Ron Paul and Stuart Varney discuss the economic, moral, and constitutional problems with the health care reform bill on Fox Business.
Tomorrow at 10:00am ET I’ll be on NPR’s “On Point” alongside a Duke law professor to discuss the various nullification/federalism initiatives around the country. I for one would welcome your calls — 1-800-423-8255. Here’s a full list of stations; some broadcast the program live, others air it later. And here’s how to listen online. cross-posted…Details
U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) introduced a bill which would require all persons in the United States (“U.S.”) seeking to be employed to obtain a government-issued biometric National Identification card.(FN1) Not so surprisingly, this measure has come in the name of “protecting America” against illegal immigrants working in the…Details
There are no teachers in the Federal Department of Education. This bureaucracy only takes resources from the education process. In Oregon, as a state we spend $9257/year per student on education. In addition, the Federal Govt. taxes the citizens of Oregon $1500/year, per student, of which it returns $1000 in the form of block grants.…Details
Bob Vander Plaats, candidate for Governor of Iowa, on invoking the 10th.
And here’s a short follow up article on this in the DesMoines Register. It includes TAC’s entire model 10th Amendment resolution, which lays out the proper role of the federal government under the constitution.
Will Cardoza and Jim Costa were opposed to the national health care plan last week, but oh how quickly things can change in Washington DC. This week, after Federal agencies lifted a controversial ban that had deprived Central Valley farmers of their essential water supply, Cardoza and Costa were suddenly found amongst the ‘yes’ voters…Details
CNN reports on the state-level resistance to national health care: Idaho on Wednesday became the first state to pass a law saying no thanks to part of President Obama’s health care proposal. The Idaho Health Care Freedom Act says in part, “every person within the state of Idaho is and shall be free to choose…Details
Reuters follows the lead of the New York Times, and others, who have been giving the 10th Amendment movement some fair reporting and coverage of late. Here’s the latest: As the Congress once again rallies to pass healthcare reform legislation, momentum is growing in many states to pass laws to block the changes — a…Details
A fair reference to Tom Woods in the NY Times? And on states rights and nullification? Amazing: “Everything we’ve tried to keep the federal government confined to rational limits has been a failure, an utter, unrelenting failure — so why not try something else?” said Thomas E. Woods Jr., a senior fellow at the Ludwig…Details