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Kansas Secretary of State responds to AG Holder

"Holder's understanding of the United States Constitution is incorrect."


It's great to see Kansas come right back at Holder pointing out that he is in error when it comes to his interpretation of the constitution, but also the hypocrisy he displays by seeking to prosecute others for standing up for their rights, while turning a blind eye to his own violations.

It seems that this would only deal with firearms made and sold only in Kansas but still recognizing the governments stance in regards to regulating interstate commerce of the firearms trade.

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Refreshing to see someone stand up to Holder.

I hope they keep standing firm...and that others follow that example.

Hurray for nullification! Tom

Hurray for nullification! Tom Woods would be proud.

Well, he almost deserves

a pat on the back !

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Amazing...is this true? Did I

Amazing...is this true? Did I really just read an official letter telling off one of the dumb a$$es in DC about their illegal activities? Wow! I hope to see more of this from other states.

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Ok so..

Where are the rest of the states to follow suit

Kris Kobach... We Salute You!


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"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."


There is no duration defined in the Oath

Wow. What a scathing letter.

Wow. What a scathing letter. I especially liked the use of the words "Illegal Aliens". Someone should send that letter to Huffington post and MSNBC so we can watch them have a hissy fit over it.

This! IS! ....KANSAS!

*kick Holder into bottomless pit*

This wins so HARD!

Sam Brownback needs to stay quiet and let this guy keep the pwnage up!
It wasn't just a letter to correct Holder, it was a friggin SPANKING and exposing piece of awesomeness!

God my sides are in orbit!

It'll Be Interesting To See

how this plays out. Also, what do you suppose Holder will do with S Carolina now? It's cool that the states are standing up to this garbage.


Wow that is awesome! Could

Wow that is awesome! Could one not use the same logic in regard to the war on drugs?

Governor Brownback's response as well

Governor Brownback also responded to AG Holder and this is my favorite part "The people of Kansas have clearly expressed their sovereign will. It is my hope that upon further review, you will see their right to do so."


I posted this update from Governor Brownback in the thread below

"Liberty is the soul's right to breathe, and when it cannot take a long breath laws are girded too tight. Without liberty, man is a syncope." -Henry Ward Beecher

The Kansas SoS had it right save for one important part:

"Regulate" in the Constitution does not mean to "restrict or prohibit" it means to "keep regular" that is, to keep such commerce FREE FLOWING.

The power in Article 1§8 is to ensure that Congress can override attempts by States to restrict the free flow of goods and people into or out of their respective States.

Only someone entirely ignorant of the meaning of the word, and of the debates surrounding the inclusion of it in the Constitution would even dare think that "regulate" meant "restrict" or "prohibit"—and I'm being very polite here. I have a much lower opinion of such thought, especially coming from people in such positions as Attorney General or Supreme Court Justice.

I'm of the same line of

I'm of the same line of thinking with you on this point.

"Liberty is the soul's right to breathe, and when it cannot take a long breath laws are girded too tight. Without liberty, man is a syncope." -Henry Ward Beecher

Awesome! I wish Ohio had a

non-RINO with cajones like Mr. Kobach.

Incredible!!! I kind of want to live in Kansas now...

BRAVO Kris Kobach and the Kansas administration for asserting their rights and not backing down in the face of federal intimidation. Sometimes the feds forget the states are who pay their salaries. If I didn't work in post-production and have most of my job opportunities in CA, I'd move there. Or Texas. Or South Carolina. There's some good states coming up. I like New Hampshire too but I'm a hot weather kind of guy. My main two choices are CA and NY, but I'd rather have medicinal marijuana, insane politicians, and high taxes than Dictator Bloomberg any day.

For Freedom!

No you don't.

I live in Kansas, and it is not a place for liberty lovers. Brownback is an authoritarian neo-con to the core. The state is full of die-hard, Fox News acolytes. The legislature can't find a thing the world that they don't want to regulate to death. It's not a small government state. It's just that the state government would prefer to lord over it's citizens, rather than allowing the federal government to do it.


Standing up for the 2nd.and.10th amendment?! Then going.on to say interstate.commerce is limited.in.scope and that they'll meet him head.on on.this is more than brave.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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Bumps for liberty and defending the constitution.

We need more Statesto

We need more States to stand up & declare their Constitutional sovereignty over this tyrannical gov't. Well written reply Secretary Kobach!

Man do I love reading legal

Man do I love reading legal smackdowns.

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wow! Lets replace Holder with Kobach in 2016!


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Please consider LIKING Kris Kobach (author of the letter)

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If the government is derived from the states, and the states

From the people, how can a state claim sovereignty, but an individual cannot without being labeled a terrorist? I love the fact they are standing up, but when will they stand for the sovereignty of their people? Does a state have that right while rejecting the same right to its citizens? Is the entire state being added to the terror watch list for claiming its sovereignty? Is the state now considered in the sovereign citizen movement, subject to the treatment sovereign citizens receive? This may well be an important hearing, as the supreme court has already ruled that the citizens of the United States are a sovereignty people.


Always remember:
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds." ~ Samuel Adams
If they hate us for our freedom, they must LOVE us now....

Stay IRATE, remain TIRELESS, an

Another + !!

Go Kansas Go!

About time people and states start to stand up and be heard.

Maybe this will spur some other states to take similar actions.

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