Economic reasons these united States should restore the Articles of Confederation as the legitimate central government of the US
by: Ron Holland
How would you like to begin a peaceful, legitimate political action which could roll back the last 100 years of government growth and national debt along with the hated federal income tax and the Fed? What if you could force Washington to return to a strong dollar policy and allow real currency competition to escape the near total destruction of the dollar now worth only 5 cents of the 1913 dollar? Imagine a future when the President would be forced to seek a Declaration of War and get the states and citizens behind any new military incursion, invasion or bombing?
Most experts agree Washington’s national debt and unfunded liabilities are a ticking time bomb toward national bankruptcy and dollar collapse. Why should we let Washington’s global creditors or our nation’s enemies decide when to move against us? This could result in a massive confiscation of private wealth due to hyperinflation leaving the vast majority of productive Americans penniless and subsisting on increasingly worthless government handouts but only if they “behave and vote correctly.”
We all know that Congress regardless of Democrat or Republican controlled is now only a tool of special interests that have taken over our government and now direct it primarily to increase their wealth, corporate profits and market share and power. Congress is increasingly irrelevant to control Washington or make foreign policy as this course is also charted by these interests and carried out by the president, now only a pretender and front man to promote their agenda.
Today, the best legitimate solution to Washington tyranny is the right of nullification as presented so well in Tom Woods’ new book, Nullification. But should this fail, there is another alternative, secession from the Washington Empire and the restoration of state sovereignty and a limited, debt-free central government under America’s first government established by our founding fathers, The Articles of Confederation.
Cut Out the Problem
The American Dream and patriot vision of our founding fathers does not have to end this way. If an individual has cancer, the medical solution is often to remove the cancerous tumor and surrounding tissue to prevent the cancer from killing the patient followed by radiation and chemo to prevent the resurgence of the cancer. In business, when a company is heading toward bankruptcy there is corporate restructuring where the bad assets and liabilities are kept in the old corporate structure while profitable sectors and productive assets are moved to a new profitable debt-free structure. Americans today need to consider how to get rid of the current failing federal government and it’s massive debts.
As a nation and a people we must become proactive in solving the Washington debt and tyranny problems rather than wait until they grab our wealth to stay in power and keep their Fed money machine afloat for a while longer. I for one have no interest in waiting for my remaining wealth and liberties to be pulled under by Washington as our politician’s flail around like a drowning victim pulling all the rest of us down with them.
When nations face bankruptcy and are unable to rollover their government debt, the first thing to go is often the currency due to hyperinflation but this isn’t the end of the debacle but rather the beginning. The politicians and central bankers first try to shore up their control and hang on to the gravy train for a while longer by confiscating more wealth when possible and allowing the hyperinflation to push taxes to the top brackets. Finally only when the population has lost their savings and property and when government pensions and safety net programs are rendered meaningless by hyperinflation does the last terminal stage take place.