Category Archives: First Amendment

Houston First Amendment fight

The Constitution assumed local control of most government functions, not the current centralized system.
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The Mayor of Houston, Texas finally attacked the First Amendment, in several ways, as never before. In one measure she threatened at least four and maybe five of its six parts. Furthermore, she did it as part of a pending lawsuit. So this case will work its way through the courts. Those same courts will now test their own fidelity to the Constitution, and to the oath all judges take to uphold it.

Satan’s 1st Amendment twist

The Constitution assumed local control of most government functions, not the current centralized system.
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Our Founders’ experience with a government that had exceeded its logical, moral, and spiritual authority greatly influenced the Constitution they would eventually design. In our Declaration of Independence they expressed their reasons for declaring their independence from tyranny along with their belief that government’s primary role was to protect our God-given rights. Our Constitution and form of government was based on those basic beliefs about what government should be and how it should be limited in order to protect our God-given right of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Immediately after ratification of the Constitution, our Founders agreed that they needed to amend the Constitution in order to protect our rights as citizens in addition to limiting government. And so the first 10 Amendments that are referred to as our Bill of Rights were born. The name The Bill of Rights appropriately became the reference for these first 10 amendments because that’s what they were: amendments to protect our rights as distinguished from the Constitution that was designed to limit government.

Permission to obey God?

Bradlee Dean takes on Rachel Maddow and MSNBC--now in c ourt.
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Serious religion, under its various denominations (Lutherans, Baptists, Wesleyans, Catholics etc … ) is not only tolerated, but respected and practiced. Atheism is unknown. …

Benjamin Franklin

Sometimes the press will describe us as monitoring hate crimes and so on. … I want to say plainly that our aim in life is to destroy these groups, to completely destroy them.

Mark Potok, director of intelligence at the Southern Poverty Law Center

I know that the atheists, communists and revisionists are working overtime trying to convince you that your forefathers were just like them, but let me tell you friends, nothing could be further from the truth!

Condoleezza Rice, censorship and liberty

Rutgers University did not live up to the liberal education ideal when it disinvited Condoleezza Rice.
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Rutger’s University has been making the news lately – but not for any exemplary accomplishment. Recently, the University had invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at their graduation ceremony. Ms. Rice, although not a true blue conservative by anyone’s standards, is an accomplished woman and has an incredible success story to tell. She also happened to have served under the much-hated Bush Administration as Secretary of State – and therein lies the rub. Apparently any association with our former 43rd President deserves liberal castigation.

Email and Internet censorship?

TEA Party to GOP establishment: enough already.
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As of last week TPATH has begun an extensive investigation into censorship and filtering of the conservative message in email and over the internet by Google, Optimum, AOL and possibly several others.

Soros campaigns to shut me down

Bradlee Dean takes on Rachel Maddow and MSNBC--now in c ourt.
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Some people love to pull your hair, smack you in the face, assault you and your livelihood, and then have the audacity to cry victim. George Soros is one of them. His latest attack against me is a prize example.

Change.org attacks Bradlee Dean at fair

Bradlee Dean takes on Rachel Maddow and MSNBC--now in c ourt.
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Throwing logic aside, a left-wing petition on the popular website Change.org has taken aim at popular preacher and radio personality Bradlee Dean and his participation in the Minnesota state fair recently.

Koch Brothers: for the defense

TEA Party to GOP establishment: enough already.
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Who would ever think that a housewife living in the hills of New Jersey would feel obliged to defend the Koch Brothers? And yet, that is just the position I find myself in today. Let me make this clear and to the point. I don’t know much about these brothers except that they are very successful and donate quite a bit of money to defend free markets, libertarian causes, and are large benefactors to Americans for Prosperity. So, if somewhere along the line someone reading this post has a problem with them, please spare me your comments. I’m not interested.

Eric Holder flops

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Eric Holder treated his friends in the media abominably over the last several months. So he tried to make it up to them with a private party. He might have known that more than half of them would never want to be alone with him behind a closed door ever again. And that’s exactly what they told him.

James Rosen case: we are all Becket

James Rosen reminds us: we are all Thomas Becket today.
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Four years ago, James Rosen, Fox News Washington Bureau chief, involved himself in a leak of classified information. Only this time the Justice Department told a court they were ready to prosecute, not Rosen’s source, but James Rosen himself. Was this a ruse to get evidence against his source? That does not matter. What matters is that the so-called Justice Department set a precedent for prosecuting a reporter for doing no more than his job under the First Amendment.