Nullification at Work: Real ID Squeeze Will Ease

Another indicator of victory for state-level nullification – the 2005 Real ID act was originally to be implemented in early 2008, and today, it’s still in limbo. Going on 2 years later, with more than two dozen states passing laws and resolutions denouncing or flat-out refusing to comply – and D.C. has no choice but…

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The Vision of the Founders: Dead and Gone

by Kevin R.C. Gutzman Editor’s Note: Bill of Rights Day is Tuesday, December 15th. But as Kevin Gutzman points out in this article, it’s not a day of celebration. Instead, it should be a day of mourning for the death of decentralized self-government. In 2008, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Kennedy v.…

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Ron Paul on Nullification: ‘I Think it’s a Great Idea’

Ron Paul, in the 2nd part of his recent interview on the Mike Church show (click here for part 1), talks about the constitution, foreign policy, national defense, and most importantly for this post – nullification. For years, the good Dr. has been a staunch supporter of the Constitution – and is probably the only…

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Disillusioned Liberals, Progressives…Welcome!

A 10th Amendment Primer for Those Who Lean Left Once upon a time I eagerly tuned in to MSNBC on a nightly basis. I knew that there was something hideously wrong with the direction our country was in and at that time I believed that “if only Bush had not been elected president, none of…

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Turning Medicaid Against the Feds: Withdraw!

As if we needed another example of how poorly conceived the federal health care “reform” plans are, there’s some very interesting food for thought from two senior fellows at the Heritage Foundation. According to them, if the health care legislation passes Congress in anything like its current form, states would be better off ending the…

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