Friday, April 27, 2012

America: Why Our County Sheriffs Must Be Constitutional Conservatives

by Linda Santucci


With Excerpts Following

From Our American Common Law

Explaining the Power and Authority of the County Sheriff



Socialism is the launching pad to communism. This has been researched and tested in free countries that eventually were overrun by socialists.  We need to be prepared for any situation in today’s world, when someone comes knocking on our citizen doors, saying as President Ronald Reagan put it, “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you.” 

Members of “The People” or U.S. citizens constitutionally are the very foundation of all that has grown into place above us in the organizational chart, as “our government” at every level across America, our shining City on a hill…. The foundation of our government is represented the image of a pyramid on the dollar bill.  The square base of the stone pyramid represents the foundation of, by, for The People; the government is represented by the stone work built above the foundation, with the all-seeing Eye of God at the apex of the pyramid.


In GOP Primaries and the General Election 2012, many Americans will again unknowingly—put virtual enemies of America into positions of power. Their apparent agenda is to continue the seven decades of the 20th C. implementation of a planned take-down of America from within our own government. RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) who look good, sound good, tell a very elementary, but pretty picture story in order to be elected to power positions as Republicans. RINOS help carry out the progressive agenda ironically, of the traditional leftist extremists in the Democrat Party with some Independents.  It would be an insightful exercise possibly, to watch Constitutionalist Republicans on the contrary, who unabashedly tell cold, hard facts, give detailed solutions; yet they are bamboozled by the leftist media and politicians of all Parties twisting and lying about Republicans’ words and actions. Then especially, do the research of Constitutionalist differences between candidates before going to the polls.

Electing and re-electing County Sheriffs across our land may be one of the most crucial issues facing us all, right at home in our own neighborhoods. Today there is much required for Americans to know about the Constitution’s rule of America, especially where illegal and unconstitutional issues have been wrongfully implemented into laws that under false premises, Americans might be expected to follow. 

Anyone who is not up to speed on our national history and early American conditions that led to the Declaration of Independence from England in 1776, is liable even inadvertently to elect or re-elect individuals today who are part of the problem and will not become a part of the solution in taking back America to our founding roots. 

The linked World Net Daily article today prompted this discussion topic about our national history and the Constitutional protections of individual citizens under the authority of our County Sheriffs across America:  Sheriff Joe releasing more on Obama”, saying “I have no intention of resigning”. 

The WND article provides much detailed information concerning certain individuals in Arizona, who have been involved in underhanded tactics intended to thwart and intimidate County Sheriffs of America.  The tactics against Sheriff Arpaio in Arizona may also be part of a plan to further intimidate other American County Sheriffs from using their constituted authority to do what must be done, should conditions require use of their executive power to protect citizens of their counties.  

The activities of the Executive branch against Arizona’s Sheriff Arpaio apparently have been carried on primarily outside the notice and publication of the mainstream media locally and nationally. Below is an introductory comment from the WND article, where I have added italics* to emphasize the final summary statement.  As an elected County Sheriff, Arpaio cannot be removed by another elected county body, which in his case is the “County Board of Supervisors”. Only the Maricopa County Voters can remove Sheriff Arpaio, i.e.:
“Last week, Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts wrote a piece in which she reminded Arpaio of his pledge 20 years ago when he first ran as a candidate for Maricopa County sheriff to serve only one term and turn the office into an appointed post. Arpaio has said that his campaign pledge was a mistake, because if he reported to a political official, he would have been fired 20 years ago and not had the liberty to "do what I felt was right for the people that I serve."

“WND has previously reported that political operative Randy Parraz, a self-described "organizer," has been running a determined campaign to oust Arpaio from office. 
“Parraz, together with a small group of activists operating under Parraz's "newly formed organization, Citizens for a Better Arizona, have unsuccessfully tried to disrupt meetings of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to demand the oversight group vote to request Arpaio's resignation.  
“Arpaio, an *elected sheriff, cannot be removed from office by a vote of the county board….”
Again, only The People have the power to elect, re-elect or replace their local County Sheriff, when they elected him in the first place.  This represents an example of the Constitutionalist system of the separation of powers with checks and balances throughout every level of America. The constitutional safeguard of transparent walls functions through the built-in processes of “a separate democracy” democracy in the local city and county regions, and within the State government systems, and through the federal system of separate but equal powers of our three branches of government.  In a phrase, we have a Constitutional nationwide network of jurisdictions with limited power for each system, protecting The People at every point along the way, where decision making occurs by elected representatives and other officials who serve them. When all systems for recourse fail, the problem at some point may be taken up by The People through various means available to them as the foundation of the structure of the systems put into place by government through other than appropriate constitutional processes under the sworn oaths of individuals responsible.

Historically, from the very signing of the Declaration of Independence forward in time to the establishment of the U.S. Constitution, American Law was founded upon what has been known as the “ancient system of Common Law”.  Neither the English Common Law that was in effect in England during the 18th century, nor the earlier Roman Civil Law prior to the establishment of English Law, are considered to be within the American version of Common Law, which is based upon the Rights of Man. 

The foundational information about this has been explained in a publication entitled Our American Common Law1, copyrighted 1992-1995 by Delta Spectrum Research. Following the discussion below in this posting, is a section with the high points about our County Sheriffs as explained in Our American Common Law. 

The Constitution of the United States of America, after it was ratified by the first 13 States, became the American Common Law for each State of the Union, in addition to each separate State Constitution that was written. Constitutionally, all laws by Congress and by each State legislature must be consistent with the laws set down in the U.S. Constitution. In any case, American Common Law concerned with the ancient rights of humans on earth is embedded within the text, and thus, is integrated with protections and requirements of the U.S. Constitution.  Protecting the Rights of individuals makes our U.S. Constitution genuinely unique from any other national Constitution on the earth.

1“Thomas Jefferson placed great emphasis on the concept of Rights.  He said we did not bring the English Common Law, as such, to this continent; we brought the Rights of Man as evidenced through and by the tried and true system of Common Law.”

Why should an American County Sheriff be a “Constitutional Conservative”?  In America, barring any exceptions of Sheriffs being appointed instead of elected, the County Sheriff is an elected office selected by The People of the county where he or she serves.  To ensure the best possible protection of the County Sheriff in all matters of Constitutional Law, the County Sheriff should be vetted concerning his/her understanding of the role as County executive officer in all matters of the law, in the event of any catastrophe.  The Sheriff is not only the go-to person, he or she is fully responsible for citizens' safety and property protection.  Read the below excerpts from Our American Common Law, following the article.

Vetting is as important for the office of County Sheriff as it is for any high elected executive office in America, because the protection of the People is crucial locally, right where they live.  For the safety and protection of lives and private, personal property of The People in his county, the County Sheriff must be fully aware of his or her authority under the law, should challenges be made to his authority, both by people within his jurisdiction and also by individuals from the state and federal government.  Individuals running for the office of County Sheriff may include people who have unconstitutional concepts and intent about their duties and responsibilities, as the County executive officer of the law.  Once in office, who else can be trusted to make the constitutional choices even in the toughest decisions to protect their County citizens? The burden is upon The People to remain vigilant about the political activities of their government officials and for determining which candidates would make the best Constitutionalist County Sheriffs. 

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, of Maricopa County in the region of Phoenix, Arizona, is one person who has demonstrated that he knows the U.S. Constitution and all that it represents for The People under Common Law concerning his duties and powers.  Sheriff Arpaio has the power of the State of Arizona and the authority of the County of Maricopa system of law that are fully integrated with the protections and requirements of his job under the U.S. Constitution.  His power and authority requires the integrity and capacity which he has as an individual American sworn to stand firm against those who have tried many ways to stop him, from false accusations, to intimidation tactics.  Every County Sheriff should be such a Constitutionalist in his or her willingness and intention to function in accordance with the loyalty oaths for the responsibilities of the office.    

Because Sheriff Arpaio knows what his job is about and who he represents as a sworn American for the citizens of his county, the officials and others discussed in the WMD article, who in some way are connected with the Justice Department of the current Executive branch of the federal government, have been unsuccessful in their attempts either to eliminate him from office, or to stop his investigation of Constitutional presidential authority for the Executive office and his staff.  The Sheriff’s life has been threatened personally, as well…. 

Because Arpaio is now a high profile American citizen nationally, doing his job with the utmost duly constituted authority, an entire nation is watching closely.  Those who understand the U.S. Constitution also know the greater significance of all that Arpaio is about as an American County Sheriff.  Indeed, I daresay in these modern times, Joe Arpaio has become a national treasure and an inspiration to all Americans especially who realize that we are under attack by those at every level in America who want to make the U.S. Constitution irrelevant and eventually intend to eliminate Constitutional rule altogether in America.

Sheriff Arpaio’s presidential and congressional investigation is according to and within his Constitutional authority, and it is according to his sworn duty under his personal loyalty Oath to the Constitution.  The investigation is undertaken as a result of receiving signed petitions by Maricopa County citizens. The citizens asked specifically that Sheriff Arpaio investigate the truth of circumstances surrounding all the evidence of ineligibility uncovered. 

Below, quoted with permission of the publisher, from Our American Common Law1, are the excerpts that help to explain the significance of Common Law as it affects the elected executive office of the American County Sheriff.  To understand more about the Constitutional authority and power of the County Sheriff in America, please study the below information. Think, as you read the material, why it would be the local County Sheriff who all Americans would need to turn to in any event of a foreign attack in our State, or even in the event of a natural disaster.  In any case, the role of the County Sheriff includes protecting county citizens and their property against “all enemies foreign and domestic”.  The below is very simply written and to the point in each section below. 

Remember:  Support your local County Sheriff!  In his or her County, the Sheriff is the highest constitutionally authorized “executive officer” of the law.
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1County Sheriff as Executive Officer:  From Our American Common Law

1“In [the multi-volume] American Jurisprudence, on Sheriffs, Police and Constables, we find the following:

Origin of Office:  The office of sheriff is an ancient one, dating back to at least the time of Alfred, King of England, and the holder thereof has always been the chief executive officer and conservator of the peace in his shire or county.  He is a county officer representing the executive or administrative power of the state within his county.  In [America], the office is generally an elective one, and anciently in England, sheriffs were elected by freeholders of the county, although gradually, it became the custom for the Crown to appoint the Sheriff.’

1Common Law is the Law of The People

“It is the sworn duty of the Sheriff to obey and uphold the Constitution and to protect the property and Rights of the freeborn, Sovereign American individuals of the County.

“County Sheriffs must be advised of the instances where unlawful acts or agencies of government are committed.  It is the duty of the Sheriff to protect the local citizens from such unlawful acts, even when they are committed ‘under color or law’.

“There is no lawful authority for Judges and the Courts to direct the law enforcement activities of a County Sheriff.  The Sheriff is accountable and responsible only to the citizens who are inhabitants of his County. He is under Oath of Office, and need not receive unlawful Orders from Judges or the Courts.  He is responsible to protect citizens, even from unlawful acts of officials of government.  He should not allow his office to be used as an unlawful ‘lackey’ of the Courts or Federal agents or agencies.”

“We Are Our Government

“Since the formation of our Republic, the local County (or Parish) has always been the seat of government for the body politic (The People).  A County (or Parish) government is the highest authority of government in our Republic as it is closest to the body politic (The People) who are, in fact, THE GOVERNMENT.”

“The Common Law of the States is founded and grounded upon substantive titles in real property, and no mere legislative enactment by Congress, State legislature, or County Commissioners.  Neither can judicial ruling by Federal, State or County Courts operate to deprive The People of their Rights at Law, including the Rights inherent in their Allodial Land Title Rights.

“The Constitution of the United States of America, Article III, Section 2, authorizes Courts of Law and Courts of Equity; Judicial Equity is authorized; but nowhere does the Constitution of the United States of America authorize a single bit of either Federal Executive branch of government Equity jurisdiction, or Federal Legislative branch Equity jurisdiction.  In other words, the promulgation and enforcement of Presidential/Congressional/Judicial edicts, dictates, rules, regulations or policies, whether directly or through any Federal agent or agency such as the FBI, CIA, EPA, OSHA, IRS, etc., or with the aid and assistance of State or local lackeys is unauthorized…. Equity administration is in fact theft of Our Rights [protected by the U.S. Constitution] and is a vicious dictatorship by those who exercise it. (Note again: it was 1992-1995 when this was written.)

“….Under the Common Law (Our Constitution), no bureaucrat can dictate what happens to Our liberty or Our property.  The only entity that can determine punishment (pass sentence) upon a freeborn, Sovereign American individual is a lawfully constituted Common Law Jury…. Compelling a freeborn, Sovereign American individual to do anything, except upon the verdict of a Common Law Jury, constitutes an enforcement of the alien and evil Roman Civil Law, and is in fact fascist totalitarianism.

1 “Thomas Jefferson has been credited with warning how the judicial branch of government would usurp the authority of the Executive and Legislative branches of government and turn the country into a judicial dictatorship.” 


1“He was right—it has happened.”

It is often referred to as “legislating from the bench,” it is highly unconstitutional, and it is extremely dangerous for the future independent liberty of The People.  It is happening even more today, through the appointments of judicial individuals who have been willing to render decisions according to personal preferences and politics, rather than according to our specific statutes of Constitutional Law, our Common Law as Americans who are inherently protected under the ancient constituted Rights of humans on earth. 

Our Congress branch of government also has been undermined with individuals who are willing to violate Constitutional law in the writing and passing of Bills for the President’s signature making them law.  Now it’s becoming more difficult to determine whether even a U.S. Supreme Court will render a majority vote declaring that an unconstitutional law will not stand.  However, as has been pointed out in “Our American Common Law”, an unconstitutional law is not a law at all.

With God, anything is possible. God Bless America, and give us Constitutionalist County Sheriffs, plus a majority in Congress and an administration in the Executive branch, who also make decisions as American Constitutionalists.

1 comment:

Linda Santucci said...

I welcome comments, so have changed my settings--will not monitor them in advance. If any are outside parameters of common decency, in my estimation, I will later remove those....