Hidden History

Confusion of the wording of the US Constitution

There are two Constitutions: The Constitution for the United States of America and the Constitution of the United States of America. They are two separate realities and mean different things.
There are two Constitutions: The Constitution for the United States of America and the Constitution of the United States of America. They are two separate realities and mean different things.
Some say the Constitution died in 2001, but it actually died in 1871.
Some say the Constitution died in 2001, but it actually died in 1871. | Source
This is the preamble to the Constitution for the United States of America. Internet searches will turn up more hits for Constitution of the United States of America.
This is the preamble to the Constitution for the United States of America. Internet searches will turn up more hits for Constitution of the United States of America. | Source

Hidden from View But Not From Fact: The United States: A Monopoly Corporation as an Imperialist Monetarist Empire

To understand something, we have to look at the beginnings of it. It is not enough to look at how it functions in the current period. This idea applies to many realities and among them is the birth of a new nation that is called the United States of America. Today we see the USA dominating world policy and involved in several imperialist wars, such as Iraq, Afghanistan, increasingly in Pakistan and an ideological war against N. Korea and Iran as well as an embargo against Cuba. The US was instrumental in directing central and south American policies in the 20th century that began before the Cuban Revolution. This is recent history, but the recent is stamped from that of the beginning. The history of the US lies in the European invasion and conquest of the First Nations, the wars that were fought as well as the engineered famines, germ warfare and the total genocide of whole peoples. The period of the 1776 Revolution is particularly bloody, as there was war projected from Europe, war against various First Nations and a complete separation from the imperialism of Britain. By the time of 1789, the French were in full retreat due to the French Revolution in Europe. The newly formed 13 colonies of the USA born of disaffected British colonists were in a race against Spain for territory and this was an unparalleled catastrophe for all of the First Nations. The US was founded on two ideas that are laid out in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. It was supposedly founded as a democratic republic, but that democracy was not extended to conquered nations such as the First Nations, particularly any who fought on the side of the British and French or against the 13 colonies. Democracy was not extended to anyone taken in slavery or who was a felon, particularly that felon that was an identified war criminal that sided with the British, the French, the Spanish or the First Nations.

The Declaration of Independence ensued after a war began with Britain over a multitude of causes in the preceding years such as, Taxation without representation, the Sugar Act, the Currency Act, the Quartering Act, the Stamp Act of 1765, the Townshend Act of 1767, the Tea Act of 1773 and several British acts that came to be known collectively as the Intolerable Acts of 1774. The colonists of the 13 colonies hated the British elitism without representation. Britain was after all, a long way over sea and it took months to communicate back and forth by ship. Out of this arose from a number of the colonial states, the Declaration of Independence of July 4th, 1776. It was intended to bring an end to unfair taxation and elitism. Britain responded by engaging in a long distance war with the colonies, beginning with the Long Island War of 1777. The British, though active in slavery herself, even attempted to start slave insurrections in the colonies to help in their war cause. There is no doubt that they recruited First Nations, such as the Iroquois Confederacy, to fight the 13 colonies and even rewarded them with a large reserve in Canada, which is still a British protectorate. British warships were present in the Civil War and plied their murderous business in the Gulf of Mexico and up the Mississippi River.

The next tumultuous period for the US was the period of expansionism as the original 13 colonies started expanding first toward the Mississippi and then to the west. That period began in the late 18th century and much of the 19th, reached its most intense during the era of “Indian Removal” and the Civil War from 1830 through 1870. At the same time, the British resented the loss of their imperialist colony and sought to reassert their dominance. The rich bankers had a vested interest as a lot of profitable trade was now out of their direct control. People of that time, such as the Rothschild family that was already wealthy wanted even more. The Rothschild clan in history managed to gain significantly during the Wellington-Napoleonic war, multiplying their wealth dozens of times over. They had family members involved in every substantial European country and some influence in the US. The Rothschild through clever manipulation of the market, wound up in direct control of the fate of nations and ran the British imperialism from behind the English throne through the influence of vast wealth. They brokered wars to the end of making more wealth. Their influence in the US was to assert itself at the end of the Civil War when the US was in dire financial straights and that influence changed the form of the republic in 1871. In one contentious point, the Constitution for the United States of America was slightly reworded to the Constitution of the United States of America. Though the change of the single word from “for” to “of” seems insignificant, in legal terms it makes all the difference in the world. The pre-1871 form means that the constitution is for something; that is, the citizens of the colonies. The 1871 and thereafter form means that the constitution is of something; that is, a directive of an organization, in this reformed case, a centralized corporation. From that point on, the US, centred in Washington in the District of Columbia, became a private for profit corporation. This was to have profound significance for everything and everyone else. The trade off was that the Constitution and Bill of Rights now applied to the corporation as an individual, but not to the citizens of the newly defined corporation. In a stroke of a pen in February 21st, 1871, the subjects of the post revolutionary USA went from being free citizens to property owned by the corporation of the USA. However, the republic was sold on the idea of civil rights for the common people. Actual history has demonstrated repeatedly that there was very little substance to civil rights and the concept of democracy. The fact of this change of the political direction of the republic in 1871 due to financial pressures applied from Britain, is detailed by those who looked past the propaganda, false flags and into the documents of change to find the truth as it evolved and exists now. Today, the corporation called the United States of America runs on a monetarist policy as it extends its imperialist designs on the planet and every person alive. As the power that inherited the technological might of WWII, the US became the hired bully of the world's wealthiest elite and projected its power according to the wishes of its real bosses both at home and off-shore. However, the US is only one part of the wider plutocrat's policy of a united monetarist policy extended to the entire globe. The US evolved to become the armed police state and security operative that projected that activity to virtually every hot spot on the globe that developed over the last century.

But the change in February 21, 1871 is not the seminal change of US capitalism as we have come to know it today. It was in fact a hostile takeover bid from Europe to gain back what had been lost in the 1776 revolt that cut Britain off from its profitable colony in the new world. The difficulty in the years up to 1776 was the gouging attitude the British monarchy via the banks took to the 13 colonies, which ended in open revolution in the new world. The deal was brokered in British banks that put pressure on the US after the Civil War that forced the now bankrupt US bourgeois revolution to capitulate to the wishes of world aspiring oligarchs, to which the US was to heel again as in past prior to 1776. The changes forced in 1871 were a step to later events as they were to unfold. Capitalism's real corruption commenced with the start of WWI in 1914, in which the US was eventually forced to join and become involved. It is here more than anywhere else where we see the depths of violent depravity to which the capitalist system began to sink in order to turn a profit with the destruction of whole countries and working populations and the cold blooded murder of millions in the European trenches. Out of 1914 was born the Russian Revolution of 1917 in response to massive war crimes that lead to the birth of the first real worker's state, though that would also be deformed after 1924, again from external pressures and secretive inside deal making with Stalin in the fledgling worker's state. Behind it all is the secretive working of the super wealthy doing whatever they can to corrupt everything toward their profitable end.

The politics of today is grounded in two seminal events in the US that are now in contradiction. These are the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution for the United States of America of July 4th, 1776 and the Constitution of the United States of America reformed from the former in February 21, 1871 according to the Acts of the Forty-First Congress, Section 34, Session III, chapters 61 and 62.


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christopheranton 6 years ago from Gillingham Kent. United Kingdom

Do you have any sources for the assertions that you make, as a lot of them seem to differ from any history that I have read.

Also I wouldn't say that The Soviet Union was the ideal workers republic until 1924. Both Lenin and Trotsky were murdering monsters. You only have to look at how they behaved towards the sailors at Kronstad to see that.

While I have the greatest respect for your integrity, and the authority of a lot of your writings, I feel in this case,

you need to be wary of where you garner your opinions.

Some of them smack of the lunatic fringe, such as Lyndon La Rouche, or David Icke.


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syzygyastro 6 years ago from Vancouver, Canada Author

Some of the sources are listed. When you do s string search for the Constitution for the USA vs the Constitution of the USA, the latter will come up more often than the former. In law, wording is extremely important and what we are dealing with is the law of the land. Though some issues are hard to track, they are doable with persistence. This is an issue that is ongoing and developing. I too am wary of the lunatic fringe, but occasionally they do point out something of interest that can be followed up.

As for Lenin and Trotsky and being murdering maniacs, this is the nature of power. Not only did the situation of Kronstadt occur, but the entire monarchy and courts were murdered off right down to the last child relation. Before Lenin and Trotsky took over, the Soviets, or workers councils ran things from Feb. to Oct.-Nov. in 1917. There were several provisional governments that attempted to seize control. Lenin, et al were sent by a financed and sealed train to Moscow in a German bid to take Russia out of the eastern (to Germany) front. This succeeded, but at some losses. The workers' councils were taken over by the Bolsheviks.

When Lenin proved to be a continuance of the problems in Russia, now called the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, the efforts of WWI came to a close and war efforts were redirected to Moscow in a bid to remove Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin. This ultimately failed and Stalin eventually won out over all of them and then began a campaign of nightmarish purges, the likes of which is rivaled only by the Indian Removal Act of the 19th century.

Let us look at the struggles for rights in the USA that is supposed to protect the inalienable rights of the citizens of the republic. These rights are not so inalienable as we think. First of all, it did not include the First Nations who were a conquered people under the articles of war, not the slaves who were shipped in off-shore as acquired property. So right there there are two groups of people who's rights are not protected. Next there is the women question. Women were not considered important when the constitution and its amendments were drafted and passed as the law of the land. Women were considered subject to the husband of man and was even defended from Biblical interpretation. Thus women did not even have the vote until the early 20th century. After this, there is the black rights movement, woman's rights, gay rights and so on. First Nations are still in struggle for theirs. Those who are homeless also are in great difficulty in having their rights respected and enforced.

Admittedly, the lunatic fringe is involved with this issue among others, but in this case, there is some substance and that is what I've pursued. The Constitution is continually under challenge, such as the right to bear arms, that so far has stood all the challenges is is still the law of the land. But one does wonder in the face of the Patriot Act and the Homeland Securities Act how long this will stand in the face of the "war on terror".

The constitution is also evolving, such as the allowance for the woman's vote. As technology advances, so does the allowance for rights under the constitution. In the financial world, especially today, in the post 2008 world, there is plenty of currency warring going on that also has a profound influence.


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christopheranton 6 years ago from Gillingham Kent. United Kingdom

Thanks for the clarification. I understand much better what you are saying now.


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syzygyastro 6 years ago from Vancouver, Canada Author

I've included the video link to Noam Chomsky, who is the professor of linguistics at MIT. This is commentary of corporate personhood and what that means to the Republic as opposed to the corporation of the USA. There are no doubt other Chomsky pieces in this line, but this one is a start and when I sift through the voluminous material, I'll add other links. This is after all, an important question.


EdBrown 5 years ago

I wanted to leave a thank you for collecting all of this very compelling information, it's exactly what I was hoping to find. I have found it near impossible to relay to others the profound effect that the hostile takeover of our Republic culminating in the act of 1871, has had on our existence. It is no longer even possible to imagine what life would have been, or could now be ... had our officials not sold us down the river of greed and corruption. This message is one that must be told, and I find it very unsettling that these lessons are not taught in our various schools, lending credence to the novel 1984, in which history was constantly re-written to either falsify the truth, or hide it altogether.


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syzygyastro 5 years ago from Vancouver, Canada Author

Censorship and dumbing down has been going on longer than the term dumbing down has been in popular use. One of the effects is that the big media does not cover a lot of issues. We hear more about dresses, gowns and sports than we do about domestic events let alone world events. As for ideas, one has to look to resources like the library and documentary channels. Increasingly many turn to Youtube to get raw news, but how much longer will that be allowed before profit and corruption sets in?


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syzygyastro 2 years ago from Vancouver, Canada Author

The Constitution for the United States of America can be found at this link;

http://www.barefootsworld.net/constit1.html

Why it was changed and how at this link;

http://www.jjmccullough.com/CSA.htm

What it is as the Constitution of the United States of America at this link

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/rights1.as...

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