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Welcome to the King's Bench Library

"A page of history is worth a volume of logic."
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The King's Bench Library offers readers online access to noteworthy, and often quite rare, writings on the subjects of law, history, banking, monetary policy and science. Most of these writings are outside the mainstream of what is traditionally taught in univerisities, but are nonetheless critical to understanding the perspective this Web site intends to impart.

While we have certain ethical and moral principles we desire to uphold - namely, those which serve to protect and enlarge the scope of personal liberties and sovereign rights - not all the writings enumerated herein necessarily share that viewpoint. When the values espoused by an author are diametrically opposed to ours, the document is labeled (antithetical) for the sake of reader clarity and understanding.

The readings are divided into the following sections:

Highlighted readings are worthy of especially close study.

American History and Republicanism [top]

All but forgotten today, the medallion to the left was the Seal of the First Continental Congress (meeting from Sept. 5, 1774 to Oct. 26, 1774, in Philadelphia). A copy of the Magna Carta lies on the table, twelve hands (six on each side) are reaching out from the clouds, and the seal is topped off with a red Phrygian "cap of liberty." Around the rim of the seal are inscribed, in Latin, the words: "Hanc Tuemur, Hac Nitimur" (meaning, roughly, "On this we rely, This we defend"). The seal is sacred and, symbolically, it establishes one of the links between the early American revolutionaries and the Magna Carta of 1215. The readings in this section are intended to highlight this classical, "common law" heritage of the early American Republic.

  • The Jubilee of the Constitution (1839) by John Q. Adams
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  • Redeunt Saturnia Regna (August 2, 1789)
    On August 2, 1789 there appeared in the Boston Chronicle a poem celebrating the eleven States then participating in the federal Union, and predicting that this newly created Union (i.e., the "Federal Edifice") would presage the "return" of "Saturn's reign." Students of classicism will recognize this phrase as a metaphor for a mythical "golden age" in which the god Saturn is said to have reigned. The "Saturnian" influence on the destinies of empires, including Rome and America, is herein explored.

Law and Jurisprudence

  • Invisible Contracts (c. 1986) by George Mercier
    Invisible Contracts is actually a 745-letter in book form. The "letter" is addressed to a "Mr. May," who wrote Mr. Mercier in connection and in response to a letter Mercier wrote to Armen Condo, the founder of a major tax protestor group (in the 1980's, now defunct) called "Your Heritage Protection Association." Mercier's primary thesis in this text was the exploration of Equity Jurisdiction Attachment in federal tax cases. It is written at the Ph.D. level and assumes that the reader has - at a bare minimum - a good working knowledge of legal concepts related to jurisdiction, taxation and contracts. It also assumes, perhaps most importantly, that the reader is in a "teachable" state of mind.
  • The History of the U.S. Supreme Court

Studies in World Revolution [top]

There has been, since at least the early 17th century, and centered more especially in the English-speaking nations, an open, concerted effort to bring forth what might be termed a "New World Order." Without a solid grounding in the existence and scope of this ongoing, "permanent" World Revolution, the student will be at a loss to understand what has come before, and where the tides of history are switftly rushing him headlong into.

Illustration Left: 57¢ U.S. Postal Service Art Deco Eagle Stamp (2001), signifying the "Dawn of a New Day." The eagle has, since time immemorial, signified the Sun, which is seen here rising between two mountains (i.e., the eagle's wings), indicating revolution. The stamp went into circulation on Sept. 20, 2001.

  • Don Bell Reports (1972-1993) by Don Bell
    Rare, obscure and impeccably well-researched, Don Bell offers readers over 40 years of news and views on the New World Order. His multi-part series on Proofs of a Conspiracy and Regional Governance are classics well worthy of careful study. The view developed in these papers is of a global System engineered to be largely administrative in law, procedure and economy, and highly technocratic in terms of its ethics, morality, caste and religion. Bell identifies eugenics as the Holy Grail of World Revolution, with the ultimate intention of (re-)making man in the image of man (vide Gen 1:27)
  • The Revolution Was (1938) by Garet Garrett
    According to Aristotle, revolutions may proceed either "within the form" or "without the form." The latter is the sort that most people are familiar with: a sudden, abrupt change having taken place in the seat (and form) of power (e.g., the American War for Independence, the French Revolution, etc). The art and science of politics, on the other hand, concerns itself with revolution "within" the form: changing the substance upon which power operates, without (necessarily) changing the outward form under which power presents itself (e.g., women's liberation, gay rights, etc). In this study, Garrett examines the political "revolution" that took place during Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal.
  • So Desperate a Step (June 21, 1973) by Maureen Heaton
    An excellent and rare find, this short pamphlet will be highly valued by students of regional governance (e.g., Metro 1313) and output budgeting (e.g., Rand Corporation's PPBS). Included are both the text of the pamphlet itself, as well as comments entered into the record by Heaton at a hearing held by the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations on June 21, 1973 in San Francisco.
  • The Impossible Dream by Maureen Heaton
    [xxx]
  • Philip Dru: Administrator (1912) by Colonel Edward Mandell House
    [desc goes here] (antithetical)
  • Theodore Roosevelt speech in Ohio, Oct. 1906
    [xxx] (antithetical)
  • Bush: The Unauthorized Biography (1992)
    [xxx]
  • Triple Revolution
  • Charles Duncan, Jr., West Point Commencement Address (Coca-Cola exec)
  • The Growth of Government Regulations Congressional Record, Feb. 20, 1980 (Rep. Richard Kelly, Florida)
  • Crisis in Democracy, Trilateral Commission
    [xxx] (antithetical)

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