New England Nullification Tradition Marches On

Though many living in New England today might be loathe to admit it, there is a long history of nullification being used in the region to defy unconstitutional federal edicts. This week, the town of Sedgwick, Maine voted to carry on that proud tradition by nullifying certain federal agricultural regulations.

They did so through what might be the most legitimate form of democratic expression left in America: the New England town meeting. (Which have been held in the Sedgwick town hall since 1794.)

According to one report, the residents of Sedgwick voted to enact a law that not only permits

“Sedgwick citizens…to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing,”

but declares that

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South Carolina reps see the light on Commerce Clause

Two state representatives in South Carolina are pushing back against a federal ban of incandescent light bulbs set to begin in January of 2012. There is no constitutional authority for Congress to impose such a ban on the citizens of the several states, and it’s nice that South Carolina noticed. From NetRightDaily: “State Representatives Sandifer and Loftis are taking the lead…

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VA Intrastate Commerce Act up for key vote tomorrow

If we choose to exercise it, the Tenth Amendment explicitly gives us the power to enforce the Constitution’s letter and spirit through political action, regardless of the opinions and preferences of the ruling class.

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Exercising our Rights, Even if DC Doesn’t Want us to

http://www.nullifynow.com/wp-content/uploads/audio/MichaelBoldin-WDOWS-0910.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMichael Boldin interviewed by Christopher Markowski – the Watchdog on Wall Street – on September 14, 2010. Michael will be a featured speaker at Nullify Now! Orlando and Nullify Now! Chattanooga. Get tickets here – http://www.nullifynow.com/tickets/ – or by calling 888-71-TICKETS A special thanks to Watchdog on Wall Street…

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Bill Evelyn and Al Gainey Talk Nullify Now – Chattanooga

http://algainey.com/mp3/Sept_2_2010_Bill_Evelyn.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBill Evelyn from the State of Georgia Tea Party – sponsor of Nullify Now! Chattanooga – interviewed on the Al Gainey Show on WDUN-AM in North Georgia. Please visit the following links for more information: Nullify Now! – Chattanooga (or call 888-71-TICKETS) State of Georgia Tea Party The Al…

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Nationalism, Federalism and the Civil War

I often read blogs, articles, news “reports” and the like – where the commentator refers to the current 10th Amendment Movement with a comment like Hugh Holub in the Tucson Citizen: “The Civil War was about the right of states to allow slavery. The Union won and slavery was outlawed.” Obviously, the southern states wanted…

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South Carolina Governor Presented With Nullification

City councilman Steve Isom is a bigger booster of my book Nullification than I myself, if this video is any indication.  Here Governor Mark Sanford and other South Carolina officials are presented with signed copies.  Steve is insistent about getting them to read it and having them photographed with it.  He’ll definitely be on my…

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The Courts are Part of the Problem

Thomas E. Woods speaks on the topic of Nullification at the Nullify Now conference (http://www.nullifynow.com) in Fort Worth, TX. Tom will be a keynote speaker on 10-10-10 (in celebration of the 10th amendment!) in Orlando, Florida. Get your tickets to Nullify Now! Orlando here – http://www.nullifynow.com/orlando/ – or by calling 888-71-TICKETS “The federal government will…

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Visiting (Radical) Wisconsin

Wisconsin is the state that most defiantly nullified the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 (as I discuss in Nullification), quoting the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and 1799 in its defense; today it’s the headquarters of the Bring the Guard Home movement.  Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed me for an hour about Meltdown and for another hour about Nullification, and I…

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