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Southern Democrats: Gone with the Wind…

The story of the South is one for the ages. It is the story of elegance and tradition trampled upon by ‘progress.’ It is the story of an agricultural economy uprooted by northern industrialism. It is the story of a … Continue reading

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Doomed from the Start: The Myth of Limited Constitutional Government in America by Thomas DiLorenzo

After spending a lifetime in politics John C. Calhoun (U.S. Senator, Vice President of the United States, Secretary of War) wrote his brilliant treatise, A Disquisition on Government, which was published posthumously shortly after his death in 1850. In it … Continue reading

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The Death of the United States Constitution

The Myth of Limited Constitutional Government in America Thomas DiLorenzo After spending a lifetime in politics John C. Calhoun (U.S. Senator, Vice President of the United States, Secretary of War) wrote his brilliant treatise, A Disquisition on Government, which was … Continue reading

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The Men Who Destroyed the Constitution by Thomas DiLorenzo

In his 1850 Disquisition on Government, John C. Calhoun argued that a written constitution would never be sufficient to contain the plundering proclivities of a central government. Some mechanisms for assuring consensus among the citizens of the states regarding “federal” … Continue reading

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“Lincoln increased the power of the federal government at the expense of the rights of the states and civil liberties. This opened the door to more unconstitutional acts by the government in the 1900s through to today.” « ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984+ ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

The Men Who Destroyed the Constitution by Thomas J. DiLorenzo DIGG THIS In his 1850 Disquisition on Government, John C. Calhoun argued that a written constitution would never be sufficient to contain the plundering proclivities of a central government. Some … Continue reading

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THE GUNNY G WEBLOG @ NETWORK54.COM: The Men Who Destroyed the Constitution

In his 1850 Disquisition on Government, John C. Calhoun argued that a written constitution would never be sufficient to contain the plundering proclivities of a central government. Some mechanisms for assuring consensus among the citizens of the states regarding “federal” … Continue reading

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