Republicans are the party of limited government, right? Not if you’re Governor Chris Christie, or, according to the governor’s remarks, many other Republican governors.Details
A proposal from State Rep Brett Hildabrand would ban state and local participation in a critical part of NSA information sharing. This is one of three important areas where states can work to #NullifyNSADetails
“The feds do not have the resources to enforce all of their unconstitutional acts.”
-Michael Maharrey, author of Our Last Hope
Justice Antonin Scalia claims that when the Supreme Court invalidated Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in United States v. Windsor, it improperly impugned Congress’s motivesDetails
Ben Lewis nails it.
The take away from the H3101 hearings is that nullification efforts are now being taken seriously by collectivists, Big Insurance and Obama administration operatives. The opposition is organized now. This professional well-monied opposition to H3101 means we’re ground zero for stopping the health car act.Details
“We held in New York that Congress cannot compel the States to enact or enforce a federal regulatory program. Today we hold that Congress cannot circumvent that prohibition by conscripting the States’ officers directly. The Federal Government may neither issue directives requiring the States to address particular problems, nor command the States’ officers, or those of their political subdivisions, to administer or enforce a federal regulatory program. It matters not whether policymaking is involved, and no case-bycase weighing of the burdens or benefits is necessary; such commands are fundamentally incompatible with our constitutional system of dual sovereignty.” – Justice Antonin Scalia, Printz v. United States (1997)
On the Scott Horton Show, 11-15-13: Michael Boldin, founder and executive director of the Tenth Amendment Center, discusses why Congressional reform of the NSA is doomed to failure while Dianne Feinstein remains on the Senate Intelligence Committee, and using state-level legislation to shut down NSA facilities by denying them electricity and water.