Category Archives: Constitution

Punching Nazis and the Constitution: It’s Complicated

So you’re thinking about punching a nazi and you’re pretty sure it’s okay because they’re inciting you to violence with their nazi ways and you’re protected under the Constitution. Quick question: Who gets to decide what is and what is … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Patriot, or How I Learned to Love the Flag

In a February article in The Atlantic, conservative David Frum gave some advice to the Resistance, an example of the strange alliances that have sprung up since Trump. Frum is a Never Trump-er and he wanted to let left-wing activists … Continue reading

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The Real Fraud is Voter Suppression and the GOP Have Been Doing It For Years

Instead of getting distracted by more propaganda from the right, stay focused on the need to stop the GOP from suppressing Democratic voters. 1) End the electoral college. One person, one vote. This can only be done by amending the … Continue reading

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Why What Happened to Milo Yiannopoulos Wasn’t a Violation of the First Amendment

Milo Yiannopoulos got a controversial cushy book deal and promo tour from a major publisher, Simon and Schuster. Yiannopoulos lost the contract when he strayed a little too far off the beaten hater-Islamophobe-misogynist path and into the apparent deal-breaker of … Continue reading

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