Is Obama’s aim to destroy Americans’ civil liberties?
The reasoning behind progressive icon Noam Chomsky’s fear that the most progressive president in U.S. history is out to destroy American’s civil liberties runs parallel with Americans who argue in
Comments on Recent Supreme Court Actions
There are four things of interest to come out of the Supreme Court the past few days. Obviously, the first one is the decision allegedly striking down affirmative action in Michigan. It should
From your Facebook passwords to Section 8 housing… why Barack Obama should be impeached for dismantling the very Constitution he swore to preserve, protect and defend.
We all know that Barack Obama was a Constitutional Law professor at the University of Chicago. He spent more than a decade lecturing on what is possibly the greatest document
Tags: 1st amendment
, 2nd Amendment
, 4th amendment
, 5th amendment
, Barack Obama
, Bill of Rights
, Phone Calls
, social networks
NSA, FBI, IRS and the 4th Amendment: Why freedom matters…
I remember once when I was in college I took a trip home to the DC metro area with my girlfriend. She and I went to the movies not far
NSA Appropriate and Necessary Actions
I cannot believe how many people have taken the position that the actions of the NSA, tracking phone calls, e-mails and web searches are appropriate and necessary measures for national
America crossing the Rubicon: The Boston Marathon terrorists succeed far beyond their wildest dreams…
As is often the case with terrorist events, the Boston Marathon bombings had an impact far beyond the bodies of the people harmed by the delivery vehicle itself. Of course
Update on New Jersey Strip Search Case
The US Supreme Court has finally released an opinion in the case of Florence v. Board of Freeholders of Burlington County, NJ, et. al. In a previous entry, I detailed
The Strange Case of a New Jersey Strip Search
In October of this term, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Florence v. Burlington County, NJ, et. al. As of today, they have yet to release
Security v Liberty: The TSA and the Fourth Amendment
***This is a research essay I wrote for my ENGL research writing course last quarter. I thought that I would also share it with my RS friends. — Yoyo*** September
Is the Liberty Provided by the 4th Amendment a Figment of Your Imagination?
Quoting Supreme Court Justice Tom Clark: “”The criminal goes free if he must, but it is the law that sets him free. Nothing can destroy a government more quickly than
The Milgram Experiment Suggests TSA Staff Unlikely to Disobey Orders
Discussion of TSA’s recent actions has focused on procedures. But procedures do not implement themselves. Someone has to be comfortable with looking at naked pictures of strangers. Someone has to
TSA expands ignorance of the 4th Amendment
The Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be
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, Fourth Amendment
, Search and Seizure
Destroying Our Nation One Concept at a Time
The old saying is that you eat an elephant one bite at a time. The concept is timeless and has application across broad swaths of society, including politics. Incrementalism is
What If Your Privacy And Maybe Your Life Was On The Line ?
Here we go again……….. Kenny, you have got to st……… Whaddya mean, ‘here we go again’ ? People can deal with this stuff……. They’re just not seeing a big enough
And now for part 26,327,852 in the ongoing saga of, “It’s for the children”.
Open up your thought process even a little bit and you’ll get the idea of what’s what. What’s “what” you ask ? You’ll see. Hint: Incrementalism. —————– “Protector” from Taser