Lawsuits aren’t an act of nullification. To nullify federal law – a state acts to protect liberty with or without “permission” from the federal government. All in all, not a bad set of viewpoints here.
Our education “system” is broken. When the main stream media can get away with making the argument that it is “dangerous” to stir the people up to fear their government, which may lead to violence, shows their ignorance of our history and founding. Our founders were skeptical and inherently suspicious of centralized power. The creation…Details
The Wall Street Journal published this story about a kidney donor and potential recipient. Dolly Carew met a willing kidney donor, Bob Randall, on matchingdonors.com, and eventually, the surgeries were set to take place at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. Then the hospital called both of them to tell them the surgery was being…Details
Have you ever read the entire U.S Constitution? Do you believe the constitution is still relevant today? Why is it OK for the government to take one families hard earned labor to give to someone else? How much money is too much? Who should decide how much is too much? What level of federal taxation…Details
Editor’s note: I was copied on an e-mail exchange discussing spending and the national debt. I didn’t know many of the people on the cc’ list, so I didn’t want to push my opinion into their inboxes. However, I do think this is an important topic, so I thought I would post my thoughts here.…Details
As we observe the ignoble acts of the Senate this past weekend and our frustrations grow as we see an ever expanding central government devour more liberty and property, it’s time to state the obvious…we must force Washington DC to decentralize. The 9th and 10th Amendments will be our tool. Implicit in the Declaration and…Details
Writes Brian Irving: Corruption stems not from lobbyists money but from taxpayer money. As long as government isn’t limited in what it can spend your money on there will always be people who will find a way to get the politicians to spend it on them. And another gem: If you reduce government power and…Details
Russell D. Longcore wrote a a fantastic article at LewRockwell.com on how the 50 states often act like slaves to the federal government. Here’s an excerpt: According to Wikipedia, the “Stockholm Syndrome” is a psychological response sometimes seen in abducted hostages, in which the hostage shows signs of loyalty to the hostage-taker, regardless of the…Details
Ok, so it’s actually two questions, but they go hand in hand. From Paul Hein at Strike the Root:
1. If governmental action is NOT in accord with the Constitution, is the government legitimate?
2. If a government is not legitimate, can it command your obedience?
My answers? “No” and “only by force.”