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The “Penman of the Revolution” – A Profile of John Dickinson

One of the most important founding fathers is someone that most people have never heard of. When learning of his death, Thomas Jefferson wrote that John Dickinson was “Among the first of the advocates for the rights of his country” whose “name will be consecrated in history as one of the great worthies of the…

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The “Commerce Clause” in 2 Minutes

Simply put, under the Constitution, the Commerce Clause is not something that authorizes the federal government to regulate, control, or prohibit anything and everything they want. JOIN TAC: http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/members/ FOLLOW TAC Twitter: http://twitter.com/tenthamendment RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/tacdailydigest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tenthamendmentcenter YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TenthAmendmentCenter Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tenthamendmentcenter/ Email Newsletter: http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/register

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Nullification in 3 Minutes

Tom Woods literally wrote the book on Nullification. This video is a short clip of the keynote speech he gave at the TAC’s 2011 nullification conference in Philadelphia. Tom’s Liberty Classroom is packed with great educators who will give you all the tools you need to learn Constitutional history, the American Revolution, economics and more.…

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The Constitution and the Power to “Declare War”

Pre-emptive strikes and undeclared offensive military expeditions are not powers delegated to the executive branch in the Constitution, and therefore, are unconstitutional. Thomas Jefferson stated this quite eloquently when, in 1801, he said that, as President, he was “unauthorized by the Constitution, without the sanction of Congress, to go beyond the line of defense.” JOIN…

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The 10th Amendment in One Lesson

“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” FOLLOW TAC Twitter: http://twitter.com/tenthamendment RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/tacdailydigest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tenthamendmentcenter YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TenthAmendmentCenter Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tenthamendmentcenter/ Email Newsletter: http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/register Become a Member: http://tenthamendmentcenter.com/members/

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Nullify! Chapter 18: Supremacy Clause

Federal laws not made in pursuance of the constitution are not supreme. They’re void. And should be treated that way too.

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Nullify! Chapter 4: The Principles of ’98 from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

In 1798, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison penned the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, formally articulating the principles of nullification for the first time. NOW: Nullify! Chapter 4. NEXT WEEK: A Starting Point We stand with Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. ARE YOU ON BOARD?

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Prigg v. Pennsylvania: When the Supreme Court Supported James Madison’s Advice to Stop Federal Power

In the landmark 1842 case, Prigg v. Pennsylvania, Justice Joseph Story intended to expand federal power. Instead, he further cemented James Madison’s strategy for states and individuals to bring down federal programs.

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Nothing: What the IRS can do to People Refusing to Pay the Obamacare “Tax”

Current federal law prohibits the IRS from using liens or levies to collect from people who refuse to pay the so-called “shared responsibility” tax under Obamacare. That means they can’t take your property, garnish your wages, and the like. If enough people refuse to participate, there’s nothing that can keep the federal act afloat.

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Constitution 101: “Necessary and Proper” does NOT mean “Anything we Want”

Necessary and proper authorizes the federal government to do ordinary things in carrying out the powers delegated to it in the constitution. It does not authorize the government to take over, control, or monopolize anything and everything.

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