My new book, Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse , is slated for release on February 7. Dan McCarthy, editor of The American Conservative , wrote to say, “Rollback is phenomenal, by the way: not only is it up to your usual standards of eloquence and argument, but the sheer amount of new data… Read More
Archives for January 2011
It’s worth recalling important passages from James Madison’s famous Report of 1800 in light of the many uninformed criticisms of nullification (e.g., “Why, the courts are our infallible judges!”): “The resolution of the General Assembly [the Virginia Resolutions of 1798] relates to those great and… Read More
The Idaho legislature is considering a bill to nullify the Obama health-care law. According to the Idaho Statesman , “The impetus for Idaho’s proposed action comes from Thomas E. Woods Jr., the author of Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century . Woods spoke at Boise State on Nov. 10 in a speech sponsored by the Idaho… Read More
Before the Internet, and before the recent resurgence of interest in the Austrian School of economics , conservatives might have fallen for the likes of this guy , and his article “The Conservative Case for QE2.” They might have been a little uncomfortable about it, but they had to take what… Read More
I’ll be speaking at the Mississippi College School of Law on January 19, thanks to an invite from the Federalist Society. Here’s the event page .
Regarding the Obama health program, Governor Butch Otter recently said : “We are actively exploring all our options – including nullification.” Governor Otter, whom I met for breakfast in November, has in fact read my book on this . We’ll see what happens. (Thanks to reader Chris B. for the… Read More
Next month my new book, Rollback: Repealing Big Government Before the Coming Fiscal Collapse , will be released. That’s the one I’ll be promoting like crazy. In the meantime, though, I am also editor of this just-released book, Back on the Road to Serfdom: The Resurgence of Statism , published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. A bunch of really good essays by top scholars.… Read More