Author Archives: Soap Box One
The 2012 session of the House kicked off in earnest just a few days into the new year with a calendar so full of bills, it’s hard to keep track of them all. I’ll start by recapping some of the … Continue reading
“When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, “This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know,” the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter … Continue reading
CNN: Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson announced his intention to seek the Libertarian nomination for president Wednesday. Calling his choice “both a difficult decision-and an easy one,” in a statement, Johnson decried the Republican presidential nomination process and pledged … Continue reading
A vote for bigger, more powerful government is a vote for a more corruptible government. What to end the big banks’ grip on our country’s political system? Vote to restrict and limit the size, scope and power of the system.
“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 … Continue reading
Do ya miss Bush Carter yet?
Just wanted to take this moment to make official my endorsement of former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson in the 2012 Republican presidential primary. Governor Johnson has proven himself to be a principled advocate for limited government, fiscal responsibility, constitutional … Continue reading
“Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them. Accustomed to trample on the rights of others, you have lost the genius of your own independence and become the fit subjects of the … Continue reading
From the upcoming October issue of the Brentwood Newsletter… OK, that wasn’t the action-packed House session I was thinking it might have been. The House was in session on September 14, at which time we voted (251-111) to override Governor … Continue reading