Category Archives: States’ Rights

Truth, lies and conspiracy theories


The Federal Government lies as a matter of policy and habit. Occasionally  “legitimate” media detect and dissect the lies, but they more often simply report them as true. The resultant “conspiracy theories” are often more believable than the Government lies … Continue reading

Posted in Obama, Freedom, Israel, Conservatives, Media, Protests, Iran, Corruption, Abuse of Power, Ideology, Facts, Politics, Political Correctness, Democrats, States' Rights, Government reliance, Lies, Nuclear weapons, Congress, Right wing conspiracy, Democrat National Convention, Owned by Government, Benghazi, Libruls, Conspiracy theories, Gun control, John Kerry, 2014, 2016, Nanny state, P5+1, United States of Obama, Brain washing, Apathy, Palestinian Authority, Cows, Reality, Foreign policy, BLM | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Bundy Ranch: the “truth” shall make you . . . ?


The reports, such as they are, from the Bundy Ranch have been confusing. The Feds have contributed to the dearth of verifiable information, suggesting that there are things it would be inconvenient for us to know. I don’t know what’s … 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

Posted in Bill of Rights, Campaign contributions, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Continuing resolution, Debt limit, Democracy, Democrats, Elections, Executive Decree, Federal budget, Freedom, Global tax, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, History, Holder, Ideology, Illegal immigration, Integrity, Jonathan Turley, Law, Law and Order, Lawyers, Left, Legislation, Liberals, Libruls, Limitation on Authority, Nanny state, Obama, Obama Dream Order, ObamaCare, Owned by Government, Regulations, Religion, States' Rights, Taxing powers, the Basics, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Happy Birthday, General Lee


This is a “revised and extended” re-post of an article I wrote in 2011 to mark an anniversary of General Lee’s death. It celebrates instead the two hundred and seventh anniversary of his birth on January 19, 1807, a happier … Continue reading

Posted in Civil War, Constitution, English language, Obama, Obama's America, Robert E. Lee, States' Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in 2014, 2016, Apathy, Benjamin Franklin, Bill of Rights, Bill Whittle, Common Core, Conservatives, Constitution, Culture, Democracy, Democrats, Duty, Elections, Executive Decree, Freedom, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Gun control, Health Control, Hillsdale College, History, Honor, Integrity, Jonathan Turley, Law and Order, Libruls, Limitation on Authority, Meddling, Media, Nanny state, Obama, Obama's America, ObamaCare, Political class, Political Correctness, Politics, Society, States' Rights, Unified State of Obama, United States, Voting | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Just one more Comprehensive Law is all that we need


Our CongressCritters work too hard, sacrificing time and other resources they need to raise funds and to campaign for perpetual reelection. Here is the solution. It may be the last, and the shortest, piece of legislation enacted in recent memory … 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

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abraham Lincoln, Abuse of Power, Civil War, Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Democrats, Duty, Executive Order, Federal Agencies, Grand Pa Jones, History, Honor, Military, Obama, Olden Days, Politics, Principles, Republicans, Robert E. Lee, States' Rights, the Basics, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Common Core, the United States and the Unified State


The United States consist of fifty different states, united for constitutionally specified purposes but not required to be united for others. She is not and should not become a single unified entity. Each of our fifty States is different from the others, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Afterburner, Bill Whittle, Common Core, Constitution, Culture, Democrats, Dep't of Information, Education, Emasculation, Fairness, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Grand Pa Jones, Law and Order, Libruls, Muslims, Obama, ObamaCare, Orwell 1984, Principles, Propaganda, States' Rights, the Basics, United States | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Appeasement, Bill of Rights, Border closings, Constitution, Courts, Discrimination, Education, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Freedom of religion, Good stuff for everone free, Government reliance, Ideology, Illegal immigration, integration into society, Islamists, Judges, Justice, Law, Law and Order, Legalization, Libruls, Media, Muslim Brotherhood, Obama, Obama Dream Order, ObamaCare, Political Correctness, Religion, Shari law, States' Rights, travel, United States, Vacation | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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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