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Daemon
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Bill of Rights Day

The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution of 1787—referred to collectively as the Bill of Rights—were ratified on December 15, 1791. This landmark document protected American citizens from specific abuses by their government and guaranteed such basic rights as the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated December 15 as Bill of Rights Day and called upon Americans to observe it with appropriate patriotic ceremonies. More...
gerry
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Gave the gift to the people of a government of the people by the people and for the people by protecting the people from an uncontrolled government people have rights that government can not infringe on "The Bill of Rights"
striker
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 12:11:33 PM
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great bill
Omar Mariani
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 12:16:28 PM

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Hols are great whatever it is we happen to be celebrating, a holiday of this kind is even greater
Trivium_Discipulus
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Daemon wrote:
Bill of Rights Day

The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution of 1787—referred to collectively as the Bill of Rights—were ratified on December 15, 1791. This landmark document protected American citizens from specific abuses by their government and guaranteed such basic rights as the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated December 15 as Bill of Rights Day and called upon Americans to observe it with appropriate patriotic ceremonies. More...


The Bill of Rights has been subverted by the Money Power that finances empire government, the perpetual war state (also a war on the host country that takes on inextinguishable debt in the process), the police state, the drug running and money laundering state, the miseducation state (aka, schooling instead of educating minds free of influence from the irrational, whether it comes in the form of prejudice or propaganda), etc...

Read the Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence and juxtapose the meaning of those documents with the world's largest empire, militaristic in nature, and a President that claims the legal right to assassinate anyone he deems to be a "terrorist" with no oversight or accountability to the people (NDAA).

Oil and water don't mix.
Gary98
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 1:37:00 PM

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Of the Corp. by the Corp. for the Corp. Thank God, capitalism is good.
Dr WWWW
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 1:53:35 PM

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It may occur to each of you that had these rights, cherished by all Englishmen, been extended to the colonists in 1776, we might still call ourselves Englishmen (and women) to this day.
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“When the U.S. Constitution was signed on Sept. 17, 1787, it did not contain the essential freedoms now outlined in the Bill of Rights, because many of the Framers viewed their inclusion as unnecessary. However, after vigorous debate, the Bill of Rights was adopted. The first freedoms guaranteed in this historic document were articulated in the 45 words written by James Madison that we have come to know as the First Amendment.”


http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/about-the-first-amendment
MelissaMe
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 4:54:04 PM

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Too bad these rights are all gone. I miss them! Eh?
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 6:23:52 PM

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It was a grand idea but sadly, in this present day, the bill of rights has just a little more validity then used toilet paper. After the rape of this country & government by GW Bush and his families corporate cronies/criminal friends, this country is no longer a democracy, as visually apparent by the acts of the supreme court.
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 7:28:05 PM

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For what it is worth (and probably very little) we are to fault for the demise of this country as a democracy, as our own laziness allowed the congress to dictate there own special rights and powers, which have now come to control our entire existence. But it can be changed if we are willing and able to stand up FINALLY and take back our rights; and yes, by any means necessary...
Robert Imgrat
Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 3:33:34 AM

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One of my favourite Holidays.
TheParser
Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 7:21:17 AM
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Today freedom of speech is being limited at many American universities.

Many "liberal" (left-wing) students will not allow "conservative" (right-wing) speakers to address the student body.

Many liberal students have intimidated the administration into banning any word or phrase that may hurt the feelings of even one other student. For example, it is a microaggression to say something like: "A person should be qualified for the position that s/he is seeking." (This is considered hurtful because some people have been given jobs simply because they belong to certain groups.)
Gary98
Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10:42:15 AM

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This holiday needs to be celebrated indeed. It is the duty of every citizen to hold their government accountable.
Gary98
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Gary98 wrote:
Of the Corp. by the Corp. for the Corp. Thank God, capitalism is good.


Can I be more cynical than this?
MelissaMe
Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 11:31:02 AM

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Doff your hats and mourn the demise of this bill of rights.
Robert Imgrat
Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 5:30:13 PM

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TheParser wrote:
Today freedom of speech is being limited at many American universities.

Many "liberal" (left-wing) students will not allow "conservative" (right-wing) speakers to address the student body.

Many liberal students have intimidated the administration into banning any word or phrase that may hurt the feelings of even one other student. For example, it is a microaggression to say something like: "A person should be qualified for the position that s/he is seeking." (This is considered hurtful because some people have been given jobs simply because they belong to certain groups.)



Hopefully, Secretary General of NATO does not know it.
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