Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 6 of 10! “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime […]
Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 5 of 10! It should be rather obvious by now that that means we will be looking at the 5th Amendment today. Here…we…go! No person shall be held to answer for […]
The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear a death penalty case that will further define the standards of the punishment for mentally disabled individuals. Arguments in Hall v. Florida will be heard early in the new year. Narrowly, the case will explore the statistics involved with the IQ test, particularly, whether the margin […]
Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 4 of 10! “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall […]
Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 3 of 10! “No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to […]
Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendment to the United States Constitution better known as the Bill of Rights. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people […]
In what could possibly be the worst organizational PR campaign since Westboro Baptist Church began picketing funerals, a coalition of pro-gun groups are planning to turn the Sandy Hook Massacre into a “Guns Save Lives” day, celebrating how awesome they think guns are. The planned celebration of guns is being spearheaded by Alan Gottlieb head […]
We Americans love our college football. When you hear the words “Alabama” or “Texas” many people automatically think about crystal footballs, bowl games, and “bragging rights.” But those rights don’t come cheap. Americans also love sports analogies for just about everything. In this case our wrecked American economy can be compared to how college football […]
There have been a few events in U.S. history that have united most Americans — on both sides of the political spectrum. One such recent event is the cringe-worthy (and worse) NSA (National Security Agency) scandal. When ?the news of NSA’s (probably) unconstitutional intrusion into our personal lives broke, Americans became: 1) United in NOT […]
If you walk up to a two-year-old toddler, snatch away a lollipop, and give the tike a swat for good measure, you’d be rightly thought a cretin, a slime ball, a jerk, and a prick. The toddler didn’t have any chance of defending himself. If this bothers you, NSA secrets are certain to raise your […]
Tennessee prides itself on being one of the most conservative states in the United States, a place where love of freedom and respect for the U.S. Constitution is held above all else. In actual fact, the state of Tennessee holds the U.S. Constitution and specifically the 4th Amendment, a part of the Bill of Rights, […]
For decades, the wealthy have been cheating American taxpayers. Here are four ways rich people avoid paying taxes and keep getting away with it.
12 Facts about the Secret Court that most people do not know.
Obama is lined up with a host of unlikely allies when it comes to the National Security Agency (NSA), leaving many defenders of civil liberties up in arms.
The reasoning behind these abortion bills is not based on fact and has nothing to do with women’s health.
On Sunday, the New York Times?published a report on FISA, the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, that has proved to be a real eye-opener. So far, Americans have paid scant attention to FISA and its machinations, but this might get their attention: Chief Justice John G. Roberts appointed all 11 of the judges on the […]