The foundation for much, if not all, of the monster state today came directly from Alexander Hamilton. Twisted definitions of necessary and proper and general Welfare, the central bank, and more. These are just some of the worst Hamiltonian views – some we already live under, while others will hopefully never see the light of day.
John Hancock sent Paul Revere to the First Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia with the news that the colony had established the first autonomous colonial government in the 13 colonies.
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The federal government should return responsibility for disaster relief to the people by shutting down FEMA. Congress should also ensure people have the resources to take care of themselves by ending the welfare-warfare state, repealing the 16th Amendment and the associated income tax, and auditing then ending the Federal Reserve.
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Supporters of the monster state want you to believe that the “general Welfare clause” empowers the government to pretty much do whatever it wants. And while that couldn’t be further from how things are supposed to be, many leading Anti-Federalists – and others – warned this was just how things would play out in practice in the long run.
I am beyond excited to announce that I can now take pre-orders for my upcoming book, Thomas Paine: A Lifetime of Radicalism, to be released 11/25.
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