My essay “The Unanswered Questions of the Just Wage,” which first appeared in the 2007 book Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy (download the entire book for free ), has been translated into French . For more of my work — in English, of course — on Catholic social teaching, see the relevant section of my… Read More
Another Genius Attacks Nullification
This time it’s former state legislator Kevin Rennie, writing in the Hartford Courant. I insist you read this for yourself . It’s the usual enforcer/commissar routine, peppered with three facts he remembers from sixth grade. His knowledge of American history may rise to the level of Schoolhouse Rock. Forget… Read More
A Persistent Critic
I posted this some time ago, but a few things have gotten lost in the shuffle since we switched all the urls to tomwoods.com. I can’t stand having to do this; I much prefer to ignore this crowd, a crowd I can’t believe anyone is… Read More
The South and America’s Wars
A very interesting conference is being held on this topic next February. Details here .
I Reply to a “Progressive”
There is next to zero chance that my comment on this fifth-grade research paper masquerading as a critique of Martha Dean will make it through moderation, so I reproduce it here: “Almost every single sentence in this post is wrong. Your view of the Supremacy Clause is wrong, your… Read More
Can the States Stop the Health Care Law?
“Heath law’s fate tied to state races,” says Politico .
AG Candidate Smeared for Supporting Nullification
A reader tells me the major Connecticut papers are having a field day with GOP state attorney general candidate Martha Dean because of her support of nullification. Poor Thomas Jefferson: he’s become radioactive in his own country. I’m afraid my schedule is impossible right now… Read More
Attorney General Candidate Reads From Nullification
Here’s the video of Martha Dean, GOP candidate for attorney general of Connecticut, in a debate with her Democratic opponent earlier this week. The nullification discussion runs from about the 20-minute mark to the 28-minute mark. She begins reading from the book just after 23:30.
New Resources Added
I’ve just added a nullification section to the site’s Articles page and a bunch of new videos to the Audio/Video page. And don’t forget my Learn Austrian Economics resource. Finally, check out my upcoming appearances : next stops are Grand Canyon University (Phoenix), Boise State University, and Illinois State… Read More
Connecticut AG Candidate: I Favor Nullification
Martha Dean, the Republican nominee for attorney general in Connecticut, repeated her support for state nullification of unconstitutional federal laws in last night’s debate. She opened up my book Nullification and quoted from Jonathan Trumbull, the nineteenth-century Connecticut governor who declared: “Whenever our national legislature is… Read More