Many people or entities ask if thou is “a resident” of a state, rather than if thou “lives in the state”. I think they do this because resident is the title for a government official or someone who holds a public office.
The question, “Do you live in XYZ state?” should suffice. But instead they ask, “Are you a resident of XYZ state?”
It’s like asking if someone works at a company versus if one is a Vice President of XYZ company. The Vice President can likely be held responsible as an officer of the company.[Important side point: I say I live on the State of Ohio, not in it. Only dead people are in (the dirt) of Virginia or only companies file folders in a file cabinet. I might also say my domicile is Ohio, as that omits “in” and “on”. Domicile is more important that residence.]
The word Resident historically (and still does) means that one falls under the jurisdiction of a foreign government, not the local government. It’s the exact opposite of what we are taught or what is implied.
The word “Resident” as everyone knows also means the title of a training physician at a hospital. Right there thou can see that resident is an office in an entity. It’s a dead give away! It’s all hidden in plain sight as they say.
They do this because they want to place you under the jurisdiction of the District of Columbia (aka United States — two words) not The United States of America (four words). If thou says thou is a U.S. Citizen and a resident of Alabama, that confirms that one holds the office of Citizen in the United States (two words). This confirms that thy domicile is in District of Columbia.
When the term resident is phrased as Permanent Resident, maybe this means one will permanently hold the office of Resident.
The more important word is domicile. Where is thou domiciled? It’s best to be domiciled in one of the states, such as being domiciled on Alabama. (Don’t say in because that implies in the earth; Thou lives on Alabama land.
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