THE FIRST AMENDMENT HATERS GO PUBLIC….Don’t these guys ever give up? Tom DeLay is bringing up that old conservative warhorse, Article III, Section 2, to prevent the Supreme Court from ruling on the Pledge of Allegiance:

“Article III, Section 2 [of the Constitution] allows us to do that. I think that would be a very good idea to send a message to the judiciary they ought to keep their hands off the Pledge of Allegiance,” he said.

….Rep. Steve Chabot, Ohio Republican and chairman of the Constitution subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, said he thinks the Supreme Court will overturn the appeals court’s decision and make congressional action unnecessary.

But he said if that doesn’t happen, the two options open to Congress are a statutory change to limit jurisdiction, as Mr. DeLay laid out, or amend the Constitution to protect the Pledge. “I hope that’s not necessary to amend the Constitution,” he said. “I hope the Supreme Court takes this up and overturns this absurd decision.”

I get awfully tired of these America-hating conservatives constantly trying to undermine the judicial cornerstones of our nation. A little more patriotism and respect for the constitution would be in order, don’t you think?

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