Jeff Sessions Is Just Like Rachel Maddow: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #104

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions doesn’t like nullification. He attacked the principles in recent statements about California’s sanctuary state policies. In doing so, he sounded just like Rachel Maddow. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about it. I compare the ideas of Maddow and Sessions (there’s […]

Nullify Obamacare! Thoughts from Maharrey Head #103

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” The Republicans still haven’t gotten rid of Obamacare and they aren’t going to. But there are things going on at the state level that could eventually undermine and replace the federal healthcare debacle. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey, I tell you about some exciting developments at the state […]

The Constitution Isn’t Silly Putty: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #102

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” A lot of people seem to think the Constitution is Silly Putty. The call it “malleable” and claim politicians can shape it into any form that fits the current political climate. They’re wrong. In fact, the whole point of a written Constitution was to ensure that powers of government were […]

Constitution 101: The Judiciary and Judicial Review

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The federal judiciary has arguably become the most powerful branch of the general government. Opinions issued by nine politically connected lawyers have redefined marriage throughout the entire United States, authorized the internment of American citizens and dictated what kinds of decorations cities can display in their parks. Federal courts were never intended to wield this […]

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 […]