Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

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Regnery Publishing, Jun 28, 2010 - Political Science - 309 pages
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Citizens across the country are fed up with the politicians in Washington telling us how to live our lives—and then sticking us with the bill. But what can we do? Actually, we can just say “no.” As New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Woods, Jr., explains, “nullification” allows states to reject unconstitutional federal laws. For many tea partiers nationwide, nullification is rapidly becoming the only way to stop an over-reaching government drunk on power. From privacy to national healthcare, Woods shows how this growing and popular movement is sweeping across America and empowering states to take action against Obama’s socialist policies and big-government agenda.
 

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Woods delivers a blue-print in which change in the way things are done in our name by the invoking of the Constitution is necessary not just change for its own sake but because we are at a crossroads ... Read full review

Contents

The Return of a Forbidden Idea
1
The Problem and the Rightful Remedy
21
American History and the Spirit of 98
59
What Is or Are the United States Anyway?
87
ELEVEN ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS
147
Why the Critics Are All Wrong
217
Index
299
About the Author
307
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Thomas E. Woods, Jr., holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. A senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, he is the author of ten books, including the New York Times bestsellers Meltdown and The Politically Incorrect GuideTM to American History. Woods won the $50,000 first prize in the 2006 Templeton Enterprise Awards for his book The Church and the Market, and co-edited Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877, an eleven-volume encyclopedia. He lives with his family in Auburn, Alabama.

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