Tag Archive: constitution

Jan 02 2014

“Main Street Fairness”: More Taxation Without Representation (Part 3)

“The Tax-Man’s Tangled Web – Exposing the ‘Main Street Fairness’ Act” State Sales Tax Law Sameness is “Main Street Fairness”??? (Part 2) Readers will recall that Part 2 explained that Michigan’s “Main Street Fairness” legislation is part of a policy agenda begun in 2000, which has resulted in significant changes to Michigan’s and 23 other …

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Oct 15 2013

Constitutional Convention Buzz: Good or Bad Idea?

A Michigan proposal petitioning Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider a Balanced Budget Amendment, Senate Joint Resolution V, was introduced in May of this year and will be up for a Committee vote TODAY: Government Operations DATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 TIME: 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Rooms 402 and 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. …

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Nov 11 2012

A Veteran Speaks…Never, Never, Never Give Up!

    A Veteran speaks…“We should never despair, our situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new exertions and proportion our efforts to the exigency of the times.” –George Washington, letter to Philip Schuyler, 1777   …

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Sep 17 2011

The Constitution-Frustrating Liberals Since 1789

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Some bumper stickers are just too true not to have… For those who care, who still believe in our Constitution, our Republic and our foundational American values..THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION and Amendments may be read HERE “Give me Liberty, or Give me Death!” Patrick Henry, Virginia Convention. 1775 . ‘Tis done. We have become a …

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Apr 13 2010

MAKE A CALL FOR MICHIGAN SOVEREIGNTY TODAY!

I spoke with Rep. Opssommer yesterday and he informed that he would be having a meeting with Mark Meadows THIS WEDNESDAY about HJR YY As you recall HJR YY would amend Michigan’s Constitution by creating a Federalism Commission to charged with monitoring and reviewing federal laws and mandates to determine if they violate the Michigan …

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Feb 11 2010

Say it Out Loud: We’re the Party of NO and Proud!

The latest charge level against Republicans/Conservatives by the Obama regime, is to label the opposition, “the party of no” Well what this wrong with that? Of course anyone who believes in the Constitution would naturally be saying “NO!” NO to an unconstitutional mandate in a bill forcing every American to buy a service NO to …

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Jan 05 2010

Understanding the Supremacy Clause

A recent article in the New York Times covered the growth of state-level resistance to a future national health care plan. For example, in 2010, voters in Arizona will have a chance to approve a state constitutional amendment that would effectively ban national health care in that state. Legislators in Florida and Michigan have already …

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Jan 03 2010

Call for Nullification

Nullification is a constitutional theory that gives an individual state the right to declare null and void any law passed by the United States Congress which the state deems unacceptable and unconstitutional. The concept is most well-known in the context of the sectionalist crisis that plagued the Union in the 40 years preceding the Civil …

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Nov 25 2009

A Thanksgiving during a Time of War

In 1863 the Civil War was in its second year. In January of that year President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect. However September of 1863 saw, The bloodiest two days in American history that cost the Federals 1,657 dead, 9,756 wounded, and 4,757 missing for a total of 16,170 casualties out of 58,000 troops. …

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Nov 09 2009

Effective Counter-Protesting 2009

Are you counter-protesting more and enjoying it less? Feel your counter-protesting has become less effective? Perhaps it time to look outside the box for new inovative and effective way to maxize your next counter-protest of your local ObamaCare kool aid drinkers, MoveOn.org, ACORN, MEA etc and so on! The new training video below shows you …

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Oct 14 2009

Make Mine Freedom!

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Thomas Jefferson “Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” – Ben Franklin “A government big enough to give you everything you want is powerful enough to take …

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Sep 14 2009

AUDIT THE FED-Central Banks – The Shell Game – How the Federal Reserve is Monetizing Debt

Below is the first part of a Martenson Report from a few weeks ago, previously available only to enrolled members but now available for free to everyone. Executive Summary * The Federal Reserve and the federal government are attempting to “plug the gap” caused by a slowdown of private credit/debt creation. * Non-US demand for …

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Sep 03 2009

The Governement Can!

Sometimes you have to take a break, have a good laugh…. then continue the good fight.. Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one. — Thomas Paine

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Aug 29 2009

It Ain’t America No More!

fascism (făsh`ĭzəm), totalitarian philosophy of government that glorifies the state and nation and assigns to the state control over every aspect of national life. . Every picture tells a story don’t it…in this case a video..coming to a town near you?

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