When the issue of federal power over states’ rights come into the forefront, Democrats are quick to cite the supremacy clause as beyond debate. Yet, Republicans often use the same talking points. When GOP policies need that extra “federal muscle,” Republicans imitate their political opponents and claim federal law as supreme without question.Details
Fear and paranoia have become hallmarks of the modern American experience, impacting how we as a nation view the world around us, how we as citizens view each other, and most of all how our government views us.Details
With it becoming increasingly clear every day that Congress will not take any substantive action to stop NSA spying, some privacy advocates have begun to pin their hopes on the federal courts.
If history serves as any indication, they will find themselves equally disappointed with the judiciary. Courts tend to defer to the government, especially when it comes to “national security.”Details
Asset forfeiture is a form of legalized theft that serves as a major funding source for the rapidly expanding police state.Details
Yesterday, I celebrated my 11 year anniversary with the amazing Sarah Beth Rosa.
I could never have built the TAC without her. Taking a stand against the most powerful government in the history of the world takes an incredible amount of love and support to keep me pushing on.Details
A recent POLITICO report on a revolt against Common Core shows that a bottom-up, local approach is an effective strategy against federal programs.Details
A colorful and humorous video is being circulated to promote Prop. 122, a ballot initiative going to Arizona voters in the Nov. 4 election that can make it easier for the state to deny compliance and material support for unconstitutional and unpopular federal programs.Details
When it comes to fighting violations of the Second Amendment, most Americans assume that they have to take the battle to Washington D.C. But in fact, states can take action to thwart federal infringement of the the right to keep and bear arms.Details
Three years ago, a group of primarily government plaintiffs sued in federal district court to void Colorado’s Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR). TABOR allows the people, not just the legislature, to vote on most tax increases, most debt increases, and some spending hikes.Details
“The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people.”
—Justice William O. Douglas
Justice in America makes less sense with each passing day.Details