Jul 27

Napolitano3in1Three in One (Constitutional Chaos, The Constitution in Exile, and A Nation of Sheep), by Andrew Napolitano ★★★★
Napolitano can be a quite depressing writer to read. These three books, while published separately between 2003 and 2007, deal with similar issues, and have a very similar writing style, making them completely appropriate to publish together.  Napolitano, in these three books, gives the reader a barrage of documented court cases which show how the courts have ignored the constitution in their deliberations. Constitutional Chaos deals with how the government is the largest lawbreaker of them all. Free speech is gagged, respect for private property is not held, government will commit crimes in order to supposedly catch criminals, and often will force somebody into a crime in order to convict them. Worse, the government will bribe witnesses, intimidate witnesses to force convictions, and will deny a person habeas corpus, all while pretending to be operating in good faith with the constitution. Napolitano describes his journey away from being a die-hard Republican into thinking both parties are accomplices in destroying the constitution The Constitution in Exile continues the theme, this time providing a broader history of court cases from history, starting with Marbury vs. Madison, showing how the courts have engaged in judicial review, an activity not permitted by the constitution. Napolitano ends with a discussion of the PATRIOT act, showing how it has essentially removed any sense of right to privacy, all in the name of security. A Nation of Sheep extends the privacy issue, and argues with bewilderment as to why the US public would let the US government get away with what they do. The public doesn’t seem to understand that a small amount of security is coming at the cost of all of our freedom, the reason a revolutionary war was fought. The picture of the United States taking liberty to defy international law (often of which was written by the USA), in engaging in torture, subterfuge, absence of habeas corpus (no trial) paints a messy picture of the US being a rogue state of which we would easily condemn if it wasn’t ourselves. These books are a very depressing but realistic wake-up call, worth reading if you consider yourself concerned about the USA.
 

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One Response to “Napolitano Three-in-One”

  1. Onkel Dennis says:

    “… the US being a rogue state of which we would easily condemn if it wasn’t ourselves.”
    It is not ourselves. It is a group of criminal psychopaths intent on taking over the world. That does not include me. Does it include you? I think not. “Themselves” is the appropriate pronoun in this case. This sleight of verbiage is but one of many examples of how the sheep are conned into supporting the wolves by identifying themselves with them.
    “Free speech is gagged, respect for private property is not held, government will commit crimes in order to supposedly catch criminals, and often will force somebody into a crime in order to convict them. Worse, the government will …”
    The great wonder of it all is that Americans, and in particular the evangelical Christian herd, read this, nod their heads, and yet have not a clue as to the practical consequences of it. They will get up in the morning and go to their familiar job or shop at the familiar stores and conclude from such afferent conditioning that wickedness has no consequences. Only fools, the proverb says, learn by hard experience. Wise people see the dangers ahead and plan, then execute their plan. Most Americans are entirely vulnerable to oppression and have no contingency plans for uncomfortable events that will happen to them before much longer.

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