Interview: Talking Federal Supremacy and State Action to Limit Federal Power

On April 4, I appeared on Suzanne Sherman’s show The Wasatch Report. We talked about how state action can limit the scope of the federal government, focusing specifically on the Second Amendment, dispelled the persistent myth of absolute federal supremacy and talked about why you shouldn’t count on lawyers to tell you what the Constitution means. It was a fast-paced and fun interview, and I appreciate Suzanne inviting me to join her on her show.

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The Constitution Isn’t Silly Putty, Even Though They Treat it that Way

I loved playing with Silly Putty when I was a kid. My favorite Silly Putty activity involved pressing it onto newsprint. The putty would pick up whatever was underneath – creating a mirror image. I thought it was a hoot to press it on the Sunday comics and get a copy of Snoopy or Beetle Baily. Then I would pull the edges of the Silly Putty and distort the picture into all kinds of weird contortions.

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Podcast: The Second Amendment Wasn’t For Hunters

The recent school shooting in Florida has reignited the debate on guns.

In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I wade into the fray and tackle a common myth related to the Second Amendment – this strange idea that it was never intended to allow people to own military weapons. Actually, that’s exactly what it was intended to do.

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