The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic

The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic

by Mark R. Levin

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Overview

The long-awaited new book on how to fix our broken government by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Liberty and Tyranny and Ameritopia.

In his #1 bestsellers Liberty and Tyranny and Ameritopia, Mark R. Levin has all but predicted the current assault on our individual liberties, state sovereignty, and the social compact—the inevitable result of an all-powerful, ubiquitous central government. Fortunately, such dire circumstances were anticipated by the Founding Fathers, who gave us the means to amend the Constitution in order to preserve our rights and pre­vent governmental behemoths. Here, Levin turns to the Constitution and its Framers to lay forth eleven specific prescriptions, thoughtfully con­structed within the Framers’ design, for restoring the American Republic. His proposals are pure common sense, ideas shared by many—such as term limits for members of Congress and Supreme Court justices and lim­its on federal taxing and spending—that draw on the wisdom of James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and others. With The Liberty Amendments, the American people can take the first step toward reclaiming what belongs to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451606324
Publisher: Threshold Editions
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 121,655
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mark R. Levin, nationally syndicated talk-radio host, host of LevinTV, chairman of Landmark Legal Foundation, and the host of the FOX News show Life, Liberty, & Levin, is the author of six consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers: Liberty and Tyranny, Plunder and Deceit, Rediscovering Americanism, Ameritopia, The Liberty Amendments, and Unfreedom of the Press. Liberty and Tyranny spent three months at #1 and sold more than 1.5 million copies. His books Men in Black and Rescuing Sprite were also New York Times bestsellers. Levin is an inductee of the National Radio Hall of Fame and was a top adviser to several members of President Ronald Reagan’s cabinet. He holds a BA from Temple University and a JD from Temple University Law School.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Restoring the American Republic 1

Chapter 2 An Amendment to Establish Term Limits for Members of Congress 19

Chapter 3 An Amendment to Restore the Senate 33

Chapter 4 An Amendment to Establish Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices and Super-Majority Legislative Override 49

Chapter 5 Two Amendments to Limit Federal Spending and Taxing 73

Chapter 6 An Amendment to Limit the Federal Bureaucracy 99

Chapter 7 An Amendment to Promote Free Enterprise 117

Chapter 8 An Amendment to Protect Private Property 137

Chapter 9 An Amendment to Grant the States Authority to Directly Amend the Constitution 147

Chapter 10 An Amendment to Grant the States Authority to Check Congress 169

Chapter 11 An Amendment to Protect the Vote 183

Epilogue: The Time for Action 203

Appendix: The Amendments 209

Acknowledgments 221

Notes 223

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