Have the Democrats Given Archimedes His Place to Stand?
Earlier, Crippy wrote about Texas reaffirming its rights under the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. A few moments after reading this, I learned that Texas is not alone. Delegate Christopher Peace (R-97) of the Virginia State House has sponsored a bill that will put Virginia beside Texas in telling the Feds to kiss off. H.R. 61 reads virtually identically to Texas’s HCR 50. And | Read More »
‘Hitherto shalt thou come but no further’ Job 38:11
Promoted by Erick. See also Justleavemealone’s post. Texas tells D.C. to BACK OFF! The Republic of Texas, lead by Governor Rick Perry, is drawing a line in the sand via HCR 50. HCR 50 reaffirms the sovereignty of Texas and rights of states under the 10th amendment. HCR 50 tells D.C. that their unbridled infringement on states and individual rights will no longer be tolerated, | Read More »
Jefferson, Madison, and the Founders’ Approach: Fight the Fairness Doctrine!
These responses to the Sedition Acts of 1798, which limited anti-government speech in the wake of the Quasi-War with France, were authored by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and passed by their respective State Assemblies: One of the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798, emphasis mine: 3) Resolved, That it is true as a general principle, and is also expressly declared by one of the amendments to | Read More »
supreme court declines to Mess With Texas — 10th Amendment still lives!
Waste of organic material finally quits using my oxygen – and Texas celebrates. Last night, August 5, 2008, at 9:57 pm, the state of Texas dispensed a measure of justice when it gave the needle to one Jose Medellin, who in 1993 (that’s right, 15 years ago) participated in the brutal gang-rape and murder of two teenage girls in Houston. He is the second of | Read More »
The 10th Amendment Dies Quietly
5 Counts of Distributing Drugs. That is what Charles Lynch was found guilty of today. He was the owner of a Morrow Bay marijuana dispensary. He dispensed with the blessing of State Law (and in accordance with it)… and now he’s going to be getting five years (minimum).