Posts Tagged ‘ Bill of Rights ’

A Bill of Rights amidst dangerous times

December 18, 2016
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A Bill of Rights amidst dangerous times

“What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature” – James Madison. The quote is taken from Madison’s Federalist #51, published in 1788, where he discusses the importance of the separation of government powers to protect the rights of the individual and of the federal principles underpinning it. So strong...

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American press playing Russian roulette with Election coverage

October 16, 2016
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American press playing Russian roulette with Election coverage

From the first amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press;”. The Founders of this great nation felt so strongly of the importance of free speech and a free press to the protection of a free and independent people they made that concept...

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John Jay and The Bill of Rights vs Barack Obama and Harry Reid

December 11, 2013
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John Jay and The Bill of Rights vs Barack Obama and Harry Reid

On December 12, 1745, John Jay was born in the British colony of New York.  42years later he, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison would pen the Federalist Papers, the defining arguments favoring adoption of our current Constitution. On December 15, 1791 the commonwealth of Virginia ratified the Bill of Rights, solidifying in that Constitution...

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Southern Poverty Law Center’s ‘hate report’ inspires L.A. Times ‘hate speech’ editorial on ‘patriot’ terrorists

March 19, 2013
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Southern Poverty Law Center’s ‘hate report’ inspires L.A. Times ‘hate speech’ editorial on ‘patriot’ terrorists

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s latest ‘hate’ report and the L.A. Times editorial board, Americans now have as much to fear from ‘patriot’ terrorists as we do Al Qaeda.  If using ‘hate speech’ to promote a report on ‘hate’ was a Pulitzer Prize category, the Times would be a shoe in this...

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