A Slippery Slope Toward Theocracy

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;”

First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Certain recent Supreme Court decisions have embraced high-priority political objectives of conservative, primarily Christian Right, activists; justifying their opinions on “originalism” and questionable interpretations of the First Amendment.

These range from …

Overturning Roe – a Slippery Slope for Individual Liberty

“Liberty is the power to do everything that does not interfere with the rights of others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of every individual has no limits save those that assure to other members of society the enjoyment of the same rights.”

Thomas Paine

If the recently released draft opinion …

Is A National I.D. In Your Future?

“Big Brother is watching you.”
George Orwell (“1984”)

Health care reform and illegal immigration have become high-visibility social issues during the past two years.  Moreover, even beltway pols have realized these issues are not going to be solved through the types of simplistic programs so frequently enacted but so rarely effective.
Yet, buried …