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Megyn Kelly Challenges Professor Who Wants America to ‘Give Up’ U.S. Constitution
The Blaze ^ | 12/7/2013 | Billy Hallowell

Posted on 01/07/2013 11:13:52 AM PST by Carbonsteel

Many Americans were shocked to learn about Georgetown University Professor Louis Michael Seidman’s advocation for the U.S. to abandon the Constitution — the central document that has helped spawn America’s growth and progression for hundreds of years. As previously reported, the constitutional expert recently noted his belief (via an op-ed) that a blind allegiance to the outdated document is perilous. On Friday, he defended his controversial views about some purportedly “evil” provisions in the Constitution in an interview with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: constitution; democrats; seidman
Now that Obama has been re-elected, hopefully the left will be emboldened enough to start being honest about what they believe.....like this clown here.

I promise most of those on the left think like this and don't have any use for our constitution, except when it's convenient for them to do so.

1 posted on 01/07/2013 11:13:55 AM PST by Carbonsteel
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To: Carbonsteel

You give up the Communist Manifesto instead, perfesser.


2 posted on 01/07/2013 11:15:12 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the government. LIBERTY: When the government fears the people.)
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To: Carbonsteel

Probably would’ve been better off not giving him airtime than challenging him.

SnakeDoc


4 posted on 01/07/2013 11:19:15 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Come and take it.)
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To: Carbonsteel

If we abandon the Constitution, professor, what will authorize our government and our laws? Some law professor. He’s just looking for attention.


5 posted on 01/07/2013 11:23:31 AM PST by popdonnelly
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To: John Semmens

See? You were spot on!
:)


6 posted on 01/07/2013 11:25:45 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Carbonsteel

Here’s a thought. Let the left-leaning States abandon the Constitution, while the rest of the States keep it. Then we can divide into two countries. Everybody would be happy.


7 posted on 01/07/2013 11:26:07 AM PST by popdonnelly
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To: Carbonsteel

We need to stop complaining and start fighting back against these people. Conservatives who didn’t have time to be activists like leftists, are losing everything.


8 posted on 01/07/2013 11:26:14 AM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Carbonsteel; All

Regarding the idea of abandoning the Constitution, the horse escaped from the barn quite awhile ago. But voters don’t understand this because they don’t know the Constitution anyway, particularly the Founding State’s division of federal and state government powers.


9 posted on 01/07/2013 11:26:41 AM PST by Amendment10
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To: Carbonsteel
We already have abandoned the Constitution. Kelo vs New London Even worse when you consider that 7/9 justices at the time of that decision were appointed by Republicans.
10 posted on 01/07/2013 11:27:55 AM PST by MrsEmmaPeel (a government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: Williams

Conservatives who didn’t have time to be activists like leftists, are losing everything.

That’s the trouble. conservatives have real jobs and are accountable for their time. Leftist communists are professors who have one class a day or no job so they have plenty of time to protest and rally all supported by the communist mainstream media and hollywood. We have no one except ourselves to put up the fight.


11 posted on 01/07/2013 11:39:26 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Carbonsteel

BRING `EM BACK

“Many Committees of Safety were established throughout Colonial America at the start of the American Revolution. These committees in part grew out of the less formal Sons of Liberty groups, which started to appear in the 1760s as means to discuss and spread awareness of the concerns of the time, and often consisted of every male adult in the community. The local militias were usually under the control of the committees, which in turn sent representatives to county- and colony-level assemblies to represent their local interests.

Committees of Safety formed in 1774 to keep watch on the DISTRUSTED royal government. By 1775 they had become the operating government of all the colonies, as the royal officials were expelled. Massachusetts took the lead in the appointment of a committee of safety so early as the autumn of 1774, of which John Hancock was chairman. It was given power to call out mandatory militia, with penalties for failing to respond to a call-up, and provide means of defense. It provided many of the duties of a provisional government. Other colonies appointed committees of safety. One was appointed in the city of New York, composed of the leading citizens. In the spring of 1778, the New York state legislature abolished all committees in New York in favor of “COMMISSIONERS OF CONSPIRACY”.

In North Carolina, the demand for independence came from local grassroots Committees of Safety. The First Continental Congress had urged their creation in 1774. By 1775 they had become counter-governments that gradually replaced royal authority and took control of local governments. They regulated the economy, politics, morality, and militia of their individual communities. After December 1776 they came under the control of a more powerful central authority, the Council of Safety.[1]

These Committees of Safety were in constant communication with committees of correspondence, which disseminated information among the militia units and provided a clearinghouse of information and intelligence on enemy activities.”
-WIKI


12 posted on 01/07/2013 11:40:05 AM PST by bunkerhill7 (COMMITTEES OF SAFETY)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

So, pray tell me, how would things be any different today if we had abandoned the Constitution 80 years ago?

Would we no longer have a limited federal government, for example?


13 posted on 01/07/2013 11:53:27 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Carbonsteel
Megyn Kelly is this the same Megyn Kelly who was filled with so much joy and excitement on Election night that Obama had won? I have not turned on Fox since that evening and I don't believe one word coming from her mouth in other words she probably agrees with the Professor
but you won't know it until the day she squeals with joy as the Constitution is done away with.
She is one of them.
14 posted on 01/07/2013 11:58:41 AM PST by funfan
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To: popdonnelly
Here’s a thought. Let the left-leaning States abandon the Constitution, while the rest of the States keep it. Then we can divide into two countries. Everybody would be happy.

No such luck ... within 10 years, the Union of American Socialist Peoples' Republics would be fomenting guerrilla insurrection in, and trying to invade, the (truncated) United States of America.

You cannot make peace with tyrants.

15 posted on 01/07/2013 12:04:36 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Carbonsteel

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16 posted on 01/07/2013 12:05:33 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: popdonnelly
If we abandon the Constitution, professor, what will authorize our government and our laws?

We will have the kind benevolence of our Lord and Savior, King Barry the First. Barry will go down in history as the law-giver and all deference will be made to his image. Praise be to Allah and to Mohamed, His prophet, and to his almighty son Barry I.

In case it's not obvious - </sarc>

17 posted on 01/07/2013 12:14:36 PM PST by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: C210N
So, pray tell me, how would things be any different today if we had abandoned the Constitution 80 years ago?

I can certainly tell you that things would be very different if we had not abandoned the constitution in 1861.

18 posted on 01/07/2013 12:17:39 PM PST by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: Carbonsteel

This is how they made homosexuality acceptable.

First, you talk about how shocked you are . . .


19 posted on 01/07/2013 12:18:16 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Carbonsteel
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20 posted on 01/07/2013 12:20:18 PM PST by SparkyBass
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To: Carbonsteel

Fortunately, by the time my grandchildren are adults, this guy will be dead. He just wants to get attention and sell his book.


21 posted on 01/07/2013 12:22:46 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: MrsEmmaPeel

Not the best example, I think, seeing that a good number of States passed anti-Kelo legislation.


22 posted on 01/07/2013 12:27:04 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: popdonnelly
Here’s a thought. Let the left-leaning States abandon the Constitution, while the rest of the States keep it.

It's an opening. It is my belief that liberals and conservatives are now so far apart that we can no longer live amongst each other.

For the "professor": it's obvious he does not understand the Constitution. It's framework, and the difficulty in amending it, are its purpose. It was meant to be hard to amend/change! It was designed to limit government, something this "professor" obviously does not like or agree with.

23 posted on 01/07/2013 12:27:20 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: tpmintx

Good point.

To go further... as it’s kind of like the butterfly effect here...

What if we hadn’t abandoned the Constitution on February 25, 1791? Hamilton was gung-ho on a federal bank; Jefferson was TOTALLY against that, and referenced how it breached Article 1 Section 8....

Of course, in this instance (and I’m sure many others), Washington sided with Hamilton.


24 posted on 01/07/2013 12:29:30 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Carbonsteel
I promise most of those on the left think like this and don't have any use for our constitution

Sadly you're all too correct. God help us all.

25 posted on 01/07/2013 12:59:04 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: jeffc
http://agendadocumentary.com/

Check out the trailer for this film. IMHO, it's spot on.

26 posted on 01/07/2013 1:01:15 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

“Georgetown University Professor Louis Michael Seidman’s advocation for the U.S. to abandon the Constitution”...

Hearing who is advocating this, the professor needs to back to school about U.S. history. better yet, he can move to a county better suited to his liking. What a puke!


27 posted on 01/07/2013 1:14:32 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: Carbonsteel

Secret liberal decoder ring translation: “too hard to amend” = can’t repeal the 2nd amendment and kill all capitalists


28 posted on 01/07/2013 1:22:39 PM PST by y6162
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To: tpmintx

Committees of Safety —Sounds good. They could meet at night—all the judges wear hoods—they could “Judge” people who are a cancer upon the society of free men. Like the nut case Baptists who protest soldiers funerals! Burn em out! Or maybe that Moore fellow who makes bad documentaries! Run him out of town on a rail dressed in Tar and Feathers! (need some really strong people to do the job.) That would be really American.


29 posted on 01/07/2013 2:06:52 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: funfan
Megyn Kelly is this the same Megyn Kelly who was filled with so much joy and excitement on Election night that Obama had won?

Are you perhaps thinking of Megan Fox? She was certainly beside herself with joy and excitement when Obama won. Megyn Kelly has always been a real attack-dog conservative. I can understand the confusion.

30 posted on 01/07/2013 2:54:35 PM PST by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: funfan
she probably agrees with the Professor but you won't know it until the day she squeals with joy as the Constitution is done away with. She is one of them.

YOU'RE FULL OF CRAP! Post the video to prove your claim..........or shut up.

31 posted on 01/07/2013 3:16:41 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Carbonsteel
Professor Who Wants America to ‘Give Up’ U.S. Constitution

OK Perfesser, we'll give it up for just you. Starting with the Bill of Rights:

First...Shut up, and you are now a Catholic. You will only read what "news" we give you to read.

Second, here is your mandatory machine gun...take good care of it and become proficient...there will be a test.

Third, prepare your garage and living room as barracks to house 30 troops.

Fourth, we'll be coming over this afternoon to search your house and make sure all your paperwork is in order, and by the way....NO MORE ABORTIONS.

Fifth, We're not sure, but we think you've been committing treason with some of the things you've been teaching in class, so we'll be working on that until we get a conviction.

Sixth....etc etc etc

32 posted on 01/07/2013 3:29:01 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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To: Carbonsteel

The reality is that, in this country, there are two nations.

One is socialist, and not wanting to live under a constitution which, to them, constricts their agenda.

The other is the nation which still believes in the constitution and the rights of the people. That second nation is the original nation, which the original founders would still recognize. The socialist nation is the one that the founding fathers warned us about.

These two nations are irreconcilable, but the socialist nation needs the conservative nation to support their socialism. Without the conservatives, the socialism would have been stopped dead on its tracks a long time ago. Socialism is unsustainable, and the only thing sustaining it in American right now, is the portion which insists on being independent and self-sustaining.

The conservative side of American would be a lot better off by separating from the socialist side. The socialist side, once they’re on their own, would be looking for foreign aid from the new “Constitutional States of America”.


33 posted on 01/07/2013 3:46:06 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: 1rudeboy
It's a perfect example - The case should never have even been heard in the first place. And when it was heard, Kelo et al LOST, and their houses were demolished. What good was the Constitution for them?

How can anyone in their right mind find authority for ObamaCare in the Constitution? It is simply not there. What good is the Constitution for the rest of us? Who follows it? Certainly not the Supremes!

34 posted on 01/07/2013 5:49:39 PM PST by MrsEmmaPeel (a government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Megyn Kelly is no Conservative. She was positively giddy the night the Obama won reelection. And she HATED Newt...


35 posted on 01/07/2013 6:12:58 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Carbonsteel
If the left keeps electing Presidents, Louis Michael Seidman may be the next President.

We need to stop electing Rinos in our primary. We tried it the moderates way twice and lost with McCain and Romney. We need to elect a good strong Conservative in the Primary.

36 posted on 01/07/2013 8:26:53 PM PST by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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To: ottbmare

Well it was the blonde wonman I thought it was Megan Kelly who did the Presidential election coverage on Fox. It was not Megan Fox who is a brunette actress.


37 posted on 01/08/2013 12:44:01 AM PST by funfan
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