Beaming Schwarzenegger Signs Away More CA Sovereignty

None of the men and women at that podium, grinning like kids in a candy shop, seemed to realize that what they were really doing. Of course, $700 million in school funding sounds great on the surface, but along with the money comes something that was not mentioned by the legislators- increased Federal control of California classrooms and further erosion of California’s status as a sovereign state.

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Indiana House to Consider Sovereignty Resolution

On January 5th, Indiana State Legislators Introduced House Concurrent Resolution 2 (HCR2), “urging the United States government to cease and desist immediately any and all mandates that are beyond the scope of their constitutionally delegated power.” (h/t Nicole Singer Sander) Since early last year, 40 states have seen similar “sovereignty” or “10th Amendment” Resolutions. The…

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Obama Bashing and Bigger Fish to Fry

Can we finally agree that in general, “Obama” isn’t at issue and we could honestly care less who he is or what he supposedly represents, or where he was born for that matter. I’m honestly disgusted and more than tired of the name calling in response to opposition to democratic ideas. What are you people…

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Utah HB67: Health Care Nullification

Utah State Representative Carl Wimmer has introduced House Bill 67 (HB67), which, if passed, would require the state “to opt out of federal reform when the state determines that opting out is in the best interest of the citizens of the state.” 20-25 states are expected to consider similar legislation in the 2010 legislative session.…

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Wyoming Legislators Seek to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

Wyoming State Representative David Miller has introduced a “Firearms Freedom Act” for the state – it’s filed as House Bill 28 (HB28). If passed, the will would provide “that specified firearms that are manufactured, sold, purchased, possessed and used exclusively within Wyoming shall be exempt from federal regulation, including registration requirements” Some supporters of the…

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Steve Forbes, John Shadegg on Board with Nullification

From the AP report, via Forbes.com Former GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes and Republican U.S. Rep. John Shadegg of Arizona endorsed a proposal on Tuesday that will appear on the November ballot and ask voters whether they want state-guaranteed protections for health care. Forbes and Shadegg said deep flaws in the health care overhaul now…

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Let Them Eat Health Care

Newsflash: Congressional Democrats don’t care what you think! In fact, they don’t even care what members of their own party think. From a report on USNews.com Democratic Leaders Plan Secret Health Reform Deliberations Despite their claims to the contrary, the way that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have handled the…

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The Alcohol Freedom Act: An Introduction

Respect for the right to bear arms and the practice of firearms ownership are cherished traditions in Tennessee that have been passed down from generation to generation. The manufacture of alcoholic beverages is another Tennessee tradition that has endured through the generations. In fact, the oldest registered distillery in the United States is the Jack…

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Health Care Rationing in Virginia: A “Success” Story

From the business section of the New York Times comes this profile of medical care in Richmond since 1996. Since 1996, the Richmond area has lost more than 600 of its hospital beds, mostly because of state regulations on capacity. Several hospitals have closed, and others have shrunk. In 1996, the region had 4.8 hospital…

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