Category Archives: Bill of Rights

The Controversy over Christmas

The Christmas Grinchs are back again this year, despite all the progress I though I saw last year with people protesting those establishments that attempted to remove “Christmas” from their stores due to a fear over offending a few customers.  It just seems like bad business to me, to remove from your store any references […]


LDS Church Leader, Elder Oaks, on U.S. Constitution

Elder Dallin H. Oaks, an apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently stated United States Constitution’s fundamental principles must be understood, valued and protected.Elder Oaks made these remakes as the key note speaker at Utah’s Constitution Day Celebration that took place at in the Tabernacle at Temple Square in Salt Lake […]


Spaldam’s Thoughts on “Health Care” Reform

I got a memo from my work’s HR department last week, in reference to “ObamaCare” that recently passed into law. I know many other employers have done similarly and are all concerned about how this will affect their ability to continue providing high quality health Insurance to their employees. My employer mentioned that some retiree […]


Freedom Wins in case over Campaigning – Citizens United v. FEC

Thanks to the McCain–Feingold Act (Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002), the established corporate news media can do something you cannot. They can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to communicate about politicians, campaigns, and issues. This gives the media an advantage when it comes to informing the public as to what your choices […]


Enumerated Powers

DC Downsizer Michael Mitchell of Alaska compiled this list from Article I of the U.S. Constitution. These are all the powers that the Congress has. Borrow money Regulate commerce among the states Regulate naturalization Regulate bankruptcies Coin money Fix weights and standards Punish counterfeiters Establish post offices Establish post roads Record patents Protect copyrights Create […]


A stimulating letter to Senator John Cornyn

I got an e-mail from one of my Senators this week asking me to reply to the question, “How do you think the “stimulus” package has fallen short?” Here was my reply: Senator Cornyn, Thank you for you’re question about the so called “stimulus bill and other failed initiatives that have passed threw congress recently. […]


Enumerated Powers Act & The 10th Amendment

Arizona State Legislature HCR2024 – sovereignty; tenth amendment. New Hanpshire State House Concurrent Resolution 6. The 10th Amendment is the most over looked amendment in the U.S. Constitution based on laws passed by the U.S. Congress over the last century.  Arizona and New Hampshire appear to have started figuring it out, how soon before the rest of […]


Separation of Church and State

When people think of the First Amendment to The Constitution of the United States of America they often think of words such as, “separation of church and state”, or “Freedom of Speech”, or of the press, or of religion; however one of these phrases doesn’t actually show up on the First Amendment, or anywhere else […]


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