The Constitution of a Free Market
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In order to ensure economic, domestic and civil tranquility and security, we do establish this Constitution of a Free Market; here by establishing the rights, privileges and responsibilities of the individual, the business and the government. These are established to prevent the historic abuses that have been taken by all, and to preserve the liberty that comes from free will and free association.
Article 1: Franchise (or Voting Rights)
The right to franchise or to vote is given to those of at least 18 years of age. Limitations on this include felons, aliens and those who are not mentally capable of choosing for his or her self. Only individuals have a right to franchise, and attempts to force any individual to vote in one way or another is viewed as a felony and forfeits the right of that individual or group thereof to vote.
Article 2: The Rights
The rights of the Government are as follows and will be delineated into those of Local, Regional (State) and National (Federal) Governments. Local Government has the right to impose reasonable sales tax upon goods sold in it boundaries for the purpose of maintaining roads, infrastructure and law enforcement. Regional Government may derive its revenues from a similar tax. National Government shall derive revenue from Tariffs and other import and export duties to maintain roads and the defense of the nation, but the primary source of funds will be from regional and local governments.
Rights of a business, whether it is a corporation, partnership or sole proprietorship, are as follows: the right to Try, to Succeed, and to Fail. The business has the right to demand fair taxation of products and revenues without fear of unjust recourse.
The rights of the business are also the rights of the individual. All inalienable rights are reserved for the individual as well. Any rights that are not assigned to the government or business are reserved for the individual and his or her families. Some inalienable rights include but are not limited to: the right to preserve one’s life and those of his or her family. The right of liberty through free will. The right to obtain property and pursue happiness through lawful means.
All groups have the obligation of following the laws of the land to preserve the rights of all other parties.
Article 3: The Obligations
Obligations of the government include: Preservation of a free market by prevention of monopolies. Protection of individuals and businesses from unlawful acts by other individuals and businesses. Preservation of the individual’s rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness through the lawful gaining and retention of property. The government shall enforce contracts and ensure justice in all cases both social and business to preserve the rights of the individual. The government is furthermore obligated to ensure it does not infringe upon these rights while enforcing its obligations. The government shall publish yearly what it does with public funds and the officers of each department shall be held accountable for the use of those funds. Surplus funds will be returned to the tax payers.
The obligations of the business must include the honoring of all rights that other businesses and individuals have, as well as obeying and observing the laws the government has placed to preserve these rights. The business is further obligated to preserve natural resources to ensure a clean and safe environment for other businesses and individuals.
The individual is obligated to honor obey and sustain all just laws. Just laws being defined as those laws that stays within the bounds of governmental rights, privileges and limitations.
Article 4: The Limitations
The limitations of the Government are as follows. The government at all levels shall not legalize, legitimize or authorize legalized plunder by any governmental, business, social group or individuals. Legalized plunder shall be defined as: When a portion of a person’s property is transferred from them without his or her consent and without fair market compensation, whether by force or by fraud to any individual, group etc that does not own it, then this is plunder. When the government legalizes, legitimizes or authorizes by omission or implication, this is legalized plunder. Government is meant to protect the right of the individual to pursue happiness, but is not obligated to give happiness to the individual. Rather, if the government takes upon itself this obligation, then it has over stepped its bounds and a new government should be formed by the people to take its place, or else the power said government has taken upon itself will eventually destroy that government, risking the loss of justice.
The limitations of Business are also the same as those of government in that any plunder, legal or otherwise, is strictly prohibited. All businesses must allow for fair competition within the market with other businesses and individuals. Limits on competitors, imposed by governmental or illegal means, are unlawful. Furthermore, the businesses cannot demand nor depend upon the government to support them if they fail. It is a right of the market for individuals and businesses to fail, just as they can succeed. Any intervention on the part of the government is an over stepping of the boundaries of both parties.
Individuals are held to the same limitations as Government and Business. Individuals (and businesses) can voluntarily help others or organize volunteer groups to help other individuals or businesses; however, any attempt to force others to adhere to any moral code by governmental intervention or any other means is illegal.