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No Treason

No Treason

No Treason

Lysander Spooner


Table of Contents
Forward and Editor's Notes
No Treason Introductory
No Treason No. I (1867)
I. Government Rests on Force, not Consent
II. Consent of the Strongest Party
III. A Nation by Force and Fraud
IV. Consent Required for Treason
No Treason No. II (1867)
I. We the People Requires Individual Consent
II. Treason Defined
III. Treason Requires Breach of Allegiance
IV. Treason is Individual Responsibility
V. Treason Does Not Apply to Groups
VI. Free Government Requires Voluntary Support
VII. Taxation Without Consent is Robbery
VIII. This Applies to State Governments as Well as General
IX. Never be Any Liberty for the Weaker Party
X. Government Treats Constitution as of No Importance
XI. Presumed Consent of Weaker Party
No Treason No. VI (1870)
I. The Constitution Has No Inherent Authority
II. Voting Does Not Imply Consent
III. Paying Taxes Does Not Imply Consent
IV. The Consititution Binds Nobody
V. All Contracts Must be Written and Signed
VI. Government People are Irresponsible and Unaccountable
VII. The Constitution is No Contract
VIII. On What Authority Does Government Rest
IX. Secret Ballots Prevent Accountability
X. No Such Thing as a U.S. Government
XI. Oath to Support the Constitution of no Validity
XII. Oaths of Tax-Gathers and Treasurers Invalid
XIII. Oaths of Foreigners Invalid (Naturalization)
XIV. Oaths of Southern Men Invalid
XV. Oaths of Soldiers Invalid
XVI. Oaths of Ambassadors, Secretaries, Presidents, and Senators Invalid
XVII. Debts of the United States of no Validity
XVIII. Who Compose the Real Governing Power — Lenders of Blood Money
XIX. U.S. Also Ruled by Blood Money
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