The Lehigh Valley Independent’s Tenther Coverage

Writing in the Lehigh Valley Independent, Jon Geeting uses Pennsylvania’s governor race to open a discussion about Tenth Amendment Advocacy.  It is difficult to excerpt from Mr. Geeting’s article without losing context, so I’ll suggest that you go read it.  It’s not very long. In summary, Mr. Geeting uses the recent dust-up that arose when…

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American Thinker’s Curious Coverage of Nullification

J. Robert Smith writes A Curious Dalliance with Nullification at American Thinker today.  By using three citations from a single page in a single book, he determines that the idea of nullification is mistaken and that those of us who support nullification as a remedy to federal overreach are misguided.  Here are the the article…

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Pennsylvania HB2053 – Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act

Here’s a message I sent to my elected state officials via congress.org. February 28, 2010 Dear Sirs, Based on recent news reports, it seems that the federal government is once again ramping up its efforts to take over health care systems across this nation. As I’m sure you’re aware, health care is not one of…

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NCLB – Federal Overreach in Education

Americans for Limited Government writes about No Child Left Behind.  Another example of the states being bribed, with our money, to ignore the Constitution.  Another opportunity for a strongly enforced Tenth Amendment to make a difference. By Chris Slavens The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), signed into law by Bush in 2002, relied on…

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The Overton Window: Two Concepts for Activists

Introduction In this essay, we will look at two ideas which effect nullification and Tenth Amendment efforts in America today.  One of these ideas, the idea of incentives, is familiar to all of us.  Another idea, the Overton window, may be less familiar. Incentives People are influenced by incentives.  As Dr. Perry often writes at the…

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