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Of Mosques and Men…

Guest post from Robert Jursik… For a man seemingly incapable of going fifteen minutes without saying "Let me be clear," President Obama evidently has an uncanny knack for being  misunderstood.  Following the iftar dinner hosted at the White House Friday night, headlines in every major newspaper in America – and even the New York Times …

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Pilots And Patriots Defending The Constitution

Christopher Hill is the founder and driving force of Pilots and Patriots defending the constitution, a grass roots group focused on attracting professional pilots (Chris was a fighter Pilot in the Gulf War), and just about anyone who can be a convincing patriot (they accepted me). "Pilots and Patriots Defending the Constitution" is a growing …

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Notes on the 17th Amendment

The 17th Amendment – the one that shifted the election of Senators from the State Legislators (a key part of holding the power of Federal Government in check vis-a-vis that of the States) was flogged by Progressives at the turn of the last century as being "anti-cronyism".  Why shouldn’t the public vote on Senators? Much …

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Has this one finally realized what Congress has done?

The time on being on "government auto-pilot" is over.  We have seen what Government does when ordinary folks like us just merely voted and then dismissed government from our minds, feeling that we have done our civic duty.  Why not?  Government, GOOD government, should always be in the background, perhaps the "third" background, as we …

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“This is the healthiest development in Ameican politics I have seen in my life.”

From Human Events, via LewRockwell.com:   The Right To Nullify This Government BY THOMAS E. WOODS, JR. EVERY COUPLE OF YEARS the same drearily predictable charade repeats itself. This time time we’re really going to limit government! Or so they tell us. We on the Right then dutifully compose our letters to the editor, attend rallies, and vote …

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More on the re-emerging doctrine of state nullification

From Dr. Thomas E. Woods, Jr., via LewRockwell.com: “On Independence Day weekend Georgetown University law professor Randy Barnett and I appeared on Freedom Watch, Judge Napolitano’s new program on the FOX Business Network. In the first segment, the Judge and I discussed my new book, Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century, which argues …

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The Return of Nullification…and not a moment too soon

On November 7, 2009 the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire (RLCNH) hosted Tom Woods, author of "Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse." The RLCNH Forum was a smash hit. I personally bought two copies of the book. Now Woods is …

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