My original motivation in this effort was not to promote partisan politics. It was not an emotional effort to â€œstrike a blow for freedomâ€, nor was it a revengeful effort to put the Federal Government â€œin its placeâ€. It was and still is a matter of SURVIVAL.Details
We must bring our revolutionary product of individual freedom to market, and soon; otherwise servitude, Washington D.C.â€™s product of choice will monopolize and we will see out market share for freedom disappear and our great experiment in self-government fail.Details
Mark Edge, co-host of the syndicated radio show Free Talk Live, joins us to talk about the Free State Project in New Hampshire as decentralization in practice, moving towards smaller government on a state level, spreading liberty around the country by example, and more…Details
From Grassroots Central: “Forcing current and campaigning public officials to take a principled and public stand (yea or nay) on the 10th Amendment and the Enumerated Powers Act will flush officials out into the open about their dedication to the very document they swore to uphold.”Details
Thomas J. DiLorenzo, published author and senior fellow at the Mises Institute, discusses the principle of nullification as a devolution of power away from the central government into the hands of the state or the people, Thomas Jefferson and the Kentucky Resolves as resistance to the Alien and Sedition Acts in 1798, ways nullification was put into practice all across the Union in the early days of the Republic and more…Details
It is time that we allowed our unique federalist system to work the way it was intended. Patients and their state representatives should have the authority to enact laws permitting the medical use of cannabis — free from federal interference.Details
Yielding to a rebellion by states that refused to pay for it, the Obama administration is moving to scale back a federal law passed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that was designed to tighten security requirements for driver’s licenses, Homeland Security Department and congressional officials said.Details
There is so much frustration expressed by people when exploring the difficulties in reigning in Washington, D.C. and restoring a government which respects state sovereignty. This article explores the issues and proposes a plan to force our representatives to do our will.
First, we must recognize and understand the structure of government. The power within the legislative branch is not distributed equally among the legislators.Details
by Justin D. Lowry, Georgia Conservative Weekly
Change is inevitable, and not all change is bad just as not all change is good. Government is a collection of law. Politics uses philosophy and theory. The way to test these is to compare them to events in history. If something didnâ€™t work 100 years ago, it will not work now.
To put state sovereignty to this test, you will see that it worked for around 90-100 years. The Articles of Confederation clearly expressed states rights, and the Constitution gives states levels of autonomy.Details
From Associated Press/WCAX.com: Hundreds of activists gathered outside the Statehouse Wednesday to support a Republican lawmaker’s push for states rights. The House is scheduled to vote on Rep. Daniel Itse’s resolution asserting state sovereignty, or the right to ignore any federal law or policy that violates the U.S. Constitution. Itse says many policies fit the…Details