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Liberal Pundit Says U.S. Constitution “Confusing” because it was Written “100+ Years Ago” – Video
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 30, 2010 | Brian

Posted on 12/30/2010 9:13:23 AM PST by Federalist Patriot

Here is video of liberal Ezra Klein actually saying today that the U.S. Constitution “is confusing because it was written more than a hundred years ago.”

Klein made the remarks in response to news that the new GOP-controlled House of Representatives is going to begin the new session of Congress by (gasp!) reading the United States Constitution out loud!

No, Ezra – the Constitution is not “confusing,” and it was actually written more than 200 years ago! It is just inconvenient to liberals like you because it actually limits the power of the Federal Government, which goes against ever fiber of your being.

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TOPICS: Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: constitution; ezraklein

1 posted on 12/30/2010 9:13:27 AM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot

These America-hating communists cannot even come up with good lies and excuses any more to nullify our Constitution. What a crock.


2 posted on 12/30/2010 9:16:32 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: Federalist Patriot

Gee, maybe Liberals aren’t really smarter than Conservatives.


3 posted on 12/30/2010 9:16:41 AM PST by Lysandru
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To: Federalist Patriot

Klein must be a public school graduate.


4 posted on 12/30/2010 9:16:41 AM PST by Arm_Bears (I'll have what the gentleman on the floor is drinking.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

More confusing than the average piece of legislation coming out of Congress today?


5 posted on 12/30/2010 9:16:46 AM PST by Free Vulcan (The cult of Islam must be eradicated by any means necessary.)
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To: Arm_Bears

“Klein must be a public school graduate.”
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Sounds more like a Harvard Law graduate.


6 posted on 12/30/2010 9:18:23 AM PST by RipSawyer
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To: Federalist Patriot

Well this would help to explain why their Leader in the house demands that laws be passed before they are read...because they have too much difficulty understanding them.

Liberalism is a mental disorder.


7 posted on 12/30/2010 9:18:41 AM PST by R0CK3T
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To: Federalist Patriot

The same could be said of Marx’s Das Capital, but liberals have no problem at all understanding that.


8 posted on 12/30/2010 9:19:03 AM PST by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Federalist Patriot

You can’t fix this kind of weapons-grade stupid.


9 posted on 12/30/2010 9:19:06 AM PST by Noumenon ("We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.")
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To: Federalist Patriot

Math class was tuff (so was Anglesh and hestory)...


10 posted on 12/30/2010 9:19:27 AM PST by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: Federalist Patriot

Maybe he is right, since the government and courts seem to find it so confusing that they keep trying to rewrite it.......Kelo vs. New London. I can’t find where it says the government can take your stuff if some other guy says he can pay more taxes on it than you.


11 posted on 12/30/2010 9:20:54 AM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: RipSawyer

That, too.


12 posted on 12/30/2010 9:21:05 AM PST by Arm_Bears (I'll have what the gentleman on the floor is drinking.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

It really quite simple, even for Leftist pinheads.

It is all about the clearly limiting, proscribed powers of government.

In other words, if it is not in the Constitution, the US government CANNOT do it.


13 posted on 12/30/2010 9:21:06 AM PST by EyeGuy (RaceMarxist Obama: The Politics of Vengeance)
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To: Federalist Patriot

More from the idiot-ridden far-left........if the Earth had indeed been flat, these SOBs would have already fallen off the left side of it..../s =.=


14 posted on 12/30/2010 9:22:13 AM PST by cranked
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To: EyeGuy; Federalist Patriot

Klein is probably an atheist, since the Bible and Koran were written at least 1,300 years ago.


15 posted on 12/30/2010 9:24:46 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: Federalist Patriot

Klein was born in Irvine, California, where he attended University High School. He attended the University of California, Santa Cruz but later transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles, from which he graduated in 2005 with a B.A. in political science.

Klein was raised Jewish.[3]

Then he would have REAL problems with the Torah.


16 posted on 12/30/2010 9:24:52 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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To: Federalist Patriot

Life is tough. Life is tougher when you are stupid. - Duke


17 posted on 12/30/2010 9:25:32 AM PST by doodad
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To: Federalist Patriot

Klein must still be recovering from his grueling high school English Literature class. They made him read The Scarlet Letter and Huckleberry Finn.


18 posted on 12/30/2010 9:26:30 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (quipment.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Treasonous trash like Ezra Klein are the reason I see American Liberals as being in need of a trail, followed by drawing and quartering.

That was the traditional punishment for treason, after all.


19 posted on 12/30/2010 9:46:31 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: Arm_Bears

Klein is a Liberal Jew, educated at UCLA and it majored in political science.

Fittingly, he is a California product, not that anyone would be surprised by his opinions, such as they are.

Treason on two feet.


21 posted on 12/30/2010 9:53:29 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Respectfully FP the Constitution may be confusing to Liberals who may be reading it for the first time. I can hear the remarks in Congress now, “Hey where’s the abortion and Gay Rights clause?” LOL!


22 posted on 12/30/2010 9:58:06 AM PST by Alaphiah123 (The corruption of man, as Emerson wrote, leads to the corruption of language. And the corruption of)
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To: Federalist Patriot

This country has declined to the point that it must be renewed.


23 posted on 12/30/2010 10:00:35 AM PST by Greystoke
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To: Federalist Patriot

Since the Ten Commandments were written almost 3,000 years ago they would have to be utterly incomprehensible.


24 posted on 12/30/2010 10:16:58 AM PST by AU72
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To: Federalist Patriot

How about this ‘street’ version for ezra:

Us Peeps of this here place, cuz we need a onion and some Nyquil an D fence an fo’ sho welfare checks on our orderly prostate dun rit up dis Constitooshun.


25 posted on 12/30/2010 10:19:05 AM PST by databoss
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To: GladesGuru

Trail? Slugs leave trails...


26 posted on 12/30/2010 10:29:33 AM PST by databoss
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To: Federalist Patriot

So Klein says the Constitution means something different to everyone. Seems to me it is pretty straight forward. But of course it’s going to seem confusing to someone like him. He probably can’t get past the first sentence without someone explaining it to him.


27 posted on 12/30/2010 10:37:07 AM PST by mtg
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To: Federalist Patriot

He obviously cannot understand “shall NOT be infringed!” in the 2nd Amendment.


28 posted on 12/30/2010 10:38:24 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: Federalist Patriot

Ezra Klein is the slithering dumb@$$ founder of the behind the behind-the-scenes Journolist and the coordinated attempts to discredit Sarah Palin immediately upon her selection as VP running mate.


29 posted on 12/30/2010 10:50:41 AM PST by steelyourfaith (ObamaCare Death Panels: a Final Solution to the looming Social Security crisis ?)
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To: RipSawyer; Arm_Bears
Ezra Klein - Washington Post, Newsweek, The American Prospect is also a member of the Journolist crew.

I don't much go for “what was the most under reported news story of 2XXX?” questions, but the Journolist revelation of 150+ who conspired to shred Palin, the Tea Party and protect Hussein from criticism still makes my blood boil.

Nothing by any of that bunch should be printed without a Journolist Disclaimer.

30 posted on 12/30/2010 10:52:52 AM PST by Jacquerie (Tyrants should fear for their personal safety.)
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To: EagleUSA

Liberal Pundit Says U.S. Constitution “Confusing” because it was Written “100+ Years Ago/////

So was the Communist Manifesto but he hasn’t expressed any problem understanding it.


31 posted on 12/30/2010 10:59:24 AM PST by Know et al
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To: Federalist Patriot
Ezra Klein actually saying today that the U.S. Constitution “is confusing...

Yea, that damn "thinking" thing again, right?

Really EK?

Really?

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32 posted on 12/30/2010 11:17:49 AM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Ezra is the skinny version of Megan McCain.


33 posted on 12/30/2010 11:20:21 AM PST by NeoCaveman (Touch my tagline and I'll have you arrested)
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To: Know et al

“So was the Communist Manifesto but he hasn’t expressed any problem understanding it.”

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And we severely need about a dozen Joseph McCarthy types now in the House!!! Recall how badly he was maligned — because he was RIGHT!!! Not much has changed since his tenure. RIP Joseph McCarthy.


34 posted on 12/30/2010 11:27:22 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: EagleUSA

— because he was RIGHT!!! Not much has changed since his tenure. RIP Joseph McCarthy.

You are so right.


35 posted on 12/30/2010 11:39:39 AM PST by Know et al
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To: Federalist Patriot

Obama admits the Constitution is a document of negative freedoms because it limits the powers of the federal government. God help us.


36 posted on 12/30/2010 11:41:48 AM PST by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: Federalist Patriot

The interviewer asks if the Republicans reading the Constitution aloud on the House floor is a gimmick:

Ezra Klein: “...of course it’s a gimmick...” “...it has no binding power on anything...”

The liberal left’s view of the U.S. Constitution: it’s just an old confusing, contradictory, and meaningless piece of paper, without value or power, not even a somewhat interesting footnote to history (much the same way they view the Holy Bible).

“Is it time, yet?”


37 posted on 12/30/2010 12:23:24 PM PST by RebelTex (FREEDOM IS EVERYONE'S RIGHT! AND EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY!)
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To: Federalist Patriot
I swear a sacred oath to you all, that when I am handed complete power, I will made stupidity like this punishable by death.

I'm not sure what kind of death, but it will be something particularly unpleasant, probably involving Tabasco sauce, midgets, and/or wasps.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

38 posted on 12/30/2010 12:25:50 PM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: databoss

My typo - should have been trial.


39 posted on 12/30/2010 2:33:49 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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