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Baseball, The Constitution and a Lawyer You Can Trust: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #108

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Last week, I warned you about trusting lawyers to explain the Constitution. On this week’s episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I’m going to make an exception to that general advice. I’m also going to explain what a baseball rule can teach us about constitutional interpretation. You can subscribe to Thoughts […]

If You Want to Know the Constitution Don’t Call a Lawyer: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #107

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Do you want to learn about the Constitution? Don’t call a lawyer! In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain why you can’t generally depend on lawyers to properly explain the Constitution. Hint: Almost all of them are federal supremacists. You can subscribe to Thoughts from Maharrey Head for free […]

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 […]

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 […]