Skip to comments.A Constitutionally Illiterate Congress
Posted on 03/23/2009 5:33:34 AM PDT by Scanian
The definition of a citizen is one who is ruled and can rule in turn. We must have the capacity for both under the law. All citizens must be able to take the following oath of office:
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) 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 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.
Sadly, in todays day and age, those elected to our legislature do not have to understand the law to represent their electors. Consequently, this Congress has proven to be the most constitutionally illiterate group of people ever elected to office.
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Why does it seem that the Canadians can see the problem when so many Americans can’t/won’t?
Tis a PITY, that in this educated day and age, so many Americans have to go to FOREIGN PRESS to get SOMEWHAT unbiased Information about our OWN Government.
GOD HELP US ALL!!
Oh, they know the Constitution, alright.
The thing is they flat out don’t care, and they are counting on most of us to be ignorant of it.
So far the plan is working...
I don’t beleive it’s illiteracy but rather antagonism towards a document that, if followed, would limit their boundless greed and lust for power.
Power corrupts, but a seat in congress gives delusions of godhood.
It's not illiteracy, it's contempt.
And this Congress isn't the worst in its contempt for the Constitution, it is just being given more opportunities to display its contempt than the typical Congress in the past.
I think some of them understand the Constitution, but many do not. What reason would they have to learn what it means? Over the years, the Supreme Court, through its decisions, has sent the clear message that the Constitution no longers acts as a limitation on the power of the federal government.
You can point to any number of bills that have been put into law and know that they aren't in line with what the Constitution allows.
No, the country has gone down to the level of mob rule. Our only hope of limiting what is passed is to persuade the mob to be on our side.
Why does it seem that the Canadians can see the problem when so many Americans cant/wont?In this instance it seems to be because Nancy Salvato is an American. Bio She 'prolly' can't get anything published by any of Barry's fawning media poodles; aka the MSM.
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