In this podcast, Rob Natelson, recognized national expert on the framing and adoption of the United States Constitution, talks about how the Supreme Court allowed the Federal Government in the late 1930s to drastically change the way the US Constitution is interpreted, the Necessary and Proper clause and incidental powers, and more…
Archive | August, 2009
Federalism was the ideal model for improvement because it acknowledged each state as a laboratory of ideas. No state had a monopoly on good public policy. States retained autonomy over education, business, religion, over how to address healthcare or poverty.
The central government cannot manage the bloated and unwieldy empire that a century of ritualistic centralization has produced…
Our good friends at TeaPartyPatriotsLive did a drive-time guest spot on Orlando’s WFLA radio this week. I had the honor of spending a few minutes with them to discuss the growing state sovereignty movement, nullification efforts and more.
One thing that consistently vexes me is the amount of time the modern statists, particularly on the Left, spend labeling the idea of decentralization and secession as “kooky.” The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 â€“ if they have read them or know about them â€“ are often portrayed as quaint and unsophisticated pronouncements of provincialism
the federal government is not the source of our freedom; the states have the duty to resist the encroachments of federal usurpation; and freedom can be restored when the Confederate Republic is restored.
As Jefferson wrote in the Kentucky resolutions of 1798 â€“ the people of this country are not united on a principle of unlimited submission to their general government.
From a look at the definition, “permanent” is an antonym of “temporary;” that is exactly what has become of other “temporary” tax increases throughout history.