Archive For The “States’ Rights & Nullification” Category

Milton Friedman: there’s only one solution to the nation’s fiscal situation

Milton Friedman: there’s only one solution to the nation’s fiscal situation

The Convention of States (COS) Project was founded by Citizens for Self-Governance for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the…

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The year is 2033, Obama has been president for 24 years…

The year is 2033, Obama has been president for 24 years…

The following is a great letter to the editor written by COS supporter Tim Means and published in the Maui News. President Obama was only 48 years old when he took office in 2009. If there were no term limits and his popularity (or manipulation of the vote) was maintained, he could have easily served six…

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Pennsylvania Committee Passes Bill to Expand Healthcare Freedom

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 18, 2017) – Last week, a Pennsylvania House committee unanimously passed bill to help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government regulatory schemes. Rep. Matthew Baker (R-Wellsboro) introduced House Bill 1739 (HB1739) along with 12 co-sponsors on Aug. 24. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

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22 States Make BOLD Pact As State Leaders Gather In Arizona For A Bold Constitutional Change

22 States Make BOLD Pact As State Leaders Gather In Arizona For A Bold Constitutional Change

Wrangling the $20 Trillion National Debt is something Americans can get behind. The 110-degree heat in Phoenix only served as the backdrop but inside the air-conditioned House chamber at the Arizona Capitol last week, the debate was just as hot. Delegates from twenty-two states met to hammer out details of a radical resolution. The monumental…

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Liberal Oregon Cracks Down, Government Overreach Targets “Illegal” Boaters

Liberal Oregon Cracks Down, Government Overreach Targets “Illegal” Boaters

Boat seizures can cost the state ten thousand dollars each time. Many residents of Oregon enjoy spending time outside. It is not unusual to find people enjoying the local rivers, and may even make a choice to live on the water. Buying a small boat can be the answer many formally homeless find to get…

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Now in Effect: New Hampshire Law Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 18, 2017) – On Saturday, a law decriminalizing marijuana possession in New Hampshire went into effect. This takes another step toward nullifying the unconstitutional drug war in the Live Free or Die State. Rep. Robert Cushing (D-Hampton) introduced House Bill 640 (HB640) along with 11 bipartisan co-sponsors. The legislation eliminates criminal penalties for simple marijuana…

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To the Governor: California Passes Bill to End Support for Most Federal Immigration Enforcement

SACRAMENTO (Sept. 18, 2017) – On Saturday, the California Senate gave final approval to a bill to withdraw state resources from the enforcement of most federal immigration laws.  Passage into law will likely have the effect of further nullifying those federal acts in practice. Introduced by Sen. President Kevin de Leon and 11 co-sponsors, Senate Bill 54…

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The Constitution is a ‘Parchment Barrier’ to Tyranny — but Only If We Use It

The Constitution is a ‘Parchment Barrier’ to Tyranny — but Only If We Use It

Constitution Day was Sunday, the 17th — the day we honor and remember the “formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.”  To commemorate the day, I wrote this piece in The Hill, which explains one concrete…

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Hillary Clinton fearmongers about a Convention of States, Mark Levin takes her DOWN

Hillary Clinton fearmongers about a Convention of States, Mark Levin takes her DOWN

You know you’re doing something right when Hillary Clinton thinks it’s a bad idea. Clinton’s bounce-back book tour following her stunning loss to Donald Trump has her sounding off on all sorts of political strategies. In her latest hot take, she sounds the alarm about “the right’s” secret plan to “rewrite” the Constitution via a…

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Now in Effect: New Hampshire Law Allows Local Common Core Opt Out

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 16, 2017) – Today, a New Hampshire law that prohibits the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards goes into effect. This represents an opportunity for local communities to opt out of Common Core and nullify the program in…

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Report: A dozen top federal agencies have gone without oversight for years

Report: A dozen top federal agencies have gone without oversight for years

A dozen top federal departments and agencies have gone without Inspectors General (IG) — the government’s front line of defense against waste and fraud — for more than two years on average, including the Department of Interior, which has been without a permanent watchdog for 8.5 years, according to data compiled by the Project on…

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Tom Coburn: “If you want to just complain, don’t learn about a Convention of States”

Tom Coburn: “If you want to just complain, don’t learn about a Convention of States”

The Convention of States (COS) Project was founded by Citizens for Self-Governance for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the…

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Teacher Fired For Sleeping With Student, But Then The Courts Get Involved

Teacher Fired For Sleeping With Student, But Then The Courts Get Involved

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Michael Faizon ruled in favor of a teacher who wanted to be allowed to return to work after sleeping with a student. Although he potentially groomed the girl for months, the teacher did not have a sexual relationship with her until after she graduated. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week issued…

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Two Girls Face Charges Over 2014 Act, What’s Uttered Next Leaves The Court STUNNED

Two Girls Face Charges Over 2014 Act, What’s Uttered Next Leaves The Court STUNNED

Two 12-year-old’s stabbed, with the intention of murdering, their 12-year-old friend in 2014. However, the girls may not be punished for the crime if their attorneys can prove their insanity plea. Three years ago, two 12-year-old girls tried to stab to death one of their friends as a tribute to a fictional horror character “Slender…

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Feds Threaten Maine Food Sovereignty Law; Governor LePage Caves

AUGUSTA, Maine (Sept. 14, 2017) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has called for a special emergency session of the legislature to roll back a food sovereignty bill he signed into law earlier this year, after the federal government threatened to take over meat and poultry inspection in the state. Sen. Troy Jackson (D-Aroostook) sponsored Senate…

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Coburn: Rein in DC Spending, Reach With States Convention

Coburn: Rein in DC Spending, Reach With States Convention

Former Republican Sen. Tom Coburn told Newsmax TV a Convention of the States is necessary to bring back balance to America with the federal government’s reach and spending out of control. Coburn, who represented Oklahoma in the Senate from 2005-2015 and served in the House from 1995-2001, appeared on “The Howie Carr Show” and said the odds…

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Convention of States New York recruits supporters at Richmond County Fair

Convention of States New York recruits supporters at Richmond County Fair

The Convention of States (COS) Project was founded by Citizens for Self-Governance for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the…

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WATCH: Father Teaches HARD Lesson To Pedophile After He Targets Children

WATCH: Father Teaches HARD Lesson To Pedophile After He Targets Children

In what can only be described as a righteous beat down, one father protected his family and gave a degenerate in Oregon a lesson he won’t soon forget. Although it may not be true, it certainly seems like there’s been a rise in the amount of perverts who aggressively target innocent victims over the past…

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Conservatives rebuke government’s unrestrained federal spending, liken it to ‘fiscal insanity’

Conservatives rebuke government’s unrestrained federal spending, liken it to ‘fiscal insanity’

Last week, President Donald Trump undercut GOP congressional leaders by working with Democratic leaders.  LifeZette News asked me to comment on the “idea of raising the nation’s borrowing limit…” As you can imagine, I was not too pleased with this plan: “I would love to be able to do that with my credit cards as well,” quipped Mark Meckler, a…

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HISTORIC MILESTONE: National debt tops $20 trillion

HISTORIC MILESTONE: National debt tops $20 trillion

The United States has reached an historic milestone. For the first time in our great nation’s history, the national debt has topped $20 trillion.  With a stroke of a pen, President Trump temporarily raised the debt ceiling this week, allowing the treasury department to continue borrowing money and instantly adding $318 billion to the national debt….

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