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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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The Purpose of Government

The Bill of Rights — which is, of course, all about liberty — is from beginning to end a statement of what the federal government may not do, to us or to the governments of the states. Continue reading






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Nullify! Chapter 2: Four Steps to Bring Down Federal Programs

James Madison told us that using these steps together in multiple states would be extremely effective against the federal government. He wrote that doing so would “present obstructions which the federal government would hardly be willing to encounter.” Continue reading






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Poll: Majority of Americans Support States Opting Out of Federal Programs

By Mike Maharrey for the Tenth Amendment Center A recent Rasmussen poll indicates a growing number of Americans agree with James Madison and support state refusal to cooperate with the federal government. The first key finding was that a majority … Continue reading

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Refuting Objections: But Nullification Isn’t In The Constitution!

Madison is not calling nullification a mere legal tool, but a natural right along with “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” It is a right which all people are born with innately and cannot be deprived of them without their consent. Continue reading






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The U.S. Constitution: Beautifully Conceived

In today’s textbooks, there is no sense of honor accorded to the incredible vision of a government “conceived in liberty,” with the centers of power placed under wonderful constraints against tyranny. Continue reading






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Limiting Government

By Sylvia Bokor, posted at American Thinker, December 5, 2012 • Individual rights have been bastardized. There is no such thing as “a right to a job,” “a right to health care,” “a right to a decent home,” et cetera. … Continue reading

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