Just a quick reminder

Amendment I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Amendment II
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

Amendment III
No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

Amendment IV
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Amendment VI
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

Amendment VII
In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

Amendment VIII
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Amendment IX
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

Amendment X
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.

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13 Responses to Just a quick reminder

  1. warhorse says:


    posted at 2:03AM…did someone get an early morning knock on the door??????

  2. Sedition says:

    That needs to be recited word for word before being passed from elementary to middle school, before being passed from middle school to high school, and before you are allowed to receive your diploma.
    Too stupid to recite and understand the Bill of Rights?
    Then too stupid to graduate. Go dig a ditch or ask if someone wants fries with that.

    • Wirecutter says:

      Hell, I think that every high school should have a required course for the BoR and the words and thoughts behind it.

      • bikermailman says:

        Back in the day, a semester of Government, including the Constitution, was required to graduate HS in Texas. But hey, we’re just a bunch of dumb hicks in flyover country, what do we know?

  3. Ragnar says:

    Yar man. But we already know that.

    Too bad we can’t roll this up and poke it in the eye, or jam it up the ass, of all the politicians (and the sheeple who vote for them) cops, judges, everyone in Hollywood, pundits…the list goes on.

    Me thinks this will end badly.

    • bikermailman says:

      After a bunch of multi thousand page bills the last several years, I came up with an idea for an Amendment. All bills must have the pages rolled up, and inserted rectally into all supporters of said bill. Failure to do so by each supporter will render said bill null and void.

  4. Winston Smith says:

    10 has always been my fav. But the invasion/war nullified that.

  5. picturerock says:

    Excellent post. We should all print that out and read it at least once every day.

  6. Angel says:

    The 10th Amendment is the least discussed and least understood, yet one of the most important.

  7. Alexander says:

    “Originally, if you didn’t own land, you didn’t vote, and there was a good reason for it: because those without property will always vote away the property of other people unto themselves, and that’s the beginning of the end.”


  8. meramec riverrat says:

    Ought to be memorized by every citizen. Politicians seem to forget that it was added to the Constitution to specifically denote “shall not” actions by the government. They were very specific in the 2nd, hence the wording “shall not be infringed”. I believe Angel is right on about the 10th…..it’s the one Mr. Lincoln trampled all over and no one impeached him…

  9. truthzzzz says:

    If you want to keep them, it may be necessary to register a few like thinking people to n the next two weeks. Most states have a one month limit before the election required to register to vote.

    get your veterans group, or your gun club, or your church to register some people.
    call you county elections office. Local city hall may register people.

    Or you can just clutch you gun and bible and tell God why you did nothing when the chance to appoint Supreme Court justices of a conservative bent was in front of you.

    Ballots are easier than bullets and ballots are the weapon in front of you right now.

    God gave us our rights. The US Constitution has some of them on paper.
    There are many people who are trying to take our rights away now.

  10. pdwalker says:

    The Constitution and Bill of Rights is deliberately not taught any longer.

    It’s easier to herd people if they are uneducated.

Play nice.