Category: Erosion of Freedom

Independence Day

In the 10+ years I’ve been writing at the Unofficial View, I have never written an Independence Day piece. I write frequently about the topic, about freedom and liberty and about infringements and encroachments by bureaucrats and elected officials on our unalienable rights as Americans. My family and friends — and others — know my

What the fuck is wrong with you people?

Cancel CultureCancel Dominos based on an 8 year old tweet? EIGHT YEARS!! You must be miserable, going through life with so much hate in your souls. Somebody has a different opinion on politics or religion or education or on anything from art to the meaning of life than you do and you’re going to not

Aftermath

There is a certain pall in the air right now, pervasive, almost tangible. Here, in the late winter, early spring of 2020, schools are closed, millions of people are recently out of work and tens of thousands — likely to be hundreds of thousands — are infected with the virulent Wuhan novel coronavirus. As of

On a Convention of the States

Part I of at least three. Synopsis: The following is a discussion on two of the most prominent topics being lobbied for in calls for a Convention of the States: a balanced budget and term limits for Congress and Supreme Court Justices. There is a growing coalition of proponents calling for a Convention of the

The Next Executive Order

Proposed Executive Order to Rescind^DA Amend^BO Improve^VJ Update^VJthe Bill of Rights for a 21st Century America DRAFT v.1.0.7 Distribution: Eyes only pending committee ratification. Article [I] Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the freedom from exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of approved speech, or of the press to