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What If the Government Rejects the Constitution?

Nevirim Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 8:13 AM
We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. These words were spoken and acted upon, lives were sacrificed, blood was shed, so that the image of this Nation and the purpose for it was clearly established. The question is have we forgotten this? And so to forgotten what this nation was supposed to be about! Let me think! Taxation without Representation NO Freedom of Speech The Taking of Property by the Government No Right to bear Arms and protect one's
howard194 Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 9:15 AM
those pesky words "unfairly" limit the government's ability to consolidate power and enacting laws and regulations and policies that serve the politicians' interests...
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Nevirim Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 8:18 AM
cont... Family and Property.
Having no right to fair search and not guilty before judged.
No Freedom of Religion and For Religion
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
2Right to keep and bear arms in order to maintain a well regulated militia.
3 No quartering of soldiers.
4 Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures.
5 Right to due process of law, freedom from self-incrimination, double jeopardy.
6 Rights of accused persons, e.g., right to a speedy and public trial.
7 Right of trial by jury in civil cases.
8 Freedom from excessive bail, cruel and unusual punishments.
9 Other rights of the people.
10 Powers reserved to the states.

Do these sound familiar? Were these the reason we fought a War for
Nevirim Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 8:22 AM
cont... Independence? So today are these Rights being set aside by those that want to rule us like our British Ancestors? Do we need another Revolution? Because we need to Return to these principles and for the reasons we fought to make this people and Land into a Nation.
Origanalist Again Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 8:36 AM
We have a chance for a peaceful revolution at the ballot box, but it seems the people want to be ruled.

An aggressively strong federal government gives them false comfort.
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,...