The Right To Nullify This Government
by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
These principles were used for honorable purposes throughout antebellum American history. Virginia and Kentucky used them on behalf of free speech. The New England states employed them against unconstitutional searches and seizures. Numerous northern states used them against fugitive slave laws, provisions of which they considered unconstitutional notwithstanding the Constitution’s fugitive-slave clause. More than six decades after Jefferson penned the immortal words of the Kentucky Resolutions, the legislature of Wisconsin quoted them word for word in defense of its defiance of such laws.
Do American schoolchildren read about any of this? The question answers itself. They are about as likely to read that I, Tom Woods, am the king of England. FULL STORY
The Responsibilities of American Citizenship (1955)
What are your children learning?
NAACP Targets Racism in the Tea Party; Conservatives Fire Backby David Rushing
The NAACP drew national headlines this week during their annual convention in Kansas City, Mo. when they adopted a resolution that called on the Tea Party to dismiss bigoted elements from their organization.
The resolution was based on what NAACP delegates felt was a “vitriolic” year of Tea Party demonstrations, during which participants used racial slurs and images. Among the incidents, at a rally outside the U.S. Capitol during the House debate over health care legislation, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was spat on, and Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) was accosted with anti-gay slurs.
NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous claims he has no gripe with the Tea Party as an entity, only the racist elements within it. FULL STORY