Category Archives: 10th Amendment

Walter E. Williams: The Power Lied With the States

All the states should recognize that the power lies with the states. The states created the federal government. The federal government did not create the states. Continue reading

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This Week in History: Virginia Passes James Madison’s Resolutions of 1798

By December of 1798, the United States was in a full-blown constitutional crisis, and James Madison and Thomas Jefferson were stealthily leading the fight to push the federal government back within its prescribed limits. Continue reading

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Today in History: Kentucky Resolutions Signed on Nov. 16, 1798

After outlining each constitutional violation and overreach of federal power, Jefferson called for action – nullify now! Continue reading

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Patrick Henry on Making America “Great” (Again)

Patrick Henry on what it will take to Make America Great — again. Another quick and powerful lesson from the good folks at Tenth Amendment Center. Continue reading

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Globalist Ideology Undermines National Identity, Sovereignty

We have lost our state sovereignty and are dictated to by a federal master — and the coming world government will be master of all the nation states. Continue reading

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Decentralize Sovereignty

The solution to our most pressing political problems is to decentralize sovereignty back, where it was always supposed to be, with the states. Continue reading

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New York Common Core Opt Out Movement Gains Steam, Support from Teachers

This year, more bills to nullify Common Core and replace it with state controlled curriculum options have been introduced than ever before. Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day: Teach Your Children Well

In this current period of American political revolution, we should take note of the Declaration of Independence and pass these lessons on to our own children, the next generation to inherit the struggle for Freedom and Liberty. Continue reading

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Is Nullification Unconstitutional?

Article II of the Articles of Confederation says the states “retain their sovereignty, freedom, and independence”; they must have enjoyed that sovereignty in the past in order for them to “retain” it in 1781 when the Articles were officially adopted. Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 6: Effective Strategy

Thomas Jefferson advised a whatever-it-takes approach with nullification. Part of that approach involved smart strategy. Jefferson called on each state to “take measures of its own for providing that neither these acts, nor any others of the General Government not plainly and intentionally authorized by the Constitution, shall be exercised within their respective territories.” Continue reading

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