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Who killed the Constitution? : the fate of American liberty from World War I to George W. Bush

Author: Thomas E Woods; Kevin Raeder Gutzman
Publisher: New York : Crown Forum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals an unsettling but unavoidable truth: now that the federal government has broken free of the Constitution's chains, government officials are restrained by little more than their sense of what they can get away with.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Woods; Kevin Raeder Gutzman
ISBN: 9780307405753 0307405753
OCLC Number: 192109819
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 259 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Congress shall make no law (unless it really wants to): Woodrow Wilson and freedom of speech --
Another "Great President" versus the Constitution: Harry Truman seizes the steel mills --
The third rail of American jurisprudence: Brown v. Board of Education --
Discriminating to end ... discrimination: the forced busing fiascoes --
Roads to nowhere --
The Great Gold Robbery of 1933 --
The Court's "wall of separation": banning prayer from public schools --
The power to draft --
Do Americans have a constitutional duty to suffer? The case of medical marijuana --
From Chief Executive to Prince: the Presidency and foreign policy --
The phony case for presidential war power --
The President enforces the law ... right? --
Can anything be done?
Responsibility: Thomas E. Woods, Jr., and Kevin R.C. Gutzman.
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Reveals an unsettling but unavoidable truth: now that the federal government has broken free of the Constitution's chains, government officials are restrained by little more than their sense of what they can get away with.

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