With the Political Industrial Complex thriving, factions (i.e. political parties) are busy selecting their candidates and crafting their platforms. It is a profitable time for lobbyists, PACs, media outlets, pollsters and pundits, sign makers and more. But with all of the noise, people often overlook the deep roots of the various platforms factions produce. This year there is actually some good news in the Republican platform – some endorsements of nullification.Details
The Republican Party has put language into its party platform championing “Right to Try” laws that set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients.Details
Being the TAC started in 2006 – the height of Bush/Republican power – we’re quite familiar with how mainstream republicans and other party hacks cared little about the constitution when their team was in charge. Most of that went away when Obama and the Democrats rolled into town.Details
I recently wrote about the unconstitutional alternative to Obamacare rolled out by Republicans late last month, pointing out as soon as GOP leadership uttered the word “replace,” it was clear Republicans had no intention on taking a constitutional route.Details
The Supreme Court constantly ignores the Constitution and makes up “constitutional law” by edict. The fact anybody puts any faith in this panel of politically connected lawyers in black dresses receiving federal paychecks to limit the power of the federal government strikes me as absurd on its face.Details
DENVER, Colo. (Mar. 24, 2016) – A Senate committee killed a Colorado bill that would have taken a small, but important, first step in setting the foundation to reject some federal EPA rules and regulations in practice.Details
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.Details
Kansas Republicans Passed a Resolution back in 2013 opposing Common Core.
Today, the Republican-dominated state House took the End Common Core bill, HB2292, which passed committee on 02-18 – and withdrew it from the House calendar, sending it back to the committee.
Is this a death-knell for the bill? Quite possibly.
They really don’t want to do their job…