Hosts Phil Russo and Michael Boldin talk with Kevin Gutzman, Author of the Politically Incorrect guide to the Constitution AND Virginia’s American Revolution” – the book Tom Woods’ Nullification is based on. They talk about two recent supreme court rulings – the Bond case that says individuals can sue the federal government on 10th Amendment grounds, and the “1st amendment” ruling against California’s ban on selling certain video games to minors. Kevin also weighs in on a recent statement by Michele Bachmann on individual mandates being “unconstitutional” on both the federal and state level.
Kevin R. C. Gutzman, J.D., Ph.D. [send him mail], Associate Professor of History at Western Connecticut State University, is the author of Virginia’s American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776—1840 and The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution. He is also the co-author, with Thomas E. Woods, Jr., of Who Killed the Constitution? The Fate of American Liberty from World War I to George W. Bush. Gutzman is Professor of history at Western Connecticut State University, Gutzman holds a bachelor’s degree, a master of public affairs degree, and a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as an MA and a PhD in American history from the University of Virginia. Happy to be a former attorney, Gutzman devotes his intellectual energy to teaching courses in the Revolutionary and constitutional history of the United States, to writing books and articles in these fields, and to public speaking on related topics.