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Tom Coburn Pushes Con Con to Alter Constitution

8_282014_ap4596774342028201_c0-255-3000-2003_s561x327 Looking at the shenanigans going on in Washington, DC, it is quite obvious that our government has become bloated, corrupt, out of control and unresponsive to the citizens who empower it. More and more it appears the government is openly trying to destroy the US and her citizens. No longer does our creature, the federal […]

Are Sobriety Checkpoints Really Unconstitutional?

dui-checkpoint Sobriety checkpoints (or "DUI checkpoints") are roadblocks that law enforcement officers set up on roads for the purpose of catching people driving under the influence of alcohol. Some of us also think they are used to generate revenue for police departments and the State, since the stops often result in citizens being slapped with minor […]

Christianity in the Classroom?

bible-verse-620x391 We're told by progressives and many public educators that God, specifically the Judeo-Christian God of the Bible, has no place in the classroom. Not only, they say, is this a bad idea, but it's actually breaking the law - a violation of students' religious liberties. Really? I was recently invited to teach a 12-week Constitution […]

Patriotism - Something to Think About

flag2 Most Americans today would call themselves patriots. Would you? But what does that mean…to be an American…to be a patriot? What is the basis for your self-description as a patriotic American? This is something to think about! Words matter. Definitions matter. The way you perceive yourself matters. Is our education system producing people who know […]

Unconstitutional Gun Confiscation Coming to Texas? Or Common Sense? You Decide

gun-confiscation-600x343 Dallas County officials have put plans in place to start seizing firearms from accused domestic abusers. "A friend calls what we do here in the misdemeanor court 'homicide prevention,' and it is in a lot of ways," says Judge Alberto Canas. A CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth reports: …Canas sees the importance of minimizing opportunities for domestic disputes to violate. This week, he […]

False Premises of “I’ll Do It Myself”

obama-signing2 Barack Obama has repeatedly threatened that if Congress doesn't give him his way on immigration and bailouts and Obamacare, he'll just do it himself.  After all, he's got a pen and a phone. All these bailouts and threatened executive action got me to thinking that maybe there is a common underlying and unspoken premise.  The […]

Obama’s Secret Congress

122311obamareuters With Congress in a proverbial "stand still," Obama has, basically, created a "legislative branch" of his own behind closed doors, out of the public view, in order to enact government policies through executive order to "fix" problems ranging from immigration to tax laws. According to The New York Times, "Mr. Obama's increasingly expansive appetite for […]

Reid Blocks Bills, Blames Republicans

harry_reid_filibuster Over and over, the American people have heard Obama blame Republicans for refusing to enact legislation, which basically means voting "his way" on bills or supporting "his ideology" one hundred percent. As we have learned, it is not the Republicans who have stalled legislation since the House has passed hundreds of bills. Those bills have […]