Skip to main content

The Liberty of Bizzy Barefoot

The foundations of the US republic can be looked at from two similar but distinct perspectives:
  1. Liberty or Equality
  2. Liberty and Equality
The Liberty of Bizzy Barefoot

Choosing 1 or 2 will have a significant impact on one's "pursuit of happiness" and it has been my observation that those who choose door #1 are unsatisfied, bitching, moralizing buzz kills. It's top of mind because of the hysteria surrounding the Religious freedom restoration law recently passed according to the constitutional process specified by the State of Indiana the preamble of which reads:
TO THE END, that justice be established, public order maintained, and liberty perpetuated; WE, the People of the State of Indiana, grateful to ALMIGHTY GOD for the free exercise of the right to choose our own form of government, do ordain this Constitution.
And what is the first order of business after this throat clearing?
ARTICLE 1. Bill of Rights
Section 1. Inherent rights
Section 1. WE DECLARE, That all people are created equal; that they are endowed by their CREATOR with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that all power is inherent in the People; and that all free governments are, and of right ought to be, founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and well-being. For the advancement of these ends, the People have, at all times, an indefeasible right to alter and reform their government.
And that "indefeasible right to alter and reform their government" is what The People of Indiana did because they felt the principle of religious liberty needed to be RESTORED. Restored from what the inquisitive citizen might ask? The Chicago Tribune gets to the bottom of it:
When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a new state law that allows people and companies to claim a religious objection to doing business with same-sex couples, he pointed to Illinois and Kentucky, saying he was simply bringing the state in line with its neighbors.
But the Republican governor and possible presidential contender left out an important fact. While Illinois does have a law that gives special protections to religious objectors, it also bans discrimination based on sexual orientation. Indiana, on the other hand, has no such ban.
That distinction is crucial, legal experts say, because anti-discrimination laws are considered stronger than religious exemptions.
So the Government of Indiana is "allowed" to pass a law supporting (or restoring) the concept of religious liberty as long as it passes another law that will trump the religious liberty law in court when the frivolous law suit is filed against photographer Homophobe or baker Gayhate. Not that the photographer or baker actually "hate" homosexuals, they just don't feel comfortable taking pictures of their wedding or spending hours baking  a cake for a ceremony they don't "believe" in. But since there are no gay friendly photographers or bakers in Indiana the power must be fought. More Trib:
Robin Fretwell Wilson, a University of Illinois law professor who has followed debates on similar laws in other states, said the religious exemptions serve a purpose but get "badly demagogued on both sides."
"You have a moment of great social change," Wilson said. "And people latch onto a (religious freedom law), thinking this is a device to protect themselves from social change."
This "moment of great social change" will pass and Indiana will still be standing and probably very
homosexual free, like most other states, because sapphists and spartans keep their own company.
Some are radical faeries (a faction founded in 79 by Harry Hay, with pagan-spiritual elements and remote sanctuary camps), some are not. They're all artists in some way or another, and activists with counter-culture leanings, fighting for causes from green space to health care to youth art. You could call them "anti-assimilationist"
The unreported truth is that some (many) homosexuals consider the idea of same sex marriage a bourgeoisie bore and even reject the concept of "Equality" as a goal worth striving for. And when it comes to Religious Liberty as a hedge against social change it's important to remember that Laws about religion are a double edged sword.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...
This simple concept is (was) "great social change" for real and, God willing, the USA will preserve it from the meddlesome Gay Fetishists and New Age Quacks.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson

She was "sexy", but "too much hard work." I'm a regular Fox & Friends viewer (mostly in protest of the other insipid morning programs like Today and Good Morning America) so over the years I've gotten to know Gretchen Carlson pretty well. Stuck between Steve and Brian she always seemed a prudish scold with an irritating, self-righteous demeanor that I simply put up with because I figured some people in the Fox audience actually liked her persona. It was obvious that Steve and Brian did not, but they were stuck with her like so many talking heads and had to make the best of it - which they did. Besides, she was no worse than any of the other women on morning show TV - I mean, you're only going to find a certain kind of person to do this kind of work and that kind of person is the Gretchen Carlson kind. Then, one day, she was gone and replaced by Elisabeth Hasselbeck and the F&F ratings began to climb, and climb and climb - in two months view

No Step On Snek

On The 2020 Election: In an elemental way We the People of the United States lost because Trump, and the MAGA movement he champions, forced the Deep State/Administrative State/New World Order (whatever you want to call it) and its enablers in Corporate America - Finance/FakeNews/Big Tech - to declare their sovereignty and steal our election in the most obvious way possible. The brazenness and " in yo face " shamelessness of the crime is a big part of its effectiveness and loudly proclaims an intent to demoralize and defeat the America First ideology which actually won the highest number of votes in this nation's history. It wasn't even close and that was made clear when key cities in 5 or 6 swing states declared they would pause (stop) counting(?!) votes until all the rural districts had submitted results allowing the big city machines to manufacture the ballots required to put Jo(((k)))e Biden in the lead. NPC's and Normies don't get too critical of process a

I've Got You Dumb Motherfuckers Eating Right Out Of My Hand

The branches of government In 2011 John Lasseter wrote an opinion piece for The Onion which exposed Pixar's production strategy and shocking success in the marketplace : "Yes, after the success of our first few movies we had a hunch you'd continue to enjoy the wonderfully designed animation and our smart, lyrical writing, but I didn't think we'd create a horde of drooling morons ready to drop everything just to watch a fucking rat cook dinner." This observation was in reference to a Pixar film titled "Ratatouille" about a rat who dreams of becoming a French chef which, to my lights, created one of the most unappetizing and subversive stories ever told. The idea of rats running roughshod in a Michelin-starred restaurant is bad enough but when the proposition that "Anyone can cook" is taken to its evil and impossible extreme I must object for France and humanity. Using that movie and others as an example Lasseter makes the point that his