Tag Archives: James Madison

Sucky Strategy Sucks: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 139

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” For some libertarian purists, legislation is never good enough. If a bill doesn’t do absolutely everything that they want, they call it “watered down” and actively oppose it — even if it takes a small step forward for liberty. This is a sucky strategy and sucky strategies suck. In this […]

A Big Win at the Supreme Court: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #113

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” If you care about state sovereignty, the Tenth Amendment, or limiting the federal government, the Supreme Court just handed you a huge victory! (It was also a big win if you want to legally bet on sports.) In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the SCOTUS […]

The Degeneracy of War: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #112

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” James Madison warned that a country could not preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare. The U.S. has been embroiled in war for decades. If you care about limited government and freedom, this should concern you deeply. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about […]

The Power to Make War: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #110

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Under the Constitution, the president does not have the authority to launch offensive military actions. Not for 90 days. Not for 60 days. Not for one minute. And the War Powers Resolution of 1973 does not change that. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about presidential […]

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 […]

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 […]