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We lost our way

“We should never define libertarian positions in terms coined by liberals and conservatives, nor as some variant of their positions. We are not fiscally conservative and socially liberal. We are libertarians, who believe in individual liberty and personal responsibility on … Continue reading

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… would make the judiciary a despotic branch

“Nothing in the Constitution has given [the judiciary] a right to decide for the Executive, more than to the executive to decide for them. Both magistracies are equally independent in the sphere of action assigned to them… the opinion which … Continue reading

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To confirm, or not to confirm

Justice Scalia’s death brings to the fore once again a discussion about law and rights that has no logical foundation in truth. We live in a country so ignorant of Natural Law that the people don’t even realize that fundamental rights … Continue reading

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I assume he’s talking about crop subsidies and bank bailouts

“Can the real Constitution be restored? Probably not. Too many Americans depend on government money under programs the Constitution doesn’t authorize, and money talks with an eloquence Shakespeare could only envy. Ignorant people don’t understand The Federalist Papers, but they … Continue reading

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“The exercise of any power not authorized by the constitution is an assumed power, and therefore illegal”

“A constitution defines and limits the powers of the government it creates. It therefore follows, as a natural and also a logical result, that the governmental exercise of any power not authorized by the constitution is an assumed power, and … Continue reading

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Limitations on government??? What the…

“Today, when a concerted effort is made to obliterate this point,  it cannot be repeated too often that the Constitution  is a limitation on the government, not on private individuals –  that it does not prescribe the conduct of private … Continue reading

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