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To: TheOtherOne

I carry a copy of the US Constitution with every single day. It is the greatest piece ever written. Now we should all get together and demand that CONgress look at the sixteenth, and seventeenth amendments. The 16th destroyed us as people, and the 17th destroyed us as states. Thomas Jefferson warned us what a Central Bank would do for this country, and he was 100% correct.


16 posted on 06/13/2005 7:39:43 AM PDT by Thomas Jefferson II
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To: Thomas Jefferson II
Reading the Constitution again made me tear up. Here are some passionate quotes regarding our constitution:

"I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag" - Craig Washington

"I also wish that the Pledge of Allegiance were directed at the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, as it is when the President takes his oath of office, rather than to the flag and the nation" - Carl Sagan

"The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive" - Edward Gibbon

"If the 1st Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his own house, what books he may read or what films he may watch." -Thurgood Marshall

"Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind." -Hugo Black

"Since when is "public safety" the root password to the Constitution?" - C.D. Tavares

"The government was set to protect man from criminals, and the Constitution was written to protect man from the government." -Ayn Rand

"The Framers [of the Constitution] knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny." -Hugo Black

"Even where Congress has the authority under the Constitution to pass laws requiring or prohibiting certain acts, it lacks the power directly to compel the States to require or prohibit those acts." -Supreme Court

78 posted on 06/13/2005 10:56:29 AM PDT by to_zion
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