While Rowan County, Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, elected in November 2014 as a Democrat, sits in jail due to her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples based on her Christian beliefs, former Congressman and retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West issued statements stating that everyone is missing the point about the Kentucky clerk’s jail sentence.
In his initial reaction to the Donald Sterling tape kerfuffle, Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, expressed concern that any extreme action on the part of the National Basketball Association might lead down the proverbial slippery slope. Two days ago, league commissioner Adam Silver passed sentence on Sterling, banishing him from the NBA for life and fining him $2.5 million.
According to the walking gaffe machine known as the Vice President of the United States, no real law-abiding citizen should be concerned that their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms will be taken away.
Thus says the man who sits, literally, one heartbeat away from the presidency.