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an individual who understands that the powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
"Health care isn't mentioned in the constitution, so the people of the States - and not the Federal Government - have the right to make their own decisions about how they want to receive and allocate funds for health care."

"What about voting rights, product safety codes and the federal highway system?"

"The people of the States understand that the constitution does not prohibit voting rights, which are reserved to the people. Safety awareness and protection, as well as highway construction and infrastructure maintenance have been provided by private individuals, and entities without necessitating interventions from the federal government."

"So you're a tenther then."

"Absolutely."
by nitty gritty to the core July 08, 2019
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A self-defined constitutional "scholar" who claims that the tenth amendment granting authority to state governments, effectively makes all federal laws unconstitutional, or at least ones that he doesn't like.
"Health care isn't mentioned in the constitution, so it must be unconstitutional."

"What about voting rights, product safety codes and the federal highway system?"

"Obama isn't trying to change those, so I suppose they're alright."

"So you're a tenther then."
by daecon August 28, 2009
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