By Joseph R. Stromberg
while back, George W. Bush was quoted as having said that the
Constitution is only a "goddamn piece of paper." In a way, he was
right. Though the Constitution talks about what the federal
government is supposed to do, and what it's NOT supposed to do, the
document is not self-enforcing. The Constitution itself is not
going to come to life, jump up, and clobber a President or a
Congress that do things they shouldn't. The document will just
The Original 13th Amendment
by Mike CraneThe Second Amendment to the US Constitution contains a clause that most citizens can clearly understand: " ... shall not be infringed." One does not need to be a rocket scientist or have the mental capacity of Albert E. Einstein to understand what "shall not be infringed" means. While the article by Larry Pratt below is very well written and presents a very eloquent explanation of why H.R.
By Pastor Chuck Baldwin
August 8, 2006
I originally published this column back in January of 2005. Since then (and especially lately), many people have called and written with requests to republish it. So, here it is. Enjoy.
More than thirty years as a student of American history, constitutional government, and the Holy Bible leads me to the conviction that the two major political parties in this country are equally culpable in stripping America of its founding principles.
by Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
Private Attorney General, Criminal Investigator and
Federal Witness: 18 U.S.C. 1510, 1512-13, 1964(a)
....The big news for today is that Lawrence O'Donnell says he knows who leaked Valerie Plame's name to the press:
I revealed in yesterday's taping of the McLaughlin Group that Time magazine's emails will reveal that Karl Rove was Matt Cooper's source. I have known this for months but didn't want to say it at a time that would risk me getting dragged into the grand jury.
by Selwyn Duke
July 1, 2005
Revised and Updated
by Charles W. Johnson, Parliamentarian,
U.S. House of Representatives
First published in 1953 by the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives, this 22nd edition of "How Our Laws Are Made" reflects changes in congressional procedures since the 21st edition, which was revised and updated in 1997. This edition was prepared by the Office of the Parliamentarian of the U.S. House of Representatives in consultation with the Office of the Parliamentarian of the U.S. Senate.
by Jacob G. Hornberger
March 9, 2005
One of the most deeply rooted principles in American jurisprudence is the concept of due process of law, which is enshrined in the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: No person shall . . . be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.