Little bit notwithstanding the efforts of people like the North Carolina Dillon-board um thanks also to Alden and his colleagues at Heritage and Aisha and marine quick story about marine More and I met when she did an Islamic briefing in a constitutional economic Liberty case that I bought and I recall correctly are opposing counsel.
The attorneys General or Deputy Attorney General’s from the state of Oklahoman nonplussed by the FTC’s decision to file a brief that they called Sorehead and suggested perhaps they might be dragging you down to Oklahoma for depositions or something yeah what didn’t go anywhere anyway and Aisha was a law clerk at the Institute for justice and I’ve had the pleasure of working with him before so.
I also am looking forward to the discussion I need to practice my remarks but by acknowledging something that’s that’s hopeful something all of you know the Institute for Justice is Dentist in Ohio a libertarian public interest law firm and libertarians-disagree about the legitimacy and they efficacious ones of any trust laws so I’m not here really to defend any trust federal antitrust laws I don’t come to buy them or to praise them I suppose when I want to sort of set the stage a little bit as libertarians and.
I like to think of ourselves as constitutional originality we take the somewhat idiosyncratic views that the Constitution actually does protect economic liberty in particular the Fourteenth Amendment which is ratified in in an attempt to stamp out a culture of oppression and tyranny win the South that featured in large measure the suppression of economy opportunities not only on the part of newly freed blacks or.
The freedmen as they’re called but frankly anybody Twitter who opposes the emancipation and ultimate integration into society and the economy newly freed blacks so it was newly freed blacks their white supporters and didn’t take long for this attitude of suppression of economic activities to expand extend.