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Advancing Liberty: 4 Essential, Foundational Principles

By: Michael Boldin The “American revolution” was about much more than the war for Independence. In fact, as John Adams noted, the revolution was “effected before the war commenced.” A “radical ...

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The ideas that formed the Constitution

By: Rob Natelson Who created the ideas behind the U.S. Constitution? The history books relate how the Constitution was composed by its 55 “framers” from May 25 to Sept. 17, 1787. ...

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The Values in the Constitution

The Declaration of Independence expressed a common American creed: All are born equal before God and the law, God bestows humans with natural rights, some of these rights are unalienable ...

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Natural Rights and Liberty

By: Michael Boldin Natural Rights and Liberty With the TAC’s 15 year anniversary coming this week, I thought it was a good time to share with you our driving principle –Natural ...

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Nullify! They Don’t Want us Doing This. We’re Doing it Anyway

January 27, 2021 Founding Fathers 0

By: Michael Boldin Following the wisdom and advice of the Founders and Old Revolutionaries, we recognize that the federal government is one of limited, delegated powers. When it exceeds those limits, ...

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We Have it in our Power to Begin the World over Again

January 5, 2021 Founding Fathers 0

By: Michael Boldin In the Appendix to Common Sense, first published on January 10, 1776 – Thomas Paine wrote about the “birthday of a new world,” with this timeless reminder that ...

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Thomas Paine, Passionate Pamphleteer for Liberty

December 29, 2020 Thomas Paine 0

By: Tenth Amendment As nobody before, Thomas Paine stirred ordinary people to defend their liberty. He wrote the three top-selling literary works of the eighteenth century, which inspired the American Revolution, ...

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The Supreme Court Issues Opinions, not Law

June 25, 2020 Judiciary 0

By: Michael Boldin - Tenth Amendment Center “Legislating from the bench” has become a common phrase, a common complaint – and a common practice. But it was never intended to ...

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We Were Warned: The Founders on Standing Armies

By: Michael Boldin Over and over and over – the Founders railed and warned against the dangers of standing armies. Even those who felt they were needed, still considered them ...

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10 Founders on Obedience and Resistance

By: Michael Boldin We often hear from people that nullification is chaos, disobedience is a tool of the left, and instead of refusing to comply, people need to change politicians ...

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