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Amendment 14 Section 4 by Merwin & Vera "Scooter" Severtson

Updated on August 12, 2012

Amendment 14 Section 4. Adopted July 9th 1868


The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned. But neither the United States nor any State shall assume or pay any debt of obligation incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave; but all such debts, obligations and claims shall be held illegal and void.

Section 4. Clearly states that any legitimate “debts shall not be questioned”, but then specifically addresses reasons why some debts are held as “illegal and void”. We are shown two very specific points that disqualify debt,

1) Any debt that is incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion.

2) Any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave.

And having been adopted nearly three years after the end of the Civil War, one may speculate that the Amendment is merely a further burden placed upon the vanquished. But the wording goes well beyond the immediate claims of slave owners and others seeking to recoup their losses from the conflct, as there are no time elements ascribed to the declaration, nor is there such a definite description to mandate exclusiveness to Civil War claims.

Rather its intention must be directed to the broader applications of “any” repeated four times in the Section and stating that, “all such debts, obligations and claims”. Notice the use of “such” as a further directive of broader applications. Obviously, Section 4 was as much intended as a long standing premise as any other Constitutional Amendment or Section.

I find it timely and extremely enforceable today. Is this not the true mark of Constitutional value to every citizen that their individual and collective rights are being protected by what is written there?

As mentioned this Section may be very timely in that, we have in our United States, certain conditions… that could be interpreted as gross embezzlement against the health of our country and subsequently its citizens. It could further be argued that these actions are by design, the architecture of which was meant to eventually make it subservient to foreign interests.

There are four points of argument that are well worth considering, their chronology and sequence, may be very indicative of a long standing concerted, and traitorous effort.

1) Federal Income Tax, Feb. 3, 1913

2) Federal Reserve, Dec. 23, 1913

3) Troubled Asset Relief Program, Oct. 3, 2008 ( TARP / Banking Bailout)

4) Stimulus Bill, Oct. 17, 2009

And furthermore, all the debts signed in by runaway, bipartisan congressional spending, that have served to, by accumulation, bankrupt our country since the Federal Reserve printed its first bill. These actions happen to be within a generation (100 years) of one another.

If the conspiracy theorists are right, that these conditions were contrivances, wrought intentionally by “The New World Order”, then it could be argued effectively. that, our Representatives, and Presidents, sold our country for filthy lucre, thereby betraying their oaths of office. That these circumstances and more, worked in concert to unconstitutionally rob us of our sovereignty. Then we would be free of the unnatural “National” Debt, considering that the debt, the IRS, and the Federal Reserve, were designed by the insurrection of traitors.

MARANATHA

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    • Roger Crigger profile image

      Roger Crigger 

      6 years ago from Northern Idaho

      ...You sure? ...I've got the sling!;~)

    • CoauthorU profile imageAUTHOR

      CoauthorU 

      6 years ago from Inland Northwest, USA

      2 Roger...

      Thank you my best friend... not interested. I prefer to be a watchman on the wall, I am no David slinging stones.

      I wish, but, no.

    • Roger Crigger profile image

      Roger Crigger 

      6 years ago from Northern Idaho

      Merwin For President!!!

    • gjfalcone profile image

      gjfalcone 

      6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Love the Constitution. Point of personal interest, the two exceptions are directly related to the War between the States.

      "It could further be argued that these actions are by design, the architecture of which was meant to eventually make it subservient to foreign interests."

      Yes, especially considering the Citizens United ruling which lays bare the fact, we have no idea where the "Free Speech" eminates from...China, N. Korea, Hugo Chavez?

      Once again, I Thank you Merwin...

      ^ useful & awesome

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