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Liberals Push for Laws Against Hate Speech … as They Define It
May 15, 2014
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Whoever controls the language controls the debate. Whoever controls the debate controls the laws. Whoever controls the laws controls the civil government. And then the people. To move along new social, cultural, and political trends, it is of the utmost importance to define and redefine words for the purpose of empowerment. Liberals have a long […]
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Florida School Bans Bible During Free Reading Time
May 7, 2014
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Bite a Pop Tart so that it looks like a gun and you’ll be expelled. Read a Bible during free reading time, and it will be treated like Lady Chatterly’s Lover. Officials at Broward County Public Schools went along with a teacher who told fifth grader Giovanni Rubeo that he could not read his Bible […]
Ethics Law
Don’t Send TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau to Jail
Mar 28, 2014
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At first I thought the story was a joke. After reading that the death of Chumlee from Pawn Stars was a hoax (last year the hoax was that the “Old Man” had died), I was skeptical when I saw a news story that TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau was going to prison for ten years for […]
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Furor over Supreme Court “warrantless search” decision: here’s the real issue
Feb 28, 2014
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Headlines all over the place are decrying further erosion of the fourth amendment in last Tuesday’s Supreme Court decision Fernandez v. California. But the furor is misguided. As such, the real important point here is being missed. We need to focus on the real nature of the problems rather than ranting aimlessly against the machine. […]
Law War
Constitution: Yes, the president may bomb without congressional approval
Sep 5, 2013
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As I wrote earlier this week, certain warmongers writing for First Things are concerned that not supporting Obama bombing Syria would set a “precedent of setting too low a threshold for blocking presidential initiative in foreign affairs,” and this “is unwise.” I interpreted this as a desire to keep the presidency strong in general, no […]
Law
Court Ruling Could Nullify First Amendment
Sep 4, 2013
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Judge Michael Ponsor has ruled in Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively (2013) that Scott Lively, through his talks in Uganda in opposition to homosexual behavior was in fact “aiding and abetting a crime against humanity.” Lively, an evangelical pastor, was sued in a Massachusetts federal court by a foreign group called Sexual Minorities of Uganda […]