Tag Archives: constitution

Continuing the Revolution

Okay, odds are pretty good that Obama will be president. Unlike Dean’s flash-in-the-pan campaign of 2004, Paul’s presidential campaign has a genuine political philosophy powering it. I have been amazed at how folks have turned onto his ideas when they are presented well–however, the “presented well” part is the catch, and cutting through the prejudice […]

Making the Best of a Bad Situation

I have a knack for offending people unintentionally. Anyone who knows me well knows that I hate doing that. Darn it, if I'm going to offend somebody, I want to mean it! 😉 Seriously, though, my recent post on legalizing prostitution offended someone, and that was never my intention. The following is from an email […]

Can You Hear Me? Then Get Off My Phone!

"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probablecause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." – Fourth […]

Fighting Fire With Fanaticism

Stop Congress from Amending the Constitution to Limit Free Speech Urge your Members of Congress to Oppose the Flag Desecration Amendment! For more than a decade, numerous members of Congress have tried to amend — with seemingly endless resources — the U.S. Constitution to give the government the power to prohibit the physical desecration of […]

Undue Burden?

Limitation on freedoms is not a new concept. Speech is, on the whole, free, but there are some utterances that can get you in trouble with the law. Shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater or joking about shooting the president are good examples. In other words, there is legal precedent for placing limitations on constitutional […]