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September 2015

 


Beckerisms

Rowan County Kentucky Clerk, Kim Davis: Jailed by federal marshals for being a Christian? Political prisoner?
Unfortunately, only one person has been willing to stand up to the federal judiciary and refuse to violate Kentucky's law against homosexual marriage. Kudos to Kim Davis!
Some would argue that she was jailed for defying a federal court order. (Arguably, that's what made her a political prisoner.) Let's take a look at the validity of the federal courts violating Kentucky state law and sovereignty: I agree that Kim Davis violated a court order. But is the US Supreme Court national imposition of homosexual marriage a valid law? Well, it depends on how you look at it. From a Constitutional perspective, it is not enforceable for two reasons:

1.    There is no Constitutional federal authority for marriage law.

2.    Only congress has the authority to create law.

From a process perspective, the high Court gave itself the authority to create national policy. The executive branch, which controls the military and federal marshals, backs up the judiciary's unconstitutional usurpation of power. Therefore, under the doctrine of "might makes right," the Court has the power (but not the legal authority) to do anything they want to. This lends additional evidence to the postulation that the United States has degenerated into a post Constitutional republic. See the July edition of The Becker Report for more on this. (Maybe Kentucky should consider applying "The Becker Doctrine.")
U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning stated that, "Oaths mean things." Bunning also said, "This country has always had disagreements, but what makes this country different from other countries is that we respect the rule of law."
Really? The homosexual marriage issue is one of many where multiple federal judges, up to and including the US Supreme Court, brazenly defied the rule of law and then shoved it down the throat of the rest of the country. I wonder if Judge Bunning has given any thought to why these federal judges ignore their own oaths and the rule of law? Maybe Bunning should consider standing up for the little guy and the people of Kentucky rather than using a badge and a gun to enforce an unconstitutional usurpation of power. As our Constitutional republic continues to devolve, the action of Judge Bunning shows that it's the power of the badge and the gun, rather than the authority of law, that rules.

Should Kim Davis be impeached for violating her oath of office?
Well, I'd be willing to have that discussion right after the impeachment of President Obama, multiple federal judges, and five Supreme Court justices for violating their oaths of office to follow the Constitution.

Are there parallels to Rosa Parks?
In her case, she stood up to a law that was wrong and needed to change. Kim Davis stood up to an illegitimate so-called "law of the land" that is wrong and should be treated as an opinion rather than law.

Is Kim Davis my favorite Democrat?
Not anymore. She just switched to the Republican Party. Welcome home, Kim!

Law of the land? It's time to move on?
Several presidential candidates have taken this position. That's not the kind of leadership I'm looking for.

Ohio House of Representatives
HB 257 - Becker Budget
In summary, the provisions of HB 257 include:

·         Slow (state only) spending growth by $1.3 billion from HB 64 (state budget).

·         Reduce income tax rates proportionally.

·         Phase out income tax over five years.

·         Slow "all funds" growth by $6.2 billion from HB 64.

·         Eliminate Obamacare Medicaid expansion.

·         Defund Planned Parenthood.

·         Eliminate the Ohio Marriage Penalty.

·         Allow sales tax refunds for Core charges.

·         Allow Governor Kasich's proposed severance tax to apply to public lands only.

·         Expand Indigent tort reform.

·         Prohibit double dipping in the state pension system (grandfather in current double dippers).

 

Video Central
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #1 (7 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #2 (8+ minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #3 (<12 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #4 (11+ minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #5 (<16 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #6 (10+ minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #7 (<11 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #8 (2 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #9 (<10 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #10 (9 minutes)
Planned Parenthood "Chop Shop" Video #11 (12 minutes)
Clinton Campaign: “Whatever you can get away with just do it” (8 minutes)
'Christian Christians' Need Not Apply | Stoplight (2 minutes)
Paul Harvey: "Policeman" (2 minutes)
Here's one way to introduce Jesus Christ (3 minutes)
George Carlin: Politicians and Words (10 minutes)
Janet Folger Porter - Overcoming the Criminalization of Christianity (40 minutes)
Bill Whittle: Number One With A Bullet (6 minutes)
Amish vs. the Courts: Family Speaks Out on Fleeing the U.S. to Escape Court-Mandated Chemo (7 minutes)
Prigg v. Pennsylvania: When the Supreme Court Supported James Madison's Advice to Stop Federal Power (3 minutes)
It's Not About Marriage | Stoplight (3 minutes)
Andrew Klavan: Whatever Leftists Say, It’s Opposite Day! (3 minutes)
Hussein of America: How many lies can the president tell in one speech? (3 minutes)
Mark Levin defends Kim Davis on based on the rule of law (16 minutes)

Older Clips
John Becker on Fox 19 News talking about Homosexual Marriage (HB 296) (2+ minutes)
John Becker live CNN pro-life interview defending Down syndrome people (HB 135) (This is the full six minute uncut version)
John Becker live CNN pro-life interview defending Down syndrome people (HB 135) This is the edited version currently on the CNN web site (< 2 minutes)
Sarah Palin interview with State Representative Dave Hall (8 minutes)

The Becker Budget Interview with Karen Kasler (6 minutes)
League of Women Voters Candidates forum: John Becker vs. Democrat opponent (28 minutes)
John Becker on Fox 19 News talking about "Stand Your Ground" (HB 203) (3 minutes)
John Becker on Ch. 10 News in Columbus regarding the impeachment of Judge Black (3 minutes)
John Becker on Fox 19 talking about HB 244 (3 minutes)
John Becker on Fox 19 talking about Medicaid (2 minutes)
John Becker radio interview with Chris Long, Ohio Christian Alliance (25 minutes)

Event Calendar

October 1, 2015
Healthy Beginnings Dinner at Cooper Creek Event Center at 6 pm.

October 2, 2015
First Friday Luncheon at McCormick & Schmick's at noon for $20.

October 5, 2015
Union Twp GOP meeting at the Civic Center at 7 pm.

October 6, 2015
Clermont County Tea Party meeting at the Eastgate Holiday Inn at 7 pm.

October 8, 2015
Evening for Life at
Sharonville Convention Center beginning at 5:30 pm.

October 11, 2015
Life Chain on SR 125 in Withamsville from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.

October 21, 2015
Clermont County Republican Central Committee at HQ in Batavia at 7 pm.

Becker for State Representative
Ranked a top tier "most archconservative" by the Columbus Dispatch (September 2013).
"Becker...is arguably the most conservative member of the Ohio House," said The Cincinnati Enquirer (January 2014).
"GOP Ohio House freshman Becker is no shrinking violet," headlined the Columbus Dispatch (December 2014).
Becker wins prestigious William Wilberforce Leadership Award (April 2015).
Rep. John Becker, suburban Cincinnati Republican… [holds] the unofficial title as the General Assembly's most conservative lawmaker, said the Columbus Dispatch (September 2015).

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