Tag Archives: constitution

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Number One of Number One

    Nov 3, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Based on one’s perspective either the first or the second amendment is the most important part of the Constitution. Either it is more important to have something to protect or something to help you protect it. I will save that debate for another day and skip ahead to which of the five freedoms included in […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Most Important Amendment

    Apr 16, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *A sizable chunk of our country, usually labeled liberal, believes the first amendment to be the most important concept in our Constitution. A different sizable chunk, usually labeled conservative, consistently trumpets the second amendment as the key to our Constitution. The differing perspectives in this instance are rooted in what folks believe to be critical […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Electoral College

    Oct 23, 12 by Trevor Brookins 1 Comment

    *The Electoral College proves the Founding Fathers were too smart for their own good. The Electoral College allows for a group of people in each state (electors) to cast ballots for the presidency; generally speaking the elector vote reflects the popular vote but doesn’t have to. This is because the Electoral College is designed so […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Republican Platform Pt. 2

    Sep 18, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *I am in the process of examining the Republican Party’s national platform. That is, the official statement of purpose and vision for the party and presumably the policies that Romney would work to implement should he get elected President. Today I am covering select political and social issues. Many of the things Republicans and Democrats […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: ‘Obamacare’

    Jul 3, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Last week the Supreme Court decided in favor of the universal healthcare statute passed under the Obama administration and upheld the individual mandate. To the surprise of no one conservatives decried the decision as contributing to the downfall of our society, evidence that President Obama is a socialist, and generally anti-American. Of course conservatives have […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Basis of Government

    May 22, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *There is a common thread running between the debate on gay marriage, slavery, polygamy, abortion, segregation, women’s citizenship privileges, and countless other concepts. And that common thread is the element of religion. There are two main problems with religion in the United States: there are multiple religions present, and many are absolutist in nature. The […]