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The naked constitution : what the founders said and why it still matters

Author: Adam Freedman
Publisher: New York : Broadside Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains the themes of America's founding charter, discusses the nature of each branch of government, and argues that the original meaning of the Constitution is the only way to restore the Founding Fathers' vision of American liberty.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Freedman
ISBN: 9780062094636 0062094637
OCLC Number: 777622791
Description: viii, 353 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Is homework constitutional? The living constitution vs. the naked constitution --
We the people : was the constitution really Written to protect terrorists, illegal aliens, and chimpanzees? --
Congress : who killed our government of limited powers? --
The president : the mouse that roared --
The courts : supreme power grab --
Freedom of speech : some speech is more equal than others --
Religion : one nation, under ... never mind --
To keep and bear arms : the right the left left behind --
Life, liberty, and that other thing : property rights declare bankruptcy --
Cruel and unusual : the Supreme Court outsources the constitution --
Federalism : the forgotten Tenth Amendment --
Come the revolution : time for a new convention.
Responsibility: Adam Freedman.

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Explains the themes of America's founding charter, discusses the nature of each branch of government, and argues that the original meaning of the Constitution is the only way to restore the Founding Fathers' vision of American liberty.

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