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Tag: Thomas Jefferson
  • The Rightful Remedy: A Few Words On Nullification

    As to liberty, the heroes who signed the great document pledged themselves to buy liberty with their lives. Liberty is never unalienable; it must be redeemed regularly with the blood of patriots or it always vanishes. — Heinlein, Starship Troopers We had a saying in the Corps: “complacency kills.”  I find that to be valid …

  • I couldn’t help wondering…

    “When I overhear my friends talking about politics without me.” — Ron Paul Problems The other day I was thinking about how many of my friends just don’t care about politics. I can understand how annoying it is to them — dirty campaigning, endless promises never kept to one group or another, and constant solicitations from …

  • KGiii vs TJ2.0

  • Thomas Jefferson Lives: He’s Ron Paul

    A short yet incredible interview of Presidential historian Doug Wead on Fox News, claiming Ron Paul as the modern Thomas Jefferson:

  • Obamacare: Bring on the Lawyers!

    The newly passed health-care “reform” bill and the amendments to be made to it through the reconciliation process should be great fodder for lawyers around the country. ProPublica has posted a side-by-side comparison of the passed Senate bill and the proposed changes. The most important form of litigation, of course, should be challenging the constitutionality …

  • WWJD?

    My question is not in reference to the Holy Father, but the libertarian-leaning Founding Father:

  • The Principles of ’98

    In the midst of Montana, soon Alaska, and hopefully many other states passing laws nullifying federal gun laws, it’s interesting to note that the way in which these states are pressing their rights has a precedent which dates back over 200 years.  Check out this video of Thomas Woods speaking about the Principle of ’98, …

  • The Declaration of Indepence: Applicable Today

    The Declaration of Independence had two major purposes — to proclaim the states independent of British rule, and also to explain why these states had made such a declaration (“…a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”) So what does this document …