Bill of Rights: 9 Apply to the Individual, but 1 Does Not?

by: Brent Smith

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It’s dawned on me what should be the most obvious argument for the individual right to “keep and bear arms.”

The primary purpose of the 10 Amendments that form the Bill of Rights is to protect the natural rights of the individual from an encroaching federal government function. The only way someone would not know this is if they have not read them.

In fact, each of the Bill of Right’s 10 Amendments, of which there were originally 17, states this by use of the words person, people, owner, or accused. The only two that do not expressly state the individual are the 7th and 8th. They do however use inference to make the point that both pertain to the individual.

So when a leftist begins to spout off about the Second Amendment, that it applies only to militias, we must remind of them of this. If necessary, review each of the 10 and it will become clear that the founders did not intend for nine of the 10 to pertain primarily to the individual and yet single out just the Second as not having any individual protection component. It defies logic. But then so does liberalism. read more

Video Podcast – Poor Greta Thunberg

by: Brent Smith

I truly feel sorry for Greta Thunberg.

This poor kid has been so utterly brainwashed that there may be no coming back from it.

She has not only bought into the climate apocalypse lie, but has been successfully sold the entire anti-capitalist, anti-freedom agenda.

Leftism is a religion. It is the religion of everything anti-capitalist, anti-individualism, anti-individual freedom and rights. It’s communism dressed up as utopian socialist collectivism. And she and countless other lost souls of her age have found a warped purpose doing the bidding of their elder radicals.

I discuss Dennis Prager’s latest piece on leftism and Greta’s unfortunate roll as puppet. read more

Quantum Teleportation has Arrived

Okay – this is so cool and a bit frightening at the same time!
Researchers have managed to quantum teleport information between two computer chips for the first time
Researchers have managed to quantum teleport information between two computer chips for the first time

Scientists at the University of Bristol and the Technical University of Denmark have achieved quantum teleportation between two computer chips for the first time. The team managed to send information from one chip to another instantly without them being physically or electronically connected, in a feat that opens the door for quantum computers and quantum internet. read more

A Peace Deal with Afghanistan?

by: Brent Smith

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So the United States wants the Taliban to agree to a ceasefire in Afghanistan. Isn’t that special.

Politico reported a couple of days ago that a peace agreement is what America is seeking, but first the Taliban must agree to a ceasefire.

Apparently, long defunct peace talks began again after president Trump made his surprise stop in November to see the troops in Afghanistan.

It’s my opinion that Trump really wants a deal with the Taliban in order to fulfill his promise to wind down the endless wars and American presence all over the world. And for Trump, it’s not just some hollow political slogan – “bring our boys (and girls) home.” He really means it.

It’s a laudable goal to be sure. One I agree with – particularly regarding Afghanistan.

And I also think that the President understands that, short of a “peace” agreement, our military is there for a long time. And it’s already been 18 years. read more

A Tomato Bush?

When three specific genetic mutations are combined and tuned just right, scientists can turn tomato plants into extremely compact bushes ideal for urban agriculture
When three specific genetic mutations are combined and tuned just right, scientists can turn tomato plants into extremely compact bushes ideal for urban agriculture
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

If you’ve ever wished that your tomato plants were a bit more compact, you’re in luck. A team of scientists, led by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Professor and HHMI Investigator Zach Lippman, has come up with a genetically-engineered tomato plant that is more a bush than a vine, with fruits that grow like a bunch of grapes. read more

WND Exclusive – Your New Year’s Sexual-Identity Quiz

from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:

ThinkProgress is reporting: “CNN’s planning a 2020 LGBTQ forum. Here are some issues advocates say the candidates should address.”

“High on the list: Reversing the ban on transgender troops and addressing the plight of LGBTQ people of color.”

Well, isn’t that special. Let’s see if we can pigeon-hole everyone in America, so we all have our very own “gender” classification. That would be great.

But, if I were one who belonged to the “perpetually offended” club, I would feel … well, offended.

And just why would I feel this way? Well, thinking like a leftist, the term LGBTQ itself is too constraining. It leaves out so many new and (self) important gender classifications. And frankly, I’m surprised at the callousness of ThinkProgress and CNN for not acknowledging this. read more

Podcast – Skipping School to Protest – T-Shirt Gets Kid Suspended

by: Brent Smith

A Virginia School District Allows Kids to Miss School So They Can Protest Trump

Fairfax County Public Schools system is one of the nation’s largest with approximately 188,000 students.

They will allow a student to miss one day a year for “activism,” like protesting Trump. How special.

And this is how it always starts. It’s only one day a year – what’s the big deal!

Kid Finally Gets to wear Trump T-shirt to school

An Oregon public school suspended a kid because his Trump t-shirt was a threat to the “Hispanic” student body.

But a District court judge stepped in and reminded the leftist academics of the young man’s free speech rights.

A win for the Constitution and free speech. read more