Category Archives: Founders

The Lesson of Silver and Skelos

The lesson of Silver and Skelos is older than the American Republic itself. Continue reading

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Obama on Socialism vs. Capitalism: “Choose From What Works”

That an American president could travel to Cuba and heap praise on that country’s repressive communist dictators, and then proceed to Argentina — hardly a shining example of economic and financial progress — and disparage capitalism by implication is an indictment of the deplorable state of American liberty. Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 5: “A Starting Point”

Understood in this correct historical context, the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions of 1798 provide an invaluable blueprint on how to stop federal power today. Includes correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison regarding the rightful remedy of nullification at the time of the Alien & Sedition Act. Continue reading

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Does the United States Still Exist?

Historically, a government that can, without due process, throw a citizen into a dungeon or summarily execute him is considered to be a tyranny, not a democracy. By any historical definition, the United States today is a tyranny. Continue reading

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As Obama Plots Ban, Court Upholds “Fundamental Right to Assault Weapons”

“This case was a major victory for the NRA and gun rights advocates,” said Adam Winkler, a law professor at UCLA who specializes in Second Amendment law. Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 3: Theo & Alex

While James Madison wrote the most specific and complete set of instructions on how to stop the federal government without going to the federal government, he was far from the only founder to talk about states as a check on federal power. Enter Theophilus Parsons and Alexander Hamilton. Continue reading

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America’s First Presidents

The Founding Fathers laid the framework for the characteristics most respected in a president, shaping America’s values and beliefs. Continue reading

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Nullification and the Kentucky Resolution of 1798

Because the United States was founded as a constitutional republic, Americans of all eras frequently raise concerns about federal authority that bear resemblance to debates from earlier times in our history. Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 1: Three Things that James Madison Did NOT Advise

From the Tenth Amendment Center, October 17, 2015 • What James Madison did NOT advise might be even more notable than what he did advise. He never told you that your first or primary strategy should include the three things … Continue reading

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Idaho Law is Blueprint to Nullify Any New Federal Gun Control

President Obama’s eventual decision to issue executive orders for more gun control, his proposals would be practically worthless if more states enacted laws like Idaho did last year. Continue reading

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