Second-grade student says teacher confiscated her Bible during reading time

SchoolThe question of what is appropriate reading for school and what is not is in the news again. At issue is not Common Core-approved stories like Sherman Alexie’s “Every Little Hurricane, which contains the line “You ain’t sh*t, you f**king apple.” Rather, it is the Holy Bible.

Houston station KHOU reports (h/t the Right Scoop) that a second-grade student at Hamilton Elementary has said that during a “read to myself” time two weeks ago, she was told by her teacher that the Good Book is not a good choice for in-school reading and that the teacher then confiscated the book.

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Former Justice Stevens wants to change the Second Amendment

Former Justice John Paul Stevens would like to change the Second Amendment.

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens thinks the Second Amendment should be changed and he says so in the pages of his new book, an excerpt of which was published by the Washington Post, igniting a new debate about gun rights.

Justice Stevens would like to add five words to the amendment: “when serving in the militia,” right after “shall not be infringed.”

It is almost as though the retired jurist is contending that, because he did not care for the 5-4 ruling in the Heller case that affirmed the Second Amendment protects an individual right to have a firearm, he now wants to change the constitution. Continue reading

New Vermont gun law allows for confiscation of firearms

Gun-controlA new gun law that recently passed in Vermont has been exposed as having provisions in it which allows for confiscation of firearms.

Fox News reports that H. 375 “at first glance appears to propose fee updates on mundane items — from lottery ticket sales to license renewals.”

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The ObamaCare happiness continues on

obamacare1“We have made it clear that if, through no fault of their own, they were unable to enroll, that eligibility extends to a delayed enrollment period, and they will have a special enrollment period we have the authority to grant.”
- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius when asked about the extended ObamaCare enrollment period

And so the happiness that is ObamaCare continues to hurt ‘We the People’… continues to hurt American businesses…and continues to result in massive job losses.

And now the once written in stone March 31st sign-up deadline has been thrown out the window for this past Tuesday the White House said it would be postponing that drop date so they “can squeeze as many people as possible into the program.” Yet another change unilaterally made…number 38 if I’m NOT mistaken…because the numbers to date are nowhere near the numbers needed to keep ObamaCare afloat. And this newest change will apply to the exchanges in three dozen states by extending the enrollment deadline for two to three weeks. Translation: NOT enough young people are enrolling in ObamaCare to carry the older and sicker people who need coverage the most.
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Obama Threatens to Veto Bill That Would Require Him to Enforce US Law and His Oath of Office

barsIt’s unbelievable that we would even need to pass such a bill.  We have rapists who rape even though it’s against the law, but we don’t pass a separate law that says rapists must obey the law against rape.  We have murderers who disregard our laws on murder, but we don’t pass a separate law saying murders obey the law against murder, we prosecute them.  That’s what we need to do here.

Republicans in the House are drafting a bill requiring the president to enforce federal laws.  Isn’t that what the oath of office is for?  Republicans want the ability to take agency officials to court for not enforcing the laws covered by their department.  Resident Obama has threatened to veto the bill.  The bill is necessary because Resident Obama has so abused the power of the presidency, that he only enforces laws that agrees with his ideology.  Actually he even enforces laws that don’t exist if they fit his ideology.  He has lost dozens of cases coming from the EPA and the Obamacare bill.

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‘We have a sworn responsibility to protect, defend Constitution’

Concealed pistols will soon be legal on Idaho college and university campuses.

Concealed pistols will soon be legal on Idaho college and university campuses.

Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed legislation allowing concealed carry on public college and university campuses starting July 1, and in the process reminded politicians everywhere that upholding the Constitution is not always easy or popular.

“As elected officials,” he wrote in a letter to Senate President Brad Little, “we have a sworn responsibility to protect and defend the Constitution – not only when doing so is easy, convenient or without cost, but especially when it is not. This legislation challenges us to fulfill that charge.”

He said a few other things that defy political correctness as well. The new law takes effect July 1, and it did not pass without protest by anti-gunners. But the Gem State has a heavy population of gun owners, and there is no evidence that legal guns on campus have caused problems in either Utah or Colorado, western states where the right to carry on campus has already been upheld in the courts. Continue reading

All political conservatives must be welcomed into the fold

upside down flagEven the Democrats get it right on occasion, especially when it comes to inclusion. Inclusion…it’s NOT a dirty word folks, especially when the end justifies the means.

Our most important goal for the November mid-terms is to retake the Senate and increase our numbers in the House. NOTHING…I repeat NOTHING…is more important than that…NO local race…NO state race…NOTHING…because if we don’t retake the Senate it’s over…period.

And to win we need numbers…BIG numbers. And to get those numbers we need to pull in any and all who want to see our country return to the rule of law known as the Constitution.
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Court rules school ban on American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo not unconstitutional

American flagRound 2 in a battle that could go as far as the U.S. Supreme Court was decided Thursday in favor of a California high school that forced students to turn their American flag t-shirts inside out on Cinco de Mayo or be sent home due to fears of racial violence.

The San Jose Mercury News reports:

In a unanimous, three-judge decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the Morgan Hill Unified School District, which had argued that a history of problems on the Mexican holiday justified the Live Oak High School administrators’ decision to act against the flag-wearing students.

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Censorship beyond anything imaginable

“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”
- Thomas Jefferson

freedom-of-the-press-And so it was before tyranny became the law of the land.

“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 peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

And with that Barack HUSSEIN Obama has once again totally run amok and is now setting his sights on the part of the First Amendment involving freedom of the press. While the alphabet media might NOT care as they willingly do Obama’s bidding, the few in the press and media NOT in his pocket sure as hell do care, especially since the U.S. now ranks 46th in the world for freedom of the press.

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Law professor believes Second Amendment permits strong gun control

Gun free zoneOn Jan. 15, a debate on the issue of Second Amendment rights occurred. It was co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies and the Department of Theater and performance Studies.

The debate featured a law professor against an attorney and adjunct professor who teaches Constitutional Law and Appellate.

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