And then secondly, selling the case that that power should be exercised in the case of the Pledge of Allegiance which we finally succeeded in doing with 247 votes - a clear, hammering-strong, majority.
They've been legislating from the bench and they've been inventing various broad sweeping powers or inventing policy that they find intuitively in the Constitution which to any clear-minded person is not there at all.
Yet, today, we see what is becoming a constitutional crisis which is completely unprecedented, and that is the use of the filibuster to basically stop the confirmation process both for circuit court and Supreme Court nominations.
This is not about who is running the media, this is about the question of the shock jocks who have been pushing the moral envelope for all too long and the vulgar and indecent comments that come over the public airwaves.
The commission's vote is disappointing to everyone who cares about St. Louis and the security of our country, ... The proposal to move the 131st Fighter Wing from Lambert Field is ill-advised and creates significant problems for the Missouri National Guard and the personnel attached to the wing. The decision diminishes our ability to defend our country.
We're seeing the same pattern ... and it's a pattern of hostility to freedom of speech, ... The chaplains have complained, and it's been increasing and more widespread and not only limited to the Air Force.