In order to fix a problem, you generally need to know what caused it. So it is with our out-of-control federal government. It all started with FDR and LBJ, right? Nope. In order to get to the root of the problem, we have to go farther back – back to President Lincoln.
Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798, “Resolved, that the several states composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government [that is, the federal government]; …that whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force: […]