"If you can fine me for not wearing a mask why is buttfucking without a condom not a felony?" - Tickerguy
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|User Info||Not So Supreme (Podcast, Audio Only); entered at 2020-10-12 20:29:26|
Maybe that's a good thing. |
The Framers put the provision in for a reason but we've had a lack of courage to use it, and instead been content with the Congress and Courts discovering new powers rather than explicitly granting them or restricting them.
Maybe certain things should be stripped. For years Conservatives have wanted to dismantle the Postal Service without going through the Amendment process just as for years Liberals have tried to add Universal Healthcare without going through the Amendment process.
Likewise other failed efforts like the Balanced Budget Amendment or Line-Item Veto have been held by by Congress for years because, it would limit their own power.
It is high time the States reclaim their power as a check and balance on the Federal government and without the power of filling the Senate seats, the Convention is the only tool left.
The Constitution is not a static document, it was meant to be revised from time to time as the need arises. Besides, at this point, any Amendment Congress did pass, I would view as more tainted than any that came via Convention.
I'll take the risk of the treatment, the current disease is killing us.