Law’s Culture: Conservatism and the American Constitutional Order
Bruce P. Frohnen, Ohio Northern University College of Law, 2004, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 27, p. 459, 2003-2004
Number of Pages in PDF File: 30
[CR] An excellent analysis of Kirk’s view of the Constitution that the document was intended to protect from democratic excesses, i.e. the majority voting for themselves the proceeds of other’s labor through taxes and social programs.
John C. Calhoun notes that taxation divides the community into two great antagonistic classes, those who pay the taxes and those who benefit from them (1850) (OLL)