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WATCH: Supreme Court Finally Agrees To Weigh In On The Corrosive Effects of Gerrymandering

WATCH: Supreme Court Finally Agrees To Weigh In On The Corrosive Effects of Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court is once again stepping in to determine whether an electoral procedure as old as the republic violates the Constitution. Monday, the nation’s highest court announced it will begin looking into gerrymandered election maps for evidence of discrimination against minorities. If uncovered, the results from the Court’s decision could fundamentally change how we conduct elections. Gerrymandering is the […]

Inside The Koch Brothers’ Effort To Shred The Constitution (VIDEO)

Inside The Koch Brothers’ Effort To Shred The Constitution (VIDEO)

If you are not familiar with the Koch brothers and their Libertarian agenda – it is time for a crash course. Your constitutional rights may depend on it. Even though conservatives believe the Constitution is practically holy writ, many are now pushing hard for a constitutional convention that could rapidly amend or abolish it. Conservatives […]

New York Proposing Constitutional Convention To Hand More Legislative Authority To An Elite Few

New York Proposing Constitutional Convention To Hand More Legislative Authority To An Elite Few

In 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison: “Every constitution, then, and every law, naturally expires at the end of 19 years. If it be enforced longer, it is an act of force, and not of right.”  Jefferson believed it was healthy for us open up the Constitution every generation and revise laws needing revision, possibly eliminating […]

Legal Experts Say Spicey’s Press Gaggle Ban May Be Unconstitutional

Legal Experts Say Spicey’s Press Gaggle Ban May Be Unconstitutional

In recent weeks, Donald Trump–either himself or through his minions–has made some downright scary statements about the press. It started in late January, when brownshirt-in-chief Steve Bannon told the press that it should “keep its mouth shut” until it understood why Trump won. His information minister, Kellyanne Conway, openly called for the firing of journalists […]

A Pattern Is Emerging In Trump’s Plan To Discredit Media (VIDEO)

A Pattern Is Emerging In Trump’s Plan To Discredit Media (VIDEO)

A Pattern Emerges Donald Trump’s administration frequently applies the “fake news” label to any news outlet that doesn’t toe the party line. Trump tweeted the phrase “fake news” at least 14 times this month so far and silenced reporters at press conferences in a similar fashion. Isaiah Breen, the press secretary for Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), noticed an alarming […]

Most Dangerous Language Yet? Trump Says ‘Any Negative Polls Are Fake News’ (TWEET)

Most Dangerous Language Yet? Trump Says ‘Any Negative Polls Are Fake News’ (TWEET)

Donald Trump intimidates and co-opts journalists to ensure positive coverage, though he is not the only one who has used this tactic to great effect. Ever since nations first formed, manipulating the thoughts and feelings of the masses has been an important objective for dictators in particular. When The Propaganda Becomes “Anything Negative Is Fake” Any negative […]

Conservative Site Says Trump’s Executive Orders Are Pointless, Impotent, Illegal (Video)

Conservative Site Says Trump’s Executive Orders Are Pointless, Impotent, Illegal (Video)

There is mounting evidence that President Trump’s Executive Orders were thrown together with almost no thought or preparation. The key agencies that will be affected by the orders weren’t consulted or asked for input. Even the conservative leaning website Fortune has been reporting on the carelessness of the President’s actions.  Because the Chief Executive failed to […]

Free Speech Vs. Hate Speech: Where Do We Draw The Line? (VIDEO)

Free Speech Vs. Hate Speech: Where Do We Draw The Line? (VIDEO)

During this election cycle, we have heard many nasty things being thrown around. President-elect Trump had tweet-induced scandals almost every week. The whole country seemed divided. People were blocking and unfollowing each other on their Facebook feeds. I have unfollowed family members myself. We all have freedom of speech, but sometimes that freedom can dangerously […]

National Park Service Denying First Amendment Rights To … Everyone (VIDEO)

National Park Service Denying First Amendment Rights To … Everyone (VIDEO)

Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the political spectrum are planning to march in Washington, D.C., next month during the weekend of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Well over 100,000 women are expected to take part in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, but there are pro-Trump groups who are also finding […]

ALERT: Trump Using 7 Actions Of Tyrants To Limit Free Press (VIDEO)

ALERT: Trump Using 7 Actions Of Tyrants To Limit Free Press (VIDEO)

When the founders wrote the Constitution of the United States, they were very careful to protect certain freedoms. Many people believe that freedom of speech is most vital to the functioning of a democratic society. As part of that free speech protection, the First Amendment to the Constitution protects freedom of the press. Powerful, free journalism […]

Sorry Trump, You Can’t Change The Constitution With Executive Orders (VIDEO)

Sorry Trump, You Can’t Change The Constitution With Executive Orders (VIDEO)

In the past year, Donald Trump has flipped and flopped on just about every single one of his political stances. Trump said he would not raise the minimum wage, then he said he would raise it. He said it’s time for the United States to stop getting tied up in overseas conflicts, then he called for sending tens […]

Florida Schools ABOLISH First Amendment – Force Students To Stand During National Anthem (VIDEO)

Florida Schools ABOLISH First Amendment – Force Students To Stand During National Anthem (VIDEO)

A school district in Florida is telling students that they need to have parental permission to sit or kneel during the national anthem at football games. The announcement by Orange County Public Schools comes after reports of students around the district kneeling at football games, echoing the same protests of many NFL players including Colin Kaepernick. […]

Black Teen Beaten, Tasered By Police Received Jury Award Of $18 For His Pain And Suffering (VIDEO)

Black Teen Beaten, Tasered By Police Received Jury Award Of $18 For His Pain And Suffering (VIDEO)

In July 2012, 17 year-old DeShawn Franklin awoke at 2:30 a.m. to find three police officers in his room. In his half-asleep confusion, he fought off his ‘attackers’ until he realized who they were. He was punched six times, tasered, and handcuffed. The officers did not have permission to enter the South Bend, Ind. home, nor […]

WOW! Military Vets Respond To Kaepernick Uproar (TWEETS)

WOW! Military Vets Respond To Kaepernick Uproar (TWEETS)

The entire conservative universe is rising up in outrage against NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Their heads are exploding at the idea of an American citizen exercising his First Amendment right to free speech. In case you missed it, Kaepernick decided to remain seated during the playing of the National Anthem prior to a pre-season football […]

The Real Purpose Of The Second Amendment: To Protect Slavery

The Real Purpose Of The Second Amendment: To Protect Slavery

Anytime there is a sudden loss of life due to gun violence in this country, the debate over sensible gun control begins again, usually in vain. Those in favor of more controls on who can purchase and own a gun rightly note that we require drivers to get a driver’s license and purchase insurance, yet […]

Groundbreaking New Law Passed By Obama Will Protect The Most Helpless (VIDEO)

Groundbreaking New Law Passed By Obama Will Protect The Most Helpless (VIDEO)

A groundbreaking new law was just passed and signed by President Barack Obama in June, to update the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) began efforts a few years back to overhaul the old act, but passed away in 2013 before completing his work. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) was […]

‘Divided’ SCOTUS Unites Over Drunk Driving Case

‘Divided’ SCOTUS Unites Over Drunk Driving Case

The most well-publicized Supreme Court cases usually involve tough questions and split courts, with the justices split between the “conservative” and “liberal” judicial points of view. Sometimes, they are all on the same page. On Wednesday the Court took on the issue of whether police must get a warrant before forcing a driver to submit […]

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