Our First and Second Amendment Rights


Restraint of our First and Second Amendment Rights First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.Continue reading “Our First and Second Amendment Rights”

Our 18th Century Constitution


Our Eighteenth Century Constitution The world, and this nation, was a much different place back in 1787.  The changes over the past 225 years are  indescribable.  It is hard to understand the passion of the Tea Party and other conservatives to return to an 18th Century viewpoint of government.  Do these antiquarians realize that theContinue reading “Our 18th Century Constitution”

America’s Addiction to Violence


This is the aftermath of the tragic and senseless shooting in Theater 9 in Aurora, Colorado.  Our country has witnessed yet again another act of mayhem brought on by gun violence. This is not exclusively an American issue.  We are not the only country with gun violence, but we are at the epicenter.  Norway, aContinue reading “America’s Addiction to Violence”