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Why I oppose Gay Marriage (Spoiler: It's not what you think)

The openly gay man, Rob, who called into the Schnitt show (sp) hit the nail on the head:

Marriage is not a govt matter. It has evolved into one mainly for taxation purposes. 217 more words


Welcome to Post-American America

Forget about post-modern.  We are now post-American.  These were my thoughts post-Friday, and I was planning on expanding on them here.  But Mr. Prager beat me to the punch, so to speak.  I think his analysis is totally accurate and of such significance that I am reproducing it… 738 more words


Abolishing Capital Punishment

Time was, executions were prime entertainment in America: large crowds would gather to watch a court sanctioned hanging — or a well publicized lynching.  Eventually, the barbarity of this public spectacle upset the voting public, so now, the execution takes place in a private ceremony, in front of invited witnesses.   875 more words


Americans Don't Know Why We Celebrate 4th of July!

Many Americansare set to celebrate Independence Day this weekend but sadly there are many who don’t even know when the Declaration of Independence was signed or what the 4th of July even represents. 1,727 more words


Republic vs. Democracy

Republic vs. Democracy

Rule by Law vs. Rule by Majority

Just after the completion and signing of the Constitution, in reply to a woman’s inquiry as to the type of government the Founders had created, Benjamin Franklin said, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” … 859 more words

Things Fall Apart. The Center Cannot Hold These Rights

I have been reluctant to respond in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to declare marriage rights constitutional rights. I do not feel the need to retread ground that others, more intimately connected to these issues and the conflict surrounding these issues, have covered more adequately and better than I can. 1,238 more words


Sivsivadze v MJELR: indefinite deportation not disproportionate as non-national doesn't acquire right to re-entry over time

The Minister’s power, under s 3(1) of the Immigration Act 1999, to order the deportation of a non-national (without permission to remain in the State) for an indefinite period does not breach the constitutional principle of proportionality. 1,001 more words