Monthly Archives: March 2018

OBERGEFELL v. HODGES: An Example of the Very Real Tendency of the Federal Courts to Render Unconstitutional Opinions

Photo credit:  Photo is from FreakingNews.com) by Diane Rufino, March 26, 2018 We are all used to the accusations that a certain Executive Action is unconstitutional or a federal law is unconstitutional, and we are used to challenges to them … Continue reading

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STORIES ARE GOLD: A Movie Review of “Woman in Gold”

By Diane Rufino, March 26, 2018 There are many personal stories throughout history that teach us the depths of tragedies, triumphs, war, innovation, and discovery. We learn about events in history books and but we see them as black and … Continue reading

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OBERGEFELL v. HODGES: The Scathing Dissent by Chief Justice John Roberts Explains Why the Majority Opinion Was an Abuse of Judicial Power under the US Constitution

by Diane Rufino, March 16, 2018 “If you are among the many Americans—of whatever sexual orientation—who favor expanding same-sex marriage, by all means celebrate today’s decision. Celebrate the achievement of a desired goal. Celebrate the opportunity for a new expression … Continue reading

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Ignoring the Facts, Americans Still Believe They Live in a Free Country

by Diane Rufino, March 22, 2018 How many times have you said to someone “We live in a free country?”  How many times have you commented “Thank God we live in a free country.”  How many times have you heard … Continue reading

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Why the Cherokees Sided with the Confederacy in 1861

(Excerpted from Mike Scruggs’ book, THE UN-CIVIL WAR; Chapter 8: “The Cherokee Declaration of Independence”) Most Americans have been propagandized rather than educated on the causes of the War Between the States (aka, The War of Northern Aggression; aka, The … Continue reading

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Phillips v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission: Will the Supreme Court Leave the First Amendment Intact?

Photo: Take by Diane Rufino on December 5, 2017, of Jack Phillips and his attorney, Kristin Waggoner, outside the Supreme Court building after Oral Arguments.   by Diane Rufino, March 9, 2018 We’ve all heard of the case of the … Continue reading

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