Republicans Do Love a Constitution, Just Not Ours

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Racist Republikans

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I constantly hear Republicans harp on and on about how they’re the fighters for a “Constitutional United States.” Whenever I hear this rhetoric I just have to laugh, because I’ve said for a while now that Republicans follow a version of our Constitution that doesn’t exist. Sure they claim they love our Constitution, but reality tells another story.

Republicans:

Ignore the First Amendment when it comes to religion.

Ignore the fact that the Second Amendment contains the words “well regulated” and was really talking about the need for militias during a time in our country when our states were often defended by armed citizens, not a well organized military. It was meant to keep “well regulated militias,” comprised of local citizens, armed for times of war—not so civilians could carry them into movie theaters and schools.

Want to change the Fourteenth Amendment which defines what it is to be an American citizen.
Were the architects of the Patriot Act, which allows the government to spy on its citizens, violating the Fourth Amendment. Hell, the Patriot Act violates the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Amendments as well when it comes to GITMO, terrorists and openly supporting torture. Oh wait, George W. Bush didn’t call it torture, he call it “enhanced interrogation methods”—that makes it better.

Support an amendment banning same-sex marriage, which violates the First Amendment.

Ignore the fact that the Third Amendment proves just how outdated some of the ideas of the Constitution are. Quartering soldiers? When was the last time this was an issue, 200 years ago?

Ignore the Judiciary Act of 1789 in the case of abortion, where the Supreme Court ruled a woman has the right to chose. They openly continue to restrict that right which the Supreme Court says women have and our Constitution protects.

Like to ignore the Twenty-fourth Amendment as many GOP legislatures continue to push for stricter voter ID laws. Our Twenty-fourth Amendment prevents any kind of fees charged (also known as a poll tax) to citizens exercising their right to vote.

Also ignore the First Amendment when it comes to the insistence that prayer should be allowed in school.

Often support the further violation of the Fourth Amendment when it comes to immigration. Supporting bills that determine suspicion based on the “appearance of being illegal” rather than any actual evidence.
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Racist Republikans wrote:
I constantly hear Republicans harp on and on about how they’re the fighters for a “Constitutional United States.” Whenever I hear this rhetoric I just have to laugh, because I’ve said for a while now that Republicans follow a version of our Constitution that doesn’t exist. Sure they claim they love our Constitution, but reality tells another story.
Republicans:
Ignore the First Amendment when it comes to religion.
Ignore the fact that the Second Amendment contains the words “well regulated” and was really talking about the need for militias during a time in our country when our states were often defended by armed citizens, not a well organized military. It was meant to keep “well regulated militias,” comprised of local citizens, armed for times of war—not so civilians could carry them into movie theaters and schools.
Want to change the Fourteenth Amendment which defines what it is to be an American citizen.
Were the architects of the Patriot Act, which allows the government to spy on its citizens, violating the Fourth Amendment. Hell, the Patriot Act violates the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Amendments as well when it comes to GITMO, terrorists and openly supporting torture. Oh wait, George W. Bush didn’t call it torture, he call it “enhanced interrogation methods”—that makes it better.
Support an amendment banning same-sex marriage, which violates the First Amendment.
Ignore the fact that the Third Amendment proves just how outdated some of the ideas of the Constitution are. Quartering soldiers? When was the last time this was an issue, 200 years ago?
Ignore the Judiciary Act of 1789 in the case of abortion, where the Supreme Court ruled a woman has the right to chose. They openly continue to restrict that right which the Supreme Court says women have and our Constitution protects.
Like to ignore the Twenty-fourth Amendment as many GOP legislatures continue to push for stricter voter ID laws. Our Twenty-fourth Amendment prevents any kind of fees charged (also known as a poll tax) to citizens exercising their right to vote.
Also ignore the First Amendment when it comes to the insistence that prayer should be allowed in school.
Often support the further violation of the Fourth Amendment when it comes to immigration. Supporting bills that determine suspicion based on the “appearance of being illegal” rather than any actual evidence.
Lemme give this Cut/Paste the honor it is do.......Bhhaayahahayhahayh!
Drunken Consistent

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Consistent wrote:
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Lemme give this Cut/Paste the honor it is do.......Bhhaayahahayhahayh!
You really are illiterate.

The honor it is "do"?

ROFLMAO!!!!
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The Truth wrote:
Like Consistent, most right wing extremists have their own warped view of what the Constitution really means.
There you go again, using your own warped "truth"!
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Gotta love the early morning irony, of the small minded copycat child.
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Racist Republikans wrote:
I constantly hear Republicans harp on and on about how they’re the fighters for a “Constitutional United States.” Whenever I hear this rhetoric I just have to laugh, because I’ve said for a while now that Republicans follow a version of our Constitution that doesn’t exist. Sure they claim they love our Constitution, but reality tells another story.
Republicans:
Ignore the First Amendment when it comes to religion.
Ignore the fact that the Second Amendment contains the words “well regulated” and was really talking about the need for militias during a time in our country when our states were often defended by armed citizens, not a well organized military. It was meant to keep “well regulated militias,” comprised of local citizens, armed for times of war—not so civilians could carry them into movie theaters and schools.
Want to change the Fourteenth Amendment which defines what it is to be an American citizen.
Were the architects of the Patriot Act, which allows the government to spy on its citizens, violating the Fourth Amendment. Hell, the Patriot Act violates the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Amendments as well when it comes to GITMO, terrorists and openly supporting torture. Oh wait, George W. Bush didn’t call it torture, he call it “enhanced interrogation methods”—that makes it better.
Support an amendment banning same-sex marriage, which violates the First Amendment.
Ignore the fact that the Third Amendment proves just how outdated some of the ideas of the Constitution are. Quartering soldiers? When was the last time this was an issue, 200 years ago?
Ignore the Judiciary Act of 1789 in the case of abortion, where the Supreme Court ruled a woman has the right to chose. They openly continue to restrict that right which the Supreme Court says women have and our Constitution protects.
Like to ignore the Twenty-fourth Amendment as many GOP legislatures continue to push for stricter voter ID laws. Our Twenty-fourth Amendment prevents any kind of fees charged (also known as a poll tax) to citizens exercising their right to vote.
Also ignore the First Amendment when it comes to the insistence that prayer should be allowed in school.
Often support the further violation of the Fourth Amendment when it comes to immigration. Supporting bills that determine suspicion based on the “appearance of being illegal” rather than any actual evidence.
I haven'e seen Obama veto any re-authorization of the Patriot Act, have you? Which progressive blog did you get this gem off of?
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Bushwhacker wrote:
Gotta love the early morning irony, of the small minded copycat child.
Bushwhacker, Topix's 2013 Mr. Irrelevant.
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goose wrote:
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There you go again, using your own warped "truth"!
Who on here thinks that the Professional cut/paster of Dailycos fame, has any idea about the US Constitution?
Bushwhacker

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My favorite non-smart comment, was the 787 will never fly passengers with lithium ion batteries... RIGHT !!???

Look at those BIG BIRDS, right buddy ???

non-smarter-
"Lithium ion batteries should NEVER have been approved for this application, and the FAA is more likely to mandate Boeing use a different battery technology."

Looks like, you said the FAA would MANDATE DIFFERENT BATTERIES, dumbass ~!!
Bushwhacker

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Did I miss your imaginary presentation ceremony ?? Oh darn.... Did they give out prizes, like free mittens, for you children ???

LMAOROTFU~!



"Man", when they assign meaningless/childish titles, it brings me back to grade school....

Pulling hair... HAS GOT TO BE NEXT !!!
Leftist Stupidio

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Bushwhacker wrote:
Did I miss your imaginary presentation ceremony ?? Oh darn.... Did they give out prizes, like free mittens, for you children ???
LMAOROTFU~!
"Man", when they assign meaningless/childish titles, it brings me back to grade school....
Pulling hair... HAS GOT TO BE NEXT !!!
Slewblomkin,

Can we get Red Reamer to decipher this post?

The Theroziane has past its 1/2 life.....go get another injection before Jello time!
Bushwhacker

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Did I miss your imaginary presentation ceremony ??

Oh darn.... Did they give out prizes, like free mittens, for you children ???

LMAOROTFU~!

"Man", when they assign meaningless/childish titles, it brings me back to grade school....
Pulling hair... HAS GOT TO BE NEXT !!!

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Wingnuts love lots of Constitutions.
Russia, Rwanda, Somalia, just not ours.
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Bushwhacker wrote:
"Man", when they assign meaningless/childish titles, it brings me back to grade school....
Pulling hair... HAS GOT TO BE NEXT !!!
No, from you, it is challenging the posters to a mythical dojo assignment, or parading around your mythical stock prowess.

Bushwhacker, Topix's 2013 Mr. Irrelevant.

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

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non-starter wrote:
<quoted text>I haven'e seen Obama veto any re-authorization of the Patriot Act, have you? Which progressive blog did you get this gem off of?
It was written by some political activist name Allen Clifton.

Calling Clifton a Nut Case is an insult to all the nut cases out there. This avowed Socialist is way beyond stupid.

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Trashing the Constitution
Obama has compiled a lengthy list of violations

By Robert Knight
The Washington Times
Friday, September 14, 2012

Constitution Day is Monday, Sept. 17, so I compiled a non-exhaustive list of the ways Barack Obama has violated the Constitution.

First, let’s dispense with a persistent media trope, which is that President Obama was a constitutional law professor in Chicago. Former University of Chicago Law School Dean Richard Epstein blew a hole through that recently with his recollection that New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor’s claim that Mr. Obama was offered tenure is false. Mr. Obama was never even a law professor, just a part-time lecturer.

“[U]nder no circumstances would an offer to Obama be tenured,” Mr. Epstein told the Daily Caller.“The thought that the law school could have made a tenure offer to a person with no academic writing was out of the question.”

Now for some examples of Mr. Obama’s violations:

Launching an illegal war in Libya. Article I, Section 8 gives Congress the power to declare war. Under the congressionally enacted War Powers Act, Mr. Obama had 60 days to get congressional approval after U.S. bombs started dropping in Tripoli, but he didn’t bother. Putting the Muslim Brotherhood in charge of yet another Arab nation appeared to be a higher priority than following the law.

Undermining the nation’s armed forces. Article II, Section 2, names the president commander in chief. Instead of asserting American power, Mr. Obama projects weakness, emboldening our enemies. The murder of our ambassador and three other staff members in Benghazi, Libya, and the attacks on our embassies in Egypt and Yemen are bitter fruit of that reality. In addition, Mr. Obama rammed through Congress a bill homosexualizing the military despite failing to make the case that this won’t hurt readiness, morale, retention or recruitment. He is unfit to be commander in chief.

Violating religious freedom. Mr. Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services ignored the First Amendment by issuing a Soviet-style order to Catholic and other faith-based institutions to violate their beliefs and provide insurance covering abortifacients, contraceptives and sterilizations.

Appointing agency “czars” without Senate approval. Article II, Section 2, gives the president the power to appoint ambassadors, judges and top agency officials, but only with the “advice and consent of the Senate.” Mr. Obama has appointed, without Senate approval, more than two dozen czars in federal agencies.

Making illegal recess appointments. Article II, Section 2 allows the president to “fill up all Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate.” While the Senate was in session, Mr. Obama made recess appointments of Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and three members of the National Labor Relations Board.

...continued below.

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...continued from above.

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Refusing to enforce laws that he doesn’t like. Article II, Section 3 states that the president “shall take care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” Mr. Obama directed Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to ignore the Defense of Marriage Act and even work against it in the federal courts. Mr. Holder also suspended newly enacted photo ID voter laws in Texas and South Carolina.

Stonewalling on Fast and Furious. The Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives “walked” more than 2,000 firearms to drug gangs across the border to Mexico. U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed, along with at least 100 Mexicans. The administration has shown contempt for Congress, and Mr. Holder denied knowing about the debacle despite evidence indicating otherwise. This is not “faithfully” executing the law or defending America’s sovereign borders.

Violating equal protection and voting rights. The 14th Amendment guarantees “due process” and “equal protection of the laws.” The 15th Amendment guarantees that “the right of citizens to vote shall not be denied or abridged on account of race.” Mr. Holder ditched the case of New Black Panther Party members videotaped intimidating Philadelphia voters in 2008. Two former Justice Department officials testified that employees were told to ignore white complainants.

Using the EPA to attack America’s energy industry. In 2010, the Senate refused to pass the “cap-and-trade” bill that would have created a carbon-tax system, vastly increasing federal power over energy. The Environmental Protection Agency declared carbon dioxide a pollutant anyway and began exerting raw bureaucratic power. Mr. Obama’s green zealots nixed the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada and virtually shut down new oil exploration and drilling.

Allowing the FCC to grab the Internet. The Telecommunications Act gives the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authority over wire and broadcasting, but not broadband. Congress and a federal appeals court rejected the FCC’s claims of authority, yet the FCC released “net neutrality” rules in December 2010. This violates the First Amendment’s protection of free speech. The FCC has no more authority over the Internet than it does over the musings of Vice President Joseph R. Biden.

Attacking a state for upholding federal law. The 10th Amendment says,“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” In July 2010, the Justice Department sued Arizona for a law requiring state officials to enforce federal immigration laws. Nothing in the Constitution prohibits states from assisting in enforcing federal laws. Meanwhile, the Justice Department ignores “sanctuary cities” that openly violate federal law.

Giving a foreign leader platforms to denounce an American state. In May 2010, Mexican President Felipe Calderon addressed Congress, where he blasted Arizona to cheers from Democrats. Mr. Obama joined him later at a White House press conference where both men trashed Arizona. The president takes an oath that he will “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution,” which guarantees that states are part of the United States, not part of a foreign country by default.

Using the National Labor Relations Board as a goon squad. The NLRB sued in April 2010 to shut down the Boeing Co.’s new $750 million Dreamliner plant in right-to-work South Carolina because unions objected. Nowhere does the Constitution give the federal government the power to tell businesses where they can operate.

There’s so much more, but I’ve run out of room. When liberals write the history of the Obama era, they’ll have to perform contortions to cover up the sheer amount of lawlessness.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/...

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<quoted text>No, from you, it is challenging the posters to a mythical dojo assignment, or parading around your mythical stock prowess.
Bushwhacker, Topix's 2013 Mr. Irrelevant.
Let's not forget the $10,000 dollar (or more) mythical "wagers".
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•Government welfare programs have failed to bring a single American out of poverty, and have prolonged poverty for decades.

•Minimum wage prices young and unskilled Americans out of the economy and increases unemployment.

•Taking 100% of the income from the top 1% would not put a dent in our public debt or budget deficit.

•Stimulus does not boost the economy, because it takes money out of Peter’s pocket to pay Paul. The economy is not larger because of it.

•Stimulus must end eventually, and liberal Keynesians never think about that, so they have no plan for when it does.

•Public education is not about educating kids, it is about lining the pockets of teachers and administrators who can’t actually work.

•Economics is not about the numbers or the amounts, it is about the value brought to individuals, and there is very little value provided by the current government.

•Regulations to “protect” consumers against Big Business are actually written by Big Business. To protect consumers, we must deregulate.

•Affirmative action, by promoting one race above another, is a form of institutionalized racism.

•You can have gay marriage, but individual churches are still allowed to not officiate gay weddings—forcing them to would be violating the First Amendment.

•Obamacare will add $6.2 trillion to the debt, will make your insurance more expensive, and is actually a huge bailout to the pharmaceutical corporations.

•The police will not protect you from a home invader, they will only come later to collect your body. If you need to protect yourself, you’re probably going to need a gun.

•Article I of the US Constitution mandates that all legislation must be made in Congress, and thus all the regulations made by the EPA, FDA, FCC, SEC, and other regulatory agencies is unconstitutional.

•Human beings, by virtue of being self-aware, sapient beings, have natural rights, including the right to own a business and enjoy the fruits of their labor, which cannot be infringed upon.

http://www.unitedliberty.org/articles/13487-r...
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Leftist Stupidio wrote:
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Slewblomkin,
Can we get Red Reamer to decipher this post?
The Theroziane has past its 1/2 life.....go get another injection before Jello time!
Sodom do you ever sleep around the time you get your gummint check?
you're been on an all nighter for two days,sat that pipe and bottle down before you start a fire in your room and burn up,then again on second thought keep doing what your doing,Fire up,your ready go!
bahahahaha

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