Column: Second American revolution underway



The Declaration of Independence pledges Americans’ “unalienable Rights” through governments “deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed …

“Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it …”

More and more of us are determined to alter our government by denying our consent to President Barack Obama’s continuous discard for our individual constitutional liberties.

But the most starkly lucid reasons for this looming Second American Revolution have been detailed by Randy E. Barnett, a Georgetown University professor of constitutional law and author of the book “Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty” (Princeton University Press, 2005).

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