This brave new world we are living in is getting very wild and crazy during this election season. Although the Tenth Amendment Center primarily focuses on political reform at the state and local levels, it is impossible to ignore the impact that Julian Assange and Wikileaks are having on federal politics.Details
For decades now, the Chief Executive, the Supreme Court, and the mammoth unaccountable federal bureaucracy have been operating FAR, FAR outside the Constitution, and too many folks just don’t seem to get it. Or worse, they don’t care. By our silence and routine submission to this endless stream of lawlessness we, in effect, further weaken the Constitution and jeopardize those safeguards that it embodies.Details
AUGUSTA, Maine (Apr. 7, 2016) – In February, the Maine Dept. of Agriculture issued rules for hemp farming as required by a law passed last year. This means that the industrial hemp program is very close to being established in the Pine Tree State.Details
Most people today have no sense of how small the federal government is actually supposed to be. But a 19th century veto from President James Madison helps explain.Details
What is the federal government constitutionally authorized to do? The short answer, according to James Madison, not a whole lot.Details
I often see Republicans and conservatives rightly bash Pres. Obama for many (but definitely not all) of his Constitutional violations. Obama is absolutely horrible on the Constitution.
But many of these republicans and conservatives have given him the foundation for what he’s done.Details
The federal government will never reform itself. We can’t wave the Constitution in the feds’ general direction, and expect them to follow its intent and limit themselves to their legitimately delegated powers.Details