Brennan takes oath on draft Constitutionâ€”without Bill of Rights
Oh, dear. This is probably not the symbolism the White House wanted.
The Constitution itself went into effect in 1789. ButÂ troublemaking blogger Marcy Wheeler points outthat what was missing from the Constitution in 1787 is also quite symbolic: The Bill of Rights, which did not officially go into effect until December 1791 after ratification by states. (Caution: Marcy’s post has some strong language.)
That means: No freedom of speech and of the press, no right to bear arms, no Fourth Amendment ban on “unreasonable searches and seizures,” and no right to a jury trial.
Meanwhile, in Israel, the fanatical frenzy over some alleged Koran desecration spreads like rabies:
Pal-Arabs Â enraged by reports that an Israeli policeman mishandled a Koran battled riot officers at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound with stones and petrol bombs on Friday, police and witnesses said.
Thanks to Vlad for the video.
Looking for friends in all the wrong places:
Obummer not welcome!
Shocka! Â Barry Hussein tried so hard to please them. What’s the world coming to?
The Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups threatened on Friday that a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Temple Mount during his upcoming visit to Israel will be a declaration of war on the Arab and the Islamic world.