Skip to comments.Progressive Illinois Rep. Declares Constitution Means Nothing
Posted on 04/10/2018 1:07:52 PM PDT by marktwain
An Illinois technocrat has demonstrated the Progressive attitude about the Constitution and the Second Amendment. Representative Bill Foster has a PhD in Physics from Harvard. He was raised and earned his Bachelor degree in ultra-liberal Madison, Wisconsin. In his view, the Constitution is a document that can be re-interpreted to mean different things every few years. That is true in a sense. Amendments to the Constitution can be put forward and passed any time. It is clear a constitutional amendment is not what Representative Foster is talking about. From chicagotribune.com:
Flanked by two area high school students, a pediatrician and the mother of a gun violence victim, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster told a community forum audience Monday the Second Amendment should be up for reinterpretation as new generations come into power.
It always has been up for reinterpretation, Foster, D-Naperville, said during an event focused on gun violence. The technology changes, and the weapons thought to be too dangerous to be in private hands change. A civil war cannon is frankly much less dangerous than weapons we are allowed to carry on the streets in many of the states and cities in our country today. This is something where technology changes and public attitude changes and both are important in each of the generations.
What does reinterpretation mean? It means you take the same words in the Constitution, and apply a different meaning to them. If you can do that, the Constitution only means what you want it to mean, when you want it to mean it.
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That violates their oath of office. But oaths mean nothing to them. They do not believe in God, either.
We’re headin’ for it, folks...
I interpret the Constitution as saying that this guy has to give me all his money. Oh, I’ll take a look at his daughters, too.
“A civil war cannon is frankly much less dangerous than weapons we are allowed to carry on the streets in many of the states and cities in our country today.”
I dunno, man. Pretty sure getting hit by a 4 pounder cannonball would ruin the rest of my day.
So it is not just the president protecting the Constitution but all of us.
This guy is a result of the problem our Founders worked so hard to avoid.
Is it possible to re-interpret the head trauma created by a 56 grain .308 at 700 yards?
Every representative who isn’t demanding that Mueller’s investigation ends today and all of his targets get immediate freedom from his harassment is acknowledging that the Constitution means nothing. A quote is nice, but silence can mean just as much.
Foster is a POS and the corrupt Illinois Supreme Court allowed the democrat state house majority, led by Madigan, to draw a district just for him after he lost (twice) to Randy Hultgren. Remember, gerrymandering is okay when democrats do it.
In which case, the Constitution means nothing. However, we all know that the Constitution does not mean nothing. It therefore follows, that this leftist approach to interpreting the Constitution is logically flawed.
Representative Bill Foster has a PhD in Physics from Harvard.
So, hes an asshole. So what? Lotta that going around.
It's pretty clear to me that he has violated his oath of office. If he was my representative I would be working to have him removed.
Ok. So much for abortion then. Bring back slavery.
And grape-shot is not as sweet and delicious as its name might imply...
New light pole decoration.....
This guy has a PhD in physics yet doesn't know the carnage a civil war cannon ball can inflict?
Perfection will never be possible; even the founders sometimes disagreed on what something in the constitution “really meant.”
But that’s different from giving up on the whole idea.
And the prick represents a formerly very republican district/area.
...so where do we pick up our cannon? ("...give them a whiff of the grape" and all that.)
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God."
Looks like he Broke His Oath of Office
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