Camp Constitution uploaded a short video “The Mordecai Mission at the Forefather Monument. Plymouth, MA.” The video features Rev Steve Craft of Camp Constitution, and Pastor William Green, the founder of The Mordecai Mission. It was uploaded on YouTube and in less than a day, we received this notice:
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YouTube doesn’t allow claims about COVID-19 vaccinations that contradict expert consensus from local health authorities or the World Health Organization (WHO). Learn more here.
The video can be found on our Rumble page: https://rumble.com/vp6n58-the-mordecai-mission-at-the-forefathers-monument-in-plymouth.html. We appealed the decision based on the fact that what was expressed in the video by Rev Craft and Pastor Green were opinions. There was no mention that these two men were medical experts-just free Americans voicing their opinions based on their own research, knowledge, observations and experiences. Since the opinions did not reflect the convoluted and ever-changing views of the Communist Chinese controlled World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control controlled by what some call “Big Pharma. YouTube, set aside its supposed “anti-racism” and banned these black men.
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According to YouTube, Big Pharma comes before its supposed anti-racism policies. In the wake of George Floyd’s death, YouTube’s officials, like most of Corporate America’s white leftists, were prostrating themselves in front of Black Lives Matter pledging not only millions of dollars to fund its destructive agenda but pledging to fight “systemic racism” in the U.S. and in their own corporation. Banning these two voices only demonstrates that YouTube corporate executives lied.
Black Americans may be the most reluctant group of Americans to get the Covid 19 vaccine due to its rightful mistrust of the Centers for Disease Control and its racist TuskegeeTuskegee Syphilis Study. YouTube should be telling us that while they promote Black Voices, they better agree with YouTube, or you will be banned and silenced. For information on The Mordecai Mission, please visit their website: http://mordecaimission.net/
Pastor William Green and Rev. Steve Craft at the Forefathers Monument Plymouth, MA
Transcript for President George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation from October
By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation.
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey
his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor– and
whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me to recommend to
the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by
acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by
affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and
Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be
devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the
beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be– That we may then all unite in
rendering unto him our sincere and humble thanks–for his kind care and protection of the People
of this Country previous to their becoming a Nation–for the signal and manifold mercies, and the
favorable interpositions of his Providence which we experienced in the course and conclusion of
the late war–for the great degree of tranquility, union, and plenty, which we have since enjoyed–
for the peaceable and rational manner, in which we have been enabled to establish constitutions
of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the national One now lately
instituted–for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed; and the means we have
of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge; and in general for all the great and various favors
which he hath been pleased to confer upon us.
And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the
great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech him to pardon our national and other
transgressions– to enable us all, whether in public or private stations, to perform our several and
relative duties properly and punctually–to render our national government a blessing to all the
people, by constantly being a Government of wise, just, and constitutional laws, discreetly and
faithfully executed and obeyed–to protect and guide all Sovereigns and Nations (especially such
as have shewn kindness unto us) and to bless them with good government, peace, and concord-To promote the knowledge and practice of true religion and virtue, and the increase of science
among them and us–and generally to grant unto all Mankind such a degree of temporal
prosperity as he alone knows to be best.
Given under my hand at the City of New York the third day of October in the year of our Lord
Camp Constitution wishes all a blessed and Happy Thanksgiving
Today marks the 57th anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy. While Camp Constitution takes no position on who was behind the assassination, author and homeschool pioneer Sam Blumenfeld was of the opinion that the KGB murdered John Kennedy. Sam went on a nation-wide speakers bureau in the wake of the assassination of President John Kennedy and wrote this unpublished manuscript: http://blumenfeld.campconstitution.net/Manuscripts/Did%20The%20KGB%20Kill%20Kennedy.pdf
Sam Blumenfeld, appearing on “Father’s World” radio show in Amarillo , Texas, gives advice to parents on the education of their children. Sam appeared on this show in the early 1990s but it content is timeless. He said that as long as the philosophy of the governments schools which was devised by the “progressive educators” in the 1930s, nothing will change. We may have some success getting Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project out of government schools, but the schools are still controlled by the people who embrace these Marxist programs, and hate you and your children,
This is from our attorney Mat Staver:Over the 12 years before Constitution Day 2017, the City of Boston approved 284 applications by private groups to temporarily raise a flag on the city’s flagpole during their event. But application number 285 was denied solely because Camp Constitution’s application included one word—the word “Christian.”
Boston’s website states it wants to “create an environment in the city where everyone feels included, and is treated with respect.”
But when Boston says “everyone,” it means everyone BUT Christians.
Camp Constitution applied to hold an event to celebrate Christian contributions to Boston and Massachusetts. During the one-hour program, Camp Constitution applied to raise the “Christian flag” on the city’s “public forum” flagpole, which its website said is open to “all applicants.”
But the City of Boston DENIED Camp Constitution’s application SOLELY because it included the word “Christian.”
We lost this case twice in the lower district court, then lost twice at the court of appeals. But the Supreme Court has taken up the case and will issue a ruling that will impact the entire country!
‘Nobody has ever been killed by a skateboard” is the clarion cry of Leftist media pundits who think Kyle Rittenhouse should have just taken a beating by the communist mob in Kenosha, Wisconsin last summer. A quick on-line search demonstrated once again that Fake News is lying again
Money is simply a medium of exchange. As a store of value, money may be traded for goods or services, which allows for commerce to flourish. A person buys money when he sells his goods or services; and he sells money when he buys goods or services. Once money is universally accepted, it spurs commerce, allows for a wide diversification of labor, stimulates productivity, fills the need for a measure of value, and advances civilization. Without money, people must resort to the impreciseness of bartering, which hampers commerce. Sound money characteristics History clearly indicates that good money has these characteristics: (1) divisibility, (2) transportability, (3) durability, and (4) relative scarcity. Gold and silver both fit these qualifications. In fact, gold has been employed as money for at least 3,000 years. Money should be a commodity valued for its own properties aside from its use as money, unlike the paper money now in use.
Types of money There are three types of money:
Commodity money is sound money with the four characteristics described above, which includes gold and silver. Commodity money serves to ensure personal freedom by minimizing arbitrary increases in the money supply by the government.
Fiduciary money is a substitute for commodity money, including Bank or Treasury notes, token coinage, checking accounts, etc. Its value will be equivalent to the commodity money it represents if everyone has complete confidence that the substitute is fully and easily redeemable for the real thing. Fiduciary money combines the soundness of commodity money with the convenience of paper currency. Even electronic transactions can be backed by commodity money.
Fiat money is essentially a valueless substance, such as a small piece of paper, which does not serve as a substitute for commodity money. It’s like a token one gets at an arcade or a subway. Made legal tender by law or fiat, it is redeemable neither in a valuable commodity nor in fiduciary money. When a currency’s value is diluted by issuing more paper than there are tangible assets backing it, wealth is transferred away from one segment of society to another. Typically, the poor and middle class are the ones who end up short. Fiat money empowers the government at the expense of personal freedom and prosperity by permitting inflation of the money supply which always leads to higher prices. Fiat money is what we all have now in the form of the Federal Reserve Notes we all carry and consider to be “cash.”
What Does the U.S. Constitution Say About Money?
Regarding money, the Constitution grants the following powers to Congress in Article I, Section 8: “To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures; To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States.”
The founders intended “to coin money” to mean taking precious metal and stamping it into coinage for use as a medium of exchange
James Madison explains further
By “regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin,” power was granted to Congress to create what James Madison explained was “uniformity in the value” of both domestic and foreign coin. The founders sought to prevent disputes about the value of domestic and foreign coinage among the states, and by the states with foreign nations, so they gave power to Congress to keep this from occurring. The Constitution lists no grant of power to Congress to print paper money or emit “bills of credit,” the term for paper money in common use at the time. And if no such power was granted, Congress has no authority to engage in the process — or to delegate it to any central bank including the Federal Reserve.
As for the constitutional grant of power to punish counterfeiters of both “the securities and current coin of the United States,” the founders intended that the same governmental unit possessing power to insure uniformity in the value of the coin of the United States would also have the power to punish anyone who counterfeits it. Note that there was no power given to punish counterfeiters of U.S. paper money or bills of credit, since the Constitution does not authorize U.S. paper money or bills of credit.
While Article I, Section 8 granted specific powers to the federal government, Article I, Section 10 lists restrictions on state power. These restrictions were freely accepted by the delegates. Yet they agreed to several prohibitions including: “No State shall … coin money; emit bills of credit; make anything but gold or silver a tender in payment of debts….”
Thus, the Constitution clearly states that the only permissible legal tender is gold and silver money.
What is Inflation?
. Inflation is an increase in the amount of currency in circulation, resulting in a relatively sharp and sudden fall in its value and a general rise in prices.
During inflation, the value of money ends up in the possession of whoever does the inflating. The counterfeiter is the simplest example of an inflator at work. If he produces some good-looking bills, he can “spend” them and walk away with someone else’s goods or services for the cost of paper, ink, and some time on a printing press. He has traded essentially worthless paper for valuable goods.
The previous owner of the goods or the provider of the services is left holding the counterfeit bills. If he fails to realize that they’re counterfeit, he will pass them on in some other transaction. In virtually all cases, the fact that the bills are illegitimate will eventually be discovered and someone will be defrauded.
If the counterfeit currency is not discovered to be bogus and the counterfeiter continues to introduce quantities of it into the system, then all holders of currency are defrauded. Inflation, in a very real sense, steals from those who hold money. When practiced by governments, inflation is a hidden tax on all holders of money including all deposits and investments denominated in the unit of currency being inflated.
Inflation as a Hidden
Tax Properly and simply defined, taxation is the taking of the wealth of the people by government. Inflation fits that definition exactly, just as surely as does an income tax, a sales tax, or any other kind of tax. Therefore, anyone figuring his tax bill must add amounts taken not only via income tax, corporation tax, excise tax, and others, but also the hidden tax of inflation.
How the Federal Reserve Inflates
Simply put, the Federal Reserve creates currency with a simple bookkeeping entry and then purchases government securities (Treasury bills, bonds, or notes) on which it then collects interest. This newly created currency expands the money supply, which constitutes inflation of the money supply.
Inflation is a tactic turned to by governments in debt, a hidden way of forcing the people to pay for programs they would not allow if direct taxation were demanded of them.
What is the Federal Reserve?
Congress established the Federal Reserve on December 22, 1913, to control the U.S. money supply and interest rates. The Fed is not a federal agency and not a private corporation, but rather a hybrid of the two. This central bank is the third under the U.S. Constitution. The previous two were rejected amidst controversies over their artificial inflation of the money supply, abandonment of sound money, and lack of constitutional authorization.
No branch of the federal government owns any portion of the Fed, and there is no official oversight of the Fed from Congress or any government entity, even though the Fed claims otherwise. It alone is responsible for controlling the money supply and has special powers to invoke extraordinary actions during times of “economic crisis.” In essence, the Fed can manipulate the entire economy by creating inflation or deflation, recession or boom, and sending the stock market up or down at whim. The Fed’s website suggests that its duties fall into four general areas: conducting the nation’s monetary policy; supervising and regulating banking institutions; maintaining the stability of the financial system; and providing financial services to depository institutions, the U.S. government, and foreign official institutions.
Yet, since the establishment of the Federal Reserve, the U.S. dollar has lost over 95% of its purchasing power while the Fed maintains a monopoly over the issuance of bank notes or cash. The temptation to issue more paper money than can be redeemed by the issuing agency has proven irresistible. This inflationary policy produces predictable results: people are defrauded, commerce slows, confidence in the credit of the U.S. suffers, and bankers, merchants, and their allies in politics become wealthy. Powerful banking interests like to blame their failures on deregulation or “free banking,” even though competition among banks would lead to a healthier marketplace. Honest banks would remain in business; fraudulent banks would fail; and bank customers would have learned a great deal about honest banking, honest bankers, and honest money. The nation would be spared future agony because of the awareness of the people and free banking.
Does the Free Market Work?
It does when it’s tried. But America does not now have a truly free market and has not for a long time. The economy has been harmed by excessive government spending, debt, taxation, and regulation. It has also been harmed by the creation of money out of thin air by the Federal Reserve. Yet the problem is being blamed on the free market. And the solution that is being offered by Congress is to spend more, borrow more, tax more, regulate more, and create more money out of thin air. Never mind that doing more of what caused the problem can only make the problem worse!
Common sense demonstrates that the economy cannot be moved out of recession or depression with increased spending. Children are taught that a penny saved is a penny earned via a trusty Piggy Bank. Responsible parents know that they cannot provide for themselves and their families through endless borrowing. They have learned to live within their means and save, for living above their means leads to painful decisions.
It’s no different with the government, except that the government can (and does) finance its debts by borrowing money from the Federal Reserve. The Fed, in turn, creates the money out of thin air. The Fed also pumps newly created money into the economy through the banking system by artificially lowering interest rates.
Children are taught that money does not grow on trees. But the Fed treats money as if it does. It expands the amount of money in the economy claiming that the additional money will jump-start the economy. The problem is that expanding the money supply (the true definition of inflation) devalues the money already in circulation, causing prices to rise. Monopoly players see this firsthand in the phenomenon of the rapid increase in the value of properties when they have more money to spend.
But inflation is only part of the problem. Fed manipulation of interest rates below what the market otherwise would dictate has encouraged bad loans and malinvestments that later provided the “rationale” for government bailouts in late 2008. So too has the Community Reinvestment Act, which has effectively compelled banks to make sub-prime loans to people who couldn’t afford it.
But government bailouts will only make the problem worse, since the money for the bailouts will come out of the pockets of the American taxpayers one way or another. Moreover, government bailouts reward the recipients for their bad business decisions and spending habits and encourage more of the same. The real way to help the economy is to slash government spending, reduce debt, restore sound money, and unfetter the market from big government regulation. Without the economic drain and the malinvestment now caused by government intervention, Americans would be better able and would have a greater incentive to save, with the savings fueling future economic growth.
Mr. McManus was named the president of The John Birch Society in 1991 and served as such until 2015. He also served many years as Publisher of The New American and the JBS Bulletin.
Mr. McManus has written and produced numerous audiovisual programs, including the popular DVD “Overview of America”, which is a moving tribute about America’s constitutional roots. He has also written several books including “Financial Terrorism” (1993), “Changing Commands: The Betrayal of America’s Military” (1995), “William F. Buckley, Jr.: Pied Piper for the Establishment” (2002), and “The Insiders” (2004), and his most recent– “The John Birch Society: Its History Recounted by Someone Who Was There”. He is also an instructor at Camp Constitution’s annual family camp.
The history of a nation is its National Treasure that must be remembered, studied, respected, and, most importantly, taught to the children of each generation. It is a unique saga that binds us to the heroes of the past, teaches us the moral basis for our laws and our governmental institutions, and instructs us how to approach the challenges of the future. It allows us to celebrate our successes with pride and learn from our failures so we can avoid repeating previous mistakes.
As an example, the Old Testament, the Five Books of Moses, is the story of the Children of Israel’s journey from Genesis to the Promised Land. It originated as an oral history, eventually written down by scribes on holy scrolls. Each Sabbath, a portion was read aloud to the people so that their entire history was taught to all each year. The recitation of that history bound the Children of Israel together so that they could survive centuries of oppression and the Holocaust to return to the Promised Land in our time.
In our digital age, recording history is not the issue. Anyone with a cellphone camera can be a reporter at the scene of the crime. One would think that live videos could be accepted as fact, but the digital wizards have also given us the tools to edit and amend videos to bend the truth to fit anyone’s personal agenda.
We are at the mercy of a giant media empire that feeds us fabricated history filled with propaganda, half-truths, and lies to enforce the compliance and obedience of an apathetic public, ignorant of the facts and incapable of logical thought processes.
More than ever before, it is essential that we use any available platform to teach the true history of America, to speak about the greatness of our nation, and to honor those who have served and fought to protect our constitutional freedoms.
Lieutenant Colonel Bobby Brookshire, a decorated veteran of multiple combat tours in the Persian Gulf and Afghanistan, was one of our guest speakers during the Ninth Annual Benghazi-Twin Towers Memorial Ride this year. His speech about the history of Veterans Day and Memorial Day National Holidays, printed below, reminds us of the enormous debt we owe to our nation’s veterans and serves as a lesson all must learn if we are to save the soul of our nation.
Since 1776 more than 40 million American men and women have served in the Armed Forces of the United States, most of them during periods of conflict or war. This number represents less than 1% of America’s total population alive during that same time period. Since the birth of our Nation, no single generation has been spared the responsibility of defending the rights of the human spirit to breathe free from the aggression of enemies both abroad and domestic. From Lexington and Concord to Fort McHenry, from the mountains of Europe and the sands of the Pacific Islands to the deserts of the Middle East, on land, on sea, and in the air, America’s finest have proudly worn the uniforms of United States Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, and now most recently, the Space Force.
Freedom is NOT Free. More than 1.4 million of our country’s sons and daughters have given their lives to preserve the dream that was born on July 4th, 1776. To each of them we owe a debt of gratitude for sacrificing all that they had, so that we may enjoy all that we have.
Defending freedom is not just a matter of facing a hostile enemy in time of war or conflict. Every veteran, whether in combat duty or peace time service, is in some measure, a Hero. Heroism is as much a matter of attitude as one of action. Every man or woman who has proudly worn the uniform of one of our military services, by that very action, demonstrated that they were WILLING to pay the ULTIMATE Price to protect the Freedom of all citizens of this great country. As a people, we owe our respect and admiration to all these DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM – OUR VETERANS.
The History of Veterans Day
World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28th, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Fighting had ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, a temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied Nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month. For that reason, November 11th, 1918, is generally regarded as the end of “the war to end all wars.”
In November, 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11th as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words:
“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations . . . ”
On May 13th, 1938, Congress made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday – a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as “Armistice Day.”
Armistice Day was primarily a day set aside to honor Veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen in the Nation’s history and after American Forces had fought Communist aggression in Korea, the 83rd Congress, at the urging of the veterans service organizations, amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word “Armistice” and inserting in its place the word “Veterans.” With the approval of this legislation (Public Law 380) on June 1st, 1954, November 11th became a day to honor American Veterans of all wars.