The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic

The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic

Mark R. Levin


MARK R. LEVIN HAS MADE THE CASE, in different NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING BOOKS—MEN IN BLACK, LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, AND AMERITOPIA—THAT the foundations UNDERGIRDING OUR SOCIETY AND GOVERNMENTAL approach ARE UNRAVELING. IN THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS, HE TURNS TO THE FOUNDING FATHERS AND THE structure ITSELF FOR tips IN RESTORING the yankee REPUBLIC.

For a century, the Statists have steadfastly developed a federal Leviathan, distorting and evading our constitutional approach in pursuit of an omnipotent, ubiquitous principal govt. the result's an ongoing and becoming attack on person liberty, nation sovereignty, and the social compact. Levin argues that if we cherish our American background, it's time to include a constitutional revival.

The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional conference in Philadelphia and the delegates to every state’s ratification conference foresaw a time when—despite their most sensible efforts to stop it—the Federal govt may well breach the Constitution’s limits and start oppressing the folks. organizations reminiscent of the IRS and EPA and courses reminiscent of Obamacare exhibit that the Framers’ worry used to be prescient. as a result, the Framers supplied tools for amending the structure. the second one used to be meant for our present circumstances—empowering the states to circumvent Congress and speak to a tradition for the aim of amending the structure. Levin argues that we, the folks, can steer clear of a dangerous consequence through looking recourse, utilizing the strategy known as for within the structure itself.

The Framers followed ten constitutional amendments, known as the invoice of Rights, that will look after person rights and kingdom authority. Levin lays forth 11 particular prescriptions for restoring our founding rules, ones which are in line with the Framers’ layout. His proposals—such as time period limits for contributors of Congress and ultimate court docket justices and boundaries on federal taxing and spending—are natural good judgment, principles shared by means of many. They draw at the knowledge of the Founding Fathers—including James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and various lesser-known yet crucially vital men—in their content material and within the process for employing them to the present nation of the nation.

Now is the time for the yankee humans to take step one towards reclaiming what belongs to them. the duty is daunting, however it is significant if we're to be really free.

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