Health Care Nullification in Michigan?

Following the lead of Arizona and Florida, in recent weeks legislators from Louisiana and Georgia announced that they were planning on introducing State Constitutional Amendment resolutions that would allow the people of those states to effectively opt-out of any future national health care plan. And now, Michigan joins them.  According to the Detroit Free Press,…

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The Typical NeoCon Response?

In response to Michael Rozeff’s article on the Obama school address, we had a few angry emailers.  Not many.  But, Drew’s response here was pretty typical (spelling errors and typos have been preserved): You guys are republican bungholes with no brains.Typical neocon response.Did’nt hear you sqealing when hHabeas Corpus was abolished by Bush.did’nt hear you…

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Question of the Day: Legitimacy and Obedience

Ok, so it’s actually two questions, but they go hand in hand.  From Paul Hein at Strike the Root: 1.  If governmental action is NOT in accord with the Constitution, is the government legitimate? 2. If a government is not legitimate, can it command your obedience? My answers?  “No” and “only by force.”

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The Real Lesson of Obama’s Address?

What are we supposed to be “learning” from all the controversy about Obama’s presentation to public school students?   Well, it’s quite easy, kids and parents. As always, when there’s a real challenge to the imperial presence of the executive branch, the so-called opponents will always defend each other.  While left and right may fight…

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