Anti-Constitution Libertarians

This is just the opening salvo in what I hope to be a friendly and cordial debate among liberty enthusiasts regarding what role “constitutionalism” has to play in the future of the movement to fight statism and restore the protection of individual rights.

A recurring theme I’ve encountered is the schism between pro-Constitution libertarians and those libertarians who view the Constitution as a big-government parchment which paved the way for the federal leviathan that torments us today. A fact in the favor of the latter position is the enormous federal monstrosity which tramples individual rights on a daily basis.

Strategically, I always argue that the Constitution is the key to bringing together libertarians, traditional conservatives and anti-Globalists to fight our common enemy, statism. And to throw the Constitution to the curb is to ignore the lessons of the Ron Paul Revolution. [More on that in future posts.]

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Freedom to Withdraw Your Consent

Govthelp

A tyranny begins when power is unchecked.

The federal government is becoming more tyrannical everyday that the people and the states don’t defend their rights. The shift has occurred because the check on federal power, largely responsible by state governments; has been trampled, bribed, threatened, or manipulated by those in power.

One should never forget it is the people that created the states, and the states created the federal government. ‘Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.’

The federal government is not the all powerful monopoly entity it thinks it is. Sure, the statists and elitists would like you to believe it is. All they care about is more power and wealth for themselves, by taking more control over you.

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