The answer, in my view, depends on whether the U.S. can be “at war” with a non-state actor such as the Sunni rebel force in Iraq. Here’s my analysis: (1) The President has executive power and commander-in-chief power, and thus can direct the military and conduct foreign relations, so long as he does not do…Details
With the recent decision by the Supreme Court not to even hear the case against the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA, I have to ask a familiar question to the majority of people who still value the Constitution: are you ready to take the responsibility to defend our governmental charter?
We have the power; we need to get our local leaders to stop the wholesale selling out of our rights.Details
RENO, Nev. – Last week, the Reno city council voted to lift a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries, effectively nullifying the blanket federal prohibition on cannabis.Details
I spent last week vacationing in Florida. One of the things I really enjoy about getting away from the daily routine is the opportunity to catch up on reading. So, while lounging on the beach, I dug into founding era sources surrounding the proposal and ratification of the Second Amendment. Here are some things that were very clear.
I’m not sure how much I can rely on a Facebook post to gauge of public opinion, but if it provides any indication at all, an editorial cartoon I posted last week reveals Americans have about had it with the Republican – Democrat paradigm.Details
Federal marshals recently seized a local police agency’s records on cell phone surveillance to keep it from public disclosure, demonstrating the importance of prohibiting dragnet surveillance at the state level.Details
While you may have a personal issue with the legalization of this plant, the most important question to ask yourself is this; “Do you believe in the rule of law, based on the Constitution, or do you think it would be OK to chart a different course “just this one time?”Details
This week, I’m personally stuffing, sealing, labeling and stamping 3000 direct mail pieces. This is a LOT of work, but it absolutely needs to be done.
On the one hand, the nullification movement is really growing strong – and this is covered in our upcoming “State of the Nullification Movement Report” which will be available for free this month.
On the other hand, the amount of financial help and general support by action through writing and other volunteer work has dropped dramatically the last 2 months.
For example, so far this month, our regular donations have been less than $1000. That’s not even enough to cover one full-time employee…and this operation really requires 10.
We rely heavily on volunteers to get things done, but we will not survive much longer without some financial help. Can you please pitch in?
The federal government has once again failed to appropriately regulate its own behavior, with an Idaho federal judge ruling in favor of the constitutionality of the NSA’s spying program.Details