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  • Howard Dean: Ann Coulter's 'hate speech is not protected by the first amendment'

    04/21/2017 4:36:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 92 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 20, 2017 | Ariella Phillips
    Former Vermont governor and Democratic National Comittee chairman Howard Dean called out conservative pundit Ann Coulter on Twitter. Dean said, "Hate speech is not protected by the first amendment."
  • A revised version of the Republic of Maine's Constitutions

    04/11/2017 2:17:25 PM PDT · by MEUSAF98
    The_Republic_OF_Maine ^ | 4/11/17 | MEUSAF98
    This is a revised version of the constitution. I support a Maine Republic as I feel that the US recently have isolated or forgot about Maine. However I feel like the post I saw from The_Republic_Of_Maine sounded to Theoretical. SO I made revisions that I think is fair. Here's the Original post;http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3159678/posts Now here is mine. PREAMBLE. We the people of the Republic of Maine, in order to establish justice, insure tranquility, provide for our mutual defense, promote our common welfare, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of liberty, acknowledging with grateful hearts the goodness of the...
  • Consider - comservative states ignoring federal laws like liberals do

    03/25/2017 2:36:45 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 8 replies
    Consider fedgov allows rogue state and local governments to publicly ignore and deliberately break fedral laws concerning illegal drugs, illegal aliens, the second amendment, and discrimination based on sex and race. Why cannot then states and local govenrments ignore fedgov court imposed gay marriage, obamacare, abortion, and god back in schools? Why is the left the only one who can say no to federal laws at state and local levels? We must start doing the same. They have no problem doing it when they want to. Either we are all equal and can do the exact same things or none...
  • Mark Cuban: Amend U.S. Constitution to Make Healthcare a Right

    03/20/2017 7:26:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 111 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 19, 2017 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban criticized the Congressional Budget Office’s use of a 10-year score to determine the effects of the Republicans' American Health Care Act and said the U.S. Constitution should be amended to make healthcare a right. Cuban compared the CBO’s use of a decade timeframe to the ABC television show Shark Tank, where he stars as one of the investors that hears pitches from business owners. He said one- to four-year timeframes are better but “marginally predictable.”
  • U.N. documents human rights violations in southeast Turkey

    03/10/2017 6:36:58 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 10, 2017 | Tom Miles
    About 2,000 people were killed and entire neighbourhoods razed in southeastern Turkey in 18 months of government security operations characterised by massive destruction and serious human rights violations, the United Nations said on Friday. The U.N. human rights office said in a report on the period July 2015-December 2016 that up to 500,000 people, mostly Kurds, had been displaced, while satellite imagery showed the "enormous scale of destruction of the housing stock by heavy weaponry". U.N. investigators documented human rights violations including killings, disappearances and torture, often during curfews lasting several days at a time.
  • No, you don't have a right to free birth control

    03/08/2017 12:10:06 PM PST · by VegasVictor · 39 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | March 8, 2017 | Victor Joecks
    We’ve been misreading the Declaration of Independence for centuries. Turns out it says people “are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and birth control someone else pays for.” That’s the impression supporters of AB249 and SB233 left after testifying Monday. Both bills would require that all Nevada insurance companies provide birth control with no co-pays or other point-of-delivery costs. Supporters lavishly praised those mandates. Many liberals believe in “positive rights,” aka the right to free stuff, like birth control. But that reading necessarily means that government will infringe someone else’s rights. In...
  • Swedish Library Bans Factual Book on Immigration, Says Contents are ‘Contrary to Human Rights’

    02/21/2017 8:54:13 AM PST · by davikkm · 18 replies
    breitbart ^ | VIRGINIA HALE
    A library in Sweden’s capital is refusing to stock Kurdish economist Tino Sanandaji’s “sincere and evidence-driven analysis” of the country’s immigration policy because the book ‘supports racism’. An examination into the results of mass migration to Sweden over recent decades, ‘Mass Challenge’ was topping Sweden’s book charts within days of its release earlier this month. Sanandaji’s analysis of the nation’s large-scale importation of people from the third world, the resulting social problems and the effects on Sweden’s economy, is based on facts sourced from Statistics Sweden, the National Crime Prevention Council, the National Board of Health and other mainstream and...
  • CNN anchor's outrageous comments on constitutional rights is snapshot of liberals' ignorance

    02/02/2017 5:27:32 PM PST · by 198ml · 40 replies
    CR ^ | 2/2/17 | Chris Pandolfo
    I confess that today I was … triggered. Watching CNN in the office, as is my habit while I work, I heard Carol Costello repeat a common claim made by those on the Left who have zero understanding of the American founding. In this particular segment of “CNN Newsroom,” she asked her guests about something President Trump said today. Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast, the president said that the people in that room were united by their common humanity. “We are not just flesh and bone and blood, we are human beings with souls, Our republic was formed on...
  • Why Trump's executive order draft on religious liberty is just what America needs

    02/02/2017 5:18:11 PM PST · by 198ml · 4 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 2/2/17 | Nate Madden
    Just two days after what looked like betrayal in the ongoing battle between religious liberty and the LGBT lobby’s never-ending quest for positive “rights,” President Trump may sign an executive order Thursday protecting religious liberty throughout the federal government. Naturally, the Left is losing its collective hive mind again. In an attempt to stop the president from issuing the order, LGBT groups and left-leaning media outlets leaked the document, according to The Daily Signal. Just hours after the initial leak, the president unequivocally vowed to protect religious freedom at the National Prayer Breakfast.
  • Understanding Your Most Fundamental Rights - Part 3

    01/12/2017 9:03:03 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 1/12/17 | Bill Norton
    Your property is the sum of, or fruit of, your life and liberty. You purchase your property, not with money, but with your life and liberty. Say you make $60,000 per year and you purchase a car for $30,000 and someone steals that car. If you never get the car back what else will you also never get back? The thief has not only stolen your car, but has stolen six months of your life and liberty. You will never get that six months back or the liberty you used to work for and purchase the car. Remember your algebra...
  • Fashion Designers Are Boycotting Melania Trump. Shouldn't Bakers and Florists Have the Same Right?

    11/20/2016 4:15:51 PM PST · by Twotone · 86 replies
    Reason ^ | Nov. 19, 2016 | Stephanie Slade
    "As one who celebrates and strives for diversity, individual freedom, and respect for all lifestyles, I will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next First Lady," wrote fashion designer Sophie Theallet in an open letter this week. People magazine reports Theallet, who has designed and donated clothes for outgoing First Lady Michelle Obama numerous times over the last eight years, may not be alone: "A source tells People, 'This has already been going on for months. Designers wouldn't lend to Melania, Ivanka or Tiffany, so they either bought the items themselves or wore Ivanka's brand....
  • Prop 63 Calling For Toughter California Gun Laws Passes

    11/09/2016 7:42:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    CBS SF ^ | November 8, 2016 | Staff
    Californians have passed a ballot initiative that expands on some of the nation’s toughest gun control measures. Proposition 63 won on Tuesday and in early reporting had 63 percent of about 4.5 million votes cast. It calls for a ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines; background checks for ammunition sales and speeding the seizure of firearms from people who are no longer allowed to own them.
  • TODAY IS CONSTITUTION DAY..Let's all take a knee and thank GOD for it.

    09/16/2016 7:09:54 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 28 replies
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    RESPECT AND HONOR
  • Energy Bill's Hidden Tribal Forest Management & Other Provisions

    09/15/2016 6:04:43 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/15/16 | Lawrence Kogan
    Diminish Private Property Rights This article is based on a recently prepared memorandum of law and correspondences dispatched to 13 members of Congress explaining the unconstitutionality of the pending legislation discussed below. Energy and forest management are not generally assumed to be interrelated policies. Nevertheless, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK-R) is pushing a massive 792-page Senate Energy bill incorporating more than 393 amendments covering these and other policy areas which many in Congress have not likely read. The bill is No. S.2012 - the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016, which, according to nonprofit Western States Constitutional...
  • Miss Sloane Official Trailer - Teaser (2016) - Jessica Chastain Movie [Anti-Gun Hollyweird Fantasy]

    09/13/2016 4:47:20 PM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 13, 2016 | Staff
    Starring: Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill Miss Sloane Official Trailer - Teaser (2016) - Jessica Chastain Movie An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
  • Trudeau tells Chinese leaders Canada isn't perfect on human rights either (pretty much the same.)

    09/06/2016 1:44:16 PM PDT · by jerod · 22 replies
    CBC News Website ^ | Septeember 6, 2016 | By Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press
    When Justin Trudeau raised concerns directly with China's political elite about their human-rights record, he says he also acknowledged that Canada isn't perfect. The prime minister shared more details Tuesday about his high-level talks last week with Beijing, sessions that included face time with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang....
  • Black Gun Rights Activist Launches ‘Black Guns Matter’

    08/27/2016 2:21:47 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 18 replies
    Black Gun Rights Activist Launches ‘Black Guns Matter’Gun rights activist Maj Toure is seeking to educate his fellow black citizens on the importance of the Second Amendment, gun ownership, and gun safety via his new group, “Black Guns Matter” (BGM). The launch of BGM “kicked off a planned 13-city tour, with similar events in cities like Baltimore and Chicago with high rates of gun violence, where he feels gun training could make a difference.
  • God-given Rights, Man-made Anti-rights, and why “Safety Nets” are Immoral

    08/23/2016 8:58:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/23/16 | Publius Huldah
    It is the dogma of our time that proponents of government “safety net” programs hold the so-called moral high ground. Accordingly, progressives preen over their own “compassion;” and many who pretend to be conservatives chime in that they too “believe in safety net programs.” But safety net programs are unconstitutional and immoral. They are unconstitutional because “charity” is not one of the enumerated powers of the federal government.1 They are immoral because they are based on a fabricated system of man-made anti-rights which negate the Natural Rights God gave us. I. The Origin of Rights and the Purpose of Civil...
  • 20 Examples of What It Would Look Like if White Privilege Really Existed

    07/16/2016 4:31:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 16, 2016 | John Hawkins
    1) We’d see frequent discussions on whether bumbling white dads or negative portrayals of southerners on TV and in movies were unfair to white people. 2) The government would be turning down talented black and Hispanic students to allow less qualified white students to get in via Affirmative Action. 3) Minorities would be LEAVING the United States, not making dangerous treks through the desert in the middle of the night to get in. 4) Falsely calling someone a “racist” would be considered to be just as repulsive as being a racist. 5) There wouldn't be an option to press 2...
  • Lawmaker: Second Amendment Applies to Muskets, So Eliminate Assault Weapons

    07/14/2016 8:41:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 126 replies
    Pajama Media ^ | July 13, 2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.C.) joined other Democrats to call for the reinstatement of the federal assault weapons ban, arguing that the Second Amendment only applies to muskets. “This is something as a non-lawyer that I have had trouble with from the very beginning. When the framers of our Constitution considered the Second Amendment, they were talking about muskets,” Coleman said during a news conference outside of the Capitol Building on Tuesday.