The Liberty Amendments

Author: Mark R. Levin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451606397
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
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Mark R. Levin has made the case, in numerous bestselling books that the principles undergirding our society and governmental system are unraveling. In The Liberty Amendments, he turns to the founding fathers and the constitution itself for guidance in restoring the American republic. The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention and the delegates to each state’s ratification convention foresaw a time when the Federal government might breach the Constitution’s limits and begin oppressing the people. Agencies such as the IRS and EPA and programs such as Obamacare demonstrate that the Framers’ fear was prescient. Therefore, the Framers provided two methods for amending the Constitution. The second was intended for our current circumstances—empowering the states to bypass Congress and call a convention for the purpose of amending the Constitution. Levin argues that we, the people, can avoid a perilous outcome by seeking recourse, using the method called for in the Constitution itself. The Framers adopted ten constitutional amendments, called the Bill of Rights, that would preserve individual rights and state authority. Levin lays forth eleven specific prescriptions for restoring our founding principles, ones that are consistent with the Framers’ design. His proposals—such as term limits for members of Congress and Supreme Court justices and limits on federal taxing and spending—are pure common sense, ideas shared by many. They draw on the wisdom of the Founding Fathers—including James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and numerous lesser-known but crucially important men—in their content and in the method for applying them to the current state of the nation. Now is the time for the American people to take the first step toward reclaiming what belongs to them. The task is daunting, but it is imperative if we are to be truly free.

Die Federalist papers

Author: Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406547546
Category: Constitutional history
Page: 583
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The Liberty Watch

Our Country's Most Priceless Possession
Author: Charles Miller
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 059546470X
Category: Political Science
Page: 280
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Liberty is not synonymous with freedom. Without an historical, ethical, and moral understanding of liberty, freedom often becomes anarchy. In the Liberty Watch, journalist Charles E. Miller examines the various contexts in which liberty's meaning is obscured or misunderstood in today's society. For more than two hundred years, the United States has thrived due to the initial understanding that liberty does not come from a federal government, but from an omniscient God. Miller uses the founding documents of America's Judeo-Christian history, the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights, to support this theory.Unfortunately, today's America has largely abandoned the Christian beliefs which inspired the founders in 1789. Morality and rebellion have corrupted the divine concept of liberty, resulting in a tainted view of our origins. Miller encourages us to make our own choices according to information, conscience, and moral-ethical discernment. In addition, he explores several concepts relating to liberty and freedom, including: Religious liberty as political power Moral choice and liberty The police state and civil liberty Liberty and individualism Liberty and religious tolerance Reminiscent of Thomas Paine's Common Sense, the Liberty Watch delivers a thoughtful, patriotic view of the incredible freedoms citizens of the United States of America enjoy daily.

Liberty's Wrath

Author: Charles Britton
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491789883
Category: Fiction
Page: 328
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Twenty-two-year-old William Blake is less than thrilled when Barack Obama is elected to a second term in 2012. A senior at Quinnipiac University, William is known for his staunch conservative political views. Despite his overwhelming disappointment with Americas new direction, William remains focused on finding a job as a high school teacher after graduation. William is the perfect recruit for a network of charter schools started by The Movement, a shadowy libertarian organization. After he accepts a job teaching social studies and history at a charter school, William is lured into The Movement by its charismatic leader Edward Birch, and a beautiful and experienced member, Tabitha Couture. As William becomes further immersed into the conservative crusade, he eventually receives an offer he cannot refuseone that will help him transform the landscape of American public education and eventually lead him to libertys wrath. Libertys Wrath shares the story of one mans exploration of the role of freedom in the twenty-first century after he joins a conservative movement with a lofty mission.

On the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion, and Other Legal and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal

Author: Jeremy Bentham,Catherine Pease-Watkin,Philip Schofield
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199642737
Category: History
Page: 363
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The essays contained in the present volume represent Bentham's attempt to influence the direction of political and constitutional change taking place in Spain and Portugal in the early 1820s. At the same time as commenting on Spanish and Portuguese questions, Bentham outlined important aspects of his own legal and constitutional theories, defended measures of democratic reform, and offered a vigorous defence of free speech and communication. The volume complements Colonies, Commerce, and Constitutional Law, in which Bentham commented on the disastrous effects on Spain of her attempts to retain her overseas possessions.

Hoffnung wagen

Gedanken zur Rückbesinnung auf den American Dream
Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641224241
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 480
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Persönlich, glaubwürdig, visionär – Ansichten und Standpunkte des politischen Hoffnungsträgers der USA vor seiner Wahl 2008 Wie US-Senator Barack Obama im Wahljahr 2008 Millionen Menschen für sich gewann, ist Legende. Zu seinem schnell aufsteigenden Stern in hohem Maße beigetragen hat sein zuvor erschienenes Buch »Hoffnung wagen« (»The Audacity of Hope«). Hier präsentierte Obama sich als Mann der Integration, als Liberaler im positiven Sinn mit klaren Positionen. Uns allen machte er Hoffnung auf eine Renaissance des »besseren Amerika«. Nicht wenige wünschen sich Barack Obama heute sehnsüchtig zurück ins Weiße Haus.


Author: Ludwig Mises
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
ISBN: 1933550864
Page: N.A
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Wo komm ich her? Wo geh ich hin? Und wo, verdammt, sind meine Schlüssel?
Author: Billy Crystal
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843707081
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 368
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"Mit 60 konnte ich noch dieselben Dinge tun wie mit 30 - sofern ich ich erinnern konnte, was das war. Mit 65 ändert sich das. Man hört etwa auf, 25-jährigen Frauen nachzuschauen. Das heißt, ich drehe ich schon nach ihnen um, aber sie sind unscharf, und bis ich die Brille gefunden habe, sind sie weg. " Pointenreich und voller Selbstironie schildert Billy Crystal seine leidvollen Erfahrungen mit dem Älterwerden und erzählt von seiner Karriere als weltweit beliebter Entertainer und Hollywoodstar.

Atlas Shouts:

A Modern Patriot Calls for Action
Author: John Lofgren
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 1458217574
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 258
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Democrat and Republican factions continue to spread lies, and the United States will be ruined if they’re allowed to go unchecked. Their behavior can easily be compared to the Jim Crow South – only this time, it’s constitutional conservatives who are being abused. The good people of America need to join forces to launch an MLK-style movement to restore equal rights and fiscal sanity. John Lofgren, an intellectual patriot, explains how the liberal movement and faux conservatives are perverting the entire fiscal system in this powerful narrative that uncovers startling parallels between the past and present. He traces the frightening trajectory of U.S. fiscal policy beginning with the 1840s Erie Canal financing. By providing a platform for proposing solutions to the corruption and misguided views rampant in government, the author seeks to bring the country back to a firm foundation of financial stability. This book builds a case to de-socialize the banking system, end preferential rights, and re-establish state powers in order to reignite the pride and diversity America once leveraged to great economic advantage.

At Liberty to Die

The Battle for Death with Dignity in America
Author: Howard Ball
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081474527X
Category: Law
Page: 224
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Over the past hundred years, average life expectancy in America has nearly doubled, due largely to scientific and medical advances, but also as a consequence of safer working conditions, a heightened awareness of the importance of diet and health, and other factors. Yet while longevity is celebrated as an achievement in modern civilization, the longer people live, the more likely they are to succumb to chronic, terminal illnesses. In 1900, the average life expectancy was 47 years, with a majority of American deaths attributed to influenza, tuberculosis, pneumonia, or other diseases. In 2000, the average life expectancy was nearly 80 years, and for too many people, these long lifespans included cancer, heart failure, Lou Gehrig’s disease, AIDS, or other fatal illnesses, and with them, came debilitating pain and the loss of a once-full and often independent lifestyle. In this compelling and provocative book, noted legal scholar Howard Ball poses the pressing question: is it appropriate, legally and ethically, for a competent individual to have the liberty to decide how and when to die when faced with a terminal illness? At Liberty to Die charts how, the right of a competent, terminally ill person to die on his or her own terms with the help of a doctor has come deeply embroiled in debates about the relationship between religion, civil liberties, politics, and law in American life. Exploring both the legal rulings and the media frenzies that accompanied the Terry Schiavo case and others like it, Howard Ball contends that despite raging battles in all the states where right to die legislation has been proposed, the opposition to the right to die is intractable in its stance. Combining constitutional analysis, legal history, and current events, Ball surveys the constitutional arguments that have driven the right to die debate.

The Chancery (Ireland) Act, 1867

And the General Orders and Regulations Thereunder, Copiously Annotated : with an Introduction, Schedules of Fees, and a Collection of Forms and Precedents
Author: Alexander George Richey
Publisher: N.A
Category: Equity pleading and procedure
Page: 342
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Das letzte Schuljahr

Author: Wilfried Baumannn
Publisher: neobooks
ISBN: 384768745X
Category: Fiction
Page: 355
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Der größte Teil des Buches wurde in den Jahren 1988/89 geschrieben, also dem letzten normalen DDR-Schuljahr. Der totale Zusammenbruch des Regimes war noch nicht absehbar. Die Gedanken und Gefühle des Lehrers Horst Müller, der Hauptperson, sind daher Zeit identisch. Sein Schicksal wird ohne Nostalgie spannend dargestellt, und es wird dem Leser begreifbar, warum sich so viele Menschen gegen das System zur Wehr setzten und es zu Fall brachten. .... und was geschah danach? Wer früher die DDR-Schule besuchte, wird in diesem Buch an vieles erinnert, was er schon längst vergessen glaubte.

Legal Foundations of Capitalism

Author: John Rogers Commons
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 1584775971
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 394
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One of his most important American studies of labor economics published in the twentieth century, this book outlines an evolutionary and behavioral theory of value based on data drawn from court decisions. Analyzing the meaning of reasonable value as defined by the courts, he finds that the answer is based on a notion of reasonable conduct. Expanding this point to encompass the habits and customs of social life, he shows that court decisions are based on customs that are powerful forces shaping the economic system. In an early review Wesley Mitchell declared that Commons [1862-1945] carried this "analysis further along his chosen line than any of his predecessors. Into our knowledge of capitalism he has incorporated a great body of new materials which no one else has used adequately.": American Economic Review, XIV (1924) 253.


Author: Kathy Reichs
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
ISBN: 3641093333
Category: Fiction
Page: 464
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Ein getötetes Mädchen im Straßengraben, ein Schmugglerring, der keine Gnade kennt: ein neuer Fall für Tempe Brennan Der Tod einer jungen Frau, deren Leiche an einem einsamen Highway im Straßengraben deponiert wurde, bereitet Forensikerin Tempe Brennan schlaflose Nächte. Der Teenager könnte ohne Papiere ins Land gereist sein, eine Spur, die Tempe zu dem Geschäftsmann John-Henry Story führt. Doch ihr Hauptverdächtiger starb Monate zuvor bei einem mysteriösen Brand. Und dann ist da noch der Fall eines Schmugglers, der kuriose mumifizierte Artefakte in die USA schleust. Könnte eine Verbindung zwischen dem toten Mädchen und dem lukrativen illegalen Handel bestehen? An Tempes neustem Fall ist nichts so, wie es zunächst scheint. Nur auf eines kann die Todesermittlerin sich verlassen: Die Knochen kennen die Wahrheit.

Die Geheimnisse des FBI

Author: Ronald Kessler
Publisher: Plassen Verlag
ISBN: 3864700728
Category: Political Science
Page: 376
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Welche Geheimnisse ruhen seit Jahrzehnten in den tiefsten Kellern des FBI? Welche Abenteuer, Blamagen und Skandale verbergen sich in den Aktentresoren der mächtigen US-Bundespolizei? Und welche Indiskretionen über Stars und Sternchen aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft hat die legendäre Behörde im Laufe der Jahrzehnte angesammelt? Nun liegen die Antworten auf diese Fragen in Buchform vor. Ihr Autor: Ronald Kessler, einer der profundesten Kenner der Nachrichtendienst- und Secret-Service-Szene der USA. Gestützt auf seine hervorragenden Kontakte in die Welt der Geheimoperationen führt er den Leser ganz weit hinein in "Die Geheimnisse des FBI".

Liberty and Tyranny

A Conservative Manifesto
Author: Mark R. Levin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439164747
Category: Political Science
Page: 256
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Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement. When nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin’s Liberty and Tyranny appeared in the early months of the Obama presidency, Americans responded by making his clarion call for a new era in conservatism a #1 New York Times bestseller for an astounding twelve weeks. As provocative, well-reasoned, robust, and informed as his on-air commentary, with his love of our country and the legacy of our Founding Fathers reflected on every page, Levin’s galvanizing narrative provides a philosophical, historical, and practical framework for revitalizing the conservative vision and ensuring the preservation of American society. In the face of the modern liberal assault on Constitution-based values, an attack that has resulted in a federal government that is a massive, unaccountable conglomerate, the time for reinforcing the intellectual and practical case for conservatism is now. In a series of powerful essays, Levin lays out how conservatives can counter the tyrannical liberal corrosion that has filtered into every timely issue affecting our daily lives, from the economy to health care, global warming to immigration, and more.

Against All Enemies

Der Insiderbericht über Amerikas Krieg gegen den Terror
Author: Richard A. Clarke
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 3455850790
Category: History
Page: 383
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"Fast 500.000 verkaufte Exemplare in drei Tagen - die Enthüllung von Bushs ehemaligem Terrorberater Richard Clarke schlägt alle Rekorde" (SPIEGEL ONLINE) Binnen weniger Tage wurde "Against All Enemies" zu einem hochbrisanten Politikum, über das die Medien weltweit berichteten. Was macht die Schlagkraft dieses Buches aus? "Die Bush-Administration hat die Gelegenheit verpasst, Al Qaida zu zerschlagen", schreibt Richard A. Clarke. Sie habe alle Warnungen vor Al Qaida ignoriert, in einem unnötigen Krieg gegen Irak wertvolle Zeit verloren und dem Terrorismus Gelegenheit gegeben, sich neu zu organisieren. Wie kein anderer ist Clarke berechtigt, ein solches Urteil zu fällen. Zwei Jahrzehnte seines Lebens hat er dem Kampf gegen den Terrorismus gewidmet. Er war unter Clinton und Bush Cheforganisator der amerikanischen Anti-Terror-Politik und leitete in den entscheidenden Stunden nach den Anschlägenvom 11. September den Krisenstab im Weißen Haus. Sein Bericht, der sich auf die Entwicklungen vom ersten Golfkrieg bis zu "Bushs Vietnam" im Irak konzentriert, liest sich wie ein autobiografischer Thriller.

Herzenszauber in Thunder Point

Author: Robyn Carr
Publisher: MIRA Taschenbuch
ISBN: 3956499433
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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In einem Akt der Verzweiflung verlässt Devon McAllister mit ihrer kleinen Tochter ihr Zuhause, in dem sie sich nicht mehr sicher fühlt. Sie will nur eins: ihrer traumatischen Vergangenheit entfliehen und irgendwo untertauchen. Unerwartet landet sie in dem Küstenstädtchen Thunder Point, wo sie mit offenen Armen aufgenommen wird. Vor allem der attraktive Spencer unterstützt sie tatkräftig - und berührt ihr Herz. Doch wird es ihr gelingen, ihre schmerzvollen Erfahrungen hinter sich zu lassen? "Robyn Carr ist eine bemerkenswerte Geschichtenerzählerin." The Library Journal