Many Americans objected to the numerous unconstitutional questions that were contained in this past year's U.S. Census forms. Most of the objections were based on unconstitutionality, invasions of personal privacy, or concerns over possibly using the Census data to make a national database of all the people. All of these are valid reasons to raise objections. But there may be another, more insidious danger from that unconstitutional gathering of information. The data collected could be used to commit electoral fraud by bypassing the voter registration process and adding selected individuals directly into voter registration databases via a computer data feed.
She has been called "Hurricane Sarah," and she is predicting a "political earthquake" on Tuesday, but whatever the forecast, there is no doubt Sarah Palin has created a storm during the 2010 campaign season. And on yesterday's edition of Fox News Sunday, the former Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate labeled reporters at CBS affiliate KTVA in Anchorage "corrupt b*******" for allegedly trying to concoct a scandal and negative stories about Alaska's Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller.
In the nine years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Americans have been subjected to a great deal of "spin" from the political elites and the media regarding the history and teachings of the Islamic religion, and the rise of jihadist terrorist organizations around the globe. America's history of religious freedom and the religious dimensions of the current conflicts in which American troops are engaged leave many citizens feeling confused: How should they perceive Islam? How may they best understand the faith of Muslims living in the United States?
Each voter's sole means of determining who serves, or does not serve, in the 112th Congress (2011-2012) is through the election of one member out of 435. Each will have only this one chance — no do-overs. Death, resignation, disqualification, expulsion, and expiration of term are the only routes by which a member leaves Congress, and none is within voter control.