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Originally posted by Dermo
Its written on a Russian Media outlet, it could be weak propaganda to keep their populations moral up seeing as they are also in pretty dire straits.
Anyone know if this is a reputable source?
Originally posted by jam321
Are these merely feel good messages or do they have the power to actually count for the paper they are written on?
Non binding resolutions isn't what we need. I have yet to look over them but maybe somebody else knows if what these states propose is really something to get happy about?
Originally posted by Tynee
from the AZ bill:
"That the State of Arizona hereby claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States."
the one from WA says pretty much the same thing.
so basically, are they asking for "sovereignty" over the powers they ALREADY have? its almost like they are raising a ruckus to rightfully claim what they have already. strange.
Originally posted by lordtyp0
I just don't get it. Why didn't they do this when martial law was an actual threat? Under the bushies.
They are scaling back the patriot act and similar laws.
And heres an unrelated random link for the sake of doing it.. link