“Vote the bums out” may be a popular statement to say during a November election, but it’s not practical. Not now, and not 40 years ago when Milton Friedman addressed the same attitude.Details
Last weekend, I was guest on the GraniteGrok podcast in New Hampshire. We discussed the results of the mid-terms from a Tenther point of view. But, more importantly what it means for a strategy moving forward – on issues like Obamacare, Common Core, and more.Details
Writing in her ground-breaking book, History of the American Revolution, Mercy Otis Warren – known as the Muse of the Revolution – asked why people were so willing to obey the government and answers that it is supineness, fear of resisting, and the long habit of obedience.Details
States across the country are legalizing acts that are in direct opposition to the Federal Government. Individuals discover ways around onerous regulations. Jurors rebuke laws that are against popular opinion; even secession is openly considered.
Yet, all these remedies have but one similar trait – non-compliance. The intentional defiance of such laws, regulations, or orders that people feel are unfair, immoral or unconstitutional.Details
Reviving nullification and defending the Constitution is rewarding, but sometimes tedious work. It can get tedious because attacks against us come from every angle. In addition to opposition from the usual array of demagogues in the mainstream press, who will say or do anything to protect federal power, we also get criticized by patriots and Constitutionalists as well.Details
Today, I was interviewed by a reporter from CQ Weekly magazine. The topic? A report on spending by gun rights groups on a national level with a small segment on a state-level battle in Kansas, including the 2nd Amendment Protection Law being sued by the Brady Campaign.Details
It looks like a recent study has confirmed something that the Tenth Amendment Center has said for a long time – calling Congress does the average person no good. According to The Hill, two political scientists recently found that, “when controlling for the power of economic elites and organized interest groups, the influence of ordinary Americans registers at a ‘non-significant, near-zero level.'”Details