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From John Philip Reid's Constitutional History of the American Revolution: "It is not a favorable comment on our times that twentieth-century scholars have removed themselves so far from eighteenth-century constitutionalism they are peeved by the idea of property as a civil right."
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More fools they. Anyone with a lick of sense understands that property rights underpin all other political and civil rights. Any government that can control a population's livelihood will ultimately control the political system as well. Why is this even worth debating??

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