For decades, using a tortured definition of â€œinterstate commerce,â€ Congress has claimed the authority to regulate, control, ban, or mandate virtually everything
â€œWhether â€˜We the Peopleâ€™ want our real Constitution back is ultimately for us to decide.â€ There is no disputing that.
The Tenth Amendment prohibits the federal government from interfering with a state’s decision to either allow or prohibit the cultivation, distribution or use of marijuana within its own boundaries (case law involving the Commerce Clause notwithstanding).
Were the Framers â€œnationalistsâ€ who all along, despite their own words to the contrary, secretly intended to establish in the original Constitution a federal leviathan?
“I will accept no compromise with those who would abuse any portion of the Constitution”
Actions speak louder than words. So, too, do voting records speak louder than press releases.
The United States Constitution declares, in Article I, Section 10, â€œNo State shallâ€¦ make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts.â€
good intentions do not justify ignoring the plain meaning of the Constitution. Pragmatism should never trump principles.
As this ruling and its antecedents clearly demonstrate, the courts offer no hope as they have tied their wagons to the horses of tyranny running roughshod over our Constitution.
by Joe Wolverton II, The New American EDITOR’S NOTE: Joe Wolverton, II will be joining us as a featured speaker at Nullify Now! Chattanooga.Â Get tickets here – http://www.nullifynow.com/chattanooga/ – or by calling 888-71-TICKETS ******* On September 9, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld the injunction against Hazleton, Pennsylvaniaâ€™s Illegal [...]
This war is against ourselves, our values, our Constitution, our financial well being and common sense, and at the rate we are going, it is going to end badly.