It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong : the case for personal freedom / Andrew P. Napolitano.
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- ISBN: 9781595554130 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1595554130 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 283 pages)
- Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 
- Copyright: ©2011
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-275) and index.
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Introduction: where do our rights come from? -- Jefferson's masterpiece: the Declaration of Independence -- Get off my land : the right to own property -- Names will never hurt me : the freedom of speech -- I left my rights in San Franscisco : the freedom of association -- You can leave any time you want: the freedom to travel -- You can leave me alone : the right to privacy -- That flesh is mine : you own your body -- Sticks and stones will break my bones : the right to self-defense -- You'll hear from me : the right to petition the government for redress of grievances -- War . . .war . . .what is it good for? : the right to enjoy peace -- When the devil turns round on you : the right to fairness from the government -- A dime isn't worth a penny anymore : the right to sound money -- Theft by any other name : the right to spend your own money -- A ride on Dr. Feinberg's bus : the right to be governed by laws with moral limits -- Disobeying stupidity : the right to ignore the state -- Conclusion.
Does the government exist to serve us-- or to master us? Napolitano offers eye-opening, sometimes frightening examples of how, time and again, the human liberties we are guaranteed in the Constitution are vanishing before our eyes.
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