The Tenth Amendment Center shared this WSJ Blog on Facebook recently.
It was a pretty short piece that may be summed up in one paragraph.
On its face, it certainly sounds like an amendment that’s worth being mindful of (which one isn’t?). Thing is, however, that any new application or enforcement of the 10th amendment is going to require some new, perhaps forward-thinking litigation, and a Supreme Court that decides it’s high time to breathe new life into the largely moribund amendment.
This leads the reader to conclude that those who believe that our Federal Government is limited, must wait for a minimum of four Supreme Court Justices to come to the same conclusion, and a case for it to be applied. Many of us have begun to look at history for ourselves, and see how the founders would handle it.
For example, Thomas Jefferson in the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798