State Sovereignty Bills ~ 2009

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    I hope more states follow suit.
     
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    I think more will. I'm going to talk the Oregon legislators over the next week about getting something started here.
     
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    I contacted my state representative to see where he stands on the issue. When you speak with your representatives I'd suggest asking them to look over the Kentucky Resolve of 1798 by Thomas Jefferson.

    "That the several States composing, the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that, by a compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States, and of amendments thereto, they constituted a general government for special purposes — delegated to that government certain definite powers, reserving, each State to itself, the residuary mass of right to their own self-government..."
     
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    Will do...

    Amazing how silent everyone is on this.
     
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    I'm really shocked at how quite this thread is. Several states are declaring their sovereignty and no one finds it interesting?
     
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    I think it's a good idea, though none have passed one yet. It is way past time for the states to put the Fed on notice that unfunded mandates will not be tolerated.
     
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    There's going to be more of a push with the ever increasing unfunded mandates from DC. SCHIP is full of them. Requiring the states do things with out the money for them to do it. The more they do the farther down the road this will go. It's time for us all to demand our states take back the power.
     
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    I think most conservatives and libertarians would agree. It's easier for most citizens to watch the state than everything the Fed does.
     
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    This is Obamas' chance to really be like Lincoln. Is he gonna' "send in Federal troops" or is he gonna' "free the slaves"?
    Or is he gonna' be like Roosevelt and grab more money and power for the Federal Government and stack the Supreme Court.

    This would also be a good time for a tax revolt.
     
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