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“The Federal Government can do almost anything”

She has it almost right: But people like Stark are actually demonstrating that the Constitution is a failed idea. Checks and balances cannot be devised which will limit people to a restriction upon their actions. People will—inevitably—go farther and will use any authority “granted” them to supercede the authority granted them. Therefore, it is better not to grant them authority to begin with.

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A Century of Servitude: Pribilof Aleuts Under U.S. Rule

Dorothy M. Jones tells the little-known history of Alaskan Aleut natives, under deep colonial exploition and treated almost like slaves and animals. Yes, the hand of the US government is all over it. During WWII, this exploited group was dropped into concentration camps where the inhuman conditions resulted in 10% mortality rates. It can’t happen in America? Well, it did, time and again. Here is one more example. Be sick to your stomach and read:

http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/HistoryCulture/Aleut/Jones/jonesindex.html

These people had been better off had the United States, in all its purity and righteousness, never come along. . .

Why we couldn’t abolish slavery then and can’t abolish government now

Magnificent article! To the point, full of punch, easy to understand, makes you think. thank you, Robert Higgs.

http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=2589.

(Hat tip to strike-the-root.com.)

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