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The Candidates vs. the Bill of Rights

DauTieng59 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 4:32 PM
He' from the Chicago Tribune, which I believe is in Chicago. Enough said. It is not the government's job to run everyone else's life for them as they have shown they can't even run a whorehouse and bar in Nevada and not bankrupt it.

Back in the early days of the Republic, the framers went to great trouble to draft and ratify the Bill of Rights. And every four years, our leaders pay homage to the framers by neglecting or disparaging that creation.

Not all of it, of course. Americans generally favor religious freedom (the First Amendment) and the right to own guns (Second). But the ban on any establishment of religion (First) is a favorite target of believers who think the government has a sacred duty to promote Christianity.

Then there are the Fourth Amendment, which bans unreasonable searches, and the Fifth Amendment, which...