With the exception of Ron Paul, this Iowa poll is an establishment fest. Oooh, you mean I might get a chance to vote for that great statesman Tim Pawlenty for the Republican nomination in 2012? How will I ever choose between Pawlenty and Rick Santorum? Or between deep… Read More
Attorney General Candidate Favors Nullification
And not just filing lawsuits against the federal government. Listen to Connecticut GOP nominee Martha Dean:
How to Resist D.C.
A state rep from Washington state proposes a blueprint .
Not much activity around here lately because we have been (and indeed still are) in the midst of moving to a new house, so here’s a quick update. (1) I recently replied to a critic of nullification on a major Iowa GOP website, who tried arguing that the federal government, after… Read More
Take My Course on the New Deal!
I’ll be teaching an online course on the New Deal , called “The New Deal: History, Economics, and Law,” beginning September 6. I hope you’ll consider joining me. Discussions of the economy, especially during times of crisis, are often framed in terms of lessons we supposedly learned during the Depression of… Read More
Down with the Seventeenth Amendment
I’m heading to Austin (where I’ll see you tomorrow , right?) tonight, but wanted to post this before leaving. The Seventeenth Amendment, which provided for the direct election of U.S. senators (who had previously been chosen by the state legislatures), is one of the many episodes in American… Read More
Talking Nullification in The American Spectator
Here’s an interview I did with The American Spectator last week while in Las Vegas for FreedomFest. The focus, of course, is my new book, Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century . (The prose is a little awkward at times because it’s a transcription of a spoken conversation; it would be easier… Read More
The Fed Appoints Three New Drones — Hooray
On Bloomberg, Jim Grant is asked how he feels about the three yes-men about to be appointed to the Fed. Most guests would offer a few empty statements about the great qualifications of our new overlords. Grant, on the other hand, gives a reply that… Read More
See You This Weekend — And Next
This Friday evening I’ll be speaking in Nashville — on the economy and the geniuses who got us into this mess rather than nullification . I’ll have copies of several of my titles there, including Meltdown and the new one, Nullification . Please attend if you can — it should be a… Read More