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Aim Beyond the Target

April 13, 2012 1 comment

There is a subtle game being played with our constitution.  Recall when President Obama said he wished we had a charter of positive rights, which said what the government must do for us (see the second bill of rights) but unfortunately we only have this charter of negative rights saying what the government can’t do to us (see the first bill of rights Note: I don’t trust some of the details in this article).  The natural response of a conservative is to be alarmed by his desire for a different constitution but at least a little placated by his recognition that the actual document does in fact not conform to his ideal.  However, the real problem with this is that it still mischaracterizes the nature of the constitution in an important way. Read more…

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The Thrill of the Hunt

April 12, 2012 Leave a comment
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