Tag Archives: bill of rights

Are You Smarter Than a Supreme Court Judge?

April was not a good month for Americans that still believe the Supreme Court is a font of legal wisdom. Former Justice John Paul Stevens authored an Op–Ed in the WaPost proving you can be ignorant of history, blinded by ideology and confused regarding the plain meaning of words and still get to wear the… Read More »

The Government Will Now Compel Your Spit To “Bear Witness Against” You

  The United States Supreme Court has taken away your Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate and “bear witness” against yourself. The government has been given the right to “compel” your DNA to “indict” you without a “Grand Jury”—even if the arrest is a minor charge! If you think violent criminals receiving more protection than… Read More »

Teacher faces dismissal for teaching Bill of Rights

Just days after IRS executive Lois Lerner improperly invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions about Tea Party intimidation, the often misunderstood amendment is reportedly facing another attack at an Illinois high school. Social Studies teacher John Dryden said he checked his inbox shortly before class recently and noticed a stack of surveys… Read More »

The 2nd Amendment: Who Decides Its Meaning?

The Constitution of the United States of America, Amendment II:  “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.” It isn’t a matter of whether the government bureaucrats and politicians understand the phrase “shall not be infringed”… Read More »

The NDAA Power Grab

Much is being made about the most recent power grab by the White House – specifically, Wednesday’s bypassing of the Senate to install three members to the National Labor Relations Board and the appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In order to justify and defend these actions, progressives argue… Read More »

Letter to Congress: S.1867/HR 1540

Please copy this letter, put your name on it and send it to your congressional delegation. Your freedom is at stake. Put this on top of S. 679 that takes congressional oversight away and you have the final ingredient needed for tyranny to take over in America. I am e-mailing this to my representatives today.… Read More »

Twenty-Two Minutes Per Year – That's All I Ask

Anyone who’s listens to Sean Hannity’s radio show for any length of time knows that one of his taglines is, “three hours a day, every day, that’s all I ask.” This is, of course, because he wants to promote his radio show, as does any other entrepreneur regarding their own business. So what am I… Read More »

Liberty Lost – Variations on a Theme

This week, the Conservative Daily News team decided to focus on liberty.  With the 8-28 Restoring Honor rally this weekend, it seems logical that we would focus on a foundational principle of our republic – individual freedom. “A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift… Read More »

The Shredding of the Constitution

Individual liberties have been at the core of our Great American Experiment since it’s beginning.  The Federalist Papers and Declaration of Independence make the case that certain rights are inalienable and the Constitution sets down the framework by which they should be protected.  President Obama is the master at the helm of a liberty-destroying administration replete… Read More »

The United States Constitution – Including Amendments [Full Text]

Preamble We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article I… Read More »