Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

Constitution for Egypt Revolution 2.0 and Beyond

The 45 words of the 1st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States are the essence of the strength of the United States. I say this because the rights contained there allow us to build our country by a tempering process analogous to turning iron into steel by pounding the impurities out of the iron.

Whenever any of our thousands of religious, ethnic, national, social, political and many other interest groups comes up with a bad idea, these Freedoms allow the other groups to beat it out of the system by vigorous debate. Whenever a good idea comes from any group, we all adopt it quickly, which often assures that such ideas will be adopted around the world. Continue reading

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A Fine Line and the Role of the Media

In the days following January 4, 2011, the world saw the consequence of allowing civil society to be dominated by violent rhetoric in the extreme. Pakistani citizens were threatened with death by violent means if they even offered condolences to the family of Salman Taseer, the just assassinated Governor of the State of Punjab, Pakistan. Continue reading

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Pregnant Nun Provides Big Dividends! (Gaming the Media!)

So what does this prove? It proves what a fool’s errand it is to try to ban any information in this World. Continue reading

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Dear Muslim Friends

I am sure you have seen the political controversy that has recently been stirred up by our political nut cases about the proposed Mosque in Manhattan, near the site of the former World Trade Center. Continue reading

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