Archive | June, 2016

Tell Me Again How Voting Republican Fixes the Supreme Court?

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The Supreme Court constantly ignores the Constitution and makes up “constitutional law” by edict. The fact anybody puts any faith in this panel of politically connected lawyers in black dresses receiving federal paychecks to limit the power of the federal government strikes me as absurd on its face. But conservatives constantly tell me the problem […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #51: Bipartisan Constitution Shredding

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” I this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the bipartisan attack on the Constitution in the wake of the Orlando shooting. As I put it in a recent article, Gun-grabbers to the left of me, voyeurs on the right. People often complain about partisan bickering and gridlock. […]

Gun-Grabbers to the Left of Me, Voyeurs to the Right

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I’ve got gun grabbers to the left of me, voyeurs to the right. In the wake of the Orlando shooting, politicos of both the Republican and Democratic persuasion scrambled to apply Rahm Emanuel’s salient advice. “Never let a crisis go to waste.” Right wingers filled my Facebook newsfeed with complaints about the lefty gun-grabbers exploiting […]

Repeal the 2nd Amendment: Feds Still Can’t Regulate Guns

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Proponents of federal gun control have seized upon the most recent mass shooting in Orlando to advance their agenda, predictably trotting out the same worn narratives. Chief among these we find the argument that the Second Amendment was only intended to protect a “corporate” right of the “people” to keep and bear arms, and that […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #49: Another Federal Court Fail

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the latest federal court failure to protect your rights. This time it relates to privacy. Apparently, using your cell phone voids the Fourth Amendment. In a 12-3 ruling issued last week, a federal appellate court held police do not […]

Question War

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The vast majority take a default position in defense of war. I find this bizarre. The other day, I posted this cartoon depicting a group of people dumping a cart full of weapons labeled “war” off a cliff on Facebook. The caption read, “How to make the world a better place.” Apparently, this constitutes a […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #48: The Constitution & General Welfare

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain the original meaning of the General Welfare Clause. The federal government involves itself in nearly every aspect of American life. Government officials and apologists for governopoly often point the the Constitution’s General Welfare Clause for its justification. They argue that […]