Category: First Amendment

April 19, 2008

Free Exercise, Not Theocracy

Liberal support for the removal of prayer in schools, the Ten Commandments from public buildings, and other expressions of religious belief in the public square is premised upon the United States as a “secular nation.” When conservatives object to such …

March 19, 2008

Church and State are Mutually Supportive

Our country and its laws were established on the fundamental belief that our morality emanates from God. While the Constitution begins with the line, “We the people,” it does not contain any religious words. Some people cite this as evidence …

January 5, 2008

Christmas Highlights the Precarious Nature of Religious Liberty

It seems that the Christmas season brings out the hostility of atheists and secularists, the way a full moon attracts howling predators. I was stunned to discover that the results of a survey in my local newspaper showed that …

December 3, 2007

Frightful Fairness

Filed under: First Amendment - 03 Dec 2007

Every Halloween, it seems, is accompanied by at least one sequel to an existing horror movie franchise. You know the drill: (Monster/serial killer/evil puppetmaster) returns from (death/summer camp/outer space) to once again visit terror on (a peaceful town/young family/teenage idiots). …

November 24, 2007

Grassley’s investigation: Is it greener on the other side?

The current ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, is investigating several Christian ministries which are famous for their leaders’ high-on-the-hog lifestyles. Grassley is investigating these organizations to verify or disconfirm allegations or …

October 25, 2007

Harry Reid Surrenders to Rush Limbaugh

Filed under: First Amendment,The Democrats - 25 Oct 2007

Senator Harry Reid spoke praising Rush Limbaugh for the foresight offering the senates’ letter to the COE of Clearchannel Communications demanding Rush Limbaugh’s immediate dismissal, or words to that effect. It was his way of admitting he made an ass …

October 23, 2007

Chicago Sneaks Free Newspaper Killing Law into Effect

Even though all the Founding Fathers pretended that they hated the media (which then meant newspapers and tract publishing) each of them had their very own newspaper supporters and nearly all paid for tracts that supported their viewpoints and policies …

October 22, 2007

California Passes SB 777 – Here Come the Language Police

Filed under: First Amendment - 22 Oct 2007

America’s penchant for accepting new hate crimes bills is becoming a strain on the idea that “the government can’t legislate the morality of the governed.” It is a reverse way of saying we can’t tell you to do what’s good; …

October 21, 2007

Secular Termites Eating Our Traditional Foundations

In my local newspaper, several editorial letters have been written expressing support for those on the Kimberly, Wisconsin Board of Education, who are also members of a local group, the Positive Youth Development Foundation. The accolades are in response …

October 19, 2007

Vote to Kill ‘Fairness Doctrine’ Forever Could Come up Today

Filed under: First Amendment - 19 Oct 2007

In an effort to kill it forever, Representative Mike Pence (R-Ind.) is attempting to force a vote on the floor of the House today over the future of the so-called “Fairness Doctrine.” Pence already secured passage of the “Free

October 17, 2007

Harry Reid’s Rush Limbaugh Vendetta Fails

In another attempt at censorship Harry Reid and 41 United States Senators used their official positions to invalidate the first amendment and have a private citizen silenced. The first seven articles of the constitution determine how congress, the president and …

October 16, 2007

The Other Pollution Problem

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,First Amendment - 16 Oct 2007

A curious Associated Press story out of China recently caught my eye. It spoke of the nation’s efforts to combat “social pollution.” For the uninitiated, social pollution refers to the sewage that clogs television and radio airwaves. It’s the endless …

October 14, 2007

Machiavellian Plot Emerges Among Limbaugh Attackers

Conservative Americans who witnessed the deliberate misinterpretation and unwarranted liberal hysterics over Rush Limbaugh’s “phony soldiers” commentary, will be tempted to brand the incident an isolated, albeit ridiculously overblown, effort to discredit the powerhouse of conservatism in America. Yet while …

October 13, 2007

Congressman Waxman Implements First Step to Shut Down Talk Radio

Democrats claim to love free speech—but, only free speech from their side of the house. California leftist Congressman Henry Waxman knows that all too well and is now using his 50 person investigative team to monitor conservative private citizens …

October 11, 2007

Un-American San Francisco Supervisors Condemn Michael Savage

It cannot be a coincidence that those who preach tolerance the most are often the most intolerable. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to condemn talk show host Michael Savage for “hate speech” after a failed …

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