Prior to the creation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution, the states were separate countriesâ€”sovereign political bodies with no superior authority.
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by Brian McCandliss, LewRockwell.com A defining â€“ but so far unasked â€“ question regarding the Civil War is the political status of the states: specifically, was the “United States of America” indeed, as our popular Pledge of Allegiance claims, “one nation, indivisible?” Or was it, rather, a union of sovereign nations, bound only to each [...]
by Joe Schembrie, LewRockwell.com The Establishment Media is hyping the dire prophecy of a Russian professor that the United States will have a bloody civil war and “disintegrate,” after which the secessionist regions will be absorbed by other nations. The Establishment Media Moral: we must patriotically embrace our federal government or face horrendous consequences. Certainly [...]
by Dave Nalle You may not have heard much about it, but thereâ€™s a quiet movement afoot to reassert state sovereignty and stop the uncontrolled expansion of federal government power. Almost half of the state legislatures are considering or have representatives preparing to introduce resolutions which reassert the principles of the 9th and 10th Amendments [...]
by Rich Hand It is completely out of control in Washington DC. We have a bunch of bumbling idiots in charge of the treasury and the countryâ€™s future. Talk of trillion dollar deficits, cap and trade, bailouts, tax welfare to those that donâ€™t pay, taking over our healthcare and economy; like in the Meatloaf song [...]
by Steve Kubby “States’ Rights” is an Anti-Libertarian Concept The concept of federalism is properly used to describe a system of government in which sovereignty is constitutionally divided between the federal government and the states. In contrast, the term “states’ rights” is a fraudulent and profoundly ANTI-Libertarian concept that has no other purpose but to [...]