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Spanking your kids can send you to jail!

Posted by Jim Rector on June 20, 2011

Ok, so this is the most ridiculous thing I’ve seen in the last few days. A Corpus Christi judge and prosecutors made it clear that they will no longer tolerate what has been an acceptable and long-standing practice, spanking your kids! Police arrested the subject of the article for “Injury to a child,” related to spanking of her daughter. I’ll let you read the article, Local Mother Sentenced For Spanking, for the particulars.

The most asinine comment came from Judge Jose Longoria, “You don’t spank children today," said Longoria, "in the old days, maybe we got spanked, but there was a different quarrel. You don’t spank children. You understand?". What?!! Now just who does he think he is re-writing law based on he own felt beliefs? Folks these are the kind of activist judges that should be sought out and removed from office by whatever means possible. They need to know that they can only rule based on LAW not FEELINGS.

Texas law clearly states, “Texas law allows the use of force, but not deadly force, against a child by the child’s parent, guardian, or other person who is acting in loco parentis. Most parents do, in fact, use corporal punishment (in the form of spanking) at least occasionally, and most do not, in fact, consider it abusive.”

The judge and prosecutors in this case are clearly outside current Texas law and long acceptable practice.

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Thursday links I like – {6/16/11}

Posted by Jim Rector on June 16, 2011

Land of the Free? New York and California come out at the bottom of individual freedoms study
The “bluest” states, what do you expect? (New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Indiana ranked the “freest”)

Obama’s unconstitutional Libyan war
Obama to Congress: I Don’t Need Your Approval
Do you really think the narcissist cares about the rules? The Constitution is just an inconvenient bump in the road to his reign.

Massive Riots in Vancouver After NHL Team Loses Stanley Cup
Vancouver Fans Riot as Canucks Lose Stanley Cup
I thought Canadians were laid back.

5 Technologies We Wish Apple Would Adopt
I don’t know, I’m starting to get used to not having flash on my iPhone and iPad.

Lawmakers Get Involved In “Locationgate,” Propose Data Privacy Law
Another “solution” without a problem.

Obama Blames High Unemployment on ATMs, Media Shrug Off Gaffe
ATM’s have been around for what? 30 years or more? Media ignore the gaffe.

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Healthcare links – {2/1/11}

Posted by Jim Rector on February 1, 2011

A few links about yesterday’s healthcare ruling with a few editorial comments thrown in.

A judicial drubbing for Obamacare
The “smartest” administration ever knew it wasn’t Constitutional. Scary and sad thing is they just don’t care.

Obama admin vows to continue implementing health care law despite ruling
See, they just don’t care. Why let the Constitution get in the way. One notch below dictator.

Left unprepared for ObamaCare ruling
Pelosi had to pass it so we could see what wasn’t in it. That being a “severability clause.” The arrogance of this bunch of oligarchs.

Judge rules against health law, cites Obama’s words
‘If a mandate was the solution, we can try that to solve homelessness by mandating everybody to buy a house,’ – B. Obama

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