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No One Really Wants States’ Rights Because No One Really Wants Local Accountability

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It’s that simple. States’ Rights advocates all over the country talk about how states have no authority or power and how the federal government has subsumed powers that do not properly belong to it in the Constitution. But the most

Posted in Bureaucracy, Nanny State, Politics, State's Rights, Taxes, Welfare

Would a Ban on Marriage Licenses Fix the Same-Sex Marriage Problem?

marriage licenses

The state of Alabama recently passed a law effectively repealing marriage licenses. According to the bill, the state would view marriages as contracts, but would have no control or authority on the question of marriage, as such: In an effort

Posted in Family, Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, State's Rights Tagged with: , , ,

FEMA Refuses Relief Funding to “Climate Denier” States

FEMA truck in plane

FEMA recently weighed in on the climate change debate by refusing to give disaster relief funding to any state that didn’t have established protocols to address climate change: This may put several Republican governors who maintain the earth isn’t warming

Posted in Environment, Government Waste, Liberal Bullying, Politics, State's Rights Tagged with: , ,

Sheriffs Suing CO to Overturn Amendment 64 and End Legal Pot

Amendment 64 map with cannabis

Sheriffs from Colorado, and a few neighboring states, are suing Colorado in order to overturn Amendment 64, the state amendment that legalized recreational marijuana in the state. The reasons for the lawsuit are quite interesting. Sheriffs allege that upholding Amendment

Posted in 10th Amendment, Drugs, State's Rights Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

“Color of Law”: Eric Holder Wants to Lower the Standard of Proof for Civil Suits

Eric Holder

Eric Holder has resigned his post as Attorney General. On his way out, he has one more rotten egg to lay—he wants to lower the standard of proof for pressing civil suits, probably in an effort to make it easier

Posted in Government Control, Law Enforcement, Police State, Race, State's Rights Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Obama Asks Congress to Allow Pot in DC

DC marijuana referendum

Obama loves states’ rights. Except for when he doesn’t. But when it comes to pot, Obama wants Congress to remove a rider overturning the effective legalization of pot in DC. Press secretary Josh Earnest said that the president generally backed

Posted in Drugs, Law Enforcement, State's Rights Tagged with: , , , , ,

Political Affiliation of the Best- and Worst-Run States

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24/7 Wall Street just released its report on the best and worst-run states in the US. They determined this, as you would imagine, based mostly on economics. Their methodology, in a nutshell: To determine the best- and worst-run states, 24/7

Posted in Economy, Politics, State's Rights Tagged with: , , , , ,

Uncle Thomas, Affirmative Action, and the Recent SCOTUS Decision

Clarence Thomas

Recently, the Supreme Court decided to uphold Michigan’s ban of affirmative action as it applies to college applicants. In other words, the Supreme Court said that Michigan was allowed to look at college applicants entirely on merit, with no consideration

Posted in Courts, Entitlements, LIberalism, Race, State's Rights

Harry Reid Calls Bundy Supporters Domestic Terrorists

Harry Reid speaks to reporters in the Capitol in Washington

You may hate Harry Reid. But at least the guy states his opinion. So, if you were wondering what big-government robots really think of Cliven Bundy and those that supported him, look no further than Harry Reid. He says they’re

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Email Featured, Government Control, Law Enforcement, Patriotism, State's Rights, Terrorism Tagged with: , , , ,

Poll: 62% Of Georgians Support Decriminalization Of Marijuana

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I don’t look at marijuana the same way as I do homosexual “marriage” or abortion. When I see the widespread acceptance of homosexuality and the murder of unborn babies, I see a culture in a downward spiral and these things

Posted in 10th Amendment, Constitution, Drugs, State's Rights Tagged with: ,

Marijuana Laws Expose Double Standard on States’ Rights

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Representative Diana DeGette1 of Colorado (D) sent out an email recently praising the rollout of marijuana legalization in Colorado and asking for support to deflect federal tampering with the state’s will. In her email, she wrote: . . . We can’t

Posted in Drugs, Politics, State's Rights, Tyranny Tagged with: , , , ,

South Carolina Poised to Nullify Obamacare


South Carolina’s got an Obamacare nullification bill that’s about to be voted on in the State Senate next month. It passed the State House easily, and it’s expected to be signed by the state’s Governor Nikki Haley, assuming it passes

Posted in Constitution, Healthcare, Obamacare, State's Rights Tagged with: , ,

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