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What If the Government Rejects the Constitution?

Drifter33 Wrote: Apr 13, 2012 5:06 AM
Down the thread, "Loyal Muslim" wrote: "What if - the common citizenry impedes Obama's efforts to do what is best for us all by letting the writings of some long dead rich white men hinder Obama?" ANSWER: I will take the US Constitution (as originally written and legally amended) ANY day over what you call "Obama's efforts to do what is best for us". His idea of what is "best" for us? --We are a FREE people, "Loyal". FREE. We do not depend upon any one president to decide what is "best" for us. Our constitution (which you smear as "the writings of some long dead rich white men") is the BEDROCK of our nation--it is the reason all other things are possible. It holds TIMELESS and PROPER checks on the government's power over us.
budparker Wrote: Apr 13, 2012 1:28 PM
Hey Drifter33, don't you know just what an impediment the Constitution and the Law is to those privileged enough to have power and influence? But, it seemingly isn't very much of an impediment...

Guess what? There is not a damned thing you and I can do about it, is there?
What if the government never took the Constitution seriously? What if the same generation -- in some cases the same human beings -- that wrote in the First Amendment, "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech," also enacted the Alien and Sedition Acts, which made it a crime to criticize the government? What if the feds don't regard the Constitution as the Supreme Law of the Land?

What if the government regards the Constitution as merely a guideline to be referred to from time to time, or a myth to be foisted upon the voters,...