[Homestead] An article cheering the Supremes
becida at comcast.net
Wed Jul 6 00:12:39 EDT 2005
I can see you don't like the SC but that is the way it works <shrug>.
Of course we can always change the Constitution.
At 7/5/2005 08:58 PM, you wrote:
>At 07:58 PM 7/5/05 -0700, you wrote:
> >At 7/5/2005 04:26 PM, you wrote:
> >>However, it all really boils down to the point that we will either be ruled
> >>by man, or be ruled by law. If we choose the rule of law, which we should
> >>since that is how our country is set up, then the highest law of the land
> >>is the Constitution, completed with the Amendments.
> >Yes and where there is a question about the Constitution meant the final
> >say is the Supreme Court. That IS the law.
>The Supreme Court has been not intrepreting the Constitution but making new
>law. To say that they *are* the law is to simply throw out the
>The true laws are the checks and balances with specific duties outlined in
>The Constitution is actually a very straightforward document that anyone
>could, and should, study and learn. It is our duty as citizens to
>understand it for ourselves, so that we can keep the country where it needs
> >>When the government creates new law contradictory to the Constitution it is
> >That is NOT treason... People just love to toss that term around. Here is
> >what the Constitution calls "treason".
> >Article III
> >Section 3
> >Clause 1:
> >Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War
> >against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort.
>Who would you say is the enemy? In my mind it would be anyone wanting to
>overthrow the country's and put forth new laws...which means anyone wanting
>to overthrow the Constitution *would be* the enemy.
> >>With that said, these particular passages spell out why eminent domain is
> >It's not wrong if the SC says it's ok.... Maybe 'wrong' is not the best
> >word, 'legal' would be better.
> >Taking someone's home so some business can use the land is sure not right,
> >it's legal but not right!
>Really? That is *not* what the Constitution says, and *it* is the law.
>The way you intrepret politics is scarily treading on dictatorship by the SC.
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