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It's the grand jurors who should be facing indictment.
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The Patriotism of Prosperity

Beyond Category Wrote: Aug 13, 2014 6:43 PM
The President did in fact state that corporations were 'technically renouncing their U.S. citizenship." This statement shows the President's obliviousness to the actual law of the United States and of individual the States. Corporations are a creation of law, and are classified as fictional or unnatural persons etc. Though Corporations are persons, they are NOT citizens. Technically, Mr President, it is impossible for a US corporation to renounce its citizenship because it never had citizenship to begin with.
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Get Ready for Denials

Beyond Category Wrote: Aug 13, 2014 6:31 PM
George Washington on May 2, 1783 wrote about the need for a standing army, "A regular and standing force, for Garrisoning West Point and such other Posts upon our Northern, Western, and Southern Frontiers, as shall be deemed necessary to awe the Indians, protect our Trade, prevent the encroachment of our Neighbours of Canada and the Florida's, and guard us at least from surprizes; Also for security of our Magazines." (See The Founders' Constitution V. 3 pp.128-130) If we followed Washington's advice and garrisoned forts along our southern boarder, do you think we'd be in the fix we are now?
Here is the link to Jefferson's letter to William Stephens Smith, written at Paris. Nov 13, 1787 where the above quote appears. http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/802#lf0054-05_head_086
Here is the link to Madison's letter which Jefferson was answering http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/1934#Madison_1356-02_668 Here is the link Jefferson's letter to Abigail Adams where he also uses the phrase "little rebellion." http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/802#Jefferson_0054-05_339
Here is a link to the letter from the Liberty Fund's excellent Online Library of Liberty http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/802#lf0054-05_head_055
When Jefferson wrote to Madison from Paris, on January 30, 1787, he was referring to the general unrest in the eastern states, especially Massachusetts. Shays' Rebellion was on his mind. "I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, & as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical." He was not writing about the oppression of the British, and their "tyrannical king." And don't forget that Jefferson at approved of the French Revolution, at least at first.
I see Schaus could not be bothered to point out the idiocy from these democrats, these same democrats who rail against court decisions in favor Citizen's United, Hobby Lobby etc (you know where sustained there rights of a free press, and a free exercise of religion) now demand citizenship for corporations. Corporations are "persons" but they are not citizens, and they can have no citizenship.
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Western Anti-Semitism

Beyond Category Wrote: Aug 06, 2014 8:03 PM
Close readers of Williams’s opinion column will already know how reckless he is when quoting people. For example in his July 9, 2014 column Williams had James Madison saying “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents." Did you know that this version of what Madison said did not appear as direct speech, as words claimed to be Madison's exact words until the 1990’s? In its original form the words are given as indirect speech, in the words of the recorder/reporter, and not as direct speech. Here is the exact quote from Annals of Congress, 3d Cong., 1st sess: He acknowledged, for his own part, that he could not undertake to lay his finger on that article in the Federal constitution, which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents. Did you notice also that the word ‘Federal’ is dropped from the 1st person version, so it has been tampered with in two ways. There is another version of Madison’s speech given by Jonathan Elliott in his Debates—Volume 4 Mr. MADISON remarked, that the government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. It is not like the state governments, whose powers are more general. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government. It would puzzle any gentleman to lay his finger on any part of the Constitution which would authorize the government to interpose in the relief of the St. Domingo sufferers. The report of the committee, he observed, involved this constitutional question — whether the money of our constituents can be appropriated to any other than specific purposes. Though he was of opinion that the relief contemplated could not be granted in the way proposed, yet he supposed a mode might be adopted which would answer the purpose without infringing the Constitution. As a sequel to this Madison was instrumental in crafting legislation for relief of these same St. Domingo sufferers, and the bill was signed into law. See George Washington’s memorandum to Alexander Hamilton dated 21 March 1794. http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-16-02-0141
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Western Anti-Semitism

Beyond Category Wrote: Aug 06, 2014 6:03 AM
According to the University of Michigan Official Publication Volume 53, in the scarce first printing of the speech Sherman gave to the Michigan Military Academy he did not say "war is hell." Other sources give Columbus, Ohio, August 11, 1880 as the date for the origin of the quote, which is in full "There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell. You can bear this warning voice to generations yet to come."
Hamas was unable to enforce cease fires last weekend, so why should anyone think it could enforce a cease fire this weekend? Hamas is just one of the terrorist groups in Gaza, and it has been degraded by Israeli military action. Israel's stated goal is to eliminate the tunnels and compromise the Gazans ability to fire missiles. To accomplish these goals Israel is methodically creating 3 km wide DMZ where no buildings will be left standing. You can't build tunnels out in the open, and you can't leave missiles where Israel can find them.
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