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UPDATE: Cold Turkey (quitting the income tax habit)


Proposed Amendment to the
Constitution of the United States of America
16th Amendment Repealed Continue reading

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Pray for our Country


The Designated Conservative is a Glenn Beck fan, but gets exhausted watching his TV show. The frenetic pace and his “wall of sound” method of presenting information can take its toll. However, his 3/24/2010 show was one of his best, … Continue reading

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Great CPAC Speech by George Will


Wow. …and there’s more!

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2010 VICTORY #1: The Scott Heard Round the World


UPDATE: Scott Brown (R) 52% Martha Coakley (D) 47% The Tea Party patriots and designated conservatives of Massachusetts have spoken! If a republican can win by one million votes in the (former) People’s Republic of Massachusetts, how much more can … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Healthcare is a Right? Since When?


“Rights” were once something retained by an educated citizenry, and the government was restrained by the Constitution from infringing upon those rights. Now, apparently, “rights” are things that the someone has and someone else wants, and the enraged citizenry demands that the federal government secure those “rights” for them.
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Students Accept Majority Tyranny


A Conservative Teacher says, “Sometimes people question where I get my ideas on government from, and ask for ‘evidence’ that students are not learning what they need to learn in schools and instead are being indoctrinated with liberal left-wing propaganda. This is evidence.” Continue reading

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Video Object Lesson for President Obama


You are here, President Obama….. Continue reading

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UPDATE: Pam Byrnes’ Quixotic Quest to Overturn Michigan’s “Proposal 8”


A state lawmaker from Washtenaw County is set to announce Saturday at a gay rights rally in Lansing the launch of a long-shot effort to amend the Michigan Constitution to allow same sex couples to marry.
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Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor – Super Legislator?


The success of Proposition 8 shows that the California Supreme Court overreached back in May and was slapped down by the voters – just as President Jackson once slapped down Chief Justice Marshall (not Jackson’s best moment, but a good example of the effective limits of judicial authority).

In the wake of the disastrous Dred Scott decision, it took two decades and the patient work of a new generation of justices to rebuild the Supreme Court’s moral authority. These consequences ought to be warning for those members of the Supreme Court and nominees who may consider themselves to be some kind of super-legislature to humble themselves a bit and stick to interpreting the law and Constitution as written. Continue reading

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Tell Congress: Support H.R. 450, the Enumerated Powers Act!


“Virtually all the measures which go beyond the scope of the powers granted to the Federal Government by the 10th amendment are well-intentioned. But unfortunately, many of them are not authorized by the Constitution. The Federal Government has ignored the Constitution and expanded its authority into every aspect of human conduct, and quite sadly, it is not doing many of those things very well.”
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