The Constitution for the United States of America
Section 9 - Paragraph 8
No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no person holding any office or profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state.
This provision is a holdover from a similar provision in the Articles of Confederation.
No State, without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, shall send any embassy to, or receive any embassy from, or enter into any conference, agreement, alliance or treaty with any King, Prince or State; nor shall any person holding any office of profit or trust under the United States, or any of them, accept any present, emolument, office or title of any kind whatever from any King, Prince or foreign State; nor shall the United States in Congress assembled, or any of them, grant any title of nobility. - Article VI - Articles of Confederation
After the War of Independence, King George established the International Bar Association for Attorneys and the International Banking Association for Bankers by Royal Charter. As a part of the establishment of these organization King George authorized them to grant the Title of Nobility "Esquire." The Founding Fathers fully understood that the purpose behind these two organization was to reclaim the Colonies through subterfuge and financial entanglements, so they eventually made it so that anyone who claimed a Title of Nobility lost their right to hold any office of any kind
In 1810, our Politicians, many of whom were members of the Original Founding Fathers made an attempt to put a punishment behind the Title of Nobililty restriction. As we now know, the following Amendment to the Constitution - Number 13 - was validly ratified and published as a part of the Constitution for over 50 years, but was quietly and carefully removed because it got in the way of those who had ulterior motives for the country.
If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain any title of nobility or honour, or shall without the consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office, or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince, or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the united States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them, or either of them. - Missing 13th Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America
This Amendment was for the specific purpose of banning participation in government operations by attorneys and bankers who claimed the Title of Nobility of "Esquire." These people had joined the International Bar Association or the International Bankers Association and owed their allegiance to the King of England. Banning Titles of Nobility began in the Articles of Confederation, continued in two places in the Constitution, and finally was added as an Amendment to the Constitution - an Amendment that had teeth in it to punish those persons who chose to ignore the Constitutional Law.
The expanded prohibition against Titles of Nobility included claims of honors that would grant one person a perceived advantage over another person. In spite of the fact that the attorneys claim the honor of being the only ones who can be judges, and who can be our Attorney Generals, because we don't belong to their private club - the BAR, we are still all equal and will fight to not allow someone to try and elevate themselves above the rest of us. A very strict penalty has been proposed for those who want to be better than the rest of us.
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