John McCain's latest war gospel hangs an alarming tale. The rule of law has been dethroned and the president has been endowed with absolute power as the American Empire has eclipsed the American Republic.
The nation's largest Tea Party umbrella group is seeking to infiltrate our public schools with the radical theory that the Constitution is divinely inspired. This outrageous so-called "history" is not fit for any classroom.
While the Constitution continues to chug along as it has for all these years there are some problems so fundamental that a new set of amendments is needed. I do not argue for a new Constitutional Convention, but a refinement for a modern America.
Republicans who have made such a grand show lately of their allegiance to the Constitution are now seeking to circumvent its requirements in their attempt to repeal the health care law. So much for following the original intent of the Framers.
Palin, who has repeatedly botched the meaning of the First Amendment, had the audacity to school eight of the nine Supreme Court justices, including the very conservative chief justice, on the First Amendment.
Make no mistake: What is at risk in Wisconsin is the quality of life American workers have fought -- and died -- for during the past century. Without the sacrifices of union activists, free speech might never have become a reality.