There seems to be misunderstandings regarding the Militia in our modern society today. Because of the misinformation and outright attacks by media and agents of the oligarchy, most people seem to have the impression that the Militia is some nefarious armed group of thugs organized to pillage and plunder society; in America, nothing can be further from the truth. Sure, there are some groups calling themselves Militia that may not be operating as Militia should be, but those are few and isolated groups that are more extensions of the sociopathic egos of their founders than Militia.
First, the Militia is composed of the men of the community of fighting age that come together and organize to defend their natural rights when threatened by an outside force or a domestic one, such as a tyrannical magistrate or Sheriff. It is not a gang of thugs… it is you!
When a frontier community was attacked by Indians or any other threats, the Militia responded. Militia was often commanded by pastors or other recognized and respected leaders in the community and was NOT under government control; it was the people at arms defending their natural rights, such as life, liberty, and property. Whenever the natural rights of the people were threatened, the Militia sprang into action.
The Militia is every one of us defending our homes and families from what threatens us and our communities, not just one community but all of them! When a neighboring community came under attack, the whole countryside would respond making any enemy force no matter how numerous, encircled by angry people determined to repel the threat. Ask any honest General or other command rank officer what encirclement is and how being encircled affects the morale of the forces under his command; especially when encircled by sharp-shooters/snipers!
Since the Federal Government formed by the Convention of 1787 was dissolved by Congress on March 27, 1861, by adjourning sine die, the corporation formed afterward, the United States Government, Inc., has not only discouraged the formation of Militias but today is actively acting against them; treating them as domestic threats to their power and misleading the public so they would be against them, which is literally against the people's own self-interest.
There is more to the Militia, especially respecting the unorganized Militia and a Select Militia but since there is no longer lawful government under the Constitution in America, the latter can be considered part of the enemy’s forces. Select Militias such as the National Guard, are under the command of the State governments and can be called up by the District of Columbia; governments today under the thumb of the corporate oligarchy controlling our political institutions.
The primary purpose and mission of any lawful Militia in America is to secure the natural rights of the people in the community; so the next time you hear derisive remarks about the Militia, calling us domestic terrorists and extremists, understand that it is the propaganda of our enemy in their efforts to demonize our resistance to their attacks on YOUR natural rights.
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