Tag Archives: Constitution

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 »

“I will…allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.”

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed Thursday to overturn a law restricting political speech by tax-exempt churches, a potentially huge victory for the religious right and a gesture to his political… Read more »

Sometimes you just need to stand up to a bully

Portland mayor @tedwheeler responds to @POTUS immigration orders, saying "We will not be complicit in the deportation of our neighbors." — Conrad Wilson (@conradjwilson) January 25, 2017 "… the City… Read more »

Donald Trump: A “tremendous believer of the freedom of the press”…as long as it serves his agenda

If Donald Trump is president, he’d like to make some changes to the First Amendment. In an interview with WFOR, CBS’ Miami affiliate, Trump was asked if he believes the… Read more »