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Texas Sovereignty Concurrent Resolution Filed
Texas State Legislature ^ | 2/18/09 | Rep. Creighton

Posted on 02/17/2009 12:52:47 PM PST by erkyl

Joining with the other sovereign state legislation, Texas Rep. Creighton files concurrent resolution which states: WHEREAS, Many federal laws are directly in violation of the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States; and...{snip}
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{snip}

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or criminal penalties or sanctions or that requires states to pass legislationor lose federal funding be prohibited or repealed;


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To: lormand
Texas - What America used to be

Nail - meet hammer.

I've been telling people that since I moved the family here from Cali three years ago.

101 posted on 02/17/2009 4:58:28 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: AuntB; ForGod'sSake
There’s a list somewhere on FR that I saw this morning. 22 states, IIRC, moving in that direction.

FGS can help you find it.
102 posted on 02/17/2009 4:59:36 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: erkyl

This is GREAT news! I wanted my home state to get in on the action ever since reading about New Hampshire and other states’ sovereignty movements. The federal gummit is no longer legitimate and Chairman Obama, our Kenyan-born, neo-Marxist-in-chief is not legitimate either.

Read “Molon Labe” for how Wyoming handled a secession, great blueprint for any state with enough freedom and gun-loving folks on the inside.

Review by GOA head, Larry Pratt
http://gunowners.org/op0528.htm
EXCERPT:
The most humorous section of the book describes how the Free Staters dealt with a liberal counter attack. Liberals determined that if freedom lovers could move to the Free State and increasingly dominate its politics, then liberals could do the same and reverse the process.

In order to keep the liberals out without violating basic principles of liberty, the Free State’s legislature adapted a clever sales tax law. One only had to pay the tax if one were not packing a handgun. This was so offensive to the liberals in Molon Labe that they dropped their plans to move to the Free State, and if they were on their way, they literally turned their moving vans around.

“Tax relief means packing a piece”


103 posted on 02/17/2009 5:01:15 PM PST by enviros_kill
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To: Bender2; txflake; Allegra; Xenalyte; humblegunner

A ping to my fellow Texans.


104 posted on 02/17/2009 5:02:51 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: LUV W

A Texas ping.


105 posted on 02/17/2009 5:07:26 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Texas Fossil

But secession is one very effective way of “starving the beast”.


106 posted on 02/17/2009 5:08:51 PM PST by George Smiley (They're not drinking the Kool-Aid any more. Now they're eating it straight out of the packet.)
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To: Army Air Corps
FGS can help you find it.

Absolutely! I've sortof got my hands full right now.

107 posted on 02/17/2009 5:09:21 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its shoes on!)
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To: Texas Fossil

I love Oklahoma, and Texas too. And Arizona, and even California. If only the last were like the other three.


108 posted on 02/17/2009 5:10:16 PM PST by TenthAmendmentChampion (Be prepared for tough times. FReepmail me to learn about our survival thread!)
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To: erkyl

That’s an excellent letter that you sent to your Texas State Rep, Erkyl.

I took the liberty of pasting a copy of it into emails to both of my Texas reps.

Thanks,
WF


109 posted on 02/17/2009 5:19:45 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
I moved here from my native state of Louisiana. I had the privilege of living here for 5 years when I was a kid. I hated moving back to Louisiana, and came back here 5 days after I got my college degree.

Don't feel bad about not being a native Texan. Here in Austin, I frequently find natives less Texan than I am. Besides, Texas' greatest heroes were not native Texans.

I have lived in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Austin is the first place I have found limp wristed, bed wetting "Texans" with Texas accents. I still cannot get used to it.

110 posted on 02/17/2009 5:21:06 PM PST by lormand (...don't blame me, I never vote democRAT)
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To: erkyl
Excellent article even if the headline is a bit melodramatic.

Resolutions to Affirm State Sovereignty may be Prelude to Secession by Barbara Minton, Natural Health Editor
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(NaturalNews) Nine state legislatures have either passed or introduced bills intended to reaffirm their state's sovereignty as laid out in the Ninth and Tenth Amendments of the Constitution. Another twenty states are expected to introduce similar measures this year. While the ramifications of these resolutions are still uncertain, one thing is clear. People are sick and tired of the federal government's usurpation of power not granted to it by the Constitution. They have had enough of fear based economic terrorism and underhanded promotion of policies and procedures that bypass public scrutiny and the will of the people.

Hearing that the Obama administration is pushing for immediate passage of the nearly $1 trillion deficit spending plan without allowing time for legislators to read the 1400 page document may be the last straw. Some who have read parts of the package have found it to be slanted toward more Democratic-supported social welfare programs, as well as laying the groundwork for sweeping health care reform that should be subject to scrutiny and debate by the people.

It is time to resurrect the tenth amendment

The Constitution applies to the federal government. Its sole purpose is to spell out what the federal government can do. Today, even the most casual review of federal government activities makes it clear there is very little that it does which is actually authorized by the Constitution.

The Tenth Amendment states, "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." It means that the federal government is authorized to exercise only those powers which are specifically given to it in the Constitution.

The Tenth Amendment is despised by those who suck the mother's milk of big government because it was drafted to enshrine in the Constitution what the founders and the original states had learned from experience, that small, limited government is the best government.

With power grab after power grab, the Congress and the President have disregarded the Tenth Amendment. The average American now seems to believe that the mandate to govern resides with the federal government, and apparently the executive branch as well as the legislators believe this too. Under the Constitution, the central government has only one mandate, to protect the inherent rights of the people. Yet the federal government of today seems to have nothing but contempt for the rights of the people.

For too long, Americans have allowed their politicians to interpret and bend the rules of the Constitution. This has gone on so long that the unchecked, self-anointed power of politicians has allowed them to believe that the Constitution is no longer relevant and that they are above any laws. The resolutions reaffirming state sovereignty are the first steps in the attempt to put the federal government back in its place as intended by the Constitution.

Text of resolutions reveals the extent of the push for state sovereignty

Some of the resolutions reveal full blown efforts to regain lost sovereignty. Others appear to be testing the waters, as though their state's legislatures may be just awakening from a long slumber. Missouri's version takes aim at a specific policy decision made by the Obama administration, the Federal Freedom of Choice Act, a sweeping reform intended to make abortion a legal alternative in all 50 states.

According to the Missouri resolution, "Whereas, the Federal Freedom of Choice Act would nullify any federal or state law enacted, adopted or implemented before, on, or after the date of enactment and would effectively prevent the State of Missouri from enacting similar protective measures in the future...the members of the House of Representatives of the Ninety-fifth General Assembly, hereby declare our sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all power and hereby declare our 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 Arizona bill is a broad statement of the right to sovereignty and its ability to supersede any other action, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment "over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States. That this Resolution serves 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. That all compulsory federal legislation that directs states to comply under threat of civil or criminal penalties or sanctions or requires states to pass legislation or lose federal funding be prohibited or repealed."

New Hampshire Concurrent Resolution 6 is a direct statement of the desire for sweeping change, stating "any Act by the Congress of the United States, Executive order of the President...which assumes a power not delegated to the government of the United States of America by the Constitution...shall constitute a nullification of the Constitution for the United States of America by the [Federal] government." This resolution goes on to state several cases, including further infringement on the right to bear arms, which would cause the state to invoke these measures.

The resolution from the state of Washington's House Joint Memorial 4009 is less aggressive but as broad in scope, taking the form of a cease and desist warning that serves as a "Notice and Demand to the federal government to maintain the balance of powers where the Constitution of the United States established it and to cease and desist, effective immediately, any and all mandates that are beyond the scope of its constitutionally delegated powers."

A resolution is not a law

A resolution is a statement, not a binding law. Just because these resolutions were proposed does not mean they represent consensus in the state legislature. Like the various resolutions for Bush's impeachment, resolutions may not reflect the beliefs of a majority in state legislatures.

Still, the fact that two states, California and Georgia, have already passed their versions of state sovereignty may be setting the stage for secession down the road if the federal government continues to show its scorn for the Constitution. The Oklahoma resolution has already passed in the House and is awaiting vote in the state Senate to be codified.

Ron Paul's Campaign for Liberty is a beacon for convergence

Texas Congressman Ron Paul's Campaign for Liberty, is fighting in state legislatures across the country and in Congress to preserve and restore constitutional rights to all citizens, to subdue an out of control federal government, and to win back America's lost freedom. Born from Congressman Paul's 2008 presidential campaign, the organization offers unity to those who would otherwise be left to fight alone this big government run amuck.

Members of the Campaign are directly responsible for Oklahoma's resolution that "the State of Oklahoma 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. 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."

Ron Paul advocates complete reinstatement of the Constitution

Ron Paul demands reinstatement of the full power of the Constitution as the overriding document outlining principles for government of the United States. He upholds that the Constitution establishes a system of shared, limited power between the three branches of the federal government, while reserving most government power for the states themselves. The primary importance of the Constitution rests in its power to limit the power of the federal government. The Constitution does not empower government and grant rights, it simply restricts government in order to safeguard pre-existing, inherent rights.

According to Congressman Paul, the principle of limited government enshrined in the Constitution, which limits government in both domestic and foreign affairs, has not changed over time. What has changed is the willingness of people to ignore that principle. The history of the 20th century reveals that the Constitution has been violated most egregiously during times of crisis such as is now being experienced. In fact, the Constitution itself was conceived in a time of great crisis, when its founders sought to escape the tyranny of big government.

He understands that most of the worst excesses of big government can be traced to a disregard for states' rights, which means a disregard for the Ninth and Tenth Amendments. Those who would dismiss the Constitution as no longer relevant are ignoring the link between the wisdom of the founders of the U.S. and the freedom and prosperity Americans still enjoy today. America is not prosperous and relatively free merely by accident. It is prosperous and free because we still retain vestiges of the Constitutional system of limited government, with its emphasis on property rights and the rule of law.

111 posted on 02/17/2009 5:21:11 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its shoes on!)
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To: Rightly Biased
I lived in the dreaded state of Kansas for a while in the late 80’s early 90’s most miserable time of my life.

Same here. When we told my dad we were being transferred to Kansas, he said "if you think you experienced culture shock going to Saudi Arabia, just wait". He wasn't kidding. I had always thought Kansas was part of the U.S., but it's a country all it's own.

112 posted on 02/17/2009 5:22:39 PM PST by YellowRoseofTx (Evil is not the opposite of God; it's the absence of God)
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To: enviros_kill

Beautiful!


113 posted on 02/17/2009 5:26:05 PM PST by dcwusmc (We need to make government so small that it can be drowned in a bathtub.)
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To: Frantzie

Somehow methinks that the current regimes disregard for the constitution and common decency would also preclude it from honoring any ancient agreements with texas.


114 posted on 02/17/2009 5:27:14 PM PST by festus (Politics makes for strange bedfellows)
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To: Sister_T
I need to move back to Texas. Got any places without the doggone tarantulas, though?

Haven't seen a single tarantula since we've lived in North Texas, though I've seen plenty of Bold Jumpers. They're little black fuzzy spiders that look creepy, but are totally harmless. Our kids play with them all the time.

115 posted on 02/17/2009 5:27:25 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: erkyl
Methinks the great republic of Texas will be the first. I just pray that the other "several states," will have the cajones to follow suit.

Be the "first," one may ask? Figure it out...

5.56mm

116 posted on 02/17/2009 5:30:29 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: Nervous Tick

Let’s succeed at seceding!


117 posted on 02/17/2009 5:33:30 PM PST by Antoninus II
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To: erkyl

God bless Texas!


118 posted on 02/17/2009 5:36:22 PM PST by Jim Robinson
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To: B-Chan

A ping to a fellow Texan.


119 posted on 02/17/2009 5:38:30 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: demshateGod
but without MOST of the Texans

Watch it there, Okie...

120 posted on 02/17/2009 5:40:55 PM PST by Antoninus II
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To: erkyl

Don’t mess with Texas


121 posted on 02/17/2009 6:05:25 PM PST by Danae (Amerikan Unity My Ass)
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To: erkyl

Go to Big Bend. They are protected. You can gently encourage them to leave your hotel room but you can’t squash them.


122 posted on 02/17/2009 6:12:35 PM PST by CindyDawg
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To: lone star annie

I’ve never met him but have seen videos from the state convention. I like him.


123 posted on 02/17/2009 6:12:41 PM PST by lonestar
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To: Billg64

no we don’t have any money to stop people from entering our country illegally thru our great state of texas,because we need their votes for the socialist movement.but u can apply for bailout funds @ bo.com or my asst. @rambo.com.....:)>


124 posted on 02/17/2009 6:21:17 PM PST by kwill4u
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To: Texas Fossil
I am TOTALLY against secession, we must take the entire United States back from the Commies.

I agree in principle, but it may be necessary to take it back piece by piece and reassemble it later.

125 posted on 02/17/2009 6:22:18 PM PST by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Ping.


126 posted on 02/17/2009 6:31:16 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: erkyl

“The constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.”-Patrick Henry


127 posted on 02/17/2009 6:45:38 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Texas Fossil

“I am TOTALLY against secession, we must take the entire United States back from the Commies.”

It’s nice to know I’m not the only one who feels that way.


128 posted on 02/17/2009 6:52:58 PM PST by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: djf
The Californicators are on board?

Theirs was written in 1994, from what I've heard. I doubt that the current Cali legislature has any attention on this.

129 posted on 02/17/2009 7:01:46 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: KrisKrinkle

Just a reminder. This HCR is not about secession. It’s about the 10th amendment and sovereignty of the states. In Texas, we do have that ‘possibility’ of secession, but most of us figure it’s a long shot. It’s part of what give sus our swagger, I think.


130 posted on 02/17/2009 7:01:55 PM PST by erkyl (The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a period of moral crisis, stay neutral)
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To: ForGod'sSake; All

That makes 23 states.

For the sake of the nation, let’s hope this opens some eyes in Washington.


131 posted on 02/17/2009 7:05:12 PM PST by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: erkyl; Sister_T
“I can honestly say that in the 22 years I’ve lived in Texas, I’ve never seen a tarantula (at least not one outside a glass box or cage).”

Some people are just tarantula (and snake) magnets!

132 posted on 02/17/2009 7:09:34 PM PST by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.)
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To: lormand
Don't feel bad about not being a native Texan.

Oh, I don't. The thing is, I've had the "Texas" mindset for most of my life, but didn't know there was "a whole 'nother country" full of like-minded folks.

After moving here, my dad mailed me a certificate he'd gotten from Texas First Families that certifies that my family qualifies for that fine distinction. Turns out that my GG grandfather was born here prior to statehood.

I've cautiously mentioned it to native Texans, who've all given me a sort of Texas style thumbs up about it.

As they say, "I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could."

133 posted on 02/17/2009 7:21:42 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

*bump*


134 posted on 02/17/2009 7:26:00 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a Simple Manner for a Happy Life ;o)
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To: wastedyears
For the sake of the nation, let’s hope this opens some eyes in Washington.

Just so. The one thing I know for certain, tyrants have never surrendered power without, ummm, coercion. The folks in DC have to get it in their thick heads that we mean business. By that I mean our respective states mean business. I'm convinced the states will not hold their ground unless there are enough folks still left that value the principles in our Constitution enough to stand with them. We should be calling, writing, faxing, and emailing everyone in every state house with encouragement, and maybe even a little prodding.

I'M SO THERE!!!

135 posted on 02/17/2009 7:30:51 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its shoes on!)
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To: erkyl

Thank you God that I had the wisdom to come to Texas!


136 posted on 02/17/2009 7:33:22 PM PST by 353FMG (Trust in Glock.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

I stared by sending e-mails to my two state reps and my state senator. Tomorrow, I shall telephone to their offices.


137 posted on 02/17/2009 7:34:08 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: erkyl

“This HCR is not about secession. It’s about the 10th amendment and sovereignty of the states.”

And that’s good.


138 posted on 02/17/2009 7:43:08 PM PST by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: Windflier
After moving here, my dad mailed me a certificate he'd gotten from Texas First Families that certifies that my family qualifies for that fine distinction. Turns out that my GG grandfather was born here prior to statehood.

Well lookie here! It's not often I bump into another member of Texas First Families, but I'm here to tell you I am in proud possession of just such a document! My great, great......grandpa, who just happened to be a canebreak, circuit riding Baptist preacher, also fought Indians and Mexicans to tame the Texas frontier. Even wrote a book about it. VERY interesting. Tough life those folks had. Anyhow, for the rest:


139 posted on 02/17/2009 7:50:53 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its shoes on!)
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To: Peanut Gallery; Wneighbor
One ping star only.
140 posted on 02/17/2009 7:53:54 PM PST by Professional Engineer (Why are guns always named Bill? Why not Bob or Fred? Maybe something cheery, like Petunia.)
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To: erkyl
By: Creighton

H.C.R. No.50

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

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”; and

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”; and

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 further

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.

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/81R/billtext/pdf/HC00050I.pdf

Would the Democrat Liberal Far-Left-Wing Media refuse to report on this?

141 posted on 02/17/2009 7:58:58 PM PST by chrt30
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To: chrt30

So far, they have ignored similar actions by 22 other states.


142 posted on 02/17/2009 8:03:04 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Army Air Corps
I stared by sending e-mails to my two state reps and my state senator. Tomorrow, I shall telephone to their offices.

Outstanding! BTW, it couldn't hurt for a few of us to tell congressman Brandon Creighton and his co-authors how pleased we are he submitted the resolution. We need to encourage others in Austin to join as sponsors of the resolution, eh?

Email to Creighton----------> CLICK

The rest of the crew: House Membership

And finally, how to find your Texas rep or senator if you don't know who it is by giving zip code or address: HERE

Carry on...

143 posted on 02/17/2009 8:06:29 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its shoes on!)
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To: holdonnow

Ping.


144 posted on 02/17/2009 8:07:06 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: ForGod'sSake
It's not often I bump into another member of Texas First Families, but I'm here to tell you I am in proud possession of just such a document!

Well, hot damn, Sam! Pleased to meet you!

As to my Texas ancestor, his daddy (my GGG grandfather) fought in the Mexican-American war, and served in the Confederate Army as a Brig. General. He was even taken prisoner by the Mexican Army and held south of the border for a time. His release was brokered by his father, the US Atty General.

It's some interesting family history that I wasn't even aware of until a few years ago. Glad to know it now, though. It gives me a great deal of pride.

145 posted on 02/17/2009 8:12:48 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: ForGod'sSake

Thanks, I just sent an e-mail to congressman Creighton.


146 posted on 02/17/2009 8:12:53 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

I think at least 22 states will pass it and conservatives will move to those states. I think we will see the country break up eventually. Better now than later.

Thank the Kenyan and the Democrats.


147 posted on 02/17/2009 8:14:57 PM PST by Frantzie (Boycott GE - they own NBC, MSNBC, CNBC & Universal. Boycott Disney - they own ABC)
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To: wastedyears

Nope you will need 23 or so states, get these laws passed (not resolutions) before they wake up and I doubt they ever will.

The politicians are incredibly corrupt. All they care about is power and money. The Dems and RINOs are truly evil.


148 posted on 02/17/2009 8:18:19 PM PST by Frantzie (Boycott GE - they own NBC, MSNBC, CNBC & Universal. Boycott Disney - they own ABC)
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To: Windflier

That’s some serious TX street cred :)


149 posted on 02/17/2009 8:23:24 PM PST by txhurl (ralph)
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To: Windflier
It gives me a great deal of pride.

Well then, getchur flag flying on your home page Texan!!!

But yeah, I know what you mean. Hard to get a handle on it but there's just something about being a Native Texan, which reminds me of an old funny...ahem:

Never ask a man if he's from Texas. If he is he'll tell you soon enough. If he isn't there's no need to embarrass him.
Check this guy out: Z N MORRELL

If you take a quick look at his bio you'll notice he also had a son captured by the Mexicans. Interesting.

150 posted on 02/17/2009 8:28:29 PM PST by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can get its shoes on!)
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