While I am probably one of the last persons Mitt Romney would sit down for a one on one with, it could happen. If it did happen, I have a lot of questions I would like to ask him. And I know what the first question would be.
That question would surprise a lot of people.
What is it?
The question would not be about taxation. Nor would it be about the debt, the deficit or even spending.
My question would be this. If you are elected President, what will you do to stop the use of drones here in America? What are you going to do to stop the government from spying on American citizens?
George Orwell in 1984 wrote, “big brother is watching.” He was off by less than 30 years.
Today, for the first time, military forces of the United States are being deployed in the borders of this nation to spy on our own citizens. The government now uses drones routinely over American skies. Not only is the Federal Government in the drone business but state and local governments are getting in the drone business too.
Recently the Air Force released a document that says if military drone operators see something interesting, they can apply to a military judge or their commander for permission to search private property.
Excuse me? What the hell happened to the Constitution?
What the Air Force says it is doing is not passing along information to civilian law enforcement authorities. They are going to investigate themselves!
This is absolutely insane.
While I am as big a supporter of the military as anyone, any military member who authorizes such a search of civilian property or any military member who carries out a search of civilian property should be immediately prosecuted.
There is no excuse for this.
The military exists to protect the nation from external threats. They are not a law enforcement agency. In fact, there are specific laws on the books that prohibit the military from doing just that.
There is at least one Congressman who gets it.
Congressman Jeff Landry added an amendment to the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act that prohibits the use of evidence gathered by a drone in a criminal prosecution unless the government first obtained a warrant as the Constitution mandates. Landry’s amendment also specifies that the 2012 NDAA does not prohibit the Writ of Habeas Corpus for anyone who is entitled to file such a writ.
While there are many things we need to be worried about, the cavalier use of drones and the wholesale disregard of the Constitutional protections afforded American citizens by the Obama Regime is startling.
Kudos to Jeff Landry for standing up for the Constitution.
Does Mitt Romney stand for the Constitution?
That is the first question I would like to ask him, if I ever got the chance.
Sorry Debbie, Who Mule, Gee a little, haw a little, and back one. Reid first answer; GOv 2nd. Ok.
The Mayor Of New York Has Waged War On the Constitution For 10 Years This Guy Was Never A Republican! Our Rights Are Being Taken Away Bit By Bit By The Establishment Politicians! Romney Is The Obama "RINO" Replacement And The Next Presidential Candidate Must Challenge Romney And Be His "Conservative" Replacement! Romney Is Not Conservative And RINOs Abound In the Republican Party. The Infusion Of The DemocRat Turncoats Are More RINOs To Add To The Party! "We The People" Have A Long Row To Hoe And This Is (With Romney Being Elected) The Point At Which We Were At In 2008! "We The People" Have Gone One Step Back And One Step Forward! And Don't Worry About The Romney Audience, It Will Be A Hallow Gesture To The TEA Party! "We The People" Must Be Persistent And Resolute! We Do Not Sell Out For 30 pieces Of Silver! Romney Is Another Eastern Liberal And A Disappointment To Me And The Hard Working Tax Paying Americans Who Are Ronald Reagan Died In The Wool Republicans! Let's Take The Focus Of The Office Of the President And Focus On The Senate And The Congress To Get The People's Work Done!
I agree. Vote out the one's that were in the Congress and Senate before 2008. Purging the Republican party of RINO's will put the party in control of the Conservatives. Until the conservatives control a party, there's no chance of getting things going in the right direction, and we'll get more Government and bigger debt from the Tax and spend Democrats or the Borrow and Spend Republicans. Don't let Romney double down with even more debt to inact an economic policy that may fail. Cut Government spending and reduce Government borrowing. Then fixing the real underlying economic problems can be done.
My first Question, were I afforded such a meeting and opportunity, would be:
Do you understand and acknowledge that Jesus Christ is NOT a created being, but is in FACT the Second Person of the God-Head composed of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, three persons of the One and Only I Am?
This would be my First Question because if Mitt Romney doesn't comprehend and acknowledge that, then he likely does NOT comprehend that God's Laws bind all, including ALL civil magistrates and governments.
Failure to comprehend and acknowledge that would mean it unlikely that Romney would understand and obey his Constitutional Oath.
I Agree, Eugene. I am working on my next Blog on the 2 "Doctrines" in your final sentence to me.
I think it is safe to say from a Christian stand point that Mormonism is a cult that tries to undermined Christianity.