While Republicans trumpet their victory, they would do well to ground themselves in an important reality. This election was not a ringing endorsement of the GOP. It was instead a repudiation of progressive ideology.
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There is no lesser of evils between the two major parties.
“Never, ever, under any circumstances, for any reason, trust in, rely on, or put any hope in Republican promises. As night follows day, disappointment, vexation, and anger are sure to follow.”
Martha Dean, the Republican nominee for attorney general in Connecticut, repeated her support for state nullification of unconstitutional federal laws in Monday nightâ€™s debate.
It’s another revolutionary season in American politics, with voters preparing to do everything they can within the structure of the law to throw out the bad guys and the bad system they represent.
Under the National Popular Vote, without the checks and balances of the Electoral College system, it would be much easier for a president to become the type of leader Cicero warned against.
People involved in the tea party or campaign for liberty are not anti-government or anti-establishment as long as the government or establishment is committed to a federalist republic.Â News reports often fail to articulate this simple fact.Â
A Call from â€œWe the Peopleâ€ to All State Representatives. Put up, or get out.
â€œWhen Government seeks to use its full power, including the criminal law, to command where a person may get his or her information or what distrusted source he or she may not hear, it uses censorship to control thought. This is unlawful. The First Amendment confirms the freedom to think for ourselves.â€
The ultimate goal of most in the Tenth Amendment movement is to restore constitutional limits to the federal government. Our Constitution â€“ not any peripheral or personal causes â€“ is what we are working for.
There is an on-going debate about the extent to the First Amendment bars congressional campaign finance limits. That debate is important, but it doesnâ€™t address a more fundamental question: What empowers Congress to regulate congressional campaign finance at all?
- Tenther Radio Episode #99: Government Gone Wild
- Tenther Radio Episode #98: Nullification Goes Mainstream
- Tenther Radio Episode #97: The Importance of Decentralization
- Tenther Radio Episode #96: The #NoDrones Movement is Growing
- Tenther Radio Episode #95: Real ID Backlash, and How to Enforce Nullification Bills