Ignorance is Not Bliss; it is the Death of Liberty

Ignorance is Not Bliss; it is the Death of Liberty

ARE “REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS” CONSTITUTIONAL? by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Feb. 21, 2016) — “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee…” Hosea 4:6 Yesterday, I received an email touting the defense of our Constitution by recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin […]

Thoughts and Comments on the News, 2/20/16

Thoughts and Comments on the News, 2/20/16

MORAL OR POLITICAL DECISIONS? by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Feb. 20, 2016) — For the past week I have been working on several different Rants but my mind kept reverting back to the news stories of each day. To that end I decided to compose this Rant on my thoughts on […]

What is in a Word?

What is in a Word?

“LAW” VS. “THE CONSTITUTION” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Feb. 2, 2016) — Possibly the most misunderstood, misapplied, misrepresented word in the English language is the simple three letter word spelled, l-a-w. What or who is the law? How is it to be defined? Who is charged with its application as relates to the citizens of […]

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (Part IV)

Lying to Our Children and Ourselves (Part IV)

“THIS GOVERNMENT…HAS MADE SLAVES OF US ALL” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jan. 14, 2016) — (Author’s note: this was part IV in a series of articles about the War to Destroy the principles of the Declaration of Independence, referred to by those who worship government as the Civil War. I […]

New GOP District Resolution on Impeachment

New GOP District Resolution on Impeachment

“BEFORE WE HAVE NO MORE TIME” by the North American Law Center (NALC), ©2015 (Dec. 16, 2015) — ALL MEMBERS AND DONORS WHO ARE ALSO REPUBLICAN PARTY PRECINCT CHAIR HOLDERS, Below is an updated Republican Party Resolution for all Country, District and State Republican Party Committees to use to demand that your current House Rep […]

Civil Religion Evangelicals

Civil Religion Evangelicals

“THE INDIVIDUAL VS. THE COLLECTIVE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Dec. 12, 2015) — “The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his […]

Why It Always Gets Worse and Never Better

Why It Always Gets Worse and Never Better

“NO ENFORCEMENT MECHANISMS” TO PRESERVING LIBERTY by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Nov. 17, 2015) — “Some have said that the individual is important and the government is merely the servant of the individual. But, let the evidence be presented and we discover that this assertion is only a pleasant fiction. The servant has the power and the […]

Does the ACLU Stand for Civil and Due Process Rights, or Not?

Does the ACLU Stand for Civil and Due Process Rights, or Not?

ARE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS ONLY FOR “IMMIGRANTS?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2015) — On Thursday, The Post & Email reported that on Wednesday, Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse lead investigator Mike Zullo filed a motion pro se in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al requesting a 30-day extension past the […]

Why Endless War?

Why Endless War?

AND LOSS OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Oct. 28, 2015) — “No matter how paranoid or conspiracy minded you are, what the government is doing is worse than you imagine.”  ~William Blum Most Americans believe the Mainstream Media (MSM) is extremely biased and they would be correct in that assessment. The problem is: […]

Lessons From the Beginning (X)

Lessons From the Beginning (X)

A SUBVERSION OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Oct. 21, 2015) — (Author’s note: Robert Yates, delegate to the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 from New York, would, along with fellow NY delegate John Lansing, leave the convention in Philadelphia on July 5, 1787, citing their reasons for leaving in a letter to NY Governor […]

Black Lives Matter, But Not to Black Leaders pb

Black Lives Matter, But Not to Black Leaders pb

“MORE AND MORE POWER OVER THE INDIVIDUAL” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Oct. 3, 2015) — In recent rants, I have noted the problems we as a country have inherited from two blatantly unconstitutional issues or programs; that being our Welfare State and the “War on Drugs.” Both of these programs have wide support among liberals […]

Complaining of Symptoms; Ignoring the Cause pb

Complaining of Symptoms; Ignoring the Cause pb

“FEEL-GOD EMOTIONALISM” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Sep. 30, 2015) — Arguably, the most prevalent form of mental illness in this country is cognitive disconnect. People get totally lost when it comes to being able to rationally address cause and effect. Of course, mental acuity, when saturated with liberal doses of emotionalism and group-think becomes feeble […]

An Unholy, Unhealthy, Freedom-Destroying Relationship

An Unholy, Unhealthy, Freedom-Destroying Relationship

“JUST FOLLOWING ORDERS” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Sep. 24, 2015) — “A standing military force, with an overgrown executive will not long be safe companions to liberty. The means of defense against foreign danger have been always the instruments of tyranny at home. Among the Romans it was a standing maxim to excite a war, […]

Destroyed by the Largest Bait and Switch Scam in History

Destroyed by the Largest Bait and Switch Scam in History

“A SACRED OATH” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Sep. 12, 2015) — “I solemnly swear to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” What would you call the person who foolishly trades away their individual rights as defined in the Bill of Rights and also traded away all […]

Federal Supremacy vs. Unbridled Tyranny

Federal Supremacy vs. Unbridled Tyranny

“WHO WILL BE THE NEXT POLITICAL PRISONER?” by JB Williams, ©2015 (Sep. 8, 2015) — Since the adoption of our U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, there has existed an ongoing struggle for separation and balance of powers between the three branches of the Federal Government, as well as between that Federal Government under Federal Supremacy […]

Just How Are You Going To Overcome The Freeloader’s Vote?

Just How Are You Going To Overcome The Freeloader’s Vote?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2015, President, NARLO (Jun. 28, 2015) — In a recent article we wrote this:  “The power of the Progressives has grown to the point that more Americans find a sleazy, hopelessly corrupt, power hungry, insanely ambitious, half man, ‘What-Difference-Does-It-Make’ Hillary Clinton, a better candidate for president […]

BREAKING NEWS – 7 Day Count Down! SCOTUS Conferences Obama Ineligibility – Congress Next?

BREAKING NEWS – 7 Day Count Down! SCOTUS Conferences Obama Ineligibility – Congress Next?

OBAMA CONFERENCE OF INELIGIBILITY IN U.S. SUPREME COURT.  GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS WHAT-IF QUESTIONS by Cody Robert Judy, ©2015 (Jun. 11, 2015) — Just seven (7) days now until the United States Supreme Court considers Obama’s Ineligibility in the Office of the President upon the Standard of Qualifications known as ‘natural born Citizen’ – i.e., Born in […]

The Slow, Torturous, Silent Repeal of the Bill of Rights

The Slow, Torturous, Silent Repeal of the Bill of Rights

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2015 (May 10, 2015) — “The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to ‘create’ rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.” — William J. Brennan, Jr. – […]

As They Say In Missouri, We’re A-Fixin To Esplain It To You!

As They Say In Missouri, We’re A-Fixin To Esplain It To You!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2015, President, NARLO (Mar. 22, 2015) — We deal in realities, not wish lists.  We don’t pull any punches and never will.  We write what many others are afraid to write.  We say what others don’t have the courage to say, in a climate of fear […]