2013 News April – June

Vengeancia (updated Sunday, July 1, 2013) Continued from the front page…..check out Canada is a corporation under the UK queen, here, also, here. ” The US National Security Agency uses the ECHELON system not only for surveillance of civilians and politicians, but also for spying on behalf of US corporations.” Read more.

Sign the Petition!
Sign the Petition!

“Over five hundred thousand people have signed onto the Stop Watching Us campaign, a nonpartisan, grassroots campaign opposing the dragnet surveillance programs of the National Security Agency (NSA).  Galvanized by newly surfaced evidence confirming the NSA’s surveillance of the phone records and Internet activity of individuals in the United States and abroad, the Stop Watching Us coalition is seeking public accountability and tangible reform to rein in unconstitutional surveillance.” read more.

Published on Jun 5, 2013

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Links to get you started on your research:

NDAA 2013 passes with indefinite detention still intact
http://rt.com/usa/news/ndaa-indefinit…

The Patriot Act
http://thepage.time.com/2011/02/15/ho…
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/…

Obama extends Patriot Act: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05…

Widespread abuse of patriot act: http://www.aclu.org/national-security…

Obama tries to hide information regarding rape and sexual abuse in Abu Ghraib: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world…

Obama’s kill list: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/wor…

FBI finalizing its NGI Biometrics Database:
http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/fing…

Biometrics at departures: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/po…

http://rt.com/usa/us-foreigners-leave…

People placed on no-fly list for political reasons:

http://www.sfgate.com/politics/articl…

http://www.aclu.org/blog/national-sec…

Drones used to hunt Dorner: http://now.msn.com/christopher-dorner…

Dorner fire set intentionally:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02…
The police finally admit it: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow…

Leaked Document: Government setting up military detention centers for Activists: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfkZ1y…

FBI Murdered Todashev execution style:
http://www.usnews.com/news/newsgram/a…

http://rt.com/news/todashev-head-shot…

Senator Coburn points out the DHS “zombie” training exercise as wasteful: http://www.coburn.senate.gov/public/i…

But if you actually watch it it’s much more disturbing: http://stormcloudsgathering.com/dhs-t…

Yes this really happened (details about the exercise):
http://washingtonexaminer.com/your-ta…

Police admit Dorner fire was set on purpose: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow…

DHS buying billions of bullets (links to some of the purchase orders):
450 million rounds purchased by DHS earlier this year:
http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Secu…

Purchase order for additional 750 million rounds of ammunition
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportuni…

DHS buys even more bullets:
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportuni…

http://news.investors.com/ibd-editori…

Iris scanning from a distance:
http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/…

Biometrics checks at border… Already in place for immigrants entering, now to be added for exits….More.

Watch this video, below, from our favorite Canadian activist, Dean Clifford. Check out our friend and activist, Adam Kokesh, in a new movie, The Prey.

“Not surprisingly, neither the Fourth Amendment nor the freedoms against tyranny that it protects are honored by Holder or the other architects and construction crews erecting the surveillance state. As Greenwald and Ball report, the leaked documents demonstrate that when the NSA is conducting surveillance under the pretense of monitoring foreign targets, any U.S. communication caught in the dragnet is “collected, retained and used.” Read more.

Ed. Note: I’m sorry to break this to you, but Americans ARE foreign targets! The “US Person” is an “entity,” a corporation, owned by presumption by the corporation dba the United States. No wonder the fourth amendment doesn’t help “US persons!” Read more.

“Trenton and Free Radical’s Musical Activism….The world is hungry for S.A. music and culture, says Trenton Birch….” Read more at Rolling Stone.

Patriots,

For the last several weeks our support team has been working tirelessly to help identify everyday Americans around the country who have been unfairly targeted by the IRS. You have probably seen several of them testify before Congress the last two weeks. …”
In liberty,

Jenny Beth Martin, Co-Founder and National Coordinator
Tea Party Patriots

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SAN DIEGO – Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez, one of Southern California’s most renowned Hispanic singer-songwriters, has been named one of the winners of this year’s National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship award. Read more.

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HISAdvocates.org: Contracts and Living in the Private and Dealing with Contracts:  Host/Moderator – Kelby Smith

  • Complete explanation of what is a US Citizen.
  • Breakdown on Who You Are.
  • What is the Republic.
  • What are the contracts that get us into the jurisdiction of the US Corporation.
  • What are adhesion contracts.
  • What should you do with your Dr. License, Birth Certificate, Social, Bank Accounts etc…
  • How to create Private Associations/Foundations/Ministries
  • How to act in commerce.
  • How to read/interpret and sign all documents/contracts.
  • How to have a private association bank account.
  • How not to contract with the courts.
  • What words are used to trick us into contracts.

More here.

Colorado Sheriffs are suing the State.
Colorado Sheriffs are suing the State.

The Gazette: “The El Paso County Commissioners believe the intent of gun control legislation in the state is to outlaw guns. What do you think the intent is?” Read more.

Colorado sheriffs plan lawsuit, here and here. Dave Koppels’ site. Check out the Volokh Conspiracy.

KDVR – “All but 10 of Colorado’s 64 county sheriffs have signed onto a lawsuit aimed at blocking the Democratic gun control measures passed by the state legislature and signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper back in March.

The sheriffs held a Friday morning news conference to detail their federal challenge, which is being led by the Independence Institute and its in-house Second Amendment expert Dave Kopel.” Read more.

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With Ethical Alternatives a Better World Is Possible! Please mark your calendar :   Sunday, June 9, 3 to 6 pm

Connect Colorado is a space for the growing of the alternative systems community. This is a monthly fair/ bazaar where people just like you come to connect and meet with other like-minded people to create a true economic freedom through building a new collaborative system. Each event will feature Alternative Economy Products/ Services,  Entertainment; and Food.

Occupy Denver Group Meets at Civic Center
Occupy Denver Group Meets at Civic Center

This fair/ bazaar will be held at the Thomas W. Bean Tower building (135 Park Avenue West, Denver, CO 80205, between Cleveland, Washington St and 20th. Park on Washington Street across from Safeway, but please walk through the main entrance on the Park Avenue West).

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“We have finally announced all of our musical acts, performers, workshops and special events for the 2013 SONIC BLOOM and will be posting all of the schedule information to the website soon. This year’s festival will be enhancing in many ways….” Read more.

Sonic Bloom June 13-16.
Sonic Bloom June 13-16.

The Supreme Court OKs DNA swab for people under arrest. Read more here. Creepy or Cool? Portraits Derived From the DNA in Hair and Gum Found in Public Places here.

Check out our Featured Activist (and musician) Mike Adams, editor, Natural News, sitting in for our Hall of Famer, Alex Jones, discussing the supreme court decision along with Bilderberg and other latest news, here. He also provides an update re: our Featured Activists, Adam Kokesh and Luke Rudkowski.

Lord's Prayer: Not PC?
Lord’s Prayer: Not PC?

“A high school valedictorian from South Carolina ripped up his approved speech on stage this past weekend, and minutes later, delivered the Lord’s Prayer in defiance of the school district’s decision to no longer include prayer at graduation ceremonies.” Read more.

Check out The Real Music Industry from musician/activist, Stephen Gladstone, here. Check out these mp3s from FOTL, Dean Clifford. Check out shows at Orion Talk Radio Network, here. Listen to William Clark discuss sovereign topics with Maggie at The Unsolicited Opinion, here.

Check out these articles from Tetley.

Tetley’s maritime and admiralty law

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Glossaries and Tables

Tetley, Glossary of International Conventions and National Laws of Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France and the People’s Republic of China on Maritime Law.

Tetley, Package and Kilo Limitations of 146 Countries.

Recent Decisions and Commentaries (2008)

Erika Decision (Français)[.pdf]

Prestige Decision[.pdf]

Tetley, Prestige Decision Commentary (English)[.doc]

Tetley, Commentaire sur la Décision du Prestige (Français)[.doc]

The Rotterdam Rules and U.S. Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1999

1) United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (The Rotterdam Rules)[.pdf] (A/RES/63/122), 2 February 2009.

For the text of the Convention in English, French and Spanish see Journal of Law and Economics Vol. XLIV No. 4 – 2009.

Glass, David A., “Meddling in the multimodal muddle? — a network of conflict in the UNCITRAL Draft Convention on the Carriage of Goods [wholly or partly] [by sea]” [2006] Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 307-334.

Tetley, Reform of Carriage of Goods — The UNCITRAL Draft and Senate COGSA ’99[.pdf] (published in (2003) 28 Tul. Mar. L.J. 1-44).

Tetley, The UNCITRAL Draft Convention – Governing Means Choosing – Can one draft details, without first agreeing on the principles? – Fairplay Magazine, March 20, 2003.

Tetley, The CMI Final Draft Instrument – Participation versus Decision-Making – What We Need is a Two-Track Approach (April 8, 2002).

Weale, Letter from the President of the Association of Maritime Arbitrators of Canada to the President of the Canadian Maritime Law Association[.pdf] re “CMI International Sub-Committee on Issues of Transport Law – Proposed Instrument on Carriage of Goods by Sea” (December 18, 2000)

Tetley, “Towards a new Cogsa: Carriage of goods by sea and leadership” – Fairplay Magazine, October 28, 1999.

Tetley, “What Happened in New York? A ‘Mouse’ and a ‘Boot in the Butt'” – Fairplay Magazine, June 17, 1999.

Tetley, “NGO’s and Transparency – A Fitting Way to Celebrate in New York” – Fairplay Magazine, April 22, 1999.

Tetley, “Support Griggs: Plan of Action for the CMI” – Fairplay Magazine, October 22, 1998.

2) U.S. Senate COGSA ’99

Full-text of U.S. Senate COGSA ’99 (September 24, 1999).

Submissions of the Canadian Maritime Law Association on Senate COGSA’99 (April 2000).

Prof. Tetley’s comments on Senate COGSA ’99 (sixth U.S Senate Staff Working Draft Bill of September 24, 1999).

Reactions to Tetley’s commentary on the U.S. draft bill to replace COGSA 1936. (April 7, 1999).

“Law Conventions Trampled: US COGSA Sails Its Own Quirky Course” Fairplay Magazine, October 15, 1998.

Maritime Law — International

1) Recently Published Articles

Tetley, Jurisdiction and Arbitration Clauses in Carriage of Goods by Sea in Canada – the New Law and O.T. Africa Line Ltd. v. Magic Sportswear Corp.[.pdf] (paper presented to the Carriage of Goods by Sea Committee of the U.S. Maritime Law Association, New York City, May 3, 2006).

Tetley, A Table of the Cargo by Sea Conventions as they apply to Certain States (updated weekly).

Tetley, Jurisdiction Clauses and Forum Non Conveniens in the Carriage of Goods by Sea[.pdf] (publisbed inJurisdiction and Forum Selection in International Maritime Law. Essays in Honor of Robert Force (Martin Davies, ed.), Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2005, Chapter 6 at pp. 183-263).

Tetley, The Burden and Order of Proof in Marine Cargo Claims[.pdf] (2004).

Tetley, Case Comment: Z.I. Pompey v. ECU-Line N.V. (The Strong Test and Fundamental Breach with respect to Bill of Lading Forum Selection Clauses)[.pdf] (2004) 10 JIML 468-476.

Tetley, Good Faith in Contract, Particularly in the Contracts of Arbitration and Chartering (Corrective vs. Distributive Justice)[.pdf] (2004) 35 JMLC 561-616.

Tetley, Letters of Indemnity at Shipment and Letters of Guarantee at Discharge[.pdf] [2004] ETL 287-344.

Tetley, Interpretation and Construction of the Hague, Hague/Visby and Hamburg Rules[.pdf] (2004) 10 JIML 30-70.

Tetley, Case Comment: The House of Lords Decision in The Starsin[.pdf] (2004) 35 JMLC 121-139.

Tetley, General Average Now and in the Future[.pdf] Liber Amicorum R. Roland, Larcier, Brussels, 2003 at pp. 419-450.

Tetley, The Himalaya Clause – revisited [.pdf](2003) 9 JIML 40-64.

Tetley, “Responsibility for Fire in the Carriage of Goods by Sea”[.pdf] [2002] ETL 1-35.

Tetley, Maritime Liens in the Conflict of Laws[.pdf] ,Law and Justice in a Multistate World: Essays in Honor of Arthur T. von Mehren, Transational Publishers, Ardsley, N.Y., 2002 at pp. 439-457 .

Tetley, “Properly Carry, Keep and Care for Cargo – Art. 3(2) of the Hague/Visby Rules” [2001] ETL 9-35.

Tetley, “Seven Rules of Interpretation (Construction) of Bills of Lading”,Liber Amicorum Robert Wijffels, Antwerp, 2001 at pp. 359-379.

Tetley, “The Cause of the Loss or Damage”,Études de Droit Maritime à l’aube du XXIe siècle – Mélanges offerts à Pierre Bonassies, Éditions Moreux, Paris, 2001, at pp. 357-371.

Tetley, “Geographic Deviation” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Traffic Science, Potoroz, Slovenia, 2000.

Tetley, “Uniformity of International Private Maritime Law – The Pros, Cons, and Alterntives to International Conventions – How to Adopt an International Convention” (2000) 24 Tul. Mr. L.J. 775-856.

Tetley, “Arrest, Attachment, and Related Maritime Law Procedures” (1999) 73 Tul. L. Rev. 1895-1985.

Tetley, “The Demise of the Demise Clause?” (1999) 44 McGill L.J. 807-846.

Tetley, A Definition of Canadian Maritime Law[.pdf] (1996) 30 U.B.C. L. Rev. 137-164.

Tetley, The General Maritime Law – The Lex Maritima[.pdf] (1994) 20 Syracuse J. Int’l L. & Comm. 105-145, reprinted [1996] ETL 469-506.

Tetley, “Canadian Interpretation and Construction of Maritime Conventions“, first published (1991) 23 R.G.D. 109-128, updated August 8, 2001.

2) Law Journal Articles

Law Journal Articles

3) Fairplay articles

Prof. Tetley’s Fairplay articles. A selection of brief articles first published in Fairplay Magazine.

4) Important Judgments

Important Judgments from the “You Win Some, You Lose Some” Department.

Maritime Law — Canada

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Legislation and Decisions 2006-2007[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 2005-2006[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 2004-2005[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 2002-2003[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 2001-2002[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 1999-2001[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 1998-1999[.pdf]

Tetley, Summary of Canadian Maritime Legislation and Decisions 1997-1998[.pdf]

Publications and Commentary

1) Tetley, Marine Cargo Claims, 4th edition (2008).

This text was researched with a generous grant of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Preliminary versions of certain chapters of Marine Cargo Claims, 4th edition, formerly on this website, as well as five national summaries, have been removed from the site in view of the forthcoming publication of the book (May 2008).

2)Tetley, Glossary of Maritime Law Terms, 2 Ed., 2004
(first edition published by Langlois Gaudreau O’Connor, 2001)

3)Tetley, International Maritime and Admiralty Law, 2003

4)Tetley, Maritime Transportation, inInternational Encyclopedia of Comparative Law: Vol XII – Law of Transport, published by Mohr, Siebeck and Martinus Nijhoff, 2001.

5)Tetley, Maritime Liens and Claims, 2nd edition, 1998

6)Tetley, International Conflict of Laws, Common, Civil and Maritime, 1994

7) Tetley, Marine Cargo Claims, 3rd edition, 1988
(out of print)

Important Lectures of the Past

1) Common Carriage vs. Private Carriage[.pdf] – Prof. Tetley’s Lecture to students of Profs. Erik Røsæg and Trine-Lise Wilhelmsen of the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Norway – September 13, 2004

2) History and Fundamentals of Maritime Law – Prof. Tetley’s Lecture to students of Profs. Erik Røsæg and Trine-Lise Wilhelmsen of the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Norway – September 13, 2004

3) Private Carriage: Good Faith in Contract in Civil Law and Common Law[.pdf] (Particularly in the Contract of Chartering and in the Dispute Resoluton of Charterparties, i.e. Arbitration) – Prof. Tetley’s Lecture to the Norwegian Maritime Law Association (Stephen Knudtzon, President), at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Oslo, Norway – September 15, 2004

4) Maritime Liens and the Conflict of Laws[.pdf] Maritime Liens and the Conflict of Laws – Prof. Tetley’s Lecture to students of Profs. Erik Røsæg and Trine-Lise Wilhelmsen of the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Norway – September 16, 2004

5) Due Diligence to Make the Ship Seaworthy[.pdf] – Prof. Tetley’s Lecture to students of Profs. Erik Røsæg and Trine-Lise Wilhelmsen of the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Norway – September 16, 2004

6) Maritime Arbitration in the U.S. and the U.K., Past, Present and Future: The View from London[.rtf]- Bruce Harris at the Tulane Maritime Law Center William Tetley Maritime Lecture 2008 – Tuesday, March 4, 2008

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