Archive | April, 2016

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #43: Harriet Tubman, Nullification and Making a Difference

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about Harriet Tubman and the $20 bill, and how individuals can make a difference at the state level. This week, I delve into two completely unrelated issues in a rather spontaneous and completely unscripted episode of my podcast. I’ve seen […]

Irony: Celebrating Emancipation Day on April 15

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Here’s some irony for you. April 16 is “Emancipation Day.” The holiday commemorates the day Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act, freeing more than 3,000 District of Columbia slaves. Since the 16th falls on Saturday this year, the official Emancipation Day holiday got bumped up to Friday, April 15th. Normally that would be you tax […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #41: The Incorporation Doctrine and the 14th Amendment

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head,  I explain the incorporation doctrine and the original intent of the 14th Amendment. More than five decades after the ratification the 14th Amendment, the Supreme Court suddenly pulled an entirely new doctrine from it – virtually out of thin air. The court […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #40: The Liberty Enforcement Squad

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain the original application of the Bill of Rights, why it matters and why the liberty centralizers are wrong. A lot of people who say they believe in “limited government” turn around and favor the federal government “enforcing” liberty on the […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #39: What Is the Role of the Federal Government?

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the proper role of the federal government. Hint: meddling in your sex life isn’t part of it! During a recent televised townhall meeting, Anderson Cooper asked Donald Trump to name the most important priorities of the federal government. Two […]