Outpost of Freedom
The Outpost of Freedom Library is composed of books which may be of interest to the Constitutionalist. These books will come from my collection, and will be scanned and recognized, then posted to these pages.
The first entry in the Library is book titled "Elements of Government". It was written by Alex. L. Peterman, "late principal and professor of civil government in the Normal School of the Kentucky State College, and member of the Kentucky State Senate”. This book is included in the Library because it can give us an enormous amount of insight into the function of government, as it was in 1891, the year that the book was published. I we can understand what changes have occurred in government in the past 110 years, perhaps we can begin to perceive more what government was like 110 years before this book was published.
PDF version Elements of Civil Government (1891)
Have you ever wondered what it was like back in the the days of the Framers of the Constitution, with no policemen walking, armed, around the streets of the nation? How do you think that the framers would have reacted to such a presence? "Are Cops Constitutional?" is a 2001 Seton Hall Law Review article that discusses not only the unconstitutionality, but the ineffectiveness and to rampant growth of police in America.
In 1904, an Essay was submitted to the Law Academy of Pennsylvania. The Essay was award the prize, and the author was asked to expound upon the subject matter. Once the revision was completed, it took the form of "An Essay on the Grand Jury in America."
In 1852, Lysander Spooner wrote an "Essay on Trial By Jury". The Essay gives insight into how the Founding Fathers perceived the right to a trial by a jury of "peers". Interestingly, the Essay demonstrates the purpose of Trial by Jury to be one of the six (Legislative, Executive, House of Representatives, Senate, Judicial, and, Trial) safeguards of our Liberties, and why it is absolutely necessary for the Trial to be included as a part of that process -- so as to assure us that the government can not become tyrannical or despotic.
The file is a .PDF.
A Plan of Discipline
Compiled for the USE of the
County of Norfolk
A PDF of an 1760 publication
has been voluntarily removed. We have been informed that it is a copyright violation.
Provoca is a study titled, "Thoughts on a Neglected Category of Social Movement Participant: The Agent Provocateur and the Informant", by Gary T. Marx Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Center for Criminal Justice. It provides some insight into the techniques of infiltration of social/political movements, during the sixties and seventies. As you read, understand that these practices have been continually developing for forty years.
Simple Sabotage Field Manual, prepared by Wm. J. Donovan, OSS - 1944
The Lieber Code
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