This is today’s Tenther newsletter, which everyone in the nullification movement gets daily or weekly. Be one of them
Today is “Bill of Rights Day” – the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights on Dec. 15, 1791.
While we’re always glad to see people commemorating this important day, the unfortunate truth is that the Bill of Rights – the entire Constitution – is routinely ignored and attacked nearly every day of the year.
The Founders would regularly refer to written constitutions as “parchment barriers,” or what we call “paper tigers.” They knew, as students of history, that governments can’t be trusted to follow the rules given to them.
The key point is this: A free society does not just “happen.” It has to be deliberately defended. As the old saying goes, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.”
That’s why we believe the best way to “celebrate” Bill of Rights Day is to help teach people how defend the Constitution without relying on the government to limit its own power.
On June 8, 1789, James Madison addressed the House of Representatives and introduced a proposed Bill of Rights to the Constitution. However, just over a year earlier, Madison wrote another extremely important document. In Federalist #46, he provided us a 4-step strategy on how to stop federal programs.
This is a great educational tool for you to read and share with others.
Madison was far from alone. In fact, many other prominent founders utilized his strategy – in words and deeds – in the years leading up to the Declaration of Independence.
We’ve been documenting this important history in Nullify Season 2. At the link below, you can watch all 11 short videos from Part 1 of this series – and learn the strategies used by other leading founders like Patrick Henry, John Dickinson, Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Adams.
In the last few years, we’ve gotten more nullification bills introduced – and PASSED – than at any time in history. But with thousands and thousands of unconstitutional federal “laws,” rules, regulations, acts and orders on the books, we’ve still got a LOT of work to do.
We can only get the job done with your help! TAC memberships are the #1 way we build the financial resources needed to get this kind of work done. As little as 2 bucks a month makes a difference.
Would you please join us today?
If you prefer a one-time donation, that helps a lot too – you can do that at this link.
Thank you for reading, we are extremely grateful for your support!
Concordia res parvae crescunt,
(small things grow great by concord)
Michael Boldin, TAC