Already the fear-mongering and unfounded claims of slavery support have been thrown at Rep. Susan Lynn for her recent statements regarding nullification. Read the following post for all the details, but here is a taste: Rep. Mike Turner, chairman of the House Democrats’ political caucus, said Tuesday Lynn’s comments harkened back to Civil War-era arguments.…Details
As it so often does, the New York Times gave much-deserved credit to its readership’s intelligence Monday, with an article describing the brewing battle over health care “reform” at the state level as the work of insidious insurance lobbyists, who have apparently been plotting for years to derail the ever-shifting corporatist giveaway known as ObamaCare.…Details
Presented by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. at “Depression, Monetary Destruction, and the Path to Sound Money“: the Mises Circle in Greenville, South Carolina, 3 October 2009.
There is new nullification news here in my home state of Tennessee, and it is really good news. Recently, State Representative Susan Lynn spoke on the matter during Mike Church’s radio show (transcript here). While there she let it be known that the Tenth Amendment is alive and well in the volunteer state. When asked…Details
Sen. Margaret Dayton (R – Orem) is the sponsor of S.B. 11, Utah-State Made Firearms Protection Act. In a recent email she stated, “My Firearms Freedom Act passed out of Interim Committee in Nov – and I anticipate that it will go directly to the floor when the Legislature convenes in January. I am pleased…Details
There’s some noise in the mainstream press of late about a number of states looking to sue on 10th Amendment grounds because of the vote buying of Sir Nelson of Nebraska. Like this video from Fox yesterday: While I’m supportive of any effort to fight back against unconstitutional actions in DC (and I strongly believe…Details
While doing some research for an article that I was planning on writing about gun control – both domestic AND foreign – I came across an article that I feel sums up the position quite nicely. Here’s Scott Lazarowitz at LewRockwell.com in his recent article, The Conservative Nut That’s Hard To Crack: A few months…Details
The Tenth Amendment defines the total scope of federal power as being that which has been delegated by the people to the federal government, and also that which is “necessary and proper” to advancing those powers specifically enumerated in the Constitution of the United States. The rest is to be handled by the state governments,…Details