Posts tagged "Constitution"

Let's Drop The Pretense: America Was FOUNDED As a Class-Based Enterprise

In reviewing some of the mail I have received over the last month or so it is very clear (and sadly so): both the far right and the far left argue as they either skipped or failed 8th grade civics — faux historians!  Let us look at some of the more important inconvenient facts that keeps American political... Read more »

On "Bumper Sticker 'Patriotism'"

This is an extract of a recent reply to a post.  I thought it merited its own!    . . . . we undoubtedly both see ourselves as “patriots” though all too often it seems there are certain types who use the term with a limiting, antiseptic-like application; in a manner that seems to simply... Read more »

In Light of Trayvon: Do 2nd Amendment Advocates Negate "Founding Fathers'" Intent?

Amendment II 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. Either the founders were misguided, inept, and shortsighted and needed to be ”set straight” by latter-day activist jurists, or they were brilliant visionaries who have been egregiously, criminally, and traitorously misinterpreted. ... Read more »