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Plenary Powers of Income Taxation

Edited: 9/25/2017 Reply John O. McGinnis article: The Modern Constitution Empowers Redistribution, the Original One Not So Much Liberty Law Form September 19, 2017 An interesting article, however, I would take exception to the conclusion that Mr. McGinnis makes concerning … Continue reading

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Taxation and The Silver Bullet . . .

IF YOU ARE WILLING TO USE IT. . . . “The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes . . .” Constitution for the United States of America Article I, Section 8, cl 1. Understanding just what it … Continue reading

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Fundamental Principles and the Rule of Law

This is a reasonable axiom that is learned from history although not well learned and followed by subsequent generations.  Niccolò Machiavelli, expressed this principle [1469-1527]: ”Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble … Continue reading

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Frequent recurrence to fundamental principles

“Frequent recurrence to fundamental principles is essential to the security of individual rights and the perpetuity of free government.” Utah State Constitution Article I,  Section 27 Khizr Khan boldly addressed the Democratic National Convention holding up his copy of the … Continue reading

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