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The Constitution for the United States, like all human creations, has been changed by the inescapable ravages of time. Not only the passage of time, but ambition, rent-seeking, ignorance, deception, misunderstanding, ideology, and the lust for power have encrusted our basic instrument of government with layer upon layer of false assumptions and distorted postures that have blocked us from knowing its real meaning and intent. Dr. McClanahan, with insight, painstaking effort, and that rare thing, plain common sense, has presented here as good a picture as we will get of what the Constitution really meant to those who wrote and ratified it. This book is not only a notable feat of historianship, but also an important exercise of citizenship that will enlighten those who yearn for truth.”
—Clyde N. Wilson, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History, University of South Carolina
Professor McClanahan provides us with an invaluable window into the intent of all the Framers. This book can best be described as intellectual hard medicine. The readers’ minds will be purged of all the nonsense they have been taught about the Constitution so they can see the document as intended by the founding generation that produced it.”
—Dr. Marshall DeRosa, Professor of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University
Brion McClanahan’s Founding Fathers’ Guide to the Constitution takes the guesswork out of what the Founders intended. It’s all here, in their own words, which any layman can understand—and just as important, use as the standard to assess the wayward judges, congressmen, and executives of our federal government.”
—Thomas E. Woods, Jr., bestselling author of The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to American History and Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse
A MUST READ by all people of this nation.
It puts to lie the garbage they indoctrinate in the screwul system.
I don't disagree with anything they say, but I know form lots of non-fiction reading on the era that it doesn't cover all sides. The idea that everyone in the U.S. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lawrence Maturo
This is an excellent book that sends the reader back to 1787 and into the minds of the Founding Fathers. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Frank
This book is a great resource for understanding the Constitution. There are hundreds of quotes from those who wrote, debated, and approved or disapproved the Constitution in both... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tigger
They didn't teach this in my school while growing up. Sports and other things were more important than a good foundation about our country.Published 10 months ago by Allyn Wymer
Great book. An entertaining book about constitutional history; those aren't easy to find. The book is easy to follow and a wealth of information.Published 10 months ago by AJC
I STRONGLY recommend this book to all that wish to learn about the gift of Liberty given to us by a generation of men and women whose virtue and foresight made possible all. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Scott w Scarabino
If kids had to read this to graduate, rather than the traditional (non-) teaching that happens, we'd all be better off.Published 12 months ago by Darrin Clement