But can you imagine how different impeachment proceedings would look if a Senator were appointed by his state legislature?
Many years ago the yo-yo was the school fad. Every kid in school had to have one and those who developed some skill and could make them “loop” or “sleep” were the coolest people around. Now the cool thing in our society is to be “dating” or in some relationship with sexual overtones. It’s cool to say that you are…Continue reading Gender Bullying
The Confederacy was a failed attempt at a co-op among the 13 colonies whose revolution made them sovereign nations. When the Confederacy failed, the need for unification became clear. Each of these nations/states had their own constitution. Those 13 constitutions protected the rights of the people from the oppression they had just escaped. Today, Constitution Day 2019, we celebrate 13…Continue reading Celebrating 13 Constitutions
The pro-gunners want Congress to do this, and the anti-gunners what Congress to do that. Same for religious issues. Well, there are 102 major legislative bodies in the United States. Most of them have authority to write laws about guns and religion. Can you name the two that don’t have that authority? The first amendment says “Congress shall make no…Continue reading God and Guns
There is a reason that the wall of separation between church and state cannot take down the Bladensburg Peace Cross memorial. (The proper name for the case is: The American Legion v. American Humanist Association.) Even SCOTUS seems unaware of the profound conflict hidden in that wall. But here it is. Let’s Keep This Simple Some believe that God created man,…Continue reading Bladensburg and the Wall That Couldn’t
The right to life is the most fundamental natural right. When a life ends, all other questions of rights go moot. As long as there are people around who have little or no respect for the lives of others, who think to break and plunder and steal, or to seek revenge for real or imagined wrongs, just so long will…Continue reading The Right to Life and to Bear Arms