Showing posts with label nullification. Show all posts
Showing posts with label nullification. Show all posts

Jan 17, 2018


The networks trashed Trump with 90% negative spin in 2018, but did it matter?

fromNewsbusters: The establishment media’s obvious hostility shows no signs of relenting, but polls show this negative coverage has had no discernible impact on the public’s attitudes toward the President.
Media Bias on Parade

Cop gets just 90 days in jail for horrific child porn as man selling weed gets 5 years

fromFreeThoughtProject: A community is outraged after a child predator cop received just 90 days for exploiting children. Meanwhile, countless people rot in jail for a plant.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the voice of an ignorant generation

fromFoxNews: Only 32 percent of Millennials can define socialism. The frequently-wrong but never-in-doubt freshman Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, may indeed be the voice of her ignorant generation.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption     Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Judge orders Trump administration to remove 2020 census citizenship question

fromNPR: Judge fears disenfranchisement of illegal voters.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Quit assaulting kids, TSA told

fromRutherfordInstitute: “No American should be subjected to a virtual strip search, excessive groping of the body, or have their underage children touched intimately by strangers as a matter of course in boarding an airplane". 
The Government is Not Us

Federal judge advocates jury nullification after being shocked by overzealous prosecution

fromReason: It just makes sense to let jurors know about their already established power to exercise discretion over bad laws and ill-considered prosecutions.

Jan 1, 2019


Fear of a Rand Paul-influenced Trump foreign policy

fromReason: Such fear is a sign of an exhausted establishment that can't justify decades of expensive failure.
Defense Versus The War Machine

California plans stricter gun laws in 2019

fromCNBC: California is going to ban anyone under 21 from buying rifles, shotguns and semiautomatic weapons.

‘Gun-free’ United Kingdom has a growing problem with illegal guns

fromLouderWithCrouder: Their civilian peeps have no means of protecting themselves against criminal gun use. At least here in the U-S-of-A we can counter mass-murdering fiends with guns of our own.
2nd Amendment Assaults

Firm who warned America of ‘Russian Meddling’ caught running fake Russia bot campaign

fromFreeThoughtProject: The company behind an op-ed in the New York Times about “the Russians” and their nefarious efforts to influence American elections were the actual perpetrators of said influence.
Media Bias on Parade      Indoctrination and Censorship    Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

California women's march canceled for being 'overwhelmingly white'

fromReason: NOT FROM THE ONION. Modern leftist activism is mired in infighting between the most marginalized and their allies. Blame intersectionality for pretelizing these poor snowflakes.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Nullification is the cure for tyranny

from71Republic: With the death of local sovereignty comes the rise of the superstate, where the only checks on their power are the arbitrary rulings of the elites within their own ranks.

January 25, 2018


Things are getting worse, not better: round ups, checkpoints and national ID cards

fromRutherfordInstitute: We are not supposed to be living in a “show me your papers” society.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make   Police State America    The Government is Not Us

VIDEO: Michael Boldin - Resisting Federal Tyranny

fromRutherfordInstitute: From the Tom Woods Show, Michael Boldin, founder of the Tenth Amendment Center, joins Tom to discuss actions by states to thwart federal overreach in a variety of areas.
The Government is Not Us    Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

State lawmakers push back on federal anti-marijuana moves

fromWeedMaps: Several national polls show that voters strongly support the right of states to set their own cannabis laws without federal interference.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Greedy California politicians make sure the black market for pot will thrive

fromNewsMax: "The existing black market for cannabis may prove formidable competitor to legal markets if new taxes lead to higher prices than available from illicit sources," the report warned. And they will.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange     Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Artificial intelligence is going to supercharge surveillance

fromTheVerge: What happens when digital eyes get the brains to match?
Government is Watching Every Move You Make   Police State America

WATCH: Over a dozen cops swarm, arrest tiny girl for sitting incorrectly on the subway

fromFreeThoughtProject: An unnamed LAPD officer had reportedly asked the small woman to remove her foot 
from an adjoining seat but she didn’t immediately comply.
Police State America    The Government is Not Us

September 14, 2017


📹  Our Amazing Debt (Cosmos Parody) 

from ReasonTV: The national debt just skipped past $20 trillion, which puts America's indebtedness at "unfathomably staggering." (And the chunk you owe personally at "a lot.") The math is so complex that Reason TV decided to lean on "Cosmos" to explain it.
Economic Policy: Statism vs The Free Market

Maine is nullifying federal regulations that cripple local farmers 

from Mises Institute: This is one path for the future of freedom. State nullification is the remedy for federal overreach and tyrannical anti-liberty regs.
Economic Policy: Statism vs The Free Market

Has the NYT Gone Collectively Mad? 

from Consortiumnews: "For those of us who have taught journalism or worked as editors, a sign that an article is the product of sloppy or dishonest journalism is that a key point will be declared as flat fact when it is unproven or a point in serious dispute – and it then becomes the foundation for other claims, building a story like a high-rise constructed on sand."
Media Bias on Parade

Calls to imprison "climate change deniers" grow in the wake of Hurricane Irma 

from Mises Institute: Environmental fanatics continue to grow more radical and intolerant. The movement seems to be dropping the guise of science, developing into a full-fledged religion.
Indoctrination and Censorship

In surprise vote, House passes amendment to restrict asset forfeiture 

from The Intercept: Could pass the Senate on anti-Sessions, anti-Trump sentiment, but if Trump is the tyrannical authoritarian some suspect, he will veto it.
Police State America

This new database is tracking how many cops are charged with crimes 

from Reason: A new database tries to answer one of the most vexing questions in the national debate over policing. The truly amazing thing is this hasn't been done before.
Police State America

September 6, 2017


The maximum price of the minimum wage

from The Washington Times:  When the bill for feel-good economics comes due, only the ignorant scream.
Regulation Nation

When cowards give in to looters, the American people are the losers

from The American Spectator:  Republicans wave the white flag on Obamacare as RINO senators and governors move toward a blueprint for surrender. When they ran for election, the GOP put on their masks. When they failed to act, they took them off.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Wisconsin moves to be first state ever to nullify federal cannabis prohibition through legislation

from The Free Thought Project:  State nullification of federal marijuana prohibition is completely constitutional, with the feds having little, if any, recourse to stop the process. Until now, cannabis has been legalized ONLY through direct initiative of the people, not by our so-called representatives.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Internet censorship bill would spell disaster for speech and innovation

from Electronic Frontier Foundation:  The bill, named the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, would not stop sex traffickers (its stated pretense), but it would chill free expression.
Indoctrination and Censorship

A 2020 Democratic agenda is emerging

from The Washington Post:  Intolerant and unrealistic, the party ditches pretended moderation and will openly fight for their left-wing agenda.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption


Nullification And The Kentucky Resolution Of 1798

by William J. Watkins, Jr.   Because the United States was founded as a constitutional republic -- one based on certain specific principles, not power or privilege -- Americans of all eras frequently raise concerns about federal authority that bear resemblance to debates from earlier times in our history. A good illustration of this “echo effect” in American  ... MORE

Nullification In Effect: Oregonians Defy Feds, Spend Millions On Marijuana In First Week Of Legal Sales

$3.5 million of sales on first day.        In the first week of limited marijuana sales in Oregon, dispensaries sold a staggering $11 million of weed – more than double the numbers from Colorado’s first week – proving state laws legalizing cannabis truly do nullify federal prohibition in practice. The Free Thought Project reported on the first week  ... MORE

Support Grows For States To Ignore The Federal Courts

from Rasmussen Reports.   Following last week’s controversial U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage, voters believe more strongly that individual states should have the right to turn their backs on the federal courts. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 33% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe that     ... MORE

What Would James Madison Do? New Book By Charles Murray Tells Citizens How To Fight Government Tyranny

by Jay Cost.      Charles Murray’s By the People: Rebuilding Liberty without Permission is an important book that advocates of constitutional government should consider carefully. While Murray overstates the case, his book articulates a novel argument, replete with insights on the nature of political corruption and how to fight it. Murray’s book    ... MORE

Nullification Rising: Minnesota Invalidates FDA Restrictions

by Bob Adelman.     When Minnesota State Representative Nick Zerwas was 15 years old, he was told he had only months to live. Informed that he wouldn’t be able to get a heart transplant, Zerwas was told by his doctor that he might be saved by a surgical procedure that was still experimental. Said Zerwas: “That was my right to try. I fully believe life is    ... MORE

Publius Huldah: Nullification is a Natural Right!

Understand your history & you will understand nullification. What did our Framers really say we must do when the federal government usurps power? They never said, "When the federal government ignores the Constitution, amend the Constitution." They never said, "File a lawsuit and let federal judges decide." Instead, they advised two manly   ... MORE

Nullification, Now Coming To The Supreme Court?

by David A. Graham.    When the Tea Party wave arrived in 2010, it swept away much of the Republican Party's existing structure, and instituted a more populist approach. But as waves tend to do, it left some even older debris in its wake. "Nullification," the theory that states can invalidate federal laws that they deem unconstitutional, had its   ... MORE

Nullification: A Powerful Weapon In The Fight For Liberty

by Patrick Taylor.   We are faced with increasing federal tyranny these days. Most Americans seem unaware or ambivalent about the federal reach into their lives. Most do not know just how invasive it has become. Sitting at my desk, I can see printers, pens, lamps, diplomas, books, a clock, my laptop, and little knick-knacks. All of these items are   ... MORE