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Rethinking the Articles of Confederation….. “…THE REAL PROBLEM is the constitution which was, itself, nothing but a coup d’état — the overthrow of a perfectly good de-centralized “government” and the establishment of the monster we are dealing with today. — jtl, 419″| Flyover-Press.com

May 27, 2013 5 comments

 

An excellent weekend read that will further your education and help you understand why THE REAL PROBLEM is the constitution which was, itself, nothing but a coup d’état — the overthrow of a perfectly good de-centralized “government” and the establishment of the monster we are dealing with today. — jtl, 419

by H. Arthur Scott Trask

An assumption that dominates American historical studies is that the wealth and prosperity of the country would be much less without the existence of a powerful central government. This theme is but part of a larger, and now international, orthodoxy that larger political jurisdictions, as long as they are “democratic,” foster liberty and economic growth while smaller ones stifle it.

In Europe, elites hold up an all-European government as the golden road to a brighter and wealthier future. Others go further, such as Atlantic Monthly correspondent Robert D. Kaplan, and argue that eventual “world governance” by “global elites” is both inevitable and desirable. Kaplan, whose books are read by high-ranking government officials and journalists, believes that free markets, democracy, and liberty shall thrive under a world regime.

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