Monthly Archives: July 2012

Nullify Obamacare in Georgia!

Patriots,

Please assist in defeating implementation of this federal mandate in our state! The Tenth Amendment Center has provided resources to facilitate this effort and raise public awareness of our options at the state and local levels.


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INTRODUCTION

Dear Friends;

We are all familiar with the cliche’ definition of insanity generally attributed to Albert Einstein: doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.

Why then do we still look to Washington D.C. – to the White House, to the Congress and to the Courts – to solve the very problems they themselves created?

Over and over again.

Now that’s insane!

The solution to ridding our state of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care  Act or “ObamaCare” lawlessness is NULLIFICATION! States simply need to stand up and say, “No! We do not accept this, and we will not comply.”

The States that created the federal government and agreed to its existence by a compact we call the Constitution are fully empowered to decide for themselves NOT to comply with any act outside the scope of federal authority as enumerated in the Constitution.

Thomas Jefferson held that the states were not “united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government,” and that” the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself.” He went on to assert that when the federal government exercised undelegated powers, its acts are “unauthoritative, void, and of no force,” and “nullification of the act is the rightful remedy.”

Tenth Amendment Center communications director Mike Maharrey contends that states utilizing nullification to reject ObamaCare are simply responding to a rebellious federal government that refuses to act within its constitutional limits.

“Who is really behaving lawlessly here? A federal government that refuses to operate within its delegated powers, and rips authority away from the states and the people? Or the states, working through legitimate democratic processes, saying, “No! We don’t accept this”? I would argue it’s the federal government that’s in rebellion, and it’s time for the states to put a check on illegitimate federal power.”

The Tenth Amendment Center is fully committed to the nullification of the PPACA in our State.

“States should not fear the consequences of nullification. As per Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling, Congress is not permitted to penalize states that refuse to implement ObamaCare. In the majority decision, Chief Justice Roberts stated, “What Congress is not free to do is to penalize States that choose not to participate in that new program by taking away their existing Medicaid funding. However, he added, “Nothing in our opinion precludes Congress from offering funds under the [law] to expand the availability of health care, and requiring that states accepting such funds comply with the conditions on their use.”

Are you willing to trade this latest loss of LIBERTY for a few extra “federal dollars?” Are you ready to join the fight? Are you ready to take back control of your state?

Please join us in this important cause!
For Freedom and Liberty!


Lou Riccio
563-581-0458
lou.gccfr@gmail.com
http://www.twitter.com/TheEagleKeeper

State Chapter Coordinator for the Georgia Tenth Amendment Center and the Georgia Tenth Amendment Group
http://georgia.tenthamendmentcenter.com

Gwinnett County Oath Keepers
http://www.meetup.com/Gwinnett-County-Oath-Keepers

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Thomas Jefferson Alive and Well Today?

Thomas Jefferson had it nailed… are we sure this wasn’t written yesterday???

“…and let the honest advocate of confidence read the Alien & Sedition acts, and say if the constitution has not been wise in fixing limits to the government it created, and whether we should be wise in destroying those limits? let him say what the government is, if it be not a tyranny, which the men of our choice have conferred on the President, and the President of our choice has assented to and accepted over the friendly strangers to whom the mild spirit of our country & it’s laws had pledged hospitality & protection: that the men of our choice have more respected the bare suspicions of the President, than the solid rights of innocence, the claims of justification,[22] the sacred force of truth, and the forms & substance of law & justice: in questions of power then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the constitution”

– Thomas Jefferson
from The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 30: 1 January 1798 to 31 January 1799

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