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Old Yesterday, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Washington State
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Old Yesterday, 08:07 PM
 
Location: *
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Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.
& this?
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Old Yesterday, 08:15 PM
 
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Interesting topic, surprised I haven’t this before. Perhaps in the near future a segment of the Democratic Party will bring this topic to the main stream. “It was written by white men who owned slaves. We need a new one that represents females and non whites as well as the LGBTQ community.”

Whether you are pro or against this idea, maybe we should read the constitution first? I know you haven’t. Yeah you.
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Old Yesterday, 08:18 PM
 
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Ours is almost a quarter of a millenium old. Other nations have changed constitutions several times when the lawmakers recognized their constitution was inadequate for new times.

Iceland set out to do so, in response to the 2008 financial crisis in which Iceland did behave unwisely in the previous years. The Icelandic voters chose 25 members for the Constitutional Convention. Although it did not result in a new constitution, it did start a discussion about what their values are as a society and what kind of nation they want to be. It also stimulated new policy decisions.

What if the US followed the Icelandic example? What would you leave in or omit or add to any new constitution we happened to draw up under an Article V provision?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cizJxeCMAos

Save yourself some time and adopt the South African one. Pretty cool, lots of rights. Just poorly executed in the RSA.
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Old Yesterday, 08:19 PM
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Location: Artane, Dublin
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Old Yesterday, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Old Hippie Heaven
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Why not LEFTISTS in this thread? Hiding something? Yes, you know you are. You HATE the Constitution. Admit it.
See my post #27.

By comparison with you, I am pretty darn FAR left.
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Old Yesterday, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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No!!!

I cannot even fathom the government power grab that would take place. It would be a mess of epic proportions and as a country we would be a dumpster fire in short order.

It sure isn't perfect, but it is 100 times better than the train wreck the "new and improved" version would be!
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Old Yesterday, 08:31 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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No.

We don't need a new Constitution.

Just a few modifications to the present one, which is already one of the greatest and most appropriate documents ever written.

1.) We should get rid of the first 13 words of the 2nd Amendment. That won't change its meaning or import, but it will take away one of the left's most-used faking grounds.

2.) We need an amendment that specifies penalties for violating the Constitution, including penalties upon legislators who do so. This will repair the document's single most grievous omission.

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Old Yesterday, 08:33 PM
 
Location: SGV
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No.

I signed the first one by getting squeezed out of a vagina. I don't want to go through that again to sign a new one.

Just keep the fantasy rolling along statists.
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Old Yesterday, 08:37 PM
 
Location: the Sticks
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It modern lawyers wrote it, the work would span at least a dozen volumes. No thanks.
True.

We could follow a Russian example. The start of any good revolution is to kill all the lawyers. There is a reason they are hated by so many. lol
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