When Americans Understood the Declaration of Independence• lewrockwell by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
The Declaration of Independence was the ultimate secessionist or states’ rights document. "Governments are instituted among men," Thomas Jefferson wrote, for the sole purpose of securing God-given, "unalienable" rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Moreover, governments derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed" and nowhere else.
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The title of this article should have been: "When Some Angry Americans Want To Declare Their Independence From The Federal Government." But then this is too long. Maybe just shorten it to read: Declaration of Independence From the Lunatic Fringe. They mean the same.