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Today in History: The General Government Inaugurated Under the Constitution

By: Dave Benner Today in history, on March 4th, 1789, the general government under the United States Constitution went into effect. The occasion represented the end of a bitter ratification ...

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Missouri Bill Takes on Federal Gun Control: Past, Present and Future

By: Mike Maharrey JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) – A bill introduced in the Missouri House would set the foundation to create a “gun rights sanctuary state” by banning ...

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BASIC CONCEPTS OF “GOVERNMENT”

Where do “Rights” come from? What is “federalism”? Does our Constitution “evolve”? What’s a “Republic”? What is the function of a constitution? By Publius Huldah Think NOT that you must have ...

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States must fight back against federalism

By William Haupt III “Anything government wants to do they can justify under the commerce clause.” – John Yarmuth The federal government finds endless ways to circumnavigate the intent of ...

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West Virginia Bill Would Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

By: Michael Boldin A bill introduced in the West Virginia House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign deployments of the state’s national guard troops, effectively restoring the Founders’ framework for state-federal balance ...

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Our Goal is Federalism, not “States’ Rights”

by Gary Wood Are the members of the 10th Amendment efforts supporting federalism or states’ rights? Should we link ourselves to John C. Calhoun and the notion of secessionism and ...

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Paging Dr. Madison! Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 10th Amendment

February 11, 2019 Constitution / Federalism / Liberty 0

By: Bob Zadek “The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.” -James Madison, Speech in the Virginia ...

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