As a result of judge Reeves un-Constitutional imposition of Atheism, the Brandon High School band was prohibited from playing at the season’s opener against Ocean Springs High School. Why? Because the Brandon High School band’s repertoire includes their rendition of “How Great Thou Art.” Now understand that it would be perfectly acceptable for the band to play “Puff The Magic Dragon,” celebrating the smoking of brain destroying marijuana, or “Deutschland Uber Alles,” celebrating the Nazi annihilation of six million Jews. But a hymn? Es ist verboten!
When did a federal judge acquire the power to restrict the playing of halftime music at a football game? How have we allowed our once free country to become shackled to the egalitarian delusions of an Atheistic and activist judicial system? The function of the Judiciary, under the Constitution, is to ensure that the Congress does not pass legislation that violates the Constitution. And the Constitution says clearly, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;...”
And nowhere in Article III Section 2 of the Constitution is the Judiciary granted the authority to legislate from the bench. Judges, by design, do not represent the People. They represent the rule of law. The People are legally represented only by the Congress, and the opening words of the Constitution, Article I Section 1, are, “All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
In short, judges have no legal (Constitutional) authority to legislate what is acceptable music for playing at a high school football game. Nor do they have the authority to, as Judge Reeves did, fine the Rankin County School District $7,500 for non-compliance with his illegal legislation. How in the world did we get to a situation where such outrageous behavior from our servants is considered acceptable.
Our problems began, I believe, with Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society,” a thinly veiled scheme to buy Democrat votes with taxpayer money. Ayn Rand said, “The only difference between a welfare society and a totalitarian society is a matter of time.” You can not allow the government to feed you without allowing the government to control you.
And that fact is a clue to how we can take our country back. We must eliminate welfare. We must eliminate the Johnsonian two class system – the welfare class and the working class – and return to the classless society we enjoyed before 1965. Granted, that will be an Herculean task, and it will not be accomplished overnight. But consider that it took us fifty years to get where we are today.
We can roll back that fifty years of government intervention in our lives and government mis-appropriation of our fortunes if we truly dedicate ourselves to do it. The goal of eliminating welfare and the welfare class must be uppermost in the mind of every American until we can once again call ourselves free.