The Tea Party holds up Rep. Allen West as one of its darlings. But the Florida Republican consistently proves himself just as much an enemy of limited constitutional government as the Obama administration Tea Partiers so despise. West clings to a Constitution of convenience. West vocally supports detention provisions written into the National Defense Authorization [...]
Author Archive | Mike Maharrey
Do we really want Bruno?
State resistance to Obamacare growing
It’s not just Obama or Romney. We simply cannot trust people – any people – with power.
“You can pick apart every phrase of the Constitution, and you will not find any federal power to fun television.”
The best way to ensure federal power remains check rests in the hands of state legislatures and executive officials. They must place roadblocks in the way of any federal agent attempting to exercise indefinite detention provisions written into the NDAA. State governments should follow James Madison’s admonition, do their duty and “interpose for arresting the progress of the evil.”
In a debate like this, who would YOU trust?
Big government is dangerous and burdensome. Period. And your guy is not a saint. They are all devils.
In an article I published earlier this month, I looked at the mindset common to most big-government centralizers, pointing out that they believe themselves more intelligent and better able to run your life than you. Nowhere do we see this tendency toward arrogance more than in the field of economics. Ask virtually any politician or [...]
a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.