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Reeling in the Federal Government


On Thursday, April 24th, the Wall Street Journal had a very interesting article entitled The Case for a Federalism Amendent.  As the article discusses, this may be just the ticket the “Tea Party” crowd should promote.  If you believe in limited government, upholding our Constitution and reviving local government rather than Federal Government control as our founding fathers first envisioned, then I highly recommend that you read the The Case for a Federalism Amendent.  Here’s a portion of it to pique your interest:

The Case for a Federalism Amendment

How the Tea Partiers can make Washington pay attention.

In response to an unprecedented expansion of federal power, citizens have held hundreds of “tea party” rallies around the country, and various states are considering “sovereignty resolutions” invoking the Constitution’s Ninth and Tenth Amendments. For example, Michigan’s proposal urges “the federal government to halt its practice of imposing mandates upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States.”

Read the Full Article Here