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Restore the Republic
As the nation drowns in a sea of debt and over-regulation and as government offers no clear solutions, constitutional lawyer Jonathan Emord presents a bold plan to restore the republic. Drawing from law, history, and economics, Emord explains that each obstacle to power and arbitrary will that the Founding Fathers placed in the Constitution has been abandoned, transforming ...more
Published March 1st 2012 by Sentinel Press
(first published February 29th 2012)
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“To usurp dominion over a people, in their own despite, or to grasp at a more extensive power than they are willing to entrust, is to violate that law of nature, which gives every man a right to his personal liberty; and can, therefore, confer no obligation to obedience.”
“Transformed from a protector of all liberty to a selective protector of civil liberty, the federal government has proceeded to cause and condone all manner of takings, whether in the form of licensing regimes that have driven out of existence those employed whom the state chooses not to license or in the form of regulations that so increase the cost of operation as to produce the anti-competitive end of allowing only well heeled market leaders to remain in the market.”More quotes…