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Is the US government illegitimate? If so, does that justify violent revolution?

Summary:  US constitutional law discusses illegitimate government motives, purposes, and actions.  But political extremists have long labeled our political regime itself as illegitimate.  Now such views move into the mainstream.  It’s poison, preventing rational discussion and compromise — much as the discussion about slavery turned toxic in the decade before 1860.  This post looks at an …

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