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Arwyn3x 1 point ago +1 / -0

The only means we need belongs to us already - Citizen Grand Jury.

People will tell you all kinds of scary things about "runaway" Citizen Grand Juries - or tell you that their reach is limited to within the State.

They tell you that because, aside from a revolution, this is the most powerful tool We The People have.

Go read Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ruling in the landmark case of United States v. Williams, 112 S. Ct. 1735, 504 U.S. 36, 118 L. Ed. 2d 352 (1992), - https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/504/36

Oklahoma, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Nevada, and Kansas are the only remaining States that allow their citizens to exercise this Constitutional Right.

Here is some of what Justice Scalia says in the ruling:

18 “[R]ooted in long centuries of Anglo-American history,” the grand jury is mentioned in the Bill of Rights, but not in the body of the Constitution. It has not been textually assigned, therefore, to any of the branches described in the first three Articles. It ‘is a constitutional fixture in its own right.’

In fact the whole theory of its function is that it belongs to no branch of the institutional government, serving as a kind of buffer or referee between the Government and the people.

Nowhere in Justice Scalia's ruling could I find a sentence that declares that empanelling a Citizen Grand Juries is a Right only if the individual State approves, or that the Federal Government is immune to an investigation by a Citizens Grand Jury from any County in any State.

And perhaps the "scary runaway" Citizens Grand Jury was only following a line of evidence that got a little too close to uncovering the corruption of a local political machine.

Please, someone in one of those States, think up one subject which you know All Americans would like to have investigated, like perhaps "Who told the States to stop counting votes on election night", then write a petition and go get signatures. Every State varies in the small percentage of county residents needed to sign the petition. Then present the signed petition to a County Judge and YOU'RE IN BUSINESS. Once you have the Citizens Grand Jury you can look to Justice Scalia for guidance:

19 The grand jury’s functional independence from the judicial branch is evident both in the scope of its power to investigate criminal wrongdoing, and in the manner in which that power is exercised. “Unlike a court, whose jurisdiction is predicated upon a specific case or controversy, the grand jury ‘can investigate merely on suspicion that the law is being violated, or even because it wants assurance that it is not.’ It need not identify the offender it suspects, or even “the precise nature of the offense” it is investigating. The grand jury requires no authorization from its constituting court to initiate an investigation, nor does the prosecutor require leave of court to seek a grand jury indictment.

Go Read and then debate among your friends to find a simple yet universal question - then ask all of us for donations to help you test Justice Scalia's ruling in Court.

You will be swamped with money, but you will also be swamped by the swamp.