A few weeks ago, an activist named Jeff Roberts emailed us about a bill in Washington State, SB5742. It was introduced by Bob Hasegawa, and seeks to nullify NDAA indefinite detention in the state. It’s a good bill, philosophically, and we support it.Details
This week, law enforcement fear-mongering in Montana told legislators that banning resources to NSA spying would help child pornographers.Details
Waste your time. They love it when you spend your time, energy and money on things that will never stop their incessantly-expanding power and control.
Think strategically, and don’t play into their hands.
Not just because they tend to be partisan hacks, like many people, but because they’re often specifically trained to start with a position they want, then find a way to fit the constitution to their desired meaning.Details
Here’s an example of how a “conservative” is often far different than a “constitutionalist.”
When learning that a Republican is violating the Constitution, one of the most common responses we get from these folks is this:
“So what, Obama violates it every day.”
In other words, they don’t really care about the Constitution at all.
As long as law enforcement leadership primarily focuses on the “war on drugs” and the “war on terror,” with all of the goodies and cash that comes along with it, and insists on supporting the federal government in its unconstitutional actions, the institution will remain deeply flawed, and quite frankly – dangerous.Details
As the unconstitutional federal war on marijuana comes to an end, the prohibitionists aren’t going out with class or dignity. The latest measure is an anti-constitutional lawsuit filed by the Attorneys General in the states of Oklahoma and Nebraska.Details
Here’s another Republican that hates the Constitution and especially the 10th Amendment – Scott Pruitt, AG of Oklahoma. He’s suing the state of Colorado for legalizing marijuana in defiance of federal “law” He’s joined by another constitutional crook, Republican Jon Bruning, AG of Nebraska. These people are a HUGE part of the problem we face today. They…Details
by Walter E. Williams
Jonathan Gruber, MIT economist and paid architect of Obamacare, has shocked and disgusted many Americans. In 2013, he explained to a University of Pennsylvania audience: “This bill was written in a tortured way to make sure (the Congressional Budget Office) did not score the mandate as taxes. If CBO scored the mandate as taxes, the bill dies.” He added that the “lack of transparency is a huge political advantage.” Most insulting were his previous statements that “the American voter is too stupid to understand” and his boast of Obamacare’s “exploitation of the lack of economic understanding of the American voter.”Details
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.”Details