Category Archives: Declaration of Independence

The Bundy Ranch and Our loss of freedom, Part II


There’s always more to say when our freedoms are being forfeited. Were the events at the Bundy Ranch newsworthy? Will whatever happens when the Feds return en masse be newsworthy? Is anything newsworthy that casts overreach by the Obama Government in a … Continue reading

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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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An Historic Event for my blog


One of my posts on the Civil War just got its 40,000th “view.” On December 27, 2011, I posted an article titled The U.S. Constitution and Civil War. It had 42 views that year, 18,728 in 2012 and has had … 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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The Moon is Down? In the U.S.?


John Steinbeck’s 1942 novel The Moon is Down is about people of a small  village occupied by Nazi forces somewhere in Northern Europe. They become sullen and their obedience is bought at an increasingly high price. Free people cannot remain conquered. Re-reading … Continue reading

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Trust — but Verify — Governmental Statements and Actions


If verification is not seriously attempted, lies will go unnoticed. More lies will follow. That’s one difference Benghazi makes now. What difference does it make? On May 5th, President Obama delivered an address to the graduating class at Ohio State … Continue reading

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Freedom can be Taken. When Inherited or otherwise Given, does it Last?


If taken at great cost, it often lasts for quite a while. If inherited, not that long. If given, it is even more readily perishable.  The United States gained their freedom, by force and at great cost, from those who used … Continue reading

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The Libruls are Winning. How Can We Win Instead?


Offer free reverse-lobotomies? Probably not. This is a rant. So sue me. A Hell of a Lot! The problems An article at American Thinker is titled Three Reasons Conservatives are Losing the Battle for America. Although it struck me as … Continue reading

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The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Interpretation


Part III Part I dealt with guns and the Second Amendment. Part II dealt mainly with the First Amendment. This Part III looks at the origins and purposes of the Bill of Rights and questions the direction in which our … Continue reading

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Gun Control, People Control and Our Tired Old Constitution


Part I Although it does not reflect modern Librul thinking, the Second Amendment is co-equal with the rest of the Bill of Rights in guaranteeing the rights of a free people. Infringement of any part of the Bill of Rights … Continue reading

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