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Podcast: Jefferson and Madison’s Blueprint to Stop Unconstitutional Federal Acts

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In episode #8 of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I delve into some long forgotten history and talk about the blueprint Thomas Jefferson and James Madison gave us to stop unconstitutional federal overreach. In 1798, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison penned the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, laying out the principles of nullification for the first time. […]

Podcast: Why You Should Care About the Surveillance State

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In episode #3 of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the intrusiveness of the NSA and why you should care. The NSA collects our e-mail, phone records, location information, Internet browsing history and other electronic data all without a warrant and with very little oversight. And yet, many Americans seem unconcerned about this gross […]

Podcast: The Constitutional Ramifications of Net Neutrality

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In episode 2 of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I consider the constitutional ramifications of “net neutrality” regulations. Last week, the FCC unilaterally voted to regulate Internet service providers under a scheme known as “net neutrality.” This raises a number of constitutional questions. Does the FCC have the constitutional authority to impose such regulations? Can Congress […]