How Relevant is the Constitution in State, County, and City Elections?

With elections signs all around it might be well to be reminded that it is unrealistic to expect national candidates to follow the Constitution when we did not insist that they did so in state, county and city offices.  After all, many simply move up to higher office.  Some may even view the Constitution as…

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Thomas Jefferson on “Voting the Bums Out”

TAC memberships help us produce more educational tools like this. Members can download this video and get the full transcript at this link. Effective strategy is essential when it comes to the Constitution. Thomas Jefferson had some important advice on what to do about politicians giving us bad policy – and politicians who “assume undelegated powers…”

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Election 2016: Supporting the 10th Amendment When it’s Politically Popular

The only reason we’re seeing almost all of the presidential candidates from both parties talking about the 10th amendment and states being able to determine their own marijuana policy is because the people and then the states acted without first getting federal permission.

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What’s more dangerous to the Constitution and liberty –

1. The voter who completely disregards the constitution – only caring about what they want to get done?

2.  The voter who actively hates the Constitution?

3. The voter who claims to be a constitutionalist, but really knows almost nothing about the constitution – and supports people who actively violate it?

Personally, I think #3.  I run into a significant number of republicans who fit that category, sadly enough.  One guy tonight even claimed he had never voted for a person who violated the constitution. When asked for an example of who he supports, the first person he named is someone that is one of the most anti-constitutional state legislators in the country.

I think ignorance is the greatest danger.  You?

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Interview: 10th Amendment Victories and Next Up for the Nullification Movement

Yesterday, I was on the Tom Woods show to discuss the election results on Tuesday. Unsurprisingly, Tom and I didn’t spend our time talking about the rearranging of the deck chairs on the Titantic (That’s D.C., FYI), we focused on the handful of victories in the states. We also discussed what’s next for the nullification…

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