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Court Dismisses Obamacare Suits

Court Dismisses Obamacare Suits

from the Tenth Amendment Center – by Rob Natelson, On September 8 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit dismissed two suits challenging Obamacare without ever reaching the merits. In the case brought by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the court held that Virginia did not have standing to challenge the insurance mandate on individuals. In the case brought […]

The Basis of Our Liberty & Independence

The Basis of Our Liberty & Independence

Two hundred and thirty five years ago this July 4th, the American colonies declared their independence from the British empire. Therefrom sprang their mutual union by lawful compact, the United States. By Divine providence, after thirteen long and hard fought years, they had won the same. Their struggle, both on the battefield and in the public square, was […]

Legislators are Representatives not Rulers

Legislators are Representatives not Rulers

The following comments (emphasis added), regarding the President’s speech this morning, are from my friend, David McNabb, of Paden Oklahoma. They seemed fitting to share here with y’all. Enjoy! Today President Obama several times called the legislators “leaders.” Herein lies the problem. American legislators are busy trying to be leaders, and neglecting their duty to […]

The Purpose and Function of the Constitution

The Purpose and Function of the Constitution

The Constitution is just what it says it is, a compact delineating the basis upon which a union between the sovereign States, and any future States admitted, would be constituted and carried out. It’s function was not so much to empower the federal government to rule as it was to specify, limit, and rule the agency of […]

What Started the Civil War?

What Started the Civil War?

This weekend, while taking a mini-vacation with the family to Stone Mountain in Georgia,  I read on one of the displays there in the Memorial Hall museum that, “the Civil War started when Confederate soldiers fired on federal troops at Fort Sumter.” Now that’s just not a fair statement. It is severely biased and not a little misleading. It disturbed me […]

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