“To a pro-control individual, the Bill of Rights grants rights to citizens, allowing them certain abilities within reason.

To a pro-freedom individual, the Bill of Rights sets boundaries on the government, limiting how far it can infringe on citizens' already-existing rights.”
by Linoge


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allow me to introduce you to adam mermer

According to his Facebook page and now-closed Twitter account, Adam Mermer is 42 years old, a present resident of Boston, Massachusetts, and unsurprisingly single.  Predictably, he somewhat vociferously supports the Patriots, though I do not at all understand his liking of Ayn Rand and Atlas Shrugged.  He used to work at Burque Jewelers a few years ago (which he apparently inherited from his father – only notable on account of how happy he seems to […]

that ugly "need" hydra

A few months ago, I happened to have a rather… interesting*… conversation with the warped and benighted mind behind the Twitter account of @1StopCity. A recurring theme in this particular conversation is that unless you have a particular "need" for something or to do something, you have absolutely no right to that thing or to do that thing, or, in his very own words, "Odds against you "needing" a gun negate your right to own […]

while you were not looking

While you and I and most of the rest of the world were getting well and truly sloshed to celebrate the passing of a somewhat blah year and celebrate the arrival of a new one we can all screw up all over again, Our Glorious President was busy literally signing our rights away.

I still have not decided what else to say in addition to what I have already said in regards to the […]

quotes of the day – national defense authorization act

I am not going to directly comment on this situation until much later, after I have had time to calm down and fully collect my thoughts, but I figured these quotes would put you all in the right frame of mind.

United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 9, Clause 2:

The Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety […]

quote of the day – michael z. williamson

Say something negative about a homosexual, and you will suddenly find yourself being accused of "hate speech".

Criticize Our Glorious President, and you are obviously "racist".

Point out that our government is heading down a fiscally unviable path, and you will be labeled a "terrorist".

What do all of those examples have in common? People are attempting to silence you by means of social ostracization. Why? Because they disagree with what you […]