Tenther Homework

Professor Krey has an assignment for you tenthers out there. Please check out this video from the Federalist Society regarding “trying suspected terrorists in federal court” and summarize their arguments for me. The Federalist Society, much like the rest of the Beltway Right, is far too cozy with unconstitutional, warmongering neocons for me to ever…


States Rights, Yes, But That’s Not All

As Jefferson said, the American principle supports the states as versus the central government, the counties as versus the states, the towns as versus the counties, the wards as versus the towns, and the individual as versus all. Radical decentralism is the libertarian principle.

Originally posted on the LewRockwell.com blog

Lady Liberty, Defiled by Uncle Sam

In the two score and seven years following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the U.S. federal government rapidly transmogrified into a national wrecking crew, bankrupting and otherwise devouring the Republic and its founding principles of personal liberty and protection from government intrusiveness. If Uncle Sam were ever a lean, fair-minded, slow-to-anger yeoman, see…


Protecting Rights: D.C. is the Worst Choice for the Job

Yesterday, in response to the Kansas Senate passing SCR1615 (Sovereignty Resolution) a Kansas reporter asked me the following question: the kansas senate has adopted a resolution affirming the state’s 10th amendment rights. the amendment supports the repeal of all federal laws that compel the state to do something. some legislators here say that means the…


A “New” Declaration of Independence

This last Saturday, January 30, 2010, following a Saturday where our phone lines melted down when we asked a simple question; what Right’s have been taken from you or encroached upon by the Federal Government?  While we weren’t surprised by the volume of calls, we were surprised about the specificity of the calls…people were VERY aware that…


Justice Alito Was Right?

So says Judge Andrew Napolitano – on the recent Citizens United case, that is.  Here’s an excerpt of his recent article: The 20-year-old ruling had forbidden any political spending by groups such as corporations, labor unions, and advocacy organizations (like the NRA and Planned Parenthood, for example). Ruling that all persons, individually and in groups,…


Guard the Constitution

“Guard the Constitution” monologue (by Joshua Lyons) on the Jan. 16, 2010 “The Forgotten Men” radio show along with commentary by Mark Kreslins. For the transcript of the Monologue, contact us at ForgottenMen.com. Excerpt: its important to understand the nature of how we have gotten here. We as a people, our educational system, the court…


Is It Time for Civil Disobedience?

Couldn’t think of a better day to revisit Henry David Thoreau’s “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” (h/t Lew Rockwell). Here’s an excerpt: I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least”; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to…