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States seek to nullify Obama efforts
Politico, by Tal Kopan

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 7/28/2013 5:43:16 AM

Infuriated by what they see as the long arm of Washington reaching into their business, states are increasingly telling the feds: Keep out! Bills that would negate a variety of federal laws have popped up this year in the vast majority of states - with the amount of anti-federal legislation sharply on the rise during the Obama administration, according to experts.The “nullification” trend in recent years has largely focused on three areas: gun control; health care; and national standards for driver’s licenses.

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I disagree with those who state these laws are not constitutional, if the states do nothing to fight for their 10th amendment rights who will. The repeal of the 17th amendment would fix this.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/28/2013 6:03:08 AM     (No. 9446126)

Folks are getting nervous.

It has been quite a while since Emperor Caligula declared himself a god. If ovomit can figure out a way to stay in the White House into 2017, certain that is coming too (his divinity).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/28/2013 6:28:27 AM     (No. 9446136)

Nullification is an exercise in futility. So far as amending any Constitutional Amendment is concerned, how long will it take for an amendment o pass in two thirds of the states?

There is no answer to our problems other than at the ballot box. We may have lost our last chance when we couldn´t or wouldn´t elect Romney. Sorry to be so down, but we are in a real spot.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gaeditor, 7/28/2013 7:53:48 AM     (No. 9446223)

The OP is soooo right!!! The 17th Amendment has destroyed our country!



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gorzabozo, 7/28/2013 10:30:21 AM     (No. 9446414)

Note that the same loons who get worked up over nullification with regard to firearms have no problem with nullification with regard to medical marijuana.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: f64, 7/28/2013 10:54:00 AM     (No. 9446462)

0P - " if the states do nothing to fight for their 10th amendment rights who will."

Last 4 words of the 10th Amendment - "or to the People."

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