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The inevitability of secession, part 1: Introduction

Think secession–all the way down to the level of the individual household. — jtl, 419 via Borepatch Chief Justice Salmon Chase was wrong.  In Texas v. White (1869), he wrote the majority opinion on secession: The Union of the States … Continue reading

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ANTI-FEDERALISTS PROPHESIED THE END OF FREEDOM

Written by Ilana Mercer via American Daily Herald  AT THE TIME OF OF THE DRAFTING OF THE CONSTITUTION, THE ANTI-FEDERALISTS WARNED THAT IT WOULD CREATE A GOVERNMENT CAPABLE OF EVOLVING INTO A TYRANNY. THE BUSH AND OBAMA REGIMES, IN PARTICULAR, HAVE PROVEN … Continue reading

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Gentlemen May Cry – Part 1

  All efforts to combine the States into a single, consolidated government were therefore acts of usurpation. We published Part 2 yesterday. It took a while to track down Part 1 and we still haven’t found Part 3. We’re working … Continue reading

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Gentlemen May Cry… : An Essay on Anti-Federalism (Part 2 of 3)

The Anti-Federalists were concerned that, in time, the Constitution would destroy the sovereignty of the states and the rights of the people. And history has proven them right. — jtl, 419 Written by Robert Broadus  Posted in Robert Broadus, Opinion … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Articles of Confederation

An excellent weekend read that will further your education and help you understand why THE REAL PROBLEM is the constitution which was, itself, nothing but a coup d’état — the overthrow of a perfectly good de-centralized “government” and the establishment … Continue reading

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But Wouldn’t Warlords Take Over?

A common objection to a stateless society is that it won’t work because mankind is naturally evil. That is not true but, for the sake of argument, let’s assume that it is. So now, if all of mankind is naturally … Continue reading

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