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Freedom Is Just Another Word

What good is our constitution and its first ten amendments, the Bill of Rights, if the courts and our elected officials don’t uphold it? Is “freedom”, as Janis Joplin said in her song, Me & Bobby McGee. just another word? To this humble observer of the asylum we all have to live in, it does seem that we are losing our freedoms at such an alarming rate that maybe freedom is just another word of little significance. Let’s review some of our guaranteed rights. The First Amendment Freedom Of Religion _ In this once Judeo-Christian nation, it seems to me […]

Sarah Palin: Baptize Terrorists by Waterboarding – Gun Free Zones “Stupid on Steroids”

Sarah Palin spoke at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Stand and Fight Rally in the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis saying “if I were in charge they would know that waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists,” the idea of gun-free zones is “stupid on steroids,” and referring to Eric Holder’s vision that gun owners will wear bracelets giving access to their guns, to only them, said: “Hey Holder, you don’t want to go there, buddy,” spinning off of Holder’s threat to Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX). An all-round feisty speech that was greeted with cheers and standing ovations. “They are trying, though. […]

These Are Low Information Voters: Obama Supporters Agree to Repeal Bill of Rights

We all talk about “low information voters.”  These are people that drank deeply from the Kool Aid in high school and at the local university, and haven’t a single clue about reality.  How bad is it?  They do seem willing to repeal the Bill of Rights.  This video helps answer the question… They apparently vote like that too.  

The Reason for the Second Amendment

What is the reason for the Second Amendment?  Why did the founders place in in the Bill of Rights, and why so high up on the list?  This video explains it. H/T to commenter Steve, of Cry and Howl for reminding me of this video.  We had run it here before, but given present circumstances, it’s a good idea to run it again.

Do we even deserve our constitution?

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The one thing I have learned in the last few years is if you want to effect change you must stay engaged in the process and address the tough issues we face today.  Now many of you might be thinking there are so many problems that need addressing where to start?  I believe the single biggest problem we face as a nation is our elected officials’ complete disregard for our constitution.  The second biggest problem is the total lack of understanding by the citizenry of the document that protects their rights.  I told someone earlier in the week that if […]