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The LAWS Of the United States Do NOT Apply To The People, Who

Remain Sovereigns
Affirmation of the concept of retained individual sovereignty:
After the Declaration of Independence, but before the ordainment and
establishment of the Constitution, the people of the United States
pretty much handled their own affairs using the Common Law. They were
not subject to any higher authority other than the authority of the
common law as administered by the people themselves (self governance).
Although the states did exist, they only existed by the authority of
the people. Every man was a king, and every woman a queenand none had
any subjects. Upon declaring our independence, we all became sovereigns
and members of the peerage (nobility).

In the Constitution (and the constitution of any real republic) the
operative words are establish and ordain. The People existed in
their own individual sovereignty before the constitution was enabled.
When the People establish (bring into existence) and ordain (grant
legitimacy and authority to it) a constitution, there is nothing in the
words establish and ordain that signifies that they have yielded
any of their sovereignty to the agency they have created. To interpret
otherwise would convert the republic into a democracy (see Republican
Government). Please note that the word people is grammatically
correct as either singular or pleural therefore, the word people
can correctly mean one man or many men. [The first 10 Amendments of the
Constitution show clearly that the word people means each individual
man; and the rights therein guaranteed refer to individual rights.
Consequently, every man was and remains an individual sovereign with
all the Natural rights of a sovereign.

The Constitution emanated from the "people" and was "not the act of
sovereign and independent States." McCulloch v. Maryland, 4 Wheat. 316
[1819]. See also Chisholm v. Georgia, 2 Dall. 419, 470 [1793];
Penhallow v. Doane, 3 Dall. 54, 93 [1795]; Martin v. Hunter, 1 Wheat.
304, 324 [1816]; Barron v. Baltimore, 7 Pet. 247 [1833]. The preamble
contemplates the body of electors composing the states, the terms
people and citizens being synonymous. Negroes, whether free or
slaves, were not included in the term people of the United States at
that time. Scott v. Sandford, 19 How 393, 404 [1857].

The "people" of this State, as the "successors of its former
sovereign," are entitled to all the rights which formerly belonged to
the King by his prerogative. Through the medium of their Legislature
they may exercise all the powers which previous to the Revolution could
have been exercised either by the King alone, or by him in conjunction
with his Parliament; subject only to those restrictions which have been
imposed by the Constitution of this State or of the U.S.

Lansing v. Smith, 21 D. 89., 4 Wendel 9 (1829) (New York)
Lansing v. Smith, 4 Wend. 9 (N.Y.) (1829), 21 Am.Dec. 89
10C Const. Law Sec. 298; 18 C Em.Dom. Sec. 3, 228;
37 C Nav.Wat. Sec. 219; Nuls Sec. 1`67; 48 C Wharves Sec. 3, 7.

The enabling actions in the Preamble are significant because there is
simply nothing in the use of those words to imply that the People
relinquished any of their own rights, power and authority. The People
declared the law (ordain) without taking away from themselves the
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authority to declare law again in the future. The People established
the Constitution without taking away from themselves the authority to
establish anything else in the future. In other words, the people gave
birth to the Constitution without giving up any of their own rights,
power or authority. What was before, continues to be so today.
From the context of the Preamble, one may conclude that the laws of the
United States do NOT apply to People, who remain sovereigns. The
People, as "ordainers" and "establishers" of the country, are
sovereigns of the country and may NOT be involuntarily subjected to the
laws (acts or statutes) of the United States. Instead, the
Constitution, as a Trust, apples ONLY to the officers and employees of
that Trust. Just as any corporation can make internal rules applicable
for its officers and employees ONLY, so too is the Congress acting as
the legislative or rule-making body within the Trust. Consequently, ALL
statutes legislated by Congress apply ONLY to the officers and
employees of the Trust called the United States.

TRUSTEE defined: Person holding property in trust. Restatement, Second,
Trusts, 3(3). The person appointed, or required by law, to execute a
trust. One in whom an estate, interest, or power is vested, under an
express or implied agreement to administer or exercise it for the
benefit or to the use of another. One who holds legal title to property
"in trust" for the benefit of another person (beneficiary) and who must
carry out specific duties with regard to the property. The trustee owes
a fiduciary duty to the beneficiary. Reinecke v. Smith, Ill., 289 U.S.
172, 53 S.Ct. 570, 77 L.Ed. 1109. Blacks Law Dictionary Sixth Edition
(page 1514)
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