A few weeks ago I left a note for nullification deniers regarding some of their more frequent errors. A quick perusal of Wikipedia clears most of these up, so there’s no excuse for always being so ignorant of the subject matter. Still, some opponents of nullification seem to know plenty of its history, and yet [...]
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So for those looking to dismiss nullification on historical grounds, have at it. Just make sure you check the Internet before submitting something that is easily contradicted with a cursory reading of “the free encyclopedia.”
Noncompliance is nullification, and noncompliance with federal orders which violate the spirit and letter of the law is the proper response to such an act.
There can be no doubt that whatever the federal government ends up forcing upon us, it will mean less freedom for us personally, and more power for it in the long run. Short of blanket amnesty and an end to all of the coercive, dictatorial power being wielded by the Feds, the states ought to nullify any piece of legislation that comes as a result of this go around at immigration reform. Just like sanctuary cities have been established in certain parts of the country, states ought to declare themselves sanctuaries.
Picture the single most barbaric, inhumane, and morally reprehensible act imaginable. It could be anything. You could choose genocide, the most depraved form of torture, or slavery, whatever really. History is replete with examples, the twentieth century in particular, but the nineteenth century had its share of them as well. There doesn’t have to be [...]
Joel Poindexter with a little good news..
Ultimately, there has to be a fundamental change in the minds of enough people regarding the moral legitimacy and efficacy of government, before anyone can hope to rollback the state.
Joel Poindexter gives us an important lesson – decentralization is the path forward for left and right.
Joel Poindexter on how Progressives are Finally Getting Behind “States’ Rights”
the states or the people are to be left alone and decide for themselves how to handle such issues, and they have.
Jury nullification. An important item in a liberty-activist’s toolkit