Category: Basic American Rights

April 9, 2010

The States Must Rise Again: The Only Way to Combat Obama’s Socialist Agenda

With the passage of ObamaCare coming on the heels of government takeover of industries and taxpayer-funded bailouts of the irresponsible, many are wondering how we can turn the socialist tide. They see Uncle Sam expanding, their rights and economic …

April 8, 2010

Since Some Don’t Worry About the Constitution We Should

One of the greatest challenges in teaching History is to convey the uniqueness in its conception of something that through the passage of time has become an accepted part of everyday life. When something has been around longer than …

March 31, 2010

Nancy Pelosi Invokes the Founding Fathers to Justify the Health Care Reform Bill

Leftists have an anomalous disposition towards this country’s history, the Founding Fathers, and the Constitution. The expanding chasm between what the documented intentions were of the Founders, and the fantastical and unsupportable conjecture of the Founders intentions by Leftist ideologues, …

March 30, 2010

The “Right” of Spring

How ironic that on the first day of spring, the House of Representatives passed health care “reform.” When the Senate passed its version on Christmas Eve, 2009, the irony was thick, for I believed the bill—The American Affordable …

March 27, 2010

A Petition for redress by the citizens of the United States

We the posterity of our forefathers come before the government of these United States and all mankind in order that it should be made clear our grievances stemming forth from a long train of abuses of our inalienable rights and …

January 13, 2010

Obama, the U.N., and the Right to Bear Arms

By: Greg Halvorson

As anyone who hasn’t been sailing solo around the world or living in a cave knows, the United States Constitution is under attack. The Democrat-controlled health care bill, which, if passed, will designate 16% of the economy …

October 14, 2009

IS THERE A “RIGHT” TO MEDICAL CARE?

Filed under: Basic American Rights,Politics In General - 14 Oct 2009

What is the Source of “Rights”?

By Publius Huldah

Do you have a “right” to medical care? Is medical care free? Does it grow on trees? If you don’t pay for your own medical care, do you have a “right” to get …

August 15, 2009

The Risks of a ‘Right’ to Healthcare

Through the official statements of the USCCB, the Catholic bishops assert that health care is a “basic human right.” Since the release of their 1981 pastoral letter on health and health care, the bishops have consistently argued that the federal …

June 30, 2009

Liberty Lies in the Heart

More and more people are dissatisfied with the direction in which our leaders are taking us. We may not be geniuses… not that our leaders are … but it’s been obvious for decades that there’s something wrong with our government. …

December 7, 2008

Civil Right or Sacred Rite?

The question of gay marriage and the threats towards its opponents(particularly Mormons) show a great deal about both sides and the passion involved in the debate. The left screams that marriage is a civil right that those who oppose …

November 22, 2008

Get Ready To Be In The U.S.S.A (United Socialist States of America)

Especially since 1932, the Left has been “boiling us like a frog, 1-degree-at-a-time” toward a Marxist/Communist/Socialist-totalitarian end, now resulting in Barack Hussein Obama, farther Left than self-proclaimed Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (“Democrat”, Vermont), getting the Presidency.

November 3, 2008

Civil Rights For Illegal Aliens?

A recent decision in Federal Immigration court made me wonder: who exactly is entitled to the protections of our constitution? Judge Michael W. Straus found that the “constitutional rights of sixteen illegal aliens had been violated and that they …

October 9, 2008

What Part Of “Shall Not Be Infringed” Don’t You Understand, Senator?

In her brief time in the national spotlight, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, if nothing else, has rejuvenated the debate in this country regarding certain fundamental values. Interestingly, not all of this stems directly from the candidate’s spoken …

September 27, 2008

Dear Bishops, Now Is the Time

The statements made by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Joseph Biden on Meet the Press have provided a wonderful, even providential, opportunity to present the Church’s teaching on abortion and explain its foundational importance to Catholic moral …

September 26, 2008

Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone

My mother used to say that it’s better to go from being poor to being rich than from having been rich and become poor because you don’t yearn for what you’ve lost. However, my experience has been that if you’ve …

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