So many facepalms…. so many.
Post Tagged with: "The Constitution"
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.
The problem with lies is that you need to make up ever more elaborate lies to support them.
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.
The party system grew from custom, not from something that the Constitution handed to us. It hasn’t served us well.
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.
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.
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.