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1 July 4, 2014 Independence Day 2014 Special Edition Constitution Party of Indiana The WARRIOR National Veterans Coalition of Indiana Independence Day 2014 July 4, 2014 Special Edition America s Finest poised to Take America Back July 4 th, 1776 to July 4 th, years since the representatives of the 13 colonies in North America declared independence from control of the Crown of Great Britain to become the free, sovereign and independent United States of America. From that point of defiance and what could have been considered insurrection, these leaders of the Continental Congress had to ensure that the new nation was adequately defended from the onslaughts of the British Royal Army. Leaders were assigned to various strategic locations for the protection of the new citizens and for the survival of the infant nation. Those leaders recruited more leaders to form militias in each of the 13 states. These militiamen left their farms and businesses and volunteered to protect their families, communities and assets not only for their present benefit but for every generation in perpetuity. These men trained in guerrilla warfare and were able to spot the enemy even from a distance. One advantage they had was that this was their homeland. They knew the countryside, the roads, rivers and even the trees which the British troops were not aware of. You might say they knew the terrain like the back of their hands. And since this was their homeland, they had the extra incentive to fight to the death, if necessary, for the love of their families, their homes and their liberty. When the British troops invaded, they concentrated mainly along the well travelled roads and the towns along the way. Even before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolution had already commenced. On a cool, crisp, 1775, April morning in Lexington, Massachusetts, 240 British Regulars had marched into the city and were confronted at Lexington Green by 70 Minutemen ready to defend the city with their lives. Seemingly, out of nowhere, the crack of gunfire and the whizzing sound of musket shot gave birth to the Revolutionary War. It was later named, The shot heard round the world. The numerically superior British killed seven Americans on Lexington Green and marched off to Concord with new regiments who had joined them. But American militias arriving at Concord thwarted the British advance. As the British retreated toward Boston, new waves of Colonial militia intercepted them. Shooting from behind fences and trees, the militias inflicted over 125 casualties, including several officers. The ferocity of the encounter surprised both sides. (

2 The WARRIOR America s Finest poised to Take America Back (cont) With the strategic cooperation of General George Washington and French Military leaders, troops had surrounded the Virginia city of Yorktown, which was occupied by British General Cornwallis and 8,000 British troops. On October 19, 1781, The American General and the French leaders, along with 17,000 American and French troops, overwhelmed the British at Yorktown. Cornwallis signed Washington s Articles of Capitulation, effectively ending the Revolutionary War. Almost two years later, on September 3, 1783, the signing of the Treaty of Paris officially brought the war to an end. (Library of Congress/Today in history) These militia and minutemen were the first of America s Finest, The Heroes of America. I, (NAME), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God. Since 1962, the above enlisted oath was in place for all enlisted personnel in the federal military forces of the USA. It is still in place today. There were others similar to it prior to Note that the oath does not have a sunset clause which would effectively nullify the oath upon separation or retirement. However, upon separation or retirement, the veteran is no longer subject to the UCMJ which declares obedience to the President of the United States and officers appointed over him. Ergo, the veteran is a civilian who still bears allegiance to the United States of America and is still honor bound to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Civilian status of the veteran places that vet in a unique and awesome position. He/she is a Hero of the Constitution in which he/ she has sworn to defend, placing his/her life on the line, forsaking all personal and familial matters and desires in defense of the nation served, the USA. Most veterans refuse to admit that they are the Heroes of America, America s Finest. The title never falls away whether they want it or not, they are still America s Heroes. Many heroes have already surrendered their all in service to our nation and in supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States of America. As Constitutional Heroes, The surviving veterans are still duty bound and honor bound to continue their service to defend the Constitution. Our Veterans, indeed, are a special class of heroes. The mindset of most veterans is pretty much the same, I served my country and completed my obligations, now, I just want to be left alone to live my life with my family. Severely wounded and PTSD vets want the same thing but somehow can never achieve that desired status of freedom. Who will stand and still fight for them? The most obvious answer is not the VA but their comrades in arms, the vets who could have been in their positions but were granted a survivorship of honor and continued duty.

3 The WARRIOR America s Finest poised to Take America Back (cont.) Today, our Constitution is severely under attack by enemies, foreign and domestic. We, the veterans and Heroes of America are in a unique and most honored position to continue to defend our Constitution from those enemies. Our present political forces in Washington, and even in each of the United States, will not defend our Constitution with all their heart, mind, soul and strength. They continue to abuse the citizens of America and our American Heroes to fulfill their own financial and political desires while in office and beyond. For the last 100+ years, our Constitution has been slowly shredded and recently, very rapidly shredded. America desperately needs politicians who have experience at defending our Constitution, those who have already dedicated their lives and hearts to that document and to the Liberty of their family and friends. The United States of America needs our veterans to stand up as an army to defeat the foes of our Constitution in every political office in the United States. There is only one institution that is designed and prepared to coalesce that Army of American Heroes to take our Constitution, our freedoms and our nation back. That institution is the National Veterans Coalition. This is a national organization, with a structure familiar to most veterans with ease of communication and support and with the potential to be the most powerful political force this nation has ever known. But without the support of our Heroes and Patriots of all backgrounds, our domestic enemies will continue to shred our freedoms and Liberty until our nation resembles the Soviet Union of the 20 th Century; until the United States of America is only one state of Earth with every other nation as a state under the government of the United Nations. Our Constitution will be totally surrendered and the laws of the U.N. will govern us. Does this sound absurd? Yes, it does! But pay attention to what is actually coming out of Washington and ignore the propaganda. You will see your freedoms are being rapidly eroded away. America needs our Heroes to become involved in the political arena and in the leadership of the National Veterans Coalition to take back America. The NVC is in partnership with the only political party whose platform is totally dedicated to restoring our Constitution to its original intent, The Constitution Party. It is committed to nullifying all unconstitutional laws, restoring all freedoms and Liberty as guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and enforcing the restrictions of the government offices as set forth in the Articles of the Constitution. Read and learn the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States We the People Then Join the National Veterans Coalition and Return America back to God and the Constitution. Our website: The WARRIOR, EA1 Steven Walker US Navy Retired Co-Chairman National Veterans Coalition

4 CPIN The WARRIOR NVCI The Bill of Rights Amendment IX The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. h t t p : // nv ci c p.b l ogs p ot. c om Visit our new NVC Web page NVC Mission Statement T he WA RRI OR E A1 S t e v e n Wa l ke r U S N av y R et ir e d E d i t or : N V CI Ne ws l e t t er Ch ai r m an : Co ns ti tu tio n Pa rt y o f Ind ian a Ch ai r m an : Nat iona l Vet era ns Coa li tio n o f Ind iana Co - Ch ai r m an : N at iona l Ve t eran s Coa li tio n V is i t ou r n e w w e b p ag e : www. na ti o na l vet era ns. us Con t ac t i n f or m at i on : E m ail : nv c.i ndia ya hoo.com P h on e : (812 ) The Mission of the National Veterans Coalition is to contact, inform, recruit, and organize America s Military Veterans in support of the fact that the growing Constitution Party is a strong option at national, state and local ballot boxes. All Veterans have taken an oath to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Our country faces grave national issues within our borders and abroad that again calls for the same allegiance. The present crisis compels Veterans to call on family, friends, neighbors and social contacts, one and all, to join the National Veterans Coalition and the Constitution Party to help in timely defense of our country and to insure and sustain forever the personal goals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The WARRIOR is a monthly publication of Constitution Party of Indiana and the National Veterans Coalition of Indiana. The editor, nicknamed The WARRIOR is EA1 Steven Walker U.S. Navy Retired. He is the Chairman of the CPIN, the Chairman of the NVCI and the Co-Chairman of the NVC. The WARRIOR is currently seeking volunteer contributors for patriotic journalism. All journalistic contributions must conform to the Constitution Party Platform, both national and Indiana. Please submit all contributions by to along with identification for proper recognition. The WARRIOR focuses on solutions to America's problems through the platform of the Constitution Party. The Platform of the Constitution Party is available at the Constitution Party website: The WARRIOR s phone number is

5 Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, July 4, The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, -- That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world. He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them. He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only. He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures. He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

6 Declaration of Independence (cont) He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands. He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers. He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance. He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures. He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power. He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation: For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us: For protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States: For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world: For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent: For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies: For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments: For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever. He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us. He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands. He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

7 Declaration of Independence (cont) In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our Brittish brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends. We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor. Georgia: Button Gwinnett Lyman Hall George Walton North Carolina: William Hooper Joseph Hewes John Penn South Carolina: Edward Rutledge Thomas Heyward, Jr. Thomas Lynch, Jr. Arthur Middleton Massachusetts: John Hancock Maryland: Samuel Chase William Paca Thomas Stone Charles Carroll of Carrollton Virginia: George Wythe Richard Henry Lee Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Harrison Thomas Nelson, Jr. Francis Lightfoot Lee Carter Braxton Pennsylvania: Robert Morris Benjamin Rush Benjamin Franklin John Morton George Clymer James Smith George Taylor James Wilson George Ross Delaware: Caesar Rodney George Read Thomas McKean Massachusetts: Samuel Adams John Adams Robert Treat Paine Elbridge Gerry Rhode Island: Stephen Hopkins William Ellery Connecticut: Roger Sherman Samuel Huntington William Williams Oliver Wolcott New Hampshire: Josiah Bartlett Matthew Thornton William Whipple Rhode Island: Stephen Hopkins William Ellery

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