Somebody Needs to Make the Case For the Constitution

AmericanThinker3A good one by Ted Vaughan at American Thinker from last month:

Somebody needs to make the case for the Constitution of the United States, before the case is closed. It is that which united us then, that shall unite us again.

Somebody should argue, firstly, that if our government can do whatever it wants, however it wants, to whomever it wants, then we as individuals are enslaved by it. It matters not who is favored by it today. The Constitution is the governor of government, and where government cares not to be governed by it, we have subjective, authoritarian rule, the mark of tyranny, and the antithesis of the American founding.

Somebody should make the case that the Constitution, where observed, has succeeded in its primary objects, such as to “establish justice” and to “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity”; that as we are that posterity who inherited it, we are equally charged with handing it down. Somebody, while on this subject, should also maintain that the objective to “promote the general welfare”, was achieved by the establishment of the Constitution itself.

Somebody might want to mention, that the Constitution created the environment in which we the people were free to build the greatest, wealthiest, strongest, most charitable nation in the history of earth.

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