Real News: Jeff Sessions Can’t Do Squat About Marijuana (Interview)

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The federal government has relentlessly tried to enforce marijuana prohibition, but because of state action, it has utterly failed. I appeared on InfoWars Real News with David Knight to talk about Jeff Sessions’ empty threat to crack down on marijuana and more generally about the effectiveness of state nullification. “No matter what the federal government has […]

Radio Interview: Jeff Sessions and His Feckless Marijuana Policy

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Last week, I appeared on Patrick Timpone’s One Radio network show to talk about AG Jeff Sessions and his feckless pot policy. What was initially slated to be a conversation about state efforts to resist federal marijuana prohibition turned into a wide-ranging discussion on the Tenth Amendment, state power and the effectiveness of nullification. I started the […]

Hellfire Fury

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A song about the drone war.   Hear the predator drone Stare into the sun Hear the villagers groan When the predator comes Run! Hear the predator drone Stare into the sun Hear the villagers groan When the predator comes Run! Run! Run! Hellfire fury On my street My mom lost her mind My brother […]

You Don’t Really Want to Limit Government Power, Do You?

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We often hear people on both sides of the political aisle complaining about the expansion of federal power. And yet, federal power constantly expands. Why? If everybody is worried about federal encroachment and overreach, why doesn’t anybody do anything to stop it? Why don’t more people insist on strict adherence to constitutional limits on federal […]

Good Old Fashioned Nullification Hatchet Job Courtesy of CNN

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CNN resurrected the old-school hatchet-job template for nullification articles this week. Andrew Kaczynski and Chris Massie breathlessly reported Alabama Republican congressional candidate Roy Moore “signed onto a resolution in 2010 affirming the right of states to nullify, or void, federal law.” We haven’t seen an anti-nullification story following this script in quite a while. But Kaczynski and […]

Trump Following in Obama’s Footsteps with Healthcare EO

U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Former U.S. President Barack Obama wait to exit the east front steps for the departure ceremony during the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. More than 5,000 military members from across all branches of the armed forces of the United States, including reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support and Defense Support of Civil Authorities during the inaugural period. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Marianique Santos)

When Pres. Trump issued an executive order phasing out DACA last month, the administration made it a constitutional issue, accusing Pres. Obama of overreaching his authority when he created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by executive order in June 2012. Now Trump is following in Obama’s footsteps with his planned EO to expand access to […]