June 3, 2008

First Amendment-A-Loo Ya!

Folks, it doesn't get better than the glorious First Amendment when it comes to ensuring a free, enduring democracy. Rev. Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping have given me lots of opportunities to personally experience the exhilaration and freedom of reciting the blessed 46 words in public spaces, clubs, churches, wherever citizens go and need to know, or be reminded of the one thing that makes the USA different. We may not be #1 in producing goods anymore, but as long as we can make our elected officials comply to our founding parents' wishes, pretty soon there will be redemption! Peace-a-loo ya!
Now turn up your speakers for a sample of what you can hear in Union Square on June 5 (please see the next post for details on how we, the people will response to the attempted privatization of Union Square:

Write this down, carry it with you wherever you go, and most of all, practice using it!

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.

No comments: