South Dakotans to vote on legalizing medical marijuana

From the Associated Press: South Dakotans will be asked to vote on legalizing marijuana for use in treating pain, nausea and other health problems. The secretary of state’s office has approved a petition seeking a statewide vote on the proposal in November. A similar measure narrowly failed in the 2006 election, when it received 48…

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Dick Armey Praises Hamilton, Inserts Foot in Mouth

In its ongoing attempt to take over the “tea party” movement the Republican Party recently dragged out Dick Armey, who promptly placed his right foot directly into his mouth by claiming that all those statist liberals out there do not support the ideas in The Federalist Papers. A member of the audience who I suspect…

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Constitutional Confusion: The 2nd, the Guard and the Militia

Two of the most common constitutional misunderstandings we receive by email here at the Tenth Amendment Center are: 1. The General Welfare clause of the preamble authorizes the federal government to enact all kinds of programs – including health care, environmental controls, and the like. 2. The National Guard is not the militia. The militia…

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