Skip to comments.Founding Fathers intended to keep government honest
Posted on 02/20/2012 11:47:13 AM PST by SmileRight
We feel the enormity of an important election on the horizon. As we wait, who out there understands the immense importance of knowing how government in America was meant to work? Why wouldnt any thinking citizen want to know why our Founding Fathers created our government the way they did, deciding what government was supposed to accomplish, how our leaders were expected to lead?
The Founding Fathers sound so far away. But their relevance is not, because present-day progressive politicians want to sweep away the principles of the fathers so a new structure can be imposed.
Whats so great about what the Founding Fathers did? Lets count the ways. They were men with a profound knowledge of the history of governments, and of human nature. This knowledge allowed them to know...
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When lost, not only go back to the starting point, but also consult a map from time-to-time. The founders Our “maps” are the Declaration and the Constitution. I have to laugh every time someone refers to the Constitution as a “living document.” It means exactly what it says. Your statement that about the left “asserting that our Constitution impedes growth and progress” reminds me that it’s not their function. Green energy has been a debacle.
The rat dream of blowing up every remaining institution in order to replace it with their social justice Utopia is just about here.
I've taken to contacting my Congress-clowns several days a week. The people here are still sovereign and we can change things if we lay enough heat on Congress. I just don't think there are enough of us.
The problem is the people. A republic can absorb only so many Maxine Waters, Bawney Fwanks, Keith Ellisons, Steny Hoyers . . . before it leaves a mark on our freedoms.