After establishing that we cannot count on Congress, the president or federal courts to rein in the NSA, Maharrey explained the basic strategy and the anti-commandeering doctrine it is based on. He also addressed those who might believe that stopping unconstitutional spying is an impossible task and why we must be bold, and stand and fight.Details
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.
No Water = No NSA Data Center – that, and other ways the 4th Amendment Protection Act can effectively push back against NSA spying.Details
Gary Franchi of WHDT-TV interviews Tenth Amendment Center’s Michael Boldin on NSA spying and the campaign to resist on a state level.Details
Tenth Amendment Center national communications director Mike Maharrey spends an hour chatting about the Tenth Amendment, decentralization and nullification with Mike Paczesny and Kristan Harris on The Rundown Live out of Milwaukee.
Michael Boldin, founder and executive director of the Tenth Amendment Center, discusses the states’ rights approach to fighting NSA spying on Americans; the unlikely coalition that pushed through the NDAA-defying California Liberty Preservation Act (AB-351); and using anti-commandeering court precedents to withhold water and power from NSA data centers in Utah and Texas.Details
Alex Jones hosts Michael Boldin, executive director of the Tenth Amendment Center, to talk about California’s new law resisting NDAA indefinite detention. They discuss James Madison’s advice on how to stop federal power – including NSA spying – and cover some of the recent developments in the 10th Amendment and Nullification movement around the country.…Details
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Tenth Amendment Center national communications director Mike Maharrey spent an hour talking with the Forgotten Men about the Patriot Act, NSA spying, the specter of indefinite detention, government secrecy and other threats to liberty flowing out of the “War on Terror.” As you’ll hear, the subject stirred a…Details
In this episode, hosts Phil Russo and Michael Boldin are joined by Paul Armentano, the Deputy Director of NORML and the NORML Foundation. His recent op-ed at CNN.com (read here) discusses the Ron Paul-Barney Frank legislation to return marijuana decision-making to the states, and he discusses his view that such decisions should be decentralized, and not in the hands of the federal government.
Paul also talks about the Obama administration’s about-face on marijuana policy and its recent use of threats to individual states to get them to stop implementation of medical marijuana programs in New Jersey and elsewhere. He also points out that in Vermont, Maine and other states, they ignored the threats and have gotten away with it. A blueprint for other issues too?Details
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Michael Boldin interviewed by Christopher Markowski – the Watchdog on Wall Street – on September 14, 2010. Michael will be a featured speaker at Nullify Now! Orlando and Nullify Now! Chattanooga. Get tickets here – http://www.nullifynow.com/tickets/ – or by calling 888-71-TICKETS A special thanks to Watchdog on Wall…Details