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First Principles: Each Branch of Government Is Co-Equal In Interpreting the Constitution

“My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an equal right to decide for itself what is the meaning of the constitution in … Continue reading

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First Principles: Heavy Taxation Leads To Wretchedness and Oppression

“The fore horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follow that, and in its turn wretchedness and oppression.”  – Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Samuel Kerchival, 1816 The correct thing to do about many of the issues touted as … Continue reading

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