For many years now, decades actually, I have had a friend named "Compleat Patriot."
Compleat Patriot has tried to explain to me that the United States has been organized as a corporation operating under various forms of law. I must admit I have never fully understood what he has been trying to tell me.
Today I finally discovered what he has been trying to explain to me all of these years. My sister sent me a link.
This makes sense. Please watch. 38 minutes. Clif High, Predictive Linguistics.