Monthly Archives: June 2012

Remain Focused: Avoid arguments about income taxes

I see two lines of reasoning that render ObamaCare unconstitutional. The first line is that the Commerce Clause allows the federal government to regulate interstate commerce. The purchase of health insurance is not an interstate transaction, especially so since every … Continue reading

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Roberts In League With the Devil? So it would seem.

I hate to be a Party Pooper, but … The “Penalty” in ObamaCare has recently been described as a roughly $4000 fine for failure to purchase health insurance and applies to all adult citizens without regard to state apportionment or … Continue reading

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This is the Oath I have Sworn …

Oath of Commissioned Officers Oath of Commissioned Officers Download Poster Oath of Commissioned Officers Download PDF I, _____, having been appointed an officer in the Army of the United States, as indicated above in the grade of _____ do solemnly … Continue reading

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Health Care is a Right ???!!!

Health Care is a service provided by one human being on behalf of another. At one time picking cotton was a service provided by one human being on behalf of another. Now, tell me Health Care is a Right and … Continue reading

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Checks and Balances: The short course

Certainly, the whole idea of Checks and Balances was to keep the federal government in constant conflict … with itself! That way it would be less likely to engender conflicts with the states and the people. From 2009 to the … Continue reading

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The Constitution is Dying in Obama’s Hands

Among a few other reasons for my decision back in January to withdraw my support from the Gringrich candidacy for the nomination was this statement, made twice in public: “I would ignore the Supreme Court” regarding certain decisions on the … Continue reading

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In Theory

Theory and practice are the same thing, but in Practice they are different. — Yogi Berra.

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The First Amendment …

The first amendment does not exist to protect banalities. The first amendment exists so the hard things can be said in public and evaluated by the people without coercion.

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TEA Party: Not a Social Group and Shouldn’t Be

The proper venue for social issues is the Moral Majority, or whatever they are calling themselves these days. The T.E.A. Party (Taxed Enough Already) is a single issue group and should remain so. The beauty of the concept is that … Continue reading

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Unions: Federally supported monopolies

The Sherman Antitrust Act must be considered successful because it accomplished the desired ends. Collusions based on a desire to control the market were severely limited while large corporations successful by virtue of legitimate market dominance were generally allowed to … Continue reading

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