Archive | June, 2013

Waiting for Our Overlords

Today, Americans wait in eager anticipation for their nine overlords to define marriage for them. Look, I understand the emotional positions held by folks on both sides of the gay marriage issue. But let’s take a step back and consider the absurdity: we’ve essentially empowered five judges to define one of societies most basic relationships […]

A Higher Law

I’ve spent much of the last three years studying and defending the principle of state nullification of unconstitutional acts. The philosophical basis for state nullification rests on delegation of powers and the structure of the system created by the Constitution. But other forms of nullification exist, finding their legitimacy in even higher authorities. At the […]

Lesson Learned on NSA Spying? Hopefully?

Originally posted at www.tenthamendmentcenter.com Dear Republican, I hear you’re a little miffed at Obama’s National Security Agency collecting phone records of millions of innocent American Verizon customers. I read some comments on the “bombshell” over at Townhall.com. Guy Benson seems displeased. I here ya! I’m more than a little perturbed myself. I was always under […]

Let the Racists Rant

Have you seen the “controversial” Cheerios commercial yet? Actually, it’s adorable. The “controversy” stems from the fact a bunch of neanderthal racists got all torqued up because the commercial features an interracial couple and a biracial child. They spammed the comments section on YouTube to the point that administrators had to shut commenting down. Then […]

Another Supreme Court Ruling Expanding Federal Power – Wow. Shock

Today the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Maryland v. King that law enforcement can take your DNA if they arrest you. No warrant necessary. They compare it to fingerprinting. The case involved a man who was arrested on an assault charge. When the cops booked him into the Wicomico County jail, they took his DNA […]

We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Why are we here? Because we’re here. Roll the bones. Why does it happen? Because it happens. Roll the bones. – Neil Peart I recently rediscovered the 1991 Rush album Roll the Bones, and I’ve had the title track rolling around in my head the last few days. It seemed eerily appropriate as twisters ripped […]