Yes, only 5 people in the entire universe determine what the US Constitution means; not the Congress or the President or the Pope or the Founding Fathers.....
Wrong again, of course. The plain words & concepts of the constitution itself clearly state its meaning.
Many here refuse to believe its basic simplicity. - They want it to support their particular agenda. - Damn shame.
posted on 06/16/2003 8:28:18 PM PDT
(Really, I'm trying to be a 'decent human being', but me flesh is weak.)
How many people did it take to make abortion legal? What does the Constitution or the Founders say about abortion? I believe I am correct in stating that a majority of the Supreme Court determine what the Constitution means.
posted on 06/16/2003 8:39:25 PM PDT
Very few are capable of understanding the constitution. Even a lifetime of effort is some times insufficient. Where do you see these people capable of such sustained intellectual endeavors? Where were they ever? Why are they incapable of understanding anything else of such complexity?
Being to read the words does not mean one can understand what they are saying. Like a great poem by Shakespeare there is a wealth of meaning in the simple words and phrases little of which is gleaned by an ordinary reader.
In fact, I would wager that a good punishment for most of our fellow Americans would be to force them to read the constitution. They would claim to do so would be unConstitutional itself.
posted on 06/17/2003 10:11:42 AM PDT
(RATS will use any means to denigrate George Bush's Victory.)
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