Tag Archives: Constitutional Republic

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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States Tell Feds to Pound Sand

What this gets down to is the power of the people. When enough people tell the Feds to pound sand, and enough states pass laws backing them up, there’s not much the Feds can do to force their unconstitutional laws, rules, regulations or mandates down our throats. Continue reading






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The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions: Guideposts of Limited Government

Ed. Note: This most excellent essay by William Watkins, Jr. was re-published at New York State Sovereignty in 2012. We thought it should be given renewed prominence, given the renewed activity in posts relating to the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions … Continue reading

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James Madison: How the States Can Block Federal Gun Control

What do we do when the federal government simply ignores the Second Amendment and acts in ways that infringe on our right to keep and bear arms? Well, James Madison laid out a blueprint in Federalist 46 before the Constitution was even ratified. Continue reading






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Common Core: Dangers and Threats to American Liberty & Education

A fraud perpetrated on the American students and their parents, Common Core is another step forward in the socialist nationalization of America. Watch this insightful review on the threats it poses to the future of our families and Nation by Dr. Duke Pesta. “Give me a child for the first 5 years of his life and he will be mine forever.” — Vladimir Lenin, Communist revolutionary Continue reading






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Frederick Douglass Foundation Condemns Installation of Common Core and the Nationalization of Education

The Frederick Douglass Foundation released this statement on Common Core education in 2013. We think it is worth revisiting as the American States begin to wake up, listen to their constituents, and push back against the nationalization of education in this country. Continue reading






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Despite Deadline, Protesters Will Not Comply With SAFE Act

Rather than make the public safer, opponents contend the law’s main accomplishment has been to create a new classification of criminals — individuals who out of conscience refuse to register their assault weapons because they believe the law overstepped their Second Amendment right to bear arms. Continue reading






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New York Gun Owners Resist Registry; Thousands Refuse to Join Cuomo’s Gun Round-Up Prep

County sheriffs and rank-and-file state troopers have related that they will not take affirmative action to enforce the SAFE Act except when it is an add-on or pile-on charge to a crime in commission. Continue reading






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Epic Fail: The Crisis in American Education

Our students’ epidemic failure in class, however, is only symptomatic of a much larger issue. It is academia’s approach to teaching and learning that has utterly failed in its responsibility to these children. Further, the politicizing of public education by self-styled experts and administrators alike is as much the cause as anything. Continue reading






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Comrade Cuomo Issues Edict to Conservative New Yorkers: Get Outta Town

It is astounding that the American political party that touts itself as the champion of tolerance could be so intolerant of anyone holding or expressing an opposing view. Continue reading






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