Tenther Radio Episode 9: Paul Opsommer, Paul Curtman, Doug Tjaden

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In this episode, hosts Michael Boldin and John Bush talk about the Orwellian doublethink about the 10th Amendment on prominent display at the recent republican debate in Ames, Iowa. They welcome Paul Opsommer, a state rep from Michigan, who wants to get the feds out of highway funding. Boldin and Bush also talk about the recent suppression of free speech by the Bay Area BART police, and the response from “hacktivist” group, Anonymous. Missouri State Rep Paul Curtman joins the show in the second hour to talk about state sovereignty and the role of state reps, plus a speech at Nullify Now! Kansas City. And, Doug Tjaden from SilverSaver joins us to discuss his primary goal – ending the fed from the bottom up!

James Madison: “The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government, are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite.”

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What is the Rule of Law?

cross-posted from the Pennsylvania Tenth Amendment Center

At about 36 minutes into this video (watch the whole thing), Tom Woods incorporates discussion of five propositions from An Exposition of the Virginia Resolutions of 1798 by Abel P. Upshur,

1.)  That the Constitution of the United States is a compact between the states, as such.

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Washington Post Asks for Budget Plans

The Washington Post’s editorial board issued a challenge to the president and his Republican opponents: “show us your plans” for deficit reduction. In fact, the Post says it would be “delighted” to receive plans from its readers. However, the Post isn’t interested in “meaningless promises” to cut “waste, fraud, and abuse”—it wants specifics: Here’s what we’re not looking for: pablum about eliminating unnecessary…

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