Miss Marple said we are all alloted three score and ten years, and like Miss Marple I shall soon be overdrawn.
Now, having lived 70 years, I will use this blog to record my observations and try to answer the question, "Is the hokey-pokey really what it's all about?
Saturday, April 7, 2012
DANGER, DANGER, DANGER WILL ROBINSON!
The biggest threat to America is not al-Qaeda or Moslem
fundamentalist or home grown terrorist: The biggest threat to American Freedom
is the blatantly partisan United States Supreme Court. The latest ruling of The Court allows police
officers to conduct strip searches at their whim. Along with all the other totalitarian
rulings they have confirmed over the last decade that have eroded personal freedom
and privacy, this last one moves our country further toward a police state.
The Republican Party, with their elite 1% base, their
lunatic Tea Party fringe and fundamentalist Christian theocrats, have
systematically tried to dismantle social programs and limit individual freedom
of choice and privacy – while at the same time proposing religious restrictions
that move our government toward a theocracy.
While picking and choosing the tenets of the Constitution they agree
with they have blatantly ignored major articles and provisions that do not
conform to their world view of big business and God centered governance. They constantly threaten amendments to the
Constitution that would drastically change our Republic for now and the
This is fine; the Republican Congressmen and Senators are
duly elected by the people, and like the President have a right to their
Political beliefs, and as such have a right to legislate their agenda.
However, here is the rub:
The Judicial branch is designed by the Constitution to be an impartial
and non partisan watchdog that can bring extreme legislations from either party
back to the central meaning and intent of the Constitution. The Supreme Court should be the neutral body
of government that guards the freedom and basic human rights of the
Terrorist have the ability to only destroy limited targets
within our population; but, the United States Supreme court has the ability to
destroy a nation of free men and women and move our country toward a version of
George Orwell’s 1884 – and this is the future that I fear.
And if some government agency is reading this, as according to the Supreme Court they have the authority to do: I'm watching you Watching me Watching you the Ol'Buzzard