Nemo me impune lacessit

No one provokes me with impunity

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No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Article 1, Section 9, Constitution of the United States

If this is the law of the land...why in a republic (little r) and as republicans, do we allow mere POLITICIANS to the right to use a "title of office" for the rest of their lives as if it were de facto a patent of nobility. Because, as republicans, this should NOT be the case...just saying...

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Defending the 2nd Amendment: Daily Kos?

Here's an increadibly articulate and incisive defense of the 2nd Amendment...by a fiercely liberal member of the Kos blogging army.  Read the whole thing!  Money quote:  
Liberals are supposed to understand that just because we don't agree with something doesn't mean it is not protected. At least when it comes to the First Amendment. And one's personal dislike of guns should be no better a reason for fighting against the Second Amendment than should one's personal dislike of Bill O'Reilly justify fighting against the First Amendment.


But because the 2nd Amendment isn't "popular" with the left, they've been arguing for decades that it's not a "personal right" as are ALL the other Amendments in the Bill of Rights...

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