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U.S. Senator Mike Lee offers a compelling argument for a balanced-budget amendment as the key to restoring America to fiscal health and reversing the federal government's abuse of power.
|Publisher:||Tantor Media, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Library - Unabridged CD|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Mike Lee was elected to the U.S. Senate from Utah in 2010 and is currently the Senate’s youngest member. A lawyer, life-long student of the Constitution, and former law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, he currently serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Foreign Relations Committee, Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee. Senator Lee and his wife Sharon have three children and live in Alpine, Utah.
Table of Contents
Part I The Case for Constitutionally Limited Government
1 Liberty and Government Action: A Zero-Sum Game 15
2 The Rise and Fall of America's Constitutional Debate 25
3 Restoring the Constitutional Debate 39
Part II How Efforts to Balance the Budget will Help Restore Constitutionally Limited Government
4 A Time to Amend 49
5 Critical Elements of a Balanced Budget Amendment 65
Part III How Restoring Constitutionally Limited Government will Help Balance the Budget
6 Achieving Fiscal Balance through Federalism 85
7 Restraining the Federal Regulatory Monster 101
8 From Boston to Philadelphia 111
Part IV Four Essential Documents
I The Articles of Confederation 123
II The Declaration of Independence 137
III The Constitution of the United States 147
IV Concurring Opinion of Justice Clarence Thomas in United States v. Lopez 185