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#1 Cait

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:28 PM

US Constitution:
Amendments I would like
http://www.exisle.ne...s-i-would-like/
Arnold for President
http://www.exisle.ne...-for-president/
Freedom of the Press Vs. Due Process
http://www.exisle.ne...vs-due-process/
The Electoral College
http://www.exisle.ne...ge/#entry133134
What are "High Crimes & Misdemeanors"? [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...d-misdemeanors/

Article I:

Legislative Branch:

A hatchet job on the Government
http://www.exisle.ne...the-government/
Are voting records valid indicators [2004]
http://www.exisle.ne...lid-indicators/


US House of Representatives:

108th Congress [2003-2004]:
Hastert lectures McCain on war, sacrifice [2004]
http://www.exisle.ne...-war-sacrifice/
VA Congressman abruptly retires
http://www.exisle.ne...ruptly-retires/

109th Congress [2005-2006]:
Calif Congressman admits to taking bribes
http://www.exisle.ne...-taking-bribes/
Charles Rangel will seek to reinstate the draft [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...einstate-draft/
House ethics finds GOP leaders negligent
http://www.exisle.ne...ders-negligent/
Foley [R-FL] resigns [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...y-r-fl-resigns/
Tom DeLay steps down
http://www.exisle.ne...lay-steps-down/

110th Congress [2007-2008]:
And the Dems give Bush his blank cheque
http://www.exisle.ne...s-blank-cheque/
Democrats pick Hoyer as House Majority Leader
http://www.exisle.ne...ajority-leader/
Democrats to end abstinence only funding
http://www.exisle.ne...e-only-funding/
Good start for the 110th Congress
http://www.exisle.ne...110th-congress/
House Republican Leaders chosen
http://www.exisle.ne...leaders-chosen/

111th Congress [2009-2010]:

112th Congress [2010-2012]:

113th Congress [2013-2014]:

Shut Down [October 2013]

A Tea Party GOP Congressman's take on this mess

http://www.exisle.ne...e-on-this-mess/

About those vets Obama had arrested in DC

http://www.exisle.ne...arrested-in-dc/

Anybody else hopes that the US Government shuts down

http://www.exisle.ne...ent-shuts-down/

Congratulations Tea Party members

http://www.exisle.ne...-party-members/

Government re-opened

http://www.exisle.ne...nment-reopened/

Here's a good primer on the debt limit/shutdown fight

http://www.exisle.ne...shutdown-fight/

Is GOP spin on angry veterans true?

http://www.exisle.ne...-veterans-true/

Just the facts ma'am; a timeline of what they hell just happened

http://www.exisle.ne...-just-happened/

Obama opens memorials for illegals but arrests vets

http://www.exisle.ne...t-arrests-vets/

Senate close to deal to re-open gov and avoid default

http://www.exisle.ne...-avoid-default/

Senate deal bill

http://www.exisle.ne...nate-deal-bill/

Shutdown postmortem

http://www.exisle.ne...own-postmortem/

The GOP's debt ceiling denialists

http://www.exisle.ne...ing-denialists/

The Government shutdown told with Legos

http://www.exisle.ne...old-with-legos/

Try synching your computer clocks lately

http://www.exisle.ne...-clocks-lately/


US Senate:

2003

Democrat Intel memo scandal

http://www.exisle.ne...l-memo-scandal/

McCain lashes Congress, Bush for overspending

http://www.exisle.ne...r-overspending/

Republican Senator holds up military promotions

http://www.exisle.ne...ary-promotions/

Senate debates wrong tax bill
http://www.exisle.ne...wrong-tax-bill/


2004

Dems block 7th Judicial Nominee

http://www.exisle.ne...dicial-nominee/

Senate Republicans weigh dismantling CIA

http://www.exisle.ne...ismantling-cia/




2005
AP:Senate votes to allow Arctic Drilling
http://www.exisle.ne...rctic-drilling/
Senate blocks Constitutional Amendment to ban gay marriage [2005]
http://www.exisle.ne...n-gay-marriage/


Senate Leader uses poor judgement
http://www.exisle.ne...poor-judgement/

Senate rejects min wage increase
http://www.exisle.ne...-wage-increase/


2006

Flag Burning still legal [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...ng-still-legal/

Impeachment Hearings [2006][Bush]
http://www.exisle.ne...hment-hearings/

Sen.Clinton seeks 19B for 9/11 sick [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...-for-911s-sick/

The Iran Freedom Support Bill [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...m-support-bill/
The Torture Bills [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...-torture-bills/



2007
Barbara Boxer takes a shot at Condi
http://www.exisle.ne...-shot-at-condi/

2008
2009
2010
2011
2012

Senate History made as Mitch McConnel filibusters his own bill

http://www.exisle.ne...s-his-own-bill/


2013

Benghazi Congressional Hearings

http://www.exisle.ne...ional-hearings/

Rand Paul filibusters Brennan nomination

http://www.exisle.ne...nan-nomination/


Edited by Cait, 23 October 2013 - 06:38 PM.

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#2 Cait

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:28 PM

Article II.

Executive Branch  [for specific Administrations go here>>>>>>http://www.exisle.ne...dministrations/
About Presidential Veto Power [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...ial-veto-power/
Executive Privilege Vs. Congressional Oversight [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...onal-oversight/
I know nobody asked me [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...y-asked-me-but/

Executive Branch Departments:

Homeland Security:
Homeland security preparedness
http://www.exisle.ne...y-preparedness/
No fireworks because of Homeland Security
http://www.exisle.ne...eland-security/


State Department:
Powell meets with Syrians
http://www.exisle.ne...ans/#entry73640
State Department praises France
http://www.exisle.ne...nce/#entry73364

Pentagon:
Big Brother will be more than watching
http://www.exisle.ne...-than-watching/
Pentagon:  US finds Iraqi mobil germ warefare lab
http://www.exisle.ne...rm-warfare-lab/


[US] Government Agencies:
How appalling can people be--possible hot topic
http://www.exisle.ne...ible-hot-topic/


Social Security Administration:
A second Democrat for Social Security changes
http://www.exisle.ne...curity-changes/
Social Security
http://www.exisle.ne...ity/#entry97519

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#3 Cait

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:47 PM

Article III.

Judicial Branch:

Supreme Court of the United States,The [SCOTUS]:
Roberts's picks reshaping secret surveillance court [FISA][2013]
http://www.exisle.ne...eillance-court/
Scalia death penalty, abortion, homosexual, sodemy-easy cases [2012]
http://www.exisle.ne...omy-easy-cases/
Supreme Court to revisit late term abortion ban
http://www.exisle.ne...m-abortion-ban/

Decisions:
Court deals blow to Bush on combatants
http://www.exisle.ne...-on-combatants/
Court upholds ban on partial birth abortions [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...birth-abortion/
Government banished from your bedroom
http://www.exisle.ne...m-your-bedroom/
Latest SCOTUS decision-the familiar 5-4 [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...liar-split-5-4/
SCOTUS says cities may seize homes
http://www.exisle.ne...ay-seize-homes/
Supreme Court-Theology Student Case
http://www.exisle.ne...ase/#entry87287
Supreme Court uphold affirmative action - hot topic
http://www.exisle.ne...ic/#entry108338
Under God stays in the Pledge
http://www.exisle.ne...-in-the-pledge/
USSC telemarketers can't lie
http://www.exisle.ne...lie/#entry75028
USSC upholds Virginia Law
http://www.exisle.ne...law/#entry70352
US Supreme Court unanimous against Obama's recess appointments [2014]
http://www.exisle.ne...s-appointments/

Justices, Nominations & Appointments:
Bush to name Supreme Court Nominee tonight [2005]
http://www.exisle.ne...ominee-tonight/
Bush Nominates Roberts for Chief Justice
http://www.exisle.ne...-chief-justice/
Confirmation Hearings [Roberts]
http://www.exisle.ne...ation-hearings/
If you're a Democrat [2006]
http://www.exisle.ne...ure-a-democrat/
Scalito on Abortion
http://www.exisle.ne...to-on-abortion/

Lower Courts:

2nd Circuit:
DOMA ruled Unconstitutional [2012]
http://www.exisle.ne...constitutional/


Pre-2000 Decisions:
39th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia
http://www.exisle.ne...ing-v-virginia/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#4 Cait

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:53 PM

Constitutional Amendments:
Proposal for a Constitutional Amendment [2004]
http://www.exisle.ne...onal-amendment/

Bill of Rights: [Amendments 1-10]

First Amendment:

-Freedom of Religion:
Activist Judge tosses First Amendment
http://www.exisle.ne...irst-amendment/
Florida woman sues to keep veil on license
http://www.exisle.ne...eil-on-license/
Pastors to take on IRS in plan to preach politics from the pulpit [2012]
http://www.exisle.ne...rom-the-pulpit/
Ten Commandments outside of Ohio school
http://www.exisle.ne...of-ohio-school/
ten commandments judge thrown off bench
http://www.exisle.ne...rown-off-bench/


-Freedom of Speech:
Disruption on Campus
http://www.exisle.ne...tion-on-campus/
Flag Burning
http://www.exisle.ne...3-flag-burning/
Library porn filters
http://www.exisle.ne...y-porn-filters/
Teenage girl sues school
http://www.exisle.ne...rl-sues-school/
The line between promotion and tolerance
http://www.exisle.ne...-and-tolerance/

Second Amendment:
About the 2nd Amendment [2007]
http://www.exisle.ne...-2nd-amendment/
The 2nd amendment gun control and American culture
http://www.exisle.ne...erican-culture/
The second amendment was ratified to preserve slavery [2013]
http://www.exisle.ne...eserve-slavery/

Gun Control:

And so it start, gun sales [2012]

http://www.exisle.ne...arts-gun-sales/

AWB to expire on Monday [2004]

http://www.exisle.ne...pire-on-monday/

Gun Control
http://www.exisle.ne...ll/#entry108118
Gun Control gone mad - bye bye toys
http://www.exisle.ne...ys/#entry110233

How many good guys with guns will it take to stop a bad guy? [2013]

http://www.exisle.ne...stop-a-bad-guy/

I love my Senators [2013]

http://www.exisle.ne...ve-my-senators/

Should PTSD exclude gun ownership [2013]

http://www.exisle.ne...-gun-ownership/

Teachers get preliminary OK to carry weapons
http://www.exisle.ne...-carry-weapons/
Teen suspended over Civil War weapon
http://www.exisle.ne...vil-war-weapon/

The media is not reporting the whole story [2012]

http://www.exisle.ne...he-whole-story/


Edited by Cait, 08 April 2013 - 06:37 PM.

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html


#5 Cait

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 04:17 PM

Amendments 11-27:

12th Amendment:
The 12th Amendment
http://www.exisle.ne...12th-amendment/

14th Amendment [Equal Protection]:
Male activists want say in unplanned pregnancy
http://www.exisle.ne...nned-pregnancy/

Rules for surviving an Autocracy:

Rule#1: Believe the Autocrat.
Rule#2: Do not be taken in by small signs of normality.
Rule#3: Institutions will not save you.
Rule#4: Be outraged.
Rule#5: Don't make compromises.
Rule#6: Remember the future.

Source:
http://www2.nybooks....r-survival.html






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