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Oklahoma is being called to lead on REAL ID, Charles Key’s Testimony

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Kaye Beach

Nov. 27, 2015

 

Charles Key’s  Testimony on REAL ID

Former state representative, Charles Key who was the House author for the 2007 bill to prohibit our state from participating in REAL ID,  was the third speaker at the public hearing on REAL ID held at the state capitol on Nov. 18, 2015.  (Testimony from the first two speakers, Howard Houchen and Kaye Beach )

This was the second meeting held by Rep. Lewis Moore and Rep. Bob Cleveland seeking to find out more about the ramifications of implementing the federal REAL ID Act as is being proposed by some state legislators.

Charles Key begins by stating that he is here to “talk about States’ rights, and the responsibility of all state legislators to protect the citizens of Oklahoma from an overreaching federal government.”

He gives a little background on the 2007 legislation that prohibited REAL ID in Oklahoma noting that,   “The legislation passed without one dissenting vote.”

The law prohibiting Oklahoma from participating in the federal REAL ID Act  can be found in Title 47, Oklahoma Statute.

Key reads a portion of the statute:

 

“The Legislature finds that the enactment into law by the United States Congress of the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, Public Law Number 109-13, is inimical to the security and well-being of the people of Oklahoma, will cause approximately Eight Million Dollars ($8,000,000.00) in added expense and inconvenience to our state, and was adopted by the United States Congress in violation of the principles of federalism contained in the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.”

He emphasizes that the statute says that REAL ID was adopted by Congress in violation of the principles of federalism.  “Those words were true in 2007, and are true today,” Key reminds everyone.

Charles Key then provides some history of the REAL ID rebellion by the states:

Over 600 groups representing the entire political spectrum opposed the Real ID Act 2005. …ACLU was one of the first organizations to oppose the Real ID Act. . . The ACLJ sent us a 120 page, scathing rebuke of the Real ID Act.”

Key points out, “It is not often that the ACLJ and the ACLU agree on anything,” and relates how these two organizations, traditionally viewed as polar opposites, stood side by side at the National Press Club in 2008 in opposition to REAL ID.

Charles Key was there and he says the words he spoke on that day in 2008 still hold true today: “The federal government was created by the states specifically to be an agent of the states, and we the states have not changed, or altered that relationship, but today the states are treated as agents of the federal government.”

Key urges Oklahoma lawmakers to take the lead once again.

“In 2007, Oklahoma led by being one of the first states to enact a law that says Oklahoma will not comply with the Real ID Act 2005. Today in 2015, we in Oklahoma must lead again by holding firm against Real ID.”

Key says that if the federal government wants a national ID then it should pass legislation to create one itself and quit trying to make the states do it for them.  He asks that Oklahoma legislators introduce a resolution “that tells the federal government, if it wants a national biometric identification card, then Congress needs to introduce legislation”

Oklahoma is being called to lead, and the best way to lead is to follow. Follow our oath of office and follow the constitution.  Let us lead by passing this resolution.   …Watch how many states will join us.”

 

Later in the meeting, Key spoke about the intentions of legislators in passing the bill banning REAL ID in our state and confronts the Department of Public Safety about their denial of his request for a non-biometric driver’s license.  The exchanges between participants at this hearing were extremely interesting.   I will be posting a transcript of all that was said in these exchanges after I finish with the speakers.

Next up is the Commissioner of Public Safety, Michael Thompson.

 

 

 

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OK County Clerk Race: Tim Rhodes-A Really NEW Republican

Kaye Beach

July 3, 2012

Great post from the Otter Limits blog;

Tim Rhodes: Is He Really a Republican?

Tim Rhodes is one of the Republican candidates in the upcoming run-off between he and Republican State Representative Charles Key for the office of Oklahoma County Court Clerk. But is Tim Rhodes really a Republican?
You could say that he is a Republican because he is officially registered as a Republican.
However….

According to the Oklahoma County Election Board, Mr. Rhodes did not register himself as a Republican until October 7, 2011.  So he has been “officially” a Republican for approximately 9 months. Isn’t it a bit convenient that October 7 was 3 days before the eligibility deadline?

Read more

AxXiom For Liberty Live Tonight Guests: Mark Lerner, Porter Davis and Charles Key

Kaye Beach

June 22, 2012

(**show notes below**)

Tonight on AxXiom For Liberty-Special Guest Co-Host Mark Lerner, Guests Porter Davis and OK State Rep. Charles Key

Listen Live! 6-8 PM CST Every Friday At LogosRadioNetwork.com

(Howard Houchen is once again hot on the campaign trail -Keep up with his SD 5 race at http://houchen2010.wordpress.com/)

Mark Lerner is a nationally recognized expert in biometrics and is the co-founder of both the Stop Real ID Coalition and the Constitutional Alliance.  www.constitutionalalliance.org

These two organizations have educated citizens across the country on issues regarding the collection, retention and sharing of citizen’s personal information including their biometric information.

Mark has written model legislation that prohibiting participation in the Real ID Act that has been introduced successfully in many state legislatures.  He has also testified before committees in many state legislatures resulting in legislation opposing implementation of the Real ID Act 2005.  He is the author of the book “Your Body Is Your Id” and is a familiar guest on radio and television shows across the nation.

In the first hour Mark and I will discuss some of the latest high-tech security initiatives and take your calls

Call In Number 512-646-1984

We have two very special guests in the second hour.

First up will be Porter Davis, Executive Committee member of Lawyers for Ron Paul. 

Porter is a longtime constitutional activist and a Ron Paul Activist since 2007.  He is a former Oklahoma State Representative and was elected as a National Delegate to the RNC in 1988 again in 2008 and in 2012 as an Alternate delegate.

Porter is on the Executive Committee for   “Lawyers for Ron Paul” and is here to tell us what this effort is all about.

http://www.electionfraudremedy.com/

Here is a video explaining the lawsuit;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPt2nlyfmfc

 

Then we have the incomparable OK State Representative Charles Key.

Charles Key is the longest serving member of the OK. State House of Representatives.  Recognized as state and national leader calling for return to constitutional government, Key was the author of Oklahoma’s ”The Tenth Amendment Resolution” that is credited for renewing the country’s spark nationwide for state sovereignty.  Charles Key is now running for Oklahoma County Clerk and is with us tonight to discuss the tenants of good government.

www.charleskey.com

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**Show Notes**

Public protest regarding 3 recent deaths at Narconon Arrowhead.
http://goo.gl/maps/AznPMain Event Saturday June 23rd 12:00pm – 6:00pm
69 Arrow Head Loop Canadian, OK 74425

Education Throughout The Park June 24th 8:00am – 5:00pm
Arrowhead State Park Oklahoma

We will be there to celebrate the lives of:
Kaysie Werninck
Feb. 18 1981 – March 3 2009

Gabriel (Gabe) Graves
Nov. 4 1978 – Oct. 26 2011

Hillary Holten
Dec. 16 1990 – Apr. 11 2012

And to educate the Narconon Students and Staff with the truth
Project Chanology……..Expect Us!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Chanology

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City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, destroys woman’s edible landscaping with over 100 varieties of medicinal plants

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff/Natural News.com http://www.naturalnews.com/036234_edible_landscaping_medicinal_plants_Tulsa.html#ixzz1yOOFNlx7

Denise has since filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city for tyrannizing her and destroying her personal property. Some of her supporters have also set up a Change.org petition demanding that the City of Tulsa replant her garden, compensate her for all losses, and apologize to her for their illegal activities against her (http://www.change.org).

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The Electronic Police State

An electronic police state is characterized by state use of electronic technologies to record, organize, search and distribute forensic evidence against its citizens.

The information gathered under an electronic police state is criminal evidence, ready for use in a trial. It is gathered universally (“preventively”) and only later organized for use in prosecutions.

In an Electronic Police State, every surveillance camera recording, every email sent, every Internet site surfed, every post made, every check written, every credit card swipe, every cell phone ping…are all criminal evidence, and all are held in searchable databases. The individual can be prosecuted whenever the government wishes.

Link

Oklahoma’s Fox 25 Covers Biometric Lawsuit

June 18, 2012

I did an interview Sunday afternoon with Marisa Mendelson from Fox 25.  I really appreciate how she took the time to understand the issue and present it fairly.

“A woman in the Metro says she can’t get an Oklahoma driver’s license because it goes against her religion.  Because she needs a license or state ID to drive, fly, book a hotel or even get a prescription, the woman is suing the state for a different option.”

You can view the video here

HR 1004 Discharge Petition-Calling All Oklahoma Activists for Representative and Open Government!

Kaye Beach

March 2, 2012

Last legislative session, Rep. Charles Key offered an Amendment to the legislative rules (dubbed the “Open Government Rule”) which provided that all of our elected representatives would get a hearing on a bill if requested.  The amendment failed after leadership left the vote open for a very long time so that they could “whip” recalcitrant house members into switching their Yay votes to Nay votes.  The measure thus failed

The problem: Bills are assigned to committees whose chairmen exercise dictatorial control over whether a bill gets a fair hearing. Without discussion or vote, chairmen can arbitrarily kill any legislation they choose.

If a legislator is unable to get his or her bill heard, then representative government is essentially dead. Many good bills never get a fair hearing and recorded vote because the committee chairman chooses not to hear them. Legislators are able to avoid taking a public position on difficult issues. The people are the losers.

The solution is the Open Government Rule: The House and Senate need to change their rules to assure that every bill that a legislator wants heard gets a fair hearing in committee and recorded vote. And every bill that passes committee gets a fair hearing and recorded vote on the floor.

This rule change will assure that the people, through their representatives, get a fair hearing for their ideas. Just as important, the people will be able to hold their representatives accountable. No longer will politicians be able to say one thing while doing something else.

Read more: Time To Restore Representative Government

 

One More Chance – The Discharge Petition

House rules allow for discharge petitions as a means to get a bill brought out of a committee for a vote on the House floor.  We need the signatures of 66 House members to get HR 1004 (read HR1004) discharged from committee and on the House floor for a vote.

Right now we have 45 signatures but we need a minimum of 66 signatures.  That means we need 21 more signatures in order to get HR 1004 to the floor for a vote.

Your help is needed!

On Wednesday March 7, 2012, grassroots activists from across Oklahoma interested in ensuring transparent and representative government throughout the entire legislative process will meet for a petition drive for HR 1004 at the Oklahoma State Capitol at 9 am. 

RSVP on Facebook!  Oklahoma Action Alert – HR 1004 Discharge Petition Drive

We will gather on the first floor rotunda and then go door to door giving our Red List legislators an opportunity to sign the discharge petition.  The Media will be present to cover this effort so make sure you look sharp!

 

Here are the score cards.

he names of legislators in GREEN have already signed the petition.  Thank these legislators!

The names of legislators in RED have not yet signed the petition.  These are the ones we will be asking for their signature on Wednesday March 7th

If you do not know who your representative is, click here and see which House district you live in.  Then here to find the corresponding House member.

 

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact me at axxiomforliberty@gmail.com

Oklahoma Action Alert! HJR 1072 Support for the American Sovereignty Restoration Act to be heard in Rule Committee

Kaye Beach
Feb 28, 2012

HJR 1072, Support for the American Sovereignty Restoration Act by Rep. Charles Key will be heard in the Rules committee tomorrow morning at 10:30 am.
This measure reiterates the intent of the American Sovereignty Restoration Act  which would end membership of the US to the United Nations.
HJR 1072 urges Congress and the President of the United States pass legislation and take steps to end membership of the United States in the United Nations. Read HJR 1072
A committee amendment has been included in HJR 1072 that addresses UN Agenda 21 as well. (Read the amendment)
Please contact the members of the House Rules Committee right away and ask that they vote YES on HJR 1072!

405 area code for all or call the switchboard at Phone: (405) 521-2711 or  (800) 522-8502 and ask to be connected to the office of the representative you wish to speak with.

House Rules Committee members
Chairman
•    Rep. Banz (R) District 101 garybanz@okhouse.gov   557-7395
V. Chairman
•     Rep. Weldon (R)District 79 weldon.watson@okhouse.gov  557-7330
•    Rep. Armes (R) District 63         donarmes@okhouse.gov       557-7307
•    Rep. Glenn (D) District 7            larryglenn@okhouse.gov       557-7399
•    Rep. Liebmann (R)  District 82   guyliebmann@okhouse.gov    557-7357
•    Rep. Quinn (R) District 9            marty.quinn@okhouse.gov    557-7380
•    Rep. Williams (D) District 34     cory.williams@okhouse.gov      557-7411
•    Rep. Dank (R)  District 85      david.dank@okhouse.gov          557-7392
•    Rep. Hamilton (D) District 89  rebeccahamilton@okhouse.gov   557-7397
•    Rep. McDaniel (R) District 83   randy.mcdaniel@okhouse.gov    557-7409
•    Rep. Scott (D) District                seneca.scott@okhouse.gov          557-7391
•    Rep, Dorman ((D) District 55     joedorman@okhouse.gov        557-7305
•    Rep. Johnson (R) District 50      dennis.johnson@okhouse.gov   557-7327
•    Rep. Mulready (R) District 68      glen.mulready@okhouse.gov     557-7340
•    Rep. Trebilcock (R)District 98   johntrebilcock@okhouse.gov     557-7362

Should Oklahoma take a stand against the NDAA?

Kaye Beach

Feb 15, 2012

I don’t know about you but I want my state to go on record as opposing this dangerous legislation.  If you agree, make a call or send an email today letting the head of the Rules Committee know that it is important to you.  (contact info at the bottom of this post)

HCR 1025 is a resolution filed by state Rep. Charles Key would petition Congress and President Barack Obama to repeal sections of the National Defense Authorization Act that are in conflict with the U.S. Constitution.

 “President Barack Obama has said he would not hold citizens indefinitely, it is deplorable that he would sign into law legislation that contains clauses that would authorize him to do just that,” said Key ( R-Oklahoma City ). “Oklahomans have taken notice of this repugnant new law and as state lawmakers it is our duty to apply pressure to Congress and the president to undo this debacle.” link

Read HCR 1025

Oklahoma joins at least five other states in pushing back against the unconstitutional NDAA which is terribly ambiguous at the least and at the worst will allow the government to detain indefinitely those that are merely suspected or in any way can be associated with terrorism.

HCR 1025 has been referred to the House Rules Committee but has yet to be scheduled for a hearing.

Please call or send an  email encouraging Rep. Banz, Chair of the Rules Committee, to give HCR 1025 a hearing in his committee.

Oklahoma Action Alert! Pushing Back against the UN and Sustainable Subversion

Kaye Beach

Feb. 14. 2012

The problem with UN Agenda 21 is not that it came from the United Nations but that our government leaders have embraced the plan and have worked diligently to naturalize the policy into US law and national, state and local policies. The principles of government promoted by the UN and it’s Agenda 21 are antithetical to our form of government that has traditionally put great emphasis on private property rights.   This emphasis on individual liberty and property rights is largely responsible for the historic success of United States as a nation.

The implementation of the tenets of Agenda 21 is nothing short of subversion.  This has nothing to do with environmental stewardship.  It is about control!

There are battles being waged all over the United States as citizens and legislators struggle to protect fundamental property rights against multitudes of non-government organizations and agencies carry out the goals of Agenda 21.

Below is information on two efforts taking place in Oklahoma to defend against the implementation of contrary UN goals, a little history on how the UN policy came to America, one example of how damaging it is to industry and innovation in America and a new agreement (signed Feb 11, 2012) between the EPA and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

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Two efforts to push back  taking place in Oklahoma right now. Your support is crucial.

On the county level;

Cleveland County Commissioner Offers Resolution Opposing Agenda 21

On a state level; HJR 1072, Support for the American Sovereignty Restoration Act by Rep. Charles Key.  This measure reiterates the intent of the American Sovereignty Restoration Act  which would end membership of the US to the United Nations. 

HJR 1072 urges Congress and the President of the United States pass legislation and take steps to end membership of the United States in the United Nations. Read HJR 1072

This measure was  referred to the House Rules Committee on Feb. 7, 2012 but it needs to be scheduled for a hearing in the Rules Committee.

Let the Rules Committee leaders know that it is very important that HJR 1072 gets scheduled and heard! 

Call or email;

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Some background;

Land Use Control

Since the mid 1970s, both the United Nations and the United States have been moving toward ever-tightening “public” control of land use.

By: Henry Lamb – Sovereignty.net

Ownership of land is the foundation of freedom in America.  The hope of owning even a small plot of ground compelled our forefathers to brave incalculable risks crossing the ocean and challenging the wilderness.  Land ownership was so cherished by our nation’s founders that they guaranteed that government could not take private property without just compensation paid to the land owner.  This founding principle has eroded dramatically over time, especially since 1976.
The United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (HABITAT I) met in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1976.  Agenda Item 10 of the conference report was entitled simply “Land.”

Here is an excerpt from the Preamble to that item:
“Land…cannot be treated as an ordinary asset, controlled by individuals and subject to the pressures and inefficiencies of the market.  Private land ownership  is also a principal instrument of accumulation and concentration of wealth and therefore contributes to social injustice; if unchecked, it may become a major obstacle in the planning and implementation of development schemes.  Public control of land use is therefore indispensable….”
This policy document was agreed to by the United States.  Among the U.S. delegates were William K. Reilly, former EPA Administrator, and Carla Hill, former Trade Negotiator in the Bush Administration.

Read more

Here is one example of how the principles of UN Agenda 21 looks on the ground as it is being carried out in the USA.

Signed on Feb 11, 2012-New Agreement between EPA and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). 

http://www.epa.gov/international/io/unep.html

Administrator Jackson signed the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between EPA and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) during the 26th Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, held in Nairobi, Kenya in February 2011. The MOU identifies areas for strategic cooperation, including strengthening environmental governance and regulatory capacity in developing countries; creating healthy urban communities; facilitating the transition to a green economy; responding to global challenges such as climate change; and providing scientific leadership.

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
BETWEEN
THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
AND
THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


WHEREAS the United Nations Environment Programme (hereinafter referred to as UNEP) is the leading organization within the United Nations system in the field of environment;
WHEREAS the mission of the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as EPA) is to protect human health and the environment within the United States and EPA may, consistent with applicable law, cooperate with other nations and organizations to protect the environment globally;

Full text of the MOU

Rep. Key Files Resolution Calling for Repeal of National Defense Authorization Act

Oklahoma House of Representatives

Media Division

February 3, 2012

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: State Rep. Charles Key

Capitol: (405) 557-7354

 

Rep. Key Files Resolution

Calling for Repeal of National Defense Authorization Act

 

OKLAHOMA CITY – A resolution filed by state Rep. Charles Key would petition Congress and President Barack Obama to repeal sections of the National Defense Authorization Act that are in conflict with the U.S. Constitution.

“President Barack Obama has said he would not hold citizens indefinitely, it is deplorable that he would sign into law legislation that contains clauses that would authorize him to do just that,” said Key ( R-Oklahoma City ). “Oklahomans have taken notice of this repugnant new law and as state lawmakers it is our duty to apply pressure to Congress and the president to undo this debacle.”

House Concurrent Resolution 1025 calls on Congress and President Barack Obama to repeal Sections 1021 and 1022 of the NDAA law.

Key said Sections 1021 and 1022 directly conflict with our constitutional right to a trial by jury and due process.

“It is so clear that this law is unconstitutional and it would be laughable if it were not so serious an issue that President Obama would talk about how his lawyers are ensuring that it would not be misused,” said Key. “Americans all over this country are shaking their heads in disbelief.”

 

Oklahoma Defend Your Health Care Freedom! Important Meetings Begin Feb. 7th

Kaye Beach
1/28/2012
Oklahoma state Rep. Charles Key  has  wants to extend an invitation to you to learn about Health Care Exchanges, The Affordable Care Act, and what we can do in Oklahoma to protect Oklahoma.
Three meetings will be held that are free and open to the public and features talent and expertise from the highly respected Heartland Institute, a nonprofit research organization dedicated to finding and promoting ideas that empower people.
Benjamin Domenech, managing editor of Health Care News and a research fellow at The Heartland Institute is the guest speaker sharing his knowledge on the subject at all three meetings.
Rep. Key writes;
Health Exchanges have become a controversial issue as they are mandated by The Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare.  Many states have challenged their constitutionality and others have passed laws nullifying implementation of the Affordable Care Act, or parts of it, in their state. These exchanges are the cornerstone of The Affordable Care Act and without the exchanges ObamaCare cannot be fully implemented.  Understanding our options as a state are very important not only because this law is a major piece of legislation but because it will fundamentally change our way of life.Each presentation will not be the same although each will include discussion of the effect of Health Care Exchanges & Reform information.
Times and locations are:
Tuesday, February 7th , 2012 at approximately 9:30am (following session) in the  House Chamber
•Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at  9:00am in the Oklahoma State Capitol, room 512A
•Wednesday, February 8th 2012 at noon  OCPAC (Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee)  meeting  Italiano’s resturate
 4801 N. Lincoln Boulevard
The Supreme Court may hear and rule on the constitutionality of the the individual mandate this year.  In the meantime we must take steps to protect our health care system from being nationalized.  Understanding the Health Exchanges is absolutely critical to preventing a complete takeover of our personal health care.  Put one or all of these important meeting on your schedule and be there so that you can help defend your freedom.

Okla. State Rep. Charles Key to Run for Oklahoma County Clerk

Kaye Beach

Nov. 28, 2011

State Representative Charles Key is running for Oklahoma County Clerk!

This Tuesday, Nov. 29th from 5:30 to 7PM a fundraiser to support Rep. Key will be held at H&H Gun range.

Oklahoma House Speaker Designee, T.W.  Shannon will be present, speaking on behalf of Rep. Key.

Please come out and support Rep Key!

The address is;

400 South Vermont Ave. OKC

Suite # 110