William Watkins | Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 6:03 PM PDT | Comments Off on Happy Birthday, Mr. Jefferson!
April 13, 2017, marks the 274th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth. Most Americans know him as the drafter of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia. While these are great accomplishments, what we should remember him for most of all in this age of centralization...
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Tags: Alexander Hamilton, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, nullification, tenth amendment, Thomas Jefferson
Melancton Smith | Friday March 2, 2012 at 8:33 AM PDT | 7 Comments
States are starting to show concern about certain provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), which allows the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens who are alleged to be terrorists or aiding terrorists. The President has “promised” to exempt citizens from indefinite detention, but that does not change what the law says or that he can always change his...
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Constitution, Defense, interposition, Law, Liberty, NDAA, nullification, Personal Liberty, Power, Presidential Power, Virginia