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Peace and Independence: Franklin, Adams and Jay on the Treaty of Paris

Peace and Independence: Franklin, Adams and Jay on the Treaty of Paris

Sept. 3, 1783, the Treaty of Paris formally established “a general peace.” Signed by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and John ...
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The War on Terror Has Always Been a War on You

The War on Terror Has Always Been a War on You

From day one, they’ve attacked your liberty in big ways - and they’re not even close to being done yet ...
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Constitution 101: The Preamble

Constitution 101: The Preamble

A lot of people believe the Preamble to the Constitution gives the federal government the power to do just about ...
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5 Founders on the Horrors and Evils of War

5 Founders on the Horrors and Evils of War

Thomas Paine, John Jay, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison - in their own words - on the evils ...
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When Did Things Go Off the Rails?

When Did Things Go Off the Rails?

The Constitution is not in force in any meaningful way, but when did things get like this? Some people think ...
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Unlimited Taxes and Militarism: Antifederalist Brutus No. 7

Unlimited Taxes and Militarism: Antifederalist Brutus No. 7

Brutus takes Alexander Hamilton to task over his support of power “without limitation” to raise and fund armies in Federalist ...
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Category: Nullification Essentials

Thomas Jefferson's Strategy for Nullification

Thomas Jefferson’s Strategy for Nullification

Thomas Jefferson is widely seen as the founder who first formalized the principles of nullification - on paper. But he ...
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Anti-Commandeering, The Legal Basis for Refusing to Cooperate

Anti-Commandeering, The Legal Basis for Refusing to Cooperate

Learn about James Madison's advice for individuals and states - and how the Supreme Court has actually backed him up ...
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How to Deal with Unconstitutional Acts: Advice from the Founders

How to Deal with Unconstitutional Acts: Advice from the Founders

Most people think the way to deal with the feds is - march on the capitol, vote the bums out, ...
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Category: Right to Keep and Bear Arms

4 Essential Steps to Protect the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

4 Essential Steps to Protect the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

With attacks ramping up from both left and right in recent years - there is no quick fix. But these ...
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Top-5 Reasons I Don't Support the NRA

Top-5 Reasons I Don’t Support the NRA

We're often told by people who want to restrict the right to keep and bear arms that the NRA is ...
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Federal Gun Control: 3 of the Worst Excuses for the Most in History

Federal Gun Control: 3 of the Worst Excuses for the Most in History

In response to hearing that records are being smashed for the most federal gun control enforcement in history, partisan hacks ...
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Category: In the Founders’ Words

The 10th Amendment in Ten: Top-10 Founders Quotes

The 10th Amendment in Ten: Top-10 Founders Quotes

More important every day, the "foundation of the Constitution" is how Thomas Jefferson described the 10th Amendment. A quick overview ...
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As Free as Air: 4 Founders on Labor, Regulation and Trade

As Free as Air: 4 Founders on Labor, Regulation and Trade

While getting bombarded with the propaganda that government regulations make us free and prosperous, a little reminder about a different ...
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History Ignored: James Wilson's Speech on the Constitution

History Ignored: James Wilson’s Speech on the Constitution

On Oct. 6, 1787, just over a week after the Confederation Congress voted to send the proposed Constitution to the ...
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Category: Federal Courts

Qualified Immunity Won't be Ended by the Federal Courts

Qualified Immunity Won’t be Ended by the Federal Courts

Two more cases in the federal court system - and both times the judges agreed that rights were violated, but ...
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The Supreme Court Issues Opinions, not Law

The Supreme Court Issues Opinions, not Law

"Legislating from the bench" has become a common phrase, a common complaint - and a common practice. But it was ...
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How Federal Courts Gave us Qualified Immunity and Forced it on All 50 States

How Federal Courts Gave us Qualified Immunity and Forced it on All 50 States

A legal doctrine first created out of thin air by judicial fiat went unchallenged - and the court did what ...
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Category: Police State

The Origins of Militarized Police: From Peace Officer to Command and Control

The Origins of Militarized Police: From Peace Officer to Command and Control

To say that the militarization of the police is nothing new is to ignore America’s recent history as well as ...
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War on Liberty: An Overview of Federal Programs that Militarize and Nationalize Local Police

War on Liberty: An Overview of Federal Programs that Militarize and Nationalize Local Police

With local police looking and acting more like an occupying army than peace officers every year - how did it ...
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Operation Legend: Feds Funding More Unconstitutional Local Surveillance

Operation Legend: Feds Funding More Unconstitutional Local Surveillance

Pushing for “law and order” but ignoring the supreme law of the land, the DOJ has been throwing cash at ...
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Category: Nullification Strategy

What’s Next? How to Beat the Feds: Advice from Leading Founders

What’s Next? How to Beat the Feds: Advice from Leading Founders

Whatever team is in charge in D.C., we’re still living under the largest government in the history of the world ...
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So, What the Heck is a "Sanctuary" Anyway?

So, What the Heck is a “Sanctuary” Anyway?

A growing number of states and cities are claiming that they’re now a “sanctuary” on one issue or another. But ...
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Anti-Commandeering: The Top-6 Questions

Anti-Commandeering: The Top-6 Questions

The most effective way to nullify federal programs is to use James Madison’s advice, “a refusal to cooperate with officers ...
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Category: Essential History

The Real Revolution: James Otis vs the Writs of Assistance

The Real Revolution: James Otis vs the Writs of Assistance

The revolution started years before the war commenced - a change in the views and sentiments of the people. And ...
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Lysander Spooner vs the Fugitive Slave Act

Lysander Spooner vs the Fugitive Slave Act

Author of one of the most widely circulated and read abolitionist books, Lysander Spooner railed against the constitutionality of slavery ...
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Totally Dissolved: The Lee Resolution and Independence

Totally Dissolved: The Lee Resolution and Independence

June 7, 1776: Following instructions from Virginia's Fifth Revolutionary Convention, Richard Henry Lee introduced a resolution in the Second Continental ...
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Category: Surveillance

Police Body Cams: A Bait and Switch?

Police Body Cams: A Bait and Switch?

Buyer beware. A tool exclusively in the hands of government probably isn't a good method to restrain that very same ...
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Stalker State: Patriot Act, Trace Act, and More Surveillance

Stalker State: Patriot Act, Trace Act, and More Surveillance

Emergencies create the perfect excuse for government power to expand. Once established, these government powers never go away. On this ...
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Facial Recognition: Where it is, Where it's Going and What Needs to be Done

Facial Recognition: Where it is, Where it’s Going and What Needs to be Done

In times of crisis and fear, government power always grows faster. And surveillance is one of the worst. In this ...
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Category: War Powers

Thomas Jefferson vs the Barbary Pirates

Thomas Jefferson vs the Barbary Pirates

Many people who support unconstitutional executive war powers like to claim that Thomas Jefferson took the same approach in the ...
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Refuting Lies: Iran, War and the Constitution

Refuting Lies: Iran, War and the Constitution

With the general public so wildly uninformed about the Constitution as ratified, coupled with a massive propaganda machine in support ...
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Defend the Guard: 10th Amendment Check on Unconstitutional War Powers

Defend the Guard: 10th Amendment Check on Unconstitutional War Powers

A group of legislators in as many as 20 states are expected to introduce the "Defend the Guard Act" in ...
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Category: Asset Forfeiture

Asset Forfeiture was Not Ended by the Supreme Court

Asset Forfeiture was Not Ended by the Supreme Court

Setting things straight - asset forfeiture has not been stopped, and additional action can bring it to an end ...
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Bills to Stop Asset Forfeiture Filed in 5 States: Good Morning Liberty 01-09-19

Bills to Stop Asset Forfeiture Filed in 5 States: Good Morning Liberty 01-09-19

The 2019 state legislative session is barely underway and already there are 5 states considering legislation to take on asset ...
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Stop Asset Forfeiture from Philly to Federal: Good Morning Liberty 09-26-18

Stop Asset Forfeiture from Philly to Federal: Good Morning Liberty 09-26-18

On this episode of Good Morning Liberty, host Michael Boldin (follow) discusses a victory against the Philadelphia asset forfeiture machine ...
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Category: Nullification Movement

Status Report: Nullify the Surveillance State

Status Report: Nullify the Surveillance State

Although NSA spying remains the most high-profile warrantless surveillance program, the federal government has created a national surveillance network that ...
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Status Report: End Asset Forfeiture in the States

Status Report: End Asset Forfeiture in the States

Civil asset forfeiture is nothing more than legalized, institutionalized, government-sanctioned theft. But actions are being taken to stop it on ...
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Status Report: Nullify the FDA

Status Report: Nullify the FDA

The FDA has grown increasingly aggressive in enforcing its regulations.. It not only asserts the power to regulate interstate commerce; ...
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Category: Federal Reserve

The Fed, Spending, Debt and More: Warnings from Thomas Jefferson

The Fed, Spending, Debt and More: Warnings from Thomas Jefferson

When it came to sound economic policy, Thomas Jefferson was outspoken for decades. From opposing a central bank, to keeping ...
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The Federal Reserve Created the Bubble and is Making Things Worse

The Federal Reserve Created the Bubble and is Making Things Worse

The Fed has been inflating a big, fat, ugly bubble for a long time. Money printing and artificially-low interest rates ...
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Fiat "Money" is Backed by Nothing: End the Fed from the Bottom Up

Fiat “Money” is Backed by Nothing: End the Fed from the Bottom Up

At one time, the U.S. monetary system was backed by gold. Now it’s not backed by anything. A recent poll ...
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Category: Brutus’ Antifederalist Papers

Standing Armies are Dangerous to Liberty: Antifederalist Brutus No. 10

Standing Armies are Dangerous to Liberty: Antifederalist Brutus No. 10

“The liberties of a people are in danger from a large standing army,” wrote Brutus in his 10th paper. He ...
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