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Fox News Has The Virginia Sadz

Fox News says that Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is “throwing out” the Tenth Amendment. They are VERY UPSET. Snork!

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Tenthers Want Feds Out Of Marriage

The anti-gay Faith & Freedom Institute has issued a press release asking Christian Tenthers to support their petition to block all federal courts, including SCOTUS, from making any rulings on same-sex marriage. The petition reads: We petition the Obama Administration to ask Congress to deny the US Supreme Court and all federal courts jurisdiction concerning same-sex marriage.  The President should ...

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Romney/Ryan/Rand 2012

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Ted Nugent: We Wouldn’t Have Obamacare If The South Had Just Won The Civil War

“Because our legislative, judicial and executive branches of government hold the 10th Amendment in contempt, I’m beginning to wonder if it would have been best had the South won the Civil War. Our Founding Fathers’ concept of limited government is dead. Because of the chief justice’s vote, Fedzilla just burped and is now prepared to gobble up even more of ...

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The Attack Of Zombie Ayn Rand

(Tipped by JMG reader Dwayne)

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Frothy Mix Attacks Fellow Tenthers

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Huntsman Rejects NOM’s Hate Pledge

And says he supports states’ rights on marriage. Huntsman isn’t remotely a contender, but NOM is still pissed.

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TX Gov. Rick Perry Wants Constitutional Bans On Abortion & Gay Marriage

Rick Perry is a die-hard Tenther who totally supports states’ rights. EXCEPT in those cases where the Christianist agenda is better served by overriding states’ rights with federal constitutional amendments. Got that?

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Crazy Eyes: It’s OK For States To Have Gay Marriage, But As President I’ll Repeal It

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ARIZONA: Teabaggers Introduce Bills Setting Up Interstate Pacts To Defy Feds

Tea Party-backed GOP lawmakers in Arizona have introduced bills that would create alliances with other states in order to defy the federal government. Ironically (or maybe not so, since we’re talking about teabaggers), the federal government would have to approve the alliances. The push to form interstate compacts, which have the power to supersede existing federal law if approved by ...

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TENTHER: Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) Says Child Labor Laws Are Unconstitutional

Newly elected GOP Sen. Mike Lee (UT) says that federal child labor laws are unconstitutional because as per the Tenth Amendment, only laws expressly laid out in the Constitution are legal. Lee is part of the new class of “states rights” Congress members intent on overturning all federal legislation not mentioned in the Constitution.

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Clever Editing For Crazy Eyes

The Citizens United propaganda film Fire From The Heartland (trailer here) edits an encounter between Rep. Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann to make it look like she totally pwned Treasure Secretary Tim Geithner. Here’s what really went down.

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ALASKA: Teabagger Candidate Joe Miller Calls Minimum Wage Unconstitutional

Joe Miller, Alaska’s teabagger Senate candidate, says the minimum wage is unconstitutional. He’s a Tenther, folks. Miller said there should not be a federal minimum wage, since it’s not a power given to the federal government in the Constitution. It’s not an enumerated power,” said Miller, R-Alaska. “That is clearly up to the states. We believe — the state of ...

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GOP House Nominee Stephen Bailey Visits JMG To Attack Rep. Jared Polis Over Saxby Chambliss Comments

“Jared Polis recklessly slandered every Republican and Republican staffer with his comments — guilt by an association not predicated by the bias at issue. This is a logical fallacy and it undermines the moral high ground on this issue. He hurts his cause when there is a valid point to be made and lashes out emotionally and insults innocent people. ...

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Teabaggers Mum On DOMA Ruling

Although the Christianist right has been screaming blue bloody murder, we haven’t heard much from the teabaggers about last week’s DOMA ruling. According to the Washington Post, Tea Party libertarians and Tenthers are quietly thrilled with the ruling’s affirmation of states’ rights. The silence is by design, activists with the loosely affiliated movement said, because it is held together by ...

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HomoQuotable – Jonathan Capehart

“Let me point out that the Gill case was not the only relevant one decided by Tauro. He also ruled that DOMA was unconstitutional because it trumped states’ rights to set their own marriage laws. It was a satisfying outcome. But his decision has gay legal eagles and federal court tea leaf readers a bit mystified and concerned. ‘Perhaps more ...

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Twelve States Ready HCR Lawsuits

According to World Net Daily, twelve state attorneys general are preparing to sue the federal government to block the health care reform bill. “The health-care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state’s sovereignty,” said Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, a Republican. “On behalf of the state ...

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Tenthers Advance On Gun Control Laws

The Tenther movement scored another victory today when South Dakota declared that it had exempted itself from federal gun control laws. Via World Net Daily: A fifth state – South Dakota – has decided that guns made, sold and used within its borders no longer are subject to the whims of the federal government through its rule-making arm in the ...

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SC State Rep. Mike Pitts: Abolish Federal Currency, Replace It Gold & Silver Coins

South Carolina state Rep. Mike Pitts (R) has filed a bill to ban the use of federal currency in his state and replace it with silver and gold coins. Pitts, a fourth-term Republican from Laurens, introduced legislation earlier this month that would ban what he calls “the unconstitutional substitution of Federal Reserve Notes for silver and gold coin” in South ...

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NYT’s Buzzwords Of 2009

“Gay-marry” is one of the New York Times’ buzzwords of 2009. Some of the other words on the list: birther, Tenther, Octomom, Tea Party, Cash For Clunkers, I’ma let you finish, mini-Madoff, netbook.

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