A Special Communique and Call to Action from the Republic of Kanata

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Issued to all volunteers and organizers in Kanata’s Six Districts

by Kevin Annett

Special Adviser to the Republic’s Provisional Council in Winnipeg

December 6, 2014

 

I didn’t know we and the common law had power until that Mountie backed right off …”

This remark from a protestor at the Kinder-Morgan dispute last week in Vancouver could sum up the transformation shaking our nation and the world these days. The protestor had just handed an RCMP officer a copy of our Republic’s Stand Down Order to “crown” officials, and the officer had complied.

The protestor – a young woman in her twenties – signed up with the Republic the next day.

Hundreds of others like her, and you the reader, have taken the same step in the past few months, and are poised to help inaugurate the Republic of Kanata in the new year of 2015. And we will do so not simply through a Proclamation of Independence but by direct actions to take back our land and liberties, and restore the Common Law as our governing authority.

As sovereign men and women, you have the God given power and the right and obligation to do so. And here is how we will accomplish it:

  1. The Proclamation. After four drafts were debated and amended, our Proclamation of Independence received final assent by our Provisional Council last Monday. This Proclamation declaring our sovereignty will be read publicly and enacted at a foundational ceremony on the morning of January 1, 2015, at five locations across Kanata. On that day, the Republic of Kanata will come into lawful existence. The first Congress of the new Republic will be convened during 2015.

  2. The Constitution and High Court of the Republic. The Proclamation will authorize a new Constitution for the Republic, which will provide for common law courts of justice, including a High Court of the Republic under whose authority local courts will operate. This step will lawfully disestablish the laws and governance of “Canada” and the crown, and legitimate our laws and actions as a Republic.

  3. Reclaiming the Nation. On January 15, a fortnight after Independence Day, our Republic will commence direct and ongoing actions to actively reclaim the land and the law by land seizures, nullification of debts and taxes, and take over of public facilities. Not only the RCMP and police, but all “crown” officials across Kanata, will have their power revoked, and all bills, taxes, statutes and laws of the former corporate entity called Canada will be made null and void. In their place, we will actively establish new laws and institutions designed to return wealth and power to all the people.

 

You, the nearly one thousand members of the Republic, are the seed from which this new nation will emerge. Each of you must recruit, educate and mobilize other men and women over the next few months as part of this campaign and Proclamation of Liberty.

As part of this notification, you have received the names and contact information of the other Republic volunteers in your community. You are to gather together immediately and do the following:

  1. Establish a local branch of our Republic and elect three officers: A Branch Convener, an Education and Membership Coordinator, and a Direct Action Coordinator. Hold one public action and one branch meeting every week.

  2. Distribute our Proclamation and literature to the public and involve them in our direct actions, including the establishment of local Republican Common Law Courts.

  3. Take the Pledge of Allegiance to the Republic, sign up others to do the same, and pay dues to the local branch of no less than five percent of your monthly income. (All of your funds will remain in your local branch to supply your actions).

 

More advice and resources will be provided to you through our official publications and website (www.republicofkanata.com) . The head Convener for your District will be in touch with all of you directly.

If you are reading this, you are the Republic. From you and you alone will issue the future: a reclaimed land, wiped clean of the corruption and crimes of the present, and governed by the Natural Law of equality, peace and liberty. From you alone will come the ideas and actions that will ensure that our children are raised as healthy and free people, as true sovereigns in their own land of Kanata: a federation of free and equal nations.

“Though we may fail today, our principles will triumph tomorrow, taking seed and arising anew in the lives of new generations of free people … I have hope in our future.”

May these words of Canada’s first Republican leader, William Lyon McKenzie, come true and guide us in the days ahead, and give us the courage to triumph through the grace of God.

In the service of the Republic and the People,

Kevin Annett

www.republicofkanata.com

republicofkanata@gmail.com

 

Public Order Revoking the Authority of the RCMP – Issued Today

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Youtube removes ITCCS historic postings detailing complicity of Harper cabinet minister Denis Lebel in Ninth Circle cult, and of child killing at elite Vancouver Club

ITCCS Urgent Update – 14 November, 2014

Vancouver:

Crucial evidence from the ITCCS exposing child trafficking and Ninth Circle rituals in Canada was removed yesterday by youtube without explanation.

The postings consisted of first hand evidence shared in interviews with Kevin Annett, the North American Field Secretary of the ITCCS. The evidence included the names of prominent church, judicial and government members of the Ninth Circle in Canada, and of a west coast child trafficking and cult sacrificial group known as the Twelve Mile Club.

Besides the Harper government’s cabinet minister Denis Lebel and Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec, these names included former BC Provincial Court Chief Justice Hugh Stansfield, Justice William Esson and Terrance Warren of the British Columbia Supreme Court, United Church clergyman and present Moderator of that church, Gary Paterson, and national United Church officials Brian Thorpe and Jon Jessiman.

”Obviously we’re on the right track“ said Kevin Annett today. ”Someone needed to have that information buried quickly. It’s the first time in years one of our youtube postings has been removed. Just like with the resignation of Pope Benedict and Jesuit head Adolfo Pachon after we exposed their crimes, this kind of action is a definite admission of guilt by the child killers we’ve named.“

The ITCCS will soon be re-posting these interviews on more secure media, along with new evidence concerning the Ninth Circle crimes in Canada.

Issued by ITCCS Central, Brussels in collaboration with ITCCS Vancouver
14 November, 2014

www.itccs.org

ITCCS Breaking News: October 25, 2014 – Police State Powers coming to Canada

Canada: “Track B” secret government, police powers established by Order in Council – “Our equivalent of NDAA” in effect November 1 – ITCCS to respond

Ottawa:

In the wake of the staged shooting of a Canadian soldier in Canada’s capital this week, a secret system of government armed with sweeping police powers will soon be inaugurated by a special Order in Council.

A source in Ottawa claims the new system mirrors the American “Homeland Security” regime, and stands outside the laws and Parliament of Canada. The Order establishing the new regime is codenamed “Track B’, and is closed to public scrutiny and Parliamentary or judicial review.

“This is like the free trade agreement: there’ll be the official version for the masses and the real arrangement, cloaked and operational. Not even (Prime Minister) Harper’s cabinet knows most of the facts” stated the source today.

Under “Track B”, according to the source, police and special para-military units will have unlimited powers of arrest and detention, utilizing secret prisons and open ended warrants to incarcerate anyone indefinitely without due process or Habeas Corpus.

“November 1 is the official start date, but things are moving already” said the source.

In response to the Track B disclosure, ITCCS Central will be issuing a special communique and directive to its members this Monday, October 27, along with a breaking interview with its North American Field Secretary Kevin Annett.

The special communique and interview will be posted at www.itccs.org and throughout the ITCCS global network.

Issued by ITCCS Central, Brussels

October 25, 2014, Brussels (7 pm GMT)

www.itccs.org

 

Reflection: In Times like These

True Happiness in Times like These: The Lesson from my Fallen Uncle

by Kevin D. Annett

 Written on the 70th anniversary of his death for another

 

Sub.Lt. Robert I.L. Annett (author’s uncle), front row, third from right (killed in action)

He comprehends his trust, and to the same keeps faithful with a singleness of aim;

And therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait for wealth, or honours, or for worldly state, or mild concerns of ordinary life;

But who, if he be called upon to face some awful moment to which Heaven has joined great issues, good or bad for human kind, Is happy as a Lover; and attired with sudden brightness, like a Man inspired.

He to whom neither shape of danger can dismay, nor thought of tender happiness betray; Who, not content that former worth stand fast, looks forward, persevering to the last.

Or if he must fall to sleep without his fame, and leave a dead unprofitable name, finds comfort in himself and in his cause;

And, while the mortal mist is gathering, draws His breath in confidence of Heaven’s applause:

This is the happy Warrior; this is he whom every Man in arms should wish to be.

- “The Happy Warrior” by William Wordsworth, 1770-1850

…….

My father is the only one in the faded photograph who still draws breath.

He was a boy of fifteen when the family photo was taken: the day before his eldest brother Bob left forever to serve as the youngest officer on the doomed Canadian destroyer HMCS Athabaskan.

My younger father stares soberly into the camera, bearing the same troubled look as every other member of his family, save one: nineteen year old Bob himself, whose easy and gentle smile seems untouched by the war that waits to engulf him.

One of the sailors who survived the Germans’ torpedoing of the Athabaskan seven decades ago this evening, on April 29, 1944, described, later, how Bob wore the same confident radiance in the dark and icy waters of the English Channel as men died about him. He recalls how Bob tried leading the ship’s survivors in song to keep their spirits and them alive, as the ship sank and the waters burned with diesel oil.

And in the midst of the carnage, Bob actually gave up his life jacket to a wounded man.

Last week, I held the old Annett family photograph in my hands as my Dad sipped his scotch and remembered his last memory of brother Bob.

“He could have spent his embarkation leave in town, whooping it up, or seeing his fiancee Elaine. But instead he drove out to see me, his kid brother, and he roused me out of bed and wrestled with me and cheered me up. He was that kind of a guy”.

I gazed at the snapshot and said,

“From the looks of all of you, it’s like you all knew he was going to die”

Dad nodded, and replied softly, and unashamedly awed,

“And look at his smile”

To those accustomed to the sluggish death we like to call peace time, the highest concern one can bestow on another is the admonition to “Be safe”. Even my closest friends tell me that all the time, as if safeguarding one’s own life is some kind of bottom line. It wasn’t for my Uncle Bob, nor is it for anyone like him who discovers the secret of life.

The same people who puzzle over how Bob is the only one smiling in that final photograph are the same ones who comment with regret that Bob died because he gave away his life jacket, as if it would have been possible for him to do anything else when faced with another man drowning from his wounds.

The desperate selfishness of “everyday” life spares us the chance to be fully human that is thrust so starkly upon on us by war. And so far too many of us go away sad and troubled by the actions of shining lights like my Uncle Bob, never understanding the drama: like the crowd who encountered Jesus on his cross and saw only bloodshed.

How habitually do we struggle to shore up the unsalvageable – our own mortal life – and refuse to live for that one moment when we find our real purpose in life by giving up our life entirely for what is right and necessary.

Perhaps Bob was so radiant in that final family photograph because he knew that his own special moment was approaching; and knowing his own measure and loving what he saw, he knew he would not fail. As for the others in the picture, how could their sadness be anything but their knowledge that they could not share in Bob’s moment?

We do not live in a time of peace, as much as we pretend we do. The war in which we are all now immersed, like all wars, is rapidly clarifying everything with the same simple truth, and choice, given to my Uncle Bob in the cold waters: If we do not act, others will die.

The particular happiness of true warriors is that they can devote every moment to the service of that deed, which is after all, the essential thing. And for those who shrink back from such necessary action, there is no remedy, and no ultimate happiness.

That is why I can’t understand or give consideration any longer to the multitudes of “concerned” but immobilized people who shrink back from doing what is necessary to save not only the lives of children, but our lands and our liberties, now, amidst this final war being waged against humanity by a global machinery of death.

At desperate moments like this, hope does come to us, but always at a great cost.

What does awaken us are living examples of a true man, or woman, who show that we are not measured by our capacity to “Be safe”, but rather, to be True, regardless of the cost.

That is the secret of Bob’s smile, and of my own: a reflection of the special opportunity granted to every human being, which no tyrant can rob from us, and no cataclysm can undo.

Will you seize that noble chance?

………..

Kevin Annett was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013 and 2014. His personal website is www.KevinAnnett.com

Enforcing the Banishment Proclamation against the Catholic Church: A Practical Guide to Cleansing your local Temple

Posted on September 11, 2012 by itccs
by Kevin D. Annett
(Banishment Proclamation is posted below)

That old trouble maker and community organizer, Saul Alinsky, once said that no public action was worth doing if the people doing it didn’t have fun. More to the point, he elaborated that sustained mockery of the powerful, like by occupying their sacred turf, was something they had no defense against.

The horrified reaction of Catholic Bishops everywhere to our occupation of their churches during Sunday services seems to bear out Saul. So it’s delightful to know that we few in the vanguard of a growing army of justice for children have a way to really grab the clerics where it hurts.

This article is an accompanying piece to our just-issued Proclamation of Banishment against the Roman Catholic Church. It’s a sort of “how to” manual with practical hints of ways to sustain our campaign to expose and open up these churches long past the day when the Banishment is pronounced.

The Fly in the Elephant’s Ear

First, a word on our general strategic situation: our forces are like a fly in an elephant’s ear – tiny, but lethal in the right moment and place. That’s because we have the truth, solid evidence, and a potential army of witnesses on our side. Our strongest weapon is to always stand loudly and clearly on that evidence, and to keep shoving it in the face of the church and the public, in ways they don’t expect.

The Catholic Church Inc. is the oldest corporation in history, and therefore the most vulnerable and the least flexible. We are the opposite: we have nothing to lose, are adaptable, and completely unpredictable. That’s how guerrilla movements historically operate, and win against seemingly unbeatable tyrants.

The best example I like about what our little guerrilla groups can do is how a dozen or so of us in Canada forced the Indian residential schools genocide into the political and media mainstream in the spring of 2007 simply by occupying churches in Vancouver and Toronto during their Sunday services. And years before that, in the fall of 1995, by picketing the United Church head office in Vancouver I forced its top officers to prematurely issue a public statement denying that children were killed in their Indian schools – even before I had accused them of causing such deaths!

In short, a big enemy, properly goaded, will cause its own undoing, since it knows it’s guilty and is operated by lawyers and bureaucrats whose bottom line is a purely financial one: that is, calculating everything on the basis of what they stand to lose.

Practical Steps: Be Creative and Have a Ball!

What we’re starting around the world is an enormous reclamation movement: we are telling the Catholic Church to get off our land or conform to the will of the people. We are taking over churches and making them open, public space. And from the reaction so far, including from over three hundred ecstatic volunteers in seven countries, we have struck a chord in the public imagination.

Our own worst enemy now is our own fear and lack of imagination.

First, about fear: it’s what religion relies on, especially Catholicism. Most of us have been conditioned to fear churches and clergy, and assume that those cloistered altars and pews are somehow sacred and untouchable realms. We’re even told by some statutes that to “disrupt” a church service is an offense under the law.

In practice, that’s a statute that cops will never enforce, because they know it’s bullshit. After all, what is “disruption”? Somebody challenging a priest or questioning his interpretation of scripture? Maybe an old granny should be jailed for coughing during a priestly homily?

In our case, our occupation of churches during the service has always been done respectfully and non-violently. It’s always the priests who resort to violence in that situation.

For instance, I was personally grabbed and put into an arm lock by an enraged cleric at Holy Rosary cathedral in Vancouver once when I stood peacefully with fifty others bearing a banner “All the Children Need a Proper Burial”. The priest’s absurdity was obvious to everyone in the pews that day, and in fact, a few minutes later, the whole congregation stood reverentially as we walked past with the banner.

Of course, what we’re planning this week and beyond is more permanent than a one-time occupation. We will be actively dis-establishing the Catholic Church, and taking over their premises. And for that, we need serious and wider community support.

We will be creating that support by breaking the ice and naming what is, and doing something. Most people hang back and are secretly inspired and thrilled by the doers, no matter how risky is the doing. What gets them on board is when they see that the doing is happening more than once. So above all, we need to sustain our effort.

But here are two very simple things that will guarantee community involvement, and even media interest: music, and humor.

Some folks in Vancouver are planning a Public Frock Off in local catholic churches, where known child rapists and other crooks among the clergy will be named and escorted from the premises. They’re asking everybody to show up and witness the Frock Off, and to please bring drums, instruments and banners for the event.

A local singer-friend of mine in Vancouver plans to sing from the pulpit a diddy he composed called “I Saw Jesus Today”, which reminds people how you won’t find Christ in a church but out among the suffering.

In the coming days, an aboriginal women’s group in Canada plans to occupy and open up their local catholic church as a free daycare and safe house for threatened people: wonderfully appropriate, when you think of it, considering the role of the same church in creating generations of tortured native women and men. I love the image of a hundred dark skinned kids running around a fancy catholic sanctuary!

The sky’s the limit in these actions. Some survivors’ groups in Europe plan to open up catholic churches as the site of Street Corner Tribunals, where victims can name the crimes and the criminals. And in Canada and the USA, our people will often rely on simple “infiltration” of Sunday services, sitting among the parishioners and speaking with them, or mounting the pulpit to address the congregation.

Pulpit seizures are a fine and honorable tradition, after all. The early Quakers and Ranters in England did it nicely, inciting church goers to seek God in the world and their neighbors, and not in “idolatrous temples”.

And speaking of temples and their cleansing, Jesus himself – on the one occasion he was ever in a church – used a tactic that we’d recommend as well. Need we say more?

What to Do if …

Okay, so your cheerful hordes have entered a church and camped out, read the Banishment, and been told by the grumpy ushers to leave. You don’t, so they call the cops. Now what?

Well, going into a church isn’t a crime. It’s your public right, especially since those of you who pay taxes are actually funding the place, and that makes it public space. And that’s the first thing you tell the boys in blue when they arrive: sorry officers, but this is a religious gathering in public, and we’re all worshiping what really matters.

The cops and anybody, in fact, can get in trouble under the law if they disturb a religious gathering. We’ve found that at this point, the gendarmes either leave or stand around looking helpless: in which case, go ahead and start educating them about the crimes of the church they’ve shown up to protect.

And that’s a key point: the police are sworn to be public servants and not the private security force for institutionalized child rapists. So tell them that, and tell them you’re deputizing them to be public peace officers who’ll protect your right to gather peacefully inside and outside the church.

We did that in Vancouver churches on three occasions. Each time, the cops left.

But life is unpredictable, and what if the police or some catholic thugs try using force to evict you? Unlikely. The church’s chief concerns are their public image, their property and their revenue. Violence in the church threatens all three of those. So stand pat on your rights, your peaceful occupation, and the truth that the church killed and still harms children, and you will retain the moral and practical high ground.

In the Long Run

Displacing and replacing the church is our long term aim. These Banishments and Occupations are merely our opening salvos. On those occasions where native groups in Canada have ordered the catholic church off their land, the church has complied, since it knows it was squatting there illegally all along.

In the long run, we will be relying on such evictions like the ones ordered by hereditary elder Kiapilano of the Squamish nation, who in March 2008 issued eviction notices to all of the churches that killed his relatives in residential schools: the Church of England, the Catholic, and the United Church.

For now, our Ten Measures statement (May 4 posting, www.itccs.org) is what needs to be broadcasted to catholics everywhere during our occupations: that is, the catholic folks can stay, as long as they agree to these ten steps. This will help force church goers to choose, and will help launch a new sort of Reformation, if history tells us anything.

For now, be bold, imaginative, and film everything that you do, and post it on youtube. Send us the links. We will be spreading news and updates to you all.

Remember: what you do today will save the life and the sanity of a child tomorrow – and may even resurrect the memory and hopes of the little ones murdered by Imperial Christianity.

Carry it on! The world is watching!

banishment proclamation

PUBLIC PROCLAMATION OF BANISHMENT
issued against the Roman Catholic Church, Inc.
on the sixteenth day of September, 2012
and read to Roman Catholic Church officials and congregations around the world

Whenever any power becomes a destructive and uncontrollable force in our communities and endangers the lives and well being of our children, it is the inherent, lawful and customary right of the People to expel that power from their midst, especially when constituted authority refuses to do so.

The Roman Catholic Church as a whole has become such a destructive force, causing centuries of suffering, plundering, genocide, warfare and death, maintaining a regime of institutionalized terror against children, protecting child rapists and murderers in its ranks, and holding itself unaccountable for its crimes. This criminal regime compels its own clergy to obstruct justice by protecting child rapists among them, from a law promulgated by the Pope himself and by the Vatican.

Since it is we the People who have through our taxes and tax exemption laws allowed such a church to operate among us and even profit off its exploitation and torture of our children, we the People have the legitimate right and duty to annul such tax exemptions and legal privileges now enjoyed by the Roman Catholic Church.

By the same measure, since the Roman Catholic Church is a publicly funded institution, we the People have the right to freely enter any such Church to ensure that children are not being harmed, that evidence of wrongdoing is not being concealed, and that child abusers are not operating under church protection. And ultimately, we the People have the right to prevent the same Church from operating in our community by banishing it outright when it proves resistant to change.

Therefore, firm in this knowledge and our right, as well as our sacred duty to defend all children, we the People make the following Public Proclamation:

The Roman Catholic Church Incorporated, and all of its dioceses, parishes and agencies, are henceforth as of this date and forever declared to be banished and denied the right to operate in our communities.

Individual Roman Catholic congregations are exempt from this Banishment if they agree to abide by the ten terms set forth below.

The Church as a whole or individual congregations will be allowed the right to resume operations in our communities only when it agrees to and implements the following measures:

1. The Pope and College of Cardinals, and all of their Bishops and other authorities, must annul the Canon Law doctrine known as Crimen Solicitationas and all other rules and policies that give aid and protection to anyone who harms children.

2. The same Church authorities must immediately defrock and deny any compensation to any and all of its clergy who have harmed children or who in the future do harm to children, and to anyone who protects such abusers.

3. The Church must issue full reparations to survivors of harm done by church employees or clergy, according to the wishes of those survivors.

4. The Church must unconditionally surrender for a proper burial the remains of all those children and others who died in church facilities.

5. The Church must unconditionally return all land and wealth taken from those incarcerated in their facilities, and all wealth generated by their exploitation as low paid or unpaid laborers.

6. The Church must unconditionally surrender all the evidence and the perpetrators of crimes done by the Church against children, indigenous people and others.

7. The Church must agree to the public licensing of all of its clergy, Bishops and employees as accountable and supervised public servants who take a binding, Public Oath to unconditionally defend the rights and sanctity of all children and expose anyone who harms children, even if this Oath contradicts Church customs and policies.

8. The Church must agree to withdraw from all tax exemptions, financial concordats, legal or diplomatic immunity, and all other privileges granted to it by governments.

9. The Church must annul the status of the Vatican as a state and abolish Rome’s authority over its congregations.

10. The Church must redistribute its wealth and the resources of the Vatican Bank to church victims and the community, as Christ himself commands.

If the Pope, Cardinals, Bishops and Clergy of the Roman Catholic Church publicly agree to these Ten Requirements of Humanity and the Law, the Public Banishment of the Church will be suspended, and it will be allowed to legally and morally operate in our communities.

However, if these authorities refuse to implement these measures, all church buildings, assets and properties of the Roman Catholic Church Incorporated and its dioceses and parishes will continue as of this date to be under Public Ownership and Control, and will be freely occupied and used by the community for its benefit. Any officials or clergy of the Church found on these Public Premises after this date will be considered to be illegally trespassing, and may face immediate Citizens’ Arrest.

We call upon all members of the Roman Catholic Church and all of its clergy to stand now with humanity and justice, and abide by this Proclamation in order to forge a new consensus and faith that unconditionally upholds the sanctity and well being of all children and all people.

As of today, under the authority of this Proclamation, all members of our communities, and especially our homeless and poorest members, are invited and encouraged to permanently occupy and reclaim Roman Catholic churches everywhere, which are now and forever proclaimed to be Open, Public Space.

Issued Sunday, September 16, 2012, at 12 noon Greenwich Mean Time.

Filed and Entered as a Sworn Document by Kevin D. Annett – Eagle Strong Voice in the Docket of the International Human Rights Court of Justice, Brussels

How the Mighty are Falling: More Good News – Ireland Ends its Embassy to the Vatican

Posted on November 05, 2011 by itccs
By Caoimhin Ui Niall (Kevin Annett)

Kevin Caoimhin Ui Niall (Kevin Annett)
Caoimhin Ui Niall (Kevin Annett)

I’m proud of being Irish today – and happy for survivors of church terror everywhere. Capping a courageous stand against a long history of criminal subterfuge and obstruction of justice by Rome, the Irish government announced this morning that it will close its diplomatic residence to the Vatican “due to financial reasons”.

I love the smart ass Gaelic irony.

These are indeed Biblical times, for the mighty are toppling wherever you look.

Just this past week, Canada’s infamous Royal Canadian Mounted Police admitted in an “official” report that they were indeed complicit in imprisoning aboriginal children in the Christian internment camps inaccurately dubbed “Indian residential schools”. And for the first time ever, federal “Aboriginal Affairs” minister John Duncan used the word “genocide” in relation to the camps, in a self-defensive holocaust-denying claim that, even with 50,000 dead children, the whole thing was merely “an education policy gone wrong”.

When the criminals who run the world start having to justify themselves and lie publicly, and begin falling out among themselves, you know the party is over.

The Irish government, of course, has its own brogans mired in complicity in the murderous horror inflicted against children in Catholic orphanages and sweatshops, and it suits its purpose to point fingers at Rome these days. But that’s merely the dying gasp of the guy who held the coat of the serial killer for many years.

So what now? Rather than sheathing our sword and sitting back to applaud as child rapists and killers scramble for cover, I suggest this is the time to press the blade home. It is time to disestablish the power of criminal religious bodies, starting with the Vatican.

Why should Dublin stop now? We’ve never been a people prone to half measures. So today, I urge Taoiseach Enda Kenny to introduce legislation in the next session of the Dail requiring that all Catholic clergy in Ireland be licensed as public servants, accountable to the people and not to a foreign state. Such a bill would also cancel the charitable tax exempt status of the church, which owes untold billions in unpaid taxes to the people. And it would seize the assets and lands of the Catholic church and doll out its ill-gained wealth to the people it was sweated out of and who faced clerical rape and torture at such a tender age.

Hell, the French nationalized all Catholic church property back in 1792, during their revolution. It’s not such a radical thing to say that religion has to serve the community, and therefore its wealth must as well. Why not tax one of the richest corporations in the world?

Whatever you think of the global Occupy movement – and I love it – it has in its cross hairs the financial mandarins of the world, including the shadowy thing called the Vatican Bank, whose assets are in the trillions of dollars thanks to secret “financial concordats” with over a hundred governments that siphon off our taxes to Rome. (Note to Enda Kenny: Cancel the bloody thing, boyo!) Occupy the Vatican is a growing network that aims to seize that wealth and bring down the corporation that runs the church, and I’m part of the effort that will converge on Rome next Easter, April 8, to do precisely that.

I like to call it the Final Sacking of Rome.

This is no idle boast, considering that over two thirds of the people of our world are behind the Occupy movement, and are demanding that the super rich be brought down for good. All we need to do is to flex our collective muscles slightly and the elites will topple, as they are already starting to do.

As much as I love them, the young men and women of the Occupy phenomena are a disparate gas cloud that needs to be wielded into a hammer. Instead of sitting nebulously outside banks and workplaces, they must move inside, and join up with the masses of working stiffs who really have their hands on the levers of power.

Imagine if all the legal secretaries and bank clerks in every city joined the Occupation, along with the bus drivers, electricians, cops and every trade unionist in sight? And what about the guards at the Federal Reserve Bank in New York? Do you think they like having their pension funds and taxes siphoned off to child rapists and money speculators in Rome?

Blessedly, the people of Oakland, California started doing what I’m suggesting today, perhaps not coincidentally. A general strike broke out and the Occupy Oakland folks took over the massive dockyards for awhile.

The revolution is starting, people.

The last time I did a symbolic exorcism outside the Vatican, I spoke to some of the Swiss Guards who officially protect the Pope. They don’t make a lot of money, and one of them wondered aloud to me why nobody had unionized them yet.

When the time comes, guess who’s going to come over to our side – provided we are bold enough and don’t halt?

Napolean once observed that “In war, morale is to the material as three over one”. And in the global combat that is now deciding the fate of our planet, and our species, it is we, the 99%, who have the upper hand on every front – but especially concerning morale. We have the ethical high ground these days, and we need to keep it, but only if we don’t waver from aiming at the heart of the Beast.

Kevin with survivors
Caoimhin with survivors of catholic church terror outside the Dail, Dublin, 2010

That heart has always been in Rome, and in the financial and political tentacles of the Vatican that reach into governments, major banks and corporations around the world. And that is why the decision of the Irish government today is having a political impact akin to the crashing of the extinction-causing meteor into our planet 65 million years ago.

All the dinosaurs died after that cataclysm, and a good thing too, because it made room for us actual warm-blooded folks.

We’ve kept our humanity, after all the grief; and now we are, indeed, inheriting the earth.

Rise like Lions after slumber, in unvanquishable number;
Shake your chains to earth like dew, which in sleep had fallen on you:
You are many; they are few.

Percy Shelley, 1815