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October 4, 2012: What’s Old Is New Again

Posted By Ryan Young On October 4, 2012 @ 2:07 pm In All Episodes | Comments Disabled

The Magna Carta is 797 years old. But according to Vice President for Strategy Iain Murray [1], it is directly relevant to today’s political debate. Its guiding principle is that power must be limited [2]. Besides influencing the U.S. Constitution and institutions such as separation of powers and no taxation without representation, this timeless principle sheds light on everything from the current health care debate to the proper role of the judiciary.

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[1] Iain Murray: http://cei.org/expert/iain-murray

[2] power must be limited: http://spectator.org/archives/2012/10/04/did-magna-carta-die-in-vain

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