I first met Artie on a PGR run. The first thing I learned was, damn he can ride. The second thing was, he thinks. I finished reading this from Artie and just sat there staring at it thinking, damn. Hope it does the same for you:
From ARTIE :
From ARTIE :
It's TOUGH to be an American and practice Citizenship 101! The MOST IGNORANT UN-AMERICAN STATEMENT I HAVE SEEN ON FACEBOOK IS: <<the US Supreme Court has ruled that you have the right under the First Amendment to protest military funerals... I invite you to start your protest in my front yard and we can see if your first amendment is better than my Second Amendment.>> It’s going viral this evening, and being reposted as fast as unthinking, bleating sheeple can copy and paste it. It’s so popular, that when I pointed out its’ Constitutional flaws, one active service member said I was un-American, should leave the country, and had no Constitutional rights because I had not served in the military. I even had some long term so-called friends and their families get pissed-off because I dared question such a quote “patriotic statement”. My question to those sycophantic followers is “what part of "Freedom of Speech shall not be abridged" did you NOT understand? That’s the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in case you forgot to read it in the last thirty years! The very cornerstone of our Republic!