Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for June 30, 2007
Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling Man: Let's see..."We hold these truths to be self-evident..." Man #2: Too long have we lived under the authoritarian tyranny of KING GEORGE! Man: His list of abuses is long -- he has IMPRISONED persons WITHOUT A TRIAL! Man #2: Under our NEW government, we will establish a right of HABEAS CORPUS! Man: Yes! Man: We must grant the executive only LIMITED powers -- we know from the example of KING GEORGE that unchecked power leads to TYRANNY! Man #2: Indeed. A nation of LAWS, not MEN! Man #2: For example, if the congress enacted a law against spying on citizens, the chief executive would have to comply. Man: And the congress could limit his ability to wage wars by... BAM BAM Man #2: Oh, no! It's Man #2: KING GEORGE! George W. Bush: That's right, and by divine power I declare you ENEMY COMBATANTS!
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