Tag Archive for Thomas Jefferson

Constitutional Conservative Hypocrites

As the conserverati gather in Washington DC for this week’s CPAC conference, a document is floating around that encourages conservatives to return to the constitutional roots.  It’s called the Mt. Vernon Statement and it’s signed by the usual cast of clowns that justified every decision made by the last Republican President and the last Republican…

Thomas Jefferson On Proposition 8 (sort of)

From President Jefferson’s first Inaugural Address (1801), emphasis added: …bear in mind this SACRED principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful MUST be REASONABLE; that the minority possess their EQUAL rights, which equal law MUST protect, and to violate would be OPPRESSION.