If Thomas Jefferson could come back and visit the United States for a day, would he recognize the government his wisdom helped create?
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In this first Tenth Amendment Center Podcast, Professor Rob Natelson teaches us about proper role of government in a federal system and much more…
The compass that has guided us for 222 years, that has kept America the land of the free and the hope of the world, is the United States Constitution.
Much of what our federal government is doing right now is not just illegal and unconstitutional, it’s also just plain stupid. How about using some “Common Sense”?
Where do the peopleâ€™s rights come from? Jefferson said that they come from manâ€™s Creator. In other words, my life was not created by government.
In America, we have a foundation of law, our Constitution, that allows us to not only resist governmentâ€™s rising power, but to reduce the power of government without having to resort to revolution. But to do so, man must choose individual freedom and be willing to pay the price required for the preservation, protection and defense of that freedom.
An important first step will be remembering that the Constitution is more than just words. It has separated us from other countries and it is the document that makes us great.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayorâ€™s comment at Duke Law School that the U.S. Court of Appeals â€œmakes policyâ€ has received a lot of attention, and deservedly so. Understanding what prompted her remark is key to understanding what has happened to our Constitution in the modern era.
The Founders devised what was essentially a new system of government. It has come to be called federalism.
In the following audio, Dave Kopel of the Independence Institute interviews University of Montana law professor Rob Natelson about the proper interpretation of the Necessary and Proper clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Their vision was for the United States to be a union of sovereign states as opposed to a consolidation of the states into “one nation, indivisible” â€“ and this reality is embedded in the very word “federal.”
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