Despite decades of usurped authority, the constitutional reality is that the federal government was nowhere delegated the power to regulate intrastate commerce
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5 and counting. Maine, Montana, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming to consider Federal Health Care Nullification Act in 2011
Will Texas take a stand? In 2011, it’ll be the first state to consider the Federal Health Care Nullification Act.
For decades, using a tortured definition of â€œinterstate commerce,â€ Congress has claimed the authority to regulate, control, ban, or mandate virtually everything
Today, voters in Missouri helped bring the Jeffersonian principle of Nullification one step closer to the mainstream by approving Proposition C – the Health Care Freedom Act.
Just when you thought Arizona couldn’t get any more provocative, or push any more of the federal government’s buttons, it looks like America’s 48th state may actually become the 15th state to adopt another very controversial law!
While favorable court rulings are welcome, even Supreme Court decisions should not be accepted as legitimate by state governments if such decisions uphold “laws” that clearly would have been rejected by the Constitution’s ratifiers.
Regimists try to demonize the idea of nullification, as they attempt to demonize all ideas that undermine centralized power, but that is not scaring libertarians, Tea Party people, and other dissidents. Lew Rockwell interviews Tom Woods…
What is the Tenth Amendment, and why should we care? Lew Rockwell interviews Michael Boldin
To effectively nullify, citizens will have to be convinced that civil disobedience against Unconstitutional laws will be fully-protected. Without widespread civil disobedience, nullification might go nowhere.
Perhaps it is time to cut the federal government out of the equation altogether. While supporters of Obamacare are still pointing to Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson as guiding lights, opponents might want to point to Thomas Jefferson by revisiting his famous â€œnuclear optionâ€ of limiting federal power: nullification.
- 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