November 29th, 2017
I’ve long been associated with the cause of nullification of unconstitutional federal laws, having written a book on it. Here I discuss various arguments — historical, constitutional, and moral — in favor, with special...
May 9th, 2017
Last week, the House passed its repeal and replacement of Obamacare, the American Health Care Act (AHCA). While this is not the perfect bill, nor the bill I would have written, it gets the ball rolling to bring health...
April 27th, 2017
I have not posted since the election in November. Though Trump has done some good things that only very few of his Republican primary opponents might have, I thought the party’s embrace of his oblivion to and sometimes...
February 15th, 2016
This Primary, if you vote in the REPUBLICAN PRIMARY only, you will have four propositions to vote on at the end of the ballot.
September 14th, 2015
The US House of Representatives passed a major bill that, if passed by the Senate and signed into law, would pre-empt States from enacting labeling laws relating to genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
July 1st, 2015
The Supreme Court has once again ruled to block the rights of individual states, putting women at a greater risk during surgical procedures.
January 20th, 2015
On January 8, 1790, President George Washington delivered the first State of the Union address. In the 225 years since his address, the American Republic that the Founders left us has largely disappeared. There is very...
August 28th, 2014
What a great conversation with Michael Boldin of the Tenth Amendment Center and Off Now, about the Off Now initiative and handbook. Have a listen!
April 23rd, 2014
Today Cato released a new policy analysis about the feasibility of state-based visas. Such a visa would allow states more say in immigration policies and generally a more flexible visa regime guided by local conditions....
February 27th, 2014
An unelected Federal judge overturned the Texas Constitution's definition of marriage, proving the Courts’ lack of respect for our Constitutional Republic - and democracy in general.Marriage is what it is: the union between...
May 25th, 2017
President Trump said that he wants a merit-based immigration system that “nations around the world, like Canada, Australia, and many others have.”
May 5th, 2017
This week, the House passed two important pieces of legislation- the Fiscal Year 2017 funding bill and the American Health Care Act. Omnibus
April 13th, 2017
The Hamilton musical — which Kevin Gutzman tells me is very good — is making Alexander Hamilton cool.Actually, though, Hamilton has always been a hero of mainstream left and right. That’s usually how you can identify a...
October 13th, 2015
The 6th Circuit’s order to halt implementation of the EPA’s new "Waters of the United States" rule is a win for all Americans, but especially for farmers, ranchers, and landowners in the state of Texas.
September 1st, 2015
On Friday, I visited my alma mater, Incarnate Word Academy, and spoke with students in AP government. They had great questions, including one I've never been asked before, “what do you think is the most important states'...
January 27th, 2015
Local control versus centralized control has long been a dividing line between the left and the right for ages. In fact, the Federalists that wrote the US Constitution were implicit that they wanted a system of government...
December 27th, 2014
Here's the video of that talk I gave at the Free State Project's Liberty Forum in early 2013.
June 11th, 2014
How I Spent My Summer Vacation! Floor Fight at the Convention in Ft. Worth over Immigration Policy--What Just Happened?
[Editor’s Note: Mark Ramsey is a member of the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC), was a member of the 2014 State Platform and Resolutions Committee in Ft. Worth, and wrote the amendment that passed...
April 15th, 2014
When leaders in your Federal Government:1) consistently violate the law2) show a complete disregard for the Constitution and Bill of Rights3) Refuse to answer We the People who question their actions in Congressional...
February 26th, 2014
U.S. vs. Darby Lumber Co. (1941) is one of the most destructive Supreme Court decisions ever handed down by the high court. Through this decision the Court gave near unlimited application of the Commerce Clause—thus...