Immigration: A state or federal power?

A pretty interesting question in the Chicago Tribune: If it is unconstitutional and odious for state and local cops to enforce federal immigration laws, then why hasn’t the Obama administration sued dozens of Chicago collar counties and towns to stop them from doing it? Well, one side or the other, consistency is never something we…

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Why I Wrote “Freedom For A Change”

During the U.S. Presidential campaigns of 2008, I endeavored to write a book about Freedom. I was literally compelled to do so with the most motivated passion and necessity. Why? Because I saw how the wall of separation between Slavery and Freedom has crumbled and has not withstood the ambitions of tyrants or the ignorance…

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Fear of the Federal Government is not radical it is American

Our education “system” is broken. When the main stream media can get away with making the argument that it is “dangerous” to stir the people up to fear their government, which may lead to violence, shows their ignorance of our history and founding. Our founders were skeptical and inherently suspicious of centralized power. The creation…

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Compounding Liberty

What is the purpose of a state government? Historically, and even in modern times, countries with states or provinces we’re ruled by a strong central government. Any rules that were passed by the central government applied to each state. So, do we really need states? The Founders intended to make American states completely different than…

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A Day to Remember: Bill of Rights Day

by Harry Browne This article was originally published on December 12, 2002. For more Harry Browne archives, visit www.harrybrowne.org Dec. 15 should be a national holiday. No, it’s not Earth Day, or Martin Luther King Day, or Flag Day, or Beat-Up-Some-Third-World-Country Day. It’s Bill of Rights Day. If there were to be only one holiday…

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