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Is Barack Obama a Murderer?

obama-shhh In a previous piece, I stated that Barack Obama had declared himself to be a murderer. This offended some folks as perhaps too harsh a word. But I was under the impression that putting a bullet through the eye of a man is, to say the least, a harsh thing to do. I was speaking […]

Why is the VA Putting Veterans on Illegal Federal Gun Ban List?

CCQZ-XSWgAAfaEd The Obama administration has been trying to advance a gun confiscation agenda since it took office. However, it suffered a tremendous defeat in 2013 following the Sandy Hook incident. Yet, it continues to press to infringe upon the Constitution's Second Amendment protections of the rights of the people, especially our veterans. Now, a US Senator […]

The Original First Amendment

o-FOURTH-AMENDMENT-POLL-facebook You know the First Amendment, right? It's the one about free speech, freedom of assembly, and freedom of religion, right? Nope. I am talking about the First Amendment. That is, the original First Amendment. And it was not about these freedoms—vital as they are—but rather about adequate representation in Congress. A primary concern among some of the framers was that […]

John Birch Society’s Art Thompson Speaks on the Dangers of a Con Con

Washington_Constitutional_Convention_1787-700x357 There is a growing movement among limited-government activists who believe that a Constitutional Convention could solve a lot of America's balanced budget problems. Many writers for BenSwann.com have been critical of a Constitutional Convention (Con Con) in the past (see here and here), but the movement has evolved from theory into a growing movement. Many bills for […]

Refuting Continuing Article V Convention Lies

article-v-vid Anyone who has followed my blog probably knows by now that I don't tolerate liars.  So when I see the public getting snookered by lies, it makes me angry.  This particular subject, the Article V Convention, being promoted now in our state legislatures, is such a smoke screen of disinformation (read lies) by various groups […]