Category Archives: Bill of Rights

What happened to the American Dream?


Is the American Dream becoming her nightmare? Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness property were once major components of a widely held American dream. We were to be in control of our own lives, with liberty to pursue by … Continue reading

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Ideology vs. reason and a constitutional crisis


Most sentient humans have ideological beliefs. When they become acceptable substitutes for rational thought they can be pernicious. Jonathan Turley, whom I consider a liberal in the old-fashioned sense and not what I refer to as a “librul,” today testified before … Continue reading

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Herd behavior, political correctness and our Republic


Groups of people often emulate flocks of sheep. Sheep are not politically correct, but political correctness appears to be a subset of herd behavior. In October of 2012 I wrote that Political Correctness is a Communicable Disease. Political correctness (also … Continue reading

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The Curse of Freedom — for the Governing Class


Curse or blessing? You decide, but results may differ in California and Texas. I hadn’t intended to post a second article today, but then I watched this Bill Whittle video and couldn’t resist. My wife, Jeanie, was raised in California … Continue reading

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When things keep going wrong We should change how We deal with them


The Republican Party is broken. Its leadership has great difficulty doing anything beyond yielding to the Obama Machine. Can the party be fixed, or should it be put out of our misery. Here’s the RINO view: It hasn’t worked very well. … Continue reading

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What can We do about “Soft,” as well as “Hard,” Jihad in the United States?


Quite a lot, but we probably won’t. In commenting on my recent post about non-violent Jihad, my friend Colonel Tom Carter (U.S. Army, retired) posed a question: I agree that soft jihad is real and very dangerous. One only has to look … Continue reading

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Forgive Our Faults, Oh Our Most Grievous Faults! Oh Nuts!


The fierce defender of Truth, Justice and the American Way has chosen Samantha Power as our his new ambassador to his cherished United Nations. Way to go, Big Guy! An adoring glance at our her beloved benefactor: The charming Ms Power’s … Continue reading

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Bill of Rights Amended by Executive Decree


Editor’s note: This is a guest post by the Very Honorable Ima Librul, Senator from the great State of Confusion Utopia. He  was privileged to be the first person of consequence to announce necessary changes to the Bill of Rights enacted by … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day! Independence from What and for Whom?


The United States of Obama are becoming a failed, divided third world nation. Colonel West refers to the Declaration of Independence as the Declaration of Vigilance. I agree. Dependence on “public servants” who seek their own independence from the law and from … Continue reading

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Government Snooping, ObamaCare and Abortion


Back when I was in law school, The Bramble Bush was required reading for a course on jurisprudence. The preface included this from  Mother Goose Rhymes. There was a man in our town, And he was wondrous wise; He jumped into a brier bush, … Continue reading

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