The Hill “White House press secretary Jay Carney said Monday that Chief of Staff Dennis McDonough and other senior officials knew of the general nature of the report but decided to keep the president in the dark about the report’s finding that the IRS had targeted conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny. Carney said it [...]
France Krazalkovich, who is running for a seat on the Upper Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners, introduced a Second Amendment preservation resolution to the board during their February meeting. The resolution was introduced in his capacity as a citizen and resident of the township. Mr. Krazalkovich writes that it was met with mixed response in February [...]
Memo: HOUSE BILL 357, RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS PROTECTION ACT TO: PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS FROM: BENJAMIN GROSS, LEGAL DIRECTOR, PENNSYLVANIA TENTH AMENDMENT CENTER DATE: MARCH 1, 2013 SUBJECT: HOUSE BILL 357, RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS PROTECTION ACT In mid-January, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe proposed the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (HB 357) which nullifies all [...]
Here’s the Tenth Amendment Center’s Communications Director, Michael Maharrey and retired litigation attorney, Federalist Papers expert, and blogger, Publius Huldah – both testifying to a Tennessee Senate hearing on behalf of Tennessee’s 2nd amendment preservation act, (TN) SB250.
After the flurry of new legislation introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 2013, gun owners should consider sprucing up their spring wardrobes with Tenth Amendment t-shirts and hats. In mid-January, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe proposed the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (HB 357) which nullifies all federal firearms laws adopted after December 31, 2012. [...]
The Tenth Amendment Center’s four step road map to nullification of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) includes 1.) Refuse to implement the state-run health care exchange; 2.) Reject the Medicaid expansion; 3.) Pass Health Care Freedom Legislation; and 4.) Full nullification of the PPACA inside the state’s borders. Here in Pennsylvania, step [...]
Facts: Pennsylvania’s 1780 Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery predated the Constitution by 11 years. It predated Lincoln’s emancipation proclamation by 83 years and it predated the 13th amendment by 85 years. Pennsylvania’s emancipation act also preceded the end of slavery by more than 230 years (and counting) in the handful of countries where slavery [...]
Today Pennsylvania became the 13th state in the last three weeks to introduce legislation nullifying all new federal encroachments of firearms ownership. State Representative Daryl Metcalfe modeled the Right to Bear Arms Protection Act (House Bill 357) after legislation recently introduced in Wyoming and Texas. Highlights of House Bill 357 (yep, that’s 357) include: prohibitions [...]
-*- “Taxation without representation is tyranny”. Question: Do we have meaningful representation when our Congress has refused to pass a budget — refused to tell us how they’re planning to spend our money — since 2009? -*- They say that we have a “Living Constitution”. Anyone want to try this one on your spouse? “Yes [...]
Cross posted from blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com and Sweaty Federalist. Watching Republicans and Democrats squabble over the so-called fiscal cliff is like watching a duo of burglars arguing over who keeps your flat screen television. No matter which party prevails, you lose. Tenthers, as a class, tend to be more pre-occupied with the liberty cliff, whose precipitous incline [...]
I apologize that since I have no musical skills, you’ll have to imagine how it might sound…. (But trust me, it’s better that way. ;-) To the tune of “What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor”, replacement lyrics below the embedded video. What shall we do when they take our freedom? What shall we [...]
Just for the record: The Pennsylvania Tenth Amendment Center recognizes that the states who entered into the US Constitution do have the right to exit that agreement. Article 1, Section 2 of Pennsylvania’s Constitution makes this clear. Saying, “All power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and [...]
Cross posted from TenthAmendmentCenter.Com. “All men have an instinct for conflict at least, all healthy men.” – Hillaire Beloc No doubt Mr. Belloc would have enjoyed the skirmishes ever-present on Facebook in the months leading to the November 6th election. In fits of ideological purity, usually accompanied by that quite unnecessary third glass of wine, [...]
-*- Equal rights or equal outcomes. Pick one. -*- Government is to jobs as friction is to motion. Friction doesn’t create motion, but it sure can bring an end to it. -*- Politics is the art of creating minority groups and then exploiting their minority status for purposes of control.
I don’t know anything about the musician, but if you enjoyed that one, you might also enjoy The Liberty Tree.
Ethanol corn mandates are not just useless. When people are starving, these policies make the problem worse. Much worse.
Berks County, Pennsylvania’s State Senator Schwank (D-11) was one of the people interviewed in Reason TV’s latest video. Apparently, she thinks we can close the deficit by “investing in our infrastructure”. Guess the $831 billion that went into a black hole from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act wasn’t enough?
Stopping the health care exchanges is the first step in our Nullify Obamacare road-map. In its June ruling, even the supreme court agreed that our state cannot be compelled to implement the health care exchanges. Here’s a short video explaining why the states should refuse to create health care exchanges, from Michael Canon, with the [...]
Watch this: And this: What’s the difference between the two?
CLICK HERE – to sign on to our NULLIFY OBAMACARE campaign! Dear Friends, The June Supreme Court decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was disappointing, but not surprising. After all, the Supreme Court is a branch of the Federal Government. It can surely not be a surprise that nine employees of the [...]
Short version: Sign here! to tell Governor Corbett not to implement the PPACA health care exchange in Pennsylvania. If Washington wants it, let Washington do it. For more information, the e-mail which came in from Americans for Prosperity of Pennsylvania is below. If the Left thinks we freedom fighters are going to be upset, angry [...]
This is an e-mail I wrote to a local grassroots leader earlier. It is written in response to the supreme court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act . As long as I wrote it… may as well go ahead and post it. Sorry for letting a couple grammar errors sneak past. Plain and simple, Washington is never [...]
We have been able to confirm this May 23, 2012 post to our facebook wall by Joseph Hagerty. Thanks for the tip, Joe! — BREAKING NEWS…BREAKING NEWS… BREAKING NEWS !!! From the minutes of the Fulton County, Pennsylvania Commissioner’s Meeting from yesterday May 22, 2012. Motion by Commissioner McCray to adopt Resolution Number 9 of [...]