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States Assert Sovereignty to Shut Down NSA Facilities

Since the revelations about the NSA’s activities made by Edward Snowden — The New American has chronicled the efforts of several states to reclaim sovereignty from the forces of federal consolidation. 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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Failure to Call Amendments Conventions Helps Explain Modern Federal Overreaching

Each of the Constitution’s checks is designed to ensure that the system operates in a balanced way while preserving liberty. Disabling any of these checks violates the Founders’ design. Neglect of the Article V convention procedure has caused incalculable damage to the constitutional system. Continue reading

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‘Show-Me State’ Shows How to Get it Done: Voters in Missouri Say Yes to Privacy and No to Gun Control

In a landslide, Missouri voters take important steps to nullifying gun control and also protecting their privacy rights regarding electronic data and communications. 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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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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Harvard Professor: Reports of Tea Party Demise Premature; Movement More Likely to Win in the End

A government and sociology professor at Harvard writes that the Tea Party is more likely than not to “win in the end” in an age when Americans are becoming more removed from Washington and distrusting the federal government and their elected officials.

Despite the fact that Democrats, the mainstream media, and the Republican establishment again were predicting the “demise of the Tea Party” immediately after the government shutdown ended, Skocpol doesn’t believe so.

“But we have heard all this before,” she writes. “The Tea Party’s hold on the GOP persists beyond each burial ceremony.” Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas are My 2A Rights

Defend our God-given right to defend ourselves through the Second Amendment. Continue reading

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The People Speak: Thomas Paine

“A constitution defines and limits the powers of the government it creates. It therefore follows, as a natural and also a logical result, that the governmental exercise of any power not authorized by the constitution is an assumed power, and therefore illegal.”
— Thomas Paine Continue reading

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Constitution Day: Reminding Our Elected Representatives to Exercise Their Power

Remind Washington to stop hiding behind themselves or limits that do not exist, to stop usurping the powers and rights of others, and to start exercising the powers that have been delegated to them. Continue reading

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