posted on Apr, 25 2012 @ 10:04 PM
Originally posted by timetothink
Alot of things I have been reading lately allude to the fact that we never really obtained independence from the Brits...we are just a corporation
they own...still run by the family you speak of...anyone else hear of this?
It seems to be a kind of Baader-Meinhoff phenomenon with me. The rumors say that at the end of the War of 1812 The Brits came in and took back
control of the Corporation of the United States of America. They kind of said we'll let you run it, but it's ours. I will research more about the
War because I don't remember 8th grade history that well (the last time I was taught about it)
Anyway there was an amendment proposed in 1810 called the "Titles of Nobility Amendment"
the wiki says
While the time for TONA to be ratified was not limited by the Congress, so that it is technically still capable of being ratified by the
states,(my italics) it has not been ratified by three-fourths of the states, and so has never become part of the Constitution.
The Amendment text reads:
If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive or retain, any title of nobility or honour, or shall, without the consent of
Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince or foreign power, such
person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them, or either of
Wikipedia says that Napoleon's brother married a woman from Baltimore and she wanted to have a title. This would have been the 13th amendment to the
Constitution, 55 years before the present 13th abolishing slavery.
I think there was probably more at work here, and the British probably tried to get their hands in America's pockets, but as I said I'd have to