Category Archives: First Amendment

Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates

Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates Trump, having witnessed the Bastille Day or French National Day Parade, has decided that he needs that pomp of having a July 4 Parade next year showing off our military hardware. France’s parade … Continue reading

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Trump Should Learn English and American Values, Too

Trump Should Learn English and American Values Anyone who has read the leaked WSJ transcript knows that President Trump wanders before he can complete a sentence. It’s quite different from his scripted TelePrompTer. Plus, Trump has mainly just been speaking … Continue reading

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Trump’s National Day of Prayer: Politicize Religion, and Slash Healthcare

Trumps National Day of Prayer:  Politicize Religion, and Slash Healthcare Trump has held two TV worthy Rose Garden events on this National Day of Prayer, that strayed rather far from our traditions of Religion.  The first was to give “free … Continue reading

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Slashing the Internet Privacy Rules Opens All Americans to Blackmail

Slashing the Internet Privacy Rules Opens All Americans to Blackmail The Senate and then the House have voted to remove the Obama Internet Privacy Rules that forbade Internet Service Providers from packaging and selling our internet data.  This included our … Continue reading

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Trump’s Opposite World on Flynn, the Press, and the Holocaust

Trump’s Opposite World on Flynn, the Press, and the Holocaust Let’s start with the last. Trump holds a joint news conference with Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu, and mentions genocide, but skips calling it the Holocaust. This, after weeks of Jewish … Continue reading

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Trump and the First Amendment Establishment Clause

Trump and the First Amendment Establishment Clause Although this blog is not about religion, we do cover conflicts with the Constitution, and this week has been all about President Trump and his conflicts with the constitution’s and governments’ religious restrictions. … Continue reading

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