In “Natural Rights of the Colonists as Men”, “The Report of the Committee of Correspondence to the Boston Town Meeting, Nov. 20, 1772” I, Samuel Adams wrote: “Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to life; Secondly, to liberty; Thirdly, to property; together with the right to support and
defend them in the best manner they can. These are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature.” Each of these primary rights were expounded on but here needs to be the focus of property.
I studied John Locke but I did not have the advantage of such means of learning or expression as your modern point of view.
Property has always been the key component to the Liberty. Starting with the idea that all that you have, all that you contribute by your thoughts and the work of your hands to form the raw materials of nature into something useable and then if you choose to trade or sell it for something else, the something else, like money, is YOUR Property.
I summed it up in these term: 1. you cannot turn yourself over to government and think they are going to take care of you and give you everything. 2. paying taxes should only be to support what you agree to limited government to do – support, protect and defend your Unalienable Rights. 3. If the government fools you and attacks your right to Life, Liberty and Property with crazy laws and taxes, then you have the authority and obligation to tell them to go jump in the lake!
“In short, it is the greatest absurdity to suppose it in the power of one, or any number of men, at the entering into society, to renounce their essential natural rights, or the means of preserving those rights; when the grand end of civil government, from the very nature of its institution, is for the support, protection, and defence of those very rights; the principal of which, as is before observed, are Life, Liberty, and Property. If men, through fear, fraud, or mistake, should in terms renounce or give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the grand end of society would absolutely vacate such renunciation. The right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the power of man to alienate this gift and voluntarily become a slave.”
So I was known to be very long winded in my day, I could hold the attention of the crowds for 12 hours yet I’m not sure I can hold you for 12 minutes. When it comes to your Property Rights I hope to get your attention!!
It is important to learn about the most modern evil pressing on you and your modern American society that your presidents instituted through commission and Executive Order. Then your Congress, States governments and even local governments are forcing you into slavery. Yes, your Property is being stolen, not just the ground you stand on but your money, for fraud and lies that are turning you into slaves.
Agenda 21 and its local daughter – ICLEI. We will provide more information on this specific page and links on the side for you to explore and come together as did the “Sons of Liberty” in my day to STOP this same tyranny as was being jammed down the throats of we who fought to set this country free.
I submit to you as I concluded in the Declaration of Rights already mentioned, that “Now what liberty can there be where property is taken away without consent?” My friends and countrymen, Agenda 21 is all about taking your Property and the Rights to it.