Sovereign Canadian Truckers or Maritime Strawmen??? The Unspoken Legal Disconnect Between the Freedom Convoy's Natural Law and the Canadian Government's Maritime Law
What's the most challenging part of a marriage? Communication. My husband and I both speak English but in our ten years of marriage I've come to realize we use and define the same English words vastly differently.
That is exactly the disconnect the Free people and truckers of Canada are having in the uneasy marriage betwixt them and their government.
You think you're all using the same English or French languages in the same way. You aren't.
You think you and your government define the same words in the same way. You don't.
You think you, the Ottawa Police and RCMP all share and understand the same legal code. You don't.
Most heartbreaking of all, you think the Natural Law that God has written on all of our hearts,including the RCMP's hearts, is codified in the Laws of Canada. Because the common language and the legal language use the same words but define them differently, it isn't.
And it gets even worse.
Therein is the silent, frustrating disconnect between the Freedom Convoy and the "Authorities" that everyone feels but no one can quite put their finger on.
It's like one of those weird marital arguments where you suddenly realize that for the last half hour you and your spouse weren't arguing about the same thing at all, even though you were using the same words! Arrrgh!
The Freedom Convoy and those who seek to suppress them are engaged in a similar argument, seeming to argue about the same things (right to assemble, freedom, etc.) but actually you're engaged two different arguments, slipping obliquely past each other, even while using the same words.
This whole linguistic/legal problem was "discovered" by Wisconsinite, David Wynn Miller, under the saddest circumstances: the government ripped his children from him during his 1980s divorce, just as the government ripped my husband's three children from him when his cheating ex kicked him to the curb, making good on her longtime "jest" that, "I just need five kids, then I don't need you anymore."
Unable to fathom how a government could take his own flesh and blood from him, David Wynn Miller began his research. What he discovered made him such a liability to the Establishment and so annoying to the Canadian courts that he was banned from crossing into Canada in 2001 but what he discovered explains exactly why the Freedom Convoy is being illegally threatened, arrested and prosecuted for "crimes" they did not commit, harassed for embodying "we stand on guard for thee," while the police commit the crimes and violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The Tale of Three Americas
We should all have a Professor Kirkpatrick in our lives. He was the tutor who taught young C. S. Lewis to "clarify his terms." That old Scottish atheist taught the author of Mere Christianity how to think logically and strip away all assumptions to bare, naked fact. We should all be blessed with a Professor Kirkpatrick.
When you and I say, "America" we know what we mean. But there are other Americas on this blessed land and I'm just now starting to become aware of them. In this article, we're going to take the merest glimpse at them and attempt to "clarify" what we mean by the term "America."
This is the tale of three Americas.
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