In response to what some opponents see as a Congress that doesn’t represent their interests, State Legislators are looking to the nearly forgotten American political tradition of nullification as a way to reject any potential national health care pro
Last week 8 states "choked" the compliance game of chicken, some issuing letters defying Real ID regulations going into 2010. That is exactly what was done by States to address the last DHS deadline, March 31st, 2008. Based on previous results, DHS i
Our Constitutional Republic is founded on a system of checks and balances known as the “separation of powers.” Rarely, however, are the states considered part of this essential principle. Enter the “doctrine of nullification.” Nullification is bas
I am no revolutionary, but if Congress is intent on passing an unconstitutional healthcare bill despite repeated requests not to, I say we should be equally intent on not obeying it.
The frequency of identity tolls will continue to escalate as long as the legal precedents are tolerated by citizens. 24 state governments recently refused the hefty demands on identity in the Real ID Act. These States punted the regulations along wit
At the core of Mises’, Hayek’s, Rothbard’s and, more recently, Hoppe’s work lies the recognition that governance of markets and societies is a spontaneous and civilizing force far too complex to be "managed" by any form of monopolistic government.
The Fed may have played all its cards, but state and local governments still hold a few aces. Some local politicians are looking into the feasibility of opening their own publicly-owned banks, providing them with their own credit machines. A new publ
The Tenth Amendment defines the total scope of federal power as being that which has been delegated by the people to the federal government, and also that which is absolutely necessary to advancing those powers specifically enumerated in the Constitu
'm going to go back to this quote by Barney Frank of the US House, because it says everything those in state and local governments need to know: Barney Frank, the Massachusetts Democrat who is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, sa
Here is a letter... sent to the sheriff of Big horn County MT. regarding the American Police Force presence in Hardin Montana..
ST. PAUL — In more than a dozen statehouses across the country, a small but growing group of lawmakers are pressing for state constitutional amendments that would outlaw a crucial element of the health care plans under discussion in Washington: the r
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has told Tennessee gun dealers to disregard a state statute that exempts firearms made and sold inside Tennessee from federal gun laws and registration. The ATF says the federal laws
Pat Campbell of KFAQ asked the following question of both Randy Brogdon- candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, and Nathan Dahm- exploring the possibility of running for U.S. Congress in Oklahoma's 1s
Today, September 17th is Constitution Day. In a fitting tribute, Senator Bruce Patterson’s resolutions affirming Michigan’s sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not enumerated and granted to
Perry accuses federal government of failing to ‘adequately secure’ zone HOUSTON - Special teams of Texas Rangers will be deployed to the Texas-Mexico border to deal with increasing violence because the federal government has failed to address growin
Special teams of Texas Rangers will be deployed to the Texas-Mexico border to deal with increasing violence because the federal government has failed to address growing problems there, Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday.
Russian academic Igor Panarin predicts that an economic and moral collapse will trigger a civil war and the eventual breakup of the U.S. in 2010.
By Chad Millman
ESPN The Magazine
July 24, 2009
For months the NFL has been threatening to sue Delaware if the state went ahead with plans for sports betting this fall.
Other leagues have joined Roger Goodell and the NFL in the battle with Delaware.
Friday, the league, which had been pro sports' biggest opponent to Delaware's plans, followed through. And it convinced some powerful friends to join in the fight. In federal court in Wilmington, the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball, the NHL and the NCAA filed a complaint to stop Gov. Jack Markell and the Delaware State Lottery Office from taking bets on their games.
Delaware, along with Nevada, Montana and Oregon, is one of four states legally exempt from the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA),
Right on the heels of a successful state-by-state nullification of the 2005 Real ID act, the State of Arizona is out in the forefront of a growing resistance to proposed federal health care legislation.
This past Monday, the Arizona State Senate voted 18-11 to concur with the House and approve the Health Care Freedom Act (HCR2014). This will put a proposal on the 2010 ballot which would constitutionally override any law, rule or regulation that requires individuals or employers to participate in any particular health care system.
The majority opinion sent a strong message to lower courts by questioning why schools and states should remain under the direction of federal courts for so many years.
The Court of Appeals "improperly substituted its own policy judgments for those of the state and local officials entrusted with the decision," Alito wrote.
A new survey showed 46% of the Republican house are in favor of discussing Secession. We examine senate resolution 632 aka the Ga sovereignty or secession bill. We go to the Ga Republican convention and get the real details about it from candidate for Governor Ray McBerry.
President Obama continued to reverse his predecessor's policies this week by undoing a controversial Bush administration rule known as "preemption" that used federal regulations to override state laws on the environment, health, public
"The greatest threat we face today is not terrorists; it is our own federal government. If America is conquered or ruined it will be from within, not a foreign enemy." (R. Mack)
Glenn Beck discusses the 10th Amentment on a Special "The Civilest of Wars"
These amendments call for the restoration of the balance of power between state and federal governments in accordance with the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Secession is, anyway, a core principle of decentralism and self-determination, having to do with the distribution of power, approximate self-government, and the proper scale of human endeavors that I would take to be inherent in the Front Porch Repub
Last week the governor of Texas pointed out that the federal government was treading heavily on the sovereignty of the states and that this can not continue indefinitely without a breaking point.
Ernie, Just heard on Republic Broadcasting, Greg Evenson,that Montana is SECEDING from the union, right now. Also heard that Alberta, Canada, is doing the same. WE Shall See. Please use your judgement as to whether to PRead Letter
Ron Paul On CNN American Morning April.21, 2009 speaks to the benefits of succession and the bailouts.
There's an old joke in South Carolina: Confederate President Jefferson Davis may have surrendered at the Burt-Stark mansion in Abbeville, S.C., in 1865, but the people of state Rep. Michael Pitts's district never did.