Tag Archives: Constitution

If you can’t beat ’em, cheat ’em (Presidentiary edition)

The news that President Donald Trump, in a fit of childish petulance, fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday is understandably dominating the news cycle. But on the same day,… Read more »

The 1st Amendment: Only losers and Liberals believe in free speech

Today far-right host Alex Jones interviewed Roger Stone, an informal adviser to President Trump, about the president’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, where they promptly contradicted the White… Read more »

Thanks to Donald Trump, jingoism, xenophobia, and cheap nationalism have their own holiday

President Donald Trump on Friday proclaimed May 1 as ‘Loyalty Day’ as a way to “recognize and reaffirm our allegiance to the principles” upon which America was built and express… Read more »

Notorious RBG rides to rescue the Constitution and the rule of law- again

Under our Constitution, a person accused of a crime is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty. It’s a foundational principle that is familiar to anyone who’s watched an episode… Read more »

We’re Americans- we honor, protect, and exercise our rights…even if Homer Simpson IS President

Since when did upholding the Constitution become trolling our president? https://t.co/AoPCuXTjrA — ACLU National (@ACLU) April 12, 2017 ACLU trolls Trump with First Amendment billboards https://t.co/o8XwiiyTSm pic.twitter.com/my2ckr91sD — HuffPost Politics… Read more »

Nah, it only seems like Senate Republicans are the very definition of hypocrites

WASHINGTON ― Democrats have locked in the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, meaning Republicans will have to take the extreme step of using the so-called “nuclear option”… Read more »

Memo to Jason Chaffetz: “Free speech” doesn’t mean only speech you approve of

.@jasoninthehouse scared aren't u – well honey i aint in office – shut down a private citizen? for OPPOSING U AND ALL U STAND FOR – WE C U!! pic.twitter.com/mkZcttzuoF… Read more »

Remember when Republicans cared about what they stood for? Yeah, me neither.

President @BarackObama's vacation is costing taxpayers millions of dollars—-Unbelievable! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2012 Donald Trump’s regular jaunts to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida appear to be… Read more »

“[Y]ou have full-time, quasi-professional agent-provocateurs that attempt to create public disorder”

Republicans love to talk about freedom except when it's the freedom to protest. https://t.co/EKwSbRRyso — Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) February 25, 2017 Since the election of President Trump, Republican lawmakers in… Read more »

Religion: The cause of, and (if employed honestly) solution to the world’s problems

I’ve never made a secret of the fact I don’t believe in God. I’m not anti-religion; I’m anti-people-who-use-religion-for-their-own-selfish-ends. As a concept, religion is a good thing. At its most basic,… Read more »