Consent of the governed – and the lack thereof

Glenn Harlan Reynolds Washington Examiner 3/7/2010

Our Declaration of Independence observes:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted […]