Original Post: Congress Adjourned and You Need a Drink.
It’s the Heritage Action Christmas Party Wednesday, December 17 at 6:00 pm Scarecrow in Chesterfield ( map ) Heavy Hors d’oeuvres complements of Heritage Action for America. Let’s talk about 2015 and $2.15 gasoline. You don’t have to RSVP, but we’d appreciate it.
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Original Post: It’s Not Pro-Immigrant; It’s Anti-American.
Let’s be honest with ourselves: President Obama’s unilateral, dictatorial action on immigration is not to benefit illegals. It’s to punish American voters for rejecting him. This is personal. In two years, the next American president will let this and many other Obama executive orders expire. Executive orders are not law. They expire with the term…
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Yesterday was the 227th birthday of the U.S. Constitution, but you wouldn’t know it was being rightly celebrated within the walls of the White House.
To commemorate the day, the White House tweeted out a photo of President Obama – as usual.
Using a photo or quote from the President is standard practice in the White House social media office –from statements of remembrance to the anniversary of 9/11. It’s always about him – never the actual event or person being celebrated.
The same goes with his respect for the Constitution. His actions have consistently violated this sacred document, as he uses executive order after executive order to pass his own liberal agenda for the country.
As he famously said earlier this year, “We are not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help they need…I’ve got a pen and a phone.”
There are multiple examples of when the President has done exactly that in the past six years – like when he waived work requirements in a Congressionally passed welfare program, and delayed implementation of Obamacare’s employer mandate for select companies.
The latest disregard of the Constitution? Obama plans to take executive action on immigration – a policy that should definitely include the input of a bipartisan Congress to move forward. With two years left in his Presidency, there’s no limit to what he might do in order to secure his legacy.
In fact, it makes the 2014 elections more important ever. We must elect strong conservatives that will truly respect the Constitution as it was written and call out Obama’s imperial actions.
Earlier this year, the White House ironically tweeted out another photo, this time with Obama photo-shopped onto the seat of a throne (paying tribute to the show “Game of Thrones.) The photo was a posted as a joke but its representative of Obama’s increasingly lonely decision making.
The Constitution was meant to help maintain a limited government. Perhaps it should be required reading for the President on this day.
Original Post: Michelle Obama’s Dictates Force Eureka High PTO To Beg.
When did first ladies become dictators? Seriously. The president’s family has no more authority than anyone else. The reason people show contempt for activist spouses of presidents is the same reason history hates Marie Antoinette. I know, the all-Democrat Congress passed the school nutrition law in 2010, but Michelle Obama wrote it. Michelle Obama has…
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Original Post: Who Will Be America’s Clothing Czar.
Are you ready for America’s first Clothing Czar? According to RightQuestion.org, this person, “will decide what you will wear every day for the next four years. If you’re a Goth, what if the Czar disallows Goth? What if he’s an 80s fan and orders collars up? What other questions do you have for the new... Read more »
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Original Post: How Ann Wagner Should Commit to Defunding Obamacare.
The House GOP leadership has a problem. The conservative base wants Boehner to use the continuing resolution to force a showdown over Obamacare. Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, and millions of grassroots activists want the GOP to block passage of a continuing resolution because it funds the unpopular healthcare law. Boehner doesn’t want to.... Read more »
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Original Post: The GOP Is Losing Its Base.
Nearly 3 million Americans will die before the next Congress is seated in 2015. How dare Republican elites ask them to die waiting for their freedom. I was part of twitter conversation Saturday. I retweeted @DanStlMo’s tweet: I am no longer a member or supporter of the Republican party. #toct — DanStlMo (@DanStlMo) August 24,... Read more »
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Original Post: The GOP Elite Think We’re All Cubs Fans.
Hey, conservatives. Think we should just wait ‘til 2014 so the Republican elite can make everything all better? I was part of twitter conversation Saturday. I retweeted @DanStlMo’s tweet: I am no longer a member or supporter of the Republican party. #toct — DanStlMo (@DanStlMo) August 24, 2013 To which @5is4grace replied: @whennessy @DanStlMo NO! What they want & welcome! Form new narrative for conserv.’s within and cont. fight for the “Renewed Republic Party” —
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Original Post: How I Would Vote on Gay Marriage Cases.
I’m not a lawyer. And I’m not particularly smart. But that doesn’t stop me from writing my opinion. Rather, I’m a libertarian-ish conservative. I like a small central government that protects us from evil people in other countries and delivers mail. And prosecutes people who do great harm across state lines. The Supreme Court has two big gay marriage cases pending. At issue: 1. Do the people of California have the right to define marriage
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As a former university lecturer on the subject of the U.S. Constitution, you know the Federal Constitution is fundamental law which cannot be changed by legislation.
You also know that the Amendments to the Constitution cannot be changed by legislation because they are also fundamental law.
You know through your studies, the Second Amendment was not written to protect hunting rights. Nor was it written to allow citizens to protect themselves from criminal attack.
The Second Amendment was written as a means by which citizens (and States) could protect themselves from the federal government taking from them what does not belong to the federal government.
If the Federal Executive is intent on proposing changes to the Second Amendment, it may not be done by legislation. However, there is a process for making changes to the Constitution which is described in Article 5 of the Constitution.
To make a change to the Constitution (or a previously enacted Amendment) all you need is a “Yes” vote from two-thirds of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives, two-thirds of the members of the U.S. Senate, and a “Yes” vote from three-quarters of the State Legislatures and you can have it your way. Until then, the Constitution stands as fundamental law.
Lee A. Presser