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Friday, October 23, 2009

The Imperial Obama Administration Forbids Dissent

Is the First Amendment now meaningless? 

It reads:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

The President and his advisors believe that, while Congress may make no laws abridging freedom of speech or of the press, the executive branch can do as it pleases, and the intent of the Constitution be damned.