Part I dealt mainly with the Second Amendment. This Part II deals principally with the First Amendment and how the Constitution gets changed. Part III will deal mainly with the Bill of Rights in general.
President Obama’s second inaugural address is exceptionally well dealt with here. It is frightening.
The ideals of the Declaration of Independence are praised mostly for their flexibility in the face of their own anachronism, as their early embodiment in a political order (that is, the Constitution) proves inadequate to a changing world and must be gradually but thoroughly replaced by an open-ended commitment to meeting social objectives through state action.
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The individual acting alone or the entire nation acting through its government, those are the only options we have [according to President Obama]. The space between the individual and the state is understood to be empty at best…
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