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Divided America?

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posted on Nov, 5 2004 @ 01:25 PM
I posted this in another thread, but after reading the heated content ot some of the political threads...hey what better place to discuss this particular philosophy. Those of you that can put aside your blind political 'hatred' (for lack of a better word) should check this out.

Tri-States Manifesto

(A quote from William W. Johnstone's book, "From the Ashes: America Reborn" copyright 1998)

For some time I have had this theory that we should start from scratch. Gather up a group of people who are colorblind and as free of hate and prejudices as possible and say, All right, folks, here it is:

---We are going to wash everything clean and begin anew.
---We will create a simple, easily understood system of laws.
---We will live by the letter of these laws.
---We will enforce these laws equally, to the letter!

Those of you who feel you can live in a society that eradicates prejudices, hatred, hunger, bad housing, bad laws, and will not tolerate crime, please stay. Those of you who don't feel you could live under such a system ---get the hell out!

-Ben Raines

Johnstone must have been reading my mind when he started writing this series of books. Raines is the lead character for the plot line. The message was not lost. This philosophy and the Constitution is what we need to live by.

Questions for the group?

Can you honestly say you could live by this philosophy? A concept that goes back to the basic premise behind the Constitution.

Can you honestly get past the hate and blind prejudices that you have?

IF we have a 'civil war', for what ever reason that starts it, this is the only way we could rebuild any form of society.

No or are you

Please try and leave your brand of political ideology out of it. I want to know:

1) Do you agree/disagree?
2) Do you seriously think you could live in this society?

posted on Nov, 5 2004 @ 01:30 PM
Here is the complete Tri-States Philosophy.

As advocates and supporters of the TRI-STATE PHILOSOPHY, we believe:

That freedom, like respect, is earned and must be constantly nurtured and protected from those who would take it away.
In the right of every law-abiding citizen to protect his or her life, liberty, and personal property by any means at hand without fear of arrest, criminal prosecution, or law-suit. The right to bear arms is central to maintaining true personal freedom.
That liberal politicians, theorists, and socialists are the greatest threat to freedom- loving Americans and that their misguided efforts have caused grave injustices in the fields of criminal law, education, and public welfare: Therefore in respect to criminal law:

An effective criminal justice system should be guided by these basic tenets:
--Our courts must stop pampering criminals
--The punishment must fit the crime
--Justice must be fair but also be swift and, if necessary, harsh
--There is no perfect society only a fair one

Therefore in respect to education:

Education is the key to solving problems in the society and the lack of it is the ROOT CAUSE of America's decline.
An effective system of Education:

--Must stress hard discipline along with arts, sciences, fine music, and basic
skills in reading, writing, and mathematics
--Must teach fairness and respect
--Must teach morals, the dignity of labor, and the value of family

Therefore in respect to welfare:

Welfare (we prefer workfare) is reserved only for the elderly, infirm, and those who need a temporary helping hand and the welfare system must also:

--Instill the concept of honest work for honest pay
--Instill the concept that everyone who can work must work and be forced
to work if necessary
--Instill the concept that there is no free lunch and that being productive
citizens in a free society is the only honorable path to take

That racial prejudice and bigotry are intolerable in a free and vital society

--No one is worthy of respect simply because of the color of their skin.
--Respect is earned by actions and by deeds, not by birthright.
--There are only two types of people on earth, decent and indecent.
Those who are decent will flourish, and those who are not will perish.
--No laws laid down by a body of government can make one person like

A free and just society must be protected at all costs even if it means shedding the blood of its citizens. The willingness of citizens to lay down their lives for the blief in freedom is a cornerstone of true democracy; without that willingness the structure of society will surely crumble and fall into the ashes of history.


--Along with the inalienable rights to bear arms, and the inalienable rights
to personal protection, a strong skilled, and well-equipped military is
essential to maintaining a free society.
--A strong military eliminates the need for "allies," allowing the society
to focus on the needs of its citizens.
--The business of citizens is not the business of the world unless the
rights of the citizens are infringed upon by outside forces.
--The duty of those who live in a free society is clear, personal freedom
is not negotiable.


We who support the Tri-State Philosophy and live by its code and its laws pledge to defend it by any means necessary. We pledge to work fairly and justly to build and maintain a society in which all citizens are truly free and are able to pursue productive lives without fear and without intervention.

Can you live in this society?

posted on Nov, 5 2004 @ 01:32 PM
Im sorry to say this to you, but when the original constitution was written it was made for "White Hetrosexual People". Blacks were slaves and we did not have all the diffrent issues we have today influencing its meanings.

If you are asking me. I would love to live in a world where everyone was treated equal, fairly, without hatred, crime and prejiduces.. The way the world is now is just creating a deterring factor. "The Human Race will eventually live in seperatism.


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