[...] the fact is the Congress can pass a law and can limit the Court’s jurisdiction. There is no Supreme Court in the American Constitution. There’s the court which is the Supreme of the judicial branch, but it’s not supreme over the legislative and executive branch. We now have this entire national elite that wants us to believe that any five lawyers are a Constitutional convention.(Now I don't mean to pick on Newt Gingrich here: What he said is commonly said, with variations, by many other people. His statement is just a handy example and not extraordinary.)
Saturday, July 16, 2011
There is a lot of nonsense passed around about how "un-American" it is that the Supreme Court can overrule laws made by our Congress (or the President). For example, very recently, Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said:
Saturday, July 9, 2011
It's disappointing. I'm a Democrat and, frankly, have to wonder if I'm not wasting my money and loyalty on a political party that no longer has relevance.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Now, most people would agree somewhat with the statement that, "The car owner deserved it." This has to do with protecting yourself; with the idea that you are—must be—responsible for protection of your property and protection of yourself.
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Moreover, the effects of those bad securities have spread like a plague, dragging down firm after firm and requiring governments to commit trillions of dollars to keeping the world financial system afloat.
An investor shouldn't have to guess whether they're buying a sound investment or some fraudster's snake oil. It seems to me that we need a mandatory hazard label to be placed on any asset proven to be as unreliable as the ones the banks threw together in the 2005-2006 timeframe.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
About this comic
This was my very first attempt at doing a political comic. I sketched it in pencil (with many erasures) on standard lined note paper, and was surprised that I could make it look like anything (much less as it looks above).