‘A Collection of Politicians in Robes’

That’s what Yale Law School professor and The New York Times columnist Linda Greenhouse accused members of the Supreme Court of being after they agreed to hear the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. For his part, Princeton professor and fellow NYT columnist Paul Krugman called this a “cruel absurdity,” and suggested the court would “pervert the law to serve political masters.”

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Georgia Bill Would Effectively Nullify Federal Medical Marijuana Ban

A bill has been pre-filed for 2015 that would legalize medical marijuana in certain circumstances for the state of Georgia, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

House Bill 1 (HB1) is scheduled for consideration next year and was introduced by Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon). Called the Haleigh’s Hope Act, the bill would “permit the therapeutic and treatment application of cannabis and its derivatives.”

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ObamaCare: ‘If the Wine Is Sour, Throw It Out’

On November 7, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear the case of King vs. Burwell, one of the four cases challenging the IRS rule that ObamaCare subsidies can be given to policyholders who have bought health insurance through exchanges established by the federal government, contrary to the plain language of the law. The New York Times reported on the day of the Court’s announcement that the “case is likely to be argued in February or March, and a decision will probably arrive in June.”

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#NullifyNSA Efforts Hitting the Mainstream

Together, we can shut them down!

In July 2013, TAC began the process of formulating a plan to NullifyNSA surveillance. We developed model legislation, provided papers and reports on the legal basis, and even covered how another state – Nevada – had successfully shut off water to a federal agency – and stopped it.

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Illegal “No Child” Waivers Should Raise Much Louder Alarms

If the outcry over unilateral executive moves we’ve seen over the last few years remains consistent, Obamacare and immigration are likely to keep sucking up most of Republicans’ attention and the media’s coverage. But just as sweeping have been executive waivers issued from the hated No Child Left Behind Act – really the most recent reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act – that have been instrumental in connecting numerous states to, among other things, the Common Core national curriculum standards.

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TAC is having an Impact and Getting into the Mainstream

I know our work is reaching the mainstream. The comments on this article about Utah’s bill to turn off water to the NSA proves it. You can see comment after comment of people who understand our strategy, and some who even know some details about it – without TAC ever being mentioned by name either in the article or the comments.

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Many people are highly concerned about the danger and threat from ISIS. One person even referred to them as “crazies” this week.

It’s our view, however, that the most dangerous “crazies” are actually wearing suits in Washington D.C. They’ll be far more likely to harm you and your family than the crazies on the other side of the world.

In general, that was what the founders were most worried about too.

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