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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Sorry Chris Christie, You Don’t Have A Chance. Or A Clue

Last month, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took the position that he would enforce federal law on marijuana in states that have legalized it if he were president. Well, he could try, like other presidents have tried before him, including President Obama. Yet despite all the millions spent on making the laws stick, last time…

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‘A Collection of Politicians in Robes’

That’s what Yale Law School professor and The New York Times columnist Linda Greenhouse accused members of the Supreme Court of being after they agreed to hear the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. For his part, Princeton professor and fellow NYT columnist Paul Krugman called this a “cruel absurdity,” and suggested the court would “pervert the law to serve political masters.”

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The Feds Never Quit, and Neither Can We

As much as the federal government is rightfully criticized on this website, it is time to give credit where credit is due. They truly understand that persistence is key. No matter how hairbrained, laughable, or destructive their schemes may be, they always keep trying to push them down our throats. As a general rule, this persistence pays off. To see how, one only needs to consider Pres. Obama’s announcement that American airpower will now be directed at Syria.

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