Second show on Lysander Spooner, this one on his views on the Constitution. Can something be binding if no one expressly agreed to it? Scroll down for show notes and mp3!
Lysander Spooner, one of the great libertarians of the nineteenth century, advanced the radical argument that the Constitution does not and cannot bind anyone. I discuss his arguments in this episode.
No Treason, by Lysander Spooner
When Did I Sign This ‘Social Contract’? (Tom Woods)
Ep. 322: Lysander Spooner: Anti-Slavery, Pro-Secession