Skip to comments.Why We Must Defend Our Founding Documents
Posted on 02/06/2013 12:29:30 PM PST by Academiadotorg
A law professor from Georgetown University, Louis Michael Seidman, went on CBS TV and said we should give up on the Constitution:
Ive got a simple idea: Lets give up on the Constitution. . . . This is our country. We live in it, and we have a right to the kind of country we want. We would not allow the French or the United Nations to rule us, and neither should we allow people who died over two centuries ago and knew nothing of our country as it exists today. If we are to take back our own country, we have to start making decisions for ourselves, and stop deferring to an ancient and outdated document.
Now, Professor Seidman said that he didnt mean that we should abandon the whole thing. We should just not let it get in the way of what we want to do. Worrying about the Constitution takes time and, besides, the Constitution has some dumb things in it, like the electoral college, which means that someone who gets a majority of the votes will not automatically and necessarily become president. Also, it was written a long time ago, and why should we be ruled by the dead hand of the past?
A moments reflection shows why the professor is wrong. The most fundamental thing we understand about ourselves is that we are free individuals. David Tucker is a professor and advisor in the Ashbrook Centers Master of Arts in American History and Government as well as an Associate Professor of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School.
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I would much rather give up on Louis Michael Seidman and relievee him of the U.S. Citizenship he finds to be too burdensome to warrant his sacrifices to protect and defend on behalf of the rest of us U.S. Citizens. perhaps being a U.S. National instead of a U.S. Citizen will relieve him of his anxieties.
we have to start making decisions for ourselves, and stop deferring to an ancient and outdated document.
There is already a process for this, professor. It’s called the amendment process. I suspect, though, that the good professor wants his changes guaranteed without debate or process.
These azzoles are frightening. And, they’re teaching our children. Scary!!!!!!
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