Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller

Non Sequitur

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  1. comicgos

    comicgos said, about 3 years ago

    Well, that clears that up! NOT!

  2. rayannina

    rayannina said, about 3 years ago

    Wonder how many dents the walls in that house have … from Dad beating his head against them in frustration …

  3. NightShade09

    NightShade09 said, about 3 years ago

    Every few years a new pressure group wriggles out of the ground (just like the 7 year locusts) demanding a Constitutional amendment to take away somebodys rights, somewhere.

    I guess it’s just Danae’s turn.

  4. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Dad’s waiting for her to grow out of it.

  5. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 3 years ago

    I’d like to see some amendments that guarantee rights granted in Supreme Court decisions from the Warren Court to the 1980s, such as the basic rights of arrest, rights to assembly, rights of speech and press confirmed, etc. Essentially codify the rights we have now.

    The “living document” activist types like Kennedy, Souter, Ginsberg, our two most recent justices and so on have been consistent on taking rights away when convenient. For example, Kagan consistently advocated Shariah law in her tenure at Harvard. There’s a move now to reverse 230+ years of Constitutional law and claim that the Constitution does not apply to States.

    The recent ruling in Arizona had the unfortunate effect of breaking the traditional relationship between Fed and State by having states enforce federal laws. Now there is a power vacuum. All due to one activist decision.

    Some really scary stuff going on because judges ignore what the actual law states and “do their own thing”.

  6. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    At some level, any guarantee of one right takes away another potential right. The right to avoid self-incrimination trumps the right to know what’s going on. The right to bear arms trumps the right to avoid getting shot at. And so on.

  7. gmartin997

    gmartin997 GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    And if you believed George Carlin (RIP), there’s no such thing as inalienable human rights. As you enforce the rights of one, you are necessarily taking rights away from another who opposes.

  8. x_Tech

    x_Tech GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    You have the Right to remain silent.

    Exercise Your Rights Today!

    But feel free to speak out if you must.
    

  9. wrloftis

    wrloftis said, about 3 years ago

    The Constitution does not GRANT our rights, as so many want to convince us these days (saying that the govt. has the power to give and take). I know it’s just semantics, but the Constitution simply RECOGNIZES the rights with which we are born. We give up those rights upon infringement of the rights of another.

  10. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Thats right Danae, you must let them know that you are the one in control, and no one else is….

    However, always question Religion since it seems kinda’ phoney, ya’ know….

  11. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, about 3 years ago

    My Dad said I had the right to do what I wanted as long as I didn’t infringe on the rights of others.

    then I grew my hair long.

    I think he narced on me to the Selective Service to get it cut using his right as a parent.

  12. grapfhics

    grapfhics said, about 3 years ago

    how about the proposed 28th?

    “Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States ..”

  13. Mac Wiley

    Mac Wiley GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    The Constitution is a list of rules limiting the government’s behavior. The Bill of Rights enumerates individual rights, it doesn’t grant them.

  14. wndrwrthg

    wndrwrthg GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    If I have a “right” to do something as guaranteed by law, then every other citizen should have that same right. @ graphics, I agree completely with your statement.

  15. jcorry

    jcorry said, about 3 years ago

    The people have all the rights. The purpose of the constitution is to grant some rights to the government. The Bill of Rights is unnecessary. Read the Federalist Papers!

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