Federal Overreach, the States, and the Courts

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The constitution is wildly out of context in today’s uber-modern world. We have the Internet after all, which the founders could never have foreseen. We don’t need to arm ourselves like the citizen militias of yesteryear– we have law enforcement to protect us! The “archaic, out of context, constitution” is a favorite argument of today’s progressives (and many republicans) who clamor for a more bloated, all-powerful centralized government. The founders’ philosophies are obsolete, the constitution is a living and breathing document, say the progressives. But their hip new ideas are actually just dressed-up regurgitations of old, power grabbing endeavors from as long ago as the late 1700s. Read More

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