"Abuse may happen in any government. The only resource against usurpation is the inherent right of the people to prevent its exercise. This is the case in all free governments in the world. The people will resist if the government usurp powers not delegated to it." -Speech in the North Carolina Ratifying Convention (29 July 1788) James Iredell was one of the first Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was appointed by President George Washington and served from 1790 until his death in 1799. #liberty #nullify #founders #constitution #10thAmendment

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Roger Sherman with a timeless truth - when government acts outside the bounds of their delegated power, those acts are void. It's time to treat them that way too. Sherman is the only person in history to have signed all four of these great American documents: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution. #truth #constitution #10thAmendment #libertarian #decentralize

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