Having picked fights with nearly every other GOP candidate for governor, John Oxendine has decided to poach on the territory of states’ rightist Ray McBerry.
Oxendine today endorsed not just the sentiments of Texas Gov. Rick “Secessionist” Perry, but a advocated a fundamental rollback of federal power.
If governor, I would support legislation which puts Georgia on record as affirming 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 and which would serve as notice and demand the federal government, as our agent, cease and desist, effective immediately, mandates that are beyond the scope of these constitutionally delegated powers.
Additionally, I would support legislation which states 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or criminal penalties or sanctions or that requires states to pass legislation or lose federal funding be prohibited or repealed.
State sovereignty has previously been an issue copyrighted by McBerry, who ran against Gov. Sonny Perdue in 2006, drawing on the support of flaggers and other Confederate enthusiasts.
McBerry has heard the Oxendine footsteps. Here’s what he posted on his Facebook page early this morning:
“Ray McBerry is wondering if other Georgians realize that John Oxendine is just another do-nothing Republican who likes to talk about our values in order to garner votes.”
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