Third Party Rising?

I came across this today while searching other conservative blogs, and must say I am very impressed!  I am not decided on the best course of action for reform our nation, whether it be through the Republican party or a new party.  The benefit of the using the Republicans is that they, as Glenn Beck has stated, already have the framework in place.  However, this existing framework has a stigma attached to it that many find distasteful.  It would be best that the reformist movement be open to left and right wing individuals that love the constitution and our country.  All this said I would like to share this new ”American Federalist Party” platform being developed online.  It is very interesting and in many ways a perfect example of the concerns of We the People. Continue reading

Leno, Damon, Tennis Balls, and the Declaration of Independence

I found it of unique interest that Matt Damon, while reciting the Declaration of Independence, and juggling tennis balls on Leno’s show, stated that the “best part” is as follows:

That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

It is somewhat concerning that a progressive would find such a statement to be so interesting, being that the current administration is doing just that.  They are fundamentally changing this country to be more reflective of their desires in government.  The problem is the government they are constructing is very oppressive of freedom and denies many personal liberties in the name of making a certain few comforts more available.

- Independent Thinker