The Second Amendment Doesn’t Give the Right to Bear Arms

The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads as follows: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. In reading this, it is necessary to understand – the Second Amendment does not actually give you the right keep and bear arms. Instead, it … Continue reading The Second Amendment Doesn’t Give the Right to Bear Arms

The Memo, Weaponizing Intelligence

[Image Source: Getty / Andrew Burton] On Thursday, Republican congressmen took to the media and Twitter, calling for the release of a classified intelligence memo on what is being described as extensive FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) abuse. The classified report, they say, will cripple the Russia Collusion investigation and remove people from government. The four-page memo has already been made available to House members to … Continue reading The Memo, Weaponizing Intelligence

Judicial Activism, Beware a Double Standard

[Image Source: Getty / Scott Olson] Conservatives have long bemoaned judicial activism – when a judge is suspected of ruling based on personal belief or opinion rather than an adherence to the law. Recently the most blatant case of this was when lower courts, notably the Ninth Circuit Court, repeatedly attempted to block President Trump’s ‘travel ban’. The Ninth Circuit Court is infamous for judicial activism, … Continue reading Judicial Activism, Beware a Double Standard

Blue Alabama, A Stinging Reminder

[Photo Credit: AP Photo] Democrat Doug Jones has edged out Republican Roy Moore in a bid for the US Senate. Deeply conservative Alabama has given Republicans the Senate seat since 1992, and the fiercely popular former state Chief Justice Roy Moore was to be no exception. Moore handily beat Trump-endorsed candidate Luther Strange in the Republican Primary runoff, and garnered exceptional support from conservatives who … Continue reading Blue Alabama, A Stinging Reminder