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Clarence B. Carson

Of Rights and Responsibilities, by Clarence Carson


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‘Liberty Letters’

How Do You Tell A Communist?

How Do You Tell A Communist?

President Ronald Reagan Tyranny Unmasked, Ronald Reagan OK. Maybe Ronald Reagan isn't a tyrant. But this might be fine for a change of pace. "How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin." Source: Ronald [...]

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell American Founder Thomas Jefferson, discussing the so-called morality of a national debt — what some dare to describe in our day as something that "we owe to ourselves"! as if debt were a privilege to be sought after — had this to say in response to what debts might be incurred to finance the War of 1812 [...]

Are you strict …. or loose? Does it make any difference?

Are you strict …. or loose? Does it make any difference?

Thomas Jefferson's Leadership The Constitution says, “Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, to pay the debts, &c., provide for the common defence and general welfare of the United States”. I suppose the meaning of this clause to be, that Congress may collect taxes for the purpose of providing [...]

Senate and the House: The Founders Balancing Act

Senate and the House: The Founders Balancing Act

Richard Henry Lee may have been the author of The Federal Farmer series of articles. Liberty Letters, Federal Farmer 11, 1788 The senate, as a legislative branch, is not large, but as an executive branch quite too numerous. It is not to be presumed that we can form a genuine senatorial branch in the United States, a real representation of [...]

Thomas Jefferson on “the Precepts of Jesus”

Thomas Jefferson on “the Precepts of Jesus”

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson, 1820 I hold the precepts of Jesus, as delivered by Himself, to be the most pure, benevolent and sublime which have ever been preached to man. I adhere to the principles of the first age, and consider all subsequent innovations as corruptions of His religion, having no foundation in what came from [...]

John Adams—On Economic Policy

John Adams—On Economic Policy

American Thought John Adams refers an old friend and political opponent to his views on economic and monetary policies. I beg leave to refer you to a work which Mr. Jefferson has sent me, translated by himself from a French manuscript of the Count Destutt de Tracy. His chapter “of money” contains the sentiments that I have entertained [...]

Thomas Jefferson: Departing from principle in one instance

Thomas Jefferson: Departing from principle in one instance

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so on, till the bulk of the society is reduced to mere automatons of misery, to have no sensibilities left but for sin and suffering. Source: Thomas Jefferson, Works 7:14. Liberty Letters is a [...]

Jefferson: Guarding the Sacred Deposit of Rights and Liberties

Jefferson: Guarding the Sacred Deposit of Rights and Liberties

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson, 1778 Whereas it appears that however certain forms of government are better calculated than others to protect individuals in the free exercise of their natural rights, and are at the same time themselves better guarded against degeneracy, yet experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms, those [...]

Thomas Jefferson on the Free Exercise of Religion and the Establishment Clause

Thomas Jefferson on the Free Exercise of Religion and the Establishment Clause

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson I consider the government of the United States as interdicted by the Constitution from intermeddling with religious institutions, their doctrines, discipline, or exercises. This results not only from the provision that no law shall be made respecting the establishment, or free exercise, of religion, but from [...]

Four Pillars of Our Prosperity

Four Pillars of Our Prosperity

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise. Source: Thomas Jefferson, First Annual Message, 8 December 1801.

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