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Tom Woods: What Was The American Revolution All About?

"With Independence Day approaching, I talked to Kevin Gutzman, author of (among other titles) James Madison and the Making of America, about the American Revolution. We subscribe to the out-of-fashion but nevertheless correct view that the Revolution was fundamentally a constitutional conflict. It’s a great discussion."


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Great Interview!

I find it very interesting that the primary argument was based upon the English tradition of Local Governance (No taxation/legislation w/o representation) and the idea of the Right to Immigrate away from one's birth citizenry.

That said, I don't think TPTB give a hoot whether we revolt or not, as long as they remain the Money Changers.