“Whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force.”
-Thomas Jefferson

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Obama Mulls More Military in Iraq: States Should Refuse to Participate

The Nov. 5 edition of Stars and Stripes reported that President Obama is considering renewed military assistance to Iraq.

After a White House meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Obama said he shares al-Maliki’s fears about militants’ growing foothold in Iraq’s western province and will join the Iraqi leader’s effort to crack down. Administration officials said this would include growing intelligence support and new weaponry.

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Two Ohio Bills Push Back Against Federal Kidnapping Powers Under NDAA

Ohio Representatives Jim Butler and Ron Young introduced HB354 on November 19, 2013. This bill specifically prevents state and local law enforcement officials in Ohio from assisting the federal government in any investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person in Ohio that would result in that person’s loss of the right of due process.

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Interview: The Strategy to Stop NSA Spying, Whether Congress Wants us to or Not

After establishing that we cannot count on Congress, the president or federal courts to rein in the NSA, Maharrey explained the basic strategy and the anti-commandeering doctrine it is based on. He also addressed those who might believe that stopping unconstitutional spying is an impossible task and why we must be bold, and stand and fight.

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“When you give somebody a boot, they won’t likely stomp their own neck.”
-Jeff Stewart

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