"All laws which are repugnant to the Constitution are null and void."

I left this thumbnail here, even though it does not link to the original article, to make the point that the enemy of free speech is implacable, incremental and determined. In 1999 Tom Delay was trying to keep the internet free for political discussion and six years later the Speech Police at the FEC are still attempting to muzzle the denizens of the web.

For those who sympathize with the situation that the federal courts have put the commissioners at the FEC in, BCRA vs Internet, I suggest caution against falling into the Stockholm Syndrome.

The 1st Amendment of the Bill of Rights is being held hostage and needs to be repatriated to the people. The Constitution is the law that needs to be upheld and enforced and not some bureaucratic incumbent protection regulations

"All laws which are repugnant to the Constitution are null and void." Marbury Vs. Madison, 5 US (2 Cranch) 137, 174, 176, (1803). "Where rights secured by the Constitution are involved, there can be no rule making or legislation which would abrogate them." Miranda Vs. Arizona, 384 US 436 p. 491. " An unconstitutional act is not law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; affords no protection; it creates no office; it is in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed." Norton Vs. Shelby County 118 US 425 p. 442

I remind you of Patrick Henry's famous quote:
"It is only in this way that we can hope to arrive at truth, and fulfill the great responsibility which we hold to God and our country. Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason towards my country, and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings. ... Are we disposed to be of the number of those who, having eyes, see not, and, having ears, hear not, the things, which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it. Let us not, I beseech you, sir, deceive ourselves. ... Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"