1st Amendment

SCOTUS Strikes Down Aggregate Limits On Campaign Contributions

by Steve MacDonald April 2, 2014
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Tom Steyer must be ecstatic.  He can now donate the max limit to every Democrat from here to his Environmental Nirvana and it’s not illegal.  But then so can everyone else.  That would be because SCOTUS just struck down the aggregate limit on total donations by an individual to all candidates on free speech grounds. […]

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Court Rules: Bloggers Same As Journalists

by Steve MacDonald January 19, 2014
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And so are you, for that matter. The three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held unanimously that there is no difference between a journalist for a media outlet and another speaker when it comes to First Amendment protections. … “The protections of the First Amendment do not turn on whether the defendant […]

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Mark Steyn on freedom of thought, political correctness, and the homosexual agenda

by Tim Condon April 6, 2013

The very erudite and always witty Mark Steyn has a column up at National Review Online about how, when it comes to the homosexual agenda, you vill not be ahlowed to ignohr zee agenda!  You vill oh-bey! Of course, some people are exempt, such as Al Sharpton, referring to “Greek homos,” or Islamic leaders urging that homosexuals be […]

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The U.S. government joins China to target an American newspaper….

by Tim Condon March 18, 2013

Well, well, well: President Obama, U.S. Attorney General Holder, and the Chinese communist dictatorship have teamed up to attack an American newspaper, using a little-known federal law. Coincidentally, no doubt, it’s a newspaper that doesn’t openly support any of the three (unlike, say, the Washington Post or the New York Times). Read all about it. (And […]

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What Steve just said..

by Susan Olsen February 4, 2013

H’T Patheos

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S’Preme Court Revives Challenge To Obama Care…

by Steve MacDonald November 27, 2012

…on religious grounds. S’Preme credit first to Hot Air, whose title I have assumed as my own.  And second, how about a do-over? Liberty University had challenged the law on religious grounds courtesy of the insurance mandate itself, the HHS’ contraceptive mandate,  and the retarded left-wing notion that the government can prohibit any and every […]

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Separation Of State…from Church.

by Steve MacDonald October 27, 2010

Yesterday I came across a series of poorly worded essay questions—my second sons homework–the worst of which was this; What part of Article VI of the US constitution supports the idea of separation of church and state? Explain. (Go ahead and roll your eyes or make a grunting noise, or whatever it is you do when confronted with such nonsense.)

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