Hold Your Nose and Vote for the Other Guy? No way.

Near the end of the Republican nominating process in 2012, I heard a lot of people commanding that Ron Paul supporters simply “hold their collective noses, and get in line to vote for Romney (or McCain) to prevent some Democrat (who’s policy plans are identical in all but size) from claiming the White-house and ending life as we know it.


Louisiana Bill Would Nullify Part of the National Firearms Act of 1934

Current federal law requires that person register certain firearms under title 18 or title 26 of the United States Code. The proposed Louisiana state law provides that a Louisiana holder of a lifetime concealed handgun permit holder may possess certain firearms without complying with the provisions of Title 18 or 26 of the United States Code.


New Hampshire house passes anti-surveillance bill

Introduced by Rep. Neal Kurk (R-Hillsborough), House Bill 1619 (HB1619) prohibits the acquisition, collection, or retention of personal information including “personal identifiers, content, and usage, given or available to third-party providers of information and services, including telephone; electric, water and other utility services; internet service providers; social media providers; banks and financial institutions; insurance companies; and credit card companies.”


Big Money Casino Owners Try to Use Federal Power to Crush Online Competition

By: Jack Inglewood

Communist theorist Leon Trotsky once said, “The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.”

Increasingly, policy in the United States seems to reflect Trotsky’s philosophy, especially when it comes to the Tenth Amendment.  Politicians of all stripes seem ever more willing to toss states’ sovereignty aside and trample on the Tenth Amendment for some purported greater good.


Illinois Proposal Would Tighten anti-Drone Surveillance Law

In the wake of the scope of government surveillance by Edward Snowden last June, state governments have taken the lead in restricting the rights of government entities to use electronic surveillance equipment on American soil.

Last month, an Illinois state legislator introduced bill to amend the state’s “Freedom from Drone Surveillance” law, restricting unlimited access by state law enforcement agencies to access information gathered by privately owned and operated drones.


New Jersey Legislation would Ban TSA Body Scanner Images

New Jersey state senator Michael Doherty reintroduced legislation making it illegal for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees and other government employees to produce, view, recreate, and/or disseminate naked images of anyone who is subject to body scans–most of which occur at airports around the country.