Nullification? Conservatives Can’t Do Any Better Than That?
Some Republican law makers have now decided that the best way to fight the health care reform law is to invoke a Thomas Jefferson doctrine from the late 18th century. They claim that nullification, a response by Jefferson to the Alien and Sedition acts enacted by John Adams, gives states the right to over turn any federal law that a state deems unjust.
I’m not surprised; The Republican Party has for the most part held firm to beliefs and practices that go all the way back to the Federalists. Hell they still believe in an economic principle based on the theories of John Locke and Adam Smith! Don’t even get me started on their christian beliefs. You have to go all the way back to the Old Testament to understand the ideology of most uber christian conservative zealots in this country.
The ideas of the Republican Party are outdated. Don’t you think it’s time to come up with some fresh ideas? Holding true to something that at best, created a wholly unstable economy subject to the whims of the rich, and at worst has plunged us into depression after depression since we established an economy on this soil, borders on insanity. To attempt to overturn the health care law based on an opinion that’s over 200 years old takes insanity to a new level.