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Is The Fourteenth Amendment Good?

Mises DailyJanuary 6, 2015
Designed to redress the wrongs of the major injustice of slavery, the Fourteenth Amendment is now used by the federal courts to micromanage nearly every aspect of modern life. Strangely, many libertarians continue to support the amendment in spite of this.

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4. The Fourteenth Amendment

Audio/VideoJune 22, 2005
Lecture 4 of 10 from Thomas Woods' The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective ...

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The Kelo Decision and the Fourteenth Amendment

Journals
In the Kelo decision, the city of New London, Connecticut, exercised the power of eminent domain to seize the private property of Susette Kelo and eight other petitioners who owned a total of fifteen properties in the historic Fort Trumbull area of the city. The property owners claimed that the...

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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

BooksMarch 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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Truth About the 14th Amendment

JournalsMarch 1, 2000
Legal scholar Gene Healy has made a powerful argument in favor of abolishing the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. When a fair vote was taken on it in 1865, in the aftermath of the War for Southern Independence, it was rejected by the Southern states and all the border states. Failing to...

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While You Slept

BooksAugust 16, 2007
The amazing step-by-step, person-by-person story of how the American left wing took over our most influential media — radio, movies, magazines and books — and persuaded our leaders to support the Communist Plan to turn China and Korea over to the Soviets...

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The Monetary Powers and Disabilities of the U.S. Constitution

BooksSeptember 15, 2010
Inflation is contemporary America's most pressing economic, social, and political problem. Reliable sources are available to describe the history of inflation in this and other societies, to explain its cause of effects, and to indicate the policies necessary to eradicate it. Unfortunately, the...

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Allen Mendenhall

Allen Mendenhall

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Allen Mendenhall is a staff attorney to Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Supreme Court of Alabama, an adjunct professor at Faulkner University, managing editor of Southern Literary Review, and author of Literature and Liberty: Essays in Libertarian Literary Criticism. Visit...

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Cato's Pilon on the Ninth Amendment and Right to Lifesaving Drugs

BlogAugust 10, 2007

In a recent WSJ op-ed, New Right to Life, Cato's Roger Pilon criticizes the recent decision of the Court of Appeals forthe D.C. Circuit, which "reversed a 15-month-old decision by a panel of the court that had recognized a...

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Feds finally recognize second amendment rights

BlogMarch 9, 2007

As reported and summarized here, a divided three-judge panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit has ruled "that...

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Obesity vs. The Fourth Amendment

BlogFebruary 27, 2006

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission published a Federal Register notice seeking public comments on "marketing activities and expenditures of the food industry targeted toward children and adolescents." Last November, Congress...

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The Myth of Media Watchdogs

Mises DailyOctober 27, 2003
As any reporter knows, U.S. attorneys on a regular basis illegally leak information to the press, which dutifully reports it as the unvarnished truth. By empowering the prosecution, the press is not protecting individuals but rather is creating an atmosphere in which government employees can...

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Traitors in Our Midst (and Our Media)

BlogSeptember 22, 2006

A federal judge has jailed two reporters from the San Francisco Chronicle, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams, for refusing to disclose the source of an illegal leak of grand jury testimony related to the Justice Department's inquisition against BALCO, Barry Bonds, and the oh-so-horrible...

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Another Step Towards Government-Owned Media

BlogJanuary 16, 2005

The Boston Herald has asked the Justice Department to stop the New York Times Company-owner of the rival Boston Globe—from purchasing a 49% share of another rival...

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Antitrust and "Alternative" Media

BlogDecember 14, 2004

Freed Reed writes today at LewRockwell.com about the death of print newspapers:

[N]ewspapers have lost control of the means of distribution. Before the web, you pretty much had to use the classified ads in the paper to sell...

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"The Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920s"

JournalsNovember 18, 2005
Bill kaufmann The Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920s Adobe Acrobat 7.05 Paper Capture Plug-in

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Rethinking the Fourth Amendment: Ethics, History, Theory, and Empirics

Audio/VideoMarch 14, 2010
Recorded 13 March 2010 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

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What is Wrong with the Amendment Process and What Can Be Done About It

Audio/VideoMarch 22, 2012
Session on An Article V Balanced Budget Constitutional Convention. Recorded 10 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [21:07]

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State’s Rights vs. National Wrongs: The Tenth Amendment Awakening

Audio/VideoMarch 15, 2011
Panel on Secession and Disunity. Recorded 12 March 2011 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [22:27]

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