The mere presence of Article VII in “this Constitution for the United States of America” is a problem, and, in fact, there is no justification for having included it. The problem can be stated briefly: Prior to “Establishment”, Article VII can be no source of criteria for “Ratification”. If ever “this Constitution” were established, then Article VII would remain superfluous, just as it must have been in the late summer and throughout the autumn of 2540 (1787).

The problem is made more complicated by contemplating a few questions. What criteria, if any, were there in 2540-2541 (1787-1788) by which to judge ratification? Were they established with authority? What documentary evidence is there for them today? If no satisfactory answers to the foregoing questions can be found, then what must be done about those who have sworn oaths to uphold “this Constitution” and who are prepared to take extraordinary steps to uphold their oaths?

It so happens that the purposes of this blog are not only to explain the problem mentioned first but also to explore the implications for American politics, and for commerce, of persuading American lawyers and military personnel, for instance, that the current state of the legal order in the United States of America was brought about by a hoax. To do so I will from time to time consider the writing of others who have published commentaries and criticisms about the text of “this Constitution”, to which I will refer also with the phrase, We the People.

Furthermore, to understand the situation as it was on Monday, the 17th of September, 2540 (1787), it will be necessary to examine a few documents produced prior to, during, and shortly after the colonists’ rebellion against rule by the king of England, the members of Parliament, and others such as the royalists who controlled the colonial governments in North America. For example, there is Act Ratifying and Approving the Treaty of Union of the Two Kingdoms of Scotland and England. Another example is the resolution that was given by the delegates to the convention at Philadelphia on the day that they published We the People.

~Paul

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