Post Tagged with: "The Constitution"

5 False Founding Father Quotes That The GOP Can’t Stop Falsely Quoting

Thomas Jefferson Portrait. Image Credit: aroadlesstaken.org

The GOP misquotes the founding fathers so often it almost seems like there’s a deliberate agenda to rewrite history and misrepresent the historical figures that they claim to so greatly admire. When you hear one person after another, after another, repeating the same few made up quotes, it almost seems […]

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Franklin Graham: God Defined Marriage So SCOTUS Decision Is Irrelevant

America is not a theocracy. Men like Franklin Graham wish it was but it is not. The law of the land is the Constitution, not the Bible. Period. Image @ReligionCNN

American is not a theocracy. Men like Franklin Graham wish it was but it is not. The law of the land is the Constitution, not the Bible. Period.

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Gun Nut Larry Pratt Lies About Cause Of The Revolutionary War…To the BRITISH (Video/Audio)

Gun Nut Larry Pratt Lies About Cause Of The Revolutionary War…To the BRITISH (Video/Audio)

The problem with lies is that you need to make up ever more elaborate lies to support them.

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Glenn Beck Grabs Pipe, Urine And French Accent To Mock Art Controversy (VIDEO)

Art Critic Beck; screenshot from  The Blaze TV

And how does he present his outrage, his argument against? Never one to waste his crafty humor or flair for drama, Glenn opts for mockery. In costume, even.

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Politics, the Political Elite, and Their Relationship to the Corporate Elites

Politics, the Political Elite, and Their Relationship to the Corporate Elites

The party system grew from custom, not from something that the Constitution handed to us. It hasn’t served us well.

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Ron Paul Campaign Brags About Endorsement Of Preacher Who Wants Death Penalty For Gays

Ron Paul Campaign Brags About Endorsement Of Preacher Who Wants Death Penalty For Gays

Ron Paul’s Iowa chair, Drew Ivers, recently touted the endorsement of Rev. Phillip G. Kayser, a pastor at the Dominion Covenant Church in Nebraska who also draws members from Iowa, putting out a press release praising ‘the enlightening statements he makes on how Ron Paul’s approach to government is consistent with Christian beliefs.’

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One if by Land, Two if by Sea (and Three if Dressed in Riot Gear)

One if by Land, Two if by Sea (and Three if Dressed in Riot Gear)

If we’re going to go to the trouble and risk of changing the Constitution, it had better be because some fundamental liberty is being endangered, or some inviolable right being compromised. Like, say, if powerful, unelected corporations and banking cabals were working to undermine democracy.

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The Ground Zero Mosque Opens to Zero Interest

The Ground Zero Mosque Opens to Zero Interest

As the so-called ‘Ground Zero mosque,’ which is actually an Islamic cultural center, recently held its first activities on September 21st of 2011, it symbolizes everything that is right about America and everything that is wrong within America. Speaking as an American citizen, it is very satisfying to witness the wheels of American justice begrudgingly being forced to grind in the direction of the same equality that so many of us love to stand up for, place our right hands over our hearts for, sing along to, and make into our representation of freedom, courage and justice for all.

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The Constitution Doesn’t Begin and End with the Second Amendment

The Constitution Doesn’t Begin and End with the Second Amendment

Everyone agrees that owning a gun is a constitutionally protected right. But it’s something else completely to believe we have the right to threaten gun violence as protection against our own government. When you take the second amendment piece by piece, it doesn’t say anything remotely related to people protecting themselves from the American government.

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Build Your Own Levees, and Kiss Irene

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

There is no other politician/candidate that has perplexed me like Congressman and presidential nominee Ron Paul.

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