The Coin Of Citizenship
By Bill The Butcher And Brother Theo
America greatly resembles Ancient Rome in many ways. Both great nations can reasonably be called republics. Both great nations have fought their wars with citizen soldiers. Both great nations’ currencies have been the coin used by the rest of the world as trade currency, and both great nations can be said to have had discrete borders within which citizens had sovereign power. Not for nothing was the saying “when in Rome, do as the Romans”. This is because when inside the boundaries of Rome, one did not wish to call attention to their lack of official sanction.
For some time ordinary Americans have fought for their right to establish recognition of the official rights and declared value of our citizenship status. These efforts have been continually hindered by courts who see fit to tinker with our constitution ,the…