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Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Michael Boldin covers current events, the original constitution and strategy – all with an eye on advancing liberty.
- Abolitionists for NullificationApril 16, 2021 at 12:59 pm
Supporters of the monster state absolutely hate nullification. And they always conveniently ignore the fact that it was used by northern states to resist federal pro-slavery laws. On this episode, get a quick overview of those arguments - plus quotes from 3 leading abolitionists in support of nullification. The post Abolitionists for Nullification first appeared on Tenth Amendment Center.
- James Madison: The Constitution vs the National BankApril 14, 2021 at 1:34 pm
In 1791, James Madison gave two major speeches on the National Bank, opposing it primarily on grounds that it wasn’t a power expressly delegated in the Constitution. He also rejected claims that used the general welfare and necessary and proper clauses, along with the power to borrow money, and the preamble. The post James Madison: The Constitution vs the National Bank first appeared on Tenth […]
- Top-4 Excuses for Rejecting NullificationApril 12, 2021 at 1:35 pm
We hear them all the time - from the left and right - and even some libertarians too. On this episode, learn the most common excuses for rejecting or just avoiding nullification, all based on fear. Plus, some timeless responses from Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, John Adams and James Otis, Jr. The post Top-4 Excuses for Rejecting Nullification first appeared on Tenth […]
- The 10th Amendment in Ten: Top-10 Founders QuotesApril 9, 2021 at 1:19 pm
More important every day, the "foundation of the Constitution" is how Thomas Jefferson described the 10th Amendment. A quick overview of what it is and why it exists, plus the top-10 quotes from leading founders on the Tenth - and the essential principles behind it. The post The 10th Amendment in Ten: Top-10 Founders Quotes first appeared on Tenth Amendment Center.
- Tyranny Unmasked: John Taylor’s Warning About ConsolidationApril 7, 2021 at 2:36 pm
John Taylor of Caroline’s Tyranny Unmasked explains in plain, but passionate language the dangers of centralized power, with a focus on government interference in commerce, along with taxation, parties and even so-called “national defence.” Written in 1822, it’s an essential - but ignored - polemic against the tyranny of powerful, centralized government. The post Tyranny Unmasked: John […]