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Subverting the Constitution
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 12/31/2012 10:26:42 AM

Another line is being crossed in the campaign to fundamentally change America. The Left has long regarded the American Constitution as an obstacle to the sort of fundamental change it desires, and now the seeds of delegitimizing the Constitution itself are being planted by powerful members of the progressive establishment. Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown University, is no fringe figure. He is a pillar of the left wing legal establishment, graduate of Harvard Law, former clerk for Thurgood Marshall, and notable figure in the Leftist "critical legal theory" movement.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 12/31/2012 10:44:15 AM     (No. 9091380)

I move we start by tossing out NY Times v Sullivan so we can sue the pants off of Big Journalism for negligence.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zoidberg, 12/31/2012 10:45:12 AM     (No. 9091382)

#1: Matthew 6:5-6.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thomthomp, 12/31/2012 10:45:32 AM     (No. 9091383)

And then there is this:

"Americans value their children, their safety, and the right to pursue their dreams without fear -- and those "common values" trump the rights set forth in the U.S. Constitution, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said last Friday in a speech at a Washington, D.C., elementary school.
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/arne-duncan-we-have-common-values-go-far-beyond-constitutional-right-bear-arms


It was my belief that the Bill of Rights expresses our common values. But our Secretary of Education says I´m wrong.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/31/2012 10:47:53 AM     (No. 9091387)

It is interesting that for the radical left, the tactic is to ridicule the Constitution rather than amend it. This is because the things that they want to do- confiscate guns, regulate religious expression, penalize politically incorrect speech- would never gain support through the established legal process.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: simple simon, 12/31/2012 10:48:18 AM     (No. 9091388)

simple

This is treason

IMO, we are going to need an military coup to save this country from these communists among us.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Kate318, 12/31/2012 11:00:10 AM     (No. 9091413)

Unfortunately, I agree w/#6.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 12/31/2012 11:19:47 AM     (No. 9091437)

Remember Thomas Jefferson´s warnings.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/31/2012 11:33:13 AM     (No. 9091487)

Led by Obama and his stormtroopers, they´ll push until they get pushed back. Hard. We´re headed for a showdown. It will neither be pretty nor bloodless. But we will win.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Polecat49, 12/31/2012 12:02:27 PM     (No. 9091556)

The vast majority of so-called law professors, lawyers and judges for the past decades have been educated and indoctinated in karl marx schools of law. Therfore, they feel it is their duty to do away with the U. S. Constitution and screw the American People. The same goes for the vast majority of so-called educators and journolists.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 12/31/2012 1:25:00 PM     (No. 9091692)

Dittos #6, #7, and #9. This could be avoided, however, if the so-called Conservative Justices on the Supreme Court took the cases where the Left is running rough-shod over the Constitution. Of course it might be a 4-5 vote since we don´t really know what Roberts would do. Kennedy is suspect, too, but he has made some statements during the Obama administration that gives me hope. Who would have thought that Roberts couldn´t be counted on?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: sw penn, 12/31/2012 2:23:38 PM     (No. 9091784)

I´m sure professor Seidman is a certifiable genius
and fully capable of running the US government,
the most powerful force the world has ever seen,
without any sort of controlling guide, limit, or law.

The question is
as always...
Will his grandson be?
When he is finished
dispensing his great wisdom
to us mere mortals,
to what angel does he think
he will pass the reins
of completely unlimited government?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: William1, 12/31/2012 5:39:30 PM     (No. 9092057)

To paraphrase Uncle Joe Stalin, how many army divisions does the SC have?

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