Mike Honda, a Democrat representing the 17th district of California, has introduced H.R. 684 to the House of Representatives. The bill would declare the word “redskins” to be a disparaging term. Under a pre-existing law called the Lanham Act, a disparaging term cannot be trademarked.
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody.
Members of the Senate who are preparing to vote on the FISA Amendments Act ought to consider this shift in power, and think twice about trusting the voices of those who say that courts of law are an inconvenient barrier in the quest to rid the world of bad guys. By diminishing the courts into insignificance, the FISA Amendments Act establishes the Executive branch as a gang free to execute vigilante justice.