California Dreamin’ (on someone else’s dime)

This past Friday, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called for the federal government to bail out the taxpayers of his state to the tune of some $6.9 billion. The request comes amid efforts to close a $19.9 billion gap in his proposed $82.9 billion 2010-2011 fiscal budget. We hear daily news stories of governors all over…

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Washington State to Consider Nullification of Federal Gun Laws

Washington State Representative Matthew Shea along with 21 co-sponsors, have introduced a “Firearms Freedom Act” for the state – it’s filed as House Bill 2709 (HB2709). If passed, the bill would provide that: a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Washington and that remains within the borders…

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Rhode Island to Consider Resolution Affirming Sovereignty

Rhode Island State Representatives Trillo, Loughlin, and Gemma have introduced House Resolution 7030 (H7030), which if passed, would affirm “that the people of this state have the sole and exclusive right to govern themselves as a free, sovereign, and independent state and any proposals that impede, diminish, or revoke those rights would violate the form…

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