Archive | October, 2015

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #22: Can One Person Change the World?


“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about doing the right thing, and the potential of one person to change the world. Can one person change the world? I think it’s possible. Rosa Parks demonstrates the power of a single individual doing the right thing. In this […]

The Federal Government Fails to Stop Federal Government Spying…Again


Federal courts once again failed to protect Americans from ubiquitous NSA spying. On Friday, US District Judge T.S. Ellis III dismissed a suit against the NSA brought by the ACLU on behalf of Wikimedia, the parent company that publishes Wikipedia. The judge held the company lacks standing to sue because it cannot definitively prove the […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head: Nullification and Weed


“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about weed! A lot of people are still pretty skeptical about nullification. They claim it won’t work. They think the federal government is just too powerful. But nullification can work. And it does. The proof is in the weed. In […]

Constitution 101: Executive Power


Article II of the Constitution defines the role and qualifications of the president. As it does for Congress, the Constitution delegates specific powers and responsibilities to the executive branch – the power of appointment, the power to make treaties with the advice and consent of Congress, veto power, etc. These specific powers are relatively clear […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head: Picking on Republicans


“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In episode #20 of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I pick on the Republicans. And I also lob some stones at the Democrats. Recently, I wrote an article for the 10th Amendment Center about Rick Santorum. He said he wants a do-over on his education policy position. I argued that his […]

Tax the Rich!


Democrats promise a lot of “free” stuff. Free college. Free healthcare. Free daycare. Free this. Free that. Most sane people recognize you don’t get any of this for free.  Somebody has to pay for it all. But this doesn’t phase your average Democrat. Why not? Because the rich will pay for it. It seems America […]

Podcast: Guns


Thoughts from Maharrey Head “10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In episode #19 of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about guns. We talk about the Second Amendment a lot in the United States. Some people love it. Some people hate it. But the sad truth is, very few people actually understand it. Even some of […]

America Has Become What the Revolutionaries Sought to Destroy

john sullivan

Over the last 90 years or so, the United States has transformed into the very thing the founding generation fought to destroy. We learn in elementary history classes that American revolutionaries rejected the notion of a king. But it went beyond that. The founding generation also sought to eradicate the concept of a powerful magistrate […]

Podcast: Why We Need a Constitutional Foundation


In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain the importance of a strong, stable constitutional foundation. There have been a couple of big issues in the news over the last month or so that have reinforced my belief that most Americans don’t give a rip about the Constitution. Oh sure, they’ll scream about […]