Those of you who visit this site regularly already know that the health care vote yesterday is far from the end of things – and also know that even when it passes the Senate (which I assume some version will), it’s still not the end of the road for freedom. The real way to resist…Details
Jim Davies at Strike the Root makes the case that Marbury v Madison changed the face of America: Here’s where the brain begins to bend. Marshall’s Court rejected Marbury’s suit, on the grounds that a mere act of Congress cannot delegate power to SCOTUS; that’s the right of the Constitution writers or amenders only (so…Details
Tenth Amendment Center contributor, Timothy Baldwin, was recently interviewed on the Alex Jones show. Tim’s written a number of great articles on state sovereignty and the 10th Amendment – which are definitely worth your time if you haven’t read them yet.
The interview here (in 2 parts on YouTube) was focused on his recent post, Freedom’s Destruction through Constitutional Deconstruction.
Our friends at Pennsylvania Freedom Allies are getting patriots together for a BIG event in PA. Here are the details: Harrisburg Rally, November 14, 2009, 2:30 PM. Why be there: To Encourage each other, and notify the Pennsylvania Elected employees we shall not go away, and we will come to their front door if necessary.…Details
This email from Nancy Pelosi to her supporters is the definition of Congressional doublespeak, rife with misleading statements like:
“Rather than creating a ‘government takeover of health care,’…America’s Affordable Health Choices Act…will expand enrollment in private insurance by an estimated 6 million Americans.”
Um, Nancy, mandating that all Americans buy a certain kind of insurance from certain government-approved providers is a “government takeover of health care.” It doesn’t matter if you then call those companies “private.”
That’s like saying Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are actually private entities because they are owned by individual shareholders.
Does she really think we are this stupid?Details
This time, to track blogs, tweets, Amazon book reviews. (h/t Lew Rockwell) From the article: America’s spy agencies want to read your blog posts, keep track of your Twitter updates – even check out your book reviews on Amazon. In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the CIA and the wider intelligence community, is putting cash into…Details
David Ratowitz, candidate for U.S. Congress to represent Illinois’ 5th Congressional District, today signed the Tenth Amendment Center‘s 10-4 Pledge for prospective and current federal officeholders. The pledge aims to bolster support for the 1791 Bill of Rights component that affirms the U.S. Constitution’s principle of federalism, stating that, “The powers not delegated to the…Details
“the healthcare legislation is not about healthcare; the entire purpose of the healthcare legislation is to centralize control in the hands of the federal government. From enumeration of powers to the ninth and tenth amendments, our founders relentlessly tried to protect our nation from a future tyrannical central government.”Details
Gene Healy has a fantastic post over at the CATO institute regarding the recent debate over trying to get Congress to actually read legislation before they vote on it (which I think is an excellent idea) But, as Healy points out, there’s something closer to the root that we should be demanding first – the…Details