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Independence Day 2014: We´ve gone
from an inherited tyrant to an elected one

Fox News, by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/4/2014 4:18:41 AM

After a brief holiday last week, I returned to some heavy reading courtesy of the federal government. Some of the materials that I read were gratifying, and one was terrifying. In one week, the Supreme Court told the police that if they want to examine the contents of our cellphones, whether at traffic stops or serious crime scenes, they need to get a warrant. The court told small-business owners that they needn’t pay for government-mandated insurance policies that provide for abortions for their employees, because the government is without authority to command them to do so. It told the president

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/4/2014 5:11:37 AM     (No. 9910522)

Elected one? Maybe the first time around, but not the second time. Demonrat massive voter fraud took care of that and certainly assisted the first time around.

Never, ever vote for a lying demonrat for anything.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 7/4/2014 5:20:53 AM     (No. 9910528)

Benito Mussolini was a "progressive", just like someone else we know. If Democrats could grant Dear Leader Barack Hussein the kind of dictatorial powers comrade Fidel has, we all know they´d do it in a millisecond. It´s that dratted Constitution standing in their way all the time...

Happy Dependence Day, "progressives"! May your emotional dependence on the beneficent compassion of Dear Leader Barack Hussein last your entire lives!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 7/4/2014 8:44:00 AM     (No. 9910677)

Why does US law apply outside of US borders in te first place? Where in the constitution does it say thats OK? If someone is in a foreign nation, they should be subject to that nation´s laws regardless of their citizenship.
This wrong has been around for a long time but is still wrong.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/4/2014 10:45:25 AM     (No. 9910859)

If an America is overseas and he/she is hanging out with terrorist (exception to journalist) take him out by whatever means possible. This the only thing I agree with Obozo on.

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