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DC Mall Video: Why Don’t We Just Burn the Fourth Amendment?

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With the passage of the FISA Amendments Act, the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution isn’t binding anymore. It’s just a suggestion to be followed when doing so is convenient, a suggestion to be ignored when doing so is convenient. George W. Bush and the Republicans in Congress and too many Democrats in Congress have finally reduced the stature of the 4th Amendment to the point that it really is, as George W. Bush once said, “just a piece of paper.”

Well, if it’s just a piece of paper, why don’t we just go ahead and burn it?

That is, if we can even get a little bit of a light any more.


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August 12, 2008 at 3:12 am

Three Reasons To Oppose Offshore Drilling

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Three reasons to oppose expanded offshore drilling for oil along America’s coastlines:

1. Offshore drilling will not bring down gasoline prices significantly or soon enough to deal with the current crisis.

2. Offshore drilling threatens America’s coastal waters that are already suffering from an oceans-wide ecological crisis.

3. Offshore oil rigs are extremely vulnerable to hurricanes, such as Hurricane Katrina, which completely destroyed more than 110 oil rigs.

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August 3, 2008 at 8:26 pm