Here’s State Rep. Paul Opsommer on the nature of 10th Amendment Resolutions: These resolutions do not seek to strengthen the power of the Constitution. It is already the law of the land. They also do not seek to create the 10th Amendment. We already have it. The framework the founding fathers intended is already in…Details
Ron Paul, in a speech before the US House of Representatives, December 9, 2009 At this country’s founding, there was no government-controlled national currency. While the Constitution established the Congressional power of minting coins, it was not until 1792 that the US Mint was formally established. In the meantime, Americans made do with foreign silver…Details
Every weekday morning I stop by Mises.org (after first going to LewRockwell.com) to read, learn something new, and share info with others. Today, to my surprise, what I consider to be one of the best writers anywhere, Stephan Kinsella, has written a blog post discussing an article that I wrote earlier this year. “Randy Barnett…Details
“…all waters subject to the ebb and flow of the tide, the territorial seas, and all interstate and intrastate waters and their tributaries, including lakes, rivers, streams (including intermittent streams), mudflats, sandflats, wetlands, sloughs, prairie potholes, wet meadows, playa lakes, natural ponds, and all impoundments of the foregoing, to the fullest extent that these waters, or activities affecting them, are subject to the legislative power of Congress under the Constitution.”Details
An honest reading of the Constitution with an original understanding of the Founders and Ratifiers makes it quite clear that the federal government has no constitutional authority to override state laws on marijuana. All three branches of the federal government, however, have interpreted (and re-interpreted) the commerce clause of the Constitution to authorize them to…Details
That’s just the political reality we face today, writes John Tamny: Throughout this decade, under Presidents Bush and Obama, economic “stimulus” packages have similarly been foisted on the U.S. economy by a federal government possessing nothing not already taxed or borrowed from the private sector. Nothing in the Constitution mentions “economic growth” as one of…Details
As a follow up to my recent article on the growing movement to resist national health care, we can now include Virginia as one of the states that will be considering legislation to effectively opt-out, or nullify, any future national health care plan. Delegate Robert G. Marshall has pre-filed House Bill 10 (HB10) for the…Details
They sign an oath to uphold the Constitution – and they claim authority to do just about anything, but yet, they refuse to even cite where they get this authority in the Constitution.
Why? Because it doesn’t exist.