Who Needs a Constitution?

We do.  And we have an  AWESOME one.

But Time’s Richard Stengel doesn’t seem to think it’s really all that relevant to today’s world:

“What would the framers say about whether the drones over Libya constitute a violation of Article I, Section 8, which gives Congress the power to declare war? Well, since George Washington didn’t even dream that man could fly, much less use a global-positioning satellite to aim a missile, it’s hard to say what he would think.”

Oh GOD that makes my soul AND my brain hurt.  How on God’s green/blue Earth do advances in military technology change WHO CAN DECLARE WAR?  The missile technology is what you use AFTER you’ve declared war.  It’s called having principles (oh yes, I forgot – they don’t teach that in schools these days, do they? Or logic. “Why don’t they teach logic at these schools?”)

Sounds like someone is looking for an excuse to circumvent the Constitution.

Sounds like someone is also looking for a tar and feathers coat.

Read the full article if you think you can stomach it.  Several commenters have already pointed out the various, er, untruths stated in the article.  As for the werewolf, I’m going to go clean or organize something.  That’ll make my brain happy.  Poor brain: traitorous stupidity makes it sad.


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