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Capitol Perspectives: Nullification

Posted By Janna On February 17, 2014 @ 9:06 am In Opinion | No Comments

by Phill Brooks

I have become intrigued by how similar are the debates surfacing this year in Missouri’s legislature protesting federal laws, compared with the conflicts that confronted President Andrew Jackson nearly two centuries ago.

History, in a way, may be repeating itself as I have been reminded listening to legislative complaints about the federal government while, at the same time, reading Jon Meacham’s biography of Jackson.

A major portion

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