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**Video**Texas Governor (HCR) 50 To End U.S. Governmnet Opression!!!

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posted on Apr, 14 2009 @ 06:46 PM
Now this is the kind of action all of the states need to take...Stand against Washington D.C. and draw the line in the sand. Enough is Enough, and Americans are getting fed up! We need more state governors to follow his lead!

Gov. Rick Perry today joined state Rep. Brandon Creighton and sponsors of House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 50 in support of states’ rights under the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

“I believe that our federal government has become oppressive in its size, its intrusion into the lives of our citizens, and its interference with the affairs of our state,” Gov. Perry said. “That is why I am here today to express my unwavering support for efforts all across our country to reaffirm the states’ rights affirmed by the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. I believe that returning to the letter and spirit of the U.S. Constitution and its essential 10th Amendment will free our state from undue regulations, and ultimately strengthen our Union.”

posted on Apr, 14 2009 @ 07:01 PM
This is the best news I've seen, am actaully pisst off that I didnt see this directly on April 9th.

posted on Apr, 14 2009 @ 07:01 PM

[edit on 14-4-2009 by Bldrvgr]

posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 09:31 AM
This video is number two on the viral video chart today!
Whatever the reason Governor Perry has taken this stand, it is
striking a chord amoung the people of the nation of The United States
of America.

posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 10:09 AM
GOD bless Texas for having the balls to stand up to the bull-crap flowing from Washington. Every state should adopt this legislation, in order to regain sanity and get back the principals that this country was founded on. I live in NJ, where Democratic policies have thrust us into paying the highest taxes in the nation. Where the Government is so over bloated that my combined income and working two jobs can't keep us from just barely surviving. Perhaps I should consider moving to Texas.

posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 10:19 AM
I was waiting for Texas to take this stand. Their State Constitution already allows succession if their rights are infringed by the Federal Government. This just reafirms what needs to be rammed down the throats of the morons in the District of Criminals!!!
Thirty plus states have taken this idea and ran with it with legislation. Lets hope a few more take this and do something with it!

posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 10:29 AM
So this will allow Texas to govern themselves? Someone explalin please, I'm not an American, so i'm not familiar with your constitution.

posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 10:37 AM
reply to post by stereovoyaged

Before Texas entered the union, they where the Country of Texas. They wrote into their state constitution when joining the union that if at anytime they felt they where not getting the representation of the US federal Gov. they could cease to be a state by proclamation. This particular move to tell the Feds to back off lets them ignore any laws or mandates that DC might pass that they find infringes on the rights of states to govern themselves under the 10th amendment of the federal constitution!


posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 10:44 AM
reply to post by stereovoyaged

As I read it...this is how it goes down.

The "whereas" is what they are sighting
the "resolved" is what the govenor has passed and made LAW in Texas
Delivering it to the president and the house etc is a required by law notification. They have been sent notice that this "has" been passed as law in Texas.

WHEREAS, The Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the
United States reads as follows: "The powers not delegated to the
United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the
States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people";
WHEREAS, The Tenth Amendment defines the total scope of
federal power as being that specifically granted by the
Constitution of the United States and no more; and
WHEREAS, The scope of power defined by the Tenth Amendment
means that the federal government was created by the states
specifically to be an agent of the states; and
WHEREAS, Today, in 2009, the states are demonstrably treated
as agents of the federal government; and
WHEREAS, Many federal laws are directly in violation of the
Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States; and
WHEREAS, The Tenth Amendment assures that we, the people of
the United States of America and each sovereign state in the Union
of States, now have, and have always had, rights the federal
government may not usurp; and
WHEREAS, Section 4, Article IV, of the Constitution says,
"The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a
Republican Form of Government," and the Ninth Amendment states that
"The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not
be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people";
WHEREAS, The United States Supreme Court has ruled in New
York v. United States, 112 S. Ct. 2408 (1992), that congress may not
simply commandeer the legislative and regulatory processes of the
states; and
WHEREAS, A number of proposals from previous administrations
and some now pending from the present administration and from
congress may further violate the Constitution of the United States;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the 81st Legislature of the State of Texas
hereby claim 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; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That this serve as notice and demand to the federal
government, as our agent, to cease and desist, effective
immediately, mandates that are beyond the scope of these
constitutionally delegated powers; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That all compulsory federal legislation that
directs states to comply under threat of civil or criminal
penalties or sanctions or that requires states to pass legislation
or lose federal funding be prohibited or repealed; and, be it
RESOLVED, That the Texas secretary of state forward official
copies of this resolution to the president of the United States, to
the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the
senate of the United States Congress, and to all the members of the
Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this
resolution be officially entered in the Congressional Record as a
memorial to the Congress of the United States of America.

posted on Apr, 15 2009 @ 02:49 PM
Perry is an unapologetic NWO shill...

I have opposed him politically all my life - he is and always will be a Snake in the Grass!

You can be GURANTEED that this has been designed to have as little ability to oppose the Fed as possible - pure posturing for posturing's sake.

That being said - i think no one can reasonably deny the message that he delivered.

Unfortunately the EXTREMELY Unconstitutional War on Drugs turned Texas into a full fleged Police State years ago...

Sure there's a few enclaves of "freedom" here and there - parts of Austin, and a few of the outlying small town communities - but even foreign visiters quickly catch on that you are consatntly under the thumb of excessive policing that funds itself on relatively innocuous drug use and distribution.

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