Monday, December 29, 2003

What, are you fucking kidding me? The FBI now says people who own or carry almanacs and act in "suspiscious ways" are potential terrorists. What the hell are "suspiscious ways"? You know, I've never owned an almanac, but now I want one just to carry around the mall with me. - Top Stories - FBI Links Almanacs With Terror Planning

Friday, December 19, 2003

It's about damn time this came up for judicial review - hoo rah!

Elaine Cassel: Courts Rebuke Bush for Trampling the Constitution

Friday, December 12, 2003

More commentary on the criminal act perpetrated by the Supreme Court recently. TJ, where are you when we need you? - Bush And Rove Blew It - Randall Nunn

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

I am not - repeat not - a Ditto Head, but I liked Rush's commentary on the recent Supreme Court ruling around campaign finance reform. Cut through his bombastic commentary to find out why, then read the CNN piece if you want to know what happened. My summary - the Supreme Court just eviscerated the First Amendment, just like they've done with the Second. Time to heed Thomas Jefferson's advice...

See, I Told You So: Supreme Court Takes Knife to First Amendment

Supreme Court upholds 'soft money' ban

Tuesday, December 09, 2003

I don't agree with this guy on a few things, but not because I support a marriage amendment - I don't. He's got the Amendment That Never Was interpretation wrong (read the article to know what I'm talking about).

He states it was enacted to restrict rights (just as a Marriage Amendment would do), and that it was unconstitutional. I agree with him that it was unnecessary, but not for those reasons, and it wasn't unconstitutional. It was unnecessary because a reading of the Ninth and Tenth Amendments covers it - that's also the reason why it wasn't unconstitutional.

I believe the Ninth and Tenth Amendments cover gay marriage as well - it's none of the federal government's business. - Spotlight News

Monday, December 08, 2003

A very good essay on copyright and the harm it's doing to intellectual property.

Infoshop News - 'Locking culture in the closet'

Saturday, December 06, 2003

Now, I'm not Christian - I'm very areligious, very secular. But this story and the Federal judgement it details I am in complete agreement with, for a number of reasons. First, "diversity" as a concept in education and business bears little resemblance to what the word diversity really means. Second, I despise public schools. Third, public schools are straying farther and farther from providing a solid, well-rouded education to their charges and more and more into fulfilling their destiny of conditioning America's youth into brainless consumers. And lastly, anything that positively supports the First Amendment (which this judgement does) is a good thing - so many Constitutional amendments are ignored these days.

If you can't get past the Christian bend of the article, I urge you to grow up and learn to see past the surface. Try to ignore the training you recieved in public schools...

U.S. Newswire - Federal Judge Declares Mich. High School Violated Constitutional Rights of Christian Student During Homosexual Diversity Week

Wednesday, December 03, 2003

Liberty takes a blow, as the Supreme Court refuses to review a California Appeals court ruling that gun ownership is a collective, not an individual right.
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