal, et al. v. Trump

Blumenthal case is well documented and while it is a civil case it seems of little doubt to prove violation of the Emoluments clause by Donald Trump

https://www.theusconstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Blumenthal_v_Trump_DDC_Amended_Complaint_Final.pdf

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-emoluments-clause-justice-department-denies-trump-is-violating-the-constitution-2018-6

In their recent financial disclosure forms, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner reported more than $500 million in income. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/28/trump-collects-on-business-and-presidency-is-boosting-brand.html

Constitution

Article 1, section 9:
8: No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Article 2 section 1:
7: The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.

5 U.S. Code § 7342 – Receipt and disposition of foreign gifts and decorations

18 U.S. Code § 209 – Salary of Government officials and employees payable only by United States
18 U.S. Code § 208 – Acts affecting a personal financial interest

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/209
18 U.S. Code § 216 – Penalties and injunctions

In their recent financial disclosure forms, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner reported more than $500 million in income. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/28/trump-collects-on-business-and-presidency-is-boosting-brand.html

Overall, the report found, political groups spent more than $1.2 million at Trump properties during his first year in office, after never having spent more than $100,000 “in any given year going back to at least 2002.” https://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2018-03-05/how-is-donald-trump-profiting-from-the-presidency-let-us-count-the-ways

Corey Ciorciari, policy and research director at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, acknowledged this but said he’s still comfortable with $3.6 million as a reasonable, if not conservative, estimate for the cost of one of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips .https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/apr/18/center-american-progress-action-fund/how-much-do-donald-trumps-trips-mar-lago-cost/

$75 million to protect Melania and Barron in New York. https://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/trumps-56-million-in-golf-trips-cost-by-extravagant-cost.html/

https://www.theusconstitution.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Blumenthal_v_Trump_DDC_Amended_Complaint_Final.pdf

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-emoluments-clause-justice-department-denies-trump-is-violating-the-constitution-2018-6

Article 5 (count) Conspiracy concerning foreign national election laws

“Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Trump said on July 27, 2016, the same day the indictment says hackers targeted a domain used by Clinton’s personal office.

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-russia-emails-hack-clinton-same-day-mueller-2018-7

https://investigaterussia.org/timelines/everything-we-know-about-russia-and-president-trump

Even if the meeting was about “adoptions of Russian children by Americans”, the meeting is still against the law, in fact since private Russian entities not connected to the government do not have any authority concerning such things, so if this alibi, this defense were true it would be even greater proof of the Russian party’s of the June 9, 2016 meeting connection to the Russian government.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trump_Tower_meeting

Former White House Advisor Stephen Bannon says Donold Trump knew about a meeting between a Russian lawyer and his son, Donald Trump Jr. and that Trump himself may have met Russian contacts the same day. blob:https://www.huffingtonpost.com/cf2ff744-dc88-48a7-8bbf-f05070d416b5

18 U.S. Code § 953 – Private correspondence with foreign governments
Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.

This section shall not abridge the right of a citizen to apply, himself or his agent, to any foreign government or the agents thereof for redress of any injury which he may have sustained from such government or any of its agents or subjects.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 744; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(K), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)

52 U.S. Code § 30121 – Contributions and donations by foreign nationals

18 U.S. Code § 953 – Private correspondence with foreign governments
US Code

Article 6 (count), obstruction concerning Russian US election meddling

Members of the 2016 Trump campaign had several meetings with individuals who had Russian connections. On June 9, 2016, a meeting was held in Trump Tower in New York City between three senior members of the Donald Trump presidential campaign – Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort – and at least five other people, including Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. The meeting was arranged by publicist and long-time Trump acquantiance, Rob Goldstone on behalf of his client, singer-songwriter Emin Agalarov.[1] It was disclosed to U.S. government officials when Kushner filed a revised version of his security clearance form.[2], https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trump_Tower_meeting

52 U.S. Code § 30121 – Contributions and donations by foreign nationals

18 U.S. Code § 953 – Private correspondence with foreign governments
US Code

This is undeniably probable cause, enough to indict those who attended the meeting. The only thing holding this back is republicans insisting that the President has supreme un-challenge-able executive powers, something that is not written into the Constitution.

The president’s response stated that the meeting “primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children.” It omitted any mention of Clinton. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-letter-admits-he-dictated-misleading-statement-on-sons-meeting-with-russian_us_5b135a6ee4b0d5e89e2048dd
18 U.S. Code § 1510 – Obstruction of criminal investigations

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-defends-sons-meeting-russians-125100609.html

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/politics/Why-the-2016-Trump-Tower-Meeting-Matters-490173031.html

Article 7 (count) Money Laundering

Buyers connected to Russia or former Soviet republics made 86 all-cash sales — totaling nearly $109 million — at 10 Trump-branded properties in South Florida and New York City, https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a21654291/wow-its-strange-these-russians-paid-millions-in-cash-for-trump-properties/

https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article210477439.html

https://www.alternet.org/greatest-intelligence-operation-our-time-investigative-journalist-details-how-trump-has-been?src=newsletter1095255

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/corruption-and-money-laundering/narco-a-lago-panama/?accessible=true

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/corruption-and-money-laundering/narco-a-lago-panama/?accessible=true#meet-the-brokers

The tale of the Trump Toronto illuminates what it means for the US to have a leader whose business model has long depended on exchanging his family name for money with a murky past, no questions asked

https://www.ft.com/trumptoronto

Trump accepted Russian money on a personal level, as well; Russian fertilizer magnate Dmitry Rybolovlev’s 2008 purchased of one of Trump’s mansions in Palm Beach for $53 million more than Trump had paid for it four years earlier.

Eric Trump: “We have all the funding we need out of Russia”

https://www.wired.com/story/if-trump-is-laundering-russian-money-heres-how-it-works/

Article 8 (count) Conspiracy

Trump might not have planned well enough to believe he actually would become president but he has certainly planned to use the presidency for personal profits far above and beyond the salary for the position. A conspiracy is a secret agreement by people to commit something wrong or illegal.

Not releasing his taxes or blind trust his businesses. Defrauding the United States.

18 U.S. Code § 371

U.S. Code › Title 18 › Part I › Chapter 19 › § 371
18 U.S. Code § 371 – Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States

Article 9 (count) Treason

When does an ideology, a drive for power and wealth above others become a crime, become unconstitutional, become treasonous? When a small group of people use any means necessary to gain wealth and power over the United States by means which violate the United States Constitution. Not that every president since and including Reagan no matter democrat or republican id not increase the powers and wealth of the aristocracy it is now obvious that Trump is the aristocracy.

Propaganda on it’s own is not a crime it is free speech and the government by law can release, “for domestic distribution, motion 19 pictures, films, videotapes,” ‘Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012 H. R. 5736

Trump said he would take down the US Government. Trump put people in Agencies that previously were sued by and sued the agencies

Trump threatens to shut down the government over the border wall.https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/30/us/politics/trump-government-shutdown.htm

Bannon impishly declared himself a “Leninist,” saying that the Soviet leader “wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal too. I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today’s establishment.”http://fortune.com/2017/02/25/bannon-trump-cabinet-cpac/

“I always say we have to be unpredictable….predictable is bad.” http://fortune.com/2017/02/25/bannon-trump-cabinet-cpac/

Trump wants to abolish the US Postal service which is a constitutionally mandated agency.
http://prospect.org/article/trump-moves-gut-post-office

18 U.S. Code Chapter 115 – TREASON, SEDITION, AND SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES
18 U.S. Code § 2385 – Advocating overthrow of Government
U.S. Code › Title 18 › Part I › Chapter 115 › § 2385
18 U.S. Code § 2381 – Treason

Is dismantling the US government and replacing it with a very private corporate orientated self entitled group of million and billionaires treason or not? If there was just one instance of one of these Articles which are very similar to counts of a criminal complaint I would say no, but obviously this is not the case here. We have an octopus full of testicles designed for a private person to profit off of the presidency.
Republican philosophy once elected the president can do no wrong. We must decide what we want this country to be. The founding fathers did not want a royal class, a two class or a caste system, and even if many of them owned slaves, in theory, every person is to be equal with no titles of nobility. When a small group of un-elected people control the money and the commerce that is exactly what we have. “This Is How the Republican Party Plans to Destroy the Federal Government
The Overthrow Project existed before Trump, but it may not survive his presidency.”
https://www.thenation.com/article/this-is-how-the-republican-party-plans-to-destroy-the-federal-government/

https://www.vox.com/polyarchy/2017/9/22/16345194/republican-party-pathological
That project could not proceed as smoothly without recent Supreme Court decisions, the first of which named George W Bush to the presidency in 2000. The Citizens Union decision further opened the pockets of party campaign donors and turned individual oligarchs into campaign funders as well. The elimination of Section V of the 1965 Voting Rights act enabled several Southern states to immediately implement old and new voter suppression schemes.
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/herbert-gans/the-republican-establishm_b_8929984.html

Supreme Court decisions that are anti-worker’s rights. Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ___ (2018) using binding arbitration agreements as an employer technique to deprives workers of the 7th Amendment Constitutional right to court access and common law, class action (collective) law suits are a long standing basic right.

Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, No. 16-1466, 585 U.S. ___ (2018) is a union busting court order that deprives a majority of workers in a workplace of the right to collective bargaining by removing the financial means of supporting collective bargaining. Collective bargaining, the right to unionize in an internationally recognized human right. United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 23, (4) Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FCC_fairness_doctrine

Aristocracy is a form of government that places strength in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class.
Since the Citizen’s United v FEC decision, more so than ever the republicans of the congress are doing the bidding of people that are obscenely rich, unimaginably rich compared to the rest of us. Hedge fund operators are on top of the income pyramid, some of them personally gaining over a billion dollars of wealth in a year. https://www.forbes.com/hedge-fund-managers/list/#tab:overall
So to break that down, is you worked 40 hours a week for 50 weeks a years that is 2000 hours, so 1,000,000,000/2000 = 500,000 or a half of a million dollars an hour. Certainly only an unconstitutional system of royalty of unconstitutional nobility can account for such a gross range of income inequality.

These people use some of their money to pay for propaganda to support their political agenda. For instance let’s compare the United States Constitution with socialism, socialism is something that capitalist modern neo-republican operatives spend hours upon hours telling people to hate. Here is a definition of socialism:

To keep it short we will just look at the 1st Article, Section 8:

Section 8
1: The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
2: To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;
3: To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;
4: To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;
5: To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;
6: To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;
7: To establish Post Offices and post Roads;
8: To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;
9: To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme Court;
10: To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations;
11: To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;
12: To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;
13: To provide and maintain a Navy;
14: To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;
15: To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
16: To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;
All of these powers are powers that can be equated to socialism because these powers are to be wielded by elected officers whose job is to represent the people of their Districts and States in the United States Government.

Socialism: a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole.
https://www.dictionary.com/browse/socialism?s=t

Socialism: 1: any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods
2 a : a system of society or group living in which there is no private property
b : a system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/socialism

Since Trump and republicans hate socialism and the Constitution contains many Articles synonymous with the meaning of socialism, they are hating and speaking against the United States Constitution. Speech, even hate speech without accompanying acts is not necessarily a crimes let alone treason but acting in ways to promote and allow a noble neo-capitalist class to rule over common people by violating the constitution is exactly treasonous.

“The point is that you can’t be too greedy.” Art of the Deal (1987) p. 48
Quotes from Trump: The Art of the Deal (1987) p. 48 by Donald J. Trump with Tony Schwartz.
https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Donald_Trump

Therefore since there is no other Constitution, no other basis for our laws and it is obvious that a private group or class of people have been unconstitutionally meddling with our nation’s economy to profit from nature’s resources and the works of it’s people, we must turn this ship around and bring this crime against nation, humanity and nature to a stop. Although some people view..?… So the conspiracy to effectually void the US Constitution is not the work of Trump alone and Republicans have been working in that direction for a very long time.

When does an ideology become treasonous? https://democracyguardian.com/republican-agenda-rich-guy-overlords-ruling-worker-drones-8105d1d10a1e

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Affirmation to uphold pledge to Direct Participatory Democracy

The Affirmation below is part of my effort to allow registered voters of Wisconsin’s 7th District to vote on the law and appropriation before the 116th Congress as part of my push for Direct Participatory Democracy (PDP) if I am elected.  Right now, the Forum part of the site, is under attack so I can’t open it up to the public, the forum will be private and open only to Wisconsin 7th District voters who sign up to it. I plan to use the forum to allow registered Voters from the District to decide what Resolutions we sign on to and author, how we fill staff positions of the representative office, publishing of what funds are paid into and received from the federal government and many other issues as they become important to us as we become a collective independent seat in the house of Congress:

affirmDPD

Oh, and here is a pdf file of the Nomination Paper if you like the idea of Direct Participatory Democracy and want to copy it and  collect nomination signatures for Ken:

Ken’s el_168_nomination_paper

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The Ten Trillion Dollar Survey

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(click anywhere on the link directly above to take the survey only your answers and your IP address will be recorded, results will be published and updated from time to time at the end of the following essay, thank you for participating)

The US government has, time and time again, enacted legislation that transfers trillions of dollars of wealth into the hands of the few, an elite class of persons that meet the definition of nobility, something forbidden by the very Constitution that government powers derive their authority from. If a government claims to represent the people, the laws and appropriations they enact should represent the will of the people and benefit the vast majority of it’s citizens rather than a select few. If a government does not represent it’s citizens it is time for the citizens to represent themselves.

If you have a chance to vote on law and appropriation rather than for a representative of the two party system, would you vote to make the rich, the privileged, richer? Would you vote to go to war to defend the corporate imperial empire? The following survey contains four questions concerning acts of Congress that authorized the transfer of trillions of dollars worth of power and wealth to a few elite CEOs and families of a class of riches, of affluence, unimaginable to the vast majority of us. This survey also contains two questions concerning legislation that approved the funding of acts of war resulting in trillions of dollars to be spent on wars at the human cost of thousands of American Soldier’s lives and the lives of millions of civilians in foreign lands who had nothing to do with any perceived threat to our country, all resulting military industrial complex profits with the lions share of the money ending up in the hands of the same class of people who were granted private ownership of powerful economic instruments by the legislative branch of the US Government.

The purpose of this survey is to illustrate the need, the right, of people to be able to have a vote that counts concerning the laws and appropriations we are to live under and within. Alongside the purpose of advocating for citizen’s right to vote on law and appropriation, we are demonstrating that accurate, safe and secure Internet voting is possible and preferable to the two party false representative system.

The actual survey questions are ‘Yes and No’ written as short as possible, yet links to the actual legislation and an in depth explanation of opposition to those Acts perpetrated in the names of the majority of citizens are written into this text accompanying the Survey. This is an open unscientific survey, the only things being recorded and saved in our data base are your answers to the questions and the IP(Internet Protocal) address you answer the questions from. Yes, the legislation behind these six questions resulted in the transfer of far more than 10 TRILLION DOLLARS in wealth from people who actually work to convert raw natural resources into things we need and provide actual services to others; into the hands of people whose only purpose is to hoard those riches. Please complete this survey and pass it along to others, thank you for your time and consideration.

One: Considering that the Congress, publicly elected officials, are to ‘coin’ control the supply of money as well as regulate commerce according to the US Constitution, do you believe the Federal Reserve Act is unconstitutional and should be repealed? Please read as much as you feel you need to make an informed rational yes or no decision. Directly below this introduction paragraph are several clauses from the US Constitution that relate directly to this question:

Article 1, Section 8,

1: The Congress shall have Power To….

2: To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

3: To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States,

5: To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin,

6: To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

Article 1, Section 9,

8: No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States:

Article 1, Section 10

1: No State shall…or grant any Title of Nobility,

Article 4, Section 4,

The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government,

A legitimate government cannot serve two masters, those masters being one to serve ‘we the people’, and two serving the interests of the banker, owner investor corporate master class. The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 granted a private group of bankers a nearly unregulated monopoly over our system of exchange of goods and services, the private control over our monetary system. Rather than publicly elected officials controlling this all encompassing economic aspect of life in our country, the Congress ceded our constitutional right to a republican form of government to a privately owned plutocratic rule, meaning rule by the wealthy few. I believe this privatizing of the money supply, the instrument which we of the working class exchange our goods and services, is a deprivation of and an infraction against our constitutionally guaranteed rights. While Article One, Section 8, Clause 2, does give Congress the right to borrow money, it does not give any private group of people the right to a private monopoly over our system of exchange of our goods and services to rake in vast fortunes off the top virtually all transactions of value. The owners of such a device will eventually end up owning everything on their paper. Privatizing the right to print a nations currency, a paper with intrinsic value, a universal trade mechanism and distribute it is nothing less than an unconstitutional grant of nobility. The Congress ceded our rights to the economic sovereignty granted us in the US Constitution and that is the means through which some self intitled persons are able to amass fortunes worth over 100,000 times the entire lifetime earnings of the average working class person. Although the moneyed class dispute and do their best to discredit the following books, even labeling the writers of these books ‘Anti-Semitic’, the following two books explain the reality that the Federal Reserve Act allows a private group of people to print money based upon their own private whims with no unit of value behind it and continue to own the world through this fiat money system: The Secrets of the Federal Reserve, by Mullins, Eustace and Edward Griffin The Creature from Jekyll Island.

Here is the official US Government title and short explanation of the act that was passed in 1913: Federal Reserve Act : Public Law 63-43, 63d Congress, H.R. 7837: An Act to Provide for the Establishment of Federal Reserve Banks, to Furnish an Elastic Currency, to Afford Means of Rediscounting Commercial Paper, to Establish a More Effective Supervision of Banking in the United States, and for Other Purposes

Here are links to the text of the Federal Reserve Act:

http://www.llsdc.org/FRA-LH

https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/scribd/?title_id=966&filepath=/files/docs/historical/fr_act/nara-dc_rg011_e005b_pl63-43.pdf

What is the cost of allowing a private elite group of people to own a monopoly over the nation’s monetary system to working class people? In my opinion the entire national debt $21,031,067,004,766 would not exist if not for this unconstitutional granting of the greatest title of nobility ever known to humanity to a small group of greedy people who think they are some how deserving of such an advantage over others. The only period in US history where the issuance of money was based on value, on goods and services provided, was during the US Civil War, at that time the US government issued ‘green back dollars’, here is a Wikipedia article concerning such interest free government issued money rather than money issued by private banks, and by the way, the union won the civil war: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenback_(1860s_money) Also here is an article, a GAO report, about how the Federal Reserve and the Bank for International Settlements among other international banks got together and conjured up a few trillion dollars to balance their books. On page 223 there is a sort of a chart or a graph titled: “Figure 27: Five MMIFF SPVs and Approved Financial Institutions for Each”, which divvys up, currency swaps what ever, trillions of dollars of money to 50 banks from several nations based on some heading or categories named after Hadrian, Trajan, Aurelius, Antonius and Nerva, who all were Roman Emperors; so does that not illustrate that these bankers are like kids playing a monopoly board game with our lives, receiving the fat off the land for nothing more than a government sanctioned pyramid scheme? What is the intrinsic verses the tangible value of such a fallacy of human worth? https://www.gao.gov/assets/330/321506.pdf While this GAO report is also related to the results of the TARP Act of 2008, if it were not for the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, such people would not be meeting privately to decide to who and how much money they are going to create out of nowhere and give themselves to control regulate and own the entire planet. Therefore while a real universal publicly owned means of exchange of goods and services would benefit all of humanity more equally. Is there still some benefit to having such a trade mechanism even if it is privately owned, in organizing society around greed? The carrot on a stick does seem to inspire some people to work for their masters; therefore instead of being far more that the total national debt, I will put the cost of the Federal Reserve Act at:

Price Tag of about 10 trillion dollars.

Two: In hind sight, although being aware of President Eisenhower’s speech concerning the ‘Military Industrial Complex” at the time, would you have voted for the public funding of the Vietnam war? Gulf of Tonkin Resolution or the Southeast Asia Resolution, Pub.L. 88–408, 78 Stat. 384, enacted August 10, 1964, gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of conventional military force in Southeast Asia. Was the Vietnam war necessary to protect the people of the United States against the threat of communism or was it just a way for the military industrial complex to make money? In hind site the Vietnam War has cost over a trillion dollars, https://livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe50s/life_08.html. I think the human cost and the cost in pollution and destruction of nature resulting from the Vietnam war is far greater than the stated cost in dollars. There were 58,220 U.S. military fatal casualties and 304,000 wounded out of 2.7 million who served. Then when you consider the number of people from Southeast Asia who died in the war it is a human tragedy of genocidal proportion. Grand total of war deaths due to the war conducted in: Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos (1954–75), the middle estimate, is 2,450,000. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War_casualties

Price tag 1 trillion+ 2003 US dollars

Three: Would you have voted to remove banking regulations to give privately owned and run banks the right to consolidate and combine commercial lending with investment banking and insurance businesses to gain even more power and wealth? S. 900 (106th): Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act The Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA), also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, (Pub.L. 106–102, 113 Stat. 1338, enacted November 12, 1999) is an act of the 106th United States Congress (1999–2001). It repealed part of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933, removing barriers in the market among banking companies, securities companies and insurance companies that prohibited any one institution from acting as any combination of an investment bank, a commercial bank, and an insurance company. With the bipartisan passage of the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act, commercial banks, investment banks, securities firms, and insurance companies were allowed to consolidate. Furthermore, it failed to give to the SEC or any other financial regulatory agency the authority to regulate large investment bank holding companies. The legislation was signed into law by President Bill Clinton. https://www.congress.gov/bill/106th-congress/senate-bill/900

For cost of deregulated banking to the taxpayers and consumers, see troubled asset relief program (TARP) bill for a partial answer. What is the human cost of forcing families out of their homes by repossessing them after abusing them through variable interest mortgage schemes? If the estimate of the value, the cost of this legislation, is based upon the profits taken in as a result of it, by a few bankers and hedge fund operators, it is certain that over a trillion dollars has been transferred from workers to monetary system manipulators as a result of the shameful Gramm–Leach–Bliley (banker deregulation) Act.

Price Tag: over 1 trillion dollars.

Four: Knowing at the time that there was no proven connection between Iraq and the 9-11 attack, that UN weapons inspectors in Iraq found no significant weapons of mass destruction, would you have voted to authorize the tax payer funding of the Iraq war? H.J.Res.114 — 107th Congress (2001-2002) AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF MILITARY FORCE AGAINST IRAQ RESOLUTION OF 2002 Passed Senate without amendment (10/11/2002) Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 – Expresses support for the President’s efforts to: (1) strictly enforce through the United Nations Security Council all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq; and (2) obtain prompt and decisive action by the Security Council to ensure that Iraq abandons its strategy of delay, evasion, and noncompliance and promptly and strictly complies with all relevant Security Council resolutions. Authorizes the President to use the U.S. armed forces to: (1) defend U.S. national security against the continuing threat posed by Iraq; and (2) enforce all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq. Directs the President, prior to or as soon as possible (but no later than 48 hours) after exercising such authority, to make available to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate his determination that: (1) reliance on further diplomatic or peaceful means alone will not achieve the above purposes; and (2) acting pursuant to this joint resolution is consistent with the United States and other countries continuing to take necessary actions against international terrorists and terrorist organizations, including those who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Declares that this section is intended to constitute specific statutory authorization for use of the armed forces, consistent with requirements of the War Powers Resolution. Requires the President to report to Congress at least every 60 days on matters relevant to this resolution. https://www.congress.gov/bill/107th-congress/house-joint-resolution/114/text

The U.S. war in Iraq has cost $1.7 trillion with an additional $490 billion in benefits owed to war veterans, expenses that could grow to more than $6 trillion over the next four decades counting interest,https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-war-anniversary/iraq-war-costs-u-s-more-than-2-trillion-study-idUSBRE92D0PG20130314 As of June 29, 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Defense casualty website, there were 4,424 total deaths (including both killed in action and non-hostile) and 31,952 wounded in action (WIA) as a result of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Also what is the moral cost of somewhere from 110,000 to 1.2 million Iraqi people dying violently as the result of a war obviously undertaken to secure Iraq’s oil for the benefit of international corporations? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualties_of_the_Iraq_War

Price Tag: Over 2 Trillion Dollars

Five: Since a great number of the 7 million home and business foreclosures and repossessions of the 2008 financial crisis resulted from banks abusing variable interest schemes and other less than ethical practices, would you have then voted to bail out the banks in a way the TARP act did? https://www.forbes.com/sites/erincarlyle/2015/01/15/foreclosure-filings-drop-by-18-in-2014-hit-lowest-level-since-2006-realtytrac-says/#1c6eb04448e5 H.R. 1424 Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) Troubled Asset Relief Program under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. To provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and protecting taxpayers, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 3, 2008 – [H.R. 1424]>>

https://www.congress.gov/bill/110th-congress/house-bill/1424/text

Since the bankers took the 350 billion dollars actually disbursed to the bankers and then the FED and the BIS added about 16 trillion dollars of new money to their books as a result of this situation and legislation giving themselves that much more leverage over natural resources and working class people, all at a time when banks are deregulated so they can combine mortgage lending with investing and insurance business, people of the working class have to compete with this newly created money, see page number 131 which is page 144 on the pdf file counter https://www.gao.gov/assets/330/321506.pdf Taking this into consideration, I would say that the cost of TARP to people who cannot make money appear from thin air is about the value of the newly conjured up money.

Price Tag: 16 Trillion Dollars.

Six: At a time in US history when income inequality between the rich and the poor is as great as it ever has been, would you have voted for an Act to reduce taxes that benefits the extremely rich more than any other economic class such as HR – 1 did? https://www.cbpp.org/research/poverty-and-inequality/a-guide-to-statistics-on-historical-trends-in-income-inequality HR – 1 An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. (Also known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” or ‘TCJA’) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska.

(Unless otherwise specified, provisions referred to in this summary as temporary or as a suspension of an existing provision apply for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, and before January 1, 2026.)

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1/text

http://www.crfb.org/blogs/how-much-will-trumps-tax-plan-cost

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/30/senate-gop-tax-plan-would-fall-1-trillion-short-of-trump-administrations-promises-congress-tax-analyst-says/?utm_term=.5ecdc9a5b50d

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-tax-bill-reform-cost-americans-us-citizens-taxpayers-2-trillion-a8118766.html

So the lowest estimate to the cost of this tax break for corporations and the wealthy in just the growth of the national debt is 1 trillion dollars. We know that the money created by the banks trickles down and the first level of trickle goes to people that may or may not be able to afford and pay back hundreds of million and even billion dollar low interest loans of the magic money from the Federal Reserve and the banker bail out. Jared Kushner received, loans of — $184 million received from Apollo Global Management in fall 2017, and $325 million from Citigroup in the spring that same year — were received some time after Kushner met with top executives from those companies at the White House. http://www.businessinsider.com/jared-kushner-company-loans-apollo-citigroup-white-house-2018-2 Since this projected increase in national debt results mainly from a 14% tax cut for corporations and more the wealthy, their profits do not result from any contribution to society in the form of goods or services, the 14% debt cost reflects tax on a profit so 1 trillion divided by .14 is about the same as multiplying the one trillion by 7, so the cost of giving a tax break on profits by people who do not contribute to society and only take in profit from owning natural resources, money making instruments and people they pay to work to gain a profit from other people’s labors is somewhere around 7 trillion dollars, in my opinion.

Price Tag: 7 trillion dollars.

In Conclusion: So these 6 Acts of Congress have and will cost people who work for a living somewhere between 10 and 37 trillion dollars give or take a few trillion. Increasing the amount of money has a two fold cost to people who derive their income from the wages of work. Money added to an economic system is going to cause inflation so everything will cost more, the other cost is direct competition with people who obtain this money just from being closer to the source of the money rather than providing and actual service to others. In other words if a banker or a hedge fund operator worth billions happens to want something you have worked and saved your whole life for, guess who will end up with that land or that house or that profitable business or even that girl or boy you wanted to marry? As far as the two wars and the Acts of Congress causing the funding of those wars, in relationship to who collects the majority of the money spent to wage a war, in some cases that information is private because private investment firms such as the Carlyle Group, owned a lot of defense contracting companies and since their stocks were not traded publicly at the time, the salaries and profits are not publicly available even if one of their main customers was the US Government. In 2012, Carlyle completed a $700 million initial public offering and began trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange on May 3, 2012. According to a 2015 ranking called the PEI 300 based on capital raised over the last five years, Carlyle was ranked No. 1 as the largest private equity firm in the world. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Carlyle_Group , https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/03/10/10-companies-profiting-most-from-war/1970997/ . Yes, some of the money taken in by defense contractors goes to workers and working class families but none the less when one CEO rakes in and retires with a 172 million dollar package, there is no question that the spoils of publicly financed war are not distributed fairly, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-11-25/united-technologies-chenevert-leaves-with-172-million-package.

Banking and hedge fund operations are even more profitable than war to individuals who are in the money and in high places of the business of money and ownership. The highest paid bankers on Earth receive between 7 and 28 million dollars in one year, http://www.businessinsider.com/highest-paid-bank-bosses-2017-7 . Hedge fund managers rake in the most money of any individual, the amount of money they pocket, well at least on paper, is out of this world, the top 10 in 2015 start out with poor George Soros who only gained 300 million while on the top of the game, Ken Griffin added 1.7 billion dollars worth to his personal wealth in one year. https://www.forbes.com/pictures/ghmf45mijd/1-ken-griffin/#65a0186d58b3

The moral of the story is, the only morality that people have in big business and government is increasing their profits and wealth, that is why there is such a large income gap between the rich and the poor. The rich finance the elected officials who make laws to favor the rich and the circle of wealth is completed. The people in elected or are selected to high offices in the United States government are nothing but petite bourgeoisie, meaning they are rather small players in the capitalist game even if they are in charge of creating the rules for the game. I’m not an economist by any means nor do I want to be, yet I did receive passing grades in Introduction to Economy and Engineering Economy. The thing that turned me off about it is within his introductory lecture, the professor stated that the most basic premisebehind the meaning of, the study of, economy is ‘infinite need and limited resources’. The very moment he said that, I said to myself in my mind, “infinite greed and limited resources”, so obviously I was not meant to be a banker let alone an economist. The modern economist does not consider the private ownership of the monetary system, there is no money, no job available for an economist who challenges this stalwart arrangement of private wealth and fake free market skulduggery. Even if you consider planning and organizing of any human productive activity to be work, the best planners, the best organizers, the inventors of new products, are not the most well paid individuals in the capitalist system, the most talented people work for the money managers and the investors who own them.

So at last my conclusion to all of this and the reason for the survey. Although revolutions against a tyrannical ruling class such as the French Revolutiontend to be violent and messy never attaining lasting equality sought by a ‘crowd’, a collective of workers, revolutionary ideals should be considered at this time in our human history. When the elite class places themselves on a pedestal whichdeems their individual worth to be thousands of times more than the average citizen, a revolution is inevitable. I believe a mostly peaceful evolution is possible especially in this information age of the Internet. This survey, the on line survey, the six questions, very briefly stated in yes or no fashion, shall illustratethat no average citizen would vote for such Acts of Congress as these six to become the law and accompanying appropriation of funds which are harmful to those common citizens and result in us appearing stupid, mean and hateful to the rest of the world. The point here is throughout history an organized majority is a force to be reckoned with.

This survey is an introduction to my 2018 run for Wisconsin 7th District Representative in the United States Congress. As a Representative I will put a system in place where every registered voter will be able to vote on the laws and appropriations before Congress and I would cast the vote of the majority of the citizens who participate even if I do not agree with their vote. I will accept only ½ of the Representative’s salary and the other half shall go into a non-profit corporation with the purpose of completing and insuring that a system where every citizen in the district can vote on the law and appropriations before congress and the majority vote of those who participate is entered for the 7th District of Wisconsin. If the majority had a meaningful vote on law and appropriation it is certain that these six Acts of Congress that cost us all somewhere between 10 and 37 trillion dollars would not have been made the law of the land. Even the low estimate of 10 trillion is over 30,000 dollars for each man woman and child. The democrats are equally as at fault here as the republicans, they are divisions of the same corporate party. Our quality of life and our very lives will soon depend upon us organizing and voting to put an end to this financial and war mongering tyranny. So please take the time to complete the six question survey. Thank You, Ken Driessen, independent Direct Participatory Democracy Candidate for US Congress.

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Yes, I am inspired by Eugene Debs. Here are a few quotes from him:

For myself, I want no advantage over my fellow man, and if he is weaker than I, all the more is it my duty to help him.

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.

The man who seeks to arouse prejudice among workingmen is not their friend.

There has never been a free people, a civilized nation, a real republic on this earth.

I am not a Labor Leader; I do not want you to follow me or anyone else; if you are looking for a Moses to lead you out of this capitalist wilderness, you will stay right where you are. I would not lead you into the promised land if I could, because if I led you in, some one else would lead you out. You must use your heads as well as your hands, and get yourself out of your present condition; as it is now the capitalists use your heads and your hands.

 

Those who produce should have, but we know that those who produce the most — that is, those who work hardest, and at the most difficult and most menial tasks, have the least.

The Republican and Democratic parties are alike capitalist parties — differing only in being committed to different sets of capitalist interests…

The Republican and Democratic parties, or, to be more exact, the Republican-Democratic party, represent the capitalist class in the class struggle. They are the political wings of the capitalist system and such differences as arise between them relate to spoils and not to principles.

Eugene Victor Debs (5 November 1855 – 20 October 1926)

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Boycott the Bombs

I wrote this song and produced this video when Dubbya was President, if anything has changed, things are now worse with Don the Con and his loyal Trumpanzees at the helm. So the message of this video is as important to the people of the USA and the world as much as ever. Sorry the graphics are disturbing, almost as much as the fact that this video illustrates how many of the most wealthy people in the US rake in their money. The fact that nobody challenges these people so obviously guilty of crimes against humanity, let alone arrest them, is what is really disturbing, shame.  

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Organizing Can Be Fun!

I believe in the will and morality of the majority within a true constitutional democracy. I believe we need a form of national organization as Dennis is talking about here in a scene from, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”. Instead of Kings, the modern day lords and masters are owners of the Central Banks of the world including the Federal Reserve. As I see it we need a national bank where every citizen owns one share and nobody can own more than one share.  Face it the greediest and most ruthless straight up bold face liars are the true entitlement class; they have done a disastrous despicable criminal job of ruling the people of Earth instead of leading humanity toward the health, well being and longevity of life on our beautiful planet.

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Donald Trump, Case for Impeachment

Sign Mandate to demand Trump Resign

https://www.causes.com/campaigns/106096-gather-70-million-signatures-to-demand-mr-trump-step-down

https://www.credomobilize.com/petitions/demand-president-trump-step-down-by-majority-mandate-declaration

We the signers of this Declaration demand that Mr. Donald Trump and his Cabinet resign now or be physically removed from office as soon as we demonstrate a majority mandate, of 69,283,616 or 110% of the 62,985,106 votes cast for Mr. Trump.

The Authority upon which we make this demand is derived from the spirit of the United States Declaration of Independence signed July 4, 1776 and the clause, “or by Conventions in three fourths thereof,” within Article 5 of the US Constitution; and also the authority of United Nations Charter concerning self determination under Chapter 1, Article 1, Cause 2; a Charter which the current United States Government signed on to; therefore the law of the land under Article 6, Section 2. Article 6 section 2 “…and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land;”, until Congress changes the law, the law applies to Mr. Trump and he is obviously flaunting the law.

Here is a short list of grievances (crimes) expressing why we believe Mr. Trump must step down or be forcibly removed from the presidency by simple majority mandate of the people:

  1. His statements about his willingness to use nuclear weapons even in places like Europe is verbal aggression and wars of aggression are against international treaties the US has signed.1
  2. His Refugee immigration policies and executive orders he signed which violate the US Constitution and Treaties, Refugee Protocol of 1967 and considering that the US 2003 invasion of Iraq was illegal2
  3. His statements concerning Torture of Prisoners made as a person who successfully entered the office the US Presidency is a viable threat and a violation of the Geneva Convention and the 1984 Convention Against Torture.3
  4. His use of the presidency as his private business in blatant over the top violation of the emoluments clause, his list of conflicts of interest is over the top, yet the Republicans will not impeach him because they ride the Wall Street Bull.4
  1. Repealing and replacing Affordable Care Act as a Presidential and Republican Party goal to change US health care into a disastrous sickness and death for profit insurance health care instead of going forward to nationalized universal Medicaid Medicare for all health care. Trumps plan will allow greater corporate profit taking. Medical care is a basic minimum level of decency regardless of cost. To be economically productive and profitable workers need to be healthy. We need to go in the opposite direction than Trump taking us on health care.5
  2. Republican and even a lot of Democrat favoritism of corporate Wall Street investment against workers against unions exporting of jobs to ever increase returns of stock market investment is ongoing economic warfare, none of Donald Trump’s stated policy and executive actions are predicted to help better the quality of life of workers. Many economists question Trump’s economic plans and think they will do more harm than good.6
  3. Deregulating banks could cause a worse depression than the 2007 depression and even worse than the 1930s depression while millionaires and billionaires rake in even higher profits.7
  1. Having his daughter and son in law doing diplomatic work is a violation of, 5 U.S. Code § 3110 – Employment of relatives; restrictions. 8
  1. While the EPA was started by an executive order of President Nixon in 1970, it’s authority is derived from congressional Acts, such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many more, therefore it would take Congressional action to dismantle those Acts of Congress that give the EPA it’s authority So President Trump unilaterally dismantling and gutting the EPA by executive order is a violation of the Constitution and no doubt the law. 9

We have been here before policies like this administration can only lead to increased level of war ad warfare. Increasing levels of poverty. Following archaic economic theories that are increasingly disastrous to a great number of Americans lowering our standard of living when the top of the heap of the investor owner class are worth 10s of thousands of times more than the average worker, how narcissistic and psychopath do they have to be before you placeholders you of the controlled opposition organize and rise up? Yet, there is no remedy within the US Constitution to remove a president or any person from public office by popular demand. Petitioning this Corporate party of democratic and republican divisions of the corporate party will do no good, demonstrating and protesting, acts of resistance will not be effective. Any body that advocates for such actions not accompanied by gathering signatures to organize and obtain an amount of signatures to declare a majority mandate to remove Trump and his entire Cabinet from office, is nothing but “controlled resistance”, standing in the way of important, much needed change

Therefore, beside the Removal of President Donald Trump and his Cabinet from office, we demand that the constitution be revised, while retaining the bill of rights, to the extent that it will be a new constitution which will include national citizen referendum processes and other modifications to allow people to take an active meaningful part in their government by overseeing the law and appropriation of public funds they are to live under and within.

 

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Uncle Sam’s Rap Sheet

The definition of ‘rap sheet’: Slang. a record kept by law-enforcement authorities of a person’s arrests and convictions.   Most of the facts of the US Government’s 238 year crime spree are in plain sight, yet propaganda, indoctrination, religious and public education programming makes facts disappear under an on going assault against critical thinking, reasoning and skepticism against elite criminal rule.  If you look further into the past of what is considered civilized society, we find torture, lynching, burning at the stake, and every hideous possible means of silencing decent against the powers that be.  Directly below is an important video explaining how people are trained to submit to the reign of terror:

The following is something I will update and hopefully WE will perfect it. I call it “Uncle Sam’s Rap Sheet” because it expresses historically the truthfully criminal nature of the US Government as the elitist’s weapon of war against the populous enslaving the masses to their infinite greed and lust for power.  Once the majority realize these facts, we have no choice but to demand that a new legitimate government be formed or else it is we that will be held responsible for the crimes perpetrated in our names. So here is my case against them so far:    http://wethepeoplerule.net/?page_id=125

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