“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” -2nd Amendment
Infringe— to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another. (Merriam-Webster)
Soon after the details of Adam Lanza’s heinous and purely evil criminal actions at Sandy Hook Elementary School were revealed, Americans largely decided that the political conversations that would inevitably result should be held off until the small bodies of the vile murderer’s victims had at least been removed from the school. Now comes the blame game.
Governments around the world have slowly been recognizing the folly of using prohibition and war on drugs tactics to quell drug related violence, addiction and terroristic drug cartels.
Representative Ron Paul, an unyielding champion of liberty and perhaps the most honest member of Congress in modern history, gave what is likely to be his last address to Congress yesterday. The Congressman will leave his office at the end of the year. In his speech he warned of a bleak American future if the Nation remains addicted to welfare, war and debt.
As the Federal government undoubtedly prepares to pounce on Colorado and Washington after voters in each State opted to legalize recreational marijuana use, it seems the Feds are fighting a losing battle with the American psyche.
The Nation’s future rests upon the hope that President Barack Obama’s leadership will somehow get better if we can chill over this result of this election. That is not much consolation except to say maybe we were doomed before this election. Also, what we do now and over the coming months will be a test for American democracy — the longest lived one in the world.
Michelle Dunaj made one last trip before she enters hospice on Oct. 17. The Michigan native who is facing death as a result of leukemia flew to Hawaii. But the Transportation Security Administration put a damper on the vacation.
With the June Supreme Court ruling allowing the Obamacare mandate to continue — and most everything else too — people are trying to focus on just that and asking themselves, “What should I do to spend my time and resources most effectively?” Here is a Top 5 list of things not to do.
Late last week, President Barack Obama tried mightily to make the murder of Americans and attacks on our embassies a story about Mitt Romney. When that craven political move failed, a segment I like to call the Obama Protection League chimed in to claim the unrest in the Middle East was over a movie entitled “Innocence of Muslims.”
So you think you are free? After all, we have a Constitution with a Bill of Rights that “preserves” our freedoms. You’re wrong. We live in an America our Founding Fathers wouldn’t recognize and they certainly wouldn’t approve of it.