U.S. Constitution
CourtBuilding

Your Freedom and Rights are Highly Conditional, Says Court

– June 7, 2018

Yes, the court decided the right way, but narrowly and not in a way that should calm the worries of anyone who believes in basic freedoms.

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Research Briefs, U.S. Constitution

Constitutional Amendment Only Tool Powerful Enough for “Too Big to Fail”

– May 16, 2017

An economics scholar, Dan Thornton, sees a constitutional amendment as the only way to stop the U.S. government from engaging in “too big to fail” bailouts, but the idea appears too noble to pass. Big-government types won’t go for it for myriad reasons …

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Sound Money, Sound Money Project, U.S. Constitution

Yes Virginia, There Is A Constitutional Monetary Unit

– February 5, 2013

Last week, the Virginia House of Delegates Rules Committee passed, by an 11 – 1 bipartisan majority, a bill to establish “a joint subcommittee to study the feasibility of a United States monetary unit based on a metallic standard, in keeping with the constitutional precepts and our nation’s founding principles….”  

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Sound Money Project, U.S. Constitution
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Art Cashin On The New Normal’s New Populism: 165 Million As State Dependents?

– September 18, 2012

A Somewhat Ominous Op-Ed Recalls A Manufactured Ominous Quote – An op-ed in Forbes last week by Bill Wilson is causing some buzz in Wall Street watering holes. Its title is “165 Million Americans Are Dependents of the State: Is Tyranny Next?” Here’s a bit of the essay

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Central Banking, Inflating, Sound Banking, Sound Money Project, U.S. Constitution

Stop Printing Money, Inc.

– April 18, 2011

“America currently has $14 trillion in debt on the books and another $70 trillion or so in unfunded entitlements and pensions that are not yet on the books. These debts will never be repaid with dollars at current value. Either America will devalue its …

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Fiscal Policy, Inflating, Sound Banking, Sound Money Project, U.S. Constitution

The Power to Tax – James M. Buchanan

– March 7, 2011

“The Leviathan exploitation of the revenue potential of the money-creation power is a possibility that will be among those to be reckoned with in the constitutional deliberations of the citizen when he considers the possible efficacy of granting indepe …

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Gold, Sound Money, U.S. Constitution

Gold and Monetary Freedom

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1981, Issue: 52 Also: Book Review: Government’s Monetary Monopoly, by Henry Mark Holzer; Age Old Problems About Retirement

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U.S. Constitution

The Balanced Budget Amendment

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1982, Issue: 33 Also: The Rush To Quality: Does It Signal Collapse?

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U.S. Constitution

The Political Seduction of the Law

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1990, Issue: 04 Also: Business-Cycle Conditions

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Taxes, U.S. Constitution

Letter from a Taxpayer

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1993, Issue: 07 Also: Never to Be Put Up For Vote

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