Original Meaning

What’s With My Obsession With the Original Meaning of the Constitution?

An emailer asked me an interesting question: what “the obsession with the original intent of the Founders?” There are really two reasons I care about originalism: rule of law and decentralization. One person making the rules for 300+ million is dangerous...

Constitution Day Should Be a Day of Mourning

The federal government can’t even get Constitution Day right. If you ask me, #constitutionday shouldn't be a day of celebration. It should be a day of mourning. @mmaharrey10th pic.twitter.com/hktjvzresi — TenthAmendmentCenter (@TenthAmendment)...

Determining Constitutionality Isn’t That Hard

If you listen to a debate on the constitutionality of some government action, you’ll witness a lot of mental gymnastics. Judging by the argument, you’d think determining constitutionality was really hard. It’s not. "If it's listed in the...

To Understand Federal Power Start With the Right Assumption

When it comes to determining the powers constitutionally delegated to the federal government, most people get the process completely backward. We should always assume that federal power is way less than what politicians claim it is. There, that's a good start....

The 10th Amendment

“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”



Featured Articles

On the Constitution, history, the founders, and analysis of current events.

featured articles


Tenther Blog and News

Nullification news, quick takes, history, interviews, podcasts and much more.

tenther blog


State of the Nullification Movement

232 pages. History, constitutionality, and application today.

get the report


Path to Liberty

Our flagship podcast. Michael Boldin on the constitution, history, and strategy for liberty today

path to liberty


Maharrey Minute

The title says it all. Mike Maharrey with a 1 minute take on issues under a 10th Amendment lens. maharrey minute

Tenther Essentials

2-4 minute videos on key Constitutional issues - history, and application today


Join TAC, Support Liberty!

Nothing helps us get the job done more than the financial support of our members, from just $2/month!



The 10th Amendment

History, meaning, and purpose - the "Foundation of the Constitution."

10th Amendment



Get an overview of the principles, background, and application in history - and today.