Category Archives: Due Process

Where Are the Virtuous Leaders?

By Sheri Edwards

Last night I attended an excellent continuing study of The 5000 Year Leap presented by Jim Logan and the Pearland TEA Party. It is eye-opening and riveting. Our next session will be held on Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 pm. I was able to talk with Josh Daniels, who works for Congressman Pete Olson, after the event about some statements he made about Congress. Josh was pointing out symptoms of the political process (gerrymandering, etc.) and calling the symptoms the problem. This is the same cop-out you hear from our elected officials.

I stated I don’t believe the problems exist because of a process, but because in this country, we do NOT have Principle 3: The most promising method of securing a virtuous and morally stable people is to elect virtuous leaders. Continue reading

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Heidi Thiess & Rep. Olson after PTP Meeting

Sometimes, you must demand accountability. Heidi Thiess, Councilwoman for League City, TX wanted REAL answers from Congressman Olson in lieu of the canned answers he gave during the Pearland Tea Party meeting.  Thank you Tanya Robertson for the video!

What is NDAA and why does it matter to you?

By Heidi Theiss

The National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 passed the Senate with a 98-0 vote. The NDAA is a huge federal law that among other things specifies the budget and expenditures for the Department of Defense. Continue reading

Cruz: ‘No Teleprompter Was in Front of the Senator from Kentucky’s Desk’

Ted Cruz Goads Eric Holder Into Admitting That Killing Americans With Drones On U.S. Soil Is Unconstitutional

By Noah Rothman, published in Mediaite

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice sent shockwaves through the nation when Attorney General Eric Holder informed Sen. Rand Paul(R-KY) in writing that the White House would be within its legal authority to execute an American citizen via drone on U.S. soil if that person was determined to pose a threat to national security. On Wednesday, testifying before a Senate panel, Holder was prodded repeatedly about this assertion by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). Holder eventually admitted that it would not be constitutional to execute an American citizen without due process. Continue reading

POTUS Killing Americans on U.S. Soil: Eric Holder’s Evasive, Manipulative Letter

By CONOR FRIEDERSDORF, published in The Atlantic

On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes bombed the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Six decades later, Al Qaeda terrorists flew hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Neither President Roosevelt nor President Bush targeted and killed Americans on U.S. soil in the aftermath of those attacks. Doing so wouldn’t have made any sense.  Continue reading