From the DailyCaller: A just-released memo from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) raises fresh constitutional concerns about a provision in President Obama’s health-care law that could impose tens of millions of dollars in fines on Congress, state and local governments. …The new memo from Congress’s research arm states that state and local governments would be…Details
In part two of our Tenth Amendment Forum coverage, we focus on California Gubernatorial candidate Chelene Nightingale. Like the Ron Paul presidential campaign three years ago, Nightingale’s message has resonated in social and alternative media. CATAC’s Bryce Shonka followed Nightingale with the event’s final statement. Behind the Tenth Amendment Forum was a collaboration between Gene…Details
At Sunday’s Tenth Amendment Forum in Woodland Hills, US Senate candidate Chuck DeVore and Tenth Amendment Center founder Michael Boldin delivered speeches on state sovereignty and the Tenth Amendment. DeVore explained why politicans must stand behind the constitution with consistency, even when they disagree with the social policy that might result. Boldin covered nullification- in…Details
The Tenth Amendment is not about political parties. It’s about liberty. As an example – for many years, conservatives turned a blind eye to passage of the patriot act – hundreds of pages that were never even read by people voting on it. And today, they’re rightfully outraged that the health care reform law was…Details
Bob Vander Plaats, candidate for Governor of Iowa, on invoking the 10th.
And here’s a short follow up article on this in the DesMoines Register. It includes TAC’s entire model 10th Amendment resolution, which lays out the proper role of the federal government under the constitution.
Yesterday there was an article in the Desert News about this year’s legislative session, Carl Wimmer, and the Patrick Henry Caucus has some fair insights. There is even a comment by the House Minority Assistant Whip (can these titles of nobility get any more stretched?) Carol Moss (D – Holladay) that was right on the…Details
A local (really good) blog, Holly on the Hill, ran a piece two days ago about Utah’s 10th Amendment rights. Among the replies were some progressive thinkers not entirely enthusiastic about the efforts under way to restore Utah sovereignty (shock). One, who goes by initials JBT, asked the following; I am asking the conservative readers of this…Details
Judge Andrew Napolitano Texas Conservative Coalition 10th Amendment Town Hall.
Tea partiers take note: at the forefront of any effort to reduce the size of the federal government should be the devolvement of federal programs to the states. Achieving this may seem like mission impossible given the states’ addiction to federal money. However, there are signs that the idea of returning the relationship between the…Details