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  • The Magic City
    Amendments confusing language revealed for 2014 election
    You are not alone if the language in the proposed Statewide Amendments to the Alabama Constitution confuses you. It reminds one of going to the doctor and hearing a long, scientific name for your condition, only to find out that it is a common...
  • The king complex
    Illegal powers exerted by the federal government
    This past weekend I attended a conference/class on the Constitution of the United States. It was an enlightening, day-long program which should be required of every citizen of the country PRIOR to being allowed to claim the title of U.S.Citizen...
  • Bruno Moore ‘YES’ and Joe Negron ‘NO’
    Bruno Moore ‘YES’ and Joe Negron ‘NO’
    In a recent request for their input on the three amendments on the Nov. 4th ballot made to each of the candidates campaigning for the District 32 state senate seat, Bruno Moore the Democratic challenger responded ‘YES’ by supplying...
  • Defend it, not amend it.
    Why a Con-Con would be another big con on the American people
    In an age of great distrust of elected officials in both major parties, the last thing we need to do is allow these same individuals to legally mess with our constitution.Why add more amendments to a document that is supposed to be the supreme law...
  • Free access to the press is enshrined in the Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights: Freedom of speech and press
    The founders of the United States of America valued freedom and they wanted to enshrine their newly won freedoms in law. The Bill of Rights enumerated the rights and freedoms that every citizen of the United States of America.The Bill of Rights is...
  • Voting while black
    Voting while black
    November 5, 2013 is Election Day.While engaging in a political discussion with a young African-American male, he disclosed that he sees no point in voting. He indicated that his one vote does not have any value.His close acquaintances shared his...
  • The Bill of Rights
    Five interesting facts about the Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution. They enshrine into law the rights of each American citizen.The genesis of the Bill of Rights was the states’ desire to have the rights of their citizens...
  • Senator Leahy
    Immigration reform: Sausage in the making
    Americans do like to watch sausage being made. It is as American as Jimmy Dean or Paula Deen. Marco Rubio prepared a batch of ingredients, but it lacked spice. It needs tweaking. So, Senators will offer as many amendments as their are Senators and...
  • Piers Morgan wants gay marriage amendment added to the bible
    Piers Morgan wants gay marriage amendment added to the bible
    In recent days, CNN’s liberal British talk show host Piers Morganhasn'tbeen making friends with gun owners with his attitude about 2nd amendment rights. But now, it appears he wants to alienate Christian friendships as well.On his show...
  • Senator Mitch McConnell
    We don’t have a rules problem, we have a behavioral problem, says McConnell
    Senator Mitch McConnell was granted permission to address the U.S. Senate on November 26, 2012. During that time he complained about this issue who in the Senate gets to offer amendments.“So, look, we don't have a rules problem, we have...
  • Florida constitution amendments go down in flames
    Fatigued Florida voters strike down state constitutional amendments
    Tax breaks for business, restrictions on abortions, capping state spending and allowing religious groups toreceivea greater portion of tax dollars. Florida conservatives put the heart and soul of it's core message line in this years elections...
  • Florida Ballots long and confusing
    Florida voters reject most of the amendments
    Florida voters had the longest ballot in history. In part this led to the long waiting times at the polls during election. It has also contributed to a long slow count of the final absentee ballots returned yesterday. Florida has still not...
  • Faithful Citizenship
    Voter's Guide for candidates and amendments in Orange and Seminole County
    As everyone prepares to vote today (November 6th, 2012), I'm sure some of you are looking for guidance about some of the lower-on-the-ballot choices. So, I'll just let you know how I intend to vote (or whether I think it's a coin-toss!...
  • Alabama amendment breakdown
    Alabama's amendment breakdown for 2012 General Election ballot
    The General Election ballot on Tuesday, November 6, will not only serve to elect the next Presidential candidate to office, but will also host a generous amount of Amendments being proposed to the Constitution of Alabama.Amendment 1: Extends the...
  • Karl Dickey
    A Libertarian's election guide for Palm Beach County
    This is one of the toughest general elections for a libertarian voting in Palm Beach County in recent memory, as many of the candidates and issues are difficult choices at best. Here, I will break down my personal choices and explanation of those...