http://arizona.tenthamendmentcenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Gman-and-Tom-Woods1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download G. Gordon Liddy to all Tea Party members: “There is a book I want you to run out and buy, and read and get all your friends to read..This one is a battle plan in my view..It’s kind of the answer to our prayers.” This is perhaps…Details
To act, despite danger or disapproval. Works for me.
Taking action in the public arena and stand by it during the onslaught also displays character and leadership.
The chance that a politician will show courage is remote. Voter disapproval is death to them. Put that together with a society that has gradually come to accept a big government that attempts to provide basic needs, and you get politicians that go along to get along. See my earlier post, “How did we get here?”
Politicians would never speak out against the dependencies that big government creates. In fact, most of them prefer it. The dependencies give them control over the lives of those whose dignity has been taken, and control over the money that has been taken to fund it.
This is our status quo, brought on by the unchecked ambition for power of the central authority. It’s time to check the power. This will take courage.Details
A very long, but well-documented article on the history of nullification – and its current efforts in ….of all places …. the Huffington Post. Read it – it’s really good, and gives great ammo for discussing this issue with your friends on the left. We all have them. Admit it. (I even have a few…Details