On Jul 24, 2014, at 6:40 AM, Dave Robinson <email@example.com> wrote:
The British Monarch issued Letters of Marque and Reprisal to the members of the Bar Association (British Crown Commercial Company) which issued licenses to privateers to attack American “vessels” in international jurisdictions of the law. This is the genesis of Bar Association Licenses.
A “license” as you must know, is permission to engage in an act which would otherwise be illegal.
The Americans responded by quickly passing an Amendment — the original 13th — to their Constitution effectively barring attorneys from holding public office!
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln, a Bar attorney, was elected President of the United States (Commercial Company) but could not lawfully act as the President of The United States of America (Major).
This is why representatives of eleven Southern States refused to be seated and left the Congress adjourned sine die.