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The Liberty Poll

Hello candidate!

What’s the purpose of government?

 

POLICY QUESTIONS

1 - If you are elected to the office you seek:

  1. a) what laws will you repeal;
  2. b) what taxes will you reduce or eliminate;
  3. c) what government agencies will you shrink or close?

2 - Would you support criminal penalties:

  1. a) for politicians who violate their oath of office;
  2. b) for bureaucrats who act outside the powers delegated to them?

3 - When did you last read the state and federal Constitutions? 

4 - Should someone who has sworn an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, but who then votes to allocate tax funds to programs or departments not authorized by that Constitution, be removed from office?

5 - Can you name any current areas of government operations that are outside the authority delegated to government?

6 - Can you name areas where government might serve the public interest, but where it has no authority to act? If not, is it still accurate to say we have "government of limited powers"? Does this matter?

7 - As a candidate for a state or federal office, can you think of any ways to improve enforcement of the 10th Amendment (the states and the people retain powers not delegated to the federal government)?

 

ISSUE QUESTIONS

8 - With regard to jury trials, should judges be required to inform jurors that they have the power, in the sanctity of the jury room, to decide whether a law in question is just, or constitutional? Should schools teach this?

9 - With regard to due process, should judges be allowed to prevent defendants from presenting a defense on constitutional grounds if they so choose?

 

Many more good questions on gunlaws.com, use the Liberty Poll button.

 

This is what triggered the idea, the ACLU Request:

 

Alan –

The threat to free speech being more urgent than ever? That's crystal clear.

Understanding exactly what this fundamental right means in today's world – and how we can best defend it? Not so much.

But the ACLU is here to help. This month, we're bringing you an interactive podcast series with our Director of Speech, Privacy, and Technology Ben Wizner – and he wants to hear all your most pressing free speech questions ahead of time.

Curious about the state of free speech on Twitter? The constitutionality of "cancel culture" and campus censorship? Book bans in public schools and libraries?

Ask and you shall receive.

Submit any and all free speech questions to podcast@aclu.org or leave us a voicemail at 212-549-2558 – and be part of shaping this brand-new podcast series with us today.

Thanks for your questions,

The ACLU Team

 

Take them up on it, write to them about free speech threats that concern you.

Keep it nice please.

List of Hoaxes

Relying on a compliant and non-critical mass media, invented hoaxes get significant play on CNN, MSNBC, three networks, legacy newspapers and more:

Free-speech violation hoaxes committed by politicians, with media help:

-- Jussie Smollett perpetrated a racist scam with media help, even cooperation

-- Benghazi video story circulated by Hillary was false

-- Steele Dossier was a paid-for misinformation campaign Dems ran for two years

-- Border Patrol agents whipping illegals flooding across Texas border was false

-- Russian collusion hoax carried on for years was known to be false the whole time

-- Hunter’s laptop story was knowingly suppressed by media and social media platforms, which numerous surveys have shown influenced the 2020 election results

-- Hunter’s laptop wasn’t his, and besides, had nothing of value on it

-- Andrew Cuomo’s Emmy Award (rescinded) was a farce, reported with glee as if true

-- Chris Cuomo’s clandestine CNN support for brother Andrew Cuomo was obviously an affront to journalism ethics but ignored by media

-- Jacob Blake was an assaultive criminal with an order of protection against his intended victim for repeated domestic violence, refused to stop when repeatedly commanded by police, but has been portrayed as a hero by media and VP Harris.

-- “Deadly” Jan. 6 rally had no civilian murderers, only one odd police shooting

-- Arson fire riots in Pacific Northwest, summer 2020, were labelled “peaceful protests”

-- CHAP and CHOP were covered with praise yet they were totally criminal acts

-- Carter Page (White House) was falsely victimized to a fault

-- “The Border is closed,” repeatedly stated, was false, even with contrary images shown

-- ICE detention facilities are “concentration camps” is untrue; on that note, politicians who voice these inanities, are reported but not refuted or researched, perpetuating myths

-- “Swatting,” calling police for non-crimes as a form of harrassment, is an ignored tactic of the left, but a felony in real life

-- Uranium One (Hillary) was good for America, gave 20% of Uranium reserves to Russia

-- Hillary lost 32,000 emails, but they were only wedding plans, what difference does it make

-- Harvey Epstein committed suicide (unproven) with cameras off and guards away

-- Covid vaccines are free—you don’t even know what Big Pharma charges us for them

 

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