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Tag: 2nd Amendment

Sntjohnny Wonders: Is he Napolitano’s Right Wing Extremist?

There is of late a brouhaha brewing regarding the recent release of a report by the DHS with Napolitano’s approval that warned of ‘right wing extremist’ terrorism.  This is from the administration that is no longer using the term ‘terrorist.’

Read the full report.

I appear to fit into the definition of a ‘right wing extremist’:

(U) Rightwing extremism in the United States can be broadly divided into those groups, movements, and
adherents that are primarily hate-oriented (based on hatred of particular religious, racial or ethnic groups), and those that are mainly antigovernment, rejecting federal authority in favor of state continue reading...

Liberal Outcry: Judicial Activism on the DC Gun Ban

Already I’m seeing and hearing reactions to today’s Supreme Court tossing of the DC gun ban saying that this is conservative judicial activism.  As I understand it (I haven’t read the decisions myself), even the dissent is making that accusation.

I don’t agree, personally.  I believe that the ruling was constructionist (which makes me wonder why Kennedy went with it) but let’s assume it was judicial activism.  Is this not then an illustration about the foolishness of a judicial system that is allowed to deviate at will from the words on the paper?  There is no right to an abortion … continue reading...

Liberals Make Me Want to Cry: Now they care about the wording of the Consitution!

One of my contentions in regards to the Constitution’s views on the so-called separation of Church and State is that the language of the Constitution simply does not support the steps we’ve seen by groups like Dan Barker’s Freedom From Religion Foundation. Here is the language:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;

I have italicized a very important first word. Congress, of course, represents the Federal law-making body. Presumably, individual states could make such laws, or even school boards! By strange judicial voodoo, the 14th Amendment is used to ‘incorporate’ … continue reading...